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50 best iPad apps and games of 2015

50 best iPad apps and games of 2015

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We are rapidly approaching the end of 2015 so it's time to look back on some of the great things we were treated to in the last 12 months.The iPad, for example, has had one of the biggest additions to its family, both figuratively and literally, in the... >>

Google's best Android apps and games of 2015

Google's best Android apps and games of 2015

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It's that time of year when companies announce year-end statistics and name their "best of" award winners, and Google is the latest to join the crowd, with its annual round-up of the best Android apps, games, and more.The company didn't specifically... >>

Boxing Day sales 2015: Best deals and sales in the UK

Boxing Day sales 2015: Best deals and sales in the UK

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Just as the Christmas buying frenzy comes to a close and everyone exchanges gifts it's time to kick-off all over again. Yup, it's one of the most famous sales of the year – the Boxing Day sales.To take the effort out of hunting around the internet,... >>

Best Apple Watch apps: 31 apps to download that actually do something

Best Apple Watch apps: 31 apps to download that actually do something

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The Apple Watch is no longer the new kid on the smartwatch block. It's been kicking around for nearly a year now and in that time, the apps available for it reach over 10,000.Of course, not all these apps are great, useful or even suited to the Apple... >>

Best iPhone selfie apps

Best iPhone selfie apps

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From such humble beginnings, where an arms-length self-shot picture was simply the by product of not having anybody else around, the selfie has become a global sensation. Everybody is doing it.Ellen DeGeneres, James Cordon and Prince, Barack Obama and... >>

50 best iPhone apps and games of 2015

50 best iPhone apps and games of 2015

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Each year Apple reveals which iPhone apps and games were big smashes in the preceding 12 months and this year is no exception. It has been an excellent year for gaming and productivity software, so there were plenty of options when it came to narrowing... >>

How to create a photo collage: Six best apps

How to create a photo collage: Six best apps

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It wasn't until quite recently that Instagram made it much easier to create a photo collage of several images in one. It's now possible to upload one image that combines up to 10 photos in one directly through the Layout app, which is accessible through... >>

Best iPad Air 2 cases: Protect your Apple tablet

Best iPad Air 2 cases: Protect your Apple tablet

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Apple offers five iPad options with display sizes ranging from 7.9-inches in the mini models to a huge 12.9-inches in the largest iPad Pro. The portfolio starts with the iPad mini 2 and it includes the newer iPad mini 4 followed by the iPad Air 2, the... >>

Best apps for capturing Christmas fun

Best apps for capturing Christmas fun

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You wait 364 days for Christmas Day to come round for it to all be over in 24 hours. Countless days of shopping, hours of cooking, more food and drink than is normal for four people to consume let alone one, and then bang, it's Boxing Day and you're... >>

Best Windows 10 laptops: The best available to buy today

Best Windows 10 laptops: The best available to buy today

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Windows 10 has been out since last summer, and by the looks of things, it's a massive improvement to the previous version of Microsoft's operating system. In a nutshell: it's completely refined and packed with new features.If you've already taken advantage... >>

Christmas cooking: 5 best apps

Christmas cooking: 5 best apps

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Christmas can involve months of preparation, from the endless weeks of shopping for gifts, to the pre-ordering of the turkey and stocking up the fridge.The dinner itself can be a mammoth task and although every extra helping hand is useful, there can... >>

Best 10 gadgets for a more connected home

Best 10 gadgets for a more connected home

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Connected homes used to be something you'd associate with the future but that's no longer the case. Over the last few years we have seen several smarthome gadgets and devices appear and they have really come into their own in 2015.Smart heating and lighting... >>

Best 8 gadgets for entertaining the kids this Christmas

Best 8 gadgets for entertaining the kids this Christmas

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This year has seen some amazing gadgets and devices make their way through the Pocket-lint offices, from the new Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV with 4K capability to the Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and the Apple iPad mini 4.Whether you are looking for the... >>

Christmas shopping: Best apps to help you find the perfect gift

Christmas shopping: Best apps to help you find the perfect gift

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Some enjoy the hustle and bustle of the high street as Christmas approaches, while others of us will be turning to our mobile devices to help us find the perfect gift for loved ones this festive season.Last year, mobile commerce firm Weve claimed 88... >>

