Archive for Luke Edwards

Stop thieves getting your valuables using these smart security gadgets

Stop thieves getting your valuables using these smart security gadgets

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As gadgets become more valuable and we carry even more of them around with us daily, theft is a big problem. But those smart gadgets, and even people, that need to be protected are starting to benefit from a growing smart security tech front-line. From... >>

Apple iPhone to get OLED upgrade sooner than expected

Apple iPhone to get OLED upgrade sooner than expected

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Rumours of Apple getting an OLED screen upgrade have been floating around with a release from 2018, but it looks like that's not the case. According to more recent murmurings the iPhone 7S will get the first OLED display to hit an Apple smartphone. While... >>

Pull anything into the virtual world for super cheap with this $99 3D laser scanner

Pull anything into the virtual world for super cheap with this $99 3D laser scanner

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Being able to 3D scan objects from the real world into the virtual one has been a relatively expensive process, until now. CowTech Ciclop is a new laser 3D scanner that will cost you only $99. One of the ways this scanner has been able to remain so affordable... >>

24K gold Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge aren’t as pricey as you’d expect

24K gold Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge aren’t as pricey as you’d expect

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When a new Samsung Galaxy S7 edge landed it was inevitable someone would be close behind, eager to throw liquid gold all over it. That's happened and you can now lay your bling-craving hands on 24 carat gold Galaxy S7 and S7 edge handsets. So far no... >>

Amazon Fire Kids Edition and Fire 7-inch chargers deemed dangerous in UK recall

Amazon Fire Kids Edition and Fire 7-inch chargers deemed dangerous in UK recall

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Amazon Fire Kids Edition and Fire 7-inch owners beware, your power adapters may be dangerous. Amazon has just issued a UK and Ireland wide recall. The problem applies to power adapters sold in the UK and Ireland since September 2015. Amazon has contacted... >>

Easily upgrade your car: Spotify, DAB and hands-free with Pure Highway 600

Easily upgrade your car: Spotify, DAB and hands-free with Pure Highway 600

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Pure, the digital radio specialist, has unveiled an in-car system that will turn any motor into a digital radio and Spotify friendly machine. The Pure Highway 400 and Highway 600 are plug-and-play units that sit on a car's dashboard and connect to the... >>

Nasa funding quiet supersonic jet, a friendly Concorde for everyone

Nasa funding quiet supersonic jet, a friendly Concorde for everyone

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Nasa has set its sights a little closer to earth for once as it begins plans to help make supersonic airliners a reality once again. The world famous and now retired Concorde was the last supersonic jet to take paying passengers into the air. But it wasn't... >>

This magical cable charges both iPhone and Android with the same connector

This magical cable charges both iPhone and Android with the same connector

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Getting rid of cables completely is the dream. But until that day comes cutting down their number will have to do. That's what one Kickstarter project is doing by combining iPhone and Android chargers into one cable. LMcable claims to be the world's first... >>

Morgan EV3 is a steampunk dream, plus it's electric

Morgan EV3 is a steampunk dream, plus it's electric

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Morgan is a car manufacturer steeped in history that respects the past. So even when going electric it has managed to remain decidedly old school in its stylings with the EV3. The Morgan EV3, revealed as a production model at the Geneva Motor Show 2016,... >>

Netflix picks a side, stops users enjoying US library with VPNs, Reddit cries out

Netflix picks a side, stops users enjoying US library with VPNs, Reddit cries out

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Netflix has increased the aggression with which it attacks work-arounds that allow non-US residents enjoy US content. Now watching shows and movies that are reserved for US residents will be much more difficult for those residing outside of the country.... >>

BlackBerry abandoned by WhatsApp, beginning of the end for BB10?

BlackBerry abandoned by WhatsApp, beginning of the end for BB10?

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WhatsApp has announced that it will be stopping support for certain operating systems including BlackBerry's BB10 OS. WhatsApp has said that it will stop supporting certain operating systems as it wants to focus on those used by the majority of people.... >>

Android N appears without an app tray, just like iOS: Fans freak out

Android N appears without an app tray, just like iOS: Fans freak out

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The next Android operating system from Google is going to be named N as version 7.0, but little else is known about it, until now. A new video, that showed off Google Maps with a movie theme, has been released in time for the Oscars this weekend. But... >>

New Raspberry Pi 3 Model B brings super specs while still barely denting your wallet

New Raspberry Pi 3 Model B brings super specs while still barely denting your wallet

