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Nexus 4: Carphone Warehouse pre-order page reveals specifications and details ahead of launch

Nexus 4: Carphone Warehouse pre-order page reveals specifications and details ahead of launch

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The Nexus 4 has been revealed inadvertently by Carphone Warehouse ahead of Google’s big 29 October launch in New York.The listing provides details of all the specs, many of which match those that have leaked this past month, while the image is of the... >>

Skype 6.0 update arrives, now log in through your Microsoft and Facebook accounts

Skype 6.0 update arrives, now log in through your Microsoft and Facebook accounts

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Skype 6.0 for Macs and Windows desktop PCs is now available, making it easier to sign up and communicate with friends and family across multiple social media platforms.The update allows users to sign up to Skype through their Facebook or Microsoft accounts,... >>

LaCie updates its Porsche Design hard drive for Macs, now 10 times faster

LaCie updates its Porsche Design hard drive for Macs, now 10 times faster

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Sexy is not an adjective often associated with hard drives, but then it’s not often hard drives are created by Porsche Design.The LaCie P’9223 Slim SSD is the latest collaboration between LaCie and Porsche Design and is its fastest hard drive yet.... >>

LG Nexus 4 press image leaked

LG Nexus 4 press image leaked

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A new image purporting to be the LG Nexus 4 has been leaked online, and we’re inclined to believe it’s the real deal.Google is hosting a press event in New York on 29 October, when the company is expected to unveil, among other products, the LG Nexus... >>

HTC sponsors MOBO Awards, gets award named after it

HTC sponsors MOBO Awards, gets award named after it

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HTC has partnered with MOBO ahead of the 17th annual awards that celebrate music of black origin and are scheduled to take place at the Liverpool Echo Arena on 3 November.As part of the three-year partnership, the award for best newcomer will be entitled... >>

Disney's Cricket Fever Challenge is a multiplatform, multiplayer smash

Disney's Cricket Fever Challenge is a multiplatform, multiplayer smash

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A new cricket game has been launched that enables gamers to play their friends and family from around the world, without the need of a device that runs on the same platform. DisneyUTV’s Cricket Fever Challenge is available on the iOS and Android operating... >>

RBS and Natwest launch social network for entrepreneurs

RBS and Natwest launch social network for entrepreneurs

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RBS and NatWest are giving start-ups, entrepreneurs and potential investors an opportunity to meet online, in the hope that new businesses will be launched as a result.The Bizcrowd website is currently taking registrations before going live on 28 November,... >>

Samsung launches BFI app for its Smart TVs

Samsung launches BFI app for its Smart TVs

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Samsung has teamed up with the British Film Institute (BFI) to launch a new app for its Smart TV that will provide viewers with content from the 56th London Film Festival from the comfort of their home. The app will give access to a variety of film trailers... >>

Facebook on the wane? Don't you believe it as shares soar following Q3 results

Facebook on the wane? Don't you believe it as shares soar following Q3 results

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Despite reports to the contrary, all seems rosy in the Facebook garden after the social networking giant posted its Q3 financial results, which in turn saw its shares rise by 9.8 per cent on Wall Street. Revenue for the company is now at $1.26 billion,... >>

Apple shocks everyone with iPad 4, adds 4G connectivity for UK

Apple shocks everyone with iPad 4, adds 4G connectivity for UK

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Apple has unexpectedly revealed a fourth-generation iPad called, well, the iPad 4.It features an upgraded A6X CPU, and Apple claims the iPad 4’s new processor will double both the CPU performance and the graphics performance of the previous A5X CPU... >>

Remember the Mac mini? Apple does

Remember the Mac mini? Apple does

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Apple has unveiled a new Mac mini, the first update since 2011, at its San Jose event. The pocket-sized device that can connect to an HDMI-enabled TV to give you a full desktop experience features four USB 3.0 ports, a Thunderbolt port, Gigabit Ethernet... >>

SkyDrive support for new Office Web Apps

SkyDrive support for new Office Web Apps

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Microsoft has updated its Office Web Apps and rolled it out across SkyDrive and Outlook.com, after a successful trial involving more than 750,000 people.It means users will be able to edit and format Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote documents stored... >>

Marantz Consolette speaker dock: beautiful, expensive and out in November

Marantz Consolette speaker dock: beautiful, expensive and out in November

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The Marantz Consolette Speaker Dock is a premium device with a price tag to match, retailing for a cool £899.90 this coming November.It sports a metallic front, while the back of the speaker, in contrast, is made from walnut wood. A retractable docking... >>

