Archive for the ‘General Gadgets’ Category

WWE Network Delayed in UK

WWE Network Delayed in UK

World Wrestling Entertainment has confirmed that the long awaited UK launch of the WWE Network has been postponed from its October schedule due to discussion with ‘potential partners’.

Thousands of grapple fans across the UK have been biting the corner pads in anticipation of the local arrival of the WWE Network since its initial US …

Virgin Media claims UK football fans pay most in Europe to watch live TV matches

Virgin Media claims UK football fans pay most in Europe to watch live TV matches

TV watchdogs are under pressure to launch an inquiry into the rip-off cost of watching live Premier League football on television, which can be more than £600 a year. Virgin Media has claimed the way rights are auctioned leaves fans paying highest prices in Europe and they want this to change.

It strikes me as …

Amazon Fire Phone Finally Released in the UK on O2

Amazon Fire Phone Finally Released in the UK on O2

The Amazon Fire smartphone has at long last begun shipping in the UK on the O2 network.

Announced in June, it seems like an age since we first heard word of the online department store’s first entry into the smartphone arena after burning a niche in the e-reader-stroke-tablet market and after the Amazon Fire was …

Windows 9 is actually Windows 10

Windows 9 is actually Windows 10

At an event in San Francisco on Tuesday, Microsoft played a joke a on waiting world. Fully expecting Windows 9 to be announced, onlookers were left slightly confused when Microsoft announced their next big Windows project was going to be Windows 10.

The reveal itself was not so much of a surprise with leaks of …

Total Film, SFX and Games Radar to Unite Forces Online

Total Film, SFX and Games Radar to Unite Forces Online

Brit publications Total Film, SFX and Games Radar have announced today they are to unite their online news forces in a new super team-up which will parallel the likes of IGN.com.


Bringing together all the best loved movies, science fiction and game related journalism in a ‘super entertainment destination’ the new site when launched will …

PayPal and eBay Are Getting a Divorce in 2015

PayPal and eBay Are Getting a Divorce in 2015

Despite spending most of 2014 vehemently denying this, PayPal is to be spun off from online auction site eBay, to become a separate publicly traded company. The spin-off is to take place in the second half of 2015. The company will split PayPal away from its embattled auction site, and as a result of the …

Ollie – The RC gadget for the smartphone era

Ollie - The RC gadget for the smartphone era

Last year we named Sphero as one of our five things to see at the Gadget Show Live. This year’s offering from the Colorado based team is the Ollie. This can shaped bundle of energy is all brawn and not so much brain, that’s not to say that the tech inside this beauty is not …

GoPro unveils Hero4 Black and Silver, along with entry-level Hero

GoPro unveils Hero4 Black and Silver, along with entry-level Hero

So today GoPro have officially taken the lid of their brand new Hero products, the black and silver Hero4 while also unveiling a new entry-level Hero camera too.

Of the two Hero4 models, the black is the high-end version, followed by the Silver mid-range camera. The differences: the Black one is arguably more centered about …

Apple Releases iOS 8.0.2 to Fix Bugs with iOS 8

Apple Releases iOS 8.0.2 to Fix Bugs with iOS 8

After releasing and quickly ‘pulled back’ a buggy version iOS 8 just a few days ago on September 24th Apple has now addressed the launch version issues by releasing iOS 8.0.2 which becomes available today.

The issues could not be resolved individually so Apple has decided to release a blanket fix for a list of …

iOS 8.0.1 Leaves Users Without a Paddle

iOS 8.0.1 Leaves Users Without a Paddle

The problems seem to be never ending for Apple at the moment, first it was the “wave” prank, then came “bend gate” and now iOS 8.0.1 has run into a spot of bother too.

iOS 8.0.1 was available over the air yesterday for around an hour and fifteen minutes, before it was pulled due to …