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  • Peugeot 308 Review

    November 22, 2013 8:25 PM 35

    This is Peugeot’s all-new 308. It’s the revived version of the French brand’s family signature hatchback that was first launched back in 2007. Only now, it’s been given a brand new modular platform and an A-Class rivalling design. The new C-segment hatch is Peugeot’s first big step forward in producing quality cars and is set to tread on the toes of Volkswagen’s

  • Tinder Goes Abroad: Dating App Catches On In UK, Brazil And...Dubai?

    November 22, 2013 2:48 PM 33

    Tinder, the dating app that’s not that embarrassing to be a part of, is now finding love abroad. The Los Angeles-based company, partially-owned by IAC, says that its largest foreign markets, Brazil and the United Kingdom, have each added over a million users in the last two months. Both are growing at around 2% per day according to the company. On the low end that translates

  • 'Forza Motorsport 5' a fun ride for Xbox One

    November 22, 2013 11:02 AM 24

    I'm revving up the engine of a Lamborghini Countach with a gold finish gaudy enough to make the iPhone 5s look drab. The go signal is given and I speed off. During the first turn of my first lap on the Laguna Seca raceway, I spot a familiar name in the car next to me. In a multiplayer race, this is naturally a normal event, but I'm enjoying a trip through

  • business/media-tech-leisure

    November 22, 2013 3:09 AM 48

    AUDIO chips made by Wolfson Microelectronics are to help users control their electrical devices without touching them. Elliptic Labs, a spin-out company from Oslo University in Norway, has already launched software that allows users to control Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system by making hand gestures to their laptop. Now the company has teamed up with Wolfson

  • Xbox One and PS4 come apart with a twist of the wrist

    November 21, 2013 10:58 PM 35

    Gamers will be happy to hear that both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are remarkably easy to take apart, if one is so inclined. That means repairs should be cheap and easy — and modders will have their way with the devices as well. Not every gadget is easy to break down to its component pieces; Apple's devices are famously hostile to repair, using proprietary

  • Kindle Fire OS 3.1 Integrates Goodreads, Introduces Chromecast-like Second Screen

    November 21, 2013 7:34 PM 39

    Amazon has launched an update for its Fire OS, which powers the Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HDX tablets. And as noted in the Kindle Fire HDX review, it’s the software experience that makes it different from any other Android tablet. Fire OS 3.1 has deep integration with Goodreads, the community of book lovers for recommendations and reviews. There’s

  • Xbox One midnight launch at Game, not Asda or Tesco

    November 21, 2013 5:23 PM 30

    Whether you are intending to stay up and get hold of your next generation Xbox One at midnight or get up early tomorrow Game offers details of their stores opening times to coincide with the midnight launch. In addition, those of you wanting to get hold of Xbox One titles before anyone else can also check out which branches will be open and at what time. For those

  • Bookies tip PS4 for next-gen dominance this Christmas

    November 21, 2013 2:15 PM 30

    Paddy Power has installed PS4 as its firm favourite to be the best-selling console of 2013. It has shortened odds on Sony’s machine to just 1/8 while odds on Xbox One claiming the crown have, in its words, “tumbled” from 11/4 to 9/2. “It’s been all one way traffic in the betting,” a Paddy Power spokesperson stated. “It looks as though it’s game over for Xbox in the eyes of our punters

  • Amazon Offering 30 Day Free Trial On Kindle Fire HDX

    November 21, 2013 10:14 AM 23

    Amazon is looking to get its latest Android tablet, the Amazon Kindle Fire HDX in the hands of more of its customers, as it is now offering a 30 day free trial on the tablet. Amazon offered a 30 day trial on their devices previously, but you were charged up front, and then refunded if you returned the device within 30 days. The company is now letting

  • Ubisoft: "On PC you don't really care about the performance"

    November 21, 2013 9:29 AM 31

    Publisher Ubisoft is already not at the top of many PC gamers’ Christmas lists and new comments from an Assassin’s Creed producer are unlikely to help. The PC version of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has irked some quarters of the PC fraternity having been accused of a lack of optimisation – even very powerful gaming machines are struggling to run it at 60fps at 1080p. Now Videogamer