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2015 Saw Biggest Ever Decline in PC Sales

PC sales in 2015 were the lowest since 2008 – shipping below 300 million units – and the on-year decline of 10.6% is the largest decline ever experienced, beating a previous drop of 9.8% in 2013,…

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US Cop Creates Gadget to Snoop out Stolen Gadgets

When we hear the phrase “US cop”, most of us probably think of a big guy hanging out in his police cruiser while stuffing his face with donuts and reading a boulevard magazine; we can thank…

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Five of the Best Gaming Tablets

Gaming on the go has not only been empowered by innovation, but it is now positively encouraged. Offering an experience to match console and desktop gaming, smartphones and tablets have advanced to a level where they…

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Apple Drops the Original iPad Mini from Sale

The Apple iPad Mini has been around for three years now. Since the launch of the first iPad, they have sold more than 258.6 million tablets. According to the Daily Mail, this totals up to a…

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PC Sales Expected to Nosedive This Year, Despite Windows 10

Shipments of personal computers are expected to drop by -6.2% this year, according to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker, marking the fourth year in a row that PC sales have…

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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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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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Tablets in Trouble Again – iPad Shipments Decline Further

The world isn’t as interested in tablets as we once were and not even Apple is able to stay perched on top a cloud of fan-boys and drones. Shipments of tablets worldwide will increase by only…

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Google Search Updated for Phones and Tablets

Google search on phones and tablets has received some major updates to its shopping feature. Searches for products can now deliver 360 degree images and much more detailed information, along with handy customer reviews. By tapping…

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LUXA2 P-MEGA 41600mAh World’s Largest Power Station Review

Introduction Power stations and rechargeable battery packs are becoming  necessity in this day and age, especially for those on the go such as myself. I’m an avid iPhone user and I maximise the full potential of…

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Google Demanding Android Smartphone Makers To Only Use Android KitKat

Google is about to get tough on Android smartphone makers. Google is seeking to enforce a new rule that all smartphone makers must ship their smartphones with Android 4.4 KitKat if they offer their phones with…

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Latest NVIDIA Maxwell Based Graphics Cards Reported To Be Very Power Efficient

News regarding the latest Maxwell chips from NVIDIA show that the GPU is created with mobile and battery optimisations in mind. NVIDIA enjoyed a lot of success with Kepler that grabbed plenty of design wins in…

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3D Corning Gorilla Glass For Curved Displays Announced

The Corning Gorilla Glass is known for its scratch-resistant properties, and can be found on displays spanning from smartphones, to tablets, laptops and so on. It is reported that Corning announced a new type of Gorilla…

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Google Might Head Into The ARM Chip Business In The Near Future

Google already has its own smartphones, tablets, the operating system to power them all, and the best search engine to go with it, but it seems it’s not enough. According to Bloomberg, Google is thinking about…

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PCI Express M.2 Specification Rev. 1.0 Released

PCI-SIG announced the release of the PCIe M.2 Specification Revision 1.0 to its members. It is said to be a next-generation form factor for ultra-light and thin platforms, which increases design flexibility to support high-end performance…

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MediaTek To Shift Its Focus To Tablet SoC and LTE Enabled Chips In 2014

MediaTek is planning to shift its target to the tablet SoCs and LTE enabled chipsets for smartphones next year. According to TelecomTiger(via Fudzilla), MediaTek general manager of international sales and marketing Finbarr Moynihan said the company…

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Tablets Through The Years

When Moses came down from the mountain with the stone tablets, the people said: “That’s all very well, but what are we supposed to do with them?” Moses was so angry that he smashed them to…

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Microsoft Makes $2 Billion From Android Every Year From Patent Royalties

Android may be one of Microsoft’s biggest rivals when it comes to fighting it out in the global computing market, yet Microsoft still manages to make money out of Android in a strange way according to…

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iPad Air Dethroned By Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 In Terms Of Display Quality

While the iPad Air is receiving a lot of praise, Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX took it in a display shootout, and won apparently. When DisplayMate Technologies tested the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9, the iPad Air, and…

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Windows 8 Apps To Run On The Xbox One

A few months ago rumors were spreading out which said that Windows 8 apps would be ported over to the upcoming Xbox One game console. It made a lot of sense too, since the new Xbox…

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ASUSTeK Revenues Reach 13 Month High – Driven By Tablet Sales

In the world of technology ASUS have always had a massive presence – particularly in the enthusiast sector where we conduct most of our work – ASUS make some of the best motherboards, graphics cards, audio…

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American FAA Approves Use Of Smartphones/Tablets During Takeoff And Landing

Up until now if you were using a tablet, smartphone, notebook/laptop or any other electrical device during the takeoff or landing procedure on a flight then you’d of been asked to turn those electrical devices off…

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Vine Is Now Bigger Than Instagram On iOS and Catching Up On Android

Vine is Twitter’s video service and its popularity is growing rapidly. Unsurprisingly it is has been popular than Instagram on Twitter for quite some time thanks to Twitter natively integrating it into their website yet it…

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Hynix Develops World’s First 8Gb LPDDR3 RAM Chips

Low Power DDR3 modules are going to be vital to the future of the mobile markets as they allow for large capacities of DRAM to be attached to small mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. SK…

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Global Integrated Chip Market Up 16% For 2012 Over 2011

2008, 2009 and 2010 were relatively crappy years for sales of integrated chips. 2011 saw tentative improvements and according to the latest figures 2012 continued that trend of improvements. The market for Integrated Circuits (ICs) rose by…

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4K Tablets Expected By The End Of 2013

Tablet displays are evolving very quickly, managing to move comfortably from 1280 by 720 (Nexus 7) to 1920 by 1080 (Xperia Tablet Z) to 2048 by 1536 (iPad 4 Retina) even to 2560 by 1600 if…

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Intel’s Next-Gen Haswell Processors Now Being Shipped To PC Makers

Intel has started shipping its mainstream processor lineup, the 4th Gen Intel Core Series called ‘Haswell’ to major PC makers. Haswell will be launched later during this quarter by June. Haswell will be the next generation…