Entries in 'fake' (7)

Hoax backwards compatibility hack could brick your Xbox One

Hoax backwards compatibility hack could brick your Xbox One

Xbox One owners who follow the instructions in a supposed backwards compatibility hack face wrecking their £425 machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2013 at 3:05PM in News
EB Australia apologises for GTA V fake-cocaine stunt

EB Australia apologises for GTA V fake-cocaine stunt

The Australian arm of games retailer EB Games has issued an apology for a Grand Theft Auto V display in one of its stores that used sherbert as fake cocaine.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 19th 2013 at 3:14PM in News
NBC 5 issues fake iPad warning after woman buys a mirror

NBC 5 issues fake iPad warning after woman buys a mirror

Be warned, dear readers – a cunning scam is currently thriving in the US that tricks punters into buying a fake iPad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2012 at 1:23PM in News
Fake Ninja Turtles App tricks Apple

Fake Ninja Turtles App tricks Apple

A game that appears to be in clear breach of several copyright and trademark laws has slipped through Apple’s notoriously strict screening process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2011 at 10:50AM in News

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ITV runs Arma II footage, says it is real IRA shooting

ITV runs Arma II footage, says it is real IRA shooting

An ITV documentary aired last night in UK reportedly used footage from PC war sim Arma II as evidence of the IRA’s procurement of weapons from Colonel Gaddafi.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2011 at 3:28PM in News
Reverb settles fake review scandal

Reverb settles fake review scandal

PR and marketing firm Reverb Communications has settled charges brought by the Federal Trade Commission over deceptive reviews on Apple's App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 27th 2010 at 5:06PM in News
Dodgy DS chargers flood High Street

Dodgy DS chargers flood High Street

The BBC is reporting that ‘hundreds of thousands’ of unsafe AC power adaptors from China are currently for sale on the UK High Street, with versions labelled for the DS, ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2008 at 2:14PM in News