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O2 now has iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 up for pre-order

10 hours ago  by Darren Allan
O2 now has iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 up for pre-order
If you want to reserve one of Apple’s new tablets, you can, with tariffs starting at £21 per month for the iPad mini 3, and £24 for the full-size Air 2.

OnePlus One available for pre-order 27 October

11 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
OnePlus One available for pre-order 27 October
The handset, which promises a premium Android experience at an affordable price, was previously only available through an invite system, but should now be more accessible.

Dyson throws £37.5 million at revolutionary air humidifier

15 hours ago  by Alysia Judge
Dyson throws £37.5 million at revolutionary air humidifier
As the winter winds swirl ever closer, Dyson has announced a brand new product to tackle a triumvirate of cold weather woes - the Dyson Air humidifier.

Google trips up over Nexus Player pre-orders and FCC approval

16 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Google trips up over Nexus Player pre-orders and FCC approval
The device was put on pre-order before the Federal Communications Commission had actually given it the green light, embarrassingly for Google.

Microsoft smartwatch will be unveiled in next few weeks

18 hours ago  by Darren Allan
Microsoft smartwatch will be unveiled in next few weeks
Redmond is getting ready to take the wraps off its new wearable, which will apparently be cross-platform, and boast a robust battery life.

Belligerent Apple solders RAM into new Mac mini making upgrades impossible

20 hours ago  by Mark Wilson
Belligerent Apple solders RAM into new Mac mini making upgrades impossible
Apple has taken steps that mean it is impossible for buyers to install more memory on its brand new Mac mini computer announced last week.

Lenovo unveils ThinkCentre all-in-one, another ‘Tiny’ PC and affordable desktop tower

17 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Lenovo unveils ThinkCentre all-in-one, another ‘Tiny’ PC and affordable desktop tower
Three new computers have been unveiled that all target different parts of the enterprise sector and can be personalised to fit the requirements of the company involved.

Smart meters can be hacked to under-report energy usage

17 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Smart meters can be hacked to under-report energy usage
Security researchers in Spain worked for six months on the project that found significant flaws in the security of smart meters allowing figures to be reported differently to a utility company.

Does Apple plan to part with Fitbit?

17 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Does Apple plan to part with Fitbit?
Apple may soon stop selling the popular health and fitness device as it clears the way for its own wearable product, the Apple Watch, which is scheduled to launch next year.

iMac with Retina 5K display has the world's highest resolution display, but it doesn't come cheap

17 Oct 2014  by Mark Wilson
iMac with Retina 5K display has the world's highest resolution display, but it doesn't come cheap
In addition to the expected iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, Apple today announced the latest update to the iMac range. The iMac with Retina 5K display's killer feature is the screen.

Apple brings the Mac Mini back from the dead

17 Oct 2014  by Brian Fagioli
Apple brings the Mac Mini back from the dead
When I worked at CompUSA, we had a dedicated Apple section filled with beautiful computers. I regularly sold Macs, but with nowhere near the frequency of the Windows-based computers.