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PopJam Wants to be a Child-Friendly Version of Instagram

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Let’s face it, social networks aren’t really designed around accommodating children, yet go to the likes of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and you’ll find that there are large numbers of children under the age of 13 who have accounts that they use regularly. The problem, according to Michael Acton Smith, chief executive of Moshi Monsters creator Mind Candy, is that …

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Attachable iPad Knobs Makes Tablet DJing Easier Than Ever

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With the sheer amount of DJ related music apps available on the iPad, it’s no wonder that they’ve started becoming more popular with DJs, professional and amateur alike. The only problem is that as good as any touchscreen might be, it doesn’t have the same level of precision as a dial on a mixer. The solution? Stick some dials on the …

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This Much We Know: The Samsung Galaxy Note 4

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 was released almost a year ago now, and the rumour mill has started throwing information about the next Galaxy Note device at us.  So what do we know about the Galaxy Note 4 so far? 1. Announcement and Release Image from Android Headlines There are a number of sources that claim Samsung is planning on announcing and releasing …

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Could this be the Apple iPhone 6’s Case?

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Pictures and video of what might be the iPhone 6’s case have surfaced, giving us a very clear look at what the phone’s final design might be. The video comes courtesy of Feld & Volk, a Moscow based company that specialises in luxury versions of the iPhone and iPad, who also sent pictures to MacRumours. So what can we expect? Well …

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The Top Five Smartwatches – Pebble, Samsung, LG and more

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If the rumours and leaks are to be believed, then Apple has been hard at work at creating its own smartwatch that will likely go on sale later this year. Unlike the iPhone, which arrived early on in the days of the transition towards smartphones, the iWatch seems to be a little bit late to the party. Smartwatches have been readily …

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The real Ford Focus ST beats a virtual one at Goodwood FoS

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So which is faster – a real car, or a simulated version of one? Well now we know, kind of, for the former Stig, Ben Collins, managed to drive the new Ford Focus ST to victory against a computerised simulation of a Ford Focus ST at Goodwood Festival of Speed at the weekend. Just hours after making its global debut, …

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Nokia debuts X2 – new Android phone. UK launch in July

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Nokia, remember them? Yes the Finnish mobile phone maker, which once ruled the handset world but ended up being bought by Microsoft. Well the brand is certainly fighting back under its new owners and today it has unveiled a new mobile in the guise of the Nokia X2. Confusingly though, for a company that was expected to be majoring on …

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Sony Xperia Z2 review – and five reasons why you should consider buying it

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In the premium mobile stakes this year has been all about the HTC One M8 and the Samsung Glaxy S5. Hoping to muscle in on that battle for Android hearts and minds is Sony which has recently unveiled the Xperia Z2. So is it worth a look? Hayley and Becca say what they think on the video, but here’s a …

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Apple’s iWatch – reports say production starts in July

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It has been a fairly big day for Apple iWatch rumours. Though today’s story comes from a suprising and rather credible source – news agency Reuters. It says that Taiwan’s Quanta Computer Inc. will be mass producing Apple’s long-rumored smartwatch and that production will begin in July. The watch will apparently sport a conventional design though the face will protrude …

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Pink Floyd finally lands on Spotify – Wish You Were Here first

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There is a small but rather impressive list of bands who haven’t yet made their music available to streaming service Spotify. The Beatles top the list, alongside Led Zep and Oasis. but one band who up until now had resisted making their music available on the service have finally changed their mind. In a short period of time (hopefully, more …

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Jack White’s amazing working Record Booth – video

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Record Booths, basically mini recording studios where you went in to sing your songs and came out with a newly pressed bit of vinyl, were all the rage in the 40s and 50s. These days, with cassettes and digital recording, not so much. In fact they pretty much disappeared in the 1970s, So it is so amazing that Jack White …

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Sennheiser launches Momentum limited edition headphones inspired by David Bowie

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Rock star endorsed hardware has been a huge trend over the late few years, from Dr Dre’s Beats through to Motorhead’s goes louder than eleven audio range, every influential musician seems to be getting in on the act. Now Sennheiser has landed one of the coolest collaborations of all. It is offering a limited edition (500 copies only) pair of …

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Why the Samsung Galaxy S 4 leaves the Apple iPhone 5 eating dust?

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It is a huge night for Samsung as the Korean maker has unveiled what it hopes will become the hottest phone on the planet  – the Galaxy S4. The last few years have been an incredible ride for Samsung. It was one of the first makers to respond to the seismic sea change in the industry caused by the arrival …

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Airships, Hovercraft, Amphibious Caravans, Batmobiles – the weirdest vehicles for sale

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There is a fantastic story that dates from the turn of the century. Back then aviation pioneer Alberto Santos-Dumont would parade his new fangled Airship by hovering at roof level along the boulevards of Paris. Then when he’d utterly freaked the passing Parisians out he would tie the ship up and pop into his favourite restaurant for lunch. Hopefully one …

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