Orwell was wrong. The future isn't a boot stamping on a human face forever: it's the human race so engrossed in Facebook that it walks off the end of a pier. Computing will only become more pervasive and stuck-to-our-facey with Google Glass. Google's eyewear isn't on sale yet, but its early "Explorer" adopters have been given some new goodies just in time for Christmas. And it isn't the only intelligent eyewear that wants to get in your face - there are several Glass rivals worth looking at.
The HTC M8, AKA the HTC One 2, has surfaced yet again, this time appearing with its Wi-Fi certification. According to the Wi-Fi certification, the HTC One 2 will indeed come with a Wi-Fi antenna capable of switching between the 2.4 and 5GHz bands. Read more
\Leaked benchmark scores are again outing a trio of forthcoming handsets from Sony, suggesting the Japanese manufacturer may be about to take a good thing and multiply. PhoneArena reported this weekend that Sony has not one, not two but a full three variants of its popular Xperia Z1 on the way, judging from leaked benchmarks. Read more
After so many teasers and chest-beating announcements, the public is finally getting its first look at what will tick inside Steam Machines with the December 13 release of SteamOS. Throwing caution to the wind, we trudged through all the installation bumps to get an early look at what Steam's dedicated OS can offer. Read more
Step aside, £70 tablets: there's a new low-rent slate in town and the UbiSlate 7Ci tablet will set you back just £30. That's right, you can now buy an Android tablet for less than the cost of a decent haircut. And what do three crisp tenners get you? Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich), to start with, and a 7-inch TFT 800 x 480 screen which, as you might expect, is pretty low-grade resolution-wise. Read more
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Make no mistake - Apple has finally nailed the tablet with a great combination of specs, power and a decent OS. It's a joy to hold the iPad Air. From the clever construction to the fast processor to the improved user interface, Apple has found an answer to every criticism we had of the device and then some.
Move over Nikon 1 and Pentax Q, Panasonic has made a fantastic small compact system camera with a large sensor that produces excellent images. This seems like what the Micro Four Thirds range was intended for, and makes a fantastic addition to the G series line-up.
Based on its bigger brother the Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Tab 8.9 . provides another decent Android tablet experience, with a lighter body, but of course a sacrifice in screen size. The smaller and lighter Galaxy Tab 8.9 is great for reading books and checking emails.
To help find the best Android phone for you, we've rounded up the best Android handsets out there today, rating the phones on hardware performance, OS upgrade potential and, of course, how shiny and nice they are to have and boast about to work colleagues.
Make the right choice with Smart Choice, brought to you by TechRadar in association with Carphone Warehouse. From self-healing phones that actually work to the latest Android update, you'll find all the info you need to get the most from your mobile.
We have found a bit of a bargain for those of you looking for a new tablet. The Kobo Arc 7-inch packs a crisp 1280 x 800 resolution,a 1.5GHz dual-core processor for nippy performance, plus full access to the Google Play store. And at only £69.99,it's an absolute steal,undercutting many other budget tablets out there right now.