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PCSpecialist launches new TV ads

If you’re tuning in to Channel 4 or a variety of other channels over the next few days, you might see one of the new PC Specialist adverts, featuring footage from upcoming games like Titanfall and Watch Dogs. Can your PC handle the next generation of gaming? There’s a few …

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Nokia helps Windows Phone gain 9% in Europe

Microsoft Windows Phone platform has reached a 9.2 percent share in the smartphone operating system market in Europe. Much of the success is due to Nokia’s low and mid range models according to Market Research firm Kantar. In the three months running up to August the Windows Phone platform reached …

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Nokia Lumia 929 locked into Verizon deal

The new Nokia Lumia smartphone is going to be a Verizon exclusive in America. The Lumia 929 is reported to be a ‘spin-off’ of the 6 inch Lumia 1520. Engadget report that it is likely to be showcased at a press event on October 22nd. If the Lumia 929 is …

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Apple queues in London, but mainly for iPhone 5s

Apple fans are queuing in London overnight, braving the rain and bad weather to land a brand new, shiny iPhone 5 smartphone. This morning Apple will open their Regent Street and Covent Garden stores for the arrival of two new handsets – the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. The iPhone …

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Google announce new Haswell Chromebooks

Google have announced a new series of Chrome devices at the Intel Developer forum last week which will feature the latest Intel Haswell processors. The company highlighted some models from HP and Acer and they promoted the fact that Toshiba and Asus joined the Chromebook ranks. The Google Chromebooks have …

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New UK crisis response team set up to tackle cyber risks

Businesses are being targeted by criminals using highly sophisticated cyber attacks such as denial of service (DoS), botnets, worms, spear phishing and drive-by exploits. Cyber crime and data breaches cost the UK economy £27bn* and are considered one of the top emerging risks for the 21st century. According to industrial insurance …

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eTiger release Cosmic LED audio/visual system

Belgium based eTiger have released a new wireless capable product which combines an audio speaker with a bulb. You simply plug it into a lamp or an overhead connection. The Cosmic LED system has been designed to use E14, E27, B22 or GU10 sockets. As well as the 2 in …

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Soulra causes a ‘rukus’ with punchy sounding speaker

Soulra, a leading creator of high-performance and environmentally friendly products, announces the availability of the Rugged rukus in the UK and Europe. This portable, Bluetooth wireless, solar-powered sound system features a durable and IPX4-certified splash-proof design, making it an essential piece of kit for outdoor adventurers. In addition, the Rugged rukas has the ability to …

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Opera release Coast browser for iPad

When faced with something that’s not a computer, nor a mobile phone, what must a web browser company do to innovate? It forgets everything, and starts over. The web has evolved exponentially from drab, grey webpages with blue, linked text to vivid, elegant pages with complex graphics, videos and other …

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Lenovo launch Flex 20 AIO Computer with 3 hour battery

Lenovo are launching their new Flex 20 All in One computer which is running Windows 8 and has a 19.5 inch multi touch screen on board. The machines ship with either standard mechanical or hybrid HDD which includes an 8GB Solid state cache. The computer measures only 20.5mm thick and …

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New 144 Hz Philips Gaming Monitor Debuts at IFA

The display expert MMD, a leading technology business and the brand license partner for Philips monitors, will be unveiling its exciting new 61 cm (24″) Full HD monitor for the ultimate viewing experience in gaming at the Philips booth no 101 in hall 22. The 144 Hz gaming monitor boasts …

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Samsung unveil Galaxy Gear Smartwatch

Samsung have unveiled their upcoming Galaxy Gear Smartwatch which can make calls, receive emails and take photographs. The company showcased the watch at a Samsung Unpacked event in Berlin. Users can speak directly into the watch and receive audio, due to the incorporation of speakers and a microphone. Pranav Mistry …

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Microsoft to spend $7.17B US on Nokia handset division

Nokia have announced that they are selling ‘substantially all of its Devices & Services business and license its patents to Microsoft’. The $7.17 billion deal will be finalised in Q1 2014 subject to approval by Nokia shareholders and regulatory approvals. The two companies already work very closely in the mobile …

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Kyocera develops ultra thin Piezo Film Speaker

Japanese Kyocera Corporation has merged a piezoelectric actuator with a special resin film to produce an ultra thin piezo film speaker. The speakers have already been adopted into the LG 55 inch curved screen OLED TV with other companies already showing an interest in the technology. While it is currently …

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Sony announce A3000 mirrorless camera

Sony have announced their A3000 camera which is designed to look like an SLR but is mirrorless. Strangely, even though it is named as part of the Alpha line up, it won’t accept A mount lenses, instead it will use E mount lenses from the NEX series. Sony do offer …

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Ferrari release powerful 458 Speciale dream car

Ferrari have created an enhanced version of their beautiful 458 Italia for showcase at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The car receives a series of improvements included enhanced power and uprated aerodynamics to help optimise drag and downforce. The 458 Speciale is their most powerful V8 engine yet. It can accelerate …

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Sony announces Playstation 4 release dates

Sony have announced their intended release dates for the next generation Playstation 4 console. The dates are set at 15th November in North America and 29th November in Europe. The Xbox One will go on sale in the same month, although some countries will now have to wait until 2014 …

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