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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active photographed in Arctic blue

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active photographed in Arctic blue

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Pictures of the just-announced Samsung Galaxy S4 Active have appeared on China's Weibo social network. The phone is due to launch on AT&T on 21 June, with it pegged for a UK launch at an event in London on 20 June. The phone - which is like a Samsung... >>

Vauxhall Adam Siri edition now on sale, get yourself an Apple iCar

Vauxhall Adam Siri edition now on sale, get yourself an Apple iCar

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Vauxhall Adam owners are now able to get Siri integrated into their cars, with every new Adam sold shipping with Siri connectivity. The Vauxhall Adam uses its Intellilink technology to hook up with Siri. Current Adam owners will be able to to pick up... >>

Secret iOS 7 settings show new possible enhancements

Secret iOS 7 settings show new possible enhancements

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Settings discovered in the iOS 7 beta suggest there may be even more adjustments coming to the operating system beyond what Apple showed at its unveiling. Tweaks revealed to the Springboard, the name Apple gives to iOS's home screen management system,... >>

Casio Edifice Infiniti Red Bull Racing 2013 watches pictures and hands-on

Casio Edifice Infiniti Red Bull Racing 2013 watches pictures and hands-on

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Just launched is the Casio Edifice 2013 range of Formula One-inspired watches. Combining F1-style design with Casio's best timepieces, the Edifice watches make a change from the company's usual digital display-centric looks. Casio Edifice has been working... >>

Starbucks now taking contactless payments

Starbucks now taking contactless payments

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Starbucks is the latest major high street brand to join the Barclays and Visa powered contactless payment system. Alongside Marks & Spencer, Co-Op, the Post Office and McDonalds, you can now pay there by simply tapping your debit or credit card on to... >>

Tech 21 Impactology case for Samsung Galaxy S4 pictures and hands-on

Tech 21 Impactology case for Samsung Galaxy S4 pictures and hands-on

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The Samsung Galaxy S4's 5-inch 1080p display is about as good as it gets when it comes to smartphone displays. Despite having Gorilla Glass 4 to keep it safe, a decent drop will still result in a smashed screen and a hefty repair bill from Samsung. Plenty... >>

Lenovo launches first 15-inch ThinkPad Ultrabook for business

Lenovo launches first 15-inch ThinkPad Ultrabook for business

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Lenovo has announced the ThinkPad S531 Ultrabook, complete with slim design and clever bevelled edges that make the laptop appear to be floating. The S531 does however miss out in the latest generation Haswell processors from Intel, instead opting for... >>

Samsung Xpress C410W NFC printers let you tap to print

Samsung Xpress C410W NFC printers let you tap to print

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Samsung has launched the Xpress C410W series of printers that are able to connect instantly with your smartphone via NFC and print pics straight away. All you need to do is tap your smartphone on the printer and it will instantly pair - you can even scan... >>

Pink Floyd catalogue added to Spotify after 1 million plays of "Wish you were here"

Pink Floyd catalogue added to Spotify after 1 million plays of "Wish you were here"

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You might remember that Pink Floyd had promised to add its entire catalogue to Spotify if fans listened to the iconic "Wish you were here" track 1 million times. The song was added to Spotify only on Friday and has taken just four days to achieve 1 million... >>

100 mph and then you let go: BMW's driverless car

100 mph and then you let go: BMW's driverless car

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The concept of a driverless car is very exciting to some and totally boring to others. For long motorway slogs, we can think of nothing better, but cutting back through B-roads and heel-toeing around a race track, might not be quite as exciting. BMW recently... >>

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini pre-orders live at Phones 4u

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini pre-orders live at Phones 4u

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Phones 4u has put its Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini pre-order page live. The handset, which will be available from July this year, is free on a £27 a month contract. If you put in a pre-order for the Galaxy S4 Mini on EE plans of £36 and above, you will get... >>

Galaxy Note 3 launch in September, possible IFA reveal

Galaxy Note 3 launch in September, possible IFA reveal

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A Korean analyst has reportedly confirmed the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for launch this September. The analyst released a note discussing Samsung's recent stock price drop following over-enthusiastic Galaxy S4 sales, but also mentioned the new phablet being... >>

