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Asus Transformer Book T100HA 2-in-1 goes super-slim, opts for USB Type-C

Asus Transformer Book T100HA 2-in-1 goes super-slim, opts for USB Type-C

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We've long been fans of Asus' T100 Transformer Book 2-in-1 series. The company's latest endavour, the T100HA, opts for USB Type-C for a slimmer and altogether more portable 10.1-inch tablet-meets-laptop device.Like the Apple MacBook and its use of USB... >>

Windows 10: Release date, price, and everything you need to know

Windows 10: Release date, price, and everything you need to know

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Windows 8.1 launched at the end of 2013, but that doesn't mean Microsoft's Windows team immediately went on holiday. On the contrary, it started working on the next major release.The next major release is called Windows 10 and will be a free upgrade for... >>

Crikey! More than half UK homes now own a tablet

Crikey! More than half UK homes now own a tablet

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An Ofcom report has been published that shows tablet use in the UK has risen dramatically in the last few years, with over half of households in the country owning at least one device.The UK's independent communications regulator claims that 54 per cent... >>

Android M is just the tip of the iceberg, expect major annual Android updates from now on

Android M is just the tip of the iceberg, expect major annual Android updates from now on

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Google I/O, the company's annual developers conference kicks off with a keynote address tomorrow - in the evening in the UK, morning locally in the US - and that means there will be plenty of things announced or talked about that will interest far more... >>

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

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The latest Asus ZenPad appears to have leaked in official press renders, ahead of its expected official reveal at Computex next week.The Asus ZenPad 8, as it's thought to be, appears to feature a 4:3 aspect ratio screen like that found on Apple's iPads... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab A: Cheap and cheerful iPad mini rival heading to UK

Samsung Galaxy Tab A: Cheap and cheerful iPad mini rival heading to UK

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Samsung has revealed that it is bringing the Galaxy Tab A to the UK, after successful launches in other regions.The affordable Android Lollipop device will come in three models - Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi with S Pen stylus, and LTE - and be available from 21 May.It... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 picture leak shows the metal frame of the SGS6

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 picture leak shows the metal frame of the SGS6

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Leaked press images of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 have just surfaced, revealing the backside and frame of the upcoming tablet, it's claimed.When it comes to buying tablets, Apple fans likely first consider the iPad Air 2, where as Android fans probably... >>

5 expensive iPad apps worth more than a fiver

5 expensive iPad apps worth more than a fiver

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The prices of applications can be a sticky subject amongst developers and consumers alike, especially when considering apps on mobile devices. While it is par for the course to spend £20 or more on a piece of software or game for a PC, Mac or console,... >>

Apple 12-inch iPad Pro render leaks, expected with 15-inch Retina MacBook at WWDC 2015

Apple 12-inch iPad Pro render leaks, expected with 15-inch Retina MacBook at WWDC 2015

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Apple has long been rumoured to release a larger 12-inch iPad Pro tablet with nothing appearing for a while, until now. A recent leak shows off an early render of the tablet making it the largest Apple has ever made.The iPad Pro is expected to receive... >>

Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence
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Microsoft Surface 3 review: Sensible, affordable, but still on the fence

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Microsoft is a software company at heart, which has seen the Windows operating system maker not always taking like a duck to water when it comes to hardware. From the uncomfortable Microsoft Band, to the flurry of budget Lumia handsets following the acquisition... >>

Apple and IBM team up to help the elderly in Japan with tailored iPads

Apple and IBM team up to help the elderly in Japan with tailored iPads

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Expanding on its year-old partnership with IBM, Apple has announced it'll once again work with IBM, but this time the two companies are getting ready to launch custom iPads for elderly.Both companies revealed last year they planned to transform the enterprise... >>

6 new Windows 10 features announced at Build 2015

6 new Windows 10 features announced at Build 2015

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Microsoft has kicked off the first day of its annual Build conference with a keynote aimed at developers, but amid all the tech-talk and somewhat dry presentations, the company unveiled a few new features and things in Windows 10.Microsoft's next major... >>

Never get a cracked screen again: Bulletproof super-glass developed

Never get a cracked screen again: Bulletproof super-glass developed

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A new invention may revolutionise smartphone and tablet displays by offering bulletproof glass that won't crack or shatter.The development has been the result of ten years of work by the US Navy to create a transparent material stronger than bulletproof... >>

