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Nissan's autonomous driving future: The Qashqai and beyond

Nissan's autonomous driving future: The Qashqai and beyond

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Autonomous vehicles are no longer just a figment of the imagination, nor are they the preserve of science fiction. They are coming and whether you like the idea or not, in 10 years time, it's likely that autonomous vehicles will be considered the norm.Each... >>

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's the story so far?

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: 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.With the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus having both now... >>

Best Christmas films and TV shows to watch on Netflix, Amazon and Now TV in the UK

Best Christmas films and TV shows to watch on Netflix, Amazon and Now TV in the UK

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Christmas is just a few sleeps away... yes, really. But while for many it signals a time of eating too much, visiting the in-laws and more wrapping paper than you know what to do with, it's also one of the best times of the year to watch some great films... >>

66 best Christmas movies you can stream in the US right now

66 best Christmas movies you can stream in the US right now

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If you're anything like us, you plan to watch as many Christmas films as possible over the holiday season.There are tonnes of films to choose from after all, including cult classics, cute newbies, and of course the occasional oddballs that you secretly... >>

What is Amazon Go and how does it work?

What is Amazon Go and how does it work?

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Tech companies are constantly exploring new ways to sell us their goods, and Amazon's latest example has plenty of people scratching their heads.The online retailer has announced it is opening a brick-and-mortar physical store in Seattle, Washington,... >>

36 geeky wrapping papers to use on Christmas gifts this year

36 geeky wrapping papers to use on Christmas gifts this year

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Part of the joy behind the gift-giving experience is finding an awesome present that's tailored to one person. But did you realise wrapping paper can further bring that present to a whole new (and geekier) level?Surprising a person with a Christmas gift... >>

Audio-Technica talks headphones tech, from Pure Digital Drive to Hi-Res Audio

Audio-Technica talks headphones tech, from Pure Digital Drive to Hi-Res Audio

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We're sat in Audio-Technica's downtown Tokyo headquarters, peering through a one-way window overlooking the company's professional music studio, sat with Keisuke Kobayashi, the company's director of marketing and engineering. For this isn't just a headphone... >>

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

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At the end of 2015, Sky announced a new premium TV service called Sky Q. It is now celebrating its one-year anniversary, and is now the de facto option for newcomers to Sky TV.Existing Sky+ users can also upgrade to Sky Q at reduced rates, so it's really... >>

iMyfone Umate Pro: The secure way to erase phone data and free up space

iMyfone Umate Pro: The secure way to erase phone data and free up space

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When it's time to move onto a new phone and sell your old one, you need to securely erase it.If you don't do that, your privacy is at risk of being invaded, as your emails, photos, and personal data can be retrieved by anyone with malicious intent. To... >>

The Game Awards 2016: All the new game trailers unveiled, in one place

The Game Awards 2016: All the new game trailers unveiled, in one place

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This year's Game Awards are done and dusted, but if you didn't catch the show live, no worries.Pocket-lint has gathered up every new game trailer that premiered at The Game Awards 2016 and listed below. We've also included a 4K stream of the actual show,... >>

How to watch 4K Ultra HD content on TV and online

How to watch 4K Ultra HD content on TV and online

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4K TVs were first announced a few years ago, promising to be the future of home entertainment and "the next big thing". They also arrived with sky high prices that meant many of us couldn't justify buying one.Since then, specifications have been deliberated... >>

Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro?

Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro?

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Decided you want an Apple laptop, but you're not sure which one is the right one for you? You've come to the right place. With seven MacBook models available before you even consider configuration options, it's not an easy decision, or a simple one.This... >>

10 best TV shows to catch on Freeview Play this Christmas

10 best TV shows to catch on Freeview Play this Christmas

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It's almost Christmas and that means there's a stack of amazing TV shows coming up on the old gogglebox.All of the major channels will be hosting specials and festive fun, with some major returns and debuts along the way. There's also one or two old faves... >>

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2017

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2017

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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... >>

Next Sony Xperia flagship: What's the story so far?

Next Sony Xperia flagship: What's the story so far?

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Sony Mobile has a tendency to launch a new smartphone every six months and it seems it has no intention of slowing down.No sooner has the Xperia XZ arrived on shelves, than the next Sony flagship is the topic of conversation on the rumour mill. This is... >>

Mobile World Congress 2017: Smartphones, smartphones, smartphones to expect

Mobile World Congress 2017: Smartphones, smartphones, smartphones to expect

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With 2016 drawing to a close, the next big smartphone launch platform is Mobile World Congress 2017.One of the biggest fixtures in the mobile launch calendar, here's everything you need to know about MWC 2017 and what smartphones and devices we can... >>

Nokia Android phones: What can we expect to see from D1C and P1?

Nokia Android phones: What can we expect to see from D1C and P1?

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Nokia is making its way back, initially announcing that it's going to be embracing Android and producing a number of smartphones and tablets over the coming years in May, with reaffirmation of its position in December.Nokia's story has more twists and... >>

Huawei P10: What's the story so far?

Huawei P10: What's the story so far?

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Huawei has made a strong name for itself in the smartphone world over the last couple of years. Its more recent devices have delivered premium build qualities and some great specs for a lower price than many competitors, making them a serious consideration.With... >>

HTC Ocean: What's the story on HTC 11?

HTC Ocean: What's the story on HTC 11?

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With the HTC 10 getting long in the tooth, and 2016 drawing toward its winter, it's time to look forward to the next big thing from HTC.The HTC 10 was something of a rebirth for the struggling company. Offering a cleaner Android experience and a simple... >>

91 Locker: Is this the ultimate wallpaper picker?

91 Locker: Is this the ultimate wallpaper picker?

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If you're looking for a new lock screen wallpaper to try on your Android phone, consider using 91 Locker.It's an app. The purpose of this app is to serve up all sorts of lock wallpapers, as well as templates, news, and tools, so you can customise your... >>

Apple iCloud Calendar spam: What's going on and is there a fix?

Apple iCloud Calendar spam: What's going on and is there a fix?

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Spam is not unique to email. You can get spammy iCloud Calendar invites, too.Lately, there has been a massive spike in spam iCloud Calendar invites, according to several reports as well as users on Twitter. It's reached the point to where Apple has announced... >>

Moto Mods: Everything you need to know about the Moto Z's snap-on accessories

Moto Mods: Everything you need to know about the Moto Z's snap-on accessories

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It's clear from looking at the smartphone industry recently that there's a growing interest in modular mobile devices. LG launched the G5 in 2016, complete with its "Friends" options that clip onto the bottom of the phone to add extra features. Google,... >>

Best geek Christmas jumpers: Star Wars, Sonic, Game of Thrones, Captain America and more

Best geek Christmas jumpers: Star Wars, Sonic, Game of Thrones, Captain America and more

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It's that magical time of the year and the Christmas lights are a-flashing, so you can be forgiven for feeling like you're missing out, stood there in normal non-flashing clothes.But hey, you could always get with the spirit of things and show your wacky... >>

91 Launcher Pro: A new way to spice up your Android phone interface

91 Launcher Pro: A new way to spice up your Android phone interface

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Tired of the old, default launcher or phone interface? Consider using the 91 Launcher Pro app.91 Launcher Pro gives you access to wallpapers, themes, 3D Touch-like enhancements, a comprehensive weather widget, and several other features, including a power-saving... >>

Best SIM-only plans available in the UK

Best SIM-only plans available in the UK

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Over the past few years, SIM-only contracts have seen something of a resurgence in the consumer market. There are at least two reasons for this. Firstly, carriers (or networks) don't make much money on selling phones, and so they can make practically... >>