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OnePlus 3 on sale early from 6 June, but there's only 1,000 up for grabs

OnePlus 3 on sale early from 6 June, but there's only 1,000 up for grabs

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The OnePlus 3 launch event is fast approaching and it looks like there's an early treat in store. OnePlus has revealed it will have 1,000 pre-order units up for sale on 6 June. The catch? It's China only. While OnePlus has confirmed that it will no longer... >>

Pebble 2016 line-up: Pebble Core, Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 explained

Pebble 2016 line-up: Pebble Core, Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 explained

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Pebble has announced a trio of new products that enhance the company's standing in the smartwatch and wearables sector. The first couple are replacement devices for its Pebble and Pebble Time watches. Cunningly titled Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2, they... >>

Pebble Core will support Amazon Alexa: Shopping, Prime Music access and more

Pebble Core will support Amazon Alexa: Shopping, Prime Music access and more

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After announcing its near SIM-enabled wearable last week, Pebble has confirmed that the Pebble Core will be compatible with Amazon Alexa, the retailer's voice controlled services. It will be the first time that a fully independent, third-party mobile... >>

How to transfer Steam games to a GOG.com account for free

How to transfer Steam games to a GOG.com account for free

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GOG, the online PC games store owned by The Witcher developer, CD Projekt, now allows users of its main rival Steam to duplicate some of their owned games to work on both platforms. To help build a library of games usable through GOG Galaxy, the service... >>

Apple 5K Thunderbolt Display to upgrade your Mac with its own GPU?

Apple 5K Thunderbolt Display to upgrade your Mac with its own GPU?

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Apple is reportedly set to unveil the next generation of Thunderbolt Display at WWDC 2016 in just a few weeks. It's expected to pack a 5K display and a graphics processor unit built-in for support. Sources of 9to5mac claim that the 5K Thunderbolt Display... >>

3Glasses Blubur Series VR headsets bring virtual reality to the masses

3Glasses Blubur Series VR headsets bring virtual reality to the masses

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Virtual reality gaming is currently expensive but it seems some companies are determined to change that. Alongside AMD’s $199 RX 480 graphics card announced at Computex in Taipei, Microsoft showed a $400 (£277) VR headset made by 3Glasses during... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 edge, aka Note 6, to feature dual cameras

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 edge, aka Note 6, to feature dual cameras

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The next big smartphone release for Samsung is due later this year in the Galaxy Note 6, which is reportedly going to be called the Note 7 edge. New leaks suggest it will be packing a dual camera system. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 edge, according to industry... >>

AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card makes VR much more affordable

AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics card makes VR much more affordable

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AMD shook things up at its Computex press conference in Taipei by announcing the Polaris Radeon Series RX 480 graphics card. At first glance the Radeon RX 480 might not seem much of a match for competitor Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1080, but AMD demonstrated... >>

Virtual reality skydiving on Oculus Rift is amazing, here's why

Virtual reality skydiving on Oculus Rift is amazing, here's why

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The arrival of VR hand controllers has led to a rash of virtual reality shooter games so we were pleasantly surprised to find something different on the Computex show floor this year. Revresh offered us a try of its ParaParachute VR skydiving experience,... >>

Apple Car to hit roads from 2020 says Tesla’s Elon Musk, but no Google car

Apple Car to hit roads from 2020 says Tesla’s Elon Musk, but no Google car

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The Apple Car is still not an official project for the mighty company but thanks to plenty of rumours and leaks it's almost certainly something Apple is working on. Now Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has chimed in saying he expects Apple Cars on the road from... >>

Are backpack VR PCs really a thing now? MSI, Zotac and HP think so

Are backpack VR PCs really a thing now? MSI, Zotac and HP think so

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Virtual reality is steadily coming into its own with a slew of new products on show this year at Computex. And some are not what you'd expect. Prior to this year’s show, three companies, HP, gaming giant MSI and mini PC maker Zotac, announced a new... >>

Google ‘off the record’ mode will keep your search history private

Google ‘off the record’ mode will keep your search history private

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Google has confirmed that it will be offering more advanced privacy settings that keep search history private. Speaking at the Code Conference, Google CEO Sundar Pichai spoke about the new settings, among other Nexus upgrades, which would allow users... >>

20 crazy inventions, you won't believe what you're about to see

20 crazy inventions, you won't believe what you're about to see

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Some inventions are better than others, then there are some that should never have seen the light of day. Well, maybe they should, if just to make us laugh. From solar bikinis to a nose worn stylus, these are here to shock. Designers the world over have... >>

Apple Store to use stunning photovoltaic glass floor to be 100% solar powered

Apple Store to use stunning photovoltaic glass floor to be 100% solar powered

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Apple was reported as spending a hefty 500 per cent more on solar and now we know why, it's installing a floor that will harvest the power of the sun. The Apple San Francisco Store will have a new solar glass walkway installed by OnyxSolar that is able... >>

OnePlus Loop VR starts shipping early: Is your free headset on its way?

