UK residents who have purchased (or plan to purchase) a new Galaxy S III or Galaxy Note can send their old phone to Samsung for a new Galaxy Tab 2 tablet.
Currently, the only trade-in devices accepted are the iPhone 4/4S and Samsung Galaxy S II, although there are plans to add additional devices as early as next week. Read more »
It seems like September will be a month to remember, as now Amazon.com have added themselves to the list of companies set to announce a new product.
The retail giant hasn’t officially confirmed what it will be announcing, but we are most likely getting a sequel of its highly successful Kindle Fire tablet, which was announced last September. Read more »
Samsung has just released a video showing several glimpses of what is most likely a new Windows 8-powered notebook.
Oddly enough, the device is also shown to feature slot for what could be a stylus. Could this be the first Samsung Galaxy notebook? Read more »
Laptop trackpads have for a long time been the Achilles heel of laptops. No matter how responsive or intuitive they get, they’ve never quite been able to match the versatility of a mouse.
It looks like trackpads may be getting the much-needed upgrade they deserve, thanks to a breakthrough technology by Synaptic. Read more »
James Franco does more than act – apparently his resume includes being a writer, producer, director and…Galaxy Note 10.1 multitasker?
A cool new promo video shows off James Franco’s skills at multitasking with the latest and greatest slate from Samsung. Read more »
Samsung have released a successor to its EX1 (or TL500 in the US) large sensor compact camera.
The new camera features what Samsung claim is the brightest compact camera lens, complete with a 3-inch swiveling AMOLED screen of VGA resolution. Read more »
An upcoming version of Skype for Windows 8 has leaked showing off an interface optimized for touch interfaces (read: tablets).
It’s styled using the
Metro Modern UI, characteristic of the upcoming Microsoft platform. Read more »
The folks over at Dropbox have always been keen on getting the community in on their beta builds, and this latest version is no exception.
Highlights include improved video playback, as well as the ability to open Dropbox files directly from other applications. Read more »
Samsung’s high performance laptop, the Series 7 Gamer, has just received a design refresh, complete with new paint job.
Set to feature a new yellow finish, a SuperBright 3D LED display and an updated Core i7 processor, the Series 7 looks to make an impression. Read more »
We’ve heard a wide variety of sources claim that the upcoming iPhone will feature a larger display, and today we can add one more to the list.
When put through an iOS simulator at a resolution of 1136 x 640 (the rumored resolution of the iPhone 5), many iOS 6 apps scale perfectly to the new size, revealing interfaces which have been tweaked and optimized for the different aspect ratio. Read more »
Ever been in a foreign country with no idea what a sign says? Google Translate now lets you snap a picture of it, and then translate the text.
This is a great timesaver as it doesn’t need you to enter in the text to translate manually. Read more »
Yesterday, Google added live traffic to a host of new locations including some 130 smaller US cities and several South American capitals.
Besides the capitals of Colombia, Costa Rica, and Panama, live traffic has been improved and expanded in a host of countries in Europe and America. Read more »
‘Bingo Friendzy,’ developed by UK developer Gamesys, has been introduced by Facebook as the social network’s first real-money gambling application.
While the app uses a separate login system from Facebook – one which requires users to enter a physical address – game activity can be published directly on your Facebook timeline. Read more »
Nuance, the developer behind Dragon Naturally Speaking and many other voice operated technologies in consumer electronics, has created a voice-activated personal assistant which uses biometrics to uniquely identify a specific user.
This means that you’ll be able to tell your phone to do all sorts of things requiring secure identification by simply talking to your phone. Read more »
The popular CyanogenMod ROM modding scene has officially dropped support for a wide array of devices running on the dated Snapdragon S1 chipset.
This means that devices running on the Qualcomm QSD8x50, MSM7x25, MSM7x27 and MSM7x27T SoCs will not see any builds beyond Cyanogen 7.x, which is based on Gingerbread. Or in plain words, no Ice Cream Sandwich by CyanogenMod. Read more »