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  • Logitech claims G402 Hyperion Fury is the fastest gaming mouse ever, and it's only £50

    30 July 2014, 4:44 am by: Rik Henderson

    Logitech has announced an addition to its hardcore PC gaming accessory line-up and it has been designed specifically for first-person shooter fans. The Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury gaming mouse looks externally much like the customisable G502 released...
  • Driverless cars are coming to the UK as government confirms laws

    30 July 2014, 4:07 am by: Luke Edwards

    The UK will be home to driverless cars as early as next year as the government outlines measures to legalise them. At the moment driverless cars, for the few that are made, are only allowed on private roads. In December the Treasury said it would create...
  • Xbox One gets NOW TV, becomes best media player on the planet?

    30 July 2014, 4:04 am by: Rik Henderson

    After launching on the PS4 last week, NOW TV is now available through the Xbox One and, unlike the other apps available across platforms, it fits in with the Microsoft console's tile user interface. It might even seem a little unfamiliar to those used...
  • Website of the day: The Best Bed Linen in the World

    29 July 2014, 8:00 pm by: Ian Hughes

    Anybody who stays in hotels a lot, especially for work, will tell you that after a while, the novelty wears off. So many hotels are soulless, bland labyrinths, stuffed to the rafters with travelling sales reps, corporate low-fliers and tourists wondering...
  • Bolt app launches as Instagram's way of taking on Snapchat

    29 July 2014, 6:29 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Facebook-owned Instagram has quietly launched Bolt, a new messaging app that lets you send brief photo and video messages from mobile devices. A bunch of leaked screenshots from last week revealed Instagram was developing a Snapchat competitor called...
  • EA Access gives Xbox One players access to full games for a monthly subscription fee

    29 July 2014, 2:29 pm by: Elyse Betters

    EA has partnered with Microsoft to offer a new subscription service called EA Access. With either a monthly or annual membership to EA Access, Xbox One players will have access to several EA games. The new service is starting today for a select group...
  • Uber for Business lets you take a cab for work and bill your boss for the ride

    29 July 2014, 1:53 pm by: Elyse Betters

    You can now use Uber to get from A to B for work, and you won't even have to pay for the ride. The car service has announced it created a new feature called shareable business accounts, which basically lets you bill trips for work directly to your company....
  • Co-op ops to pop tablets on its trolleys to quiz shoppers

    29 July 2014, 12:13 pm by: Rik Henderson

    British high street grocery chain the Co-operative is trialling a scheme whereby it mounts touchscreen tablet devices on trolleys in certain branches in order to interact more with shoppers. The tablets will quiz customers as they walk through the stores...
  • The Last of Us Remastered review

    29 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Rik Henderson

    There seems to be a trend, now that the next generation of gaming has arrived, to bulk games libraries with relaunched and remastered versions of classic titles. The Last of Us Remastered on PlayStation 4 is among those to head up that list. Not including...
  • Crowd funding may help free Ukraine as over £6.85m gets donated to the military budget

    29 July 2014, 9:27 am by: Luke Edwards

    Crowd funding has been used to help fund the Ukraine government in its effort to stop pro-Russian separatists. After Ukraine's president Viktor Yanukovych fled to Russia the defence ministry issued a plea for help. It was clearly under-funded and its...
  • CSR updates Bluetooth so your smart home knows where you are, change room for lights and music to…

    29 July 2014, 8:45 am by: Luke Edwards

    CRS, the company behind Bluetooth, has announced its CSRmesh which can track users at home and let gadgets to talk each other. This means that when you walk about your smart home with a mobile or smartwatch, Bluetooth devices can activate when you're...
  • Microsoft Lumia 'selfie' Superman smartphone on its way?

