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Which Microsoft Surface device is best for you? Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, Surface Book, or Surface Studio?

Which Microsoft Surface device is best for you? Surface Pro, Surface Laptop, Surface Book, or Surface Studio?

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Microsoft has recently launched two new Surface machines and rounded out its Surface line to include four device families.While each one has a touchscreen, only three of them are "mobile", as one of them is an eye-catching all-in-one that sits on a desk.... >>

Apple is likely making an AI chip for iPhone called Apple Neural Engine

Apple is likely making an AI chip for iPhone called Apple Neural Engine

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Apple might be developing a new chip to handle artificial intelligence-related tasks on its devices.According to Bloomberg, Apple's dedicated artificial intelligence (AI) chip could be called the Apple Neural Engine, and it would be used to offload... >>

OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the rumoured difference?

OnePlus 5 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the rumoured difference?

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Rumour has it OnePlus will be launching its 2017 flagship in the next few weeks, with many predicting June to be the month of the next "flagship killer".There have been several leaks surrounding the new handset, many of which point towards a well-specced device,... >>

When is Android Wear 2.0 coming to my smartwatch?

When is Android Wear 2.0 coming to my smartwatch?

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Google is in the midst of rolling out Android Wear 2.0 to many smartwatches on the market.It has released three major updates to Android Wear in the past two years. In Android Wear 2.0, you get a design overhaul, standalone apps, improvements to watch... >>

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's the story so far?

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's the story so far?

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The rumour mill loves an Apple story. It doesn't matter if it's so far fetched it will never see the light of day, or whether it is something that might actually happen, it churns them all out anyway.With the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus having both launched... >>

Bargain! Amazon Echo drops to £124, buy yours now save £25

Bargain! Amazon Echo drops to £124, buy yours now save £25

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Amazon has sneakily dropped the price of its Amazon Echo speaker by £25, meaning you can snap one up for £124.99 for a limited time.The Amazon Echo is evolving into the centre of the smarthome, not only letting you ask questions of the Alexa personal... >>

Apple staff Black Out Days reveal iPhone 8 launch date

Apple staff Black Out Days reveal iPhone 8 launch date

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An internal memo at Apple, specifically aimed at the AppleCare team, has told staff they can't take any holiday between 17 September and 4 November, which could suggest when we'll see the new iPhones go on sale. Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's... >>

Best smartphones 2017: The best phones available to buy today

Best smartphones 2017: The best phones available to buy today

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So, you want to buy a new phone? If you're looking for the best smartphones, you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest mobile phones of the year to save you time when you go to your local phone shop.We continually update this... >>

Best fans: Keep cool while the heat rises

Best fans: Keep cool while the heat rises

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When the summer months hit the UK, we all start to wonder why we never installed airconditioning as we swelter through those uncomfortable nights. So fans are in fashion again and they always sell out on the high street, so your best bet it to buy online... >>

Far Cry 5: Release date, trailer, screens and everything you need to know

Far Cry 5: Release date, trailer, screens and everything you need to know

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Far Cry 5 is finally official and is set to be the series' most accomplished outing yet - no mean feat considering the excellence of Far Cry 4.It is set in the US for the first time, allows you to fly planes and lets you create your own lead character... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What's the story so far?

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 was a fantastic phone, until the battery issues destroyed its reputation and left it with a legacy of being the only phone to be singled out before boarding a flight.We expected the Note family to die with the Note 7, but there's... >>

The iPhone 8 is back to having an embedded Touch ID sensor according to report

The iPhone 8 is back to having an embedded Touch ID sensor according to report

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The Economic Daily News, via Digitimes, has reported that Apple will in fact use a new optical fingerprint sensor technology to embed a Touch ID sensor in the front of the OLED panel. The EDN cites Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) as... >>

Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy S9: What's the story so far?

