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Which? Technology news roundup, 30 May 2014

LG G3, Tesco Hudl fix and World Cup tech

Over the last few months we’ve been closely monitoring the ongoing troubles of Tesco Hudl owners, as they battled a persistent freezing issue with the tablet’s screen. Tesco have now released an official fix for the problem. Read on for our step-by-step video guide that should let you thaw a frozen Hudl for good.

Elsewhere, this week saw yet another high profile smartphone launch in the shape of the LG G3, a mobile with its sights set firmly on the likes of the iPhone 5s and Samsung Galaxy S5. We’ve also got the first in a new series of Which? Tech quizzes as well as a guide to ensuring you don’t miss a kick of the quickly approaching World Cup.

All this and more on Which? Tech Daily.

How to download and apply the Tesco Hudl screen fix

For many Tesco Hudl owners a frozen screen has become a recurring problem. But we have good news. Here we show you in a step-by-step video how to download and apply the official fix to thaw your Hudl’s screen for good.

LG G3 – first look, price and release date

The LG G3 phone crams so many pixels into its screen that we’re not sure our eyes can even see all of them. It also uses laser technology not too different from that in a speed trap gun used by the police. Watch our first look video for all the details.

Which? Cameras Quiz – how will you score?

Which? has been testing products for more than fifty years, so we like to think we have a keen knowledge of all the products we cover. In the first of a series, our senior cameras researcher poses some photography-related questions so you can pit your wits against our expert.

World Cup 2014 – how to enjoy the action wherever you are

With the time difference in Brazil as much as five hours behind the UK, World Cup matches will sometimes kick-off just as you’re leaving the office, or heading off to bed. We reveal the Best Buy devices that’ll help you to never miss a kick.

Helpdesk Challenge – how to keep your laptop cool

Does your laptop get so hot that you could fry an egg on it? That excess heat not only makes it uncomfortable to use, but might also damage your PC over time. Find out how to help your laptop keep its cool with our handy tips.

Can I use my Chromebook offline & other questions

Can I use my Chromebook offline? Is it compatible with Microsoft Office? Can I print with it? These are just some of the common question asked by would-be Chromebook owners. Read on for the all the answers.

Five ways to watch Sky TV without a Sky subscription

If there’s a program on Sky TV that you’re desperate to watch, you might not necessarily have to sign up to Sky in order to watch it. Find out how to catch the latest shows through the likes of Sky Go and Now TV.

Blurry backgrounds – the latest smartphone camera fad

Recent improvements in smartphone cameras have led to ever more elaborate effects you can apply to your photos. The latest of such is in re-focusing – see how you can create the types of photos that used to be the sole domain of DSRL camera owners.

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