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What is Caviar and where can you use it to order food?

What is Caviar and where can you use it to order food?

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One thing that's great about cities is all the food.It's everywhere, and it's amazing. There are so many restaurants and cafes and places to choose from, but what's even more amazing is that in many cities you can just order food from these joints and... >>

Huawei Mate 10 will be unveiled on 16 October

Huawei Mate 10 will be unveiled on 16 October

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Huawei's next major flagship phone, the Mate 10, will allegedly be unveiled on 16 October, according to Polish website TableTowo, and picked up by GSMArena. Huawei P10 and P10 Plus: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know Not much... >>

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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We've already seen a great number of phones launch in 2017, but there's still a whole load of goodness to come.Heading toward the end of 2017 we'll see ta load of 8s: Nokia 8, iPhone 8, Galaxy Note 8 and Google's new phone (not an 8), which we'll... >>

10 best iOS apps for students going back to school

10 best iOS apps for students going back to school

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The school summer holidays are in full swing, but it's already time to start thinking about going back to school or university. Technology now plays an integral part in education, with hundreds and thousands of apps being available to help with your studies.Here's... >>

Apple iPhone 8 may have 4K recording on both front and rear cameras

Apple iPhone 8 may have 4K recording on both front and rear cameras

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The Apple HomePod developer code keeps churning up more information about the upcoming iPhone 8, and the latest refers to the phone's cameras. iHelp has discovered some lines within the code that suggest both the rear and front cameras could support 4K... >>

80 incredible images that you won't believe are actually game screenshots

80 incredible images that you won't believe are actually game screenshots

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Since the days of Pong the graphics in video games have only got better and better as the years progress. Now with 4K screens becoming the norm, games developers are constantly pushing to improve the graphics in their games and deliver a breath-taking... >>

Oops! AT&T just leaked that Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active is real

Oops! AT&T just leaked that Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active is real

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It's always funny when companies accidentally reveal major news.The latest example comes from US carrier AT&T, which haphazardly posted marketing materials from a promotion. The leak could be spotted in the FAQs section for AT&T and Samsung’s current... >>

Facebook Stories is coming to the desktop whether you want it or not

Facebook Stories is coming to the desktop whether you want it or not

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Facebook's Snapchat clone is expanding beyond mobile devices.Facebook Stories, a feature that lets you share multiple photos and videos as part of a visual collection atop news feed, is only available in the Facebook and Messenger apps for mobile devices,... >>

Mozilla Firefox Send: The Snapchat of file sharing explained

Mozilla Firefox Send: The Snapchat of file sharing explained

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Mozilla has launched a new website that simplifies the process of sending large files to another person.Called Send, the site (or tool, rather) is essentially the Snapchat of file sharing. That's because once a file has been received and downloaded... >>

Red Hydrogen phone: Specs, price, release date and everything else we know so far

Red Hydrogen phone: Specs, price, release date and everything else we know so far

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Red Digital Cinema isn't the first brand name you think of when thinking about smartphone. In fact, unless you're into high end cinematography gear, there's a chance you've never heard of the company at all.It's well known in the industry for producing... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the rumoured difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy S8 vs S8+: What's the rumoured difference?

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Samsung's next Note device is thought to be unveiled at an event on 23 August. Although the company has yet to officially confirm the device or its name, the invite to the August event heavily hints at a new Note device, which we're assuming will be... >>

65 ways to get a giggle out of Siri

65 ways to get a giggle out of Siri

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If you have an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch, you've probably met Siri, Apple's voice assistant. He is an interesting little fellow, sometimes useful, sometimes funny and other times, a sarcastic little so and so.To most questions you'll get a standard... >>

Fitbit's first smartwatch confirmed to launch in time for the holiday season

Fitbit's first smartwatch confirmed to launch in time for the holiday season

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Fitbit's first ever smartwatch is still on course to launch later this year, following the confirmation by the company's CEO James Park. Fitbit GPS smartwatch rumours: Everything we know so far about Project Higgs Speaking during Fitibit's second quarter... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy Note 7: What's the rumoured difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Galaxy Note 7: What's the rumoured difference?

