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  • Sony Xperia Z4 isn't Sony's new global flagship, the Xperia X3+ might be

    21 April 2015, 6:37 am by: Chris Hall

    Sony quietly announced the Xperia Z4 in Japan on 20 April, without the fanfare you'd expect for a new flagship launch. Well, it seems it isn't Sony's new global top-tier device.  The Sony Xperia Z4 in its current format is going to be for Japan only,...
  • LG G4 camera video extolls the virtues of manual control, aperture and colours

    21 April 2015, 5:13 am by: Chris Hall

    LG's teasing the G4 harder than any device we've previously seen. The latest installment is a glowing endorsement for the camera, from professional photographer Colby Brown. The video breaks down into three chapters, talking about low light shooting,...
  • Oppo R7 leaks with ridiculously thin near bezel-free design

    21 April 2015, 4:44 am by: Luke Edwards

    The Oppo R7 has been a while coming as the follow-up to the Oppo R5 and now it's leaked in a clear video. The video, on Mobile-Dad, allegedly shows off the Oppo R7 with a near bezel-free edging and super slim form. According to the rumour mill the R7...
  • LG G4 release date 29 April, confirmed by LG

    21 April 2015, 3:17 am by: Luke Edwards

    The LG G4 will be released on 29 April in Korea, LG has confirmed to Pocket-lint. LG will unveil the G4 at its official event on 28 April and will begin selling the handset the next day, in Korea at least. This may also be the international release...
  • Ikea thinks in 2025 we'll be cooking on tables that project recipes and more

    20 April 2015, 6:42 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Ikea dreamed up a concept kitchen for this year's Milan design week, giving the world a look at how Ikea products - combined with realistic technology - could revolutionise how we cook up dinner in 2025. Ikea put the concept, called Ikea Temporary, on...
  • BB-8 droid: Sphero is making the official Star Wars toy, but you can make one now

    20 April 2015, 5:23 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Ever since Disney and Lucasfilm unveiled the new BB-8 droid during the Star Wars Celebration annual convention last week, fans of George Lucas' epic space saga have been clamoring to get their hands on it, with at least one person even creating a rough...
  • Windows 10: Release date, price, and everything you need to know

    20 April 2015, 3:04 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Windows 8.1 launched at the end of 2013, but that doesn't mean Microsoft's Windows team immediately went on holiday. On the contrary, it started working on the next major release. The next major release is called Windows 10 and will be a free upgrade...
  • Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

    20 April 2015, 2:38 pm by: Elyse Betters

    It's already been a while since Apple introduced the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, so that means it's time to look toward the future and speculate about what the company might have in store for the next iPhone. Will the next-generation iPhone be called iPhone...
  • OnePlus 2: What's the story so far?

    20 April 2015, 1:30 pm by: Elyse Betters

    OnePlus has confirmed that the OnePlus One is finally available without an invite. OnePlus is successfully making a name for itself as a manufacturer of high-end smartphones with affordable price tags, even if its devices are scarcely accessible. The...
  • Top films to look forward to in 2015: Here are all the must-see movie trailers

    20 April 2015, 12:22 pm by: Elyse Betters

    A new year means a new selection of summer blockbusters and award-season darlings to look forward to, and with a tonne of big-budget films slated to come out within the next few months and beyond, 2015 looks to be a cracker. From the new Star Wars to...
  • Android Wear is getting a feature boost, here's what's coming

    20 April 2015, 12:14 pm by: Chris Hall

    Android Wear hit the streets about a year ago, as Google's platform for wearables. Today, a major update was announced, as Android Wear moves to fend off Apple Watch. Android Wear has been incrementally updated since its launch. Like many Google products...
  • Considering smart heating? Here are your current options

    20 April 2015, 9:51 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    Clever heating systems have really come into their own over the last couple of years, with several solutions already available to allow you to control your heating using your smartphone, and more and more companies entering the market and after a slice...
  • Was the Dr Sergio Canavero head transplant news all a Metal Gear Solid promo stunt?

