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Nvidia launches Tegra 4i with integrated LTE processor

Nvidia launches Tegra 4i with integrated LTE processor

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Nvidia has announced the Tegra 4i processor, which includes an integrated LTE chip as well as most of the graphical punch of the flagship Tegra 4 chip announced at CES.This means Nvidia is to enter into the LTE game with the Tegra 4i. The processor is... >>

BBC Two HD arriving on 26 March, replaces BBC HD

BBC Two HD arriving on 26 March, replaces BBC HD

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BBC Two HD is to launch on 26 March. As announced way back in 2011, as part of increasing BBC cutbacks, the BBC HD channel has now been canned, to be replaced by BBC Two HD.Programmes such as Top Gear, The Great British Bake Off and QI will remain on... >>

Samsung Galaxy Camera Wi-Fi launched, for those who don't want the SIM

Samsung Galaxy Camera Wi-Fi launched, for those who don't want the SIM

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Samsung has announced a more-affordable variant of its Galaxy Camera. The Wi-Fi-only version features all the same functionality and tech as the conventional camera, just without the 3G capabilities.This means you get a 16-megapixel sensor, 21x optical... >>

Sony releases evolution of PlayStation videos in build up to PS4 launch

Sony releases evolution of PlayStation videos in build up to PS4 launch

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Sony has published a selection of videos charting the history of the PlayStation from its launch in 1995, all the way up until now.As part of the PR push to the launch of what we hope is the PS4 on 20 February, the videos show everything you would want... >>

Kinect-enabled mannequin mimics shoppers' movements

Kinect-enabled mannequin mimics shoppers' movements

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In one of the creepiest Kinect mods we have seen, Japanese clothing retailer United Arrows has developed a mannequin that will mimic your movements.The idea is, you walk past the shop window in central Tokyo and the mannequin will follow anything you... >>

The ultimate Apple iWatch concept

The ultimate Apple iWatch concept

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No Apple product rumour would be complete without a nice selection of quirky concept designs put together by fans. The iWatch is no exception.This one, created by Esben Oxholm, has us hoping it comes to fruition. We haven't seen many concepts that look... >>

Bungie's Destiny confirmed for future console platforms, as well as PS3 and Xbox 360

Bungie's Destiny confirmed for future console platforms, as well as PS3 and Xbox 360

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Bungie's new next-generation game, Destiny, will be available on the the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 as you would expect, but also other future console platforms, the developer has confirmed.Set in the distant future, Destiny casts players as Guardians... >>

Sony PS Vita price slashed in Japan, but no word on UK price yet

Sony PS Vita price slashed in Japan, but no word on UK price yet

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The PlayStation Vita has had a third knocked off its price in Japan. The console is now retailing for 19,980 yen (about £138) for both Wi-Fi and 3G models. It had previously cost 30,000 yen.Sony says, however, that it has no plans to drop prices outside... >>

Sony NEX-3N and A58 appear in leaked images

Sony NEX-3N and A58 appear in leaked images

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Pictures of the Sony NEX-3N and A58 digital cameras have appeared online. The A58 looks to be a new SLT from Sony, which is rumoured to sport a 20-megapixel sensor and be around the same size as the A57.On top of the bigger sensor, we can expect a dynamic... >>

Star Wars fan builds battle of Hoth in his living room

Star Wars fan builds battle of Hoth in his living room

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In one of the greatest Star Wars geek moves ever, a fan has recreated the entire Hoth battle sequence from the Empire Strikes Back in his living room.The incredibly detailed diorama features everything, from the AT-AT getting taken down by the Snowspeeder,... >>

Marantz NR1603
4.5 stars

Marantz NR1603

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Getting enough oomph from your home cinema system normally requires you to store a super-size brick of a receiver underneath your television. Marantz likes to think otherwise, with its slimline set of NR receivers.Sitting in the middle of the new range... >>

Apple iWatch beater? Samsung Altius smartwatch leaked

Apple iWatch beater? Samsung Altius smartwatch leaked

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Screens from an as yet unannounced smart watch from Samsung, called the Altius, have appeared. The pictures show a large time display as well as a music and mail app.There is also a reception icon in the top left, indicating that the watch will come... >>

Mystery Nokia Lumia phone spotted in ad - could it be launched at MWC?

Mystery Nokia Lumia phone spotted in ad - could it be launched at MWC?

