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Retro Gaming Challenge Week Eight: James Bond 007: Everything or Nothing (Xbox)

James Bond 007: Everything Or Nothing, EA’s take on an “original” Bond adventure is a little clunky in places, but it’s essentially satisfying.

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Microsoft forces Windows 10 upgrades and Pebble reinvents itself: Vertical Hold episode 77

Microsoft’s getting very pushy in its attempts to place Windows 10 everywhere, while Pebble has some new smartwatches to push. All this and more in…

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Tips on replacing a PS4 hard drive

The PS4 hard drive is a wonderful thing, until you run out of space. Changing it is easy, but easy doesn’t mean it lacks frustrations.

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Journalism moves on (but you're always learning)

Over the weekend, I disposed of an awful lot of my writing history. It hurt, but you always have to keep moving and learning.

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Retro Gaming Challenge Week Seven: Robocop vs The Terminator (Megadrive)

It’s the clash we’re yet to see in the cinema, but back in 1994, Sega owners could pit cyborg cop against assassin droid with ease.

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Random Thoughts: Google Home, Glass and the public privacy mystery

Google announced its home assistant, Google Home at Google I/O today, and the world went nuts. I get the allure, but whatever happened to privacy?

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Google I/O Special: Google Home, Google Assistant, VR and More: Vertical Hold Ep 76

Google’s I/O conference brings all the big news this week, along with special guests Jennifer Dudley-Nicholson and Daniel Tyson!

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Random Thoughts: Twittering On

Twitter is apparently set to remove character counts for images and links. Will that change all that much in how social media works?

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Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Review

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End is an immensely cinematic PS4 game, but that’s both its blessing and its curse, as it expands the form and is limited by it.

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Google I/O RumourFest, What's Windows 10 Worth and VoLTE: Vertical Hold Episode 75

Google’s big developer conference is imminent, but what will the big G reveal? Windows 10 has an upgrade price, but is it a price anyone will pay? Telcos are talking up VoLTE rollouts like it’s the next big thing, but are consumers listening? All this and more in the latest episode of Vertical Hold!

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