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Best Samsung Galaxy S6 cases: Protect your SGS6

Best Samsung Galaxy S6 cases: Protect your SGS6

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Samsung Galaxy S6 is a beautiful looking device and one that really steps it up in terms of design compared to its predecessors. There is a 5.1-inch QHD Super AMOLED display, 16-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera, all within a stunning... >>

11 best electric and hybrid supercars: Over 1,300hp from an electric? It's here

11 best electric and hybrid supercars: Over 1,300hp from an electric? It's here

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Electric and hybrid supercars are well and truly here. Hypercar level hybrids from Ferrari, Porsche and McLaren are already plastering the walls of many teenage boys' bedrooms the world over. So what's next?There's even more excitement to come with new... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge: What are the best deals?

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge: What are the best deals?

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Samsung lifted the lid off its two new flagship Android smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2015, with standard and curved display variants.The Samsung Galaxy S6 will be the slightly cheaper of the two, with a flat, conventional style 5.1-inch screen,... >>

HTC One M9: What are the best deals?

HTC One M9: What are the best deals?

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HTC officially lifted the lid on its latest flagship Android phone during Mobile World Congress, and the handset has now hit the shelves.The HTC One M9 is a 5-inch device with a 1080p display, octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor and 3GB of RAM. It comes... >>

Best HTC One M9 cases: Protect your new HTC smartphone

Best HTC One M9 cases: Protect your new HTC smartphone

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HTC unveiled its latest flagship Android smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona - the HTC One M9 - featuring a 5-inch 1920 x 1080 display, octa-core Snapdragon 810 chip and 3GB of RAM. The HTC One M9 follows the same design principals as its... >>

Best of Baselworld 2015 - smartwatches: Traditional meets tech

Best of Baselworld 2015 - smartwatches: Traditional meets tech

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March has been the month of the smartwatch so far but if you thought we'd had all the smartwatch announcements for this year already, think again, because the Swiss trade fair Baselworld is currently taking place and it has some delightful treats to... >>

Attack of the drones: The best quadcopters of London Toy Fair 2015

Attack of the drones: The best quadcopters of London Toy Fair 2015

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It was patently clear that the most common theme at last year's London Toy Fair, held in January 2014, was apps. You couldn't move for toys that in some way interacted with an app on a smartphone or tablet. Strangely though, the same wasn't true about... >>

Best Lego movie and gaming projects: Back To The Future, Star Wars, Monkey Island, and more

Best Lego movie and gaming projects: Back To The Future, Star Wars, Monkey Island, and more

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Lego makes all things better, so great films and games that get a Lego make-over are only ever going to be excellent. That's why Lego crowd-voting site Cuusoo - which can lead to official Lego creations - has some very popular movie themed projects gaining... >>

Google's best Android apps of 2014: The most downloaded games and utilities of the year

Google's best Android apps of 2014: The most downloaded games and utilities of the year

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It's the end of an exciting year for tech and Google has unveiled its “best of” list for 2014, which includes Android apps and games.The list is quite similar to Apple’s “best of 2014” round-up that came out earlier this month, though instead... >>

Best iPhone 6 Plus cases: Protect your Apple phablet

Best iPhone 6 Plus cases: Protect your Apple phablet

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Apple surprised many when it announced a larger 5.5-inch version of its iPhone 6. The iPhone 6 Plus is the first step into phablet territory for Apple and the 7.1mm thick device is a great start, offering the same beautiful aluminium design as its smaller... >>

Best Galaxy Note 4 cases: Protect your Samsung phablet

Best Galaxy Note 4 cases: Protect your Samsung phablet

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is a lovely looking 5.7-inch device that comes with a great screen, decent battery life and lots of power.It's one of the best phablets available and if you are lucky enough to have your hands on one, chances are you'll want... >>

Best Galaxy S5 cases: Great protection for your Samsung smartphone

Best Galaxy S5 cases: Great protection for your Samsung smartphone

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Samsung's Galaxy S5 features a 5.1-inch Super AMOLED display 16-megapixel rear snapper and heart rate sensor, as well as a 2800mAh battery and powerful Snapdragon 801 processor.It's Samsung's current flagship smartphone and if it is also your current... >>

