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Samsung Galaxy S4 goes Gangnam style for India launch, get ready to cringe

Samsung Galaxy S4 goes Gangnam style for India launch, get ready to cringe

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Prepare to witness the most cringeworthy piece of smartphone advertising ever conceived. Samsung has reworked the iconic YouTube Psy Gangnam Style track with Galaxy S4 lyrics for the Indian SGS4 launch. It doesn't surprise us, Samsung's New York Galaxy... >>

Best HTC One accessories

Best HTC One accessories

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The HTC One is a very nicely put together piece of kit. It's one of those phones you really don’t want to drop. The brushed-aluminium shell is tough, but it likes to ding, dent and scratch more than most, so investing in a proper case is no bad idea.... >>

Apple finally admits original iPhone 'obsolete'

Apple finally admits original iPhone 'obsolete'

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The original Apple iPhone, which was released in June 2007, will be labelled as "obsolete" by Apple's retail network. This means that from this summer it will no longer be serviceable in the traditional means via Apple care centres.  The phone will pick... >>

App of the day: Iron Man 3 review (iPhone and Android)

App of the day: Iron Man 3 review (iPhone and Android)

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Most movie tie-ins apps are usually terrible. This one isn't, which is a good thing too because Iron Man 3 is awesome and you will likely want more of the same the moment you leave the cinema. Thankfully all you need to do is whip out your smartphone... >>

Scientists invent glow in the dark sheep and no, it isn't 1 April

Scientists invent glow in the dark sheep and no, it isn't 1 April

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A laboratory in Uruguay has developed glow-in-the-dark sheep by genetically modifying their genes with that of the fluorescent Aequarea jellyfish. Yes, we are as stunned as you about this one. The sheep, which are clearly visible at night, have a distinct... >>

Citroen DS3 DSport 155 Red
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Citroen DS3 DSport 155 Red

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We'll be honest, we love the DS3. It does have its foibles, but as a complete three-door hatchback package, it is up there with the best. Right now it sits in between the Fiat 500 and the Mini in terms of price, offering just as much fun as each, a strong... >>

Sony HDR-AS15 now offers a dog's-eye view

Sony HDR-AS15 now offers a dog's-eye view

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Sony has unveiled a host of accessories for its HDR-AS15 action camera, including a dog mount and surfboard attachment. Designed to rival the likes of the GoPro HD Hero 3, Sony's action camera features 1080p video recording at 60fps. It also includes... >>

Apple to unveil redesigned Finder in OS X 10.9, iOS coming later in the year

Apple to unveil redesigned Finder in OS X 10.9, iOS coming later in the year

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Apple is planning a more restrained approach to the look and feel of OS X 10.9, with changes geared towards power-users rather than entirely overhauled functionality.  Word from 9to5mac is that the new OS X, internally codenamed “Cabernet,” is... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 official, 7-inch affordable tablet inbound

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 official, 7-inch affordable tablet inbound

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Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab 3, a 7-inch tablet running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and boasting a 1.2 GHz dual-core processor.  The value-for-money tablet, which sits at the bottom end of Samsung's tablet range, will go on sale in Wi-Fi-only form... >>

British government to start posting exclusive stories via Twitter

British government to start posting exclusive stories via Twitter

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Britain's coalition government is to take to Twitter to offer journalists "Twitter exclusives". The move, which is a turnaround from David Cameron's famous "too many twits might make a twat” line in 2009, is designed to show a more social media savvy... >>

Minecraft creator releases highly addictive Drop browser game for typing fanatics

Minecraft creator releases highly addictive Drop browser game for typing fanatics

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For fans of addictive, browser-based games, Minecraft creator Notch has put together one of the best. Called Drop, it essentially asks you to type as quick as you can, hitting letters that come flying toward your screen.  All the while, an optical illusion... >>

Samsung Galaxy S4 release date and availability: Where can I get it? [updated]

Samsung Galaxy S4 release date and availability: Where can I get it? [updated]

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So, the Samsung Galaxy S4 will finally be available to buy in the UK from 26 April from the Samsung Experience Store at Westfield Stratford City, with all other major UK operators carrying it from the day after. Presently, only the 4G-ready handset will... >>

