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UK economy stands to lose £9bn due to the sluggish pace of smart technology adoption

14 hours ago  by Darren Allan
UK economy stands to lose £9bn due to the sluggish pace of smart technology adoption
Businesses will leak the majority of that cash – almost two-thirds of it – but UK consumers are also to blame for their lack of understanding when it comes to smart tech.

UK police arrest couple selling pirated music worth thousands of pounds

23 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
UK police arrest couple selling pirated music worth thousands of pounds
City of London Police revealed that the couple are from the Greater Manchester area and the value of the music on just one of the hard drives is estimated to be in excess of £350,000.

Christian Bale confirmed for Steve Jobs role in upcoming biopic

23 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Christian Bale confirmed for Steve Jobs role in upcoming biopic
Oscar winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin announced the news during a Bloomberg television interview with Emily Chang earlier today, revealing that Bale did not have to audition for the role.

Dyegate: You can now pimp up the iPhone 6 with your jeans

23 Oct 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
Dyegate: You can now pimp up the iPhone 6 with your jeans
The handset, which doesn't come cheap, is prone to bending and tearing out people's hair, leading to the vastly amusing '#bendgate' and '#hairgate' scandals. Now it's all about 'dyegate'.

Smart Bracelet turns your arm into the world’s first living smartphone display

23 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Smart Bracelet turns your arm into the world’s first living smartphone display
Cicret, the company currently developing the world’s most secure app, is working on a device that will project a fully operational version your smartphone display onto your arm.

iFixit’s iPad Air 2 teardown finds smaller battery than the original Air

23 Oct 2014  by Darren Allan
iFixit’s iPad Air 2 teardown finds smaller battery than the original Air
The battery has shrunk since the original iPad Air, but Apple is claiming that users still get the same 10 hour life.

Chromebook shipments up 67 per cent this quarter, with Acer the leading vendor

23 Oct 2014  by Darren Allan
Chromebook shipments up 67 per cent this quarter, with Acer the leading vendor
New figures from ABI Research aren’t the first to point to strong Chromebook growth, with the year-on-year figures expected to double up.

HP set to unveil new computing experience Sprout next week

22 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
HP set to unveil new computing experience Sprout next week
Set to be officially announced at the firm’s New York event on 29 October, the device is rumoured to include a large flat-screen display, 3D scanner and an overhead projector.

Speedy iPad Air 2 blows the iPhone 6 out of the water in benchmarks

22 Oct 2014  by Darren Allan
Speedy iPad Air 2 blows the iPhone 6 out of the water in benchmarks
When it comes to multi-core Geekbench 3 results, the iPad Air 2 puts in a blistering performance, blowing away the original iPad Air and the new iPhones.

Oculus Rift-controlled robot lets users see the Moon as if they were actually there

22 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Oculus Rift-controlled robot lets users see the Moon as if they were actually there
Scientists at the Carnegie Mellon University have developed the project to compete for Google’s $30 million Lunar XPrize awarded to any team capable of sending live video back from the Moon.

Homeboy launches first “social” smart home security system

22 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Homeboy launches first “social” smart home security system
The device, available now in public beta, offers owners the option to add trusted friends and family to their network, allowing them to monitor their property and alert the authorities.