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Samsung Smart TVs now offer top four on-demand services

Samsung Smart TVs now offer top four on-demand services

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Samsung is the latest to add the full suite of terrestrial on-demand services to its smart TVs. The company now offers the biggest range of catch-up straight through your TV, in the form of ITV Player, Demand 5, 4oD and exclusive to Samsung, ITV Player.According... >>

Forza Motorsport 5 competition offers chance to be first to ride in McLaren P1

Forza Motorsport 5 competition offers chance to be first to ride in McLaren P1

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McLaren has partnered with Forza 5 to offer a once in a lifetime ride in the brand new P1 hypercar at the 2013 GoodWood Festival of Speed. The McLaren P1 has yet to be driven in public, with its unveil taking place at the Geneva motor show.Winning the... >>

Nokia invite promises "zoom reinvented" on 11 July, EOS unveil?

Nokia invite promises "zoom reinvented" on 11 July, EOS unveil?

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Nokia has sent out press invitations for a 11 July event in New York for what we can only presume is a brand new camera-centric smartphone. The words "Zoom Reinvented" are plastered across the top of the invite, with the promise to "see more from Nokia"... >>

Sony Xperia ZU picture leaked, shows 6.44-inch display

Sony Xperia ZU picture leaked, shows 6.44-inch display

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Leaked pictures of Sony's Xperia ZU or Togari have appeared showing the phone in all its 6.44-inch glory. Blurring the lines between the world of 7-inch tablets and mega-sized smartphones, the ZU is said to be the next device from Sony's revised smartphone... >>

Samsung unveiling new mirrorless Galaxy camera on 20 June

Samsung unveiling new mirrorless Galaxy camera on 20 June

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Samsung's J.K Shin has confirmed that the company will be unveiling a brand new mirrorless Galaxy Camera at a 20 June event in London. Speaking to reporters yesterday, Shin told the Korea Times that the Galaxy Camera sequel would appear at the London... >>

CoPilot launches on Windows Phone 8

CoPilot launches on Windows Phone 8

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CoPilot has launched on Windows Phone 8, bringing another satnav app to the Microsoft-made operating system to take on the excellent Nokia drive. Normally paid for, CoPilot has opted to go the free route, unlike a lot of the competition.You get to an... >>

Yahoo signs deal with Sky News to broadcast feed online

Yahoo signs deal with Sky News to broadcast feed online

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Yahoo's continued bank balance blowout now involves Sky News. Following the $1.1 billion purchase of Tumblr, the Flickr buyout and the GhostBird iOS developer purchase, Yahoo is now to begin broadcasting Sky News footage live online during breaking news... >>

Facebook to implement Twitter-style clickable hashtags

Facebook to implement Twitter-style clickable hashtags

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Facebook is set to launch clickable hashtags, allowing users to search for and group discussions about a topic just as you can with Twitter, Instagram, Tumble and Pinterest.People have already started to use hashtags on Facebook, but they are yet to be... >>

Lego recreates historic London Tube maps to celebrate 150 years of Underground

Lego recreates historic London Tube maps to celebrate 150 years of Underground

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Lego has done something rather special to celebrate the 150th year of the London Underground and remade four iconic versions of the map, each one made up of more than 1,000 lego bricks.The 140 x 100 cm maps each took four days to build and go from 1927... >>

Creative updates Sound Blaster range with new Evo ZxR flagship headset

Creative updates Sound Blaster range with new Evo ZxR flagship headset

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Creative has launched a new set of flagship gaming headsets in the form of the ZxR wireless headphones. Boasting a clever Sound Blaster chip inside, the headphones feature their own set of built-in sound cards to help boost audio quality.All this high-tech... >>

ITV Player launches advertisement-free catch-up app with paid subscription

ITV Player launches advertisement-free catch-up app with paid subscription

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ITV has announced a new version of its ITV Player app for iOS which allows you to view catch up content ad-free for £3.99 a month. The new application comes as part of the increased ITV strategy to test different methods of delivering online content.The... >>

Vodafone launches smartphone-charging sleeping bag for festivals

Vodafone launches smartphone-charging sleeping bag for festivals

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Vodafone is hoping to keep your gadgets charged at festivals this Summer with clever Smart Fabric clothing and sleeping bags. The technology is able to harvest kinetic and thermal energy to recharge devices while you are out dancing, walking or even while... >>

