Archive for Rik Henderson

Don't have Sky? Here's how to watch Game of Thrones season 5 legally

Don't have Sky? Here's how to watch Game of Thrones season 5 legally

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The Wars to Come is the sensational first episode of Game of Thrones season 5 and it will be screened tonight on Sky Atlantic at 9pm. It debuted in the US on HBO yesterday (also simulcast on multiple TV stations around the world) but UK fans will be... >>

If you're looking to get an Apple Watch this could be the best place to go

If you're looking to get an Apple Watch this could be the best place to go

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Pre-orders for the Apple Watch opened on 10 April and within minutes Apple's online stores were already having to shift shipping dates. Many customers will now not be able to get a device on launch day. You can however try one on and get advice on which... >>

6 reasons why not to buy the Star Wars Digital HD collection

6 reasons why not to buy the Star Wars Digital HD collection

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Alongside pre-orders for the Apple Watch and the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge phones, the Star Wars Digital HD collection went on sale today, marking the first time that the trilogies have been available in a purely digital format (bar illegally). Digital... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge: What are the best deals?

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge: What are the best deals?

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Samsung lifted the lid off its two new flagship Android smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2015, with standard and curved display variants. The Samsung Galaxy S6 will be the slightly cheaper of the two, with a flat, conventional style 5.1-inch screen,... >>

Apple Watch pre-orders open and first wave sold out already, just as well Katy Perry got hers early

Apple Watch pre-orders open and first wave sold out already, just as well Katy Perry got hers early

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Apple opened pre-orders for its Apple Watch early this morning and already all models are suggesting a four to six week wait for shipping, even though the device officially comes out in two weeks time, on 24 April. That includes all variations of the... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick review: Stick it to 'em
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Amazon Fire TV Stick review: Stick it to 'em

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While it has been available in the US since the end of last year, the Amazon Fire TV Stick finally makes its way across the pond for release in the UK and, thanks to a combination of attractive price point and rich feature set, could end up being a more... >>

Football Manager Classic 2015 for iPad and Android finally adds the 3D match engine

Football Manager Classic 2015 for iPad and Android finally adds the 3D match engine

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After years of being asked the same question about the handheld version of Football Manager, mainly by us, Sports Interactive is finally ready to add the 3D match engine to the management game for tablets. Football Manager Classic 2015 for high-end iPads... >>

Canon goes 4K crazy with XC10 and EOS C300 Mk II video cameras and a reference monitor to boot

Canon goes 4K crazy with XC10 and EOS C300 Mk II video cameras and a reference monitor to boot

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Canon has embraced 4K video with three new products, mainly aimed at the professional and prosumer markets. The Canon XC10 4K video camera is perhaps the one most aimed at consumers or enthusiasts as it offers professional standard quality but at a more... >>

You won't get a much better view of the LG G4 camera than this

You won't get a much better view of the LG G4 camera than this

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Further to the official teaser video we posted this morning, LG has created a webpage for the LG G4 smartphone with a countdown clock to its 28 April unveiling. And what's more, it features a close-up image of the rear camera, as shown in part in the... >>

Virgin Media Paws TV remote for pets is a real thing, not a belated April Fools

Virgin Media Paws TV remote for pets is a real thing, not a belated April Fools

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If we'd have received this on 1 April we'd have sworn it was designed to pull the wool over our eyes. However, the Virgin Media Paws TV remote has been devised as the company celebrates National Pet Month. There's a point to it too, as research found... >>

How to get Amazon Prime Instant Video working on an Android tablet

How to get Amazon Prime Instant Video working on an Android tablet

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Amazon has finally made an app that enables Android tablet owners to stream video through Amazon Prime Instant Video. While it has been possible to play TV shows and movies from Amazon's Netflix rivalling service on a smartphone (or any Apple device)... >>

Vodafone bumps up 4G data allowances on its entertainment bundles

Vodafone bumps up 4G data allowances on its entertainment bundles

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With incentive announcements from EE and O2 rattling around, Vodafone has pitched in with its own ideas to entice new customers. It has increased the data allowances on its Red Value bundles and is now offering 4G by default for all monthly handset agreements.... >>

LG G4 revealed in official video: First up, the camera

LG G4 revealed in official video: First up, the camera

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LG is continuing its tradition of releasing teasers and official details on a product it is soon to launch. The LG G4 Android smartphone will be fully unveiled on 28 April, but we already know about the user experience the company will employ and now... >>

