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BlackBerry KeyOne tips and tricks: Type and swipe

BlackBerry KeyOne tips and tricks: Type and swipe

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With the KeyOne, BlackBerry Mobile created an Android phone that's unlike any other. The physical keyboard is the most obvious difference, but there's plenty about this phone's software that makes it different to most too. Read our in-depth tips and tricks... >>

This is the size of the iPhone 8, next to iPhone 7s and 7s Plus

This is the size of the iPhone 8, next to iPhone 7s and 7s Plus

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If you were wondering how large the much-rumoured iPhone 8 will be, pictures have emerged on Chinese website Weibo of alleged case mouldings for the new phone, alongside the new iPhone 7s and 7s Plus models.All three handsets are tipped for release... >>

What is Google Lens and how do you use it?

What is Google Lens and how do you use it?

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Google announced several new key products and services at its I/O 2017 developer conference including a new technology it is bringing to Android smartphones, called Google Lens. Google Lens is an AI-powered technology that uses your smartphone camera... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 tips and tricks: An expert's guide

Samsung Galaxy S8 tips and tricks: An expert's guide

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are Samsung's most ambitious phones yet. While the switch to a 18.5:9 aspect display is likely to be the thing that draws you in, with its luscious infinity curves, there's a whole lot packed into the phone that... >>

Is Apple testing an Apple Watch device that tracks blood sugar?

Is Apple testing an Apple Watch device that tracks blood sugar?

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Tim Cook is reportedly testing a yet-to-be-announced Apple Watch accessory aimed at people with diabetes.According to a report from CNBC, which cited anonymous sources, Apple's chief executive has been wearing a prototype glucose tracker that pairs with... >>

HTC Vive standalone Daydream headset: What's the story so far?

HTC Vive standalone Daydream headset: What's the story so far?

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Google and HTC are making a standalone VR headset together based on the Daydream platform.Google's already made a prototype of the headset, while HTC is readying the consumer version that should be available by the end of the year. In an essay on Medium,... >>

Enjoy an adfree Pocket-lint with Multipass

Enjoy an adfree Pocket-lint with Multipass

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You may have seen the yellow Multipass button on our website. Pocket-lint has teamed up with Multipass to give you a way to access your favourite websites around the web without adverts, but still with the knowledge that you are supporting the great... >>

Destiny 2: Release date, screens, formats and everything you need to know

Destiny 2: Release date, screens, formats and everything you need to know

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Destiny 2 is coming.By the time it arrives, the original Destiny will be three-years old. And while it is still going strong, with a huge fanbase sticking with the online multiplayer first-person shooter, it's just about time for a sequel.Bungie has... >>

Motorola Moto C vs Moto E3 vs Moto G5: Which budget Moto phone is right for you?

Motorola Moto C vs Moto E3 vs Moto G5: Which budget Moto phone is right for you?

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Motorola has already announced several smartphones this year, including two new Moto Gs and two Moto Cs. Based on the rumours though, that won't be the last we hear from the Lenovo-owned company this year with a new Moto E and new Moto X also claimed... >>

Ford updates Ford Sync 3 to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to older vehicles

Ford updates Ford Sync 3 to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to older vehicles

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Ford has confirmed that it is rolling out an update for Ford Sync 3, to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to its 2016 cars.Sync is the name of Ford's in-car infotainment system that for a number of years (and versions) has allowed you to connect your... >>

New OnePlus 5 photos leak, raising more questions than answers

New OnePlus 5 photos leak, raising more questions than answers

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There is no shortage of hype surrounding the OnePlus 5. The company has just confirmed the name and that it's working with DxO to nail the camera experience, and we're seeing the trickle of leaks turn into a flood. The latest images coming from Chinese... >>

LG V30: What's the story so far?

LG V30: What's the story so far?

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LG was one of the first to announce a flagship smartphone in 2017 with the G6. It's a fantastic phone but no smartphone ever has the limelight for long.No sooner does one launch, than its competition announces a rival and all of a sudden, what was brand... >>

Microsoft's Surface Pro update leaks, expected launch on 23 May

Microsoft's Surface Pro update leaks, expected launch on 23 May

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Microsoft firmly denied that there was a Surface Pro 5, but instead it looks like there is a new Surface Pro coming instead.We know what you're thinking: this looks a lot like the current Surface Pro 4 that was launched in 2015. It looks like you might... >>

Google Home calling: How does it work and when will it be ready?

