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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... >>

Best US contract deals available today for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Best US contract deals available today for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

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Here we round up the best handset deals available to you in the US for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. With many phones looking like clones, or brands nonchalantly pushing out the same old design year-on-year, Samsung is in that favourable position... >>

What is Amazon Top Up and how does it work?

What is Amazon Top Up and how does it work?

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If you don't have a bank card, shopping online is nearly impossible.You're likely limited to using throw-away refill cards when it comes to buying goods on the internet. Amazon, however, has introduced a new service in the UK, called Amazon Top Up, that... >>

Best games trailers from Gamescom 2017: Jurassic World Evolution, FIFA 18, Star Wars and more

Best games trailers from Gamescom 2017: Jurassic World Evolution, FIFA 18, Star Wars and more

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This week, the games industry has been meeting en masse in Cologne for Europe's biggest videogames show, Gamescom.And that means there are plenty of new games trailers released online that you won't have seen before.All of the biggest games for... >>

Dual camera smartphones: The history running through to the Galaxy Note 8

Dual camera smartphones: The history running through to the Galaxy Note 8

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With more and more smartphones launching with a dual camera system, or two lenses on the back, we're taking a look at where this has all come from and romp through the history of dual lens smartphones. Dual lens cameras on smartphones aren't new, with... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 camera explored: What can the dual lens camera do?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 camera explored: What can the dual lens camera do?

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The Note 8 isn't just about wiping away the memory of the flamin' Note 7, it's also about the debut of a new camera arrangement, a camera that's very likely to find its way into the Galaxy S9 in 2018.Of all the smartphone companies, Samsung is the biggest... >>

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

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

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Samsung officially unveiled the new Note 8 on 23 August at its Unpacked event in New York. The new Galaxy Note 8 succeeds the Galaxy Note 7, a device that started off as an excellent smartphone until battery issues saw it discontinued, leaving Note users... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 was a fantastic phone, until the battery issues destroyed its reputation and left it with a legacy of being the only phone to be singled out before boarding a flight.We expected the Note family to die with the Note 7, but it lives... >>

Gamescom 2017: All the announcements and games that matter

Gamescom 2017: All the announcements and games that matter

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Although E3 opened its doors to the public in June, Germany's Gamescom has been doing so for years. What's more, it has become something of a cosplay magnet in the last few.You're just as likely to bump into a fan dressed as Pikachu as an industry type... >>

Google Home Express shopping: How to find and buy items using just your voice

Google Home Express shopping: How to find and buy items using just your voice

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Google has introduced the ability to buy items using your voice, through the Google Home smart speaker or Google Assistant on your compatible smartphone.Thanks to an integration with Google's Express online shopping service, you can shop for your everyday... >>

Motorola Moto X4: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Motorola Moto X4: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Motorola will have five phone ranges on shelves before the end of 2017. We've already seen the new Moto G5 range, Moto C range, Moto E range, as well as the Moto Z2 Play and Moto Z2 Force, but the Moto X has also made a comeback.The Moto X took a... >>

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 and car companies tare all too... >>

Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Samsung Gear Fit2 Pro: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Samsung announced the Gear Fit2 in June 2016, bringing GPS tracking and a new design to the original Gear Fit model. Fast forward one year (and a bit) and the South Korean company has another fitness device up its sleeve in the form of the Gear Fit2... >>

Android 8.0 Oreo: Features, release date and everything you need to know

Android 8.0 Oreo: Features, release date and everything you need to know

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Following its initial announcements of updates to Photos, Home and Assistant, Google finally got around to Android Oreo at its main I/O 2017 keynote. While there's not a whole lot new visually in Android Oreo, there's plenty that will help improve it... >>

Android O has finally been named: Watch the full reveal here

Android O has finally been named: Watch the full reveal here

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The next version of Android is officially known as Android Oreo.Android O has been in developer beta for a while, with the final version expected to launch soon, but now, we finally know its official name. We know this because Google just announced it... >>

Solar eclipse 2017: Smartphone photography tips and tricks

Solar eclipse 2017: Smartphone photography tips and tricks

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You probably want to take a picture of today's solar eclipse using your very own smartphone, right?Before you do, you should look up about whether it's OK. Here are some tips on how to safely take the best eclipse photos using your iPhone or Android smartphone,... >>

Solar eclipse 2017: When is it and how to watch online or in person?

Solar eclipse 2017: When is it and how to watch online or in person?

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In case you haven't heard, a total solar eclipse is happening soon.On 21 August, the Moon will pass between the Earth and the Sun, blotting out our view of the star. Unfortunately, only Americans - or people in the US - will be able to look up and see... >>

Nokia 8 vs HTC U 11: What's the difference?

Nokia 8 vs HTC U 11: What's the difference?

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Nokia announced its 2017 flagship smartphone at an event in August in the form of the Nokia 8. It joins the company's portfolio of three Android devices that were introduced at the beginning of the year, but it brings more advanced hardware and a couple... >>

Essential Phone vs Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: What's the difference?

Essential Phone vs Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: What's the difference?

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Andy Rubin, one of the original creators of Android, is back with a bang. The Essential Phone looks to give you as much as possible from a device without bogging you down with technology that gets in the way.It's minimalist, durable and has an amazing... >>

Essential Phone (PH-1) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the difference?

Essential Phone (PH-1) vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the difference?

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The Essential Phone, or PH-1, is the latest in the line up of Android smartphones. It comes from one of the original creators of the Android platform, Andy Rubin, and it has been designed with minimalism and durability in mind. It has an edge-to-edge... >>

Essential Phone: Price, release date, and everything you need to know

Essential Phone: Price, release date, and everything you need to know

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Essential, the company set up by Android co-founder Andy Rubin, has unveiled the Essential Phone.This Android-powered smartphone is going after the major flagships. It has a high-end price tag with top-of-the-line specs and features, such as an edge-to-edge... >>

Best indoor smart home cameras: See inside your home anytime

Best indoor smart home cameras: See inside your home anytime

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A smart home consists of all sorts of exciting gadgets from app-controlled lighting and heating to robotic vacuum cleaners, but there is one gadget that is likely to be picked first for the smart home cool team - the camera.Smart home cameras will not... >>

Nokia 8 vs Nokia 6 vs Nokia 5 vs Nokia 3: What's the difference?

Nokia 8 vs Nokia 6 vs Nokia 5 vs Nokia 3: What's the difference?

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Nokia announced three Android devices at Mobile World Congress at the beginning of the year as it began its fight back into smartphones. Since then, it has now launched a fourth model, looking to sit at the top of its portfolio, whilst taking on the... >>

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

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

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Nokia has announced a fourth Android smartphone to its 2017 portfolio. The company, which is now under the brand HMD Global, announced the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in March but the true flagship contender comes in the form of the Nokia 8.How does the... >>

Nokia through the years: 34 best and worst phones, in pictures

Nokia through the years: 34 best and worst phones, in pictures

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Nokia is back. The brand is being used on phones again after Microsoft retired it on its own devices a couple of years ago.Finnish manufacturer HMD Global is releasing new Nokia handsets, this time loaded with Android, and we're extremely happy to see... >>