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17 Facebook Messenger tips and tricks you likely didn't know

17 Facebook Messenger tips and tricks you likely didn't know

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Facebook recently announced there are more than a billion people using Messenger, so Pocket-lint thought we'd round-up some of the most interesting things you can do with the messaging app that's clearly taken over the world. However, we're not going... >>

Apple iPhone 7 Pro: Will it happen and what's the story so far?

Apple iPhone 7 Pro: Will it happen and what's the story so far?

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The rumour mill loves an Apple story. It doesn't matter if it's so far fetched it will never see the light of day, or whether it is something that might actually happen, it churns them all out anyway. The latest claim isn't for one iPhone to be announced... >>

Best Galaxy S7 and S7 edge cases: Protect your new Samsung device

Best Galaxy S7 and S7 edge cases: Protect your new Samsung device

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Samsung latest flagship smartphones come in the form of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, both of which were the subject of many rumours in the run up to their official unveiling in March. The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge devices offer a similar design... >>

Best battery cases for iPhone 6S: So you can Pokemon Go and Go and Go

Best battery cases for iPhone 6S: So you can Pokemon Go and Go and Go

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The biggest problem facing modern smartphones is battery life. If you're part of the Pokemon Go craze and you keep running out of battery, then a battery case will let you catch more Pokemon. Or you might just work long hours, make a lot of calls and... >>

13 secret WhatsApp tricks

13 secret WhatsApp tricks

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WhatsApp. Wonderful, wonderful, WhatsApp. The messaging service that made BBM look boring and text messages redundant. Of course there are now heaps of messaging services around, but WhatsApp has had a massive head start on almost all of them, meaning... >>

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus launched in September 2015, followed by the smaller iPhone SE in March 2016. Rumours started circulating around the Cupertino company's next bigger smartphones long before the iPhone SE hit shelves though. Every year,... >>

Windows 10 free upgrade ends 29 July: Here’s how to get it now

Windows 10 free upgrade ends 29 July: Here’s how to get it now

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Stop being on the fence about Microsoft's free Windows 10 upgrade. The clock is ticking. Microsoft is about to stop offering the upgrade free of charge. If for whatever reason you don't take this opportunity to get your PC up to date, you'll have to eventually... >>

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus vs iPhone 7 Pro: What's the rumoured difference?

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus vs iPhone 7 Pro: What's the rumoured difference?

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Apple is rumoured to be announcing three smartphones in September. Yes you did read that right, we said three. They are going by the names iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 Pro, although they have also been called iPhone 6SE, 6SE Plus and 6SE Pro,... >>

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

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So you've been playing Pokemon Go for a bit and want to catch a rare one, eh? You're in luck. We at Pocket-lint have played with the game ourselves and scoured the internet for the best tips and tricks out there, so everything you need to know is laid... >>

Motorola Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus vs Moto G4 Play vs Moto G (2015): Which should you choose?

Motorola Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus vs Moto G4 Play vs Moto G (2015): Which should you choose?

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The king of budget smartphones - the Moto G - has been updated, again. There isn't just one model marking the fourth generation of the handset though, instead Lenovo-owned Motorola announced three - the Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus and the Moto G4 Play. The... >>

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2016

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2016

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With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, then there's anticipation of something else, the next big thing. We've rounded up the best smartphones for... >>

Google Play Family Library launches: What is it and how does it work?

Google Play Family Library launches: What is it and how does it work?

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Google is taking a page from Apple's playbook. Apple launched a Family Sharing plan for iTunes and the App Store about two years ago, and now Google is doing the same thing with a new plan option called Google Play Family Library. It basically lets up... >>

Best iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus cases: Treat your new Apple devices

Best iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus cases: Treat your new Apple devices

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Apple's latest flagship smartphones - the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus - are available all around the world and you can pick up either from multiple retailers. Not much changed in terms of design compared to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, if you... >>

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G3 (2015): What's the difference?

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G3 (2015): What's the difference?

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Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched a flurry of smartphones this year, one of which is the new Moto E. It's being called the Moto E3 and it offers some pretty decent specs for its £99.95 price tag. With last year's Moto G now starting at just £129 though,... >>

Next Sony Xperia flagship: Rumours, release date and everything you need to know

Next Sony Xperia flagship: Rumours, release date and everything you need to know

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It might come as a surprise to Sony Mobile fans, but the company's next flagship isn't going to be called the Xperia Z6. Sony announced a new range of smartphones at MWC back in March called the X Series, as well as confirming in a statement that the... >>

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

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There are few out there who haven't heard about Pokemon Go, on a basic level at least. It's a global phenomenon that has been covered way beyond the confines of games or tech news outlets. However, as the craze settles and the true Pokemon Go gamers settle... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Samsung has already announced two flagship smartphones this year but chances are that won't be the last we hear from the company and its smartphone arm before 2016 is out. The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge both debuted at Mobile World Congress in March,... >>

Can I get Amazon Prime Now one-hour deliveries in my area?

Can I get Amazon Prime Now one-hour deliveries in my area?

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Amazon has further extended its Amazon Prime Now one-hour delivery service into a new area: Scotland, or more specifically, Glasgow. Two-hour deliveries are now available in surrounding Glasgow areas too, including Motherwell, Kilmarnock and Cumbernauld.... >>

Star Trek in real life: Best Starfleet gadgets and toys you can buy

Star Trek in real life: Best Starfleet gadgets and toys you can buy

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Trekkies have a lot to be excited about right now. A new film, Star Trek Beyond, just opened in cinemas across the world, and CBS recently announced at San Diego Comic-Con the name of its upcoming TV series based on the Star Wars franchise, along with... >>

BlackBerry DTEK50: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

BlackBerry DTEK50: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Blackberry is expected to launch three phones over the next year. One of them is the Argon and, by the sounds of it, this will be the company's 2016 flagship phone. It's a big, all touchscreen device with a powerful processor, support for the latest Quick... >>

BlackBerry DTEK50 vs BlackBerry Priv: What's the difference?

BlackBerry DTEK50 vs BlackBerry Priv: What's the difference?

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BlackBerry is said to be announcing three smartphones over the next 12 months, the first of which has debuted as "the world's most secure Android smartphone". The device was codenamed Hamburg and Neon in rumours leading up to its announcement, but... >>

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G4 vs G4 Plus vs G4 Play: What's the difference?

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G4 vs G4 Plus vs G4 Play: What's the difference?

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Motorola has announced several smartphones this year, including a new Moto Z range, a refreshed Moto G range comprising three devices alone and an updated Moto E. The Moto G range and Moto E both sit within the budget end of the market, but with four... >>

Best Comic-Con 2016 trailers: Justice League, Wonder Woman, and more

Best Comic-Con 2016 trailers: Justice League, Wonder Woman, and more

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Although Comic-Con 2016 is done and dusted, you can relive some of the convention's best highlights via trailers and teaser clips. San Diego Comic-Con is an annual comic convention held in, well, San Diego. This year's SDCC kicked off with Preview... >>

Pokemon Go: How to raise your XP level, power up and evolve your Pokemon

Pokemon Go: How to raise your XP level, power up and evolve your Pokemon

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There are lots of elements to Pokemon Go. There's finding and collecting all the Pokemon, there's battling in Gyms, there's hatching eggs and visiting PokeStops. Then there's the whole world of powering up your Pokemon and raising your Trainer's XP. These... >>

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto E (2015): What's the difference?

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto E (2015): What's the difference?

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Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched several phones this year, hitting a range of price points. The Moto Z aims for the higher end of the market, the Moto G falls towards to lower end of the mid-range, while the latest Moto E continues to fulfill the budget... >>