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What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

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At the end of 2015, Sky announced a new premium TV service called Sky Q. It is now celebrating its one-year anniversary, and is now the de facto option for newcomers to Sky TV.Existing Sky+ users can also upgrade to Sky Q at reduced rates, so it's really... >>

Win a Probox2 Air TV box with Remote+

Win a Probox2 Air TV box with Remote+

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The Probox2 Air is one of the best Android 6.0-powered TV boxes it’s designed to let you run Android apps such as Netflix, Google Chrome or XBMC on a TV.Amazon sells the Probox2 Air for GBP84.99 bundled with a wireless remote control called the Remote+... >>

6 reasons to grab the Probox2 Air this Xmas

6 reasons to grab the Probox2 Air this Xmas

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If you're looking for inspiration this holiday season, and trying to get as much as you can for your money in a single gadget, the Probox2 Air offers a compelling experience. Despite costing just under £65 in the UK, it has the power to turn your TV... >>

Best PS4 game trailers for 2017: The Last of Us 2, new Uncharted, PaRappa The Rapper and more

Best PS4 game trailers for 2017: The Last of Us 2, new Uncharted, PaRappa The Rapper and more

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Sony hosted its annual PlayStation Experience event in the US recently and unveiled a host of new PS4 games that have us salivating more than a ginger tom at a mouse house party.The Last of Us 2 was undoubtedly the star, but there were plenty of other... >>

Images of mid-range BlackBerry Mercury confirm QWERTY keyboard

Images of mid-range BlackBerry Mercury confirm QWERTY keyboard

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BlackBerry's new mid-range handset, currently called the Mercury, could be with us very soon. The phone passed through GeekBench back in October and now some real life images of the device have appeared on Chinese social site Weibo. BlackBerry Mercury... >>

iMyfone Umate Pro: The secure way to erase phone data and free up space

iMyfone Umate Pro: The secure way to erase phone data and free up space

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When it's time to move onto a new phone and sell your old one, you need to securely erase it.If you don't do that, your privacy is at risk of being invaded, as your emails, photos, and personal data can be retrieved by anyone with malicious intent. To... >>

Hulu now offers 4K, starting with original shows and 20 Bond films

Hulu now offers 4K, starting with original shows and 20 Bond films

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Hulu has begun offering 4K streams for Xbox One S and PlayStation Pro owners.The US-based streaming services has announced that starting 2 December anyone with the latest generation, 4K-capable Xbox and PS systems can stream a selection of shows and movies... >>

The Game Awards 2016: All the new game trailers unveiled, in one place

The Game Awards 2016: All the new game trailers unveiled, in one place

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This year's Game Awards are done and dusted, but if you didn't catch the show live, no worries.Pocket-lint has gathered up every new game trailer that premiered at The Game Awards 2016 and listed below. We've also included a 4K stream of the actual show,... >>

UNSHACKLED.com - No Strings Mobile, the guys who help you save big by splitting your phone and SIM contracts

UNSHACKLED.com - No Strings Mobile, the guys who help you save big by splitting your phone and SIM contracts

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We all own a smartphone, but some of us choose to sign up to a lengthy contract with a network provider, while others may choose to buy their phone outright and add a SIM-only plan. With regular mobile retailers, you're usually required to pay a large... >>

This new White House app lets you see 1600 Pennsylvania Ave in AR

This new White House app lets you see 1600 Pennsylvania Ave in AR

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Sick of Pokemon Go and looking for a new augmented reality experience to try?Well, if you have a dollar bill, you can give the White House's new 1600 app a go. Following the success of Niantic Labs' smash hit this past summer, the White House has released... >>

How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

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For more than a year now, you have been able to play Xbox 360 games on an Xbox One or Xbox One S (reviewed here). Not all of your old library of games are playable, but there are almost 300 titles currently available. Xbox is also adding to this list... >>

How to watch 4K Ultra HD content on TV and online

How to watch 4K Ultra HD content on TV and online

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4K TVs were first announced a few years ago, promising to be the future of home entertainment and "the next big thing". They also arrived with sky high prices that meant many of us couldn't justify buying one.Since then, specifications have been deliberated... >>

Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro?

