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Apple's secret car project: Is it really thinking about making vehicles?

Apple's secret car project: Is it really thinking about making vehicles?

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You've heard the rumours by now: forget about waiting for Apple to revolutionise the living room by launching a magical HDTV set straight from your dreams, because it's now trying to innovate in the automobile sector. That's right. Apple is working on... >>

33 Twitter accounts you just have to follow right now

33 Twitter accounts you just have to follow right now

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Twitter can be a powerful tool. It can educate you, help enlighten you, make you laugh, and pretty much just keep you in-the-know. But you have to follow the right people/accounts. Otherwise, your Twitter feed can easily fill up with boring, useless tweets,... >>

Goldgenie's 24ct gold HTC One M9 now comes with a Cecil the Lion engraving for charity

Goldgenie's 24ct gold HTC One M9 now comes with a Cecil the Lion engraving for charity

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Goldgenie is now among the masses outraged by what happened to Cecil. In response to the murder of Cecil the Lion outside Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, Goldgenie - a company that specialises in customising handsets - has announced a new service that... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

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We've heard in the recent past that before it unveils the Galaxy Note 5, or maybe even at the same time, Samsung will be supersizing its current flagship Android phone. There has been word on the street that a Plus-sized version of the Galaxy S6 edge... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

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The Galaxy Note series is one of Samsung's most popular. The Note is often groundbreaking, introducing a run of new features you don't get elsewhere. In 2014 we saw the release of the Note Edge, and we've also seen advanced camera performance, as well... >>

Google Glass 2: What’s the story so far?

Google Glass 2: What’s the story so far?

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You've probably heard that Google Glass is dead. Well, it isn't. It's alive and well and supposedly headed toward a second version that'll be released sometime this year. A new FCC filing supposedly for the device has even revealed what it will likely... >>

OnePlus 2 software: 7 features you must check out

OnePlus 2 software: 7 features you must check out

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OnePlus announced the successor to its popular OnePlus One smartphone earlier this week. The new handset has been described as the "flagship killer" for 2016 and it will be available through an invite-only system for £239 from 11 August. Aside from its... >>

WIN: Fitbit Flex activity tracker and two IMAX tickets to see Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

WIN: Fitbit Flex activity tracker and two IMAX tickets to see Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

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As we celebrate the IMAX cinema release of Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Pocket-lint has a Fitbit Flex wireless activity tracker and sleep wristband to give away alongside a pair of tickets to see the film in IMAX’s immersive format at Cineworld.... >>

Save 25 per cent on the three-port USB car charger from Exocharge

Save 25 per cent on the three-port USB car charger from Exocharge

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When you're on the go, having a fully charged phone is essential - especially in an emergency. Whether you’re a daily commuter or casual road tripper, a car charger is one of the most essential car accessories you can have - and a must for peace of... >>

Nvidia recalls Shield Tablets due to overheating batteries, is your device at risk?

Nvidia recalls Shield Tablets due to overheating batteries, is your device at risk?

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Nvidia has put out a global recall on Nvidia Shield Tablets sold between July 2014 and July 2015. The batteries in some of the tablets could overheat and present a fire risk so Nvidia has pledged to replace any that could be affected. Not all tablets... >>

5 fun facts about Ultimate Ears UE Roll: Not all Bluetooth speakers are created equal

5 fun facts about Ultimate Ears UE Roll: Not all Bluetooth speakers are created equal

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Sometimes we get invited to visit companies at their headquarters to explore what goes on behind the scenes - from product design and development, to future concepts and manufacturing. In mid June, off the back of the UE Roll Bluetooth speaker announcement,... >>

Ultimate Ears UE Roll review: Rock 'n' roll
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Ultimate Ears UE Roll review: Rock 'n' roll

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We've been suitably impressed by Ultimate Ears' range of Bluetooth speakers, from the UE Boom to UE Megaboom. The company's latest, the UE Roll, is a mini-discus-shaped portable speaker with typically colourful Ultimate Ears style, but with the addition... >>

You'll never believe how big gadgets used to be: Then and now in pictures

You'll never believe how big gadgets used to be: Then and now in pictures

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Modern technology has propelled us forward to create smaller and smaller gadgets especially since the microchip appeared. Sure phones are growing in screen size now but you'll be amazed how they are still smaller than their historical counterparts. And... >>

Well, this is one way to get up in the morning: High Voltage ejector bed

Well, this is one way to get up in the morning: High Voltage ejector bed

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Do you have trouble getting up in the morning? Is it a struggle to raise your sleepy head and start the day? If so, you need a High Voltage ejector bed. Madcap inventor and YouTube sensation Colin Furze was commissioned to make exactly that by coffee... >>

Windows 10 has been downloaded more than 14 million times already, have you got yours yet?

