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You can buy the OnePlus 3 in gold on 1 August in UK, 26 July in US

You can buy the OnePlus 3 in gold on 1 August in UK, 26 July in US

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OnePlus is really good at making you want to buy their phones, with the latest example being its OnePlus 3 in "soft gold". The company has introduced the colour variant for its new OnePlus 3, emphasising in a blog post that it's not your "typical gaudy... >>

Best Comic-Con 2016 trailers: Justice League, Wonder Woman, and more

Best Comic-Con 2016 trailers: Justice League, Wonder Woman, and more

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Although Comic-Con 2016 is done and dusted, you can relive some of the convention's best highlights via trailers and teaser clips. San Diego Comic-Con is an annual comic convention held in, well, San Diego. This year's SDCC kicked off with Preview... >>

Pokemon Go: How to raise your XP level, power up and evolve your Pokemon

Pokemon Go: How to raise your XP level, power up and evolve your Pokemon

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There are lots of elements to Pokemon Go. There's finding and collecting all the Pokemon, there's battling in Gyms, there's hatching eggs and visiting PokeStops. Then there's the whole world of powering up your Pokemon and raising your Trainer's XP. These... >>

There's now a Tinder-like dating app for Pokemon Go players

There's now a Tinder-like dating app for Pokemon Go players

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Now is your chance to catch the Pokemon Go player of your dreams. PokeMatch is a new Android and iOS app that lets you match with other people who play Pokemon Go. It's Tinder-like in that it has a swipe-left or swipe-right function when browsing for people,... >>

Apple brought back a longtime executive to oversee its car project

Apple brought back a longtime executive to oversee its car project

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One of the highly-regarded executives that helped make Apple what it is today has returned to the company to head up a secretive car project. Bob Mansfield, who join Apple in 1999, has been appointed to oversee Project Titan, according to The Wall Street... >>

Apple's 2016 iPhone could be called iPhone 6SE, not iPhone 7

Apple's 2016 iPhone could be called iPhone 6SE, not iPhone 7

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If the latest rumours are anything to go by, the next iPhone will be called iPhone 6SE, suggesting that the bigger model(s) will be iPhone 6SE Plus and iPhone 6SE Pro. The latter model is still up for debate, but yet another leak suggests the dual-camera... >>

Full Moto E3 specs finally confirmed

Full Moto E3 specs finally confirmed

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Motorola has finally lifted the lid on the full specs of the 2016 Moto E. And, as expected, the feature list pretty much lines up with the budget price point, but could still make for one of the best affordable smartphones around this year. With a few... >>

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto E (2015): What's the difference?

Motorola Moto E3 (2016) vs Moto E (2015): What's the difference?

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Lenovo-owned Motorola has launched several phones this year, hitting a range of price points. The Moto Z aims for the higher end of the market, the Moto G falls towards to lower end of the mid-range, while the latest Moto E continues to fulfill the budget... >>

Casio Edifice EQB-500: Watch first, connected device second

Casio Edifice EQB-500: Watch first, connected device second

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Smartwatches have taken a few headlines over the past year, with devices like the Apple Watch offering a whole range of features for when you don't want to be using your phone. The most important thing about the Casio Edifice is that it's a good looking... >>

Pokemon Go top tips: Master the Pokemon mayhem

Pokemon Go top tips: Master the Pokemon mayhem

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The basics of Pokemon Go are simple and fun. You walk, you catch Pokemon, you collect as many as you can and you visit PokeStops to load your backpack up with goodies to help your Trainer along the way. But when it comes to mastering the game, there's... >>

Pocket-lint Adventures: Go karting with the TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Go karting with the TomTom Bandit

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As keen karters we often visit one of the many TeamSport go-kart tracks in London, so when we decided to expand our Pocket-lint Adventures to take in a few laps, we could think of nowhere better. The fact that we hadn't raced at TeamSport's London Docklands indoor... >>

Jaguar demos new technology to assist future drivers

Jaguar demos new technology to assist future drivers

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Jaguar has demoed a number of new technologies at its HQ in Gaydon, UK, that will help assist your driving in the future. The new tech won't be available for a number of years, but will look to support the drivers of the future. Previewing the new tech... >>

