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The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

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GoPro cameras are now in their fifth generation: the Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Session. The Hero 5 Black is the more feature-packed model, with a touchscreen and slightly larger form factor. Both cameras can shoot 4K footage at 30fps but the Hero 5 Black... >>

How to take long exposure photos on a smartphone

How to take long exposure photos on a smartphone

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If you've ever looked at photos of your friends painting their name with light Instagram, Facebook, Flickr, or any other social network feed. Or if they've managed to shoot a starry night sky that actually looks good, and wondered how to do it yourself,... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus were announced at the end of March, bringing two new fabulous flagships to the smartphone party. How do they compare to their competition though?We've put them up against the LG G6, the Pixels and the iPhone 7 in previous... >>

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

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

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LG's next flagship smartphone - the G6 - has finally been revealed at the company's pre-MWC 2017 press conference in Barcelona.Rumours have been speculating about what features the successor of last year's modular smartphone will offer for months, as... >>

Best Amazon UK Easter deals: Tablets, tech and home improvement treats

Best Amazon UK Easter deals: Tablets, tech and home improvement treats

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Easter is approaching and Amazon is going to be running daily deals right through from 4-17 April 2017.There will be a whole range of things to buy across Amazon's different stores, from shoes to home improvements, but we're interested in the best Amazon... >>

Which Beats headphones are right for you?

Which Beats headphones are right for you?

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Beats headphones have gone through various iterations over the years and following the company's acquisition by Apple, they are more popular than ever. Their signature bass-focused sound has remained a constant throughout the series' development, too,... >>

Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

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While smartphones, smarthomes and even smart wearables are growing ever more advanced, they're still limited by power. The battery hasn't advanced in decades. But we're on the verge of a power revolution.Big technology companies, and now car companies... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7: What's the difference?

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 launched at the end of March, bringing with it a fabulous design, powerful specs and plenty of features, all hoping to rebuild the consumer confidence lost by the Galaxy Note 7.It's a stand out device, there's no doubt about that,... >>

New Apple iPad (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: What's the difference?

New Apple iPad (2017) vs Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: What's the difference?

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Samsung announced the Galaxy Tab S3 at the beginning of March, while Apple announced its newest and cheapest iPad towards the end of March, bringing another two premium tablets to the party.The Tab S3 is designed to be an entertainment powerhouse, while... >>

Which B&O Play speaker is right for you?

Which B&O Play speaker is right for you?

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B&O Play, Bang & Olufsen's lifestyle subsidiary, makes some of the best looking and best sounding Bluetooth speakers on the market. There are a couple of ranges within B&O Play's lineup: BeoPlay and BeoLit, with the BeoLit name dating back to 1939 - you... >>

When is Android Wear 2.0 coming to my smartwatch?

When is Android Wear 2.0 coming to my smartwatch?

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Google is getting ready to roll out Android Wear 2.0 to smartwatches, although getting exact dates on the update has been a real challenge.Google has released three major updates to Android Wear in the past two years. In Android Wear 2.0, you can expect... >>

Best cases for Huawei P10 and P10 Plus: Protect your new Huawei phone

Best cases for Huawei P10 and P10 Plus: Protect your new Huawei phone

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Huawei has recently released the P10 and P10 Plus flagship phones. Not only are they the company's best phones to date, they're more than able to hold their own in a sea of top-performing Android handsets.We'll be the first to say they look strikingly... >>

New Apple iPad (2017) vs iPad Pro 9.7: What's the difference?

New Apple iPad (2017) vs iPad Pro 9.7: What's the difference?

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Apple announced a new 9.7-inch iPad at its March 2017 event, replacing the iPad Air 2, but ditching the Air name. The Apple iPad (2017) is the cheapest way to get your hands on an Apple tablet, but how does it compare to the rest of the iPad family?We've... >>

Which iPad is best for you? iPad mini 2 vs iPad mini 4 vs iPad Air 2 vs new iPad vs iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad Pro 12.9

Which iPad is best for you? iPad mini 2 vs iPad mini 4 vs iPad Air 2 vs new iPad vs iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad Pro 12.9

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The first iPad was announced several years ago and tablets have become much more popular since. There may not be as much choice as smartphones when it comes to tablets, but there are still a number of decisions to be made if you're in the market for one.If... >>

Apple Clips is now live: What is it and how does it work?

Apple Clips is now live: What is it and how does it work?

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If you haven't noticed yet, the most popular apps right now, including Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook, are all about video.Apple has likely noticed this trend, so it's announcing a new app that it made: Clips. In a press release, the California-based... >>

What is Facebook M? Facebook Messenger's AI assistant explained

What is Facebook M? Facebook Messenger's AI assistant explained

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We are officially living in the age of assistants.Following in the footsteps of Apple Siri, Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Cortana, and Samsung Bixby, Facebook has launched M. It is described as a "helpful assistant in Messenger, powered by... >>

All-electric cars UK 2017: All the battery powered vehicles available on the road today

All-electric cars UK 2017: All the battery powered vehicles available on the road today

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Electric cars have been around for a few years now, although if we're being technical, they've being around since the 19th century. But the first electric car of the modern era, and the first highway legal production all-electric battery powered vehicle... >>

PS4 Pro vs Project Scorpio: What’s the difference?

PS4 Pro vs Project Scorpio: What’s the difference?

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Although Microsoft announced a 4K games console during E3 2016 last June it was Sony that beat it to the punch, releasing its mid-generation upgrade a full year before the Xbox equivalent.The PS4 Pro has been available since the end of last year and provides... >>

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... >>

You can now get the Windows 10 Creators Update - here's how

You can now get the Windows 10 Creators Update - here's how

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Although Microsoft already announced a launch date for its next major update to Windows 10, it's decided to let users grab it sooner.Microsoft will officially start its multi-stage rollout of the Windows 10 Creators Update starting on 11 April, but if... >>

YouTube TV is now live: What is it, which channels does it offer, and how does it work?

YouTube TV is now live: What is it, which channels does it offer, and how does it work?

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It's been long rumoured that Google will use YouTube to introduce a live TV service. The company has now confirmed those suspicions.Google officially launched its entry into the streaming of live TV, with YouTube TV. It lets you access live and recorded... >>

Best smartphones 2017: The best phones available to buy today

Best smartphones 2017: The best phones available to buy today

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So, you want to buy a new phone? If you're looking for the best smartphone of 2017, you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest mobile phones of the year to save you time when you go to your local phone shop.We continually update... >>

Netflix ditches star ratings for thumbs: How does the new system change things?

Netflix ditches star ratings for thumbs: How does the new system change things?

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The star ratings on Netflix are going bye-bye.Starting this month, April, the company is replacing stars with a thumbs-up and thumbs-down ratings system - more akin to TiVo suggestions.Netflix claims the new system got more ratings versus the traditional... >>

How to scale apps to fill LG G6's screen

How to scale apps to fill LG G6's screen

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With the LG G6, the Korean tech giant opted for a somewhat unique approach to building a bezel-free display. Instead of sticking with the usual TV-style 16:9 ratio screen, the company went with a long 18:9 panel instead.  LG G6 tips and tricks: Get... >>

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 vs Tag Heuer Connected 46: What's the difference?

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 vs Tag Heuer Connected 46: What's the difference?

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Tag Heuer has a new Connected watch, bringing some innovation to smartwatches with the introduction of modularity.It looks very much like the previous Connected 46 watch, with both offering a sporty style and firmly placed in the luxury segment of the... >>