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Sony Xperia Z5 Plus leaks showing fingerprint reader and potential 4K display

Sony Xperia Z5 Plus leaks showing fingerprint reader and potential 4K display

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It's that time of year again, with IFA approaching in September, Sony is traditionally getting ready to reveal a new Xperia flagship smartphone. Now render images of what are claimed to be the Sony Xperia Z5+ have leaked in what appears to be an official... >>

Apple TV subscription service: What's the story so far?

Apple TV subscription service: What's the story so far?

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Sometimes there are so many Apple rumours going around that they're difficult to keep straight, such as the latest information surrounding the Apple TV set-top box and its upcoming, so-called subscription TV streaming service. The Apple TV due for an... >>

This is the Samsung Gear S2

This is the Samsung Gear S2

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Samsung has shown off its first round watch ... via a fashion lookbook. Hours after revealing it will unveil the Gear S2 in September before IFA, Samsung has released images from a fashion-focused photo shoot that show off the new smartphones it announced... >>

14 Snapchatters to follow for their awesome Snapchat stories

14 Snapchatters to follow for their awesome Snapchat stories

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It's easy to find famous or interesting people to follow on all sorts of social networks, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Vine, but Snapchat is the exception. It's not even remotely close to easy. To add Snapchatters on Snapchat, you have... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 vs Google Nexus 6: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 vs Google Nexus 6: What's the difference?

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Samsung has announced two new flagship phablets - the Galaxy S6 edge Plus and the Galaxy Note 5. Both devices have been the subject of rumours for several months and now they have finally arrived sporting some pretty decent specs. But how do they hold... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 vs Motorola Moto X Style: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Galaxy Note 5 vs Motorola Moto X Style: What's the difference?

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Samsung has announced two new flagship phablets just two weeks after Motorola introduced us to two new Moto X handsets, one of which sits well within the phablet territory. Although Samsung isn't bringing its Galaxy Note 5 to the UK just yet, its partner... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S6 edge: What's the difference?

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Samsung has announced a bigger version of its stunning Galaxy S6 edge smartphone during an event in London, where the successor to its Note 4 was also unveiled. The Galaxy S6 edge Plus will take pride of place as the new flagship phablet for Samsung after... >>

Samsung Galaxy 6 edge Plus vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy 6 edge Plus vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus: What's the difference?

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Samsung has announced a bigger version of the beautiful Galaxy S6 edge smartphone that was announced back in March at Mobile World Congress. The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus has been the subject of rumours for several months, and it is every bit as good... >>

Samsung confirms Gear S2 smartwatch launch for IFA 2015 in September

Samsung confirms Gear S2 smartwatch launch for IFA 2015 in September

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Samsung dropped a surprise annoucement at its Samsung Unpacked event where it unveiled the Galaxy Note 5 and the S6 edge Plus.  At the end of the presentation, Samsung teased that there was more to come in the near future, before quickly showing off... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: What's the difference?

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Samsung has announced its new Galaxy Note smartphone, alongside a larger version of its Galaxy 6 edge that was introduced back in March at Mobile World Congress. Consumer electronics show IFA is normally the launch platform for the annual Note update,... >>

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter is now out for Android

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter is now out for Android

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Bethesda has made its new mobile game - Fallout Shelter, which is part of the Fallout universe -  now available in the Google Play Store for Android devices. The post-nuclear title first debuted at E3 2015 in June, and one month later, Bethesda confirmed... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 5: What's the difference?

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Samsung has announced not just one but two new phablets - a larger version of its Galaxy S6 edge and the successor to its popular Note 4. Although they were heavily rumoured beforehand, it is still unusual for Samsung to announce two similarly sized... >>

Samsung Pay: Use your phone with every payment terminal, not just NFC, here's how it works

Samsung Pay: Use your phone with every payment terminal, not just NFC, here's how it works

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Samsung is soon to unleash its own contactless payment system to rival Apple's, which will first be available in the US and Korea, and on the newly announced Galaxy S6 edge Plus and Galaxy Note 5 supersized smartphones. In the way it works it is similar... >>

