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Samsung mirrorless Android cameras make brief cameo on official website

Samsung mirrorless Android cameras make brief cameo on official website

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Samsung appears to have inadvertently revealed the names of two yet to be unveiled Android mirrorless cameras on its website. The names of the Samsung NX-R and Samsung NX300 both appear on the ‘Find Your Product’ list on the manufacturer’s website.... >>

Free Wi-Fi for Skype users throughout UK and Ireland stores thanks to Wicoms partnership

Free Wi-Fi for Skype users throughout UK and Ireland stores thanks to Wicoms partnership

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A host of free Wi-Fi hotspots are set to emerge up and down the country thanks to a new partnership between Wicoms and Skype. “Free Skype WiFi” is being rolled out from today across the UK and Ireland with Skype users simply needing to log on via... >>

Duo Gamer iOS wireless controller unveiled... shame it only works with Gameloft titles

Duo Gamer iOS wireless controller unveiled... shame it only works with Gameloft titles

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A wireless gaming controller that connects to your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch via Bluetooth is set to begin shipping to enhance your iOS gaming experience, so long as you play Gameloft games. The Duo Gamer features two analog joysticks, six buttons (four... >>

Second Steve Jobs waxwork spotted, this time in the back of a truck

Second Steve Jobs waxwork spotted, this time in the back of a truck

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Imagine the scene: you’re driving down the road, you glance up at the truck overtaking you and who do you see in the back? Only former Apple CEO Steve Jobs. This bizarre sequence of events allegedly occurred in the Chinese city of Xi’an and there’s... >>

Toyota Smart Insect prototype car uses Kinect motion sensor, too bad it's not for sale

Toyota Smart Insect prototype car uses Kinect motion sensor, too bad it's not for sale

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A fully electric car that integrates Microsof’s Kinect motion detection along with the ability to open its doors via a voice command has been unveiled by Toyota at its CEATEC booth. Unfortunately this is one prototype that’s unlikely to hit markets.... >>

Apple removes Ping from iTunes... end of an error

Apple removes Ping from iTunes... end of an error

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Apple’s music-sharing social network service Ping has officially been disbanded after the Cupertino giant removed it from the current version of iTunes. Ping enabled iTunes users to discover new music by being alerted to what their friends were listening... >>

BlackBerry 10 L-Series touchscreen phone in specs leak

BlackBerry 10 L-Series touchscreen phone in specs leak

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Specs purportedly belonging to RIM’s first BlackBerry 10 touchscreen phone have been leaked, providing a further insight into what we might expect from one of the phones which the manufacturer is hoping will change its floundering fortunes.  The leaks... >>

Mystery HP Windows 8 tablet revealed as the HP ElitePad 900

Mystery HP Windows 8 tablet revealed as the HP ElitePad 900

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HP has finally unveiled its Windows 8 tablet that kept popping up over the summer. The now revealed HP ElitePad 900 first made an appearance in an HP advert in July, before being glimpsed again on HP’s official blog. Yet now not only we do have the... >>

Get your very own Mini Me with Foldable.Me

Get your very own Mini Me with Foldable.Me

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Foldable.Me, a new Kickstarter-funded service gives you the resources to create tiny paper versions of you and your friends, building an army of mini me's. To create your own “foldable” choose from hundreds of different shaped and coloured noses,... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 available a day early from Stratford flagship store

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 available a day early from Stratford flagship store

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Early birds will be able to get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 a day before its general release by visiting the Samsung Brand Store at Westfield Stratford City this Sunday, 30 September. Shoppers will be able to buy the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean-running... >>

Disney's Wreck-It Ralph film brings retro video game villains to life (video)

Disney's Wreck-It Ralph film brings retro video game villains to life (video)

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Disney’s latest animated adventure film, Wreck-It Ralph, sees some of our favourite video game bad guys make cameos, including characters from Streetfighter II, Sonic and Mario. Due in cinemas in time for Christmas, the film sees Ralph, a villain from... >>

ICS update for Sony Xperia Sola adds Glove Mode to help keep your hands warm

ICS update for Sony Xperia Sola adds Glove Mode to help keep your hands warm

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Sony Xperia Sola owners will get a new treat when they download Glove Mode: the Ice Cream Sandwich update that should be winging its way to the phone any moment now.  The Sola will be enable owners to use the phone with their gloves still on rather than... >>

