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Get a lifetime of uncensored web streaming with SimpleTelly (74 per cent off)

Get a lifetime of uncensored web streaming with SimpleTelly (74 per cent off)

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If you’re willing to pay premium for web streaming content, it’s only fair that you should be able to access it anywhere. Unfortunately, with many streaming sites locked down by geo-restrictions, viewing your favorite shows abroad can be a hassle.... >>

The FRANKLIN Bluetooth Headphones deliver top audio you can take anywhere (18 per cent off)

The FRANKLIN Bluetooth Headphones deliver top audio you can take anywhere (18 per cent off)

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We choose headphones for their comfortable frames, but their bulk makes them difficult to pack on the move. Fortunately, the FRANKLIN Bluetooth Headphones are here, and they make toting your listening gear around much easier. For a limited time, Pocket-lint... >>

Xbox One controller will soon support Samsung Gear VR headset

Xbox One controller will soon support Samsung Gear VR headset

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Microsoft is embracing Samsung. Sort of. Microsoft has said it will bring Xbox Wireless tech to PCs and other gaming accessories - and that includes Xbox Wireless Controller support for Samsung Gear VR. The Redmond, WA-based company, which is developing... >>

Google Home speaker will likely cost a lot less than Amazon Echo

Google Home speaker will likely cost a lot less than Amazon Echo

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Google is going to take on Amazon Echo in two weeks when it unveils a similar, voice-activated speaker that costs significantly less. According to Android Police, the Mountain View, CA-based company plans to launch a speaker called Google Home during... >>

Google Chromecast 4K: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Google Chromecast 4K: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Google's Chromecast is going 4K. It's been a year since Google updated Chromecast by releasing Chromecast 2 with a new design, improved internals, and a refreshed app. The Mountain View, CA-based company has likely been developing a third-generation model... >>

Made by Google: What to expect at Google's 4 October Pixel event

Made by Google: What to expect at Google's 4 October Pixel event

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Google is getting ready to show off new hardware for us to drool over. The company has invited the media to an event scheduled for 4 October in San Francisco. At the same time, it posted a video to Twitter that showed a traditional Google search bar morphing... >>

Google might launch a new 'Google Wi-Fi' router at October event

Google might launch a new 'Google Wi-Fi' router at October event

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Google's a couple weeks away from announcing new hardware, including a home router product, according to a new report. Android Police claimed the Mountain View, CA-based company has developed something called Google Wi-Fi. Consumers can reportedly expect... >>

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,... >>

Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P: What's the rumoured difference?

Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P: What's the rumoured difference?

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Google's next Nexus devices are rumoured to be coming on 4 October, only it has been claimed they will be branded as Pixel rather than Nexus.   The two handsets were originally codenamed Nexus Marlin and Nexus Sailfish, but more recent rumours, of which... >>

Apple working on Amazon Echo-like device to control your home through Siri

Apple working on Amazon Echo-like device to control your home through Siri

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Apple reportedly has plans to make its own voice controlled speaker or device, much like Amazon Echo, in order to control your smarthome kit through Siri voice control. It has allegedly been working on the project for more than two years, which explains... >>

Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: What's the rumoured difference?

Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: What's the rumoured difference?

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Google is rumoured to launch two new smartphones on 4 October that are said to be appearing in place of the 2016 Nexus devices. The two devices were originally codenamed Nexus Marlin and Nexus Sailfish, but recent reports have suggested Pixel XL and... >>

New Apple TV surfaces in FCC filing, has Bluetooth and, er, NFC?

New Apple TV surfaces in FCC filing, has Bluetooth and, er, NFC?

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When the latest Apple TV was unveiled a year ago it raised a few eyebrows. That's because, excellent streaming box that it is, it didn't have support for 4K video. It seemed short sighted at the time, becoming even more so as rivals released their own... >>

Google Pixel vs Nexus 5X: What's the rumoured difference?

Google Pixel vs Nexus 5X: What's the rumoured difference?

