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Top Gear leads pack as BBC iPlayer hits record 3 billion requests in 2013

Top Gear leads pack as BBC iPlayer hits record 3 billion requests in 2013

BBC iPlayer saw a record three billion programme requests in 2013 – up 33 per cent on 2012, with 2.2b requests for BBC TV shows and 800m BBC radio requests across all platforms.

ViewRanger Outdoors Adventure GPS launches on Amazon's Kindle Fire

ViewRanger, the award-winning mapping and navigation app, is now available from the Amazon Appstore to download for Amazon Kindle Fire and other Android smart phones and tablets.

Nikon introduces new slimline cameras to its COOLPIX collection

Nikon introduces new slimline cameras to its COOLPIX collection

Nikon has announced three new compact cameras in its COOLPIX line up, including the colourful COOLPIX S3600 with 8x optical zoom and 20-megapixels.

Samsung expands Galaxy Tab 3 line with Galaxy Tab 3 Lite

Samsung expands Galaxy Tab 3 line with Galaxy Tab 3 Lite

Samsung has introduced the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite (7”), combining the intuitive experience of the Galaxy Tab 3 series with a slimmer, more portable design.

Nationwide and Zapp join forces to deliver new mobile payments technology

Nationwide Building Society has partnered with Zapp to develop a new and innovative mobile payment service for its five million current account customers.

Sony A5000 Wi-Fi camera

Sony A5000 Wi-Fi camera

The world’s smallest and lightest interchangeable lens digital Wi-Fi camera punches far above its weight when it comes to beautiful pictures and creative control.

The demise of the text

Commenting on Deloitte's annual Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) Predictions report, which shows the number of text messages sent in the UK fell for the first time last year, and predicts this figure will fall still further in 2014, Ernest Doku, telecoms expert at uSwitch.com, says:

Test your limits with the new Sony Action Cam

Test your limits with the new Sony Action Cam

From skiing… to speedway… to mud-spattered treks: the all-new Action Cam HDR-AS100VR satisfies your taste for the extreme. Sony’s latest wearable Full HD video camera is made for adrenalin-soaked fun on road, hill, snow or water.

Capture all the beauty of the moment with the new Nikon D3300

Capture all the beauty of the moment with the new Nikon D3300

Nikon has announced the D3300, a new entry-level D-SLR that makes it easy to capture the important moments.

CSR fuses fashion and function with launch of Bluetooth Smart jewellery

CSR has developed a range of connected jewellery, powered by its latest Bluetooth Smart solution, to demonstrate the future of wearable technology. The pendant-style connected necklaces contain integrated electronics that enable the user to customise the colour and brightness emitted to suit their mood or to coordinate with a particular outfit.

App Store sales top $10 Billion in 2013

Apple has announced that customers spent over $10 billion on the App Store in 2013, including over $1 billion in December alone. App Store customers downloaded almost three billion apps in December making it the most successful month in App Store history. Apple’s incredible developers have now earned $15 billion on the App Store.

Samsung Smartphone Gamepad and Mobile Console app

Samsung Smartphone Gamepad and Mobile Console app

Samsung has introduced the Smartphone GamePad and Mobile Console app to enhance the gaming experience on its line of Galaxy devices.

Top 10 travel apps revealed

With many people receiving a new Smartphone or Tablet for Christmas, travel experts at leading global travel search site Skyscanner has picked their top 10 travel apps for travel savvy Brits.

Government backs smartphone app to pinpoint potholes

DfT pledges cash to enable CTC, the National Cycling Charity to revamp it's 'Fill that hole' website and develop a new potholes app.

Could Tweakker’s app drive down the cost of smartphones?

Could Tweakker’s app drive down the cost of smartphones?

The price of next generation smartphones could drop as a result of its device connectivity technology being granted a worldwide patent, according to a Danish start-up called Tweakker.