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New SwiftKey Neural Alpha Keyboard Is Powered By A Neural Network (video)

SwiftKey has announced the launch of a new smartphone keyboard they have created that is very unique and is the very first to use a neural …

Gear & Gadgets

BlackBerry Priv Gets Bluetooth SIG Certification

Earlier today we saw some new photos of the BlackBerry Priv and now the handset has been spotted in the Bluetooth SIG.<p>The handset is expected to go …

Mobile Technology

Alphabet Now Owns abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com

Since it couldn’t buy ABC.com or Alphabet.com,<p>Google Alphabet has acquired the next best thing.<p>abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com<p>Google announced the structural changes that led to Alphabet back in August, and it just became official.<p>There’s nothing there right now, but Google sure does own it (the …

Jeff Bezos

Apple iOS 9.0.2 Has Three New Nasty Surprises

It’s time to call it: iOS 9 has had a rough start. Despite its impressive new features, the platform has needed two dedicated bug patches in as many weeks. But not only have these patches failed to fix all the problems, it turns out they are introducing a whole host of new ones along the way…<p>Of …

This tiny 16-lens camera produces 52 megapixel photos

It's only the size of a smartphone, but Light's L16 "multi-aperture computational camera" houses an array of 16 individual camera units, each with …

Mobile Photography

Google buys abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com because Alphabet

In August, Google shocked the world by announcing a new parent company called Alphabet.<p>The company's site is located at the somewhat unconventional …

iPhone 6s with TSMC chip shown to run cooler, offer better battery performance than Samsung A9 processor models [Videos]

We’ve heard and read a lot about Apple going with two different manufacturers for the A9 chip in its iPhone 6s. Some models ship with a processor made by TSMC while others come with a Samsung-made component. While you’d expect that Apple would ensure both are built to offer comparable performance, …

iPhone 6S review: a very good phone ruined by rubbish battery life

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The small “S” on the back and the pink colour are the iPhone 6S’s only differentiating marks compared to last year’s iPhone.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/ac8cc7193827bc8e5a1ec338113c49ea21248174/0_0_2100_1260/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the …

LG’s V10 doubles up on screens and selfie cameras

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Mobile Technology

Conquer robotics with the complete Raspberry Pi 2 starter kit

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has released a new and improved model of its iconic microcomputer – the kit that’s taught countless curious minds the fundamentals of electronics and robotics. Whether you’re upgrading or trying Raspberry Pi for the first time, you’re going to want to do a lot more than …

Sony answers your 4K display questions

Sony announced a world’s first with the Xperia Z5 Premium and its 4K display, but a revelation that the handset actual renders the majority of content at just 1080p has left a lot of consumers a little unsure about Sony’s accomplishment. To settle the grumbling, the company has taken a little time …

Want to be a GCHQ spy? Play this game

The blueprints for a teleporting ray gun have been stolen. Clues that could lead to the perpetrator have been left all over the reception area. Each …

Social Issues

Blackphone: privacy-obsessed smartphone aims to broaden its appeal

Privacy company Silent Circle releases the second version of its phone, created by an encryption expert and a member of Navy Seal Team Six<p>Can you hear me now? Not if you’re eavesdropping on a Blackphone. Privacy company Silent Circle has released a second version of its signature handheld, a …

Privacy

Apple has a clever idea for a smart ring — here are the diagrams

The company has applied to patent a design for its own "ring computing device," which contains a ring-mounted touchscreen, a computer processor, wireless transceiver, and rechargeable power source.<p>The patent reads like a description of many current Apple Watch features but in miniature, or those …

Cyanogen OS powered ZUK Z1 hits European markets for €280

Following its debut in China a few months back, the ZUK Z1 is heading to the European market through a series of eBay sales. While it might not come directly from a familiar brand name, the ZUK Z1 packs in some noteworthy hardware at a price point that’s tough to beat.<p>The oddest specification on …

Here's What's Coming in PS4's 3.00 Update

Rolling out from tomorrow.<p>The PlayStation 4's 3.00 system update will roll out from tomorrow.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>The update, codenamed Kenshin, …

