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Lenovo May Be After Blackberry… Again

Lenovo May Be After Blackberry... Again

Blackberry is rumored to be in the process of selling itself to another company, again, in the second time in the last year. Both times the rumors had it that Lenovo, a manufacturer of tablets and printers from China, had its heart set on the troubled Canadian tech company.

Last time Lenovo tried to make …

UK ISPs To Block Counterfeit Goods Sites

UK ISPs To Block Counterfeit Goods Sites

Internet service providers have been lobbied to take down websites that offer counterfeit goods from major brands, such as Cartier and Montblanc, whose owners Richemont are the authors of the lawsuit.

The massive brand owner, fully known as Compagnie Financière Richemont S.A., were on the warpath due to the counterfeiters, who had been a major …

Octo-Core Alcatel Phone Coming At Just £250

Octo-Core Alcatel Phone Coming At Just £250

 Alcatel’s Idol X+ 

Image Credit: TechRadar

Alcatel. A name synonymous with the aftermath of losing a more expensive mobile for most, and definitely not one associated with incredibly fast, mid range smartphones with eight core processors. Until now.

Alcatel, or Alcatel Onetouch if we’re going to be picky, are pioneering a new range of smartphones …

PC Accessory Maker Razer Now Worth $1Bil.

PC Accessory Maker Razer Now Worth $1Bil.

Gaming peripheral maker Razer has just been valued at over a billion US dollars, according to a leaked internal memo passed to technology site TechCrunch by an anonymous source, obviously keen to hype the company’s continuing growth and awesome presence in gaming today.

The undisputed king of high end keyboards and mice for the serious …

FitBit Surge Fitness Superwatch Spotted

FitBit Surge Fitness Superwatch Spotted

Image Credit: The Verge

FitBit aren’t the biggest name in tech – you might have heard about their extensive range of fitness trackers, ranging from small dongles to full fledged smart bands, from various tech sites recently. We’ve talked about some of these devices before.

SEE ALSO: FitBit App Coming for Windows Phone

The company …

iOS 8.1 Out Today – What’s New?

iOS 8.1 Out Today - What's New?

Apple’s event last week caused a stir, especially with the announcement of a fixed version of iOS 8.1 arriving today. The new OS has dropped on US handsets and is now serving new features to the incredible amount of iPhone 6’s that have sold since September.

But what’s new in this update of the long …

Android Silver Shelved, Manufacturers Not Keen

Android Silver Shelved, Manufacturers Not Keen

Android Silver, Google’s out of the box, straight up and very much restricted version of Android, designed to go straight onto phones with minimal fuss and little adaptation needed, has apparently been declared dead and gone by technology sites everywhere.

We’re yet to hear confirmation from Google themselves, but according to Re/code, a tech site …

No Post-Sale RAM Upgrades For New Mac Mini

No Post-Sale RAM Upgrades For New Mac Mini

Just days ago we saw the latest keynote from Apple, which showed off some of the next generation models of their flagship devices, including the iPad, iMac and Mac Mini. Each of these devices represented unprecedented advancement in terms of Apple products, although critics have said that the advancements don’t mean a lot in terms …

How to – Update Nintendo Wii U System Software

How to - Update Nintendo Wii U System Software

If you’re a Wii U owner eager to get all those promised improvements and upgrades to the console the Gadget Helpline has the info that can help you get the update right now.

Firstly you will need to get your Wii U onto an active Wi-Fi connection. So fire up that modem and router and …