Ubisoft and Michael Bay working on Ghost Recon movie

Ubisoft and Michael Bay working on Ghost Recon movie

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Ubisoft and Michael Bay are to collaborate to produce a movie based around Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon series of games. Ubisoft Motion Pictures announced the partnership with the Transformers director during E3 but is yet to release any in-depth details... >>

Bing Maps gets huge bird's eye imagery update, equivalent to 100,000 DVDs

Bing Maps gets huge bird's eye imagery update, equivalent to 100,000 DVDs

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Microsoft has pushed out a major update to Bing Maps in the form of a huge library of bird's-eye satellite imagery. Bing says the new high-resolution pictures are the equivalent of 100,000 DVDs of data, which is a lot.It amounts to 1,452,958 sq km, or... >>

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom official, 16-megapixel CMOS smartphone gets real

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom official, 16-megapixel CMOS smartphone gets real

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Samsung has just announced the long-rumoured Galaxy S4 Zoom. The phone - which features a huge 16-megapixel CMOS sensor with 10x optical zoom on the back - is the latest variant of the Galaxy S4 to be announced.The handset runs on Android 4.2 and uses... >>

Belkin Ultimate iPad Keyboard case pictures and hands-on

Belkin Ultimate iPad Keyboard case pictures and hands-on

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Belkin's Ultimate Keyboard case for iPad is about as good as it gets when it comes to tablet typing. The whole case is put together just like an Apple product, complete with brushed aluminium and top of the line build quality.The result is a Bluetooth... >>

Nintendo: Smash Bros Wii U, Mario Kart 8 and Donkey Kong all due 2014

Nintendo: Smash Bros Wii U, Mario Kart 8 and Donkey Kong all due 2014

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Nintendo has announced a host of new games for the Wii U, most of which you won't be able to play until next year. Opting to avoid a E3 conference this year, and we can see why, Nintendo instead used a Nintendo Direct video to announce the Wii U console... >>

Destiny gameplay trailer unveiled at E3, shows off its Halo roots

Destiny gameplay trailer unveiled at E3, shows off its Halo roots

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The brand new game from Halo creators Bungie has had its first gameplay unveil at E3. Until now very little has been known about Destiny, but following the Sony E3 conference we now finally have some gameplay footage to enjoy.Destiny is a hugely ambitious... >>

PS4 to be region free for games, is it time to get on a plane?

PS4 to be region free for games, is it time to get on a plane?

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Sony has confirmed that the PS4 will be region free when it comes to playing games. Announced by Sony executive Shuhei Yoshida via Twitter just a few hours after Sony's E3 conference, the PS4 will be able to play games from all around the globe.Sony's... >>

Alienware launches new-look laptops, Haswell processors in tow

Alienware launches new-look laptops, Haswell processors in tow

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Alienware has given its entire product range a redesign both inside and out, launching new-look laptops and desktops with Intel Haswell processors and Nvidia 7-series GPUs.The new Alienware 14, 17 and 18 laptops all feature brushed-aluminium clamshell... >>

iOS 7 release date and everything you need to know

iOS 7 release date and everything you need to know

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iOS 7 is here in all its stripped-back and simplified glory. A total design rethink for Apple, iOS 7 has to be the most exciting change to the iPhone since it launched.With so many changes it's difficult to keep track of everything new. Read on to find... >>

Anki Drive app brings gaming to life in your living room - coming this autumn

Anki Drive app brings gaming to life in your living room - coming this autumn

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First to take to the stage at Apple's WWDC 2013 conference was the developer of the Anki Drive app. Put together over the last five years, the app uses artificial intelligence and your iPhone to power a set of remote-control cars that operate entirely... >>

PS4 and Xbox One top Amazon sales charts

PS4 and Xbox One top Amazon sales charts

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Amazon's pre-order pages for the PS4 and Xbox One are causing quite a stir, despite the huge listed price of both next-gen consoles. Right now the Xbox One is sitting at the top of Amazon's PC and Video Games chart, with the PS4 next in line.Sony's console... >>

Archos 97b Titanium tablet on sale at Dixons

Archos 97b Titanium tablet on sale at Dixons

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Archos has launched the 97b Titanium Android tablet at Dixons for a price of £199. The device uses a 1.6GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.The 97b features a 9.7-inch 2048 x 1536 IPS capacitive touch screen and is put together... >>

Lightroom 5 now official, public beta ends

Lightroom 5 now official, public beta ends

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Adobe's Lightroom 5 is now official, bringing with it brand new top of the line photo-editing tools. Lightroom 5 is one of the first products to fully integrate with Adobe's Creative Cloud. You can either purchase it as an individual licence or store... >>