Moo adds NFC to business cards, Patrick Bateman get ready to be jealous

Moo adds NFC to business cards, Patrick Bateman get ready to be jealous

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Moo.com is revamping the way in which we use business cards, by implementing an NFC microchip which, when tapped with a compatible smartphone, will highlight far more information than just your name and email address.  The problem with a business card... >>

Maserati picks Bowers & Wilkins for in car audio from 2013

Maserati picks Bowers & Wilkins for in car audio from 2013

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From 2013 Italian sports car manufacturer Maserati will fit all its cars with audio sound systems made by Bowers & Wilkins. The long-term partnership will produce a new high-performance car sound system, created by Bowers & Wilkins in collaboration with... >>

Facebook Gifts: Say happy birthday with an actual physical present

Facebook Gifts: Say happy birthday with an actual physical present

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Facebook users will soon be able to send actual gifts along with their birthday wishes to friends and family.  The Facebook Gifts feature enables users to choose and buy from a list of presents available through the social networking site before sending... >>

RunKeeper will now measure your performance against...wild animals

RunKeeper will now measure your performance against...wild animals

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Fitness fans will now be able to see how their performances measure against the world’s wildlife, with a new tie up between fitness app RunKeeper and Notch.me. The idea is that you connect your RunKeeper or Fitbit data to the Notch.me service and it... >>

Crystal encrusted Samsung Galaxy S III Swarovski Edition by Amosu Couture

Crystal encrusted Samsung Galaxy S III Swarovski Edition by Amosu Couture

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Footballers, hip-hop stars and folks with far too much money, behold the Samsung Galaxy S III Swarovski Edition. Created by Amosu Couture this bling-fest of a handset boasts 500 Swarovski crystals and a further 16 Swarovski crystallised elements built... >>

Seiko shows off Star Wars limited edition watches

Seiko shows off Star Wars limited edition watches

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Thirty-five years since the first instalment hit cinemas and still the Star Wars franchise remains as popular as ever. Which is presumably why Japanese watchmakers Seiko has decided to cash in with five limited-edition wristwatches based on various Star... >>

SensoGlove will improve your golf game with real-time audio and visual feedback

SensoGlove will improve your golf game with real-time audio and visual feedback

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Sensosolutions has begun selling an advanced version of its SensoGlove that helps improve your golf game by measuring and analysing your swing. The SensoGlove now has a longer battery life and features “Automatic Sensitivity Selection”. Press a button... >>

Klyp iPhone cover comes with tripod and flash for improved camera experience

Klyp iPhone cover comes with tripod and flash for improved camera experience

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A new case for the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S comes with a mini tripod and an LED light to turn your, let’s face it, amateur camera phone snaps into photos you can be proud of.  The Klyp accessory comes with two detachable adapter clips that secure the... >>

Klipsch upgrades G-17 AirPlay speakers - now works without Wi-Fi network

Klipsch upgrades G-17 AirPlay speakers - now works without Wi-Fi network

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Klipsch has upgraded its G-17 AirPlay iPhone speaker dock to enable Wi-Fi Direct. It means users will be able to stream music to their speakers via an iOS device without the need for a Wi-Fi network. Users will need to keep their iPhone or iPod within... >>

Facebook groups can now add Dropbox files

Facebook groups can now add Dropbox files

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Facebook users will soon be able to add their Dropbox files to their groups from within the social network. It means Facebook groups will be able to share documents, schedules, videos and pictures with other group members by simply clicking the “add... >>

London Olympics coverage drove BBC iPlayer requests to top 196 million

London Olympics coverage drove BBC iPlayer requests to top 196 million

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The BBC iPlayer enjoyed a record month in August, thanks largely to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Over 196 million requests were made during August alone, with the highest number coming in the first week of that month, accumulating 51 million requests... >>

LG Optimus Vu II smartphone officially unveiled with five-inch IPS display

LG Optimus Vu II smartphone officially unveiled with five-inch IPS display

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LG has announced the LG Optimus Vu II in its home country of Korea, a handset that sports a mammoth 5-inch display, runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and has LTE capabilities. Yet is it enough to justify the hefty price tag? The handset, a follow-up... >>

Google turns 14 and celebrates birthday with a chocolate cake doodle

Google turns 14 and celebrates birthday with a chocolate cake doodle

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Fourteen years ago two chaps who met at Stanford University created a search engine that would revolutionise the way in which we talk about, let alone use, the internet. Those chaps were Larry Page and Sergey Brin and their creation was of course Google.... >>