Huawei Ascend Mate 7S event invites go out for IFA in September

Huawei Ascend Mate 7S event invites go out for IFA in September

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Huawei has begun sending out invites to a launch event at the IFA trade show in Berlin on 2 September. The invites feature a 3D "S" along with details of timings. What this "S" represents is still unclear. This could be an entirely new line called Ascend... >>

Browse the internet securely and save 96 per cent on a lifetime subscription to TigerVPN

Browse the internet securely and save 96 per cent on a lifetime subscription to TigerVPN

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  Browsing in an incognito window? Clearing your cookies? They’re both good habits, but unless you’re also using a trusted VPN to browse the Internet, you’re leaving yourself vulnerable. To keep your online activity and personal information completely... >>

England roads to wirelessly charge cars as they drive

England roads to wirelessly charge cars as they drive

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Highways England has announced that it will create roads made to wirelessly charge cars as they drive. The plan is to encourage electric vehicles by building infrastructure that will support their use. Imagine never having to charge or refuel your car,... >>

Want to see mobile and 4G coverage in your area before you sign up to a network? Here's how

Want to see mobile and 4G coverage in your area before you sign up to a network? Here's how

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If you are still on a 3G mobile plan and are considering switching to 4G, or even want to switch mobile provider altogether, after what each offers for the money the next important question you should ask is whether you will get a decent signal in your... >>

Which is the fastest broadband internet provider? Netflix reveals quickest in the world right now

Which is the fastest broadband internet provider? Netflix reveals quickest in the world right now

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When searching for the fastest internet service provider it can be a daunting task. Sure, the ISPs will tell you how fast they are, but does that actually translate into those speeds in the real world? Not always. Stepping outside of its remit as purely... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge Plus launch: Watch the Unpacked event live

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge Plus launch: Watch the Unpacked event live

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Samsung is holding its annual Unpacked event in New York today where, if strong rumours are to be believed, we will be treated to the unveiling of two new 5.7-inch smartphones - the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge Plus. We might even get a sniff... >>

LG Nexus leaks: 5.2-inch screen, metal frame, fingerprint sensor and more

LG Nexus leaks: 5.2-inch screen, metal frame, fingerprint sensor and more

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It's looking more and more likely that Huawei won't be the sole manufacturer of the next Nexus smartphone. Now more has leaked on an LG variant that may be a slightly more affordable, smaller model. This may be the Nexus 5 (2015) handset. The LG Nexus... >>

LG smartphone users get two free high-res audio tracks a month

LG smartphone users get two free high-res audio tracks a month

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LG is offering high-resolution audio tracks through its SmartWorld app to owners of its premium smartphones at up to 50 per cent off the usual price. And to give them a taste of the upshift in quality, users get to download two free songs a month. The... >>

Mirror mirror on the wall, what’s the best iPhone cover of them all?

Mirror mirror on the wall, what’s the best iPhone cover of them all?

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The Apple iPhone 6 might have been around for almost a year, but that hasn't stopped new cases arriving for it - with a couple of the latest coming from Ted Baker. Ted Baker is better known for its clothing - mens and womens - but it also makes some pretty... >>

Become a rockstar project manager (and pass the PMP exam) with 97 per cent off this course bundle

Become a rockstar project manager (and pass the PMP exam) with 97 per cent off this course bundle

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Whether you’re gearing up to jump into a new career or looking to polish up your management skills, we've got a bundle of awesome courses that will help you do it better - with the exam credentials to back you up. Pick up the six-course project management... >>

LG HS8 is a curved, connected, soundbar for your curved TV

LG HS8 is a curved, connected, soundbar for your curved TV

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Curved TVs have been hitting the market for the last couple of years, and now LG has the perfect accompaniment for your sweeping screen.  The HS8 Curved Sound Bar is designed to match your curved LG TV, similar to the curved soundbar that Samsung offers... >>

10 incredible Star Wars props you could own... including a Stormtrooper helmet worth £60K

10 incredible Star Wars props you could own... including a Stormtrooper helmet worth £60K

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One of the world's largest auctions of film and TV memorabilia will take place on 23 September in the UK and it is crammed with iconic props from some of the biggest action and science fiction franchises. There will be items from the James Bond films,... >>