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Samsung Galaxy S8: What we want to see and what's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy S8: What we want to see and what's the story so far?

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Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in March, followed by the Note 7 in August. The former two devices have received huge amounts of praise for their designs, powerful specs and great cameras, while the latter appears to be following the same... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 going back on sale from 28 September

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 going back on sale from 28 September

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One of the worst periods in Samsung's history is almost at an end with reports suggesting that the company has isolated the problem which made some Note 7 smartphones explode. It is almost ready to put the phone back on the market, with suspected faulty... >>

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone SE: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone SE: What's the difference?

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Apple announced two new iPhones to its portfolio in early September in the form of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The two new devices join the one year-old iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, along with the smaller iPhone SE that arrived in March. There... >>

When is Android 7.0 Nougat coming to my phone?

When is Android 7.0 Nougat coming to my phone?

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Every year a major update to Android is released. This year's update is called Android Nougat, following the theme of the dessert-inspired name. Unlike previous updates, Nougat was first released to developers in March and as of 22 August, it began rolling... >>

Best iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases: Protect your new Apple device

Best iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus cases: Protect your new Apple device

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Apple's latest iPhones are finally here and they are lovely. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus continue with the all metal body but they see a refinement in their designs. The company has moved the antenna strips on the rear to just the top and bottom... >>

Apple Watch Series 2 vs Apple Watch Series 1 vs Apple Watch (2015): What's the difference?

Apple Watch Series 2 vs Apple Watch Series 1 vs Apple Watch (2015): What's the difference?

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Apple announced a new smartwatch at the beginning of September in the form of the Apple Watch Series 2. This comes in a standard model, a Nike+ model, Hermès model and an Edition model. The new device sits alongside the Apple Watch Series 1, which is... >>

Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs iPhone 6S Plus vs iPhone 6 Plus: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs iPhone 6S Plus vs iPhone 6 Plus: What's the difference?

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Apple's new iPhones - the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus - are now available to buy following their announcement on 7 September. The two devices were the subject of plenty of rumours in the run up to their launch, some of which were spot on, others of which will... >>

When is The Grand Tour on TV and how can I watch it?

When is The Grand Tour on TV and how can I watch it?

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It's been a year and a half since Jeremy Clarkson was sacked from Top Gear - well, since the BBC decided not to renew his contract to be more accurate - and we've been waiting almost that entire time to see what he and fellow ex-presenters Richard Hammond... >>

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

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Apple announced two new iPhones at an event in September, comprising the iPhone 7 and the larger iPhone 7 Plus. In previous years, the two iPhones - the standard and the Plus - have been almost identical aside from their physical size and the inclusion... >>

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S vs iPhone 6: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6S vs iPhone 6: What's the difference?

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Apple announced the next generation of its iPhones at an event in San Francisco on 7 September. Despite some rumours suggesting otherwise, the two new handsets are being called the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, following the traditional naming cycle.... >>

Amazon Echo UK pre-order discount gives Prime members £50 off, but be quick

Amazon Echo UK pre-order discount gives Prime members £50 off, but be quick

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Amazon has just announced that it is launching its home-controlling speaker, the Amazon Echo, in the UK, following its popular reception in the US over the past 12 months. To sweeten the deal, there's a discount being offered for Prime members who get... >>

These are the coolest hidden features in iOS 10

These are the coolest hidden features in iOS 10

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It's official: iOS 10 is awesome. In Pocket-lint's review of the software, which released on 13 September, we said Apple clearly focused on layering the entire experience with even more complexity and depth than ever before. In fact, in our short time... >>

Official US recall of Note 7 fully reveals how many have exploded

Official US recall of Note 7 fully reveals how many have exploded

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The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a formal recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on Thursday. The agency, which is tasked with promoting the safety of consumer products, developing uniform safety standards, and conducting research... >>

