5 OF THE BEST PORTABLE CHARGERS
Aug28

5 OF THE BEST PORTABLE CHARGERS

As our addiction to various social media apps, games, and online shopping increases, so does our need for portable power.  What with the four major fashion weeks just around the corner, we’ll be screaming for an outlet and a spare hour to charge our mobiles, tablets and laptops!  Also, with new airport regulations meaning you need to keep your phone, tablet and other gadgets ready to be powered up when you fly, a portable...

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HARRODS LAUNCH STILETTO WARS APP FOR HARRODS SHOE HEAVEN
Aug27

HARRODS LAUNCH STILETTO WARS APP FOR HARRODS SHOE HEAVEN

If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, then the way to a woman’s heart is through her feet!  If such a statement is true, we’ll be getting more invites to download this game than the annoying Candy Crush Saga. Today Harrods launch Stiletto Wars app, an addictive new game that gives shoeaholics the chance to win their dream pair of heels, via the Harrods Magazine app. Devised to mark the opening of the...

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HOW ANY E-COMMERCE BUSINESS CAN COMPETE WITH SITES LIKE AMAZON
Aug27

HOW ANY E-COMMERCE BUSINESS CAN COMPETE WITH SITES LIKE AMAZON

It goes without saying that running an e-commerce website is not an easy task when you are going up against corporate giants like Amazon.  But there are ways to effectively differentiate yourself, develop a positive reputation for your brand, and continually attract visitors and get conversions. Stick to a Niche Amazon is known for selling a wide variety of products, but not every product on the market is actually available on Amazon....

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WHY SWITCH TO THE CLOUD?
Aug27

WHY SWITCH TO THE CLOUD?

We humans spend a lot of time deciding whether to switch; be it bank, phone, housing situation, whatever.  Well, we’ve got another one to add to the list: cloud hosting vs local hosting.  You might not even know what that is, if that’s the case, read this infographic. Basically, the difference is that cloud hosting holds all of your data in the metaphoric cloud.  Your data is held virtually instead of being left on a physical piece of...

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DVF UNVEILS LIMITED EDITION GOOGLE GLASS COLLECTION
Jun04

DVF UNVEILS LIMITED EDITION GOOGLE GLASS COLLECTION

Diane von Furstenberg and Google have joined forces to launch the DVF | Made for Glass collection. The brands first collaborated on a short film “DVF Through Glass” which provided an insider’s view of Diane von Furstenberg’s Spring 2013 runway show. The limited edition collection of Google Glass frames and shades is a watershed moment between technology and fashion. “I have always been fascinated by technology and as a brand, DVF...

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NEVER WANTED A POLAROID CAMERA MORE!
May28

NEVER WANTED A POLAROID CAMERA MORE!

We love a skin here at Freak Deluxe, we have never wanted a Polaroid camera more! German company Impossible have launched a new analogue instant colour film for use in all Polaroid 600-type cameras and Impossible’s own Instant Lab. Impossible’s Special Edition Color 600 Skins is a wild departure from the classic square white frame that Polaroid made famous. It features frames patterned with zebra, rattlesnake, tiger, crocodile, fish,...

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PORTER MAGAZINE GOES #GAGAFORPORTER
Mar28

PORTER MAGAZINE GOES #GAGAFORPORTER

Today PORTER Magazine announced Lady Gaga as the summer cover star, and celebrates issue 2 with the ‘I AM PORTER’ app 2.0! Go #GAGAFORPORTER and star in your own PORTER magazine cover image.  The global fashion magazine powered by NET-A-PORTER.COM – The ‘I AM PORTER’ application has gone Gaga to give users the opportunity to style themselves in one of the superstar’s eight iconic Philip Treacy hats and become a...

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TECH: ALEXANDER WANG X BEATS BY DR. DRE
Dec10

TECH: ALEXANDER WANG X BEATS BY DR. DRE

Hold the phone! Alexander Wang has put his spin on some Beats by Dr. Dre gear, the collaboration will be exclusive and extremely limited; it will include the company’s signature New Beats Studio Headphones ($449), the Beats Pill portable wireless speaker ($299), and the Urbeats Earbuds ($149). The limited pieces consist of Alexander Wang’s signature pale gold accents and matte black finishes, each with their own embossed glossy...

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TECH: FD LOVES – FRENDS HEADPHONES!
Sep12

TECH: FD LOVES – FRENDS HEADPHONES!

Any fashionista/magpie worth their salt cannot not love Frends headphones! The fashion based electronic accessories brand designed for women are the first ever headphone line based on the design and craft of vintage jewellery but with great functionality. This luxury female brand combines a beautiful aesthetic with practical functionality; all leather elements are stain resistant enough to be thrown in your handbag and the woven cords...

