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Want to capture 360-degree VR footage? The Kodak PixPro 4KVR360 could be your affordable all-in-one solution

Want to capture 360-degree VR footage? The Kodak PixPro 4KVR360 could be your affordable all-in-one solution

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If there's a buzz in the tech world for 2016 then it's virtual reality, or VR. But you don't need to be a whizz or an ultra-rich kid to capture such footage these days. The Kodak PixPro 4KVR360, which is due out in early 2017, is an all-in-one dual lens... >>

Best VR headsets to buy in 2016, whatever your budget

Best VR headsets to buy in 2016, whatever your budget

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The age of virtual reality is upon us (again) with a torrent of devices and content having launched throughout 2016 and some still to come. There has been a buzz around virtual reality (VR) for the past few years. Some of this has come from the lengthy... >>

Apple Lightning headphones-gate, Apple confirms issue with bundled buds

Apple Lightning headphones-gate, Apple confirms issue with bundled buds

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Apple’s iPhone 7 problems appear to be going from bad to worse. After it was reported yesterday that some users noticed a hissing sound when working the A10 processor too hard, today owners have noticed an issue with the bundled Lightning headphones... >>

Oculus Rift now available in UK stores, get a demo in John Lewis and other shops

Oculus Rift now available in UK stores, get a demo in John Lewis and other shops

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Although UK customers have been able to order the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset from the company's US website, the device is now officially available to buy from several UK stores today, 20 September. John Lewis, Curry's PC World, Game and Harrods... >>

Photokina 2016: All the best new cameras from the 2016 show

Photokina 2016: All the best new cameras from the 2016 show

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Photokina, the largest dedicated biannual photo show in Europe, has opened its doors and shown off its various camera goodies this year. However, it's been a tumultuous time in the world of cameras, with the Kumamoto earthquakes in Japan having a devastating... >>

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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Since last November, you have been able to play Xbox 360 games on an Xbox One. Not all of your old library of games are playable presently, but there are more than 250 titles currently available. Xbox is also adding to this list regularly as each title... >>

Amazing Google Pixel and Pixel XL hands-on photos leak, looking tasty

Amazing Google Pixel and Pixel XL hands-on photos leak, looking tasty

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Google Pixel rumours and leaks are coming thick and fast at the moment. No sooner had we seen reported price details and official confirmation of the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL launch event, we now have a great idea of what they look like in the... >>

Blackberry publishes full Argon specs online

Blackberry publishes full Argon specs online

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We’ve known for a little while that Blackberry would be releasing a flagship phone this year but knew very little about what specs it would bring with it. Fortunately, Blackberry itself has saved everyone the hassle of guessing and predicting the features,... >>

BlackBerry's next flagship, DTEK60: What's the story so far?

BlackBerry's next flagship, DTEK60: What's the story so far?

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Blackberry is expected to launch two new phones over the next year. One of them is the DTEK60 - formerly referred to as the Argon - and by the sounds of it, this will be the company's 2016 flagship phone. It's a big, all touchscreen device with a powerful... >>

Google is releasing Chromecast updates early. Here’s how to get them

Google is releasing Chromecast updates early. Here’s how to get them

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If you’re a Google Chromecast owner and want to get the very latest features as soon as possible, then you’ll be pleased to know Google has released the Chromecast Preview Program. Google says the Preview Program is a “user opt-in channel that updates... >>

Google Pixel and Pixel XL officially launch on 4 October

Google Pixel and Pixel XL officially launch on 4 October

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Google has officially confirmed that it is holding a launch event on 4 October, with a mighty hint that at least one of the rumoured Google Pixel phones will be unveiled. It posted a video on its Twitter account with a traditional Google search bar morphing... >>

HTC Desire 10 Pro vs Desire 10 Lifestyle: What's the difference?

HTC Desire 10 Pro vs Desire 10 Lifestyle: What's the difference?

