Gadgets

Samsung unveils 'first ever' smartwatch that can make and receive calls

Samsung announces Gear S smartwatch with its own 3G connection
Samsung will be joined in smartwatch market by LG, Sony and, perhaps, Apple
28 Aug 2014

Samsung pays $200m for internet of things platform SmartThings

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Samsung follows fashion set by Apple and Google to buy household automation company
15 Aug 2014

Backbytes: iPads not welcome here. Good

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Manchester United bans iPads from the "theatre of dreams". About time, too
12 Aug 2014

Backbytes: Nostalgic for the 1980s? Good news – the new ZX Spectrum will be launched imminently

Are you missing 256×192, eight-colour graphics? Throw away your PC and buy a ZX Spectrum instead
01 Aug 2014

Internet of Things devices riddled with security errors, claims HP

HP Fortify study finds devices protected by weak passwords and unencrypted network services
30 Jul 2014

Lenovo unveils Google Glass competitor in Internet of Things push

Chinese manufacturer is also looking for hardware partners to make new products
28 Jul 2014

Cyber espionage by Google Glass is the next major threat to enterprise security

Some organisations are already jumping onto the wearable technology bandwagon, but are they opening up a new way in for cyber criminals? Danny Palmer investigates.
23 Jul 2014

Raspberry Pi gets major hardware upgrade, pleases enthusiasts

Four USB 2.0 ports and lower power needs for new Pi as Foundation admits 'industrial customers' a consideration
15 Jul 2014

Samsung shrugs off wearables challenge from Apple: 'Consumers are a lot smarter these days'

Samsung VP Jae Shin tells Computing wearable tech doesn't need Apple-generated hype to take off
27 Jun 2014

Can wearable technology ever become fashionable for the enterprise?

Wearables are hailed as the next big frontier in technology, but are the likes of Google Glass and smartwatches too out there to be harnessed by businesses? Danny Palmer finds out
26 Jun 2014

Google Glass goes on sale in UK for £1,000 to 'explorers'

Wearable technology now available to anyone - but experts warn of security risks
24 Jun 2014

Apple to release multiple smartwatches to challenge Samsung and Sony in wearables

Reports suggest iPhone and iPad producer will release its first wearable devices in the autumn
20 Jun 2014

Hybrid tablets 'not ultimate destination, but still a place we’ll spend a long time in' says Microsoft

Microsoft chief envisioning officer Dave Coplin on the future of hybrids and impact of machine learning
19 Jun 2014

Living with the Nokia Lumia 630 running Windows Phone 8.1

Is Microsoft's refined OS enough to rip out the BYOD staples of iOS and Android?
17 Jun 2014

Backbytes: Get back in your Xbox

"Xbox. Stop bothering me!"
13 Jun 2014

Facebook acquires Oculus Rift VR headset firm for $2bn

“After games, we're going to make Oculus a platform for many other experiences” says Zuckerberg
25 Mar 2014

Will Google-Luxottica deal take "smart glasses" mainstream?

Ray-Ban maker announces strategic tie-up with Google's Glass division
25 Mar 2014

Virgin Atlantic trials Google Glass at check-in desks

Sony Smartwatches also part of six-week evaluation of the benefits of wearable technology
11 Feb 2014

Living with the Dell Venue 11 Pro Windows 8 Tablet

Danny Palmer examines the business use case for Dell's competition to Microsoft's Surface Pro
29 Jan 2014

Apple stock down 8 per cent after lower than expected holiday sales and weak revenue forecast

Big push into China needs to continue to maintain company growth
28 Jan 2014

Backbytes: Argos's 'terrible' MyTablet killed off after a string of bad reviews, or maybe not? UPDATED

Oh no it isn't, say Argos (Oh yes it is, say our sources...)
18 Dec 2013

£30 Aakash 2 tablet now on sale in the UK

'World's cheapest tablet' could cause waves in education sector - or end up in municipal dumps
17 Dec 2013

MSI Primo 81 tablet - review

A 7 inch Android tablet that looks rather similar to the iPad Mini. Can this budget model give the Apple tablet a run for its money?
08 Nov 2013

GoClever Aries 70: Review

How does the new 7 inch tablet from Polish firm Goclever fare in the cluttered Android market? Should enterprises consider this as a budget option for road warriors, or are there better options elsewhere?
04 Nov 2013