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Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge pics, finally!

Published by on Feb 27th, 2015, No Comments

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We are only a couple of days away from the announcement which will usher in the new age of the Galaxy – at least according to Samsung. We have been waiting for ages and have had to endure multiple rumours and leaks, some which turns out to be true and other that don’t.

Well, finally we get to see the device in the flesh – no more dummy casings or renders. (more…)

New LG G Flex 2 video accentuates the curve

Published by on Feb 26th, 2015, No Comments

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LG has shared a new video of the G Flex 2, explaining all of the ins and outs. In the video, LG mentions that the reduction in size from the original G Flex to the G Flex 2 – which saw the screen go from 6 inches to 5.5 inches – was done to maximize comfort and provide the “most ideal screen size.”

The handset vendor also mentioned that the curve adds to the durability of the device, with LG’s P-OLED display combined with the “Dura-Glass Guard” making the handset 20 percent more durable. (more…)

Motorola launches the new Moto E with LTE (video)

Published by on Feb 26th, 2015, No Comments

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The US smartphone manufacturer now owned by Lenovo has been making some great products in the last year or two. They have all been well received, both critically and by the general public alike. One major reason is the fact that they are competitively priced, while offering a top of the line experience in their specific segments.

Chief among the devices on the lower end of the price scale is the Moto E. The second iteration has come around, and fixed one shortcoming it always had that meant many turned away: LTE. Now that is no longer a concern for prospective buyers, as the newest Moto E comes with LTE as well, but still at the same low price. (more…)

LG Urbane ad shows off classic design features (video)

Published by on Feb 25th, 2015, No Comments

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LG rolled out its first video for the Watch Urbane, the manufacturer’s latest smartwatch, marketed as “premium”. The all-metal watch which will be available in gold and silver trims, with LG stating that the Watch Urbane is the closest we’ll come to seeing an analogue watch face on an Android Wear-powered smartwatch.

The video also highlights the customizability of the watch, which comes with a standard 22mm band. We’ll get a better look at the Watch Urbane at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in a week’s time. (more…)

Facebook advertising shows growth among SME’s

Published by on Feb 25th, 2015, No Comments

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It would come as no surprise to people that use Facebook, but there are plenty of ads on the site these days. Some are more intrusive than others, but it is nothing you won’t expect from a service that is offered to you for free.

Many smaller companies have found Facebook to be a great way to engage with potential customers, and have taken to the social media service to advertise. Yesterday, 24 February, Facebook announced that it has now reached more than two million active advertisers, most of them SME’s (Small and Medium Enterprises). (more…)

GTA V for PC delayed… again

Published by on Feb 25th, 2015, No Comments

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Unfortunately we have some bad news for all those PC gamers looking forward to the newest GTA game making it to their platform of choice. The PC version of Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto V has been delayed yet again.

Originally the game was supposed to be released in mid-January for the PC. It released back in September 2013 on the Xbox 360 and PS3 and last year it came to the PS4 and Xbox One. After the previous delay, gamers were informed that they could pick up the game on March 24th, but this has now been pushed back to April 14th.

Rockstar had the following to say regarding the matter: (more…)

Sony announces the Xperia E4g mid-ranger (video)

Published by on Feb 25th, 2015, No Comments

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Sony have stated that they won’t be flooding the market with dozens of phones like some of its competitors, but that doesn’t mean they don’t see possibilities in certain market segments.

Sony has just made its new Xperia E4g mid-ranger official. It is pretty much the same Sony Xperia E4 that was announced a few weeks ago, but with the added capability of 4G LTE connectivity.

Other differences include the support for NFC connectivity, something missing from the Xperia E4, and we also get a slightly faster processor at 1.5 GHz when compared to the 1.3 GHz quad-core processor on the original.

Check out the promo video below: (more…)

Watch a robot play the violin (video)

Published by on Feb 24th, 2015, No Comments

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Computers and robots are proving that whatever humans can do, they can do better (or at least, they are trying). A retired engineer, Seth Goldstein, decided to relive his musical ambitions through technology.

He recently showed off Ro-Bow, a kinetic sculpture that uses robotic fingers (specifically, electromagnetic actuators) to play digital music files on a real violin.

Listen to the robot playing “Amazing Grace” below: (more…)

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