Etsy Credit Card Reader Unveiled

Etsy Credit Card Reader

This week Etsy the e-commerce website specialising in handmade or vintage items has announced the launch of their new Etsy credit card reader, and goes in direct competition with the likes of PayPal, Amazon, Square and others.

The Etsy credit card reader combines with an Android or iOS companion smartphone application and allows users to take credit card payments directly from their smartphone or tablet with costs ranging between 3% + 25ยข per sale.

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LG G Watch R Launched Globally

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Yesterday we heard that the new LG G Watch R would go on sale in the UK today, and now LG has officially confirmed the global roll out of the LG G Watch R.

The LG G Watch R comes with the recently released Android Wear update, and the device will go on sale in France, Spain, Italy and the UK at the start of November and with then launch in North America, Asia and CIS regions.

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Motorola Symbol TC70 Rugged Android Device Revealed

Motorola Symbol TC70

Motorola Solutions has announced the launch of a new Android device, the Motorola Symbol TC70, which is a rugged handheld mobile computer that runs Google’s Android OS and is designed for Enterprise solutions.

The Motorola Symbol TC70 comes with a 4.7 inch display that can be used with cloves, a stylus or wet fingers and it features Android 4.4 KitKat.

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Microsoft Lumia Branding Revealed

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The other day we heard that Microsoft were changing the name of the Nokia Lumia smartphones to Microsoft Lumia, although we did not have any details on what the exact branding on the new smartphones would look like.

Microsoft has now released some pictures of the new Microsoft Lumia branding, as you can see in the photos, these new devices will feature the name ‘Microsoft’ on the front of the handset where the Nokia logo used to be.

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Amazon posts massive quarterly loss

amazon-logoAmazon.com has announced financial results for its third quarter that ended on September 30. The news is not good for Amazon. Net sales increased 20 percent to $20.58 billion in the third quarter, compared with $17.09 billion in the third quarter of 2013. Despite this increase, Amazon’s net loss was $437 million in the third quarter, or $0.95 per diluted share. In 2013 the net loss was $41 million, or $0.09 per diluted share in the same time period.

The company missed Wall Street estimates of a $0.74 loss per share, and quarterly sales estimates were also off target. Forecasts were expecting $20.84 billion in sales, with the company turning a profit. Trading after hours on the news has hit Amazon’s stock for almost 10 percent of its closing value.
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LG NUCLUN Octa Core Mobile Processor Announced

LG NUCLUN

LG has announced the launch of its first mobile processor, the LG NUCLUN which is an octa core mobile processor made up of a quad core 1.5GHz processor (ARM Cortex-A15) and a quad core 1.2GHz processor (ARM Cortex A-7).

The LG NUCLUN comes with LTE-A Cat 6 which offers download speeds of up to 225Mbps, and this new mobile processor will launch in a new version of the LG G3 called the LG G3 Screen.

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Carphone Warehouse Starts Selling Pink HTC One Mini 2

HTC One Mini 2

Last month, HTC announced that the One Mini 2 will be available with a pink paint job, and if you’re based in the UK waiting for the new color to hit retail, you’re in luck.

Carphone Warehouse has started selling the HTC One Mini 2 in pink color, alongside the gray and gold color, and it seems it’s exclusively available from the retailer in the UK. There’s no word if it’s exclusive for a limited time or forever.

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Updated Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is coming for Xbox 360

san andCan you believe that 10 years have passed since Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas was first released? It seems like yesterday. If you enjoyed that game back in the day, you might have felt a bit nostalgic yesterday when rumors started circulating that this title was going to be re-released on the Xbox 360.

Would they really release it again? Well yes. Yes they would. Rockstar has confirmed the updated Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for Xbox 360 and it brings full Achievements support and improved 720p graphics. Sounds awesome.
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Verizon Starts Taking Sony SmartWatch 3 Pre-orders

Sony Smartwatch 3

Last month, Sony unveiled the Android Wear powered Smartwatch 3 which made its first appearance at the Google Play Store a few days back.

Recently, Verizon started taking pre-orders for the Sony Smartwatch 3 for $249.99. The carrier mentioned it will start shipping out the pre-orders from October 30th.

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Desktop Sintratec SLS 3D Printer Unveiled For $3,999

Sintratec SLS 3D Printer

Sintratec has this week unveiled more details about their new desktop Sintratec SLS 3D printer which is aiming to provide desktop SLS 3D printing technologies for the home and small business market.

Earlier this year Sintratec announced they were developing a new SLS 3D printer that will be priced under $5,000. The company has this week revealed that their new SLS 3D printer will be launching on the Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign priced at just $3,999.

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Huawei Ships 16.8 Million Smartphones In Q3

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Smartphone maker Huawei has announced that they have shipped a total of 16.8 million smartphone in quarter three of 2014, the company also revealed details on what type of handsets they are selling.

Huawei announced that 26 percent of their smartphone shipments in quarter three with for their mid range and high end devices, and they also announce details on their growth in a number of countries.

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