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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and 8.0 announced, aims at the family

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 and 8.0 announced, aims at the family

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Samsung has unveiled two new versions of its Galaxy Tab 3. Already official in an affordable 7-inch form, Samsung now plans to ship the tablet in both 8-inch and 10.1-inch forms.The 8-inch option is being pushed as a sort of semi eReader. Samsung says... >>

Microsoft offering free Touch Cover to Surface RT buyers

Microsoft offering free Touch Cover to Surface RT buyers

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Microsoft has started offering free Touch or Type covers to those who who pick up a Surface RT in the US or UK. The tablet, which retails for £399, is clearly undergoing a bit of a sales push from Microsoft as it struggles to compete against the likes... >>

Real-life Batmobile Tumbler pictures and eyes-on

Real-life Batmobile Tumbler pictures and eyes-on

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Think of the Batmobile and chances are you think of the Tumbler. Despite being about as far away as you can get from the original 1960s Batmobile, the Tumbler is just as iconic. Pocket-lint was among the few lucky journalists who managed to set eyes... >>

Nokia Music launches on budget Asha smartphones

Nokia Music launches on budget Asha smartphones

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Nokia Music, the Spotify-style streaming service included with Lumia handsets, is set to launch on Asha phones, starting with Russia. Called Nokia Music with Mix Radio, the service is headed for the Asha Touch range of smartphones.“We’ve had really... >>

O2 ending partnership with BT Openzone, say goodbye to free BT Wi-Fi

O2 ending partnership with BT Openzone, say goodbye to free BT Wi-Fi

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O2's long-standing deal with BT Wi-Fi is to come to an end. The network has traditionally included access to BT's 4,200 premium managed Wi-Fi hotspots dotted about the country with most of its mobile phone deals.The network will lose the BT Wi-Fi access... >>

Apple iPod Touch launched in 16GB form with 4-inch Retina display

Apple iPod Touch launched in 16GB form with 4-inch Retina display

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Apple has launched a new 16GB version of the updated iPod Touch. Minus a rear-facing camera but boasting a tasty 4-inch Retina display, the new iPod Touch differs slightly from the rest of the recently launched fifth-generation iPod Touch devices.It... >>

Huawei Ascend G510, Y210 and MediaPad 7 Lite added to TalkTalk mobile line up

Huawei Ascend G510, Y210 and MediaPad 7 Lite added to TalkTalk mobile line up

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TalkTalk mobile is set to get two new smartphones and a tablet from Huawei. The Ascend G510 and Ascend Y210, as well as the MediaPad 7 tablet, are decent budget alternatives to Samsung's cheaper Android handsets.The Ascend G510 will ship in black on 4... >>

'Login with Amazon' service launched, one sign in for websites, games and app

'Login with Amazon' service launched, one sign in for websites, games and app

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Amazon has announced a Facebook-style single login for websites, games and applications. Called "Login with Amazon", it allows you to sign into other services using your Amazon password, just like Facebook's one-click login system.“Login with Amazon enables... >>

Xbox One price revealed on Amazon Germany, now Amazon UK too

Xbox One price revealed on Amazon Germany, now Amazon UK too

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Amazon Germany might have just accidentally leaked the price of the new Xbox One. Listed on the site as 599 euros, or around £510, this could be confirmation of the next-generation console's cost.This is certainly pricey compared to what the previous... >>

Microsoft Surface Pro launching in Japan with 256GB hard drive

Microsoft Surface Pro launching in Japan with 256GB hard drive

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Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet is set for launch in Japan on 7 June with a 256GB hard drive as an option. The tablet, which sits at the top of Microsoft's Surface range, is designed to bring you desktop-style computing but in a much more portable form.The... >>

Pure Evoke F4 brings Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to your radio

Pure Evoke F4 brings Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to your radio

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Pure has launched the Evoke F4 DAB and internet radio which is capable of streaming wirelessly to other audio devices. Designed to work with Pure's Jongo multiroom system, the Evoke F4 can act as a digital radio hub for your home's audio set-up.The F4... >>

Arrested Development series 4 launch accounts for half of Xbox Netflix use

Arrested Development series 4 launch accounts for half of Xbox Netflix use

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The launch of Arrested Development series 4 managed to take up more than half of all Netflix traffic in a single day. On top of this, the Arrested Development launch also accounted for double the number of views as the other Netflix exclusive, House of... >>

