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How to appoint an heir on Facebook for when you die

How to appoint an heir on Facebook for when you die

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It might be a bit of a morbid subject but thinking about your digital legacy after you die is something people are starting to do. Specifically Facebook has released its latest updates to allow for account management in the event of a user's death. The... >>

Own a Nike+ Fuelband? Here’s how to get money for it from Nike

Own a Nike+ Fuelband? Here’s how to get money for it from Nike

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Nike and Apple have been in court for a while over the Nike+ Fuelband and now have agreed to terms that can make you money. The two-year class action lawsuit was over the accuracy of the Fuelband. While Apple and Nike still haven't admitted fault they... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks in gold, details S Pen

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks in gold, details S Pen

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The much anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 5 appears to have leaked, again, this time sporting a gold coloured frame. The next generation of Note is expected to be released early this year to give Samsung a head start on Apple's expected iPhone 6S and 6S... >>

OnePlus 2: Here’s how to reserve yours now

OnePlus 2: Here’s how to reserve yours now

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Buying a OnePlus smatphone is no simple matter. For a start there are no shops and on top of that you can't even buy online without an invite. The OnePlus 2 has now launched and much like the first OnePlus smartphone it will be an invite only event.... >>

OnePlus 2: What's the story so far?

OnePlus 2: What's the story so far?

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OnePlus has had something of a hit on its hands with the OnePlus One, especially among smartphone fans. Limited availability added an air of exclusivity to device that offered great value for money. The OnePlus One is now available to buy without an invite,... >>

Audi Q7 first drive: SUVving wicked this way comes

Audi Q7 first drive: SUVving wicked this way comes

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Gliding along Hampshire A-roads in the all-new Audi Q7 and there's a sudden bang. A sparrow has somehow flown head-first into the windscreen, presumably distracted by this SUV's all-new looks – which are altogether more sophisticated and a bit less... >>

This monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone, say goodbye to wire clutter

This monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone, say goodbye to wire clutter

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Samsung has unveiled what it says is the world's first monitor that can wirelessly charge a smartphone. The SE370 looks like a normal, but very futuristic, monitor and comes in 23.6-inch or 27-inch variants. But what makes this special is the stand which... >>

Now is your chance to ask one of the world's smartest men anything you want

Now is your chance to ask one of the world's smartest men anything you want

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There's few times in your life that you'll be able to interview a really, really smart person. Like, we're talking about a genius-level mind here. However, thanks to Reddit and its powerful Ask Me Anything (AMA) service, people from around the globe have... >>

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter is coming to Android next month

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter is coming to Android next month

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Bethesda's post-nuclear title that debuted at E3 2015 is coming to Android devices. Fallout Shelter launched at the Los Angeles gaming convention last month, but at the time, it was only available for iOS devices. Bethesda has now confirmed an Android... >>

This is how Nintendo’s sleep monitor might look and work

This is how Nintendo’s sleep monitor might look and work

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Nintendo is making a dock of some sort that can monitor how well you're sleeping and then project that information onto your ceiling. Last autumn, Nintendo revealed it was side-stepping into the life tracking business. Rather than moving into the competitive... >>

Here are the first really up-close NASA pics of Pluto and its moons

Here are the first really up-close NASA pics of Pluto and its moons

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NASA has published up-close images from the New Horizons space probe that flew by Pluto yesterday. The images, which the probe captured and transmitted back to Earth, are the closest we've (or at least the probe) has come to the dwarf planet in space... >>

Latest iPhone 6S leak reveals what the front of the phone looks like

Latest iPhone 6S leak reveals what the front of the phone looks like

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The next iPhone will likely be unveiled in two short months. It comes around so quickly. Doesn't it? Although it seems like just yesterday Apple was on stage unveiling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the company is already in the process of manufacturing... >>

41 ways to get a giggle out of Siri

41 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... >>

Lara Croft, Cortana and other girl game stars reimagined as average-sized American women

