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  1. Updated: Patches required after major intel chip bug found

    Details emerged last night of a major security snaffu in current and previous generation intel x86 processors (CPUs) along with those of some other manufacturers. This has resulted in Microsoft, Linux, Google and Apple needing to immediately make available kernel patches which are expected to cause between 5 and 30% performance degradation on most devices.

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  2. FIGHT: Hauwei, LG, Samsung

    In the fourth of our comparison articles, I've compared the newly announced Hauwei Note 10 and Note 10 Pro to our (OK, my) old favourite the LG V30 and the "king" of Samsungs, the Galaxy Note 8.

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  3. LG V30 - have LG just smashed it out the park?

    LG's V series phones have previously been select-market-only premium models, but with the V30 it seems this might be about to change. Read on to find out why LG might just have launched their best phone ever...

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  4. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launched

    It's finally happened. Samsung yesterday launched the much-leaked Galaxy Note 8. Is this just a bigger S8; is it worth the wait; will it's battery explode?

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  5. Nokia 8 released

    HMD Global, the new owners of the Nokia brand, today announced the Nokia 8, "a high performance, beautifully crafted smartphone, designed with content creators in mind".

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  6. The Nokia 3310 returns

    Nokia (or at least HMD) have released the Nokia 3310 at MWC2017. It's not quite the same phone as we all remember from the late '90s, so what exactly is this handset?

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  7. Honor goes upmarket with the launch of the 5.7-inch Honor 8 Pro

    Honor today announced the arrival of its latest, and arguably most impressive phone yet: The Honor 8 Pro. It marks the start of a new line of phones from the trendy startup that’s part of Huawei’s ever growing empire. Jonathan Morris of jmcomms.com published the following:

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  8. Samsung Galaxy S8 Launched

    After what has been the longest, least secure lead-up to a phone launch, Samsung have finally taken the covers off (sorry, Unboxed) their Galaxy S8 and S8+ phones. And the biggest news? Guess what, all the rumours were true!

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  9. LG G6 launched

    LG have finally launched the much-leaked G6 at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. This handset has been subject to many leaks and teasers; indeed LG have virtually shown us the entire handset in a number of official teaser videos. So which of the rumoured specs are true, and which anticipated features didn't make it in to the final decive?

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  10. Google Buys Nest

    Given many people consider Nest to be an unofficial Apple product, it comes as a bit of surprise to find Google has forked out $3.2 Billion for the home automation company.

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  11. BT incerasing their prices AGAIN .... 3rd time in 18 months!

    BT is hiking prices for broadband and some calls and is to begin charging TV customers £3.50 for BT Sport.

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  12. Parallels Launch Access 3.0

    You may remember that we spent some time reviewing Parallels Desktop and Access last year and were suitably impressed. Well, it's come to that time of year and they've upgraded their remote desktop programme.....

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  13. Cambridge Audio Launch New Wireless Speakers

    Cambridge Audio has a fine pedigree in home HiFi and home cinema, so it's definitely worth noting when they release two new wireless speakers.

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  14. Gibson - Launch Trainer Bluetooth Earphones

    Gibson continues to expand out of it's traditional guitar market. This time, they've tied up with Usain Bolt to launch the Trainer Ti100 earphones, which are sufficiently different to be worth a look at.

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  15. Sales Up. Profits Down

    Market intelligence company GfK have given an overview of how mobile sales (not shipped) went for 2015. Fair to say, it makes for interesting reading....

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  16. Jolla Invites Everyone to the Sailfish Party

    Sailfish OS has up until now, only been available on Jolla devices. Being relatively small Finnish company, it has possibly restricted how many devices out there, despite being an open OS. With that in mind, they've opened up Sailfish to other manufacturers, and struck up a partnership with Intel.

    They've also created a new secure mobile platform too.

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  17. Mozilla's Firefox OS Keeps Growing

    We often forget about the cheaper end of the mobile market, but several well known names such as Firefox are slugging it out to in developing markets in order to create momentum.

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  18. Philips Show Off Ambilight and Have An App for Everything Else

    Philips is sometimes forgotten about these days. The tech news is full of Asian or American companies, but this Dutch company remains quite a force in consumer electricals. So what did they have to show?

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  19. Yamaha Release New High End AV Receivers

    Following on from last month's launch of new affordable receivers, Yamaha is following it up with the launch of their new high end Aventage range, with prices starting at just £550.

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  20. Sony Launch Two Class Leading Compact Cameras

    It's no secret that the digital compact camera is suffering a slow death as more and more people use their mobile phones to take snaps. It's fair to say that many top end mobiles can take better photos than the compact cameras they're replacing.

    The top end of digital compacts do continue to prosper though, offering a combination of bigger sensors, better lenses and faster auto-focus which entice enthusiasts and professionals alike. That's why we're excited that Sony has launched two new RX series cameras.

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  21. Yamaha Launch Two New Soundbars

    Yamaha were pioneers in creating the Soundbar long before they became a must have for many flat screen TV owners. Using that heritage, and dominance at the top end of the market, Yamaha have launched two new affordable soundbars.

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  22. Do They Know It's Christmas Time At All?

    December is traditionally a slow month. People thinking about the forthcoming festivities, time with the family, mugging each other in the local supermarket to buy a knock off TV etc. Company offices are filled with tinsel, silly hats and hang overs, as well as photo copies taken for posterity ( ;) ) . Obviously something has gone wrong this year with corporate Britain and they've mixed two british past times, binge drinking and shopping, to create binge shopping...

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  23. Tado Introduces Cooling to the Smart Home

    There's a lot of talk about smart homes and controlling your heating, but little mention of cooling. Given summer's (finally) coming, Tado have made a timely announcement about launching the first device to make any air conditioning smart.

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  24. Dell Launches New Micro Desktop

    There used to be a time when having a computer in you pocket was a euphemism for a mobile phone. These days you really can have pocket size desktop computers which fit in your pocket.

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  25. BQ LAUNCHES the new AQUARIS E5 HD UBUNTU EDITION

    In February of this year, BQ, the European technology company, launched the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, the world´s first smartphone featuring the Ubuntu operating system.

    This latest model, the Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition, marks the second handset collaboration between Canonical and BQ; now working together on the launch of a convergent device.

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