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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... >>

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

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Google has taken on Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri, and Microsoft's Cortana with its own voice assistant called Google Assistant.Google unveiled Google Assistant at its Google I/O conference in May 2016, pitching the new voice assistant as an improvement... >>

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Release date, specs and rumours

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus: Release date, specs and rumours

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Motorola has changed hands more times than a used car in recent years, skipping over to Google and then to Lenovo where it currently resides. With future phones carrying the Moto branding - and a shake-up in 2016 introducing the Moto Z family, it's been... >>

Snapchat Spectacles: What are they, how do they work and where can you buy them?

Snapchat Spectacles: What are they, how do they work and where can you buy them?

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Snapchat now sells its own Google Glass-style pair of sunglasses. They're a bit more basic than Google's defunct headset or other augmented-reality devices, but they're certainly striking. The idea is you use them in order to capture your adventures... >>

12 best Alexa devices you can buy today

12 best Alexa devices you can buy today

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There's no denying it, the smarthome is a brewing market coming to life, thanks in the most part to the companies seeking to unify all your smart connected products, letting you control them from a single hub. None caught our imagination more over the... >>

LG G6 to feature an advanced dual-13MP wide angle camera

LG G6 to feature an advanced dual-13MP wide angle camera

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LG has been drip feeding information about the upcoming G6 flagship ahead of its 26 February MWC unveiling for a while now. We've already learnt about its Full Vision 18:9 ratio display, and now it's the turn of the rear-facing camera. LG G6: Release... >>

(Product)Red iPhone 7 and 128GB iPhone SE expected to launch alongside new iPad Pro models

(Product)Red iPhone 7 and 128GB iPhone SE expected to launch alongside new iPad Pro models

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Rumours of new iPad Pros have been circling for some time. We're expecting Apple to hold an event some time in March, as it will mark a year since the 9.7-inch version of the company's powerful tablet was announced. Apple iPad Pro 2: What's the story... >>

Oppo will unveil new 5x technology at MWC, improved picture performance expected

Oppo will unveil new 5x technology at MWC, improved picture performance expected

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Chinese electronics manufacturer Oppo has sent out official media invites to a press conference at Mobile World Congress on the 27 February 2017. The event will revolve around a new technology the company is calling '5x'. It's claimed 5x is a new photography... >>

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... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3: What's the story so far?

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Samsung won't use Mobile World Congress to launch its latest flagship smartphones, but that doesn't mean the South Korean tech giant will be keeping quiet at the show.In fact, it appears it will be doing quite the opposite with rumours speculating the... >>

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 could be a true iPad Pro rival with S Pen stylus and keyboard dock

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 could be a true iPad Pro rival with S Pen stylus and keyboard dock

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 could be a genuine iPad Pro rival after the alleged manual has leaked online, just a week ahead of its expected launch at Mobile World Congress. The manual confirms a previous rumour, that the Tab S3 can be used with Samsung's... >>

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... >>

Motorola Moto G5 listings leak ahead of MWC launch

Motorola Moto G5 listings leak ahead of MWC launch

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The Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus are expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress in one week. But even though there's not long to go, that hasn't stopped information from leaking onto the internet. Online retailer Ktronix accidentally posted, and... >>

Tag Heuer Connected Modular could arrive in March, will focus on customisation

Tag Heuer Connected Modular could arrive in March, will focus on customisation

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Tag Heuer has already confirmed it will release a new smartwatch this year. CEO Jean-Claude Biver told the Swiss press that it would be released in May 2017, but now, sources familiar with the watch have told Android Central that it will in fact launch... >>

New Pokemon Go berries: Razz Berry, Nanab Berry and Pinap Berry explained

New Pokemon Go berries: Razz Berry, Nanab Berry and Pinap Berry explained

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One of the new additions to Pokemon Go that brings the Johto region Pokemon to the game is a change in Berries.From the start, you've always had the option to use a Razz Berry to help when capturing a Pokemon. Now there are other types of Berry available... >>

How to evolve Eevee into Espeon and Umbreon in Pokemon Go

How to evolve Eevee into Espeon and Umbreon in Pokemon Go

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Eevee is one of the most interesting Pokemon characters. Not only is it ridiculously cute, but it doesn't have a defined evolution path - and some of the Eevee evolutions have been the best Pokemon to take into a battle - like Vaporeon. With the release... >>