Sharp launches 90-inch Aquos LED TV, biggest on sale in Europe

Sharp launches 90-inch Aquos LED TV, biggest on sale in Europe

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Sharp has announced the 90-inch LC-L90LE757 LED TV, which is the biggest commercially available LED TV set on sale in Europe. The 3D set is over 1.2 metres tall and uses a cutting-edge Xgen 3D panel. The television is of course Full HD, with a 1080p... >>

HTC Desire 200 leaks, looks tiny compared to HTC One

HTC Desire 200 leaks, looks tiny compared to HTC One

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The latest in HTC current generation of smartphones has leaked and it's a pocket-sized offering. The HTC Desire 200 appears to combine some of the HTC One's looks, with touches of metal and plastic as well as glass. The phone appears to be closer to a... >>

Netflix working on new original TV series with Dreamworks, the biggest deal yet

Netflix working on new original TV series with Dreamworks, the biggest deal yet

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Netflix has signed with Dreamworks to create multiple new original TV series for its online streaming offering. Promising more than 300 hours of programming, the Dreamworks deal is part of what Netflix says is the largest ever signed for original content.... >>

Instagram to take on Vine with video? 20 June announcement likely

Instagram to take on Vine with video? 20 June announcement likely

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Facebook recently sent out invitations to a 20 June event, with few recipients having much idea of what exactly the social network had to unveil. It now seems things may not be Facebook related at all, more an Instagram event under which short video functionality... >>

Xbox One games pricing announced

Xbox One games pricing announced

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Pricing for Xbox One games has been unveiled, with Microsoft asking for a full $60 for its first party titles. While UK pricing still remains under wraps, don't expect things to be much cheaper, with the likes of Call of Duty bucking a trend towards the... >>

Oxford English Dictionary gives Tweet new social media definition

Oxford English Dictionary gives Tweet new social media definition

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The Oxford English Dictionary has broken one of its own rules when it comes to adding a definition for a word. Traditionally, it has to have been in use for 10 years in order to make the cut, but the term "tweet" has made itself an exception. According... >>

Lego Mars Rover model inbound

Lego Mars Rover model inbound

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Lego has given the go-ahead for a Mars Rover model after its fan-built design received massive support on its Cuusoo page. Lego Cuusoo is like a Kickstarter for Lego models, where users can submit their own designs and, if they gather more than 10,000... >>

Google Project Loon brings balloon-powered internet access to remote areas

Google Project Loon brings balloon-powered internet access to remote areas

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Google has cooked up a unique solution for those in rural areas who struggle to get access to the internet. Called Project Loon, the latest Google endeavour uses air balloons to beam 3G internet speeds down to remote places. Google claims that for two... >>

Disney movies added to Lovefilm streaming offering

Disney movies added to Lovefilm streaming offering

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Disney has joined up with Amazon's Lovefilm to offer the best in new and old movies via its Lovefilm Instant streaming service. Movies include the likes of Wall-E and Lady and the Tramp, with more being planned in future. Simon Morris, chief marketing... >>

Samsung to offer new Jay-Z album free via smartphone app on 4 July

Samsung to offer new Jay-Z album free via smartphone app on 4 July

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Samsung Galaxy owners will enjoy a free download of Jay-Z's yet to be released "Magna Carta Holy Grail" album when it launches on 4 July. The download will be made available via a dedicated smartphone app, which will run on Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy... >>

Nexus 7 2 makes FCC appearance with Android 4.3

Nexus 7 2 makes FCC appearance with Android 4.3

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Rumours of Google's Nexus 7 2 have been bolstered by a new FCC filing. The tablet or Asus K008/K009, appeared for Bluetooth SIG certification last week and has now moved on to the FCC. The devices runs Android 4.3, uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro and... >>

Spotify to unlock entire Pink Floyd catalogue after 1 million plays of "Wish you were here"

Spotify to unlock entire Pink Floyd catalogue after 1 million plays of "Wish you were here"

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Spotify could soon play host to Pink Floyd's extensive catalogue, if current users stream the iconic "Wish you were here" track 1 million times. Pink Floyd announced the Spotify support via its Twitter page and, judging from Spotify's Pink Floyd page,... >>

Facebook potentially launching its own take on Google Reader

Facebook potentially launching its own take on Google Reader

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Facebook could be planning to launch its own version of Google Reader, which is due to shut down on 1 July. A developer has noticed mentions of RSS feeds in Facebook's code, hinting at the possibility of a reader launch. The developer, Tom Waddington,... >>