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Xbox One S vs PlayStation Neo (PS4K): What’s the rumoured difference?

Xbox One S vs PlayStation Neo (PS4K): What’s the rumoured difference?

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With Sony announcing a special PlayStation event in New York for 7 September, it is commonly thought that we'll finally see the company's plans for its next generation console - a massively upgraded version of the PS4, currently codenamed PlayStation... >>

iPhone 7 dual camera will 'produce brighter, more detailed photos'

iPhone 7 dual camera will 'produce brighter, more detailed photos'

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It is highly likely that Apple will release at least two new smartphones in around four weeks time, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7s, maybe an iPhone 7 Pro as well. Now a new report purportedly confirms two major features they should sport. As has been speculated... >>

What is GoPro Omni? The 360 VR camera rig explained, release date and price info

What is GoPro Omni? The 360 VR camera rig explained, release date and price info

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It's not the first time we've heard about GoPro Omni - the six GoPro camera rig used for 360-degree virtual reality capture, announced early 2016 - but it is the first time we've seen it and learned about its end-to-end workflow. So just what can you... >>

Best Ultra HD Blu-ray players: Spinning 4K discs

Best Ultra HD Blu-ray players: Spinning 4K discs

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Many will proclaim that optical media is dead and that streaming is the way ahead, but one look at the quality of the latest blockbuster movies on Ultra HD Blu-ray and you'll change your mind. Ultra HD Blu-ray is a new thing for 2016. The format has been... >>

If you still don’t know what No Man’s Sky is, let Bill Bailey explain all here

If you still don’t know what No Man’s Sky is, let Bill Bailey explain all here

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No Man's Sky is available in the UK now, having also been released in the US yesterday, 9 August. However, we're still being asked what you actually do in the PlayStation 4 and PC game. We posted our own guide here, which gives you the basics, but if... >>

New MacBook Pro (2016): What’s the story so far?

New MacBook Pro (2016): What’s the story so far?

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Everyone thought Apple was going to update its MacBook Pro line at WWDC 2016, but it didn't. Now the world is expecting refreshed models to come out this autumn instead, especially because the MacBook and MacBook Air were updated in March. Keep in mind... >>

2TB Xbox One S sold out "for good"

2TB Xbox One S sold out "for good"

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Microsoft has reportedly sold out of its limited edition 2TB Xbox One S consoles, with no plans of manufacturing more. If you didn't pre-order or snap one up straight after it was released earlier this month, you'll now have to wait until the 500GB or... >>

Nexus Marlin vs Nexus Sailfish: What's the rumoured difference?

Nexus Marlin vs Nexus Sailfish: What's the rumoured difference?

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Google tends to launch its Nexus devices towards the latter half of the year, normally around September/October. This year's models have been codenamed Marlin and Sailfish and despite being a couple of months away from hitting the shelves, rumours and... >>

Bang & Olufsen embraces 4K Ultra HD and Android TV with BeoVision 14

Bang & Olufsen embraces 4K Ultra HD and Android TV with BeoVision 14

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It has been a couple of years since Bang & Olufsen unveiled a new television, the stunning BeoVision Avant. And it's been even longer since it released the BeoVision 11. However, a spiritual successor to the latter is now available in the form of the... >>

Two players meet in No Man’s Sky, guess what happened next?

Two players meet in No Man’s Sky, guess what happened next?

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No Man's Sky is finally released in the UK and other regions today, 10 August, after making its consumer debut in the States yesterday and it is already hitting the headlines with almost as much vigour as Pokemon Go. The latest nugget to get tongues a-wagging... >>

Get an immersive VR experience with the Virtual Reality Box with stereo headset (60 per cent off)

Get an immersive VR experience with the Virtual Reality Box with stereo headset (60 per cent off)

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Virtual Reality is really taking off these days, but not all VR headsets are created equal. Some are merely cardboard boxes, like Google’s Cardboard, and others are fully immersive high-end VR headsets that don’t need your smartphone such as Oculus... >>

Share files, collaborate with ease with Droplr Pro: Lifetime License (98 per cent off)

Share files, collaborate with ease with Droplr Pro: Lifetime License (98 per cent off)

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Collaboration in the digital age has never been more convenient thanks to Droplr. At its foundation, Droplr is a file-sharing service which integrates with your Windows PC or Mac to upload any files you choose, to a remote server for access by anyone... >>

