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Beats by Dr. Dre prescribes NFC portable wireless speaker in the shape of the Beats Pill

Beats by Dr. Dre prescribes NFC portable wireless speaker in the shape of the Beats Pill

By Danny Brogan

Not content with domineering the headphone market, Beats by Dr. Dre has turned its attention to wireless speakers by unveiling the Beats Pill.With Beats Audio technology embedded in the device, Beats is promising the same high-end audio experience as... Read more

JBL OnBeat Venue Wireless Speaker turns your iPad into a home entertainment system

JBL OnBeat Venue Wireless Speaker turns your iPad into a home entertainment system

By Danny Brogan

Harman has revealed its JBL OnBeat Venue Wireless Speaker system, which the audio specialist says will replace the home entertainment system when used with the Apple iPadThe speakers themselves are fitted with dual full-range drivers, while Harman’s... Read more

iPad mini confirmed as press invite arrives... all eyes on 23 October

iPad mini confirmed as press invite arrives... all eyes on 23 October

By Danny Brogan

It’s official! Apple will hold an event on 23 October at which it is expected to reveal the iPad mini, with invites for the prestigious event beginning to be circulated among the press.The event will take place in San Jose at 10am Pacific time (6pm... Read more

Nike+ TomTom SportWatch now available in white and silver edition

Nike+ TomTom SportWatch now available in white and silver edition

By Danny Brogan

Nike and TomTom have added a fifth edition to the SportWatch GPS range, with the introduction of a white and silver version.It was inspired by the special edition Olympic version of the SportWatch, unveiled shortly after the London 2012 Games concluded,... Read more

HTC One S special edition comes in white with 64GB memory boost, shame it's only for Taiwan

HTC One S special edition comes in white with 64GB memory boost, shame it's only for Taiwan

By Danny Brogan

HTC has given its HTC One S a lick of paint and a whopping increase in memory, in a special edition of the handset that has gone on sale in Taiwan.The handset, which retains its impressively svelte waistline of just 7.8mm, is now available in what HTC... Read more

Netflix UK & Ireland first to show Breaking Bad season finale, starts 1 November

Netflix UK & Ireland first to show Breaking Bad season finale, starts 1 November

By Danny Brogan

The first part of the final season of award-winning TV series Breaking Bad will be available on Netflix UK & Ireland from 1 November.It means the UK and Ireland will be the first regions to have access to the series finale from Netflix, even before the... Read more

Microsoft Surface priced at $499 for 32GB model as TV blitz starts

Microsoft Surface priced at $499 for 32GB model as TV blitz starts

By Danny Brogan

Microsoft has finally priced the Microsoft Surface RT... in the US, at least. The new Windows RT tablet will cost $499 for the 32GB model, although you won't get the Touch Cover keyboard unless you pay a further $100. At the top of the pile sits a 64GB... Read more

Starbucks iOS app now works with Apple's Passbook in the UK

Starbucks iOS app now works with Apple's Passbook in the UK

By Danny Brogan

Caffeine addicts in the UK can now use their iPhone’s Passbook app to pay for their Starbucks coffee.Previously this function was reserved for the US, but Starbucks customers in the UK and Canada can now also make use of the mobile payment method, thanks... Read more

Samsung finalises its Windows 8 line-up complete with US pricing

Samsung finalises its Windows 8 line-up complete with US pricing

By Danny Brogan

Samsung has put the finishing touches to its Windows 8 line-up, revealing pricing details ahead of the operating system’s debut on 26 October. The range of Windows 8 products includes laptops, PCs and, of course, Samsung’s tablet devices with their... Read more

Adobe Reader for Android now supports cloud storage

Adobe Reader for Android now supports cloud storage

By Danny Brogan

Adobe has updated its Reader app to add cloud support, allowing users to share files stored at Acrobat.com across a multitude of devices.With cloud storage introduced to the Adobe Reader, users will be able to amend documents as well as add notes and... Read more

Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 comes with dedicated Windows 8 buttons

Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 comes with dedicated Windows 8 buttons

By Danny Brogan

With the imminent arrival of Windows 8, Logitech has unveiled a Bluetooth keyboard that is optimised for Microsoft’s new operating system, complete with shortcut keys. The Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 actually works with Apple’s... Read more

Thinner iMac with curved shell to also debut alongside iPad mini on 23 October

Thinner iMac with curved shell to also debut alongside iPad mini on 23 October

By Danny Brogan

As well as today's earlier rumour that the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display is to appear, speculation is now mounting that a new iMac will be unveiled alongside the iPad mini at an Apple event hosted on 23 October. A picture of a logic board purporting... Read more

