Archive for Stuart Miles

  • White Nexus 4 pictures and hands-on
    Phones

    White Nexus 4 pictures and hands-on

    By 4 June 2013

    "If you are thinkin' about my baby, it don't matter if you're black or white," as Michael Jackson sang, and that would be a good job too because as we found out with the white Nexus 4 just announced by LG and Google, it's white, but also black too. ...

  • Microsoft Surface 2? Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 coming to Windows 8.1 RT
    Tablets

    Microsoft Surface 2? Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 coming to Windows 8.1 RT

    By 4 June 2013

    Qualcomm is promising Snapdragon 800 processors for Windows 8.1 RT tablets before the year is out.  The company says it has expanded its Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processors portfolio to include support for Microsoft Windows RT 8.1, meaning we could see...

  • Chicago newspaper believes iPhone now better than DSLR, fires entire photography staff
    Cameras

    Chicago newspaper believes iPhone now better than DSLR, fires entire photography staff

    By 3 June 2013

    The Chicago Sun-Times has so much faith and belief in the photographic capabilities of the iPhone that it has fired all of its 28-strong team of staff photographers. The shock news, part of a cost-cutting programme for the newspaper, means that instead...

  • iOS 7 release date and everything we know so far
    Phones

    iOS 7 release date and everything we know so far

    By 3 June 2013

    Update: We now have a proper complete exploration of iOS 7 for you to enjoy. Please head over to iOS 7 release date and everything you need to know to find out more.  Update: Apple announced iOS 7 at WWDC 2013 on Monday. Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, called...

  • Apple iRadio pegged for WWDC reveal on 10 June
    Audio

    Apple iRadio pegged for WWDC reveal on 10 June

    By 3 June 2013

    Apple is expected to launch a new service, currently being dubbed iRadio, at WWDC on 10 June, according to a bevy of reports in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Apple fan blogs. The service will supposedly let people stream music for free but...

  • Dell XPS 11 to take on Lenovo Yoga
    Laptops

    Dell XPS 11 to take on Lenovo Yoga

    By 3 June 2013

    Dell plans to launch a new laptop-come-tablet called the XPS 11 later this year that will feature a hinged keyboard, letting it fold back on itself in a way similar to the Lenovo Yoga, an exec for the company has confirmed. Talking to The Wall Street...

  • Nexus 7 2: Asus announces MeMO Pad HD 7 and FHD 10 at Computex
    Tablets

    Nexus 7 2: Asus announces MeMO Pad HD 7 and FHD 10 at Computex

    By 3 June 2013

    Asus has announced its Nexus 7.2, if you will, in the guise of the Asus MeMO Pad HD 7 and the MeMO Pad FHD 10 tablets. The new Android devices, unveiled at Computex in Taiwan on Monday, will be cheap but powerful, and likely to be the next must-have device...

  • Acer Aspire S7 updated with new tech, S3 gets makeover to look like S7
    Laptops

    Acer Aspire S7 updated with new tech, S3 gets makeover to look like S7

    By 3 June 2013

    Acer has announced a new version of it's flagship Ultrabook, the Acer Aspire S7, at Computex in Taiwan on Monday. The new model features Intel's new 4th-generation core processor, dubbed Haswell, with a new IPS 2,560x1440 10-point touch Gorilla Glass...

  • Acer Iconia W3: The first 8.1-inch Windows tablet
    Laptops

    Acer Iconia W3: The first 8.1-inch Windows tablet

    By 3 June 2013

    The Acer Iconia W3. That's the name of the new 8.1-inch Windows 8 tablet announced by Acer at Computex in Taiwan on Monday and the device that starts a new size of Windows 8 tablets. The Acer Iconia W3 was introduced today at a press event at Computex...

  • Acer Liquid S1: New 5.7-inch phablet announced at Computex
    Phones

    Acer Liquid S1: New 5.7-inch phablet announced at Computex

    By 3 June 2013

    Acer has announced  a new smartphone-come-tablet, the Acer Liquid S1, at Computex on Monday. The new 5.7-inch "phablet", as it's called by the company, will come with a 5.7-inch HD 1280 x 720 resolution screen, be powered by a 1.5GHz processor and feature...

  • Watch the Asus Computex 2013 press conference right here
    Laptops

    Watch the Asus Computex 2013 press conference right here

    By 3 June 2013

    Want to know what Asus is about to launch at Computex? Will it be a new Nexus 7, a new Zenbook, or maybe a new padphone? Well at 3pm Taiwan time, or 8am UK time, you can find out along with us as we sit down and watch the company's press conference live...

  • Lego reveals 1,990 piece Lego Ewok Village
    Gadgets

    Lego reveals 1,990 piece Lego Ewok Village

    By 2 June 2013

    Lego has announced its latest Lego Star Wars set - a mammoth 1,990-piece version of the Ewok Village allowing you to recreate the famous scenes from Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. Designed for Legoers aged 12 and up, and presumably with plenty...

