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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 edge: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 edge: What's the story so far?

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Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in March 2016 and the two devices received huge amounts of praise for their design, powerful specs and great cameras. No smartphone is perfect though. There will always be a few specs in the rumours that never... >>

LG G6 will use "heat pipes" to make sure the battery doesn't explode

LG G6 will use "heat pipes" to make sure the battery doesn't explode

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LG has said it is taking smartphone safety incredibly seriously, and while the company doesn't explicitly say it's because of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle, we all know it's because of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle. LG G6: What's the story so far? Samsung... >>

5 Nintendo Switch games to pre-order first, and one well worth the wait

5 Nintendo Switch games to pre-order first, and one well worth the wait

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The Nintendo Switch has been revealed in full. We know the price, release date and the accessories to expect at launch and throughout the year. You can even pre-order the new console yourself.But what about the games? There's a healthy list of titles... >>

Mobile World Congress 2017: Smartphones, smartphones, smartphones to expect

Mobile World Congress 2017: Smartphones, smartphones, smartphones to expect

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With 2017 well under way, the next big smartphone launch platform is Mobile World Congress 2017. We've flittered through CES 2017 - the first big tech event of the year - with very few smartphone announcements.One of the biggest fixtures in the mobile... >>

The creator of Android is making his own high-end smartphone

The creator of Android is making his own high-end smartphone

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Andy Rubin is the man responsible for Android, the world's most used mobile operating system. He sold it to Google in 2005 and then left the company in 2014, but is now planning a comeback to the smartphone industry with his own company and a high-end... >>

Take a tour with President Obama through the White House in VR

Take a tour with President Obama through the White House in VR

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Obama is leaving the White House in the most 2017 way: in VR.He filmed a virtual-reality experience that's basically a tour through the White House. Called The People's House (another name for the White House), it's supposed to be for people who want... >>

25 real-life robots that will make you think the future is now

25 real-life robots that will make you think the future is now

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If you're anything like us, you probably can't wait for the day you can go to the store and easily (and cheaply) buy a robot to clean your house, wait on you, and do whatever you want.We know that day is a long way off, but technology is getting better... >>

Is LG about to launch a round Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch?

Is LG about to launch a round Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch?

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LG is getting ready to unveil the LG G6 at Mobile World Congress next month, but it looks like that's not all we can expect from the company.An Android Wear device from LG recently passed through the US Federal Communications Commission, and according... >>

Motorola sends out invites to 26 February event, likely for new phone

Motorola sends out invites to 26 February event, likely for new phone

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Motorola is teasing a new phone launch.The Lenovo-owned company has sent an event invitation to the media. It depicts a Moto smartphone casting a shadow in the shape of the Sagrada Familia church in Barcelona. The company has scheduled its event there... >>

Nokia 8 Android phone: Release date, rumours and specs

Nokia 8 Android phone: Release date, rumours and specs

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Nokia is making its way back to smartphones, initially announcing that it's going to be embracing Android and producing a number of devices over the coming years in May 2016, with reaffirmation of its position in December, upon the formation of HMD... >>

All the Nintendo Switch games: Launch titles and every game for 2017 revealed

All the Nintendo Switch games: Launch titles and every game for 2017 revealed

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Nintendo has officially unveiled its new games console, the Switch.The Nintendo Switch comprises a tablet-style device and docking station, so you can play the same games on your TV at home and when out and about. You slide the unit out of the dock, attach... >>

Has Samsung Display just revealed the Galaxy S8?

Has Samsung Display just revealed the Galaxy S8?

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Samsung Display has posted two videos to its Korean YouTube channel that show a smartphone using its latest AMOLED display technology. While the technology itself is probably very interesting - it's in Korean so we're not sure what's being said - it shows... >>

HTC Ocean: What's the story on HTC's next flagship?

HTC Ocean: What's the story on HTC's next flagship?

