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LG planning G Watch 2 announcement in a couple of weeks time?

The LG G watch has been out for barely a month yet there is already signs that the company is readying the next version for an imminent release. According to the Korea Times, the South Korean company will announce the LG G Watch 2 at the IFA show in Germany, which takes place in a couple of weeks time. Whilst …

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Sony releases “underwater” apps for waterproof phones

One of the most talked about features of the Sony Xperia Z2 is the fact that it is waterproof. This means that it can take a dunk under water and still be fine. To promote this, Sony has released six apps designed for use underwater. Whilst not earth-shattering, they do sound fun. According to Geek, the apps include a goldfish, …

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Huawei previews new version of its “Emotion” user interface

Andrdoid upstarts Huawei, which has been doing rather well recently, has released some new images showing what version 3.0 of its “Emotion” user interface will look like. The company, which is perhaps best known for its flagship Ascend P7 has completely changed the interface – showing what appears to be a new focus on… circles. The company should be releasing …

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HTC making a Windows version of the HTC One M8?

HTC could be working on a version of the HTC One M8 that has the same hardware that we’re familiar with, but which runs Windows Phone. At least according to a tweet and some informed speculation. According to Phones Review there have been rumours about the new handset, which will apparently also feature a “bootloader” that will enable those in …

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Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 image and details leak

The follow-up to last year’s Samsung Galaxy Mega phablet – which will cunningly be called the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 – is expected to be unveiled by Samsung soon. But in the meantime, images of the device have supposedly been leaked. The website Phone Arena has posted what it says is the first image of the Galaxy Mega 2 and …

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LG announces 4G version of the LG G Pad 8.0

LG has lifted the lid on its latest tablet this morning: a 4G “LTE” version of its G Pad 8.0 tablet – which is essentially the bigger brother of the LG G3. Here’s the spec – it isn’t quite as fast or as powerful as the G3 phone, but certainly appears to be a serviceable tablet: Display: 8.0-inch IPS (1280 …

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Sony SmartWatch 3 rumoured to not run Android Wear

Rumour has it that Sony’s planned SmartWatch 3 won’t run Android Wear, and will instead stick with Sony’s own proprietary platform. According to VR Zone, the watch will also support wireless charging (so no need to plug in) and though it will connect to your phone via bluetooth like most other smartwatches, it will also be able to connect to …

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Android to support multiple user accounts on the same device

Good news for people who like to share devices: the next version of Android will apparently support multiple user accounts on the same device. This means that two people could conceivably share the same device and yet have apps that access their own contacts, emails, Facebook account and so on. The news came in an exchange between Android developers – …

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The Skep-Tech: Is Google’s removal of “Bomb Gaza” censorship or just the right thing to do?

Yesterday we reported on some horrendous games that had made their way on to to the Google Play store. “Bomb Gaza” and “Gaza Assault” amongst others were games themed around the on-going conflict on the Gaza Strip. Hey, at least Call of Duty had the decency to give it a few years, guys! As you might imagine, as word of …

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Samsung Galaxy Alpha spotted – is Samsung going through a metal phase?

Details on the much rumoured Samsung Galaxy Alpha have emerged thanks to a British retailer seemingly jumping the gun on publishing the sales page for the device. In a good spot by PhoneArena, if the details are accurate, it appears as though the Galaxy Alpha will have a 4.7″ AMOLED (720p) display, with a pixel density of 320ppi, an octa-core …

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