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How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

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For more than a year now, you have been able to play Xbox 360 games on an Xbox One or Xbox One S (reviewed here). Not all of your old library of games are playable, but there are well over 300 titles currently available. Xbox is also adding to this list... >>

Orbitsound wants its new audio system to be the only One you need

Orbitsound wants its new audio system to be the only One you need

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British audio company Orbitsound has announced its first ever one-box audio system, complete with integrated subwoofer. Called the One, Orbitsound's latest audio product can be placed in a variety of positions and orientations - Orbitsound has three... >>

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... >>

IPad Pro 2 not expected until May or even June, says report

IPad Pro 2 not expected until May or even June, says report

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It has long been rumoured that Apple will refresh its iPad line this spring. Several reports have suggested that the Cupertino firm could even announce iPad Pro 2 - in 12.9 and all-new 10.5-inch sizes - this March, alongside a new 9.7-inch iPad Air and... >>

LG X Power2 has a mammoth 4,500mAh battery for media heavy users

LG X Power2 has a mammoth 4,500mAh battery for media heavy users

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One of the main problems that plagues smartphones, even still today, is battery life. If you leave your phone alone it could potentially last two days, but start watching videos, playing games or surfing the web and you'll soon see that diminish. LG G6:... >>

Huawei Watch 2: What's the story so far?

Huawei Watch 2: What's the story so far?

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Remember the Huawei Watch?We wouldn't blame you if you didn't -- considering it first launched nearly two years ago. But it is one of the best-looking Android Wear watches to ever debut, and fans have been patiently waiting for a second-generation model.... >>

Here's what the sporty Huawei Watch 2 looks like in three colours

Here's what the sporty Huawei Watch 2 looks like in three colours

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Huawei is getting ready to launch a second-generation Huawei Watch, and thanks to new leak, we now know how it looks.Android Wear seems to be making a comeback. Determined not to be left out, Huawei is planning to unveil a newer, sportier Huawei Watch... >>

Lenovo to launch 12 Moto Mods in 2017 that'll work with future phones

Lenovo to launch 12 Moto Mods in 2017 that'll work with future phones

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Lenovo wants you to know that it still likes the whole modular phone thing, and that more Moto Mods are coming.Lenovo's Moto Z line, which released in 2016, has a modular design, but with LG ditching modular smartphones after just one attempt, many have... >>

Nokia 3310 leak reveals new details about revived 17-year-old phone

Nokia 3310 leak reveals new details about revived 17-year-old phone

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HMD must be surprised at how the internet blew up when leaked news revealed it is resurrecting the Nokia 3310 -- and that, because of the huge interest, another report with more details has surfaced.HMD Global Oy, the Finnish manufacturer marketing phones... >>

LG G6 will launch on 10 March, Galaxy S8 to follow on 21 April

LG G6 will launch on 10 March, Galaxy S8 to follow on 21 April

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Korean news outlet ET News has revealed what are allegedly the official launch dates for two of this year's most anticipated flagship smartphones. The LG G6, which will be revealed at Mobile World Congress this Sunday the 26 February will supposedly launch... >>

Lost luggage could be a thing of the past thanks to Samsonite and Vodafone

Lost luggage could be a thing of the past thanks to Samsonite and Vodafone

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We may not have all been in the situation where our luggage has been lost on holiday, but we're all well aware of the issues some holidaymakers and business travellers face. Luggage maker Samsonite wants to put an end to lost items full stop, and has... >>

FCC filings reveal Google is working on a wireless 4K set-top box

FCC filings reveal Google is working on a wireless 4K set-top box

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Google has applied to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to develop and launch a '4K wireless TV box', which will likely be a successor to the company's Nexus Player.A search for the official filing reveals that Google's 4K box will support both... >>

This is what the Nintendo Switch is like out of the box

This is what the Nintendo Switch is like out of the box

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With just over a week to go before the Nintendo Switch hits stores, Pocket-lint has had the chance to check out the console in our testing labs.We'll need more time with it for our full, in-depth review but we decided to film a few initial thoughts which... >>

