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Smartphone
Xreart Studio - Turning old masterpieces into new ones
Xreart now specialises in transforming pre-loved smartphones, smartwatches and handheld game consoles into artistic conversation starters for your office, studio or man cave.
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Storage
Hands-on review: PNY XLR8 Gaming NVMe Gen4x4 SSD and PS5 SSD Cover with integrated heatsink
PNY has released its XLR8 Gaming CS3140 M.2 2280 NVMe PCIe Gen4x4 solid-state drive and PS5 SSD cover with an integrated heatsink.
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Gaming
Game review: Halo Infinite Campaign (Xbox Series X)

It has been exactly 20 years since the first Halo game made the original Xbox console famous in 2001. While the original developer Bungie left the franchise to make Destiny a few years ago, the last few games have now been made by 343 Industries. 


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Gaming
DNZ20 report celebrates our nation of gaming junkies
The average age of a Kiwi gamer isn’t someone in their teenage years – they’re more likely to be somebody aged 34 years old. What’s more, half of those playing games are women and girls. 
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Cloud
SEGA to release Genesis Mini next month
SEGA is giving the SEGA Genesis console the mini treatment as the company sets to launch the new SEGA Genesis Mini next month.
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Disaster Recovery
Cloud provider fully integrates console with Veeam Suite
A global provider of cloud services, iland, has updated its management console to integrate Veeam’s full Availability Suite into the offering.
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Gaming
Sneak peek at the new Xbox Scorpio specs
A confirmed “exclusive Xbox Scorpio reveal” will happen on Thursday 6th April, following speculation.
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Consoles
Global growth for Console with Singapore expansion
"We're able to provide enterprises, cloud, SaaS, network and data center providers with the next-generation of interconnection."
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Gaming
No hope for next-gen consoles?
One Kiwi developer has allegedly posted on an online forum his opinions that the next-generation of consoles is doomed to failure.
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Gaming
Console sales figures released...
Sales figures for consoles and handhelds are in, and they’re pretty much exactly as expected in an all too predictable end to the seventh generation of gaming.
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Gaming
Microsoft and Sony set for console launch?
A new report from a reputable gaming magazine claims Sony and Microsoft will announce new consoles around March sometime.
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Gaming
End of the road for this generation of consoles?
With the end of a console generation fast approaching, many developers claim to have pushed this generation to its limits – but have they?
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Gaming
Will PCs enter the living room?
Competition for the next-generation of consoles will come from living-room based PCs, according to Valve’s Gabe Newell.
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Gaming
Sony setback as China continues consoles ban
New research into video games in China confirms that consoles are still banned, refuting rumours that Sony would bring the PS3 into the country.