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Samsung Galaxy A7 will feature1080p screen, also 64-bit processor confirmed

Samsung Galaxy A7 will feature1080p screen, also 64-bit processor confirmed

Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of talk centring on a new Samsung Galaxy smartphone, believed to be called the A7. To this point, information about the rumoured device has been sparse with people speculating over its specification; some believe the smartphone to feature a smaller screen with 720p HD resolution, …

Microsoft Still Support Nokia Products Despite Microsoft Lumia Rebrand

Microsoft Still Support Nokia Products Despite Microsoft Lumia Rebrand

Since Microsoft’s attainment of Nokia, and their Lumia branding about a year ago, the company has since spoken out about their decision to phase out the Nokia branding, leaning towards Microsoft Lumia instead.

Microsoft’s marketing chief Tuula Rytila said the move towards Microsoft Lumia was a “natural progression” from the Nokia branding and …

KnotFest Streaming Live Online This Weekend

KnotFest Streaming Live Online This Weekend

Seven-piece heavy metal outfit Slipknot will be hosting their annual festival this weekend in the United States and have now announced that the imaginatively titled KnotFest will stream live for free to the masses over the internet.

The Saturday and Sunday’s headline sets from Slipknot themselves at the San Manuel Amphitheater in San Bernando, California …

Google Send Out Invites For Their New App: Google Inbox

Google Send Out Invites For Their New App: Google Inbox

Google have begun to send out their first batch of invites for users to test their new app known as Google Inbox.

The apps aim is to primarily organise your life within one app. It tried to do this by including to-do lists, reminders and grouping similar emails together to make it easier to find …

Rooms App by Facebook: Chat Anonymously About Stuff You Like

Rooms App by Facebook: Chat Anonymously About Stuff You Like

Socially savy smartphone users can now anonymously chat with others about the stuff they’re into with a new iOS app called Rooms.

The Rooms app, which is developed by Facebook, harkens back to the late nineties and AOL Instant Messenger when random people from across the globe could chat about all kinds of mainstream or …

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare recommended PC system specs

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare recommended PC system specs

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare recommended system specs revealed

We had already seen the minimum specs required to play Activisions’ latest instalment of the ever growing Call of Duty series, Activision kindly revealed these to us last week, they’re pretty steep alone. We now have the recommended specifications courtesy of Steam, if you’re packing a …

Christian Bale is Officially Steve Jobs in Biopic

Christian Bale is Officially Steve Jobs in Biopic

After much Hollywood buzz and online rumour-mongering it has been confirmed that British actor Christian Bale will play the pioneering Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in a movie of his life which will now be directed by Danny Boyle.

The Dark Knight Trilogy actor will be portraying the CEO and inventor of the Apple Mac and …

Amazon Fire TV Now Available in UK

Amazon Fire TV Now Available in UK

Amazon is continuing to stick their fingers in yet another pie, as they continue on their path to world domination. First came Amazon Prime offering services similar to Netflix and other movie streaming services, then there was the Amazon Fire smartphone and tablets and now they’re adding Fire TV to their list of accomplishments.

The …

Google Chromecast 2 Confirmed

Google Chromecast 2 Confirmed

Google has officially confirmed that the second generation Chromecast is in the works.

Speaking at the GigaOM Structure Connect conference yesterday, Google Vice President of Product Management Mario Queiroz discussed the success of the Chromecast as a digital media platform and its popularity, with 650-million uses recorded uses of the ‘cast’ button since the original …

Techstarters: Hendo Hoverboard – The Future is Now!

Techstarters: Hendo Hoverboard - The Future is Now!

Welcome to the second instalment of our new weekly feature which we’re calling Techstarters. Through these articles the Gadget Helpline will introduce you to some of the ground-breaking and head-scratching technical discoveries hoping to gain financial backing on Kickstarter, Indiegogo and similar crowd-funding websites. This week’s is really going to blow some minds as …