Which Apple MacBook is best for you? MacBook, MacBook Air or MacBook Pro?

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Decided you want an Apple laptop, but you're not sure which one is the right one for you? You've come to the right place. With seven MacBook models available before you even consider configuration options, it's not an easy decision, or a simple one.This... >>

10 best TV shows to catch on Freeview Play this Christmas

10 best TV shows to catch on Freeview Play this Christmas

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It's almost Christmas and that means there's a stack of amazing TV shows coming up on the old gogglebox.All of the major channels will be hosting specials and festive fun, with some major returns and debuts along the way. There's also one or two old faves... >>

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2017

Best smartphones to look forward to in 2017

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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.We've rounded up the best smartphones for... >>

Next Sony Xperia flagship: What's the story so far?

Next Sony Xperia flagship: What's the story so far?

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Sony Mobile has a tendency to launch a new smartphone every six months and it seems it has no intention of slowing down.No sooner has the Xperia XZ arrived on shelves, than the next Sony flagship is the topic of conversation on the rumour mill. This is... >>

Mobile World Congress 2017: Smartphones, smartphones, smartphones to expect

Mobile World Congress 2017: Smartphones, smartphones, smartphones to expect

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With 2016 drawing to a close, the next big smartphone launch platform is Mobile World Congress 2017.One of the biggest fixtures in the mobile launch calendar, here's everything you need to know about MWC 2017 and what smartphones and devices we can... >>

Nokia Android phones: What can we expect to see from D1C and P1?

Nokia Android phones: What can we expect to see from D1C and P1?

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Nokia is making its way back, initially announcing that it's going to be embracing Android and producing a number of smartphones and tablets over the coming years in May, with reaffirmation of its position in December.Nokia's story has more twists and... >>

Huawei P10: What's the story so far?

Huawei P10: What's the story so far?

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Huawei has made a strong name for itself in the smartphone world over the last couple of years. Its more recent devices have delivered premium build qualities and some great specs for a lower price than many competitors, making them a serious consideration.With... >>

HTC Ocean: What's the story on HTC 11?

HTC Ocean: What's the story on HTC 11?

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With the HTC 10 getting long in the tooth, and 2016 drawing toward its winter, it's time to look forward to the next big thing from HTC.The HTC 10 was something of a rebirth for the struggling company. Offering a cleaner Android experience and a simple... >>

91 Locker: Is this the ultimate wallpaper picker?

91 Locker: Is this the ultimate wallpaper picker?

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If you're looking for a new lock screen wallpaper to try on your Android phone, consider using 91 Locker.It's an app. The purpose of this app is to serve up all sorts of lock wallpapers, as well as templates, news, and tools, so you can customise your... >>

Your next Apple Watch could be round, according to leaked patent

Your next Apple Watch could be round, according to leaked patent

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An Apple patent has been unearthed that suggests the company is working on a round version of its Apple Watch. Or, at least, that it has mulled it over in the past year.The patent, titled "Electronic Device Having Display With Curved Edges", shows a circular... >>

Apple iCloud Calendar spam: What's going on and is there a fix?

Apple iCloud Calendar spam: What's going on and is there a fix?

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Spam is not unique to email. You can get spammy iCloud Calendar invites, too.Lately, there has been a massive spike in spam iCloud Calendar invites, according to several reports as well as users on Twitter. It's reached the point to where Apple has announced... >>

Uh-oh! Don’t expect a new Moto 360 from Lenovo any time soon

Uh-oh! Don’t expect a new Moto 360 from Lenovo any time soon

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It looks like Lenovo is throwing in the towel when it comes to Android Wear.The company has confirmed that it will not release a new smartwatch for the launch of Android Wear 2.0, which is expected to launch early next year. Lenovo has already told us... >>

Android Auto now supports 'OK Google' hands-free commands

Android Auto now supports 'OK Google' hands-free commands

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Android Auto now lets you go completely hands-free, thanks to "OK Google".Recently, Google launched Android Auto for your phone - so all you need to enjoy the infotainment experience is the latest version of the app and a phone or tablet mount. With... >>