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Game Drive for Xbox could be the easiest gaming storage expansion yet

Game Drive for Xbox could be the easiest gaming storage expansion yet

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Seagate has cleverly waited for Gamescom 2015 to kick off before announcing its new Game Drive for Xbox. Game Drive for Xbox is an external hard drive that should make expanding your console's storage capacity super-simple. With plenty of games now available... >>

Best tech extreme sports videos: Hoverboard, wave-surfing dirt bike and more

Best tech extreme sports videos: Hoverboard, wave-surfing dirt bike and more

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Since off-piste skiers strapped massive video cameras to their heads in the eighties to fly down Chamonix mountains, the thirst for extreme sports has deepened. When the GoPro arrived, this was taken to the next level. Now nearly every extreme sporting... >>

You can watch the EA Gamescom press conference right here: Star Wars Battlefront, FIFA 16 and more

You can watch the EA Gamescom press conference right here: Star Wars Battlefront, FIFA 16 and more

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Electronic Arts will host its Gamescom press conference this morning, starting 9am BST (10am CET) and you can watch it here. Pocket-lint is hosting the livestream of the event that will be coming live from the show floor in Cologne. The publisher is expected... >>

16 real-life robots that will make you think the future is now

16 real-life robots that will make you think the future is now

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If you're anything like us, you probably can't wait for the day you can go to the store and easily (and cheaply) buy a robot to clean your house, wait on you, and do whatever you want. We know that day is a long way off, but technology is getting better... >>

Microsoft made a full QWERTY chatpad for Xbox One, can pre-order it now

Microsoft made a full QWERTY chatpad for Xbox One, can pre-order it now

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Microsoft has announced during Gamescom 2015 that you'll soon be able to buy a new keyboard peripheral from the company that attaches to your Xbox One controller and allows you to easily type while gaming. It's called the Xbox One chatpad - and yes, it's... >>

Lexus Slide hoverboard: New videos show how it was made and really works

Lexus Slide hoverboard: New videos show how it was made and really works

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Lexus has finally shown the world how its hoverboard actually works. Lexus announced last week that its Slide hoverboard would arrive on 5 August. And now, just one day before Slide was supposed to arrive, the luxury car maker has posted two new videos... >>

How to turn your smartphone into a 3D-holographic display, for under £5

How to turn your smartphone into a 3D-holographic display, for under £5

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Someone on YouTube has just posted a video demonstrating how anyone can turn their smartphone into a 3D-holographic display using basic household supplies. The internet is truly a wonderful place. So, you need graph paper, a CD case, tape/super glue,... >>

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL flagship leak: 2K, USB Type-C, 20MP PureView camera and more

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL flagship leak: 2K, USB Type-C, 20MP PureView camera and more

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Microsoft is expected to release a new flagship smartphone when it launches Windows 10 on smartphones later this year. The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, thought to be the flagship, has leaked in photos online. The leak comes from a Chinese source that sent... >>

Best Xbox One trailers from Gamescom 2015

Best Xbox One trailers from Gamescom 2015

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Gamescom 2015 is underway and kicking-off the show from Germany is an Xbox launch event. As expected there are plenty of trailers appearing out of Gamescom. Some are for games that have already been announced at E3 or last year at Gamescom but there's... >>

Windows 10 coming to Xbox One in November

Windows 10 coming to Xbox One in November

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Although many PC owners are still waiting for their versions of the Windows 10 upgrade to arrive, attention is now being turned to the other devices that will eventually sport the universal operating system. Lumia smartphones should get the phone-centric... >>

Microsoft Xbox One to let you record live TV and download to Windows 10 devices

Microsoft Xbox One to let you record live TV and download to Windows 10 devices

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Microsoft has announced at Gamescom 2015 that the Xbox One will be able to record and watch live TV, making it a full DVR. The new functionality will be launched early next year. But not only will it be for viewing locally on the console. Thanks to Window... >>

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition is official: £429, out today in the US

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition is official: £429, out today in the US

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BlackBerry fans it's time to get excited, a new version of the Passport is here and it's looking good. The BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition brings design improvements on the original Passport, and is available from today in the US and in the coming... >>

Sony Xperia M5 vs Motorola Moto G (third-gen): What's the difference?

Sony Xperia M5 vs Motorola Moto G (third-gen): What's the difference?