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The English made Raspberry Pi has reached the third numerical iteration of its builds and with that it's become more powerful than ever, while remaining affordable. The new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B is still physically tiny at little bigger than a credit... >>

Noveto speaker plays so only you can hear, no headphones needed

Noveto speaker plays so only you can hear, no headphones needed

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Noveto has shown off its directional speaker system that it wants to change the world by putting an end to headphones. The idea behind the Noveto speaker is to play audio directly into the ears of a single person without anyone else hearing the sound.... >>

Ford Sync 3 preview: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto complete solution

Ford Sync 3 preview: Apple CarPlay, Android Auto complete solution

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Ford has announced that its latest in car infotainment system, Sync 3, will be coming to Europe this July. Initially Sync 3 will appear in limited new cars like the new Kuga, S-Max and Mondeo. Sync 3 isn't all about its own platform, it actually plays... >>

Archos Diamond 2 Note preview: Top specs for low price

Archos Diamond 2 Note preview: Top specs for low price

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Archos, often thought of for its lower end gadgets, has made a big impression at MWC 2016 with its new smartphone. The Archos Diamond 2 Note offers some serious specs while sticking to the Archos affordable pricing. The Diamond 2 Plus and Diamond 2 Note... >>

MyKronoz Swiss-designed smartwatch collection, in pictures

MyKronoz Swiss-designed smartwatch collection, in pictures

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MyKronoz, the Swiss smartwatch specialist whose kit is of course designed in Switzerland, has been at MWC 2016 with its many watches. By many we really mean a bunch. MyKronoz may have come seemingly out of nowhere but the start-up has done so with plenty... >>

Control your phone and home from anywhere using ultrasonic hand-gestures, meet Elliptic

Control your phone and home from anywhere using ultrasonic hand-gestures, meet Elliptic

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The future of smart gadget controls is in ultrasound and Elliptic is bringing it to your gadgets in the next few months. Using ultrasonic audio a new control interface has been created that allows gadgets to pick up on gestures from across a room. This... >>

Netflix second screen and mobile data limiter coming this year, HDR launch show revealed

Netflix second screen and mobile data limiter coming this year, HDR launch show revealed

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Netflix has told Pocket-lint, at a private event near MWC 2016, that is plans to launch an update for its mobile app to save on data charges. It will also introduce a second screen function for use on smartphones and tablets while watching on a main... >>

Garmin Vivoactive HR preview: The complete training solution

Garmin Vivoactive HR preview: The complete training solution

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Garmin has unleashed a new version of its popular and impressive Vivoactive called Vivoactive HR because, you guessed it, this one records heart rate. The Vivoactive HR uses a wrist worn, light-based heart rate monitor to track beats per minute for a... >>

Omate Rise preview: Full Android 3G smartwatch with carbon fibre for $280

Omate Rise preview: Full Android 3G smartwatch with carbon fibre for $280

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Omate, more well known for children's watches, is making its entrance into the big boys game with an impressive offering. The Omate Rise plans to straddle the boundaries between connectivity, form and price. Omate says the Rise, when it arrives in June,... >>

Cat S60 preview: Heat vision, Android 6.0 and can take an underwater beating

Cat S60 preview: Heat vision, Android 6.0 and can take an underwater beating

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The Cat S60 is a huge leap forward for the company. It's no longer just about being the most tough phone on the planet, it's now about being cutting edge too. As such Cat has crammed in a Flir thermal imaging camera, full Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS and... >>

Haier Watch: Full Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your wrist

Haier Watch: Full Android 6.0 Marshmallow on your wrist

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Haier has shown off its new flagship smartwatch that comes packing full Android OS, dubbed simply, Watch. The Haier Watch, shown off at MWC 2016, is due for release in April priced at €200. Its aim is to offer a high quality build and full Android OS... >>

Microsoft Lumia 650: Windows 10, quality build on a budget

Microsoft Lumia 650: Windows 10, quality build on a budget

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Windows 10 is well and truly upon us and in case you didn't know Microsoft has made a big deal out of its Lumia phones. Plenty have arrived from the top end Lumia 950 to the Lumia 550. The latest edition is the affordable Lumia 650. Windows 10 is here... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S7: Cases, accessories, chargers and more

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S7: Cases, accessories, chargers and more

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Samsung has taken the rumour mill down in one fell swoop as it unveiled its latest Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge smartphones. There was even the company's first 360-degree camera. But it didn't stop there, then came the accessories. Smartphone cases are... >>