Acer Aspire Switch 10 E: The bold yet budget 2-in-1 (hands-on)

Acer Aspire Switch 10 E: The bold yet budget 2-in-1 (hands-on)

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A third of the way through 2014 we were introduced to the Acer Aspire Switch 10, a 2-in-1 tablet-meets-laptop device that, despite its somewhat blocky design form, was a decent stab at the concept.That model gets a Gorilla Glass-topped re-lick for 2015,... >>

Acer's 2015 lineup debuts: Packed with hybrids, laptops, tablets, phones, and more

Acer's 2015 lineup debuts: Packed with hybrids, laptops, tablets, phones, and more

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Acer just held an event in New York City, where it unveiled tonnes of new and refreshed products, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The Taiwan-based company essentially lifted the curtain on its 2015 lineup, and we got all the details on the... >>

Nokia smartphones to make comeback in 2016, virtual reality tech coming too

Nokia smartphones to make comeback in 2016, virtual reality tech coming too

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Nokia is planning to make a comeback with smartphones in 2016 and it's bringing virtual reality too.According to sources of Re/code, Nokia Technologies, which remains after Microsoft bought Nokia smartphones, has big plans. The sources say not only will... >>

What next? Samsung's Conor Pierce talks future phones, Tizen and why the Apple Watch launch is good for all

What next? Samsung's Conor Pierce talks future phones, Tizen and why the Apple Watch launch is good for all

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In the days of leaks, rumour and speculation, few details about sought after kit can be kept quiet before the official unveiling. Such was the case for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge flagship smartphones. So much gossip flew around prior to Unpacked... >>

Want to find your Android phone? Now you can simply Google 'Find my phone'

Want to find your Android phone? Now you can simply Google 'Find my phone'

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Now finding your phone is easier than ever thanks to Google integration of search for Android devices.Google now allows you type into the search bar "Find my phone" and without even hitting enter it will be displayed on a map immediately.In our experience,... >>

With a 6.8-inch screen, is the Huawei P8max a phone or a tablet?

With a 6.8-inch screen, is the Huawei P8max a phone or a tablet?

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Alongside its new flagship Android smartphone, the P8, Huawei has announced another device that it's also calling a "phone". However, at 6.8-inches surely it's more like a tablet.The Huawei P8max has a 6.8-inch Full HD screen and is similar in specifications... >>

Guitar Hero Live unveiled in new trailer, get ready to rock from first person perspective

Guitar Hero Live unveiled in new trailer, get ready to rock from first person perspective

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Guitar Hero Live has been unveiled by Activision as the next step in the music playing game series.Teased last night, the new Guitar Hero Live will focus on making the in-band experience more life like than ever before. Not only can gamers play from the... >>

Google cuts price of Project Tango tablet in half but keeps it developer-only

Google cuts price of Project Tango tablet in half but keeps it developer-only

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You can now save $500 on a Project Tango 3D-mapping tablet.Project Tango is a project headed by Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group and consists of phone and tablet prototypes capable of tracking 3D motion and creating a 3D model of the... >>

Why are Apple users suddenly seeing alien emoji everywhere?

Why are Apple users suddenly seeing alien emoji everywhere?

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If you are suddenly seeing lots of "Aliens" in messages you are receiving or tweets on Twitter, don't panic it's not that planet Earth has been invaded, it is that you haven't updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8.3, or your Mac to OS 10.10.3 yet.With... >>

Apple rolls out iOS 8.3 update with diverse emoji and more: Here's what to expect

Apple rolls out iOS 8.3 update with diverse emoji and more: Here's what to expect

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It's been a long time coming, but Apple's racially- and culturally-diverse emoji have just appeared in a software update that is now rolling out.Apple has released iOS 8.3, the third major update to iOS 8. The company first seeded the software to developers... >>

Apple iPad mini 4 spotted in the wild, is this hands-on video the real deal?

Apple iPad mini 4 spotted in the wild, is this hands-on video the real deal?