Call of Duty: Ghosts gameplay footage posted, see dog in action

Call of Duty: Ghosts gameplay footage posted, see dog in action

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Activision has posted the first proper gameplay footage of the brand new, next-generation Call of Duty: Ghosts game. The gameplay consists of two separate levels within the new game, one set underwater, the other in more conventional Call of Duty settings... >>

BBC Weather app brings the forecast to your Android or iPhone

BBC Weather app brings the forecast to your Android or iPhone

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The BBC has just launched a new weather app, available to download for both Android and iPhone. The app pretty much does what it says on the tin, in that it tells you the weather and doesn't go far beyond that.The best way to think of the BBC Weather... >>

Mad Catz planning Project M.O.J.O Android gaming console

Mad Catz planning Project M.O.J.O Android gaming console

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Mad Catz is set to join the Android games console market with a still to be unveiled console called Project M.O.J.O. The new piece of kit was announced in an earnings call by Mad Catz CEO Darren Richardson and described as an Android "micro console".It... >>

Smeg chops up old Fiat 500s, turns them into fridges

Smeg chops up old Fiat 500s, turns them into fridges

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Fiat 500 fans look away, unless you want to see your favourite car chopped into bits. Fiat has teamed up with Smeg to produce a set of retro refrigerators built out of old Fiat 500s.Smeg has taken out the back end of the car, along with the engine, and... >>

Amazon's Indie Game Store opens for independent Mac and PC games

Amazon's Indie Game Store opens for independent Mac and PC games

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Amazon on Thursday launched a dedicated storefront for independent games.Called Indie Game Store, the marketplace essentially helps developers promote their Mac, PC, or browser-based games through Amazon. A few of the notable indie games at launch include Don’t... >>

Microsoft Bing Translator app brings speedy translation to your Windows 8 device

Microsoft Bing Translator app brings speedy translation to your Windows 8 device

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Microsoft has launched a special translation app for Windows 8 devices called Bing Translator. The app can use Windows 8 tablets' built-in cameras to scan and translate a range of items, including signs, transit schedules and even menus. On top of this,... >>

BMW to launch ConnectedDrive store, buy car upgrades while you drive

BMW to launch ConnectedDrive store, buy car upgrades while you drive

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BMW is set to bring new functionality to its ConnectedDrive in-car entertainment systems in 2013. The technology will allow drivers to purchase upgrades for their cars while driving.Called the ConnectedDrive Store, it will act as a means for you to tailor... >>

Samsung Galaxy S4 software update brings UI tweaks and stability upgrades

Samsung Galaxy S4 software update brings UI tweaks and stability upgrades

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Samsung is rolling out a new update for its Galaxy S4 which fixes several of the problems with the previous firmware update, as well as implementing a few new UI tweaks.The update, which should gradually be appearing on new Samsung phones from now, incorporates... >>

Channel 4 launching second screen 4Now companion app in July

Channel 4 launching second screen 4Now companion app in July

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Channel 4 will be the first UK broadcaster to launch a proper full second-screen, always-on companion app. Called 4Now - although that name could change after beta testing - it will let you access extra content on your iOS device while watching Channel... >>

Nokia EOS smartphone makes another appearance, now in red

Nokia EOS smartphone makes another appearance, now in red

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Nokia's rumoured flagship camera phone, the EOS, has been given another leak, this time in red. The handset's body has been photographed in what is presumably its production facility, showing off the large hole for the camera unit on the back in even... >>

Acer Aspire R7 Star Trek edition to go up for auction, one of only 25 made

Acer Aspire R7 Star Trek edition to go up for auction, one of only 25 made

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Acer is to put up for auction a limited Star Trek Into Darkness edition of its Aspire R7 notebook. The laptop, which looks more like the Enterprise than a computer, is part of a special limited run of only 25 R7 limited edition notebooks to celebrate... >>

The Last of Us review
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The Last of Us review

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Can you remember the first time you turned on your PS3? We can. It was to play Formula One Championship Edition. Firing it up, our minds were immediately blown by just how good it looked.The PlayStation 3 has come a long way since then, with games like... >>

Sky+ Android app gets update, brings advanced search

Sky+ Android app gets update, brings advanced search

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Sky has updated its Sky+ Android app bringing with it a proper advanced search functionality and Google-style instant type search results. The app's look remains unchanged for the most part, but the intelligent search should speed up the rate at which... >>

