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Get a free Gear VR with your Samsung Galaxy S7

Get a free Gear VR with your Samsung Galaxy S7

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It looks like Samsung will not only reveal its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge smartphones on 21 February from Mobile World Congress, but it will also be throwing in freebies. Samsung looks set to give away its Gear VR headset to those who pre-order the... >>

Google's virtual reality headset: What's the story so far?

Google's virtual reality headset: What's the story so far?

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You might've heard by now: Google is going big on virtual reality in 2016. We're in early-days territory still, so it's hard to be sure, but several reports about executive-level shakeups at the company, as well as VR talent poaching, and now VR-related... >>

Google is working on a VR headset that doesn’t need a phone or PC

Google is working on a VR headset that doesn’t need a phone or PC

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Okay, so you've heard Google is developing a virtual-reality headset that is more legit than Cardboard, but a new report has just indicated the company is making a second device that doesn't need a phone or PC. So, it's a standalone headset. The Wall... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge, S7 edge plus: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 edge, S7 edge plus: What's the story so far?

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 was undoubtedly one of the hit devices of 2015, especially the edge model(s). Samsung needed to shift-up design and it did, refining the appearance of the handset, as well as making essential tweaks to the user interface. But the... >>

HTC One M10/Perfume: What's the story on HTC's next flagship?

HTC One M10/Perfume: What's the story on HTC's next flagship?

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HTC's plans for its next flagship have been a little quiet on the quiet front. While we know, or think we know, plenty about Samsung and LG's next smartphone launches, HTC has managed to avoid the rumour and speculation cycle to a certain extent. Well,... >>

Can't tell if you own a beagle or a mutt? There's a Microsoft app for that

Can't tell if you own a beagle or a mutt? There's a Microsoft app for that

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Microsoft has a new app that is capable of recognising and identifying dogs by breed. Seriously. Microsoft's Garage team has been churning out mobile apps left and right lately - probably in an attempt to further the company's new "cloud first, mobile... >>

Instagram now lets you see view counts - but not for every post

Instagram now lets you see view counts - but not for every post

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Instagram has updated in a major way. It didn't add new filters or tools but actually a signifier that tells you how many times people looked at your post. In a blog post, the Facebook-owned photo-sharing app announced that its users can now see how... >>

Kanye West made a video game about his mom 'traveling through heaven'

Kanye West made a video game about his mom 'traveling through heaven'

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Kanye West can now add "video game creator" to his long list of titles, which so far includes rapper, director, fashion designer, etc. The musician debuted his latest album, called The life of Pablo, alongside season three of his Yeezy apparel line with... >>

Apple TV subscription streaming service: What's the story so far?

Apple TV subscription streaming service: What's the story so far?

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Sometimes there are so many Apple rumours they're difficult to keep straight, like the latest information surrounding Apple's TV streaming service. The Apple TV was just updated, despite reports from analysts, who repeatedly claim Apple will abandon the... >>

Samsung is launching a Wi-Fi and touchscreen-toting fridge in the UK. Yep, a refrigerator with Wi-Fi

Samsung is launching a Wi-Fi and touchscreen-toting fridge in the UK. Yep, a refrigerator with Wi-Fi

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What's the thing clearly missing from your fridge? And no, it's not a pint of milk. It's Wi-Fi. And cameras. And a touchscreen. Which is exactly what the catchily-named Samsung F-Hub RB38J7755B1 - which is the single-stack UK slant on the double-stack... >>

Apple iPhone 5SE vs iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C: What's the rumoured difference?

Apple iPhone 5SE vs iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C: What's the rumoured difference?

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Apple is rumoured to have an event scheduled for 15 March, where it is thought the company will unveil the iPhone 5SE, previously known as the iPhone 6C. The iPhone 5SE is expected to launch as the successor to the 4-inch iPhone 5S, bringing a new, smaller... >>

Snapdragon Wear will give your next smartwatch better battery life and more

Snapdragon Wear will give your next smartwatch better battery life and more

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Qualcomm has announced a wearables platform and new system on chip that could potentially solve a couple of the most common complaints for smartwatches. Many Android Wear smartwatches already use the company's Snapdragon 400 chipset, but the newly unveiled... >>

Get a lifetime of Adobe authorized training videos for 85 per cent off

Get a lifetime of Adobe authorized training videos for 85 per cent off

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Adobe’s design and editing tools don’t have to be a mystery any longer! We're making it easy to master Adobe software and get a leg up on the competition during your next job search with 85 per cent off a lifetime subscription to Adobe Train Simple... >>

