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Windows 8 Marketplace says no to adult-rated games

Windows 8 Marketplace says no to adult-rated games

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Games with content deemed inappropriate for children will not be available to buy from the Windows 8 Marketplace, it has been revealed. A Microsoft representative has said titles such as The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Max... >>

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini official, available November

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini official, available November

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Samsung has announced the latest addition to its Galaxy family, the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini, at a press event in Frankfurt, Germany. The Android-powered handset is a miniaturised version of the Korean manufacturer’s flagship Samsung Galaxy S III... >>

Barbie Photo Fashion Doll has hidden camera and LCD T-shirt display

Barbie Photo Fashion Doll has hidden camera and LCD T-shirt display

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Mattel’s latest Barbie doll not only has a hidden camera, it will also display any snaps taken with it on her LCD display-sporting T-shirt. Barbie Photo Fashion Doll is fitted with a 0.3-megapixel camera embedded in the back of Barbie’s necklace.... >>

LG Nexus 4 bares all in photo reveal

LG Nexus 4 bares all in photo reveal

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A Belarusian site has got its hands on the LG Nexus 4, posting photos of the device and revealing some key specs. Yesterday we told you that the phone had been spotted on the Carphone Warehouse inventory, listing both white and black models. Onliner appears... >>

Samsung to merge Bada with Tizen for open-source OS, more Wave handsets to come?

Samsung to merge Bada with Tizen for open-source OS, more Wave handsets to come?

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Samsung has confirmed that it plans to merge its own Bada mobile operating system with the HTML5-based Tizen OS, suggesting future Samsung Wave handsets are in the pipeline.  A merging between the two operating systems was mooted at the start of the... >>

Google Street View updates 250,000 miles of road and doubles number of special collections

Google Street View updates 250,000 miles of road and doubles number of special collections

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Google Street View has been upgraded, updating 250,000 miles of roads across the globe and doubling its number of special collections enabling users virtually to step inside more specific points of interest.  The update increases the number of places... >>

Zynga in state of crisis as stock becomes "worthless"

Zynga in state of crisis as stock becomes "worthless"

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Zynga’s stocks have reached an all time low, raising questions about the future of the social and mobile gaming company. According to reports, Wall Street values Zynga’s stock at just $2.46 per share, a 16 per cent fall in what was already a poor... >>

Star Wars themed Angry Birds toys and costumes revealed, pre-order now

Star Wars themed Angry Birds toys and costumes revealed, pre-order now

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Amazon has begun taking pre-orders on an array of Angry Birds Star Wars toys, ahead of the game’s launch on 8 November. We knew Hasbro was planning something following the announcement of the game earlier this week, but now we’ve had a glimpse at... >>

Mando Footloose foldable bike swaps chain for alternator

Mando Footloose foldable bike swaps chain for alternator

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The Mando Footloose claims to be the world’s first chainless hybrid electric bike, using your pedal power to generate electricity through the built-in alternator. Cyclists have the option of simply hopping on and letting the motor do the work – Mando... >>

Halo 4 launch trailer produced by Fight Club's David Fincher, out 18 October

Halo 4 launch trailer produced by Fight Club's David Fincher, out 18 October

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Legendary Hollywood director David Fincher will be executive producer of the new Halo 4 launch trailer, due to debut on 18 October ahead of the game's November launch. The trailer will examine the backstory of the Halo’s protagonist, Master Chief, before... >>

Developers warned Apple about its Maps app... before iOS 6 hit

Developers warned Apple about its Maps app... before iOS 6 hit

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It turns out Apple Maps-gate might not have been such a surprise after all, with several developers coming forward and claiming to have informed the Cupertino outfit of the issues that have blighted the launch of the Apple Maps app.  Since the arrival... >>

Samsung reveals budget friendly Galaxy Music smartphone

Samsung reveals budget friendly Galaxy Music smartphone

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Music maestro and budget friendly are just two ways of describing the Samsung Galaxy Music, another addition to the manufacturer’s growing Android portfolio. The Samsung Galaxy Music runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which though not the latest Jelly... >>

LG Nexus 4 confirmed by Carphone Warehouse inventory

LG Nexus 4 confirmed by Carphone Warehouse inventory

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The odds on Google’s next Nexus phone being made by LG have been slashed after a device named the "LG Nexus 4" was listed in Carphone Warehouse’s inventory.  A photo of the entry was sent to The Verge and indicates the phone will be arriving in both... >>