    20 April 2015, 9:48 am by: Luke Edwards

    The internet can be a fun place, no less so than gaming forums keen to join the dots in such a way that you have to question not only certain stories, but even your very own existence.  The latest plausible, but also crackpot theory, is that Doctor Sergio...
  • OnePlus One now available to all, but you won't buy it

    20 April 2015, 9:48 am by: Chris Hall

    OnePlus has announced that it's ditching the invite-only system for the OnePlus One, so now anyone will be able to buy it.  The OnePlus One shot to fame with tech fans, because it offered great value for money, with flagship specs at enviable prices....
  • Best smartphones to look forward to in 2015

    20 April 2015, 8:17 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 to envy. We've rounded up the best smartphones...
  • Microsoft Windows 10 to launch in late July, says AMD

    20 April 2015, 8:00 am by: Luke Edwards

    The release of Windows 10 has been eagerly awaited for far too long and only now is a date finally being teased. According to AMD, Microsoft's Windows 10 will become available to the public from late July this year. AMD CEO, Lisa Su, revealed the date...
  • Nokia smartphones to make comeback in 2016, virtual reality tech coming too

    20 April 2015, 7:39 am by: Luke Edwards

    Nokia is planning to make a comeback with smartphones in 2016 and it's bringing virtual reality too. According to sources of Re/code, Nokia Technologies, which remains after Microsoft bought Nokia smartphones, has big plans. The sources say not only...
  • Sony Xperia Z4 vs Sony Xperia Z3: What's the difference?

    20 April 2015, 6:40 am by: Britta O'Boyle

    Sony has quietly announced its next flagship, the Xperia Z4 smartphone in Japan. The device has been rumoured for several months and after it didn't appear at Mobile World Congress like some expected, many were speculating a release later this year.…
  • Moto Maker for Moto 360 review: Is personalised smartwatch design worth the extra wait?

    20 April 2015, 6:30 am by: Mike Lowe

    Silver or gold? Or maybe black with stone leather? This is tricky. In the tech world it's almost always been black, black, black, maybe a white option. More recently space greys and mystic champagnes have begun to dominate (in among other bonkers colour...
  • New BMW 7 Series shown off: Remote park from outside car, gesture controls and more

    20 April 2015, 6:17 am by: Luke Edwards

    BMW has announced details for its new 7 Series car including remote parking from outside the car and gesture controls within. The BMW announcement makes the 7 Series the first luxury car in the world that can be parked from outside the vehicle, says BMW....
  • Sony Xperia Z4 is official: slimmer, 64-bit octa-core and more, out this summer

    20 April 2015, 4:09 am by: Luke Edwards

    It's official, Sony has quietly unveiled its Xperia Z4 smartphone in Japan. The Sony Xperia Z4 was delayed for release at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, says Sony in Japan. Hence the quiet release. So what's new? The Sony Xperia Z4 will come with...
  • Sony HDR 4K Bravia TVs up for pre-order today, to ship in May

    20 April 2015, 3:41 am by: Luke Edwards

    Sony has released two new 4K Bravia TVs for pre-order that come with high dynamic range (HDR) support. HDR is a relatively new offering that promises to add to the current range of brightness levels on screen. While 4K content was slow to appear after...
  • 10 questions raised in the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer

    17 April 2015, 7:42 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Disney and Lucasfilm almost broke the internet yesterday, when it unleashed the second trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens during an annual fan convention held in California. The two-minute long clip answered a few questions raised from the first...
  • Microsoft to add Office universal apps to Windows 10 phone preview this month

    17 April 2015, 4:50 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Microsoft will soon release Office apps described as “universal” for smartphones running the Windows 10 preview. Microsoft rolled out universal apps for tablets in February with the Windows 10 technical preview, while the Desktop IT pro and developer...
  • LG G4 leak reveals phone might be based on Snapdragon 808 instead of 810

    17 April 2015, 3:20 pm by: Elyse Betters

    It looks like LG hasn't given its LG G4 a top-of-the-line processor, and in doing so, the company might be gearing up to launch a flagship that won't break the piggy bank. LG, like most smartphone manufacturers, consistently works at improving its flagship...

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