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Chris Burns is currently head editor for SlashGear and executive editor for Android Community. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Chris Burns responsible for editorial decisions made for the USA-based day-team of SlashGear and sister-site Android Community. Follow him on Twitter @ t_chrisburns and inside Google+ at http://chrisburns.co/+ for tech, gadget, and design news galore.

Outraged Apple denies iCloud flaw in explicit celeb leaks

Outraged Apple denies iCloud flaw in explicit celeb leaks

This afternoon, Apple has made an official statement on their investigation of "the theft of photos of certain celebrities." They make clear that when they "learned of the theft, we were outraged and immediately mobilized Apple’s engineers to discover the source." For those of you just learning of this leak of explicit photos, please head back to our safety guide for iCloud, Facebook, and Google+ as well.

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Xbox One welcomes free shooter game Warframe

Xbox One welcomes free shooter game Warframe

When we first logged in to the PlayStation 4 back in November of 2013, there was one extremely unique shooting game ready for us to play - one called Warframe. This wasn’t and isn’t the only 3rd-person shooter game in this console’s generation - and it certainly isn’t alone now on the Xbox One. But it is free - and it does allow you to fight with a sword.

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GTA V release date tipped for PS4, Xbox One, PC

GTA V release date tipped for PS4, Xbox One, PC

Several sources are coming together to form a Voltron of clues this week pointing toward a final release date for GTA V for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The game has been rumored for several weeks to be appearing on the 14th of November here in the United States. The newest clue suggest that the 18th of November is more likely.

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HTC Nexus 9 details in a magic tablet case

HTC Nexus 9 details in a magic tablet case

Clues are coming together around the next Google Nexus tablet, this time coming from HTC and code-named Flounder and/or Volantis. Today the extra push centers on a Keyboard Case for the device. This means the tablet isn’t just made for entertainment, it’s made for productivity and work as well.

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Samsung speakers round out your home theater ecosystem

Samsung speakers round out your home theater ecosystem

Two new speaker sets have been shown this week by Samsung Electronics America, bringing about one that bows outward and another that bows inward. The Shape M3 Wireless Audio-Multiroom Speaker adds to the "Shape Wireless Audio-Multiroom ecosystem" with its smaller form factor. The Samsung HW-H7500 Curved Soundbar, on the other hand, stands alone as a compliment to your massive curved TV.

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Keeping your photos – explicit or not – safe from the cloud

Keeping your photos – explicit or not – safe from the cloud

This week a leak of explicit celebrity photos has summoned the need for additional security measures. Not just the kind of security measures you take by purchasing "keep me private" apps and the like, but the kind that includes common sense and the flipping of a few key switches in your phone. As it turns out - you CAN take whatever photos you like without having them leaked to the public.

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