ShinyShiny's April Round-up: iPhone 6 rumours, The Gadget Show, Jawbone up24

Becca Caddy Tech

It's been a whirlwind of a month here at ShinyShiny, so we've decided to collect together our favourite events, top reviews and most popular videos for a mammoth round-up. Keep an eye out for a lot of new and exciting changes to the site from next month. We can't wait! The Cricut Explore: a must-have…

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ROUND-UP: Shiny Shiny's Christmas 2012 gift guides

Becca Caddy Tech

This year we've been busy little elves, collecting together the top gadgets, accessories and cool things from the past 12 months that would make the best gifts for your loved ones. Whether you're looking for a cheap eReader (we'd go for the 6" Kindle), awesome new Android camera (Samsung Galaxy all the way) or a…

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HANDS-ON: Shiny Shiny and Tech Digest fly the Parrot AR Drone 2.0

Becca Caddy Tech

Shiny Shiny and Tech Digest went along to a rather unusual preview event in London last night and got an exclusive hands-on with the Parrot AR Drone 2.0, a crazily advanced, huge and super fast iPad/iPhone controlled helicopter. Gerald Lynch, the editor of Tech Digest, wrote up his thoughts about Parrot's latest Drone, which we…

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Download the #ShinyAutumn free digital photo/iPad magazine

Becca Caddy Tech

We received so many brilliant entries to our #ShinyAutumn mobile photography competition over the last few weeks that we decided to create a digital photo magazine, showcasing 30 of our favourite images. You can download the digital magazine, Shiny Shiny's Autumn Collection, from Magcloud for free now as a pdf or a fancy iPad version,…

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Site of the week: Checklists.com – a collection of useful and weird lists

Anna Leach Trending

Site of the week goes to Checklists.com. As a list-a-holic, a collection of lists arranged in a list format gives me great pleasure. The site is a collection of pre-made check lists for individual situations. Obviously a lot of lists are very specific to you: for example pick up Andrew will only have significance if…

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And… we're back!

Anna Leach Tech

Hello again. Thanks for waiting - Shiny Shiny will be updating once more as of today. We missed you. As we hurtle into mid-August 09, we'll be there with all the little tech oddments, gadget-news and net culture which we treasure so. And thank you concerned readers, yes, that will definitely include Hello Kitty and…

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Hello Kitty alert: Big brother twins barbie’s Samanda join sanrio town

Lucy Hedges Tech

Today it's official. Big Brother twins Sam and Amanda (or Samanda for those who can't be bothered to recognise them as individuals or waste extra breath saying both their names) have taken up residency on the Hello Kitty social networking site. We've been telling you about the Hello Kitty site for a while now, so…

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