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Xperia C5 Ultra will have bezel-free display

The Sony Xperia C5 Ultra has previously made the rounds under the codename Sony Lavender and the unannounced handset’s manual has made the rounds, revealing a number of details about the handset. First, the handset will be the first Sony device to sport a bezel-free display and secondly, it will …

Phones

'I'm sitting next to a weirdo on the bus' and other true meanings of emoji

What is the ‘speak-no-evil-monkey’ really saying? Are those hands praying or high-fiving? Emoji ambiguities explained<p>So there’s going to be a film based on emoji. Of course there is, there’s a film based on everything these days. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯. But the emoji film is going to have a tricky time getting …

Language

HTC Desire 626 landing in the UK soon

HTC announced this morning that its mid-range Desire 626 will be landing on UK store shelves very soon. The manufacturer has partnered with O2, Three and Carphone Warehouse to launch the budget-friendly Android smartphone in White Birch, Blue Lagoon, Purple Fire and Dark Grey color options. No …

Where can Microsoft's Windows Phone go from here?

With its biggest hardware gamble a failure and Windows 10 about to arrive, the software maker is pressed to prove what it can achieve in the phone business.<p>Windows and Windows devices are an on-ramp to those Microsoft services. But it's not the only way to get there.<p>Steve Kleynhans / Gartner

Windows Phone

Uber can't be stopped. So what happens next?

Last week New York City backed down from a plan to cap the explosive growth of Uber's vehicle fleet. The mayor's office declared the deal it reached to be a win-win for both sides, and warned Uber that an eventual cap is still a possibility if it doesn’t comply. But that threat seemed hollow given …

Transportation

BT's broadband prices are going up this September

Stick with the same phone, broadband or TV provider for long enough and eventually your bills will go up. It's just a matter of when and by how much. BT is the latest in the UK to announce some price rises, which will be coming into effect on September 20th. Broadband packages are going up "by no …

Telecoms

Panasonic Made a New 3D Photo Booth with 120 GH4 Cameras Worth $180K

Panasonic has built a new 3D photo booth over in Japan that uses 120 Lumix GH4 cameras arranged around a circular room. The GH4 has a price tag of …

Panasonic

Peculiar Notions: 22 Eye-Catching Examples of Abstract Photography

I’m not sure how many of you (hopefully none of you) actually lose sleep thinking about abstract photography and trying to determine exactly what it …

Amazon planning drive-through grocery stores

Amazon is reportedly planning to open its first drive-through grocery store in Silicon Valley<p>Amazon is planning to open a drive-through grocery store in Silicon Valley, allowing customers to order items online and then collect them from a designated pick-up point at a pre-arranged time.<p>The world’s …

Samsung's latest monitors wirelessly charge your phone

It's not coated in gold, but Samsung's newest screen -- a monitor this time -- packs wireless charging for mobile phones and other Qi-compatible gadgets. (Yes, functionality you'd actually <i>want</i> in your office monitor... if you have a wirelessly charging phone.) The full-HD 24-inch S24E370DL and …

Twitter Judges Tweeted Jokes Copyrightable

Tweeted a great joke lately? Was it A) a brilliantly original observation all of your own? Or B) a funny tweet you saw on Twitter and pilfered, sans credit?<p>If the answer is B) your joke theft might result in your tweet being blocked on copyright grounds — if the original composer of the joke …

Internet

Apple Will Sell Apple Watch At Best Buy In August

Best Buy will be the first major U.S. retailer beside Apple to sell the new wearable.<p>Best Buy will sell Apple Watches online and in more than 100 stores nationwide starting Aug. 7, making it the first major national retailer — besides Apple — to do so.<p>Though Best Buy will carry Apple Watch Sport …