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Mio Cyclo 100 Series fitness computers for the biking enthusiast

Mio Cyclo 100 Series fitness computers for the biking enthusiast

By Danny Brogan

Mio has introduced another bicycle computer range with the Mio Cyclo 100 series geared towards the serious rider. There are four devices launching with the 100 series: the Mio Cyclo 100, Mio Cyclo 105, Mio Cycle 105 H and Mio Cyclo 105 HC.The Mio Cycl0... Read more

Toshiba Satellite U920T pictures and hands-on

Toshiba Satellite U920T pictures and hands-on

By Danny Brogan

Apart from crowds, cheap cola and stressed journalists, the next most likely thing you’ll see at this year’s IFA is some kind of hybrid laptop and tablet device. The Toshiba Satellite U920T is exactly that featuring a sliding mechanism that reveals... Read more

ZTE Grand X IN: Intel running Ice Cream Sandwich handset here by September

ZTE Grand X IN: Intel running Ice Cream Sandwich handset here by September

By Danny Brogan

ZTE has stepped up a notch, releasing its first Intel-powered smartphone in the form of the ZTE Grand X IN. Running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and powered by an Intel Atom Z2460 processor, the ZTE Grand X IN is the manufacturer’s flagship device,... Read more

Lenovo goes skinny with Windows S Series laptop range

Lenovo goes skinny with Windows S Series laptop range

By Danny Brogan

Lenovo has unleashed three new additions to its S Series range in preparation for the arrival of Windows 8. Though the Lenovo S300, S400 and S405 laptops will initially come loaded with Windows 7 Home Professional, all three will be upgradeable to Windows... Read more

iPhone protective case gives option of dual SIM card support

iPhone protective case gives option of dual SIM card support

By Danny Brogan

Your iPhone can now house up to two SIM cards simultaneously, thanks to a new protective case from thumbsUp! The case enables iPhone users to switch between two different tariffs while ensuring the phone stays free of bumps and scuffs. To switch between... Read more

Philips goes retro with 1950s inspired radios

Philips goes retro with 1950s inspired radios

By Danny Brogan

Philips has gone back to its roots by unveiling a range of retro-looking radios at its IFA event in Berlin.The company has been making radios since the 1920s and though Philips hasn’t gone that far back with its new array, the Philips Original Radio... Read more

Philips Fidelio X1 headphones are built for indoor use

Philips Fidelio X1 headphones are built for indoor use

By Danny Brogan

Philips is targeting the music connoisseur with its Fidelio X1 headphones, a set of audio cans designed to be enjoyed with your home stereo system.That’s not to say the Philips Fidelio X1’s aren’t compatible with smartphone or tablet devices, but... Read more

Philips expands Fidelio range with P8 and P9 portable speakers

Philips expands Fidelio range with P8 and P9 portable speakers

By Danny Brogan

Philips has unveiled two new portable speakers as part of its Fidelio range, at the IFA event in Berlin. The speakers consist of the P8 and P9 Fidelio Portable Speakers, the latter being the higher-end of the two.Made from a combination of wood and metal,... Read more

HTC Desire X white edition in Phones 4u exclusive

HTC Desire X white edition in Phones 4u exclusive

By Danny Brogan

Customers can now pre-order a white version of the HTC Desire X from Phones 4u – fresh on the back of its IFA unveil - as the retailer announces it will be the first to sell the handset in this variant.Any orders made for the phone on selected tariffs... Read more

HP adds to Ultrabook range with Spectre XT TouchSmart and Envy TouchSmart

HP adds to Ultrabook range with Spectre XT TouchSmart and Envy TouchSmart

By Danny Brogan

Sporting touch displays and physical Qwerty keyboards, the HP Spectre XT TouchSmart and HP Envy TouchSmart Ultrabooks run Windows 8, making the most of the touch optimised OS, while remaining true to their notebook roots.The screen of the Spectre XT TouchSmart... Read more

Samsung Ativ Tab sees introduction of another Windows 8 RT tablet

Samsung Ativ Tab sees introduction of another Windows 8 RT tablet

By Danny Brogan

According to Samsung, the Samsung Ativ Tab will provide a “Windows 8 PC experience on a tablet”. The device, unveiled by the Korean manufacturer at its IFA event in Berlin, is part of the Ativ Windows 8 range. Featuring a 10.1-inch display and weighing... Read more

Samsung Ativ Smart PC and Smart PC Pro tablets come with detachable keyboard

Samsung Ativ Smart PC and Smart PC Pro tablets come with detachable keyboard

By Danny Brogan

With an 11.6-inch FULL HD LCD touch display and a detachable keyboard, the Samsung Ativ Smart PC and Samsung Ativ Smart PC Pro offers both a touchscreen and physical key experience.Though optimised for the Windows 8 platform, both devices will be compatible... Read more

