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HTC One (M8) vs HTC One (2013) – What’s the difference?

HTC One (M8) vs HTC One (2013) - What's the difference?
Double the cameras, 20% more metal and a raft of new software and features: is HTC's best effort better than last year's?

George Osborne’s 2014 budget spells the end of the 99p MP3 download

George Osborne's 2014 budget spells the end of the 99p MP3 download
Changes to VAT rates on downloads could see prices rise for Amazon, Apple and other digital vendors in 2015...

Specs and release schedule for Amazon smartphone revealed

Specs and release schedule for Amazon smartphone revealed
Due for launch before the end of the year, the first Amazon smartphone will follow in Kindle's footsteps...

How to speed up your Android phone in 2 easy steps

How to speed up your Android phone in 2 easy steps

Many of us have been there: That shiny, awesome new Android phone that could do no wrong when you bought it has turned into a sluggish, pain in the backside to use. Why do our smartphones become slow within just a few months?

Often this happens because the user has too many apps running at …

Google Chromecast now out in the UK for £30

Google Chromecast now out in the UK for £30
Just as Dixons revealed, Google's nifty little HDMI dongle is on sale in the UK and other European countries now...

iOS 8 screenshots reveal new Healthbook app

iOS 8 screenshots reveal new Healthbook app
Apple looks set to mimic Samsung in offering a dedicated fitness app in its next major software release...

VLC Media Player for Windows 8 arrives in Beta

VLC Media Player for Windows 8 arrives in Beta
The popular all-singing, all-dancing video player comes to Windows 8 at long, long last...

Android 4.4.2 update arrives for Galaxy S4 and Note 3 in the UK

Android 4.4.2 update arrives for Galaxy S4 and Note 3 in the UK

Right on time, the new Android 4.4 ‘KitKat’ software update has started to appear on Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 phones in the UK.

The update, better known as ‘KitKat’, is the newest version of the Android operating system for smartphones and tablets. Samsung has started to roll out the new software, …

Google’s living room games console is getting closer

Google's living room games console is getting closer
Google buys Green Throttle Games, a move which is undoubtedly to help launch its own gaming wares...

HTC One (M8)’s Duo Camera feature explained in leaked advert

HTC One (M8)'s Duo Camera feature explained in leaked advert
Australian mobile network Telsra lets slip an official advert for HTC's new phone about a month too soon, giving the game away...