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Beats by Dr. Dre prescribes NFC portable wireless speaker in the shape of the Beats Pill

Beats by Dr. Dre prescribes NFC portable wireless speaker in the shape of the Beats Pill

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Not content with domineering the headphone market, Beats by Dr. Dre has turned its attention to wireless speakers by unveiling the Beats Pill. With Beats Audio technology embedded in the device, Beats is promising the same high-end audio experience as... >>

JBL OnBeat Venue Wireless Speaker turns your iPad into a home entertainment system

JBL OnBeat Venue Wireless Speaker turns your iPad into a home entertainment system

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Harman has revealed its JBL OnBeat Venue Wireless Speaker system, which the audio specialist says will replace the home entertainment system when used with the Apple iPad The speakers themselves are fitted with dual full-range drivers, while Harman’s... >>

iPad mini confirmed as press invite arrives... all eyes on 23 October

iPad mini confirmed as press invite arrives... all eyes on 23 October

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It’s official! Apple will hold an event on 23 October at which it is expected to reveal the iPad mini, with invites for the prestigious event beginning to be circulated among the press. The event will take place in San Jose at 10am Pacific time (6pm... >>

Nike+ TomTom SportWatch now available in white and silver edition

Nike+ TomTom SportWatch now available in white and silver edition

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Nike and TomTom have added a fifth edition to the SportWatch GPS range, with the introduction of a white and silver version. It was inspired by the special edition Olympic version of the SportWatch, unveiled shortly after the London 2012 Games concluded,... >>

HTC One S special edition comes in white with 64GB memory boost, shame it's only for Taiwan

HTC One S special edition comes in white with 64GB memory boost, shame it's only for Taiwan

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HTC has given its HTC One S a lick of paint and a whopping increase in memory, in a special edition of the handset that has gone on sale in Taiwan. The handset, which retains its impressively svelte waistline of just 7.8mm, is now available in what HTC... >>

Netflix UK & Ireland first to show Breaking Bad season finale, starts 1 November

Netflix UK & Ireland first to show Breaking Bad season finale, starts 1 November

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The first part of the final season of award-winning TV series Breaking Bad will be available on Netflix UK & Ireland from 1 November. It means the UK and Ireland will be the first regions to have access to the series finale from Netflix, even before the... >>

Microsoft Surface priced at $499 for 32GB model as TV blitz starts

Microsoft Surface priced at $499 for 32GB model as TV blitz starts

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Microsoft has finally priced the Microsoft Surface RT... in the US, at least. The new Windows RT tablet will cost $499 for the 32GB model, although you won't get the Touch Cover keyboard unless you pay a further $100. At the top of the pile sits a 64GB... >>

Starbucks iOS app now works with Apple's Passbook in the UK

Starbucks iOS app now works with Apple's Passbook in the UK

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Caffeine addicts in the UK can now use their iPhone’s Passbook app to pay for their Starbucks coffee. Previously this function was reserved for the US, but Starbucks customers in the UK and Canada can now also make use of the mobile payment method,... >>

Samsung finalises its Windows 8 line-up complete with US pricing

Samsung finalises its Windows 8 line-up complete with US pricing

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Samsung has put the finishing touches to its Windows 8 line-up, revealing pricing details ahead of the operating system’s debut on 26 October.  The range of Windows 8 products includes laptops, PCs and, of course, Samsung’s tablet devices with their... >>

Adobe Reader for Android now supports cloud storage

Adobe Reader for Android now supports cloud storage

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Adobe has updated its Reader app to add cloud support, allowing users to share files stored at Acrobat.com across a multitude of devices. With cloud storage introduced to the Adobe Reader, users will be able to amend documents as well as add notes and... >>

Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 comes with dedicated Windows 8 buttons

Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 comes with dedicated Windows 8 buttons

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With the imminent arrival of Windows 8, Logitech has unveiled a Bluetooth keyboard that is optimised for Microsoft’s new operating system, complete with shortcut keys.  The Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 actually works with Apple’s... >>

Thinner iMac with curved shell to also debut alongside iPad mini on 23 October

Thinner iMac with curved shell to also debut alongside iPad mini on 23 October

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As well as today's earlier rumour that the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display is to appear, speculation is now mounting that a new iMac will be unveiled alongside the iPad mini at an Apple event hosted on 23 October.  A picture of a logic board... >>

