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Asus Zenwatch 3 is here, it's round and charges stupendously fast

Asus Zenwatch 3 is here, it's round and charges stupendously fast

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Asus has taken the wraps off its next generation ZenWatch. It’s called the ZenWatch 3 and is the first wearable in the series to feature a round case and display. The ZenWatch 3’s round case is built from jewellery-grade 316L stainless steel, similar... >>

B&O BeoSound 1 and 2 speakers look to Daleks for inspiration

B&O BeoSound 1 and 2 speakers look to Daleks for inspiration

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Bang & Olufsen has announced two new speaker systems at at the IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany this week, bringing with them a striking cone design for those wanting something more than just a box. The aluminium cone design means that the two speakers... >>

Release the beast! Acer Predator 21 X gaming laptop boasts 21-inch curved screen and eye-tracking tech

Release the beast! Acer Predator 21 X gaming laptop boasts 21-inch curved screen and eye-tracking tech

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Release the beast! Acer has unveiled a gigantic 21-inch gaming laptop, the Predator 21 X, which not only boasts the first curved screen in a laptop, but also features eye-tracking technology. Yep, you can now use your eyes to trigger commands in some... >>

LG V20 will be world's first phone with Google In Apps, confirms second screen

LG V20 will be world's first phone with Google In Apps, confirms second screen

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Ahead of a full debut at IFA 2016 in Berlin, LG has been drip feeding details about its forthcoming new smartphone, almost on a daily basis. The latest feature it is shouting from the rooftops about is Google In Apps. Coming as part of Android 7.0 Nougat,... >>

Amazon Dash Buttons available in the UK: One-touch order buttons for Prime users are here

Amazon Dash Buttons available in the UK: One-touch order buttons for Prime users are here

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In 2015 Amazon introduced its Dash Buttons in the States. The idea was simple: a physical touch button dedicated to ordering a specific item with just one press. And now Dash Buttons are available in the UK. Think of a Dash Button like extracting Amazon's... >>

Google might axe Nexus brand, including for new HTC-made phones

Google might axe Nexus brand, including for new HTC-made phones

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Google's next Nexus smartphones won’t actually carry the "Nexus" brand. According to Android Central, Google will ditch the Nexus branding for its upcoming, HTC-made smartphones, with the idea that it will market the duo under a different name and... >>

Apple made wireless headphones called 'AirPods' for iPhone 7

Apple made wireless headphones called 'AirPods' for iPhone 7

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Something quite unexpected might be announced alongside the next iPhone models on 7 September.  While everyone is focused on built-in hardware features for the so-called iPhone 7, Russian regulatory trademark filings spotted by mobiltelefon.ru seem... >>

Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2: Release date, specs, price and everything you need to know

Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2: Release date, specs, price and everything you need to know

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When it comes to activity tracking devices, Fitbit is a name many will recognise. The company already offers a huge number of options and they have just announced two more are on their way. There are currently eight devices in the Fitbit line-up comprising... >>

Subscribe to SelectTV, the world’s largest entertainment library, now up to 54 per cent off

Subscribe to SelectTV, the world’s largest entertainment library, now up to 54 per cent off

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Hulu and Netflix might be solid streaming services, but they can’t provide you with cable’s top networks. That’s why there’s SelectTV. Bringing the best of cable and web-based streaming together, SelectTV boasts the world’s biggest library of... >>

Sonos now controllable via Spotify app, Amazon voice control coming 2017

Sonos now controllable via Spotify app, Amazon voice control coming 2017

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Sonos, the wireless multi-room speaker system, has confirmed that it will soon allow users to have full control of their system via the desktop and mobile Spotify app. It also announced it would be adding voice support via Amazon's Alexa powered products,... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 to have dual camera like the iPhone 7 Plus

Samsung Galaxy S8 to have dual camera like the iPhone 7 Plus

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With Apple's iPhone 7 launch scheduled for next week, not only is it an exciting time to be an Apple fanboy, but there's plenty for those who prefer Android to mull over too. Android fans will undoubtedly be keeping a beady eye on proceedings to see if... >>

Android 7.0 Nougat tips and tricks: Get your teeth into Google’s gooey goodness

Android 7.0 Nougat tips and tricks: Get your teeth into Google’s gooey goodness

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Unlike previous OS upgrades, Android 7.0 Nougat was released before any new Nexus phones this year, and will likely hit the market first with the LG V20, rather than Google's own handsets.  Nougat has also made its way to several Nexus devices already... >>

