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The Batmobile – at The Gadget Show Live!

The Gadget Show  Thursday 03 March 2011

The Batmobile – at The Gadget Show Live! Yours for a mere £120,000

You shouldn’t still need convincing that The Gadget Show Live is the one event this year you simply can’t afford to miss, but in case you do, how about if we tell you that showgoers will be able to get up close and personal with an officially licenced 1966 Batmobile replica?That’s right – it’s an official remake of the iconic 1966 black steed ridden by Adam West in the classic Batman TV serie…

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Nintendo 3DS to get Super Mario in 3D

The Gadget Show  Thursday 03 March 2011

Nintendo 3DS to get Super Mario in 3D Are you ready for Mario in 3D?

It’s already one of the most popular games in history, and now Nintendo has announced that the Super Mario Bros series is to get a fresh lick of 3D paint and vault its way onto the Nintendo 3DS.The company made the welcome announcement as part of its keynote address at the Games Developer Conference in the US yesterday, saying Mario and co will be making their transition to 3D “later this yea…

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Half the UK population now on Facebook

The Gadget Show  Thursday 03 March 2011

Half the UK population now on Facebook Which half are you in?

New info shows that a full 50 per cent of the UK population is now on Facebook, but the world’s biggest social network isn’t intent on letting moss grow under its digital feet, promising the site would continue to tweak its look and feel on a regular basis.Speaking at digital marketing event TFM&A, Facebook’s commercial director for the UK Stephen Haines reeled off an impressive set of stats il…

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Steve Jobs launches Apple iPad 2

The Gadget Show  Thursday 03 March 2011

Steve Jobs launches Apple iPad 2 The iPad 2 is here at last - and shipping before the end of the month

Apple boss Steve Jobs took to the stage to officially unveil the new thinner, more powerful iPad 2 tablet yesterday, complete with the all-new iOS 4.3.Given all the speculation over what the new Apple slate might have on board, there were essentially no surprises from the big announcement, with the iPad 2 largely an evolution of the existing model, rather than a blockbusting step forward.The bi…

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Crush-proof TG-810 is Olympus' latest Tough guy

The Gadget Show  Wednesday 02 March 2011

Crush-proof TG-810 is Olympus' latest Tough guy The first crush-proof digital camera

If you like your tough gadgets, you’ll be pleased to hear Olympus has just announced a new rugged face at the head of its Tough range of compact cameras – the TG-810.This hard-as-nails customer has all the usual tough gadget credentials – waterproofing to 10m, drop-resistant to heights of 2m and dust- and freeze-proofing – but adds a new level of endurance to the mix: it’s also crush-proo…

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The laptop you can control with your eyes

The Gadget Show  Wednesday 02 March 2011

The laptop you can control with your eyes Now there's an eye-opener...

Genuinely exciting new tech doesn’t come around that often, but here’s something that certainly fits the bill: a laptop that you can control simply by moving your eyes.Developed jointly by Lenovo and Swedish firm Tobii Technology, the prototype is currently wowing exhibitors at the CeBIT computing expo in Hanover. By directing two infrared lights at your peepers, the laptop is able to detect ey…

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Sony Z1000 heads armada of new headphones

The Gadget Show  Wednesday 02 March 2011

Sony Z1000 heads armada of new headphones Sony's new Z1000 headphones

We’re always on the prowl for top-quality headphones, so hats off to Sony for outing its new Z1000 pro-grade cans.These studio-friendly headphones feature extra wide-range “HD” drivers utilising a newly crafted Liquid Crystal Polymer (LCP) diaphragm for a responsive yet lightweight construction.The near-oxygen free cord is guaranteed as almost completely lossless, and ones your precious aud…

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The last of a dying breed?

The Gadget Show  Wednesday 02 March 2011

The last of a dying breed? Does BlackBerry have the right formula?

You know that multi-talented smartphone powerhouse sitting in your pocket? Well, it may just be one of the last of its kind.That’s the prediction from RIM’s UK boss Stephen Bates, who says the expansion of the tablet market and its more media-friendly form factor will push smartphones back towards being pure communication devices.“Demand is being met by smartphones for now, but the form facto…

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Play Jason and Suzi's video games

The Gadget Show  Tuesday 01 March 2011

Play Jason and Suzi's video games

Suzi and Jason, with the help of some clever game designers, have created some super-addictive video games. You will decide whose game is best as the one with the most page views by the end of March will be our winner. Find out more about the games and play them below – let battle commence!

JASON’S GAME Jason’s blended martial arts and robotics to create Mech-Fu; a brilliant brawler of a ga…

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Samsung set to unveil 8.9in Galaxy Tab

The Gadget Show  Tuesday 01 March 2011

Samsung set to unveil 8.9in Galaxy Tab Surely it can mean only one thing...

Samsung looks set to launch a mid-sized 8.9in Galaxy Tab later this month after sending US journalists a cryptic invite to a special Mobile Unpacked event during the CTIA trade show in Florida.Dominating the invite is a picture of a tablet, framing the words: “What’s your Tab life? 78910”. With the original Galaxy Tab sporting a 7in screen, and a larger 10.1in version having been launched a…

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Jason Bradbury

Jason has been on The Gadget Show since day one. Before he joined us, he could be seen popping up on The Big Breakfast, hosting The Web Review for ...

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Rachel Riley

Rachel made her television debut in 2009 when she took over from Carol Vorderman as the numbers expert on Countdown. Rachel studied maths at Oxford...

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Jon Bentley

Jon Bentley returns as The Gadget Show’s chief gadget tester, completing the show’s strongest line up ever.

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Ortis has been obsessed with all things gadget-esque since he was a kid as well as being a massive sci-fi movie fan, and describes being back in pr...

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