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This is the Samsung Smart Glow ring you could see on Galaxy S8

This is the Samsung Smart Glow ring you could see on Galaxy S8

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Press images of the Samsung Galaxy J2 have leaked ahead of a launch later this week. That might not be of much interest to you, considering the phone is really for emerging markets and unlikely to make it onto these shores, but it's what the images reveal... >>

Free: Master Java programming with this All-About-Android Coding Bundle

Free: Master Java programming with this All-About-Android Coding Bundle

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Pocket-lint Deals regularly offers a wide range of tools and training support to learn Android or iOS development, preparing readers for development jobs and successful careers in the IT industry. But once in awhile, an opportunity comes along to significantly... >>

Learn to shoot like the pros with The Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course and Certification

Learn to shoot like the pros with The Hollywood Art Institute Photography Course and Certification

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Your photographic ability is not limited to your Instagram and Snapchat filters, so why not act like it? A great deal has arrived to help you learn the principles behind lighting, composition, and exposure, so you can take frame-worthy shots every time... >>

Google offers 4 free months of Play Music to celebrate 4 July in US

Google offers 4 free months of Play Music to celebrate 4 July in US

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Google really wants you to use its Play Music service - especially Americans this Independence Day. In celebration of 4 July in the US, Google is offering US subscribers a four-month trial of Google Play Music at no cost. With this trial, they'll be able... >>

You can now buy Samsung’s fancy Serif TV in the US from MoMA

You can now buy Samsung’s fancy Serif TV in the US from MoMA

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Art enthusiasts can now get a Samsung TV from a Manhattan museum to complement the highbrow decor of their living rooms. Last year (about nine months ago, to be exact), Samsung announced a new TV. But it's not one of those flexible, curvy, or super-thin... >>

What is Xbox Play Anywhere and when will it be available?

What is Xbox Play Anywhere and when will it be available?

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Xbox Play Anywhere will arrive this autumn. Microsoft has announced a launch date for its new Xbox Play Anywhere service that will allow you to buy a single version of a participating digital game as a single purchase and then play it on both an Xbox... >>

OnePlus 3 tips and tricks: Master your 2016 flagship killer

OnePlus 3 tips and tricks: Master your 2016 flagship killer

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OnePlus' latest phone is is comfortably the best phone in its class. And while its hardware is admirable for a £300 phone, the software does its bit to ensure the experience of using it is both smooth and unique. While it looks very much like standard... >>

Which is the best movie streaming service in the UK? Netflix vs Amazon Prime vs Now TV and more

Which is the best movie streaming service in the UK? Netflix vs Amazon Prime vs Now TV and more

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Film and TV show streaming services have become increasingly important to the way that we want to consume our content in the UK. As well as the free platforms from the country's major broadcasters, such as BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub, digital subscription,... >>

Android Auto explored: Taking Google on the road

Android Auto explored: Taking Google on the road

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Android Auto has been around for a number of years. Announced in 2014, Android Auto first made its appearance in third-party head units, such as some from Pioneer, with a number of car manufacturers confirming they would be offering it in the future.... >>

Bluetooth Star Trek Communicator now available to pre-order

Bluetooth Star Trek Communicator now available to pre-order

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The company behind remote controls shaped like Harry Potter's wand, The Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver and a Star Trek Phaser has again turned its attention to the latter, but this time for an extension to your mobile phone rather than a TV controller. The... >>

46 amazing and cringeworthy selfies: From the dangerous to the downright gross

46 amazing and cringeworthy selfies: From the dangerous to the downright gross

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The selfie phenomenon is unrelenting, you can't open a browser without someone's self-taken mugshot gurning down on you. That said, we'd be lying if we didn't dot our own social media accounts with a surreptitiously taken smartphone snap taken at arm's... >>

Full Samsung Galaxy Note 7 picture leak shows all colours, both sides

Full Samsung Galaxy Note 7 picture leak shows all colours, both sides

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Remarkably, there's only a month to go before Samsung is set to unveil its latest flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 7. Many reports have a launch event pegged for 2 August - a departure from the pre-IFA Unpacked press conference Samsung usually hosts.... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Wimbledon, Formula E and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Wimbledon, Formula E and more

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It has been a real summer of sport and that is reflected in our weekly round-up of TV shows from the last seven days you should catch-up on. If you scroll backwards through a Freeview Play electronic programme guide, you can click on any of the following... >>

Which Fitbit is right for me?

