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Libratone Zipp is the AirPlay speaker that doesn't need a Wi-Fi network

Libratone Zipp is the AirPlay speaker that doesn't need a Wi-Fi network

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The Libratone Zipp wireless speaker has been unveiled and claims to be the “first and only device” to stream music from iOS products without the need for a Wi-Fi network. Instead the speaker – available in eight striking colours – creates its... >>

Texas Instruments to turn its back on smartphones and tablets

Texas Instruments to turn its back on smartphones and tablets

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Texas Instruments has announced that it plans to move away from the mobile space, to focus instead on “embedded systems” for a “wider market”.The admission came during an investor meeting of Texas Instruments (TI), broadcast as a webcast. The... >>

The Times to allow search engines to show first two sentences from its articles

The Times to allow search engines to show first two sentences from its articles

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The Times is to allow search engines to preview the first two lines of its articles from its website for the first time since implementing a paywall in July 2010. It means potential new readers will be able to “try before they buy”, getting a snippet... >>

One Mememto, the digital camera app that lets you take one photo and one photo only

One Mememto, the digital camera app that lets you take one photo and one photo only

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A camera app that lets you take only one photo before becoming defunct, might not sound appealing, but should you choose to download One Memento for the iPhone or iPad your one image will be stored in an exclusive online gallery.It’s all part of a digital... >>

Secret DJ app puts you in control of the music at your local bar or pub

Secret DJ app puts you in control of the music at your local bar or pub

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A new app is giving revellers the chance to choose what music gets played at their local bar or pub. The Secret DJ app provides more than 1,000 tracks with users able to select what gets played on the venue's sound system with a few virtual key presses.... >>

Photo of the HTC One X+ leaked on Twitter

Photo of the HTC One X+ leaked on Twitter

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Another leak of the yet to be revealed HTC One X+ has emerged, again on Twitter - only this time we actually get a glimpse of what the phone will purportedly look like.The pic with was tweeted by @evleaks with the words “HTC One X+ for T-Mobile USA”.... >>

Samsung working on its own web browser for Galaxy range

Samsung working on its own web browser for Galaxy range

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Reports claim Samsung is working on its own open-source WebKit browser that will be implemented in future Galaxy devices.According to the Electronic Times in Korea, the manufacturer has been looking to recruit WebKit developers to begin working at Samsung’s... >>

Apple iCloud storage to be downgraded to 5GB from 30 September

Apple iCloud storage to be downgraded to 5GB from 30 September

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If you’re an Apple iCloud subscriber you’ll need to check that your storage capacity hasn’t exceeded 5GB. As of 30 September, the cloud storage service will be limited to 5GB unless users upgrade.An email has been sent to subscribers informing them... >>

Google Street View becomes...Ocean View with underwater maps of the sea

Google Street View becomes...Ocean View with underwater maps of the sea

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It’s now possible to explore the bottom of the ocean without so much as getting your big toe wet. Google has teamed up with The Catlin Seaview Survey to create a Street View experience for six prominent sea spots. Sites in Hawaii, the Philippines and... >>

O2 and HTC to sell phone without a charger, in deliberate ploy to be more green

O2 and HTC to sell phone without a charger, in deliberate ploy to be more green

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O2 and HTC will begin selling a new, as yet unannounced, phone before the end of the year without a charger in the box as part of a pilot scheme to reduce the number of “wasted” chargers in circulation.According to O2, 70 per cent of customers who... >>

The washing machine that's round, stylish and on our wish list

The washing machine that's round, stylish and on our wish list

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Washing machines just got cool, thanks to a new model from Bauknecht that tears up the rulebook on how kitchen appliances should look.Bauknecht, the European brand of Whirlpool, commissioned German designer Arman Emami to come up with something different... >>

Nintendo Wii U will be region locked

Nintendo Wii U will be region locked

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Nintendo has confirmed that its Wii U console will be locked to specific regions, meaning gamers won’t be able to buy titles on the cheap from other countries. The Japanese company told CVG that each Wii U would be region locked and that no games... >>

WHSmith turns its high street stores into Wi-Fi hotspots

WHSmith turns its high street stores into Wi-Fi hotspots

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WHSmith is turning 603 of its high street stores into Wi-Fi hotspots after joining forces with The Cloud.Available now, customers who breeze through the stores will be able to log on for free with full access to the web via their smartphone, laptop or... >>

