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Three to run network-level ad blocking trials in mid June

Three to run network-level ad blocking trials in mid June

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UPDATE: Three will run a 24-hour ad-blocking trial in mid-June to those customers who opt in to its invite. Three has announced that it plans to roll-out mobile ad-blocking on its network, following successful implementation in Three UK and Three Italy.... >>

Silent stealth bikes run on almost anything, Batman would want one of these

Silent stealth bikes run on almost anything, Batman would want one of these

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The dream of a vehicle fuel systems that runs on anything, like Back To the Future's Mr Fusion, is getting closer to a reality. Two military stealth bikes have been shown off that not only run near-silently but work with electricity and most fuels too.... >>

Stunning Spider-Man style skyscraper climb using LG vacuum cleaner suction alone

Stunning Spider-Man style skyscraper climb using LG vacuum cleaner suction alone

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If you thought vacuum cleaners were boring, think again. LG has strapped two of its cordless vacs to the back of extreme climber Blair-Coyle who scaled a glass skyscraper using their suction alone to stay attached. The LG CordZero Sierra vacuum uses lithium-ion... >>

Stunt flying made easy: Limited-edition matte-black Skeye Nano Drone now 32 per cent off

Stunt flying made easy: Limited-edition matte-black Skeye Nano Drone now 32 per cent off

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The massively popular Skeye Nano Drone is back, with an exciting upgrade to the world’s smallest quadcopter. With a stylish black reskin, the Skeye Nano Drone: Matte-Black Limited Edition is guaranteed to look good in flight as you develop some man... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 dual-edge expected next, not Galaxy Note 6

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 dual-edge expected next, not Galaxy Note 6

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We were all excitedly looking forward to the rumoured return of the Samsung Galaxy Note series to the UK with the Note 6 and now we're hearing it's never coming. A Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with edge display is reportedly coming next. According to sources... >>

The Complete Product Management Bundle is now 79 per cent off

The Complete Product Management Bundle is now 79 per cent off

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One of the fastest-growing tech skills on the job market today is Product Management, as companies are increasingly understanding the value of a high-level execution professional for success and longevity. A new 7-course collection will familiarize you... >>

Humax adds Netflix to FVP-4000T Freeview Play boxes

Humax adds Netflix to FVP-4000T Freeview Play boxes

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Humax's FVP-4000T Freeview Play recorders have just got even better, you can now play Netflix content using them. The 500GB and 1TB set-top-boxes have each received over-the-air updates to add the Netflix app. Subscribers to the paid TV and movie streaming... >>

Android N could arrive on your phone sooner than you think

Android N could arrive on your phone sooner than you think

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Google's parent company Alphabet is reportedly stepping up its game to make sure operating system updates arrive faster across devices, which should start with Android N. Currently the Android operating system can rollout quickly to gadgets running pure... >>

OnePlus 3 makes official appearance with full metal body and specs

OnePlus 3 makes official appearance with full metal body and specs

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The highly anticipated OnePlus 3 smartphone has popped up in an official certification showing off the device's squared-off metallic build. There are plenty of specs confirmed too. The OnePlus 3 has been the source of plenty of rumours as we near its... >>

What is Daydream and when is it coming? Google's Android VR platform explained

What is Daydream and when is it coming? Google's Android VR platform explained

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When it comes to virtual reality Google has already been very active in getting cheap devices into people's hands, thanks to Google Cardboard, and even supplying them content to view, through YouTube. However, 2016 is going be a far bigger year for VR... >>

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and when can you use it?

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and when can you use it?

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Google recently introduced a new product that aims to take on Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri. Called Google Assistant, it's basically an extension of Google Now. Google unveiled Google Assistant at its annual Google I/O developer conference in May 2016,... >>

Google will build self-driving car center near the home of the US auto industry

Google will build self-driving car center near the home of the US auto industry

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Google has announced it is building a 53,000-square-foot facility near Detroit. The team behind the company's self-driving car project revealed the news via Google+, where it described the new facility as a "self-driving technology development center"... >>

Watch Hugo Barra unbox Xiaomi's first Mi Drone quadcopter via livestream

Watch Hugo Barra unbox Xiaomi's first Mi Drone quadcopter via livestream

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Chinese company Xiaomi entered a new category today: drones. Xiaomi has unveiled its first quadcopter, and it's called Mi Drone. It features a three-axis gimbal, 4K camera with a detachable module, replaceable 5,100mAh battery that provides 27 minutes... >>

