Archive for Rik Henderson

You won't believe how little you'll pay for this 75-inch 4K HDR TV

You won't believe how little you'll pay for this 75-inch 4K HDR TV

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Hisense has released a 75-inch 4K HDR TV for a little under £2,500. The Hisense 75M7900 features all the latest telly tech but for a fraction of the price of rivals. In fact, you'll be hard pressed to find a 55-inch 4K HDR TV for much cheaper, let alone... >>

Huawei Mate 9 could have a 20MP dual camera and blow P9 out of the water

Huawei Mate 9 could have a 20MP dual camera and blow P9 out of the water

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We've only recently seen a couple of flagship Huawei phones launched, the Huawei P9 and P9 Plus, but there is talk of another device coming from the Chinese company that could overshadow them - at least where the camera is concerned. The Huawei Mate... >>

Instagram demands Littergram app name change, what a load of rubbish

Instagram demands Littergram app name change, what a load of rubbish

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Instagram has sent a letter to the British creator of the anti-litter application Littergram, demanding it change its name. Littergram is a not-for-profit venture started in 2014, which encourages people in Britain to take photos of litter and send them... >>

HP Chromebook 13 has MacBook specs for a fraction of the price

HP Chromebook 13 has MacBook specs for a fraction of the price

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HP has unveiled an addition to its Chromebook range that offers similar spec to the recently released 2016 model of the MacBook. However, it costs almost a third of Apple's computer. The HP Chromebook 13 starts at $499 (£342) while the entry-level superslim... >>

What is Ed Balls Day and why is #EdBallsDay trending on Twitter?

What is Ed Balls Day and why is #EdBallsDay trending on Twitter?

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You might have noticed a strange hashtag at the trending charts on Twitter today, at least in the UK. "#EdBallsDay" is riding strong with more than 20,000 tweets today alone. But what is Ed Balls Day and why are so many posting funny comments about it... >>

The Iron Man Civil War Xbox One is the best console you'll never own

The Iron Man Civil War Xbox One is the best console you'll never own

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We've seen plenty of special edition Xbox One consoles in the last couple of years, with a different coloured or designed model coming out with just about every major release, but we can safely say that the customised Iron Man variant is the best. It... >>

Angry Birds Action: Rovio goes the whole hog with biggest game yet

Angry Birds Action: Rovio goes the whole hog with biggest game yet

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After the incredible success of the original Angry Birds, it can be argued that the series has been superseded in popularity by games by developers that embraced the free-to-play model faster than Rovio. Look at the top grossing apps on Apple's App Store... >>

LG Stylus 2 first smartphone with DAB+ radio, now available from O2

LG Stylus 2 first smartphone with DAB+ radio, now available from O2

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The LG Stylus 2 smartphone is now available exclusively through O2 in the UK. The 5.7-inch device is available for no up-front cost on plans priced from £19 a month. It is also available as a pay as you go handset. LG unveiled the device during Mobile... >>

Samsung Gear VR 2 could work without needing a phone

Samsung Gear VR 2 could work without needing a phone

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Samsung has confirmed that it is working on a virtual reality headset that won't need a phone to provide the screen. It could even be completely self-contained, offering wireless VR without needing any separate device or PC at all. The current Samsung... >>

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare leaked, coming 4 November

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare leaked, coming 4 November

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Thanks to a leak by a Reddit user (who has since been deleted), we now know the next Call of Duty game's name and release date. An image of a reservation card from US store Target reveals the name Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and its American street... >>

The Legend of Zelda Wii U delayed until 2017, Nintendo NX version confirmed

The Legend of Zelda Wii U delayed until 2017, Nintendo NX version confirmed

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After Star Fox Zero, the next (and possibly last) big name Nintendo title for the Wii U is The Legend of Zelda. However, it's in serious danger of missing the bus, as it has been put back again until 2017. Originally planned for a 2015 release, the upcoming... >>

Still no Mario for iOS or Android, Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing instead

Still no Mario for iOS or Android, Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing instead

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Nintendo has revealed what its next two mobile apps will be but there's still no sign of Mario. The company has revealed the two games that will follow its first app, Miitomo, and neither of them star the moustachioed plumber. That's not to say they won't... >>