Lara Croft, Cortana and other girl game stars reimagined as average-sized American women

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We all know how girls are stereotypically represented in video games: bikini clad and wafer thin. While campaign groups can’t change that image overnight, US website Bulimia.com is trying to show us what our female gaming characters would look like... >>

Best iPhone 6 cases: Treat your Apple device

Best iPhone 6 cases: Treat your Apple device

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Apple's iPhone 6 features a beautiful aluminium body, super slim design and the company's latest A8 processor under the hood. It's a good looking device and probably one that you'd rather not cover with a case, but a little bit of protection is always... >>

Best iPhone 7 concepts: Is this what the iPhone 7 will look like?

Best iPhone 7 concepts: Is this what the iPhone 7 will look like?

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The Apple iPhone 6S is expected to arrive in September, as has seemingly always been the case with Apple smartphones. As this is a so called "S year", the next phone is likely to look identical to the current iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. That's not very... >>

Amazing video makes an old woman young again in seconds

Amazing video makes an old woman young again in seconds

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Just how old is the women in the photo above? 30 years old, maybe 40 years, old? The reality is that the actress is more like 60. Digital compositor artist Rousselos Aravantinos has created a 30-second clip that demonstrates what age reduction looks like... >>

Huawei Nexus: What's the story so far?

Huawei Nexus: What's the story so far?

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Most of the major smartphones for 2015 have already been announced, with many of the flagships appearing at Mobile World Congress way back in March. We do have a couple of surprises left before the year is up however, including a refreshment from Motorola,... >>

6 ways Blinkist can help you start reading more ASAP

6 ways Blinkist can help you start reading more ASAP

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No time to read the latest best-sellers? Think again. If you have 15 minutes, you can catch up on your reading list, thanks to Blinkist Premium. We're offering a one-year subscription for just $29.99 (£20), a savings of 62 per cent, at Pocket-lint Deals.... >>

Uber will deliver ice cream to you for free today: This is how to get it

Uber will deliver ice cream to you for free today: This is how to get it

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It's summertime, and it's hot out (well, supposed to be anyway). The Uber team knows this and believes the best way to cool off (and to get you to use its app) is to offer a global promotion on 24 July. Called Uber Ice Cream, it's all about delivering... >>

Meerkat now lets you livestream from a GoPro: Here's how it works

Meerkat now lets you livestream from a GoPro: Here's how it works

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Meerkat doesn't want you using rival live-streaming apps, such as Twitter-owned Periscope, so it needs to come up with new ways to keep users interested, and it's latest attempt is a homerun. It teamed up with GoPro to let you broadcast your action-packed... >>

New Honda cars to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, starting with 2016 Accord

New Honda cars to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, starting with 2016 Accord

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Honda is holding an event at its new R&D Center in Mountain View, where it just confirmed its upcoming vehicles will be among the first to offer the latest infotainment systems from Apple and Google. The updated 2016 Accord, which Honda has dubbed the... >>

NASA discovers Earth 2.0: Here's what you need to know

NASA discovers Earth 2.0: Here's what you need to know

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You might have heard that NASA just discovered Earth 2.0. That's right...the US space agency has confirmed that a habitable planet much like our own is orbiting a star that's also much like our own. It's like Earth's doppelganger (hence the 'Earth 2.0'... >>

LG's new Tone Active wireless Bluetooth headset can handle your workout sweat

LG's new Tone Active wireless Bluetooth headset can handle your workout sweat

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LG Electronics has a new wireless Bluetooth headset. Part of the company's wireless Tone series, the new headset is called the LG Tone Active. You can use it when you're working out or gaming for long periods of time, as it features an IPX3 water and... >>

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2015: Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01, Moto 360 2, Samsung Gear A and more

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2015: Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01, Moto 360 2, Samsung Gear A and more

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To hear watch without the word smart in front of it will soon be indicative of a heirloom description. Even luxury watch brands are embracing smartwatches and this year has already had some exciting announcements with their launches anticipated, while... >>