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LG G4 vs LG G Flex 2: What's the difference?

LG G4 vs LG G Flex 2: What's the difference?

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LG announced the LG G4 at the end of April, bringing with it a 5.5-inch QHD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor, 16-megapixel rear camera and 8-megapixel front camera. It joins the January-launched LG G Flex 2 in the company's line-up of flagship... >>

Apple TV tips and tricks

Apple TV tips and tricks

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Apple TV is as simple as it gets. It's a little black box with rounded corners that connects to your HDTV and the internet in order to serve up television programming and other video and audio content from Apple's own apps and third-party services, such... >>

11 recipes to make heating control simpler with IFTTT

11 recipes to make heating control simpler with IFTTT

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IFTTT is a service you may have heard us talk about in the past when it comes to smarthome. It's based on the statement: If This Then That, and it doesn't get anywhere near the amount of credit it deserves. This service has the ability to tie everything... >>

Great Little Place reveals the best hidden restaurants and bars in 40 cities

Great Little Place reveals the best hidden restaurants and bars in 40 cities

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Great Little Place (GLP) is a new app that has been created with the sole aim of presenting you with the hidden and less known bars and restaurants around you, or an area you are planning to visit. Have you ever had a friend turn around and say "I know this... >>

Top films to look forward to in 2015: Here are all the must-see movie trailers

Top films to look forward to in 2015: Here are all the must-see movie trailers

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A new year means a new selection of summer blockbusters and award-season darlings to look forward to, and with a tonne of big-budget films slated to come out within the next few months and beyond, 2015 looks to be a cracker. From the new Star Wars to... >>

Apple Watch apps: This is the experience Apple sells you

Apple Watch apps: This is the experience Apple sells you

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The Apple Watch launch has come and gone. If you're still debating buying one you probably want to know what you get from the Watch. Unlike Google's Android Wear found on smartwatches from Motorola, LG, Asus and others, Apple and third-party developers... >>

Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the story so far?

Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the story so far?

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Sony Mobile seems to be running headlong into a nomenclature nightmare. With the excellent Sony Xperia Z3 awaiting a replacement, plenty of names, specs and other details have been bandied around. With many expecting the Z3 replacement to be simply called... >>

Ten IFTTT recipes that will make your life smarter and simpler at home

Ten IFTTT recipes that will make your life smarter and simpler at home

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IFTTT is an app and web portal that you may or may not have heard of, but if you haven't or you don't yet use it, you should start. The service works on the basic statement: If This Then That and there are numerous smarthome systems, products and devices... >>

3 ways Microsoft Edge might be better than Internet Explorer

3 ways Microsoft Edge might be better than Internet Explorer

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It looks like Microsoft Edge is shaping up to be one heck of a browser. Microsoft's annual Build conference is underway, where the company usually announces new products and developments that'll interest developers. Out of everything revealed yesterday,... >>

What is Windows Hello and why does it mean you need never remember a password again?

What is Windows Hello and why does it mean you need never remember a password again?

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You only need to visit or watch the live feed of some of the seminars or keynotes at this year's Microsoft Build developers conference to realise that Windows 10 is a massive leap forward for the company. Not only will it work across and drive multiple... >>

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... >>

Smart lighting is here: Five reasons to invest

Smart lighting is here: Five reasons to invest

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Just as smart heating is a blanket term used to describe connected heating systems that can be controlled using a smartphone, smart lighting is the umbrella term that connected lighting systems fall under. Philips were one of the first to make connected... >>

Marvel and Netflix five-show plan explained: Daredevil, Iron Fist, The Defenders and more

Marvel and Netflix five-show plan explained: Daredevil, Iron Fist, The Defenders and more

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Marvel has big plans and it looks like Netflix is going to remain its show-sharing partner to achieve them. Daredevil has already launched on Netflix with the first season getting a lot of critical acclaim. A second series is planned but there's plenty... >>

These stunning photos were all taken on the LG G4, prepare to be dazzled

These stunning photos were all taken on the LG G4, prepare to be dazzled

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As part of the launch of the LG G4 a host of photos were taken by a professional photographer using the smartphone. The G4 camera has had lots of work and the result is seriously impressive. This gallery shows photos taken by photograhper Colby Brown.... >>

What is Microsoft Edge, and when can you get it?

