Geeky Gizmos, iPhone

The iPhone case that will cost you a minimum of $11 610

iphone brikk case 3 Yes dear reader, that's correct. An iPhone casing made from solid gold that will cost you US$11 610. Or if you have just a little more spare change lying around, get the platinum case for US$14 325 to add even more of a bling factor to your attire. The casings are made by Brikk, a Los Angeles company specialising in handmade luxury products. You need to be a "Brikk" anyway to fall for this. Luxury (or stupidity) is the keyword here. ...

Android, hands on, HP, MWC, Reviews, Tablets

HP Slate 7 hands-on review: welcome to the party [MWC]

hp-slate7 (1)-900-75 After its aborted efforts with WebOS and the TouchPad two years ago, it appears that HP thinks now is the time to get involved with tablets. Here is the Slate 7 - a 7-inch tablet running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. And why not? After all, though we think of tablets as a market that's 'Apple plus others', it's worth remembering that it's actually in its infancy both in terms of the technology itself and the number of people globally that actually have a tablet - think ...

Car Tech, News

Cadillac ATC: all the smartphone you’ll ever need…in a car

Cadillac ATC Although just a concept car at this stage, the Cadillac ATC is a prospective look into the future of mobile communication. But we have mobile computing already don't we? Yes, but we are talking about a "smartcar", not a smartphone or tablet. Unveiled at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the car is basically a smartphone on wheels. And if you think about it, it was always going to happen some or other time. Using the Cadillac ATS as a base model, ...

Geeky Gizmos, Reviews

Razer TRON Keyboard and Mouse review: typing 2.0

tron-pic In the world of PC peripherals, Razer products are just a little different. Razer embraces the idea that practicality and eccentricity can work in harmony. A mouse shouldn't simply move a cursor across a screen. A keyboard isn't merely a tool for writing word documents. When Razer has its way, these peripherals become a bombastic extension of your very persona, with a design that overshadows the PC that powers them. Compared to the dime-a-dozen peripherals adorning desks the world over, ...


Sony commits to Firefox OS devices by 2014

Firefox-OS-Mobile-Mozilla-642x400 Following in the footsteps of Huawei, ZTE, Alcatel and LG, Sony has announced it too will commit to the HTML5 bandwagon by 2014 with a mobile device running on Firefox, said deputy CEO Bob Ishida (thank you GSMArena). Firefox OS will launch later this year in selected countries, which will make it the third latest OS launched for 2013 together with Blackberry 10 and Ubuntu. This announcement comes after wireless carrier Telefonica plans to offer the Sony Xperia Z and Tablet Z ...

Android, hands on, MWC, News, Reviews, Samsung

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 hands-on review: supersize me

samsung-GALAXY-Note-8.0-640x409 Fed up with the likes of Apple and Google stealing its tablet thunder, Samsung has launched the latest in its stylus-powered range. TechRadar nabbed a decent chunk of hands on time with the new device, and it's clear that the tablet is different from the rest of the larger devices Samsung has on offer, taking most of its design cues from the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2. Clad in the familiarly light polycarbonate, the device brings a ...

Consoles, News

Sony UK boss says PS4 console ‘not the most important thing’

a shot of the (maybe) ps4 controller Anyone who watched the live-stream of the PS4 launch last week, may have noticed a lack of what we deem important. Namely the PS4 console itself. While games, the new controller and the UI were on full show, the PS4 was absent. Sony UK president Fergal Gara calls this "not the most important thing”. Here’s what else Gara said, and what we think of his statement. tracked Gara down and discussed his issue regarding the lack of a PS4 console. There was ...


iOS 6.1.3 update set to kill off Evasi0n jailbreak

iPhone Jailbreak 1 aa In what can be compared to a ping-pong match, Apple has delivered an updated iOS to developers that could, or most probably would, decimate the Evasi0n jailbreak released just a couple of weeks ago. According to one of the creators of Evasi0n, David Wang, the 6.1.3 beta 2 update patches one of the five exploited bugs in iOS, as reported by Forbes. "If one of the vulnerabilities doesn't work, evasi0n doesn't work. We could replace that part with a different vulnerability, ...

Android, Applications, Reviews

Tweedle review: Android’s hottest Twitter app

lead image for tweedle Twitter clients on Android have been popping up like wildfire. Some of these apps operate in unique ways, most look amazing, yet there is only one I use. Tweedle for Twitter is developed by Handlerexploit and gives a minimalist alternative to a market crammed full of feature-rich clients. This doesn’t mean that Tweedle doesn’t have everything you need, and more, because it certainly does. Minimal is good Before looking at what the app provides, it’s important to establish what you need from ...

Car Tech, News

Audi sheds light with Matrix LED headlamps

image of Audi’s new LED Picture this: you're driving at night on a long and rather pleasant section of deserted road, and all of a sudden some character drives past thinking you have super vision and won't be blinded by their car's brights. Happens all the time, right? Audi has set about to put an end to this... although it has to get past America to do it. The LED headlight is practically Audi's trademark. Each of its cars have their own signature design, which shows ...


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