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HTC has pulled the old trick of launching two devices with the same sort of name, but with very different specs. The HTC Desire 10 is the latest addition to HTC's mid-range. One of the distinctive things about the Desire 10 is the design, with gold trim... >>

HTC Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle: Deco design adorns two very different devices

HTC Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle: Deco design adorns two very different devices

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HTC has made the anticipated update to its mid-range devices with the launch of the HTC Desire 10 Pro and HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle. The biggest thing that stands these two handsets apart from other devices already available is design. HTC always likes... >>

Become a marketing guru with the Marketing Analytics Mastery Bundle (98 per cent off)

Become a marketing guru with the Marketing Analytics Mastery Bundle (98 per cent off)

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It’s no mystery that data is playing a larger role in the way we conduct marketing research. However, collecting consumer data is only part of the battle. Knowing how to translate that information into useful marketing insights is critical to keeping... >>

The Rolo Travel Bag is essential for any traveler (14 per cent off)

The Rolo Travel Bag is essential for any traveler (14 per cent off)

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Packing for travel doesn’t always have to mean wrinkly shirts and socks. While it’s tough fitting all our prized outfits in one bag, cramming them into a wrinkly mess is no way to travel. Thankfully, the Rolo Travel Bag is here, and with it you can... >>

Google's next phones aren't going to be cheap

Google's next phones aren't going to be cheap

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Get ready to pay up big time if you want Google's HTC-made 2016 phones. Google is working with HTC on its next two phones, currently known as the Pixel and Pixel XL. They are set to debut this autumn. You can read more about these devices from here. The... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: How to determine if your replacement or new phone is safe

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: How to determine if your replacement or new phone is safe

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There are three ways you can tell if a new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is safe. You've probably heard that Samsung and the US government officially recalled all sold units of the Galaxy Note 7. Now, let's say you're still interested in the phablet but have... >>

GoPro Hero 5: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

GoPro Hero 5: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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GoPro has announced its next flagship action camera. Actually, there are two: the Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Session. GoPro's new devices have been the subject of rumours for several months. They've both finally been unveiled though, putting all the speculation... >>

GoPro Karma: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

GoPro Karma: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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GoPro has finally revealed its first drone: Karma. GoPro Karma ditches the idea of strapping an action camera to your helmet, and instead lets you fly high in the sky, with the purpose of giving you a new perspective and really cool shots of your extreme... >>

GoPro Hero 5 Black and Session cameras announced, 4K video with GPS and waterproofing

GoPro Hero 5 Black and Session cameras announced, 4K video with GPS and waterproofing

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GoPro has taken the wraps off its latest action cameras; the Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Session. Like their predecessors, they're small and easy to mount, but host a number of improved features.  Chief among the newest additions is waterproofing. That's... >>

GoPro's Karma drone is official, takes flight soon

GoPro's Karma drone is official, takes flight soon

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After months or teasing, GoPro has officially unveiled its latest products, one of which is a company first: The Karma drone.  GoPro's aim with the Karma was to build a drone that's easy to use right out of the box, and one that's compatible with its... >>

Fujifilm goes mirrorless medium format: GFX 50S is a 50-megapixel whopper on a small(ish) scale

Fujifilm goes mirrorless medium format: GFX 50S is a 50-megapixel whopper on a small(ish) scale

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It's a rare thing for an all-new camera format to appear, but Fujifilm is pushing into digital medium format with the announcement of its mirrorless GFX line and GF lenses. The Fujifilm GFX 50S is the first camera announced in the line, complete with... >>

What is iPhone 7 HissGate? Plus 4 other “gates” Apple has fallen prey to

What is iPhone 7 HissGate? Plus 4 other “gates” Apple has fallen prey to

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The Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus went on sale last Friday to record numbers of pre-orders, the iPhone 7 plus is sold out until November at least. But some of the lucky few who have managed to get their hands on one have noticed a hissing sound when... >>

Long awaited Sony A99 II now official, 4K video and 42.4MP sensor

Long awaited Sony A99 II now official, 4K video and 42.4MP sensor

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Sony has finally announced a successor to the A99, more than three years since it released the flagship DSLR. The Sony A99 II is a powerhouse of an SLR, with a 42.4-megapixel 35mm full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor, hybrid phase detection autofocus system... >>

What time is the GoPro Karma drone and Hero 5 launch and how can I watch it online?

What time is the GoPro Karma drone and Hero 5 launch and how can I watch it online?

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After many rumours and a long wait, GoPro is finally ready to unleash its first camera-ready drone at a dedicated event near Lake Tahoe in the States. There have been several videos released showing what the GoPro Karma is capable of, but we'll see more... >>