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20 tech fails that ruined people's lives

20 tech fails that ruined people's lives

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We all rely heavily on technology these days and why not? Most gadgets are enablers that aid us in our daily lives. Where would we be without our smartphones, tablets, TVs, the internet or an electronic back scratcher?However, overuse of tech can be... >>

Uber will now let you request rides for any of your contacts

Uber will now let you request rides for any of your contacts

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Uber has now made it possible for you to request a ride from your smartphone, but for someone else in your phone book. To request a ride for somebody else, you need to set the pick up location away from where you happen to be. What is Uber and how does... >>

Apple CarPlay: Which cars support it, what can it do and how does it work?

Apple CarPlay: Which cars support it, what can it do and how does it work?

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Apple's foray into in-car technology and the infotainment space comes in the form of CarPlay. CarPlay connects a supported vehicle to a compatible iPhone, enabling access and interaction with Apple's ecosystem directly through a car's dashboard touchscreen.First... >>

PS4 now groups TV and movies in the one place, looks great

PS4 now groups TV and movies in the one place, looks great

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An update for European PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro consoles has made it far easier to use them for more than gaming.An all-new TV & Video interface has been introduced that aggregates all the video and telly apps, plus PlayStation Store digital purchases... >>

KeepVid Music: Download any song or video from the web to your Mac or PC

KeepVid Music: Download any song or video from the web to your Mac or PC

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Have you ever watched a music video on YouTube and wished you could save the song to your computer? Well, you can, with KeepVid Music.We installed the app in order to download MP3s directly from YouTube and over 10,000 other music and video sites, such... >>

Samsung shows off dual camera tech, destined for the Galaxy Note 8?

Samsung shows off dual camera tech, destined for the Galaxy Note 8?

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Samsung has used MWC Shanghai to show off its new dual camera system for smartphones, that makes use of the company's own Isocell technology. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What's the story so far? There have been rumours circling lately that suggest the upcoming... >>

Pocket-lint UK deals of the day: The best tech bargains online

Pocket-lint UK deals of the day: The best tech bargains online

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Welcome to Pocket-lint deals of the day were we scour the internet to find you the very best deals that are available in the UK today.We will be regularly updating this page, so bookmark it and check back regularly to make sure you don't miss out on some... >>

When is Android O coming to my phone?

When is Android O coming to my phone?

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Google releases a new version of Android each year. For 2017, that's Android O, which doesn't yet have an official tasty treat-themed name. Like last year's Nougat update, Android O was initially launched as a developer preview before the official unveiling... >>

Qualcomm set to take over fingerprint sensor market with under display scanners

Qualcomm set to take over fingerprint sensor market with under display scanners

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Qualcomm has just announced itself a major player in the supply of fingerprint sensors, as it's announced it will be one of the, if not the first company to produce under-display sensors. Qualcomm Sense ID is a 3D biometric scanner that will solve those... >>

Nest Cam IQ is a new indoor security camera with facial recognition tech

Nest Cam IQ is a new indoor security camera with facial recognition tech

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Nest Labs has launched pre-orders for a new indoor security camera.Called Nest Cam IQ, the camera supposedly offers a range of intelligent features. It knows when your child has arrived home safely, for instance, or that there’s a stranger in your... >>

Amazon's Prime discounted phones scheme adds Nokia 6 and more

Amazon's Prime discounted phones scheme adds Nokia 6 and more

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Amazon has a smartphone program, and it's just added five more devices from brands like Nokia and Motorola.With the Prime Exclusive Phones program, you can get mid-range to low-end smartphones at a discount. However, if you do choose to get a reduced,... >>

Monster announces earphones specially tuned for Honor 9 smartphone

Monster announces earphones specially tuned for Honor 9 smartphone

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Monster isn't averse to a partnership. Whether sports star, rock star or superstar DJ, its audio products and headphones are well known to have proliferated fashion and lifestyle ambassadors. So for Monster to partner with Chinese smartphone maker Honor... >>

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini official pre-orders open then sell out in minutes

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini official pre-orders open then sell out in minutes

