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Top 10 Gadget Christmas Gifts for Her

Stuart O'Connor Apparel, Cameras, Christmas Gift Guides, Digital Music, Gadgets, Gaming, Headphones / Earphones, Home audio, Mobile phones, music, Nintendo, Samsung, Smartphones, Smartwatches, Tablet, Top tens, Wearables, Wii U Leave a Comment

As Christmas continues to hurtle toward us, it's time to think about what to buy for the lady in your life. Forget the old reliable standby of pyjamas or a handbag - what your wife/girlfriend/daughter/mother/sister/aunty/secret lover really wants (and needs) is the latest gadget to make her day-to-day life that little bit easier…

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The Digest: Uber under fire… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Censorship, Gadgets, Google, Internet, Microsoft, Nokia, Smartwatches, Tablet, Xbox One Leave a Comment

Uber executive suggests digging up dirt on journalists | BuzzFeed "A senior executive at Uber suggested that the company should consider hiring a team of opposition researchers to dig up dirt on its critics in the media — and specifically to spread details of the personal life of a female journalist who has…

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Top 10 kids’ toys and gadgets for Christmas 2014

Stuart O'Connor Christmas Gift Guides, Figurines, Gadgets, Gaming, Guides, Smartwatches, Top tens, Toys, Wearables Leave a Comment

The hardest people to buy for at Christmas are the kids. Not because you can't work out what to get them, but because there is TOO much choice. With the help of the UK Toy Retailers Association and its annual DreamToys show, here (in no particular order) are what we think will be…

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The Digest: Government crackdown on ‘notspots’… and 5 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Amazon, Apple, Cloud, Facebook, Gadgets, Mobile phones, Smartphones, Smartwatches, Social Media, Virtual Reality, Wearables Leave a Comment

Government crackdown on mobile 'notspots' | BBC News "The government plans to oblige mobile operators to improve their coverage, possibly by sharing rivals' networks. Partial 'notspots', where there is coverage from some but not all of the mobile networks, affected a fifth of the UK, leaving people unable to make calls or send…

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Look forward to charging up your Apple Watch every night

James O'Malley Apple, Smartwatches, Wearables Leave a Comment

Tim Cook has been speaking to the Wall Street Journal, and has apparently at long last commented on the forthcoming Apple Watch's battery life. Here's how the WSJ quote him: "We think people are going to use it so much you will end up charging it daily," says @tim_cook on Watch battery life pic.twitter.com/wyOZWNtqcJ— Joanna…

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The XKCD face is the best watchface for the Moto 360

James O'Malley Android, Android apps, Smartwatches, Wearables Leave a Comment

You know XKCD, right? The brilliant webcomic from Randall Munroe. If you don't know the name, you'll no-doubt recognise some of the most famous comics. Anyway - a while back Randall posted this combination clock widget/cartoon, which shows what time it is around the world by using a map. Some time later Motorola brought out…

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The Digest: Microsoft pulls another dodgy patch… and 5 other things people are talking about this morning

Stuart O'Connor Android, Apple, Apps, BBC, Computers, Daily Tech Roundup, Gadgets, Google, iPhone, Microsoft, Smartwatches, Social Media Leave a Comment

  Microsoft has again been forced to pull a patch to prevent nasty side-effects, according to The Register: "The patch that aimed to add 'SHA-2 Hashing' to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 has instead raised some concerns among Redmond's customers. The company is therefore 'investigating behavior associated with this update' and…

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