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This is the Huawei P9 Lite, hands-on shots from behind closed doors

This is the Huawei P9 Lite, hands-on shots from behind closed doors

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Huawei has now officially launched its P9 and P9 Plus smartphones, but the rumoured P9 Lite didn't get mentioned at the main event. Now photos of the handset have appeared. The Huawei P9 Lite, which has been rumoured for months now, appeared in hands-on... >>

Nike Free trainers sport new tech to deliver a more natural run

Nike Free trainers sport new tech to deliver a more natural run

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Nike has announced its new Nike Free running shoe range for 2016, ditching the Free 3, 4 and 5 models for a more universal approach that should appeal to a wider audience of runners. While the range now looks to offer separate features for different... >>

Huawei P9 vs Huawei P9 Plus: What's the difference?

Huawei P9 vs Huawei P9 Plus: What's the difference?

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Huawei has announced two new flagship smartphones - the heavily rumoured P9 and its bigger, badder brother, the P9 Plus.  The two devices are almost identical but there are a couple of differences between them and that's what this feature is all about.... >>

Is Dyson about to blow away the beauty world with its quiet hair dryer? Hairblade?

Is Dyson about to blow away the beauty world with its quiet hair dryer? Hairblade?

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Dyson, the master of creating suction and blowing products, has announced it is about to enter the world of beauty with its latest technology. Is the quiet Dyson hair dryer going to arrive at last? Back in 2013 we reported on Dyson patents for its own... >>

HTC responds to Huawei P9 best camera claims with HTC 10 teaser of its own

HTC responds to Huawei P9 best camera claims with HTC 10 teaser of its own

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HTC will finally unveil the HTC 10 flagship smartphone on 12 April at its "#Powerof10" events around the globe, which is just around the corner. But that hasn't stopped it teasing the device's capabilities on the build up. The latest is in the form of a... >>

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Huawei has slowly established itself as a major player in the smartphone market in recent years, first through volume of devices, then through standout phones. Devices like the Nexus 6P, the excellent Huawei Mate S with a pressure sensitive display... >>

Samsung contact lens displays will put AR video and cameras in your eyes

Samsung contact lens displays will put AR video and cameras in your eyes

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The ultimate goal of augmented reality is to seamlessly blend the real world and the virtual, which is done best without a headset. Now Samsung has won a patent for a contact lens display that will do that and more. Samsung's contact lens patent, which... >>

You can play old SNES games on an original Game Boy, thanks to Raspberry Pi

You can play old SNES games on an original Game Boy, thanks to Raspberry Pi

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There have been plenty of Raspberry Pi projects that have stood out since the first of the diminutive computers was released, but few have caught the eye quite as must as Wermy's reuse of a Nintendo Game Boy. Taking the original Game Boy shell, he replaced... >>

Here's how Facebook just made 'Live' video exactly like Periscope, Snapchat

Here's how Facebook just made 'Live' video exactly like Periscope, Snapchat

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Facebook last year launched a Live feature, called Live, that lets you broadcast in real time, and now it's majorly updating that same feature to make it more like rival apps Periscope and Snapchat. Periscope is owned by Twitter and essentially lets you... >>

Bethesda says anyone can try Doom beta on 15 April, confirms DLC packs

Bethesda says anyone can try Doom beta on 15 April, confirms DLC packs

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Everyone will be able to get a taste of the new Doom's multiplayer portion in less than two weeks. Bethesda has announced an open beta that will run from 15 April to 17 April. Unlike past betas, which were limited in their availability, everyone with... >>

Easily craft long-form content with Scrivener 2, the preferred alternative to Microsoft Word

Easily craft long-form content with Scrivener 2, the preferred alternative to Microsoft Word

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Tired of using Word to handle your writing tasks? If so, a world of convenience awaits in Scrivener 2, a powerful word processor and project management app. We agree with Jason Snell, Editorial Director of Macworld, who puts it: “Scrivener is one of... >>

Hands-free and secure: ExoMount Touch Air Vent Car Mount is 31 per cent off

Hands-free and secure: ExoMount Touch Air Vent Car Mount is 31 per cent off

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We all get creative with our attempts at hands-free placement, but storing your smartphone in your car’s cup holder never quite seems right. That’s where the ExoMount Touch Air Vent Car Mount comes in, which allows you to drive safely by allowing... >>

Apple code reveals you might soon be able to remove stock iOS apps

Apple code reveals you might soon be able to remove stock iOS apps

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In the near future, you might not have to tuck stock iOS apps into folders. Apple's iPhone and iPad come pre-loaded with Apple-developed apps, such as Compass and Stocks, but unfortunately, you're unable to remove these apps. Unlike third-party apps,... >>

Huawei P9 vs P9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5: What's the difference?