OnePlus Loop VR starts shipping early: Is your free headset on its way?

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A little over a week ago, OnePlus announced that it was giving away 30,000 Loop VR headsets, its own version of the Samsung Gear VR, for free. All you had to do is fill in the details on the site and pay a nominal shipping fee. However, as expected, it... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 6/7 vs Note 5 vs Note 4: What's the rumoured difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 6/7 vs Note 5 vs Note 4: What's the rumoured difference?

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Samsung's Galaxy Note device is expected to launch in August, adding another smartphone to the company's 2016 flagship portfolio. By default, the next Note should be called the Note 6. Rumour has it Samsung will be skipping the 6 and heading straight... >>

Microsoft opens HoloLens platform to combine third party VR and AR

Microsoft opens HoloLens platform to combine third party VR and AR

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Microsoft has announced that its HoloLens platform is going to be opened up to the masses so that others can create their own devices. Microsoft has also said these devices are just months away from becoming a reality we can own. At Computex, Microsoft... >>

Oculus Rift: Price, shipping date and everything you need to know

Oculus Rift: Price, shipping date and everything you need to know

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Oculus Rift was a long time coming but it's actually a real-life consumer headset these days. Oculus Rift, made for everyone rather than just developers, is available for the price of $599 or £499. Orders are limited to one headset per person at this... >>

OnePlus 3 official announcement and release dates are here

OnePlus 3 official announcement and release dates are here

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OnePlus fans, it's time to start getting excited as we're now officially just two weeks away from the OnePlus 3 reveal. OnePlus has officially announced that it will hold its OnePlus 3 launch event on 14 June. OnePlus has said that a VR launch event... >>

BBC micro:bit now available for pre-order, get your kids into coding

BBC micro:bit now available for pre-order, get your kids into coding

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The BBC micro:bit is now available for pre-order from element14, the tech company that also distributes the Raspberry Pi in the UK. It was previously distributed to schools to help children learn the basics of coding, but is now starting to roll out... >>

First look of a Nintendo NX game: Watch the Rise - Race the Future teaser

First look of a Nintendo NX game: Watch the Rise - Race the Future teaser

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Developer VD-dev Games has been creating titles for handhelds for many years, but seldom for home consoles or PC. Now it's unveiled its next major project, driving game Rise: Race the Future, and it's confirmed as coming to the Nintendo NX - possibly... >>

Best battery cases for iPhone 6S: Make your Apple device last longer

Best battery cases for iPhone 6S: Make your Apple device last longer

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There are numerous cases available to help protect your Apple iPhone 6S from the official options to ones that are a little more exciting. We have rounded up some of our favourites in our best iPhone 6S cases feature. This feature however, is all about... >>

Asus Transformer 3 and Transformer Mini debut at Computex 2016

Asus Transformer 3 and Transformer Mini debut at Computex 2016

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Alongside the powerful Transformer 3 Pro, Asus also launched the Transformer 3 and Transformer Mini at this year’s Computex in Taiwan. The Transformer 3 is a super thin 2-in-1 at just 6.9 mm thick and weighs in at 695g. With the keyboard dock you’re... >>

iPhone 7 leaks in Rose Gold, starting at 32GB minimum

iPhone 7 leaks in Rose Gold, starting at 32GB minimum

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As sure as England is to have rain in the summer, the iPhone 7 is going to get a Rose Gold variant – and now it's leaked. The rear casing of what's claimed to be an iPhone 7, and looks like previous leaks, has appeared online in Rose Gold. The leak,... >>

Turn your GoPro into a 3D camera using this £35 Vitrima lens case

Turn your GoPro into a 3D camera using this £35 Vitrima lens case

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If you've already splashed out on a GoPro but like the idea of capturing 3D footage, there's now an affordable way to do it – the Vitrima. The Vitrima is a waterproof GoPro case that features a split with two mirrors in the front. This means that the... >>