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LG signs up to Freeview Play, coming with webOS 3.0 TVs in 2016

LG signs up to Freeview Play, coming with webOS 3.0 TVs in 2016

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Freeview Play is one of the newest TV platforms in the UK, serving up a combination of live broadcast television and integrated catch-up services, thanks to a programme guide that lets you look both forward and backwards, setting reminders or streaming... >>

Technics SL-1200G official: DJ turntable makes an audiophile return for 2016

Technics SL-1200G official: DJ turntable makes an audiophile return for 2016

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Technics had already teased its return to turntables at the IFA electronics show in 2015, but its nameless mock-up model lacked a tone arm and, well, didn't really look much like a turntable at all. Skip the needle to 2016 and all is revealed: the SL-1200G... >>

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 vs TZ70: What's the difference?

Panasonic Lumix TZ80 vs TZ70: What's the difference?

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When it comes to what some call "travel zoom" compact cameras, Panasonic is on top form. Its Lumix TZ70 from 2015 combined a wide-ranging 30x optical zoom lens with built-in electronic viewfinder and general all-round top performance. For 2016 the updated... >>

Fossil Q54 Pilot keeps analogue beauty with LED and vibration notifications

Fossil Q54 Pilot keeps analogue beauty with LED and vibration notifications

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The Fossil Q range of smartwatches has grown today after the new analogue faced Fossil Q54 Pilot was announced from CES 2016 is Las Vegas. The new wearable joins the Fossil Q Founder and Q Grant watches in the Q range. The Fossil Q54 Pilot was designed... >>

Sony CES 2016 press conference: Watch it right here

Sony CES 2016 press conference: Watch it right here

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Sony is all set to kick-off its CES 2016 press conference where it'll be touting plenty of new kit which the company will be brining out this year, especially in the television department. Sony will begin its presentation at 5pm PST which is 1am GMT.... >>

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant make Android Wear sparkle

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant make Android Wear sparkle

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The Huawei Watch arrived with plenty fanfare and now sits among the best of the Android Wear watches despite being rather large for the smaller wrist. It therefore will come as no surprise to some that the Chinese manufacturer has introduced a couple... >>

Remove default Apple apps from iPhone, it’s this easy

Remove default Apple apps from iPhone, it’s this easy

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Apple is all about clean, easy to use minimalism. But the trade off for simplicity is you don't have the freedom you might want. Like the choice of keeping default Apple apps or not. Now a simple fix has been revealed that will let you get shot of those... >>

Best iPad Pro keyboards: Turn your Apple tablet into a laptop alternative

Best iPad Pro keyboards: Turn your Apple tablet into a laptop alternative

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It's time to get a keyboard for that fancy Apple iPad Pro you've just bought or been given as a nice little, but not little at all, pressie. Apple is advertising its most powerful and priciest iPad to date, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which has a starting... >>

Philips AmbiLux goes global, Ultra HD streaming added to Android TV skills

Philips AmbiLux goes global, Ultra HD streaming added to Android TV skills

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TP Vision has confirmed that the stunning Philips AmbiLux television first announced at IFA 2015, will be moving from limited to full distribution, so you should now be able to get your hands on the flagship 8901 AmbiLux or 8601 sets.  AmbiLux blows... >>

LG Signature OLED G6 TV aims to be a cut above the rest

LG Signature OLED G6 TV aims to be a cut above the rest

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LG took to the stage at CES 2016 to introduce its new line of ultra premium products known as LG Signature. LG Signature will span various technology categories, including domestic appliances and televisions. The aim is to put a better experience in the... >>

Fitbit goes fashionable with Blaze smart fitness watch

Fitbit goes fashionable with Blaze smart fitness watch

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Fitbit is no stranger to the activity tracking field with numerous devices in its portfolio including the popular Charge HR. Despite being excellent trackers though, none of the Fitbit models are what you would call pretty. Until now that is. The company... >>

LG CES 2016 press conference livestream: Watch it right here

LG CES 2016 press conference livestream: Watch it right here

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At 8am PT (4pm GMT) LG will be kicking off a busy day of major press conferences from almost all the major consumer electronics manufacturers as CES 2016 officially starts. And we have the livestream right here for you to watch. LG doesn't really leave... >>

JBL jumps on the Under Armour fitness platform with heart-rate sensing headphones

JBL jumps on the Under Armour fitness platform with heart-rate sensing headphones

