Archive for Hunter Skipworth

Gran Turismo 6 concept footage appears, more cars and tracks to enjoy

Gran Turismo 6 concept footage appears, more cars and tracks to enjoy

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More footage of the now official Gran Turismo 6 has been revealed. The video features a range of tracks and venues including Silverstone, as well as new vehicles such as the Tesla Model S and the iconic Audi Quattro. Graphically, it appears to be pushing... >>

Samsung unveils Retina Macbook beating Ultrabook display, new UHD TVs

Samsung unveils Retina Macbook beating Ultrabook display, new UHD TVs

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Samsung has announced plans for a brand new super-high-resolution 13.3-inch display for Ultrabooks. The screen, which boasts a 3200 x 1800 resolution panel, beats even the Chromebook Pixel for pixel density. The 3200 x 1800 makes the 15-inch Retina Macbook... >>

Barnes and Noble bringing web browser and email to Simple Touch eReaders

Barnes and Noble bringing web browser and email to Simple Touch eReaders

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A leaked memo shows Barnes & Noble plans to bring both email and web browsing to its Simple Touch eReader line up. The updates, planned for release on 1 June this year, will be coming to the Nook Simple Touch and Nook Simple Touch with Glowlight. Competitor... >>

Pinterest redesign brings more info to what you pin

Pinterest redesign brings more info to what you pin

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Pinterest has been given a fairly significant redesign in an attempt to bring an increased amount of information to each pin posted to the service. It works with a number of websites, so you can now see extra info on topics such as movies, recipes and... >>

Twitter for Google Glass is confirmed, as well as Facebook and other apps

Twitter for Google Glass is confirmed, as well as Facebook and other apps

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Twitter has launched an application for Google Glass. The new app allows you to post photos directly from the clever Google-made glasses, to Twitter.  On top of posting pictures, the app also includes a proper notification system which will bring any... >>

Audi R8 V10 Plus pictures and hands-on

Audi R8 V10 Plus pictures and hands-on

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The Audi R8 V10 Plus is the latest incarnation of Audi's iconic two-seater sports car. The new V10 plus boasts a much improved gearbox, carbon ceramic brakes and the most incredible-looking turn indicators we have ever seen on a vehicle. It also implements... >>

Google Now update brings live public transport info and reminders

Google Now update brings live public transport info and reminders

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Google has updated its Google Search app, adding live public transport information and reminder cards for Google Now. The updates to Google Now are already live, with the update available in Google Play. The Reminders feature works by hooking up with... >>

BlackBerry Q5 vs BlackBerry Q10: What's the difference?

BlackBerry Q5 vs BlackBerry Q10: What's the difference?

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BlackBerry has announced the Q5, a new mid-ranged handset which should replace the Curve in its Qwerty keyboard-packing form. So there are now two Qwerty keyboard handsets that run BlackBerry 10: the Q10 and the Q5. But which should you choose? How do... >>

BlackBerry Q5 confirmed for sale in the UK

BlackBerry Q5 confirmed for sale in the UK

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BlackBerry's Q5 has been confirmed for sale in the UK by Phones 4u. The phone, which is planned for release from July, will be the first mid-range handset to run the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. While Phones 4u didn't go into date or price specifics,... >>

Lotus Evora S IPS
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Lotus Evora S IPS

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The Lotus Evora is a strange car. Having spent well over 1,000 miles in one, driving every possible surface, from tracks to the streets of Soho, we still can't quite get our heads round it. When Lotus designed the Evora, it wanted a car to take on the... >>

BlackBerry Q5 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Q5 pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has just announced the Q5, a mid-range Qwerty keyboard handset designed for emerging markets and those after something cheaper than the Q10 or Z10 flagship products. Long rumoured as the R10, the new phone should replace the Curve in BlackBerry's... >>

BBM coming to iOS and Android this summer

BBM coming to iOS and Android this summer

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BlackBerry's BBM messaging service is finally coming to Android and iOS. The long-rumoured release of BBM on handsets other than BlackBerry's own was announced by CEO Thorsten Heins on stage at the BlackBerry Live conference in Orlando, Florida "We are... >>

BlackBerry launches BBM Channels, a new way for brands to use BBM

BlackBerry launches BBM Channels, a new way for brands to use BBM

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BlackBerry has given BBM a radical rethink. The service, which has traditionally formed the basis of chat for its hardcore fans, will now have Facebook Pages-style channels. BBM Channels works by giving brands an updateable page which can be shared within... >>

