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Apple iPhone 5S Announced

The iPhone 5S has been announced at an event in California.  Maintaining the same design as the previous generation, following the standard launch cycle set by Apple, the hardware has seen a considerable upgrade.

Apple iPhone 5S Announced

Watch Google I/O 2013 Here LIVE

Google I/O is here again, and with many questions being asked around Google Glass, Android and Chrome OS, it's fair to say hype is rather significant.  New Rising Media will be streaming the entire event LIVE.

Watch Google I/O 2013 Here LIVE

Nokia Lumia 925 Announced

Nokia have announced the Lumia 925, their latest flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone, at today's event in London.

Following all previous rumours, and yesterday's leaked images, the Finnish smartphone maker has finally taken the official wraps off the phone.  It's quite similar in design cues to the previous models in the Lumia line, but it has a twist: it's made from aluminium.  The rear of the device is still made from polycarbonate, and the front is a pane of glass; but the aluminium surround marks a new shift for Nokia's material-centric design.

Nokia Lumia 925 Announced

Facebook Announces A New Look For News Feed

Facebook has unveiled a new look of the News Feed, radically redesigned to give the site a much-needed overhaul.  Clutter has been reduced, bigger images are now incorporated and greater customisation is possible, which the company hopes will keep user attention and attract advertisers.

Facebook Announces 'Graph Search' To Take On Google

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has taken to the stage at their California headquarters and announced 'Graph Search.'  Forming an indirect, social-based competition to Google, it is "a completely new way for people to find information on Facebook."

Nintendo E3 2012 Press Conference LIVE

The last of the 'big three' press conferences is almost upon us. Set to deliver where last year's E3 confused Wii U announcement did not, Nintendo has to come onto the E3 2012 stage with purpose, a demonstrable intelligence for its audience and, most importantly, with a desire to entertain from the get go.

Nintendo E3 2012 Press Conference LIVE

Why The Smaller iPad Was A No-Show

Apple's 'New iPad' launch event largely went as rumors predicted, with one glaring exception. The smaller iPad anticipated by many, including the normally rock solid Wall Street Journal, was missing in action. So what happened? There's been too much buzz around a lilliputian iPad for too long to presume Apple has not at least thought about it.  

 

Ericsson cuts the USB cord. Transfer data using your body

The cable is archaic, so ways to transfer data without the use of one has been the focal point of many companies.  We bet they didn't think of what Ericsson are calling 'capacitive coupling:' using your body to transfer data. 

Ericsson's CEO Hans Vestberg demonstrated the technology by touching a smartphone, and upon touching a receiver which was connected up to a TV screen, an image taken on the phone immediately appeared.  Fully automatic, fully awesome...

Nokia Lumia 900 announced

Nokia's Stephen Elop has taken the stage at the CES 2012 keynote and announced the third device in the Lumia portfolio: the Nokia Lumia 900.

Singing from a near identical hymn sheet to the Lumia 800 and the N9 in respects to product design, only bigger.  The same polycarbonate design is back; but the 900 has some rather impressive specs for it's America-exclusive debut:

Samsung introduces AllShare Play. Control the washing machine with your smartphone

It seems that Samsung have developed a rather healthy ecosystem of what they call "smart" devices.  With this, they've introduced the amalgamation of these different devices into one connected form: a rebranding of the original AllShare into what they've announced to be "AllShare Play" at their CES 2012 keynote.

Nokia Lumia line announced + specs

It's basically an N9 altered for Windows phone 7.  Nokia have just announced the Lumia 800 and 710 at their Nokia World 2011 keynote, representing their first device on Microsoft's platform.  

If there's one thing we can take away from this, it's that Nokia still make (arguably) the best phone hardware on the market.  You've probably already seen the N9 on the high street; but without the cartoon OS that is Meego and the Metro UI bringing some grace to the display instead, it manages to accentuate just how beautiful the hardware truly is.