Blaine Callard: dumped those annoying “Go Harvey, Goooo!” radio ads

Party time is back in the retail industry. Harvey Norman, the Australian furniture and electronics chain with a dozen stores in Ireland, hosted a bash(...)

 Travellers watch the World Cup on a giant screen in the main hall of the central railway station in Rotterdam, Netherlands. How big a screen can you fit into your living room? Photograph: EPA/Lex van Lieshout

The big day is fast approaching – the World Cup final takes place on Sunday and if you are a football fan, chances are you want to make the most of it(...)

Music discovery app Soundwave is coming to wearable technology, with the company announcing that has developed a version of the app for Google’s An(...)

Joe Stinziano, executive vice-president of Samsung Electronics America, introduces a 105-inch, curved ultra-high-definition (UHD) television during the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January. photograph: steve marcus/reuters

Our living rooms may not be getting any roomier, but Irish householders continue to opt for bigger television screens, research by Kantar Media sho(...)

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Announced last week, Android Wear is Google’s answer to the relentless march of wearable tech. It will give you fast access to everything from (...)

An employee demonstrates an LG Electronics G Flex curved smartphone. LG finished 2013 as a fourth-largest smartphone maker in the world according to research firm Gartner. Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

LG Electronics has said it will launch a computerised wristwatch later this year, entering a nascent market where Samsung, Sony and smaller com(...)

Workers walk past a Mobile World Congress banner in Barcelona. The GSMA Mobile World Congress will take place this week. Photograph: Reuters

The biggest names in the mobile industry are gathering in Spain this week to reveal their plans and products for the upcoming year. The annual (...)

Technicians work on a LG Electronics 3D video wall in preparation for the Consumer Electronics Show  at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

From 3D printing to wearable technology and increasingly smarter products, this year’s International CES exhibition in Las Vegas is expected to give g(...)

Pranav Mistry of Samsung America presents the new Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch  in Berlin yesterday. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

The tech world is going through a Dick Tracy phase, as Derek Scally describes it in today’s report from the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. W(...)

A worker cleans a 4K-2K Ultra High Definition TV screen at the booth of Vestel at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin. Photo: Reuters

Technology giants will unveil their latest products during a series of launches in Berlin today. Around 240,000 gadget fans are expected to flock to B(...)