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When is the Huawei P10 launch and how can I watch it live?

When is the Huawei P10 launch and how can I watch it live?

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Huawei has been telling us for weeks that it's launching the Huawei P10 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on 26 February.The new flagship smartphone from Huawei has been teased widely, showing off that dual-camera action, talking about the Leica love... >>

BlackBerry KeyOne is official, bringing classic QWERTY to modern day

BlackBerry KeyOne is official, bringing classic QWERTY to modern day

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Having already given a hardware teaser at CES earlier in the year, BlackBerry has now officially outed its next smartphone, the KeyOne, designed to tempt the hard-core BlackBerry fans to switch to Android, and invoke serious nostalgia in a serious phone.... >>

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

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

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Almost as soon as the BlackBerry Priv - the company's first Android phone - launched in 2015, there were rumours circulating about another Android-powered smartphone. At the time it was codenamed Vienna, which made complete sense following on from the... >>

When is the LG G6 launch and how can I watch it live?

When is the LG G6 launch and how can I watch it live?

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LG has made no bones about the LG G6 launch, clearly telling everyone who will listen that LG G6 day is 26 February 2017. The company is looking to launch its new smartphone at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, and is going to share the launch... >>

Apple is 'looking into' this video of an exploding iPhone 7 Plus

Apple is 'looking into' this video of an exploding iPhone 7 Plus

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Is Apple about to have its own explosive battery debacle?According to Mashable, 18-year-old Brianna Olivas posted this video of a smoking iPhone 7 Plus. She bought the phone in January. The day before the explosion, she went to the Sprint store because... >>

Google is making a desktop version of its Allo chat app - see it here

Google is making a desktop version of its Allo chat app - see it here

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Last year, Google launched Allo, a WhatsApp-like app with built-in Google Assistant, and now, it's readying a version for desktops.Google's Nick Fox revealed in a tweet on Friday that a desktop web client for the service is coming. That'll help Allo... >>

Twin Peaks (2017): The return, how and when to watch it

Twin Peaks (2017): The return, how and when to watch it

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Today, 24 February, is a special day for Twin Peaks fans.It's the anniversary of the day Special Agent Dale Cooper first stepped foot in Twin Peaks, and Showtime is celebrating the occasion by releasing two new posters and two new teasers, all with the... >>

All the Nintendo Switch games: Launch titles and every game for 2017 revealed

All the Nintendo Switch games: Launch titles and every game for 2017 revealed

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Nintendo will soon release its new games console, the Switch.The Nintendo Switch comprises a tablet-style device and docking station, so you can play the same games on your TV at home and when out and about. You slide the unit out of the dock, attach... >>

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... >>

30 famous Photoshopped and doctored images from across the ages

30 famous Photoshopped and doctored images from across the ages

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Photoshop is the modern go-to tool for editing and altering images, but changing photographs to put a different spin on them is far from a new trend.There are plenty of instances where photo manipulation techniques have been misused - to even change history... >>

Ruark Audio MR1 MK2 desktop speakers are redesigned for the digital age

Ruark Audio MR1 MK2 desktop speakers are redesigned for the digital age

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The Ruark Audio MR1 desktop speakers are now four years old, so the company has decided it high time to give them an update. Much of the acoustic performance has been left the same, as Ruark believes they're already nigh-on perfect.The drivers for example... >>

Alexa could come to a whole host of Bluetooth devices, thanks to Qualcomm

Alexa could come to a whole host of Bluetooth devices, thanks to Qualcomm

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Qualcomm has confirmed that it's taking steps to enable the Alexa wake word on Bluetooth devices, thanks to software support in some of the latest Qualcomm Bluetooth Audio chips. For those wanting the technical details, it's the CSR8670 and CSR8675 chipsets... >>

Nintendo Switch: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Nintendo Switch: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

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Nintendo is entering its next phase, with its new games machine mere days away from release.The Nintendo Switch is a games console comprised of a portable tablet-like device and a docking station for home play. It is different, interesting and we've... >>

Huawei Watch 2: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Huawei Watch 2: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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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 and fans have been patiently waiting for a second-generation model.Although last... >>

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:... >>

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... >>