Spotify Discover launched, personalised music recommendations added

Spotify Discover launched, personalised music recommendations added

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Spotify has announced a new Discover page which brings clever personalised music recommendations to every user of the streaming service. It works by bringing together Spotify's own algorithm, with Spotify apps such as Pitchfork and Songkick.The result... >>

Tablets could overtake portable PC sales by end of 2013

Tablets could overtake portable PC sales by end of 2013

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According to the International Data Corporation, tablets are forecast to overtake portable PC sales by the end of 2013. The news comes as part of the IDC's quarterly tablet tracker, which looks at sales of tablets worldwide.Amazingly, the report even... >>

Volvo V60 D6 plug-in hybrid pictures and hands-on

Volvo V60 D6 plug-in hybrid pictures and hands-on

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Volvo hopes to do something rather special with its V60 hybrid. Looking to be the most fuel efficient car launched in 2013, this diesel powered hybrid is quite unlike anything we have driven before.The electric motor combined with a diesel engine, which... >>

BBC iPlayer due radio downloads in near future

BBC iPlayer due radio downloads in near future

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The BBC is planning to bring iPlayer radio downloads to its catch-up service. It comes as part of an increased effort by the BBC to offer similar radio and television catch-up options.The BBC Trust has now approved proposals to offer the catch-up downloads,... >>

iPhone 5S release date and everything we know so far

iPhone 5S release date and everything we know so far

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You can guarantee that right now, somewhere, there is an Apple employee walking round with some form of new iPhone in their pocket. Be it a development unit or the real thing, the next iPhone is coming.So what do we know so far about Apple's new device?... >>

iPhone 5S could boast double the screen resolution of iPhone 5

iPhone 5S could boast double the screen resolution of iPhone 5

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Apple's new iPhone 5S might end up with a screen boasting double the pixels of the current generation iPhone 5. That would mean 1.5 million pixels in just 4-inches of display, which should make for the sharpest smartphone screen on the market.On top of... >>

Kogan launches 32-inch LED smart TV running Android ICS

Kogan launches 32-inch LED smart TV running Android ICS

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Kogan has just upped the ante in the television pricing battle with a 32-inch LED Smart TV for £259. The Agora 32 runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich and, according to Kogan's website, features proper access to the Google Play Store.This should mean a wide... >>

White Nexus 4 official, ships 29 May

White Nexus 4 official, ships 29 May

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The white Nexus 4 has finally been confirmed by LG. It matches the same great value Nexus 4 currently available in black, so this means a top-of-the-line Android experience at a low price point.After weeks of rumours, a pretty in-depth hands-on from Vietnamese... >>

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn may start own accessories range

iPhone manufacturer Foxconn may start own accessories range

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Following Apple's recent profit drop, it looks as if Foxconn might start to produce its own accessories range. According to sources within the company speaking to The Wall Street Journal, Foxconn is now looking to gain new clients and reduce reliance... >>

Oppo Find 5 smartphone now on sale

Oppo Find 5 smartphone now on sale

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo has launched its Find 5 smartphone in Europe. The handset, which features a Full HD screen, is now available to order from Oppo's website.Oppo has seen success in China with its smartphones, most of which match Samsung... >>

PS4 joins next-gen used games fiasco, possible DRM for new console

PS4 joins next-gen used games fiasco, possible DRM for new console

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The PS4 could feature Xbox One-style used game restrictions if rumours turn out to be true. According to Gametrailers' Geoff Keighley, Sony is currently looking into ways to implement digital rights management into its games."The one thing that is amazing... >>

Yahoo planning Hulu bid for up to $800 million, cheaper than Tumblr

Yahoo planning Hulu bid for up to $800 million, cheaper than Tumblr

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Yahoo's web-based shopping spree continues, with Hulu being next in line for Yahoo's possible purchasing. Rumours point to a bid for the video streaming site being in the $600-800 million range. Why the range of prices? Yahoo is one of many current bidders... >>

Nokia planning 16-lens array camera for Lumia phones, Lytro-style photography coming

Nokia planning 16-lens array camera for Lumia phones, Lytro-style photography coming

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Nokia's big talking point with Lumia has always been its camera technology and it looks as though Lytro-style, focus-after-shooting technology is on the horizon. Jo Harlow, Nokia's executive vice-president for smartphone business, has yet again hinted... >>

