Archive for April, 2013

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BlackBerry Z10 – Typing tricks and tips

BlackBerry Z10 Tips


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By April 19, 2013 Read More →

EE team up with Huawei and announce a 4G MiFi

4G MiFi

EE, the UK’s most advanced digital communications company, today launched the UK’s first 4G enabled ‘CAT4device, the Huawei E5776 mobile WiFi. Optimised for next-generation 4G speeds, the Huawei E5776 mobile WiFi is the perfect companion for mobile users who want the fastest speeds on the move – creating a superfast 4GEE hotspot when they’re on the move.

The launch of the Huawei E5776 mobile WiFi, follows EE’s recent announcement that it is doubling its 4G speeds. The arrival of this CAT4 device will allow customers to take full advantage of the EE double-speed 4G network, going live in June, and experience some of the fastestspeeds for superfast mobile browsing on laptops or tablet computers.

Paul Jevons, Director of Products and Devices, EE, said: “We’re pleased to be launching our first next generation 4G device. With this device, not only will customers get amazing Superfast 4GEE speeds today, but they’ll also benefit from an even greater experience when we double the speeds in our network, which will be rolling out this summer”

Rhys Saunders, Sales Director at Huawei Device, said: “We are delighted to be developing and rolling out the very latest 4G mobile technology with EE in the UK. The Huawei E5776 mobile WiFi means all manner of connected devices can take advantage of the new superfast network speeds EE is making available in the UK.”

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By April 19, 2013 Read More →

Motorola DEFY+ now available on Three


The Motorola DEFY+ is now available with all-you-can-eat data, on both Pay As You Go and monthly price plans, online and in all Three stores.
The Motorola DEFY+ is available for £10 a month with no upfront cost on the Essential Internet 100 plan and for £25 a month with no upfront cost on The One Plan – with no surprise out-of-bundle data charges and all-you-can-eat data.
The device is also available on Pay As You Go for £69.99 plus a top up. All in One 15 costs £15 and gives 30-day access to all-you-can-eat data along with 300 any-network minutes and 3,000 texts. Or All in One 25 costs £25 and offers 500 minutes, 3,000 texts and all-you-can-eat data for a 30-day period.
With a bigger battery than its popular predecessor, the Motorola DEFY, the DEFY+ requires less charging and is perfectly suited to those who are regularly away from the office or home. In addition, this great smartphone also includes a 5 megapixel camera, making it perfect for Instagramming and uploading photos on the go.

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By April 19, 2013 Read More →

ZTE Delivers 500 Millionth Handset

zte_logoChinese company, ZTE, have been around for a really long time (in technology terms) but only rather more recently have they been a name that the average consumer would recognise.

Yesterday ZTE reached their 15th Anniversary and also the 500 millionth handset sold milestone.

Full press release below.

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By April 17, 2013 Read More →

Samsung and EA Games team up for the Galaxy S4 launch


Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Has announced that the highly anticipated Galaxy S4 will introduce an exclusive edition of EA’s bestselling racing title ‘Need for Speed Most Wanted’. The game which has been optimised for Samsung will feature in-game Samsung branding and will be available for download from Samsung Games.

“Samsung is committed to delivering the best user experience possible and rich content sits at the heart of our vision. We are delighted to have exclusive branded Samsung content in a triple A game from one of the world’s foremost video game publishers. We have also secured further partnerships that deliver on our promise to open up the world of possibilities to our customers,” said Lee Epting, Vice President of Media Solution Centre Europe for Samsung Electronics Europe.

Glenn Roland, Vice President for New Platforms and OEM at EA said, “The introduction of Samsung’s Galaxy S4 will bring outstanding mobile gaming experiences to its players. Our ‘Need for Speed Most Wanted’ offering at launch is one of several EA games specifically optimised for Samsung and will include exclusive content.”

As part of the partnership, Samsung and EA are offering the first 100,000 Galaxy S4 customers across Europe the opportunity to download the app for free via the Samsung Hub.

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By April 17, 2013 Read More →

Glass App pops up

unnamedGoogle has launched a ton of new and relevant stuff for Project Glass. First up, the beta explorer units are rolling out of the factories and will be shipped to early adopters very soon. Second, they already put their MyGlass app on the Google Play Store along with a setup page. Next, they revealed the full specs of the device. Here’s a bullet-point breakdown for you:

  • 640 x 360 display – however, because of its location close to your eye, it simulates a 25-inch hi-def monitor from a distance of eight feet
  • 5MP camera
  • 16GB of internal storage supported by “Google cloud storage”
  • Audio via bone conduction
  • Battery life = “one full day of typical use” and will charge with a standard microUSB cable
  • WiFi and Bluetooth

Google also released the Mirror API which will be handy for developers wanting to whet their appetite on the new platform. Just remember to take them off in the bathroom.

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By April 16, 2013 Read More →

New Galaxy Tab leakage

Tab210_06_Press-580-75According to the earlier rumours, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3.0 8-inch device would come in September with the Octa-Core Exynos 5 and a full HD display. However, today we have a new rumour suggesting that both the 8-inch and the 10.1-inch versions will come this summer and here are the leaked specs:

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-Inch:

  • 10.1-inch display with 1280 × 800 pixels
  • Dual-core 1.5GHz processor
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 3-megapixel camera
  • 7,000 mAh battery
  • Optional LTE
  • Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
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By April 16, 2013 Read More →

EE partners with Guardian News & Media


EE has today announced a partnership with Guardian News & Media to unveil a new online and mobile user-generated content platform, GuardianWitness. Powered by EE, GuardianWitness will allow the general public to submit their videos, pictures and text directly to the Guardian for inclusion on the platform, allowing anyone, from anywhere across the globe, the chance to have their say.

EE is the UK’s first and only superfast 4G mobile network, making EE the perfect partner for this new platform – a digital network for a digital age, which echoes the Guardian’s digital-first strategy and open approach to newsgathering. GuardianWitness will champion open journalism by encouraging the public to capture and share their content instantly via their mobiles and other internet connected devices, wherever they are. 4G from EE typically works up to five times faster than 3G, allowing 4G users to upload content quicker than ever before. The service is already live in 50 towns and cities across the UK.

The new platform is available via free iPhone or Android apps, or online via Selected submissions will go on to be featured on the Guardian website or in the Guardian or Observer newspapers, enabling users to help set the news agenda and become part of the Guardian’s award-winning journalism, comment and reporting. Video submissions will also appear on a new GuardianWitness YouTube channel.

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By April 16, 2013 Read More →

Google Glass illustrated

google-glass-infographic-part2A gentlemen by the name of Martin Missfeldt has created a useful infographic on the full concept and functionality of Google’s Project Glass. His hard work helps illuminate some of the interesting details of the upcoming tech. After seeing some of the videos in action and checking out this infographic, Google Glass is much more exciting. Using Wii style avatars it seems reminiscent of the augmented reality seen in the PC and console game Deus Ex: Human Revolution (or even the original Deus Ex PC game). If Google Glass can create just a portion of the usefulness of the in-game concept, then it really could be the next big revolutionary technology to change the way we do things.

Posted by: Gareth

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By April 16, 2013 Read More →

Facebook home launch day


Facebook Home


Posted by: James

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