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Bang & Olufsen embraces Google Cast, you can now Cast music to your B&O systems

Bang & Olufsen embraces Google Cast, you can now Cast music to your B&O systems

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Over the years, high-end audio brand Bang & Olufsen has been making strides to standardise its systems, with many of them now able to stream music through Apple Airplay, DLNA, Bluetooth and its own Beolink Multiroom technology. Now you can add Google... >>

Learn Apple's coding language with Interactive Swift Programming Exercises

Learn Apple's coding language with Interactive Swift Programming Exercises

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Ready to code like a pro? Swift is the shiny new language released by Apple in 2014 to simplify the job of coding for iOS and OS X, making iPhone app creation an all-inclusive experience. In the Swift Programming from Scratch: Interactive Learning Platform... >>

Apple to ditch iPhone home button, overhaul design for 10th anniversary

Apple to ditch iPhone home button, overhaul design for 10th anniversary

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Forget about this year's new iPhone; the 2017 model is where it's at. A slew of reports came out today revealing Apple's next iPhone - thought to be called the iPhone 7 - will release this autumn with a design that closely resembles the last two generations.... >>

Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch: What’s the story so far?

Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch: What’s the story so far?

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It's almost time for Samsung to introduce a successor to the Gear S2. The company unveiled that smartwatch last November, but because we live in a high-tech age of annual product life cycles and never-ending consumerism, we're sure Samsung has been diligently... >>

How to watch Hasselblad event: X1D and Moto Mod cameras expected

How to watch Hasselblad event: X1D and Moto Mod cameras expected

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Hasselblad is holding an event in June, and we expect the professional-grade camera company to launch a Moto Mod camera as well as the world's first medium format mirrorless camera during the show. Although Hasselblad hasn't confirmed anything specific... >>

How to make your family room smart

How to make your family room smart

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Here you are: the family room. Kick back and relax. This is where you can watch TV, listen to music and more. Maybe it's not the home cinema system you've yearned for, with projection room and seating in rows, but you can make it a brilliant den with... >>

Best Xbox One games at E3 2016: Gears 4, Forza Horizon 3, ReCore, Sea of Thieves and more

Best Xbox One games at E3 2016: Gears 4, Forza Horizon 3, ReCore, Sea of Thieves and more

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E3 2016 shut its doors last week but not before we got our fill of every game on display. The show presented a huge playground for the great and good titles that will be coming out anytime between now and the end of 2017, and the vast majority of them... >>

Misfit Shine 2 gets Speedo swim tracker upgrade, but you’ll have to pay

Misfit Shine 2 gets Speedo swim tracker upgrade, but you’ll have to pay

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Misfit has announced that its wearable fitness trackers are going to get upgrades for swim tracking, but owners will have to pay for the privilege. It is also launching the hardware as a new version called the Misfit Speedo Shine 2. Unlike most fitness... >>

Apple Stores offer new free coding courses for your kids, just in time for summer

Apple Stores offer new free coding courses for your kids, just in time for summer

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Apple Summer Camp is a free three-day workshop for children that aims to help them learn coding. This year Apple is offering new Coding Games and Programming Robots courses to those that sign-up. Apple has announced the new courses after revealing its... >>

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2016

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2016

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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 have embraced smartwatches with some exciting announcements having already been made this year and more set to come. In 2015,... >>

Old MacBook Pro being killed to make way for OLED version?

Old MacBook Pro being killed to make way for OLED version?

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Apple appears to be putting its older MacBook Pro laptops out to pasture, potentially to make way for the rumoured new model with an OLED touch panel. According to sources of AppleInsider, and its own research, Apple has begun to stop shipping the old... >>

Best PS4 games at E3 2016: God of War, Days Gone, Spider-Man, Horizon: Zero Dawn and more

Best PS4 games at E3 2016: God of War, Days Gone, Spider-Man, Horizon: Zero Dawn and more

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With the E3 gaming expo 2016 done and dusted, the front runners in the gaming world unveiled their biggest and best titles. None more so than Sony, its PlayStation 4 looks set to go from strength to strength in 2016 and beyond. With some top-drawer exclusive... >>

Massive iPhone 7 leaks reveal OLED screen, dual camera, 256GB, Lightning adapter and more

Massive iPhone 7 leaks reveal OLED screen, dual camera, 256GB, Lightning adapter and more