Best Samsung Galaxy S4 accessories

Best Samsung Galaxy S4 accessories

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 is undoubtedly going to be the pride and joy of many a trouser pocket from its official UK release date of 27 April. But keeping that phone feeling fresh and scratch-free means investing in a decent case. Thankfully, with Samsung... >>

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy S4 launched with 8-core Exynos 5 processor

Dual-SIM Samsung Galaxy S4 launched with 8-core Exynos 5 processor

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Samsung has announced a dual-SIM version of the Galaxy S4 packing the coveted 8-core Exynos 5 processor. The handset, which will sadly be a China only affair, should be the most-powerful iteration of Samsung's flagship smartphone available. The official... >>

F1 tech: Lotus driver Romain Grosjean says steering wheel is most important kit

F1 tech: Lotus driver Romain Grosjean says steering wheel is most important kit

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Lotus is team of the moment right now in Formula One. The last race, the Bahrain Grand Prix, saw both Kimi Raikonnen and Romain Grosjean, the team's drivers, finish in podium positions - second and third respectively. Pocket-lint has been lucky enough... >>

LG's TV cloud services finally ready to come to the UK

LG's TV cloud services finally ready to come to the UK

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LG Cloud is rolling out in the UK and the rest of Europe by the end of next month. The service acts a bit like Dropbox, letting you store video content in one place and view it on PCs, TVs and smartphones.  LG Cloud has been out in the United States,... >>

New Nokia Windows Phone to be announced at 14 May London event

New Nokia Windows Phone to be announced at 14 May London event

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Nokia has planned a 14 May launch event for its next set of Windows Phone-powered handsets. Invitations have been sent out detailing the event with the words "The Nokia Lumia story continues" written across the top.  Less of a hint, more a confirmation... >>

Entire Saturday Night Live archives to be accessible to Yahoo users

Entire Saturday Night Live archives to be accessible to Yahoo users

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The whole of Saturday Night Live's 38-year archive will be made available on the Yahoo website. The search engine has made an agreement with Broadway Video to bring all Saturday Night Live programmes online, including clips from the current season. Things... >>

Google to make rival services clearer in search results for next five years

Google to make rival services clearer in search results for next five years

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Google is to alter search results following an investigation into whether it unfairly promoted its own services. The search giant will change the way that results from the likes of Google Maps and YouTube are labelled, while results from competitors will... >>

Nike+ FuelBand app updated with new social features

Nike+ FuelBand app updated with new social features

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Nike has updated its iOS FuelBand app to bring increased social network connectivity. You can now share NikeFuel achievements straight to your Facebook account. On top of this, the app now allows you to photograph your workout activity and upload pictures... >>

BT could launch its own 4G phone network

BT could launch its own 4G phone network

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BT may be planning to start its own 4G mobile phone network. The telecoms giant recently obtained some 4G spectrum and is searching for a mobile operator to partner with and launch its own BT-branded network. “We won some excellent 4G spectrum just... >>

Nokia Asha 210 pictures and hands-on

Nokia Asha 210 pictures and hands-on

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The Nokia Asha 210 is the latest in a long line of affordable S40-powered phones from the Finnish manufacturer. The difference here is that the Asha takes a design cue from the more-expensive Windows Phone powered Lumia smartphones that Nokia produces.... >>

LG to launch flexible OLED phone before end of the year

LG to launch flexible OLED phone before end of the year

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LG will release a flexibile OLED smartphone later this year. Yoon Bu-hyun, the company's vice-president of mobile, has confirmed the handset will be launched sometime around Q4 of 2013. Whether or not this handset will materialise as the Optimus G2 remains... >>

£15 Nokia 105 makes same profit for company as its smartphones

£15 Nokia 105 makes same profit for company as its smartphones

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Nokia's super-cheap 105 handset, which retails for around £17 in China, generates as much profit for the company as its flagship smartphones, executives have revealed. Speaking at the Nokia 105 launch in China, Nokia's China platform and technology... >>

Draw Something 2 launched on iPhone and iPad, we get addicted all over again

Draw Something 2 launched on iPhone and iPad, we get addicted all over again

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Draw Something landed in February 2012 and almost immediately became the must-have app on smartphones. It managed 20 million downloads within a week and soon after hit 50 million, before its developer Omgpop was picked up by Zynga for $180 million. Sadly,... >>