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ICO warns UK broadcasters over filming using drones

Must comply with data protection rules, m'kay? UK broadcasters have been warned that their use of unmanned drones for filming purposes must adhere to data protection laws.…

Don't shoot – I'm un-ARM-ed! Samsung whips out Intel Chromebook 2

Celeron added to line-up.... but it's not the top of the line Score another point for Chipzilla in its quest for relevance in the mobile market: Samsung has announced a new, low-cost Chromebook that's powered by an Intel processor.…

Microsoft Q1 FY 2015 Financial Results: Record Revenue On Strong Consumer Sales

This afternoon, Microsoft announced record first quarter revenue for its fiscal year 2015 which ended September 30. Revenue was up 25% year-over-year, and came in at $23.2 billion. Gross margin was up 12% year-over-year at $14.9 billion. Show More Summary

VMware gives up on dual-persona smartphone concept

AirWatch has other ideas about the best way to deliver apps to your pocket VMware has walked away from the idea of dual-persona smartphones, according to John Marshall, senior veep and general manager of the company's Airwatch division.…

iPhone 6 shunned by fanbois in Apple's GREAT FAIL of CHINA

Just 100 Beijing fanbois queue to pick up new mobe The belated Chinese launch of the iPhone 6 appears to have been a total flop after just 100 people queued outside a flagship store to buy the new mobe.…

Investigating NVIDIA's BatteryBoost with MSI GT72

BatteryBoost initially launched with the GTX 800M series earlier this year, and our first look at the technology came with the MSI GT70 with GTX 880M. That may not have been the best starting point, and unfortunately most of the gaming notebooks we've looked at since then haven't been much better. Show More Summary

Post-PC era? PAH! Apple says Macs OUTSOLD iPads in Q4

5.5 million OS X machines hauled in more fruity cash than fondleslabs Peak tablet  In case you'd forgotten that Apple is making money hand over fist, the company announced on Monday yet another record financial quarter – thanks to its iPhones and Macs, but no thanks to its iPads.…

Watersports-friendly e-reader: Kobo's Aura H2O is literary when wet

The world's first waterproof e-reader Review  Now that even the cheapest tablets are notching up increased battery life these days, it seems that the ever-ready e-reader could run the risk of becoming extinct.…

Hands On: Apple's iMac with Retina Display

We just got done with our hands-on time with Apple’s new products, and we’ll start with what’s likely the sneakiest of them, the iMac with Retina Display. Why “sneaky”? The answer is all in the HiDPI display, which Apple calls the “Retina 5K Display”. Show More Summary

Benchmarked - Civilization: Beyond Earth

One of the longest running gaming franchises around, the Civilization series goes all the way back to my high school years. There have been many changes along the way, but the core turn-based strategy gameplay remains. With this latest release, Civilization once again heads beyond the confines of our planet. Show More Summary

Apple flings iOS 8.1 at world+dog: Our AMAZEBALLS 9-step installation guide

Let's hope it's not an 8.brick update Apple has rolled out iOS 8.1, enabling features on the iPhone 6 and other new Apple devices.…

It's not always about you: Why the Apple Watch is all about China

Confused by that weird 'digital touch' thing? Don't worry, you're not Chinese Analysis  If you’re wondering why you don’t want the new Apple Watch as much as you think you should, don’t fret, it’s because you’re not Chinese.…

NVIDIA 344.48 WHQL Drivers Available; DSR Added To Fermi & Kepler

NVIDIA just released their latest driver updates today, bringing us up to version 344.48. These are WHQL certified drivers, and they're also Game Ready for several upcoming titles. NVIDIA specifically calls out Civilization: Beyond Earth...Show More Summary

China is ALREADY spying on Apple iCloud users, claims watchdog

Attack harvests users' info at iPhone 6 launch Last week Apple CEO Tim Cook was very happy that the iPhone 6 is at last going on sale in China. But it seems the Chinese government has its own plans for owners of the new device.…

Internet finally ready to replace answering machine cassette tape

It's a simple message and I'm leaving out the whistles and bells 2015 will see the internet finally replace an answering machine that uses cassettes as its storage medium, or at least the answering machine used by alt.rock outfit They Might Be Giants' iconic Dial-A-Song service.…

Thin is the New Thin: Hands On with the 5.15mm KAZAM Tornado 348

My take on thin phones is not a positive one. This comes from two main areas. Firstly I like my phone to have some form of bulk – this way I know it is in my pocket and I would notice if it went missing. Secondly, going thin often brings...Show More Summary

AMD APU Price Cuts and Bundles, October 2014

AMD officially announced price cuts on their current APU product stack yesterday, which means the cost of a "mainstream" AMD system is now $20-$30 lower than before. Here's the quick rundown of features and pricing for the affected APUs,...Show More Summary

Microsoft to enter the STRUGGLE of the HUMAN WRIST

It's not just a thumb war, it's total digit war The battle for the future of the human wrist entered a new phase on Monday after it was claimed that tech goliath Microsoft is planning to release its own wearable computer in the coming weeks.…

iPad AIR 2 and iPad MINI 3, 5K iMac: World feels different today – and it IS

Bust that piggybank while waiting for OS X 10.10 to install Pics  Confirming what had been widely expected, Apple has unveiled two new iPad models – small and large – and laid out plans for a third. There's also a new shiny 5K iMac....

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