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Xbox 720 and PS4 not likely for 2012

Xbox 720 and PS4 not likely for 2012

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Sony and Microsoft were reportedly set to go head to head at the E3 games expo this June, with the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox 720 both purported to be given d├ębuts at the LA based show, but a couple of French directors from the companies have dampened... >>

Sky looks beyond the dish with new Internet TV Service

Sky looks beyond the dish with new Internet TV Service

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Sky is to give viewers the option to ditch the dish with a new Internet TV Service that it plans to launch later in the year. There has been a tidal wave of announcements from Sky over the last day or so. On Monday it was revealed that Sky Anytime+ would... >>

Sky Go tunes in on Android

Sky Go tunes in on Android

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It's all go over at Sky Go. Not only is the streaming platform all set to hit Android, it is being expanded to include even more channels. Sky Go launched back in July on PC and iOS and is Sky Mobile TV revamped, showing both live streamed and catch up... >>

Dixons chief John Browett jumps ship to Apple

Dixons chief John Browett jumps ship to Apple

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Apple has announced that John Browett is joining the company as senior vice president of retail, a position previously held by Ron Johnson who left last year to become CEO of JC Penney. Browett leaves his position of chief executive of Dixons Retail,... >>

Sky 40Mb Unlimited Fibre broadband lands along with free Wi-Fi from The Cloud

Sky 40Mb Unlimited Fibre broadband lands along with free Wi-Fi from The Cloud

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Big news if you're a Sky Broadband customer - not only is the satellite giant launching its own fibre-optic network with up to 40Mb download speeds - free Wi-Fi access from The Cloud is also set to rain in. Sky Broadband Unlimited Fibre is landing in... >>

LandingZone MacBook Air docking station becomes a reality

LandingZone MacBook Air docking station becomes a reality

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The coolest looking laptop docking station for the coolest looking laptop just got a bit more real - the LandingZone MacBook Air dock is hitting the production lines. Shown off by its makers InfiniWing at the Macworld event over in San Francisco this... >>

Nokia Lumia 910 detailed in Dutch

Nokia Lumia 910 detailed in Dutch

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Remember the Nokia Lumia 900 that was unveiled over in Vegas at CES? Sure you do. You probably also know Nokia has yet to announce the launch of the LTE packing handset outside of the States, despite Carphone Warehouse suggesting it could land in June.... >>

Fake iPads and iPhones produced by Apple

Fake iPads and iPhones produced by Apple

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If you ever dreamed of landing a job with Apple in Cupertino and getting to work on the next generation iPhones and iPads - don't get your hopes up too high. And that's because, even if you get a job at 1 Infinite Loop, chances are that you're going to... >>

Magellan eXplorist 110 rambles in

Magellan eXplorist 110 rambles in

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Magellan marked its return to the UK last May with the launch of four handheld GPS devices and now we've a fifth to add to the pile - the Magellan eXplorist 110. Pitched at the outdoorsy types; you know the kind of folk - red cheeked and layered from... >>

Apple wins the 2011 smartphone battle, or perhaps Samsung, or maybe RIM...

Apple wins the 2011 smartphone battle, or perhaps Samsung, or maybe RIM...

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The smartphone figures for 2011 are in. Lots of them, in fact, and they don't all correlate exactly. But we'll ignore that and declare Apple the winner. Actually Samsung. Or maybe Research in Motion. Definitely not Nokia. Let's start at the very beginning....... >>

Samsung Galaxy S Advance hits officialdom

Samsung Galaxy S Advance hits officialdom

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The Samsung Galaxy is an ever expanding one, proven once again with yet another handset gaining officialdom - the Samsung Galaxy S Advance. The S Advance is the phone that you may have read about on the gossip grapevine over the weekend after its model... >>

APP OF THE DAY: The Master Tactician review (iPad / Android)

APP OF THE DAY: The Master Tactician review (iPad / Android)

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It's another FA Cup weekend and, as such, another excuse to take a closer look at one of the multifarious football apps that sit in the App Store. But today's App of The Day isn't a game based on flicking goals, or managing a team of virtual players to... >>