Windows 10 has been downloaded more than 14 million times already, have you got yours yet?

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Microsoft has revealed that in the first 24 hours, more than 14 million devices received the Windows 10 upgrade. But there is still a fair way to go before all those who reserved their download get theirs. Pocket-lint has been receiving plenty of reports... >>

Apple TV 2015: What’s Apple planning for its next set-top box release?

Apple TV 2015: What’s Apple planning for its next set-top box release?

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It's been a long time since Apple refreshed its set-top box - well over three years, in fact. And recent price drops of the existing model have led to a flood of rumours and speculation on a new version. From a dedicated game store and built-in TV tuner... >>

Angry Birds 2 hands-on: Same game you know and love but with a few new changes

Angry Birds 2 hands-on: Same game you know and love but with a few new changes

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Rovio has finally launched the official sequel to Angry Birds. We've seen several Angry Birds spin-offs over the years, but this game is different from them all. It's supposed to be the original game loaded with all-new features and other enticing elements.... >>

Top Gear's hosts are back - but for new car show with Amazon Prime

Top Gear's hosts are back - but for new car show with Amazon Prime

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The popular trio from Top Gear are reuniting for a new car show. Amazon has announced that it signed up Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May for a show that will go into production shortly and will be exclusively available through Amazon's... >>

UK band, Foals, goes 360 with new Virtual Reality music video

UK band, Foals, goes 360 with new Virtual Reality music video

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Just as OK Go likes to push the boundaries of what a music video is, English indie rock band, Foals, has launched a 360 spherical video to accompany their new track “Mountain At My Gates”. Rather than use a dedicated 360 camera, like the Kodak PixPro... >>

LG G4c review: C for compromised
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LG G4c review: C for compromised

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Upon pulling the LG G4c out of its box we were rather excited. This dinky looking version of the G4 has many of the design hallmarks that make the flagship model such a success, but with a 5-inch screen size making it an altogether more manageable package.... >>

Master Raspberry Pi: Save 93 per cent on this Five Course Training Bundle

Master Raspberry Pi: Save 93 per cent on this Five Course Training Bundle

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If you've gotten your hands on a Raspberry Pi mini computer, you already know what an amazing tool it is for learning popular programming languages and building interactive projects. Whether you've been using it for a while or are just getting started,... >>

Why haven’t I got Windows 10 upgrade yet? And other important questions answered

Why haven’t I got Windows 10 upgrade yet? And other important questions answered

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Although Windows 10 officially launched yesterday, many are complaining that they haven't yet got the upgrade. Even if they pre-registered for the download at the beginning of June, they are still plugging away with Windows 8.1 or 7, hoping that a notification... >>

Sony Xperia Z5: What's the story so far?

Sony Xperia Z5: What's the story so far?

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Sony has a slightly different release cycle to the rest of its competition, normally announcing a new handset every six months rather than one a year. The Xperia Z1 arrived in 2013 and since then we have seen the Z2, Z3 and the Z3+. The Xperia Z3+, known... >>

Amazon's press-to-buy Dash buttons are now available for you to stick on things

Amazon's press-to-buy Dash buttons are now available for you to stick on things

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Amazon really wants to make it easier for you to buy stuff from Amazon.com, so it's finally opening up availability for the new Dash buttons. In April, Amazon unveiled a button that you can attach anywhere and press once in order to order something specific.... >>

Next-gen metal phones will finally be able to wirelessly charge, thanks to Qualcomm

Next-gen metal phones will finally be able to wirelessly charge, thanks to Qualcomm

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Qualcomm has just figured out a way to wirelessly charge metal devices. Until now, engineers haven't been able to develop a solution that'll allow metal device to wirelessly charge. Qualcomm has come up with something called WiPower technology however,... >>