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  • Android Wear gets its first big update with offline music syncing and GPS

    23 October 2014, 12:00 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    One of the issues with wearables is that many of them need to stay connected to a smartwatch at all times. Android Wear has been no different. But an update for Android Wear just made smartwatches a little more independent. Android Wear now supports GPS…
  • Facebook Messenger update for iOS lets you draw on photos before sending

    16 October 2014, 5:34 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    Today Facebook updated its Messenger app for iOS with a feature that’s sure to bring out the artist in everyone. Now you can draw and type directly on photos from your camera roll before you whisk them off to your friends. The paint brush feature offers…
  • Apple just introduced a SIM that you don’t have to replace when you switch carriers

    16 October 2014, 3:58 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    Apple didn’t announce this during its event today, but it has created a SIM that makes switching carriers as easy as a few taps without having to visit a physical carrier store. The Apple SIM that ships in the new iPad Air 2 just made switching carriers and…
  • Apple has sold 225 million iPads worldwide

    16 October 2014, 1:45 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    While Apple CEO, Tim Cook didn’t share any updated sales numbers for the latest iPhone launch, he did share some iPad numbers. Over the life of the tablet, Apple has sold 225 million iPads. Cook also shared that there are over 675,000 iPad apps. Cook also…
  • Will.i.am introduces the Puls smartwatch

    15 October 2014, 8:20 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    When you think wearables, you don’t usually think international superstar or Salesforce. Push aside that old way of thinking aside because Black Eyed Peas frontman Will.i.am just unveiled his Puls smartwatch at the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco.…
  • BlackBerry Passport review: For every benefit, there’s a compromise

    14 October 2014, 11:33 am by: Ben Woods

    This isn’t a straight-forward review. If it was any other phone, I’d set it up, connect my usual accounts and go about my business of using it as much as possible, as with any review. However, and while this isn’t going to be a long moan about a lack of…
  • T-Mobile won’t be acquired by France’s Iliad

    13 October 2014, 7:44 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    Attempting to purchase T-Mobile has been all the rage lately. The latest company to try and fail is Iliad. The French company announced today (PDF link) that it was dropping its bid for the carrier. Iliad states that at the end of July 2014, it offered to…
  • The UK is using white space spectrum to livestream meerkats, as it prepares for wider use in 2015

    10 October 2014, 6:08 am by: Ben Woods

    It’s not news that the UK has been looking at the ways in which ‘white space’ technology – gaps in spectrum between existing radio bands – can be used to ease the strain on mobile and M2M (machine-to-machine) data overheads, but Ofcom has today…
  • Microsoft says all current Surface Pro accessories will work with the next version of the tablet

    9 October 2014, 9:00 am by: Roberto Baldwin

    Microsoft wants to make more inroads into the enterprise world. To that end today it announced tools for IT departments, information about future versions of the tablet and a deal for just for business customers. Microsoft has cemented its commitment to the…
  • Death of the bedroom TV: One in three UK kids now has their own tablet

    9 October 2014, 6:37 am by: Ben Woods

    The UK’s broadcasting and telecoms regulator Ofcom revealed today that children across the UK are now less likely to have a TV in their bedroom than any time in the last five years, but are far more likely to own a tablet. Announced in the organization’s…

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