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Here's what the internet thinks the real 'Star Wars Episode VII' title should be

Last week, <i>Star Wars Episode VII</i> finally got a full title: <i>The Force Awakens</i>. It's a fine title, a respectable title. But fans may feel that it doesn't evoke the same gravitas as, say, <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>. So, on Friday, we let the internet create new titles of their own. We're fairly confident …

Lumia 535 and Lumia 1330 with Microsoft Branding Leaked Ahead of Launch Event

Two new Lumia handsets with Microsoft branding have been leaked.<p>A couple of days ago Microsoft, through a very short post announced that, "Microsoft …

iPhone 6 vs. Lumia Icon: Apple’s darling against Microsoft’s powerhouse

There’s a big difference between the iPhone 6 and the Nokia Lumia Icon on paper, but there has always been a performance gap between the iPhone and …

Gear & Gadgets

Lumia Denim with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 to Commence in October Last Week

Lumia Denim will be released in phases<p>Windows phone users will receive the new Lumia Denim update from the end of this month.<p>Lumia Denim combines new …

Lumia Emerald to be Next Lumia Firmware Update: Roll-out Expected in Early 2015

Lumia Emerald firmware running on Lumia 830, suggests screenshot<p>Images of the successor to the Lumia Denim update, codenamed Lumia Emerald, have …

Comparison: Nokia Lumia 735, 830, 930, 1020, 1520 & HTC M8 for Windows Phone benchmark

Jay Montano | October 28, 2014 | 5 Replies<p>Here’s a benchmark test between the Nokia Lumia handsets 1520, 930, 735, 830 and 1020 as well as the HTC …

Microsoft says free Windows is a success, with 50 new companies making Windows phones and tablets

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>On Tuesday, Microsoft introduced Windows 10, a new version of its desktop OS that it hopes will continue to blur the lines …

Microsoft's RoomAlive turns your room into a Holodeck

Microsoft's IllumiRoom, originally unveiled at CES 2013, caught our attention. Although only in the proof-of-concept stages, it looked to expand gaming beyond the screen, projection-mapping animated environments onto the walls beyond using Kinect sensors for a more immersive experience.<p>We were …

Augmented Reality

Need wireless charging in a spare power pack? Mugen adds Qi to its portable battery.

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Portable batteries to charge mobile devices are nothing new. Including the ability to recharge a device without wires in a …

Up close and personal with Sol Republic’s water resistant Punk Bluetooth speaker

Headphone maker Sol Republic’s foray into the outrageously popular genre of Bluetooth speakers takes a new turn with a durable little palm-sized hunk …

Google Pixel

Microsoft's Android Wear keyboard has you drawing every letter

Microsoft's support for Android Wear smartwatches isn't limited to a handy OneNote app. The company's research wing has slipped out Analog Keyboard, a prototype input app that has you drawing individual characters on your wristwear instead of trying to hit tiny keys. It's not the fastest solution …

Cortana gets new features powered by Bing: Evening alerts, concerts, flights, and local app recommendations

Microsoft today announced improvements to Cortana that take advantage of recent Bing advancements in speech recognition, entity understanding, and stream processing. As a result of the search engine’s ability to better index the real world, Cortana can now better handle evening alerts, concerts, …

Muhammad Ali v George Foreman: the Rumble in the Jungle – in pictures

Forty years on from the legendary heavyweight championship fight in Zaire, a look at the best images from the momentous meeting of a prime, undefeated beast of a heavyweight champion known as ‘Big George’ Foreman and his opponent Muhammad Ali

Newcastle United's Remy Cabella targets consistency

The Frenchman, who joined the club in the summer, accepts that he must improve his consistency if he is to nail down a spot in Alan Pardew's starting XI as the season progresses<p>Remy Cabella accepts he must be more consistent to earn a regular place in Newcastle United's starting XI.<p>Cabella was …

Apple iOS 8.1 To Launch Today. Here's What The Features Will Be [Updated]

Apple’s senior vice president of Software Engineering Craig Federighi said that Apple iOS 8.1 will be releasing today. Apple iOS 8.1 includes bug fixes, functionality for several Continuity features, the iCloud Photo Library, Apple Pay and the return of the <i>Camera Roll</i>.<p><b>Continuity</b><p>Continuity lets you …

Why Apple Didn't Talk About Its Extraordinary New SIM For The iPad

Apple’s new, thinner-than-a-pencil iPad Air 2 boasts a powerful processor, faster graphics and a better camera — all enhancements to the same features that have always existed. Yet in the one hour and 20 minute presentation that CEO Tim Cook gave today with other executives, there was no mention of …

Possible Lumia 820 replacement leaked, still wearing Nokia branding

A new Windows Phone device has been leaked, and it’s being referred to as the Lumia 830, the successor to — you’ve guessed it — the Lumia 820. The …

Mobile Technology

Nokia Lumia 820 review

Nokia's focus with Windows Phone 8 might be on its Lumia 920 handset, but the Lumia 820 might be even more appealing but for those looking at smaller and lower-cost options. It’s a promising handset that will be available in several variations on US networks, with near-identical internals but …

LifeCharge Battery Case with Wireless Charging Is a Powerful Case

I love my iPhone 6, but this iPhone 5 battery case from LifeCharge makes me miss my iPhone 5s. There are a lot of battery cases out there, and there's only so many ways to differentiate themselves, but LifeCharge found two ways that I appreciate. First, it recharges wirelessly, using the included …