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  • Apple iPhone 6 case reveals thinner body, 4.7-inch screen and newly positioned power button

    25 April 2014, 5:05 am by: Luke Edwards

    An alleged iPhone 6 case has leaked that suggests Apple will be unveiling a 4.7-inch iPhone 6, with slimmer body and newly positioned power button. The pink case appeared on Unbox Therapy, it's source referenced as Sonny Dickson. Sonny gave us early looks...
  • Bosch HomeConnect platform will offer one app to control your home appliances, regardless of brand

    25 April 2014, 4:41 am by: Chris Hall

    BSH (Bosch Siemens Hausgerate) is launching a unifying platform called HomeConnect designed to connect all your home appliances, regardless of the brand. Talking at the IFA Global Press Conference 2014 in Belek, Turkey, Dr Claudia Happ, digital transition...
  • Apple could release new MacBook Airs next week, but will they be Retina?

    25 April 2014, 4:20 am by: Luke Edwards

    Apple is more than likely going to refresh its line of MacBook Air laptops as early as next week. But it's not likely the Retina model will arrive with that batch. According to sources of Mac Generation the refreshed 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air models...
  • Website of the day: British Pathé on YouTube

    24 April 2014, 8:00 pm by: Ian Hughes

    It’s rare that we’d look to something like YouTube to fill this slot, but in the week that the daddy of video sharing websites celebrated its ninth birthday, we think we’ve got an excuse. Because something extraordinary has happened. British Pathé,...
  • Amazon tests Last Mile delivery network in US, following UK launch

    24 April 2014, 7:43 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Amazon's drones are still a few years away, so the company is looking at other shipping options, such as building its own delivery network, it's claimed. The Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon is currently testing a delivery network in New York,...
  • The SensaBubble by Bristol University uses actual bubbles to display brief messages with scents

    24 April 2014, 6:06 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Bristol University scientists have developed a bubble technology that could serve as an ambient notification system of sorts. It's called The SensaBubble. The technology is simple: a machine produces bubbles of varying sizes which can display projected...
  • Amazon revenue beats expectations and Prime video streams tripled yoy during first quarter

    24 April 2014, 4:49 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Amazon has announced its first-quarter 2014 results, reporting earnings of 23 cents a share with revenue at $19.74 billion. Analysts had expected $19.43 billion in revenue for the quarter. For comparison purposes, Amazon posted $25.59 billion last quarter...
  • Microsoft sold 1.2M Xbox One units and Office 365 added 1M subs during Q3 2014

    24 April 2014, 4:20 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Microsoft has announced third-quarter 2014 results, reporting that it sold 2 million Xbox console units in three months. About 1.2 million of which were Xbox One consoles. Microsoft also claimed Office 365 added 1 million subscribers and is now at 4.4...
  • Naim's Muso aluminium wireless streaming music system to launch in September with app

    24 April 2014, 3:15 pm by: Elyse Betters

    British company Naim Audio has unveiled Muso. It's a wireless music system with a loudspeaker design, and it is capable of streaming and amplifying your music. Muso boasts 50 watts of power from six 75-watt digital amplifiers, meaning it can act as your...
  • Website of the day: Managerial Merry-Go-Round

    24 April 2014, 2:14 pm by: Ian Hughes

    Before we get going, we should caveat this one with “correct at time of going to press”. Or something. Because we’re certainly not going to come back an update things every time a football manager changes jobs. Not after this week, anyway…
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  • Google+ boss Vic Gundotra is leaving Google after 8 years with company

    24 April 2014, 1:57 pm by: Elyse Betters

    The head of Google+ is leaving Google. Vic Gundotra, the senior vice president of social, has announced on Google+ that he is departing from Google, though he did not specify where he is headed or even why he decided to part ways with a company he's helped...
  • Apple is 'closer than it's ever been' to launching new product category, says CEO Tim Cook

    24 April 2014, 1:15 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Apple announced its second-quarter 2014 results yesterday, so that means it's time for the company's CEO to reiterate that new products and new product categories are in the works. And that's just what he has done. Apple has repeatedly promised to introduce...
  • LG G3 cases already on sale in Chinese stores, show return of volume rocker

