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Samsung launches Wuaki.tv streaming service

Wuaki.tv, which is owned by the internet company Rakuten, will now offer its catalogue of films and series through the Samsung Smart TV platform.<p><b>Samsung</b> announced the partnership with the streaming service on Tuesday.<p>The service combines subscription with renting and buying films, with users able …

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Samsung Galaxy NX Android lens-swapping camera is £1,300

Hot on the heels of the phone that thinks it's a camera -- the Galaxy S4 Zoom -- is the camera that thinks it's a phone, the Samsung Galaxy NX. This …

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ASUS first to arrive with motherboard packing Intel's 20Gbps Thunderbolt 2

The ink is still fresh on Intel's formal blessing of Thunderbolt 2, and as promised, there's already a product on the market from perennial early bird ASUS. The Z87-Deluxe/Quad ATX is the first motherboard to pack the tech, which combines four of the original 10Gbps Thunderbolt channels into two …

Comparison shopping comes to Google Glass through new app

A Google Glass developer has created Crystal Shopper, an app that lets you search for the best price on a product using Glass' camera and a data connection. As <i>Self Screens</i> reports, Crystal Shopper starts by asking you to scan in a barcode. From the barcode, the app will discern what product you're …

Samsung’s Gear Smartwatch Is A Strange Hybrid

The folks over at GigaOm have heard from reliable sources everything we need to know about Samsung’s Gear smartwatch, a device rumored to hit the headlines about a week before Apple’s big new iPhone event. It’s complex, and confusing data for sure.<p>The Gear is going to have a touch-sensitive OLED …

Tesco tablet may help the supermarket take on Apple

The supermarket chain is planning to bring out a tablet computer in time for Christmas, according to reports.<p>The tablet would be a “high quality” device similar to <b>Amazon'</b>s Kindle Fire, according to sources cited by The Sunday Times.<p>The Amazon device retails from £129, and it has been suggested the …

Is high-speed Wi-Fi coming to the skies?

Those flying in British airspace, as well as those travelling on trains and ferries, would be able to surf the internet at an estimated 10 times the speed currently available.<p>The regulator cites “increasing interest” in broadband use on moving vehicles in a recent publication. If the proposals …