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Gadgets

Walking the talk: Siri v Android

David Pogue Is speech recognition better on Apple or Android smartphones? It depends on how it's used.

Smart phones

iPhone hot but Android handsets 'on fire'

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Glenn Chapman iPhone fever made Apple the hottest smartphone maker at the end of 2011 but handsets with Google's Android software are becoming the true winners.

Fitness

LG Lifeband Touch fitness band reviewed

Fitness bands are more for motivation than for chronicling your every move.

John Davidson Some are better than others at tracking your movement. This isn't one of them.

Gadgets

The problem with Google's new smart watch

Smartphone functionality on your wrist, but with a big caveat.

Steve Kovach All your phone's functions on a wristwatch. Sounds great, right? Wrong.

Gadgets

Christmas gift guide: gadgets

 

Love your tech? Always wanting the latest and greatest? Look no further.

Gadgets

Quitting your job? There's an app for that

Natasha Barker Thinking about quitting your job? Use this app to do it by text.

Opinion

Smart watches need to be smarter than the Pebble

Farhad Manjoo Apple and Samsung smart watches are coming. Hopefully they'll be better than Pebble.

Gadgets

Samsung's smart watch arrives

Jenneth Orantia Korean maker's watch offers many of the conveniences of a smartphone - including a touchscreen, apps and built-in camera.

Gadgets

Making your home smarter than you are

Jenneth Orantia If you have a smartphone or tablet and a wireless network, you're halfway there.

Battle of the smartphones

Smartphone test: iPhone 4s versus Samsung Galaxy S III.

Katie Cincotta As Apple and Samsung air their differences in court, we ask which is the clevest smartphone, the Galaxy or the iPhone?

Hands on: iPhone 5

iPhone 5.

Ben Grubb The iPhone 5 is lighter, thinner, faster and taller than its predecessor.

Sold out

Apple sells 2m iPhones in 24 hours

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Apple booked orders for over two million iPhone 5 models in the first 24 hours, reflecting a higher-than-expected demand for the consumer device giant's new smartphone and setting it up for a strong...

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Why Apple is making an iPad mini

Concept design ... the iPad mini, centre, in a concept drawing.

James Manning Apple is poised to launch an iPad mini as figures show the tech giant's tablet market share in the US fell by 29 percentage points in the past year.

Review

Hands on with the iPad mini

iPad mini

Michael Liedtke It only takes a few minutes playing with the iPad mini to realise the scaled-down tablet computer will be a sure-fire hit.

Gadgets

Which new smartphone reigns?

Phones

Adam Turner The smartphone war is hotting up as the big names put forward new champions in a superphone battle royale.

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Gadgets

Which tablet to buy for Christmas?

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David Pogue The gadget most likely to be found under the tree this year is thin, battery-powered and flat.

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Gadgets

Microsoft, Intel tablets struggle to bite Apple

Dina Bass A push by Microsoft and Intel to combat Apple's iPad is getting off to a slow start.

Gadgets

Clever tech gifts

Crudely put, the 1000 series Fanny Wang is great.

Katie Cincotta Livewire's Christmas wish list showcases some of the hottest, coolest and newest tech toys to covet this festive season.

Gadgets

Top apps to reach your goals

Top apps

Jenneth Orantia Jenneth Orantia reviews the best apps for setting - and achieving - your goals.

Gadgets

Latest wizardry all just a tease

A man looks over a Panasonic 4K tablet.

Omar L. Gallaga Apart from a confirmed trend away from desktop computing, it's tough to accurately pick the coming trends at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.