    29 July 2014, 7:01 am by: Luke Edwards

    The Nokia Lumia Superman, as it was codenamed, has leaked before and now it's appeared again ahead of its imminent release. The Lumia, likely to be branded Microsoft Lumia, is expected to be the sequel to the Nokia Lumia 720, according to Phone Arena....
  • PS4 1.75 system update now available, adds 3D Blu-ray support and more

    29 July 2014, 6:31 am by: Rik Henderson

    Sony has pushed its latest system software update to the PlayStation 4. Version 1.75 adds a few minor patches and support for 3D Blu-ray playback, which many have been crying out for since day one. Beating the Xbox One to the punch, which will also add...
  • Scientist invents ice cream that changes colour as you lick it

    29 July 2014, 6:27 am by: Luke Edwards

    Science might be busy working on interstellar travel and curing disease but that doesn't mean it can't give some time to ice cream. Specifically making it better visually. Spanish physicist and electronic engineer Manuel Linares has done exactly that....
  • Pirates beware, City of London Police starts Project Sunblock internet ad takeover

    29 July 2014, 6:03 am by: Rik Henderson

    City of London Police is ramping up its offensive on internet piracy with an initiative that will see legitimate advertising on websites accused of infringing copyright replaced with banners warning visitors to beware. Its Police Intellectual Property...
  • Apple refreshes MacBook Pro with Retina display line, adds mighty processor bumps

    29 July 2014, 5:22 am by: Rik Henderson

    Apple has updated its MacBook Pro with Retina display line by beefing up the processors and has increased the RAM to 16GB on all 15-inchers, not just the top model. Previously leaked through a Chinese crib sheet, the new range doesn't scrimp on…
  • Bluetooth watches needn't look naff, Casio Edifice EQB-500 bucks trend

    29 July 2014, 5:06 am by: Rik Henderson

    Casio has officially announced that the Casio Edifice EQB-500 will be coming to the UK in September. The watch, which was originally spied at the BaselWorld watch event in Switzerland in March, looks like a classic timepiece, but comes with Bluetooth...
  • LG G3 in Moon Violet and Burgundy Red to arrive in August

    29 July 2014, 5:02 am by: Luke Edwards

    LG has announced two new colour variants to be added to its flagship G3 handset seletion. Moon Violet and Burgundy Red G3s will be released by LG starting in August. These will join the current colour options of Metallic Black, Silk White and Shine Gold....
  • Canon PowerShot SX520 HS and SX400 IS super-zoom bridge cameras announced

    29 July 2014, 4:37 am by: Luke Edwards

    Canon has announced two new bridge cameras for super-zooming while staying lightweight. The PowerShot SX520 HS and PowerShot SX400 IS each come with compact bodies cramming in plenty of Canon tech. The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS comes with a 42x optical...
  • Google and Motorola 5.9-inch Nexus phablet might launch later this year

    28 July 2014, 9:33 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Google and Motorola are working on a 5.9-inch Nexus phablet, it's claimed. Both Android Police and The Information have claimed that Google isn't done with the Nexus line just yet and has even started work on a new Nexus device in the Android Open Source...
  • Website of the day: Instant Watcher

    28 July 2014, 8:00 pm by: Ian Hughes

    Oh, what to watch? What to watch? Three words that probably aren’t bandied around too often these days are “there’s nothing on” because, let’s face it, there’s too much on. You can watch live TV, catch-up TV, streamed TV, mobile TV and the...
  • Facebook will make you download Messenger after blocking chat in main app

    28 July 2014, 7:43 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Facebook will soon make all users in the world download its standalone Messenger app, it's claimed. According to TechCrunch, Facebook began notifying users last spring that they’d no longer have the option to message in Facebook for Android and iOS....
  • Fitbit activity tracker app finally arrives for Windows Phone

    28 July 2014, 7:15 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Now Windows Phone users have no excuse to not stay fit: Fitbit has landed for Windows Phone 8.1 devices. The native Fitbit app looks just like the Android and iOS variations. You use it to connect your Windows Phone to Fitbit's Flex or One fitness devices...
  • Planes 2: Fire & Rescue reminds us that Kinect can still be fun

    28 July 2014, 12:24 pm by: Stuart Miles

    Following on from the use of Microsoft's Kinect to help promote Iron Man 3, by letting you become Iron Man, Disney has turned to the new Kinect for Windows v2 to promote Planes 2: Fire & Rescue. Visiting a series of Odeon cinemas across the UK, the new...
  • Have yourself or any pic turned into Lego with Brick-A-Pic

    28 July 2014, 11:49 am by: Rik Henderson

    Have you ever fancied turning a picture of yourself or any other kind of image into a Lego work of art? Well, if Brick-A-Pic is successfully crowdfunded in the next 16 days, you'll be able to. And what's more, you build it yourself. Twice the fun. The...

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