Huawei P9 vs P9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs LG G5: What's the difference?

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Huawei has launched its new flagships - the P9 and P9 Plus - at an event in London. The P9 has been the subject of rumours for several months, as well as plenty of image leaks so if you've been following the speculation, its design probably didn't... >>

Huawei TalkBand B3 added to company's wearables line-up

Huawei TalkBand B3 added to company's wearables line-up

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As well as its new P9 and P9 Plus smartphones, Huawei used its London launch event to unveil a new version of its smartwatch/fitness tracker hybrid, the Huawei TalkBand B3. Like former models, it has a more bracelet-like design to the company's watches,... >>

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus camera gallery: This is what the dual-lens smartphones can do

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus camera gallery: This is what the dual-lens smartphones can do

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Huawei has taken the smartphone world by storm thanks to its P9 and P9 Plus dual-camera system. This was developed with Leica to create smartphone photos like no others before. The Huawei P9 and P9 Plus feature dual 12-megapixel cameras with an f/0.95... >>

Huawei P9 vs P9 Plus vs P8: What's the difference?

Huawei P9 vs P9 Plus vs P8: What's the difference?

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Huawei has made several smartphone announcements over the last six months. Both the Mate S and the Mate 8 were unveiled, the former in September of last year and the latter in December, but fans were still waiting for the Chinese company's next flagship.... >>

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus bring twin Leica cameras in powerful slim bodies

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus bring twin Leica cameras in powerful slim bodies

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Huawei has today unveiled its latest handset as the company looks to increase its global smartphone influence outside of its homeland China. Following a number of successful launches, Huawei has unveiled the P9 and P9 Plus, the latest in a line of slim... >>

Freeview Play to get even better with UKTV support

Freeview Play to get even better with UKTV support

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UKTV, which runs British channels Dave, Yesterday, Really and Drama, is adding its app to those that work with Freeview Play - the free digital TV catch-up TV service. It effectively means that owners of Freeview Play-enabled TVs or set-top-boxes will... >>

These are the first 4K UHD Blu-rays with HDR and Dolby Atmos you can buy

These are the first 4K UHD Blu-rays with HDR and Dolby Atmos you can buy

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The year of 4K UHD Blu-ray is here in 2016 and it's bringing High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos too. Finally those 4K TVs that were bought in the Christmas sales can really get some use with enhanced picture vibrancy, colours and contras from this new... >>

You won’t need an iPad on a flight anymore with these massive seat back screens

You won’t need an iPad on a flight anymore with these massive seat back screens

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If you've flown on a Virgin Atlantic or newer British Airways plane recently you'll have noticed that the latest in-flight entertainment systems have big touch-enabled widescreen displays to enjoy films on, even when flying economy. However, compared... >>

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how can I get it?

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how can I get it?

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To stay relevant in a world of television where catch-up and on demand video is king, Freeview now embraces connected tech like never before. Along with a snazzy new logo and look, Freeview offers connected content directly within its electronic programme... >>

Amazon's next Kindle might be thinner, come with battery case

Amazon's next Kindle might be thinner, come with battery case

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You might've heard by now that Amazon is readying a new Kindle. Well, a new report has shed some light on what we can expect from the device, including a thinner form factor and a rechargeable battery case. The company, which makes the Kindle-brand of... >>

PS4 3.5 software update: 6 reasons to update your system

PS4 3.5 software update: 6 reasons to update your system

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Sony has announced a software update for the PS4. It's called version 3.50. With this major update to the system, you will be able to play games remotely through a PC or a Mac. You'll also be able to appear offline from now on so that you can concentrate... >>

WhatsApp rolls out end-to-end encryption: What does that mean?

WhatsApp rolls out end-to-end encryption: What does that mean?

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Facebook-owned WhatsApp has updated with end-to-end encryption. The latest version of the messaging client now ensures all messages, photos, video, files, and calls are completely secure for its 1 billion users (no matter whether they are using iPhones,... >>