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Google adds two hour app refund facility

Ever bought an app you later regret? There's now a refund facilities - for when you didn't really need that game stupid after all. According to MobileBurn, you can now get refunds on apps and games for up to two hours after purchase. For fairly obvious reasons this doesn't extend to other media like films.…

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Nexus 9’s existence confirmed by Nvidia

Whoops - Nvidia has accidentally revealed that the Nexus 9 is indeed on the way in Q3 this year. Image from Android Police The revelation comes courtesy of legal documents: Nvidia is busy suing Qualcomm and Samsung, and according to the Inquirer said that in one of the submitted documents said…

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WATCH: Samsung adverts bashing iPhone 6

Its always fun when tech heavyweights make fun of each other - and this series of adverts by Samsung is no different. Promoting the recently announced Note 4, the two actors try to point out that on many features, Samsung got there first. It even makes fun of the terrible live stream we experienced on…

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Amazon Prime Instant Video FINALLY lands on Android

Amazon has finally released its Netflix-alike Instant Video app to Android - so users with a Samsung, HTC or one of the many other brands of Android phone in their pocket can finally watch streaming video on the go on. But there's a catch. The catch - is that to download the app users must…

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Tesco abandons plans for Hudl phone

Tesco has said that it is putting its plans for its own Android phone on hold - to instead concentrate on building a new version of its budget Hudl tablet. The first version of the Hudl, that was surprisingly powerful for such a cheap device was surprisingly successful - shifting more than half a million…

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Amazon Fire Phone finally comes to the UK on O2

Amazon has announced that its first phone, the Fire Phone will be coming to the UK at the end of the month. The phone, which like the Kindle Fire tablet is based on a Google-free and Amazon specific variant of Android has some interesting features to differentiate it from the crowd, including four cameras in…

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James O'MalleyAmazon Fire Phone finally comes to the UK on O2
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Gear VR headset goes on sale for £150

Samsung's Gear VR headset - which it has developed in collaboration with Oculus has gone on sale - priced at £150. The headset was announced at Samsung's "Unpacked" event last week and is more an accessory than a stand alone device: to work it requires a Galaxy Note 4 to be mounted on it -…

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Sony Xperia Z4 to feature “Quad HD” display?

No, you're not going mad - it was only on Thursday that Sony announced the Xperia Z3 family of phones and tablets. But that doesn't mean the gossip has stopped - even before that phone hits shelves rumours about the Z4 have started. If you've ever wondered how the rumour mill works, this is it.…

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James O'MalleySony Xperia Z4 to feature “Quad HD” display?
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Motorola announce new Moto X & Moto G in the most annoying way – and give us the Moto 360 release date

Congratulations to Motorola's marketing department for coming up with perhaps the most unbearable copy from this year's IFA show. See if you can make it through this nonsense without despairing at the world. I've bolded the particularly hideous bits. "A year ago we relaunched Motorola with a very clear purpose -- to give you more…

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James O'MalleyMotorola announce new Moto X & Moto G in the most annoying way – and give us the Moto 360 release date
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All of the new Sony Xperia Z3 details from IFA

Last night Sony revealed its newest devices at the IFA show in Germany. Here's all of the details. Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact That's right - we've got the Sony Xperia Z3 already despite the Z2 being less than a year old. So is there anything truly new? This time round Sony is boasting about…

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James O'MalleyAll of the new Sony Xperia Z3 details from IFA