MySpace: The comeback starts here with Justin Timberlake and a redesign (video)

MySpace: The comeback starts here with Justin Timberlake and a redesign (video)

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Remember when MySpace was the go-to social networking site? Now we bet you can’t even remember your password for it. Well that could change if a Justin Timberlake and friends planned redesign catches the hearts and imagination of both new and former... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 lands in UK on 1 October

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 lands in UK on 1 October

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One for your diaries, Galaxy fans. The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 will be available to buy in the UK from 1 October, the manufacturer has revealed. The handset, which incorporates a huge 5.55-inch display, can be purchased from Monday from the Samsung Brand... >>

Ryder Cup 2012 live streams added to Sky Sports iPad app

Ryder Cup 2012 live streams added to Sky Sports iPad app

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Fans of golf’s Ryder Cup and the UEFA Champions League will now be able to watch double the action on their iPad, thanks to an update to the Sky Sports app.The update introduces the second split-screen experience, allowing golf and footie supporters... >>

iPhone 5 shortage - thinner display to blame

iPhone 5 shortage - thinner display to blame

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Five million units sold in just three days is great business no matter how you look at it, but according to reports Apple could have sold far more iPhone 5’s on its opening weekend had it not been for a shortage of display panels.The iPhone 5 uses,... >>

Apple Maps is better than Google Maps....in China at least

Apple Maps is better than Google Maps....in China at least

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Apple Maps might be taking a panning in the western world, but according to users in China, the new mapping solution is far better than anything Google has produced there.Blogger Anthony Drendel has written a comparison piece in relation to the two mapping... >>

Google Maps app for iOS ready to go... Oh no it isn't, says Schmidt

Google Maps app for iOS ready to go... Oh no it isn't, says Schmidt

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Apple’s launch of its new iOS 6 platform has received criticism over its new mapping functionality, with users bemoaning the lack of Google Maps. However, there’s growing speculation that an iOS 6 version of Google Maps has already been submitted... >>

HTC One X 5 to be the Google Nexus 5

HTC One X 5 to be the Google Nexus 5

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Speculation is mounting that the next Google Nexus 5 will in fact be the HTC One X 5. GSMArena.com has received a tip saying the 5-inch display-sporting Android handset will be made by HTC, and has even been passed on some specs. According to the tip-off,... >>

Download the Opera Pioneer CarBrowser App for in-car web surfing

Download the Opera Pioneer CarBrowser App for in-car web surfing

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Opera Software has made its Pioneer CarBrowser app available for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, an application that works in tandem with Pioneer’s built-in touchscreen displays for an in-car web browsing experience. The app itself is powered by Opera... >>

Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone 8 device to be unveiled on 25 September?

Huawei Ascend W1 Windows Phone 8 device to be unveiled on 25 September?

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Further details of Huawei’s first foray into the world of Windows Phone 8 have emerged, with some suggesting the Huawei Ascend W1 could get its big unveil as early as 25 September. Huawei has been very open about its plans to launch Windows Phone 8... >>

iPhone 5: Five million sold in just three days

iPhone 5: Five million sold in just three days

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Apple has announced that it has sold over five million new iPhone 5 devices in just three days. The handset only went on sale on 21 September, but already Apple CEO Tim Cook has been crowing about the success of the iPhone 5 and with good reason.“Demand... >>

Samsung NaviBot S, the robotic vacuum cleaner

Samsung NaviBot S, the robotic vacuum cleaner

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Samsung’s latest robotic vacuum cleaner is now available, ensuring the hoovering remains as easy as pressing a button. The Samsung NaviBot S is disc-like in shape and uses the manufacturer’s Visionary Mapping Plus system to learn the logistics of... >>

Apple recruiting ex Google employees to work on iOS maps

Apple recruiting ex Google employees to work on iOS maps

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Apple is actively hiring former Google employees who worked on Google Maps software,according to reports.The Cupertino outfit is looking to turn around negative opinion surrounding its new iOS 6 Maps and sources have told TechCrunch that these plans include... >>

Peugeot Onyx three-wheel Scooter - more than just a concept

Peugeot Onyx three-wheel Scooter - more than just a concept

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A hybrid three-wheel Peugeot Onyx Scooter is set to be showcased at the Paris Motor Show 2012, getting the automobile fraternity in a spin.Though the three-wheeler is just a concept at present – that’s to say you can’t buy it anywhere – it is... >>

