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5 Features Windows 10 has that OS X El Capitan Doesn’t
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Posted on by Dave Cullen

5 Features that Windows 10 has the OS X El Capitan doesn’t. Number 5: A Voice Assistant is built right in: Cortana is Microsoft’s answer to Apple’s Siri. Cortana provides search, schedule management, weather information and even lets dictate emails. … Read More

Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8 Review
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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8-inch is €349 mid-range Android tablet that is designed to compete with devices such as the Apple iPad Mini. The specs are generous given the price point with a Exynos 5433 1.9GHz Octa Core processor, … Read More

The Netbook is Back & Better Than Ever
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Posted on by Dave Cullen

Cast your mind back to 2007 with the Asus Eee PC, the first defacto netbook that ran Linux and featured a 7-inch display with 2GB of storage and an Intel celeron processor. This low-powered super cheap little laptop birthed what … Read More

Facebook will inform users when government is spying on them
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Facebook will now begin informing its users as to when it believes their accounts have been spied on by US Government agencies like the NSA. Alex Stamos is Facebook’s Chief Security Officer and he took to the social network to explain this: “While … Read More

Apple iOS 9 vs Android 6.0 Marshmallow
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Apple iOS 9 vs Android 6.0 Marshmallow Both Apple and Google have unleashed their latest mobile operating systems on the world.  Apple has iOS 9, Google has Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Two completely different takes on a touchscreen user experience. They … Read More

Infuriating & Condescending Mobile Game Tutorials
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Infuriating & Condescending Mobile Game Tutorials Mobile gaming on smartphones and tablets has a big problem and it’s one that is driving me nuts. I don’t mind so much the freemium model of in-app purchases and advertisements, after all, developers … Read More

GoPro’s new Hero+ sports Wi-Fi for $199
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GoPro has announced another portable camera designed for adventurous types, which will aimed at those on a budget.  The new GoPro Hero+. It’s priced at $199 and sports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. There’ no touchscreen this time however, something had to … Read More

Apple TV graduates from Hobby machine to Game Console
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Many years ago, the late Steve Jobs described the Apple TV has a hobby product for Apple. It was a device that was still very much in development and not quite the completed article. Following Apple’s “Hey Siri” event yesterday, … Read More

20 Video Games to Play Before You Die
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So you’re looking to kill some time on the bus, train or sitting in a waiting room, what better way than with a quick game on your smartphone. However if you’re an Android user, you may have noticed that the … Read More

Google OnHub is a new unique take on the Wi-Fi router
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Google has released its latest home tech appliance in the form of a unique cylindrical Wi-Fi router called the OnHub. Google developed the OnHub in conjunction with TP-Link in an effort to build an aesthetically pleasing product that the owner will … Read More

First Images of Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Plus & Note 5 Leaked
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With Samsung’s Unpacked 2015 event due to take place in a couple of weeks, some high profile leaks of their newest upcoming device have already emerged. Evan Blass has recently uploaded some press images, which he claims to be official, of the Samsung Galaxy … Read More

Microsoft adding Keyboard & Mouse Functionality to Xbox One
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Phil Spencer, Microsoft’s head of Xbox has revealed that the Xbox One will soon be receiving keyboard and mouse support. This move will certainly separate Microsoft’s console from the Sony Playstation 3 and will provide gamers with enhanced, precision control. … Read More

Smartphoneless: Tales of a Downgrader
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When you make a decision that goes against the behaviour of the vast majority of people, it’s inevitable that you’ll receive your fair share of odd and confused looks from people and maybe even a little displaced anger and resentment. … Read More

Lenovo considering Retro ThinkPad Laptop
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Are you sick and tired of laptops becoming more streamlined and sophisticated looking? Well turns out so are Lenovo. VP of design David Hill wants to create a new ThinkPad that’s a throwback to the classic era IBM era from … Read More

HTC One M9 Review: A Beautiful Disappointment
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The HTC One M9, right is one of the major smartphone handsets of 2015 right now. Although it hasn’t landed with quite the same bang as its predecessor, last year’s M8, it remains an excellent choice for those looking for a … Read More

Top 5 Best Budget Smartphones 2015
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Top 5 Best Budget Smartphones 2015 Buying a smartphone is a bit of a minefield these days. There’s an enormous amount of competition in the market from a ridiculous amount of manufacturers all trying to offer some small unique selling … Read More

Mobile Gaming Addiction: Time Killers or Time Wasters?
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Mobile Gaming Addiction: Time Killers or Time Wasters? Mobile gaming on smartphones and tablets has had a huge impact on our culture. In fact, that and social media are perhaps the most popular functions of smartphones nowadays. Spend any time … Read More

Toshiba KIRAbook Review
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Toshiba KIRAbook Review The Toshiba KIRAbook 107 is a very nice 13-inch Ultrabook. There you go, that’s really the best thing I can say about it. It looks very nice, it performs pretty well but there’s no amazing WOW factor … Read More

Smartphone Cameras: Not just about Megapixels
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Smartphone Cameras: Not just about Megapixels Smartphone cameras, they’re not all about megapixels. Too often I see consumers taken in by the megapixel count of a smartphone’s camera. They believe that one camera is superior to another just by virtue … Read More

Samsung announce New 5.5-inch Galaxy A7 smartphone
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Samsung has recently announced their new Galaxy A7 smartphone, which sports a similar premium design ethos of their now retired Galaxy Alpha handset. The device boasts the familiar the full aluminum and unibody construction of the A5 and A3 but now offers more computing horsepower thanks … Read More