Is everyone fed up with flat? Samsung seems to be, as it’s introducing the Samsung Galaxy Round, the world's first smartphone with a curved display. A curved screen means it'll sit more snugly in your back pocket, but is there more to it than making your phone more buttock-friendly? The verdict? It's essentially a Galaxy Note 3 with a curved screen.
Imagine telling somebody 20 years ago that one of the world's top tech firms would be the BBC. They'd have laughed at you, and hit you with sticks. But they'd be wrong, because the BBC is doing all kinds of interesting. First up there's Playlister, a new music service that will let you add tracks from BBC shows to playlists, and then - this is the good bit - export those playlists to your chosen digital music service.
That's not all. Director general Tony Hall gave an inspiring speech about the BBC's future, and as Patrick Goss explains, there's lots to look forward to: a personalised iPlayer, public service broadcasting via digital and most interestingly of all, a programme to educate the next generation of coders. As Stephen Fry put it, we used to teach children Greek; now we need to teach them geek.
Patent Bolt reckons that Samsung has developed a new 13MP sensor, which can capture images eight times brighter than the current snap-holes in both the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and the Samsung Galaxy S4. Read more
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Tablets are taking the world by storm. Just a few years ago they were an unknown for many people, but nowadays you've got more choice than you can shake a mildly agitated badger at. Luckily we've made it easy for you and pulled together the top 10 tablets of the moment available in the UK.
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