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Samsung is rumoured to be launching its much-anticipated Galaxy Note 8 at the end of August. The device will succeed the Note 7, which was a fantastic device until its battery issues destroyed its reputation and left it for dead.Nothing official has been... >>

What is Elon Musk’s Hyperloop? The 700mph subsonic train explained

What is Elon Musk’s Hyperloop? The 700mph subsonic train explained

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Elon Musk has started the building revolution for a new train system.Dubbed Hyperloop, it will allow you to get from London to Edinburgh or LA to San Francisco in under 30 minutes. But what is it and how does it work? Good questions. Musk has likened... >>

Samsung's Leader 8 flip phone is a thing of beauty, but only destined for China

Samsung's Leader 8 flip phone is a thing of beauty, but only destined for China

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Samsung has gone back to its early noughties routes and released a new flip phone in China, although this one is much better looking than the flip phones of old. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know The Leader 8,... >>

Sky VIP rewards customers with free tickets and priority service

Sky VIP rewards customers with free tickets and priority service

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Sky has announced Sky VIP, a new loyalty programme that rewards all of its customers, but gives bigger and better rewards the longer a customer has been with Sky. What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it? Split across four tiers, Silver,... >>

LG confirms V30 will get a 6-inch OLED screen

LG confirms V30 will get a 6-inch OLED screen

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LG has laid one of the biggest rumours surrounding the upcoming V30 flagship to bed, by confirming it will indeed come with a 6-inch P-OLED display. LG didn't mention the V30 by name in the press release, but said its "next flagship smartphone", which... >>

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leak reveals specs, colours, and more

Latest Samsung Galaxy Note 8 leak reveals specs, colours, and more

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Samsung is unveiling its Galaxy Note 8 phablet in a few weeks, and now we know what it will most likely feature, thanks to a new report.Sure, we already knew what the phone will probably look like and sport under the hood, as several leaks have popped... >>

RED's new smartphone looks huge and amazing in this hands-on video

RED's new smartphone looks huge and amazing in this hands-on video

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RED is making a smartphone, and we finally just learned a bit more about the mysterious device, including the fact that it is massive.When the high-end cameramaker announced its Hydrogen One smartphone this summer, it only revealed a few stand-out features,... >>

Did Microsoft just accidentally reveal its own Touch Cover for iPads?

Did Microsoft just accidentally reveal its own Touch Cover for iPads?

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Microsoft might be working on a Touch Cover smart keyboard for iPads, according to a document that has just been spotted.The document concerns battery information for products containing lithium-ion batteries. It was shared on Microsoft's website in... >>

Best laptops 2017: The best laptops you can buy today

Best laptops 2017: The best laptops you can buy today

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Tablets and smartphones are great for enjoying games and movies on the sofa or browsing emails on the train on the way to work, but neither are a match for actually getting things done when it comes to work. Whether it's school work, video editing,... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £150? Apple TV vs Fire TV vs Chromecast and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £150? Apple TV vs Fire TV vs Chromecast and more

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A lot of TVs nowadays have some variation of streaming service built in, but many of us still have 'dumb' TVs. If you want to access streaming services, you'll need a streaming box. With such a vast range of streaming services on offer, and a wide range... >>

Plex users can now view live TV on Android and Apple TV

Plex users can now view live TV on Android and Apple TV

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No sooner has Plex made live TV streaming available through iOS, Android TV and the Plex web app, the company has added Android and Apple TV support too. It means Android mobile users can now finally view and record free-to-air live TV through the Plex... >>

Motorola Moto C vs Moto E4 vs Moto G5 vs Moto Z2: Which Moto is right for you?

Motorola Moto C vs Moto E4 vs Moto G5 vs Moto Z2: Which Moto is right for you?