Samsung Ativ S is a Windows Phone 8 smartphone with a 4.8-inch display

Samsung Ativ S is a Windows Phone 8 smartphone with a 4.8-inch display

By Danny Brogan

Samsung has unveiled a Windows Phone 8 device in the shape of the Samsung Ativ S. Sporting, a huge 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display with 1.5GHz dual-core processor, the Samsung Ativ S also has HSPA+42 connectivity.The Samsung Ativ S weighs in at 135g... Read more

Windows 8 will cost £24.99 for UK customers, Microsoft confirms

Windows 8 will cost £24.99 for UK customers, Microsoft confirms

By Danny Brogan

Fears that UK customers would have to pay over the odds for Windows 8 have rescinded, after it was revealed the cost in upgrading to Microsoft’s latest operating system will be £24.99.The Daily Mail has reported fears that British consumers would face... Read more

Sony unveils two Vaio products: Sony Vaio Duo 11 and 20-inch Sony Vaio Tap 20 tablet

Sony unveils two Vaio products: Sony Vaio Duo 11 and 20-inch Sony Vaio Tap 20 tablet

By Danny Brogan

Sony has used its IFA press conference to unveil two new Windows 8 tablet devices. Kazuo Hirai, Sony's President and CEO, revelaed the Sony Vaio Duo 11 and Sony Vaio Tap 20 at the Berlin event.The Sony Vaio Duo 11 sports a surf slider build with a full... Read more

Haier showcases future of TV technology at IFA 2012, including Transparent TV

Haier showcases future of TV technology at IFA 2012, including Transparent TV

By Danny Brogan

Haier has used IFA as its own soapbox to shout about the future of televisions, unveiling products that include a wireless 3D LED TV, see-through television and the technology that enables you to change channels or alter the volume with your eyes.Haier... Read more

iRobot Roomba 600 vacuum cleaner does the hard work so you don't have to

iRobot Roomba 600 vacuum cleaner does the hard work so you don't have to

By Danny Brogan

iRobot has unveiled its cheapest robotic vacuum cleaner range in the shape of the Roomba 600 Series - which will still do all the hoovering without your having to lift a finger. An entry-level version of the 700 Series, the Roomba 600 is available from... Read more

Google patents object recognition software for YouTube identification

Google patents object recognition software for YouTube identification

By Danny Brogan

Google has just successfully patented a piece of object recognition software that could change the way in which we publish videos.The technology works in a similar way to face recognition, except that it distinguishes between objects - specifically, those... Read more

Nokia introduces new web browser with Symbian Belle Refresh update

Nokia introduces new web browser with Symbian Belle Refresh update

By Danny Brogan

Proving that it’s not throwing all its eggs in one Windows phone 8 basket, Nokia has released an update to its Symbian OS, which sees a new web browser and homescreen widgets added to the mix.Called Symbian Belle Refresh, it introduces a new web browser... Read more

Apple AirPlay Direct to work without Wi-Fi connection?

Apple AirPlay Direct to work without Wi-Fi connection?

By Danny Brogan

Apple is set to alter the way in which we use its AirPlay streaming service, by removing the need for a Wi-Fi connection, according to reports.Instead of a Wi-Fi connection, iOS devices such as the iPhone, iPad and iPod would create their own wireless... Read more

Sony a99 full-frame camera in specs reveal

Sony a99 full-frame camera in specs reveal

By Danny Brogan

Sony’s re-emergence into the full-frame camera world has gathered momentum after a long list of specs that are said to belong to the Sony a99 were leaked, along with an on sale date. According to Photorumours.com, the Sony a99 will house a 24.3-megapixel... Read more

Lomography introduces the Diana Baby 110 camera, its smallest family member yet

Lomography introduces the Diana Baby 110 camera, its smallest family member yet

By Danny Brogan

Small enough to fit comfortably in your pocket, the Diana Baby 110 camera is the latest addition to Lomography’s growing collection of specialist cameras.The Diana Baby 110 is the third member of the Diana family, following in the footsteps of the Diana... Read more

Klipsch upgrades its Image S4 and S4i headphones

Klipsch upgrades its Image S4 and S4i headphones

By Danny Brogan

Klipsch has tweaked its Image headphone range, introducing a more streamlined shape that the audio manufacturer says will make the headphones more durable and tangle resistant. The flat cabling makes it more difficult for the wires to intertwine with... Read more

LG's 29-inch LCD EA93 TV sighted at IFA

LG's 29-inch LCD EA93 TV sighted at IFA

By Danny Brogan

As lorries are unloaded and boxes unpacked in preparation for this year’s IFA event, the folks at Engadget have managed to get a snapshot of the LG EA93 LCD TV, a television that sports a wide 21:9 aspect ratio display. The screen is 29-inches diagonally... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S III gets Drive Link app with MirrorLink compatibility

