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Sky has the next-gen Now TV box coming later this year

Sky is finally releasing its traditional big and clunky Sky boxes, which have been around for more than a decade are becoming a bit old fashioned. Now, Sky is pushing the Now TV franchise – this fragmented approach to the range of products seems to be working for Sky, it acts as a stand-alone service with a separate payment plan and it allows the user to be more flexible with […]

Gold Apple Watches may be kept in safes overnight in Apple Stores

The Apple Watch has been appearing in the news a lot recently, not only that we now know that it will be arriving in April, but now there is a report from Mark Gurman at 9to5Mac that the Apple Watch ‘Edition’ will be kept in safes overnight. Mark claims that he was told by sources that Apple Retail stores will have specially designed safes to hold the gold version of […]

Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7 users and later

Along with all the Windows news last week, Microsoft also, for the first time ever, made the operating system free. Microsoft is also classing Windows 10 as an internet service. In the first half an hour, Terry announced that Windows 10 will free for users on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 – while this is something that is very much like Apple’s OS X, having the Windows […]

Three is looking to buy O2 for £10.25 billion

A rumour about this appeared not long ago, but now the deals real. Hutchison Whampoa is looking to buy O2 from Telefonica. Hutchison Whampoa is a Hong-Kong based company which owns Three UK and it has revealed that its has had some “exclusive negations” with Telefonica to buy the UK mobile network, O2 for £10.25 billion. The actual deal isn’t complete, but the UK mobile network market is seeing a big […]

Windows 10 – all you need to know

Windows 10 is Microsoft’s next step in the life of the operating system. It focuses on gaming, the return of the start menu, Cortana on the desktop and more The low down Windows 10 was first debuted back in September of last year, but it focused on the business side and it was more of a preview than anything else. This week, Microsoft was focusing more on the consumer, sending […]

‪‎iOS‬ 8 is now installed on 68% of active iOS devices

Since the iOS 8 original launch back in September of last year, along side the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, it has seen a slowish rate of adoption, but now the growth is picking up. As of January 5th 2015, the rate of adoption of iOS has hit 68%, which is a four percent increase from December 23rd. Apple has also seen strong performance over the holiday period, with […]

HMV is now the biggest seller of physical music, beating Amazon

It didn’t seem like long ago that HMV, a high-street music store was looking at bankruptcy, two years ago in fact. The British retailer quickly turned things around, by cost-cutting and closing the Oxford Street branch. HMV then focused on selling music, this has definitely worked – now HMV is the UK’s biggest retailer of physical music beating Amazon to the top spot. CityAM has reported that they sold more […]

‪‎WhatsApp‬ is now more popular than texting

WhatsApp, the popular messenger app is now more popular than normal SMS texting. The app has now overtaken traditional texting by 50% when comparing the amount of messages sent each day. Also WhatsApp now has a staggering 700 million active monthly users, which has seen a massive increase from the 50 million in April last year. Ofcom has revealed that the forgotten SMS has seen a decline in the amount […]

‪‎iPod‬ shuffle stock disappears from Apple retail stores

Apple’s cheapest iPod, the now nearly five year old iPod Shuffle is having stock issues, recently the supply of it has dwindled in both Apple’s retail store and the online store. Apple has also warned its retail employees that the supplies of the iPod shuffle will be a bit low for an unspecified amount of time, so customers who are looking to purchase an iPod shuffle will have to buy […]

CES 2015 – Samsung launch new high-tech washing machine

CES is usually a time where new TVs, wearable fitness gadgets, Internet of Things devices, drones, virtual reality and more get launched. But Samsung hasn’t forgotten that simple gadgets matter to consumers. Samsung has launched a new washing machine, which comes included with a built in sink. Samsung is better known for making the Galaxy smartphone range and Galaxy Tab tablets. But Samsung decided to take their new washing machine to […]