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+.

New Samsung Multi-Charging Wall Charger Lets You Charge 3 Device At Once

Samsung Wall Charger

Samsung has this week added a new addition to their range of charging cables, in the form of the newly launched Multi-Charging Wall Charger that allows you to charge three devices at once from one USB port main adapter.

The new Multi-Charging Wall Charger will soon be available to purchase for $39.99 and enables owners to charge three different devices at once from a single charger equipped with USB connection.

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Assassins Creed Memories Card Combat Game Launches On iOS (video)

Assassins Creed Memories

Assassin’s Creed fans that own iOS devices are sure to enjoy the new Assassin’s Creed Memories free-to-play digital card combat game launched by Ubisoft this week.

The Assassin’s Creed Memories iOS game is 77.5MB in size and supports both single player games as well as 20 vs 20 guild battles via online multiplayer gameplay. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Assassins Creed Memories gameplay and see it in action in a 50 minute gameplay trailer.

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Xbox One Pre-Loading Starts With FIFA 15 And Forza Horizon 2

Xbox One Pre-Loading

Following on from Sony that launched their new pre-loading service on their next generation PlayStation 4 back in June, Microsoft has announced that they will be starting their Xbox One pre-loading service for the launch of the new Forza Horizon 2 and FIFA 15 games next month on September 30th and 26th respectively as well as Madden NFL 15 Bundle on Sept 29th.

The Xbox One pre-loading services allow owners to download games ahead of their official release to make sure they are ready to play, as soon as possible after they have been officially launched, at one minute past midnight on the day of release.

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Pebble Smartwatch Receives New ESPN Scores App

Pebble smartwatch

Pebble smartwatch owners that enjoy following sport, are sure to thrilled to know that a new ESPN scores application has been launched this week for the Pebble smartwatch that allows you to keep up to date with the latest game scores on your wrist.

The new Pebble ESPN smartwatch app is now available to download from the Pebble app store and offers users the ability to track multiple games at once.

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First Shuttle Android ARM Based Mini PC Launches For €158 (video)

Shuttle Android

Shuttle has this week added a new addition to their range of mini PC systems, in the form of the newly launched ARM-based Shuttle Android DSA2LS.

The system is the very first ARM-based Android system that Shuttle has created and was first unveiled earlier this year. Shuttle has now announced that the new mini PC is now available to purchase throughout Europe and is priced at €158 or around $210.

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Bungie Destiny Launch Gameplay Trailer Released Ahead On Next Months Launch (video)


Gamers looking forward to the immanent release of the new and highly anticipated Bungie Destiny game which is set to launch early next month on September 9th, 2014.

Are sure to enjoy this new Destiny launch gameplay trailer that has been released by Bungie showing a further glimpse of what you can expect to enjoy from the game when it arrives on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles.

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Kobo Aura H2O Waterproof eBook Reader Launching Next Month For $179?

Waterproof eBook Reader

Newly leaked information this week is suggesting that Kobo is preparing to launch its new waterproof eBook reader in the form of the new Kobo Aura H2O early next month priced at $179.

According to the leaked information which has been made available via the Digital Reader website the new Kobo Aura H2O will be equipped with a large touchscreen 6.8 inch e-Ink screen offering a resolution of 1430 x 1080 pixels. Although this has not been confirmed by Kobo as yet.

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AliveECG A-fib Detection System iPhone Heart Monitor Case

iPhone Heart Monitor Case

iPhone owners that suffer from heart problems might be interested in a new iPhone heart monitoring case which has been launched this week called the AliveECG A-fib detection system which was unveiled earlier this year.

The AliveECG A-fib detection system is priced at $199 and consists of an iPhone 5 or 5S case that can be rested on your fingers or chest to record your electrocardiogram (ECG) reading.

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Microsoft Trialing New Xbox One Free Play Day Feature


Being able to play test a game before you part with your hard earned cash on console machines has always been a little tricky and depended on whether the publisher or developer made available a free gameplay demonstration.

Microsoft now seems to be looking to change this and has quietly started trialling a new 24-hour free game unlock for games on its next-generation Xbox One games console.

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Acer Chromebox CXI Launches This September Starting At $180

Acer Chromebox

Acer has this week announced they will be launching a new Acer Chromebox CXI system next month that will be priced starting from just $180.

The new Acer Chromebox CXI will be the companies very first desktop system running Google’s Chrome OS and will be available in both the US and Canada. Unfortunately no information on worldwide availability has been released as yet by Acer.

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mini Duino+ Open Source Ardunio Board Based On ATmega 1284p (video)

Ardunio Board

If building Arduino based projects is something you enjoy or would like to start building a new miniature Arduino board has been created by Kevin Houck called the Mini Duino+.

The Mini Duino+ is an Arduino development board based on the Atmega 1284p and is entirely open source and has been built to provide an Arduino board compatible using a midrange AVR. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Mini Duino+ project and see it in action.

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