Samsung Galaxy S III gets Drive Link app with MirrorLink compatibility

By Danny Brogan

Samsung Galaxy S III users can now download the Drive Link application that enables handsfree calling, turn-by-turn directions and the ability to stream music stored on the phone through the car’s speakers. The in-car application integrates with any... Read more

New standard signals make way for more Bluetooth fitness gadgets

New standard signals make way for more Bluetooth fitness gadgets

By Danny Brogan

New Bluetooth standards are being introduced that will make it easier for manufacturers to integrate Bluetooth into sport and fitness devices using Bluetooth v4.0 technology. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has finalised the standards that... Read more

Ultra HD TV standard set, 4K just the start

Ultra HD TV standard set, 4K just the start

By Danny Brogan

A Japanese broadcaster has had its Super Hi-Vision (SHV) system approved by the International Telecommunication Union - meaning we’re a step closer to getting 8k televisions in our homes. SHV provides a resolution of 7680 x 4320 pixels, which equates... Read more

Amazon Cloud Drive now available in the UK

Amazon Cloud Drive now available in the UK

By Danny Brogan

Amazon Cloud Drive has arrived in the UK, providing consumers with yet another way of storing and backing up their files.The Amazon Cloud Drive App is available to download to any desktop computer and comes with 5GB of free storage, which equates to around... Read more

iPhone 5 NFC chip turns up

iPhone 5 NFC chip turns up

By Danny Brogan

Photos purporting to be the front assembly of the iPhone 5 show what appears to be an NFC chip, suggesting contactless payments could be made with the next-generation Apple device.The images show the chip sitting at the top of the phone next to the camera... Read more

Second Nokia Patent suggests more Windows Phone 8 devices to come

Second Nokia Patent suggests more Windows Phone 8 devices to come

By Danny Brogan

A second design patent from Nokia has been revealed in as many weeks, with speculation mounting that it is that of another Windows Phone 8 handset from the Finnish manufacturer.A previous patent showed a sketch design for what many believe will be Nokia’s... Read more

iPad mini to be called... The iPad mini?

iPad mini to be called... The iPad mini?

By Danny Brogan

It's what the rumour-mongers have been calling it, but now it seems Apple will follow suit and brand its smaller iPad the iPad Mini. According to Apple blog site Macotakara, an iPad insider has told it that the yet to be unveiled tablet will keep its... Read more

Tivoli to give all profits from Audio Model 10+ limited edition radio to Children in Need

Tivoli to give all profits from Audio Model 10+ limited edition radio to Children in Need

By Danny Brogan

Tivoli has begun taking pre-orders for its Audio Model 10+ radio Children in Need special edition, with 25 per cent of the profits going to the charity. Tivoli itself will not make any profit on the limited-edition radio, which will retail for £199.99... Read more

Airpod concept car that runs on compressed air

Airpod concept car that runs on compressed air

By Danny Brogan

Tata Motors has been showing off a new concept car that runs on compressed air and will give you 125 miles per full tank of…well, air.The three-wheeler is controlled via a joystick rather than a steering wheel and utilises pneumatic motors, which use... Read more

LG admits to quad-core smartphone after Qualcomm spill with teaser video

LG admits to quad-core smartphone after Qualcomm spill with teaser video

By Danny Brogan

Having been beaten to the punch for the announcement of its own product, LG has started a teaser campaign for its Qualcomm-powered quad-core smartphone. Qualcomm had previously made the reveal by releasing an official document before the Korean manufacturer... Read more

Acer Liquid Gallant Duo available for under £150

Acer Liquid Gallant Duo available for under £150

By Danny Brogan

Days after being revealed, the Acer Liquid Gallant Duo - the manufacturer’s Android toting dual-SIM device - has been given a £148.99 price tag SIM free.The phone is available to pre-order now online from Expansys, even though the device is yet to... Read more

LG focuses on 3D with its IFA product line-up

LG focuses on 3D with its IFA product line-up

By Danny Brogan

LG has let the cat out of the bag about what it will be offering at IFA this month, and the Korean manufacturer is going big on 3D (again), applying the tech to a range of audio and video products.3D Sound Home Theater System (BH9520TW)LG's 3D Sound Home... Read more

Nikon D600 FX-format DSLR specs leak

Nikon D600 FX-format DSLR specs leak

By Danny Brogan

A cheaper alternative to Nikon’s all seeing, all doing Nikon D800 looks set to be revealed imminently, after specs purporting to belong to the FX-format Nikon D600 were leaked on the internet.There’s no official word from Nikon or photos (the pic... Read more

Apple experts suggest iPhone 5 and iPad mini to be launched separately

Apple experts suggest iPhone 5 and iPad mini to be launched separately

By Danny Brogan

A joint launch of the new iPhone 5 and iPad mini is very unlikely, according to expert opinion. There had been some speculation that Apple would use its scheduled 12 September to unveil both devices, but two respected journalists - both of who have had... Read more

