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Google Nexus 9 release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Google Nexus 9 release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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HTC comms manager Jeff Gordon tweeted a photo of a box saying, "something amazing, beautiful and highly confidential just arrived." With the unveil expected on 15 October this is pretty telling that we could see an HTC Nexus 9 after all.The Google Nexus... >>

Apple 16 October event rumour round-up: What can we expect to see?

Apple 16 October event rumour round-up: What can we expect to see?

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It's official: Apple has an event scheduled for 16 October in Cupertino, where it is widely thought to show off a number of revamped products.Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus just last month at both the Flint Center and a separate white building... >>

Happy you can use electronics on take off and landing? You might not be able to much longer

Happy you can use electronics on take off and landing? You might not be able to much longer

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It's been a while since the restrictions on using electronic devices during take off and landing on an aircraft were lifted, but if flight attendants in the US get their way, the ban will be reinstated.The Association of Flight Attendants is taking the... >>

Apple iPad (2014) release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Apple iPad (2014) release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Apple has dominated the media lately with the arrival of its new iPhones and although the two devices have now hit the shelves, if you thought you'd heard the last from the company for a few months, think again.The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were both... >>

Tesco Hudl 2 review
5.0 stars

Tesco Hudl 2 review

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The first Tesco Hudl tablet may have come as a surprise, not least because it was more than a half-decent Android tablet for a rock-bottom price and sold 750,000 units, but that it was a success despite bearing a supermarket chain's branding. It left... >>

First Tesco Hudl now only £79 thanks to Hudl 2 launch

First Tesco Hudl now only £79 thanks to Hudl 2 launch

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Tesco launched its second Hudl Android tablet yesterday for £129 - a staggering price considering the specifications and build quality. However, if that's still a touch out of your price range the UK supermarket chain has heavily discounted the first... >>

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro: Previewing the QHD tablet with built-in projector

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro: Previewing the QHD tablet with built-in projector

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Lenovo has just unveiled what it hopes is a tablet to shake up the otherwise pretty similar world of slates. Its new Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, rather uniquely, comes with a built-in Pico projector. But it's not just a one trick pony.We got to spend some time... >>

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro features built-in projector and QHD screen

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro features built-in projector and QHD screen

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Lenovo has unveiled a new line of gadgets including its Yoga Tablet 2 Pro which features a built-in Pico projector.The Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 Pro is a 13.3-inch slate with QHD 2560 x 1440 resolution IPS display for 221ppi. But if that's not enough for you... >>

Apple iPad Air 2 may have double the memory and arrive on 16 October

Apple iPad Air 2 may have double the memory and arrive on 16 October

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Apple is expected to unveil its new range of iPads including the iPad Air 2 at an event on 16 October. A recent supplier leak suggests the new iPad Air 2 will double the memory of its predecessor.The iPad Air 2 should come with a powerful 2GB of memory... >>

LG G Pad 7.0 review
4.0 stars

LG G Pad 7.0 review

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The LG G Pad 7.0 is here to show that you needn't spend a fortune to get a feature-rich 7-inch tablet, acting as LG's charge to try and shake-up the reign of Google Nexus 7 rule. In this regard the G Pad packs in a few features you generally don't get... >>

Apple 16 October event now official: 'It's been way too long'

Apple 16 October event now official: 'It's been way too long'

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Apple has sent the media invites to an event scheduled for 16 October, roughly one month after it unveiled the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus.The event will kick off around 10 AM PST at the Town Hall auditorium on Apple's Cupertino headquarters campus, according... >>

Apple iPad Pro could feature Mac OS X operating system

Apple iPad Pro could feature Mac OS X operating system

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Apple's 2015 iPad Pro, which is rumoured to arrive with a 12.9-inch screen, could come sporting the full Mac OS X operating system.According to supply chain rumours, outed by Digitimes, Apple has two prototype versions of the iPad Pro currently in testing.... >>

Apple iPad Air 2 leaks: thinner, faster A8 processor, Touch ID and Apple Pay

Apple iPad Air 2 leaks: thinner, faster A8 processor, Touch ID and Apple Pay

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Apple is expected to unveil the iPad Air 2 on 16 October, according to rumours. Until now very few details have leaked.According to a report, created from sources inside Apple, the new iPad Air 2 will use a different screen manufacturing technique to... >>

Tiny Death Star pulled from app stores as Disney wants to take Star Wars in a different direction