Which Fitbit is right for me?

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Fitbit is no stranger to the activity tracking market. It's been kicking around for a good few years now, sitting at the top of its class smugly watching as its competitors hope to raise the same brand awareness. Chances are if you are reading this feature,... >>

BMW promises autonomous vehicles by 2021, partners with Intel, Mobileye

BMW promises autonomous vehicles by 2021, partners with Intel, Mobileye

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BMW has partnered with tech firms Intel and Mobileye with the hope that it will be able to put a whole fleet of fully autonomous cars into production by 2021. The BMW iNext car, shown in its concept form in May, will be the basis of the self-driving range... >>

Nexus Marlin vs Nexus Sailfish: What's the rumoured difference?

Nexus Marlin vs Nexus Sailfish: What's the rumoured difference?

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Google tends to launch its Nexus devices towards the latter half of the year, normally around September/October. This year's models have been codenamed Marlin and Sailfish and despite being a couple of months away from hitting the shelves, rumours and... >>

BlackBerry Vienna/Mercury: What's the story so far?

BlackBerry Vienna/Mercury: What's the story so far?

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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 code-named Vienna, which made complete sense following on from the... >>

Jaguar wants you to Feel Wimbledon, with VR experience and Andy Murray japes

Jaguar wants you to Feel Wimbledon, with VR experience and Andy Murray japes

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Jaguar has turned to VR to support its position as Official Car of The Championships Wimbledon, creating a VR experience. Not only is the company supplying 170 vehicles in support of The Championships, but it's having a little fun with Andy Murray too.... >>

BlackBerry's smartphone roadmap for 2016/17 revealed

BlackBerry's smartphone roadmap for 2016/17 revealed

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Following the recent leak of an upcoming BlackBerry Android phone, yet more details have emerged about BlackBerry's plans for this next year. If rumours published by Venture Beat are to be believed, the Canadian tech company is set to launch three phones... >>

deadmau5 to star in own VR game with special edition Google Cardboard

deadmau5 to star in own VR game with special edition Google Cardboard

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DJ and dance music artist deadmau5 is starring in his own virtual reality game out at the end of July. What's more, you can order a limited and special edition version of Google Cardboard to use while playing it. He has partnered with vodka company Absolut... >>

Xiaomi Mi Notebook is actually real and, yes, it looks like a MacBook

Xiaomi Mi Notebook is actually real and, yes, it looks like a MacBook

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Xiaomi, the Chinese company that has ex-Google executive Hugo Barra on its board, is finally ready to release its elusive Mi Notebook onto the market. It has been long-rumoured, with the most recent speculation suggesting it would appear earlier this... >>

Tesla Autopilot death under investigation

Tesla Autopilot death under investigation

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Tesla's Autopilot mode is under investigation by US regulators after causing a fatal crash in the States on 7 May. A Tesla Model S driver hit the trailer of an 18-wheeler truck in Florida, which resulted in his death. It is claimed that he might not have... >>

HTC Marlin Nexus phone completely revealed in major spec leak

HTC Marlin Nexus phone completely revealed in major spec leak

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Google is getting ready to unveil two Nexus smartphones later this year - and now, thanks to a leak, we know what the larger device might feature. The larger Nexus is currently going by the name Marlin, and according to Android Police, which just published... >>

Apple wants to buy Jay Z’s Tidal music-streaming service

Apple wants to buy Jay Z’s Tidal music-streaming service

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If you can't beat 'em, buy 'em. Apple offers a music-streaming service, called Apple Music, naturally, but soon it might own another music-streaming service: Tidal. The Jay Z-owned service launched in 2014, with a focus on offering high-fidelity audio... >>

Google wants you to explore the web in VR with Chrome for Android

Google wants you to explore the web in VR with Chrome for Android

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Soon, you'll be able to jump into the web. Like, literally.  The latest beta and developer versions of Google's Chrome browser app for Android includes support for the open-source WebVR standard, which allows developers to create websites you can use/watch/view... >>