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Tweets, Twitter and the Retweet

September 18, 2011 by

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Over the past few months I’ve found myself talking to people and businesses about the social media phenomena that is Twitter and it seems even the sceptics are starting to come around. Perhaps you’re one of the people that stood up, took notice of the site as it aided a nation in overthrowing its government […]

The iPad 2; worth the money or a waste of time?

September 8, 2011 by

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The iPad 2 has been in the UK for around six months now and has nestled into our daily routine with ease. Whether you think it’s simply genius or a waste of our time is almost irrelevant as Apple sold 9.25 million iPads during the  last quarter, a 183 percent unit increase over the year-ago […]

Google+ is open for trials but what’s the big fuss?

July 12, 2011 by

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After a little running around TheTechnoBlog.org has managed to get an invite to start using Google+ before it is officially released to the wider public. For those of you who haven’t heard, Google+ is set to be the next big social networking site. Or is it? I’ve been looking into Google’s latest web offering… When you first log […]

E3: Nintendo announce successor to the Wii

June 7, 2011 by

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Nintendo have announced that the Wii U will be the successor to the Wii at E3 in Los Angeles. The new console will feature a controller with a  6.2 inch touchscreen that can be used as a stand-alone tablet computer with speakers and microphone. Nintendo’s president Satoru Iwata said: “The new controller means you won’t […]

EA release Origin, the gaming portal to rival Steam

June 3, 2011 by

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EA released its new online store today, Origin, a ‘direct-to-consumer gaming platform’ which is set to rival Steam. The service, which already features 150 games, will be able to provide users with exclusive access to some of the biggest EA names, including FIFA 12 and Battlefield 3. Spokesman for EA, John Reseburg explained that the […]

PlayStation Network resumes service after 43 day drought

June 2, 2011 by

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Full access to PlayStation Network has now been restored just over six weeks after hackers broke into Sony systems. The gaming service for PlayStation 3 owners allows users to play and purchase games over the Internet and was shut down by Sony following the theft of customer data back in April. Director of the PlayStation […]

Hackers steal bank details of PlayStation Network users

April 26, 2011 by

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Sony has released a statement warning its 77 million worldwide customers that their credit card details could have been stolen by hackers. The attack, which is believed to have taken place between the 17th and 19th April 2011 has meant that PlayStation Network, used for online gaming, has lost huge volumes of sensitive customer data. […]