What is Microsoft Edge, and when can you get it?

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Microsoft has been talking for months about its next internet browser, codenamed Project Spartan, but it's only now given the product a name: Microsoft Edge. At the company's annual Build conference held in San Francisco, Microsoft executives not only... >>

6 new Windows 10 features announced at Build 2015

6 new Windows 10 features announced at Build 2015

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Microsoft has kicked off the first day of its annual Build conference with a keynote aimed at developers, but amid all the tech-talk and somewhat dry presentations, the company unveiled a few new features and things in Windows 10. Microsoft's next major... >>

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

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Navigation companies creating action sports cameras is a fairly new prospect but already the two big boys, Garmin and TomTom, are squaring up for a head-to-head. Garmin recently unveiled its VIRB XE as the follow-up to its original VIRB action camera... >>

LG G4 IPS Quantum Display explained: How is it different to a normal LCD?

LG G4 IPS Quantum Display explained: How is it different to a normal LCD?

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LG has just unveiled its G4 smartphone and with it a new IPS Quantum Display. Apart from being Quad HD in resolution - delivering 2,560 x 1,440 pixels, 538ppi - it is brighter with a higher contrast ratio and wider colour gamut than the earlier LG G3's... >>

Best Apple Watch apps: Nine apps that actually do something

Best Apple Watch apps: Nine apps that actually do something

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There are over 3,500 Apple Watch apps already available and the watch hasn't even been on sale for a week in the US and the UK yet, but as we've already found, having lived with the Apple watch not all apps are great, useful, or even really that suited... >>

LG G4 vs Motorola Moto X: Hell for leather showdown

LG G4 vs Motorola Moto X: Hell for leather showdown

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LG has officially unveiled its new flagship smartphone sporting a 5.5-inch QHD display, 16-megapixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front-facing camera and a Snapdragon 808 chipset to keep everything running smoothly. The company has made a big play on the... >>

SoundCloud podcasting now available to all: Here's how to get started

SoundCloud podcasting now available to all: Here's how to get started

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Now anyone can host a podcast with SoundCloud. SoundCloud is a popular audio distribution platform, and it has been beta testing a podcasting feature with a private group for at least four years. But the company has finally decided to lift the curtain... >>

LG G4 camera explored: The smartphone camera to beat?

LG G4 camera explored: The smartphone camera to beat?

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The smartphone camera wars continue, with the LG G4 hotting things up in the photography department. But is its latest camera the one to plump for? We've handled the G4 at its London launch to get a taste of what it's all about. In 2014 the LG G3 made... >>

LG G4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: What's the difference?

LG G4 vs Samsung Galaxy S6: What's the difference?

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LG has announced its much anticipated LG G4, confirming many of the pre-leaked specs, as well as introduce a few surprises. The new flagship packs in a 5.5-inch QHD display, 16-megaixel rear camera, 8-megapixel front snapper and a 3000mAh battery capacity. ... >>

LG G4 vs HTC One M9: What's the difference?

LG G4 vs HTC One M9: What's the difference?

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LG has officially announced the LG G4, introducing the third in the line of big flagship smartphones to launch this year. Both Samsung and HTC used Mobile World Congress in Barcelona back in March to show the world what they had produced, while LG let... >>

LG G4 vs LG G3: What's the difference?

LG G4 vs LG G3: What's the difference?

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LG has officially announced its new flagship smartphone, the LG G4, at an event in London. The smartphone has been the subject of many rumours over the last few months, as well as several official announcements, leaving little to the imagination when... >>