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4K Movies on the New Apple TV Will Probably Cost Way Too Much

Apple is gearing up for its annual product announcement in September where it will reportedly debut a more expensive iPhone and a new 4K Apple TV. Apple wants to be able to tell customers that they can get 4K movies for a slightly less-extortionate price than its competitors are offering, but movie studios hate this idea and both sides are out of their minds. Read More >>

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What Fitbit Paid for Pebble Is Undeniably Sad

One of the biggest reasons Pebble was a damn fine smartwatch was its entirely reasonable price. Back in December, the Kickstarter success story sold off its assets to Fitbit and was promptly shut down. Today, we learned how much it was sold for and it seems those low, low prices continued into its demise. Read More >>

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HTC Vive Now Even More Prohibitively Priced Thanks to Brexit

We're used to prices of tech things gradually coming down once they're out, but not now in these weird post-Brexit vote days. The latest hardware maker to whack its prices up is HTC, using the confusion around the UK's place in Europe and the exchange rate wobble to stick an extra ten per cent on top of the price of its Vive VR headset. Read More >>

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BT Forced to Lower Leased Line Costs for the Benefit of its Competitors – and Us

BT is about to face new pressure to cut the cost of leasing parts of its high-speed internet infrastructure to customers, and therefore some of its rival ISPs too, in a move that could cut the cost of internet contracts for the likes of us. Should the savings ever trickle down our pipes. Read More >>

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Moto 360 Smartwatch Priced at £199 by Rogue Retailer

Motorola's round wrist thing way well end up coming in below the psychologically critical £200 mark, with retailer MobileFun taking it upon itself to announce a £199 launch price for the Android wearable. The site isn't brave enough to come out with a launch date, though, opting for just "later this summer." [MobileFun via Android Central] Read More >>

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Apple Rumoured to be Asking US Networks for $100 iPhone 6 Price Hike

Today's unsubstantiated iPhone 6 rumour concerns the price of the forthcoming phone, with Apple said to be aware it has the networks over a barrel and hitting them up for a price increase of $100 (£60) per phone. What are they going to do? Not stock the iPhone? Read More >>

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The Simpsons Lego House Goes on the Market for £179

If you have a spoilt child, a Lego-packed man-cave, or fancy making an investment for the future, that amazing The Simpsons Lego house is now on sale in the UK. You may need to take out a small mortgage on the plastic brick house to pay for it, though, as the Lego shop has priced it at £179. A small price to pay for a Ned Flanders minifig. [Lego] Read More >>

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Apple’s Bin-Shaped Mac Pro Could Land in Time For Christmas

Apple's sleek new 9.9-inch tall computer/waste-paper bin, 2013's Mac Pro, stole the show at this years WWDC back in June, but we were warned the wait for its release could be a lengthy one. So we waited. And waited. And while we're STILL waiting for an official release date from Apple, a German retailer may have got the jump on Apple's next big announcement. Read More >>

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It Looks Like UK PlayStation 4 Gamers are Subsidising US PS4 Owners

It may seem pricey, but it turns out you're actually getting a really good deal on Sony's PlayStation 4 -- if you live in the States at least. Read More >>

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Memory Chips Are the Most Expensive They’ve Been in Two Years

Manufacturers and consumers alike better brace themselves: memory chip prices have hit a two-year high because of a major fire in a massive Chinese production plant. Read More >>

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Sony Said to be Aiming at £299 Price Point for PS4

Building Sony's next-gen home console out of PC components looks like it'll have a significant effect of the machine's retail price, with reports claiming it'll arrive with a tag of less than £300. Much better than PS3's disastrous £425. Read More >>

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13 People Who Think the iPad Mini Is Actually Really Cheap

Though we think the iPad Mini seems crazy expensive compared to the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HD, some people out there actually think the iPad Mini is cheap! Related: I need more rich friends. Read More >>