Star Wars comes to Digital HD this week ahead of new Star Wars 7 trailer

Star Wars comes to Digital HD this week ahead of new Star Wars 7 trailer

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Disney and 20th Century Fox have announced that they are jointly releasing the current six Star Wars movies on a digital download format for the first time. Available from 10 April, Digital HD versions of Star Wars Episodes I - VI will be purchasable... >>

Leef iBridge is the iPhone and iPad gadget you shouldn't leave home without

Leef iBridge is the iPhone and iPad gadget you shouldn't leave home without

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The amount of storage space on a mobile device often sounds extensive when you first buy it, but if you're like us you'll soon fill it - especially if you are a habitual photo or video taker. And that's usually okay for Android phone or tablet owners... >>

See what it's like to plunge 10,000ft to the ground: Incredible GoPro footage is stuff of nightmares

See what it's like to plunge 10,000ft to the ground: Incredible GoPro footage is stuff of nightmares

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You know those dreams you have where you are falling for what seems like a ridiculously long time but invariably wake up before hitting the ground? Now you can find out what it would be like to finish the fall as incredible footage taken from a falling... >>

52 worst Kindle eBook covers ever: You have to see these shockers

52 worst Kindle eBook covers ever: You have to see these shockers

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There is no doubt that technology has improved people's lives no end. And while book lovers have got cause to complain about the advent of eBook readers and eBooks, in terms of diminishing the sales of hardbacks and paperbacks, there's little doubt that... >>

This is the Sony Xperia Z4... probably

This is the Sony Xperia Z4... probably

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A trio of hands-on pictures of what is claimed to be the Sony Xperia Z4 have appeared online. Posted by Greek website In2mobile, the images are off the Sony "E6553" which is listed in the shot showing some of the system details and is apparently the model... >>

LG G4 user experience and exciting feature set revealed in official teaser video

LG G4 user experience and exciting feature set revealed in official teaser video

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While the LG G4 won't make its full debut until the company's 28 April launch event, LG is taking its traditional approach and revealing some of the phone's features ahead of time. A Korean teaser video for the fourth generation of the manufacturer's... >>

Sony buys OnLive to improve PlayStation Now, OnLive subscriptions cut 30 April

Sony buys OnLive to improve PlayStation Now, OnLive subscriptions cut 30 April

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OnLive is dead. Subscribers have until 30 April to play their games on the cloud service and then the shutters will come down. However, the experiment into cloud gaming has not been in vain as Sony has acquired a large percentage of the assets. Sony has... >>

Some new Nintendo Amiibos will come in card form, normal 3DS to get NFC reader too

Some new Nintendo Amiibos will come in card form, normal 3DS to get NFC reader too

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During Nintendo's Direct broadcast yesterday the company revealed that Amiibos in future won't just come in toy figure form. Some Amiibos, such as characters for a forthcoming Animal Crossing game, will also come on "more portable" cards. In all likelihood... >>

What is Adobe Slate and how does it turn every iPad user into a web designer?

What is Adobe Slate and how does it turn every iPad user into a web designer?

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Adobe continues its expansive rollout of tablet and phone applications with Adobe Slate, its latest iPad app that enables any user to present visually rich stories on the internet, with little or no knowledge of programming or creative design. Like... >>

Why vote for the next Prime Minister when you can shoot them in the face with paint instead?

Why vote for the next Prime Minister when you can shoot them in the face with paint instead?

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UKPaintball has provided the ideal antidote to the incessant whitterings of each of the Prime Ministerial candidates in the build up to the UK general election this May. Its website is hosting an online game where you can battle each of them using paint-based... >>

Worried about lack of Ultra-HD content? The Nikon 1 J5 CSC can record in 4K

Worried about lack of Ultra-HD content? The Nikon 1 J5 CSC can record in 4K

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Nikon has updated its entry-level compact system camera line with the Nikon 1 J5, a step up from last year's model with the addition of 4K video recording. The body has also been redesigned a touch, with a 3-inch tiltable touchscreen monitor flipping... >>

O2 Wifi Extra gives you the strongest connection wherever you go, without having to sign in

O2 Wifi Extra gives you the strongest connection wherever you go, without having to sign in

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No sooner had EE announced an incentive for its customers than O2 follows with its own. O2 customers can now access free Wi-Fi throughout the UK without even having to sign in ever. O2 Wifi Extra is the evolution of the network's free Wi-Fi service,... >>