Amazon in talks to buy Texas Instruments' chip technology

Amazon in talks to buy Texas Instruments' chip technology

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Texas Instruments is in talks with Amazon about the sale of its smartphone and tablet OMAP chip technology, according to reports. In September, Texas Instruments (TI) announced it was moving away from the mobile space, instead focusing on “embedded... >>

iPad mini pricing revealed in inventory leak, starts at 249 euros

iPad mini pricing revealed in inventory leak, starts at 249 euros

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The Apple iPad mini will be available from 249 euros and will come in both Wi-Fi-only and Wi-Fi and cellular variants, according to a leaked screenshot of a sales inventory system. The picture was posted on German blog schimanke.com and lists all available... >>

LG bringing Smart TVs to UK hotels

LG bringing Smart TVs to UK hotels

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Hotel rooms throughout the world could soon be fitted with LG’s Pro:Centric Smart Hotel TVs, providing guests with access to apps, a customisable user interface and the ability to stream content from compatible devices.  The LG LT760H series, and later... >>

iPhone 5 issues such as Apple Maps-gate don't concern consumers, according to survey

iPhone 5 issues such as Apple Maps-gate don't concern consumers, according to survey

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A new independent survey claims consumers have been undeterred by issues concerning Apple Maps in their quest to purchase the iPhone 5. Although thousands of complaints were made on social networks and blogs, ChangeWave Research says: “Apple Maps... >>

Wacom's Bamboo Manga tablet lets you create your own Manga movies

Wacom's Bamboo Manga tablet lets you create your own Manga movies

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Fans of iconic Japanese Manga comics can now recreate their favourite characters as well as penning their own, using Wacom's special-edition Manga Bamboo Pen & Touch tablet. The Bamboo Manga package comes with two pieces of editing software: Manga Studio... >>

EA gives away thousands of games by mistake

EA gives away thousands of games by mistake

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The generous folk at Electronic Arts gave away thousands of free titles over the weekend through its Origin store. Only they didn’t mean to.  The saga began with EA thanking a select few gamers for taking part in a survey by sending them a code that... >>

Netflix app arrives for Windows 8 complete with touchscreen interface

Netflix app arrives for Windows 8 complete with touchscreen interface

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Netflix has released an app for the Windows 8 platform that will integrate a touchscreen interface for any compatible laptops, notebooks and desktop PCs. Films and TV series can be selected by simply pressing on the corresponding panel, while menus can... >>

Carphone Warehouse set to take Samsung Galaxy S III Mini pre-orders

Carphone Warehouse set to take Samsung Galaxy S III Mini pre-orders

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Carphone Warehouse is joining Phones 4u in taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini, ahead of its 2 November launch. From Saturday 13 October, customers can pre-order the device from the Carphone Warehouse website, though at present it’s... >>

BlackBerry 10 L-Series given video demonstration... by RIM employee (video)

BlackBerry 10 L-Series given video demonstration... by RIM employee (video)

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Perhaps he didn’t get the memo, but a RIM employee has given a video demo of a new BlackBerry 10 L-Series device ahead of launch. The video appears to have been shot at a trade show in Mexico, with the employee giving a full demonstration of the unnamed... >>

iPad mini gets new reveal date... all eyes on 23 October

iPad mini gets new reveal date... all eyes on 23 October

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Apple will finally reveal its iPad mini on 23 October, just three days before Microsoft begins selling its own tablet device, according to reports. AllThingsD, which correctly predicted the launch of both the iPad 2 and new iPad, received the tip, claiming... >>

Amazon: We make no profit from Kindles, only services

Amazon: We make no profit from Kindles, only services

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Amazon has admitted that it will make no profit from its Kindle Fire HD and Paperwhite eReader, instead relying on customers buying eBooks and other media files.  The admission comes just a day after Amazon announced its Kindle Paperwhite was heading... >>

Vizio Windows 8 all-in-one touch PCs show us a touchpad future

Vizio Windows 8 all-in-one touch PCs show us a touchpad future

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Vizio in the US has unveiled its own Windows 8 delights in the shape of a 24 and 27-inch PC with a full touchscreen, along with two ultrabooks and a notebook, all of which will be landing Stateside before Christmas Placing a heavy emphasis on touch with... >>

Microsoft Office 2013 now RTM, general availability early next year

Microsoft Office 2013 now RTM, general availability early next year

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Microsoft has announced that its next-generation Office 2013 has been released to manufacturing, though the company admits that most of us won’t actually get hold of a copy until the beginning of next year.  With coding and testing complete, the Office... >>