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  • Feature: Intel Core M specs, Core M devices and Core M UK release date

    Intel has today announced the Core M family of processors, aimed at tablets and hybrids running full Windows. Here we explain Intel Core M specs, Intel Core M details and what kind of products to expect running Intel Core M chips.

  • Feature: The 5 most exciting announcements from Google I/O 2014

    We round up the best things we learned at Google I/O 2014 including new Android L, Android Wear news, Google Fit, Android Auto, Chromebooks and more. Oh, and don't forget Android TV. Updated on 27/06/2014.

  • Feature: Google Glass release date, UK price and specs

    Google Glass is causing a stir in the technology world, and now you can buy a pair in the UK. Here's everything you need to know about the wearable tech, including Google Glass release date, price in the UK, specs and more, including how to get Google Glass.

  • Feature: The future of robots and robotics explained

    With serious money being invested in robotics by companies such as Google, Dyson, and others, are we about to see robots become an everyday reality? We look at how far the field has come, and what lies ahead in the very near future.

  • Feature: Why games consoles are doomed

    You wouldn't know it from the miles of coverage generated by the launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but console gaming is on its way out. What's going to replace it? We explore the future of gaming.

  • Feature: How much screen time is healthy for children

    How much screen time is healthy? Guidelines to reduce a child's screen time for health, psychological and educational benefits.

  • Feature: What is Powerline

    Powerline is a great home-network technology, but be warned there are some pretty blatant exaggerations of potential speeds – we explain how it works and why the speeds aren't all they're claimed to be.

  • Feature: What you need to know about plastic electronics

    Plastics might seem unlikely materials for building electrical circuits but recent breakthroughs have made this possible. We discover the advantages on offer with plastic electronics and question whether, one day, it might rival silicon.

  • Feature: Win £250 worth of Amazon vouchers!

    Win £250 worth of Amazon vouchers by taking part in our short buyers’ survey and get yourself a Kindle Fire HDX.

  • Feature: apple a-to-z everything you need to know about apple

    Apple by numbers... I mean, letters.

  • Feature: 4G: making smartphones even smarter

    Smartphone technology has advanced a great deal over the past few years and as a result the mobile market is becoming packed with multi-functional devices that can do everything from making calls to taking pictures and streaming videos.

  • Feature: What you need to know about Google Wallet

    Like Apple's Passbook, Google Wallet was meant to take the world by storm and let you use your smartphone to pay for everything and thus replace your wallet. But that clearly hasn't happened. Here, we look at some reasons why Google Wallet hasn't taken off... yet.

  • Feature: Processor tech of the future

    Although silicon chips have been the mainstay of computing for over 40 years, some experts reckon that the impressive year-on-year performance improvements can’t go on forever. That doesn’t necessarily mean the end of the line, though, as our investigation of possible alternatives reveals.

  • Feature: Graphene and batteries: what you need to know

    Batteries are one of the limiting factors in today's mobile gadgets. However, the recent discovery of a graphene 'super-capacitor' could pave the way for impossibly thin, flexible batteries that charge in 20 seconds and last all day.

  • Feature: What is 'The Internet of Things'?

    We explain the term 'Internet of Things', and examine the way in which connected devices are about to change our world.

  • Feature: What to expect from Google I/O

    Our Google I/O 2013 predictions: will we see Key Lime Pie, Nexus 5, X Phone, or a Google Glass launch date? Here's what to expect from Google I/O in 2013. UPDATED, 15 May 2013.

  • Feature: What happened to iPad 3? Why the third-generation iPad disappeared

    When the fourth-generation iPad arrived the iPad 2 was retained but the third-gen iPad disappeared. So what happened to the iPad 3?

  • Feature: What is Big Data? Understanding Big Data, and how it affects us all

    We explain the term Big Data: what it is, and why it matters to everyone.

  • Feature: What is Bitcoin

    We explain Bitcoin, the virtual digital currency. Read on for the history Bitcoin, how it works, and what happens next.

  • Feature: Intel's big push on mobile: Clover Trail+, 4G LTE modem

    Intel continued its push to claw back some of the mobile space from ARM with two announcements at MWC this week. Intel lauunched a dual-core Atom System on Chip platform for smartphones and tablets it's calling Clover Trail+. Intel also announced a multimode-multiband LTE solution that it says will ship in the first half of this year.

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