Bill Gates talks Windows 8, Surface and Windows Phone 8 (video)

Bill Gates talks Windows 8, Surface and Windows Phone 8 (video)

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Since announcing Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 back in June, Microsoft has steadily kept its foot on the PR gas. However, while the likes of Steve Ballmer have been shouting from the rooftops, Bill Gates, Microsoft’s CEO,  has remained relatively... >>

Brit Spotify rival Rara.com goes Windows 8 and iOS

Brit Spotify rival Rara.com goes Windows 8 and iOS

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Music streaming service Rara.com is increasing its presence by launching iOS and Windows 8 apps, as well as updating its Android and web offerings.Rara.com, a UK rival to Spotify, has also expanded its service to 27 countries, while select Lenovo Windows... >>

Thousands of Android apps fail to protect personal data, say scientists

Thousands of Android apps fail to protect personal data, say scientists

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Millions of Android users are susceptible to having their personal data accessed due to lack of protection, scientists have revealed.The BBC reports that more than 13,500 Android apps were tested, with nearly eight per cent failing to protect users’... >>

Samsung serves divorce papers on Apple, will no longer supply display tech

Samsung serves divorce papers on Apple, will no longer supply display tech

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Samsung will no longer provide Apple with LCD panels, ending a long-standing partnership and increasing an already bitter rivalry between the two technology giants. The Korean manufacturer has been the main provider of liquid crystal display panels for... >>

LG Nexus 4 October 29 arrival confirmed by LG, ships to India in November

LG Nexus 4 October 29 arrival confirmed by LG, ships to India in November

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A senior LG exec has spilled the beans on the LG Nexus 4, confirming in an interview that it will be unveiled officially at Google’s 29 October event.While we had a strong inkling this would be the case, Amit Gujral, LG’s mobile product planning lead... >>

Memoto's camera continuously photographs your life without you even knowing

Memoto's camera continuously photographs your life without you even knowing

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As small as a postage stamp, the Memoto Camera automatically captures photographs every 30 seconds, recording snippets from your daily life so no memory is ever forgotten. If it all sounds a little cheesy, that’s because it is, but that’s not to... >>

LG shows off Windows 8 sliding tablet and 24-inch all-in-one PC

LG shows off Windows 8 sliding tablet and 24-inch all-in-one PC

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A tablet that features a slide-out keyboard and a PC that sports a 24-inch touch display have been demoed by LG as part of the Korean manufacturer’s foray into the world of Windows 8.The LG H160 is something of a hybrid device, at first appearing to... >>

Daley Thompson's Decathlon game resurrected for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets

Daley Thompson's Decathlon game resurrected for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets

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Daley Thompson’s Decathlon, the classic 8-bit sporting simulator game, has been re-released on the Android and iOS platforms.If you’re of a certain age, chances are you spent many a school holiday, weekend, half hour before dinner, bashing the keys... >>

Siri recommends prostitutes, set to face wrath of Chinese authorities

Siri recommends prostitutes, set to face wrath of Chinese authorities

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Apple could face the wrath of the Chinese authorities, after it being reported that Siri is being used to find escorts/prostitutes and pornography in China, both illegal in the country.TechInAsia claims that telling Siri “I want to visit prostitutes”... >>

Vodafone Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S III now available

Vodafone Jelly Bean update for Samsung Galaxy S III now available

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Vodafone has followed Three by becoming the second operator to begin rolling out the Android 4.1 update to customers who have the Samsung Galaxy S III. Pocket-lint has spoken to Vodafone, which confirmed the roll-out had started and would be a staggered... >>

Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display leaked image reveals Thunderbolt and HDMI ports

Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display leaked image reveals Thunderbolt and HDMI ports

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Images purporting to show the new 13-inch Apple Macbook Pro with Retina Display have emerged on the internet, providing a few indicators of what we can expect.With Apple due to command the tech world’s attention at a San Jose event on 23 October, along... >>

Samsung Nexus 10 tablet arriving with Android 4.2 at Google 29 October event

Samsung Nexus 10 tablet arriving with Android 4.2 at Google 29 October event

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An internal video has been circulated around Google detailing which devices and software will be unveiled at the company’s New York 29 October event.Topping the bill is confirmation of a Samsung-built 10-inch tablet, codenamed “Manta”, but more... >>

