Archive for Hunter Skipworth

  • Which Samsung Galaxy S4 will you get? Processor variants listed by country
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    Which Samsung Galaxy S4 will you get? Processor variants listed by country

    By 21 March 2013

    The Samsung Galaxy S4 could be getting an 8-core variant in the UK after all. A list put together by Sammobile reveals which countries will be getting what version of the phone, and some will get both. For those who don't know, Samsung announced the Galaxy...

  • BenQ projector can be controlled with iPhone or iPad
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    BenQ projector can be controlled with iPhone or iPad

    By 21 March 2013

    BenQ has launched a small portable projector which is able to hook up with your iPhone and iPad. Called the GP10, the 1.5kg 720p capable device uses an Ultra-Lite LED projector which uses a clever short throw projection tech, which means you need to be...

  • Olympus launches VH-520, hi-tech on a budget
    Cameras

    Olympus launches VH-520, hi-tech on a budget

    By 21 March 2013

    Olympus has announced the VH-520, hoping to bring clever low-light tech and image processing to a budget camera. At £129.99, the VH-520 includes iHS technologies that let you snap colourful low-noise pictures in any lighting condition. The camera also...

  • Gears of War: Judgment review
    Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Gears of War: Judgment review

    By 20 March 2013

    For many, Gears of War was the reason they bought an Xbox. The game boasted amazing graphics, an eye-catching cast and third-person cover mechanics quite unlike anything else. Now, on the eve of the Xbox 360's demise, the Gears gang has returned for one...

  • Logitech reaffirms commitment to PC gaming with massive new accessory line-up
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    Logitech reaffirms commitment to PC gaming with massive new accessory line-up

    By 20 March 2013

    Logitech has gone PC mad, announcing eight new PC gaming-specific products including headphones, keyboards and mice. All the new Logitech kit fits nicely into the brand's G range of products. This means clever technology all set up to give gamers the...

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders four times that of Galaxy S3
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    Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders four times that of Galaxy S3

    By 20 March 2013

    Pre-registrations for the Samsung Galaxy S4 are more than four times the number placed for Samsung's last flagship handset.  Carphone Warehouse has broken all pre-registration figures for the phone. In the three days following its announcement, 446 per...

  • Forget Xbox 720 and PS4, go next-gen in your living room now with a small form factor PC
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    Forget Xbox 720 and PS4, go next-gen in your living room now with a small form factor PC

    By 20 March 2013

    The PS4 will arrive by Christmas this year and you can bet your bottom dollar that the Xbox 720 will too. But that is a long time to wait and every trailer or confirmed title shown on YouTube makes that wait just a little bit harder. The thing is though,...

  • Up by Jawbone re-released in UK, alongside new Android app
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    Up by Jawbone re-released in UK, alongside new Android app

    By 20 March 2013

    The Jawbone Up has returned, this time round in a new an improved form. Originally pulled from the market due to battery issues, the new Up promises to make up for previous mistakes with a greatly improved build quality. Alongside the re-release of the...

  • Talking Avatar lets you interact with a computer face to face
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    Talking Avatar lets you interact with a computer face to face

    By 19 March 2013

    In the future the way we interact with computers is going to change dramatically. The traditional keyboard and screen method is already being rethought because of the likes of smartphones and tablets. Then came Siri, which brought voice control to life....

  • Sculpteo will 3D print a Lightning adapter for your dock
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    Sculpteo will 3D print a Lightning adapter for your dock

    By 19 March 2013

    iPhone docks and accessories can be seriously expensive. Thanks to Apple's switch to Lightning, iPhone 5 owners might find they can't use their pricey docks with their new handset. Enter Sculpteo, which promises to 3D print a bespoke adapter for your...

  • Skype for Windows Phone gets update, People Hub and HD video now included
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    Skype for Windows Phone gets update, People Hub and HD video now included

    By 19 March 2013

    Skype initially launched with People Hub integration, then Microsoft switched it off and now, finally, it has returned. An update for Windows Phone 8 which should arrive this week will bring back the integration as well as add HD video chat. Provided...

  • Wacom 13-inch Cintiq Full HD pen display, a drawing tablet for the serious artist
    Tablets

    Wacom 13-inch Cintiq Full HD pen display, a drawing tablet for the serious artist

    By 19 March 2013

    Wacom has announced the Cintiq 13HD pen display, which lets you draw to your heart's content at full 1080p resolution. Built with designers and artists in mind, this is the first proper pen-controlled display to boast such a high resolution. Its 16.7...

