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iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

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The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have both been around long enough to consider them part of the furniture. But we know that Apple updates the iPhone annually, and the next model is just around the corner. Will the next-generation iPhone be called iPhone 6S or... >>

It's official: Apple's next iPhone launch event will take place 9 September

It's official: Apple's next iPhone launch event will take place 9 September

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Apple has just sent invites to the media, inviting them to attend its next iPhone launch event in San Francisco. Everything is scheduled to go down 9 September at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium - a new venue for Apple. In the actual invite, which sports... >>

How many real women used Ashley Madison? Almost none

How many real women used Ashley Madison? Almost none

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Since the threat of all of Ashley Madison's users having their data released online first emerged, it was heavily speculated that a vast majority of those would be of the male persuasion. However, there had to be some women right? After all, you can't... >>

Is this the cheapest 4K TV in the UK? Get Ultra HD thrills for less than £450

Is this the cheapest 4K TV in the UK? Get Ultra HD thrills for less than £450

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Chinese consumer electronics brand Hisense is set to enter the UK market with a bang. It is launching a 40-inch Ultra HD TV that will retail for just £449. What's more, the 50-inch and 55-inch models will be just £599 and £699 respectively. The company,... >>

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2015

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2015

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With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, then there's anticipation of something else, the next big thing to envy. We've rounded up the best smartphones... >>

Microsoft's new flagship Lumia phones pictured in leaked press renders

Microsoft's new flagship Lumia phones pictured in leaked press renders

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Microsoft's upcoming Cityman and Talkman phones have just been pictured in what looks like a set of official renders. The company is getting ready to launch two Lumia phones - which are being described as "high end" - at an October event. They're not... >>

Save 95 per cent on CompTIA A+ test prep and launch your IT career

Save 95 per cent on CompTIA A+ test prep and launch your IT career

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If you're thinking of starting a career in IT, you may already know that passing the CompTIA A+ certification exam is a crucial part of making it happen. But did you know that we've found a way to simplify the process? We've put together a CompTIA A+... >>

18 YouTube stars and channels you should be watching

18 YouTube stars and channels you should be watching

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YouTube has more stuff to watch than funny cat videos. Shocking! We know. In fact, there is so much to watch on Google's video-sharing site that some content creators have become international "YouTube stars". Yes, that is a thing. From PewDiePie to... >>

Adobe is bringing a new Photoshop app to iOS this autumn, later for Android

Adobe is bringing a new Photoshop app to iOS this autumn, later for Android

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Adobe revealed last May that it is working on a new Photoshop-branded app for mobile devices, and now a new report has given us a closer look at how that app will look and function. Adobe recently discontinued Photoshop Touch, and when the company explained... >>

This is M, the digital assistant Facebook is testing inside Messenger

This is M, the digital assistant Facebook is testing inside Messenger

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It's been rumoured Facebook is working on a Siri r Google Now or Cortana-like product, and now the company has confirmed the speculation by announcing it's testing a personal digital assistant inside Messenger. The Information first claimed that Facebook... >>

Here's how to get completely free Android apps with no in-app purchases through Amazon Underground

Here's how to get completely free Android apps with no in-app purchases through Amazon Underground

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Amazon has launched Amazon Underground, a whole section of its appstore that offers completely free Android apps to download. They are full versions of thousands of games and other applications that, on other devices, might contain in-app purchases, but... >>

Is this Sony SRS-LSR100 a wireless speaker or TV remote control?

Is this Sony SRS-LSR100 a wireless speaker or TV remote control?

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Here's an oddity. Sony has released a device in Japan that looks like a wireless, portable speaker from one angle, but a remote control for a television from another. And that's because the Sony SRS-LSR100 is actually both. It has a full TV remote control... >>

If you’re not on the Xbox One Preview program already, you might never be

If you’re not on the Xbox One Preview program already, you might never be

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Microsoft has admitted that it is slowing down its acceptance process to the Xbox One Preview program. And owners who are still yet to apply to test new user experience features might now struggle to get a place. The Preview program has been running for... >>

Huge Star Wars: The Force Awakens unboxing taking place on YouTube, new trailers coming too

Huge Star Wars: The Force Awakens unboxing taking place on YouTube, new trailers coming too

