Carphone Warehouse And Dixons £3.7 Billion Merger To Go Ahead

Carphone Warehouse And Dixons £3.7 Billion Merger To Go Ahead

Back in March, UK electronics retailer Dixons announced that it had entered into merger talks with one of the largest independent mobile phone supplies in the UK, the Carphone Warehouse.

The last thing we heard was that if the deal was to go ahead, we would get some sort of official announcement from the two companies by the 19th of May.

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TomTom Go 40, 50 And 60 With Lifetime Traffic Announced (Video)

TomTom Go 40, 50 And 60 With Lifetime Traffic Announced (Video)

TomTom has launched their latest Sat Nav devices in the UK, the TomTom Go 40, Go 50 and Go 60, and alll of these new devices now come with lifetime traffic updates.

The main differences between the three models is the display size, the Go 40 comes with a 4 inch touchscreen display, the Go 50 a 5 inch display and the Go 60 a 6 inch display.

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McLaren P1 Track Version In The Works (Rumor)

McLaren P1 Track Version In The Works (Rumor)

According to a recent report, McLaren are considering releasing a track version of their McLaren P1 supercar, and the company has apparently written to all 375 owners of the P1 and also potential owners to gauge interest in a new version of the supercar.

The track version of the McLaren P1 is apparently in the early stages, and it will apparently come with even more extreme bodywork than the existing McLaren P1.

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Internet Users To Hit 3 Billion By End Of The Year

Internet Users To Hit 3 Billion By End Of The Year

The amount of people using the Internet is expected to hit 3 billion by the end of 2014, the news comes in a report from the ITU (United Nations International Telecommunications Union).

The report says that by the end of the year close to 3 billion users will be online, and around two thirds of these will be in the developing world.

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BMW Shows Off Solar Car Port For BMW i8 And i3

BMW Shows Off Solar Car Port For BMW i8 And i3

BMW recently launched the new BMW i3 in the US, and the company is also launching the new BMW i8, and BMW has shown off a new solar car port concept, that is designed to charge its new electric vehicles.

BMW will show off this new solar car port during the launch of the BMW i8 in Los Angeles , and it is designed to recharge both of these new EV’s using solar power.

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Asus Smartwatch To Launch In Quarter Three

Asus Smartwatch To Launch In Quarter Three

We have been hearing various rumors about the new Asus Smartwatch over the last few month, and now it would appear that Asus has plans to launch their new wearable gadget in quarter three of 2014.

The company’s CEO recently revealed in an earnings call, that the Asus Smartwatch will be launched in quarter three, he also said that the company will be ‘testing the waters a little bit’ this year on wearable devices.

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Apple’s PR Chief Katie Cotton Is Leaving Apple

Apple’s PR Chief Katie Cotton Is Leaving Apple

For the past 18 years, Apple have had the same person in charge of the companies image, Katie Cotton has been the head of PR at Apple, and she has now decided to leave Apple.

Katie Cotton has been one of the most powerful executives at Apple, and has been in charge of all of the major releases from the iPad to the iPhone, and she worked with Steve Jobs when he was CEO and Tim Cook who is the current CEO.

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Netflix Price Increased By £1 In The UK For New Members

Netflix Price Increased By £1 In The UK For New Members

Netflix has announced that it is increasing the price of its monthly subscription plan in the UK and Europe for new members, the price will increase by £1 per month to £6.99.

The good news is that if you are an existing member of Netflix, than your price will not be increased for the next two years, and you will continue to pay £5.99.

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Microsoft Surface 2 LTE Tablet Now Shipping The The UK

Microsoft Surface 2 LTE Tablet Now Shipping The The UK

The Surface 2 LTE tablet has been available in the US for some time, the device went up for pre-order in the UK last month, and it is now available in the UK as of today.

The Microsoft Surface 2 LTE tablet is available for £539 in the UK, this is a SIM free price for the device, which means you can use it with any of the 4G LTE providers in the UK without a contract.

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Sky News Gets A TV Catch Up Service

Sky News Gets A TV Catch Up Service

Sky News has announced a new Sky News TV catch up service that will allow you to watch Sky News content whenever you want, it will work in a similar way to their TV and Movie on demand service.

The Sky News catch up service will be available to existing Sky subscribers who have a connected Sky+ HD box, and as well as the most recent news, you will also be able to watch select ‘world changing events’ from the last 25 years.

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Beats Audio CEO Jimmy Iovine May Join Apple As Special Adviser

Beats Audio CEO Jimmy Iovine May Join Apple As Special Adviser

This morning we heard a rumor that Apple were going to purchased Beats Audio in a deal worth $3.2 Billion, and a couple of hours ago the deal was basically confirmed by Dr Dre.

The confirmation came in the form of a video posted online by rapper and actor Tyrese Gibson, which included Dr Dre, and he also confirmed the deal on Instagram, the posts have now been removed from both Facebook and Instagram, but you can see a screenshot below.

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Snapchat Settles With FCC Over Privacy Issues

Snapchat Settles With FCC Over Privacy Issues

Snapchat has come to an agreement with the FTC over privacy issues, the company has entered into a consent decree with the FCC, which addresses issues with their app description, privacy policy and in app notifications.

The agreement comes after there was a massive privacy breach of around 4.6 million Snapchat users details, which included usernames and phone numbers.

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