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Amazing iPhone 7 leaked pics again show headphone jack is gone forever

Amazing iPhone 7 leaked pics again show headphone jack is gone forever

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New pictures of the alleged metal casing for the iPhone 7 have emerged which further show the absence of a 3.5mm heaphone jack this time around. Apple has long been rumoured to remove the audio output if favour of using the Lightning connection for... >>

It looks like BlackBerry Hamburg won't even be made by BlackBerry anymore

It looks like BlackBerry Hamburg won't even be made by BlackBerry anymore

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BlackBerry has previously and publicly pulled out of making devices around its own operating system, opting for layering its own security software onto Android going forward. Now though it looks like it won't even make its own phones by heading down the... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Glastonbury 2016, Celebrity Masterchef and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Glastonbury 2016, Celebrity Masterchef and more

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We know the feeling. You're bored with live TV and want something to watch immediately that isn't a soap or the news. These days though, you are spoiled for choice, especially if you have Freeview Play on your TV or set-top-box. Televisions, set-top-boxes... >>

Get lifetime access to over 500,000 vectors, templates, and more - now 33 per cent off

Get lifetime access to over 500,000 vectors, templates, and more - now 33 per cent off

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Finding the right vector to capture an idea or create a lasting impression is important, and access to great stock art eliminates the hassle and headaches of your search. For a limited time, you can pick up a lifetime subscription to the massive vector... >>

This Blackbird adjustable rig can morph into any car for film shoots

This Blackbird adjustable rig can morph into any car for film shoots

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Ever see a car commercial with a small caption that warns something along the lines of "model shown may not match your vehicle exactly"? Well, thanks to the Blackbird, that might no longer be a thing. We all know that getting cars for a movie production... >>

Samsung’s making a Galaxy S7 Olympic Edition - see leaked pic

Samsung’s making a Galaxy S7 Olympic Edition - see leaked pic

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There it is - in all its glory. Samsung is known for making special editions of its flagship phones. It made a Batman edition of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, for instance, and in 2012, it made a limited edition of the Samsung Galaxy S III to celebrate... >>

Is this what Android N's redesigned navigation keys will look like?

Is this what Android N's redesigned navigation keys will look like?

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Google will apparently switch up the look of Android's navigation keys, with the release of Android N later this summer, according to a new report that can't share its primary source. When you look at your Android device, you'll notice software keys that... >>

YouTube launches live mobile streaming: Here's how it works

YouTube launches live mobile streaming: Here's how it works

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Google-owned YouTube is trying to catch up with Facebook Live and Twitter-owned Periscope. It's finally adding a live-stream button to the YouTube mobile app, even though it's already offered the feature in a limited capacity for about 5 years. Shortly... >>

Audi piloted driving: A real-world glimpse into the future of self-driving cars

Audi piloted driving: A real-world glimpse into the future of self-driving cars

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We're sat behind the wheel of "Jack" - a modified Audi A7 concept, adapted for the full Audi piloted driving experience (the company's fancy name for self-driving cars, essentially) - zipping down the Autobahn in Germany at 130kmph. Although we're not... >>

Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Roadster: Most extreme open-top Aston yet (gallery)

Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Roadster: Most extreme open-top Aston yet (gallery)

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Aston Martin has just taken the wraps off its Vantage GT12 Roadster that not only looks powerful, but should take the top-spot as the company's most extreme open-top yet. The bad news is, there's only one. The Vantage GT12 Roadster features a hefty 592hp V12... >>

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio: Alfa's super saloon return (gallery)

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio: Alfa's super saloon return (gallery)

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Alfa Romeo has chosen the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016 to make the UK debut of its new range topper, the Giulia Quadrifoglio. Alfa is positioning the 2017 Giulia as its powerhouse, and rightly so. The top-end beast packs in a turbo-charged 2.9-litre... >>

Netflix finally considering downloads for offline viewing

Netflix finally considering downloads for offline viewing

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A couple of years ago, Netflix told Pocket-lint that offline viewing was very unlikely to ever happen. Licensing of shows and movies was one reason given. Since then, its major rival Amazon Instant Video added offline viewing for some of its content,... >>

Lexus LC 500: Goodwood 2016 sees the concept become reality (gallery)

Lexus LC 500: Goodwood 2016 sees the concept become reality (gallery)

