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Virgin Media launches on-demand Android app

If you’re a Virgin Media customer, then this will probably interest you. The cable provider has just launched its own Android app to rival Sky Go. The ‘TV Anywhere’ app is now available across a range of Android tablets and phones as well as all IOS devices. help coursework Virgin’s …

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CyanogenMod kicked off of the Google Play Store

CyanogenMod’s easy installer only just launched on the Play Store three weeks ago but it seems the custom rom was violating some terms of service issues and has now been kicked off of the Google Play Store. Google contacted the CyanogenMod developers to tell them that the app needed to …

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Motorola’s Project Ara is one step closer to reality

A few weeks back we reported on Motorola’s ‘Project Ara’, for those who didn’t see, Motorola has teamed up with the man behind the Phonebloks campaign and is aiming to make a modular and customisable smartphone. Motorola is now one step closer to making this happen as it has penned …

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Samsung dealt another blow in patent case

The Apple VS Samsung patent war is still on the go and it appears that Apple has just won another round as a US jury found Samsung guilty of infringing patents on some iPhone and iPad features. This time it’ll cost them $290 million bringing the company’s total debt to …

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HTC One will get Android 4.4 in January

HTC is on the ball with the latest Android update, the phone maker has just announced its plans to roll out the KitKat update to the HTC One in late January. When Google releases the latest version of Android, non Nexus buyers usually have to wait a lot longer to …

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No Android 4.3 for Galaxy S3 users

Samsung Galaxy owners are usually accustomed to waiting long periods of time for Android updates but sometimes the updates aren’t for the better. After about two weeks of complaints, Samsung has pulled its Android 4.3 OTA update leaving users stuck on 4.1 for the foreseeable future. Complaints ranged from phones …

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Motorola unveils the Moto G

Earlier this year Motorola released the Moto X, a smartphone built in the US and exclusive to the US. The phone didn’t feature high end specs but it did come with an optimised version of Android to deliver the features and experience the average user would expect from a high …

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Medion launches new 7in tablet exclusive to Asda

UK supermarket, Asda, has partnered up with Medion to launch the new Medion LifeTab E7310 exclusively at its stores across the country. This move has likely come about to rival the recently launched Tesco Hudl and Argos ‘Mytablet’ devices. The LifeTab will launch on the 15th of November in-store and on …

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No Google Play for Blackberry afterall

Yesterday we posted an article on Google Play running on a couple of Blackberry devices, at the time the images looked pretty convincing and led us to believe that Google and Blackberry might be forming a partnership. Well it turns out it was just a rumour as Blackberry has come …

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Google Play on a Blackberry?

Over the weekend some leaked images of an upcoming Blackberry 10 update showed off Google’s Play Store running on the device. Blackberry 10.2.1 might reveal a partnership with Google, bringing the Play Store to the Blackberry Z10 and Q10 smartphones. Blackberry has always struggled with its App store, Blackberry App …

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Nokia could kill HTC in the UK

HTC is one of the world’s most premium mobile brands, with revenue in the multiple billions per year and one of the most impressive smartphones out there at the moment, the HTC One. However, in the UK this high-end brand could be set to make an exit, as Nokia is …

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Vodafone selling iPad Air in the UK

Vodafone has just announced that it’s now offering the iPad Air with Wi-Fi and cellular support in the UK, right alongside the newly announced iPad mini with retina display and Wi-Fi. Expected to land by the end of November, these two new Apple tablets will come as part of a range …

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Nokia wins lawsuit over HTC in the UK

HTC seems to be in a bit of trouble over here in the UK, as yesterday a court ruled that the flagship HTC One, among other devices, infringes on Nokia’s mobile network standards patent and could face a ban from being sold in the country. HTC fought the lawsuit by …

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Lenovo release new long life Yoga Android tablets

Lenovo are releasing a new range of Yoga tablets using the Android 4.2 operating system. The Android version won’t flip and fold like the Windows version, but it can be used in three different modes. The new Yoga tabletshave a kickstand and cylindrical bulge, meaning they look different to many …

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iPhone 5S battery defect affecting users

This has not been the week for Apple users, first the new Macbook Pro’s with retina display were experiencing keyboard and trackpad issues and now the new iPhone 5S is suffering from a battery defect. These problems have come from Apple using a new battery that it said would last …

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