Google starts roll-out of thousands of personalised Google+ URLs

Google starts roll-out of thousands of personalised Google+ URLs

By Danny Brogan

Prominent Google+ users will have the option of personalising their page with custom URLs.Thousands of “verified [and well-known] brands and individuals” will be notified that they are part of the lucky “few” via email or when they visit their... Read more

Nokia Phi design patent all but confirms Windows Phone 8 device

Nokia Phi design patent all but confirms Windows Phone 8 device

By Danny Brogan

A design patent purporting to be the Nokia Phi - the manufacturer’s soon to be announced Windows Phone 8 flagship device - has emerged supporting claims that previous leaked images of the device are indeed real.Liveside.net has managed to get hold of... Read more

Charge your iPhone with your bicycle thanks to EcoXpower

Charge your iPhone with your bicycle thanks to EcoXpower

By Danny Brogan

Attach EcoGear’s EcoXpower contraption to your bike and not only will your pedal power keep the LED front light and rear light lit, you’ll also be able to charge your phone at the same time.The pedal-powered headlight and smart phone charger is compatible... Read more

Nokia, Samsung and Sony join In-location Alliance for indoor navigation services

Nokia, Samsung and Sony join In-location Alliance for indoor navigation services

By Danny Brogan

A new alliance has been formed that will strive to advance indoor navigation, helping both consumers and retailers alike.Nokia, Samsung and Sony are just three of the 22 partners to have signed up to the In-location Alliance which will each individually... Read more

More Nokia Phi details emerge along with second Windows Phone 8 device codenamed Nokia Arrow

More Nokia Phi details emerge along with second Windows Phone 8 device codenamed Nokia Arrow

By Danny Brogan

According to reports, Nokia will be unveiling two - not three, as first reported - Windows Phone 8 handsets at its Nokia World event on 5 September.One will be the Nokia Phi (pictured above, on the left), while the other is currently codenamed Nokia Arrow.... Read more

Nuclear wristwatch that's built to last 25 years

Nuclear wristwatch that's built to last 25 years

By Danny Brogan

A wristwatch that runs on nuclear energy has gone on sale. It's completely safe, and there’s a very good chance it will last longer than any previous watch you have ever owned. Strapping your wrist with a watch that is powered by some kind of nuclear... Read more

Sony Xperia J leaked, budget Ice Cream Sandwich incoming

Sony Xperia J leaked, budget Ice Cream Sandwich incoming

By Danny Brogan

Sony is looking to bring its Xperia range to a wider audience, with the entry-level Sony Xperia J, but it looks likely to be a case of you get what you pay for.Bizarrely, the Russian site Mobile-review claims to have reviewed the handset before Sony has... Read more

Samsung Windows 8 touchscreen netbook teaser video promises IFA reveal

Samsung Windows 8 touchscreen netbook teaser video promises IFA reveal

By Danny Brogan

Samsung has revealed a video that hints heavily at the launch of a Windows 8 notebook featuring both a physical Qwerty keyboard and a touchscreen.The Korean manufacturer says all will be revealed at its IFA event in Berlin at the end of the month where... Read more

LG quad-core smartphone with new S4 Pro revealed...by Qualcomm

LG quad-core smartphone with new S4 Pro revealed...by Qualcomm

By Danny Brogan

LG looks set to unveil a new quad-core smartphone featuring the latest Snapdragon S4 Pro platform, after supplier Qualcomm released an official statement.The so far unnamed handset will be LTE enabled and be made up of a combination of a Snapdragon S4... Read more

LG begins mass producing thinner display, destination iPhone 5

LG begins mass producing thinner display, destination iPhone 5

By Danny Brogan

The chief executive of LG Display has confirmed that a new thinner display is in mass production as the assembly of the new iPhone 5 hots up.LG, along with Sharp and Japan Display Inc, is expected to supply a new Retina display for the next-generation... Read more

JBL Jembe Desktop Speakers offer plenty of bass, with or without Bluetooth

JBL Jembe Desktop Speakers offer plenty of bass, with or without Bluetooth

By Danny Brogan

If the audio produced from your computer or laptop just doesn’t quite hit the right note, then plugging the JBL Jembe Desktop speakers into your device should give you that heavy hitting bass you’re after. We say plug them in - the JBL Jembe speakers... Read more

Nexus 7 gets USB drive support thanks to new app

Nexus 7 gets USB drive support thanks to new app

By Danny Brogan

The Google Nexus 7 now has the ability to support USB drives, thanks to a new app available now from the Google Play store.The lack of innovation that meant consumers were unable to transfer files from flash storage drives and SD cards had proved a deterrent... Read more