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After Lexus revealed its LF-LC concept it knew it was onto a winner and has since turned it into reality with the LC 500. That car is now being put through its paces, taking on the competition at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016. The Lexus LF-LC dropped... >>

Barclays Contactless Mobile: How to setup, manage and pay with your Android phone

Barclays Contactless Mobile: How to setup, manage and pay with your Android phone

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Whether Barclays was in or out has perhaps been the UK's biggest mobile banking debate. Apple Pay launched and Barclays wasn't on the list. Android Pay was a long time coming, and Barclays wasn't on the list. Barclays has now quietly enabled the contactless... >>

Glastonbury 2016 to be filmed in VR by EE, festival fun in 360-degrees

Glastonbury 2016 to be filmed in VR by EE, festival fun in 360-degrees

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EE has been the technology partner of the Glastonbury Festival for many a year and each time comes up with a new way to integrate its tech into the everyday goings on at Worthy Farm. This year virtual reality is on the rise, so it makes sense that EE... >>

Fallout: New Vegas comes to Xbox One backwards compatibility, you can finish it at last

Fallout: New Vegas comes to Xbox One backwards compatibility, you can finish it at last

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Microsoft has announced that the Xbox 360 version of Fallout: New Vegas is now compatible with Xbox One. It was one of the most requested games not yet on the list, not least by is, but now you can play the game from a disc you already own, or bought... >>

10 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available now

10 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available now

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The 4K movie revolution has started. With 4K Ultra-HD Blu-rays now available and increasing in number all the while, it is becoming easier to watch your favourite movies in the best format possible. With high quality video transfers and high dynamic range... >>

Massive HTC Nexus S1 ‘Sailfish’ specs leak, everything unveiled

Massive HTC Nexus S1 ‘Sailfish’ specs leak, everything unveiled

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HTC is widely thought to be making the next two Nexus phones for Google, internally dubbed M1 (Marlin) and S1 (Sailfish), and while there have been a few rumours about them over the last few weeks or so, nothing has emerged quite so detailed as the latest,... >>

Online security for life: Pay what you want for IPinator VPN

Online security for life: Pay what you want for IPinator VPN

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Is your web browsing secure? In the modern digital world, simply connecting to public Wi-Fi or even your home network can expose you to high risk of data breaches. A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is the most powerful weapon you can wield in the battle... >>

Facebook Live to offer Snapchat-like lenses through MSQRD app

Facebook Live to offer Snapchat-like lenses through MSQRD app

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One of the coolest features in Snapchat are those mask thingies. With Snapchat's camera view pointing toward your face, you can long-press on the screen to let the app recognise your facial features and serve up a bunch of mask-like filters that perfectly... >>

Huawei is making an all-new mobile OS, and it's revamping EMUI

Huawei is making an all-new mobile OS, and it's revamping EMUI

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Huawei has a back-up plan in case things go south with Google. According to The Information, Huawei, which is the world's third-largest smartphone manufacturer and best-known for the Huawei 6P it made with Google, is developing a new mobile operating... >>

Steam’s summer sale: All the best game deals and hardware discounts

Steam’s summer sale: All the best game deals and hardware discounts

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Summer is here! You know what that means? It's time to sit inside all day and play Steam. Steam has announced that 12,845 games are now on sale as part of its annual summer sale, which is called the Steam Summer Picnic Sale this year. It went live at... >>

Boston Dynamics' latest robot dog can do your dishes and fetch a soda

Boston Dynamics' latest robot dog can do your dishes and fetch a soda

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Quadrupedal robot-maker Boston Dynamics has shown off its latest dystopian creature in a video published to YouTube (unbeknownst to its parent company, Google, apparently). Boston Dynamics is the robotics company Google is currently trying to sell, and... >>

Honeywell Lyric ecosystem: What is it and what does it work with?

Honeywell Lyric ecosystem: What is it and what does it work with?

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With so many smart home platforms, ecosystems and products available, the terminology can get confusing, especially as many require an investment of time, money, and brainpower. It's not all complicated though. Honeywell's Lyric system, for instance,... >>

Nissan drone can go 115mph, watch it race the 2017 Nissan GT-R

Nissan drone can go 115mph, watch it race the 2017 Nissan GT-R

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As part of the launch of the new, 2017 model of the Nissan GT-R, the Japanese car manufacturer built one of the world's fastest accelerating first-person view drones. The Nissan GT-R Drone is capable of a top speed of 115mph (185kph) and can accelerate... >>