Jeep launches Renegade Desert Hawk SUV, limited to 100 models in the UK

Jeep launches Renegade Desert Hawk SUV, limited to 100 models in the UK

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Jeep has taken the wraps off a desert-inspired, limited edition version of its popular Renegade crossover SUV. Called the Renegade Desert Hawk, the new model, limited to just 100 in the UK, is based on the top-of-the-range Trailhawk edition, but comes... >>

Qualcomm doubles-down on VR with Snapdragon 835 dev kit and accelerator program

Qualcomm doubles-down on VR with Snapdragon 835 dev kit and accelerator program

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Qualcomm is serious about positioning the Snapdragon 835 as a platform for VR, providing the power needed to have an immersive virtual environment without the need to be tethered to a computer like HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. With Snapdragon 835 due to... >>

Qualcomm and Leap Motion partner to bring natural interaction to mobile VR devices

Qualcomm and Leap Motion partner to bring natural interaction to mobile VR devices

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Qualcomm and Leap Motion have announced that they are partnering, bringing the advantage of bare hands interaction to VR worlds. There's a lot happening in VR at the moment and on the cusp of Mobile World Congress and the Game Developers Conference,... >>

Sony's 1,000fps camera touted for new Xperia XZs and XZ Premium smartphones

Sony's 1,000fps camera touted for new Xperia XZs and XZ Premium smartphones

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Earlier this month, Sony revealed details about a new camera sensor that it had been developing. It's a new CMOS sensor, but has an extra third layer of DRAM built into it, as opposed to the two-layer construction of conventional smartphone CMOS cameras.... >>

Official Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus specs leak, 6.2in display confirmed. Exynos 9 processor expected.

Official Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus specs leak, 6.2in display confirmed. Exynos 9 processor expected.

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While we haven't seen any official images, we've had a pretty good idea of what the Samsung Galaxy S8 will look like for some time. What we haven't had a clear idea on however, are the specs it will arrive with. Thankfully, Twitter tipster Evan Blass... >>

MyKronoz ZeTime hybrid smartwatch combines analogue hands with digital watch face

MyKronoz ZeTime hybrid smartwatch combines analogue hands with digital watch face

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Swiss smartwatch maker MyKronoz will use Mobile World Congress to unveil the world's first hybrid smartwatch. The ZeTime will sport a digital TFT display to show digital watch faces, smartphone notifications and health data, but will have mechanical hands... >>

Huawei teases Honor VR Camera ball thingy that shoots 360-degree vids

Huawei teases Honor VR Camera ball thingy that shoots 360-degree vids

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Huawei makes clip-on 360-degree cameras now.The company has announced a new device called Honor VR Camera. It's a camera accessory for smartphones, and it was quietly developed in partnership with Insta360. Huawei has only revealed that the tiny ball-like... >>

Microsoft reveals another Windows 10 major update will arrive late 2017

Microsoft reveals another Windows 10 major update will arrive late 2017

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Microsoft has quietly confirmed it is working on another Windows 10 update, and it will arrive later this year, following the Creators Update. The company hinted last summer that it would release two major Windows 10 updates in 2017. We know that the... >>

Instagram albums: How to share multiple pics and videos in one post

Instagram albums: How to share multiple pics and videos in one post

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Instagram is completely different now.On 22 February, the photo-sharing app introduced a feature: the ability to share multiple photos and videos in a single post. You can combine up to 10 pics and videos in an album-like post and swipe through to see... >>

BLU Life Max: All the phone you could want for £90?

BLU Life Max: All the phone you could want for £90?

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Blu is a company renowned for building very affordable smartphones without too many compromises in performance and quality. Granted, they never quite compete with the best phones out there, but they certainly push the limits of what you can expect for... >>

This is what the Huawei P10 flagship phone will look like in full black

This is what the Huawei P10 flagship phone will look like in full black

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Huawei is getting ready to show off a new phone, and thanks to a new leak, we know how it will look in full (and in black).Evan Blass, who has a good track record when it comes to leaking mobile news via his Twitter handle @evleaks, has posted a new... >>

This is what the LG G6 will (probably) look like

This is what the LG G6 will (probably) look like

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Twitter tipster Evan Blass has posted renders of what could be the final build of the LG G6. The G6 has been subject to numerous leaks in recent weeks, even from LG itself. The renders take all those leaks into account to produce a complete phone, complete... >>