Tiny Death Star pulled from app stores as Disney wants to take Star Wars in a different direction

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Disney has withdrawn Tiny Death Star from the iTunes App Store and Google Play as it plans to concentrate on priority titles, such as Star Wars Commander.However, it didn't even tell developer Nimblebit it was doing so.The publisher, that secured the... >>

New Kindle Fire tablet might serve up free news from magazine-style Washington Post app

New Kindle Fire tablet might serve up free news from magazine-style Washington Post app

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Jeff Bezos is the founder and CEO of Amazon. He also bought The Washington Post last year. And now he wants to you to enjoy both services from a single device.The Washington Post has been developing a news app that displays articles in a magazine-style... >>

New Apple iPads now expected on 16 October instead of rumoured later event

New Apple iPads now expected on 16 October instead of rumoured later event

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Apple's rumoured 21 October event might actually be held on 16 October, it's claimed.According to Recode, a tech site with a great track record when it comes to Apple news, Apple has more new products to unveil in 2015 and plans to debut them at an event... >>

Spending time with the flagship Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (hands-on)

Spending time with the flagship Amazon Fire HDX 8.9 (hands-on)

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Amazon's autumn/winter 2014 tablet and eBook reader refresh is headed by the Fire HDX 8.9, an 8.9-inch powerhouse of a slate that sits at the top of the retailer's line-up.Unlike the 6 and 7-inch Fire HD tablets that are more aimed at the family unit... >>

Tesco Hudl vs Tesco Hudl 2: What's the difference?

Tesco Hudl vs Tesco Hudl 2: What's the difference?

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The Tesco Hudl has been a surprise hit, selling 750,000 units, and offering a tablet experience at prices that are difficult to beat. But now there's a new Hudl in town, the aptly named Tesco Hudl 2. It offers the same proposition: an affordable tablet,... >>

Tesco Hudl 2 could be the best budget tablet ever (hands-on)

Tesco Hudl 2 could be the best budget tablet ever (hands-on)

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Nobody, not even Tesco, expected last year's Hudl Android tablet to be such a runaway hit, but runaway hit it sure was. To date, Tesco has sold over 750,000 Hudls so it makes a lot of sense for the UK supermarket chain to follow up the award-winning... >>

Tesco Hudl 2 has arrived with faster processor and larger 8.3-inch HD screen

Tesco Hudl 2 has arrived with faster processor and larger 8.3-inch HD screen

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Tesco has announced its new tablet in the Hudl 2, and it looks like a long leap ahead from the position of its predecessor. Especially considering that low £129 price.The Hudl 2 has grown in size with a larger 8.3-inch screen that sports an impressive... >>

Amazon Fire HD 6 and 7 tablets embrace the cheap and cheerful path, we go hands-on

Amazon Fire HD 6 and 7 tablets embrace the cheap and cheerful path, we go hands-on

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In the first year without the Kindle branding, the Fire tablets have responded to the threat Tesco's Hudl poses it seems. Tesco is about to unveil its follow-up device to the incredibly successful family-centric tablet from last year and Amazon has adapted... >>

Apple could introduce gold iPad this month, with 12.9-inch iPad due next year

Apple could introduce gold iPad this month, with 12.9-inch iPad due next year

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The fruit giant, Apple, is getting ready to announce this year's refreshed range of iPads where it will add a gold model, according to sources of Bloomberg.People familiar with the plans of Apple say it wants to sell more of its 9.7-inch iPads after a... >>

New iPads to get Touch ID and Apple Pay, if iOS 8.1 test beta is anything to go by

New iPads to get Touch ID and Apple Pay, if iOS 8.1 test beta is anything to go by

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Fresh evidence has emerged that further reinforces the thought that the new iPads, expected to be announced in October, will come with Touch ID fingerprint sensors. And what's more you will be able to use them to confirm payments through Apple Pay.The... >>

Best apps for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: The first iOS 8 apps you must download

Best apps for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: The first iOS 8 apps you must download

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Whenever a new iPhone is released there are obviously those who are upgrading on an annually or bi-annually basis, but there are also a flood of people jumping on board for the first time. And there will also be plenty of Apple phone owners for whom iOS... >>

Apple iPad Pro at 12.9-inches said to feature A8X processor

Apple iPad Pro at 12.9-inches said to feature A8X processor

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The Apple rumour mill is back up to speed following the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch announcements. This time it's about tablets as the iPad Air 2 and the 12.9-inch iPad Pro leak.Sources of Taiwan based tech site Technews have reportedly been privy... >>

