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Tesco working on Android smartphone and Hudl successor

Last year we saw the UK grocery superstore make their mark in the Android world of tablets in the form of the Hudl. The Hudl is a budget Android tablet and has been received well in the market. Released in September 2013, Tesco have already sold half a million devices. With the success of the Hudl, Tesco are now looking to make their way into the smartphone arena with their very own Android powered smartphone. While the Hudl is a low end tablet, Tesco’s smartphone will compete with handsets ... Continue Reading →
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Apple bring back iPad 4 to replace iPad 2

Apple have continued to sell the iPad 2 for a couple of years now in addition to their latest iPad model. On November 1st 2013, Apple released the fifth generation iPad in the form of the iPad Air which replaced the iPad 4 in the store. The iPad 2 despite being a couple generations older continued to be available for purchase for £329 for the 16GB Wifi version. Today however, Apple have now removed the iPad 2 from the Apple Store and have instead brought back the iPad 4 which replaces the iPad ... Continue Reading →
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Android Kit Kat out now for Nexus 7 and 10

 Today Google have begun pushing out the latest Android update for their Nexus devices.Android 4.4 came preloaded on the Nexus 5 which was released November 1st but, the latest updates is now making its way on to other Nexus devices, namely the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. The update is for both the 2012 and this year’s Nexus 7. Owners of the Nexus 4 and cellular Nexus tablets will have to wait a little bit longer though but,  Google have said the update is coming soon. Continue Reading →
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Samsung announce child friendly Galaxy Tab 3

Samsung have announced that they will be adding another version to their Samsung Galaxy Tab lineup. The Korean company will be releasing a child friendly version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0. For the most part, the “Tab 3 Kids” will be the same as the normal version. That includes featuring a 7 inch tablet, with a resolution of 1024 x 600, 1.2GHz dual core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB internal memory and the option to add a microSD card, as well as having a 3 megapixel camera. The Kid ... Continue Reading →
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How the Nexus 7 2 stacks up against the iPad Mini

As with most Android tablets launched, there has to be a comparison against one of Apple’s iPad. As the Nexus 7 features a 7 inch display it’s most matched with Apple’s miniature iPad which is outfitted with a 7.9 inch display. But how does the latest Nexus 7 from Google match up against Apple’s iPad Mini spec wise? The first noticeable difference will of course be in the screen size, the iPad Mini’s screen is 0.9 inches bigger but, whether that’s better or not, ... Continue Reading →
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Nexus 7 2013 model already available to buy at select stores

Google may have said the 2013 refreshed Nexus 7 would be released on July 30th but, some retailers in the US have other ideas. Best Buy is the main example, the company has already shipped out quite a lot, if not all of their pre-orders for the device and customers have already received them, including collect at store deliveries. Not only have Best Buy begun shipping the tablets out early though, the Nexus 7 is actually available to pick up in many of their stores across the States. Both the 16GB ... Continue Reading →
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Google announce refreshed Nexus 7, Android 4.3 and Chromecast

Google have announced a newer Nexus 7 with “refreshed” specifications. The 2013 Nexus 7 features a 1.5GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 2GB of RAM, where as last years featured a 1.2GHz quad core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor and 1GB of RAM. Both models feature a 7 inch display but, Google have made this year’s model have a full HD display. The 2013 Nexus 7 has a resolution of 1920 x 1200, vs the 1280 x 800 seen last year. This increased resolution gives the Nexus 7 the ... Continue Reading →
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Review: Groovy Cable offers four in one USB charging

I was recently invited to try out the four in one charger by Love Cases known as the Groovy Cable. The Groovy cable has a standard USB plug one end that will plug into a USB charger or computer, while the other end features 3 different wires with different connections on them. At the end of one of the wires you’ll find a microUSB connection, suitable for connecting to the majority of most modern phones. Another connection offers Apple’s lightning connector which is compatible with the ... Continue Reading →
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Sonic Dashes onto iOS in Temple Run like game

Just a couple of days ago Sega announced that they would be releasing a new Sonic game onto iOS devices. While their previous effort Sonic Jump mimicked the popular mobile game Doodle Jump, the latest game featuring Sega’s fast blue hedgehog is Sonic Dash. The game resembles Temple Run, Pitfall by using the same sort of instructions and goals. In Sonic Dash it is of course rings you are collecting and you need to move out of the way of obstacles. This can either be done by flicking left or ... Continue Reading →
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Snugg iPad 3 flip stand and case reviewed

A little while back, we had the chance to review the Snugg Portfolio flip and stand case for the Apple iPad. Available for the original iPad, iPad 2 and the third generation iPad, we were lucky enough to try the Snugg portfolio case for all three generations of iPad. The Snugg case quickly became my favourite case out of all the ones I tried for my third generation iPad, which at the time as I hadn’t had the iPad long, I had within the first month of owning it tried several different cases ... Continue Reading →