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Panasonic retreats from Europe seven months after it arrives

Just seven months ago, Apple introduced its third generation iPad and Panasonic announced it was returning to Europe to sell phones after a seven-year absence. This week, Apple has released its new iPad Mini (with a raft of iPad Mini cases, natch) but Panasonic has rather worse news. Instead of releasing a new phone to [...]

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HTC J Butterfly impresses with 5″ 1080p display, Japan-only for now

This week HTC and KDDI au announced their first 1080p smartphone, the HTC J Butterfly. The J Butterfly has a massively pixel-dense 1920 x 1080p display that measures just five inches across. This is enough to put it barely into phablet territory, but the massive increase in display makes it one-of-a-kind. The new display can [...]

HTC One X+ announced

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HTC One X+ announced

Today, after weeks of rumours, HTC have announced their new phone for the holidays: The HTC One X+. The new phone isn’t actually that new - it’s mostly a refresh of their HTC One X flagship, with a few tweaked specifications and new software features. Let’s have a look. Probably the most interesting update is [...]

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HTC announce Windows Phone 8X, Windows Phone 8S

While HTC have traditionally been the biggest supporters of Microsoft’s attempts on mobile, this year it’s all been about Nokia’s Lumia handsets, which have so far proved quite popular with Windows Phone fans. In a press event earlier this week, HTC took the stage to prove that they still had what it takes to turn [...]

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Could the iPhone 5 launch with LTE in the UK?

Yesterday UK network Everything Everywhere, the rebranded merger of T-Mobile and Orange, officially demonstrated the UK’s first high speed 4G LTE network. Attendees were able to get very high speeds on their mobiles; nearly 40 Mb/s down and 24 Mb/s up. That’s a lot faster than the majority of home broadband connections, although no doubt [...]

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LG Optimus G officially unveiled

The LG Optimus G has officially been unveiled after quite a few weeks of speculation and rumour. The so-called LG superphone will include some powerful components and clever new technology. At the heart of the phone is a brand-new quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, an Adreno 320 GPU, 2 GB of RAM and a 2100 mAh battery. These specifications have [...]

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Pinterest app finally released on Android

Pinterest is one of the newest social networks that’s gotten a lot of people very excited. At its core it’s quite simple - a community of people sharing images that have been ‘pinned’ from across the internet. You’re encouraged to pin images that you’re interested in (hence the name) and following these instructions you build [...]

The Ultimate Kindle Chargers

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The Ultimate Kindle Chargers

Kindles can last a long time between charges, but if you’re a real word fiend or you like to use the experimental browser and 3G connectivity, you can still find yourself running dry a lot sooner than you’d like. In this article, we’ll be covering four of the best charging options on the market, in just two [...]

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Google Nexus 7 Review

The Google Nexus 7 is an Asus-made tablet that hopes to shake up the tablet industry by offering a price to performance ratio that’s never been achieved before, coupled with the very latest version of the Android operating system. Let’s have a look at whether this tablet achieves its aim or whether too many corners [...]

Google Nexus 7: Top 5 accessories

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Google Nexus 7: Top 5 accessories

In this article, we’ll be examing the five best accessories available for the budget-priced Google Nexus 7. Let’s get right to it! 5. Momax iPower Pro 8000 mAh Universal Portable Battery Pack The Momax iPower Pro is a super-charged portable battery for the Google Nexus 7, that provides 8000 mAh of charge on top of [...]