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Google's next Pixel phones have the codenames 'Walleye' and 'Muskie'

Google's next Pixel phones have the codenames 'Walleye' and 'Muskie'

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The codenames for Google's Pixel 2 phones have been revealed.Little is known about the next Pixel flagship smartphones, but based on a few reports so far, we know that Google plans to launch them this year and that they will be premium devices with high-end... >>

Parrot's new Bebop-Pro drone pack lets you scan and develop 3D models

Parrot's new Bebop-Pro drone pack lets you scan and develop 3D models

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Drone-maker Parrot has introduced what it describes as an "all-in-one aerial imagery and 3D-modeling solution".Dubbed the Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling, it's a pack that includes a Parrot Bebop 2 drone with a Parrot Skycontroller 2 remote control. They... >>

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 vs Tag Heuer Connected: What's the difference?

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 vs Tag Heuer Connected: What's the difference?

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Tag Heuer has announced a new Connected watch, bringing some innovation to smartwatches with modularity.It looks very much like the previous Connected watch, with both offering a sporty style and firmly placed in the luxury segment of the smartwatch market. So... >>

Philips TVs won't support Dolby Vision anytime soon

Philips TVs won't support Dolby Vision anytime soon

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Whenever there is a new TV image technology there is always a period of consumer confusion as multiple standards and formats appear. HDR is no exception.There are now four competing high dynamic range standards, with 4K Ultra HD televisions adopting any... >>

Best fitness trackers 2017: The best activity bands to buy today

Best fitness trackers 2017: The best activity bands to buy today

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The wearables market offers a plethora of devices from smartwatches and heart rate measuring headphones to sports watches and activity trackers. There is such a breadth of choice, it's difficult to know where to start, let alone make the right decision... >>

Tech meets fashion: 6 of the most stylish smartwatches

Tech meets fashion: 6 of the most stylish smartwatches

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The worlds of fashion and tech are becoming more and more entwined. The collaborations that happen during fashion week are just the tip of the iceberg though, with numerous devices taking a fashion spin.It's smartwatches that have seen one of the biggest... >>

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 is a luxury modular Android smartwatch

Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 is a luxury modular Android smartwatch

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Tag Heuer has followed its first Connected smartwatch with a new model that features a unique twist. As well as offering a 45mm 400 x 400 pixel Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch module, the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 offers the option to replace it with... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8 Plus vs Pixel vs Pixel XL: What's the rumoured difference?

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8 Plus vs Pixel vs Pixel XL: What's the rumoured difference?

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Samsung's next Galaxy Unpacked event is scheduled for 29 March where it is expected to reveal the next Galaxy S devices.The S8 and S8 Plus have been the subject of rumours for several months though, giving us an idea as to what might appear, but how will... >>

Volvo electric car targets 250 miles, mass-market pricing, 2019 launch

Volvo electric car targets 250 miles, mass-market pricing, 2019 launch

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Volvo is no stranger to technology. The car maker's autonomous plans have been well documented, running hand-in-hand with the company's desire to ensure that there are no deaths on the road that lay at the fault of a Volvo car. Safety is synonymous with... >>

Watch the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 smartwatch launch live right here

Watch the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45 smartwatch launch live right here

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Tag Heuer previously confirmed plans to unveil a new watch in its Connected family and taking to Twitter, it has teased the new announcement on 14 March, as well as confirming that it will be livestreaming the event on YouTube.It's expected that the new... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Samsung will announce the successors to its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones in the next few weeks in the form of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus. At least that's what the rumours suggest they will be called.This feature rounds up all the leaks relating... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy S8: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in March 2016 and the two devices received huge amounts of praise for their design, powerful specs and great cameras. No smartphone is perfect though. There will always be a few specs in the rumours that never... >>

This Google test helps change the look and feel of your Android phone

This Google test helps change the look and feel of your Android phone

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Once you decide to buy a specific smartphone, the hardest part is deciding how to set it up.When it comes to Android phones, there are so many launchers, icon packs, and wallpapers to choose from. We at Pocket-lint play with new Androids on a sometimes... >>

New Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks show phone's interface, gold paint job

New Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks show phone's interface, gold paint job

