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Battle of the smartwatch: LG G Watch R vs Samsung Gear S!

The Gadget Show  Thursday 28 August 2014

Battle of the smartwatch: LG G Watch R vs Samsung Gear S!

IFA kicks off next week, but tech’s biggest titans are already falling over themselves to ‘pre-announce’ their brand spanking new hardware. Case in point: eternal arch-rivals LG and Samsung have just announced their latest smartwatches within hours of each other. But will the LG G Watch R or Samsung Gear S win out? Read on to meet them both.

The two South Korean gadget giants have been…

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HTC Desire 510: Budget 4G blower unleashed!

The Gadget Show  Wednesday 27 August 2014

HTC Desire 510: Budget 4G blower unleashed!

While HTC has been busy cranking out a Windows Phone 8 version of its current flagship, the HTC One (M8), it hasn’t forgotten about its budget range either. The Taiwanese tech giant has just announced that there’s a new addition to the Desire family in the form of the 4G-equipped Desire 510 – and it promises to not break the bank! Can this topple the wallet-friendly 4G Moto G? Read on for all t…

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Zelda's Link, Animal Crossing and 16 new courses are on the way to Mario Kart 8!

The Gadget Show  Wednesday 27 August 2014

Zelda's Link, Animal Crossing and 16 new courses are on the way to Mario Kart 8!

Mario Kart 8 fans, are you ready for a dose of brand new characters for your Wii U racer? While Nintendo has traditionally stuck to just Mario characters for its fast and furious kart title, two brand new DLC packs on the way let you race as Link from the Legend of Zelda, as well as the Villager and Isabelle from Animal Crossing! That’s not all, as there are a whopping 16 extra tracks on the wa…

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Kobo Aura H2O: The waterproof Kindle killer arrives!

The Gadget Show  Wednesday 27 August 2014

Kobo Aura H2O: The waterproof Kindle killer arrives!

Reading by the pool on holiday just got even easier: you can now take your ebooks in the pool as well. The new Kobo Aura H2O has just been announced ahead of next week’s IFA gadget convention in Germany, and it’s the first top end e-reader that can survive more than a splash and keep turning the page for you: read on for all the details.

We’ve always had a soft spot for Kobo, which has fough…

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Half-price madness! How the HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone compares to its budget-blower rivals

The Gadget Show  Tuesday 26 August 2014

Half-price madness! How the HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone compares to its budget-blower rivals

HTC has finally revealed the HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone. As the name suggests, it’s exactly the same as the HTC One (M8) we know and love, but runs Windows Phone instead of Android. But here’s the clincher – it costs about half the price of the Android-running version, which is unbelievable value for one of the best handsets of the year, with one of the most premium designs. So how does …

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Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million, gains game streaming powers!

The Gadget Show  Tuesday 26 August 2014

Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million, gains game streaming powers!

It looked like it was going so well: YouTube and Twitch together seemed like a match made in heaven, but in a surprising move, e-tailer behemoth Amazon has snapped up the live video game streaming platform for a cool $970 million (£585 million) instead. That’s an extra boon for Amazon’s already impressive line-up of on-demand instant video, and it bolsters its gaming line-up in the process too…

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LG G3 Stylus: Budget phablet with stylus skills officially on the way!

The Gadget Show  Tuesday 26 August 2014

LG G3 Stylus: Budget phablet with stylus skills officially on the way!

It looks like LG’s not content with just one spin-off of its current flagship phone, the Quad HD screen-toting G3, as the South Korean tech giant has just announced the latest variation right before next week’s IFA expo kicks off! It’s called the LG G3 Stylus, and despite the name, it’s not an accessory! Read on for all the details!

LG’s G3 flagship has just received another sibling handset,...

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Get an early look at Asus’ slick new smartwatch!

The Gadget Show  Tuesday 26 August 2014

Get an early look at Asus’ slick new smartwatch!

Europe’s biggest gadget expo, IFA, kicks off in Berlin next week, but already tech’s titans are falling over themselves to unveil products early, or at least drop hints as subtle as a slab the size of a Samsung Galaxy Note. Up next is Asus, which has just teased us with the above look at its brand new smartwatch. Will it be running Android Wear?

Ahead of Asus’ press conference at IFA i…

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, HTC One (M8) for Windows Phone, LG G Watch 2, Minecraft: Gadget Digest

The Gadget Show  Friday 22 August 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, HTC One (M8) for Windows Phone, LG G Watch 2, Minecraft: Gadget Digest

It’s been a fantastic few days for gadgets, with loads of great gizmos making the headlines. From projection smartwatches to phablets and smartphones, there’s everything the gadget-lover needs to stay entertained. So read on to catch up with all the week’s gossip.

Phablets and tablets This week saw the introduc…

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Invisible wearable chair unleashed: Sit on thin air!

The Gadget Show  Friday 22 August 2014

Invisible wearable chair unleashed: Sit on thin air!

The Noonee Chairless Chair is like no wearable we’ve ever seen. It straps to your legs and lets you sit down wherever you are, as if you were perched on a chair. You may look a bit daft, but we absolutely love the concept! Read on to find out more.

Say you’re waiting for a bus. Wouldn’t it be great to sit down for a bit? Now you can, with the Noonee Chairless Chair. It effectively lets you …

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