Best 10 gadgets for entertainment on the go

Best 10 gadgets for entertainment on the go

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There are some amazing devices out there for keeping you entertained when you're out and about. Whether you want to work on the go, catch up on your favourite TV show or play a game on your commute every morning, you've come to the right place.We've... >>

5 best navigation apps: Helping you get around as quick as possible

5 best navigation apps: Helping you get around as quick as possible

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A few years ago sat-navs were a big thing. Go back another couple of years before those and you'd find physical maps in cars. Fast forward to the here and now however and you'll find apps on smartphones directing people around, more specifically in... >>

10 best Christmas streaming services: Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Carol-oke and more

10 best Christmas streaming services: Spotify, Netflix, Amazon, Carol-oke and more

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Christmas is coming and that means we're all getting into the spirit - sometimes literally when a bottle of brandy is left within sight.One way of ensuring that you feel positively "Chrismassy" before the big day arrives is to fill your viewing hours... >>

Best Christmas 2015 apps: Elf Yourself, NORAD Tracks Santa, and more

Best Christmas 2015 apps: Elf Yourself, NORAD Tracks Santa, and more

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There's an app for almost anything these days - including Christmas.You can download an app that turns your family into a bunch of goofy-looking, virtual elves, and then you can use the same app to share with the world a festive video clip of them dancing.... >>

Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas

Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas

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Whether you are looking for the best 4K TV on the market, the best speakers to get the party started, or the best devices to make sure you are setup for streaming Christmas movies, you've come to a great place. These are the best home entertainment... >>

Give the gift of personalised presents: 5 best websites

Give the gift of personalised presents: 5 best websites

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Buying gifts for people is always tricky. Even when you think you know them really well, you run the risk of the disappointed face. That risk is perhaps slightly reduced with a personalised gift however, as even those that aren't great at hiding it when... >>

10 best streaming services for kids: BBC iPlayer, Pokemon, Angry Birds and more

10 best streaming services for kids: BBC iPlayer, Pokemon, Angry Birds and more

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When it comes to deciding what to watch on demand, there can be such a thing as too much choice. For example, Roku offers access to over 1,700 channels on its set-top-boxes and the Streaming Stick. And with that many it's hard to find the ones that will... >>

10 best sports streaming services: The Ring, UFC TV, Red Bull TV and more

10 best sports streaming services: The Ring, UFC TV, Red Bull TV and more

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There are now so many different streaming services in the UK alone that it's hard to keep track of what offers what. Roku, for example, has over 1,700 channels available for its set-top-boxes and the Streaming Stick. And with that many it's hard to find... >>

Best 3D Touch apps for Apple iPhone

Best 3D Touch apps for Apple iPhone

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Apple's new 3D Touch technology is now available on the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. The technology which is part of the display, lets users press on the screen to reveal secondary actions. The harder you press the more things you can do.With the technology... >>

Best of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015: The best supercars, concepts, hybrids and more

Best of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015: The best supercars, concepts, hybrids and more

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The Frankfurt Auto Show (also known as IAA 2015 for those in the know) is one of the world's largest car shows, with 2015 delivering a mixture of fun concepts, SUVs galore, and plenty of other automotive awesomeness besides.Most notable in among the mix... >>

Best of Gamescom 2015: Star Wars Battlefront, Halo 5, Mafia 3 and more

Best of Gamescom 2015: Star Wars Battlefront, Halo 5, Mafia 3 and more

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It might seem strange to some that another massive videogames show opens its doors so soon after E3, but Gamescom in Cologne is a huge deal. Not only does it give European gamers a chance to see many of the games for 2015 and 2016 without having to cross... >>

Best iPhone 6 cases: Treat your Apple device

Best iPhone 6 cases: Treat your Apple device

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Apple's iPhone 6 features a beautiful aluminium body, super slim design and the company's latest A8 processor under the hood.It's a good looking device and probably one that you'd rather not cover with a case, but a little bit of protection is always... >>

Best tennis gadgets and tech to make you a better player

Best tennis gadgets and tech to make you a better player

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After watching Wimbledon, countless Brits will be taking to their local courts for at least a week before getting bored again. After seeing the professionals, then realising one's own ability, it can be a bit deflating. But with this kit you could be... >>

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... >>

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... >>