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IQ test: How smart is your smartwatch?

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Smartwatches are the in thing at the moment, with tech manufacturers like Samsung, LG and Motorola lining up to unleash their own devices. Even Apple is looking to join in the fun! Are smartwatches actually that smart though, or are they dumber than their makers want us to think? We take a look at the features they’ve got right, and the areas they still need to improve… Offering the information that’s relevant Smartwatches offer a great platform to provid ...
Full article at: Fifth Gear 13 hours ago, 9:03am CDT

Move over Hudl: Meet the £60 KingSing Windows tablet!

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We’re used to seeing bargain-basement Android tablets like the Tesco Hudl, but there’s nowhere near as much choice when it comes to Windows tablets. That’s where the KingSing tablet comes in, offering Windows for just £60. Yep, you read that right. The chances are you’ve never heard of KingSing, with the company selling its wares over in China. As with lots of Chinese manufacturers though, there’s a lot to like about its latest gad ...
Full article at: Fifth Gear 17 hours ago, 5:37am CDT

Get ready for multiple iWatches with different designs!

We’ve already heard that multiple iWatches could be on the way in October in two different sizes, but a new report suggests that Apple is working with watch-making partners like Swatch to create different versions of the anticipated wearable that will arrive in a range of styles and prices too. Which one will be the perfect watch for you? Read on for all the details! According to a new report from VentureBeat ...
Full article at: Fifth Gear 18 hours ago, 4:14am CDT

Pretty in pink: HTC One (M8) gets two new shades!

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The HTC One (M8) is already one of the most eye-catching smartphones out there, but from tomorrow you’ll be able to buy HTC’s high-end handset in a couple of bright new colours! We’ve got used to seeing colourful smartphones from the likes of Nokia, but it looks like HTC wants to get in on the action too! The latest HTC One (M8) will be available in both red and pink, helping it to stand out from the crowd. Granted, with an all-metal body, the new HTC ...
Full article at: Fifth Gear 19 hours ago, 3:49am CDT

Five ways Nvidia's Shield Tablet borrows from the best to boost your gaming

Nvidia’s Shield tablet is finally here: after plenty of rumours and speculation, the slate-based handheld successor will soon be in your grasp, armed with enough processing power to blast through all your favourite games, and then some. It looks like Nvidia’s had plenty of inspiration for its latest slate – join us as we run through what the graphics giant has borrowed from the gadget pick and mix shop to create w ...
Full article at: Fifth Gear 1 day ago, 10:06am CDT

LG G Watch Review

Is the mix of Android Wear and LG's G Watch the perfect combo for a smartwatch? We take a look to find out.... Watch LG G Watch Review on 5FW ...
Full article at: Fifth Gear 1 day ago, 7:18am CDT

Nvidia Shield tablet and game controller finally announced!

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Just a couple of days ago we posted images of a leaked Nvidia Shield tablet, and now the gaming giant has officially announced its new portable powerhouse. Can this succeed where the Wikipad failed? Nvidia is pulling no punches with its latest Shield tablet, either, proudly boasting that it’s the “world’s most advanced tablet built for gamers”. So what can you expect from the 8-inch wonder? It g ...
Full article at: Fifth Gear 1 day ago, 5:51am CDT

This Bluetooth NES controller packs double the buttons for a trip down memory lane

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We’ve seen plenty of game controllers for your tablet and smartphone recently, such as the NES-inspired 8-Bitty, but here comes another wireless gamepad that takes the NES styling to heart and ups the ante with even more buttons. Meet the NES30, a Bluetooth gamepad that works with Android, iOS, PC and Mac and can even double down as a Wii remote too! Read on for all the details! Crafted by the folks at 8Bitdo, the NES30 is ...
Full article at: Fifth Gear 1 day ago, 4:23am CDT

Nokia Lumia 530 unleashed: Windows Phone on a sub-£80 budget!

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Addresses Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference
The Nokia Lumia 530 was announced this morning, offering the chance to get your hands on a brand new Windows Phone 8.1 device for around £80. If you’re in the market for a bargain-basement phone, it’s certainly worth adding to the list! Windows Phone 8.1 is the best version of Microsoft’s smartphone OS yet, sticking with all the bits we love, like the feature-packed Live Tiles, and adding useful features we’ve ...
Full article at: Fifth Gear 1 day ago, 4:03am CDT

Five things every self-driving car needs!

Google Hosts Its Annual I/O Developers Conference
With loads of companies (even Google) currently working on making the self-driving autonomous car an everyday reality, the future looks bright for personal transport. Just imagine it: being able to read, watch movies, chat and have fun while you travel around in your own car, with no need to concentrate on driving! There are some things we’d love to see in self-driving cars though – any self-respecting self-driving cars, that is. As Google has shown, the ...
Full article at: Fifth Gear 2 days ago, 9:45am CDT

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