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Leak points towards specs of Lumia 950

It is pretty well known at this point that Microsoft is in the midst of preparing a new flagship Lumia smartphone to launch alongside Windows 10 for smartphones. While we don’t have an exact release date for Microsoft’s latest OS for phones, we do have a good idea of what …

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PS4 Playbook laptop faithfully channels R2-D2

One advantage PC gaming has over console gaming, is that there are portable versions of those platforms that we can take around with us. They’re called laptops and you have to look far and wide to find a console equivalent. They are out there though, like the Xbox and PlayStation …

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Apple just launched a new iPod Touch range

A few weeks back, images of what appeared to be a completely new iPod Touch appeared in an iTunes update. At the time, we assumed that this meant that Apple would be breathing some new life in to its line of iPods later on this year but it seems the …

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Nexus 5 (2015) spotted in benchmark results

We’ve already heard that LG is supposedly teaming up with Google again this year to bring back the Nexus 5 in a new 2015 edition. However, up until now internal specifications and performance numbers have remained a mystery. Fortunately though, leaked AnTuTu benchmark results show how the new Nexus 5 …

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Leak points towards potential Galaxy Note 5 specs

In the past, Samsung’s phone internals have been fairly easy to predict. We would usually expect a flagship Galaxy S or Galaxy Note device to come equipped with whatever the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon chip was, more RAM and a higher resolution display. However, this year Samsung made quite the switch, …

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Apple rumoured to launch TV service within a few months

Apple’s long talked about TV streaming service seems to be making its way towards a launch in a few months time during the Fall/Autumn period. Apple has been in discussions with broadcast networks for a while now but negotiations have taken some time. As you would imagine, Apple’s 30% cut …

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GlobalFoundries introduces 22nm FD-SOI process technologies

GlobalFoundries on Monday introduced a family of fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) manufacturing technologies designed for customers seeking high performance and low design costs. The new fabrication processes promise to deliver performance of next-generation technologies with FinFET transistors, but at costs comparable to those of existing processes. GlobalFoundries calls its new family …

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It looks like Barclays will support Apple Pay after all

Apple Pay is finally heading to the UK this week, around nine months after its initial announcement last year and it looks like more people will have the opportunity to make use of the feature, as Barclays has caved in and revealed that it would be offering support for the …

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Rumour suggests ‘iPad Pro’ will launch in November

It seems that Apple may actually launch its larger 12.9 inch iPad Pro this year, with a release date currently set for mid-November, just in time for Christmas, according to new reports. The iPad Pro has been foreshadowed for some time, with many expecting it to be pitched as a …

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New leak points to more OnePlus 2 specs

The OnePlus 2 is due to be announced at the end of this month with a live streamed conference set to be broadcast in virtual reality for those who have a Google Cardboard headset. We were already expecting a Snapdragon 810 processor and USB Type-C support but now a new …

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The Nexus 9 just got a pretty nice price cut

If you have been after an Android tablet this year then the Nexus 9 just became a much more attractive option for UK customers after receiving a hefty price cut. The Nexus 9 is made by HTC and originally launched last year alongside the Android 5.0 Lollipop update. Google used …

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Judge orders retrial of patent suit against Apple

It seems like there is news on Apple’s legal affairs almost on a weekly basis. Today in the world of Apple’s legal battles, a federal judge voided a $532.9 million lawsuit award that a Texas jury handed to a company known as Smartflash, on the grounds that Smartflash is merely …

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Apparently the iPhone 6S will be slightly thicker

Apple has a habit of making its iPhones thinner and thinner each year, rather than fitting in the larger battery that users have been requesting for years. Last year’s iPhone 6 was the most obvious example, with the phone becoming so thin that the camera protruded out of the back …

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The OnePlus 2 will launch under $450

The OnePlus One swiftly became known as the flagship killer last year when it launched with similar specifications to other high-end devices at a much cheaper price. While early talk of the OnePlus Two has indicated that it will launch at a slightly higher price than its predecessor, the company …

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Apple to bring back iTunes home sharing with iOS 9

Apple recently launched new versions of iTunes and the Music app for iOS in order to roll out its new streaming service, Apple Music. Unfortunately though, these new updates removed Home Sharing entirely, which allowed users to share their music library across devices on the same WiFi network. There was …

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Apple Pay to arrive in the UK next week

Apple Pay is finally heading to the UK this month and now it looks like we may have an exact date thanks to leaks coming from UK retailers. Back when Apple Pay was first announced for the US last year similar leaks took place, with retail memos revealing the launch …

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