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Disney is hosting the world's first-ever global live unboxing event on YouTube next week, where a whole stack of official Star Wars: The Force Awakens products will be revealed on a YouTube livestream. The merchandise will be revealed in stages as merchandise... >>

Astell&Kern does nothing by half, its in-ears feature Beyerdynamic Tesla technology and cost £799

Astell&Kern does nothing by half, its in-ears feature Beyerdynamic Tesla technology and cost £799

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During IFA 2015, audiophile brand Astell&Kern will launch the world's first in-ear headphones to feature Beyerdynamic's Tesla technology. The portable high-end audio specialist will debut its AK Ti8e earphones, which will cost £799 a pair and be made... >>

Incredible leaked iPhone 6S video claims to show the real deal, with A9 chip and more

Incredible leaked iPhone 6S video claims to show the real deal, with A9 chip and more

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A video has appeared online that is claimed to be made up of manufactured parts of the iPhone 6S. And what's more, it boots up. The new parts, which are suggested to be part of the final phone launched next month, are said to be the logic board and display.... >>

LG's IFA line-up includes four new 4K OLED TVs, most with HDR

LG's IFA line-up includes four new 4K OLED TVs, most with HDR

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LG will debut four new televisions at IFA in Berlin next week, all of them 4K OLED sets. There will be three, at 55- and 65-inch screen sizes, that will also feature high dynamic range (HDR) technology: 55EF9500, 65EF9500 and a curved 55EG9200. There... >>

Watch how you insert the S-Pen into the Galaxy Note 5 because you might break it

Watch how you insert the S-Pen into the Galaxy Note 5 because you might break it

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If you own a new Galaxy Note 5, be careful what you do with the device's S-Pen stylus, because you might unwittingly break the S-Pen, the Note 5, or both. The stylus can be inserted into a slot within the phone, but if you slide the S-Pen in the wrong... >>

Archos unveils new pair of 50 phones with choice of Windows 10 or Android ahead of IFA

Archos unveils new pair of 50 phones with choice of Windows 10 or Android ahead of IFA

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French company Archos is once again unveiling new phones. They're called the Archos 50 Cesium and 50e Helium. They're budget phones of course, but what's interesting this time around is that they're nearly identical in terms of hardware and completely... >>

What is YouTube Gaming and could it kill Twitch?

What is YouTube Gaming and could it kill Twitch?

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Google is about to launch something a lot like Twitch. It's YouTube Gaming. At an event held at YouTube Space LA on 12 June, Google previewed a new initiative called YouTube Gaming. It's a mobile app as well as a website designed to showcase YouTube's... >>

Step aside, Twitch: YouTube Gaming is set to go live 26 August

Step aside, Twitch: YouTube Gaming is set to go live 26 August

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Google said it planned to launch its Twitch-like YouTube Gaming service sometime this summer - and now we have an exact date: 26 August. Google previewed a new initiative it was working in on in June called YouTube Gaming. It's a mobile app as well as... >>

Samsung Gear S2: What's the story so far?

Samsung Gear S2: What's the story so far?

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Samsung confirmed at its Samsung Unpacked event in August, in which it unveiled the Galaxy Note 5 and the S6 edge Plus, that the there was more to come in the near future, and then it quickly showed off a round smartwatch. It's no secret that Samsung... >>

A Samsung exec just shared this IG pic of the upcoming Gear S2 on his wrist

A Samsung exec just shared this IG pic of the upcoming Gear S2 on his wrist

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Samsung doesn't want you to forget that it has a round smartwatch coming. A Samsung executive wants you to remember so badly that he went and posted a photo of himself wearing the yet-to-be-released wearable to his Instagram. This isn't an accidental... >>

This charger is about to make your next vacation even better

This charger is about to make your next vacation even better

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Nothing messes up a vacation like realizing your big bag of international chargers doesn’t include the right adapter. After all, those humblebrag pictures aren’t going to Instagram themselves. Luckily, the Twist World Charging Station is here to save... >>

Philips Hue now comes with a wireless dimming kit

Philips Hue now comes with a wireless dimming kit

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Philips is introducing a kit for its Hue lighting system that includes a portable dimming switch you can stick onto a wall without any need for electrical wiring. The kit comes with a solitary Philips Hue white light bulb and the switch, with the latter... >>