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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.... >>

Best Apple iPad (2017) cases: Protect your new 9.7-inch iPad

Best Apple iPad (2017) cases: Protect your new 9.7-inch iPad

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Apple surprised us all when it quietly introduced a new iPad in March.The 9.7-inch tablet has the same height and width as its predecessor, the iPad Air 2, as well as the same weight as the current 9.7-inch iPad Pro. But it's thicker than both models... >>

64 ways to get a giggle out of Siri

64 ways to get a giggle out of Siri

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If you have an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch, you've probably met Siri, Apple's voice assistant. He is an interesting little fellow, sometimes useful, sometimes funny and other times, a sarcastic little so and so.To most questions you'll get a standard... >>

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

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GoPro cameras are now in their fifth generation: the Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Session. The Hero 5 Black is the more feature-packed model, with a touchscreen and slightly larger form factor. Both cameras can shoot 4K footage at 30fps but the Hero 5 Black... >>

How to take long exposure photos on a smartphone

How to take long exposure photos on a smartphone

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If you've ever looked at photos of your friends painting their name with light Instagram, Facebook, Flickr, or any other social network feed. Or if they've managed to shoot a starry night sky that actually looks good, and wondered how to do it yourself,... >>

Bose SoundLink Revolve speakers pump sound out in 360 degrees

Bose SoundLink Revolve speakers pump sound out in 360 degrees

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It's been a couple of years since we've heard about new SoundLink speakers from Bose, but now the company has announced two new wireless Bluetooth speakers; the Revolve and Revolve+. Bose boasts they're their "best Bluetooth speakers ever" and have been... >>

DJI Phantom 4 Advanced replaces the Phantom 4, is almost as good as the Phantom 4 Pro

DJI Phantom 4 Advanced replaces the Phantom 4, is almost as good as the Phantom 4 Pro

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DJI has introduced the Phantom 4 Advanced as the latest drone in the Phantom 4 series. The 4 Advanced, and 4 Advanced+ will replace the regular Phantom 4, and sit beneath the Phantom 4 Pro.  DJI Phantom 4 Pro preview: Smarter, longer-lasting pro-level... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs S8 Plus vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus: What's the difference?

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Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus were announced at the end of March, bringing two new fabulous flagships to the smartphone party. How do they compare to their competition though?We've put them up against the LG G6, the Pixels and the iPhone 7 in previous... >>

LG G6: Release date, specifications and everything you need to know

LG G6: Release date, specifications and everything you need to know

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LG's next flagship smartphone - the G6 - has finally been revealed at the company's pre-MWC 2017 press conference in Barcelona.Rumours have been speculating about what features the successor of last year's modular smartphone will offer for months, as... >>

Microsoft is testing self-service refunds on Windows 10 and Xbox games

Microsoft is testing self-service refunds on Windows 10 and Xbox games

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Microsoft will soon introduce refunds on digital purchases made through the Xbox Games Store and Windows Store. The new feature was spotted by Reddit user gaymerRaver, who posted a screenshot on the Xbox One subreddit.The self-service refund feature is... >>

Best Amazon UK Easter deals: Tablets, tech and home improvement treats

Best Amazon UK Easter deals: Tablets, tech and home improvement treats

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Easter is approaching and Amazon is going to be running daily deals right through from 4-17 April 2017.There will be a whole range of things to buy across Amazon's different stores, from shoes to home improvements, but we're interested in the best Amazon... >>

Sky Mobile Swap: How to change your phone every year with Sky's new plans

Sky Mobile Swap: How to change your phone every year with Sky's new plans

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Sky has introduced a new feature to its mobile service called Swap, that will let you change your phone every one or two years, depending on which of the two plans you select to join. The service is live now, so you can head to Sky's mobile website and... >>

Which Beats headphones are right for you?

Which Beats headphones are right for you?