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TECH: FD LOVES TECH 21 FOR APPLE
Sep11

TECH: FD LOVES TECH 21 FOR APPLE

How many of us wince when we drop our iPhone/iPad, then pray before we pick it up that the screen isn’t smashed to pieces? I know I’ve done it a few times. The designers at Tech 21 have used their Impactology™  to create the new Impact Mesh case for the iPad mini; using ingenious materials, combined with a slim fitting, user-friendly design. The slim-fitting case includes the distinctive and popular mesh design that’s flat...

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TECH: GIVENCHY WOMENS APP

As if we didn’t have enough enticing apps to make us spend our money, Givenchy have now launched their women’s mobile and tablet e-shop with the Fall/Winter 2013 collection. This is the first time ever for a luxury brand to use “m-commerce” in launching an online store. The iPhone and iPad App can be downloaded from the Apple’s appstore. Givenchy customers will discover the unique shopping experience with worldwide deliveries,...

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TECH: HED KANDI LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE BLACKBERRY APP

Hed Kandi is launching a brand new smartphone app exclusively for the new BlackBerry® 10 smartphones, allowing customers to listen to the weekly Hed Kandi radio show, presented by Neev, from anywhere in the world. The show is THE soundtrack to Saturday night and features two hours of house music straight from the dance floor. Ministry of Sound Radio, is available 24/7 via the app. Using geo-targeting technology, the Hed Kandi app...

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TECH: STYLISH SENNHEISER MOMENTUM ON EAR HEADPHONES

This week sound experts Sennheiser launched the latest addition to the MOMENTUM family in a range of on-trend colours in a new compact on-ear design. We had the pleasure of being one of the first few people to see the new range at a preview last week. Here comes the science: The new compact MOMENTUM On-Ear headphones are stylish without compromising on sound quality. Incorporating a high performance transducer system which offers...

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TECH: VOGUE PARIS LAUNCHES FIRST MAGAZINE CREATED FOR IPHONE

In a worldwide first, Vogue Paris has innovated to create a version of the magazine designed especially for iPhone, providing users with the choice of reading a PDF, or a version created specifically for mobile. Condé Nast France has risen to a new technological challenge by creating and developing an end-to-end concept that allows iPhone users to read the full magazine, with the same focus on graphical and editorial quality....

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TECH: APPS TO FIND MUSIC CONCERTS IN YOUR AREA

A selection of great apps for both Android and iPhone has been released to help you find concerts in your area so you never miss out! App developers have collaborated with newspapers, vendors and websites to create the ultimate live music performance database that is kept up to date with the latest events. Music lovers who are looking for a concert in their area can access the app which then determines their location and directs them...

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COLLAB: NIKON 1 X J.W. ANDERSON

Nikon and British designer J.W. Anderson have joined forces to create a luxury leather camera bag made for the sleek and stylish Nikon 1 camera system. Taking inspiration from classic 1940s camera cases and J-Dubyah’s signature androgynous style, the unisex bag is as versatile as the Nikon 1 itself, with space for a camera plus more than one of the system’s interchangeable lenses. This is the first time Nikon has collaborated with a...

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SONY’S NEW EXPERIA Z TABLET IS THINNER THAN THE IPAD MINI.

  Sony have announced a new tablet to “rival” the iPad Mini, the Experia Tablet Z is a 10.1-inch Android 4.1 tablet with a 1920 x 1200 display, and boasts a thickness or should we say thinness of only 6.9mm thick (iPad Mini being 7.2mm, a whole 0.3mm). The Experia Z has a quad-core 1.5GHz processor, and an 8-megapixel camera which according to Sony is the first backside-illuminated sensor it’s put in a tablet....

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NEW APP: PIXENGO

New iPhone App Pixengo lets your photos do the talking! This innovative new App is taking rising star Instagram to the next level, allowing users to add thoughts and emotions to still images by fusing them with 30 second sound bites. You can record yourself to create talking photo diaries, bring your family album to life, and create a talking postcard among other things. Take new pics or use existing ones from your camera roll, before...

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TOP 5 TIPS TO PROTECT YOUR IPHONE 5!

With the arrival of the new iPhone 5, lucky tech-lovers across the globe are no doubt cherishing the world’s the hottest and most-wanted, new accessory; and whilst Apple retailers everywhere were surrounded by block-long line-ups, those who did queue for the iPhone 5 will no doubt be feeling rather smug. InspireMyCase (www.inspiremycase.com) has launched a range of tongue-in-cheek case designs, for those who want to care for their...

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