Hotel in Ibiza uses fingerprint recognition to let you post Facebook updates

Hotel in Ibiza uses fingerprint recognition to let you post Facebook updates

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A hotel in Ibiza is to use fingerprint reading technology powered by a company called PayTouch, to let guests check-in to their Facebook wall, share photos and post status updates.The Ushuaïa Ibiza Beach Hotel will be the first hotel in the world to... >>

Toshiba Qosmio X70 announced, next-gen laptop gaming

Toshiba Qosmio X70 announced, next-gen laptop gaming

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Toshiba has launched the X70 gaming laptop. Designed to be powerful enough to run the latest games at max settings, it sports Intel's new Haswell i7 chip and Nvidia's latest GTX770M graphics processor.The X70 uses a 17.3-inch Full HD LED backlit display... >>

Toshiba P-Series laptops launched with new Intel Haswell processors

Toshiba P-Series laptops launched with new Intel Haswell processors

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Toshiba's just-announced P-Series laptops all feature the brand new Intel Haswell processors. With prices starting from £599, they could also be one of the cheaper ways to get your hands on the first of the new Intel processor-touting laptops.The P-Series... >>

Dell XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook official

Dell XPS 11 convertible Ultrabook official

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Rumours of a smaller Dell XPS convertible Ultrabook have turned out to be true. The just-announced Dell XPS 11 will be the smallest laptop in the XPS line-up and should sit only slightly bigger than some tablets.It features a Quad HD 2560 x 1440 resolution... >>

Dell XPS range refreshed, new Ultrabook, all-in-one and desktop

Dell XPS range refreshed, new Ultrabook, all-in-one and desktop

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Dell has launched an updated version of its XPS 12, XPS 27 all-in-one and XPS 8500 desktop. The new XPS devices all come with Intel's just-announced Haswell processors and, for the laptops, bigger batteries and NFC.The XPS 12 will now allegedly last up... >>

Carved iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 wood cases pictures and hands-on

Carved iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S4 wood cases pictures and hands-on

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For the most part, a phone case really isn't a particularly exciting thing. They have to be especially beautiful in order for them to earn the right to wrap our favourite smartphones.Thankfully, this pair of laser engraved iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy... >>

Apple's WWDC keynote app gives hints as to iOS 7's new look

Apple's WWDC keynote app gives hints as to iOS 7's new look

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Apple's just launched 2013 WWDC app looks very different from the company's previous iOS apps. Stripped back, flat and simple, it appears to bear the look and feel of the long rumoured iOS design change being overseen by Jonathan Ive.Traditionally Apple's... >>

Domino's to deliver pizza by remote control helicopter

Domino's to deliver pizza by remote control helicopter

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Domino's Pizza is planning to use a remote-controlled helicopter - the DomiCopter - to deliver food. Resembling a Call of Duty-style UAV, but with pizzas instead of machine guns, the DomiCopter is set to take the pizza delivery world by storm.While there's... >>

Firefox OS tablet official, Foxconn reveals

Firefox OS tablet official, Foxconn reveals

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The long-rumoured Firefox OS-powered tablet has now been made official. Revealed at a Foxconn press event during Computex 2013 in Taipei, the tablet emerged on a desk next to a Foxconn employee.While there are absolutely no details whatsoever on the tablet's... >>

Foxconn teaming up with Mozilla to push smartphone OS

Foxconn teaming up with Mozilla to push smartphone OS

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Foxconn and Mozilla have announced a partnership that will see the two companies join forces in order to build presence in the world of smartphone operating systems.Foxconn, also known as Hon Hai Group, will be the sixth equipment manufacturer to partner... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 vs Galaxy Note tablets: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 vs Galaxy Note tablets: What's the difference?

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Samsung has just updated its value-for-money range of tablets, launching the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 in both 8.0 and 10.1-inch sizes. Added to the 7-inch version previously announced, the new slate comes in three different form factors, all with virtually... >>

Asus VivoPC and VivoMouse aim at the home cinema entertainment market

Asus VivoPC and VivoMouse aim at the home cinema entertainment market

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Asus has plans for the home cinema market with its just announced VivoPC and VivoMouse. The new VivoMouse is not unlike Apple's own Magic Mouse in that it combines a full touchpad with a mouse and a wireless remote.Finished in the usual Asus aluminium,... >>