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Microsoft is finally allowed to (once again) set IE as the default browser in Windows

For the past five years, Microsoft has been forced to offer first-time Windows users in Europe a choice of web browser. This was a result of an EU ruling in 2009, which found that Microsoft had been unfairly abusing its...

Netflix says offline viewing will never happen, but fails to give a good reason why

Netflix is a titan of the modern video-on-demand market; between its DVD rental and online streaming service, the company has a market share that dwarfs Amazon Prime or any other competitor. The one hole in Netflix? No offline caching...

Who really hacked Sony Pictures? (It probably wasn’t North Korea)

North Korea was indeed responsible for the massive hack on Sony Pictures, according to officials from within the US government. This follows on from Sony cancelling the release of The Interview amid threats of further attacks from the hackers — including...

Valve enables region locking in Steam, to stop you buying cheap games from Russia

Steam, one of the sole bastions of sanity when it comes to digital games distribution, has enabled region locking on games. This means if you buy a game in one territory, you can no longer use it in another...

MPAA’s plan to break DNS in the name of fighting piracy – exposed by the Sony hack

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. The content creation industry, led by technological know-nothings and an influential group of purchased politicians are pushing for a set of laws that could fundamentally damage the underlying structure of the internet....

Snapdragon 810: Can big.LITTLE keep the dream alive while Qualcomm works on Krait’s successor?

In the lead-up to CES 2015, Qualcomm has revealed a few more details about its upcoming Snapdragon 810 SoC — the company’s first flagship 64-bit chip, which will most likely power the top Android devices released in the first half of 2015....

LG readies 55-inch 8K TV, and new quantum dot 4K display technology

This year it was 4K — next year, it’s looking like it’ll be 8K and quantum dots. At CES 2015 — now less than a month away! — LG says it will show off a 55-inch 8K TV, and...

HP reveals more details about The Machine: Linux++ OS coming 2015, prototype in 2016

Back in June, HP announced that it would be plowing almost all of its R&D efforts into a brand new type of computer called The Machine. Slightly odd and ominous name notwithstanding, The Machine is meant to provide a novel architecture...

Jaguar concept car has transparent pillars, windshield HUD with Mario Kart-like ‘ghost’ mode

Jaguar Land Rover, the British automotive company that is most famous for its Jaguar and Range Rover cars, has unveiled a concept car with an incredibly elaborate heads-up windshield display, combined with “transparent” pillars that provide full 360-degree vision and...

This $35 dock lets you use your Android smartphone as a full-fledged desktop

Every year, our smartphones get more and more powerful. These handheld computers certainly aren’t going to compete head-to-head with a PS4 or a high-end gaming PC, but they pack more than enough horsepower to run a full-fledged desktop computing...

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