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Motorola has already announced several smartphones in 2017, 10 if you're counting.There are two Moto Cs, two Moto Es, four Moto Gs and two Moto Zs so far and based on the rumours, that won't be the last we hear from the Lenovo-owned company before the... >>

The BBC wants you to use your voice to sign into digital services

The BBC wants you to use your voice to sign into digital services

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The BBC has partnered with Microsoft to develop a new concept to sign into digital services, and ultimately control your TV viewing.Just as how we use our unique fingerprints to sign into our phones and authenticate payments, our voice is unique to use... >>

Best in-ear headphones: 10 great wired, wireless and wire-free earphones

Best in-ear headphones: 10 great wired, wireless and wire-free earphones

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Most smartphones will come bundled with a pair of free in-ear headphones, but more often than not they're not exactly high-quality. For occasional music listeners they're fine, but if you want to get the most out of your tunes then an upgrade is in order.When... >>

KitSound Voice One gives Alexa the audio oomph she needs

KitSound Voice One gives Alexa the audio oomph she needs

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British audio company KitSound has announced the KS Voice One, a speaker made in collaboration with Amazon, that pairs Alexa with a robust audio system than the Echo offers. Amazon Echo review: It's all about Alexa The KS Voice One functions just the... >>

Best smartphones 2017: The best phones available to buy today

Best smartphones 2017: The best phones available to buy today

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So, you want to buy a new smartphone? If you're looking for the best smartphones, you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest mobile phones of the year to save you time when you go to your local phone shop.We continually update... >>

IKEA will now let you store your solar energy so none of it goes to waste

IKEA will now let you store your solar energy so none of it goes to waste

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Everyone's favourite Swedish furniture store IKEA is now offering a solar battery storage solution, alongside its current range of solar panels, thanks to a partnership with Solarcentury. IKEA goes after Philips Hue with own budget lighting collection... >>

Samsung is developing a new smartwatch/fitness tracker hybrid

Samsung is developing a new smartwatch/fitness tracker hybrid

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Samsung is developing a new wearable device that will combine "the best bits from Gear S3 and Gear Fit 2". The new device won't be the Gear S4, but an entirely new device that will have some smartwatch functions, along with fitness tracking capabilities.... >>

LG V30 outline leaks out with no sliding secondary display pictured

LG V30 outline leaks out with no sliding secondary display pictured

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LG's next device, the V30, will likely debut later this month, but we already know how it’ll definitely look come launch day.Courtesy of OnLeaks, who has a decent track record with leaks, we've been treated to a leaked outline of the phone. It reportedly... >>

How to use Alexa to control Amazon Fire TV devices without a remote

How to use Alexa to control Amazon Fire TV devices without a remote

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Amazon has introduced a new voice-control feature for Fire TV users.As of 1 August, if you own one of Amazon's Fire TV media players, as well as an Echo device, you can control that Fire TV from your Echo using just your voice. That's right. No more remote... >>

Microsoft Surface Plus explained: Upgrade and finance your device now

Microsoft Surface Plus explained: Upgrade and finance your device now

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Microsoft has launched an upgrade program for Surface devices.Called Surface Plus, the program is now live for customers in the US. The idea is that, as a member of this program, you can spread the cost of a new Surface device over two years. It's a lot... >>

Is Facebook working on its own Echo Show-like video chat device?

Is Facebook working on its own Echo Show-like video chat device?

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Facebook is getting deeper into hardware, with the purpose of going after Amazon and its Echo-line of smart devices.Bloomberg said Facebook is working on a "video chat device for the home". The social network's experimental Building 8 lab is developing... >>

Motorola Moto G5 vs G5 Plus vs G5S vs G5S Plus: What are all these Moto phones?

Motorola Moto G5 vs G5 Plus vs G5S vs G5S Plus: What are all these Moto phones?

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Lenovo has already announced nine Motorola smartphones this year. Yes nine. Four of those sit in the Moto G range with the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus released at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and the newer, "special edition" Moto G5S and Moto G5S... >>

Motorola just announced a 'special edition' Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus

Motorola just announced a 'special edition' Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus

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Motorola is adding to the G-series of smartphones.Moto G5SThe company has announced the "special edition" Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus, both of which supposedly offer "several upgrades on the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus". For instance the Moto G5S has an all-metal... >>

Amazon serves up exclusive rights to ATP World Tour tennis

Amazon serves up exclusive rights to ATP World Tour tennis

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Avid tennis fans who regularly tune in to watch the ATP World Tour will now need to make sure they have an Amazon Prime subscription, after the US retail giant won exclusive UK rights to show the World Tour matches from Sky.Read more about Amazon Prime... >>

