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Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, Play:5 or Playbar

Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, Play:5 or Playbar

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Multi-room speaker options are plentiful to say the least, with Denon, Samsung, LG and Bluesound all offering their own solutions. If you are reading this feature however, chances are you have opted for Sonos.Unlike some of the newer additions to the... >>

LG G6 vs LG G5: What's the rumoured difference?

LG G6 vs LG G5: What's the rumoured difference?

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The launch of LG's next flagship is only days away, with the new device set to debut at Mobile World Congress on 26 February.Rumours have been circulating about the device for several months however, and LG has also confirmed numerous details, giving... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 shows up wearing an iPad Pro-like keyboard

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 shows up wearing an iPad Pro-like keyboard

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Following a previous leak of a manual that showed the Galaxy Tab S3 with a keyboard dock akin to those on the iPad Pro and Microsoft Surface tablets - smart connectors that power draw power from the tablet to power the keyboard to save it relying on Bluetooth... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S8: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in March 2016 and the two devices received huge amounts of praise for their design, powerful specs and great cameras. No smartphone is perfect though. There will always be a few specs in the rumours that never... >>

Best smartwatches 2017: The best smart wristwear available to buy today

Best smartwatches 2017: The best smart wristwear available to buy today

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Smartwatches used to be gadgets only James Bond would have access to, but that's no longer the case. These wrist-worn phone companions that can receive calls, texts, emails and social network notifications have been whipping the wearables sector into... >>

Massive Sonos Brexit price hike coming: Buy your Playbar, Sub and speakers today!

Massive Sonos Brexit price hike coming: Buy your Playbar, Sub and speakers today!

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Sonos is putting up the prices of all its speakers and accessories, by as much as £100 - and today is the last day to buy your Sonos kit before the price rise.Sonos blames the enormous price hike on Brexit, claiming that the dramatic fall in value of... >>

LG G6: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

LG G6: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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LG's next flagship smartphone - the G6 - will be appearing in the next couple of days.Rumours have been appearing speculating about what features the successor of last year's modular smartphone will offer, as well as what features it might miss off. This... >>

iPhone 8 to come with "revolutionary" facial recognition front-camera system

iPhone 8 to come with "revolutionary" facial recognition front-camera system

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Analytics company KGI Securities has made a second prediction about the iPhone 8, suggesting that a new model with come with a "revolutionary" new front-facing camera system that will enable facial or iris recognition.One of the company's analysts, Ming-chi... >>

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... >>

Watch UPS test its new delivery van that spits out parcel-carrying drones

Watch UPS test its new delivery van that spits out parcel-carrying drones

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OK, so this isn't your typical drone delivery service-type story.We've heard that every company, from Amazon to 7-Eleven, is developing drones for delivering their goods, all in effort to wipe-out the middle man (aka delivery man) and related costs, but... >>

Meitu's new T8 phone can beautify your selfies and videos in real time

Meitu's new T8 phone can beautify your selfies and videos in real time

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Remember Meitu, the Chinese app that can beautify your selfies? Well, it just put that same technology into a smartphone.Meitu is not only a software developer but also also a smartphone maker. And its newest flagship, the T8, has a front-facing camera... >>

First Apple Watch Series 3 rumour: Watch will sport new display tech

First Apple Watch Series 3 rumour: Watch will sport new display tech

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Just five months ago, Apple released Watch Series 2. That means we're due for some Watch Series 3 rumours.Right on time, our first rumour has arrived: DigiTimes, which has a so-so track record when it comes to leaking Apple news, claims the third-generation... >>

Range Rover Velar designed to fill the void between the Evoque and Sport

Range Rover Velar designed to fill the void between the Evoque and Sport

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Jaguar Land Rover has announced a new model as part of its Range Rover range that will sit in between the Range Rover Evoque and Range Rover Sport. The Range Rover Velar is styled to appeal to those looking for something a little roomier than the Evoque,... >>

