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It's official: Nextbit launches limited-edition red Robin phone

It's official: Nextbit launches limited-edition red Robin phone

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A couple weeks after slyly teasing a red-coloured Robin, Nextbit has made the new version of its flagship official. Nextbit, a new phone-maker made up of ex-Google and ex-HTC people, has announced that it is "introducing a limited 'ember' colorway" for... >>

Best iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus cases: Treat your new Apple devices

Best iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus cases: Treat your new Apple devices

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Apple's latest flagship smartphones - the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus - are available all around the world and you can pick up either from multiple retailers. Not much changed in terms of design compared to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, if you... >>

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G3 (2015): What's the difference?

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G3 (2015): What's the difference?

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Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched a flurry of smartphones this year, one of which is the new Moto E. It's being called the Moto E3 and it offers some pretty decent specs for its £99.95 price tag. With last year's Moto G now starting at just £129 though,... >>

Microsoft's new Editor and Researcher tools help you easily write the perfect essays

Microsoft's new Editor and Researcher tools help you easily write the perfect essays

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Microsoft has unveiled two new Word features for its Office 365 users. Researcher and Editor are two tools which harness machine learning to help you create better work. Microsoft is aiming the first of its new tools at those who need to write quality... >>

My Passport Ultra hard drive lets you store up to 177 hours of 4K footage

My Passport Ultra hard drive lets you store up to 177 hours of 4K footage

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This is sponsored advertising content in association with Western Digital. If you’re into video, you know how quickly your hard drive can fill up. A 1080 shoot here, a 4K shoot there. It soon goes. For most of us, a laptop with 128GB or 256GB of hard... >>

Nintendo NX: Completely portable, powered by Nvidia Tegra chip, and games that come on cartridges, claim sources

Nintendo NX: Completely portable, powered by Nvidia Tegra chip, and games that come on cartridges, claim sources

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Nintendo NX rumours continue to swirl ahead of any official details of the confirmed new console from Nintendo. The latest rumour plays on previous expectations that it would involve a portable controller allowing gamers to play on the go, and away from... >>

Next Sony Xperia flagship: Rumours, release date and everything you need to know

Next Sony Xperia flagship: Rumours, release date and everything you need to know

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It might come as a surprise to Sony Mobile fans, but the company's next flagship isn't going to be called the Xperia Z6. Sony announced a new range of smartphones at MWC back in March called the X Series, as well as confirming in a statement that the... >>

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

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There are few out there who haven't heard about Pokemon Go, on a basic level at least. It's a global phenomenon that has been covered way beyond the confines of games or tech news outlets. However, as the craze settles and the true Pokemon Go gamers settle... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Samsung has already announced two flagship smartphones this year but chances are that won't be the last we hear from the company and its smartphone arm before 2016 is out. The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge both debuted at Mobile World Congress in March,... >>

Can I get Amazon Prime Now one-hour deliveries in my area?

Can I get Amazon Prime Now one-hour deliveries in my area?

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Amazon has further extended its Amazon Prime Now one-hour delivery service into a new area: Scotland, or more specifically, Glasgow. Two-hour deliveries are now available in surrounding Glasgow areas too, including Motherwell, Kilmarnock and Cumbernauld.... >>

Use your device hands-free with the Anti-Gravity iPhone case

Use your device hands-free with the Anti-Gravity iPhone case

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Skip the selfie sticks and unreliable, sticky phone mounts with the Anti-Gravity iPhone 6/6S Case, offering an entirely new way to interact with your smartphone and capture life’s most important moments. For a limited time, you can pick up one for only... >>

Launch an IT career with the Professional Python and Linux Administration Bundle (over 90 per cent Off)

Launch an IT career with the Professional Python and Linux Administration Bundle (over 90 per cent Off)

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The security of a business can be measured by the competency of their IT experts, which is why professionals who have mastered system administration often command six-figure salaries. If your ambitions lead you into an IT career, you can get started toward... >>

Apple wants to invest in augmented reality after Pokemon Go success

Apple wants to invest in augmented reality after Pokemon Go success

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Tim Cook can't correctly pronounce Pokemon, but nevertheless, he thinks the franchise's latest app shows "AR can be really great". During Apple's second quarter earnings conference call on 26 July, the chief executive continually referred to Pokemon as... >>

