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iOS 9: the rumour roundup

Published by on May 18th, 2015, No Comments


2015 looks to be a busy year for Apple; fresh from introducing its premier wearable – the Apple Watch – and ahead of a possible iPhone 6s/7 launch in September, the company is also set to unveil its iterant update to iOS.

With just less than a month to go to WWDC, let’s review the major rumours circulating the internet and round up the most speculated features to be introduced to iOS 9.


What PC setup will you need to run the Oculus-Rift?

Published by on May 18th, 2015, No Comments

OculusSo if the future of tech is virtual or augmented reality what exactly do we need to run the hardware? This kind of device obviously needs to be able to create highly detailed images and it was always clear that the Oculus Rift would require a high-end PC .

Oculus product vice-president Nate Mitchell confirmed this last week and on Friday Oculus published the actual recommended specs for a Rift-compatible computer. Read on to find out… (more…)

Samsung Gear Circle review: a full revolution?

Published by on May 15th, 2015, No Comments


Every so often, one of tech’s major conglomerates- be it Apple, Microsoft, Sony – produces a simply crazy idea. Apple, for example, introduced the modern computer mouse with the Macintosh II – the mouse itself based off the work of World War II veteran Douglas Engelbart. While seen by some as a ridiculous concept at inception, the humble mouse has since become a staple of desktop computing in modern times.

LG saw fit last year to usher in its own bid to  turn heads with the Tone Pro headset; a novel set of earphones connected to a neck-worn bracelet that accommodates both music and call playback. Now, in 2015, Samsung have fired back with the Galaxy Circle – a daring new concept of a modern bluetooth headset.


Top 5: Action / Sports Cameras

Published by on May 15th, 2015, No Comments

Five-Best-Action-Cameras-Gear-Patrol-Lead-FullThe past decade or so has seen a rise in personal fitness and living healthy. Every weekend you will see runners, cyclers and other outdoor enthusiasts descend on their favorite routes or adventure trails. The tech industry has definitely capitalised on this sports / outdoors revolution, no more so than with camera/video gadgets. Who wouldn’t want to show off that sick mountain decline you mostly did just on one wheel on your mountain bike? Let’s have a look at the top 5 action / sports camera options currently available… (more…)

Sony launches the Xperia A4

Published by on May 14th, 2015, No Comments


Following last month’s quiet launch of the Xperia Z4 in Japan, Sony have launched a new addition to its Xperia range: the A4.

The A4, which shares many similar specifications to last year’s Z3 Compact, has so far been launched exclusively for Japanese carrier NTT Docomo, with no present word on global availability.


GoPro CEO gives $229 million to his college roommate

Published by on May 14th, 2015, No Comments

Nick Woodman

Neil Dana basically won the lottery when he ended up being college roomies with Nick Woodman.

Woodman, as some of you may know, is the founder and CEO of the world’s largest action camera company, GoPro.

However, 10 years ago, Woodman wasn’t a camera wielding, billionaire CEO when he attended the University of California in San Diego with his friend, Neil Dana. He was simply a young man with a vision.

Before GoPro was known around the world, and when the company was merely in its development phase, Woodman had made a promise to his roommate. A very lucrative promise, that is.  (more…)

‘Top Gear’ coming to Netflix as ‘House of Cars’?

Published by on May 14th, 2015, 4 Comments


Has the BBC made a massive mistake in canning Jeremy Clarkson and shut down Top Gear in all but name? Time will tell, as it is rumoured that the BBC will continue making Top Gear but with three new presenters.

Not only that, but the internet is abuzz with reports that Clarkson, May and Hammond is looking to revive their show (obviously under another name) on another network or broadcasting service. (more…)

Video: Introducing the self-flying Lily Camera drone!

Published by on May 14th, 2015, No Comments

Lily1Action and sports related cameras have become essential tools to all adventure seekers and outdoor sports enthusiasts. Products like the Go Pro have been dominating this market over the past couple of years due to its lightweight, durable and functional design.

Now though the market has another competitor and it brings a whole new dimension to action / sports cameras, literally! Introducing the Lily Camera, a self tracking drone camera that will enable any outdoor enthusiast to capture amazing sweeping videos (and stills) of their adventures. This is a must see! (more…)