Category: Gadgets

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Lightroom for iPad?

Despite massive sales in both the U.S. and worldwide markets, Apple’s iPad is still marketed largely as a consumer device. With regards to more professional tasks like document editing and photo manipulation, Apple’s tablet falls far short of the capabilities of Microsoft’s Surface Pro, which can run full PC programs....

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Apple fined over illegal copyright violation

Apple has been hit with a fine in China after it was determined they illegally distributed copyrighted material via their online book store. It represents another case in a long line of legal cases brought against the company in the last few months. China Daily reports that the Beijing No. 2 Intermediate...

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Microsoft to release a smartwatch, WSJ reports

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft are to throw their hat into the smartwatch game, joining Apple, Samsung and Google. The WSJ, citing unnamed supply chain sources, claim that Microsoft asked Asian suppliers to ship device components pertaining to an unconfirmed smartwatch. Microsoft would be joining other companies...

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Pebble Watchface SDK unleashed to developers

After earning more than $10 million (£6.5 million) on Kickstarter, the Pebble e-paper smart watch now has an official public SDK available exclusively to iOS developers. Your patience has been rewarded…you have a brand new Pebble Smartwatch in your hands. And, of course, now you want to make it do...

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Google Glass breaks the ‘made in China’ trend

We’re used to pretty much everything we own coming, at least at some point, from China. No electronic device, item of clothing or indeed any other material good seems to lack the notorious ‘Made In China’ sticker. Originally the reserve of cheap tacky items, China are now the global industry...

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Is the Wii U destined to fail?

I recently wrote an article about the Playstation 4 announcement, in this article I wrote about “people excited about the next generation of video games”. Arguably this has already begun in the form of Nintendo’s latest home console the Wii U. So why does it feel like despite actually already...

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Kitchen Gadgets: The Philips Airfryer

There are a couple of new kitchen appliances on the market at the moment which offer a healthy and easy alternative to the traditional deep fat fryer.  One that stood out among those on offer was the Philips Airfryer.  The Philips Airfryer uses ‘Rapid Air technology’ which is the circulation...

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Xbox 720 Speculations

Only a few days ago Sony released details for the PS4 including games accompanying the release, tech specs and the new controller. Speculation and rumours say that Microsoft are planning an event to release the new Xbox. Sony have been hogging all of the media for the past week with their sudden press...

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Nikon release Coolpix A and Coolpix L320

Today Nikon released two new cameras to its ever-growing range, the Coolpix A and Coolpix L320. The Coolpix A holds the title of “first Coolpix compact digital camera equipped with a DX-format CMOS sensor”. Cutting past the jargon, you’ll find it’s quite an impressive feat given the fact it packs...