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What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and when can you use it?

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and when can you use it?

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Google has taken on Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Microsoft's Cortana with its own voice assistant called Google Assistant.Google unveiled Google Assistant at its Google I/O conference in May 2016, pitching the new voice assistant as an improvement... >>

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Release date, specs and rumours

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Release date, specs and rumours

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Motorola has changed hands more times than a used car in recent years, skipping over to Google and then to Lenovo where it currently resides. With future phones carrying the Moto branding - and a shake-up in 2016 introducing the Moto Z family, it's been... >>

Snapchat Spectacles: What are they, how do they work and where can you buy them?

Snapchat Spectacles: What are they, how do they work and where can you buy them?

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Snapchat now sells its own Google Glass-style pair of sunglasses. They're a bit more basic than Google's defunct headset or other augmented-reality devices, but they're certainly striking. The idea is you use them in order to capture your adventures... >>

12 best Alexa devices you can buy today

12 best Alexa devices you can buy today

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There's no denying it, the smarthome is a brewing market coming to life, thanks in the most part to the companies seeking to unify all your smart connected products, letting you control them from a single hub. None caught our imagination more over the... >>

LG G6 to feature an advanced dual-13MP wide angle camera

LG G6 to feature an advanced dual-13MP wide angle camera

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LG has been drip feeding information about the upcoming G6 flagship ahead of its 26 February MWC unveiling for a while now. We've already learnt about its Full Vision 18:9 ratio display, and now it's the turn of the rear-facing camera. LG G6: Release... >>

(Product)Red iPhone 7 and 128GB iPhone SE expected to launch alongside new iPad Pro models

(Product)Red iPhone 7 and 128GB iPhone SE expected to launch alongside new iPad Pro models

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Rumours of new iPad Pros have been circling for some time. We're expecting Apple to hold an event some time in March, as it will mark a year since the 9.7-inch version of the company's powerful tablet was announced. Apple iPad Pro 2: What's the story... >>

Oppo will unveil new 5x technology at MWC, improved picture performance expected

Oppo will unveil new 5x technology at MWC, improved picture performance expected

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Chinese electronics manufacturer Oppo has sent out official media invites to a press conference at Mobile World Congress on the 27 February 2017. The event will revolve around a new technology the company is calling '5x'. It's claimed 5x is a new photography... >>

Mobile World Congress 2017: Nokia, Sony, Huawei, smartphones and more

Mobile World Congress 2017: Nokia, Sony, Huawei, smartphones and more

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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... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: What's the story so far?

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Samsung won't use Mobile World Congress to launch its latest flagship smartphones, but that doesn't mean the South Korean tech giant will be keeping quiet at the show.In fact, it appears it will be doing quite the opposite with rumours speculating the... >>

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 could be a true iPad Pro rival with S Pen stylus and keyboard dock

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 could be a true iPad Pro rival with S Pen stylus and keyboard dock

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 could be a genuine iPad Pro rival after the alleged manual has leaked online, just a week ahead of its expected launch at Mobile World Congress. The manual confirms a previous rumour, that the Tab S3 can be used with Samsung's... >>

Pokemon Go evolutions: Special items and how to evolve Polytoed, Slowking, Bellossom, Steelix and more

Pokemon Go evolutions: Special items and how to evolve Polytoed, Slowking, Bellossom, Steelix and more

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There are 80 new Pokemon out on the streets waiting to be caught in Pokemon Go, but with the new gen-II update there's a slightly more complicated and important change to evolutions.There are a number of new evolutions that you can get to through gen-I... >>

Motorola Moto G5 listings leak ahead of MWC launch

Motorola Moto G5 listings leak ahead of MWC launch

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The Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus are expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress in one week. But even though there's not long to go, that hasn't stopped information from leaking onto the internet. Online retailer Ktronix accidentally posted, and... >>

Tag Heuer Connected Modular could arrive in March, will focus on customisation

Tag Heuer Connected Modular could arrive in March, will focus on customisation

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Tag Heuer has already confirmed it will release a new smartwatch this year. CEO Jean-Claude Biver told the Swiss press that it would be released in May 2017, but now, sources familiar with the watch have told Android Central that it will in fact launch... >>