Fujitsu Windows 8 PC uses eye movement for hands-free navigation

Fujitsu Windows 8 PC uses eye movement for hands-free navigation

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Fujitsu has unveiled a Windows 8 PC that can be navigated using the movement of your eyes.With so many Windows 8 laptops, tablets and PCs being revealed ahead of the 26 October launch, it’s becoming increasingly important for manufacturers to have some... >>

Miele CM5200 Barista Machine has a double spout for simultaneous coffee making

Miele CM5200 Barista Machine has a double spout for simultaneous coffee making

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Wake up with the Miele CM5200 Barista Bean-to-Cup Coffee Machine and you’ll have your choice of espresso, cappuccino, latte or even a macchiato at your disposal.The barista machine features a dual spout that enables users to make two cups of coffee... >>

Duracell Bunny is lit up using discarded batteries (video)

Duracell Bunny is lit up using discarded batteries (video)

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Duracell has constructed a 6ft 3in illuminating model of its Duracell Bunny, using discarded devices and presumed to be dead batteries.The project is designed to highlight how many batteries are thrown away before they run out of juice.The bumper bunny... >>

Ultra High-Definition becomes the official term for 4K displays

Ultra High-Definition becomes the official term for 4K displays

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The Consumer Electronics Association has officially named 4K technology “Ultra High-Definition”, after a unanimous vote.The decision was made to make it more obvious to consumers what 4K technology means. The CEA has also laid out the criteria to... >>

Sony announces Jelly Bean update for Xperia range, not here until 2013

Sony announces Jelly Bean update for Xperia range, not here until 2013

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Good news and bad news from Sony today. The good news is Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is coming to its latest range of Xperia handsets. The bad news: it won’t be here until 2013.Writing on its official blog, Sony Mobile confirmed that the Sony Xperia T, Sony... >>

Swype for Android rolls-out updated beta version, now understands Gangnam Style

Swype for Android rolls-out updated beta version, now understands Gangnam Style

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Swype, the virtual keyboard app that learns the way you type, is available now as an updated beta, enabling you to sync your personal dictionary among multiple devices, as well as continually adding new topical words.Any words you add to your personal... >>

Doctor Who helps BBC iPlayer top 199 million requests for September

Doctor Who helps BBC iPlayer top 199 million requests for September

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The BBC iPlayer recorded its highest ever number of requests in September, breaking its previous record set during the London 2012 Olympics. A total of 199 million requests were made throughout the month, while the BBC iPlayer also achieved its highest... >>

Apple update removes Java plugin for all OS X Mac browsers

Apple update removes Java plugin for all OS X Mac browsers

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Apple’s latest OS X update for its Mac computers removes a Java plug-in from all Mac-compatible web browsers.Fans of Java will still be able to use Java-based apps within their browsers but will need to download the official Oracle Java software independently... >>

Microsoft posts disappointing financial results ahead of Windows 8 launch

Microsoft posts disappointing financial results ahead of Windows 8 launch

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Microsoft has published its financial results for the first fiscal quarter of 2013, posting a revenue of $16.01 billion (£9.96 billion).The figures mean the company has seen an 8 per cent fall from the same period last year, and falls below the $16.42... >>

New Samsung Chromebook announced, starts at £230

New Samsung Chromebook announced, starts at £230

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Google and Samsung have again joined forces to produce a new Chromebook. But here’s the thing: this one’s cheaper, lighter and intended for all the family.The Samsung Chromebook will begin retailing on 26 October from Amazon and PC World - that’s... >>

Lomography Belair X 6-12 cameras bring back the bellows to print photography

Lomography Belair X 6-12 cameras bring back the bellows to print photography

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Those iconic camera folk at Lomography are at it again, this time delivering a camera that is capable of capturing photos in three different formats.The Lomography Belair X 6-12 can take regular 6x9 snaps, square 6x6 or 6x12 panoramic shots. The interchangeable... >>

iPad mini 4:3 display and battery in photo reveal

iPad mini 4:3 display and battery in photo reveal

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Photos believed to be the display of the yet to be announced iPad mini have been published on the internet, along with an image purporting to be the device’s battery.Despite being only days away from the expected unveil of the iPad mini, ETrade Supply... >>

Three Jelly Bean Samsung Galaxy S III update rolls-out

Three Jelly Bean Samsung Galaxy S III update rolls-out

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Samsung Galaxy S III users who bought their handset from the Three network can now update to the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system.After Three confirmed its arrival, Pocket-lint has indeed updated our own Samsung Galaxy S III over the air... >>

