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Best HTC 10 cases: Protect your new HTC smartphone

Best HTC 10 cases: Protect your new HTC smartphone

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HTC's latest and greatest flagship finally arrived in April. The HTC 10 is a beautiful device offering a full metal build, chamfered edges on the front and the rear, as well as some cracking specs. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 powers the show, supported... >>

Pokemon sale gives Pokemon Go fans the chance to play the originals for less

Pokemon sale gives Pokemon Go fans the chance to play the originals for less

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The world has gone Pokemon mad thanks to Pokemon Go, the augmented reality mobile game that has taken off so spectacularly it is on more Android phones in the States than Tinder. Nintendo, part owner of The Pokemon Company, has seen its market value soar... >>

Oculus Rift: Price, shipping date and everything you need to know

Oculus Rift: Price, shipping date and everything you need to know

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Oculus Rift was a long time coming but it's actually a real-life consumer headset these days. Oculus Rift, made for everyone rather than just developers, is available for the price of $599 or £499. Orders are limited to one headset per person at this... >>

No more Oculus Rift delays, pre-orders shipped and you can buy one now

No more Oculus Rift delays, pre-orders shipped and you can buy one now

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Almost four months after its consumer launch, the Oculus Rift is now available to buy without having to wait for ages. Oculus has finally fulfilled the last pre-orders and newly ordered headsets will be packed up and shipped to customers within two... >>

Nissan makes autonomous driving accessible: ProPILOT coming to Qashqai in 2017

Nissan makes autonomous driving accessible: ProPILOT coming to Qashqai in 2017

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Nissan has announced the launch of its autonomous driving technology, ProPILOT. The technology sees its debut on the new Nissan Serena that launches in Japan in August, but it will be coming to Europe in 2017 on the Nissan Qashqai, bringing self-driving... >>

Google’s Family Library will let you share account with up to six others

Google’s Family Library will let you share account with up to six others

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You're about to save a tonne of money on Android apps, movies, and books. According to CNET, Google will announce a new family plan for Google Play Store. It'll work a lot like Apple's family-share program. Called Google Play Family Library, the plan... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 invite arrives, confirms 2 August launch

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 invite arrives, confirms 2 August launch

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Samsung has not only revealed the name of its next Galaxy Note but also just confirmed when we can expect the phablet to arrive. In a blog post published 12 July, the smartphone-maker said: "On August 2nd, Samsung Electronics will unveil the Galaxy Note... >>

Pokemon Go for iOS fixes that big privacy issue with Google accounts

Pokemon Go for iOS fixes that big privacy issue with Google accounts

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Pokemon Go just got a major update. Well, technically, it's a small one - but with it came a fix for a massive privacy issue. The iOS app has been updated to version 1.0.1, with developer Niantic Labs promising it has "fixed Google account scope". Shortly... >>

Tesla will keep Autopilot and teach drivers about it despite fatal crash

Tesla will keep Autopilot and teach drivers about it despite fatal crash

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Elon Musk is pushing forward with his self-driving Tesla dreams. Despite that fatal accident in May, which involved a Model S on a divided highway with Tesla's Autopilot feature engaged, the chief executive of Tesla Motors has told The Wall Street Journal... >>

How to make your bedroom smart

How to make your bedroom smart

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It's the bedroom, right? So do you need tech there, beyond an alarm clock? Well, sure you do. You'll be sleeping there so you can benefit from gadgets that really show you how well you're sleeping, or not. They can even help you get to sleep, and then... >>

Best fitness trackers 2016: The best activity bands to buy today

Best fitness trackers 2016: The best activity bands to buy today

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The wearables market has really taken off over the past couple of years bringing with it a plethora of devices from smartwatches and heart rate measuring headphones to sports watches and activity trackers. There is such a breadth of choice out there,... >>

Honor 8 is an all-glass, affordable alternative to Huawei P9

Honor 8 is an all-glass, affordable alternative to Huawei P9

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Huawei's affordable brand, Honor has announced a brand new phone in China. The Honor 8 is a premium-looking Android phone with a stunning glass finish on the front and back, as well as a dual camera system (no Leica branding anywhere to be seen, unsurprisingly).... >>