Nintendo NX release date revealed but won't be at E3 2016

Nintendo NX release date revealed but won't be at E3 2016

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Nintendo has officially revealed the date it plans to release its next home console. The Nintendo NX will hit stores in March 2017 around the world. In addition, the company has confirmed that the "NX" name is still just a codename, it might be different... >>

New Homefront: The Revolution trailer shows why it could be most interesting FPS this year

New Homefront: The Revolution trailer shows why it could be most interesting FPS this year

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Homefront: The Revolution will be released on Xbox One, PS4 and PC on 20 May and the latest trailer to hit the net shows why it'll be worth keeping an eye on. After mixed reviews for the first Homefront game, Deep Silver and developer Dambuster Studios... >>

You can buy Uncharted 4 on eBay now, thanks to pre-order shipping error

You can buy Uncharted 4 on eBay now, thanks to pre-order shipping error

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Reports are emerging that some retailers such as Amazon have accidentally shipped copies of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End to pre-order customers two weeks ahead of its official release date. That has lead to several copies appearing on eBay for as much as... >>

Tesco Mobile scraps European roaming charges, more countries than Three

Tesco Mobile scraps European roaming charges, more countries than Three

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Tesco Mobile has ditched roaming charges for its network customers who travel around Europe this summer. What's more, its new Home From Home scheme covers more countries than Three's equivalent service. Pay monthly or pay as you go customers will be able... >>

Adidas Climacool NFC Smart Suits for racing drivers could reveal vital information in a crash

Adidas Climacool NFC Smart Suits for racing drivers could reveal vital information in a crash

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Adidas is sewing NFC chips into Climacool racing drivers' suits to give them smart properties. The Adidas Climacool Smart Suit, made under licence by motorsports specialist Fyshe, contains a chip that is currently used to authenticate the race suit is... >>

Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch plans leaked, luxury de Grisogono version confirmed

Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch plans leaked, luxury de Grisogono version confirmed

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It might come as no surprise that Samsung is planning a new smartwatch for 2016 and even less so that it will likely be called the Samsung Gear S3. What is surprising however is that one of its partners seems to have let the cat out of the bag early doors.... >>

Ford boss believes an Apple Car is in the works

Ford boss believes an Apple Car is in the works

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Apple has long been rumoured to be working on its own car, currently called the Apple Car or Project Titan by the press. And it seems that major players in the motor industry believe so too. Ford CEO Mark Fields has confirmed that his company assumes... >>

Harman Kardon Go + Play shows there's still interest in quality Bluetooth speakers

Harman Kardon Go + Play shows there's still interest in quality Bluetooth speakers

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Harman Kardon has refreshed its high-end portable speaker with a more elegant look, quad drivers and the ability to wirelessly connect up to three devices at a time. That includes iPhone, iPad and Android devices. The latest in the Harman Kardon Go +... >>

Your EE 4G phone will work "everywhere you go" by 2020

Your EE 4G phone will work "everywhere you go" by 2020

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EE has revealed that it is on track to cover 95 per cent of the UK landmass with 4G coverage by the end of the decade. That will represent an increase of 35 per cent in just four years. The only places that will not be covered by 2020 are "where people... >>

EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised

EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised

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EE has announced that it is closing its customer service operations overseas and bringing the entire operation back to the UK and Ireland by the end of 2016. That means you will always speak to an on-shore assistant when you call for help. The company... >>

Only Amazon Prime members can buy GTA 5, FIFA 16 and other big games from Amazon

Only Amazon Prime members can buy GTA 5, FIFA 16 and other big games from Amazon

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There's little doubt that Amazon Prime membership is great value for money, but it has always offered additional benefits rather than take away features for regular members. Until now. It has been spotted that Grand Theft Auto 5, FIFA 16, Minecraft and... >>

New Amazon Fire tablet options added, 16GB for just £60

New Amazon Fire tablet options added, 16GB for just £60

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Amazon is expanding its line-up of super cheap tablets with new versions of its entry level device being added from 28 April. The Amazon Fire tablet impressed us greatly ahead of Christmas last year as it offers a lot of bang for your buck. At just £50... >>

Game of Thrones season 6: When is it on and how can I watch it?

Game of Thrones season 6: When is it on and how can I watch it?

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Game of Thrones season 6 is now upon us, having been shown in the US and simulcast in the UK at 2am. But for many Brits, they are still to catch it and after months of speculation (and harassment for Kit Harrington) will finally find out if Jon Snow... >>