New Samsung Galaxy S8 image leaks reveal phone, on-screen controls

New Samsung Galaxy S8 image leaks reveal phone, on-screen controls

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We now know what the Samsung Galaxy S8 will look like without a front home button, thanks to new leaks.Sure, there's already been tonnes of Galaxy S8 leaks revealing what the phone might feature, but new sets of images appearing on social media show the... >>

Latest LG G6 teasers suggest phone will be water and dust resistant

Latest LG G6 teasers suggest phone will be water and dust resistant

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Is there anything we don't yet know about the LG G6?LG seems to want us to know everything about its upcoming flagship, even though it's about to officially debut the LG G6 at Mobile World Congress next week. For instance, it has posted a couple short... >>

Motorola Moto G5 vs G5 Plus: What's the rumoured difference?

Motorola Moto G5 vs G5 Plus: What's the rumoured difference?

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Motorola is rumoured to be announcing the G5 and G5 Plus at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona at the end of February. We've heard a little less about the standard Moto G5 compared to its larger brother, but a recent retailer leak has given a good indication... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to make a return to emerging markets following refurb program

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to make a return to emerging markets following refurb program

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Korean news outlet Hankyung (via ZDNet) has reported that Samsung will refurbish its faulty Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and sell them in India, Vietnam and other emerging markets. Of course, the Note 7 phones will be sold without the exploding batteries... >>

LG G6 design details confirmed, straight from the horse's mouth

LG G6 design details confirmed, straight from the horse's mouth

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LG will host its LG G6 announcement event this Sunday, 26 February, before Mobile World Congress 2017 gets underway. However, there will be little left to reveal as the company is more than happy to blurt everything out beforehand.It has created a dedicated... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick or the Fire TV 4K: Which Amazon Fire streaming device is for me?

Amazon Fire TV Stick or the Fire TV 4K: Which Amazon Fire streaming device is for me?

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Amazon's Fire TV devices are the company's fastest selling products of all time, beating both the Kindle and Fire tablets. The range allows you to access and stream a variety of content, including Amazon own The Grand Tour with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard... >>

Qualcomm Snapdragon makes your Android Things devices more powerful, better connected

Qualcomm Snapdragon makes your Android Things devices more powerful, better connected

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Qualcomm has announced that it will be supporting Android Things with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 chipset, aiming to bring more power and connectivity to the next wave of smart devices.Android Things is an evolution of Android that's designed for connected... >>

Real-life Moto G5 photos confirm metal back and Android 7.0 Nougat

Real-life Moto G5 photos confirm metal back and Android 7.0 Nougat

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Just a day after official promotional listings for the Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus leaked online, we've now been given our first proper look at what the incoming mid-ranger will look like. We've already seen alleged real life photos of the G5 Plus, so... >>

Sonos Playbase listing leaks online, expected in March for $699

Sonos Playbase listing leaks online, expected in March for $699

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A listing for a Sonos Playbase has appeared on American retail site B&H Photo, saying it's coming soon and will cost $699. Twitter user Jon Maddox has also shared some alleged images of the new Sonos product. New Sonos Playbase pic.twitter.com/udu18n03lx... >>

All-new Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote now on pre-order for £40

All-new Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote now on pre-order for £40

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Amazon is bringing the refreshed Fire TV Stick to the UK and it is available for pre-order from Amazon.co.uk now.Launched in the US at the tail end of last year, the new version of the Stick has a quad-core processor, so is lightning quick in operation.... >>

Best Android Wear 2.0 apps for your watch: Google Fit, Uber, and more

Best Android Wear 2.0 apps for your watch: Google Fit, Uber, and more

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Android Wear 2.0 is finally here, and that means apps can now be directly installed on your watch and run without your phone.You will longer need your phone nearby to use apps on your Android Wear device, because instead of requiring a tethered connection... >>

What is Android TV, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

What is Android TV, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

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When Google shut down Google TV a few years ago, it replaced the platform with something completely different: Android TV.It seems to be doing reasonably well, having been well-received by both developers and manufacturers alike. Google TV had a lack... >>