Amazon in talks to buy Texas Instruments' chip technology

Amazon in talks to buy Texas Instruments' chip technology

By Danny Brogan

Texas Instruments is in talks with Amazon about the sale of its smartphone and tablet OMAP chip technology, according to reports.In September, Texas Instruments (TI) announced it was moving away from the mobile space, instead focusing on “embedded systems”... Read more

iPad mini pricing revealed in inventory leak, starts at 249 euros

iPad mini pricing revealed in inventory leak, starts at 249 euros

By Danny Brogan

The Apple iPad mini will be available from 249 euros and will come in both Wi-Fi-only and Wi-Fi and cellular variants, according to a leaked screenshot of a sales inventory system.The picture was posted on German blog schimanke.com and lists all available... Read more

LG bringing Smart TVs to UK hotels

LG bringing Smart TVs to UK hotels

By Danny Brogan

Hotel rooms throughout the world could soon be fitted with LG’s Pro:Centric Smart Hotel TVs, providing guests with access to apps, a customisable user interface and the ability to stream content from compatible devices. The LG LT760H series, and later... Read more

iPhone 5 issues such as Apple Maps-gate don't concern consumers, according to survey

iPhone 5 issues such as Apple Maps-gate don't concern consumers, according to survey

By Danny Brogan

A new independent survey claims consumers have been undeterred by issues concerning Apple Maps in their quest to purchase the iPhone 5.Although thousands of complaints were made on social networks and blogs, ChangeWave Research says: “Apple Maps is... Read more

Wacom's Bamboo Manga tablet lets you create your own Manga movies

Wacom's Bamboo Manga tablet lets you create your own Manga movies

By Danny Brogan

Fans of iconic Japanese Manga comics can now recreate their favourite characters as well as penning their own, using Wacom's special-edition Manga Bamboo Pen & Touch tablet.The Bamboo Manga package comes with two pieces of editing software: Manga Studio... Read more

EA gives away thousands of games by mistake

EA gives away thousands of games by mistake

By Danny Brogan

The generous folk at Electronic Arts gave away thousands of free titles over the weekend through its Origin store. Only they didn’t mean to. The saga began with EA thanking a select few gamers for taking part in a survey by sending them a code that... Read more

Netflix app arrives for Windows 8 complete with touchscreen interface

Netflix app arrives for Windows 8 complete with touchscreen interface

By Danny Brogan

Netflix has released an app for the Windows 8 platform that will integrate a touchscreen interface for any compatible laptops, notebooks and desktop PCs.Films and TV series can be selected by simply pressing on the corresponding panel, while menus can... Read more

Carphone Warehouse set to take Samsung Galaxy S III Mini pre-orders

Carphone Warehouse set to take Samsung Galaxy S III Mini pre-orders

By Danny Brogan

Carphone Warehouse is joining Phones 4u in taking pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini, ahead of its 2 November launch.From Saturday 13 October, customers can pre-order the device from the Carphone Warehouse website, though at present it’s not... Read more

BlackBerry 10 L-Series given video demonstration... by RIM employee (video)

BlackBerry 10 L-Series given video demonstration... by RIM employee (video)

By Danny Brogan

Perhaps he didn’t get the memo, but a RIM employee has given a video demo of a new BlackBerry 10 L-Series device ahead of launch.The video appears to have been shot at a trade show in Mexico, with the employee giving a full demonstration of the unnamed... Read more

iPad mini gets new reveal date... all eyes on 23 October

iPad mini gets new reveal date... all eyes on 23 October

By Danny Brogan

Apple will finally reveal its iPad mini on 23 October, just three days before Microsoft begins selling its own tablet device, according to reports.AllThingsD, which correctly predicted the launch of both the iPad 2 and new iPad, received the tip, claiming... Read more

Amazon: We make no profit from Kindles, only services

Amazon: We make no profit from Kindles, only services

By Danny Brogan

Amazon has admitted that it will make no profit from its Kindle Fire HD and Paperwhite eReader, instead relying on customers buying eBooks and other media files. The admission comes just a day after Amazon announced its Kindle Paperwhite was heading... Read more

Vizio Windows 8 all-in-one touch PCs show us a touchpad future

Vizio Windows 8 all-in-one touch PCs show us a touchpad future

By Danny Brogan

Vizio in the US has unveiled its own Windows 8 delights in the shape of a 24 and 27-inch PC with a full touchscreen, along with two ultrabooks and a notebook, all of which will be landing Stateside before ChristmasPlacing a heavy emphasis on touch with... Read more

Microsoft Office 2013 now RTM, general availability early next year

Microsoft Office 2013 now RTM, general availability early next year

By Danny Brogan

Microsoft has announced that its next-generation Office 2013 has been released to manufacturing, though the company admits that most of us won’t actually get hold of a copy until the beginning of next year. With coding and testing complete, the Office... Read more

