Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes now available for PC

mgspcYou may remember, that we learned earlier this year that Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes would be released for the PC. Many gamers have been waiting eagerly for this one. They needed time for the title to be prepared for PC and now the wait is over. Right in schedule, Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes for PC has been released and it is available right now through Steam.

Until now, the title was available only on consoles like PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. But now PC players get to join in on the fun.
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GTA: Chinatown Wars released for Android

chinatownSanta has come early for gamers. The Grand Theft Auto universe is getting some new additions this week. One is a Holiday Fun update to Grand Theft Auto V, the other a platform-first. The latter is Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars, which will be heading to Android devices. The game was previously released for Xbox and PlayStation consoles and iOS for iPhone and iPad. Now it is available on Android smartphones, tablets, Amazon Fire TV, and Google Nexus Player. GTA fans rocking Android will be very busy this week.

Chinatown Wars is also being updated for iOS devices, where it will get new “highly customizable” touchscreen controls and work with physical controllers from the get go. It also features a full “Retina Display” resolution of iOS and “high resolution widescreen display” for new Android and Amazon Fire devices.
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Disabled Dog Runs Thanks To 3D Printed Prosthetic Front Limbs (video)

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3D printing company 3D Systems has helped disabled Derby the Dog run with the aid of 3D printed prosthetic front limbs using 3D System’s ProJet 5500X multi-material printing technology, that has been specifically designed to provide comfort and speed.

The new 3D printed prosthetic front limbs enabled Derby to run down the street for the first time, after being born with a congenital deformity, characterised by small forearms and no front paws. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the 3D printed prosthetic project and see Derby in action.

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Apple Pay Could Be Headed To Europe Soon

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Apple Pay is only available in the U.S. at the moment, although it looks like Apple has plans to launch the service in the UK, Europe and some other countries in 2015.

A new job listing for Apple Pay at has been discovered, and the company is looking for someone to help them expand the service to Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa.

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BBC iPlayer Radio Tablet Exclusive App Launches For iOS And Android

BBC iPlayer Radio Tablet

The BBC has this week released a new dedicated BBC iPlayer Radio tablet application that is now available to download and install on both iOS and Android tablets, providing users with a custom user interface that has been specifically designed for larger screen devices.

The BBC has developed the tablet app as feedback from users using their existing iPlayer Radio applications available for smartphones. Building the new BBC iPlayer Radio app from the ground up exclusively for tablet devices.

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Solofy Mesh One Solar Backpack Charges Your Gadgets On the Go

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There are various solutions for charging your devices on the go, and now Mark Boda has come up with Solofy, a new solar backpack that is designed to recharge your gadgets as fast as a wall outlet.

The Solofy Mesh One backpack comes with an output of 10 Watts (2A), and it can be used to charge a wide range of gadgets, the developers are raising €3,200 on Kickstarter to but the device into production.

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Polyes Q1 SLA 3D Printing Pen Launching On Kickstarter Soon

Polyes Q1 SLA 3D Printing Pen

Some of our readers might remember the Polyes Q1 SLA 3D Printing Pen match we featured here on Geeky Gadgets back in October of this year.

If you have been patiently waiting to be able to get your hands on one of the unique and very innovative Polyes Q1 SLA 3D Printing Pens. You will be pleased to know that it will soon be launching via the Kickstarter crowdfunding website before the holiday season.

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Valve Initiates Steam Region Locking To Stop Low Currency Game Purchase Exploits

Steam Region Locking

With the collapse of the Russian ruble currency this week, Valve has taken steps to stop low currency value game purchasing exploiters taking advantage of lower prices in other countries and has now started Steam region locking PC games to help developers not lose out.

The PC game region locking will now mean that any games purchased from the Russian Steam game store will be region locked and will be required to be played in Russian states, as you can see stated in the red text in the screenshot above.

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MTV Live Feed Now Available On iOS And Android Apps

MTV Live Feed

Users of the MTV Android and iOS applications will be pleased to know that the new update has been rolled out this week which brings with it the ability to view MTV live feed footage directly on your iOS or Android smartphone and tablet devices.

Previously the MTV app only allowed users to view the catch up service on mobile devices but from this week MTV viewers can now watch their favourite episodes live.

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Man hacks DeLoreans into Monster Truck and More

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One of the most well known movie cars in all of Hollywood is the stainless steel DeLorean that was turned into a time machine by Doc Brown in Back to the Future. Those stainless steel cars were the stuff of car guy dreams back in the 80s even though the performance under the hood failed to live up to the cool style of the cars.

A man named Rich Weissensel has taken several not quite pristine examples of the DeLorean and turned them into some wild creations. One of the DeLorean’s is now a big monster truck fit for squashing terrorists on your way to 88mph. Rich has also built a hovercraft out of a DeLorean. The strangest of the creations he has made is a stretch DeLorean limo that has three sets of the famous gull wing doors.

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Amazon Prime Now Brings One Hour Deliveries

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Amazon has launched a new app called Amazon Prime Now, and the new service is exclusive to Amazon Prime members, and it aims to deliver items to you within an hour.

Amazon Prime Now is available in parts of Manhattan at the moment, the company also plans to roll out the app to other cities in the U.S.

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£10k Elite Dangerous Prize For First Player To Reach Triple Elite Status

Elite Dangerous

Frontier Developments the developers of the recently launched Elite Dangerous that was successfully crowdfunded over on the Kickstarter website and has rebuilt the iconic Elite game from the 1980’s for today’s PC systems.

Has announced a new prize of £10,000 for the first Elite Dangerous player to reach the rank of Triple Elite status with other prizes available along the way for reaching the ranks of Elite in either combat, exploration or trading.

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