Unreal developer blasts Microsoft, claims company wants to monopolize game development

One of gaming’s most well-known developers, Tim Sweeney, has come out swinging against the Windows Store. Microsoft’s new Universal Windows Platform has been getting a lot of blowback from users, but this is the first developer we’ve seen attack it head-on — and he’s not pulling any punches, either.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/224173-unreal-developer-blasts-microsoft-claims-company-wants-to-monopolize-game-development

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General Motors, John Deere want to make tinkering, self-repair illegal

John Deere
GM and John Deere have both come out swinging against the right to modify one’s vehicle or tractor, arguing that it could lead to piracy and destroy innovation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/203913-general-motors-john-deere-want-to-keep-tinkering-self-repair-illegal

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Apple’s iWatch is finally coming in September: Are you ready for the wearable revolution?

Apple iWatch concept
After years of rumors, leaks, and false starts, it seems the stars are finally swinging into alignment this fall: Apple is now expected to unveil an iWatch smartwatch alongside its new large-screen iPhone 6 at an event on September 9. Presumably the iWatch would also be released alongside the iPhone 6, a week or two later. Previous rumors had pointed to an October unveil for the iWatch, but it seems Apple has moved it forward — possibly in response to the Samsung Gear S, LG G Watch R, and the Moto 360, all of which will be released over the next month or two. Just as the iPhone and iPad popularized the smartphone and tablet, will the arrival of the iWatch signal the beginning of the wearable computing revolution?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/188838-apples-iwatch-is-finally-coming-in-september-are-you-ready-for-the-wearable-revolution

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