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Amazon unveils high-res e-ink Kindle Voyage, new Fire tablet for Kids, updated HDX

Amazon, no doubt drowned by a deluge of Apple-related news, has released a flood of new Kindles. At the top end, there's a brand new magnesium-body Kindle Voyage e-book reader and an updated Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. At the low end, there's a new 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6 (just $100!) and a new $80 Kindle e-book reader with touch controls. Show More Summary

Forget bonking, have ONE OFF THE WRIST with Barclaycard's bPay

It's positively encouraged on the London Underground Barclaycard is trying to push consumers towards a cashless society with its contactless payment wristband, bPay.…

iPhone 6: Most exquisite MOBILE? NO, it is the Most Exquisite THING. EVER

More beautiful than a unicorn or a baby's smile Stephen Pie  We had certain unavoidable production issues with this piece from our occasional "tech" guru Stephen Pie. Rather as in the case of Stephen Fry - any other similarity between...Show More Summary

Intel’s Haswell-EP Xeons with DDR3 and DDR4 on the Horizon?

Johan’s awesome overview of the Haswell-EP ecosystem showed that the server processor line from Intel is firmly in the track for DDR4 memory along with the associated benefits of lower power consumption, higher absolute frequencies and higher capacity modules. Show More Summary

Amazon rekindles e-readers and Fire OS without weeks of whack-a-leak fun

One for kids, a new lightweight, and a sub-$100 Fire Amazon.com has given its Kindle range a thorough refresh, springing a new range on world+dog today without the usual weeks of “will they or won't they and what's inside” leaks and speculation.…

One more thing... Now OS X 10.10, new iPads slated 'for October'

Yosemite to come out of beta soon after iOS 8 lands in iThings worldwide So soon after drowning the world in iPhone 6 and iOS 8 hype, Apple is said to be planning another party next month to launch more iPads and OS X Yosemite.…

ET deals: Lenovo Z50 Core i5 laptop with hybrid hard drive for $449

We just caught wind that Lenovo is having a liquidation sale, and that kind of thing is music to any deal hunter's ears. If you're looking to score a capable mid-range laptop, now is the time to get this Core i5 Lenovo Z50, with a limited coupon code slicing 43% off the regular price.

iOS 8: The best new features, plus a few hidden gems you might not have found yet

You've just installed iOS 8 on your shiny (OK, slightly battered) iDevice. At first glance, it looks rather similar to iOS 7 -- but don't let looks be deceiving! There are lots of cool new features in iOS 8 just waiting to be discovered,...Show More Summary

The iOS 8 Review

Another year has passed and like clockwork Apple has released a new iPhone and a new version of iOS to accompany it. Our reviews of both new iPhones will be coming soon, with a look at new iOS features specific to those devices likeShow More Summary

The best free games on the PS4

A few weeks ago, we went through and picked out twenty of the best free and free-to-play PC games available. After a few days of full-on F2P immersion, we started thinking about free games on other platforms. After all, the free-to-play model has expanded well beyond the PC and it's now an important part of the gaming ecosystem.

iPhone 6 Plus review round-up: Like a mini iPad Mini, but with a better camera

Early this morning, the embargo lifted on reviews of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Reviews for the iPhone 6 are almost exactly what you'd expect -- it's just a bigger iPhone -- so instead we're going to look at reviews of iPhone 6 Plus, which have been a lot more divisive. Show More Summary

Logitech Targets Home Automation Play with Harmony Living Home Lineup

Home Automation and Control - Setting the Stage The increasing popularity of home automation (HA) equipment has fueled the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution. However, the low barrier to entry (there are innumerable crowdfunded projects in this space) has resulted in a very fragmented ecosystem. Show More Summary

The New Motorola Moto X (2nd Gen) Review

While I talked about Motorola’s issues in the launch article for the new Moto X, it’s well worth repeating. Motorola has been through a lot these past few years. Once the iconic symbol of Android with their Droid smartphones, Motorola had lost its way. Show More Summary

USB Power Delivery v2.0 Specification Finalized - USB Gains Alternate Modes

The last while has been a busy time for the USB 3.0 Promoters Group, with the new USB 3.1 Type-C Connector detailed last month. Joshua was able to get a hands on with the new connector at IDF last week. With support for up to 10 Gbps,...Show More Summary

4K-ing excellent TV is on its way ... in its own sweet time, natch

For decades Hollywood actually binned its 4K files. Doh! Breaking Fad  The 2014 IFA tech expo could well go down as pivotal in the yet to be written sputtering history of 4K home entertainment. While most (well, me) take it as read that...Show More Summary

Hey, Mac fanbois. HGST wants you drooling over its HUGE desktop RACK

What vast digital media repository could possibly need 64 TERABYTES? Pay $7,000 and you could have a 64TB desktop storage pool connected to your Mac workstation. Its a lot of money, but 64TB is a hellacious amount of storage. Say it costs $1.09/GB, which sounds sort of affordable. Who makes such a box?…

First Irish boy band U2. Now Apple pushes ANOTHER thing into iPhones, iPods, iPads

And you can't get rid of this once it's installed Apple will release iOS 8 – the latest major version of its mobile operating system – on Wednesday.…

Testing Swiftkey for iOS 8

Earlier this week SwiftKey announced that they hope to have their keyboard available on the App Store when iOS 8 finally rolls out to users worldwide. They've been kind enough to provide us with a beta version of the SwiftKey keyboard...Show More Summary

NASA awards $6.8 billion to Boeing and SpaceX, bringing spaceflight back to the USA

Boeing and SpaceX are both winners in the race to take US astronauts into space. Boeings CST-100 and SpaceX's Dragon V2 will soon make test flights to the ISS to prove their mettle.

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