What to expect from the Tesco Hudl 2: How the magic 8-ball invite reveals all

What to expect from the Tesco Hudl 2: How the magic 8-ball invite reveals all

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After the outstanding success of the Tesco Hudl, it comes as no surprise that the UK supermarket chain would come up with a sequel and, indeed, it has been talking about one for some time.However, bar a tease from the then Tesco CEO Philip Clarke (since... >>

Tesco Hudl 2 should be unveiled at 3 October event

Tesco Hudl 2 should be unveiled at 3 October event

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Tesco is planning a follow-up to its own-brand tablet, the Hudl. The Hudl 2 should be launched at an event planned for 3 October.Invites have been sent out by Tesco to an event with "#Letshudl" on the front. Not too much debate about what it's going to... >>

Toshiba Encore 2 review
3.5 stars

Toshiba Encore 2 review

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Upon switching on the Toshiba Encore 2 tablet, the company's "Leading Innovation" brand strategy slogan pops onto the screen. But does the second-generation tablet truly innovate within the entire market, or does it merely represent progress within Toshiba's... >>

Amazon Fire range refreshed, with new colours for Fire HD and more powerful HDX

Amazon Fire range refreshed, with new colours for Fire HD and more powerful HDX

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Amazon has dropped the Kindle branding from its tablet ranges and refreshed the line-up for 2014.The new Amazon Fire HD tablets come in 6- and 7-inch screen sizes and five different colour choices - perhaps to tackle the rise of the bright and cheery... >>

Don't have space for iOS 8? Try these tips to make room for the huge download

Don't have space for iOS 8? Try these tips to make room for the huge download

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Apple released iOS 8 to the public this afternoon, shocking iPhone and iPad users across the world with subtle notices about the update requiring at least 4.6 GB of free space before downloading.You probably feel like forming a riot of some sort outside... >>

Amazon sites leak new Kindle Voyage ereader with 6-inch display

Amazon sites leak new Kindle Voyage ereader with 6-inch display

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Amazon has a new Kindle ereader in the works, and it doesn't use the Paperwhite brand name.The last Kindle Paperwhite released in 2013, in Wi-Fi and 3G models, and featured the same 6-inch screen with 212 PPI and bezel as the original Paperwhite. Although... >>

What is Apple's Family Sharing feature for iOS 8, and why should you care?

What is Apple's Family Sharing feature for iOS 8, and why should you care?

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Apple has a new feature that promises to not only save you money but also make it easier for your family to share everything, from apps to music.The feature is called Family Sharing, and it works across both iOS devices and Macs. Available for consumers... >>

New Apple iPads to unveil at rumoured 21 October event, alongside OS X Yosemite's release

New Apple iPads to unveil at rumoured 21 October event, alongside OS X Yosemite's release

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Apple's next event will take place on 21 October, it's claimed.Tech website Apple Insider has reported - citing a person familiar with the company's pre-launch logistics - major new Apple products are expected to debut during the second half of October.... >>

Here's how to get your iPhone or iPad ready for iOS 8 update

Here's how to get your iPhone or iPad ready for iOS 8 update

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Apple will release iOS 8 for download on this evening at 6pm BST.Although that means your current iOS device will very soon be outdated, you will be able to give it a nice software boost by downloading and installing the latest mobile operating system... >>

5 great gadgets you definitely shouldn't buy right now

5 great gadgets you definitely shouldn't buy right now

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It is inevitable with technology and gadgets that they will eventually be refreshed and bettered in many ways, often leaving you one step behind the latest trends. And with many devices, that refresh can come too soon.Smartphones are often on a yearly... >>

Turn your swanky new iPhone 6 images into old school gaming screens with Retrospecs

Turn your swanky new iPhone 6 images into old school gaming screens with Retrospecs

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Retrospecs for the iPhone and iPad is a photography app that no fan of old school gaming should go without. It turns any picture taken or from the gallery into a screengrab from a number of computers of yesteryear.Want an 8-bit snap of Gran? Sorted.Like... >>

Microsoft's new mobile keyboard works with Windows, iOS, and Android devices

Microsoft's new mobile keyboard works with Windows, iOS, and Android devices

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Microsoft has admitted that on-screen keyboards for mobile devices are inefficient and that device accessories such as physical keyboards are often limited to one platform. So, it has come up with a solution: Universal Mobile Keyboard.The company's new... >>

