Carl Durrek

  Carl is a gaming fanatic, forever stuck on Reddit and all-around lover of food.

   

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Steve Wozniak stands behind Apple in the encryption debate

When Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, decided to do a Reddit AMA on Wednesday, one of the most popular questions that was asked...
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Chinese consumers are tired of all these iPhone clones

Chinese companies used to be able to make some serious cash by creating a decent iPhone clone and then selling it at a price...
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Most Americans aren’t aware that virtual reality headsets exist

Those of us who like to stay up to date on the latest technology news are probably abundantly familiar with virtual reality headsets like Google...
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Amazon disabled encryption on its devices for no real reason

When the American government tried to force Apple to weaken its encryption, the company boldly and publicly refused, and is now fighting a massive...
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Fiat Chrysler wants to help manufacture the Apple Car

Almost every aspect of Apple’s hardware is designed in-house, but the actual manufacturing of its hardware is handled by other companies. Considering how Apple...
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Here’s how to use Spotify to its full potential

Spotify is pretty much a must-have for anyone who even remotely enjoys music, which is basically everyone, but even those of you who have...
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Apple is opposing a judge’s order to break into a terrorist’s iPhone

Governments like to trick people into selling their freedom in exchange for the promise of security, and they’re willing to exploit the fear and outrage that...
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Microsoft has announced its next smartphone

If you’re one of the very, very few people that’s actually willing to purchase a smartphone from Microsoft, and you live in one of...
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Facebook Messenger may receive SMS support in the near future

Facebook decided to remove the little-used SMS feature on Messenger back in 2013, but according to a report from Android Police on Thursday, the...
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The long-awaited death of Adobe Flash is almost upon us

It seems like all of Silicon Valley, including Adobe itself, has banded together to finally kill off Flash, but the process has to be gradual....
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Amazon has released its own free and open-source game engine

Last year, Kotaku reported that Amazon brought Crytek back from the brink of death in a $50 to $70 million licensing deal involving Crytek proprietary CryEngine technology. As...
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Microsoft wants you to know just how secure Windows 10 is

We live in a world where independent and state-backed cyber attacks against corporations are happening on a regular basis, and because of that, digital...
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Elon Musk has an idea for an electric plane that takes off vertically

There’s just no stopping Elon Musk, is there? While answering questions at the awards ceremony for the Hyperloop Pod competition earlier this week, Musk talked about...
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Check out the next cool Windows Phone that nobody will buy

Windows Phones aren’t exactly the most-popular devices out there, and not even Windows 10 was enough to change that. Even though there are plenty...
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Nintendo might be at least somewhat interested in virtual reality

Nintendo was one of the first gaming companies to embrace motion controls, but it may have already missed its chance to do the same...
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A mere 5% of developers are working on a Wii U game at the moment

I think it’s safe to say that the Wii U is more or less dead at this point, and if the fact that Nintendo...
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A company you’ve never heard of may be the next smartphone giant

The seemingly unstoppable Xiaomi just had a pretty rough year, having failed to achieve even the lowest sales goal that it set for itself, thanks...
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Tim Cook hinted that Apple may be interested in virtual reality

Considering how the iPhone is losing some major steam, Apple is going to need to find some more sources of revenue if it wants...
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