Best DSLR cameras 2017: The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

Best DSLR cameras 2017: The best interchangeable lens cameras available to buy today

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You want to buy a DSLR camera but don't know what to go for? Then you've come to the right place, as this is where we round-up the best DSLR cameras of 2017. We'll guide you through the hottest cameras available - and only models that we've seen in reality... >>

Honeywell launches its first home security camera, the Lyric C1

Honeywell launches its first home security camera, the Lyric C1

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Honeywell is perhaps best known for its smart thermostat systems, with the Lyric system being the most consumer-friendly version. The company has now added to the Lyric family with a security camera in the form of the C1. Honeywell Lyric T6R review: Smart... >>

A closer look at the HTC U11 Solar Red: 2017's best looking phone

A closer look at the HTC U11 Solar Red: 2017's best looking phone

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HTC's U11 is one of the most capable phones available on the market today. It's a big improvement from last year in almost every way, and it has its squeezable edges that set it apart from the competition. But there is one other feature that makes it... >>

Apple HomePod developer code suggests no Touch ID on iPhone 8

Apple HomePod developer code suggests no Touch ID on iPhone 8

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Following the recent news that the upcoming Apple HomePod speaker code all but confirmed the existence of facial recognition and a bezel-less design for the iPhone 8, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has uncovered more information relating to Touch ID.... >>

Google Daydream: What does it do, what devices support it and what is standalone Daydream?

Google Daydream: What does it do, what devices support it and what is standalone Daydream?

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When it comes to virtual reality, Google has been very active in getting cheap devices into people's hands, thanks to Google Cardboard, and even supplying them with plenty of content to view, through YouTube.In 2016 Google introduced Daydream, a new... >>

This amazing picture leak shows us the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

This amazing picture leak shows us the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

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A full, clear image of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has leaked online via trusted leaker Evan Blass. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know The image shows the front and back of the upcoming phone in black and gold colour... >>

Facebook Messenger's personal assistant is about to get a lot better

Facebook Messenger's personal assistant is about to get a lot better

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Facebook has acquired an artificial intelligence (AI) startup.The startup, called Ozlo, is based in Palo Alto, California, and according to Facebook, it'll help Facebook develop its personal assistant in the Messenger app: “They’re just going to... >>

Asus to unveil new ZenFone 4 at 19 August event, likely coming to UK

Asus to unveil new ZenFone 4 at 19 August event, likely coming to UK

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Asus is coming out with a new ZenFone.Asus has been a little quiet in the UK recently when it comes to smartphones, while it's impressing with phones in the US and Asia. That may be all about to change, as it appears to be making a comeback to the UK,... >>

That was quick: Microsoft kills its Windows Phone keyboard for iPhone

That was quick: Microsoft kills its Windows Phone keyboard for iPhone

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Farewell, Word Flow. We hardly knew ye.Microsoft launched its Windows Phone keyboard for the iPhone about a year ago. It offered a fan-shaped, one-handed mode, which you'd recognise if you've ever used a Windows Phone or Windows 10 Mobile phone, as... >>

Your Android might soon show battery life for Bluetooth devices

Your Android might soon show battery life for Bluetooth devices

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Ever wish you could check the battery life of a Bluetooth device connected to your phone?Well, if you own an Android, such a feature is likely coming your way. As discovered by XDA Developers, the Android Open Source Project has added support for retrieving... >>

25 endearingly awesome tributes to iconic album covers crafted in MS Paint

25 endearingly awesome tributes to iconic album covers crafted in MS Paint

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Microsoft Paint is one of the wonders of the Microsoft operating system and a piece of bundled software that's been around since the very first version of Windows in 1985. More recently, news appeared to spread that Microsoft was killing off MS Paint in... >>

LG V30 will be available from 28 September in US, global launch to follow

LG V30 will be available from 28 September in US, global launch to follow

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The LG V30 will go on sale on 28 September in the US, with a European and global launch to follow soon after.Android Authority has obtained the news from an exclusive source, which says the phone will be unveiled at IFA on 31 August, something that was... >>