5 best games for young kids: Responsible gaming ideas for parents

5 best games for young kids: Responsible gaming ideas for parents

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With the Xbox One and PS4 breaking all records for console sales and just about every family household in the UK having a tablet device of some description, gaming has permeated every walk of life - sometimes obviously, sometimes not so. Kids and adults... >>

9 best wine gadgets: Electric openers, smart thermometers, geek decanters and more

9 best wine gadgets: Electric openers, smart thermometers, geek decanters and more

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Wine is still around, and going strong, after being invented way back in 6000BC so it's only fair we treat it with respect. And by that we mean using the best gadgetry to get the ultimate wine drinking experience.From drinking wine at the right temperature... >>

Best gifts for dad: Power tools, drones, grooming gear and more

Best gifts for dad: Power tools, drones, grooming gear and more

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They can be the toughest people to shop for, or the easiest – it's just about knowing what dads like. Gadgets are usually a good bet with power tools, flying toys, micro chargers and more all near guaranteed to keep the old man happy be it his birthday,... >>

20 best game characters that defined 20 years of PlayStation

20 best game characters that defined 20 years of PlayStation

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With PlayStation having been a part of our lives for two decades, you can bet that every single person will have their own choice for which games character they love the best. The Original PlayStation console came out on 3 December 1994 and since then... >>

30 of the best looking phones you've always wanted to own

30 of the best looking phones you've always wanted to own

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It's always been difficult to decide which phone you should buy. After all, a phone is like an extension of you and what you represent. You want it to be on-trend, in style and popular.Since the early 1980s, mobile phones have become like unofficial fashion... >>

Are these the best Lego real-world photos yet? Lego Ferraris take to the streets of the UK

Are these the best Lego real-world photos yet? Lego Ferraris take to the streets of the UK

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To celebrate a new range of Shell V-Power Lego Ferrari vehicles being available from the fuel brand's petrol stations, photographers Jeff Moore and Andrew Whyte were tasked to make them seem like they were actually driving down famous roads in UK cities... >>

Best iPhone accessories and apps to get for Christmas

Best iPhone accessories and apps to get for Christmas

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Christmas is but a hair's breadth away and it's time to decide what to give granny/little Johnny/sis/the cat as an annual token of affection. And that can be a daunting decision, with each year passing making it harder to a) think of what to buy them,... >>

Best luxury smartphones with price tags that'll make your jaw drop

Best luxury smartphones with price tags that'll make your jaw drop

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If you think paying $600 for a smartphone is too much, wait until you check out these premium handsets.Let's be real: regular 'ole smartphones from Apple and Samsung aren't cheap, but they look like pocket change when compared to the expensive hardware... >>

Best PS4 games for Christmas 2014 and beyond

Best PS4 games for Christmas 2014 and beyond

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We're almost at the time of year when shops are full of the warbling croaks of Noddy Holder and Roy Wood and halls are decked with boughs of Holly Willoughby. Christmas is looming and we have but a few weeks to make sure that our loved ones get more... >>

5 best alternatives to Skype: Apps with IM, video calls and file sharing

5 best alternatives to Skype: Apps with IM, video calls and file sharing

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We use Skype on a daily basis but of late that's starting to become an arduous task. To call Skype glitchy would be an understatement. Even since Microsoft has taken the helm the number of changes haven't been huge and we still have issues with video... >>

Apple iPad showdown: Which tablet is best for you?

Apple iPad showdown: Which tablet is best for you?

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Apple just unveiled the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, rounding off its iPad lineup with a total of five models.They're all available at different price points, and each one has a distinct set of features. With so many options to comb through, coupled with... >>

Best gadgets for Christmas 2014

Best gadgets for Christmas 2014

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It might seem a little early for santa chat given its only October, but John Lewis has now opened its Christmas shop meaning just one thing – the festive season is coming whether you like it or not.Yes, you still have a couple of months but if you're... >>

Best iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus games: The first iOS 8 games you must download

Best iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus games: The first iOS 8 games you must download

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Apple released iOS 8 earlier this month with a significant feature that is specifically for gaming. It's called Metal.Apple announced Metal at WWDC 2014. The new feature (or API, really) allows developers to make console-grade games for your iPhone and... >>