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Let's face it: In 2017, there's no such thing as a surprise phone announcement.Thanks to teases and leaks and rumours and analysts and pundits, we know everything there is to know about a phone well before it is officially unveiled on a stage in front... >>

Apple is testing four new iPad models around Cupertino, logs reveal

Apple is testing four new iPad models around Cupertino, logs reveal

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Is Apple about to introduce new iPads? According to one report, it's at least testing new models in California.Mobile marketing firm Fiksu (via TechCrunch) noticed new models being tested in Cupertino, California, as well as in other nearby locations,... >>

Sony's PlayStation Now service will soon stream PS4 games to your PC

Sony's PlayStation Now service will soon stream PS4 games to your PC

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Sony is changing PlayStation Now again, but this time, it's an expansion that will include current-generation games.Weeks after quietly revealing its game streaming service will only be available on PlayStation 4 and PC starting this summer, Sony has... >>

Philips 4K HDR TV choices for 2017: 9002 OLED, 7502, 6482 and 6412 compared

Philips 4K HDR TV choices for 2017: 9002 OLED, 7502, 6482 and 6412 compared

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TPVision, which releases televisions under the Philips brand, has unveiled its 2017 range of sets and it has a healthy range of 4K HDR options coming to the UK.They will hit British stores from April/May, with some coming in June, mainly because TPVision... >>

Uptime is a new YouTube party app from Google's Area 120 incubator

Uptime is a new YouTube party app from Google's Area 120 incubator

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Google has given us a way to have YouTube parties - from an app. Google's startup incubator, Area 120, allows employees to work on approved projects during their "20 per cent time". The latest project from that incubator is Uptime, a mobile app that... >>

HTC Ocean: What's the story on HTC's next flagship?

HTC Ocean: What's the story on HTC's next flagship?

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With the HTC 10 getting long in the tooth, and 2017 getting underway, it's time to look forward to the next big thing from HTC.HTC has already started making waves, with the launch of the HTC U Ultra and the HTC U Play. Although the U Ultra has flagship... >>

Tile Deal: Get money off the Bluetooth tracker

Tile Deal: Get money off the Bluetooth tracker

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If you've been thinking about getting Tile, now's the time.Tile, the company behind the tiny, square-shaped Bluetooth trackers that help you find stuff, has announced it will have a sale on the Slim version of its Tile product. The limited-time offer... >>

Nokia 8 flagship Android phone: Release date, rumours and specs

Nokia 8 flagship Android phone: Release date, rumours and specs

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Nokia announced three Android handsets at Mobile World Congress 2017, marking the company's return to smartphones. It also announced the new Nokia 3310.Missing from this line-up of devices is anything that breaks out of the affordable end of the market.... >>

Nokia's trolling Twitter users, dropping flagship phone hints at every turn

Nokia's trolling Twitter users, dropping flagship phone hints at every turn

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Nokia's recent Mobile World Congress launches of the Nokia 6, 5 and 3 - and that 3310 - omitted one major thing from a new line-up of phones: a proper flagship. Prior to launch there had been plenty of talk about a flagship device, nicknamed the P1,... >>

Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss and Movado Android Wear watches confirmed for 2017 launch

Tommy Hilfiger, Hugo Boss and Movado Android Wear watches confirmed for 2017 launch

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Movado Group - guardians of a number of fashion watch brands such as Tommy Hilfiger and Hugo Boss - has confirmed that it will be launching a family of Android Wear 2.0 watches.There will be five styles of men's watches unveiled by Movado at Baselworld... >>

Zelda Breath of the Wild Easter eggs: Funny and clever secrets you never knew existed

Zelda Breath of the Wild Easter eggs: Funny and clever secrets you never knew existed

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been a huge success since its release with the Nintendo Switch on Friday 3 March.Based on its first weekend on sale, it officially became the fastest-selling standalone launch title in Nintendo's history.It... >>

5 best Google Home compatible devices you can buy today

5 best Google Home compatible devices you can buy today

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Google Home is more than just an internet-connected speaker with a voice assistant. It also works as a smart home hub.Like the Amazon Echo, Google Assistant on Google Home can control smart home devices, although it doesn't support as many products. But... >>