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MWC is just around the corner and the handset rumours are now in full flow. Latest to leak is this new mystery Lumia, which could be a sequel to the Lumia 920.The device made an appearance in an advert for Dutch mobile network KPN Mobiel. It looks not... >>

Gears of War: Judgment hands-on preview: First level and multiplayer tested

Gears of War: Judgment hands-on preview: First level and multiplayer tested

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Gears Of War is one of the staples of any Xbox 360 gamer’s diet. The chunky-footed heroes have been bumbling about on screen, shaky cam in tow, since the Xbox 360 still had its training wheels on.The last Gears of War was, without spoiling things, pretty... >>

Google Maps with Street View lands on the Wii U in the UK

Google Maps with Street View lands on the Wii U in the UK

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Google Maps with Street View has now gone live on the Wii U. The app had previously been a Japan-only offering, but has now launched in North America and the UK.Nintendo announced the app launch on its Nintendo Direct videocast, but only went into North... >>

Nintendo giving away new free games with 3DS XL purchases

Nintendo giving away new free games with 3DS XL purchases

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Nintendo has launched a special game giveaway from 21 March to 30 April. Anyone who buys a 3DS XL with a copy of Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon or Pokemon Mystery Dungeon, will get a choice of one of five games free.The free titles are Super Mario 3D Land,... >>

Best basic smartphones for the elderly

Best basic smartphones for the elderly

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We can think of countless arguments we have had with our grandparents over tech-related issues, none more so than about mobile phones. To the youth of today, the older generation’s lack of proficiency with electronics can seem baffling.It isn't until... >>

New look YouView box launched from Humax, now in silver

New look YouView box launched from Humax, now in silver

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Humax has launched a new-look set top box for YouView. The DTR-T1010 sports a much slicker looking brushed-aluminium style front, with a bright silver control dial.The rest of the box is black, but it is far more pleasing to the eye than the gloss plastic... >>

Panasonic says try before you buy on the Lumix DMC-GH3

Panasonic says try before you buy on the Lumix DMC-GH3

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Panasonic will launch a try before you buy service with its new Lumix DMC-GH3. Those interested in buying the camera will be able to take it for a 48-hour spin before purchase, to see if it's right for them.The deal lets you play with a DMC-GH3 with no... >>

O2 Tracks brings UK Top 40 singles chart to your phone

O2 Tracks brings UK Top 40 singles chart to your phone

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O2 Tracks is a new subscription service designed to bring the Top 40 chart to your phone. It works by syncing songs with your handset overnight, so you have the fresh weekly chart update to listen to whenever you want.It is powered by MusicQubed and offers... >>

Beercade coin-op: Win beer for gaming skills

Beercade coin-op: Win beer for gaming skills

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Forget tokens, winning on a Beercade machine will dole you out a pint of beer. The more you play, the more you drink. The end result, a self-imposed drinking limit, when you get so wasted the chances of winning are reduced to zero. Put together for the... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Spotify Windows Phone 8 review

APP OF THE DAY: Spotify Windows Phone 8 review

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It has been a long wait, but Spotify has finally arrived for Windows Phone 8. This means Nokia Lumia 920 owners can now take advantage of their Spotify subscriptions and listen to music on their mobiles. It doesn't vary much from the Windows Phone 7... >>

Dead Space 3
4.0 stars

Dead Space 3

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Dead Space came out of nowhere. It proved that in the days of Call of Duty and the other mega franchises, there was still space for a genuinely new and exciting series of games.With the original Dead Space developer Visceral Games made a name for itself... >>

Witcher 3 will look better on PC than XBox 720 or PS4, says developer

Witcher 3 will look better on PC than XBox 720 or PS4, says developer

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PC will look better than games on the PS4 and Xbox 720, according to its developers.A Witcher fan asked developer CD Projekt Red via Twitter which next-gen system would see the game look best. The developers replied with PC... >>

New YouTube app for PS3 available for download

New YouTube app for PS3 available for download

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SCEE has rolled out a new-look YouTube app for the PlayStation 3. The app is much better suited to the PlayStation 3's controller and designed to make browsing YouTube on your console easier.The new app isn't the only announcement today from YouTube,... >>

