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Microsoft reportedly working on smart headband to help the blind see

Jul 14, 2014 7:08 pm

Eight groups of blind people in the UK are undergoing a trial for a Microsoft led wearable tech effort to help them see their surroundings

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Britain joins the US in banning uncharged smartphones from flights

Jul 11, 2014 9:32 pm

The UK's transport authority has just announced air travelers will be expected to carry fully charged smart devices or be declined for boarding planes

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Netflix UK wants to pay someone to watch content all day from home

Jul 7, 2014 8:13 pm

A job posting from Netflix is looking for a full time tagger to watch brand new content all day long and from home

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Teen hit with massive 15000 dollar bill accessing Facebook via mobile

Jul 7, 2014 6:31 pm

One teen's stepfather was left with an enormous roaming data bill racked up while on holiday in the West Indies

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Despite protests from cabbies, London rules Uber is perfectly legal

Jul 6, 2014 5:12 pm

In the wake of complaints from London taxi drivers, the British capital's transport authority has declared Uber is free to continue operating

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Britain to pump millions into industrial robotics research

Jul 1, 2014 8:32 pm

Part of a 400 million investment from the Technology Strategy Board has been earmarked for robotics research in the UK

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British movie theaters ban Google Glass

Jul 1, 2014 7:18 pm

An association representing 90 percent of all movie theaters in the UK has said it will ask all cinemagoers to remove their techie specs

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UK kids prefer tablets, smartphones to portable consoles

Jun 30, 2014 2:05 pm

Children are increasingly gaining access to their own mobile devices over portable consoles such as Nintendo's 3DS, according to a report

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Almost half of UK cop calls involve social media complaints

Jun 24, 2014 6:28 pm

Half of all complaints to police in the United Kingdom include a social element, according to a spokesperson

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UK plans road reform to allow driverless cars

Jun 9, 2014 9:04 pm

British MP David Willets has opened a discussion to change road laws, to make self-driving cars legal

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Affordable home 4G ISP launches in London

Jun 5, 2014 11:17 pm

Relish, launched by UK Broadband, will offer 4G speeds with no data limit, at affordable rates and on rolling month-by-month contracts

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UK PM's adviser urges Google to do more to curb online piracy

May 31, 2014 12:14 am

The British Prime Minister's intellectual property adviser has released a report urging Google and other search companies to do more to combat piracy

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Transport for London intervenes in smartphone taxi service dispute

May 29, 2014 4:27 pm

London's transport authority is intervening in an argument between the capital's iconic 'black cab' drivers and smartphone taxi service Uber

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OwnFone goes on sale as the world's first 3D printed Braille phone

May 19, 2014 4:00 pm

OwnFone has launched in the UK for the visually impaired and claims to be the first Braille phone of its type to go on sale

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UK based ISPs to send messages to illegal downloaders in 2015

May 10, 2014 2:52 am

ISPs will now send educational messages to those who download content via sites that infringes copyrights

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Heat-seeking drones are getting the 420 on weed in the UK

Apr 19, 2014 9:20 am

Criminals are using heat-seeking drones to find weed in the UK

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Microsoft drops UK Xbox One Titanfall bundle price to 349 pounds

Apr 11, 2014 9:37 pm

UK retailers drop prices on Microsoft's Xbox One Titanfall bundle by $50 in an effort to spur sales and reduce stock

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Google's Chromecast will finally arrive in the UK later this week

Mar 18, 2014 3:08 am

After several long months, UK consumers will finally be able to get their hands-on a Google Chromecast this Wednesday

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Microsoft cuts Xbox One price in the UK amidst slow sales

Feb 24, 2014 11:04 pm

The Xbox One from Microsoft just got a little cheaper across the pond in the UK

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Google's Chromecast will make its journey to the UK within weeks

Feb 7, 2014 8:47 pm

Google will finally take its Chromecast international and launch in the UK on March 1st

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LG G Flex making its way out of Asia and into the UK in Feb 2014

Dec 18, 2013 2:00 am

LG G Flex is on its way to the UK, India, and other European markets

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UK Court of Appeals suspends ban on HTC One Mini

Dec 13, 2013 4:00 pm

Injunction banning sales of HTC One Mini in the UK has been lifted temporarily by Court of Appeals

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Nintendo Wii U sees 685% sales increase thanks to Zelda: Wind Waker

Oct 11, 2013 5:40 pm

Wii U sales skyrocket by 685-percent in the UK thanks to Zelda: Wind Waker HD release

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Amazon mistakenly launches GTA V days early in the UK

Sep 17, 2013 12:17 am

Amazon UK screws up and ships GTA V to some customers days early

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Google's Trekker backpack hits Britain's historic canals

Aug 16, 2013 3:04 pm

100 miles of Britain's historic canals to get the Google Street View treatment thanks to the UK's first loaned Trekker backpack!

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