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Motorola Moto X and Moto G for 2016 leaks show metal unibody

Motorola Moto X and Moto G for 2016 leaks show metal unibody

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Motorola leaks have been coming fairly steadily when you consider we're not expecting to see a new 2016 Moto X or Moto G for sometime. Yet here's another leak, complete with photos. The leaked photos come from Hong Kong showing off a wide variation of... >>

Motorola Moto X (2016): What's the story so far?

Motorola Moto X (2016): What's the story so far?

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Motorola announced a flurry of new smartphones in 2015, including the fifth generation of Moto G and three models of the Moto X. Yes, not one but three, plus a special edition one. The Moto X Play and the Moto X Style graced us with their presence at... >>

Star Trek TV series for 2017 will make it great again

Star Trek TV series for 2017 will make it great again

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Following the popularity of the new Star Trek movies, the almost defunct TV series has been given a green light to start a new run. The last Star Trek series, Enterprise, lasted just four seasons and ever since Star Trek for TV has been left on the... >>

Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, new Play:5 or Playbar

Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, new Play:5 or Playbar

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The multi-room speaker market has really picked up over the last couple of years. The options are plentiful to say the least with Denon, Samsung, LG and Bluesound all offering their own solutions. If you are reading this feature however, chances are you... >>

Which Fitbit is right for me?

Which Fitbit is right for me?

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Fitbit is no stranger to the activity tracking market. It's been kicking around for a good few years now, sitting at the top of its class smugly watching as its competitors hope to raise the same brand awareness. Chances are if you are reading this feature,... >>

New Samsung Galaxy S7 edge pic leak shows it'll be a stunner for sure

New Samsung Galaxy S7 edge pic leak shows it'll be a stunner for sure

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There are less than two weeks to go until Mobile World Congress opens its doors in Barcelona and Samsung hosts its Samsung Unpacked conference, so we can fully expect the leaks on what we hope to see there to come thick and fast now. Today's is another... >>

LG G5: What's the story so far?

LG G5: What's the story so far?

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The LG G5 is the flagship smartphone set to succeed the South Korean company's G4 handset that was released in April 2015. The LG G4 came with the choice of a premium leather finish and stunning f/1.8 16-megapixel camera. Despite the strong praise... >>

Are the LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Always On displays a good or bad thing?

Are the LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Always On displays a good or bad thing?

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LG has just officially announced a feature of the G5 in the form of an Always On display. Samsung is also expected to launch this tech in its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The LG announcement comes in the form of a GIF (below) posted on the company's... >>

Sonos finally gets full Apple Music support at last

Sonos finally gets full Apple Music support at last

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Apple Music has finally arrived on Sonos in full. From today, the full Apple Music streaming service will be available to all Sonos speaker owners and will provide access to all of the features subscribers expect. That includes the For You, New, Radio... >>

Samsung's Galaxy S7 Edge has a massive battery, reveals FCC filing

Samsung's Galaxy S7 Edge has a massive battery, reveals FCC filing

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Samsung isn't whittling battery capacity in its smartphone lineup this year. Pocket-lint gave the Galaxy S6 a glowing review - even though battery life wasn't great. The Samsung Galaxy S6 has a 2,550mAh battery. That capacity is on the low side by modern... >>

Google Editions at Play explained: What are 'books that can't be printed'?

Google Editions at Play explained: What are 'books that can't be printed'?

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Google has a new initiative called Editions at Play - and it's basically a bookstore selling a new type of digital book that can only be read from a browser (Chrome, preferably, via a smartphone). There are two books available at launch. They're not... >>

The 90s are back: Netflix's Fuller House has its first full trailer, watch here

The 90s are back: Netflix's Fuller House has its first full trailer, watch here

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America has a few national treasures. Full House is most definitely one of them. And so Netflix's first full trailer for the upcoming reboot is nothing short of perfection. It's also amazing in that it is brimming with 90s nostalgia. Netlfix announced... >>