Google Home calling: How does it work and when will it be ready?

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Google just made Google Home a more compelling rival to Echo.Earlier this month, Amazon launched an Alexa calling service, giving Echo users the ability to phone other Echo users and users of the Alexa app. And if you have the new Echo Show, you can even... >>

Google Assistant on iPhone: What can it do that Siri can't?

Google Assistant on iPhone: What can it do that Siri can't?

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Google Assistant has arrived on the iPhone.Sure, technically, the AI-powered assistant was already available in a limited fashion through the Google Allo messaging app, but now, thanks to a new standalone app available on Apple's App Store (US-only for... >>

Destiny 2 Gameplay Premiere: Watch it again here, see the campaign mode

Destiny 2 Gameplay Premiere: Watch it again here, see the campaign mode

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Activision and Bungie unveiled Destiny 2 gameplay for the first time on Thursday 18 May, with a special event in Los Angeles. It revealed a whole stack of details about the forthcoming game and showed full-on game footage.Pocket-lint has also been... >>

SwiftKey for iOS adds 68 languages, gets design overhaul and new themes

SwiftKey for iOS adds 68 languages, gets design overhaul and new themes

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SwiftKey, the keyboard app that lets you trace your finger around the letters to type words, has updated its list of supported languages in the iOS version of the app. SwiftKey has added 68 new world languages, bringing the total supported number up... >>

This is our first look at the Moto Z2

This is our first look at the Moto Z2

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An image purporting to be of the Motorola Moto Z2 has appeared online, courtesy of Android Authority. The Moto Z2 would be a third Z-family phone, and would join the Moto Z2 Play and Moto Z2 Force. The latter two were both seen on a company presentation slide... >>

The refreshed HP Spectre x2 2-in-1 is more powerful than ever

The refreshed HP Spectre x2 2-in-1 is more powerful than ever

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HP has updated the popular Spectre x2 2-in-1 convertible for 2017, with an improved design, and souped-up internal components.Chief among the design changes are thinner bezels all around the screen. HP has managed to shave off 6mm either side, leaving... >>

27 fantastic photographic firsts

27 fantastic photographic firsts

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Photos serve an important purpose in life. They capture precious moments, funny moments, once in a lifetime moments and many more. With the rise of social media, we're snapping and sharing more photos than ever. According to a recent survey, more than... >>

OnePlus 5 name confirmed by OnePlus itself

OnePlus 5 name confirmed by OnePlus itself

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OnePlus has let the cat out of the bag and confirmed its next flagship killer will be called the OnePlus 5 OnePlus 5: What's the story so far? In a blog post commenting on how the company will be teaming up with DxO to work on the upcoming smartphone's... >>

Amazon Prime users can now read thousands of books for free with Prime Reading

Amazon Prime users can now read thousands of books for free with Prime Reading

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Amazon has just given Prime members even more reason to keep their annual subscription with the introduction of Prime Reading. Which Amazon Kindle is best for you? Amazon Kindle Unlimited UK: Everything you need to know about the Spotify for books Running... >>

Best Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus deals, great offers from Carphone Warehouse

Best Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus deals, great offers from Carphone Warehouse

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphones are now on sale and both devices are available on some great deals from Carphone Warehouse in the UK.There are great contract deals available, across several top networks for those looking to upgrade... >>

You can now control LG smart home appliances using Google Home

You can now control LG smart home appliances using Google Home

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LG has announced that its Signature range of home appliances can now be controlled using Google Assistant and Google Home. Appliances include a washing machine and dryer, refrigerator, the Signature oven range, air purifier, robotic vacuum cleaner and... >>

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

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Google has taken on Amazon Alexa, Apple Siri, and Microsoft Cortana with its own voice assistant: Google Assistant.Google first unveiled Assistant at Google I/O in May 2016, launched it on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones, brought it to Google Home,... >>