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

    Although LG is yet to announce its next flagship Android phone, shops in China are selling cases that are allegedly for the new device already. A series of pictures of the hard shell cases have appeared online and, while they should be taken with a pinch...
  • Facebook adds Moves fitness tracking app to its long list of acquisitions

    24 April 2014, 10:17 am by: Rik Henderson

    Facebook has bought Moves, the application and its development company. The app for iPhone and Android offers motion tracking for fitness activities and is added to a list of other acquisitions that includes WhatsApp and Instagram. "Today, we're delighted...
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 Crystal Collection coming May, Swarovski studded fun

    24 April 2014, 9:52 am by: Rik Henderson

    Samsung plans to release a special edition Galaxy S5 in May with a rear case covered in Swarovski crystals. Dubbed the Samsung Galaxy S5 Crystal Collection, the phone might be aimed at the Korean market primarily, with the homeland HQ of the manufacturer...
  • Xbox One FIFA 14 bundle available for £329, standalone Xbox One for £310

    24 April 2014, 8:33 am by: Rik Henderson

    It's only been just over five months since the Xbox One launched in the UK and in that time, while it has sold in impressive numbers, its main rival, the PS4, has sold even more. Two million more, to be precise. Retailers are therefore chopping the price...
  • Apple could use curved glass front on iPhone 6, says report

    24 April 2014, 7:14 am by: Rik Henderson

    Much has been said and written about the iPhone 6 already. According to rumours already out in the wild, it will feature a larger, 4.7-inch display in order to compete with Android flagship smartphones, and the rear of the phone will feature rounded edges,...
  • Philips Fidelio E2 review

    24 April 2014, 7:00 am by: Mike Lowe

    We've seen boat loads of Bluetooth speakers in recent times, with the trend for portable single units being a more common trend. Philips, on the other hand, has delivered a more classic stereo bookshelf speaker system: the Fidelio E2, codenamed BTS5700....
  • 4K tablets getting closer, Japanese Display Inc unveils 10.1-inch 3840 x 2160 IPS panel

    24 April 2014, 6:20 am by: Rik Henderson

    In the television world, 4K UHD TVs are the next evolutionary step for the technology. However, when it comes to tablet devices, manufacturers are still dabbling with Full HD or slightly higher resolutions. Bar Panasonic's 20-inch professional Toughpad...
  • Lost Andy Warhol original artworks found on Commodore Amiga floppy disks from 1985

    24 April 2014, 3:54 am by: Rik Henderson

    Still have a pile of old floppy disks decaying in the corner? You should find a way to check what's on them as a series of original and previously unseen Andy Warhol artworks have been found on some Amiga floppies laying dormant since 1985 in the archives...
  • Fashionably Apple: Who is Angela Ahrendts - and why is Apple hiring fashion execs?

    23 April 2014, 7:44 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Apple is about to become a whole lot more fashionable.  During its second-quarter 2014 results, Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, announced that Angela Ahrendts, the former CEO of Burberry, will join Apple next week (presumably starting on 28 April). Ahrendts...
  • Skylanders Trap Team preview: In-game characters can finally enter the real world

    23 April 2014, 7:01 pm by: Rik Henderson

    Each year the Skylanders team come up with some new innovations to sate the appetites of an enormous global army of fans and in 2014 they might have just pulled off the greatest yet. The Skylanders shtick has always been to combine physical toys with...
  • Apple TV could soon feature Siri, hints iOS 7.1 code

    23 April 2014, 6:25 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Apple's set-top box might soon feature Siri, it's claimed. 9to5Mac has reported that Apple is working to include support for Siri on Apple TV. Siri, a virtual personal assistant, is a feature currently limited to Apple's mobile devices, but it recently...
  • Apple reports $45.6M revenue and 43.7M iPhone sales for Q2 2014

    23 April 2014, 5:10 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Apple has announced its second-quarter 2014 results, reporting earnings of $10.2 billion, or $11.62 per share, on $45.6 billion in revenue. Although the Cupertino-based company didn't release any new products during its second quarter, which ended in...
  • Facebook surpasses 1 billion monthly active mobile users during Q1 2014

    23 April 2014, 4:50 pm by: Elyse Betters

    Facebook has announced its first-quarter 2014 results, subsequently revealing it had 1.28 billion monthly active users and over 1 billion monthly active mobile users during the quarter. The social network therefore crossed the 1 billion milestone, in...

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