MatterControl Touch To Be Unveiled Next Week During 3D Printer World

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Owners of 3D printers that already use the open source MatterControl interface application to control their 3D printer might be interested to know that its creators MatterHackers.

MatterHackers will be unveiling their new application in the form of MatterControl Touch next week during 3D Printer World. The open source MatterControl is used by a huge range of 3D printers due to its intuitive interface.

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BBC Taster Site Launches To Help User Develop New Features

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To help develop new ideas the BBC is currently working on to add to their range of services, the BBC has launched a new service in the form of Taster.

Taster is a portal that provides access to all the new ideas and experiments the BBC is considering implementing across states range of channels and allows users to vote and comment on the ideas before they are released into the world.

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Far Cry 4 Keys Sold Via Third Parties Being Cancelled By Ubisoft

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Ubisoft and Devolver Digital has this week announced via a Tweet that it is actively cancelling Far Cry 4 game keys that have been purchased from third-party sellers.

The news comes following multiple Reddit users and gamers have taken to the Ubisoft support forums to report cases where their digital copies of their Far Cry 4 game have been deleted and removed from their Uplay accounts by Ubisoft after purchasing Key codes from third party sellers.

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Tesco Closes e-Book Service Blinkbox Books

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Following on from the sale of Tesco’s failing streaming music service Blinkbox Movies and its broadband services to TalkTalk earlier this month.

Tesco’s has today confirmed that it will now be closing its e-book service Blinkbox Books after discussions with Waterstones failed to reach a final agreement for the service.

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Window Phone OneDrive Update 4.6 Adds

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Microsoft has today rolled out a new update to their OneDrive cloud storage service for their Windows Phone smartphone devices bringing with it a number of new features, enhancements and bug fixes.

The new Window Phone OneDrive update brings with it the improvements to the performance of the application that allows you to access files stored in the cloud from your mobile devices as well as desktop PCs and Mac systems.

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Desolenator makes Dirty Water Drinkable via Solar Power

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In the developed world, getting clean water that you can drink is as easy as turning on the faucet in your house. In developing nations, getting clean drinking water can be very hard and at times impossible. Without clean water to drink and cook with people are at risk of dehydration and death. A new device is on Indiegogo called the Desolenator that can make salt water or contaminated water drinkable by boiling it.

The big feature of this device is that it doesn’t require any external electricity; it uses solar power for its process. The Desolenator has no moving parts making it very robust and giving it a lifespan of 20 years. Some similar solutions on the market today have consumables like filters that have to be replaced.

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