Daily Archives: February 5, 2019

Over 59,000 data breaches reported in EU since GDPR

New research from DLA Piper has revealed that over 59,000 data breach notifications have been reported across the EU since GDPR went into effect on 25th May 2018. According to the firm’s new GDPR Data Breach survey, the UK is in the top three countries with the highest number of …

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Apex Legends: release date, trailers and news

EA has surprised many with the sudden announcement of Apex Legends, a new free-to-play battle royale shooter that sees the publisher going toe-to-toe with genre mammoths PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite Battle Royale. Developed by Respawn Entertainment and set in the Titanfall universe, Apex Legends is a squad-based battle royale shooter …

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Apple is selling refurbished iPhone X models nearly at iPhone XR price

Apple is once again selling the iPhone X, the older flagship it launched in late 2017, but there’s a twist: you can only buy refurbished units starting at $769 (or £769). While that’s a serious discount compared to the slightly-more-powerful and newer iPhone XS, it’s directly competing with the pared-down …

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Insecure apps put half of IoT devices at risk

As the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown in popularity with consumers adding more devices to build out their smart homes, new research has revealed that vulnerable apps are putting users at risk. To better gauge the security of IoT devices, researchers from Brazil’s Federal University of Pernambuco and the …

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Sonos’ new outdoor speaker lets you take the party outside

Speaker colossus Sonos and audio manufacturer Sonance have joined forces to create a new line of in-wall, in-ceiling, and weatherproof outdoor speakers designed to work with the Sonos Amp. The new line, called Sonos Architectural, promises to bring built-in music streaming to your entire home, whether you’re doing chores around …

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Has Nintendo 3DS finally entered its golden years?

The Nintendo 3DS had a good, long eight-year run, but now it may be time for the handheld gaming console to hang up its hat at last. That’s judging by the console’s recent financial performance and recent rumors of a smaller, more affordable Nintendo Switch due in 2019. TweakTown recently …

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A Groundhog Day game is coming to PSVR

After 26 years, Bill Murray’s hit comedy Groundhog Day is getting a sequel. But it’s not what you might expect. Groundhog Day: Like Father, Like Son is a virtual reality adventure game due for release later this year on PSVR, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. Like Father, Like Son sees …

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