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With the HTC 10 getting long in the tooth, and 2017 getting underway, it's time to look forward to the next big thing from HTC.HTC has already started making waves, with the launch of the HTC U Ultra and the HTC U Play. Although the U Ultra has flagship... >>

How to pre-order the new Nintendo Switch console

How to pre-order the new Nintendo Switch console

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Nintendo has now officially revealed the Switch price and release date, completing the picture on its next games machine.The Switch wants to be a little different to existing consoles like the Xbox One or PS4 by letting you go mobile with it, lifting... >>

These renders give us the best look of the Samsung Galaxy S8 yet

These renders give us the best look of the Samsung Galaxy S8 yet

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Fresh renders to suggest what what the Samsung Galaxy S8 could look like have appeared online, in the form of cases, and a look at the phone based on those case designs. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 edge: What's the story so far? Pocket Now has obtained the... >>

Nintendo Switch: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Nintendo Switch: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

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Nintendo's has unveiled the Nintendo Switch, a games console comprised of a portable tablet-like device and a docking station for home play. It is different, interesting and we we've already had our hands on one. Nintendo Switch preview: Return of the... >>

Nintendo Switch will launch on 3 March for £280

Nintendo Switch will launch on 3 March for £280

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The Nintendo Switch has finally been officially unveiled, and we now have a launch date and price. However the price will come as a bit of a surprise to many. We expected it to come in around the £200 mark, but Nintendo has put a £280 price tag on it... >>

ElliQ is a super cute voice-activated robot companion for the elderly

ElliQ is a super cute voice-activated robot companion for the elderly

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We can't wait for a world where everyone has a robot.Beyond the fact that it means we'd never have to do the dishes again or maybe even mow our lawn or schedule tedious appointments, we'd like to think about the robots of tomorrow as being potentially... >>

Yep, this is a retro Macintosh Apple Watch stand (and it's dirt cheap)

Yep, this is a retro Macintosh Apple Watch stand (and it's dirt cheap)

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Apple fanboys are about to lose their minds. See that gadget above? Yep, it's an Apple Watch stand.Now that you're done picking your jaw up off the floor, let us tell you a bit about it. Called the Elago W3 Apple Watch stand, it's a $15 silicone smartwatch... >>

YouTube's paid Super Chat feature: What is it and how does it work?

YouTube's paid Super Chat feature: What is it and how does it work?

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YouTube has announced a feature that'll give creators more money.Called Super Chat, it essentially allows viewers to pay to pin a comment on live streams. So, when someone goes live, you will see a new cash symbol in the chat window and can click it to... >>

Are drones in trouble? Now Lily autonomous drone is shutting down

Are drones in trouble? Now Lily autonomous drone is shutting down

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Yesterday, Google killed its Titan Aero-based drone program, and now the crowd-funded Lily camera drone has shut down.The two are unrelated, but we're beginning to wonder if the drone market is consolidating or simply dying. It's too early to tell, of... >>

Nintendo Switch presentation event: Watch it again right here

Nintendo Switch presentation event: Watch it again right here

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Nintendo fully revealed all its new console, the Nintendo Switch, including release date and price on Friday 13 January during an online presentation event that you can watch again in full right here.There are plenty of games to view too, so the show... >>

Patent leak shows Nokia may want to enter the folding smartphone game

Patent leak shows Nokia may want to enter the folding smartphone game

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It seems Nokia believes there will be a market for foldable smartphones after Phone Arena uncovered a patent filed by Nokia way back in 2013 for a "Foldable device". The patent was granted by the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), although Nokia has... >>

Lego City Undercover confirmed for Nintendo Switch, here's the trailer

Lego City Undercover confirmed for Nintendo Switch, here's the trailer

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Warner Bros has confirmed that there will an enhanced Nintendo Switch version of the underrated Wii U title Lego City Undercover.The open world adventure - sort of a tamer, Lego-flavoured Grand Theft Auto - was one of the Wii U launch games and got rave... >>

LG G6: What's the story so far?

LG G6: What's the story so far?

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LG's next flagship smartphone will probably be called the G6, and it will probably appear in the next couple of months.Rumours have already started to appear speculating about what features the successor of last year's modular smartphone will offer,... >>