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Your iPhone will now work with Android Wear: Here's what you need to know

Your iPhone will now work with Android Wear: Here's what you need to know

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Those of you who own an iPhone and want to own a smartwatch other than Apple Watch will be overjoyed to learn that Google has heard your woes and made Android Wear compatible with iPhone. That's right. Your iPhone will now work with any Android Wear watch.... >>

Incredible BlackBerry Venice pictures show the Android BB from all angles

Incredible BlackBerry Venice pictures show the Android BB from all angles

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The rumoured BlackBerry Venice has leaked out in all its glory, showing the slider handset running Android. There have been growing leaks in the past few weeks, but the latest photos to appear courtesy of Vietnamese website Tinhte.vn and leave little... >>

Sony Xperia Z5: What's the story so far?

Sony Xperia Z5: What's the story so far?

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Sony has a slightly different release cycle to the rest of its competition, normally announcing a new handset every 6 months rather than one a year. The Xperia Z1 arrived in 2013 and since then we have seen the Z2, Z3 and the Z3+. The Xperia Z3+, known... >>

IFA 2015: What to expect from Samsung, Sony, LG and others

IFA 2015: What to expect from Samsung, Sony, LG and others

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Consumer electronics show IFA is fast approaching and that means just one thing for the weird and wonderful world of tech: new devices! IFA takes place from 4-9 September 2015 in Messe Berlin, but the press conferences start on 2 September. Typically... >>

Nexus 5 (2015): What's the story so far?

Nexus 5 (2015): What's the story so far?

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There are only a couple of major smartphones left to be announced in 2015, as most of the big manufacturers have come to market with their flagship. Among the most anticipated is the next Nexus, the next iteration of Google's purebred Android flagship.... >>

No one will believe your photos were taken with a smartphone

No one will believe your photos were taken with a smartphone

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You usually have two options when it comes to taking photos: Use your smartphone camera, which is great for portability but results in so-so pictures, ot bring along a real camera, which will enable better shots but can be a pain to lug around. Now you... >>

Apple's next Apple TV (2015):  What’s the story so far?

Apple's next Apple TV (2015): What’s the story so far?

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It's been a long time since Apple refreshed its set-top box - well over three years, in fact. And recent price drops of the existing model have led to a flood of rumours and speculation on a new version. From a dedicated game store and built-in TV tuner... >>

Next Apple TV might come with a Wii-like, motion-sensitive remote

Next Apple TV might come with a Wii-like, motion-sensitive remote

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It's been over 900 days since Apple updated Apple TV, but many reports have indicated we might finally see a completely-refreshed box unveiled during the company's event next month. And it could have a Wii-like remote. The rumour mill has already claimed... >>

LG Rolly is a plastic Bluetooth keyboard you can actually roll up

LG Rolly is a plastic Bluetooth keyboard you can actually roll up

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Have you ever wanted a Bluetooth keyboard you could roll up and stuff in your pocket? Well, LG has you covered. It has announced a wireless keyboard product, called Rolly, which does exactly that. It basically folds up along the four rows of keys in order... >>

Huawei's gold-plated Android Wear watch works with... iPhone?

Huawei's gold-plated Android Wear watch works with... iPhone?

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Huawei is getting ready to launch a gold Android Wear watch called Huawei Watch, according to a pre-order page that's live on Amazon, but the most interesting thing about this upcoming product is that it works with iPhone. The listing on Amazon has revealed... >>

LG Nexus 5 (2015) release date details leak out, might arrive late September

LG Nexus 5 (2015) release date details leak out, might arrive late September

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Everyone wants to know when they'll be able to get their hands on new Nexus hardware - and according to the latest report about the LG Nexus 5 (2015), it looks like people have less than a month left of waiting. Google announced Android 6.0 earlier this... >>

Want to get an Xbox One Mini this Christmas? You’ll be out of luck

Want to get an Xbox One Mini this Christmas? You’ll be out of luck

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There have been rumours of late that Microsoft is planning a smaller, slimmer version of the Xbox One - dubbed by the press as the Xbox One Mini or Xbox One Micro - that could even be revealed in October for a Christmas release. However, it seems as if... >>

Does this leaked packaging confirm an iPhone 6S Plus?

Does this leaked packaging confirm an iPhone 6S Plus?

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Renowned Chinese tech site Wei Feng has posted an image that purportedly shows the packaging for an iPhone 6S Plus, which if genuine confirms the existence of the larger refreshed handset. Apple will hold its special press event on 9 September in San... >>

Here's how to watch the iPhone 6S launch and Apple 9 September special event, Windows users too

Here's how to watch the iPhone 6S launch and Apple 9 September special event, Windows users too

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Apple will hold its next major press event on 9 September and speculation already mounts on what will be revealed. There will almost certainly be the expected iPhone 6S and likely an iPhone 6S Plus too. However, the invite also suggests that a third phone... >>

You might be able to get a HTC Vive VR headset before Christmas

You might be able to get a HTC Vive VR headset before Christmas

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With the consumer model of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset not coming until early next year, perhaps in the spring, there's an ideal opportunity for another company to capitalise. But while HTC and Valve were expected to step up to the plate,... >>

Archos unveils Android-powered Diamond Tab with 7.9-inch screen for £179

Archos unveils Android-powered Diamond Tab with 7.9-inch screen for £179

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French company Archos just unveiled its Diamond S smartphone earlier this week, but now it is coming out with another Diamond-branded product. It's called Diamond Tab. The Diamond Tab is a tablet, of course, and it features a 7.9-inch display. Archos... >>

6 reasons we don't hit the gym without MMOVE Bluetooth earbuds

6 reasons we don't hit the gym without MMOVE Bluetooth earbuds

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When you're on the go, you need headphones that move with you - without tangling, and without popping out of your ears every few steps. MMOVE earbuds fit the bill, making for the perfect workout or commuting buddy. And at 45 per cent off and just $31.99... >>

You'll never guess how many people used Facebook on Monday

You'll never guess how many people used Facebook on Monday

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A lot of people use Facebook. We know this. You know this. It's no secret. But, for some reason, on Monday, way more people than usual decided to log onto the social network. According to CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook hit 1 billion individual... >>

Instagram steps outside the... square: You can now post in portrait and landscape

Instagram steps outside the... square: You can now post in portrait and landscape

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Since Instagram began, users have been limited to posting in a square format. It helped the app to standout at first, but eventually, users got tired of the constraints and began using workarounds. Scroll through posts in your feed today and you'll see... >>

Latest Moto 360 2 leak: Here's what the smaller 'Moto 360S' supposedly looks like

Latest Moto 360 2 leak: Here's what the smaller 'Moto 360S' supposedly looks like

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Motorola's Moto 360 smartwatch is due to be refreshed, and the new version is thought to come in two different sizes. A set of recently-leaked images purportedly even shows what the two sizes will look like.  A report published by the US Federal Communications... >>

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... >>