Author: James

E-readers – getting a clearer picture

E-readers have become immensely popular over the last few years, although admittedly there has been something of a fall-off in sales since the advent of tablets. One problem that e-readers faced when put up against the tablet was the quality of the picture, a slower framerate and the lack of a good colour palette. E-readers just couldn’t compete with the quality of a tablet’s image. However, in recent months there have been several advances in the technology used in e-readers, not least by Kobo, who revealed a ‘high definition’ e-reader back in March. Kobo’s Aura HD‘s 6.8in screen has...

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Win a Google Nexus 7 with Mighty Gadget and Ladbrokes

** The winner is – Jo Johnstone ** *EDIT – Just for some clarification, the competition winner will be announced on the 31st of October* We are please to announce a competition in partnership with Ladbrokes to celebrate thee launch of their new poker website, which is now available on Android and you can download the app if you go to mobile.ladbrokes.com/poker Ladbrokes have kindle donated a Google Nexus 7 (2012 version) to give to one of our readers, all you have to do to enter is either like our Facebook page or our +1 our Google Plus page...

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New Kindle Fire HDX 7

As it is coming up to Christmas season Amazon have refreshed their line-up of Kindles. This year brings a brand new release in the form of the Kindle Fire HDX in both 7”. and 8.9” versions, and both sport a new angular body. Both tablets have impressive screen resolutions with pixel densities rated at 323 pixels per inch (1,920 x 1,200) and 339 ppi (2,560 x 1,600), respectively. Previously the density was 221 ppi and 254 ppi while the iPad 3 is 254.  Interestingly there is also a new dynamic image contrast feature which works by shifting the display’s...

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Fitbit Force Fitness Smartwatch to Launch

Fit bit are one of the first companies to offer a fitness tracking gadget and they have released several iterations. They are now due to launch the Fitbit Force, which is the follow-up to the Flex and adds a couple of features missed out before. One feature is an altimeter that calculates your current altitude and the number of steps you have climbed over a 24-hour period. The second is that the Force will offer a digital watch face. Apparently the Force will be priced at $129.95, $30 more than the Flex which seems a little steep for an...

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Christmas Gifts For 2013

Although it’s only September you’ve probably noticed the supermarket and high street store shelves being filled with Christmas stock for a few weeks now and as much as everyone is attempting to refuse to acknowledge Christmas when autumn hasn’t even officially started yet, it’s creeping up on us so fast that you’ll soon be unable to ignore it. Certainly the UK’s most famous and probably up there as one of the world’s most famous toy shops Hamley’s know how quickly Christmas is upon us which is why they published their list of the top ten gifts for children in...

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