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Sonos software update 5.3 now available on Android and iOS

In January Sonos released a 5.3 beta of the Sonos software for iOS and Android and today the update has gone live. The update has easier access to rooms in the app, it has an improved tablet user experience with dedicated views for music discovery and what’s playing. It also…

With VLC for Windows you can finally play any video on a Surface

Last week a universal app version of VLC for Windows was released which for the first time works on Windows Phone, Intel powered Windows 8.1 and ARM powered Windows devices like the Surface 2. VLC for Windows finally brings a media play that will most of the video formats you…

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Microsoft announce a new Universal Foldable Keyboard (with video)

This morning at their Mobile World Congress Microsoft announced a new Bluetooth foldable keyboard that will work with an iPad, iPhone, Android and Windows and Windows Phone (with update 2). The keyboard looks very much like the Surface Type Cover with the addition of it being foldable in the middle….

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Microsoft MWC keynote, new low cost Lumias, Windows 10 demo and no new flagship phone until Windows 10 ships

Today at Microsoft’s Mobile World Congress press event Microsoft showed off two new Lumia phones, Windows 10 on phones and new Universal apps. The Lumia 640 is another budget Windows Phone, it will be available in April and support comes in dual SIM version and 4G versions. It has a…

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HP announced the new premium Spectre x360 ulta-thin convertible

Today HP have announced a new ultra-thin convertible premium PC that looks like could set a new standard for convertibles. The HP Spectre x360 is a 13.3 inch convertible that can be used in 4 modes including laptop mode and tablet mode. Its display is a Quad HD (2560×1440) touch…

Video: Acer Liquid Jade Android Phone Review

When it comes to Android Phones there are plenty to choose from and in the mid to budget range there are a ton of options. The Acer Liquid Jade is £199 smart phone running Android 4.4 .2 (KitKat) with a Mediatek 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB…

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The next version of Kodi announced: Kodi 15.0 alpha 1 code name Isengard

The Kodi development team have announced the next release of Kodi (formally XMBC) Media Center. The next release will be version 15 code named Isengard. The first alpha of the media center system has been released and available for testing. This release drops support for the Apple TV and the…

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Acer announce the Acer Liquid Leap+ Smart wearable with multi-OS support

Acer have announced a new wearable band called the Leap+. The band is a fitness band with 1 inch OLED touch screen and replaceable wrist-bands. Leap+ is water proof (IPX7) and as well as tracking the steps you take it also has alarms and notifications. Acer say you can control…

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Acer launch a new Windows 10 ready Phone, the Liquid M220

This week is Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and Acer have kicked things off announcing a new Windows Phone. The Liquid M220 is a 4 inch low cost device (€79) running Windows Phone 8.1 and is Windows 10 ready. It has a 233 PPI display and 5MP rear camera and…

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OpenELEC 5.0.5 released with update Linux for the Raspberry Pi 2

It only seems like yesterday since I wrote about OpenELEC 5.0.4, well it was only yesterday but there is already another update. Version 5.0.5 has new Linux component (3.18.7) for the Raspberry Pi 2 and support for ct2 and AVM Fritz 2 stick. OpenELEC is a embedded version of XBMC/Kodi…