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Now displaying: January, 2016
Jan 27, 2016

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Timestamps courtesy of Sam Tilling (IPickle), Brandon Axtmann & Ghost

00:02:30 US Military Aims to Create Cyborgs by Connecting Humans to Computers
00:11:55 California wants to ban encrypted smartphones
00:14:45 Samsung taken to court by Dutch watchdog over failing to update its phones
00:24:15 Apple to Widow: Want Your Dead Husband’s Password? Get a Court Order
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00:35:55 Google paid Apple $1B USD to keep their search bar on iPhone
00:38:57 Intel is rebuilding itself on three pillars - PC isn’t one of them
00:42:00 Lawsuit against Oculus and its founder, can proceed judge says
00:43:00 JEDEC publishes GDDR5X Graphics Memory Standard
00:45:28 NVIDIA’s GTX 970 Most Popular Graphics Solution on Steam
00:47:50 ‘Things’

Jan 18, 2016

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Timestamps courtesy of Sam Tilling (IPickle) & Brandon Axtmann

00:06:30 Parents get almost $8,000 bill for Child’s Xbox Microtransactions
00:21:56 Oculus Co-founder Building a -43 degree Propane Phase-Change-Cooled
00:28:40 iPhone 7 Leaks “Confirm” Apple Abandoning Headphone Jack
00:44:55 Oculus Continued.
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00:59:20 The Problem With Overclocking On Non-Z170 Chipsets
01:05:40 EKWB to Recall all EK-XLC Predator 240 and 360 AIO Watercoolers
01:10:15 No More Cracked Games in 2 Years?
01:17:40 AMD Significantly Cuts Radeon R9 Nano Pricing -Selling for $499 USD
01:18:30 Mushkin announced a $500 4TB SSD at CES
01:22:15 Intel Confirms Skylake CPU flaw is making systems crash under heavy loads
01:24:14 AMD have begun shipping Polaris GPUs from Foundries - 2 different Polaris

Jan 11, 2016

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Timestamps courtesy of Sam Tilling (IPickle), Ghost, JJMC89 & Brandon Axtmann

00:02:30 Faraday Future
00:09:10 BMW i8
00:12:40 BS Mods
00:42:15 HTC Vive
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00:47:00 HTC Vive and VR Continued

Jan 5, 2016

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00:03:45 - Apple lawsuit for poor iOS 9 performance on older iPhones
00:04:08 - Chinese anti-terrorism law requires companies to provide encryption keys
00:07:07 - Total Biscuit tears Valve a new one
00:12:50 - TP-Link will be making smartphones next year
00:15:36 - New York is finally installing its promised public gigabit Wi-Fi
00:18:10 - Google replaces passwords with your phone itself
00:21:33 - To handle VR graphics, gaming PCs have to be 7 times more powerful
00:31:52 - Ashley Madison has added 4 million new members since the massive hack that exposed tons of its users' identities
00:34:07 - Rise of the Tomb Raider has a tentative release date of January 29, 2016
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00:44:56 - Preliminary Report Reveals Steam’s Best Selling Games of 2015 – CS:GO Beats GTA V and Fallout 4
00:47:10 - CES Twitter blitz
00:56:15 - Experimental CPU with integrated optical logic promises significant power reductions
00:58:08 - Why Microsoft Can’t Keep $150 Xbox Controller In Stock
01:00:48 - More than 9000 UK households still watch black and white TV
01:01:43 - Belgium's biggest advertising panel hi-jacked
01:03:38 - Intel completes acquisition of Altera
01:04:25 - Activision acquired MLG
01:06:21 - Switzerland Wants a Single, Universal Phone Charger by 2017

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