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The good ship Apple appears to have an iPhone 7 shaped hole in its hull as the smartphone is leaking all over the net. Lots of rumoured specs have suddenly emerged from a number of different sources. READ: Apple iPhone 7: What's the story so far? First... >>

Pay what you want for a 5-course bundle to master copywriting

Pay what you want for a 5-course bundle to master copywriting

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Your brand’s potential relies upon your ability to convey a concise, understandable message. Without any copywriting background, you could likely stand to improve your brand impression with a skill set upgrade. Take your abilities to an whole new level... >>

Is this Samsung’s new Gear S3? Leaked pics seem to reveal watch

Is this Samsung’s new Gear S3? Leaked pics seem to reveal watch

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It's time for the Gears S3 rumours to start up, apparently. A recent leak suggested that Samsung's follow-up to the Gear S2 smartwatch is codenamed Solis and will run Tizen, but now, overexposed images posted to Twitter (and spotted by SamMobile) have... >>

This Microsoft video shows what Chrome does to a laptop battery

This Microsoft video shows what Chrome does to a laptop battery

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If you're like us, you have a love-hate relationship with Chrome. Google's web browser is fast, secure, and loaded with powerful features - so, naturally, it's one of the most popular browsers today. However, it's becoming clear that it isn't exactly... >>

Google wants to help symptom-searchers find the right diagnosis

Google wants to help symptom-searchers find the right diagnosis

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It's easy to search for medical advice on the internet and to come away from it thinking you're dying. If you have a headache or a weird rash or stomach pains, the first thing you'll likely do is search for your symptoms and their likely causes on Google,... >>

Tumblr is getting into the crowded live video space this week

Tumblr is getting into the crowded live video space this week

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Tumblr thinks it can take on Facebook Live, Twitter-owned Periscope, Amazon-owned Twitch, and others. It's getting into live video. The company quietly posted a promotional webpage over the weekend to announce it will launch a live-streaming video feature... >>

Xbox One S vs Xbox One: What's the difference?

Xbox One S vs Xbox One: What's the difference?

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With Sony revealing before E3 that an upgrade to PS4 would not appear at the show, the stage was set for Xbox to upstage its main rival with a hardware unveiling of its own. It even revealed that two new consoles will be coming in the next 18 months:... >>

Honor 5C launches in Europe: Metal body mid-ranger, £149 price tag

Honor 5C launches in Europe: Metal body mid-ranger, £149 price tag

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Honor has announced that the Honor 5C will be available from today, 20 June, in the UK and across Europe. Launched previously in Asia, the European version of the Honor 5C loses the fingerprint scanner on the rear, which Honor says was necessary to hit... >>

Vi is the world’s first AI personal trainer, and she’s in Harmon Kardon HR headphones

Vi is the world’s first AI personal trainer, and she’s in Harmon Kardon HR headphones

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Headphones that measure your data and offer running feedback are already here, but superior artificially intelligent ones are coming, in Vi. LifeBeam's Vi is an AI that lives inside a set of neckband earphones packed full of smart sensors. The company... >>

Best PlayStation VR games at E3 2016: Farpoint, Resident Evil 7, Batman and more

Best PlayStation VR games at E3 2016: Farpoint, Resident Evil 7, Batman and more

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PlayStation VR is almost upon us, with its release date set for 13 October, priced £349. And at this year's E3 gaming expo Sony has been pushing the product hard, with a variety of games that have blown our minds. There's even a new gun-shaped controller,... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks: Dual cameras and 4K screen incoming

Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks: Dual cameras and 4K screen incoming

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The next generation Samsung Galaxy S8 is still a while off but already it's begun to leak with impressive 4K screen and dual cameras. According to Chinese blogging sources the next Galaxy flagship S8, due out in 2017, will be packing specs to impress.... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Eurotrash, The Living and The Dead and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Eurotrash, The Living and The Dead and more

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If you have access to a device that features Freeview Play, be it a supported TV or set-top-box, you can simply catch up with shows you've missed by scrolling backwards through the electronic programme guide. That takes away the fuss of having to come... >>

Westworld trailer looks amazing, HBO’s robot cowboy sci-fi to meet high hopes

Westworld trailer looks amazing, HBO’s robot cowboy sci-fi to meet high hopes

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The HBO adaptation of the Westworld film has finally been teased in a trailer that makes it look even better than the original. Robot cowboy slaves finding self-awareness, what's not to love? The ten part series, to air on Sky Atlantic in the UK, is described... >>