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Mobile Phones Can Inhibit Sleep According to Latest Research

Smartphones have rapidly become an integral part of daily life and many people are extremely addicted to social media websites. As a result, it’s quite common for smartphone users to take their handsets to bed and…

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Individual Wins Disability Grant After Claiming To Be Allergic To Gadgets

Well you learn something new everyday, a French individual has won a payout for being allergic to gadgets, and yes you read right, not gas but gadgets. Marine Richard, 39, explained to a court that she…

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Apple Pokes Fun at Android in new Commercial

When you have two competitors as large as Apple and Google, or Apple and Samsung, Okay Apple Vs the World; things differentiating between the two (or more) companies can become extremely petty. In the newest advert…

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No Packing Heat With Your Cab To Go

Since its inception in early 2009, Uber prides itself on being at the forefront of both convenience and also cutting edge technology which has made the relatively mundane task of requesting a cab as simple as ordering…

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These Eight Characters Crash Skype

Users have found a rather interesting bug in the popular voice and video calling application, Skype. The problem (now fixed in an update) caused skype to crash when you sent “http://:” via an instant message. Once…

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Kids Do a Lot Better When Schools Ban Smartphone usage

Tap, Tap, Tap. Smartphones are rapidly taking over children’s free time and social life, but is it affecting them at school? A recent study undertaken by the London School of Economics showed some very interesting results.…

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Court Rejects Lawsuit Challenging the Use of Personal Electronics During Flights

A court has overturned a lawsuit challenging the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to loosen restrictions on the use of personal electronics in-flight. A Washington, DC court said Friday that the FAA had the authority to allow the use…

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Sony Xperia Phones Get Lollipop Update

Sony are continuing their Lollipop roll-out to their Xperia range of devices. The electronics company released on their blog today. The 5.0 upgrade will be available for the Xperia Z3 Dual, Xperia Z1, the X1 compact…

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Flip Phones Still Popular in Japan While Smartphone Sales Stall

Remember flip phones? Phones like the insanely popular Moto Razr? They were all the rage before the smartphone came along. Well, actually, flip phones aren’t dead yet, not in Japan at least. Sales of flip phones…

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Kodak Launching Android Smartphones in 2015

Kodak is launching some Android smartphones, with the first to be shown at CES in January. However, this is not a comeback for Kodak in a different business per say, this is more like Kodak licensing…

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Why do Android Phones Need So Much RAM?

A question that has haunted Apple and Android fans for years has now been answered. Why do iPhones get by on 1GB of RAM while most Android handsets need an extra 1 or 2GB? Well Glyn Williams on Quora…

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Apple has Disabled TLC Memory

Due to a high reported rate of functional defects, Apple has decided to stop using TLC NAND flash memory technology in their iPhone 6 devices. According to insiders talking to IThome, on November the 6th Apple decided…

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US Marshals Spying on Phones From Planes

The Wall Street Journal has made some startling revelations regarding a new spying programme being undertaken by the US Marshals. Apparently they’ve been using special fake cell tower devices attached to aeroplanes in an attempt to…

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Toshiba Launching 20 Million Pixel CMOS Smart Phone Sensor

Ever since the Motorola Razr’s debut in 2004, the phone industry has been all about making your devices thinner, lighter and faster. Thanks to Toshiba, we can now possibly see slimmer phones being produced due to their…

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BT Launches “One Phone” Mobile Service For Businesses

BT is returning to the mobile market for the first time in 10 years with its “One Phone” service that allows business users to make fixed-line and mobile phone calls using the same handset. Designed specifically…

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Gartner Believes PC Industry Will Receive Brief Reprieve in 2014

Shipment of PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones will grow 4.2 percent from 2013, reaching 2.4 billion units this year, according to research group Gartner. It’s a welcome sign for PC OEMs, trying desperately to get…

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Emerging Markets Embracing Low-Cost Smartphones as Competition Rises

The Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S smartphones dominate the United States and Europe, but struggle to sell their pricey models in emerging markets.  Meanwhile, local smartphone makers are finding great success selling their low-cost devices…

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European Union Will Work With South Korea in Push to 5G

The European Union (EU) and South Korea plan to join forces in developing and promoting the next-generation 5G wireless standard – and they hope to provide a better glimpse of what can be expected by the…

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Experiment By High School Students Prove That Plants Don’t Grow Near Wi-Fi Routers

Wireless routers and Wi-Fi is deemed necessary by many people all around the world, but it appears that the impact on health is severe. There have been multiple studies in the past suggesting the negative impact…

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Best Phones for Under £35 Per Month

With the vast array of smartphones on the market, the price of monthly contracts really has been brought down to reflect competition, which can mean only one thing for the consumer: for less than £35 per…

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Researchers Discovered Stretchable Lithium-Ion Battery

A new stretchable type Lithium-Ion battery has been found which looks to be promising enough once the technology is practical and feasible enough to be used in our gadgets. The concept uses small dots that are…