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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?

Going under the name Tech Warriors, our presenters have cut a singl…

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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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Microsoft Surface: Downsized super slate on the way!

The Gadget Show  Monday 28 July 2014

Microsoft Surface: Downsized super slate on the way!

We’ve been waiting for a Microsoft Surface Mini for a little while now, but Microsoft went the opposite way when it announced its latest Surface Pro 3, which is big enough to put laptops to shame! It looks like the wait could be nearly over though, with a smaller, more portable slate hinted to be on the way.

Granted, the Surface Pro 3 is thinner and lighter than the Surface tablets that hav…

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Apple iWatch, HTC Android Wear Smartwatch, Pink HTC One (M8), Huawei P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone: Gadget Digest

The Gadget Show  Friday 25 July 2014

Apple iWatch, HTC Android Wear Smartwatch, Pink HTC One (M8), Huawei P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone: Gadget Digest

It’s been another great week in the world of gadgets, and now we’re close to the end it’s time to look back and check out our favourite stories. From gaming tablets to smartphones, smartwatches and wearables, there’s been absolutely loads going on throughout the week. So read on to catch up on all the news from the past few days.

Smartphones for football fans! Football fans and smartphones…

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7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab Q unleashed with 720p HD display!

The Gadget Show  Friday 25 July 2014

7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab Q unleashed with 720p HD display!

Samsung already offers more tablets than a pharmacy (almost), with loads of choice within its Galaxy Tab and Galaxy Tab S ranges, but the South Korean giant is now eyeing up the bargain-basement end of the market, launching the pocket-money-friendly Samsung Galaxy Tab Q, which still packs in plenty of pixels.

The latest tablet from Samsung sits at the smaller end of the scale, with a 7-inch …

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Frontier's Edge map packs and Titanfall updates unleashed: get ready for 31st July!

The Gadget Show  Friday 25 July 2014

Frontier's Edge map packs and Titanfall updates unleashed: get ready for 31st July!

Titanfall is one of the biggest games of 2014, proving capable enough to turn people who don’t like FPS shooter games into the biggest fans. It’s about to get even better though, with the launch of the Frontier’s Edge map pack and a new game update, both heading your way on 31st July.

The Titanfall Frontier’s Edge map pack brings a trio of new maps to the party, including Dig Site, Haven an…

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Samsung’s Gear VR headset confirmed by app!

The Gadget Show  Friday 25 July 2014

Samsung’s Gear VR headset confirmed by app!

A few weeks ago, we spotted Samsung’s take on Google Cardboard and the mighty Oculus Rift, that’s said to give you VR powers from the Android phone in your pocket, and now it’s all but confirmed! A new app from Samsung has confirmed that Gear VR is very real, and it’s on the way! Read on for all the details!

Samsung super site, Sammobile has managed to get its hands on a early version of Gea…

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IQ test: How smart is your smartwatch?

The Gadget Show  Thursday 24 July 2014

IQ test: How smart is your smartwatch?

Smartwatches are the in thing at the moment, with tech manufacturers like Samsung, LG and Motorola lining up to unleash their own devices. Even Apple is looking to join in the fun! Are smartwatches actually that smart though, or are they dumber than their makers want us to think? We take a look at the features they’ve got right, and the areas they still need to improve…

Offering the infor…

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Move over Hudl: Meet the £60 KingSing Windows tablet!

The Gadget Show  Thursday 24 July 2014

Move over Hudl: Meet the £60 KingSing Windows tablet!

We’re used to seeing bargain-basement Android tablets like the Tesco Hudl, but there’s nowhere near as much choice when it comes to Windows tablets. That’s where the KingSing tablet comes in, offering Windows for just £60. Yep, you read that right.

The chances are you’ve never heard of KingSing, with the company selling its wares over in China. As with lots of Chinese manufacturers though, ...

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