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What will the new iPhones be called?

Apple has followed a very predictable naming structure for their phones for many years now. They operate on a tick-tock strategy similar to Intel's, offering first a new design and a year later an optimised version. The new designs have new numbers - iPhone 5 - and the optimised versions have the S suffix - iPhone 5S. This year though, that's set to change, as Apple are expected to release two new phones, both much bigger than their predecessors at 4.7 and 5.5 inches. So what will the new iPhones be called?

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So what happened with Sam Raimi and the Warcraft movie?

Sam Raimi, the man behind such epic classics as Evil Dead: 1,2 and Army of Darkness, Darkman and the previous Spider Man Trilogy, has spoken out about his time working on the World of Warcraft movie with Blizzard, suggesting that the publishing giant was a pain in the neck to work with. Nowadays, Raimi is off the project, with Duncan …

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Mojang wants your pics for Minecraft calendar

Mojang has announced its intention to create a Minecraft calendar for 2014, featuring only the best screenshot from the game that is now owned by over ten million individuals. Those selected will also get some bonuses, cash and otherwise. Each page of the twelve month calendar will feature artwork that was not only snapped by a member of the Minecraft …

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Skype to Replace Xbox Live Chat

Having bought up Skype a few years ago, it’s about time Microsoft did something useful with it. One of those things is to replace the oft murky sounding Xbox Live Chat with the VOIP service. Here’s hoping it won’t be long before we’ll be talking while slaying Locust, with crystal clear communications. CVG broke this news, suggesting that it will …

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Cosplaying can get you a job

It’s the dream of many a cosplayer: their outfit is so good that not only does it get them noticed, it actually gets them a job helping to promote the title they’re pretending to be a part of. That’s what’s happened to Russian Anna Moleva, who made such a good Elizabeth from Bioshock Infinity, that Irrational Games has hired her for adverts …

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Those Bohemia Developers are still in Jail

The two Bohemia developers that were scouting for upcoming military shooter ARMA III are still in jail, over two months after their initial arrest on the small Greek island on spying and espionage charges. The most recent development in the ongoing incarceration of both Ivan Bucha and Martin Pezlar is the release of a hand written letter from the pair. …

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Youtube App Appears on the Wii

Despite the fact that the Wii U is set to replace the Wii as Nintendo’s current generation console in just two days, Google has revealed a Youtube app for the machine, letting users watch videos from the sharing site on their Wii. It’s only in the US however, so don’t get too excited – as if you were already. The …

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Google Fibre hits 700MBps in Kansas

Internet users in Kansas that have signed up to Google’s new broadband offerings have been receiving record speeds this morning, as they’re reporting download and upload rates closing in on 700MBps. What’s impressive about Google’s offering more than anything, is the price. It’s providing 1Gbps speeds to customers, at just $70 each. That’s massively reduced compared to the competition. To …

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Windows Chief Leaves Microsoft with no Explanation

One of the higher ups at Microsoft, Steven Sinofsky, who until today had been working as head of Windows, with a 23 year career at the software giant, has left. No explanation has been given for the changing of the guard, with Sinofsky’s place taken by Julie Larson-Green. While Microsoft and Sinofsky have yet to comment on the move, it’s …

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