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The Games Journalism Prizes: Recognising Writing Excellence

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The Games Journalism Prizes: Recognising Writing Excellence UK-based games journalists set up an awards process to recognise excellence in the field of games journalism. The Games Journalism Prizes, an awards initiative set up by a community interest group in the UK, have just announced the final group of nominees for their longlist, with the whittling down process to commence immediately ...

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Man behind Mario's voice plays Mario Maker; and he's hilarious | Mario Maker

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Man behind Mario’s voice plays Mario Maker; and he’s hilarious | Mario Maker 0   Charles Martinet (Mario’s voice) sat down and played Mario Maker, sharing his fondness of the little italian plumber. The voice of Nintendo’s famous Mario, Charles Martinet, sat down and played the new Wii U game Mario Maker, showing his true personality and love of the character.  ...

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iPhone 5 now available for pre-order in China

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iPhone 5 now available for pre-order in China Taobao, the Chinese equivilant of Amazon, has started to accept pre-orders for the next-generation of iPhone, dubbed the iPhone 5, and is listing the device along with purported mock-up images and technical specifications. Orders are now being accepting by a variety of different sellers, some charging up to $1,100. See also: iPhone ...

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iPod prevails in big brand battle

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iPod prevails in big brand battle Apple’s iPod has gone months without an update. It’s been nearly a year since the portable music player added new capabilities, such as the ability to play video, or appeared in a new form factor, like the slimmed-down nano. In the rapid-fire world of technology toys, that’s usually the sign of a product line ...

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OS X G3 class-action suit settled

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OS X G3 class-action suit settled Preliminary approval has been given to a settlement that would allow G3 Power Mac owners who purchased Mac OS X before May 15 to get a refund – as long as they did not regularly use OS X on their G3, and live in California. The class-action lawsuit claimed that Apple failed to support ...

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Apple sci-tech research solution improves

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Apple sci-tech research solution improves Apple has released a new version of its Apple Workgroup Cluster. “Thanks to qualified, integrated components and easy-to-use management tools, the Apple Workgroup Cluster has everything you need to get up and running quickly. Add cluster-aware commercial applications, such as iNquiry, gridMathematica or the MATLAB Distributed Computing Engine, or develop your own custom applications using ...

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Ubisoft: No always-on DRM for Driver San Francisco

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Ubisoft: No always-on DRM for Driver San Francisco Ubisoft has just announced that Driver San Francisco PC gamers will no longer need a persistent internet connection. The publisher however confirmed that the game will still require a single online activation. In an interview to Rock Paper Shotgun, Ubisoft said, “We’ve heard your feedback regarding the permanent internet connection requirement for ...

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iPhone for Europe details emerge

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iPhone for Europe details emerge In a blow to Vodafone, Apple has chosen O2, Orange and T-Mobile as its European iPhone launch partners according to the Financial Times. The latest in a series of often-conflicting reports explains all the mobile networks have agreed to share 10 per cent of all revenue from voice and data services using an iPhone with ...

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New iPhone to have 1GB of RAM with ‘A5X-like’ chip

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New iPhone to have 1GB of RAM with ‘A5X-like’ chip Apple has internally seeded a prototype next-generation iPhone to test in an iPhone 4S casing. The seed reveals that a variation of the iPad’s A5X will provide 1GB of RAM to the new iPhone. An iOS 5.1 build also reveals new iPod touch information. The devices could be ready to ...

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