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How to Reinvent the Office: 10 gadgets that will make your office better

How to Reinvent the Office: 10 gadgets that will make your office better

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True techies shouldn't have an everyday, run-of-the-mill office. If you consider yourself a computer-savvy individual or even an early adopter, one of the first places you should be exemplifying that is in your home office. Similar to a living room, which... >>

What to expect at Apple's 15 March event: iPhone 5SE, iPad Air 3 and more

What to expect at Apple's 15 March event: iPhone 5SE, iPad Air 3 and more

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Apple is holding an event on 15 March, or so it is thought. Of course nothing has been officially confirmed, nor will it be until the invites go out, but that doesn't mean we can't have some fun speculating about what to expect. The Cupertino company... >>

Vaio Phone Biz brings Windows 10 to the business brigade

Vaio Phone Biz brings Windows 10 to the business brigade

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Vaio has already returned, without Sony, to launch new laptops and now it's unveiled a Windows 10 phone called Phone Biz. The Vaio Phone Biz aims to bring the Windows 10 for Mobile operating system to business users. This is the company's first Windows... >>

Microsoft Lumia 650 press image leak confirms it's on its way

Microsoft Lumia 650 press image leak confirms it's on its way

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A press image of the Microsoft Lumia 650 smartphone has leaked online, suggesting that it will be announced imminently. Posted on Twitter by @evleaks, the "official" picture shows a low-range handset that looks remarkably similar to the real world shot... >>

New Honor phones will come with Deezer preloaded

New Honor phones will come with Deezer preloaded

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Deezer and Huawei have partnered to pre-install the music streaming service on all Honor smartphones, such as the new Honor 5X, going forward. It is a first of its kind global partnership, with all new Honor phones having a Deezer app available to customers... >>

Taylor Swift to launch her own app from same company behind Kim K's game

Taylor Swift to launch her own app from same company behind Kim K's game

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Taylor Swift is seeing nothing but money signs right now. The singer is following in Kim Kardashian's footsteps in that she plans to launch a mobile game made Glu Mobile, the company that developed Kardashian's popular mobile game. Kim Kardashian: Hollywood... >>

GoPro is killing several action cams after posting disastrous Q4 results

GoPro is killing several action cams after posting disastrous Q4 results

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GoPro's camera lineup is going to look a little slim this spring. The company, which announced layoffs last week, has just confirmed it will cease sales of at least three action cameras - and it's doing all this because of a massive revenue drop it suffered... >>

LG officially confirms LG G5 flagship will debut at MWC later this month

LG officially confirms LG G5 flagship will debut at MWC later this month

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Two weeks after teasing an event for its next flagship, LG has officially confirmed it will indeed unveil the LG G5 at Mobile World Congress. LG recently invited journalists to attend the unveiling of its next flagship smartphone in MWC. It sent out the... >>

New Fitbit Alta brings personalisation options and reminder alerts

New Fitbit Alta brings personalisation options and reminder alerts

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Fitbit, one of the original activity tracker brands, has announced its new Alta bracelet. This wearable is slimmer than most, offers personalisation and new features. Like most activity trackers the Alta will cover the basics like step tracking, calories... >>

Sony A6300 shows what system cameras can do: 425-point autofocus, 4K video, 11fps burst and more

Sony A6300 shows what system cameras can do: 425-point autofocus, 4K video, 11fps burst and more

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We've long been expecting a Sony Alpha A7000 to replace 2010's NEX-7, but Sony has other plans, instead announcing the A6300. But it doesn't scrimp on the features at any level. Touting the "world's fastest autofocus" at just 0.05-seconds - although it... >>

Sonos: What is it and what are the alternatives?

Sonos: What is it and what are the alternatives?

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Over the last couple of years, Sonos has really upped its game. Since the company began over a decade ago, it has developed a much more public profile. You might not be aware of what Sonos provides and how it works, but chances are if you are reading... >>

YouTube tipped to start live streaming 360-degree VR videos

YouTube tipped to start live streaming 360-degree VR videos

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One of the big tech trends of 2016 is thought to be virtual reality. Not only has Google sold plenty of its Cardboard headsets and Oculus and Samsung had great success with the consumer version of Gear VR, but we'll soon see Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive... >>

WhatsApp tips and tricks: Amazing features you never knew about

WhatsApp tips and tricks: Amazing features you never knew about

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There's always a bit of a learning curve when it comes to mastering new apps and WhatsApp is no different. It's wickedly popular (it recently hit a billion users) and extremely easy to get started using right away, but the messenger does have a few quirks... >>