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Google is set to launch a couple of new devices on 4 October, both of which are reported to be made by HTC and both of which will be the poster boys for Android Nougat. Traditionally they would have fallen under Nexus branding, but this year it looks... >>

Google Allo: How to set up and use the latest smart messenger

Google Allo: How to set up and use the latest smart messenger

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Allo, Google’s latest smart messenger is officially rolling out on the Android Play Store and iOS App Store now in the UK . The launch comes just a couple of days after it first hit the US market.  If you have an iPhone, simply search for "Google... >>

Samsung ordered to X-ray every Galaxy Note 7 battery as replacements continue

Samsung ordered to X-ray every Galaxy Note 7 battery as replacements continue

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Samsung has been ordered by a regulator in its homeland to perform X-ray scans of every battery in every Samsung Galaxy Note 7 before they can be sold or used in a replacement. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Korean Agency for Technology and... >>

These are the new Roku boxes with 4K HDR, specs and pics revealed

These are the new Roku boxes with 4K HDR, specs and pics revealed

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At the end of August, we revealed that Roku will be replacing its entire streaming box line-up with as many as five new devices. We believe they will be launched in the next few weeks, in the States at least, and will add 4K HDR streaming to at least... >>

The CompTIA Core Certification Bundle can boost your job-hunting prospects (95 per cent off)

The CompTIA Core Certification Bundle can boost your job-hunting prospects (95 per cent off)

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While experience helps, moving up in the tech world sometimes requires having a certification or two under your belt. Of course, not all certifications are created equal, and few carry as much weight as one from CompTIA. Whether you’re looking to break... >>

The Complete NES Bluetooth Controller Kit gives your mobile gaming a retro edge (16 per cent off)

The Complete NES Bluetooth Controller Kit gives your mobile gaming a retro edge (16 per cent off)

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It’s been decades since their release, and gaming on the NES is still going strong. While true gamers never outgrow the classics, Bluetooth technology has made wires obsolete. Now, you can finally make your retro gaming wireless thanks to The Complete... >>

New version of Minecraft that’s just for learning will launch 1 November

New version of Minecraft that’s just for learning will launch 1 November

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Minecraft isn't just a block-based game. It's also a learning tool. Seriously. Educators have been using a version of Minecraft for the classroom, called MinecraftEdu, since 2011 in more than 40 countries to help teach all types of subjects, from math... >>

iPhone 7 Plus owners can finally try that new 'Portrait' camera mode

iPhone 7 Plus owners can finally try that new 'Portrait' camera mode

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When Apple unveiled the iPhone 7 Plus earlier this month, it introduced a depth-of-field camera trick that's exclusive to the device. The feature, dubbed Portrait mode, wasn't quite ready for release when iOS 10 started rolling out last week. However, iPhone... >>

Drone surfing is here! This drone is so powerful it tows people on water

Drone surfing is here! This drone is so powerful it tows people on water

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Drone surfing is a thing now. What's that even mean? Well, watch the video below to see a person riding the waves while tethered to a high-powered drone from Washington-based drone manufacturer Freefly Studios. It has made an $18,000 drone that can tow... >>

Flybrix is a do-it-yourself flying drone kit that uses Lego pieces

Flybrix is a do-it-yourself flying drone kit that uses Lego pieces

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Ever want to build a drone from scratch? Well, now you can using Lego. Flybrix is offering a unique, do-it-yourself drone kit, which is based on the idea that if you crash your drone, you can rebuild it and make it airborne again within minutes. This... >>

BBC looks to the future of television with Holographic TV prototype

BBC looks to the future of television with Holographic TV prototype

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The BBC has often been at the forefront of new broadcast technologies, trialling 3D, virtual reality and 4K programming long before many others. All three have either made it into the public sphere or are on the immediate horizon - and one has even been... >>

Yahoo confirms state-sponsored hack stole 500 million users' data: Were you affected?

Yahoo confirms state-sponsored hack stole 500 million users' data: Were you affected?

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Yahoo has announced that it was the victim of a "state-sponsored" hack. The hack, which actually occurred two years ago and is thought to be the largest internet theft on record, has resulted in the personal data and account data of at least half a billion... >>

MacOS Sierra tips and tricks: Maximise your MacBook

MacOS Sierra tips and tricks: Maximise your MacBook

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Apple has finally pushed out the MacOS Sierra update we've been waiting for since WWDC back in June and, with it, some useful new features. They can speed up how you work and find things, as well as helping you save space on your precious hard drive.... >>