Dedicated TV fans will be happy to see that the brand new Virgin Media 4k box has finally been unveiled. The current version of the TiVo box has been around for the last 5 years or so, with the new model expected to be out sometime soon. It certainly looks a less chunky and far more modern than the older model, to be fair. It is the service offered by the Virgin v6 that is likely to make this box something that many people switch to. Of course, the Sky Ultra HD service has already been available for about a year and this is likely to be...

Getting access to clean and safe drinking water is a big problem for millions of people around the world, as well as for adventurers who like to get off the beaten track. Apart from boiling the water for a long time, the most popular way of killing the bacteria in water is to leave it out under the sun for hours. However, a new gadget that is half the size of a stamp promises to make it quicker and easier than ever before to get clean water. The cool little device has been created by Stanford University and SLAC National Laboratory and...

Posted on Aug 18 2016 - 10:32pm by Robert
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The release of the new Huawei P9 is notable for one thing more than anything else; the innovative and interesting camera setup that it features. The phone itself is good looking and the impressive battery life is a bonus worth considering. However, it is in the camera setup that the phone company seems to be placing most of its hopes. Basically, the rear of the P9 phone has 2 cameras on it. Both have 12 megapixels and have been developed and certified by Leica. Interestingly, one of the cameras is monochrome and the other is RGB. According...

Posted on Aug 16 2016 - 10:18pm by Robert
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The release of a new Xbox model is pretty big news at any time. The release of the exciting new Xbox One S is definitely an event that it is worth taking some time to look at. The most noticeable difference with older models is that this new console is sleek, white and smaller than ever before. The new Xbox look has already proved to be a hit, with many critics calling it more attractive and desirable than the older, chunkier models. The connectivity is pretty much as same as on the Xbox One, although the presentation is a lot neater...

It seems like only yesterday that the Samsung Galaxy S7 was launched, yet there is already talk of the Galaxy S8 online. The newest generation of the Samsung Galaxy tends to come out near the start of each year, leading people to think that the S8 will probably be with us in February or March of 2017. It is possible that the South Korean tech company will keep pretty much the same model without any major changes. It has to be remembered that the S7 has brought in a lot of interesting advances and features that make it stand out from the...

Posted on Aug 4 2016 - 12:12pm by Robert
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Let’s face it; at some point in their lives every sci-fi fan has dreamed of having their own Millennium Falcon to fly. While we might never get to take on Darth Vader (although we aren’t ruling it out yet), there is a new Millennium Falcon drone for sale that lets us complete at least part of our dreams. This drone can fly at up to 50mph and can do 360 degree tricks. It can even get involved in rollocking good laser fights with other drones. In fact, the description says that you can get into battle with up to a couple of dozen other...

Posted on Aug 2 2016 - 1:05pm by Robert
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So, the next Android operating system should be out this autumn, and it will be called Android Nougat. The first phones that will feature it are the upcoming HTC Nexus models. The new version of the operating system was announced at Google IO 2016 and the highlights should include better graphics and battery life, as well as more powerful notifications and quicker downloading times for system updates. There are even more new emojis for you to use, with 72 brand new ones promised. Perhaps more exciting is that you can now use conversational...

Posted on Jul 27 2016 - 11:54am by Robert
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The arrival of the Pokémon Go game into our lives hasn’t all been laughter and good news, has it? While this augmented reality game has brought a lot of excitement to many people’s lives it has presumably caused havoc on the dating scene. After all, who has the time to find a potential new life partner when there are Pokémon out there to be caught? Well, the solution to this problem has already been created. It is called PokeMatch and – you guessed it – it will match you up with a similarly Pokémon Go obsessed singleton. It...

UK TV viewers are in for a treat soon, when the Sky Q service starts to receive Ultra HD signals. This will happen in August and there will be plenty of choice for us to pick from starting then. It all kicks off for the Sky Q Ultra HD service on the 13th of August with Leicester vs. Hull. If we stick with the football, fans will be delighted to see that an amazing 124 Premier League games will be broadcast in Ultra HD during the upcoming season. You will also be able to watch every Formula 1 race in the 2017 season, with other big sporting...

The world is made up of two types of people; those who love Pokémon and those who hate it. If you are in the first category then you are probably already thinking about joining the mobile Pokémon Go revolution, aren’t you? The release of Pokémon Go as an augmented reality app for Android and iOS devices has really got a lot of people excited. Basically, this cool app lets you try and catch Pokémon in the real world. Where Can It Be Played Currently? Following the earlier releases in the US, Australia, New Zealand and Germany, the...