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Aussies finally get Kinect voice control

Microsoft announced that the Xbox update which will enable voice commands as well as TV App functionality is available today. The new spread of customisable TV applications coming for Xbox in the coming months will be ABC iView, SBS ON DEMAND, YouTube, Daily Motion, Crackle, and various news and sports …

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iOS5 release leads to internet traffic surge

The release of the newest operating system for the iPhone and iPad early yesterday evening lead to a surge in European internet traffic. Following the release of iOS 5 at around 6:00pm last night, UK net usage increased by around 200Gb per second, effectively adding around a fifth to the …

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Release date for PES 2012 DLC

Konami has dated its first free DLC release for the upcoming PES 2012. Interestingly, the download will arrive before the game is actually release – tomorrow (October 11th). PES 2012 will be released in the UK this Friday on October 14th. Included in the DLC are roster updates, kits changes …

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Gran Turismo 5 Spec 2 detailed

Sticking true to its pledge to evolve the product, Sony studio Polyphony Digital has detailed the changes that will be implemented when the Spec 2 patch for Gran Turismo 5 is released on October 11th. Following plenty of feedback from the GT5 community, interior views have been added to all …

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Latest Windows Phone 7 update rollout begins

Microsoft has begun rolling out Windows Phone updates to the new 7.5 ‘Mango’ version in a process that isn’t expected to be complete until the end of October. Introduced back in May, the new features of Mango include improved social networking integration and the ability to translate text from the …

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Future to sell US operations?

Media powerhouse Future has in its latest pre-close trading update hinted that a sale of its US operations could be a possibility. The company predicts a six per cent drop in revenue for the year ending September 30th. The UK business, which has already reduced its headcount by ten per …

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Sony inserts anti-lawsuit clause into PSN TOS

The wake of this year’s PSN meltdown still continues to ripple. Sony has updated the terms of service document that users must agree to when registering with PSN. It has added a clause – called ‘Binding Individual Arbitration’ – which looks to prevent future incidents of the legal action the …

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3DS eShop goes live

The long-awaited 3DS system update has gone live, unlocking the handheld’s eShop and internet browser. Nintendo has confirmed that consumers are now able to download both applications, as well as a few free surprises, according to CVG. Anyone that accesses the eShop before July 7th will be able to download …

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Sony: 3DS is just a DS update

Shuhei Yoshida, the head of Sony Worldwide Studios, has casually dismissed Nintendo’s efforts with the 3DS as the pre-E3 mud-slinging gets into full speed. "When we were designing the NGP we had no idea what Nintendo was going to do," he told GamesIndustry. "Aside from the 3D stereoscopic display, they …

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WP7 to get 500+ new features

Microsoft is reforming its Windows Phone with an imminent release of a new and improved operating system, the company’s CEO has claimed. Steve Ballmer said at a press conference in Tokyo that the Windows Phone OS is now much more global”, and will add over 500 new features”. Microsoft will …

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