All About Motorola Skip

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What is the Motorola Skip?

The Motorola Skip is a small felt-covered device that clips itself to a piece of your clothing such as a shirt sleeve or belt via a magnet that holds it in place. When the rear of your smartphone is tapped onto it (or brought close enough), it will unlock the device (once paired).

How does it unlock my device?

It uses Near-Field Communication, more commonly known as NFC. NFC is built into a lot of smartphones and has been the norm for around 2 years now. When the sensor picks up the connection, it is programmed to unlock your device (surpassing the password entry). Continue reading

Can You Cut the Cord? – Guest Author: @ThePhilFactor

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Guest post written by Phil Taylor:

In the 1980’s cable television spread like a technological weed until everyone felt they had to have it. A few free, airborne terrestrial channels were no longer enough. With cable television came choices and with those choices came opportunistic businesses that promised to deliver us the best broadcast entertainment possible, at a price. When the cable companies had a monopoly on delivering us entertainment we had no choice but to pay their ransom. We now have choices, but the question is, are you bold enough to really do it? Are you ready to cut the cable and venture out into that wild wi-fi world?
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Swing Copters – App Review

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Guess who’s back?

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen has come back with a brand new app!

I can just hear your enthusiasm from here.

.GEARS Studio have just released a brand new game for Android (and presumably iOS too).

The game is called Swing Copters and if Flappy Bird wasn’t annoying enough, this’ll be sure to get on your nerves. Continue reading

Only Children Can See Poster With ‘Hidden Message’

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From the view of an average 10-year-old

A Spanish Company called the Anar Foundation have placed posters publicly which show hidden messages only to children in an anti-child abuse campaign.

This ingenious tactic is something called ‘lenticular printing’ and only allows people of a certain height to see certain bits of an image. this basically means that adults cannot see the ‘hidden message’ placed in these posters around the country. Continue reading

iPhone 6 Release Date and New Photos Leaked

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The new device is looking much different from its predecessors. A lot more sleek, in my opinion. Much more rounded and thinner. I must admit, the device is actually looking very nice!

It has been reported by various sources the iPhone 6 will be launched on 9th September 2014. 

Here are some further images of the iPhone 6:
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Google Glass Review – Guest Author: @SubaneAbdi93

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Guest post written by Subane Abdi:

Google Glass… What exactly is Google Glass?

Well, this topic has been circulating the net for the best part of two years, ever since testing began in the spring of 2012. Google Glass is essentially wearable tech…? I know right, wearable tech, we have indeed advanced that far (I am, for the purpose of this article, ignoring smart watches, they’re completely different but I won’t ponder on that). This particular wearable tech comes in the form of glasses that fit snuggly where glasses ought to be… I assume you know where that is.

This article will cover some basic facts concerning the Google Glass, contain some very bias viewpoints of my own and round off by asking YOU the reader, where you stand on this quite fashionably sassy looking accessory. Continue reading

Apple iPhone 6 Pictures Leaked

Since I reported the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 pictures, it’s only fair I do the same for the iPhone 6.logo-apple_01

These pictures were reported by The Independent and photos are taken from TechRadar.

I claim no ownership of these pictures.

Anyway, on to the iPhone, it does look a tad slimmer and smoother… almost as slick as it could ever look. It’ll be interesting to see what the specs are like.

Full thoughts soon to come.

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