Microsoft Announces Lumia Denim Update

lumia denim update

As well as announcing some new Lumia Windows Phone devices this morning, Microsoft also announced a new software update for their Lumia smartphones the Lumia Denim Update.

The Microsoft Lumia Denim update will bring a range of new features to Lumia devices, the update will bring all the features of Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 to the devices, as well as features that are exclusive to Lumia handsets.

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Fans Start Queuing At Apple Store For iPhone 6

iPhone 6

Apple hasn’t even announced their new iPhone 6, and fans have already started queuing at the the Apple Store in New York, the handset will be announced next Tuesday the 9th of September.

There are already a number of fans queuing at the Apple Store in New York, although they will have to wait a while until the new iPhone 6 is actually released.

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Baidu Smart ChopSticks And BaiduEye Headset Unveiled

Baidu Smart ChopSticks

During Baidu’s annual developers conference this week Baidu has unveiled their new smart chopsticks known as Kuaisou in Chinese. Which have been designed to warn users about the food they are about to eat if it is unsafe to digest.

The new prototype Baidu smart chopsticks are capable of detecting “gutter oil” which is illegally reprocessed cooking oil that can contain cancer causing compounds.

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Lenovo Vibe Z2 64-bit Smartphone Announced

Lenovo Vibe Z2

We have seen a couple of 64-bit smartphones over the last few days, and now Lenovo has announced their new 64-bit powered Android handset, the Lenovo Vibe Z2.

The Lenovo Vibe Z2 is equipped with a 5.5 inch HD display that has a resolution of 1290 x 720 pixels, the handset is powered by a quad Core 64-bit 1.4GHz Snapdragon processor and the device also comes with 32GB of built in storage.

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Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Multiplayer Features Detailed (video)

Advanced Warfare Multiplayer

Gamers looking forward to playing the new Advanced Warfare multiplayer game, are sure to enjoy this new trailer realised by Activision this week for the upcoming Call of Duty Advanced Warfare video game.

The latest 7 minute trailer reveals details on the new Advanced Warfare multiplayer gameplay within the first-person shooter, demonstrating how the new exoskeletons and customisation options within the game can help you dominate the battle arena.

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Acer Liquid Z500 is a Budget Smartphone

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Acer has announced a new budget smartphone offering called the Liquid Z500 at IFA 2014. The smartphone is aimed at entertaining users on the go and offers CD-quality audio. Considering there are lots of devices with significantly more audio performance, it will be hard for some folks to see the upside in CD quality.

Granted, the smartphone is a budget offering and it will sell for 149 Euros when it is available in EMEA starting on September 15. Acer hasn’t offered up all the hardware details for the device, we do know it has a 5-inch HD IPS screen with a 900:1 contrast ratio. It also has a rear camera with 8MP resolution.

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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet Hands On (video)

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact Tablet

Yesterday Sony unveiled a new addition to their range of Android tablets in the form of the new Sony Xperia Z3 Compact tablet during their IFA 2014 press conference, as well as a range of other new devices.

Now Android Authority has been able to get a quick hands-on time with the new Xperia Z3 Compact tablet to provide a first look at what you can expect from the 8-inch tablet when it launches later this year. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Xperia Z3 Compact.

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Sony Xperia Z3 And Z3 Compact Promo Videos Released

Xperia Z3

Sony announced a number of new devices yesterday, which included the Sony Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact smartphones, and now the company has released a couple of promo videos for these two new devices.

Both the Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact share similar specifications, the main difference between the two devices is the display sizes.

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Android Wear 2.0 Rumoured To Being Released On October 15th

Android Wear 2

An unnamed source close to the development of the new Android Wear 2.0 software has this week reported that the new operating system designed for mobile wearable devices could be released on October 15th 2014.

Very few details about what’s included in the new Android Wear 2.0 operating system have been announced or unveiled at the current time. But its thought that the new software will include Bluetooth headphones support, together with GPS positioning technology.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Up For Pre-order In The UK

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Yesterday Samsung announced their latest smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and now we have some details on the price of the handset as well as the release date.

UK retailer Unlocked Mobiles just dropped us an email to let us know that they have the SIM free Galaxy Note 4 up for pre-orders and the handset will set you back £599.98 including taxes.

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Fusion Sports Electric Bike Wheel Kit Launches On Kickstarter (video)

Electric Bike Wheel

If you are looking to take the slog out of riding to work you might be interested in a new electric bike wheel that has been created by Rakesh Dhawan based in Washington DC.

The Falco Fusion Sports Electric Bike Wheel has been specifically designed to offer seamless power and Cardio control whilst providing the user with biometric data and feedback.Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Falco Fusion project and see it in action.

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Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum Officially Unveiled

 Dyson 360 Eye

It has been rumoured for some time that Dyson has been developing a new robot vacuum cleaner and recently a teaser image was published providing a first glimpse of the new machine. Now during this week’s IFA 2014 technology event Dyson has unveiled their new Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum.

The Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum is equipped with a 360 degree camera that is capable of viewing the room at a 45 degree angle and has been designed to take 30 pictures a second, these images are then used to position the robot vacuum precisely within its surroundings.

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