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Meet Animin, the new digital friend with an AR twist

Stuart O'Connor Android, Android apps, Apps, Augmented reality, Gaming, iPad, iPad apps, iPhone, iPhone apps Leave a Comment

Remember the Tamagotchi, the Japanese handheld digital pet that was all the rage in the 1990s? Since then, digital or virtual pets have come in all shapes and sizes, from web- or software-based to handdheld units similar to the Tamagotchis. Well, now say hi to the Animin, a new digital pet for phones and tablets…

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The Digest: Windows 10 release date… and 4 other things people are talking about today

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Microsoft exec sees autumn release for Windows 10 | Reuters "Microsoft expects to have its new Windows 10 operating system on the market by autumn 2015, slightly later than previous comments had suggested. Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner told Japanese news service Nikkei on Wednesday that the new system would be released 'early…

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12 Apps to help you Survive the Christmas Season

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Christmas can be a stressful time for all of us, and it seems to arrive earlier every year. If it's not gifts to buy, it's family get-togethers to arrange, parties to attend, decorations to get up and a massive dinner to prepare. To help you get super-organised this year, here are 12 apps…

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The Digest: Android Lollipop is here… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Amazon, Android, Apple, Drones, Google, iPad, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile phones, Windows Phone 8 Leave a Comment

Hands-on with all things Android 5.0 Lollipop | Cnet "Android Lollipop is here, and likely making its way to your phone or tablet in the coming months. The update is packed with exciting features, including a new design, revamped notifications, device sharing and more. I go hands-on with the most-talked-about features in the…

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Top 10 Gadget Christmas Gifts for Him

Stuart O'Connor Amazon, Apple, Blu-ray, Christmas Gift Guides, Gadgets, Gaming, iPad, Microsoft, PlayStation 4, Samsung, Sony, TV, Wearables, Xbox One 2 Comments

As Christmas fast approaches (we'd tell you how many shopping days are left, but we don't want to terrify you) it's time to think about what to get the man in your life. Forget the old reliable standby of a tie, underwear or socks - what your husband/boyfriend/son/dad/brother/uncle/secret lover really wants (and needs)…

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Is Russia about to outlaw Apple’s iPhone and iPad?

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Cloud, Gadgets, iPad, iPhone, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

What is going on between Apple and Russia right now? Did Steve Jobs once kick Vladimir Putin's dog or something? First, a giant iPhone statue in St Petersburg that was erected in memory of Jobs was taken down last week after current Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay. Now there come reports that…

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The Digest: Samaritans app flags worrying tweets… and 5 other things people are talking about today

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Samaritans app monitors Twitter feeds for suicide warnings | The BBC "Samaritans Radar uses an algorithm to identify key words and phrases which indicate distress. They include 'tired of being alone', 'hate myself', 'depressed', 'help me' and 'need someone to talk to'. Users who have signed up for the scheme will receive an…

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