Gigabyte P2742G 17-inch gaming laptop saves you pennies

Gigabyte P2742G 17-inch gaming laptop saves you pennies

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Gigabyte has gone for the jugular when it comes to value with its P2742G. Priced at £909, you get one hell of a gaming laptop for the money.Specs include Windows 8, an i7 processor and a Nvidia GeForce GTX 660M GPU. The laptop also uses hybrid storage... >>

iPhone-controlled paper aeroplane takes flight in 2013

iPhone-controlled paper aeroplane takes flight in 2013

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The world of paper aeroplanes is about to be turned upside-down, thanks to an invention from Power Up. The device takes any conventional paper plane and lets you add a small electric motor to the back.In its most basic form, the Power Up 2.0, the motor... >>

Barbie hits the club with digital dress

Barbie hits the club with digital dress

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Barbie continues to lead the way in the world of high-tech fashion, now sporting a dress with a 114 tri-colour LED lights, announced at the 2013 Toy Fair in New York.The dress uses a 4.5-inch resistive touch panel that can be drawn on with a finger or... >>

YouTube coming to Freesat

YouTube coming to Freesat

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Freesat boxes will be getting a welcome boost of functionality in the form of YouTube connectivity. Google has finalised a deal to bring the hugely popular online video service to Freesat boxes.Freesat boxes already sold will be able to access the YouTube... >>

BBC iPlayer to premiere shows before TV

BBC iPlayer to premiere shows before TV

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The BBC is to premiere new content on iPlayer before it has been shown on terrestrial television. The move will be a first for the BBC and forms part of a 12-month trial in which various pieces of content will be shown on iPlayer.The BBC hasn't yet released... >>

Spotify Valentine's Day playlist poetry makes poems from songs

Spotify Valentine's Day playlist poetry makes poems from songs

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In a move that will no doubt save the necks of a few lazy boyfriends and girlfriends on Valentine's Day this Thursday, Spotify has created a clever playlist poetry creation function to send to your loved ones. The poetry creator works by searching through... >>

Spotify for Windows Phone 8 launched

Spotify for Windows Phone 8 launched

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Spotify has arrived for Windows Phone 8. The app, which has been missing from WP8 since its launch, allows you to log in and stream music from your Spotify account on your smartphone.There had previously been hints of a Spotify launch for Windows Phone... >>

Vodafone invests in 4G handset line-up, before spectrum auction completes

Vodafone invests in 4G handset line-up, before spectrum auction completes

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Vodafone has further bolstered its 4G-capable handset line up with the HTC One SV, adding to the already confirmed BlackBerry Z10, Galaxy S III and Sony Xperia Z.The problem is, the 4G spectrum auction isn't even in full swing yet. Vodafone is betting... >>

First Unreal Engine 4 game revealed: Xbox 720 and PS4 release?

First Unreal Engine 4 game revealed: Xbox 720 and PS4 release?

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The first Unreal Engine 4 game has been revealed. Called Daylight, it is a clever twist on the survival horror genre. And its being built around the newest version of Unreal Engine means it looks absolutely stunning, from the screenshots at least.The... >>

The tech of F1 2013

The tech of F1 2013

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This year Formula One is going to be different. Hamilton isn't racing for McLaren, Red Bull's car is two-tone purple and maybe, just maybe, Vettel won't win it.On 17 March, the engines of F1 will be fired up in Melbourne and off we go again. As always,... >>

eBay auction sees $550,000 game collection go on sale

eBay auction sees $550,000 game collection go on sale

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In what has to be the ultimate video game collection ever amassed, a 6,850-title auction has just been listed on eBay.The asking priced is $550,000 for the lot, which includes more than 330 games consoles, 220 controllers and 185 accessories. It is, hands... >>

Nike Steaming Lounge: Shoes that fit like a glove

Nike Steaming Lounge: Shoes that fit like a glove

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Nike's super hi-tech FlyKnit shoe gadgetry has been doing the rounds for a while now. Even British athlete Mo Farah has been showing off his FlyKnits, winning gold medals in them at the Olympics.The concept of FlyKnit is fairly simple: strip away as much... >>

Wikipad 7-inch gaming tablet launching in Spring

Wikipad 7-inch gaming tablet launching in Spring

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The Wikipad gaming tablet has been bobbing its head above water for a while now. The tablet has finally got itself a launch date and some final hardware details, in the form of a 7-inch screen, Jelly Bean and $249 price tag for its spring launch.Wikipad... >>

LG Optimus G Pro pictures leaked, 5.5-inch screen in tow

LG Optimus G Pro pictures leaked, 5.5-inch screen in tow

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Pictures of the long-rumoured LG Optimus G Pro have now materialised. The phone touts a Full HD 5.5-inch screen and a whopping 3140 mAh battery.The Optimus G Pro was announced in Japan in 5-inch form, but this larger version hasn't been seen until now.... >>

Where does BlackBerry 10 go from here?

