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LG launches a new 34 inch QHD monitor, the 34UM95

LG has this week announced a brand new monitor for release in may, dubbed the 34UM95, the IPS 21:9 UltraWide QHD monitor packs a massive 3440 x 1440 resolution, with LG’s 3-Screen Split and Dual Link-up functions, that allow the user to easily set the display up how they like it. There’s also enhanced colour management built into the monitor, allowing users to ensure that colour tones and accuracy stays the same across all of their screens, with the ability to express over 99% of the sRGB colour space available, it offers a 10-bit colour depth, with LGs True Color Finder software built-in, to make sure the colour you see is always the right one. LG have also built-in a...

House of Card Season 2 will be available on Blu-Ray in June

In case you have been waiting to grab a Netflix subscription, or you just don’t want one, or you want to watch it again offline, you might be happy to know that House of Cards Season Two will be available to by on Blu-Ray in June. The extremely popular original series from Netflix will be available from June 19th, for a currently undisclosed price, however it’s likely to be at around £30/ $50. READ THIS NEXT: House of Cards: Season Two review For that you will get a few extras added in, including: · “Two Houses” – Exploring differences between the original show & the history of how this project came together. · “Table Read” – A behind-the-scenes look at...

Samsung and Amazon team up to offer free Kindle books to Galaxy devices

Samsung and Amazon have today announced that they will be teaming up to bring free books to Samsung Galaxy devices, along with a new dedicated Kindle app. The deal is part of Samsung Book Deals, allowing everyone who has a Samsung Galaxy phone or tablet with Android 4.0 or above to download 12 free ebooks for a year. There is a catch however, users will only be offered a single free title from a list of four titles each month, meaning that users will not be given the chance to select their own ebooks to read, saying that its still a good deal, if its not really the main reason you should be picking up a new galaxy device. “We’re...

LG G3 mock-up created from reported leaked information

There’s been a number of rumours for LG’s reported G3 flagship smartphone recently (only today we reported that specs had been leaked), and now a mock-up image of the LG G3 has been leaked, which reportedly takes its looks from information revealed by an inside source, who is said to have given the information to the Bulgarian blog Nixanbal. According to the source, the display on the G3 is ‘impressive’, which could mean that it will be a 5.5 inch display with a 2560 x 1440 Quad HD resolution, as rumoured. He also stated that the bezel has been minimised on all sides to fit the display in a smaller polycarbonate body, which features a similar look to that of the...

1.70 update for the PlayStation 4 gets new details, also Sony has sold 7 million PS4′s so far

Sony has today revealed two major things, the first is a little less time consuming to write, so we’ll start with that first. By April 6th, Sony had sold a massive 7 million PlayStation 4 consoles, with 20.5 million games sold alongside it, which is an average of about three games per customer, pretty awesome if you think about it. Alongside that, the second thing is that there is also a new update for the PS4, titled 1.70, it will add  a new SHAREfactory application, allowing users to have more control when editing game clips, granting the ability to edit and trim footage, as well as add text, stickers, music and video commentary with the optional PlayStation Camera. There is...

Pioneer’s aftermarket CarPlay compatible stereos are now official

Before now Apple’s CarPlay functionality has only been available in cars which have already had the software built into them, however that will change in the US this summer, as Pioneer has this week made their aftermarket stereos official, announcing that the first CarPlay compatible stereos will join theri existing 2014 in-dash solutions. Pioneer’s years of expertise integrating smartphone connectivity into the automotive environment has provided us the opportunity to be among the first to offer CarPlay to drivers,” said Ted Cardenas, vice president of marketing for the Car Electronics Division of Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. “By providing an aftermarket option, Pioneer’s 2014 in-dash multimedia systems give many iPhone owners the ability to add CarPlay to their current vehicles.” These...

Project Ara will reportedly go on sale in January 2015

Google’s Project Ara is honestly the biggest thing that I am looking forward to being released in the near future, a modular phone, it will allow users to simply swap out components on the device, with new or different ones when needed, meaning there will no longer be a need to pick up an entirely new phone. And now it seems that the launch by be a little closer than originally thought, with Paul Eremenko (the head of Project Ara) stating at Google’s first Project Ara developer conference at the Computer History Museum, that they expect to ship the device as early as January 2015. The device will be called the Gray phone according to Eremenko, who explained that ‘It’s called the Gray...

Snoop Dogg will soon be available as an announcer in COD: Ghosts

Infinity Ward has today revealed a pretty interesting DLC pack for their Call of Duty: Ghosts, to be available from April 22nd on Xbox Live, it brings in Snoop Dogg as an announcer for the game, and no this is not an April Fools joke, that finished weeks ago. Infinity Wards description of the DLC says that with it you will be able to “ave Snoop narrate each of your firefights, call in your killstreaks, and alert you to enemy activity.” To me it sounds like a pretty good idea,and for $2.99 in the US, it pretty well priced too. The only thing I can’t help but think is that it seems a little too close to a TomTom, and...

LG G3 specifications leaked in leaked AnTuTu benchmarks

As usual, there has been many rumours for what is said to be LG’s next flagship device, the LG G3, and now we have even more as the device has now been spotted on the AnTuTu benchmarking app, revealing some of its specifications ahead of its unveiling. The specs show that the LG G3 will get a 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution display, with a quad-core Snapdragon 801 chipset, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. Alongside which it also states that the smartphone will feature a 13MP camera on the back, and a 2MP camera on the front, as well as running on Android 4.4 KitKat right out of the box. Rumours also state that there might be two...

Google Chrome Remote Desktop app released for Android

Google has today released a new Android application for their Chrome Remote Desktop application, that allowed users to control a remote machine from their computer or laptop, and now via the new Chrome Remote Desktop Android app, which allows users to do the same via their Android device. To use it, the user simply enables the extension on their desktop browser, and then install the app n their Android device. Once enabled, it will then allow access to files remotely, allowing access to either a Windows or a Mac machine. To try it out head over to Google Play store and download the app. There will also be an application released for iOS later this year. Source: Google

Sennheiser Samba Momentum On-Ear headphones to be released exclusively at John Lewis

Sennheiser has today announced a new set of on-ear headphones to join its already existing Samba range, dubbed the Samba Momentum, the headphones have been designed with some of the best materials available, and some of the best audio technology to go with it. Designed to fit over the users head perfectly, the Momentum On-Ear headphones have been covered with a supersoft, breathable and durable material called Alcantara, and the pads themselves have been filled with two layers of “special foam”. To adjust the headphones, the ear cups have been attached to a couple of ball joints which work as sliders, allowing you to move the ear cup up or down for the perfect fit. In terms of sound, the...

You can now set you Sky box to record by tweeting the hashtag #WatchOnSky

Sky has just announced a new service that will integrate their broadcasting service with Twitter, allowing users to Tweet the hashtag #WatchOnSky to set a recording in one click. It does this by teaming the hashtag with a link that users can click onto and then click how you want to watch it, either by pressing “Watch” to set it to play right away via the Sky Go application, or hit “Record” to set it to record at home on the users Sky+ box. Luke Bradley-Jones, brand director, TV products, Sky says: “#WatchOnSky is another brilliantly simple way for our customers to find and watch the shows everyone is talking about. By simply clicking on a Tweet, customers can either instantly watch...