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Apple Watch Series 3: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Apple Watch Series 3: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Apple has announced its third generation of its smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 3, alongside its new iPhones.There were by no means as many leaks surrounding the next Apple Watch as there were the iPhones, but everything is now official so here... >>

Future electric cars: The battery-powered tech cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years

Future electric cars: The battery-powered tech cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years

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Electric cars are already a mainstay on Britain's roads, with several all-electric models being available to buy right now. A lot of them are simply electric versions of fuel-powered cars, but in the not-too-distant future, we'll see new designs around... >>

Apple iPhone X's OLED display: How will it differ from LCD screens?

Apple iPhone X's OLED display: How will it differ from LCD screens?

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Apple's next flagship iPhone, the iPhone X, could feature an OLED display, rather than the LCD screens found on previous iPhones.This is a big deal, if you care about screen technology. The average user likely won't notice it, nor will they really care,... >>

Apple iOS 11: 11 new features on your iPhone and iPad

Apple iOS 11: 11 new features on your iPhone and iPad

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Apple made iOS 11 official while at WWDC 2017, way back in June.As is customary for new versions of iPhone and iPad software, iOS 11 was pushed out to customers via an over-the-air update a few days before the new iPhones were due to land on store shelves... >>

What is HDR, what TVs and devices support HDR, and what HDR content can I watch?

What is HDR, what TVs and devices support HDR, and what HDR content can I watch?

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The television and display industry never stands still, with manufacturers introducing new technologies every year to improve their TVs and convince you that now is the time to upgrade.Over the past few years we've seen the move from CRT to thin TVs,... >>

The Apple iPhone is 10 years old: Look how much the iPhone has changed

The Apple iPhone is 10 years old: Look how much the iPhone has changed

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This year marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone.The Apple iPhone first went on sale on 29 June 2007, some five months after it was originally announced. That makes 29 June 2017 the 10th anniversary of the original iPhone availability, in the US at... >>

YouTube HDR: Here's how to find and watch YouTube videos in HDR

YouTube HDR: Here's how to find and watch YouTube videos in HDR

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YouTube now supports HDR (high dynamic range) content.With HDR-compatible televisions bursting onto the market, and several media companies such as Netflix and Amazon offering HDR content, many consumers are likely wondering what's going on with Google-owned... >>

99 of the worst Photoshop errors ever, you won’t believe your eyes

99 of the worst Photoshop errors ever, you won’t believe your eyes

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Technology can be a wonderful, glorious thing. It can also be totally and utterly misused, especially when in the hands of buffoons.Adobe Photoshop is a prime example of a tool that can make photos and images look spectacular, yet also create the most... >>

What is Dolby Cinema? Why the UK needs 'the OLED of theatre'

What is Dolby Cinema? Why the UK needs 'the OLED of theatre'

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You know the phrase "seeing is believing"? On a recent trip to Dolby Laboratories we got to sample first hand exactly what that means in terms of theatrical installs, having sampled the reference Dolby Cinema on site at the company's headquarters.To some... >>

James Dyson Award winners: The inventions that will change our world tomorrow

James Dyson Award winners: The inventions that will change our world tomorrow

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This year's James Dyson Award winners have been announced showcasing amazing inventions from around the world that might just change the way we dress, eat, work, and play in the future.The winners from around the world each win £2,000. They are now put... >>

29 photos of aliens and monsters from throughout history

29 photos of aliens and monsters from throughout history

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Since the dawn of time, the human race has seen mystery and intrigue around every corner. Mysterious events have been put down to the supernatural, the paranormal and even the extra-terrestrial.One things for sure, there have been a lot of unexplained... >>

How Apple is making Siri sound more human

How Apple is making Siri sound more human

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One of the most famous synthesised voices belongs to Stephen Hawking. Created a number of years ago, Professor Hawking's voice is instantly recognisable to millions of people around the world. But if you think about it, the technology used for creating... >>

Nokia 8: Release date, specs and everything you need to know for Nokia's flagship

Nokia 8: Release date, specs and everything you need to know for Nokia's flagship

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Nokia will soon release the phone that fans have been waiting for, the Nokia 8; its flagship offering in its return to the world of smartphones.Nokia previously announced three Android handsets at Mobile World Congress 2017, alongside the new Nokia... >>

How to turn on Twitter Night mode on desktop, iOS, and Android devices

How to turn on Twitter Night mode on desktop, iOS, and Android devices

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Did you know Twitter has a Night mode feature?Well, Twitter's iOS and Android apps have offered the feature since last year, but now, it's available on the desktop. Night mode re-skins the app and site so that they appear darker, making it easer to read... >>

New Nissan Leaf 2018: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

New Nissan Leaf 2018: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Nissan was the first to introduce an all-electric vehicle to the mass market with the original Leaf appearing way back in 2010. Since its arrival, Nissan has sold more than 277,000 units, making it one of the world's best selling electric vehicles.With... >>

