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Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact Review: Not The iPad Mini Killer

Sony’s Xperia range of Android devices has included smartphones, phablets, and large-screened tablets. Now its attention has turned to the 8 inch market with the release of the Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. It captures Sony’s mobile essence of the last few years, but it doesn’t quite have the …

Opera Mini will let you browse the Web on your Samsung Gear S smartwatch

A little over a month ago, Samsung unveiled its new Gear S smartwatch, a Tizen-powered timepiece capable of making calls and going online <i>without</i> leaning on a smartphone. Heck, it even promised full turn-by-turn navigation provided by the Nokia-owned HERE mapping platform. But what about an internet …

Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

Xperia™ Z3 Tablet Compact Features

Greater than its size<p>The 8.1" lightweight tablet with full-sized performance<p>Available colours<p>Design & Durability<p>close<p>Quality Craftmanship<p>This super …

Roll your own photo presets with Mix for Android | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

With Mix’s collection of more than 40 textures, 10 adjustment tools and 115 filters, you can create original effects such as DSLR-like depth of field …

Three Uses For Google Drive That Don't Involve Docs, Sheets, or Slides | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Google's powerhouse of an online office suite is great for creating documents, spreadsheets and presentations from any Internet-enabled device, but …

Cover Your Home: How To Find and Remove Wireless Blind Spots | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

WiFi is everywhere and, for most readers, that it includes your home. While desktop computers still frequently use Ethernet, the majority of laptops, …

Featured: Top 10 Best Android Apps – August 2014 Edition | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

Fragment<p>We briefly wrote about Fragment back when it hit the Play Store. It’s an app that allows you to bring a truly unique look to your photos …

Extending Battery Life Made Easy | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

One of the most sad moment for teenagers like us is when our Smart phone's battery is about to die.<br>There's no direct way of extending the battery …

Google Play Store updated to v4.9.13, brings Material Design

Material Design was all the hype at Google IO. And of course – it is probably the biggest Android design alteration we have seen in years. The graphic intensive and cleaner look is to be spread across the whole UI, and the Google Play Store is finally taking all these design elements to the streets.<p>…

Chelsea's bid to sign Didier Drogba puts Romelu Lukaku's future in doubt

Didier Drogba's possible return to Chelsea creates more uncertainty over Romelu Lukaku's future and raises questions about ability meet home-grown quotas<p>Chelsea's bid to re-sign Didier Drogba underlines doubts over the club’s ability to meet the home-grown player quotas for the Premier League and …

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How good is your grammar?

You scored 60%!<p>Q.1 Highlight the gerund in the following sentence: “I have to read this sentence; I don’t mind though, because I love reading and I …

Bad Grammar Award 2014 shortlist

Tesco, the Army and even schools: the institutions that can't tell their subject from their object<p>At 7pm this evening, a panel led by Jeremy Paxman will announce the winner of this year’s Bad Grammar Award, a ceremony devised by the Idler Academy to humiliate institutions for their grammatical …

Jeremy Paxman: a new face on Newsnight will be no bad thing

The announcement that Jeremy Paxman is stepping down from the flagship current affairs show marks the end of an era, but isn't unwelcome, says Neil Midgley<p><b>Jeremy Paxman’s departure from Newsnight</b> is, most certainly, the end of an era. He has hosted the programme for 25 years and – quite rightly – …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

Prince confirms four UK arena shows

Never one to shy away from surprises, Prince is to announce a return to the UK, just three months after the series of guerrilla gigs in London and Manchester that sparked wild excitement in February.<p>Prince has scheduled four arena shows with 3rdEyeGirl – at Birmingham LG Arena on 15 May, Manchester …

Drinking more coffee may cut the risk of diabetes

Increasing the amount of coffee you drink can reduce the risk of developing type two diabetes, study concludes<p>Drinking more than three cups of a coffee a day may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes by a third, a study has suggested, with those who drink more over time also cutting their chances of …

Smartwatch 2 – 400 apps, new styles and *new* features

We’d just like to bring you up to speed with some of the latest smartwatch 2 developments…<p>Last month we announced an exciting new addition to …