This Windows smartwatch concept is incredible

It’s not wishful thinking to assume that Microsoft is working on its own smartwatch, but all we’ve seen so far are designs submitted to patent offices with no indication on when we might see the real thing. Luckily, some concept images of the windows smartwatch have been making their way round the web. Created by designer Nadir Aslam, the concept …

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Tom PritchardThis Windows smartwatch concept is incredible
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The Pentax Q-S1 is small, sleek, and doesn’t stop you changing lenses

One of the main advantages to using a DSLR camera is that you have the option of changing lenses to suit the situation, something that isn’t so common with compact cameras. The only downside is that DSLRs are often rather large and cumbersome, making them more of a pain to carry around on a day-to-day basis. Fortunately there is a …

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Tom PritchardThe Pentax Q-S1 is small, sleek, and doesn’t stop you changing lenses
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Latest photo leaks give us our best look at the Galaxy Alpha so far

We’ve heard an awful lot about Samsung’s Galaxy Alpha in recent weeks, not all of it good, but now we’ve had the best look at the handset so far — and boy is it a beauty. From the looks of things, the phone will stick to Samsung’s trend of having a plastic backing, but the sides of the phone are …

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Tom PritchardLatest photo leaks give us our best look at the Galaxy Alpha so far
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Gigaset’s new 8″ and 10″ tablets are stylish, but without the high pricetag

Gigaset has announced that it is launching a line of tablets designed to be affordable without having to worry about emptying your bank account in the process. Designed for both business and pleasure, the QV830 and QV1030 come in an anodised aluminium case, and are small enough to easily fit into your bag. The QV830 is the cheaper of the …

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Tom PritchardGigaset’s new 8″ and 10″ tablets are stylish, but without the high pricetag

Could this Android Silver concept show us what to expect from the Nexus 6?

Android Silver was announced a while back, and we haven’t heard very much about it since. Similarly we’re all expecting the Nexus 6 to pop up before the end of the year, but leaks and rumours have been incredibly scarce. Well now a concept version of Android Silver has made its way onto the internet, so could this be showing …

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Tom PritchardCould this Android Silver concept show us what to expect from the Nexus 6?
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This is supposedly the chassis for the iPad Air 2

Pictures of what are claimed to be the chassis for the iPad Air 2 have leaked online via Chinese microblogging site Sina Weibo. The design changes are all minor, but they match up to what we saw from the dummy models that leaked in June. So what has changed? The main changes are all internal, with screw anchors and mounting brackets all …

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Tom PritchardThis is supposedly the chassis for the iPad Air 2
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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is rumoured to launch on 3rd September

The Korea Times is reporting that Samsung is set to official reveal the Galaxy Note 4 to the world on the 3rd September, just a few days before the IFA tech conference in Berlin. Samsung is also reportedly going to make its new phablet on sale soon after the announcement. Why the rush? Reports say that Samsung feels threatened by the …

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Tom PritchardSamsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is rumoured to launch on 3rd September

The iPhone 5S is no longer Britain’s most popular smartphone

That’s right, the iPhone 5S is no longer the most popular smartphone in Britain.  So what was the amazing phone that managed to knock it from its throne? Turns out it was the 5S’s little brother, the iPhone 5C. According to uSwitch’s mobile tracker, which collects the data based on live searches, pre-orders, and sales, the iPhone 5S has suffered a minor …

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Tom PritchardThe iPhone 5S is no longer Britain’s most popular smartphone
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Top 10 vintage-looking gadgets (Part One): including Specimen horn speakers, Ruark Audio R4i tabletop stereo and Blue Microphones Yeti USB mic

Vintage is back. Well, er, actually it never really went away. But looking around the various Christmas in July events, it seems that many retailers – including Amazon and John Lewis – are set to give a big push to their retro-looking gadgets in the run up to the festive season. And while some of the products have, in truth, …

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shinychrisTop 10 vintage-looking gadgets (Part One): including Specimen horn speakers, Ruark Audio R4i tabletop stereo and Blue Microphones Yeti USB mic
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Top 10 vintage gadgets (Part Two): including Fuji X-M1 digital camera, Marshall Stanmore speaker, Teac LP-R500 record deck

