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Xbox One Games Will Not Be Region Locked Confirms Microsoft

The new next generation Xbox One will be launching later this year, but unfortunately will not be arriving in all the countries Microsoft hoped to …

Gear & Gadgets

Mercedes Vision Golf Cart concept could shuttle you around the course in comfort

Today's golf carts certainly serve a purpose, but despite opulent add-ons like plastic rain shields and windshield wipers, the electric buggies littering the world's fairways and outdoor venues can hardly be considered luxurious. Now, with Mercedes-Benz considering a compact vehicle of its own, the …

Now that Facebook has become a mobile company, the money is starting to follow

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Eliza Kern<p>In January, the number of daily active users on Facebook (s fb) finally accessing the service from mobile …

Wearable tech VCs pan Google Glass

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Google.<p>Venture capitalists have been funding all kinds of wearable devices – from activity-tracking …

The case for data centre certification

Getting a good deal from a data centre can be a difficult business. There are questions you can ask in making the choice, but there's not much …

Google Play beats App Store with over 1 million apps

Who would have thought? Android’s Google Play store has just officially hit over 1 million apps and has now finally surpassed the Apple App Store and …

Apps

First 3D Printed Rifle Fired, Also Breaks (Video)

We have seen some videos of 3D printed handguns, and now we have a video of what is reported to be the first 3D printed rifle, which you can see …

German police investigate 3D printed guns

3D printed guns could make their way into the German police force after officials confirmed they had purchased a 3D printer.<p>The Federal Criminal Police aim to investigate whether inexpensive plastic firearms pose a genuine threat to the public, or could stand to benefit the police force.<p>The …

Guns

NOW TV available exclusively on LG's Smart TV

LG announced today it is introducing Sky's NOW TV service to its Smart TV platform, becoming the first TV manufacturer to do so.<p>Customers will be able to watch Sports on a pay-as-you-go basis and gain monthly access to Sky Movies from next month. Sports fans can purchase a £9.99 24 hour pass to all …

Apple may have found the answer to our battery nightmares

We think it's fair to say that many of us would forgo certain phone features just to have a better battery to see us through the day.<p>Now it looks as …

A new tablet every year? Slow down, that's just stupid

It's simple really. Rebooting a tablet every year is just plain wrong and manufacturers are only hurting themselves with this obsession of churning …

Google TV getting Chromecast support in a future update

In the wake of the Chromecast announcement yesterday, some Google TV owners began to worry that Mountain View was taking a different approach to its smart TV business. But those fears were evidently unfounded, as the company's own Warren Rehman confirmed on his Google+ page that not only is Google …

iPhone 6 review

The iPhone 6 marked a key turning point for Apple, as it introduced a new design and larger screen, leaving the iPhones of old in its wake.<p><i>[Update:</i> …

Apple iTV release date, news and rumors

We love the Full HD Apple TV box, but Apple really isn't so sure: the company has seemed more interested in getting iPads into your living room than …

5 web-design trends tech companies should watch

Advertisement<p>29 Comments<p>Credit: Getty Images<p>Design can make or break web and mobile startups these days. But the problem is: It’s not always clear …

Google TV won't perish at the hands of Chromecast, at least not now

Good news for Google TV and set-top box owners: The company has confirmed the streaming tech from the newly-announced Chromecast dongle is coming to …

Google drops free Netflix Chromecast promotion a day after launch

Three free months of Netflix with the purchase of Google's $35 Chromecast dongle sure sounded too good to be true. Turns out it was -- or at least too good to last longer than a day. Google's pulling the plug on the promotion, telling <i>The Los Angeles Times</i> that it couldn't keep things going, "due to …

Google nixes Netflix promotion for Chromecast, cites overwhelming demand

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Google’s (s GOOG) new Chromecast streaming adapter seems to be more popular than the company imagined it would be: Not only is …

Five hackers indicted for largest known financial data breach in US history

There are your everyday run-of-the-mill hackers, and then there are the hackers who set the bar for everyone else. Though we'd hardly call them exemplary individuals, the five culprits recently indicted for the largest known financial hack in US history would certainly belong in the latter …

Cord Cutters: A first look at Google’s Chromecast video streaming adapter

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Google’s new Chromecast promises to beam videos straight from your tablet, phone or laptop to your TV. Check out this episode …

Google's living room plans reportedly included a Hangout-ready set-top box

As if the Google TV and Chromecast platforms (which are coexisting, if you hadn't heard) weren't enough, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports there may be more living room focused projects brewing in Mountain View. According to sources, former Android head Andy Rubin demonstrated a Roku-style set-top box …

Colour Blocking Interiors

<i>From geometric prints at Peter Pilotto to florals and stripes at Michael Kors and Marc Jacobs, colour blocking prints have been a sensation on the</i> …

Michael Kors

Locket Puts Ads On Smartphone Lock Screens, Pays You To Use Your Phone

Would you install an Android app that put ads directly on your smartphone’s lock screen? No? What if you were paid to do so, and whenever you swiped to unlock your device, you made a little money? That’s the promise of a new mobile application called Locket, launching today for Android, backed by …

Chrome tip: How to get Android phone notifications on your computer

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Google(s goog) Chrome already supports rich notifications and Google Now is in the works for the browser, but I think there’s …

Britain throws another £60 million at the Skylon spaceplane, hopes mid-life crisis is over soon

After a series of successful tests on the Skylon spaceplane's SABRE engine, the UK government has decided to invest another £60 million to continue developing it. The scramjet-based tech could pave the way for cheaper space travel, since it carries little oxygen on board and can maneuver like an …

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SoftBank, Bloom Energy joint venture will bring fuel cells to Japan

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Bloom Energy<p>Since the 2011 earthquake and resulting Fukushima nuclear meltdown, Japan has shut down nearly all of its …