Archive for Hunter Skipworth

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.... >>

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... >>

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.... >>

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... >>

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... >>

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.... >>

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,... >>