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4K Ultra HD Blu-rays and players hit the shelves in the UK

It’s been a long time in the making, but finally 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays and players have made it to the UK after arriving earlier this year in the US. As you would expect 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray titles are few and far between at the moment with only 12 titles available, but expect that to change over the coming months and years.

Black Friday VS Cyber Monday – Battle of the discounts

As the battle for early Christmas sales begins today on Black Friday and after the weekend on Cyber Monday, and with the popularity growing in the UK for these ‘American Imports’, an online voucher code website looked to see where and why it all started.

Facebook announces plans to introduce a Dislike Button

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced yesterday that the social network is working on something similar to a ‘dislike’ button, but it won’t be used the way you think.

In the wide ranging Q&A session streamed from Facebook’s headquarters, Zuckerberg announced that they were working on a new button, but said that it wouldn’t be easy. The Facebook CEO went on to say that the social network wanted to limit the use of the button to voicing sympathy when a user posted something sad or upsetting. (more…)

Apple Watch sales down by 90% since April

According to unofficial figures, Apple Watch sales have fallen by 90% since its release in April. The drop means that Apple are selling less than 20,000 watches a day in the US, dipping as low as 5,000 devices by the end of June.

What caught our eye at E3 2015

E3 2015 was a great success and proved once again that game developers and coming up with exciting new games that are sure to wow us for many years to come.

Star Wars Battlefront was high up on our list of things we wanted to see at this year’s event, but there were also a lot of surprises too. Here are some of the games that caught our eye at E3 2015: (more…)

Controversy and Video Games – Is it just part of the industry now?

With the latest game in the highly popular Battlefield series dropping this week, it seems that controversy isn’t far away when it comes to first person shooters.

Battlefield: Hardline shuns away from army warfare, instead opting for a cops vs robbers gameplay style; this has already caused a bit of a stir with some of the more conservative folk out there and does pose a question of the morality of law enforcement and militarisation, and ethics when it comes to shooting police officers with all manner of weapons and missiles. (more…)

Mercedes-Benz self-driving car causes a stir in San Francisco

Mercedes-Benz self-driving car the F015 Luxury In Motion has been creating a stir this week as it was seen on the streets of San Francisco for the first time. Unveiled at the International CES in Las Vegas in January, the F015 Luxury In Motion was caught on camera by stunned bystanders as it cruised through the city.

84% of Britons Fear Remote Controlled Technology in Their Homes

Research conducted on behalf of an online window blind retailer has found that the majority of Britons fear remote controlled technology in their homes. As technology creeps into every aspect of our lives, it appears that many are not comfortable with Artificial Intelligence or remote controlled technology.

Online bullying and access to adult content worries parent’s most about technology

Technology has come a long way in the last decade and now even children are using mobile phones and tablets to search the internet and keep in touch with their friends and families. Online voucher site My Voucher Codes wanted to find out what parents feared most about their children using this technology and found that the majority of parents were most worried about online bullying and access to adult content.

Merry Christmas from Techlounge!

It’s been a fun filled year full of great technology and our team here at Techlounge want to wish you all a Merry Christmas and look forward to seeing you in the New Year.

If you have some Christmas money burning a hole in your pocket here are our top technology picks for 2014: (more…)