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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... >>

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,... >>

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... >>

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... >>