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Look ma, no hands: Driverless cars to hit UK roads by January!

The Gadget Show  Wednesday 30 July 2014

Look ma, no hands: Driverless cars to hit UK roads by January!

Driverless cars have been pootling around on their own for some time now, but in this country they’ve never been allowed out on the public road. That’s all about to change, with fully autonomous vehicles set to hit the streets by January! Could this finally be the death of the steering wheel?

There’s currently a huge amount of interest in driverless cars, with Google just one of the compani…

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EA Access: All-you-can-eat Xbox One games on the way for £3.99 a month!

The Gadget Show  Wednesday 30 July 2014

EA Access: All-you-can-eat Xbox One games on the way for £3.99 a month!

If you’ve bagged yourself Microsoft’s latest Xbox One console but you’re looking for more games to play on it, EA could have the perfect solution for you. The gaming giant is rolling out a new subscription service, known as EA Access, that gives you all-you-can-eat games on your next-gen console, and all for just £3.99 a month! Is this just more monthly payments to throw at gaming, or is it a …

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Apple accidently reveals a new Mac Mini!

The Gadget Show  Wednesday 30 July 2014

Apple accidently reveals a new Mac Mini!

Apple’s Mac Mini strikes the ideal balance between features and a compact design, and if a support page posted by Apple is to be believed, the Cupertino giant’s mini marvel could be in for an update. It’s long overdue, too, with the tiny computer last receiving an overhaul back in 2012! Read on for all the details!

According to 9to5Mac, Apple posted up the updated support document for Bootca…

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Killer mobile phone features we want to make a comeback!

The Gadget Show  Tuesday 29 July 2014

Killer mobile phone features we want to make a comeback!

The recent news that Apple’s iPhone 6 could feature a light-up logo, signalling the return of the notification light, was a welcome one, but it got us thinking about other features from yesteryear that we’d love to see make a return. Although some functions are best forgotten, others could genuinely help to make smartphones not only better, but smarter. Read on for the forgotten phone features …

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This Pico Projector lets you touch the screen with an infrared stylus!

The Gadget Show  Tuesday 29 July 2014

This Pico Projector lets you touch the screen with an infrared stylus!

Pico projectors may not have took off in the way manufacturers hoped just a couple of years ago, but that hasn’t stopped one Indiegogo project from coming up with a new spin on the concept. The new TouchPico projector features its own CPU, memory and Android OS, plus there’s an infrared stylus that helps you turn any surface into a massive touchscreen! Could this be the perfect gizmo for the cl…

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It looks like Google and Motorola are working on a phablet-sized Nexus phone!

The Gadget Show  Tuesday 29 July 2014

It looks like Google and Motorola are working on a phablet-sized Nexus phone!

Although Google sold Motorola to Lenovo back in January, that hasn’t stopped the two companies from collaborating with each other, and if a new report is right, that partnership looks to continue with a brand new Nexus phablet! Who said the Nexus line was dead?

A new report from The Information has details on what’s set to be an upcoming Nexus phablet, codenamed “Shamu”, the latest collabora…

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Meet the Canon camera with a staggering 42x optical zoom!

The Gadget Show  Tuesday 29 July 2014

Meet the Canon camera with a staggering 42x optical zoom!

Meet the Canon PowerShot SX520, the latest bridge camera from the Japanese manufacturer, which packs in a mammoth 42x optical zoom that promises to snap terrifyingly detailed close-up shots, no matter what you’re shooting. Could this be the ideal all-in-one camera? Read on for all the details!

Bridge cameras like the Panasonic Lumix FZ1000 are the perfect solution for lots of photography fan…

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Help The Gadget Show team take on the music charts!

The Gadget Show  Monday 28 July 2014

Help The Gadget Show team take on the music charts!

Sure, we’ve sent cameras into space and flown in cars before, but for the new series, we’re trying something even more ambitious. Our intrepid presenters are hoping to break into the UK Top 40 charts with a brand new music single, created only using tools that you can download and use yourself! Want to help us get there?

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The ultimate retro wearable? Meet the Personal Pi Smart Jacket!

The Gadget Show  Monday 28 July 2014

The ultimate retro wearable? Meet the Personal Pi Smart Jacket!

We’ve seen some brilliant wearable tech over the past year or two, but sometimes devices seem to take themselves a bit too seriously. Not so the Personal Pi Smart Jacket, which crams a lot of tech into something that looks like an escapee from the 1990s! Fancy one of these?

Wearables come in a near unlimited number of different form factors, from the cutting-edge Google Glass, to clever but …

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Could a splittable Xbox controller for Surface be on the way?

The Gadget Show  Monday 28 July 2014

Could a splittable Xbox controller for Surface be on the way?

Apple has attempted to make game playing on its range of iPhones and iPads much easier thanks to its Made for iPhone gamepad standard, but it looks like Microsoft’s latest idea could be the best thing to happen to tablet gaming since Nvidia announced its Shield tablet. A new patent application shows an Xbox controller that can split in half to attach to your Surface slate or Windows Phone, and …

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