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The Apple iPad mini 4 may have leaked online in a video showing off the new tablet's casing.The iPad mini 4 housing video appeared from serial leakster @upleaks. He claims the leak comes from one of his most reliable sources.Apple unveiled the iPad mini... >>

Football Manager Classic 2015 for iPad and Android finally adds the 3D match engine

Football Manager Classic 2015 for iPad and Android finally adds the 3D match engine

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After years of being asked the same question about the handheld version of Football Manager, mainly by us, Sports Interactive is finally ready to add the 3D match engine to the management game for tablets.Football Manager Classic 2015 for high-end iPads... >>

This battery can get a smartphone charged to full in just one minute

This battery can get a smartphone charged to full in just one minute

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Another day, another battery discovery. The latest is an aluminium graphite battery that can recharge in a smartphone in just one minute.This discovery has been made at Stanford University where scientists say this could be a viable replacement for current... >>

Leef iBridge is the iPhone and iPad gadget you shouldn't leave home without

Leef iBridge is the iPhone and iPad gadget you shouldn't leave home without

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The amount of storage space on a mobile device often sounds extensive when you first buy it, but if you're like us you'll soon fill it - especially if you are a habitual photo or video taker. And that's usually okay for Android phone or tablet owners... >>

What is Adobe Slate and how does it turn every iPad user into a web designer?

What is Adobe Slate and how does it turn every iPad user into a web designer?

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Adobe continues its expansive rollout of tablet and phone applications with Adobe Slate, its latest iPad app that enables any user to present visually rich stories on the internet, with little or no knowledge of programming or creative design.Like Adobe... >>

Microsoft Surface 3: 10.8-inch HD screen, full Windows 8.1, 50% cheaper than the Pro 3 (hands-on)

Microsoft Surface 3: 10.8-inch HD screen, full Windows 8.1, 50% cheaper than the Pro 3 (hands-on)

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We've been following Microsoft Surface - the laptop-meets-tablet hybrid device - since its conception, cumulating in the Surface Pro 3 towards the end of 2014. Now it's new year, new gear: with the brand new Surface 3, a 10.8-inch edition to the line-up,... >>

Apple Reuse and Recycling Program now allows for Android smartphone trade-in too

Apple Reuse and Recycling Program now allows for Android smartphone trade-in too

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Apple has announced that its Reuse and Recycling trade-in program will now extend to other makes of smartphones too, like Android.Until now Apple has limited its Reuse and Recycling Program to its own hardware. Now it will give a store credit value for... >>

New affordable Microsoft Surface 3 rumoured to replace Surface 2, but packing full Windows OS

New affordable Microsoft Surface 3 rumoured to replace Surface 2, but packing full Windows OS

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Microsoft is reportedly getting ready to unveil a new Surface 3 tablet that will replace the Surface 2 and stand alongside the current Surface Pro 3.The new Surface tablet, likely named Surface 3, is rumoured to ditch the Windows RT operating system in... >>

Getting more out of your connected tablet

Getting more out of your connected tablet

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Tablets are great devices to have and even if you have a smartphone with a big display, it will never quite offer the same satisfaction as a tablet will when it comes to work, play and even communication. Whether you use your tablet for competing in... >>

New CBBC game for iOS and Android was designed by a 12-year-old

New CBBC game for iOS and Android was designed by a 12-year-old

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The BBC has released a new game on iPhone, iPad and Android under the CBBC brand that was designed by a 12-year-old.Escargot Escape Artistes was devised by Hampshire resident Alex, who won the CBBC Appsolute Genius competition, and developed by the... >>

Syncing your gadgets: Top tips to get you started

Syncing your gadgets: Top tips to get you started

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Having multiple gadgets is all well and good, but it's even better when they talk to each other. Whether you have a tablet and a smartphone, a smartphone and a desktop computer, a smartphone and a laptop, or all of these gadgets in your house, you'll... >>

Bang & Olufsen teams up with HP to take on Apple and Beats

Bang & Olufsen teams up with HP to take on Apple and Beats

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Bang & Olufsen and HP have announced a partnership that will see the high end audio manufacturer and PC maker team-up to take on the Apple and Beats group.HP laptops used to have Beats branding and tuning until Beats moved to Apple.So what does this partnership... >>

Neptune Suite is an Android watch, phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphone and TV dongle set, all for £400

Neptune Suite is an Android watch, phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphone and TV dongle set, all for £400

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Neptune Suite might just be the one platform to unite them all. It uses a smartwatch as the brains then adds phone, tablet, keyboard, wireless headphones and TV dongle as accessories to make it work everywhere.The Neptune Suite, currently smashing its... >>

