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  • Apple iCloud Drive launches for Windows PC before Mac version does

    19 September 2014, 1:20 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Although iCloud Drive became official when iOS 8 rolled out, OS X won't support the new feature until Apple releases OS X Yosemite sometime this autumn. Mac users therefore must wait. Windows PC users however can apparently get access now...before Mac...
  • Motorola Moto 360 review

    19 September 2014, 12:40 pm by: Chris Hall

    When Android Wear - Google's operating system for wearables - was announced, three devices lined up for scrutiny: the LG G Watch, Samsung Gear Live and the Moto 360. Of the three, the Moto 360 was heralded as the best of the bunch, the apple of Android...
  • Vodafone to buy 140 Phones 4u stores and save 900 jobs

    19 September 2014, 12:09 pm by: Rik Henderson

    In a dramatic twist in the Phones 4u saga, one of the networks partly blamed for the collapse of Phones 4u is to buy 140 of the deceased company's stores and save 900 employees' jobs up and down the UK. Vodafone had a big accepted for the closed high...
  • Samsung Galaxy A5 picture leaked and it looks even more like an iPhone than the Alpha

    19 September 2014, 11:27 am by: Rik Henderson

    SamMobile has obtained pictures of what it claims to be the Samsung Galaxy A5, a new handset in the company's prospective Alpha range and we have to say that, if genuine, the device looks even more like an iPhone 5S than the Galaxy Alpha. Much was made...
  • Play FIFA 15 now ahead of next week’s release, as long as you own an Xbox One

    19 September 2014, 10:14 am by: Rik Henderson

    The full version of FIFA 15 is available to play now if you have an Xbox One and are willing to purchase at least a month's subscription to EA Access. Electronic Arts caused some fuss when it decided to launch its own game subscription service, not least...
  • Best smartphones to look forward to in 2014

    19 September 2014, 9:50 am by: Chris Hall

    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...
  • BT Sport Extra red button service now available, offers more live football

    19 September 2014, 9:35 am by: Rik Henderson

    BT Sport has introduced a red button service to offer even more live football than its existing channels can handle. As part of its battle with Sky, which launched Sky Sports 5 HD last month to show continental football, BT Sport has lined up a large...
  • Nokia Lumia 530 review

    19 September 2014, 8:00 am by: Chris Hall

    The Nokia Lumia 530 is the latest Windows Phone device tasked with blazing a path into your pocket without costing a bomb. Its goal, quite simply, is to bring the advantages of modern devices to more people.  It replaces the earlier Lumia 520, a model...
  • iPhone 6 Plus isn't the only massive phone you can buy today, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pre-orders open

    19 September 2014, 7:26 am by: Rik Henderson

    Samsung will release the Galaxy Note 4 on 10 October in the UK, a full week before the US, and has opened the doors to pre-orders today - the same day as Apple's rival device, the iPhone 6 Plus, went on sale. Pocket-lint has heard that stock of the 5.5-inch...
  • What is PlayStation Now and when can I get it?

    19 September 2014, 6:37 am by: Rik Henderson

    Officially detailed during Sony's opening keynote for CES 2014, PlayStation Now is available in the US and Canada under an Open Beta scheme for all PS4 and now PS3 owners. And while it's not available in any other regions yet, it is a major push by...
  • PlayStation Now expands to PS3, subscription plans still being worked on

    19 September 2014, 6:29 am by: Rik Henderson

    Sony has extended its PlayStation Now Open Beta phase in the US to include PlayStation 3. That means owners of PS3 consoles can now access the cloud gaming service like their PS4-touting peers. PlayStation Now offers a wide variety of PS3 games to play...
  • Know what’s better than an iPhone 6 Plus? A 24ct gold iPhone 6 Plus worth almost £3K

    19 September 2014, 5:28 am by: Rik Henderson

    Goldgenie has done it again, no sooner have the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones hit the streets than it's producing more exclusive versions for discerning customers (well, those with bundles of cash in their pockets anyway). Priced from £2,637...
  • iPhone 6 Plus teardown reveals it's easier to fix than iPhone 5S

