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  • Comic-Con welcomes Batman. We find the gadgets that can Dark Knight you

    24 July 2014, 12:25 pm by: Luke Edwards

    Comic-Con 2014 is upon us and Batman is, as ever, a staple part of the event. We decided to see just how easily anyone could become Batman, the king of gadgets, with tech available to the non-billionaire types. 3D printed Batarang £Free, yeggi.com...
  • PS4 to get 3D Blu-ray support next week, beats Xbox One to the punch again

    24 July 2014, 11:39 am by: Rik Henderson

    Having already beaten the Xbox One in getting NOW TV a couple of weeks earlier, the PS4 will also get another new feature before its main rival. Sony plans to release an update that will add the ability to view 3D Blu-rays through the next generation...
  • What is Apple's Family Sharing feature, and why should you care?

    24 July 2014, 11:12 am by: Elyse Betters

    Apple has a new feature that promises to not only save you money but also make it easier for your family to share everything, from apps to music. The feature is called Family Sharing, and it works across both iOS devices and Macs. Although it's not…
  • Retina Macbook Air and 4K Macs planned for October?

    24 July 2014, 11:00 am by: Luke Edwards

    Apple plans to release its next operating system, OS X Yosemite, this October. There could also be an appearance of a new 12-inch Retina MacBook Air and 4K desktop Mac. According to sources of 9to5mac, Apple is currently finishing work on its…
  • How do you follow up Batman Tumbler Lego? With The Walking Dead Lego, that's how

    24 July 2014, 10:55 am by: Rik Henderson

    The Lego Batman Tumbler Batmobile we wrote about the other day caused something of a stir. Every single one of us, and a large amount of our readers it seems, want one and we couldn't help drooling over the set that contains more than 1,800 pieces....
  • Nickelodeon and Nick Jr join NOW TV line-up just in time for the school holidays

    24 July 2014, 9:55 am by: Rik Henderson

    It's all go with NOW TV today. Not only is the streaming service available on a next-gen console for the first time, having launched for PS4, but two new channels have joined the Entertainment Month Pass line-up. And they are brilliantly timed to coincide...
  • John Lewis JL9000 webOS TV review

    24 July 2014, 7:00 am by: Stuart Miles

    The LG webOS TV platform has a new home: the newly launched John Lewis TV range, reviewed here in its 55-inch JL9000 guise. The system is designed to make smart TV easier than ever before and we found it proved its worth when we saw it in the LG LB700V...
  • LG G3 puts LG back on the map, sells 14.5 million phones in total

    24 July 2014, 6:15 am by: Rik Henderson

    LG has experienced reasonable success with its Android smartphones in the past, with the LG G2 being critically well received if not a massive seller. But the LG G3 has been the breakthrough product for the company as it posted healthy profits in the...
  • First drive: BMW X4, the souped up X3

    24 July 2014, 6:08 am by: Stuart Miles

    The BMW X4 can be seen in two ways, either as a baby version of the popular X6, or as a souped up version of the company's popular X3 model. For all intents and purposes the best way to look at the X4 is like an X3 plus. The car delivers you a few more...
  • Metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha leaks in photos

    24 July 2014, 5:59 am by: Luke Edwards

    Samsung may be about to, finally, release its first metal constructed phone in the Galaxy Alpha. As the name suggests Alpha should be the first in a new line of premium build Samsung smartphones. Photos have leaked of the Galaxy Alpha showing its aluminium...
  • Has Valve backed down and added a thumbstick to Steam Controller?

    24 July 2014, 4:56 am by: Rik Henderson

    A demonstration pic of the Steam Controller has surfaced that suggests Valve might have backed down in its all-touch panel design and added a thumbstick to it after all. Opinions have been split on Valve's controller concept since it released pictures...
  • Sense sleep tracker alarm smashes Kickstarter £100k goal in 7 hours

    24 July 2014, 4:35 am by: Luke Edwards

    Sleep tracking is catching on, as are smart alarms – but a perfect synergy of the two hasn't arrived until now, with Sense. The Sense project, from San Francisco start-up Hello, aims to simply help everyone sleep better and wake refreshed. It's already...
  • Have you checked your PS4 today? NOW TV now available, Xbox One in 'coming weeks'