BlackBerry conducts first phone to car video call via BB10-powered Bentley

BlackBerry conducts first phone to car video call via BB10-powered Bentley

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Remember the crazy QNX-powered Bentley Continental GTC at CES? BlackBerry brought it out on stage at the BlackBerry Live conference in Orlando, Florida, to show off one of its new functions. The car, which has an entertainment system powered entirely... >>

Skype coming to BlackBerry Z10 after BlackBerry 10.1 update

Skype coming to BlackBerry Z10 after BlackBerry 10.1 update

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Skype is coming to the BlackBerry Z10. Announced at BlackBerry Live, the app will arrive as part of a new BlackBerry 10.1 update for the handset which will hit some devices from today, with further roll-out expected by carriers at the end of this week.... >>

BlackBerry Q5 announced, Qwerty keyboard phone on a budget

BlackBerry Q5 announced, Qwerty keyboard phone on a budget

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BlackBerry has launched the Qwerty keyboard-packing Q5 handset at the BlackBerry Live conference in Orlando, Florida. The new phone, which is aimed at emerging markets and those on a budget, has long been rumoured as the BlackBerry R10. The Q5 name makes... >>

BlackBerry testing 5-inch Z10 redesign to take on Galaxy S4

BlackBerry testing 5-inch Z10 redesign to take on Galaxy S4

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BlackBerry is planning to launch a redesigned Z10 with a bigger 5-inch display in order to take on the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and other flagship Android phones. The new handset, which is currently in testing in Canada, could replace the current... >>

BlackBerry Q10: Where can I get it?

BlackBerry Q10: Where can I get it?

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The BlackBerry Q10 is now on sale. For many, it is the BlackBerry 10 handset they have long been waiting for; the Z10 is certainly fun and brings BlackBerry up to date with the competition, but without a QWERTY keyboard it loses part of what a BlackBerry... >>

White BlackBerry Q10 on sale at Carphone Warehouse

White BlackBerry Q10 on sale at Carphone Warehouse

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The coveted white BlackBerry Q10 is now on sale at the Carphone Warehouse and Selfridges. The phone, which is also available in black, is the first Qwerty keyboard-packing handset to run the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. It isn't the first time... >>

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom a reality, confirmed by Bluetooth SIG

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom a reality, confirmed by Bluetooth SIG

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The Galaxy S4 Zoom rumours have stepped up a notch following the much-anticipated phone-come-camera being listed by Bluetooth SIG, the special interest group responsible for managing all Bluetooth device classifications worldwide. It's described as "Samsung... >>

Nokia Lumia 928 video shows new camera image stabilisation tech in action

Nokia Lumia 928 video shows new camera image stabilisation tech in action

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Nokia has unveiled a new video of its Lumia 928 showing the camera's image stabilisation technology in action. Attaching the phone to a remote-control helicopter, the Lumia 928 turns out fairly wobble-free image- despite being flown about. We can't be... >>

iPad Smart Cover could switch off pacemakers

iPad Smart Cover could switch off pacemakers

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The magnets inside iPad Smart Covers could switch off pacemakers if the findings of a 14-year-old's scientific experiments turn out to be true. While putting together a science fair project Gianna Chien made the discovery and should be presenting her... >>

My first iPhone sparks controversy, 1stFone mobile aimed at 4-year-olds

My first iPhone sparks controversy, 1stFone mobile aimed at 4-year-olds

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A mobile phone has been launched that is designed specifically for very young children, effectively their own version of their parents' iPhones. The handset, called the 1stFone, has no access to the internet or text messaging and can be used only to make... >>

Nike vs Adidas: Trainer technology, does it really work?

Nike vs Adidas: Trainer technology, does it really work?

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Nike and Adidas both have some clever trainer technology which they say can make all the difference to the way you run: Adidas has the Boost range or trainers, Nike has the Free.  Both Nike and Adidas's offerings are loaded with tech buzzwords and potentially... >>

Nokia portable USB charger invokes the spirit of Lego

Nokia portable USB charger invokes the spirit of Lego

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Nokia's DC-18 universal portable USB charger could be the best-looking way ever to bring power to your smartphone. Combining a bit of Lego styling with colourful Lumia design, the 1720 mAh charger should keep your phone ticking over that little bit longer.... >>