Oculus Rift pre-order: Everything you need to know

Oculus Rift pre-order: Everything you need to know

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Oculus Rift has been a long time coming but it's finally here. Oculus Rift, made for everyone rather than just developers, will be available from March for the price of $599 or £499. Orders are limited to one headset per person at this stage. Of all... >>

These are the first Oculus Rift PC bundles - preorders start next week

These are the first Oculus Rift PC bundles - preorders start next week

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The Rift is coming. Facebook-owned Oculus VR has already confirmed its Rift virtual-reality headset will be available from March, but now we have word about official bundles that'll be up for pre-order in one week. The bundles include not only the headset... >>

3Doodler Start is here to make 3D drawing child safe

3Doodler Start is here to make 3D drawing child safe

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3Doodler, the company behind the first 3D printing pen, is back with a model aimed specifically at children. The 3Doodler Start, as it's called, is designed to be super simple so that children can use and enjoy it easily. The original 3Doodler involved... >>

Conquer Python with this 6-course programming bootcamp

Conquer Python with this 6-course programming bootcamp

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Python is a widely-used general purpose programming language, which drives a great many of your favorite sites across the web. If you can envision a career as a computer programmer, here’s your chance to make it a reality for an unprecedented low price:... >>

Voice dictation coming to Apple TV, you'll be able to speak your username and password

Voice dictation coming to Apple TV, you'll be able to speak your username and password

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Apple will introduce voice dictation to its 2015 Apple TV set-top-boxes in the near future, with beta software users already getting that function. The company has been trialling and adding new features to tvOS 9.2, which is hotly tipped to be announced... >>

Shot on iPhone 6s: Top iPhone photographers share their secrets

Shot on iPhone 6s: Top iPhone photographers share their secrets

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Dubbed the Apple World Gallery, Apple is once again set to showcase iPhone users' photos on advertising billboards around the globe. It's a collection that comprises of 53 images, taken by 41 different iPhone 6s owners. Their work will be featured in... >>

Google is testing wireless charging for self-driving cars

Google is testing wireless charging for self-driving cars

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Google is not only working on driverless cars without steering wheels or pedals, but with wireless charging too. According to a leaked FCC filing, Google wants its self-driving cars to recharge without wires. This could mean cars that never need to stop... >>

VTech to buy LeapFrog and create massive kids’ gadgets firm

VTech to buy LeapFrog and create massive kids’ gadgets firm

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When we visited this year's Toy Fair in January there was a notable absentee: LeapFrog. The company specialises in gadgets for younger kids and has always been a must-see for us each year, with its cunning devices that ape adult equivalents. Now we know... >>

4K Blu-ray is here, Samsung player on sale today with UHD movie

4K Blu-ray is here, Samsung player on sale today with UHD movie

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It's been a long time since we wrote with excitement about a Blu-ray player, but that time is here once more with the first 4K Blu-ray player going on sale today. Samsung has beaten the other manufacturers to the punch with the release of its UBD-K8500... >>

Sky Q goes on sale, from £42 a month and £99 one-off fee

Sky Q goes on sale, from £42 a month and £99 one-off fee

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Sky's all-new, all-singing and dancing TV entertainment system is now available. Sky Q can be bought from the company's own dedicated online store from today, 9 February. The Sky Q packages start at £42 a month, although there will also be set-up costs... >>

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. Now it is available to buy, so let's look at what the new technology offers. The new service modernises Sky, offering a level of connectivity that hasn't been available before through... >>

Learn security and ethical hacking via IT certification training

Learn security and ethical hacking via IT certification training

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The time has never been better to enter the Information Technology field, with demand for high-level security professionals rising as the evolution of malicious hackers intensifies. If IT and digital security interest you, Pocket-lint has put together... >>

The All-Weather Bluetooth Precision Speaker is ideal in any condition

The All-Weather Bluetooth Precision Speaker is ideal in any condition

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There are a great many Bluetooth speakers on the market today, but how many of them pack over 8 hours of power in a water-resistant shell? That’s one of the many great features of the All-Weather Bluetooth Precision Speaker, on offer now from Pocket-lint... >>