Pre-order Quantum Break on Xbox One, get Windows 10 PC version for free

Pre-order Quantum Break on Xbox One, get Windows 10 PC version for free

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Quantum Break, the Xbox One game that has been talked about for a couple of years, has finally been given a release date: 5 April. What's more, it's not just coming to Microsoft's console but will also be available for Windows 10 PCs. Microsoft has also... >>

Ultimate guide to VR: Everything you need to know about virtual reality

Ultimate guide to VR: Everything you need to know about virtual reality

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Virtual reality, or VR, is far from a new technology. It has been around for decades, giving users the chance to experience and interact in a world that is separate to their real, everyday lives. This in turn has been used for a variety of reasons, from... >>

iPhone 7 could get super fast modem letting you download a HD movie in seconds

iPhone 7 could get super fast modem letting you download a HD movie in seconds

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The next iPhone could let you download movies in seconds over a wireless LTE connection, if Apple chooses to put Qualcomm's new modem in the iPhone 7. The company - who has provided the modem for the iPhone for a number of years - has announced a new... >>

Mobile World Congress 2016: Launches, smartphones, wearables to expect at MWC 2016

Mobile World Congress 2016: Launches, smartphones, wearables to expect at MWC 2016

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Mobile World Congress, or MWC to its friends, is the largest mobile trade show of the year. It's where we've seen some of the biggest handset launches over the past few years, with everything mobile pouring into Barcelona at the end of February. It's... >>

Samsung Pay coming to UK ‘very soon’, to coincide with Galaxy S7 launch

Samsung Pay coming to UK ‘very soon’, to coincide with Galaxy S7 launch

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Fuelling the march towards the Samsung Galaxy S7 phone launch, the Korean company dangled a Samsung Pay UK release date carrot at its European Forum 2016. Nathalie Oestmann, Head of Samsung Pay Europe, announced on stage that the mobile payment tech will... >>

Kia Sportage (2016) review: All the extras, for less
4.5 stars

Kia Sportage (2016) review: All the extras, for less

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Kia hit its best year for sales ever in 2015 and it's followed that with its fourth-generation of the Sportage. With sights aimed high, this SUV crossover offers more extras than ever and aims to impress with the first model refresh since 2010. The SUV... >>

Fantastic HTC M10 (Perfume) render shows a tasty looking phone

Fantastic HTC M10 (Perfume) render shows a tasty looking phone

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While we continue to wait for further, substantial leaks surrounding the HTC M10, XDA Developers Forum contributor hamdir has created a superb mock-up of the phone codenamed Perfume, which we thought was so good we just had to share it. Based on "insider... >>

This is the LG G5: Phone revealed behind new touch-enabled Quick Cover case

This is the LG G5: Phone revealed behind new touch-enabled Quick Cover case

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LG is cracking on with its usual practice of seeding information about upcoming products ahead of the actual event. Like it does each year with IFA and CES, LG is drip feeding images and details about the main product it plans to show at Mobile World... >>

Alcatel will ship its Idol 4S with packaging that doubles as a VR headset

Alcatel will ship its Idol 4S with packaging that doubles as a VR headset

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Alcatel has a new OneTouch-branded phone called the Idol 4S. It isn't too interesting by itself, but it's packaging is totally cool. The 5.5-inch handset is one of the more premium handsets from Alcatel, as the phone comes with a quad HD AMOLED display,... >>

Netflix made a kid show about bugs completely based on Beatles music

Netflix made a kid show about bugs completely based on Beatles music

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Netflix has announced a new show for children that is set to premiere this summer - and what makes it unique is that the whole thing revolves around covers of iconic songs by The Beatles. The upcoming show, called Beat Bugs, includes 11-minute episodes... >>

Funny or Die got Johnny Depp to star in this epic 50-min spoof on Trump

Funny or Die got Johnny Depp to star in this epic 50-min spoof on Trump

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Donald J Trump doesn't seem to be going away -  so it's finally time for you to learn all you can about the guy who could be calling the shots from the Oval Office come January. But instead of going to Wikipedia, just watch his new biography starring... >>

Twitter didn't add any new users and active ones dropped since last quarter

Twitter didn't add any new users and active ones dropped since last quarter

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Twitter has a serious growth problem. Trigger-happy investors know this as well, because the company's stock has tanked in after-hours trading today, following the release of its fourth quarter earnings. Here's what is happening: Twitter reported its... >>