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No sooner had Nintendo officially opened its own pre-orders for the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES Classic Mini for short, and it sold out.It listed the retro games machine for £69.99 on Nintendo.co.uk but now... >>

Volvo and Nvidia have just teamed up to make self-driving cars by 2021

Volvo and Nvidia have just teamed up to make self-driving cars by 2021

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Volvo has been working on driverless cars for a while, but now it has a new strategy to get those cars on the road within four years.The Swedish carmaker is teaming up Nvidia, which plans to supply computing power to Volvo's initiative, as well as Autoliv,... >>

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini: Release date, pre-order details, price, games and more

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini: Release date, pre-order details, price, games and more

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After the incredible success of its miniature, remade NES console, Nintendo has announced a follow-up; this time based on the much-loved Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES for short.A Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES will be available later this... >>

Nokia 6 Android phone: Specs, prices, release date and everything you need to know

Nokia 6 Android phone: Specs, prices, release date and everything you need to know

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Nokia announced its return to the global smartphone stage with the launch of the Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3, a trio of Android smartphones designed to attack the affordable segment of the market.The Nokia 6 first launched in China as a JD.com exclusive... >>

iPhone 8 will be in limited supply come launch day, OLED supply issues to blame

iPhone 8 will be in limited supply come launch day, OLED supply issues to blame

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Getting a new iPhone on launch day can always be a hard task, as millions of customers look to upgrade their old phone or invest in their first iPhone.  Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's the story so far? This year will likely be no different,... >>

Best US contract deals available today for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

Best US contract deals available today for Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus

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Here we round up the best handset deals available to you in the US for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. With many phones looking like clones, or brands nonchalantly pushing out the same old design year-on-year, Samsung is in that favourable position... >>

Google Home recognises who speaks to it: How to add multiple users

Google Home recognises who speaks to it: How to add multiple users

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Google Home can now recognise each person in your household by their voice and smartly switch to their account and preferences.Those of you with a husband or kids or a roommate will appreciate Google Home's latest update. If you've ever said to the speaker... >>

Jaguar InControl explored: A deep dive into Jaguar's infotainment system

Jaguar InControl explored: A deep dive into Jaguar's infotainment system

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Connectivity is one of the biggest considerations when buying a car these days. We're all used to having everything on demand through our smartphones and the car makers - providers of the biggest gadget you're likely to buy - are constantly trying to... >>

30 most Instagrammed landmarks from around the world

30 most Instagrammed landmarks from around the world

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Everyone loves travelling and in a world with high-quality cameras tucked into our pockets in the form of smartphones, it's remarkably quick and easy to take photos of our adventures.You only need to take a quick look at Instagram to see how popular the... >>

Honor 9 vs Honor 8: What's the difference?

Honor 9 vs Honor 8: What's the difference?

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If you're looking for a relatively affordable mid-level phone then Honor's unveiling of the Honor 9 may well have sparked your interest - and not just because of its spangly Sapphire Blue finish. For this £380 phone delivers plenty of bang for your buck.Compared... >>

Honor 9 arrives in UK with dual cameras and ultra-shiny Sapphire Blue finish

Honor 9 arrives in UK with dual cameras and ultra-shiny Sapphire Blue finish

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When it comes to mid-level phones, Honor has long been one of the go-to brands to consider. To call the new Honor 9 "mid-level" would arguably be a disservice, however, given the serious spec and standout design positives of this affordable smartphone.The... >>

Honor 9 European launch event: Watch the #LightCatcher livestream here

Honor 9 European launch event: Watch the #LightCatcher livestream here

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Honor, the fun and funky sub-brand of Huawei, is expected to launch the Honor 9 in Europe today, 27 June, and you can watch the action right here on Pocket-lint.It's calling the launch event "Meet the #LIGHTCATCHER" and you can watch it via the livestream... >>

OnePlus 5 now available to order, here's how you can get yours

OnePlus 5 now available to order, here's how you can get yours

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The OnePlus 5 was officially announced just over a week ago and gained the full five stars from Pocket-lint when it went under review. It's a fantastic phone that still manages to comfortably compete with, and on occasion perform better, than the majority... >>