PlayStation Neo launch confirmed for 7 September

PlayStation Neo launch confirmed for 7 September

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The new, high-powered PlayStation Neo will very likely be unveiled in September. Sony has sent invites to US media for a PlayStation event scheduled on 7 September in New York City. It'll actually be held at the PlayStation Theatre, but the company is... >>

You can pre-order Fossil's new Android smartwatches on 12 August

You can pre-order Fossil's new Android smartwatches on 12 August

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Fossil has said it will release more than 100 connected devices in 2016, including Android Wear smartwatches, two of which will soon be available for pre-order. Those two models, called the Q Wander and Q Marshal, were introduced earlier this year and... >>

15 secret Instagram tips

15 secret Instagram tips

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Instagram has been around for a while but just because you've figured out the best filter to make your pictures look amazing, it doesn't mean there aren't a few tips and tricks you might not be aware of. For those who are new to the app and haven't quite... >>

What is No Man's Sky and why should you care about it?

What is No Man's Sky and why should you care about it?

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The PlayStation 4 has played host to some incredible games in its relatively short life so far but few have caught the imagination quite as much as No Man's Sky. Since its trailer debut during the 2014 Sony E3 press conference, it has been the talk of... >>

Android Launchers: How to install, change and customise your phone

Android Launchers: How to install, change and customise your phone

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One of the best, and most often cited, advantages of having an Android device is that you can customise the way it looks. But if you thought the most you could do with it was change your wallpapers and widgets, you’re in for a treat. By downloading... >>

Pokemon Go: Sightings and nearby will super-charge maps and help you find Pokemon

Pokemon Go: Sightings and nearby will super-charge maps and help you find Pokemon

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The nearby system in Pokemon Go hasn't really worked properly since launch, but everything could be about to change as Niantic Labs looks to super-charge Pokemon Go's maps. In a recent app update, some changes came to the Pokemon Go nearby system. For... >>

Nexus Sailfish vs Nexus 5X: What's the rumoured difference?

Nexus Sailfish vs Nexus 5X: What's the rumoured difference?

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Google is set to launch a couple of Nexus devices before the end of 2016, both of which are reported to be made by HTC and both of which will be the poster boys for Android Nougat. The two devices have been codenamed Sailfish and Marlin and they have... >>

50 different planets from No Man's Sky revealed, only 18 quintillion yet to go

50 different planets from No Man's Sky revealed, only 18 quintillion yet to go

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No Man's Sky is one of the most hyped games in console history was finally hit game stores in the US today, 9 August. It will also be released in the UK tomorrow and we expect PS4 and PC gamers will be shut in a darkened room for the best part of the... >>

No flat bezel Samsung Galaxy S8 for 2017, tipped to have Edge screen only

No flat bezel Samsung Galaxy S8 for 2017, tipped to have Edge screen only

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Samsung could well ditch flat bezel phones for its premium line-up in future.  A report suggests that the Samsung Galaxy S8 will come with an Edge variant only, with a flat sceen version no longer deemed necessary. The Korea Herald claims that the curved... >>

PlayStation Neo could be unveiled early September, PS4K launch sooner than you think

PlayStation Neo could be unveiled early September, PS4K launch sooner than you think

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With the Tokyo Game Show being held in September it was commonly believed that Sony would announce more details on its next generation console, codenamed PlayStation Neo, at that time. However, it could actually break cover sooner. French website Gameblog... >>

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... >>

Casio EX-FR200 will capture your wide-angle selfie and 360 video world

Casio EX-FR200 will capture your wide-angle selfie and 360 video world

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With everyone talking about virtual reality, camera manufacturers see the opportunity to provide their own perspective, with a range of innovative capture devices appearing from all sides.  Casio is the latest company to join the fray, with the announcement... >>

Play Doodle Fruit Games: How to find and play Google's amazingly addictive fruit Olympics

Play Doodle Fruit Games: How to find and play Google's amazingly addictive fruit Olympics

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Google is going big on the Olympics. Not only is its coverage of the Olympic Games Rio 2016 hugely comprehensive and easy to navigate through Google Search, it's also running its own competition: welcome to the Doodle Fruit Games. This fruit fun is easy... >>