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PS4, Next Xbox and Wii U Set for E3 2012 Showdown

By Gary Cutlack on at

A report in UK games trade title MCV claims Sony will reveal its expected "follow-up to the PS3" at this year's E3 gaming event. Given that we're also expecting Microsoft and Nintendo to show off their next-gen consoles, it could be the biggest and most brutal three-way console battle of all. E3 2012 starts on June 5th. [MCV]

Move Over Quad-Core; I Want 100 Cores In My Android Phone

By Sam Gibbs on at

It wasn’t that long ago we were getting excited by single-core chips topping 1GHz in our phones. Now we’ve got quad-core beasts on the way, but ZiiLabs (aka Creative) reckons you can never have enough cores and is touting a 100-core monstrosity optimised for Android 4.0, with apparently lower battery consumption.

The First Issue of Time Out Magazine Listed an Electronic Music Gig Way Back In 1968

By Kat Hannaford on at

Time Out is one of those magazines you probably dip in and out of, but did you know the first issue, published in 1968, had an "electronic music" section? Yes, while Pink Floyd and Jethro Tull were the headline acts that August, Time Out's listed just one "computer music" event for that fortnight -- a concert of taped music from the Experimental Music Studio, situated in the University of Illinois.