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Sony Xperia Z2′s release may have been delayed until May 1st in the UK

Unlocked Mobiles have today updated their listing for the Sony Xperia Z2, changing its UK release date to May 1st, it may seem that the release date for the smartphone has now been delayed, well at least at unlocked Mobiles anyway. The site reports that Sony have confirmed this new UK release date to them, despite the lack of any official announcement from Sony themselves up to now. Unlocked Mobiles say that this delay is due to a “component manufacturing issue from a 3rd party who make a part for the phone”. Previously we heard that the Sony Xperia Z2 would launch in the UK in April, leaving out an exact date, and thus meaning that the delay might not...

New modes for Titanfall will be available for free

Titanfall has got a brilliant reception since it first launched, gaining a Metascore of 86, the game has been highly received by both those who are playing it, and those who are reviewing it. All of which is despite a selection of problems that hit the game during its first few days of being a game, hit with server issues and a few bugs, many users quickly found a few cracks in some parts of the games design, but still say that they love it. Most of this is due to the release date Titanfall was given, forcing Respawn Entertainment (the developers of Titanfall) to leave a few things out along the way. Thankfully that might not last much longer...

Kickstarter backers get the wrong idea of what a Kickstarter project is, demanding shares in Oculus Rift deal

It’s only been about a day since the Facebook/ Oculus Rift deal, but already in that space of time Oculus Rift’s Kickstarter page has filled with comments from those who previously backed the campaign, many of whom are a tad bit annoyed at the deal. In some ways their revolt is not surprising, being the first time a major Kickstarter project has been acquired by a major company, how things go over the next few months will set a president for all future campaigns, something which the project already did when it launched in September 2012, raised $2.4 million from a total of 9,522 backers. But now all of these backers want there many back, a lot of whom are...

Samsung introduces its own range of LED lighting

Samsung have always been known to pick up on whats doing well and then announce their own version of it, its something they did with the Samsung Galaxy series, and now its something they have done with LED lighting, this week announcing a range of new LED lamp solutions during the Light + Building 2014 trade fair. “Based on our extensive experience with semiconductor and LED technology, as well as our knowledge of the appliances industry, we are in a unique position to deliver exciting smart solutions for the LED Lighting industry,” said Hee-Chong Yoon, Vice President of LED Lamp Marketing at Samsung Electronics. “Our ultimate goal is to connect the digital dots in our customer’s lives and Samsung is...

WD introduces the world’s first portable Thunderbolt Dual-Drive

Western Digital has today announced something interesting, the My Passport Pro, which they claim to be the world’s first portable Thunderbolt powered dual-drive solution, allowing those who require high levels of storage, without the lack of performance. To keep things quick the My Passport Pro has a user-selectable RAID functionality to deliver the performance needed for demanding applications, and all without the need of any power adapters or extra cables, as the drive will be powered and connected via an integrated Thunderbolt cable. “The only Thunderbolt dual-drive solution that’s bus-powered, WD’s My Passport Pro enhances the workflow of mobile creative professionals by providing fast transfers and data protection for the large amounts of digital content they generate outside the studio,”...

Press shots leaked for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.7.0

  The Twitter account @evleaks always have something interesting to leak, and this week is no different as they have now posted images of what they claim to be the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4.7.0. Posted on the leakster’s Twitter account, the images suggest that Samsung will soon unveil a selection of new tablets, possibly sometime in June/ July to coincide with Apple’s usual announcement date. It is rumoured that these devices will include a 7 inch version, 8 inch version and a 10.1 inch version of the tablet. It’s also said that the 7 inch version will feature a 7 inch display with a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage, a 64GB...

Twitter may be testing a redesign for their iOS app

Some time ago we seen images for a redesigned version of Twitter’s desktop site, and now it appears the social network is also testing a redesigned version of their iOS application. Discovered by The Next Web, the site posted screenshots for the new design earlier today, showing a profile picture that takes a larger focus on the profile page, scrolling as the user does. Under the cover photo there’s also the users bio info, profile picture and buttons for the various feeds, including feeds for the users embedded photo tweets, favorited tweets and normal tweets. Tweets also take more of a card-like design, similar to that of Pinterest or Google+. Aside from that the everything is more or less the same....

Facebook now has 1 billion active mobile users

Alongside their announcement of the purchase of Oculus VR for $2 billion, Facebook also announced some new milestones for the service. The first lies with their previous acquisition, Instagram which now has over 200 million active monthly users. This is a number which has grown steadily since Facebook’s acquisition of the service back in 2012. Alongside which Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that the company now has over 1 billion monthly active mobile users for the entire service, a number which is up from 945 million from December 2013. It will be interesting to see how these numbers will increase over time, especially with the future introduction of their plans for Oculus, which are said to somehow increase Facebook’s overall...

HTC’s Sense 6.0 overlay shown off in new video

Alongside the announcement of the HTC One (M8) HTC also announced a new version of its Sense user interface, dubbed the version Sense 6.0 it comes with a number of new features and enhancements from the previous version. There’s not really been much in terms of an overview of the features, but thankfully a video has now been released by the guys over at Gottabemobile showing off the new UI. HTC also announced that Sense 6.0 will be coming to some older devices including the older HTC One (now the HTC One (M7)), alongside the HTC One Mini and the HTC One Max. Check out the overview video below. Source Gottabemobile

iFixit tears down the HTC One M8

The team over at iFixit are always happy to tear down a new device and take a look at its insides, and the new HTC One M8 is no different, releasing their own tear down review yesterday, they took a look at how easily the device could be repaired if needed. They provided a numbers of comments for the phone, which seems to be a little to unrepairable, mentioning the following in their tear down: - The battery is buried beneath the motherboard and adhered to the midframe, hindering its replacement. - The display assembly cannot be replaced without tunneling through the entire phone. This makes one of most common repairs, a damaged screen, very difficult to accomplish. - Copious...