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Best LG G5 cases: Protect your new LG smartphone

Best LG G5 cases: Protect your new LG smartphone

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LG announced its new flagship smartphone at Mobile World Congress at the end of February and it's a beauty. The G5 was one of the more interesting announcements that came out of the trade show in Barcelona, mainly thanks to its modular design. The LG... >>

How many Pokemon are there in Pokemon Go? 151 and here they all are

How many Pokemon are there in Pokemon Go? 151 and here they all are

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Pokemon Go has been a global hit. The augmented reality game is available for iOS and Android in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and now the UK too, so you can head out onto the streets to find and catch Pokemon. However, how do you know which... >>

Pokemon Go: How to catch Pikachu as your first Pokemon

Pokemon Go: How to catch Pikachu as your first Pokemon

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Pokemon Go is undoubtedly one of the biggest success stories of the App Store and Google Play Store this year so far, perhaps even this decade. Millions of smartphone users have downloaded, signed-up and tried to "Catch 'Em All" in the real world. Sometimes... >>

Can't get Pokemon Go in your country yet? Here's how to download it now

Can't get Pokemon Go in your country yet? Here's how to download it now

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Now that Pokemon Go has been officially released, there are reports of virtual Pokemon being captured around the globe. Some are even coming from countries where the augmented reality game is yet to be released. Do you wonder how? For Android phone users... >>

Google Nexus Watch: What's the story so far?

Google Nexus Watch: What's the story so far?

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For the past few months, rumours have been building suggesting that Google is doubling down on its own hardware design. That means we're likely to see Google-branded smartphones, tablets, Chromebooks and - perhaps - smartwatches. With the holiday season... >>

Here's how much tech Amazon sold on Prime Day - its 'biggest day ever'

Here's how much tech Amazon sold on Prime Day - its 'biggest day ever'

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Amazon's second Prime Day is done and dusted. The sale promotion proved to be a big hit for the retail giant. In fact, it called the day its "biggest day ever", marking a strategic win for Amazon, which likely landed more Prime members by offering customers... >>

Apple iOS 10 lock screen: What’s new and how does it work?

Apple iOS 10 lock screen: What’s new and how does it work?

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The lock screen for iPhone and iPad is totally different in iOS 10. It's no longer just a security checkpoint to ensure snoopers don't get access to your device; it's now a place where you can see all sorts of information at a glance. Apple wants you... >>

Now TV vs Now TV Smart Box vs Sky+HD vs Sky Q: Which Sky package is right for you?

Now TV vs Now TV Smart Box vs Sky+HD vs Sky Q: Which Sky package is right for you?

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Sky announced its new entertainment service - Sky Q - at the end of November 2015, followed by a new Now TV option called Now TV Smart Box at the end of June 2016. Both have now joined the broadcaster's options, with Sky Q bringing a more fluid and... >>

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 then became available to consumers from March 2016, with several different packages on offer. Now it has entered a third phase, with 4K Ultra HD programming officially on the... >>

Tesla: Everything you need to know about Model 3, Model S, Model X, and more

Tesla: Everything you need to know about Model 3, Model S, Model X, and more

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Tesla has taken more than its fair share of headlines over the past few years. The Californian company has been heralded by the tech and motoring presses for its innovation, stirring up fairly a traditional market and introducing electric cars with a... >>

Best HTC 10 cases: Protect your new HTC smartphone

Best HTC 10 cases: Protect your new HTC smartphone

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HTC's latest and greatest flagship finally arrived in April. The HTC 10 is a beautiful device offering a full metal build, chamfered edges on the front and the rear, as well as some cracking specs. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 powers the show, supported... >>

Oculus Rift: Price, shipping date and everything you need to know

Oculus Rift: Price, shipping date and everything you need to know

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Oculus Rift was a long time coming but it's actually a real-life consumer headset these days. Oculus Rift, made for everyone rather than just developers, is available for the price of $599 or £499. Orders are limited to one headset per person at this... >>

