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What headphones does the iPhone 7 come with?

What headphones does the iPhone 7 come with?

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Apple has announced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus and one of the big changes is that the 3.5mm headphone socket is gone. That's not a huge deal, it just means you'll have to use the Lightning socket to connect headphones instead. There has been some... >>

Here are all of Apple's adverts and videos from the iPhone 7 event

Here are all of Apple's adverts and videos from the iPhone 7 event

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It's been a whirlwind day for both Apple and Apple fanboys. Apple has wrapped up its iPhone 7 event in San Francisco, CA, where it introduced not only two new iPhone models, but also a second-generation Apple Watch, called Series 2, and new types of headphone... >>

Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are IP67 water and dust resistant: What does that mean?

Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus are IP67 water and dust resistant: What does that mean?

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Apple just unveiled the latest generation of iOS-powered smartphones, and for the first time, built-in certified and tested water and dust resistance. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus have IP67 rated protection, but what does that really mean?  In a world where... >>

Best Lightning headphones 2016: 'Phones for iPhones

Best Lightning headphones 2016: 'Phones for iPhones

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Apple has ditched the 3.5mmm headphone jack on the new iPhone 7. This is where you scream and curse at Apple. Done? Okay, now let's move on, talk about the pros, and consider the alternatives, including Lightning headphones. Yes. Those are a thing. They're... >>

Apple iPhone 7 Plus camera: Dual camera tech explained

Apple iPhone 7 Plus camera: Dual camera tech explained

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Apple just unveiled its “best iPhone yet” (we were waiting for the quote to drop too) and it comes with a more advanced camera proposition than its predecessors. But this time there's a key difference between iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: the latter... >>

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Apple has announced the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, with Tim Cook and chums taking to the stage in San Francisco to present Apple's latest smartphones. Following the trend of the iPhone 6, there are two new iPhones, the iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus.... >>

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

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

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Apple's next generation of smartwatch has finally been announced in the form of the Apple Watch Series 2. The new device arrives two years after the original debuted on stage and it brings with it a couple of new features, including waterproofing and... >>

LG V20 vs LG V10: What's the difference?

LG V20 vs LG V10: What's the difference?

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LG has announced the successor to its LG V10 in the form of the LG V20 at an event in San Francisco. The new device is the first smartphone to arrive with Android Nougat straight out of the box and it brings with it some impressive specs. Question is,... >>

How to watch iPhone 7 and 7 Plus launch: Livestream on iOS, Apple TV, Mac or PC

How to watch iPhone 7 and 7 Plus launch: Livestream on iOS, Apple TV, Mac or PC

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Apple has announced a special press launch for today, but you can tune in and watch live even if you aren't part of the media. The company has confirmed it will livestream its 7 September event. It is expected that Apple will unveil the new iPhone... >>

LG V20: Specs, release date and everything you need to know

LG V20: Specs, release date and everything you need to know

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LG has announced the successor to the V10 smartphone at an event in San Francisco on 6 September. In true LG style, the company revealed several snippets of information about the LG V20 before its official debut, but we now have confirmation of... >>

Apple iPhone 7: Seven things to expect

Apple iPhone 7: Seven things to expect

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The Apple iPhone 7 is expected to be announced at the company's event on 7 September in San Francisco. With so many rumours floating around as to what the iPhone 7 will or won't have, we have rounded up seven features that have been consistently speculated... >>

Which Fitbit is right for me?

Which Fitbit is right for me?

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Fitbit is no stranger to the activity tracking market. It's been kicking around for a good few years now, sitting at the top of its class smugly watching as its competitors hope to raise the same brand awareness. Chances are if you are reading this feature,... >>

Sony Xperia XZ vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs S7 edge: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia XZ vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs S7 edge: What's the difference?

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The next Sony Xperia flagship has made its debut at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin, going by the name XZ. As you might expect, it brings with it Sony's signature OmniBalance design, along with your standard flagship specs. How does it compare... >>

PlayStation 4 Neo vs PS4 Slim vs PS4: What's the rumoured difference?

