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Google gets serious on robots, snapping up robotic vision and learning startups

11 minutes ago  by Paul Cooper
Google gets serious on robots, snapping up robotic vision and learning startups
Google has expanded its portfolio of artificial intelligence and robotics pioneers with the purchase of two companies that have their roots in Oxford University.

Survey: Mobile printing used by just 17% of businesses

46 minutes ago  by Jamie Hinks
Survey: Mobile printing used by just 17% of businesses
Two separate surveys of consumers and businesses found that mobile printing isn’t popular among business users due to it being considered an “unimportant option”.

Dyegate: You can now customise the Apple iPhone 6 for free

2 hours ago  by Aatif Sulleyman
Dyegate: You can now customise the Apple iPhone 6 for free
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

2 hours ago  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.

Encouraging Yahoo CEO predicts Tumblr will raise £62m in revenue by 2015

3 hours ago  by Alex Hamilton
Encouraging Yahoo CEO predicts Tumblr will raise £62m in revenue by 2015
Yahoo CEO announces encouraging profit predictions for billion-dollar microblogging platform following increased user uptake.

Reviews

Nokia Lumia 735 review: Budget phone for selfie addicts

21 Oct 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Nokia Lumia 735 review: Budget phone for selfie addicts
While the Lumia 735 might look like just another Windows Phone, it sports some nice features, won’t break the bank and should really appeal to selfie fans.

Apple iPhone 6 Plus review: Beautifully made, but pricey

13 Oct 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Apple iPhone 6 Plus review: Beautifully made, but pricey
There are two new iPhones on the block, both bigger than we’ve seen before, but is the larger of the two – the iPhone 6 Plus – worth the extra outlay?

HTC One M8 for Windows review

11 Oct 2014  by Brian Fagioli
HTC One M8 for Windows review
HTC has produced a new version of its much praised M8 flagship running Windows Phone. So how does it compare to its Android sibling, or indeed Nokia's Lumia range?

Gigaset QV830 review: A sterling budget Android tablet

09 Oct 2014  by Wayne Williams
Gigaset QV830 review: A sterling budget Android tablet
If you can’t afford a top dollar tablet, or you want a cheap second slate, then the Gigaset QV830 could fit the bill nicely.

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review: Small and beautifully formed

09 Oct 2014  by Sandra Vogel
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact review: Small and beautifully formed
The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact might be small in size, but it is brimming with high quality features and benefits from a robust, waterproof design that helps make it a standout handset.

Features

3 simple changes to get more from your team

30 minutes ago  by Nathan Chai
3 simple changes to get more from your team
When we boil it down, "company culture" is just a sexier way of saying "management style". The startup management style has proven to improve business processes, but how are you supposed to do it?

WATCH: How the "new IP" will affect IT departments

7 hours ago  by Team ITPP
WATCH: How the "new IP" will affect IT departments
In this video, ITProPortal speaks to Curt Beckmann, CTO for Europe Middle East and Africa at Brocade about what the so-called "new IP" will mean for your IT department.

Throwback Thursday: How Disney's 'Fantasia' led to the foundation of HP

7 hours ago  by Aatif Sulleyman
Throwback Thursday: How Disney's 'Fantasia' led to the foundation of HP
Now largely associated with enterprises and hardcore business technology, it's a little-known fact that HP was actually the driving force behind the establishment of Silicon Valley.

WATCH: Software defined networking: What is it really?

8 hours ago  by Team ITPP
WATCH: Software defined networking: What is it really?
In this video, ITProPortal speaks to Curt Beckmann, CTO for Europe Middle East and Africa at Brocade about what software defined networking really is, and how it can help your business.

Put some personality into your photos with Lumia Creative Studio for Windows Phone

8 hours ago  by Sandra Vogel
Put some personality into your photos with Lumia Creative Studio for Windows Phone
Windows Phone owners who are photo fans will love this free app for tweaking their snaps to add a bit of variation and vibrancy.

Deals

Tech deals: Save 42% on Corsair Hydro Series liquid cooler

21 Oct 2014  by Louisa Benson
Tech deals: Save 42% on Corsair Hydro Series liquid cooler
Amazon has the Corsair Hydro Series H100i 240mm Liquid CPU Cooler for a low £82.67 with free delivery thrown in on top.

Daily tech deal: Acer Intel Celeron Chromebook for £139.00

20 Oct 2014  by Louisa Benson
Daily tech deal: Acer Intel Celeron Chromebook for £139.00
eBay (via Tesco Outlet) has the refurbished Acer C720-29552G01AII Intel Celeron 2955U 11.6in Chromebook (2GB/16GB SSD) for a low £139.00 with free delivery.

Daily tech deals: TRENDnet 500Mbps Powerline adapter kit for frequent travellers

15 Oct 2014  by Louisa Benson
Daily tech deals: TRENDnet 500Mbps Powerline adapter kit for frequent travellers
ebuyer has the TRENDnet TPL-407E2K Powerline 500 AV Nano Passthrough Adapter Kit for a low £19.98 with free delivery. This normally retails for £40.

Daily tech deals: Save £250 on a LG 42in 3D TV

14 Oct 2014  by Louisa Benson
Daily tech deals: Save £250 on a LG 42in 3D TV
Currys has the LG 47LB730V 47in 3D LED LCD Smart HDTV with a five year guarantee for a low £749.00 plus free delivery thrown in on top.

Deal: Lenovo Ideapad Z50-70 for just £369.99 at Ebuyer

10 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Deal: Lenovo Ideapad Z50-70 for just £369.99 at Ebuyer
If you need a new laptop but don't want to pay an arm and a leg, this is the deal for you. A Lenovo Ideapad Z50-70 for the bargain price of £369.99.

Blog

Forget the iPad Air 2, the most impressive thing Apple launched was a PC

22 Oct 2014  by Rob Enderle
Forget the iPad Air 2, the most impressive thing Apple launched was a PC
When Apple starts showcasing that the whole “PC is Dead thing” is BS you have to stand up and listen and they certainly caught my attention.

TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014: As it happened

20 Oct 2014  by Team ITPP
TechCrunch Disrupt Europe 2014: As it happened
The agenda looks very pretty indeed, featuring the likes of Michael Acton Smith, Neelie Kroes, Waze, Raspberry Pi, a couple of Tech City celebs and some of the most promising startups around.

The Apple iPad Air 2 is proof that tablets are dying

20 Oct 2014  by Wayne Williams
The Apple iPad Air 2 is proof that tablets are dying
Tablet sales are slowing, and a large chunk of the reason for that can be laid squarely at Apple’s door, or at least that's what Wayne Williams thinks.

3 reasons why Apple should be worried about its new iPad range

16 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
3 reasons why Apple should be worried about its new iPad range
How do we really think Apple's new devices will fare when they are released into the wild? Here’s three reasons why the tech-giant may have cause for concern.

Why the new Nexus 6 will flop more spectacularly than a drunk Tom Daley

15 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Why the new Nexus 6 will flop more spectacularly than a drunk Tom Daley
Google has enjoyed considerable success with its affordable Nexus range of smartphones, but will the 6 be a success? Here's why I don't think it'll quite hit the right buttons.