Google puts Android Silver idea for premium devices on hold, likely for good

Google puts Android Silver idea for premium devices on hold, likely for good

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It looks like Android Silver isn't happening after all.The Information has reported that Google's Android Silver idea is "on hold", and some employees have even quietly expressed "serious doubts" about its success potential. Google's own devices all have... >>

First we got FiftyThree's Paper and Pencil, now we get Mix collaborative creation tool

First we got FiftyThree's Paper and Pencil, now we get Mix collaborative creation tool

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FiftyThree, the developer behind iPad sketching app Paper and the complementary stylus Pencil, has now added Mix to the, er, mix.Mix is a collaboration cloud service similar to Adobe's Behance service, whereby Paper users can create projects together... >>

Don't like U2? Here's how to remove the free album from your iTunes account

Don't like U2? Here's how to remove the free album from your iTunes account

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They are one of the most popular bands in the world, but following the announcement from Apple that it would be giving away the new U2 album on iTunes for free until the middle of October, many have turned to Twitter and Facebook to show their distain.Whether... >>

Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix shows off fingerprint scanner, slimmer design, variety of keyboard docks

Hands-on: Lenovo ThinkPad Helix shows off fingerprint scanner, slimmer design, variety of keyboard docks

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The Lenovo ThinkPad Helix name isn't a brand new concept, with the first model unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2013. But fast-forward some 20 months to the Intel Developers Forum 2014 and the second generation model has shown face. And it... >>

FiftyThree: Paper not coming to iPhone 6 Plus... for now

FiftyThree: Paper not coming to iPhone 6 Plus... for now

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Developer FiftyThree has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it won't be releasing its popular iPad-only drawing app Paper for the iPhone 6 Plus, even though the device has a big enough screen to benefit."Paper is not available for the iPhone 6 Plus and I don't... >>

Hands-on: HP Envy x2 13- and 15-inch desktop-replacement 2-in-1s show off Intel Core M slim form factor

Hands-on: HP Envy x2 13- and 15-inch desktop-replacement 2-in-1s show off Intel Core M slim form factor

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Before now we've seen some tablet-style desktop replacements that, let's face it, have been so big and bulky that they had little appeal. But in the latest HP Envy x2 13- and 15-inch models the company has created a viable desktop-replacement home office... >>

Forget the selfie stick: Acer made a glittery selfie sombrero for London Fashion Week

Forget the selfie stick: Acer made a glittery selfie sombrero for London Fashion Week

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Acer has made a hat, for selfies. No joke. It's described as a "one-of-a-kind couture" hat too.Acer UK worked on the hat, called Acer Selfie-Hat, naturally, with fashion designer Christian Cowan-Sanluis. It looks like a glittery sombrero, spins 360 degrees,... >>

Hands-on: Acer Aspire Switch 12 is the laptop replacement with a tablet twist

Hands-on: Acer Aspire Switch 12 is the laptop replacement with a tablet twist

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The Acer Aspire Switch family continues to grow, with the forthcoming Switch 12 showcasing not only a number of varied position options, but it's one of the first devices to feature Intel Core M technology. That means a fanless design, which in turn opens... >>

Nvidia lets slip HTC will be behind Nexus 9 tablet, Tegra K1 and Android L expected

Nvidia lets slip HTC will be behind Nexus 9 tablet, Tegra K1 and Android L expected

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HTC will be the brand behind the Nexus 9 tablet, as revealed by Nvidia in an document leak from the technology company itself as filed with the US International Trade Commission (a link which has since been pulled from Google)."The HTC Nexus 9, expected... >>

Dell announces world's thinnest tablet: The Dell Venue 8 7000 Series is just 6mm thick

Dell announces world's thinnest tablet: The Dell Venue 8 7000 Series is just 6mm thick

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Dell chose the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco to unveil what it's calling the world's thinnest tablet: the Dell Venue 8 7000 Series.The company certainly chose its moment. With Apple unveiling its iPhone 6 at the same time over in Cupertino,... >>

Tesco Hudl Smartphone is no more, Hudl 2 gets all the attention

Tesco Hudl Smartphone is no more, Hudl 2 gets all the attention

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Tesco announced plans to release its own brand smartphone under the Hudl name. Those plans have now been set aside as the supermarket giant announced it will shelve the Hudl smartphone to focus on the Hudl 2 tablet instead.The Hudl 2 tablet was expected... >>