Porsche 911 Carrera pictures and hands-on

Porsche 911 Carrera pictures and hands-on

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When it comes to two-seater sports car there are few quite as iconic as the Porsche 911. Pegged as the ultimate daily driver sports car, each year Porsche refines things just that little bit more. The result is a car which is now 50 years old, but looks... >>

Leica teases new Mini M camera, due for launch 11 June

Leica teases new Mini M camera, due for launch 11 June

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Leica has launched a teaser for its new Mini M camera, with the as yet unseen snapper positioned between its flagship M range and the more affordable X2.The Mini M could be a micro four thirds offering from Leica, or even a more compact full-frame camera.... >>

iOS 7 redesign spells drastic new black and white look for iPhone and iPad

iOS 7 redesign spells drastic new black and white look for iPhone and iPad

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Further details have emerged on Apple's new look iOS 7. The revamped operating system sounds as if it might be a more significant redesign than we imagined, with a clean and simple black and white design never before seen in an Apple product.According... >>

Turtle Beach goes next gen, announces Xbox One accessory plans

Turtle Beach goes next gen, announces Xbox One accessory plans

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Turtle Beach has is working closely with Microsoft in developing audio accessories for the Xbox One, it has announced. The gaming accessories manufacturer says it will be one of the first companies to launch Microsoft-licensed gaming headsets for the... >>

Grid 2 launches priciest pre-order in history, £125,000 with BAC Mono supercar included

Grid 2 launches priciest pre-order in history, £125,000 with BAC Mono supercar included

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The soon to be released Grid 2 has broken all pre-order records with the most expensive offer in history. At £125,000 you get a copy of the game, a PS3 and a Grid 2 emblazoned BAC Mono supercar plus your own set of racing gear to wear while driving it.It... >>

Microsoft ad pits Nokia Lumia 920 camera against iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3

Microsoft ad pits Nokia Lumia 920 camera against iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3

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A newly release Microsoft advert sees the flagship Windows Phone 8 Nokia Lumia 920 being pitted against the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3 in a low-light camera battle.The majority of Lumia 920 advertising seems to say little else about the phone other than how... >>

Life size X-Wing is largest Lego model ever built

Life size X-Wing is largest Lego model ever built

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There is plenty in the world of Lego that is mind-blowing, but nothing comes even close to this full 1:1 scale reproduction of the X-Wing. At 5,335,200 bricks, it matches up to its real-life counterpart for size and weighs more than 20,000Kg.The model... >>

HTC One sells half as many as Samsung Galaxy S4

HTC One sells half as many as Samsung Galaxy S4

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HTC has managed to sell 5 million One handsets since the phone was launched in April this year. While that is a significant number and it shows how HTC's internal turmoil might not necessarily be due to sales, it is half what the Galaxy S4 has managed... >>

Windows 8 tablet ad pokes fun at Siri on the iPad

Windows 8 tablet ad pokes fun at Siri on the iPad

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A new Microsoft advert for Windows 8 tablets uses Siri to show off the shortcomings of the iPad when compared to a Windows 8 tablet.Pitted against the Asus VivoTab Smart, Microsoft shows how the iPad lacks the ability to run multiple apps at once, multi-task... >>

App of the day: Crazy Jump review (Android)

App of the day: Crazy Jump review (Android)

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Some apps boast incredible graphics, or console quality gameplay, but others go back to basics, strip things back and deliver a simple gameplay experience that you just can't get enough of.In the case of Crazy Jump, things err on the side of simple. Really... >>

Xbox One vs PS4: Which should you pre-order?

Xbox One vs PS4: Which should you pre-order?

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Xbox One vs PS4 Both Microsoft and Sony's next-generation games consoles are now out in the open. Factor in day one game purchases, accessories and the as yet undisclosed price of the consoles themselves and you have one expensive day at the shops.So... >>

New Lexus IS shows you free parking spaces in real-time

New Lexus IS shows you free parking spaces in real-time

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Lexus and Inrix have teamed up to create one of the most awesome in car satnav systems we have seen. Inside the new Lexus IS is a navigation setup capable of detected free parking spaces around you and directing you to them.Things don't stop there either,... >>

Xbox One: All the games

Xbox One: All the games

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The new Xbox One has been unveiled and boy does it look exciting, but no next-gen console is complete without a decent selection of games.Microsoft had a lot to show off at the launch event and we figured it might be handy to bring you all the new titles... >>

