Elder Scrolls Skyrim Has “More Unique” Content, No MMO Pandering

Don’t let anyone ever tell you Oblivion wasn’t… nice. Especially people who loved Morrowind or some of the other early Elder Scrolls games. Because we will talk your ear off. And at the end of the day I’m pretty sure most of us liked Oblivion. We just didn’t love it. A big reason for that was that most every location felt pretty much the same. “In Oblivion, we did … maybe nine big cities? And here, we decided ‘let’s do five, and make them more unique. There are fewer of the really large cities, but the ones we have here … there’s more to them,” according to Bethesda’s Todd Howard.

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Facebook A Huge Drain On The U.S. Economy, Or Is It?

Shocking, but not really controversial. Also, the numbers behind the claim is a calculation based on unproven ‘hunch’ figures. In a bid to reach an interesting food-for-thought estimate of how much money gets whittled away by the Facebook habit, Michael Fitzpatrick tried some serious calculating. The results, however, pack a wallop.

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Large Underground River Flowing Beneath The Amazon Rain Forest

Four kilometers underneath the Amazon river is a vast subterranean water source with possibilities we can only begin to imagine. It’s called the Rio Hamza after ½ of the scientific duo who ‘discovered’ the enormous water source using calculations. No Indiana Jones adventure here (i.e. Indiana Jones and The Lost River of Death) but it certainly proves that the Amazon has more than a few secrets.

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Custom Fallout 3 Monopoly Game Is Something To Be Proud Of

We’re not going to take any prisoners: Fallout 3 is one of the most insane and brilliant games ever conceived. Aside from reviving the post-apocalyptic genre with a dramatic plot amidst a world filled with mutants and rad roaches, it made all true diehards wish for their own Pip-Boys. Can someone mod an iPhone so that it can be worn on your wrist like a Pip-Boy?

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DOOM & DOOM 2 Get German Approval A Decade Late

Have you ever wondered why bus, rain and street sweeper simulations are so insanely popular in Germany? Up until now our best guess would have been something in the water, or maybe something to do with incredibly tight lederhosen straps, but now there may be a competing theory. Apparently DOOM and DOOM 2 have basically been classified as porn in Germany for the past decade and a half.

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Antec Soundscience A/V cooler Keeps Home Theaters Cool

Every entertainment center I have ever owned has been poorly ventilated. If you get a DVR, a game console, and an AV receiver inside a cabinet with doors and only four little holes to let the heat out your gear may not be long for this world. Antec has a new cooling device that looks like ones for notebooks, but this is one just for home theater gear.

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HP TouchPad Last Run To Be US Only

Earlier today we heard that HP would be releasing more HP TouchPad tablets in the next few weeks to satisfy the demand for the $99 tablet, now it looks like the last run of TouchPad tablets will be US only.

The guys over at Mobot spoke to HP’s PR agency, and have found out that the last ever HP TouchPad tablets will be available in the US only, so that means no more TouchPad tablets for us here in the UK and Europe.

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Apple To Offer Web Based Diagnostic Tool For iOS Devices

It looks like Apple is planning on releasing a new web based diagnostic tool for iOS devices, according to a recent report from Hardmac, and the new tool could be used by Apple technicians to diagnose problems with Apple devices remotely.

This would enable Apple to potentially fix any problems with your iOS device over the phone, without having to actually take it into an Apple store fr it to be fixed.

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White Samsung Galaxy S II Hits The UK Today

Samsung just announced the US models of the Galaxy S II smartphone, and we recently heard that they would be launching a white version here in the UK, which was expected to be available from tomorrow.

Samsung has just announced that the new White Galaxy S II smartphone is now available in the UK as of today, no doubt this will be popular with Galaxy S II fans.

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Fujifilm FinePix X10 Photos Leaked

The guys over at Photo Rumors have managed to get their hands on some photos of the new Fujifilm X10, along with some more specifications, which include a 2.8 inch LCD display, Full HD movie recording an much more.

You can see a couple of photos of the new Fujifilm X10 below, along with some more specifications.

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LG Thrill 4G Lands On AT&T 4th September

Some of our readers will remember the new LG Thrill 4G which was due to launch on AT&T earlier this summer, good news if you have been waiting to get your hands on one as it will finally be available from AT&T on the 4th of September.

The LG Thrill is the AT&T branded version of LG’s Optimus 3D, and it comes with a 4.3 inch 3D display that can display 3D content without the need for 3D glasses, it will come with Android 2.2.

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