    24 July 2014, 4:16 am by: Rik Henderson

    Sky has launched its NOW TV service on PlayStation 4. An application for the movie, sport and entertainment streaming service is now available to download on the console. The service has been available through PS3 for over a year, but this is the first...
  • Uncharted: Drake's Fortune live action film to arrive in June 2016

    24 July 2014, 4:11 am by: Luke Edwards

    Sony studios has announced that it will release a live action film adaptation of the game series Uncharted in June 2016. One of the best things about Uncharted, apart from the action-adventure gameplay, is the character interactions and witty dialogue....
  • Website of the day: Netflix for Kids

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

    In our summer holiday special we’ve given you a few options for you and your family if you’re feeling like getting out and about. But what about those days when you’re all just a bit done in and want to flop on a sofa and watch movies? It’s likely...
  • Uber for Windows Phone is back, following abrupt removal last summer

    23 July 2014, 5:58 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Last August the official Uber app for Windows Phone abruptly disappeared from the Windows Phone Store, but now is it back and supposedly much better than it was before. "Previously, Windows Phone users accessed Uber through our mobile site, but starting...
  • Facebook Q2 2014 earnings: 1.07B mobile active users each month, up 31 per cent yoy

    23 July 2014, 4:54 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Facebook has posted its second quarter 2014 earnings, and the numbers that stand out the most are for mobile. Facebook now makes 62 percent of its advertising revenue from mobile. That's probably because 1.07 billion people access Facebook each month...
  • NudeAudio's Super-M Bluetooth speaker will give you 360-degree sound while on the go

    23 July 2014, 4:20 pm by: Elyse Betters

    After launching its pocket-sized collection of Move Bluetooth speakers just last year, audio startup NudeAudio has gone back to the drawing board and developed a new speaker design thats even more powerful, portable, and rugged. It's called Super M. "Less...
  • Xiaomi MiBand is more than £80 cheaper than Nike’s FuelBand, but…

    23 July 2014, 3:05 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi, otherwise known as China's Apple, has launched a very affordable wristband alongside its Mi4 smartphone. Unfortunately, both devices are limited to China. Called the MiBand, Xiaomi's new wristband only costs £7.50....
  • Turn your smartphone into a home cinema projector for £16: Can’t be done? Think again

    23 July 2014, 2:15 pm by: Elyse Betters

    There are ways to construct a do-it-yourself projector for your smartphone, but not all of you have the time or money to invest into such a tedious project. That's when the Luckies of London Smart Phone Projector comes in. Listed on PrezzyBox.com, the...
  • Skype for Android will soon auto-pull contacts from your phone's address book

    23 July 2014, 1:03 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Skype for Android has updated to version 5.0, adding the ability to sync with your phone's address book. Skype said you must first download the update, and then in a few months, you should recieve a prompt to verify your phone number. The Skype for Android...
  • Battle of the bands: Fitbit Flex, Nike+ FuelBand SE, Jawbone Up and more

    23 July 2014, 12:30 pm by: Luke Edwards

    Fitness bands are well and truly everywhere. You could say they're in step with trends, if you were desperate for a pun. Since we're not, we've decided to spend our time finding the best activity trackers so you can decide which is the best fit for you....
  • Watch the Apple advert that isn't Apple's, it's Samsung's

    23 July 2014, 12:02 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Samsung Mobile has published a new video to advertise that it is the first global partner of the ASP, otherwise known as the Association of Surfing Professionals. And the advert might seem awfully familiar to you. The two-minute-long clip demonstrates...
  • Amazon Prime Music expands by hundreds of thousands of new songs, still no hint at UK release though

    23 July 2014, 10:39 am by: Rik Henderson

    Amazon Prime Music launched a little over a month ago in the States and has now had its first major update since. Amazon has announced the addition of "hundreds of thousands" of songs to the music streaming service and hundreds of new curated playlists....
  • Mac OS X Yosemite preview: Is this going to be Apple's best desktop OS yet?

    23 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Stuart Miles

    Times are changing at Apple. The days of not letting you know or see what the company is up to until it is on sale are no more and now, for the first time, Apple is letting the public play with its desktop operating system, OS X Yosemite, ahead of the...

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