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  • Could Apple ditch Google and launch its own search engine in 2015?

    25 November 2014, 8:33 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Yahoo and Microsoft's Bing are reportedly in talks with Apple, hoping to win the coveted default search provider spot on iPhone and iPad. While some reports are weighing the technicalities as well as which one could disrupt Apple and Google's search…
  • Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2014: Best deals and sales in the US

    25 November 2014, 5:27 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Ah, 'tis the season again. It's time to check your bank accounts, do a little number crunching, and figure out how many pay cheques you have left before Christmas. All your extra money is probably going toward gifts, but lucky for you, there are plenty...
  • Onecue is both a universal remote and a hub for smart devices, can pre-order it now

    25 November 2014, 4:31 pm by: Elyse Betters

    There is a new universal remote available that'll control your entertainment system as well as all the smart objects in your house such as lightbulbs or even window blinds. It's called Onecue. Onecue is described as a control centre because it can, well,...
  • Minecraft Star Wars DLC skin pack now out for Xbox One and Xbox 360

    25 November 2014, 3:18 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Microsoft has teamed up with Disney and Lucasfilm to launch a downloadable Star Wars Classic Skin Pack for Minecraft. The Star Wars-themed pack is of course only available to Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles and features a collection of 55 skins from Episode...
  • Sony's new three-year plan includes focus on PS4 and image sensors rather than TV and Xperia phones

    25 November 2014, 2:04 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Sony isn't doing so well and plans to cut down its television and mobile phone lineups as well as its FIFA soccer sponsorship in an attempt to save money. It would rather focus on PlayStation 4 and image sensors, it's claimed. Sony announced during an...
  • First Jurassic World trailer finally lands, gives exciting glimpse at the summer blockbuster

    25 November 2014, 1:20 pm by: Elyse Betters

    The first Jurassic World trailer is finally here. Jurassic World is the much-anticipated fourth installment in the Jurassic Park film series. It's set 22 years after where we left off in the original Jurassic Park, though Isla Nublar is now a working...
  • Ordering something for Black Friday or Cyber Monday? Here's how to collect your parcel if you're…

    25 November 2014, 11:10 am by: Rik Henderson

    There are a lot of deals on offer through many of the online retailers this coming Friday or Monday - after all, they are Black Friday and Cyber Monday respectively and are traditionally the days when massive bargains can be found. However, one thing...
  • Jobs a good'un, Steve Jobs movie back on as Universal picks up rights after Sony ditched it

    25 November 2014, 9:51 am by: Rik Henderson

    The on/off Steve Jobs movie based on the ex-Apple head is back on again after Universal Pictures picked up the rights in response to Sony Pictures' withdrawal. Sony had dropped the film at the end of last week. It has suffered a few casting issues in...
  • Nokia Lumia 735 review: Just don't call it a selfie phone

    25 November 2014, 7:45 am by: Chris Hall

    Nokia Lumia. Say goodbye to that phrase, as this is the last Lumia device that we'll review carrying the Nokia name. With the move of Nokia Lumia devices to Microsoft Devices, the Nokia Lumia 735 the last in its line. Pitched as a selfie phone during...
  • One Direction joins exclusive list of Spotify streaming billionaires, who needs Taylor Swift?

    25 November 2014, 7:39 am by: Rik Henderson

    Spotify has revealed that One Direction has passed the one billion mark for the amount of times one of their tracks have been streamed. They reached that milestone a week after new album Four was released and are only the second British band to have…
  • Best UK Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2014 deals

    25 November 2014, 7:01 am by: Luke Edwards

    Sales used to be a thing that was harshly only placed after Christmas, when you had everything you wanted or no money to buy what you did. Now the American wonders of Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are starting to catch on in the UK there's a chance...
  • Sony partners with Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud for 4K, but all is not well in the FIFA camp

    25 November 2014, 6:34 am by: Rik Henderson

    Very eagle-eyed viewers at the Arsenal versus Manchester United match on Saturday might have noticed something different about striker Olivier Giroud's boots. Sony has sponsored the soles and studs in order to extol the benefit of owning an Ultra HD...
  • Acer Liquid Jade review: Functional but not fantastic

