Archive for Stuart Miles

Windows 1.0 to Windows 10: See how the interface has changed over the last 30 years

Windows 1.0 to Windows 10: See how the interface has changed over the last 30 years

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In November 1985 Microsoft released Windows 1.0 and the start of a long line of Windows operating systems begun. Originally called Windows Premiere Edition.1, the 16-bit graphical operating for the PC launched a new era of computing at the time and has... >>

Fugoo review: A Bluetooth speaker delicacy available in three distinct flavours
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Fugoo review: A Bluetooth speaker delicacy available in three distinct flavours

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Standing out in the overcrowded Bluetooth speaker market is tough. But it's being not only tough but also adaptable, as is the case of the Fugoo speaker, which marks its point of difference. Three jacket options - Style, Sport and Tough - are available,... >>

Downloaded Windows 10? Make sure you do these five things first

Downloaded Windows 10? Make sure you do these five things first

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You've downloaded Windows 10. Now what? The new Microsoft operating system brings in a number of changes over Windows 7 and Windows 8 as you've probably gathered.  There are a couple of good housekeeping tips and tricks that will really supercharge your... >>

Moto G (2015): Refresh of the budget handset with a bright new look

Moto G (2015): Refresh of the budget handset with a bright new look

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Motorola has updated its Moto G smartphone with a new model for 2015. The new Moto G will sport a 5-inch display, be waterproof, promise an all-day battery, and comes with a 13 megapixel camera. Refreshed alongside two new variants of the Moto X, the... >>

Windows 10 Xbox One streaming: What you can and can't do

Windows 10 Xbox One streaming: What you can and can't do

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You can now stream from your Xbox One straight to a Windows 10 PC as long as you are on the same network. The technology, which is similar to the PlayStation 4's ability to stream games to devices such as the PS Vita, PS Vita TV and Sony Xperia phones... >>

Lara Croft, Cortana and other girl game stars reimagined as average-sized American women

Lara Croft, Cortana and other girl game stars reimagined as average-sized American women

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We all know how girls are stereotypically represented in video games: bikini clad and wafer thin. While campaign groups can’t change that image overnight, US website Bulimia.com is trying to show us what our female gaming characters would look like... >>

Amazing video makes an old woman young again in seconds

Amazing video makes an old woman young again in seconds

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Just how old is the women in the photo above? 30 years old, maybe 40 years, old? The reality is that the actress is more like 60. Digital compositor artist Rousselos Aravantinos has created a 30-second clip that demonstrates what age reduction looks like... >>

Asus Dashcam hands-on: Recording your journey on the go

Asus Dashcam hands-on: Recording your journey on the go

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Dashcams are pretty much standard in Russia, but the dashboard camera is slowly making its way to the UK too, and one of the companies that is letting you record your journeys on the road, is Asus.We took the company's latest dashcam offering out for... >>

Sonos Play:1 Tone: Minimalist and refined, but will you notice the difference?

Sonos Play:1 Tone: Minimalist and refined, but will you notice the difference?

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Sonos has created a limited edition Play:1 speaker for those that want an even more refined experience. Although the physical design doesn’t change, the Play:1 Tone, as is it to be known, features a soft touch coating that makes you want to keep stroking... >>

Let it go! Frozen's Elsa and Olaf SoftPals lights vie for your kids' cuddles

Let it go! Frozen's Elsa and Olaf SoftPals lights vie for your kids' cuddles

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Would you cuddle a light? That's what Philips and Disney are hoping your kids will do with a new range of family-friendly lights that are suitable for snuggling with. The company, that has all but pulled out of anything other than lighting and healthcare,... >>

BBC micro:bit promised for 1 million 11-12 year olds in the UK

BBC micro:bit promised for 1 million 11-12 year olds in the UK

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The BBC has spearheaded a new initiative to bring a pocket sized computer to all 11 and 12-year-olds (Year 7) in the UK. Called the micro:bit, the new computer, which many will see as an alternative to the Raspberry Pi computer, will offer kids the chance... >>

The summer gift guide: Toys

The summer gift guide: Toys

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All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy as the saying goes and you certainly won't have a dull moment playing with any of these gadgets this summer. Whether its immersing yourself in the world of VR or flying high with a drone, these are some of the... >>

Apple Music preview: A closer look at Apple's new Music app

Apple Music preview: A closer look at Apple's new Music app

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The future - it seems - is not software algorithms but people.Having successfully changed the way we bought and listened to music with the iPod, Apple is hoping to bring back those who have wandered off to services like Spotify and Deezer with a new app... >>