PlayStation 4 Neo vs PS4 Slim vs PS4: What's the rumoured difference?

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Sony is hosting a special PlayStation event on Wednesday 7 September where it is expected to announce not one but two new versions of its PlayStation 4 console. The first will be a slimmer, thinner machine with a few improvements over the current model,... >>

Sony Xperia XZ vs Xperia X Performance vs Xperia X: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia XZ vs Xperia X Performance vs Xperia X: What's the difference?

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Sony has announced its next Xperia flagship - the Xperia XZ at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin. The device has leaked several times over the last few months and aside from the name, many of the rumours were accurate, resulting in only a couple... >>

Garmin Virb Ultra 30: A genuine GoPro Hero competitor

Garmin Virb Ultra 30: A genuine GoPro Hero competitor

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When approached at their stand during the IFA trade show in Berlin, Garmin’s reps proudly told us - when asked - that the company's latest action camera was better than a GoPro. Of course, we were sceptical, until they showed us how it worked and everything... >>

Sony Xperia XZ vs Xperia Z5: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia XZ vs Xperia Z5: What's the difference?

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Sony was one of the only manufacturers left to announce a new flagship in 2016, until IFA anyway. The company has now released its latest Xperia flagship smartphone - the Xperia XZ - which is in fact the fifth smartphone to appear from the company this... >>

IFA 2016: All the announcements that matter

IFA 2016: All the announcements that matter

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Consumer electronics trade show IFA takes place in Berlin at the beginning of September every year. It's been the platform for some major launches over the last couple of years from the first few generations of Samsung Galaxy Note devices to some of Sony's... >>

What to expect from Sony's PlayStation New York event: PS4 Neo, PS4 Slim and more

What to expect from Sony's PlayStation New York event: PS4 Neo, PS4 Slim and more

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Sony is getting ready to replace the PS4. And with not one, but two new devices. The much-rumoured next-gen PlayStation 4 Neo (AKA PS4K or PS4.5) is heavily tipped to be unveiled at a Sony PlayStation event in New York today, Wednesday 7 September. Plus,... >>

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 making our mobile devices more modular. LG launched the G5 with its ‘Friends’ that clip on to the bottom of the phone to add extra features, and Google’s... >>

DJI Osmo Mobile: Make incredible buttery-smooth videos with your smartphone

DJI Osmo Mobile: Make incredible buttery-smooth videos with your smartphone

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DJI, more famous for its range of drones that take to the sky than mobile phone accessories, has released a new version of its Osmo Mobile camera. We went hands and eyes-on with the handheld gimbal system during the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin,... >>

Best of IFA 2016: The hottest gadgets to get excited about

Best of IFA 2016: The hottest gadgets to get excited about

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IFA in Berlin is Europe's largest consumer electronics trade show and the launch bed for many a gadget, whether that's the latest in smarthome advancements, new smartphones, TVs, laptops or other exciting gizmos. But with so many products being announced... >>

Top 5 Reasons Why You Need a Streaming VPN

Top 5 Reasons Why You Need a Streaming VPN

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VPN services have become such essential without which today’s internet user cannot survive. While there are many reasons to opt for a streaming VPN, the main reason is the requirement of data and online identity protection. A VPN protects users from... >>

Sony Xperia XZ camera: New tech explained

Sony Xperia XZ camera: New tech explained

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There's a new Sony camera in town and that means one thing: there's a load of new camera tech on-board too. Having looked to change things up a gear with the Sony Xperia Z5, Sony has announced its 2016 flagship, the Xperia XZ. This phone might look familiar... >>

Sony Xperia X Compact vs Z5 Compact vs Z3 Compact: What’s the difference?

Sony Xperia X Compact vs Z5 Compact vs Z3 Compact: What’s the difference?

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Sony has announced a new Xperia Compact at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin, adding to its X Series portfolio. The Xperia X Compact launches alongside the flagship Xperia XZ, bringing Sony's smartphone total to six for 2016 alone. How does the... >>