What is Prisma and how does it work? Explaining the Android and iOS app

What is Prisma and how does it work? Explaining the Android and iOS app

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Forget about Instagram. A new photo app is all the rage right now, mostly because it's loaded with some amazing, artsy filters. These aren't regular, old filters. They won't add a nice glow to your skin in perfectly-setup selfies, nor will they make the... >>

Pokemon Go future features revealed

Pokemon Go future features revealed

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Such has been Pokemon Go's success, that it might have already reached its peak and started to go off the boil. The roll-out has also reached France and Hong Kong over the weekend. However, there's still more to come from Pokemon Go, parts of the game... >>

Pokemon Go Gym tips: How to battle, train and win

Pokemon Go Gym tips: How to battle, train and win

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Pokemon Go has two sides. There's the fun side of exploring and collecting Pokemon, and then there's a very real business of battles and making yourself Gym Leader. In the world of Pokemon, battles are central, because that's what Pokemon do. Trainers... >>

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

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Pokemon Go's global roll-out continues, hitting something of a milestone with official confirmation that the game is available in Japan, France and Hong Kong. Having launched initially in the US, Australia and New Zealand, it then spread across a lot... >>

Pokemon Go server problems: Why does the game keep stopping?

Pokemon Go server problems: Why does the game keep stopping?

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Pokemon Go's monumental success is being blighted by server problems. It's been widely reported, right from the start, that the servers weren't quite up to the job of hosting the game, because it was so popular. But what do all these server problems mean... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Robot Wars, Kinky Britain and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Robot Wars, Kinky Britain and more

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Over the last few months we’ve suggested some cracking shows that you can catch-up with for free using Freeview Play and this week is now different. Freeview Play devices give you the ability to scroll backwards through the electronic programme guide... >>

No surprise here: Pokemon Go breaks App Store record, Apple says

No surprise here: Pokemon Go breaks App Store record, Apple says

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Pokemon Go has taken over the world, and Apple's App Store, apparently. Apple has confirmed to Polygon, The Verge, iMore, and a bunch of other places that the augmented-reality game has broken a record by being the most downloaded game in its first week... >>

Samsung fixes Galaxy S7 Active's waterproof flaw, will replace phones

Samsung fixes Galaxy S7 Active's waterproof flaw, will replace phones

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Samsung's Galaxy S7 Active is meant to be waterproof, but apparently, some units didn't get the memo. The rugged smartphone, which works exclusively on AT&T in the US, has an IP68-rating that covers both dust- and water-resistance. It is designed to... >>

You can now preorder Razer's OSVR HDK 2 virtual-reality headset

You can now preorder Razer's OSVR HDK 2 virtual-reality headset

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Gamers have another headset to choose from in the virtual reality space. VR headsets are all the rage. But there's only a handful of high-end ones available to buy right now. The first two that come to mind are the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. After that,... >>

A Pokemon Go smartwatch app needs to happen

A Pokemon Go smartwatch app needs to happen

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Pokemon Go has basically taken the rulebook and thrown it out of the Window. It's seen huge interest around the globe and really shaken up mobile gaming, by insisting that you leave your house. The biggest downside - apart from the demand overwhelming... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in pictures: Photos, renders and leaks galore

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in pictures: Photos, renders and leaks galore

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The Samsung Galaxy Note series has had a strong following since it first pioneered the phablet. After a period where the Note 5 skipped release in some countries, Samsung is expected to come back swinging with an international Note 7 release. With so... >>

HTC Marlin spotted in real life, teasing next Nexus specs

HTC Marlin spotted in real life, teasing next Nexus specs

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Discussion surrounding the next Nexus devices has been rife, with rumours of two HTC handsets known as Marlin and Sailfish. The first claimed real world photo of the HTC Marlin isn't going to be a huge design reveal, however, as all we can see if the... >>

BlackBerry's next flagship, Argon: What's the story so far?

BlackBerry's next flagship, Argon: What's the story so far?

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Blackberry is expected to launch three phones over the next year. One of them is the Argon, and by the sounds of it, this will be the company's 2016 flagship phone. It's a big, all touchscreen device with a powerful processor, support for the latest Quick... >>