New Pokemon Go berries: Razz Berry, Nanab Berry and Pinap Berry explained

New Pokemon Go berries: Razz Berry, Nanab Berry and Pinap Berry explained

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One of the new additions to Pokemon Go that brings the Johto region Pokemon to the game is a change in Berries.From the start, you've always had the option to use a Razz Berry to help when capturing a Pokemon. Now there are other types of Berry available... >>

How to evolve Eevee into Espeon and Umbreon in Pokemon Go

How to evolve Eevee into Espeon and Umbreon in Pokemon Go

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Eevee is one of the most interesting Pokemon characters. Not only is it ridiculously cute, but it doesn't have a defined evolution path - and some of the Eevee evolutions have been the best Pokemon to take into a battle - like Vaporeon. With the release... >>

Pokemon Go: How to play and other tips and tricks

Pokemon Go: How to play and other tips and tricks

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Pokemon has officially left the 90s behind.Nintendo teamed up with Niantic Labs to revitalise the title for 2016, and that includes creating an app that is very much mobile and equipped with fancy tech like GPS and augmented reality, all of which enables... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs Galaxy S7 edge: What's the rumoured difference?

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus vs Galaxy S7 edge: What's the rumoured difference?

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Samsung is expected to announce its new flagship Galaxy S smartphones at the end of March, followed by their purported release around mid-April.The two devices, which are being called the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus, have been the subject of plenty of leaks... >>

Panasonic 4K HDR choices for 2017: EZ1002, EZ952, EX750, EX700, EX600 compared

Panasonic 4K HDR choices for 2017: EZ1002, EZ952, EX750, EX700, EX600 compared

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Panasonic has confirmed its full line-up of 4K HDR TVs for 2017, making quite a shuffle to the line-up compared to 2016. There's a shift in technologies and a change to the numbering scheme, but fear not, because we've got you covered. The 2017 Panasonic... >>

Pokemon Go: How to use battery saver

Pokemon Go: How to use battery saver

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Pokemon Go's biggest problem is battery drain. In a world where smartphones are notorious for eating battery really quickly anyway, it's a double-whammy of battery carnage.With the latest update Pokemon Go has a new lease of life and a new influx of players... >>

Help! Pokemon Go isn't working: How to fix common Pokemon Go problems

Help! Pokemon Go isn't working: How to fix common Pokemon Go problems

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Help! Pokemon Go isn't working - what is wrong with it?With every craze comes a backlash and for Pokemon Go, the many of the problems have stemmed from server demands. This was very common when the game first launched in 2016, but with the drop of the... >>

UNSHACKLED.com - No Strings Mobile, the guys who help you save big by splitting your phone and SIM contracts

UNSHACKLED.com - No Strings Mobile, the guys who help you save big by splitting your phone and SIM contracts

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We all own a smartphone, but some of us choose to sign up to a lengthy contract with a network provider, while others may choose to buy their phone outright and add a SIM-only plan. With regular mobile retailers, you're usually required to pay a large... >>

5 reasons why you should buy your phone SIM-free

5 reasons why you should buy your phone SIM-free

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When it comes to buying a smartphone, you have two main options: either sign up to a lengthy contract or splash out on an unlocked SIM-free phone and have the freedom to choose a SIM-only tariff to better suit your needs.Signing up to a traditional network... >>

How to get the iPhone 7 from £26.57 per month

How to get the iPhone 7 from £26.57 per month

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How to get the iPhone 7 from £26.57 per monthUNSHACKLED.com has been set up to “rip up the rulebook”, letting you get the latest and greatest phones for a fraction of what you would pay in a contract with a mobile operator.The UNSHACKLED.com way... >>

You can now get the Google Pixel in 'Really Blue' colour finish, pre-order yours now

You can now get the Google Pixel in 'Really Blue' colour finish, pre-order yours now

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Google has announced the Pixel and Pixel XL will be available in the 'Really Blue' colour finish announced last Autumn, exclusively on EE through Carphone Warehouse. It joins the current Quite Black and Very Silver colours options. Google Pixel and Pixel... >>

See the Nintendo Switch's alleged operating system in this amazing leaked video

See the Nintendo Switch's alleged operating system in this amazing leaked video

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The Nintendo Switch games console isn't due to be shipped until Friday 3 March, at least for those who managed to get their pre-orders in. However one lucky NeoGAF user, hiphoptherobot, has supposedly got his hands on a console already. Rather than keep... >>