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Samsung wants iPhone users to test drive its new phones

Samsung is getting aggressive in its fight for market share as the announcements of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus loom. In an attempt to win some iPhone users over in the US, the company is offering customers a chance to ‘test drive’ one of Samsung’s new Galaxy devices for …

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Project Ara may have been delayed due to bad magnets

Google is attempting something pretty different with Project Ara. The idea is to build a modular smartphone, where customers can upgrade individual components easily by sliding them on to the back of the device. In previous prototypes, the modules were attached by electro-permanent magnets, unfortunately, it seems that they just …

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Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge+ will make your wallet cry

Samsung finally announced its Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge+ this month. Unfortunately for us in the UK, we won’t be getting the latest Note device, but Samsung will be bringing the Galaxy S6 Edge+ to our shores, though it comes with an eye watering price tag. The …

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Apple patent invalidated ahead of Samsung lawsuit retrial

The Apple VS Samsung patent lawsuit just took an interesting turn as the US Patent and Trademark Office has invalidated one of the key patents involved in the suit. Design patent D618677, which details the front of the old iPhone 3G has been invalidated due to an insufficient description on …

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Google’s Project Ara has been pushed back to 2016

Last year was a pretty exciting time for Google, having taken on the Phonebloks concept and created Project Ara. While the first Ara devices were scheduled to arrive some time this year in selected markets, it seems Google wants to spend a little more time developing the modular smartphone, pushing …

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Android M is now Android Marshmallow

The final name for Google’s next big version of Android has been revealed. Android M will now be known as Android Marshmallow, the company announced today, unveiling a statue of the Android mascot holding a marshmallow. The new version of Android is set to be an improvement over last year’s …

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This is our first look at the Nexus 5 (2015)

Google is all set to reveal two new Nexus devices in October, one from LG, bringing back the much loved Nexus 5, and one from Huawei, which will be creating a new Nexus 6. Today, we have our first look at LG’s new Nexus 5, updating the phone for 2015 …

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Apparently the Galaxy Note 5 won’t launch in the UK

Samsung held its Unpacked event today, revealing two phones we have been reporting on for weeks: The Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge+. While traditionally the Galaxy Note devices have sold very well, it seems Samsung has a plan to divide these two new phones up depending on …

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Boot Camp now supports Windows 10 64-bit on Macs

While many find OS X to be a useful operating system for certain applications, it does have a few compatibility limitations, which is why Apple has supplied its Boot Camp tool for years, allowing Mac owners to install a copy of Windows in a hard drive partition. Boot Camp previously …

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Intel ‘Skylake-U’ processor lineup for notebooks detailed

A web-site has published complete specifications of Intel Corp.’s upcoming “Skylake-U” microprocessors for low-power laptops. The new central processing units will have thermal design power of around 15W and promise to significantly increase performance of ultra-thin notebooks. As reported, Intel will release its code-named “Skylake-U” processors in September. The Core …

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New details on 2015 Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 revealed

Google’s latest batch of Nexus devices are on the way later this year, bringing with it the return of the Nexus 5, with LG back on board. We will also see a new Nexus 6 this year, this time from Huawei. Google hasn’t been great at keeping its Nexus devices …

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Ultimate Ears Roll portable bluetooth speaker

Ultimate Ears may not be a company that has been in the speaker game for as long as its competitors, but that does not mean it has not captured our attention. It did so previously with its MegaBoom bluetooth speaker, even if it was a costly solution. Today we look …

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Specs for Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Edge+ leak out

Samsung is set to announce two new smartphones this week at an Unpacked event in New York. We are already expecting the Galaxy Note 5, which has already had its specs leak. However, we will also be seeing a Galaxy S6 Edge+ this week, which has also had its specifications …

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