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Chrome OS and Chromebooks: Android apps help, but there’s still a long way to go

2 hours ago  by Joe Wilcox
Chrome OS and Chromebooks: Android apps help, but there’s still a long way to go
Last week, we finally saw Android and Chrome OS coming closer together with some mobile apps being made available for Chromebooks – but don’t get too excited just yet.

LG reveals efficient OLED light panels will hit the market in November

4 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
LG reveals efficient OLED light panels will hit the market in November
It has developed panels that offer the same 100 lumens per watt of current LED and fluorescent panels as well as 40,000 hours of life per panel.

Tag Heuer announces plans to follow Apple into smartwatch battle

8 hours ago  by Sam Pudwell
Tag Heuer announces plans to follow Apple into smartwatch battle
The Swiss watchmaker recently lost its vice president of global sales to Apple and is seeking revenge by going into direct competition with the tech giant.

Bye-bye Oyster Card? Contactless payments rolled out on London tube network (a year late)

9 hours ago  by Zak Thomas
Bye-bye Oyster Card? Contactless payments rolled out on London tube network (a year late)
This means passengers with a contactless bank card can ditch the Oyster Card system. Transport for London will accept all UK-issued contactless cards.

Is Apple set to revolutionise multiple markets with the iPhone 6, Apple Watch and NFC?

14 hours ago  by Guy Wright
Is Apple set to revolutionise multiple markets with the iPhone 6, Apple Watch and NFC?
Following Cupertino’s big launch event, pundits are beginning to claim that Apple will revolutionise the phablet, smartwatch and NFC markets. We don’t think so…

Transport and technology: How TfL has evolved over the years

22 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Transport and technology: How TfL has evolved over the years
With contactless payment accepted across all London transport services from today, it's time to take a look back at the other enhancements that have made an impact on the city's commuters.

Today’s tech: Phones 4u trouble, Samsung squares off against LG, Apple runs out of iPhone 6 handsets

15 Sep 2014  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: Phones 4u trouble, Samsung squares off against LG, Apple runs out of iPhone 6 handsets
The best of ITProPortal news including: Phones 4u has been forced into administration, Samsung and LG continue its bitter rivalry, and good luck getting an iPhone 6 on September 19.

Stanford engineers build ant-sized radio to power the Internet of Things

15 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Stanford engineers build ant-sized radio to power the Internet of Things
Experts believe that the tiny object, just a few millimetres across, could make a big impact in the IoT field, by enabling everyday devices to communicate with each other easily.

Top LG executive allegedly vandalises Samsung washing machines in electronics shop, blames "weak hinges"

15 Sep 2014  by Aatif Sulleyman
Top LG executive allegedly vandalises Samsung washing machines in electronics shop, blames "weak hinges"
LG has been dragged into an incredible scrap by rival South Korean tech giant Samsung... and it's over a pair of broken washing machines.

Google's budget Android One range targets Indian market

15 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Google's budget Android One range targets Indian market
The search engine giant has announced a new low-cost range of smartphones, looking to target emerging markets, which will run a stock version of Android, much like the firm's Nexus line.

Is Apple Watch late to the party?

15 Sep 2014  by Joe Wilcox
Is Apple Watch late to the party?
That said, Android Wear, while seemingly sensible comparison that analysts, bloggers, and journalists make, isn't right, when put in perspective of next-generation wearables.