Google Barge Being Scrapped

Google Barge

The Google Barge that we heard so much about is apparently being scrapped, the barge first appeared last year, and it was designed to be a floating showroom that Google planned to use to teach people about technology.

Now according to a recent report, the Google Barge is being scrapped, as according to a recent report, it has now been sold and it will be taken apart.

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Sony Xperia T3 Now Available In the UK

Sony Xperia T3

The Sony Xperia T3 is now available in the UK, the handset is available exclusively through mobile retailer the Carphone Warehouse.

The Carphone Warehouse are selling the Sony Xperia T3 on contract with various carrier, the handset is available online and through their retail stores.

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Raspberry Pi Model B+ Can Be Equipped With HATs (Hardware Attached on Top)

Raspberry Pi

After launching their new Raspberry Pi Model B+ single board mini PC just over two weeks ago the Raspberry Foundation has this week announced that their new Raspberry Pi B+ mini computer can be equipped with a HAT or Hardware Attached on Top device.

The first 26 pins of the B+ GPIO header are identical to those of the original Raspberry Pi models and the new Raspberry Pi B+ has been designed specifically with add-on boards in mind explains the Foundation.

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Wikipedia iOS App Gets New Features

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Wikipedia has released a new version of their mobile app for Apple’s iOS platform, the app comes with a range of new features plus a new look, similar to the previous update to the Android version of the app.

The updated Wikipedia iOS app now comes with the ability to edit Wikipedia direct from within the app, this could only previously be done from the website.

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Sky Now TV Box Gets A YouTube App

Sky Now TV

Sky have announced that their Sky Now TV set top box now has a YouTube app, the app joins other apps like the BBC iPlayer, 4OD, Spotify and more that have been available on the platform for some time.

As well as adding in the new YouTube app to the Sky Now TV box, the company has also launched a new homepage for their set top box, which is designed for an easier user experience.

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Office For iPad Update Adds PDF Export And More Top Requested Features

Office-For-iPad

Just over 4 months ago Microsoft launched their Office for iPad which finally provided iOS users with a way to natively use Microsoft application on their Apple iPad devices.

Since its launched millions have downloaded the Office for iPad application with 27 million downloads in 46 days. Users have also provide feedback to Microsoft on the app and its features and this week Microsoft has rolled out a new update for the app with the top requested features added.

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Typo 2 iPhone accessory no longer looks like BlackBerry

typoYou might remember the Typo keyboard accessory for the iPhone. It is basically a keyboard attachment for the iPhone that allows iPhone users to type using physical keys instead of an onscreen keyboard. The first version of the Typo looked a lot like BlackBerry’s keyboard design.

Of course, BlackBerry didn’t like that at all. They filed a lawsuit, which Typo countered by saying they did not steal the design. Anyway, that is the history and now the company has announced the successor to the Typo. Can you guess what it’s called? Wait for it… The Typo 2. I’m shocked by such an original name as well. And I’m sure everyone will be relieved to see that this device now looks nothing like a BlackBerry keyboard anymore. So they shouldn’t have any problems with BlackBerry over this one.
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Amazon Appstore now available in 236 markets

amazonappToday Amazon announced that its Appstore is now available in 41 more territories across Asia, Africa and Oceania, which brings the total number of markets where the company is offering apps to 236. So now they are covering a much wider portion of the globe.

These additional markets may not be that important as far as revenue goes, but some of them are big mobile markets. Like Indonesia, Turkey, and Singapore for instance. The full list also includes Algeria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Gambia, Guinea, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, UAE (United Arab Emirates), Uzbekistan, and Yemen.
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The Rumored OnePlus Smartwatch Leaked

OneWatch

We’ve heard rumors that OnePlus, the company behind OnePlus One, may launch a smartwatch in the near future. Recently, the two co-founders held an AMA on Reddit, and dropped hints about an upcoming smartwatch from the company.

Recently, the folks at BGR revealed some leaked images showing the OnePlus smartwatch, dubbed as OneWatch, along with sketches of the alleged device.

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BBM For Windows Phone Launched (Video)

bbm for windows phone

BlackBerry has announced the launch of BBM for Windows Phone, and BlackBerry Messenger is now available in beta on Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform.

BBM for Windows Phone is now available to download from the Windows Phone Store, the app will work with both Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices.

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T-Mobile Adds 1.5 Million More Customers

T-Mobile

T-Mobile has released its latest financial results for the second quarter of 2014, the company has managed to add an impressive 1.5 million new customers to its network.

The company also managed to make a profit in its latest financial quarter of $391 million, which was way ahead of projections, and a major change for the previous quarters $54 million loss.

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