What’s new for Intel Core 7th Gen? Kaby Lake processors explained, 4K media focus

What’s new for Intel Core 7th Gen? Kaby Lake processors explained, 4K media focus

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Year on year Intel is committed to updating its Intel Core processors, with the latest seventh-generation chip even bearing a "7th Gen" badge its visual marketing and on-shelf positioning. Perhaps that's no surprise when you hear people talking about... >>

Best smartphones 2016: The best phones available to buy today

Best smartphones 2016: The best phones available to buy today

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So, you want to buy a new phone? If you're looking for the best smartphone of 2016, you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest mobile phones of the year to save you time when you go to your local phone shop. We continually update... >>

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases arrive in stores, amazing leak confirms two major features

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases arrive in stores, amazing leak confirms two major features

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We know that Apple plans to launch something on Wednesday 7 September and are 99.9 per cent certain it will be at least two phones: the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. We now have confirmation of a couple of the much-rumoured features as licensed cases have started... >>

Google Cast now hardbaked into Chrome

Google Cast now hardbaked into Chrome

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After two years of beta testing, Google has baked its Cast functionality directly into Chrome. For the last couple of years, you could mirror content in a Chrome browser to a compatible device using a Chrome Extension, but the feature is now part of... >>

Fitbit Charge 2 vs Charge HR vs Charge: What's the difference?

Fitbit Charge 2 vs Charge HR vs Charge: What's the difference?

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Fitbit offers several devices in the activity tracking market, from the plain and simple Flex to its GPS sportswatch, known to friends as Surge. The company has recently announced another couple of devices to its line-up however, with both a Flex successor... >>

Roku overhaul will see five new streaming boxes released, include 4K and HDR

Roku overhaul will see five new streaming boxes released, include 4K and HDR

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Roku will reportedly enforce its biggest line-up overhaul in many years, replacing all of its current streaming devices with all-new boxes, many of them offering 4K video. Two leaks have revealed Roku's plans. Documents filed with the Federal Communications... >>

Huge Apple Mac range refresh tipped for October

Huge Apple Mac range refresh tipped for October

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Apple has been tipped to replace the MacBook Pro for a while, but it is alleged that the majority of the Mac line-up, save for the current MacBook, is soon to be refreshed. Bloomberg reports that a Mac hardware refresh will include new models for iMac... >>

Logi ZeroTouch will get your old banger connected, help you keep your eyes on the road

Logi ZeroTouch will get your old banger connected, help you keep your eyes on the road

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Smartphones are a problem for drivers. The temptation to dip in and check your messages or send replies to your friends can be too much to resist. Looking to save drivers from that temptation is Logitech's ZeroTouch. ZeroTouch is designed to transform... >>

This portable battery is designed to keep up with you and Pokemon Go (50 per cent off)

This portable battery is designed to keep up with you and Pokemon Go (50 per cent off)

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Shattering the record for most downloads during its first week of release on the App Store, Pokémon Go has found its way onto millions of smartphones. However, our phones’ batteries are having a hard time keeping up with Pokémon Go’s demands. Fortunately,... >>

Master all things Bitcoin with this Bit.Yoga course (86 per cent off)

Master all things Bitcoin with this Bit.Yoga course (86 per cent off)

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The web isn’t just changing how we do business: it’s changing the nature of money itself. Take Bitcoin for example. 100 per cent digital and free from the control of large banks, Bitcoin is a type of cryptocurrency used to purchase goods electronically.... >>

What to expect at Apple’s September 2016 event: iPhone 7 and more

What to expect at Apple’s September 2016 event: iPhone 7 and more

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Apple typically unveils a new iPhone in September. With its next iPhone event just around the corner, we at Pocket-lint thought we'd round up all the rumours and information about what Apple might announce during its keynote. While a new iPhone running... >>

Philips' new Hue sensor can detect when you're moving and more

Philips' new Hue sensor can detect when you're moving and more

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Philips has new Hue goodies for you, including one that detects movement. It's actually not as creepy as it sounds. The company has announced more products for its Hue line of smart lights and accessories. The standout new gizmo is called Philips Hue... >>

It's official: Apple will hold 7 September event for iPhone 7

It's official: Apple will hold 7 September event for iPhone 7

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Apple will officially host another September event this year. The Cupertino company has invited the media to a press event scheduled for 7 September at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. The invite simply had the caption: "See you on the... >>