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Microsoft bricks up the door to freedom with the Windows Store’s ‘walled garden’

As Microsoft migrates from an open platform to a walled garden with Windows 8, freedom falls by the wayside.
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Thanks science! Math phobia can literally cause brain pain

Do you find yourself extremely dreading math problems that you physically feel ill at the thought? You're not being a baby about it, there's a scientific reason why.

Hands On: Amazon wants you to trust it with your photos

Amazon's cloud storage service for photos isn't just for Kindle HD users anymore. The company made its Cloud Drive Photos app available for most Android devices today. Signing in with your Amazon account will net you 5GB of free space for…

Microsoft still testing its own Windows Phone 8 device, just in case things go wrong elsewhere

Once again, Microsoft has been linked with developing its own Windows Phone 8 smartphone, something it has denied in the past despite evidence stacking up to the contrary. Is such a device likely to ever go on sale?

Moshi unveils iPad mini VersaCover origami case

Looking for accessories to go with your brand new iPad mini? Moshi's VersaCover origami case doubles as a screen protector and an iPad stand.

Porsche to build the 961, a direct competitor to Ferrari

Porsche will be borrowing from the upcoming 918 supercar to create the 961, a car positioned above the top-end 911 to compete with Ferrari.

Planetside 2 beta adds in-game Twitch streaming

This weekend the Planetside 2 beta client will be updated with a button that offers players the ability to live-stream their gameplay via Twitch.
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Samsung sells 3 million Galaxy Note 2 devices while it waits for the competition to catch up

Samsung has announced that it has sold 3 million Galaxy Note 2 tablet/smartphone hybrid devices, despite it only have been on sale since September. That's a lot of sales for a niche product, so where is its competition?

Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 bug fixes, seeds iOS 6.1 to developers for testing

In addition to releasing the bug fixing iOS 6.0.1 update yesterday, Apple has also seeded the first beta version of iOS 6.1 to developers. This is traditionally where new features will be discovered, so does 6.1 hold any great surprises?
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Leaked screenshots show Google Wallet is getting a physical Google Wallet Card

Leaked screenshots of an update to Google's Wallet App that hasn't been pushed yet shows evidence that a physical Google Wallet Card will be made available for instances where you can't make purchases with your NFC-enabled Android phone.

Wreck-It Ralph review: A story to warm your animated cockles

Walt Disney Animation Studio return with Wreck-It Ralph, a film steeped in the world of video games. But at its core, the digital overlay is simply the setting for a traditional, and heartwarming story of a guy who makes a friend.
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High-tech Airwave ski goggles from Oakley bring augmented reality to the slopes

A message to skiers and snowboarders: If you've ever felt the urge to check your emails while hurtling down a slope, Oakley may have just what you need.