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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... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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... >>