Xbox One Slim set for E3 2016, more powerful Xbox upgrade coming 2017

Xbox One Slim set for E3 2016, more powerful Xbox upgrade coming 2017

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There has been plenty of talk of late about an upgraded 4K PlayStation, with rumours suggesting it will debut at E3 next month, but fewer facts have emerged about Microsoft hardware plans. Until now. Kotaku claims that its sources tell it that the company... >>

Samsung Galaxy X roll-out OLED screen shown off, just 0.3mm thin

Samsung Galaxy X roll-out OLED screen shown off, just 0.3mm thin

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Samsung is rumoured to unveil a new smartphone that can fold shut like a wallet thanks to a new super flexible OLED screen. Now the company has shown off that very display at the SID 2016 event in San Francisco. While Samsung uses a flexible OLED in its... >>

New Apple MacBooks may have built-in 4G LTE network connection

New Apple MacBooks may have built-in 4G LTE network connection

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Apple's WWDC is just around the corner and 2016 is due for a refreshed line of MacBook laptops to add to the recently released 12-inch Retina model. This time though it might be more than just a refresh. Apple could introduce independently network connected... >>

Best smart clothes: Wearables to improve your life

Best smart clothes: Wearables to improve your life

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Smart clothes are the next step beyond wearables. Despite smart watches and activity trackers just beginning to become popular, smart clothing is already starting to appear. So far there are already items of smart clothing available including t-shirts... >>

LG G Flex 3 slated to make modular appearance at IFA 2016

LG G Flex 3 slated to make modular appearance at IFA 2016

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The LG G Flex 3 has been the source of very few rumours of late, with very little solid information. Now it appears that the G Flex 3 will make an appearance at IFA 2016 this September. The curved LG G Flex 3 will, obviously, be the successor to the... >>

OnePlus 3 release date leaks as 14 June, day after Apple’s WWDC 2016

OnePlus 3 release date leaks as 14 June, day after Apple’s WWDC 2016

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The OnePlus 3 smartphone, which is due to be announced via VR feed, will be unveiled on 14 June, according to a OnePlus leak. That places it the day after Apple's WWDC 2016 event has kicked off. A customer who bought a OnePlus Loop VR headset, which can... >>

Driver caught sleeping at the wheel as Tesla Autopilot drives for him

Driver caught sleeping at the wheel as Tesla Autopilot drives for him

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The future of cars might be here, or the future of next-level marketing. A driver was caught, not driving, but sleeping at the wheel of his Tesla Model S as it drove for him. The Tesla Model S Autopilot system works both at speed on motorways and slowly... >>

iPhone 7 case designs pictured (updated)

iPhone 7 case designs pictured (updated)

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It has been rumoured for a while that the iPhone 7 will not be a massive revolution in design terms to the iPhone 6 and 6s. Instead, it is said that it will continue the slim, rounded aesthetic we have seen for the last two generations. We've even seen... >>

Will.i.am made these vinyl-inspired earbuds you can only buy from Apple

Will.i.am made these vinyl-inspired earbuds you can only buy from Apple

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Ever want a pricey pair of Bluetooth earphones that are designed to look like vinyl records? Well, now's your chance... Musician Will.i.am has released a pair under his "i.am+" tech brand. They're called EPs, and initial sales of the earphones are exclusive... >>

Google gives its Nexus Player the axe

Google gives its Nexus Player the axe

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Good luck trying to find a Nexus Player after today. Google has quietly stopped direct sales of its set-top box, meaning you'll have to buy it from third-party retailers that still have some stock left. The Nexus Player can no longer be found on the Google... >>

Now Apple is thought to be making an Amazon Echo-like speaker with Siri

Now Apple is thought to be making an Amazon Echo-like speaker with Siri

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Amazon Echo has been doing so well that not only Google wants to copy it but now Apple as well. Amazon recently admitted that it's having trouble keeping Echo in stock due to high demand. It also launched two additional versions of the Bluetooth-enabled... >>

Gululu is a drink-tracking water bottle with a built-in virtual pet for kids

Gululu is a drink-tracking water bottle with a built-in virtual pet for kids

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Remember Tamagotchi or Giga Pet? Well, one company is hoping to bring back the digital-pet trend, but this time in the form of a water bottle. Bowhead Technology also wants to make the chore of drinking water into a game for kids, so it invented Gululu... >>