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This week Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox is set to be revealed – at least in part – and the Xbox 360 will at last have a replacement. Twitter announced today that they have been granted a patent for the popular pull-to-refresh gesture that you see in many mobile apps. This week the folks behind the web browser Opera have pushed their Android-based mobile edition past Beta into its first full-fledged release. You may have seen and heard about the Liberator, a fully 3D-printed gun that earned the “world’s first” moniker and was created by law student. Back in March, we heard rumors that Amazon was working on building a private cloud service for government agencies (specifically the CIA in that case), and it turns out that’s now getting the green light — sort of. Ubisoft has frustrated gamers with news that retailer exclusivity deals for Watch Dogs will mean some of the special levels will be out of reach unless people buy multiple copies of the game. We’re just a few hours away from Microsoft revealing its next-generation gaming console, but Sony is trying to take a bit of the attention away from that. Last week the folks from HP announced their latest Android tablet, one of the first devices to be powered by NVIDIA‘s Tegra 4 quad-core, and today we were able to get our hands all over it. Earlier this year NVIDIA announced their all-new quad-core Tegra 4 mobile processor, then followed that up with the Tegra 4i with integrated 4G LTE thanks to their Icera i500 LTE modem. The wearables industry could be worth as much as $50bn in just three years time, Credit Suisse has predicted, as gadgets like portable fitness monitors and Glass-style headsets grow in popularity.