Want to see what the GoPro Karma drone is capable of? Check out this amazing 4K footage

Want to see what the GoPro Karma drone is capable of? Check out this amazing 4K footage

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At the end of last year, GoPro announced that it was entering the drone market, with the GoPro Karma designed specifically to record extreme action footage from the sky. A teaser video was released along with the original announcement, which maxed out... >>

iPhone 7 to get rid of the antenna lines and flatten the camera lens

iPhone 7 to get rid of the antenna lines and flatten the camera lens

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Although Apple is not expected to announce anything about its next flagship iPhone any time soon, with a traditional September launch more than likely on the cards, it doesn't stop the floods of rumours from hitting the net. The latest concerns the phone's... >>

Apple iPhone 7: What's the story so far?

Apple iPhone 7: What's the story so far?

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The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus launched in September 2015, but rumours have already started circulating for the Cupertino company's next smartphones, which will likely be called the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, at least for the sake of this feature anyway.... >>

Nintendo’s first iPhone game is coming in March and stars… you

Nintendo’s first iPhone game is coming in March and stars… you

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Yesterday, Nintendo revealed that its second iOS and Android app would feature a "familiar character" and that it would be an actual game. Today, it confirmed that its first dabble into the mobile market will be the much talked about Miitomo communication... >>

Secure your data and online activity with NordVPN (59 per cent off)

Secure your data and online activity with NordVPN (59 per cent off)

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When it comes to online data security, most of the public is unprotected and unaware that their information is ripe for the taking. That’s what makes VPN services so important: in an era of surveillance, spying and sabotage, proactive measures are necessary... >>

Giveaway: Win an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil from Pocket-lint Deals

Giveaway: Win an iPad Pro and Apple Pencil from Pocket-lint Deals

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We’re pretty excited about the new iPad Pro. We can’t get enough of the faster processor, large screen size, the Smart Keyboard and Apple Pencil. We’re so excited, in fact, that we’re giving away a new 32GB iPad Pro and the Apple Pencil to go... >>

Tesla Powerwall 2: What is it and when will it be available?

Tesla Powerwall 2: What is it and when will it be available?

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If you were thinking about getting Tesla's $3,000 Powerwall, you might want to wait until summer. Tesla announced a new home battery system last spring that took the energy-saving scene by storm, but now the electric carmaker has begun to tease a "version... >>

One day you'll use Microsoft HoloLens to watch the Super Bowl

One day you'll use Microsoft HoloLens to watch the Super Bowl

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At some point in the near future, you'll be able to beam a 3D hologram of Tom Brady onto your coffee table. Or at least that's what Microsoft has suggested. In an attempt to capitalise on Super Bowl 50 this weekend, the Redmond-based company has released... >>

Microsoft buys SwiftKey for $250m, now owns the keyboard app

Microsoft buys SwiftKey for $250m, now owns the keyboard app

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SwiftKey is now Minecraft's sibling. Microsoft, which paid $2.5 billion for Minecraft in 2014, has reportedly paid $250 million (£173 million) to acquire SwiftKey. SwiftKey is a London-based developer, best known for its hugely popular predictive keyboard... >>

Apple likely to unveil iPhone 5SE and iPad Air 3 at 15 March event

Apple likely to unveil iPhone 5SE and iPad Air 3 at 15 March event

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Apple has set a date for its next press event. Well, not officially. According to 9to5Mac and BuzzFeed News, Apple plans to unveil a new iPhone 5SE and the iPad Air 3 at an event scheduled for 15 March. Apple has been making its spring events an annual... >>

Sony won't be using Ultra HD Premium labelling, but it will launch Ultra HD Blu-ray in 2016

Sony won't be using Ultra HD Premium labelling, but it will launch Ultra HD Blu-ray in 2016

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Sony today confirmed to Pocket-lint that it isn't going to be using the new Ultra HD Premium labelling, recently launched by the UHD Alliance to make sure you know which TVs adhere to the latest and greatest standards. Announced at the start of 2016,... >>

Apple iPhone 5SE: What's the story so far?

Apple iPhone 5SE: What's the story so far?

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The Apple iPhone 5C was announced in September of 2013 as a cheaper, colourful and plastic iPhone option. It arrived alongside the iPhone 5S, but while the 5S has been succeeded with newer handsets, the iPhone 5C hasn't been. Apple stopped selling the... >>