Apple iPhone 8 in pictures: Renders and leaked photos

Apple iPhone 8 in pictures: Renders and leaked photos

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Apple will unveil three new iPhones on 12 September, and among them will be the iPhone 8 - or iPhone Edition as has been recently claimed - and it's expected to usher in a whole new design for Apple's ubiquitous smartphone.Among the design changes will... >>

What is Bixby? Samsung's smart AI explained

What is Bixby? Samsung's smart AI explained

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Forget about Google Assistant, Samsung's new Android flagships, the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+ launched their own voice assistant called Bixby.It's Samsung's attempt to take on the likes of Siri, Google Assistant, Cortana and Alexa, with a new AI... >>

Amazon Echo Show tips and tricks: Master Alexa from a touchscreen

Amazon Echo Show tips and tricks: Master Alexa from a touchscreen

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Amazon's Echo speaker now comes with a touchscreen - and whole host of hidden ways to leverage Alexa.The Echo Show launched earlier this year, and in Pocket-lint's review, we noted that Amazon could go in so many directions with it. Sure, we'd like to... >>

What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

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Garmin now lets you make purchases on the go.First, there was Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay. Then, there was Fitbit Pay. Now, we have Garmin Pay. All these mobile payment systems work with contactless payment readers so that you can check out... >>

How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Gestures, smart select, smart capture and more

How to take a screenshot on Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Gestures, smart select, smart capture and more

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Samsung made a major change in 2018 to the Galaxy S8 and now the Galaxy Note: removing the physical home button, so taking a screenshot is a little different to previous Samsung phones.You have a number of different options when it comes to taking... >>

DJI's Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian and Mavic Pro Platinum enhance the unbeatable drones

DJI's Phantom 4 Pro Obsidian and Mavic Pro Platinum enhance the unbeatable drones

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DJI was already the champion of the drone market before last year. But with the Mavic Pro, it managed to brings its high-grade technology and feature set to small, foldable drone that was far more affordable than anything previous. Then it wowed us even... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

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Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 8 in August, expanding its 2017 flagship line up with another stunning device, this time with stylus functionality.The Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus on the other hand, are coming up to a year old now but they are still... >>

These are Fossil's sexy smartwatches coming out in 2017: Diesel, Michael Kors, Emporio Armani and more

These are Fossil's sexy smartwatches coming out in 2017: Diesel, Michael Kors, Emporio Armani and more

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Fossil announced a range of Android Wear smartwatches at Baselworld 2017 in March, all of which were on display in all their glory at consumer electronics show IFA at the beginning of September.The devices come in the form of both full touchscreen devices,... >>

Elgato's five new Eve products: Thermo, Lock, Smoke, Aqua and Window Guard

Elgato's five new Eve products: Thermo, Lock, Smoke, Aqua and Window Guard

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Elgato announced five new HomeKit-compatible products at consumer electronics show IFA 2017 at the beginning of September including the Eve Thermo, Eve Lock, Eve Smoke, Eve Window Guard and Eve Aqua.The five devices cover security, heating, home safety... >>

Philips’ new Quantum Dot and OLED TVs are a taste of the future

Philips’ new Quantum Dot and OLED TVs are a taste of the future

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At IFA 2017 in Berlin, hundreds of companies took to the showfloor to give us a sneak peak at what's around the corner in the world of consumer electronics. Among them was Philips, showing off its range of new smart connected bulbs, toothbrushes and -... >>

KeepVid.com: Download any YouTube video or song to your computer

KeepVid.com: Download any YouTube video or song to your computer

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Sometimes you want to download a YouTube video but you don't want to mess around with computer or mobile apps.No worries. Try KeepVid.com. It lets you download videos or audio files from YouTube, Facebook, DailyMotion, and several other online video and... >>

Best of IFA 2017: 12 best smartphones, speakers, headphones, TVs and more

Best of IFA 2017: 12 best smartphones, speakers, headphones, TVs and more

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The IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin is one of the largest in the world. It is also different in that it opens its doors to the public, as well as press and trade visitors.Many products are launched there each year and this year's event has... >>

What’s new in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update? The best new features from the 17 October Windows 10 and 10 S upgrade

What’s new in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update? The best new features from the 17 October Windows 10 and 10 S upgrade

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Microsoft has announced that its next major Windows 10 update at IFA 2017 - the largest European tech show in the calendar - will arrive from 17 October 2017.Remember, Microsoft already revealed it will update Windows 10 and 10 S twice a year - in the... >>

IFA 2017: All the announcements that matter

IFA 2017: All the announcements that matter

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IFA, Internationale Funkausstellung, now holds one of the most significant spots on the calendar for international launches and product showcases.The show started in 1924 as a radio convention and now, hosted in Messe Berlin, it's one of the world's... >>

What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

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Fitbit makes fitness trackers, and now, a full-fledged smartwatch that you can make payments with it, thanks to a service called Fitbit Pay.The Fitbit Ionic is Fitbit's first smartwatch. You can read all about the device from here. But if you want to... >>

BlackBerry KeyOne black edition: Hands on with the stealthy upgrade

BlackBerry KeyOne black edition: Hands on with the stealthy upgrade

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The smartphone industry has long been in a race of uniformity. Everything is a glass rectangle dominated by screen, with the only real touches of individuality coming on the back of the phones. And even then, the differences can be only slight.Even at... >>

Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Sony's Xperia XZ Premium is all about specs and power. Not a huge amount changed in terms of design when the device launched at the end of February this year, aside from a few adjustments here and there, but it ticked almost all the boxes on the spec sheet.That... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs LG V30: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs LG V30: What's the difference?