Best iPhone SE cases: Protect your new 4-inch Apple smartphone

Best iPhone SE cases: Protect your new 4-inch Apple smartphone

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Apple's iPhone portfolio recently expanded to include a new 4-inch smartphone, known to friends as the iPhone SE. The special edition smartphone succeeds the two-and-half-year-old iPhone 5S with a very similar design, identical measurements and some great... >>

Amazing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 leak shows full prototype

Amazing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 leak shows full prototype

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Ahead of its official launch, a fresh set of photos allegedly showing of a prototype version of the Galaxy Note 7 have been published online. Renowned leaker Steve Hemmerstoffer pushed a collection of photos to his Twitter account, allegedly showing a... >>

Brexit forces OnePlus 3 price to soar to £329

Brexit forces OnePlus 3 price to soar to £329

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You can now be angry at those who voted to "leave" the European Union (EU) for yet another reason: a more expensive OnePlus 3. The OnePlus 3 smartphone used to cost £309 in the UK, making it one of the most affordable, premium smartphones on the market,... >>

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,... >>

Forget Note 7, first Snapdragon 821 phone will be Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe

Forget Note 7, first Snapdragon 821 phone will be Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe

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Asus has announced a new version of the Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe that will be the first phone shipped with the recently launched Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor. Qualcomm announced its new chipset yesterday, 11 July, which uses a similar Kryo quad-core... >>

Best Amazon Prime Day deals 2016 UK: Kindles, Xbox One, Chromebooks, Microsoft Surface, and more

Best Amazon Prime Day deals 2016 UK: Kindles, Xbox One, Chromebooks, Microsoft Surface, and more

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Amazon Prime Day is here with a number of deals including a Lenovo Chromebook for less than £100, a Sony PS4 console bundle for less than £250, Xbox One consoles for less than £230, and Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (PS4) for less than £32. Then there... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge vs Galaxy S7: What's the rumoured difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge vs Galaxy S7: What's the rumoured difference?

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Samsung will announce the next generation of Galaxy Note on 2 August. The new device will be going by the name of Galaxy Note 7, rather than Galaxy Note 6, in order for it to be better associated with the rest of the company's 2016 flagships. Aside... >>

Streamline your work and protect your PC with the ultimate PC bundle (91 per cent off)

Streamline your work and protect your PC with the ultimate PC bundle (91 per cent off)

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If you’ve been looking for a great deal on a serious PC system upgrade, we’re here to help. Available at a fraction of the retail price, the 10 premium apps in The Ultimate PC Bundle streamline your workflow, protect your system, and enhance your... >>

Build 3D games without touching a line of code with this 7-course bundle (92 per cent off)

Build 3D games without touching a line of code with this 7-course bundle (92 per cent off)

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If game development is your passion, you can learn the basics of Unity 3D, coding, animation, level design, and more with the Intro to Unity 3D Game Development Bundle, now 92 per cent off from Pocket-lint Deals. Rich in features and fully integrated,... >>

Are these Google's upcoming Android Wear smartwatches?

Are these Google's upcoming Android Wear smartwatches?

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If you haven't heard already, Google is making two Android Wear smartwatches (possibly Nexus-branded), and now a leaked render has surfaced depicting what those upcoming smartwatches might look like and feature. Android Police, which published a bunch... >>

Who needs roads? Land Rover creates autonomous all-terrain driving Range Rover Sport

Who needs roads? Land Rover creates autonomous all-terrain driving Range Rover Sport

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Jaguar Land Rover has announced that it is testing a new system that would allow future autonomous cars to drive themselves over any surface or terrain. Dubbed the Autonomous All-Terrain Driving Research project, the initiative aims to ensure that self-driving... >>

Pokemon Go: What is it and why is everybody talking about it?

Pokemon Go: What is it and why is everybody talking about it?

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Pokemon Go fever is sweeping the world, turning people into phone-gazing zombies as they bimble about the place hunting for little cartoon characters with silly names. So what exactly is going on? Should you join in the fun? Should you be concerned? Here's... >>

London through the eyes of Pokemon Go

London through the eyes of Pokemon Go

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Pokémon Go is about as phenomenal as phenomena get. It's breaking records, making headlines and it's only just appeared, not even launching in the UK yet.  But there are means and ways of getting Pokémon Go in the UK, and London is a map full of delights... >>