Apple likely to push its booming services as iPhone sales decline

Apple likely to push its booming services as iPhone sales decline

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The smartphone market in the US is saturated, and Apple seems to be moving toward services as it struggles to sell iPhone units. According to research from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners, people are waiting longer to upgrade to the newest iPhone... >>

Star Trek in real life: Best Starfleet gadgets and toys you can buy

Star Trek in real life: Best Starfleet gadgets and toys you can buy

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Trekkies have a lot to be excited about right now. A new film, Star Trek Beyond, just opened in cinemas across the world, and CBS recently announced at San Diego Comic-Con the name of its upcoming TV series based on the Star Wars franchise, along with... >>

Apple Pencil might one day work with Mac trackpads and more

Apple Pencil might one day work with Mac trackpads and more

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Apple sees a lot of potential in its Pencil stylus. The Apple Pencil is a stylus pen that debuted alongside the iPad Pro last November. It's a basic input device, even though it can detect angles, pressure sensitivity, and force, allowing you to apply... >>

BlackBerry DTEK50: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

BlackBerry DTEK50: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Blackberry is expected to launch three phones over the next year. One of them is the Argon and, by the sounds of it, this will be the company's 2016 flagship phone. It's a big, all touchscreen device with a powerful processor, support for the latest Quick... >>

BlackBerry DTEK50 officially announced, an all-touch secure Android phone

BlackBerry DTEK50 officially announced, an all-touch secure Android phone

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BlackBerry has officially unveiled the DTEK50, it's second Android phone, but the first without a physical keyboard. It's aimed at the mid-tier market consumers with a need for added security. In fact, during the announcement, security was the key feature. ... >>

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus launched in September 2015, followed by the smaller iPhone SE in March 2016. Rumours started circulating around the Cupertino company's next bigger smartphones long before the iPhone SE hit shelves though. Every year,... >>

BlackBerry DTEK50 vs BlackBerry Priv: What's the difference?

BlackBerry DTEK50 vs BlackBerry Priv: What's the difference?

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BlackBerry is said to be announcing three smartphones over the next 12 months, the first of which has debuted as "the world's most secure Android smartphone". The device was codenamed Hamburg and Neon in rumours leading up to its announcement, but... >>

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G4 vs G4 Plus vs G4 Play: What's the difference?

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto G4 vs G4 Plus vs G4 Play: What's the difference?

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Motorola has announced several smartphones this year, including a new Moto Z range, a refreshed Moto G range comprising three devices alone and an updated Moto E. The Moto G range and Moto E both sit within the budget end of the market, but with four... >>

Latest Nexus phone app update protects you from spam calls, here's how it works

Latest Nexus phone app update protects you from spam calls, here's how it works

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Google has release an update to its Nexus phone app to include automatic protection against spam callers. The new phone app is available to Nexus and Android One device owners, and will help owners identify and block bothersome phone calls.  Once the... >>

Pay what you want for a huge archive of top-quality design assets in the 2016 Summer Design Bundle

Pay what you want for a huge archive of top-quality design assets in the 2016 Summer Design Bundle

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A designer’s utopia awaits in the Pay What You Want: 2016 Summer Design Bundle, offering an unprecedented deal for the year’s top design assets: you can get them all at a price of your own choosing! An incredible archive of top-quality add-ons, tools... >>

Get a lifetime subscription to Stone River Academy and access over 2,000 hours of premium tech training (93 per cent off)

Get a lifetime subscription to Stone River Academy and access over 2,000 hours of premium tech training (93 per cent off)

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The world around us is growing and changing at blinding speeds these days, and new opportunities are always around the corner for motivated and ambitious professionals. Keep up with an ever-evolving set of technical requirements, from new programming... >>

You can buy the OnePlus 3 in gold on 1 August in UK, 26 July in US

You can buy the OnePlus 3 in gold on 1 August in UK, 26 July in US

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OnePlus is really good at making you want to buy their phones, with the latest example being its OnePlus 3 in "soft gold". The company has introduced the colour variant for its new OnePlus 3, emphasising in a blog post that it's not your "typical gaudy... >>