LG Tone+ Bluetooth headset sets the way for LTE HD handsfree calling

LG Tone+ Bluetooth headset sets the way for LTE HD handsfree calling

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LG has unveiled its next-gen Bluetooth headset that supports Voiceover LTE (VoLTE) calls providing a higher-definition sound when making and receiving handsfree conversations.The LG Tone+ (HBS-730) headset is the follow-up to the original LG Tone and... >>

Apple Maps-gate: Now Motorola has a pop with its Droid Razr M

Apple Maps-gate: Now Motorola has a pop with its Droid Razr M

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Motorola has wasted no time in putting the boot in over the Apple Maps-gate saga, with a far from subtle advert promoting its Motorola Droid Razr M.With the slogan “The real world that’s fit for your hand”, the image sees the iPhone 5 positioned... >>

HTC 8X and HTC 8S pricing unveiled by Clove - cheaper than the iPhone 5

HTC 8X and HTC 8S pricing unveiled by Clove - cheaper than the iPhone 5

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Smartphone supplier Clove has begun taking pre-orders on both the HTC 8X and HTC 8S, pricing them at £399.99 and £224.99 (inc. VAT) respectively.HTC has so far remain tight-lipped as to what we might be expected to shell out for their flagship Windows... >>

YouTube testing multiple choice question and answer feature

YouTube testing multiple choice question and answer feature

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YouTube is trialling a new feature that will enable viewers to answer quiz-like questions while watching a video.The Video Questions Editor is currently only in beta but it allows people who upload videos to YouTube to add questions to their clips and... >>

Bonus Where's My Water? content to celebrate game's first birthday

Bonus Where's My Water? content to celebrate game's first birthday

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Fans of Where’s My Water? the physics based mobile game will now have even more levels to try to get their scientific brains around, as Disney celebrates the game’s first birthday with an array of new content.Along with 10 free Lost Levels and 40... >>

Motorola RAZR i UK pricing revealed

Motorola RAZR i UK pricing revealed

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Available from the beginning of October, UK pricing for the Motorola RAZR i has been revealed by select carriers.Virgin Media has announced that it will begin selling the Android device in store, online and via telesales starting at £23 a month on its... >>

HP Envy m4 Notebook revealed along with Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and 15

HP Envy m4 Notebook revealed along with Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and 15

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HP has revealed three new laptop computers that will run the new Windows 8 platform and be powered by the latest Intel Core TM processors, including a vamped up HP Envy m4 Notebook PC.The manufacturer has also unveiled the HP Pavilion Sleekbook 14 and... >>

Extreme queuing: iPhone 5 available from... the top of The O2

Extreme queuing: iPhone 5 available from... the top of The O2

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Customers went to giddy new heights on the iPhone 5 launch day when a pop-up store selling the device was erected at the top of The O2.The “Pop Up at The O2” store sat on top the iconic landmark that overlooks London’s Canary Wharf and saw customers... >>

HTC One X Jelly Bean update to begin rolling out in October

HTC One X Jelly Bean update to begin rolling out in October

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Finally HTC One X users appear a step closer to receiving an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, with some handsets set to receive the upgrade as soon as next month. According to Modaco.com, the Jelly Bean update will begin being rolled out to generic unlocked... >>

Asus invite confirms existence of Padfone 2 smartphone, laptop and tablet hybrid

Asus invite confirms existence of Padfone 2 smartphone, laptop and tablet hybrid

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Another date for your diary, as Asus has begun sending out invitations for the unveil of its Padfone 2, a “triune” device that combines a tablet, smartphone and keyboard dock.The invite was circulated by the Asus Italian press agency and suggests... >>

Free YouView box for BT customers, well apart from the installation and delivery cost

Free YouView box for BT customers, well apart from the installation and delivery cost

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BT is offering new customers who sign up to its Infinity Broadband package a free YouView set top box worth £299. With no subscription fee, customers will be able to enjoy more than 100 digital TV and Radio stations and access seven days of catch-up... >>

EDF iPhone app records meter readings by photo

EDF iPhone app records meter readings by photo

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Providing your electricity and gas meter readings just became a lot easier, thanks to a new iPhone app from EDF Energy. Instead of typing in numbers manually, the EDF iPhone app enables users to simply take a snap of their meter reading before submitting... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 gets November USA release