  • BMW enters electric bike market with Cruise e-bike
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    BMW enters electric bike market with Cruise e-bike

    By 18 March 2013

    BMW has launched its own electric bike, the Cruise. Sporting a 250-watt electric motor, the bike can power you all the way up to 25km/h. The motor is designed more to assist you while riding rather than to power you along all by itself. The bike has four...

  • Battlefield 4 teaser sneak peek edited using Vine and an iPhone
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    Battlefield 4 teaser sneak peek edited using Vine and an iPhone

    By 18 March 2013

    A sneak peek of the Battlefield 4 teaser trailer has been posted on Vine. It shows a few moments from the new trailer in the form of what looks like a tank rolling. The words "prepare for battle" flash briefly on screen before promising more on 27 March....

  • Fujitsu tech can read your pulse using a smartphone camera
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    Fujitsu tech can read your pulse using a smartphone camera

    By 18 March 2013

    Continuing its trend of experimenting with the weird and wacky, Fujitsu has now come up with some clever camera tech that can read your pulse. Keep still and the camera should pick up your pulse in just five seconds. Amazingly it works by detecting haemoglobin...

  • Lotus Evora Sports Racer review
    Cars 4.5 out of 5

    Lotus Evora Sports Racer review

    By 18 March 2013

    The Lotus Evora is a really important car for the British performance brand. Unlike the Elise of Exige, it is designed to sway those who would be considering something like a Cayman S over to the Lotus way of doing things. Here is a sports car that you...

  • Penguins play iPad, set new high score (video)
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    Penguins play iPad, set new high score (video)

    By 18 March 2013

    Smartphones and tablets are proving entertaining concepts for the animal kingdom. First we have frogs, then lizards, cats and now penguins, all playing apps. Developers have even started putting together apps to get animals excited. The Game for Cats...

  • Pebble Smartwatch gets Mario-inspired makeover
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    Pebble Smartwatch gets Mario-inspired makeover

    By 18 March 2013

    The Pebble Smartwatch has been given a Game and Watch style redesign thanks to its soon to be publicly available software development kit. Appearing in a video on the Pebble Kickstarter page, the Mario look is  part of a design showcase from the Pebble...

  • Google Keep note-taking service inbound
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    Google Keep note-taking service inbound

    By 18 March 2013

    Google is to launch its own note-taking service called Google Keep. Posted online and then promptly pulled, Google Keep is essentially a fully featured note-taking application, with archiving and list making. Sadly, Google took it down just as quickly...

  • Dropbox snaps up Mailbox app
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    Dropbox snaps up Mailbox app

    By 15 March 2013

    Dropbox has picked up fledgling app Mailbox after only a few months of being on the App Store. Mailbox works by organising your email inbox into the cloud, then checking it and delivering it to your phone securely. It even works with push notifications,...

  • APP OF THE DAY: F1 2013 Timing App CP review (iPad)
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    APP OF THE DAY: F1 2013 Timing App CP review (iPad)

    By 15 March 2013

    The new Formula One season is upon us. Vettel and his pals have lined up, ready to blast their racing cars around the world for another year. For fans, there is nothing better, but to an outsider, the sport can seem like aimless hours of noisy cars doing...

  • Donkey Kong Country Returns to hit 3DS, play it on new Pikachu console
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    Donkey Kong Country Returns to hit 3DS, play it on new Pikachu console

    By 15 March 2013

    Donkey Kong Country Returns is header for the 3DS. The game put many a smile on the faces of Wii gamers the world over and we expect the 3DS version, which launches on 24 May, to do the same. Alongside Donkey Kong Country Returns is a further exciting...

  • Samsung Galaxy S4 accessories round-up
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    Samsung Galaxy S4 accessories round-up

    By 15 March 2013

    So you've bought the phone, but that's not enough, you need some accessories to keep you happy. Luckily, Samsung has thought of just about everything you might need to keep your shiny new handset safe. This means a big selection of cases and covers, as...

  • HTC: Samsung Galaxy S4's build quality is bad
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    HTC: Samsung Galaxy S4's build quality is bad

    By 15 March 2013

    HTC has joined Apple in bashing the new Samsung Galaxy S4. The Taiwanese manufacturer issued a statement essentially slating the handset for its plastic build quality. “With a continuation of a plastic body and a larger screen being the most obvious...

  • Google Reader resurrected by Zite
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    Google Reader resurrected by Zite

    By 15 March 2013

    The end of Google Reader meant a lot of tech fans lost a great way of getting our news quickly and easily. It caused so much upset, that we put together this handy feature so you can get to grips with some top-of-the-line Google Reader substitutes. READ:...