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LG G6: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

LG G6: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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LG's next flagship smartphone - the G6 - will be appearing in the next couple of days.Rumours have been appearing speculating about what features the successor of last year's modular smartphone will offer, as well as what features it might miss off. This... >>

Nintendo Switch: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Nintendo Switch: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

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Nintendo is entering its next phase, with its new games machine mere days away from release.The Nintendo Switch is a games console comprised of a portable tablet-like device and a docking station for home play. It is different, interesting and we've... >>

Huawei Watch 2: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Huawei Watch 2: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Remember the Huawei Watch? We wouldn't blame you if you didn't - considering it first launched nearly two years ago. But it is one of the best-looking Android Wear watches and fans have been patiently waiting for a second-generation model.Although last... >>

How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

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For more than a year now, you have been able to play Xbox 360 games on an Xbox One or Xbox One S (reviewed here). Not all of your old library of games are playable, but there are well over 300 titles currently available. Xbox is also adding to this list... >>

Mobile World Congress 2017: Nokia, Sony, Huawei, smartphones and more

Mobile World Congress 2017: Nokia, Sony, Huawei, smartphones and more

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With 2017 well under way, the next big smartphone launch platform is Mobile World Congress 2017. We've flittered through CES 2017 - the first big tech event of the year - with very few smartphone announcements.One of the biggest fixtures in the mobile... >>

Instagram albums: How to share multiple pics and videos in one post

Instagram albums: How to share multiple pics and videos in one post

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Instagram is completely different now.On 22 February, the photo-sharing app introduced a feature: the ability to share multiple photos and videos in a single post. You can combine up to 10 pics and videos in an album-like post and swipe through to see... >>

BLU Life Max: All the phone you could want for £90?

BLU Life Max: All the phone you could want for £90?

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Blu is a company renowned for building very affordable smartphones without too many compromises in performance and quality. Granted, they never quite compete with the best phones out there, but they certainly push the limits of what you can expect for... >>

E3 2017: What to expect from the world's biggest games show

E3 2017: What to expect from the world's biggest games show

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It might be a couple of months away but plans for E3 2017 are already firming up.Microsoft has confirmed its press conference details, for example, and we're fully expecting the firm's new, 4K super console, Project Scorpio, to be unleashed.So here's... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Tab S2: What's the rumoured difference?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 vs Tab S2: What's the rumoured difference?

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Samsung is reported to be unveiling its next iPad-rival during Mobile World Congress 2017 at the end of February. The new tablet has leaked on numerous occasions over the last couple of months, giving us some indiction as to what we might be able to expect.Here... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6: What's the rumoured difference?

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs LG G6: What's the rumoured difference?

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Samsung and LG will both launch their new flagship smartphones in the next couple of months, or days in the case of LG. Despite LG going for a more innovative route in 2016 with its modular device, ultimately Samsung was the company with the more appealing... >>

Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, Play:5 or Playbar

Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, Play:5 or Playbar

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Multi-room speaker options are plentiful to say the least, with Denon, Samsung, LG and Bluesound all offering their own solutions. If you are reading this feature however, chances are you have opted for Sonos.Unlike some of the newer additions to the... >>

LG G6 vs LG G5: What's the rumoured difference?

LG G6 vs LG G5: What's the rumoured difference?

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The launch of LG's next flagship is only days away, with the new device set to debut at Mobile World Congress on 26 February.Rumours have been circulating about the device for several months however, and LG has also confirmed numerous details, giving... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S8: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in March 2016 and the two devices received huge amounts of praise for their design, powerful specs and great cameras. No smartphone is perfect though. There will always be a few specs in the rumours that never... >>

Best smartwatches 2017: The best smart wristwear available to buy today

Best smartwatches 2017: The best smart wristwear available to buy today

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Smartwatches used to be gadgets only James Bond would have access to, but that's no longer the case. These wrist-worn phone companions that can receive calls, texts, emails and social network notifications have been whipping the wearables sector into... >>

Pokemon Go evolutions: Special items and how to evolve Polytoed, Slowking, Bellossom, Steelix and more

Pokemon Go evolutions: Special items and how to evolve Polytoed, Slowking, Bellossom, Steelix and more

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There are 80 new Pokemon out on the streets waiting to be caught in Pokemon Go, but with the new gen-II update there's a slightly more complicated and important change to evolutions.There are a number of new evolutions that you can get to through gen-I... >>

Motorola Moto G5 vs G5 Plus: What's the rumoured difference?

Motorola Moto G5 vs G5 Plus: What's the rumoured difference?

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Motorola is rumoured to be announcing the G5 and G5 Plus at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of February. We've heard a little less about the standard Moto G5 compared to its larger brother, but a recent retailer leak has given a good indication... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick or the Fire TV 4K: Which Amazon Fire streaming device is for me?

Amazon Fire TV Stick or the Fire TV 4K: Which Amazon Fire streaming device is for me?

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Amazon's Fire TV devices are the company's fastest selling products of all time, beating both the Kindle and Fire tablets. The range allows you to access and stream a variety of content, including Amazon own The Grand Tour with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard... >>

Best Android Wear 2.0 apps for your watch: Google Fit, Uber, and more

Best Android Wear 2.0 apps for your watch: Google Fit, Uber, and more

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Android Wear 2.0 is finally here, and that means apps can now be directly installed on your watch and run without your phone.You will longer need your phone nearby to use apps on your Android Wear device, because instead of requiring a tethered connection... >>

What is Android TV, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

What is Android TV, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

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When Google shut down Google TV a few years ago, it replaced the platform with something completely different: Android TV.It seems to be doing reasonably well, having been well-received by both developers and manufacturers alike. Google TV had a lack... >>

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

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Google has taken on Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Microsoft's Cortana with its own voice assistant called Google Assistant.Google unveiled Google Assistant at its Google I/O conference in May 2016, pitching the new voice assistant as an improvement... >>

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Release date, specs and rumours

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Release date, specs and rumours

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Motorola has changed hands more times than a used car in recent years, skipping over to Google and then to Lenovo where it currently resides. With future phones carrying the Moto branding - and a shake-up in 2016 introducing the Moto Z family, it's been... >>

Snapchat Spectacles: What are they, how do they work and where can you buy them?

Snapchat Spectacles: What are they, how do they work and where can you buy them?

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Snapchat now sells its own Google Glass-style pair of sunglasses. They're a bit more basic than Google's defunct headset or other augmented-reality devices, but they're certainly striking. The idea is you use them in order to capture your adventures... >>

12 best Alexa devices you can buy today

12 best Alexa devices you can buy today

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There's no denying it, the smarthome is a brewing market coming to life, thanks in the most part to the companies seeking to unify all your smart connected products, letting you control them from a single hub. None caught our imagination more over the... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: What's the story so far?

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Samsung won't use Mobile World Congress to launch its latest flagship smartphones, but that doesn't mean the South Korean tech giant will be keeping quiet at the show.In fact, it appears it will be doing quite the opposite with rumours speculating the... >>

Pokemon Go: How to play and other tips and tricks

Pokemon Go: How to play and other tips and tricks

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Pokemon has officially left the 90s behind.Nintendo teamed up with Niantic Labs to revitalise the title for 2016, and that includes creating an app that is very much mobile and equipped with fancy tech like GPS and augmented reality, all of which enables... >>