Xbox One hardware: A Blu-ray drive and new Kinect sensor included

Xbox One hardware: A Blu-ray drive and new Kinect sensor included

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Microsoft has revealed the hardware specifications for the new Xbox One. The console will incorporate a full 8GB of RAM, the same as that of the PS4 and crucially, a Blu-ray drive, meaning games and movies can be played from physical discs.The console... >>

Marantz saves you some space with ultra-slim NR1604 and NR1504 receivers

Marantz saves you some space with ultra-slim NR1604 and NR1504 receivers

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Marantz has announced the NR1604 and NR1504 AV receivers. Both are designed to pack the same sort of audio punch as their bulkier counterparts, except this time they fit into a much smaller space.We reviewed the NR1603 a few months ago and found its simplicity... >>

Denon unveils X Series of AV receivers

Denon unveils X Series of AV receivers

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Denon has launched a new line of top-end AV receivers called the X Series. The five new units will begin with the entry level AVR-X500 for £249 and go all the way up to the AVR-X4000, which retails at £1,199.Sitting at the bottom end of the Denon line... >>

Old Flickr vs new Flickr: What's new?

Old Flickr vs new Flickr: What's new?

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Flickr has reinvented itself. Gone are the days of thumbnails and white backgrounds, replaced instead with full bleed, full-resolution photos and a whopping 1 terabyte of free storage.It is the most drastic redesign the photo sharing site has ever seen... >>

Wacom launches new photo sharing Bamboo Loop app

Wacom launches new photo sharing Bamboo Loop app

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Wacom has launched the Bamboo Loop app for iPhone and iPod Touch. Designed a bit like Paper, except with pictures, the app is all about sharing photos with friends. You can use the app's built-in photo editing tools to sketch and scribble over images.... >>

Spotify top tracks widget shows most-streamed or shared songs on your website

Spotify top tracks widget shows most-streamed or shared songs on your website

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Spotify has created a clever embeddable widget for your website which shows the most-streamed or most-shared songs on the service. Think of it a bit like a web-based Top of the Pops, with Spotify showing exactly who is listening to what and by how much.You... >>

Xbox 720: Everything you need to know ahead of XboxReveal

Xbox 720: Everything you need to know ahead of XboxReveal

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Okay, so it doesn’t technically exist yet, but come on, let's be honest, it’s coming. Sony has pipped Microsoft to the post in making its next-generation console official, but the next Xbox from the big M is just round the corner. Almost literally,... >>

Sky Sports iPad app updated for Champions League final, 20 camera angle choice

Sky Sports iPad app updated for Champions League final, 20 camera angle choice

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Sky has added a new feature to its Sky Sports iPad app just in time for the Champions League final. It is now possible to select from 20 different camera angles to watch a match.Called Sky Sports 360, it isn't the first time that Sky has been experimenting... >>

PS4 teaser shows new console hardware, in blurriest reveal yet (video, pictures)

PS4 teaser shows new console hardware, in blurriest reveal yet (video, pictures)

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Sony has posted a PS4 teaser video showing off the console's new hardware. The problem? The video is just so blurry that you can't really see a single thing of the design, other than that it comes in black.Tiny hardware details do flash up momentarily... >>

Asus Zenbook Infinity to launch with Gorilla Glass 3 lid

Asus Zenbook Infinity to launch with Gorilla Glass 3 lid

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Asus has announced the Zenbook Infinity, a new, super-thin Ultrabook that boasts a lid produced from Gorilla Glass 3. Pictures of the new laptop are yet to be revealed, with Asus promising to show it off at Computex in Taipei on 4 June.Previous Zenbooks... >>

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active pictures leaked, looks tough

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active pictures leaked, looks tough

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Pictures of Samsung's rumoured Galaxy S4 Active, a ruggedised variant of the popular Android flagship, have appeared online. The images show what we imagine to be the Galaxy S4 Active with a black and red colour scheme and what appears to be a rubber... >>

Yahoo!: We promise not to screw up Tumblr

Yahoo!: We promise not to screw up Tumblr

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The rumoured Yahoo purchase of Tumblr is now official, at $1.1 billion. Yahoo's own press release announcing the deal explains that the company has promised "not to screw up" the blogging platform."Per the agreement and our promise not to screw it up,... >>