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The lower-end of the smartphone market is almost as exciting, if not more exciting, than the top-end at the moment. In the last couple of weeks, we have seen not only the OnePlus 2 arrive, but also the third generation of Moto G, two new models of the... >>

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra vs Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra vs Sony Xperia Z3+: What's the difference?

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Sony is no stranger to the launch of new devices. No sooner does one smartphone hit the shelves, than another swiftly appears to expand the portfolio yet again. Two new mid-range devices were announced this week, comprising the Xperia M5 and a 6-inch... >>

Huawei Mate 8 leaks in video showing fingerprint reader and metal build

Huawei Mate 8 leaks in video showing fingerprint reader and metal build

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The latest Huawei flagship smartphone may have just leaked in a video showing off the handset before its release. Huawei has announced that it will be unveiling a new smartphone on 2 September. The leak was from serial leakster Steve Hemmerstoffer, the... >>

This Swiss timepiece lets you attach an Apple Watch to make a double-sided watch

This Swiss timepiece lets you attach an Apple Watch to make a double-sided watch

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What's better than an Apple Watch? A double-sided Apple Watch. No? Just us? Well, it doesn't matter anyway, because such a thing doesn't exist. However, California-based Nico Gerard has launched a new luxury timepiece that lets you attach an Apple Watch... >>

You can now reserve the liquid-metal Turing Phone: Here's what you need to know

You can now reserve the liquid-metal Turing Phone: Here's what you need to know

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If you have been dreaming about owning a liquidmetal phone for years, you should check out the new Turing Phone. It's just become available for pre-order, and apart from being stronger than steel, it's aiming to be the most secure smartphone ever. That's... >>

PlayStation Now game-streaming service officially goes live for PS TV and PS Vita

PlayStation Now game-streaming service officially goes live for PS TV and PS Vita

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Sony's PlayStation Now game-streaming service is officially available for the PS TV micro-console and PS Vita handheld console, following an open beta that first launched in October. Although the service is only now premiering for those devices, it was... >>

Siri might soon transcribe your voicemails so you won't have to sit and listen to them

Siri might soon transcribe your voicemails so you won't have to sit and listen to them

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Imagine you have a voicemail waiting for you, but instead of listening to the message, you read it. Apple has envisioned this and is using Siri to make such functionality come to fruition. According to Business Insider, Apple is testing a new voicemail... >>

Sony Xperia M5 vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua: What’s the difference?

Sony Xperia M5 vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua: What’s the difference?

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Sony is well known for launching several smartphones a year. It doesn't stick to the annual refresh cycle that many of its competitors do, instead it opts for more of a bi-annual cycle with both its flagship and mid-range series of devices. The latest... >>

The best looking Apple Watch you’ll ever see but likely never own, in pictures

The best looking Apple Watch you’ll ever see but likely never own, in pictures

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The Apple Watch is a design focused bit of kit. Even for those not that bothered by gadgets it's been something they're hearing about and even want. But the latest variant on the Apple Watch theme has got to be the best yet. The design was done by hand... >>

Windows 10 smartphones: Is your Lumia getting the upgrade?

Windows 10 smartphones: Is your Lumia getting the upgrade?

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Windows has now released its latest OS in Windows 10. But it's held off on the mobile version for now. Microsoft has now detailed which smartphones will be getting the new Windows 10 update later in the year.   Windows 10 for Lumia smartphones will... >>

What is the toy to life craze and which games will your kids want this Christmas?

What is the toy to life craze and which games will your kids want this Christmas?

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On the whole, console games aimed at younger family members these days come with toys attached. Whether that's Skylanders, which started the "toys to life" craze rolling, Disney Infinity or newcomer Lego Dimensions the basic formula is the same: purchase... >>

What is HitchBOT and why was it murdered?

What is HitchBOT and why was it murdered?

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A robot has been murdered for hitchhiking. HitchBOT has met its end at the hands of humans, despite loving them to the bitter end. HitchBOT was a robot created by Ontario makers at Ryerson University who wanted to see how far it would travel. The robot... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

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We've heard in the recent past that before it unveils the Galaxy Note 5, or maybe even at the same time, Samsung will be supersizing its current flagship Android phone. There has been word on the street that a Plus-sized version of the Galaxy S6 edge... >>