Windows 8 Marketplace says no to adult-rated games

Windows 8 Marketplace says no to adult-rated games

By Danny Brogan

Games with content deemed inappropriate for children will not be available to buy from the Windows 8 Marketplace, it has been revealed.A Microsoft representative has said titles such as The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Max... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini official, available November

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini official, available November

By Danny Brogan

Samsung has announced the latest addition to its Galaxy family, the Samsung Galaxy S III Mini, at a press event in Frankfurt, Germany.The Android-powered handset is a miniaturised version of the Korean manufacturer’s flagship Samsung Galaxy S III... Read more

Barbie Photo Fashion Doll has hidden camera and LCD T-shirt display

Barbie Photo Fashion Doll has hidden camera and LCD T-shirt display

By Danny Brogan

Mattel’s latest Barbie doll not only has a hidden camera, it will also display any snaps taken with it on her LCD display-sporting T-shirt.Barbie Photo Fashion Doll is fitted with a 0.3-megapixel camera embedded in the back of Barbie’s necklace. The... Read more

LG Nexus 4 bares all in photo reveal

LG Nexus 4 bares all in photo reveal

By Danny Brogan

A Belarusian site has got its hands on the LG Nexus 4, posting photos of the device and revealing some key specs.Yesterday we told you that the phone had been spotted on the Carphone Warehouse inventory, listing both white and black models. Onliner appears... Read more

Samsung to merge Bada with Tizen for open-source OS, more Wave handsets to come?

Samsung to merge Bada with Tizen for open-source OS, more Wave handsets to come?

By Danny Brogan

Samsung has confirmed that it plans to merge its own Bada mobile operating system with the HTML5-based Tizen OS, suggesting future Samsung Wave handsets are in the pipeline. A merging between the two operating systems was mooted at the start of the year,... Read more

Google Street View updates 250,000 miles of road and doubles number of special collections

Google Street View updates 250,000 miles of road and doubles number of special collections

By Danny Brogan

Google Street View has been upgraded, updating 250,000 miles of roads across the globe and doubling its number of special collections enabling users virtually to step inside more specific points of interest. The update increases the number of places... Read more

Zynga in state of crisis as stock becomes "worthless"

Zynga in state of crisis as stock becomes "worthless"

By Danny Brogan

Zynga’s stocks have reached an all time low, raising questions about the future of the social and mobile gaming company.According to reports, Wall Street values Zynga’s stock at just $2.46 per share, a 16 per cent fall in what was already a poor financial... Read more

Star Wars themed Angry Birds toys and costumes revealed, pre-order now

Star Wars themed Angry Birds toys and costumes revealed, pre-order now

By Danny Brogan

Amazon has begun taking pre-orders on an array of Angry Birds Star Wars toys, ahead of the game’s launch on 8 November.We knew Hasbro was planning something following the announcement of the game earlier this week, but now we’ve had a glimpse at what’s... Read more

Mando Footloose foldable bike swaps chain for alternator

Mando Footloose foldable bike swaps chain for alternator

By Danny Brogan

The Mando Footloose claims to be the world’s first chainless hybrid electric bike, using your pedal power to generate electricity through the built-in alternator.Cyclists have the option of simply hopping on and letting the motor do the work – Mando... Read more

Halo 4 launch trailer produced by Fight Club's David Fincher, out 18 October

Halo 4 launch trailer produced by Fight Club's David Fincher, out 18 October

By Danny Brogan

Legendary Hollywood director David Fincher will be executive producer of the new Halo 4 launch trailer, due to debut on 18 October ahead of the game's November launch.The trailer will examine the backstory of the Halo’s protagonist, Master Chief, before... Read more

Developers warned Apple about its Maps app... before iOS 6 hit

Developers warned Apple about its Maps app... before iOS 6 hit

By Danny Brogan

It turns out Apple Maps-gate might not have been such a surprise after all, with several developers coming forward and claiming to have informed the Cupertino outfit of the issues that have blighted the launch of the Apple Maps app. Since the arrival... Read more

Samsung reveals budget friendly Galaxy Music smartphone

Samsung reveals budget friendly Galaxy Music smartphone

By Danny Brogan

Music maestro and budget friendly are just two ways of describing the Samsung Galaxy Music, another addition to the manufacturer’s growing Android portfolio.The Samsung Galaxy Music runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which though not the latest Jelly... Read more