Kinect powererd Windows 8 laptops gesturing your way

Kinect powererd Windows 8 laptops gesturing your way

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How would you like to get your hands on (or rather keep them off) a laptop sporting a built-in Kinect sensor? It's more than just a hollow dream - Kinect packing laptops made by Asus, and Microsoft backed, are already in existence. The Daily has seen... >>

Twitter country censorship tweets up a fuss

Twitter country censorship tweets up a fuss

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Twitter's wings have received a bit of a clipping with the first signs of mass regional censorship being hinted at by the micro-blogging platform. In a blog post entitled "Tweets still must flow" the company has announced that it now has the ability to... >>

Samsung Galaxy S III receives official recognition

Samsung Galaxy S III receives official recognition

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The rumour-mill is awash with Samsung Galaxy S III murmurs, following a couple of reports suggesting that the future flagship smartphone from the Korean company was facing a delay. The Galaxy S III grapevine seemed to suggest that the next big Sammy Android... >>

Multiple Google Calendars available on Windows Phone 7.5

Multiple Google Calendars available on Windows Phone 7.5

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Windows Phone 7.5 users rejoice - for multiple Google Calendar syncing is now available on your Mango handset. That's right - after months of waiting and having to do complicated work-arounds, no longer will you forget to go to that important meeting... >>

HTC Sense 4.0 to boast 50GB of Dropbox space

HTC Sense 4.0 to boast 50GB of Dropbox space

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HTC Sense 4.0, the Taiwanese company's latest Android UI, is set to launch sometime soon, possibly with the rumoured HTC Ville or HTC Edge and mobile site PocketNow is claiming to have the low-down ahead of its release. It has apparently had a play with... >>

BlackBerry Bold 9790 lands on Vodafone

BlackBerry Bold 9790 lands on Vodafone

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Vodafone has announced that the BlackBerry Bold 9790 is now available on its network. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is more an update to the BlackBerry Bold 9780 rather than just a thinner version of the Bold 9900. It features a QWERTY keyboard, optical trackpad... >>

Valve Steam app hits iOS and Android

Valve Steam app hits iOS and Android

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Online game distributor Valve has launched iOS and Android apps for its Steam users - although sadly this doesn't mean PC gaming on the go. Instead, like the My Xbox iOS app, this is an online community based app where gamers can chat with their Steam... >>

Android kills the menu button, demands action

Android kills the menu button, demands action

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The menu button on Google's Android is all but dead and is to be replaced permanently by the action bar. That's the message from Scott Main, lead tech writer for developer.android.com, who has posted an article advising Android developers to change their... >>

Nintendo Wii U coming 2012, complete with online gaming and NFC controllers

Nintendo Wii U coming 2012, complete with online gaming and NFC controllers

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We've Nintendo Wii U news aplenty following bossman Satoru Iwata's comments following the latest earnings call by the Japanese gaming giant. First up is confirmation of what we all kind of knew already - that the next-generation console is going to land... >>

HTC to focus on quality, not quantity as it searches for new Hero

HTC to focus on quality, not quantity as it searches for new Hero

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HTC's UK boss Phil Roberson has admitted that the Taiwanese company has perhaps lost focus by trying "to do too much", instead of focusing on the killer handsets that once made the brand the darling of the Android community. Like the HTC Hero in 2009... >>

BBC News for Android tablets finally begins broadcasting

BBC News for Android tablets finally begins broadcasting

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The BBC has announced that its popular BBC News app is now available on Android tablets. The app, which launched for smaller sized Android handsets back in May last year, is on offer for tablets sized 7.2 inches and above, running Android 3.0+. The design... >>

Google Maps adds Public Alerts to keep searchers safe

Google Maps adds Public Alerts to keep searchers safe

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Google is always tweaking with its services, adding the odd feature here and there, and its latest jiggery-pokery with Google Maps has seen the addition of Google Public Alerts - "a platform designed to bring you relevant emergency alerts when and where... >>

Pioneer N-50 and N-30 network audio players steam in the AirPlay fun

Pioneer N-50 and N-30 network audio players steam in the AirPlay fun

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Audio specialist Pioneer has announced that its latest network audio players; the Pioneer N-50 and the Pioneer N-30, have landed on UK soil. Both of the players come rocking Apple's AirPlay wireless streaming magic right out of the box and they are both... >>