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Facebook planning Flipboard-style reader for mobiles

Facebook planning Flipboard-style reader for mobiles

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Further details have emerged of Facebook's long-rumoured Google Reader replacement, said to be an attempt to create a Flipboard-style service specifically for mobiles. Called Reader, recent versions of the project are looking fairly similar to Flipboard's... >>

Cambridge Audio Minx M5 speaker brings audio boost to your laptop

Cambridge Audio Minx M5 speaker brings audio boost to your laptop

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Cambridge Audio has announced the Minx M5 speaker system. Designed to bring powerful audio from a pair of satellite speakers and a subwoofer, they are the ideal accessory to give your laptop a bit of a boost. At 72.5 x 72.5 x 73.8mm, the two satellites... >>

Citroen C4 Picasso review
4.5 stars

Citroen C4 Picasso review

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The idea of an MPV being exciting is one which very few believe is actually possible. With the new C4 Picasso, Citroen hopes to change that. Dynamic styling, a 12-inch HD screen and an extremely bright interior with 5.3 metres square of glass, all put... >>

iPhone owners are mindless zombies, says Nokia in new Lumia 925 ad

iPhone owners are mindless zombies, says Nokia in new Lumia 925 ad

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Nokia has unveiled a zombie-filled advert for its brand new Lumia 925 smartphone. The ad shows iPhone-holding zombies gradually closing in on a Nokia user wandering the streets at night. The joke is that the LED flash on the iPhone 5 causes pictures to... >>

Apple chart shows iOS 6 on 93 per cent of mobile devices

Apple chart shows iOS 6 on 93 per cent of mobile devices

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Apple has produced a chart to show just how little fragmentation there is with iOS. It shows a 93 per cent adoption rate for iOS 6, with just 6 per cent of users on iOS 5 and 1 per cent on anything older. Apple was keen to emphasise how much more unified... >>

Microsoft was planning Amazon and eBay rival called Project Brazil

Microsoft was planning Amazon and eBay rival called Project Brazil

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Details of a Microsoft designed marketplace called Project Brazil which never came to fruition have appeared online. Revealed by The Wall Street Journal, the Amazon rival was actually very close to release, but stumbled at the last minute. The plan was... >>

Xbox engineer explains Xbox One that could have been

Xbox engineer explains Xbox One that could have been

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An Xbox One engineer has spoken at length about the console that would have been released to the public had Microsoft not made it's massive U-turn over game trade-ins and internet connectivity. The explanation, posted on Pastebin under the title "heartbroken... >>

Tesla Model S can swap its battery faster than you can fuel your car

Tesla Model S can swap its battery faster than you can fuel your car

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Tesla has demoed an innovative battery swapping system for its Model S electric car that enables depleted batteries to be removed and swapped for a new one quicker than you could put petrol in a car. The 90-second process involves removing the baseplate... >>

Rumoured pictures of iPhone 5S show redesign unlikely

Rumoured pictures of iPhone 5S show redesign unlikely

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More rumoured pictures of the unreleased iPhone 5S appear to show that Apple will stick to tradition and not change the design of its next handset.  The images show both the internals and back plate of the handset, with the latter illustrating how the... >>

Instagram video: Everything you need to know

Instagram video: Everything you need to know

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Instagram has just done the inevitable and pushed out an update for its app that includes video. It's a move that comes as no surprise, particularly given the recent successes of Twitter's own Vine app. So how does it work? While it's a fairly basic tweak,... >>

Rumoured ATIV Book 9 Lite, ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book Q leaked

Rumoured ATIV Book 9 Lite, ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Book Q leaked

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Images rumoured to be the Samsung Ativ Book Lite, which is expected to be launched later today at a Samsung event in London, have been leaked online ahead of Samsung's press conference. The official-looking press pictures show Samsung's yet to be released... >>

Sony Xperia ZU screens leak, show Snapdragon 800 processor and 6.4-inch screen

Sony Xperia ZU screens leak, show Snapdragon 800 processor and 6.4-inch screen

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Screenshots taken from the rumoured Sony Xperia ZU smartphone appear to confirm the rumour 6.4-inch display size of the still to be released device. On top of that, they show it will be powered by a Snapdragon 800 processor, with a 2.2 GHz clock speed... >>