Newsweek to become all-digital in 2013, renamed Newsweek Global

Newsweek to become all-digital in 2013, renamed Newsweek Global

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Newsweek is retiring its print edition after 80 years and investing all its energies into an all-digital format.The announcement came in a joint statement published on The Daily Beast website from Tina Brown, editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast and Newsweek,... >>

Nokia Q3 financial results show company on road to recovery, ships 2.9 million Lumias

Nokia Q3 financial results show company on road to recovery, ships 2.9 million Lumias

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Nokia has announced its quarterly results and though the Finnish manufacturer is still trading at a loss of millions, there is a suggestion the tide may just be turning.The Q3 results reveal Nokia suffered an operating loss of 576 million euros (£476... >>

Tumi x Monster headphones marks the start of a new partnership

Tumi x Monster headphones marks the start of a new partnership

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Audio specialists Monster has partnered with Tumi - a premium travel, business and lifestyle accessories manufacturer - to launch a new brand of headphones, the Tumi x Monster.It may not appear an obvious fit, but the two companies believe Tumi’s focus... >>

Canon offers £160 cashback on select products this Christmas

Canon offers £160 cashback on select products this Christmas

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Canon has revealed its plan to entice shoppers this Christmas by announcing a host of cashback offers up to a total of £160.The offer applies to Canon’s range of compact cameras, DSLRs, camcorders, printers and lenses. For example, buy the Canon EOS... >>

Unmonday 4.3L hexagon AirPlay speaker looks for Kickstarter funding

Unmonday 4.3L hexagon AirPlay speaker looks for Kickstarter funding

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A new Kickstarter project aims to generate funds for its hexagon-shaped AirPlay speakers, which when paired together give the option of a mono, stereo or Dolby Surround Sound.The bizarrely titled Unmonday 4.3L, can stream music from your iPhone, iPod... >>

Microsoft Surface tablet used as a skateboard... by Windows president

Microsoft Surface tablet used as a skateboard... by Windows president

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Steven Sinofsky, president of Windows, has attempted to demonstrate the robustness of the soon-to-be-launched Microsoft Surface tablet, by turning it into a skateboard.Tweeting pictures on his own Twitter feed, Sinofsky is shown attaching four lime-green... >>

Argos to sell 32GB Google Nexus 7 for £199.99 - that's just 99p more than the 16GB version

Argos to sell 32GB Google Nexus 7 for £199.99 - that's just 99p more than the 16GB version

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Argos’s Christmas Gift Guide has revealed that the retailer will begin stocking a 32GB version of the Google Nexus 7, which it will sell for just £199.99.Currently the 16GB version of the Android powered tablet retails for £199, so we can expect to... >>

Nickelodeon Inflatable Sports Car for iPad provides turn-by-turn steering for iOS games

Nickelodeon Inflatable Sports Car for iPad provides turn-by-turn steering for iOS games

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An inflatable sports car that integrates an iPad into its steering wheel for iOS driving games, has gone on sale.The Nickelodeon Inflatable Sports Car is available in three versions: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer and SpongeBob SquarePants.... >>

Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone 8 device pops up again, this time with specs

Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone 8 device pops up again, this time with specs

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More details have emerged of Huawei’s first Windows Phone 8 handset, the Huawei Ascend W1, complete with a picture of the device sporting an ocean-coloured shell.The existence of the Huawei Ascend W1 was confirmed by the manufacturer’s own chairman... >>

Free Wi-Fi on London Underground for the remainder of 2012, thanks to Virgin Media

Free Wi-Fi on London Underground for the remainder of 2012, thanks to Virgin Media

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Hooray! Wi-Fi on London Underground stations is to remain free for all for the duration of 2012, Virgin Media has announced.Already available in 72 Underground stations, enabling commuters to email, tweet and browse the web from the ticket halls down... >>

LinkedIn Profile gets a facelift as it looks for more interaction between members

LinkedIn Profile gets a facelift as it looks for more interaction between members

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LinkedIn is to revamp its members’ Profile pages in a bid to get more people interacting with each other and building professional relationships. The online network, which already boasts more than 175 million members, is opting for a more visual design,... >>

Apple prepping 24 different iPad mini models, according to leaked SKU

Apple prepping 24 different iPad mini models, according to leaked SKU

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The iPad mini could arrive in 24 different versions at its grand unveil on 23 October, according to a leaked SKU.9to5Mac has posted the listing on its website, which refers to four different models as P101, P103, P105 and P107. Each of these four variants... >>