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Beats headphones have gone through various iterations over the years and following the company's acquisition by Apple, they are more popular than ever. Their signature bass-focused sound has remained a constant throughout the series' development, too,... >>

Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

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While smartphones, smarthomes and even smart wearables are growing ever more advanced, they're still limited by power. The battery hasn't advanced in decades. But we're on the verge of a power revolution.Big technology companies, and now car companies... >>

Your Hermes packages may soon arrive by robot instead of human courier

Your Hermes packages may soon arrive by robot instead of human courier

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Courier company Hermes has announced a partnership with Starship Technologies to begin trialling the use of self-driving robots to deliver packages in Southwark, London. How does Amazon Prime Air work and where is drone delivery available? Hermes has... >>

Nikon D7500 official: Semi-pro spec DSLR calls upon many D500 features

Nikon D7500 official: Semi-pro spec DSLR calls upon many D500 features

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The Nikon D7500 is coming, a APS-C DSLR which echoes elements of the company's top-spec D500 model but in a smaller form factor and with a slightly lighter price point to refect the spec.At its heart the D7500 has the same 20.9-megapixel sensor as its... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Apple iPhone 7: What's the difference?

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 launched at the end of March, bringing with it a fabulous design, powerful specs and plenty of features, all hoping to rebuild the consumer confidence lost by the Galaxy Note 7.It's a stand out device, there's no doubt about that,... >>

Amazon's new Parent Dashboard and Discussion Cards will keep you engaged with your child's development

Amazon's new Parent Dashboard and Discussion Cards will keep you engaged with your child's development

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As parents, you may not always be aware of what digital content your kids are consuming. There are ways of making sure the content they do have access to is age appropriate and safe, but unless you take a proactive approach and actually look at what they're... >>

Jaguar updates F-Type with 4-cylinder engines and latest in-car tech

Jaguar updates F-Type with 4-cylinder engines and latest in-car tech

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Jaguar has unveiled an updated four-cylinder engine version of the F-Type at the New York Auto Show, scheduled to go on sale summer 2017.The F-Type has won countless accolades for the way it looks, so it's not a huge surprise to hear the company hasn't tinkered... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 will ship without Bixby voice control

Samsung Galaxy S8 will ship without Bixby voice control

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Samsung has confirmed that Bixby Voice, the voice-control feature of it's very own voice-assistant and answer to Google Assistant, Alexa and Siri, will not be ready to launch with the Galaxy S8. The Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus will launch in the US on... >>

Google's AutoDraw uses machine learning to turn your doodles into art

Google's AutoDraw uses machine learning to turn your doodles into art

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Google's latest tool can turn your doodles into works of art.It's launched AutoDraw, a web-based app powered by machine learning. With that technology, AutoDraw can recognise your crude drawings, whether it's a flower or a cake or a smiley face, and it... >>

Misfit Flare is another basic fitness tracker, but it's also dirt cheap

Misfit Flare is another basic fitness tracker, but it's also dirt cheap

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Misfit has launched yet another affordable activity tracker.It's called the Misfit Flare, and it sells for $59.99 (about £50). It can track the steps you’ve taken, how far you’ve gone and the calories you’ve burned, and it can track your sleeping.... >>

Motorola budget phones, Moto C and Moto C Plus, revealed in new leak

Motorola budget phones, Moto C and Moto C Plus, revealed in new leak

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Lenovo has a couple new budget devices up its sleeve.While at MWC 2017 in February, Lenovo-owned Motorola unveiled the Moto G5 and Moto G5 Plus for £169 and £259, respectively. If you thought Lenovo was done with affordable smartphones for the year,... >>

Fitbit delays launch of GPS smartwatch and wireless headphones until autumn

Fitbit delays launch of GPS smartwatch and wireless headphones until autumn

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Fitbit is working on its first official smartwatch, but don't expect it until this autumn.According to Yahoo Finance, Fitbit's upcoming smartwatch, as well as an upcoming pair of Bluetooth headphones, have been delayed due to production challenges related... >>

This is the limited edition OnePlus 3T in Midnight Black

This is the limited edition OnePlus 3T in Midnight Black

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OnePlus has introduced a Midnight Black version of its popular flagship-killing phone. This all-black finish - according to OnePlus - was chosen after testing 30 different variations. It was initially be available in a limited run of 250 models, just... >>