Nvidia Shield price slashed, now $300 for launch

Nvidia Shield price slashed, now $300 for launch

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Nvidia's soon to be released Shield portable games console has been given a price drop just before its release. The controller/console combo will cost $300 (£194) at launch, rather than the $350 originally planned. The price drop comes after fans at... >>

Post-PC era is here as Dixons tablet sales continue to rise

Post-PC era is here as Dixons tablet sales continue to rise

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Dixons, the UK retail group that trades as PC World and Currys, has told reporters that it has seen an unrelenting stream of tablet sales in the past year. According to the man in charge, Sebastian James, devices like the iPad, Nexus 7 and Galaxy Note... >>

Samsung Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 processor has user manual leaked

Samsung Galaxy S4 with Snapdragon 800 processor has user manual leaked

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A user manual to a Samsung Galaxy S4 variant sporting the cutting-edge Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor has been leaked. Called the Galaxy S4 LTE-A (SHV-E330), it matches the current SGS 4 in specs in pretty much every regard minus the processor. That... >>

Denon CEOL Piccolo review
4.5 stars

Denon CEOL Piccolo review

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Denon's CEOL Piccolo is quite unlike anything else the company offers. It throws out the CD drive to save on size and a lot of the conventional connectivity that you find on bigger AV receivers.  Instead what you get is a thoroughly modern way of powering... >>

The Walking Dead exclusive to Lovefilm Instant in the UK

The Walking Dead exclusive to Lovefilm Instant in the UK

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The Walking Dead might be available on Netflix in the US, but it looks like Lovefilm has managed to nab the UK rights, giving the service more content brownie points over its rival. Series one of The Walking Dead will be available to stream from today... >>

O2 launching Talk to the Hand phone gloves made from old mobiles

O2 launching Talk to the Hand phone gloves made from old mobiles

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O2 has collaborated with artist Sean Miles to create a set of what it calls Talk to the Hand gloves produced entirely from recycled mobile phone parts. The project put together by Sean Miles uses old Pineider and Miu Miu gloves and old O2 recycled handsets... >>

Dolphin Browser v10 launched for Android

Dolphin Browser v10 launched for Android

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Dolphin Browser has just reached 80 million instals and to celebrate, the company has launched a new version of its Android browser. Version 10 of Dolphin comes with a customisable home screen and a new-look design. The browser also supports Flash. The... >>

LG confirms Snapdragon 800 processors bound for LG Optimus successor

LG confirms Snapdragon 800 processors bound for LG Optimus successor

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LG has confirmed that it will be using Qualcomm's top of the line Snapdragon 800 processor in the yet to be announced Optimus G series replacement. The chipset, which is about as powerful as it gets in the world of smartphones right now, has yet to appear... >>

App of the day: Classic Winnie the Pooh review (iPhone and iPad)

App of the day: Classic Winnie the Pooh review (iPhone and iPad)

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Winnie the Pooh for many is the iconic childhood read. A. A. Milne's beautiful stories remain, even to this day, perfect reading material for your kids. With this iPad and iPhone app, the world of Winnie the Pooh has been brought to life. Animated versions... >>

Pelican smartphone camera creates 3D models from video that you can print

Pelican smartphone camera creates 3D models from video that you can print

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This isn't the first time we have mentioned Pelican on Pocket-lint. The incredible smartphone technology uses a 16 lens array camera to capture Lytro style images that you can refocus after capture. Pelican however has one more trick up its sleeve and... >>

Rumoured iPhone 5S pictures show designs won't change

Rumoured iPhone 5S pictures show designs won't change

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A supposed image of the iPhone 5S frontplate has appeared on the internet and from the look of it, Apple won't be changing its design. The phone, which should launch alongside iOS 7, appears to adopt the same looks as the current-generation iPhone, not... >>

LG launches 21:9 TV and all-in-one PC combo

LG launches 21:9 TV and all-in-one PC combo

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LG has announced a rather unusual ultra wide screen 29-inch 21:9 all-in-one PC and TV combo. The entertainment catch-all device uses a 2,560 x 1080 resolution IPS display with 178-degree viewing angles. Built into the all-in-one is a separate TV tuner... >>

PS4 games will let you choose to download single-player or multiplayer first

PS4 games will let you choose to download single-player or multiplayer first

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If you opt to download games for your PS4, then the PlayStation Store will offer you the option to download the single-player or multiplayer option first. The function was revealed in a video released by Sony that shows the new console in more depth.... >>