CoPilot delivers mapping solutions to over 250 different Android devices

CoPilot delivers mapping solutions to over 250 different Android devices

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ALK Technologies, the team behind the CoPilot apps, claims its navigation software now supports more than 250 different Android devices, making it one of the most wide-ranging mapping solutions available to download. One of the reasons CoPilot has been... >>

Logitech TouchPad T650 and T620 and T400 mice ready for Windows 8 explosion

Logitech TouchPad T650 and T620 and T400 mice ready for Windows 8 explosion

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Logitech has unveiled three computer accessories that the manufacturer says will enhance your Windows 8 experience when the new operating system arrives later this month. The products include two mice and one touchpad, all of which put touch at the forefront.... >>

Samsung Galaxy S III 'mini' confirmed - 11 October reveal

Samsung Galaxy S III 'mini' confirmed - 11 October reveal

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Samsung chief JK Shin has confirmed that the manufacturer is set to reveal a 4-inch "mini" version of its flagship Samsung Galaxy S III device.  Speaking to the Korean press, Shin remained cagey about the details of the phone, saying only that the display... >>

Bookeen's Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight eReader arrives this November

Bookeen's Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight eReader arrives this November

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Claiming to be the “world’s lightest e-reader solution”, Booken has unveiled its new Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight device, arriving in Europe this November. With Amazon and Barnes & Noble both showcasing their own all-seeing, all-doing eReaders,... >>

Android 4.2 Key Lime Pie already exists according to Google Analytics

Android 4.2 Key Lime Pie already exists according to Google Analytics

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Google Analytics has unearthed a number of smartphone and tablet devices that are supposedly running the latest Android 4.2 operating system, suggesting the update is in the final stages of testing. The Android Authority noticed it was receiving several... >>

Nike+ FuelBand coming in two new colours

Nike+ FuelBand coming in two new colours

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The Nike+ Fuel Band is getting something of a lick of paint, after the sports firm announced that the exercise bracelet would soon be available in two new colours. From 31 October, the Nike+ FuelBand will go on sale in new Black ICE and White ICE variants.... >>

Microsoft reveals the wrist motion sensor that could retire Kinect

Microsoft reveals the wrist motion sensor that could retire Kinect

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A team of Microsoft researchers has developed a motion-tracking device that fits around your wrist without the need for motion detection cameras, enabling users to interact with their electronic devices with a flick of the wrist or the squeeze of a palm.... >>

iPad mini pics published on Twitter

iPad mini pics published on Twitter

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Photos purporting to show the iPad mini have been published on Twitter just a day before invitations for the grand reveal are expected to arrive. Australian Sonny Dickson, a researcher for 9to5Mac, has published the photos on his Twitter and Instagram... >>

Virgin Media customers get broadband speed boost, as promised

Virgin Media customers get broadband speed boost, as promised

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Virgin Media has continued to deliver on its promise to increase customers’ broadband speeds by boosting it for those who currently enjoy rates of 100Mb to 120Mb. The broadband provider introduced its Double Your Speeds programme at the start of this... >>

Opera Mobile 12.1 arrives on Google Play to take on Chrome

Opera Mobile 12.1 arrives on Google Play to take on Chrome

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Opera has updated its mobile browser for the Android platform, introducing SPDY, WebSockets, fraud detection and better CSS and HTML5 support. Opera Mobile 12.1 for Android is available now from the Google Play store and has been optimised specifically... >>

Google Nexus 10 rumoured to be made by Samsung

Google Nexus 10 rumoured to be made by Samsung

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Google’s 10-inch Nexus tablet will have a pixel density higher than the new iPad and will be made by Samsung, according to an industry analyst.  Richard Shim, an analyst at NPD DisplaySearch was speaking to CNET and said of the Google Nexus 10: “It’s... >>

Facebook jacket hugs you every time you get a 'like'

Facebook jacket hugs you every time you get a 'like'

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A jacket that syncs with your Facebook account and inflates - resembling a physical hug - each time you receive a "like" has gone on show. The “Like-A-Hug” jacket aims to recreate that warm fuzzy feeling you get when you receive a like on a photo... >>