Move over Wally, The Beano's Where's Dennis is far more fun

Move over Wally, The Beano's Where's Dennis is far more fun

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The Beano has continued its digital plans for a sustained future for the comic with a new iPad game that owes much to Where's Wally and its US equivalent Where's Waldo?Where's Dennis (and Gnasher!): The Beano Search-and-Find is a completely free download... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab A is a 4:3 tablet, and it's now official in Russia in two sizes

Samsung Galaxy Tab A is a 4:3 tablet, and it's now official in Russia in two sizes

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Samsung has just quietly introduced while at a press event in Russia a new series of mid-range tablets called Galaxy Tab A. They'll be available in 8-inch and 9.7-inch variants, with the displays offering a unique Nexus 9-like ratio of 4:3.Some reports... >>

Samsung-made BlackBerry tablet could be further clue to buyout

Samsung-made BlackBerry tablet could be further clue to buyout

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Rumours that Samsung was considering an acquisition of BlackBerry were flying thick and fast in January, but cooled soon after. BlackBerry denied talks were taking place and that seemed to be that.However, you can expect them to start up again as it seems... >>

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

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At last, the new USB Type-C connector is ready for mass production. It will come with reversible ends, featuring the same small connector on either end. But it means so much more for new smartphones, tablets and even laptops.The new Type-C will mean faster... >>

Shopping in Google's first shop

Shopping in Google's first shop

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Google has launched its first real world "store" allowing people to try out Android or Chromebook before they buy within a dedicated Google environment.The store within a store is located in the incredibly large Carphone Warehouse / Currys shop on London's... >>

Jolla Tablet: Simple, sophisticated and Sailfish 2.0 (hands-on)

Jolla Tablet: Simple, sophisticated and Sailfish 2.0 (hands-on)

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Jolla is a Finnish company that launched a smartphone running on an open-source software called Sailfish back in November 2013 and it has since introduced a tablet running on the same OS, which we saw at Mobile World Congress. The Jolla Tablet is a... >>

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet vs Apple iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet vs Apple iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

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Sony announced the Xperia Z4 Tablet at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, delivering what the Japanese company claims is the world's slimmest and lightest 10-inch tablet.It lands in a market with some stiff competition, from the HTC-designed Nexus 9... >>

Larger 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro delayed until September

Larger 12.9-inch Apple iPad Pro delayed until September

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Apple is reportedly planning to release a larger 12.9-inch iPad Pro, but not as soon as expected with delays expected to result in a September release.According to sources of Bloomberg, described as familiar with Apple's plans, the company is making... >>

HP Spectre x360 hands-on: A slim, sexy, sophisticated two-in-one

HP Spectre x360 hands-on: A slim, sexy, sophisticated two-in-one

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HP has announced the Spectre x360 at Mobile World Congress, offering a 13.3-inch laptop that effortlessly turns into a tablet thanks to the geared hinge. It's a beautiful looking device that oozes premium appeal and we were impressed by how professional... >>

Nokia N1 is a magnificent tablet, despite the copycat design (hands-on)

Nokia N1 is a magnificent tablet, despite the copycat design (hands-on)

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Nokia announced the N1 tablet in November 2014, but it has been shown off at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and we couldn't help but play with it.When Nokia moved its hardware division over to Microsoft devices, it stopped being a hardware company.... >>

Lenovo Tab 2 A8 gets Lollipop love and a dash of Dolby Atmos (hands on)

Lenovo Tab 2 A8 gets Lollipop love and a dash of Dolby Atmos (hands on)

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Tablets of all shapes and sizes are ten a penny these days, making it harder to stand out from the crowd. The latest budget Lenovo Tab 2 A8 8-inch tablet has a good stab at it though, introducing a neater, tidier Android Lollipop user experience - which... >>

5 reasons why Sailfish OS 2.0 should worry Apple, Google and Microsoft

5 reasons why Sailfish OS 2.0 should worry Apple, Google and Microsoft

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Jolla, the Finnish start-up behind the simply named Phone and Tablet, is honing its minimalist Sailfish OS 2.0 down to perfection so it's sharp enough to cut even the mighty Apple, Google and Microsoft. Watch out.The open source, start-up sized company... >>