    25 November 2014, 5:00 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    The sub-£250 end of the smartphone market is a like a big apple pie that every manufacturer wants a slice of. But you can only carve that pie up so many ways. The Motorola Moto G has been the model most greedily consumed for a while but there are forkfuls...
  • Swap your brand new iPhone 6 for a BlackBerry Passport... no, really

    25 November 2014, 3:35 am by: Rik Henderson

    BlackBerry is running a promotion in the US for iPhone owners to swap their devices for money towards a brand new BlackBerry Passport, including the iPhone 6. Why they would want to is anybody's guess, but the offer includes a cash amount to put to the...
  • 30 geeky wrapping papers to use on Christmas gifts this year (plus how to make your own)

    24 November 2014, 6:35 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Part of the joy behind the gift-giving experience is finding an awesome present that's tailored to one person. But did you realise wrapping paper can further bring that present to a whole new (and geekier) level? Surprising a person with a Christmas gift...
  • How to delete and buy again Band Aid 30's Do They Know It's Christmas

    24 November 2014, 3:53 pm by: Elyse Betters

    It's Christmastime and that means it's time for giving. So why not give cash toward fighting Ebola? Better yet, spend your money on the fight and get something in return. Bob Geldof and Band Aid 30, for instance, recently released another version of Do...
  • Google Glass Basecamps look to close in US and London, but you'll never suspect the reason why

    24 November 2014, 1:20 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Google appears to be closing all Google Glass Basecamp stores, it's claimed. 9to5Google recently spotted a post on Google+ from Spencer Kleyweg, a Google Glass developer, who pointed out that Google was no longer accepting scheduled appointments for Glass...
  • 24 of the weirdest and wackiest mobile phones you won't admit you owned

    24 November 2014, 11:24 am by: Rik Henderson

    Rumoured to be going on sale at the end of this month in the UK, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge is certainly a bit different to the norm. Its sidebar OLED panel presents alerts and notifications when it is laid flat, which could be useful when you're...
  • Sony Xperia Z4 release date, rumours and everything you need to know

    24 November 2014, 10:22 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    Sony has developed a reputation for releasing a flagship smartphone on a bi-annual basis and it looks like it has every intention of continuing to live up to its name - for one more flagship anyway. The Xperia Z1 and its 20.7-megapixel camera, side power...
  • Google removes homophobic gay killing Android game, but not before it was downloaded more than…

    24 November 2014, 8:12 am by: Rik Henderson

    There are calls for Google to reassess its app submission policies as an anti-gay hunting game appeared on the Play Store yesterday and was downloaded 10s of thousands of times before it was withdrawn by the software giant. Ass Hunter was an Android app...
  • Grand Theft Auto 5 review: Bona fide thrill ride on PS4 and Xbox One

    24 November 2014, 8:00 am by: Mike Lowe

    Grand Theft Auto 5 caused a stir when it was released more than a year ago, a stir that's all the more frenzied in its new-gen incarnation on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Why? Because now you can experience all the bloodshed, sleaze and profanity throughout...
  • Samsung's mobile bubble bursts: Galaxy S5 fails to sell as well as S4, 4 million less in fact

    24 November 2014, 7:32 am by: Rik Henderson

    Samsung has been the largest beneficiary in the rise in popularity of Android smartphones over the years, with its Galaxy range topping the pile year-on-year. However, sales of its 2014 flagship phone, the Galaxy S5, have shown that the tide is turning....
  • BT looking to buy back O2, wants second stab at mobile network

    24 November 2014, 7:10 am by: Rik Henderson

    BT has confirmed that it is in preliminary talks with Telefonića to buy back O2, the UK mobile phone network it has previously owned. It had already been linked with launching its own mobile business in recent times, specifically because it acquired...
  • BT Smart Home Cam 100 review: The all-seeing eye

    24 November 2014, 5:00 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    Smarthome cameras, such as the BT Smart Home Cam 100, are becoming increasingly popular. Not just because they allow you to see what your pets get up to when you walk out the door, but they also offer peace of mind for much less money than a 24-hour...
  • Angry Birds, Clash of Clans and Monument Valley just a few of the iOS apps adding content for World…

    24 November 2014, 4:15 am by: Rik Henderson

    Apple has always had a commitment to support the (Product)RED campaign and raise awareness for the fight against Aids worldwide. It has released special iPods and iPhone covers in the past but its latest endeavour is perhaps the most visible yet. For...

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