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 gets November USA release

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US customers will be able to buy the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 from November, after the Korean manufacturer announced network availability.The device, unveiled at IFA in August, will be available in America on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon Wireless and... >>

HTC One X 5: Concept but sources confirm it is real

HTC One X 5: Concept but sources confirm it is real

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Pocket-lint has been told that a concept picture of what is purported to be the HTC One X 5 is in fact the real deal. A user called Danny Tu posted the single image on Flickr. After initially getting the tech fraternity into a spin with HTC perhaps inadvertently... >>

ZTE Blade III details revealed, to hit Nordic regions first

ZTE Blade III details revealed, to hit Nordic regions first

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ZTE has announced details of its third Blade smartphone, with Finland and Sweden set to get their hands on the affordable Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone first.The ZTE Blade III continues the manufacturer’s mission of offering Android on the cheap,... >>

Apple apps receive iOS 6 updates with new features

Apple apps receive iOS 6 updates with new features

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Apple has set about updating its core native apps to support its iOS 6 platform. Updates for the likes of iPhoto, GarageBand, Numbers and iMovie are all available from the Apple App Store, some of which bring new features to the table. iPhoto is the... >>

Jarre Aeroskull docking speaker really is shaped like a skull

Jarre Aeroskull docking speaker really is shaped like a skull

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Creepy or creative, we can’t quite decide, but one thing’s for sure: the Aeroskull speakers from Jarre Technologies are certainly eye catching.The manufacturer - founded by synthesiser enthusiast and he of Oxygene fame, Jean Michel Jarre – has begun... >>

New Samsung Galaxy S III advert mocks iPhone 5 devotees (video)

New Samsung Galaxy S III advert mocks iPhone 5 devotees (video)

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Samsung’s latest commercial for its flagship Samsung Galaxy S III phone has been released, taking a scything swipe at potential iPhone 5 customers by claiming many have moved on to the Korean manufacturer’s Android powered smartphone. “The next... >>

iPhone 5 upgrade? Auris Bluetooth Audio Receiver wants to make your speaker dock still relevant

iPhone 5 upgrade? Auris Bluetooth Audio Receiver wants to make your speaker dock still relevant

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A new Bluetooth widget could be about to free iPhone users from having always to have their Apple smartphone in their speaker dock, if it can get Kickstarter funding. The Auris Bluetooth Audio Receiver plugs into a traditional 30-pin docking station... >>

Nokia Lumia 920 in store by November according to reports

Nokia Lumia 920 in store by November according to reports

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Reports suggest that the Nokia Lumia 920 could be available to buy this November, enabling the Finnish manufacturer to cash in on the run up to Christmas. After refusing to be drawn on when its Windows Phone 8 flagship smartphone would be hitting stores,... >>

Virgin Media launches Virgin TV Anywhere for live streaming and video on demand

Virgin Media launches Virgin TV Anywhere for live streaming and video on demand

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Virgin Media has officially unveiled details surrounding its Virgin TV Anywhere service, to be rolled out through both a website and mobile app this autumn.The service will enable all Virgin TV customers to stream live TV on multiple devices as well as... >>

Everything Everywhere's 4G UK plans to be detailed on 11 September

Everything Everywhere's 4G UK plans to be detailed on 11 September

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Everything Everywhere has sent an official invite alerting the UK tech press that all will be revealed on its 4G plans on Tuesday 11 September.The mobile network -  a partnership between Orange and T-Mobile - was given the green light by Ofcom to begin... >>

Windows Phone 8X by HTC (formerly the HTC Accord) in new specs leak

Windows Phone 8X by HTC (formerly the HTC Accord) in new specs leak

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An image of what is said to be the spec list of the new HTC Accord has been published on Twitter.The current thorn in HTC’s side, @Football4PDA, is again at the centre of the leak, posting the image on their Twitter feed. Some of the specs tie in with... >>

HTC One X+ smartphone outed by annonymous tweet

HTC One X+ smartphone outed by annonymous tweet

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Specs for a device that an XDA developer is calling the HTC One X+ has been revealed on his or her own personal Twitter feed.The HTC One X+ will purportedly be the successor to the Taiwanese manufacturer’s current flagship smartphone, the HTC One X. According... >>