Best apps for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: The first iOS 8 apps you must download

Best apps for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: The first iOS 8 apps you must download

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Whenever a new iPhone is released there are obviously those who are upgrading on an annually or bi-annually basis, but there are also a flood of people jumping on board for the first time. And there will also be plenty of Apple phone owners for whom iOS... >>

Best golf gadgets: The watches, GPS and pinfinders that will make you a better golfer

Best golf gadgets: The watches, GPS and pinfinders that will make you a better golfer

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The Ryder Cup is underway and everyone is inevitably going to be dusting off their clubs to get out on the green stuff soon. But with packed courses adding pressure to play well, those out of practice may require a little assistance.We've found the best... >>

Samsung Galaxy Alpha: Best deals and where to get it

Samsung Galaxy Alpha: Best deals and where to get it

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The Samsung Galaxy Alpha has been on pre-order since late-August, but is now on sale through a number of outlets, including direct from Samsung, for £549, SIM free.The Galaxy Alpha has a 4.7-inch HD Super AMOLED display, 7mm-thin metal frame around the... >>

Nokia Lumia 530 orders open: Here are the best deals

Nokia Lumia 530 orders open: Here are the best deals

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The Nokia Lumia 530 is the latest affordable Windows Phone from Nokia/Microsoft. It will be hitting the shelves on 4 September, but it's now available for order.You'll get the latest Windows Phone 8.1, including the new Cortana assistant, on a quad-core... >>

Best games of Gamescom 2014: The best PS4 and Xbox One games at the show

Best games of Gamescom 2014: The best PS4 and Xbox One games at the show

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We are slap bang in the middle of the biggest revolution in gaming for many years and there's no better example of that than the sheer number of fantastic games, triple-A and indie, on show at Gamescom in Cologne this year.The focus is very much on Xbox... >>

Five of the best coffee machines

Five of the best coffee machines

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Coffee is a tricky thing to get right. There are so many different preferences, thinking about them makes the "this little piggy went to market" nursery rhyme pop into our heads. This little piggy went for milky, this little piggy went for crema, this... >>

Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy?

Early adopters beware: These are the best new gadgets, but is it the right time to buy?

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Are you an early adopter? Are you the sort of person who's willing to take a punt on technology that's only just come out and costs an arm, a leg and half a kidney? Do you still have a Betamax, Laser Disc, and/or HD-DVD player gathering dust in the loft?... >>

Best garden gadgets for your summer 2014 yard upgrade

Best garden gadgets for your summer 2014 yard upgrade

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With battery powered everything around the home, from phones and computers to speakers and alarms, why shouldn't the garden be the same? Until now batteries have been slow to charge and limited in life when it comes to garden work. But the latest cordless... >>

Best Google Glassware: Here's the top 10 Glass apps to download first

Best Google Glassware: Here's the top 10 Glass apps to download first

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Google expanded its Explorer Programme to the UK today. That means Brits across the country are thinking about buying their very own headset, and they're likely searching for the best Glass apps to download once their fancy gadget arrives.Well, search... >>

Best games for 2014 and beyond: The 36 best PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U games

Best games for 2014 and beyond: The 36 best PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U games

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While last year's E3 videogames trade show mainly focused on the two new next-generation consoles, this year's event was the ultimate showcase for an amazing line-up of games.Most games publishers focused on the Xbox One, PS4 and PC next-generation titles,... >>

Best soundbars 2014: Boost your TV audio with these one-box solutions

Best soundbars 2014: Boost your TV audio with these one-box solutions

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Looking for a soundbar to boost your TV audio and want a single-box solution without the fuss of a receiver and a million different wires? Then you've come to the right place in our soundbar and speaker base round-up.Over the past weeks we've been bringing... >>

Best World Cup apps for Brazil 2014: iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry

Best World Cup apps for Brazil 2014: iOS, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry

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You only need turn on the TV and you're are inundated at the moments by advert after advert featuring a football or Brazilian flavour, or both. Yep, it's almost time for the 2014 World Cup to start and what better way to get in the mood than to fill your... >>

Best tech to secure your bike and prevent it being stolen

Best tech to secure your bike and prevent it being stolen

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Bike theft is a bigger problem than ever, with more bikes on the roads as riders try to go green. While it might save money on travel it is costing people too much in thefts. Fear not technology, as ever, is here to save the day.We've collected up the... >>

Which is the best YouView box and service for you?

