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After months and months of waiting and a drip-feed of information, Microsoft has finally launched Windows 8. The next generation operating software is a bold departure from the Windows of yore, but whether you like it or not, there’s no denying its freshness. Wanna see what all the fuss is about? Read more

Windows 8 is coming in just a few short weeks. The launch date for the next iteration of Microsoft’s desktop and tablet OS is set for October 26th, so it’s probably about right that the first flurry of ads has just leaked online. Read more

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If you haven’t played DayZ yet, you’re missing out. The zombie apocalypse survival sim has been a huge hit, but started life as a mod for a mildly successful 2009 first-person shooter.

So how did it go to having more than a million players in just five months?

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Just this morning we reported on word from the States that Apple is soon to update its iMac range. Quite how soon ‘soon’ is remains to be seen, but there’s clearly still time for rivals to  pump out their own offerings, as the HP Spectre One duly proves.  Read more

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We hot-footed it down to the launch of Now TV this morning, and weren’t disappointed by what we saw. It’s basically an online on-demand films service that promises to be Sky Movies without the contract.

You can opt for the all-you-can-eat Movie Pass option – encompassing five premieres a week along with the full catalogue of 1,000 movies – for £15 a month. Or you can rent movies from 99p to £3.49 a go. That’s in line with Netflix and Lovefilm.

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SimCity is coming back in more ways than one. While series creator Maxis is busy putting the finishing touches to the next, proper installment of the SimCity series – essentially a reboot – there’s also something slightly more casual on the way. The problem? It may destroy your life. Read more

Samsung’s tactic with tablets over the last couple of years has been to throw everything at the wall and see what sticks. It’s enjoyed middling success with its Galaxy Tab slates, but it’s never quite managed to match that iPad magic. With the Galaxy Note 10.1 receiving a power boost, though, has Samsung finally got it right? Read more

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We’ve waited nine years for it, but at last, Max Payne 3 is out. The bullet-time ballistic action shooter is out today on Xbox 360 and PS3 in the UK, and we’ve got the lowdown on where to get it right here.

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