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LG G3 busts out the QHD big guns, Apple buys its groove back

Could Dr Dre's long-delayed Detox album be the One More Thing at next week's WWDC? Probably not - but the charismatic rap legend does have a new job at Apple, where he and his Beats Audio partner Jimmy Iovine will have roles as "Dre" and "Jimmy" respectively. And that's not even the strangest thing that happened this week. It's a particularly weird Week in Tech!

Straight Outta Cupertino

Apple announced its purchase of Beats Audio for a cool $3 billion this week. Apple's press release makes it clear what Apple really wants here: Beats Music first, Dre and Jimmy Iovine second and Beats' iconic headphones third. Interestingly, Apple isn't planning to shutter Beats Music on non-Apple platforms in the foreseeable future.

LG slams Steve

"We love Steve Jobs, but he was wrong". That's LG's head of smartphone planning, Dr Ramchan Woo, talking about the incredibly high-res screen of the LG G3: apparently Apple's idea of a retina display just isn't good enough. Screen aside, is the G3 any cop? Our very own Gareth Beavis says yes - but he's not convinced it's a market leader.

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In this week
Week in Tech: LG G3 busts out the QHD big guns, Apple buys its groove back
Talking points: Google's self-driving car, Steam Machine delay, real-time voice translation for Skype, living in Apple's smart home of tomorrow
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The week's best buys: Canon G1 X Mark II, Microsoft Surface 2, New Nexus 7
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Talking points
Google leaves the steering wheel behind with new self-driving car
Google has been tinkering with self-driving cars for a while, and its own prototype was unveiled at the 2014 Code Conference by Google's co-founder Sergey Brin. Notably, it has no steering wheel, accelerator or brake pedal. Read more
Valve Steam Machines delayed till 2015
If you were anxiously awaiting the arrival of Steam Machines this year, keep on waiting.  Valve announced in a murky blog post that it's looking at a "release window" of 2015 for Steam Machines, not 2014 as previously announced. Read more
Microsoft demos 'near real-time' language translation for Skype voice calls
Microsoft reckons it might have ended the language barrier. At the Code conference, the firm demonstrated "near real-time" language translation for Skype voice calls, which works just like using an interpreter in a conversation. Read more
Here's how you'll live in Apple's smart home of tomorrow
We know that Google's interested in home automation thanks to its purchase of the Nest smart thermostat but, if the Financial Times is correct, Apple's about to take an even bigger step: at WWDC it's going to announce a standard for intelligent home appliances based around iOS. Read more
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The week's best buys

Canon has made some much needed improvements to the G1X Mark II. It's a great backup camera to your DSLR.
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Microsoft makes some of the best PC hardware around and Surface 2 is superb example of the combination tablet-you-can-use-like-a-notebook.
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If you're looking for a 7-inch tablet, we'll put it like this: there is no better alternative on the market if you want value for money as well as excellence.
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Bing's 5th birthday is coming up. Do you use it?
@zhgingaah Shouldn't have posted that on Twitter - Bing search user? Bound to be a MySpace user aren't they?
@SpaceChimpDan  I do, been using it for a while now.
@BajramHoxha I use Bing, and the only reason is the User Interface. At least, something different!
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