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Get a taste of Facebook Home…without Facebook Home

Captivated by Facebook Home but undecided whether you want Zuck & Co. to have total control of your beloved smartphone? Well, an update to Messenger for Android will let you sample “Chat Heads”; one of the more notable features of the recently unveiled Android skin. Chat Heads, simply, allow you...

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Twitter prepares to launch #music service

Twitter is joining with music service We Are Hunted, who on friday announced the acquisition. Just moments after Ryan Seacrest hinted at a new Twitter music feature, Twitter officially unveiled the service through a landing page at music.twitter.com. The sign-in button leads to an app authorisation page under the name...

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Amazon acquires Goodreads, a social network for books

Amazon have today issued a press release announcing their acquisition of Goodreads, a social networking site based around book recommendations. According to the press release, Goodreads has over 16 million members, contributing to more than 30,000 online book clubs. Whilst Amazon have now acquired the company, the site’s primary retailer is...

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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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Electric Vehicles Explained

A few vehicles such as the Holden/Chevrolet Volt and Mitsubishi i-MiEV are vehicles that can run on pure electricity. The running costs of these vehicles can be some what lower then traditional vehicles. There is a claim that an overnight charge of these vehicles will only cost around $2.50. Although this can...

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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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Lara Croft The Indestructible Woman AKA: The Tomb Raider Review

Warning: There are spoilers in this review. Jesus, Mary and Joseph; how much punishment can one woman take? I thought Nathan Drake went through a lot in his series, but bloody hell. The British Army should strap Lara Croft to their tanks to protect them from I.E.Ds. To say Crystal...