    19 September 2014, 4:37 am by: Rik Henderson

    It's not taken the site long, but iFixit has posted its teardown of the mahoosive iPhone 6 Plus, revealing that the new flagship device from Apple is actually easier to repair than its predecessor. The iPhone 5S was known to be a tricky sort when it...
  • Best of Photokina 2014: The best cameras coming this year

    19 September 2014, 4:25 am by: Mike Lowe

    Every two years the photo manufacturer fraternity descends on Cologne in Germany for the industry's largest show to unveil their latest and best cameras. And in 2014 it certainly didn't disappoint, with releases big and small, prototypes, new colour…
  • Best iPhone 6 cases: Treat your new Apple devices

    19 September 2014, 4:04 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    Apple announced its iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus last week, both of which come with an aluminium body, super slim design and Apple's latest A8 processor under the hood. Pre-orders opened last Friday with 4 million Apple iPhone 6s selling in the first 24...
  • Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus launch today: Here's everything you need to know

    19 September 2014, 3:55 am by: Rik Henderson

    Some might think it overhyped and a bit of a circus, but nobody can deny that that launch of a new iPhone is a massive event in the world of tech. It not only affects the gadget and phone industries but is treated as news of international importance by...
  • First person to buy iPhone 6 drops it on camera, d'oh! (video)

    19 September 2014, 3:28 am by: Rik Henderson

    The race to get the iPhone 6 first is underway around the globe but some countries have already wrapped up their launches. Take Australia for example, its Apple Store openings occurred yesterday, thanks to the difference in time zones. And the first person...
  • Libratone Diva: The woolly bassy Soundbar for your TV?

    19 September 2014, 3:00 am by: Stuart Miles

    The Scandinavian audio company famous for speakers like the Loop and Zipp has announced a new soundbar it is hoping will appeal to movie and music fans looking for zero fuss. The new speaker from Libratone, which joins an already very crowded market,...
  • Making the switch: Here's how to go from Android to iPhone 6 or 6 Plus

    18 September 2014, 8:35 pm by: Elyse Betters

    We're leaving Android, for iOS (or, more specifically, for the iPhone 6 Plus). We're not platform-prejudice, as we've used everything from the Nokia Lumia 1020 to the HTC One M8, but lately we've strictly been toting around an Android phone. We're also...
  • Website of the day: Shockwave Killer Whale

    18 September 2014, 8:00 pm by: Ian Hughes

    Is it just us, or has it been a really long week? So much going on. New gadgets, trade shows, high street closures, historic referendums. You’ve probably had a load of meetings or lectures and a to-do list as long as your arm too. And let’s not forget...
  • Larry Ellison retires as Oracle's CEO, will stay on as CTO

    18 September 2014, 5:39 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Oracle's chief executive officer is retiring. Lawrence J. Ellison, more commonly known as Larry Ellison, has announced he will step down as head of the company he founded in 1977. He turned 70 last month, and Oracle revealed he will now take on a new...
  • Virgin Atlantic to offer Gogo's speedy in-flight Wi-Fi service

    18 September 2014, 5:13 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Virgin Atlantic is set to become the first European carrier to offer Gogo connectivity. More interesting however is that Gogo’s 2Ku system will be available in all Virgin Atlantic aircraft, essenially providing passengers with in-flight Wi-Fi service...
  • Microsoft Office 16 goes dark, if these leaked screengrabs are anything to go by

    18 September 2014, 4:29 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Microsoft has been working on the next version of Office for Windows, codenamed Office 16, and newly-leaked screenshots of the software reveal the company is planning to go darker in terms of design colours. According to The Verge, Microsoft is privately...
  • Cogito Pop review

    2 September 2014, 8:00 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    Cogito is looking to shake-up the smartwatch market with its newly announced Cogito Pop - an affordable, fun and fashionable watch that also offers basic notification from your top apps via four icons on the watch face. Smartwatches are all the rage at...
  • Devolo dLAN 500 review: Starter Pack extends home Wi-Fi network with ease

    26 August 2014, 5:00 am by: Mike Lowe

    Having recently moved house, we came across a problem: the Wi-Fi signal from our otherwise impressive Virgin Media Superhub 2 wouldn't reach the back bedroom. No internet in bed - that's a serious modern day dilemma. But the solution to boost our Wi-Fi...

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