LG Nexus 4 confirmed by Carphone Warehouse inventory

LG Nexus 4 confirmed by Carphone Warehouse inventory

By Danny Brogan

The odds on Google’s next Nexus phone being made by LG have been slashed after a device named the "LG Nexus 4" was listed in Carphone Warehouse’s inventory. A photo of the entry was sent to The Verge and indicates the phone will be arriving in both... Read more

CoPilot delivers mapping solutions to over 250 different Android devices

CoPilot delivers mapping solutions to over 250 different Android devices

By Danny Brogan

ALK Technologies, the team behind the CoPilot apps, claims its navigation software now supports more than 250 different Android devices, making it one of the most wide-ranging mapping solutions available to download.One of the reasons CoPilot has been... Read more

Logitech TouchPad T650 and T620 and T400 mice ready for Windows 8 explosion

Logitech TouchPad T650 and T620 and T400 mice ready for Windows 8 explosion

By Danny Brogan

Logitech has unveiled three computer accessories that the manufacturer says will enhance your Windows 8 experience when the new operating system arrives later this month.The products include two mice and one touchpad, all of which put touch at the forefront.... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S III 'mini' confirmed - 11 October reveal

Samsung Galaxy S III 'mini' confirmed - 11 October reveal

By Danny Brogan

Samsung chief JK Shin has confirmed that the manufacturer is set to reveal a 4-inch "mini" version of its flagship Samsung Galaxy S III device. Speaking to the Korean press, Shin remained cagey about the details of the phone, saying only that the display... Read more

Bookeen's Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight eReader arrives this November

Bookeen's Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight eReader arrives this November

By Danny Brogan

Claiming to be the “world’s lightest e-reader solution”, Booken has unveiled its new Cybook Odyssey HD FrontLight device, arriving in Europe this November.With Amazon and Barnes & Noble both showcasing their own all-seeing, all-doing eReaders, Booken... Read more

Android 4.2 Key Lime Pie already exists according to Google Analytics

Android 4.2 Key Lime Pie already exists according to Google Analytics

By Danny Brogan

Google Analytics has unearthed a number of smartphone and tablet devices that are supposedly running the latest Android 4.2 operating system, suggesting the update is in the final stages of testing.The Android Authority noticed it was receiving several... Read more

Nike+ FuelBand coming in two new colours

Nike+ FuelBand coming in two new colours

By Danny Brogan

The Nike+ Fuel Band is getting something of a lick of paint, after the sports firm announced that the exercise bracelet would soon be available in two new colours.From 31 October, the Nike+ FuelBand will go on sale in new Black ICE and White ICE variants.... Read more

Microsoft reveals the wrist motion sensor that could retire Kinect

Microsoft reveals the wrist motion sensor that could retire Kinect

By Danny Brogan

A team of Microsoft researchers has developed a motion-tracking device that fits around your wrist without the need for motion detection cameras, enabling users to interact with their electronic devices with a flick of the wrist or the squeeze of a palm.Dubbed... Read more

iPad mini pics published on Twitter

iPad mini pics published on Twitter

By Danny Brogan

Photos purporting to show the iPad mini have been published on Twitter just a day before invitations for the grand reveal are expected to arrive.Australian Sonny Dickson, a researcher for 9to5Mac, has published the photos on his Twitter and Instagram... Read more

Virgin Media customers get broadband speed boost, as promised

Virgin Media customers get broadband speed boost, as promised

By Danny Brogan

Virgin Media has continued to deliver on its promise to increase customers’ broadband speeds by boosting it for those who currently enjoy rates of 100Mb to 120Mb.The broadband provider introduced its Double Your Speeds programme at the start of this... Read more

Opera Mobile 12.1 arrives on Google Play to take on Chrome

Opera Mobile 12.1 arrives on Google Play to take on Chrome

By Danny Brogan

Opera has updated its mobile browser for the Android platform, introducing SPDY, WebSockets, fraud detection and better CSS and HTML5 support.Opera Mobile 12.1 for Android is available now from the Google Play store and has been optimised specifically... Read more

Google Nexus 10 rumoured to be made by Samsung

Google Nexus 10 rumoured to be made by Samsung

By Danny Brogan

Google’s 10-inch Nexus tablet will have a pixel density higher than the new iPad and will be made by Samsung, according to an industry analyst. Richard Shim, an analyst at NPD DisplaySearch was speaking to CNET and said of the Google Nexus 10: “It’s... Read more

Facebook jacket hugs you every time you get a 'like'

Facebook jacket hugs you every time you get a 'like'

By Danny Brogan

A jacket that syncs with your Facebook account and inflates - resembling a physical hug - each time you receive a "like" has gone on show.The “Like-A-Hug” jacket aims to recreate that warm fuzzy feeling you get when you receive a like on a photo or... Read more