Archive for Luke Edwards

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge not good enough? How about 24k gold versions?

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge not good enough? How about 24k gold versions?

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge have been designed to set a new standard in quality for Samsung. But for some even that's not enough, so why not slap some gold over it? Goldgenie, a specialist in impersonating Goldfinger, will slather the Samsung... >>

Neptune Suite is an Android watch, phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphone and TV dongle set, all for £400

Neptune Suite is an Android watch, phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphone and TV dongle set, all for £400

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Neptune Suite might just be the one platform to unite them all. It uses a smartwatch as the brains then adds phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphones and TV dongle as accessories to make it work everywhere. The Neptune Suite, currently smashing its... >>

3D printing just got affordable, £299 XYZPrinting wants to help your home

3D printing just got affordable, £299 XYZPrinting wants to help your home

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Affordable 3D printers are starting to appear but most either require partial building or are still on a crowd-funding site. XYZPrinting has announced it will be selling its super affordable 3D printers for the home from 20 April. XYZPrinting is a Taiwanese... >>

Alpina Horological Smartwatch to take on Withings Activité at analogue activity tracking

Alpina Horological Smartwatch to take on Withings Activité at analogue activity tracking

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Alpina has unveiled its latest offering at Baselworld 2015 with its Horological Smartwatch that offers analogue readings for activity data. The Alpina Horological Smartwatch is aimed at women and joins the market of analogue data wearables. Withings already... >>

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set: Boldly go where no fish has gone before

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set: Boldly go where no fish has gone before

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Star Trek and sushi might not be something you'd immediately see going together but ThinkGeek did and now it's something you can own. The Star Trek U.S.S Enterprise Sushi Set has arrived to take the geek rating of sushi eating to the next frontier. The... >>

Gucci and will.i.am unveil fashionable smartband, look out Apple Watch

Gucci and will.i.am unveil fashionable smartband, look out Apple Watch

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Gucci and will.i.am have just announced a new fashion smartband that the two have created in collaboration. The device was announced as BaselWorld 2015 gets underway with luxury brands like Tag expected to unveil smartwatches. The Gucci smartband is a... >>

Deezer Elite now delivers FLAC audio streaming to Sonos users

Deezer Elite now delivers FLAC audio streaming to Sonos users

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Deezer has today released its Elite service of high quality music streaming for Sonos customers. The Deezer Elite service first launched in the US, before becoming available to Sonos owners in the UK last month has added a lossless FLAC music streaming... >>

Rugby fan? This phone is made of grass from the Twickenham Stadium

Rugby fan? This phone is made of grass from the Twickenham Stadium

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The Six Nations Rugby tournament is as good a time as any to unveil the world's first smartphone made from grass and recycled phone parts. The grass handset uses cuttings from England's rugby home ground, Twickenham Stadium. It was created by O2 Recycle... >>

Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual-SIM delivers Windows Phone OS for only £50

Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual-SIM delivers Windows Phone OS for only £50

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Microsoft hasn't been shy after making the Lumia brand its own, releasing smartphone after not so smartphone. The latest affordable handset comes in the form of the Lumia 430 Dual-SIM. The Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual-SIM aims to slip into your pocket without... >>

Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900 is GPS synchronised and solar powered

Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900 is GPS synchronised and solar powered

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Citizen Watches has announced a new analogue watch that still manages to fit into the smart tech category. The Limited Edition Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900, Citizen claims, is the world's thinnest light-powered GPS satellite-synchronised watch. The world's... >>

Jeep Renegade 2015 first drive: Compact SUV with big potential

Jeep Renegade 2015 first drive: Compact SUV with big potential

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When you hear the name Jeep you probably imagine a beach buggy blasting through the Californian sea-kissed sands. That's what this company was built on. But after being bought by Fiat the likes of the 2015 Jeep Renegade are redefining how we see Jeep.... >>

Until now 3D printing was just layered 2D, Carbon3D changes everything

Until now 3D printing was just layered 2D, Carbon3D changes everything

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3D printing is being hailed as the future of manufacturing yet it's been around, technically, since 1981. Now Carbon3D is here to shake up the industry with its revolutionary new printer that's faster, more accurate and higher resolution. The Carbon3D... >>

Get the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge early by pre-ordering from 20 March

Get the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge early by pre-ordering from 20 March

