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Xbox One April update rolling out now

Posted  April 15, 2014  by  Ryan Oneill

If you like a bit of early morning Xbox One gaming then you will be happy to see that the April update Microsoft had told us about is waiting. The update confirmed by Major Nelson but he noted that some might not experience the improvements it will bring for a few days while it settles. […]

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Nokia Lumia 1520 Review

Posted  April 7, 2014  by  Ryan Oneill

One thing that we are guilty of here at BeginnersTech is not looking at and reviewing Windows products. The main reason for that is there aren’t any of us fully interested in them enough to go out and spend the money on a Windows Phone and review it. Luckily enough our friends over at Clove […]

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Twelve South HiRise dock review for iPhone 5/5s and iPad mini

Posted  March 2, 2014  by  Ryan Oneill

Every time we get a new device in the office the first thing I do is look for a good case and dock. When I received the iPhone 5s I tried a few docks out some of which are in our review section. A few of our iOS readers have been asking me to check […]

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Samsung Galaxy S5 is now official

Posted  February 24, 2014  by  Ryan Oneill

This is one I know a lot of you have been waiting for and now all the rumours can be put to bed as the Samsung Galaxy S5 becomes official. The Samsung galaxy S5 runs Android 4.4.2 and is powered by a 2.5Ghz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM and 16/32GB of storage (plus microSD). […]

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Belkin Charge and Sync dock for iPhone 5/5s/5c review

Posted  February 23, 2014  by  Ryan Oneill

Since the iPhone 5 was released with it’s lightning port Apple has chosen to stop making the accompanying dock that we used to love for reasons only they know. Now iPhone 5/5s and 5c users have to use third party alternatives and today thanks to MyTrendyPhone we have the opportunity to review one such dock […]

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64-bit phones coming by Christmas says ARM exec

When a chip executive voices surprise at the pace that 64-bit processors are now becoming more prevalent and will be in smartphones this year, you have to take notice. Tom Lantzsch, ARM’s executive vice president of corpo...
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Twitter Update Lands in the BlackBerry 10 Beta Zone

BlackBerry has pushed out a quick update to Twitter for BlackBerry 10 in the Beta Zone. Nothing to shout out about but, it is a nice update that fixes some bugs. Check out the latest by getting BlackBerry Beta Zone registered f...
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Chromebook – Skip The Password Prompt If Your Phone Is Nearby

With a Chromebook you have to sign in with your Google Gmail password, when you first fire it up. It doesn’t bother me but I wish it could be bypassed in the sense of giving you the choice of signing in automatically or punch...
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Free games announced for PlayStation Plus EU in May

The newest selection of free games for PlayStation Plus members in Europe has been announced. This announcement was for Playstation 3, Playstation 4 and Playstation Vita. Two will be available during May for the PlayStation 3. ...
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GTA 5 jetpacks could soon be a reality

I will stress this is only a rumour, but Rockstar may be planning to introduce a new method of transportation Grand Theft Auto V, if newly discovered references in the game’s code are to be believed: A post by Chr0m3 x M...
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Tripomatic Trip and Itinerary Planner for BlackBerry 10

Tripomatic is a new type of sightseeing travel guide. Discover thousands of attractions in 400+ destinations worldwide, directly from your phone. Plan your trip day by day right from the app. All your trips are automatically sy...
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The OnePlus One is official

OnePlus — headed by ex Oppo VP, Pete Lau — has, at last released their flagship smartphone the “OnePlus One”, with the announcement at 6.30am this morning UK time. Wrapped within a magnesium chassis, the One is ...
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First Image Revealed for Call of Duty 2014

During Sledgehammer Games Developers Conference, titled: Quest for Quality: Maximizing the Relationship Between Creative and Production, they revealed an image showing in-game character models for the next Call of Duty. Sledge...
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LG G3 may have new flat UI if latest leak is correct

The good people over at digital Trends have came across some screenshots that apparently came from the upcoming LG G3. As you can see the screens show a lovely flat and bright new interface that I must say looks awesome. Look a...
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