  • Intel Haswell processors set to power next generation of laptops
    Laptops

    Intel Haswell processors set to power next generation of laptops

    By 2 June 2013

    Intel is set to dominate the news this week powering a bevy of new laptops, ultrabooks and other devices to be announced at Computex. The chip manufacturer has announced further details of its new processors, dubbed Haswell, that promises enhanced performance...

  • Google: Glass won't have facial recognition powers for now
    Gadgets

    Google: Glass won't have facial recognition powers for now

    By 2 June 2013

    Google Glass continues to be a hotbed of debate with the search engine having to step in once again. "When we started the Explorer Program nearly a year ago our goal was simple: we wanted to make people active participants in shaping the future of this...

  • Google: Android guest mode in the works
    Phones

    Google: Android guest mode in the works

    By 30 May 2013

    Google could be looking to add enhanced privacy features and even the ability to login as a guest to your phone in future versions of Android. In an interview at the D11 conference organised by The Wall Street Journal in California, Sundar Pichai, head...

  • Google to Microsoft and BlackBerry: Get more users and we'll make you some apps
    Apps

    Google to Microsoft and BlackBerry: Get more users and we'll make you some apps

    By 30 May 2013

    Sundar Pichai, the head of Android and Chrome at Google, has said that when Windows Phone 8 and BlackBerry 10 get more users, Google will start building more dedicated apps for them. "We want to reach as many people as possible," Pichai told Walt Mossberg...

  • BBC: Glastonbury 2013 most digital-friendly yet
    Online

    BBC: Glastonbury 2013 most digital-friendly yet

    By 30 May 2013

    BBC is to "go big" at Glastonbury 2013, with the corporation covering the diverse music festival across a broad range of its radio stations and television channels, including BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 1, 1 Xtra, Six Music, BBC One, Two and Three. Interactive...

  • iTunes Festival returns: Justin Timberlake, Jessie J, Primal Scream and more
    Audio

    iTunes Festival returns: Justin Timberlake, Jessie J, Primal Scream and more

    By 30 May 2013

    Apple has confirmed it will be hosting another year of its iTunes Festival in London, turning to the likes of Justin Timberlake, Primal Scream, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Jack Johnson and Jessie J to provide the entertainment. Running every night in September...

  • Tesla: Cheaper model in 3-5 years, supercharger network to be tripled
    Cars

    Tesla: Cheaper model in 3-5 years, supercharger network to be tripled

    By 30 May 2013

    Elon Musk, the head of Tesla motors, has said he expects to be selling a $30K or $35K electric car that is 20 per cent smaller than the Model S within the next three to five years. The comments, made at the D11 conference staged by All Things Digital,...

  • Motorola sees us wearing tattoos and popping pills instead of typing passwords in the future
    Phones

    Motorola sees us wearing tattoos and popping pills instead of typing passwords in the future

    By 30 May 2013

    Motorola is exploring the possibility of using tattoo passwords or allowing you to take a pill that will turn your whole body into an authentication token. Talking at D11, the All Things Digital conference in California, Regina Dugan - the former DARPA...

  • App of the day: Focus Twist review (iPhone)
    Apps

    App of the day: Focus Twist review (iPhone)

    By 29 May 2013

    When the Lytro camera was first announced we all marvelled at the possibilities of a camera that didn't need to focus could bring to the humble photographer. Just snap and go and then worry about focusing later after the fact. Sadly, as anyone who has...

  • Lego minifigs use Android smartphones
    Gadgets

    Lego minifigs use Android smartphones

    By 29 May 2013

    It's official, Lego minifigs prefer Android. Well, the trendsetting ones at least. That is what seems to be the case, judging by the very Android-looking phone being carried by one of the latest minifigures in the new Season 10 set released by Lego. The...

  • Huawei Ascend P6 confirmed on Facebook by Huawei
    Phones

    Huawei Ascend P6 confirmed on Facebook by Huawei

    By 29 May 2013

    Huawei has confirmed it is launching the Ascend P6, a phone said to be 6.2mm-thick via, it's official Facebook page.  "#Ascend P6 Story# We believe that upcoming release of the flagship Huawei Ascend P6 will WOW all consumers. Huawei used the best materials...

  • Microsoft: New Xbox One controller will last over 10 years, if not longer
    Gaming

    Microsoft: New Xbox One controller will last over 10 years, if not longer

    By 29 May 2013

    The new Xbox One controller should last you around seven to 10 years, if not longer, according to Microsoft. The new Xbox One controller, that has been redesigned for the new console out later this year, has been undergoing testing for the past six months...

  • Blue HTC One to launch alongside red version
    Phones

    Blue HTC One to launch alongside red version

    By 29 May 2013

    HTC is set to launch a blue-toned HTC One alongside a red version of its popular flagship phone in the coming months, Pocket-lint can confirm. Talking to sources familiar with the matter, the new colour will sit alongside a bright red version of the device,...