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HTC isn't the only company partnering with Under Armour at CES 2016: JBL has jumped on the UA bandwagon too. This partnership has resulted in UA headphones, engineered by JBL, looking to create the ultimate sports and fitness headset. With Under Armour... >>

HTC Vive Pre revealed at CES ahead of finalised consumer design

HTC Vive Pre revealed at CES ahead of finalised consumer design

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HTC has revealed a new version of its HTC Vive virtual reality headset at CES 2016 in Las Vegas ahead of the launch of a consumer version in April. The penultimate design, called the HTC Vive Pre, sees a number of changes to the original headset launched... >>

UA HealthBox: The new wearable system from HTC and Under Armour

UA HealthBox: The new wearable system from HTC and Under Armour

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HTC has teamed up with Under Armour to launch UA HealthBox, a collection of three devices that it hopes will allow you to better monitor and track your activity, sleep, fitness and nutrition. The set, which will go on sale on the 22 January in the US,... >>

Tado teams up with AT&T and O2 to add new features like turning on lights

Tado teams up with AT&T and O2 to add new features like turning on lights

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Tado has partnered up with AT&T and Telefonica’s O2 in the UK to make its connected system even smarter. Tado will now not only automatically turn on your heating when you are headed home but also do things like turn on the lights, disable the alarm... >>

Misfit Ray is the wrist or neck worn activity tracker for those who want to look good

Misfit Ray is the wrist or neck worn activity tracker for those who want to look good

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Misfit has always been about looking good while tracking health. It's certainly sticking to that with its new design style in the wrist or necklace worn Ray activity tracker. The Misfit Ray is a modular activity tracker that can be worn on different areas... >>

Garmin Varia Vision is a heads-up display for cyclists

Garmin Varia Vision is a heads-up display for cyclists

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You know heads-up displays are finally taking off when Garmin rolls onto the streets with one. That's exactly what the GPS specialist company has just done with its first heads-up display for cyclists, the Varia Vision. Garmin's Varia Vision is a display... >>

HP Spectre x360 refresh brings 4K, OLED and 15-inch options

HP Spectre x360 refresh brings 4K, OLED and 15-inch options

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HP has announced its Spectre x360 family is going to be packing some seriously strong attributes for 2016 including 4K screen, OLED, Bang & Olufsen audio and a larger 15-inch model. The HP Spectre x360 13.3-inch model is back but now with an upgraded... >>

New devices from iKettle-maker send alerts when you're running low on milk and more

New devices from iKettle-maker send alerts when you're running low on milk and more

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The company that brought you the iKettle has turned its attention to other smart accessories meant for the kitchen. It's announced at CES 2016 in Las Vegas three new products, with the idea of helping out those of you who need a bit of assistance when... >>

Lenovo Yoga 900S unveiled as the world's slimmest convertible laptop, just 12.8mm thin

Lenovo Yoga 900S unveiled as the world's slimmest convertible laptop, just 12.8mm thin

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Lenovo's CES 2016 line-up is spearheaded by a pencil-thin convertible laptop that weighs just shy of a kilo, yet has a 12-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) display and 10.5 hour battery life. The Lenovo Yoga 900S in just 12.8mm thin and comes with a 360-degree watchband... >>

These trainers tighten around your feet like Back to the Future's self-lacing shoes

These trainers tighten around your feet like Back to the Future's self-lacing shoes

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Zhor Tech Digitsole, the company that made smart soles for shoes, has now designed actual pairs of smart shoes, and one pair is a lot like Back to the Future's self-lacing shoes. They can automatically tighten around your feet. The shoes, called Smartshoe... >>

Pic: A bendy cute camera for kids

Pic: A bendy cute camera for kids

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A cute camera aimed at kids has been revealed at CES 2016 in Las Vegas this week. Called Pic, the 8-megapixel camera comes on a long bendy rod that can be twisted around things like your arm or a bag. The concept is that your kids can snap away storing... >>

Battle worn BB-8 revealed alongside new Force Band to control it

Battle worn BB-8 revealed alongside new Force Band to control it

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Sphero has announced it will be launching a "battle worn" version of BB-8 later in the year for those who want a more Star Wars: The Force Awakens experience over the shiny clean one already available. The Droid, which is identical in all aspects apart... >>

Parrot Disco drone spreads its wings and takes to the skies at CES

Parrot Disco drone spreads its wings and takes to the skies at CES

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Parrot has launched a new drone at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, however rather than the usual "quad-copter" approach, this one has wings.  Designed to work more like a glider, or the unmanned stealth drone you normally see in the movies, the Parrot Disco is... >>