UK Smartphone Addiction Set to Rise?

A recent report published by the UK’s independent regulator for communication industries, OFCOM found that the UK is leading the way worldwide for both online shopping and mobile internet usage. It seems that for many UK residents, a smartphone is a must-have accessory. Over 60% of all UK mobile phone users now have a smartphone. Germany is the closest nation to the UK with a mere 46% of mobile phone users owning smartphones.

Mobile Gaming an acceptable pastime?

In the Black & White days of years gone past, gaming was commonly seen as a pointless exercise and a waste of time. However over the recent years many studies have shown that gaming can actually help you in real life by improving skills such as problem solving.

TomTom releases new version of its iOS app

TomTom has released a new update of its navigation app for iPhone and iPad. The latest update is designed to take full advantage of the larger screen on the iPhone 5.

Wii Can't Wait?

With the hotly anticipated Nintendo Wii U going on sale at midnight tonight, new research from VoucherCodes.co.uk reveals one in ten (11 per cent) gamers will buy the new system within the first few days of release. Nearly a third (29 per cent) say they plan to buy one in the future.

Get Ready for the Wii U's Arrival in the UK

There is now only a few days to go until Wii U launches across UK on 30th November. This latest home console from Nintendo is in full HD and due to the innovative Wii U GamePad controller, is said to offer more choice and variety of gameplay than ever before. 

The Gem7008: Android ICS 7" Tablet

UK based, mobile consumer electronics brand, Gemini Devices is launching an entry level 7inch Tablet PC. The new Gem7008 is designed to offer a genuinely high quality, user friendly Tablet PC for those that want to enjoy the touch-screen computing experience without paying a premium price tag. At only £79.99 the Gem7008 makes it an interesting proposition for novice tech adopters, however let's hope it does not fall foul of the problems faced with its larger counterparts.

Win an iPhone/iPod Stereo Boombox Speaker Dock!

Ladbrokes is celebrating its online poker site by challenging the Great British public to reveal their skills. Poker is a game of intense skill, requiring talent in logic, intuition, psychology and maths to stand a chance of winning.  If you think you’ve got the talent (and are old enough i.e. 18+), you can play the game here and see if you can match up to the pros.

Oxford take on the smart meter

We mentioned in a post at the start of the year about British Gas's smart meter technology, which is currently being rolled out to all existing and new British Gas customers. In fact over 400,000 smart meters have already been installed across homes and businesses in the UK , with a further 1.5 million* homes/businesses expected to be fitted with a device by the end of 2012.

1 million selfies are taken behind the wheel but speeding is still the biggest issue!

1 million selfies are taken behind the wheel but speeding is still the biggest issue!

A huge 1 million* selfies are being taken whilst driving but speeding is the biggest issue on Britain’s roads according to new research by Halfords Autocentres.

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Panasonic teams up with Spider-Man: Homecoming

Panasonic teams up with Spider-Man: Homecoming

Panasonic Energy Europe has announced that it's joining forces with the new Spider-Man: Homecoming movie in an exclusive European co-branding initiative. As part of the agreement, Panasonic will organise an...

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Holiday Bragging Most Likely To Get People 'Hidden' From Facebook Feeds

Holiday Bragging Most Likely To Get People 'Hidden' From Facebook Feeds

New research has revealed what behaviour on Facebook has most commonly prompted users to ‘hide’ and ‘unfriend’ people on the social network in 2017 so far. According to the results...

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Pioneer launches a trio of Dolby Atmos & DTS:X-compatible AV receivers

Pioneer launches a trio of Dolby Atmos & DTS:X-compatible AV receivers

Pioneer has announced the release of three new generation AV receivers, the VSX-LX302, VSX-932 and the VSX-832, packed to the gills with every facility needed to form the heart of...

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Revealed: Technology behind the car of 2045

Revealed: Technology behind the car of 2045

In the not-so-distant future, advances in transport technology will see the transformation of vehicles as we know them, as new features are set to revolutionise our experiences on the road. ingenie...

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The new Volkswagen Amarok goes off-road

The new Volkswagen Amarok goes off-road

The sheer size of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ new Amarok model should be a pretty good indication as to how much power and force this truck really has. The top-end models can haul...

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