Category Archives: Technology

World waits for iPhone 5 launch

With just days to go until the expected unveiling of the iPhone 5, rumours about the specs of Apple’s next-gen smartphone – what it won’t include as much as what it will include – …

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BBC brings TV downloads to iPad and iPhone

If you’ve been on holiday this summer, you’ll probably have noticed that apps like iPlayer don’t work overseas. That’s because of complex licensing laws which prevent free streaming of TV content outside the UK. …

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New TV sensor uses eye control instead of a remote

Although internet-connected TVs have been around for a while, some of the user interface design leaves a little to be desired. YouView and Google have made a decent stab at a great TV interface, …

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Another patent war: this time, it’s Google v Apple

Google’s decision to buy Motorola – and its tens of thousands of patents – may be about to pay dividends. Two of the biggest tech companies in the world are about to go head-to-head …

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iPlayer is now retina-enabled on the new iPad

One of the best things about owning the new iPad – apart from buying a fantastic Snugg case, of course – is the brand new retina display. The iPad 2 had a reasonably good …

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Motorola and Google: Will they soon rival Apple for market share?

Motorola were once a giant in the mobile phone industry. Since the heady days of the DynaTAC 800X, a fabulous 1980s ‘brick’ phone costing $4,000, the company stayed at the top of its game. …

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Will you upgrade your Mac to Mountain Lion?

Mac users can now get their hands on OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, the latest (and probably the last) update to the OS X operating system. The new version of the OS is another …

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Finally! 4G networks will launch in 2013

Apple got into hot water when the marketed the new iPad as 4G compatible. The new high-speed mobile technology isn’t yet available in the UK, but we’re finally seeing signs of progress. Unfortunately, UK …

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iPhone 5 rumour round-up

The iPhone 5 rumour mill has gone into overdrive this week, mainly thanks to a leaked picture of a fairly authentic-looking prototype. Leaks from Apple factories are notoriously unreliable, but if this one is …

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