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Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

By 29 August 2014

With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, then there's anticipation of something else, the next big thing. We've rounded up the best smartphones for... >>

HTC Nexus X tablet shown with 192-core Nvidia 64-bit Tegra K1 processor

HTC Nexus X tablet shown with 192-core Nvidia 64-bit Tegra K1 processor

By 27 August 2014

The new Nexus X tablet, made by HTC, has leaked showing its 64-bit Nvidia Tegra K1 innards. The tablets appeared on a CPU-Z report running the Tegra K1 Denver at 2.5GHz. The chip was previously rumoured to appear on HTC's Nexus tablet. This processor... >>

Archos shows off several Android and Windows-based devices, ahead of IFA 2014

Archos shows off several Android and Windows-based devices, ahead of IFA 2014

By 26 August 2014

Archos has once again unveiled a cluster of new products all at once, including smartphones, tablets, and connected objects. All of these new gadgets will be on display at IFA 2014 in Berlin next month. Starting off with smartphones, Archos has introduced... >>

Tesla Model S update to use iPhone Touch ID as key and remote start

Tesla Model S update to use iPhone Touch ID as key and remote start

By 22 August 2014

Tesla is reportedly going to allow iPhone owners to use their device's fingerprint recognition Touch ID sensor as a key. This will mean unlocking and even starting the electric car remotely from the phone. The Tesla Model S already has an iPhone app which... >>

This credit card sized mobile charger gives you 5 hours more talk time

This credit card sized mobile charger gives you 5 hours more talk time

By 19 August 2014

Running out of battery on your smartphone is almost inevitable these days, which is why there are so many mobile charger options. But all of them take up room making carrying them awkward, until now with the TravelCard. Start-up company, Go Design has... >>

Kid-optimised version of YouTube could be in the works

Kid-optimised version of YouTube could be in the works

By 18 August 2014

Tech companies are always looking for ways to expand their userbase. Last year was all about tackling emerging markets with low-end versions of high-end devices, while year it could be all about...children. According to report published by The Information on... >>

Ignore No More app locks a child’s phone if they refuse to pick-up parent’s call

Ignore No More app locks a child’s phone if they refuse to pick-up parent’s call

By 18 August 2014

A Texan mother and former soldier has come up with an app to stop her child ignoring her calls. And it's now available for anyone. The Ignore No More app allows parents to disable their child's phone if they're not answering calls or texts. The child... >>

HTC Zoe to launch this week as social-photo app for other Android devices

HTC Zoe to launch this week as social-photo app for other Android devices

By 13 August 2014

HTC plans to release a standalone beta of its Zoe camera software later this week for Android devices. Only it's going to be a bit more social. Recode has reported that HTC's most noteworthy apps will no longer be limited to HTC-made devices. The company... >>

9 reasons to ditch the Apple iPhone for Android

9 reasons to ditch the Apple iPhone for Android

By 11 August 2014

It's a controversial topic, like asking a football fan to change teams. But when you're team has more money than anyone else in the league and it's still not innovating or entertaining, is changing team all that bad? Apple hasn't really been innovating... >>

Google buys Emu, a startup messaging app that's also a personal assistant

Google buys Emu, a startup messaging app that's also a personal assistant

By 6 August 2014

Google has acquired yet another startup. This time it's grabbed a little-known app called Emu. Emu is described as "texting with a built-in assistant". You can use the app, which was supposedly created by "veterans of Siri, Apple, Google, TechCrunch,... >>