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have only recently hit shelves but that doesn't stop speculation for their successor. As is always the way, as soon as one great device appears, there are always those wanting more. Here are all the rumours relating to... >>

Lego Batman Movie is first 4K HDR film to stream on Xbox One S

Lego Batman Movie is first 4K HDR film to stream on Xbox One S

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The Xbox One S has been able to play 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays since its introduction in August last year, and in HDR to boot. It's currently the only games console to do so.You can also stream Netflix and Amazon Video content in Ultra HD with HDR on shows... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 front panel leaked in video, confirms Infinity Display.

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 front panel leaked in video, confirms Infinity Display.

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Following the dummy version of the Galaxy Note 8 that leaked earlier this week, a video claiming to show the front panel of Samsung's upcoming phablet has been posted to YouTube, courtesy of Slashleaks. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What's the story so far?... >>

What is Pokemon Magikarp Jump and how do you play it?

What is Pokemon Magikarp Jump and how do you play it?

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There's a new Pokemon game out on Android and iOS, bringing another little fix of Pokemon fun for you. This one, as the name suggests, is all about magikarp.Considered to be the weakest and potentially least exciting Pokemon character of them all, the... >>

Moto Z2 Play pictures and further specs revealed, Snapdragon 626 and 3,000mAh battery confirmed

Moto Z2 Play pictures and further specs revealed, Snapdragon 626 and 3,000mAh battery confirmed

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Earlier this week, pictures and some specifications of the forthcoming Moto Z2 Play smartphone were found on the website of the TENAA, China's mobile certification agency.Now further alleged specs have been revealed, thanks to a posting on GeekBench.It... >>

Worried your children are victims of cyberbullying? Take the pledge to talk to them

Worried your children are victims of cyberbullying? Take the pledge to talk to them

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Internet Matters, the organisation to aid parents in online safety, has launched a campaign to raise awareness of cyberbullying and help children and their families communicate about its dangers and effects.As well as host a #Pledge2Talk button, which... >>

Grab a OnePlus 3T while you still can, discontinued from 1 June

Grab a OnePlus 3T while you still can, discontinued from 1 June

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The OnePlus 3T will soon be disappearing from store shelves and the company's online store, as it prepares for the launch of the OnePlus 5. The 3T was only released in November 2016 as a slightly updated version of the already excellent OnePlus 3, but... >>

Forget flexible displays, Samsung is moving on to stretchable ones

Forget flexible displays, Samsung is moving on to stretchable ones

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First there was bendable, rollable, and foldable... but now, thanks Samsung, we have stretchable displays.The company has showed off a new display technology at Display Week - and it can stretch like a rubber band or a trampoline. The 9.1-inch stretchable... >>

Remember Beam? No? That's OK, Microsoft calls it Mixer now

Remember Beam? No? That's OK, Microsoft calls it Mixer now

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Microsoft has relaunched its Twitch competitor.The company acquired Beam, a video game live-streaming platform, last August, in response to the popularity of Amazon's Twitch and debut of YouTube Gaming. But, now, it has given Beam a new name: Mixer. In... >>

Android's co-founder might unveil his new Essential phone next week

Android's co-founder might unveil his new Essential phone next week

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Andy Rubin is getting ready to unveil a phone from his new company.Here's the situation: Rubin is a former Google executive who once oversaw the development of Android. He left Google in 2014. In January, he started a new company, called Essential, and... >>

HTC made a new VR headset that pairs with its U11 smartphone

HTC made a new VR headset that pairs with its U11 smartphone

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HTC has unveiled a new VR headset.Called the HTC Link, it is made to work specifically with the company’s latest U11 smartphone. It offers six degrees-of-freedom tracking - something that no other smartphone-based VR headset offers - and it seems to... >>

BBC Store to close, get a refund for any digital TV shows you bought

BBC Store to close, get a refund for any digital TV shows you bought

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The BBC is closing its online digital content store, BBC Store, on 1 November 2017, just two-years after its launch. It is also shutting the cloud content locker so those who bought shows through the service will no longer be able to access their paid-for... >>

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T: What's the rumoured difference?

OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T: What's the rumoured difference?

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OnePlus' next flagship killer has been stealing several headlines over the last few weeks. It is rumoured to arrive some time in June, which will be around seven months after its predecessor, the OnePlus 3T hit shelves. The question is, how much has... >>