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Square is now more Europe-friendly, with new reader for chip cards

Square is now more Europe-friendly, with new reader for chip cards

By 21 hours ago

Square is quite popular in the US when it comes to mobile payments, though its success elsewhere has been limited because the company's Reader device hasn't been able to recognise chip cards. Until now. The Square Reader was the first product released... >>

Skype for Android will soon auto-pull contacts from your phone's address book

Skype for Android will soon auto-pull contacts from your phone's address book

By 23 July 2014

Skype for Android has updated to version 5.0, adding the ability to sync with your phone's address book. Skype said you must first download the update, and then in a few months, you should recieve a prompt to verify your phone number. The Skype for Android... >>

Amazon is going 4K and bringing Prime Instant Video to Android

Amazon is going 4K and bringing Prime Instant Video to Android

By 17 July 2014

Amazon is going to bring its video streaming service, Prime Instant Video, to Android devices at last. It's also announced it will begin streaming in 4K UHD. In an interview with Amazon Instant Video marketing director Russell Morris, PC Advisor was told... >>

Apple's iPhone 6 is already available, sort of...

Apple's iPhone 6 is already available, sort of...

By 15 July 2014

You no longer have to wait months for Apple's yet-to-be-released iPhone 6. All you have to do is go to China. Oh, China. It's often considered the Mecca of all things faux and forged. But manufacturers in the country have outdone themselves this time,... >>

Like Monument Valley? Then you'll love this handmade Totem collector toy

Like Monument Valley? Then you'll love this handmade Totem collector toy

By 14 July 2014

Monument Valley diehards can now purchase a Totem collectors' toy online, and it'll be carved from wood and hand-painted by a graphic designer and illustrator living in New York City. Andreas Ekberg, the artist who sells Totem on Etsy, said his version... >>

Factory resetting a phone isn’t enough, here's how to stop your data being recovered after selling

Factory resetting a phone isn’t enough, here's how to stop your data being recovered after selling

By 10 July 2014

The old factory reset option in Android phones appears to be less secure than it appears. A software company has shown just how insecure this method is after recovering information from phones it bought second-hand on eBay. The study was carried out by... >>

Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review

Hands-on: Pressy, the almighty physical Android button review

By 9 July 2014

Although there are a tonne of crowdfunded projects in the world, there aren't many that have earned five times more than expected. Pressy the Almighty Android Button is one such project. It launched on Kickstarter last summer and raised $695,138 from... >>

Android Silver incoming as Google Play edition phones vanish?

Android Silver incoming as Google Play edition phones vanish?

By 9 July 2014

Android Silver is thought to be Google's new version of its Google Play edition handsets. While it's still a rumour it's looking more likely as Google Play edition handsets start to vanish from the Play Store. Google Play Edition handsets are made by... >>

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live teardowns reveal what makes Android Wear tick

LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live teardowns reveal what makes Android Wear tick

By 8 July 2014

The first Android Wear watches are beginning to ship, and that means people are now getting a good look at what these wrist-worn gadgets boast. As part of a twinned teardown of sorts, iFixit, which is known for regularly taking apart new tech devices,... >>

Power-saving tips: Nine easy ways to make your device's battery last longer

Power-saving tips: Nine easy ways to make your device's battery last longer

By 7 July 2014

Imagine you're traveling but your smartphone is about to run out of battery. You're probably panicking because you still need to access maps, texts, emails, or whatever else in order to get from point A to point B as well as contact loved ones. Well,... >>