With Singtrix, you can ACTUALLY sound good when you sing!

Love karaoke even though you sound awful? Well, now you can love it and sound amazing, as Singtrix goes on sale in the UK today. Created by the same minds that made Guitar Hero, Singtrix lets you plug in music from any source, and makes you sound like whichever pop star you want to -…

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Hayley MinnWith Singtrix, you can ACTUALLY sound good when you sing!

Flappy Bird is returning to get us all addicted again

The game that got us all annoyingly addicted for weeks; Flappy Bird is returning to the app store in August, complete with a multiplayer mode. The creator, Dong Nguyen, told CNBC's Kelly Evans the news on the network's Closing Bell programme today. He added that the game will be less addictive and we don't know…

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Hayley MinnFlappy Bird is returning to get us all addicted again

Tetris addiction could rid you of more serious addictions

If you're trying to curb your cookie addiction, give up smoking or lay off the drink then according to a study by Plymouth University the secret answer isn't therapy, patches or medication, it's Tetris. The study is based on Elaborated Intrusion Theory, which means that what we see is central to what we crave. So…

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Becca CaddyTetris addiction could rid you of more serious addictions

Angry Birds Stella – the 21st century's Ms Pacman?

Rovio, the developers of the wildly popular Angry Birds series of games have only minutes ago tweeted a teaser image for the next game in the series: Angry Birds Stella. We're not entirely certain yet what the game will be like - though we would hazard a guess at the game ultimately involving knocking down…

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James O'MalleyAngry Birds Stella – the 21st century's Ms Pacman?

Could this game help cure cancer?

Cancer Research UK have announced an intriguing new game this morning. That's right - not Zinga or King... but Cancer Research UK. They reckon their new space game "Play to Cure: Genes in Space" will directly help scientists working to cure the disease. One of the big problems that scientists regularly face is having too…

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James O'MalleyCould this game help cure cancer?

Creative unveils Evo ZX PS4 friendly headset

The recent launch of Sony's PS4 has spawned an announcement of new, compatible headsets from Creative. They include the Sound Blaster Evo series and Sound Blaster Tactic3D Fury and Rage USB. Sound Blaster Evo series Creative's Evo ZXR is the most expensive and powerful of the range, sporting a SB-Axx1 sound chip for enhancing sound…

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Sony launches PlayStation 4 app for iOS and Android

Very excited about the launch of Sony's PlayStation 4 later this month? Well you can whet your appetite a little by downloading Sony's new PlayStation app for iOS and Android which has just the respective app stores. The exciting part is that the new PS4 enables second screen content so you will be able to…

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Ashley NorrisSony launches PlayStation 4 app for iOS and Android

10 new Android games for women

Despite its male-dominated beginnings, 48% of gamers are now women - and it's easy to see why. With so many games available for mobile operating systems like Android, it's almost impossible not to be drawn in by an overwhelming desire to collect gold coins, or wreak vengeance on virtual enemies. With that in mind -…

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James O'Malley10 new Android games for women

Inspired by Wimbledon? Tennis gadgets, games and more

Ok, so we are a little late with this. I mean who would have thought that Nadal would be on the plane home before we got our annual Wimbledon gadgets and games feature out. Nevertheless if you do want to emulate the great British player Andy Murray (aka as the Scots fella should he not…

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Ashley NorrisInspired by Wimbledon? Tennis gadgets, games and more

PS4, Xperia Z tablet, 4K TVs – why Sony has suddenly become cool again

There was a time when Sony was the ultimate name in consumer electronics. It had a superb range of high-end products in a number of sectors that were just better designed, better built and crammed with more useful and innovative features than its rivals. Then about a decade or so ago things started to go…

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Ashley NorrisPS4, Xperia Z tablet, 4K TVs – why Sony has suddenly become cool again

CES 2013: Nvidia launches the Grid, Netflix for gaming

Nvidia is staking a strong claim on the cloud-based gaming arena at CES 2013 this week by unveiling the Grid. The Grid is just like Netflix but for die-hard gamers instead of movie buffs and - after a demo from the team - appears to be a seamless way for users to play a range…

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Becca CaddyCES 2013: Nvidia launches the Grid, Netflix for gaming

COD Black Ops II fastest selling game EVER, 8M copies in one day

The highly anticipated Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 computer game, crammed with all kinds of gory shoot-em-up scenarios, zombies and terrorism, sold more than eight million copies in the first 24 hours after it was released, making it the fastest selling game of all time. The latest Call of Duty release officially went on…

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Becca CaddyCOD Black Ops II fastest selling game EVER, 8M copies in one day

Kinect PlayFit dashboard comes to Xbox users in the US

Microsoft has launched a new feature for the Xbox console today called Kinect PlayFit, which collects data about your activity and the calories you've burned playing a whole host of popular titles, such as Dance Central 2, Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 and even Kinect Star Wars (yeah, really), as well as a number of…

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Becca CaddyKinect PlayFit dashboard comes to Xbox users in the US

Microsoft files for scary patent to serve up ads based on your mood

Over the past few years we've seen offline advertisers take different (and often worrying) approaches to targeting potential customers, which sometimes seem far too much like ideas taken straight from Minority Report, with different ads being shown to different genders, drivers being told where they might like to visit nearby and even ads that are…

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Becca CaddyMicrosoft files for scary patent to serve up ads based on your mood

Doctor uses Kinect imaging on the operating table

The last place you'd expect to see a Kinect is on an operating table, but the device could be the ideal way for doctors to consult medical images during complicated procedures. Last week a surgeon at the Guy's and St Thomas' hospital in London started using a new system that relies on an Xbox Kinect…

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Becca CaddyDoctor uses Kinect imaging on the operating table

It's official, Brits have given up on Draw Something

The popular Pictionary / Words With Friends hybrid Draw Something amassed more than 50 million users in a matter of weeks and a large proportion of our lives in March were spent trying to think of the funniest ways to doodle Bieber and dandruff. However, as we predicted last month, it seems hardly any of…

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Becca CaddyIt's official, Brits have given up on Draw Something

The Kinect is being used to detect signs of autism in children

Kinect motion sensors are being used by a school in Minneapolis to identify the early signs of autism in young children. Over the past few years we've seen the Kinect's innovative technology being hacked in countless ways, whether it's to make your room a touchscreen, talk to your pet when you're away, create a robot…

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Becca CaddyThe Kinect is being used to detect signs of autism in children