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Skinny Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 launched

A couple of new Galaxy handsets have been shoved out today and they’ll be available in China in November with UK availability to be “announced in due course”. Samsung have sent us some rather “different” product shots too.. Samsung are highlighting the social media aspect of these

Andy Rubin leaves Google

I’ll lay money on the fact that a lot of you know who Andy Rubin is, even if you’re not quite sure why. He’s one of the people responsible for creating Android and was the former CEO at Danger. He left the Android division in March last

Get yourself a pussy tracker

You know those loving, soft cats that come and sit on your lap, wanting some fuss? Yeah, our cat isn’t one of those. If she does see fit to come near you she’ll either just meow or she’ll suddenly pounce on you for no good reason and

Got a shop? Want to sell easier? Try Shopify.

Point of sale systems (POS) have come a long way from the big, heavy cash registers that businesses used to have. Many businesses are jumping for the mobile systems nowadays and you’ll all probably be familiar with the mobile card payment machines. If your own a business

A smart home hub with a twist

Being friendly goes a long way with me. There’s a lady called Justine Mrsich. She works for Lages & Associates and she emailed to tell us about this thing, the new link-U Hybrid Connection SmartCam. It’s one of those IndieGoGo campaigns, so initially I didn’t look at

Google Cardboard review

After almost a month, my Google Cardboard has turned up. This self-assembled version was ordered some time ago from dx.com and cost just over £2 in the end. Oh yes. I’m reviewing some cardboard construction that costs less than a pint of beer. I think I’ve made

Hello Moto, now part of Lenovo

We’ve known about this particular change-of-hands for a while now, but various legal approvals and boxes needed to be ticked before it could be rubber-stamped. Motorola Mobility today becomes part of Lenovo, who have already given us some rather tasty devices this year like the S850 and

EE crank up the speed even further. 4G+ live in London now

Remember that “4G on steroids” that Vodafone announced a couple of weeks back? Well now it’s the turn of EE, who are deploying the 4G+, aka LTE-A in London (Vodafone are calling it 4.5G). It’s now live at 150 sites across the capital and, if you’ve got

Oppo R5 appears. Smashes slimness records.

Oppo are on a roll today. Their new flagship, the N3, has just been formalized and now we’ve got this, the Oppo R5. It’s made using “reinforced industrial grade aluminum alloy” and it’s also hand-crafted in ceramic too. However, the big selling point here is the thickness

Oppo N3 announced. Comes with spinny, remotely controlled camera.

Oppo have just announced the N3 and, as we expected, the camera spins round. Not only that, but there’s a Bluetooth remote control which lets you move the camera remotely and snap photos. You can also use this to listen to some tunes. Built using industrial-grade aluminium,

Oh no. Another great deal. Lenovo Yoga Tablet going cheap.

It’s that time of year when you should be thinking of gifts for others. Kids are making lists, your wife or girlfriend wants something “special” that you’ve “put thought into” but somehow you find yourself in the gadget shops on your lunch break, staring at the deals

Reviewed – Rock Jaw Arcana Headphones

Not too long ago we reviewed the Rock Jaw Hydra headphones. Call them in-ear headphones, call them earphones, call them what you like. They were a bit bloomin’ good and cheaper than a lot of the posh pricey competitors. Now we’ve got these Arcana headphones. They cost

Amazon to offer up contract phones too

Head over to Amazon.co.uk right now and you’ll be able to get your next smartphone on a Pay Monthly plan. They’re working with O2 on this and there’s more than just the Amazon Fire Phone on offer, although you can buy that if you wish (£0 upfront

MiPow Mirror Power 3000 Review

How can a mirror power your phone? How can you make a portable charger cool? How can you make your tech product appeal to those beautiful, beautiful ladies? All these answers and more coming up my friends, for this is the Mirror Power 3000. It solves the

You want a serious amount of online storage?

Whether you’ve got a big microSD card in your phone or you’ve got plenty of on-board storage, backing your stuff up to the cloud is always a good idea. There’s a big selection of online storage providers, or you can get yourself a NAS drive and backup

Would you buy a phone with “Microsoft” on the front?

Here’s a question for your Friday morning. Imagine yourself in a mobile phone shop. To your right there’s a stack of iPhones with the instantly-recognisable Apple logo. To your left, some Galaxy handsets with the Samsung branding. Then, in the centre, a phone with this written on

Three show off the HTC RE Camera

The new viewfinder-less pipe-cam from HTC will be available soon and Three are already getting the marketing wheels turning with one of their hands-on videos. The camera, which can display a preview of your footage onto your smartphone, is an easy to use click-and-go affair. We’ve got