How to make your bedroom smart

How to make your bedroom smart

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It's the bedroom, right? So do you need tech there, beyond an alarm clock? Well, sure you do. You'll be sleeping there so you can benefit from gadgets that really show you how well you're sleeping, or not. They can even help you get to sleep, and then... >>

Best fitness trackers 2016: The best activity bands to buy today

Best fitness trackers 2016: The best activity bands to buy today

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The wearables market has really taken off over the past couple of years bringing with it a plethora of devices from smartwatches and heart rate measuring headphones to sports watches and activity trackers. There is such a breadth of choice out there,... >>

Best iPhone SE cases: Protect your new 4-inch Apple smartphone

Best iPhone SE cases: Protect your new 4-inch Apple smartphone

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Apple's iPhone portfolio recently expanded to include a new 4-inch smartphone, known to friends as the iPhone SE. The special edition smartphone succeeds the two-and-half-year-old iPhone 5S with a very similar design, identical measurements and some great... >>

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2016

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2016

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To hear watch without the word smart in front of it will soon be indicative of a heirloom description. Even luxury watch brands have embraced smartwatches with some exciting announcements having already been made this year and more set to come. In 2015,... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge vs Galaxy S7: What's the rumoured difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge vs Galaxy S7: What's the rumoured difference?

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Samsung will announce the next generation of Galaxy Note on 2 August. The new device will be going by the name of Galaxy Note 7, rather than Galaxy Note 6, in order for it to be better associated with the rest of the company's 2016 flagships. Aside... >>

Pokemon Go: What is it and why is everybody talking about it?

Pokemon Go: What is it and why is everybody talking about it?

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Pokemon Go fever is sweeping the world, turning people into phone-gazing zombies as they bimble about the place hunting for little cartoon characters with silly names. So what exactly is going on? Should you join in the fun? Should you be concerned? Here's... >>

London through the eyes of Pokemon Go

London through the eyes of Pokemon Go

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Pokémon Go is about as phenomenal as phenomena get. It's breaking records, making headlines and it's only just appeared, not even launching in the UK yet.  But there are means and ways of getting Pokémon Go in the UK, and London is a map full of delights... >>

Best budget smartphones 2016: The best phones available to buy for under £200

Best budget smartphones 2016: The best phones available to buy for under £200

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The budget smartphone market has really come into its own over the last couple of years, with numerous devices appearing with price tags under £200 and an aim to offer you a good enough smartphone experience that you don't need to splash half a grand... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Life Stripped Bare, T in the Park and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Life Stripped Bare, T in the Park and more

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Considering what was on last week, including a Super Sunday of tennis, footy and F1, with the British Grand Prix, Wimbledon and Euro 2016 finals, we decided to completely ignore it all and give you some prime alternatives in our weekly catch-up TV round-up.... >>

What is Prisma and can it really make your pics look like famous art?

What is Prisma and can it really make your pics look like famous art?

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Forget about Instagram. A new photo app is all the rage right now, mostly because it's loaded with some amazing, artsy filters. These aren't regular, old filters. They won't add a nice glow to your skin in perfectly-setup selfies, nor will they make the... >>

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

Motorola Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus 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 two - the Moto G4 and the Moto G4 Plus. The Moto G has come... >>

Apple iOS 10: Release date and everything you need to know

Apple iOS 10: Release date and everything you need to know

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Apple has released details of iOS 10 to developers at the company's yearly keynote address at WWDC. The new iOS will sport a number of new features designed to enhance your iPhone even more beyond what the company launched in iOS 9 last year. Claiming... >>

Wimbledon 2016: Behind the scenes with ESPN, 84 cameras and 120 members of staff

Wimbledon 2016: Behind the scenes with ESPN, 84 cameras and 120 members of staff

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If you're a tennis fan, there is a very good chance you've been glued to your phone, TV or tablet the last few days trying not to miss any of the highlights from the wonderfully British sporting event that is Wimbledon. For those lucky enough to have... >>