Which is the best YouView box and service for you?

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YouView is available via a number of different routes, in a number of different guises. The smart TV platform was launched in July 2012, offering a new approach to television viewing.YouView looks to combine live broadcast television with growing catch-up... >>

The best Samsung Galaxy S5 deals and where to get them (updated)

The best Samsung Galaxy S5 deals and where to get them (updated)

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The Samsung Galaxy S5 is now available in the UK, we've reviewed it, and we have to say it is rather good. The new handset offers a 5.1-inch Full HD display, it boasts a fast 16-megapixel camera, a heart rate sensor and a fingerprint scanner, alongside... >>

Best Galaxy S5 cases: Treat your new Samsung phone

Best Galaxy S5 cases: Treat your new Samsung phone

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Samsung latest flagship - the Galaxy S5 - packs in some great features including a 16-megapixel camera, fingerprint sensor and a 5.2-inch display.With the device set to hit shops on 11 April, we have rounded up some of the best cases available from launch... >>

Best 4G deals: UK 4G networks and tariffs compared

Best 4G deals: UK 4G networks and tariffs compared

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EE lost exclusivity over the UK's 4G services back in September last year and since then a number of 4G deals have launched from other networks, the latest coming from Tesco Mobile.Vodafone, O2, Three and EE all offer 4G, but each have varied coverage... >>

Best iPad Air cases: Treat your new Apple tablet

Best iPad Air cases: Treat your new Apple tablet

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If you have your hands on an Apple iPad Air, or are hoping to get your hands on one this Christmas, then you've come to the right place.We've rounded up a few of the cases that piqued our interest so you can make sure your new iPad is fully protected... >>

5 best PS4 indie games to download on PSN

5 best PS4 indie games to download on PSN

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Just got yourself a shiny new PS4? Not got enough games to keep you busy into the wee small Christmas hours? Here are five indie games you can download right now. We use the word "can" but what we really mean is you "should".Doki-Doki UniverseWelcome... >>

5 best Xbox One indie games to download on Xbox Live

5 best Xbox One indie games to download on Xbox Live

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While big budget button bashers are great there’s a lot to be said for small indie game makers these days. With the tools for cheap publishing made available a lot of great ideas are making it to your console. We’ve found the best for the Xbox One... >>

Best iPhone apps: First apps to download

Best iPhone apps: First apps to download

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It's Christmas Day - and you have a shiny new iPhone 5S or iPhone 5C. You must have been good this year. Awesome.So, now what? You start buying hundreds of iPhone apps, naturally. But before you go hog wild and spend all of your hard-earned iTunes gift... >>

Best iPad Air apps: All the iPad apps you just can't live without

Best iPad Air apps: All the iPad apps you just can't live without

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It's that time of year again when family and friends are generous with their hard-earned money, buying iTunes gift cards or (better yet) iPad Airs for loved ones. If you're one of the lucky who have received Apple's latest iPad along with some spending... >>

iTunes Best of 2013: The best iPhone apps of the year

iTunes Best of 2013: The best iPhone apps of the year

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As we near the end of the year, Apple has released its traditional retrospective round-up of the UK's best-selling applications and games on iTunes. Members of the App Store team have also picked their favourites, offering recommendations on what you... >>

iTunes Best of 2013: The best iPad apps of the year

iTunes Best of 2013: The best iPad apps of the year

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Apple has revealed the UK's best-selling iPad apps of the last year in its iTunes Best of 2013 round-up. There's a great mix of styles and genres in the best-selling list, for both paid and free applications, and some of them come as quite a surprise.The... >>

Best gadget gifts for under £50

Best gadget gifts for under £50

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Whether you’re looking to buy a gift or you've just found a £50 note in the street and want to turn it into tech, we’ve compiled a list of the best gadgets out there a single note can buy.From mobiles and tablets to sports kit and toys we surprised... >>