Watch Avengers Stars Goof Around in Age of Ultron Blooper Reel

Marvel's superhero blockbuster <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> comes to Blu-ray in a few weeks, and to tie in with the release the studio have released a new blooper reel. Check it out below:<p>This follows a similar reel that was released to coincide with the UK edition, which came out earlier in September. …

The PS4's huge new software update launches tomorrow

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Apps

Hitman's New Release Date is March 11, Here's What Will Be Included at Launch

Following its recent delay, Square Enix has confirmed IO Interactive's latest Hitman title will be released on March 11, and detailed what will be included in the digital launch package.<p>The March 11 release will feature the "initial launch content," which contains the Paris, Sapienza, and Marrakesh …

New Hitman coming March 11, 2016 — here's what's in the game at launch

Io Interactive's new <i>Hitman</i> is now scheduled to launch March 11, 2016, the developer announced today. Io Interactive also detailed what will be included at the game's launch, what's coming as post-release add-on content and how players can sample <i>Hitman</i> without spending $60.<p>When <i>Hitman</i> comes to …

Need for Speed Offers a Personal Journey with a Narrative

The dawn of the CarPG.<p>Considering how decidedly average I am at racing games, I’ve always found it slightly odd that scarcely a year goes by without …

Will a Year Off Make Need for Speed Great Again?

One of our Needs For Speeds is missing! Or it has been. 2014 marked the first year since 2001 where EA decided against celebrating illegal street racing with its longstanding series.<p>Need For Speed has been, to some extent, a victim of its own success, lashed to an annual release schedule by its own …

Back to the Future: The Game — 30th Anniversary Edition gets an appropriate release date: October 13

Roads? Where we’re gaming, we don’t need roads.<p>Developer Telltale announced that Back to the Future: The Game — 30th Anniversary Edition will come out on October 13 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Xbox 360 (both digitally and via physical copies). That’s close to the date (October 21) that Marty …

Epic Games' new shooter is virtual reality's killer gaming app

"Everybody wants to be Neo." That's how Nick Whiting, lead programmer at Epic Games, describes the main thrust behind <i>Bullet Train</i>, the developer's recently announced virtual reality shooter for the Oculus Rift. What Whiting's referring to, of course, is "bullet time" -- that slow-motion technique …

Microsoft Says iPad Pro Will Require Office 365 Subscription to Run iOS Office Apps

- Sep 25, 2015<p>If you’re a current iPad user who makes use of the free features of Microsoft’s Office suite of apps and will be moving up to the iPad …

This documentary film was shot entirely in 4K on the new iPhone 6s Plus

We’ve seen some great photo galleries from professional photographers using the new iPhone 6s ahead of its retail launch today, but now we get our best look yet at the upgraded camera’s new 4K video ability courtesy of ryot.org<p>‘The Painter of Jalouzi’ is a short documentary (embedded below) …

Netflix App Unveiled For Samsung Gear VR Headsets

Netflix users that enjoy watching TV series and movies from the streaming service, may be interested to learn that a new application has been created …

Virtual Reality

iOS 9's space-saving 'app slicing' feature gets delayed

The "app slicing" or "app thinning" feature Apple promised to launch with iOS 9 can help 16GB and 32GB iPhone owners save some precious storage space. Unfortunately, Cupertino can't release it to the general public yet (even though its beta testing app has been supporting the feature for quite some …

Samsung opens new office in Silicon Valley

Samsung Electronics has just opened up a swanky new office in the epicenter of the Western tech world – Silicon Valley. Silicon Valley is home to a number of familiar names in the industry, including Apple, Facebook, Intel and Google.<p>Samsung first set up camp in Silicon Valley more than 30 years …

BlackBerry confirms it will launch a new Android smartphone called Priv

BlackBerry has finally confirmed its intentions to launch an Android smartphone, after months of speculation and leaks.<p>In its second quarter financial results, BlackBerry today said it “plans to launch a flagship handheld device that will run on the Android operating system with BlackBerry …