This is what GoPro's Karma camera drone looks like

This is what GoPro's Karma camera drone looks like

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GoPro is getting ready to unveil its Karma drone, so of course the company's teasing the heck out of it, including giving us a quick, first glimpse.  GoPro has published a new Karma teaser to both Twitter and YouTube, and in each version of the teaser,... >>

You can't search ‘butt’ in iMessage now because it shows MLP porn

You can't search ‘butt’ in iMessage now because it shows MLP porn

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Porn and My Little Pony should never go together. Like, ever. When Apple released iOS 10 to the public this week, it introduced a new iMessage app with the built-in ability to search GIFs. There were many third-party keyboards available previously that... >>

iMessage apps: Which should you download first and how to install them?

iMessage apps: Which should you download first and how to install them?

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Apple made a number of changes in iOS 10, with one of the main overhauls appearing in its Messages app. The app now offers multiple methods of inputting iMessages from handwritten notes to the Apple Watch's Digital Touch feature. Users are also able to... >>

Amazon Echo: What can Alexa do and what services are compatible?

Amazon Echo: What can Alexa do and what services are compatible?

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Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker controlled with your voice. It features a personal assistant called Alexa, who will perform various tasks for you and control various systems. There are seven microphones within Echo, all of which feature enhanced noise... >>

iOS 10 Messages explained: What's new and how to use it

iOS 10 Messages explained: What's new and how to use it

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As part of its major iOS 10 update, Apple launched a brand new Messages app. While previous years have seen the app slowly evolving to be more capable, this year’s revolution brings with it a huge change in focus. Instead of an ageing - but necessary... >>

PlayFusion Lightseekers for iOS and Android: Toys to life is not dead, it's only just beginning

PlayFusion Lightseekers for iOS and Android: Toys to life is not dead, it's only just beginning

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With Disney's withdrawal from the toys-to-life game genre questions were asked on whether the bubble had burst for videogames that interact with physical toys. However, not only are Lego Dimensions and Skylanders still going strong, with both having significant... >>

White Amazon Echo in pictures, get it for £50 off

White Amazon Echo in pictures, get it for £50 off

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Along with finally announcing the Amazon Echo for the UK, the retail giant revealed a new colour scheme that is also new for the US. Previously, the Amazon Echo voice-controlled speaker and smarthome system only came in black, and while that still looks... >>

Is this what the Google Pixel XL will look like?

Is this what the Google Pixel XL will look like?

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We know that Google is planning to release two new smartphones this year and we’re pretty confident they’ll be called Pixel and Pixel XL. What we don’t know is what they’ll look like. Until now. Or at least, we now have an idea what the larger... >>

Meeting Miyamoto: Mario creator talks Super Mario Run and Nintendo's mobile strategy

Meeting Miyamoto: Mario creator talks Super Mario Run and Nintendo's mobile strategy

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Apple's keynote presentation, where it revealed the latest iPhones, Apple Watch and AirPods, has just finished. But while others are scrabbling for hands-on time with the new devices, we're on our way to talk to the man whose entrance received probably... >>

Apple to continue headphone jack killing spree with MacBook Pro?

Apple to continue headphone jack killing spree with MacBook Pro?

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After the decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, it seems Apple now has the urge to continue its villainous spree with attention now focused on the MacBook Pro with Retina display. MacRumours has learned that Apple... >>

Dell’s 2016 XPS 13 arrives with new Rose Gold finish

Dell’s 2016 XPS 13 arrives with new Rose Gold finish

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Dell’s XPS 13 laptop has always been a serious competitor to Apple’s MacBook Air and the latest version comes in a new Apple-like Rose Gold colour finish. One of our favourite features of the previous version, the virtually borderless display, makes... >>

Fastrack your coding career with the Complete C Family Programming Bundle (97 per cent off)

Fastrack your coding career with the Complete C Family Programming Bundle (97 per cent off)

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Aspiring coders take note! You can master three of tech world’s most prolific languages with a single course bundle. Whether you’re hoping to design a gaming smash hit or the next wave of Windows software, the C programming family can help you code... >>