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Notebooks and tablets high on back-to-school shopping lists

As students head off to college for the start of the academic year, more than half will do so with a new tablet or notebook.


PC sales expected to pick up

Ever since the iPad was launched in 2010, people have been talking about when, not if, the demand for traditional PCs would disappear altogether.


What to expect at Apple's upcoming event

After months of speculation, the world's most secretive consumer technology company has finally sent out the official invites to an event on September 9, where the unveiling of the iPhone 6 is expected to take place.


A professional camera for the selfie-obsessed

Olympus has added a new model to its PEN range of beautifully styled mirrorless cameras that is focused as much on helping users capture and share stunning self-portraits as it is on offering DLSR performance in a compact package.


Microsoft to clamp down on ‘misleading' apps

Over 1500 Windows Phone apps have already been removed as part of a concerted effort from Microsoft to police the quality and legitimacy of titles uploaded to the Windows Store.


The LG G Watch R - time to get fashionable

The South Korean company's second attempt at a smartwatch is all about dialing up the style rather than trying to replace a smartphone or trying to second guess what other companies are going to be integrating into their intelligent timepieces.


Samsung launches a smartphone-replacing smartwatch

The Samsung Gear S can make phone calls, surf the net and monitor everything from heart-rate to steps taken, and it can do it all and more without having to connect to a handset, thanks to integrated 3G.


Jumbo iPad rumors resurface

Bloomberg is reporting that Apple will launch a 12.9-inch version of its industry-defining tablet and that it is expected to go on sale early next year.


An e-book at bath time

The Kobo Aura H20 is the world's first premium water-resistant e-reader. Capable of being submerged in up to 1 meter of water for up to 30 minutes it could well be the breakthrough that finally makes e-books as flexible as their real-world alternatives.


Instagram launches time-lapse video app for iPhone

Facebook-owned photo-sharing service Instagram on Tuesday launched an application for capturing time-lapse videos using Apple mobile devices.