Author Archives: Julian Horsey

Julian is passionate about design and technology and in his career as a Creative Director worked on projects for BMW, Cadburys, Harrods Land Rover and Bose to name a few. He is a published author and is now heavily involved in web technology and multimedia. You can follow him on Google+.

Lenovo IdeaTab S8-50 Leaked Ahead Of IFA 2014 Event

Lenovo IdeaTab S8-50

Over the past few months references for the new Lenovo IdeaTab S8-50 have been spotted on various websites including documents making their way through the FCC.

This week Notebook Italia has leaked documents revealing a little more about the new Lenovo tablet ahead of its official unveiling at this years IFA 2014 event starting next week on September 3rd 2014, as well as details about the new Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2.

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Xbox One Update Adds New Media Player, Smart Glass Features And More (video)

Xbox One Update

Microsoft’s Major Nelson website has today announced the release of a new Xbox One update for September that brings with it a number of new features and enhancements together with the highly anticipated new Xbox One media player app.

As well as updates to the party system, new SmartGlass enhancements that now allow you to post status messages from the Activity Feed and comments and a personalised Activity Feed. Check out the video after the jump to learn more about the Xbox One update for September 2014.

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Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2 Ultrabook Leaked Ahead of IFA 2014

Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2

A few specifications for the new Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2 hybrid ultrabook-tablet have been leaked this week ahead of next weeks IFA 2014 technology event, during which Lenovo is expected to officially launch their new Helix 2 system.

The leaked information unveiled by Notebook Italia reveals that the new Lenovo ThinkPad Helix 2 will be equipped with a 11.6 inch tablet section and will offer customers three different keyboard docking options.

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Assassin’s Creed Unity Release Date Delayed Until November 13th In Europe

Assassins-Creed-Unity

European gamers that were looking forward to the launch of the new Assassin’s Creed Unity game in October of this year will be a little disappointed to learn that the games developers and publishers Ubisoft have delayed its launch by a couple of weeks throughout Europe.

The new release date of November 13th now means that Assassin’s Creed Unity will be released on the same date as Ubisoft’s last-generation console game entitled Assassin’s Creed Rogue. Assassin’s Creed Unity, is set to be released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

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Samsung Gear Circle Bluetooth Earbuds Unveiled Ahead of IFA 2014

Samsung Gear Circle

As well as unveiling their new Samsung Gear S Smartwatch today, the company has also unveiled their new Samsung Gear Circle earphones that combine both Bluetooth connectivity with sports earbuds and circular around the neck design.

The new Samsung Gear Circle is equipped with Bluetooth 3.0 and includes apt-X for improved sound quality together with an internal rechargeable 180mAh battery.

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New Destiny Trailer Reveals PlayStation Exclusive Maps, Weapons And Gear (video)

Destiny

PlayStation owners that are patiently waiting for the launch of the new Bungie developed Destiny game to launch on Sony’s next-generation and older PS3 console, are sure to enjoy this brief one minute Destiny trailer.

The new Destiny trailer has been released by Sony over on the official PlayStation blog, that reveals a glimpse at the new PlayStation exclusive content that will be available for PlayStation owners to experience.

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Bygen Hank Direct Drive Folding Bike Removes The Need For A Chain (video)

Direct Drive Bike

The very unique Hank Direct Bike folding bike has removed the need for troubles associated with using a chain and uses a direct drive bike pedal mechanism to propel the bike along rather than the age old sprocket chain system.

The bike has been created by Korean manufacturer Bygen and uses levers that transfer power from the pedals to the rear wheel directly. As well as using a very unique way of folding or rather collapsing the bike down for storage and transportation.

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