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  • Robert Downey Jr to front HTC ads

    Fans of all things comic books may often wish they had the money to spend on some of the gadgets used by some of their favourite superheroes - as Spider-Man, Batman and Superman tackle evil with some of the coolest gizmos around.

    But it seems one of the world's most popular superheroes is willing to let fans in on a little secret about which smartphone he prefers, with Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr signing up to a new lucrative advertising campaign with HTC.

    The actor, who has earned millions of fans around the world through his portrayal as billionaire playboy and ingenious engineer Tony Stark, has finalised a two-year contract with the mobile manufacturer.

    In what is thought to be the biggest ever deal with HTC, Downey Jr is expected to earn around $12 million (£7.6 million) for his involvement in the campaign.

    The move, which will see the Hollywood star promote the company's new strapline "Here's to change", aims to revitalise HTC after its smartphone sales failed to compete with those of rivals Apple and Samsung. Continue reading

  • Find The Perfect Smartphone Camera For You


    The days of having a small phone that only had the ability to make calls and text are now over.

    Nowadays, phones are one of the best technologies that we can carry around. We expect them to be our photography companion, various ways of communicating, e.g. social media and much more. We demand more from our smartphones. The same we demand from our cases, start designing yours here.

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  • The Best iOS 10 Apps

    Apple has a constant release of iOS updates and along with that come the updates for apps. They are changing all the time and are always improving, just how their new products are always upgrading. Just like you can with your phone, shop now for your iPhone 7 skin.

    Below is our guide to what apps you need for the latest update of iOS.

    This one is for the amateur film makers

    Make your moments special with iMovie. With the latest iOS update, you can now download it for free!

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  • Tesco Hudl Tablet Available in Stores


    Following the announcement of last week's Tesco Hudl tablet, the device has hit the shelves in 1,000 of the supermarket giant's stores and is also available for purchase online.

    Offered in purple, red, black and blue, the device was launched to serve as a low-cost option - and with a price tag of just £119, it's likely to be a popular choice for those who want to enjoy the freedom that a tablet offers, while sticking to a budget. What's more, Tesco shoppers who have built up a collection of loyalty points on their Clubcards could potentially purchase the device for even less, using the company's 'Boost' scheme.
    Tesco Hudl Spec

    The Hudl runs on the Jelly Bean version of Google's Android operating system and features a seven-inch HD screen, 1.5GHz quad-core processor, a 3MP camera and up to 9.5 hours of battery life. The device also comes with 16GB of built-in storage, which can be upgraded to 48GB with an additional memory card.
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  • What do people really think of the new Amazon Kindle of 2016?

    The Amazon Kindle e-reader books have been around for 9 years and we have seen 8 variations of its kind.  One of the most popular Kindles is the Paperwhite.

    With one of the latest releases being a new and improved version of the Kindle, we want to know all aspects of it and if it really is worth purchasing.

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  • The fall of the smartphone providers and a comeback that didn’t happen

    A company that was previously ahead and in the smart phone market, failed in less than a decade by selling themselves for $4.7 billion, when previously being valued at $40 billion.

    Their successful history

    In 1996, Blackberry had a device that was a two-way-pager, one of the first to develop such a kind. It could send data over the internet that offered both delivery and read receipts – this is typical in messaging services these days.

    In 2002, Blackberry’s smart phone was born, enabling a two-way messaging system. Over the Continue reading

  • The rumoured HTC 11 – the flagship smart phone for 2017

    The HTC 11 is hoping to the flagship smart phone of 2017, and proudly becoming the successor of the HTC 10.

    With the recent release of the 10 earlier this year, it has already sparked conversations and debates about the 11, which is rumoured to be revealed between February 27th and March 2nd 2017, at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona.

    Talks about the ultimate speed of the new processor

    An improved processor with a faster speed time is what everybody has been asking for with HTC phones, and it seems like the manufactures will finally listen to us.

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  • The return of Nokia smart phones in 2017

    Nokia has revealed they are making an appearance at the Mobile World Congress event between February 27 to March 2nd 2017, suggesting the return of Nokia.

    The release of a new Nokia smart phone is definitely on the cards. Something that is being highly spoken about is the unveil of not one, but two smart phones in the up and coming months of 2017. The first is supposedly landing just before Christmas arrives.

    What happened to Nokia in the first place?

    Back in 2014, Nokia sold their mobile device company to Microsoft and ever since their devices were known as Lumia. Changes to Microsoft means that they are now leaving the mobile market and Nokia is set to return. Hence the return of the famously loved Nokia phones.

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  • The ambitious and shatterproof Motorola Smartphone

    Motorola are back in the smart phone game. The Moto Z Force Droid is known to be the upgrade of the Moto Z, with improvements in software and design quality.

    The design of the Motorola Z Force Droid is typically the same as the Moto Z, but much chunkier and bolder. It is quite a clear difference, but if you prefer bigger phones with a much wider screen surface, then this is the one for you.

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  • Apple launches iPad Air and iPad mini with retina display


    US technology giant Apple is preparing to launch its new range of iPad tablets to compete with recently-released rivals, it has emerged.

    The company sent out invitations to the press on Tuesday (October 15th) for an event that will take place on October 22nd, with the world-famous brand confirming it has a "lot to cover" at the proceedings.

    New versions of the iPad will compete against Amazon's latest Kindle Fire, as well as several gadgets designed by Samsung.

    The latest tablet, the iPad Air is expected to feature lighter and thinner designs, along with more powerful processors, in order to attract customers who may have been tempted to purchase products from a rival brand.
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