36.9% Of Games Bought On Steam Never Get Played [Study]Whenever a Steam sale rolls around, we’re sure many gamers get excited at the idea that they can buy games that were too expensive before. Sure some of the deals might be great, but usually it results in gamers spending more than they’d like on titles that they might not have thought of in the first place.

Now let’s face it, despite the plethora of titles in our Steam library, how many of them do you actually play? According to a report by Ars Technica, they found that more than a third of the games that have been purchased have never been played, 36.9% to be exact. It is unclear as to why this might be; perhaps lack of time, perhaps no motivation, but it’s still a pretty interesting insight.
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Apples App Store Revenue In China Grew By 70%We know that Apple was eager to get their phones into China, especially when it meant that they could sign a deal with China Mobile which was not only the country’s larger carrier, but also one of the largest carriers in the world, thanks to China’s population which gave it a huge amount of customers.

Now we know that this meant that Apple could essentially sell more iPhones to the Chinese public, but it also seems that this has managed to help increase the revenue from the iTunes App Store. According to reports from apps analytics firm, App Annie, it seems that App Store revenue for China has seen an increase of 70% in Q1 2014.
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Early Nokia Prototype Tablet From 2001 Gets PicturedIt is no secret that Apple didn’t invent the tablet, although it’s safe to say that Apple probably revolutionized the way we use tablets and made the device an extremely popular one. Now Nokia has a tablet of their own dubbed the Lumia 2520 but it’s hardly the Finnish company’s first and only tablet effort.

According to an interview that Finland’s ISTV conducted with Esko Yliruusi, a Nokia tablet prototype from back the day was revealed (pictured above). For those wondering who Yliruusi is, he’s a data communications specialist that worked at Nokia from 1996 until 2001 and who helped to develop the tablet you can see in the photo above.
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Alleged iPhone Case Confirms Repositioned ButtonsOne of the ways case manufacturers can get a jump on the competition is if they’re willing to begin producing cases for phones that haven’t been released yet. This means that the dimensions aren’t official but they are still willing to take the risk if it means that they will be the first on the market to offer up cases and accessories for a brand new device.

Now thanks to a recent photo by Nowhereelse.fr, a photo of an alleged iPhone 6 case has surfaced and based on the photos, it looks like the rumors could be right when they suggested that the iPhone 6 could see its power/sleep button repositioned. As we can see in the image above, everywhere else appears to be the same.
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Warlords Of Draenor Might Not Require You To Upgrade Your ComputerBlizzard’s upcoming World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, is expected to see a release later this year, although no specific dates have been mentioned. The expansion will introduce a host of new changes and features made to the game, most noticeably an upgrade to the character models which will see new textures and animations.

We also expect that Blizzard will also be upgrading some of the graphics used in the new zones and perhaps updating some older ones as well, so with that being said, does this mean that gamers will need to upgrade their computers in order to play the game? Blizzard has yet to officially announce the system requirements for Warlords of Draneor, but according to a post on the World of Warcraft forums, a community manager has some answers for some worried gamers.
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Samsung Shows Off Curved Batteries Used In The Gear FitGiven the fact that the Samsung Gear Fit sports a slightly curved design, we can only assume that it also uses a curved battery. After all regular batteries might be too stiff and inflexible to be used in such a design, and recently Samsung has confirmed it as you can see in the image above.

This is according to Samsung SDI, a division of Samsung that specializes in creating displays and batteries. The battery revealed was created using V-bending and cell-stacking technology, and according to the company, the result is a curved battery that is a battery with 210 milliamp-hours that is apparently five times longer than existing wearable batteries.
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The Nokia Lumia 1020 is quite the smartphone. Not only does it pack some pretty decent hardware under the hood, but it comes with a whopping 41MP PureView camera attached with it. While Nokia’s hardware specs might not necessarily match up with Android at the moment (there are rumors suggesting that Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 will add 2K display and Snapdragon 805 support), Nokia has made up for it with its camera technology.

Now if you’re wondering just how good and reliable Nokia’s camera technology is, it seems that it’s good enough where Nokia has teamed up with Fabien Cousteau on an underwater dive known as Mission 31, which will basically see Cousteau and his team spend 31 days underwater, a day longer than Cousteau’s grandfather did back in 1963.
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High End Samsung Tizen Device To Arrive By End Of Q2 2014We know that Samsung has been working on Tizen-based smartphones, although to date we have yet to see the South Korean tech giant launch anything. Well the good news is that if you were curious as to what Samsung’s Tizen products might bring to the table, it seems that we won’t have to wait too long.

According to a report by Reuters, they quote Yoon Han-kil, the senior vice president of Samsung’s product strategy team who revealed that Samsung’s first Tizen smartphone will launch around the end of Q2 2014. However for those worried that this could mean Samsung might try to distance itself from Android, fret not because according to Yoon, Android will remain as Samsung’s main business (as far as mobile devices are concerned).
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LaCie Confirms Customer Data Breach On Their WebsiteSo we know that LaCie is known for creating storage solutions like external hard drives and Thunderbolt external hard drives used for Mac computers, but it seems that recently the company has experienced a security breach by unknown assailants. This attack is not on their products but rather their website in which they conduct business on.

According to a statement released by LaCie, it seems that everyone who has bought a LaCie product from the company’s website in the past year is at risk as the malware that infected their systems managed to gain access to sensitive customer information. LaCie states that they were informed of this breach on their website by the FBI on the 19th of March 2014.
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Know Your Samsung Gear CompatibilityFitness fans, here is news for you. Samsung Electronics has decided to make an announcement concerning the compatibility of their Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit devices. As of today, the Samsung Gear 2 Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit are said to play nice with a whopping 20 Galaxy devices, where among them would include the Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy TabPRO. This latest list would mean there are a dozen Galaxy smartphones and 8 tablets which will work with Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit without running into any compatibility issues.


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