Sky adds new +HD box and £10 streaming gizmo

Ashley Norris Fun

A couple of big-ish announcements this morning from Sky TV. The satellite TV broadcaster/broadband provider has announced the imminent arrival of a new Sky+HD box, with integrated wireless facilities and a Now TV £10 box that enables viewers to watch on demand services. The announcement of the new box was included in the company's financial…

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Watch out chubby dogs! Here comes Fitbark, a fitness tracker for canines

Ashley Norris Tech

Are you concerned that your dog is looking a little on the chubby side? Well no worries because some enterprising New Yorkers and our pals at Kickstarter are coming to the rescue. After fitness tracking devices for humans like Fitbit and Jawbone we may soon have a versions for dogs called FitBark. Basically it is…

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Nokia Lumia 625 unveiled. UK launch at EE, Vodafone, CW and more in September

Ashley Norris Tech

And yet another new Windows-powered smartphone from Nokia. Yet the Lumia 625 which was unveiled today, is interesting for a couple of reasons. Firstly it is a budget-ish smartphone which has plenty of features by coming in at around £200 isnlt that pricey. Secondly it is the biggest Nokia Lumia phone to date with a…

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Five new features that Spotify should add – charts, mistake correction and more

Ashley Norris Tech

Don't get me wrong, I am a huge fan of the music streaming service Spotify. The way in which it makes almost every great album, both past and present, accessible with one click, is a wonderful thing. However there are still a few things which I think Spotify needs to address. Here are five quick…

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Apple targets students by offering £35 of apps with iPhone 5

Ashley Norris Tech

One key market sector where Apple is quite possibly facing tough competition recently is in the student market. Lots of youngsters quite possibly can't afford both a tablet and phone so you can see the appeal of Phablet models like the Samsung Galaxy Note. The more cash-strapped students are probably just opting for cheaper smartphones.…

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Forget smart watches, are smart textiles and implants the future?

Ashley Norris Tech

We are only months away from an almighty battle for the smart watch market. Apple is rumoured to be beefing up its iWatch team, Samsung is working on a similar device and Sony has been in the market for a while with its range of watches. Might however the smart watch be a small blip…

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HTC One Mini UK launch confirmed – EE and Phones 4u first in line

Ashley Norris Tech

HTC has finally confirmed that it is going to debut a smaller version of its best selling HTC One Android smartphone.The HTC One Mini basically keeps much of what makes its larger sibling great, but in a smaller package with a tidier screen size - 4.3-inch 720p screen (1280 x 720). Ironically though that still…

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Clever new shopping site The Hunt launches with a bit of help from Kutcher and Banks

Ashley Norris Fun, Trending

The world isn't exactly short of social shopping sites at the moment. You know the places where you buy stuff and then share it via your social media accounts. Certainly fab.com loks like it is about to take over the enitire world. Here's yet another one - The Hunt - though this is is a…

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Samsung revives the Flip Phone – in the guise of the Galaxy Folder

Ashley Norris Tech

Aaah mid noughties nostalgia. Remember when we all used to crave flip phones? Well it appears that we might do again, for Samsung is on course to launch an Android powered, Galaxy monikered touch screen phone as a flip! Samsung has already launched a pair of flips in its domestic market this year and now…

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