Where does BlackBerry 10 go from here?

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The Z10 represents a shift in BlackBerry's way of thinking. Gone are the clunky ways of BlackBerry 7 and in comes BlackBerry 10, a properly modern smartphone OS which can, at least on paper, compete with the likes of iOS and Android.So what now? What... >>

PS4 price revealed, according to Japanese press

PS4 price revealed, according to Japanese press

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The Sony PS4 could cost as little as £270 if prices match with the rumoured cost posted in Japanese newspaper the Asahi Shimbun.The paper says the console will be priced at around 40,000 yen. Naturally, there will be some overseas mark-up added to the... >>

BlackBerry: Get used to Z10's poor battery

BlackBerry: Get used to Z10's poor battery

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BlackBerry isn't planning on addressing the battery issues with its new Z10 smartphone, according to Vivek Bhardwaj, the company's head of software portfolio, who spoke to Pocket-lint about the issue."We are trying to be as competitive as we can on... >>

Cheaper BlackBerry 10 devices coming, but 'it will take time'

Cheaper BlackBerry 10 devices coming, but 'it will take time'

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BlackBerry has confirmed plans for more-affordable BlackBerry 10 handsets. Speaking to Pocket-lint, Rob Orr, managing director of UK and Ireland for BlackBerry, said cheaper BlackBerry 10 phones would be coming."Specifically we will have devices for all... >>

BlackBerry 10 Android runtime getting Jelly Bean update

BlackBerry 10 Android runtime getting Jelly Bean update

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BlackBerry 10's Android runtime technology is to be updated to Jelly Bean. The runtime layer is designed to let you use Android-produced apps on BlackBerry 10 devices. But at the moment only Gingerbread -ompatible apps are supported.The company confirmed... >>

Nvidia Project Shield demo shows Borderlands 2 in action

Nvidia Project Shield demo shows Borderlands 2 in action

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Nvidia's Project Shield, a portable gaming device from the graphics card manufacturer, has been demoed running Borderlands 2.The device, which Nvidia unveiled at CES, combines a Tegra 4 mobile chip with a controller and a screen, to let you play not only... >>

BlackBerry Dev Alpha C pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Dev Alpha C pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has launched the Dev Alpha C handset at its BlackBerry Jam in Amsterdam to help developers thinking of porting or developing apps for the Qwerty-keyboard-packing Q10 handset. The Dev Alpha C phone runs at a screen resolution of 720 x 720 on... >>

Red BlackBerry Z10 limited edition pictures and hands-on

Red BlackBerry Z10 limited edition pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has produced a special-edition red version of its recently launched Z10 handset to say thanks to developers who completed apps before the BlackBerry 10 launch.The phone will be part of a limited 12,000 run. Developers have until  28 February... >>

BlackBerry: Z10 selling better than expected in UK

BlackBerry: Z10 selling better than expected in UK

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The BlackBerry Z10 is already selling out in some stores in the UK. Speaking at the BlackBerry Jam developer conference today in Amsterdam, European managing director Stephen Bates said: "The response we have seen exceeded all of our launch partners... >>

BT Infinity becomes truly unlimited: No more traffic management, says BT

BT Infinity becomes truly unlimited: No more traffic management, says BT

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BT Infinity has been transformed into a truly unlimited package. The service no longer has any fair usage restrictions or traffic management.BT Infinity had previously set limits on customers' use of the high-speed fibre optic service under restrictions... >>

Ricoh developing 360-degree panoramic camera, sends result to smartphone

Ricoh developing 360-degree panoramic camera, sends result to smartphone

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Ricoh has demonstrated a rather wacky omnidirectional camera prototype at Japan's CP+ camera trade show. The new camera can shoot entire 360-degree panoramas in one single button press and then send them direct to your smartphone over Wi-Fi.It uses a... >>