Part Two of our Top Vintage Gadgets. Click here for Part One of our Vintage Gadget feature.  5. Fujifilm X-M1 Compact System Camera  £418 There seem to be no shortage of great vintage looking cameras around at the moment, but this one is the pick of the bunch – at least in terms of looks (also worth checking out the …

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shinychrisTop 10 vintage gadgets (Part Two): including Fuji X-M1 digital camera, Marshall Stanmore speaker, Teac LP-R500 record deck
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Seven of the best tablets available for under £100

There are an astronomical number of tablets that you can go out and buy right now. Some are expensive, other are cheap. Some are brilliant, other are worse than useless. A lot of people don’t want to spend a lot of money on a tablet, mainly because they won’t use it for very much. But when it comes to shopping …

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Tom PritchardSeven of the best tablets available for under £100
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The 10 best headphones available

Headphones are one of those things that generally relies on your personal preference, for starters you’re preferring to use overhead headphones rather than earbuds and you have to pick something that suits how you listen to your music. Buying them can be a chore, especially since expense doesn’t always equal quality. To help out, we’ve put together a list of …

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Tom PritchardThe 10 best headphones available

Samsung has two new smartphones on the way

  According to reports Kim Hyun-joon, senior vice president of Samsung Mobile, has told investors and analysts that a large-screen Samsung phone will be revealed in the coming months, along with a model made from “new materials”. Presumably the large screened phone will be the Galaxy Note 4, which is expected to be announced next month, while the phone made …

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Tom PritchardSamsung has two new smartphones on the way

GoGlove is a wearable Bluetooth remote for your phone

There are times when using your phone the way the manufacturer intended just isn’t possible, especially when you’re doing some form of sport or exercise. Well meet GoGlove, a glove that connects to your phone via Bluetooth, and lets you control your device’s music with a tap of your fingers. How it works is simple, each of the glove’s fingertips …

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Tom PritchardGoGlove is a wearable Bluetooth remote for your phone
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Samsung has announced release dates for the Galaxy S5 Mini and the Galaxy Young 2

Samsung has announced that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini will be released in the UK on the 7th August, with the Galaxy Young 2 coming the following week Available in Gold, White, Black, and Blue, the S5 Mini will also come with a 720p 4.5-inch AMOLED display, 1.5GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, microSD expansion, an 8MP camera, a …

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Tom PritchardSamsung has announced release dates for the Galaxy S5 Mini and the Galaxy Young 2

The next Samsung smartwatch might be the Gear S

Samsung has filed a patent with the US Patent and Trademark Office for the phrase “Samsung Gear S”, and although the patent doesn’t specify any details other than that, it could be a hint that the phrase will be used to name a Samsung smartwatch at some point in the future. Samsung hasn’t shared any information about the patent, other that …

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Tom PritchardThe next Samsung smartwatch might be the Gear S
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The 10 best wearable gadgets

Wearable technology has exploded into popularity in the last couple of years, and it’s not really surprising to see why. Who wouldn’t want to have technology as part of themselves rather than as a separate device you have to use with your hands? It’s still early days, and a lot of the really amazing tech is either expensive or isn’t …

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Tom PritchardThe 10 best wearable gadgets
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The 10 best smartwatches available now

Buying a smartwatch can be a far more arduous process that buying a phone or a tablet, simply because there are so many available and it’s difficult to tell which ones are actually worth buying or not. Plus a lot of them look rather tacky, which doesn’t help. To ensure you know exactly what to buy, we have compiled a …

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Tom PritchardThe 10 best smartwatches available now

Everything we know about the Sony Xperia Z3

The Xperia Z2 may have only just been released, and you can our video review here, but that doesn’t mean Sony hasn’t started work on the next model. We don’t know all that much about the Xperia Z3, but what we do know has been rather enlightening. The interesting part is that the phone is rumoured to land around the …

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Tom PritchardEverything we know about the Sony Xperia Z3

Apple has apparently bought an e-book recommendation service

According to reports from TechCrunch Apple has bought BookLamp, an e-book recommendation service that has been referred to as “Pandora for books”. Presumably, this is to help Apple’s iBooks to compete with Amazon’s Kindle store. The deal itself apparently cost Apple between $10 (£5.8) million and $15 (£8.3) million. Apple, as usual, has refused to make any confirmation or denial …

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Tom PritchardApple has apparently bought an e-book recommendation service