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Samsung announced its Galaxy Note 8 on 23 August, eight days before LG announced its second flagship smartphone of 2017 - the LG V30.The Galaxy Note 8 brings with it a lovely design with an almost all-screen front, a dual rear camera and an all-new... >>

LG V30 vs LG V20: What's the difference?

LG V30 vs LG V20: What's the difference?

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LG has announced its second flagship smartphone of 2017 at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin. The smartphone comes in the form of the LG V30, succeeding the V20 that launched in September last year.Although in the past the V series hasn't been... >>

LG V30 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

LG V30 vs LG G6: What's the difference?

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LG announced its second flagship of 2017 at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin. The company revealed the LG V30 during its press conference on 31 August, offering a great design and great specs.Question is, how does it compare to LG's current... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the difference?

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Samsung's next Note device was unveiled at an event on 23 August in New York following months of rumours. The new Galaxy Note 8 joins the Galaxy S8 and S8+ as the company's third flagship smartphone in 2017, adding a stylus to the mix.The question is,... >>

Samsung IFA 2017: What was unveiled and how to re-watch event

Samsung IFA 2017: What was unveiled and how to re-watch event

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Samsung has turned its attention to consumer electronics.It hosted a press conference during IFA 2017 in Berlin to showcase products designed to cater for "your new normal" -- that's its tagline, not ours. The event already streamed, but you can re-watch... >>

What is Caviar and where can you use it to order food?

What is Caviar and where can you use it to order food?

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One thing that's great about cities is all the food.It's everywhere, and it's amazing. There are so many restaurants and cafes and places to choose from, but what's even more amazing is that in many cities you can just order food from these joints and... >>

Google ARCore: Android's equivalent to Apple ARKit explained

Google ARCore: Android's equivalent to Apple ARKit explained

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Google just announced something called ARCore.As you might've guessed, ARCore is Android’s version of Apple ARKit. It's a baked-in augmented reality platform that developers can leverage. It's different from Tango, another AR effort by Google that relies... >>

What is Tinder and how does it work?

What is Tinder and how does it work?

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Dating isn't what it used to be.Over the past couple decades, online dating has revolutionised the game. You no longer have to hit on people at bars and get rejected face-to-face. You can now carefully construct your virtual profile with coy details and... >>

What is Metromile pay-per-mile insurance and how does it work?

What is Metromile pay-per-mile insurance and how does it work?

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Imagine a world where your auto insurance costs are based on the miles you drive.Think about it: Whether you drive 50 miles a day or 5 miles a day, we all get lumped into the same category and have to pay up. And, more often than not, our auto insurance... >>

Which Fitbit is right for me?

Which Fitbit is right for me?

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Fitbit has been kicking around for a years, sitting at the top of its activity tracking class smugly watching as its competitors hope to raise the same brand awareness.Chances are if you are reading this feature, you too have heard of it. The problem... >>

Fitbit Ionic: Release date, specs and everything you need to know about Fitbit's GPS smartwatch

Fitbit Ionic: Release date, specs and everything you need to know about Fitbit's GPS smartwatch

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Fitbit is well known in the activity tracking field but until now, it had yet to fully take the leap into the smartwatch world. The Fitbit Blaze was an attempt at bridging the gap between fitness tracker and smartwatch but it was never an Apple Watch or... >>

Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Conor McGregor: When is it and how can I watch it online?

Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Conor McGregor: When is it and how can I watch it online?

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. one of the most decorated boxers of his generation, is set to take on Conor McGregor, who is possibly the best ultimate fighting champion, in a bout that is set to generate around $700 million, and $100 million for each fighter.The... >>

What is Facebook 360 photo capture and how does it work?

What is Facebook 360 photo capture and how does it work?

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Facebook has long supported different types of media, and it's latest feature, called 360 photo capture, is a prime example.The company has updated its main Facebook app so that you can capture and share 360-degree photos. No, you don't need a 360-degree... >>

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 cases: Protect your new 6.3-inch phablet

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 8 cases: Protect your new 6.3-inch phablet

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If you bought the Note 8, you'll want to protect your investment.Samsung's new Galaxy Note 8 has just been announced, and it's priced at £869 in the UK, which isn't exactly cheap. It would suck to get this device, then drop it within the first week of... >>

10 tech innovations that will shortly change the world

10 tech innovations that will shortly change the world

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Technology has the power to do many things, and changing the world is one of them.We're privileged to be living in a time where science and technology can assist us, make our lives easier and rethink the ways we go about our daily lives.The technology... >>