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Samsung has revealed the date when its flagship Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge smartphones will be available to pre-order in the UK as 20 March. While the release date is 10 April those who have pre-ordered the handsets from the Samsung website or in a... >>

Missing Orange Wednesdays? EE and Wuaki to offer weekly blockbusters for £1

Missing Orange Wednesdays? EE and Wuaki to offer weekly blockbusters for £1

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When EE announced that Orange Wednesdays would be no more it was a sad day for all. But now it's offering a light at the end of the film reel thanks to a deal with Wuaki.tv that offers a blockbuster movie every week for only £1. EE Film Club, as it will... >>

Microsoft working on software to transform your Android to Windows 10

Microsoft working on software to transform your Android to Windows 10

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Microsoft has announced its Windows 10 operating system will launch this summer. In that same announcement it revealed its Windows Insider Program plans to offer Windows 10 on Android smartphones. Specifically Microsoft is working with Xiaomi in China... >>

BMW brings plug-in hybrid smarts to the new X5 dubbed X5 xDrive40e (gallery)

BMW brings plug-in hybrid smarts to the new X5 dubbed X5 xDrive40e (gallery)

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BMW has announced its first plug-in hybrid car in a core range, the X5 xDrive40e, which should give the best mileage for any X5. The new X5 xDrive40e will offer plenty of power to keep the sizeable beast moving fast despite going easy on the fuel. In... >>

Flying cars will be in the air from 2017 with Aeromobil promising autonomous models

Flying cars will be in the air from 2017 with Aeromobil promising autonomous models

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Aeromobil wants to become the Tesla of flying cars. It has announced that its flying cars will be available to buy, and legally fly, from 2017. The announcement, made at SXSW, follows the unveiling of the Aeromobil 3.0 flying car last October. Since... >>

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

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Garmin has released the third generation of its adventure GPS watch, the Fenix 3. The Garmin Fenix 3 is all about adventurous, off-the-beaten-path sports. But unlike its predecessors this generation is built even better for the day-to-day runner, cyclist... >>

Addison Lee app review: Order or pre-book minicabs with ease (hands-on)

Addison Lee app review: Order or pre-book minicabs with ease (hands-on)

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Addison Lee, not satisfied with being London's biggest minicab alternative to the black cab, has expanded its app-based service to cater for all phone platforms. Originally for iPhone only, you can now download on Android, Windows Phone and even BlackBerry... >>

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

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At last, the new USB Type-C connector is ready for mass production. It will come with reversible ends, featuring the same small connector on either end. But it means so much more for new smartphones, tablets and even laptops. The new Type-C will mean... >>

Nymi Band and Halifax use your heart rate as the future of security

Nymi Band and Halifax use your heart rate as the future of security

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Halifax has announced that it created a proof of concept with the Nymi Band that could reinvent how we look at security. Using the band, which measures you heart rate, simply being alive could be enough to be biometrically recognised for secure access... >>

Huawei Ascend P8 teased ahead of 15 April launch: Stronger screen, better camera and more

Huawei Ascend P8 teased ahead of 15 April launch: Stronger screen, better camera and more

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Huawei has begun teasing its next flagship smartphone, the Ascend P8, ahead of its official launch in London on 15 April. READ: Huawei Ascend P8 will launch 15 April in London The latest tease is a collection of photos centred around the number 8 which... >>

Wirelessly charge over 55-metres away, scientists crack proper wireless power

Wirelessly charge over 55-metres away, scientists crack proper wireless power

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Wireless charging is like the Holy Grail of gadgets these days. Imagine never having to think about battery ever again as your smartphone is always connected to power. A recent breakthrough is making this a reality. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency... >>

Samsung's next smartphones will have higher resolution screens and slimmer, metal design

Samsung's next smartphones will have higher resolution screens and slimmer, metal design

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Samsung has officially announced that its move to create a more premium smartphone in the Galaxy S6 will continue across all its handsets. This is not a rumour. Samsung CEO Shin Jong Kyun said at a company annual shareholder meeting that it planned to... >>

Sky's NOW TV has landed on EE TV boxes, just in time for Game of Thrones

Sky's NOW TV has landed on EE TV boxes, just in time for Game of Thrones

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Early adopters of the EE TV box will be pleased to hear that its creators have rewarded them by already announcing Sky's NOW TV is arriving soon. NOW TV allows viewers to enjoy Sky content over their internet connection without the need to pay for a long... >>