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When is Android Wear 2.0 coming to my smartwatch?

When is Android Wear 2.0 coming to my smartwatch?

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Google is getting ready to roll out Android Wear 2.0 to smartwatches.Google has released three major updates to Android Wear in the past two years. In this next version, you can expect a design overhaul, standalone apps, improvements to watch faces, messaging,... >>

This is what FIFA on Nintendo Switch looks like

This is what FIFA on Nintendo Switch looks like

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Electronic Arts might have pulled out of Nintendo Wii U development soon into its lifespan but it is one of the publishers committed to supporting Switch.We learned early doors that FIFA would be coming to the platform and now we've had a chance to see... >>

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 is rumoured to announce the successors to its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones in the next couple of months 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... >>

Huawei P10 and Watch 2 confirmed, announced during MWC on 26 February

Huawei P10 and Watch 2 confirmed, announced during MWC on 26 February

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After many rumours, leaked renders and all, the Huawei P10 smartphone has been officially confirmed.It will be formerly announced during Huawei's Mobile World Congress press conference on Sunday 26 February.We already knew about the event itself, but... >>

Canon EOS M6 is Canon’s new top viewfinder-free mirrorless camera

Canon EOS M6 is Canon’s new top viewfinder-free mirrorless camera

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Hot on the heels of the Canon EOS M5 - the mirrorless camera that, finally, put Canon in contention with some of its competition - the Japanese company has announced the EOS M6. It does away with the viewfinder (leaving a hotshoe in place for an accessory... >>

Canon EOS 77D and 800D expand mid-range EOS DSLR lineup

Canon EOS 77D and 800D expand mid-range EOS DSLR lineup

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If you're thinking of buying a feature-packed DSLR then chances are you'll be looking at a £1,000 piece of kit. Canon is looking to change that with the introduction of the EOS 77D and 800D cameras.If you're familiar with the Canon DSLR line-up you'll... >>

Jaguar drivers in UK can now pay for Shell gas without leaving their car

Jaguar drivers in UK can now pay for Shell gas without leaving their car

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Jaguar has introduced a new app integration that allows some drivers to use their car’s touchscreen to pay for fuel.The Shell app, described as a new cashless payment app, will work with several Jaguar Land Rover models. With it installed, you can drive... >>

Are you a Netflix cheater?

Are you a Netflix cheater?

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In an effort to help you determine how unfaithful you are, Netflix has released a "Netflix Cheating" test.Netflix recently announced that "Netflix cheating is on the rise globally and shows no signs of stopping", claiming 46 per cent of users have done... >>

24: Legacy interactive Facebook Messenger game throws you into the action ahead of the show's premiere

24: Legacy interactive Facebook Messenger game throws you into the action ahead of the show's premiere

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24 is back on our screens tomorrow, Wednesday 15 February, with a new actor and new plot. The series revolves around a race against the clock to prevent a terrorist attack on US soil. But rather than just watch the events on screen, you can take part... >>

Dredd 2: Everything you need to know about the Judge Dredd TV show or movie sequel

Dredd 2: Everything you need to know about the Judge Dredd TV show or movie sequel

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We could soon see further games and/or movies based on 2000 AD characters, including Judge Dredd. Perhaps even a much-rumoured TV show to could air on a streaming service, such as Netflix, Amazon Video or HBO.After years of rumours and speculation,... >>

Best upcoming smartphones: The phones to look forward to in 2017

Best upcoming smartphones: The phones to look forward to in 2017

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With the pace of smartphone evolution moving so fast, there's always something waiting in the wings. No sooner have you spied the latest handset, then there's anticipation of something else, the next big thing.We've rounded up the best smartphones for... >>

Huawei P10 video render shows more rounded edges and front-mounted home button

Huawei P10 video render shows more rounded edges and front-mounted home button

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Huawei has sent out official media invites for an event on the 26 February, the Sunday before Mobile World Congress officially kicks off. We're expecting to see the new P10 flagship, but while we may need to wait a few weeks until the real deal, Twitter... >>

UKTV Play app for iOS and Android revamps, extends free box sets line-up

UKTV Play app for iOS and Android revamps, extends free box sets line-up

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UKTV Play has matched the big terrestrial catch-up services for some time, with an amazing line-up of content available for free across a wide range of platforms.However, it has now dramatically improved its iOS and Android apps to match them in style... >>

Wireless charging explained: Everything you need to know about powering your phone wire-free

Wireless charging explained: Everything you need to know about powering your phone wire-free

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Wireless charging has been around for a good few years now, but it's fair to say it still hasn't exactly taken off to sky-high heights. As with any new technology, standards need to be set, technology developed and ultimately pushed out to consumers.But... >>

Sniper Elite 5 very likely, could even be set in a different era

Sniper Elite 5 very likely, could even be set in a different era

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Sniper Elite 4 is out now for Xbox One, PS4 and PC, and it has received glowing reviews across the board - including our own here. It's no surprise, therefore, that Rebellion has at least one more up its sleeve.Jason Kingsley, co-founder and CEO of the... >>

HMD to bring Nokia 6 and three budget Android phones to Europe

HMD to bring Nokia 6 and three budget Android phones to Europe

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The Nokia brand will announce four handsets at Mobile World Congress in a couple weeks.HMD Global Oy, the Finnish manufacturer marketing phones under the Nokia brand, has two Android 7.0 Nougat-powered devices, the Nokia 5 and Nokia 3, coming, as well... >>

All Nintendo Switch owners do get a free game after all, of sorts

All Nintendo Switch owners do get a free game after all, of sorts

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One of the biggest issues highlighted about the Nintendo Switch so far is that it comes without an included game. And with games costing up to £60 a pop, it adds a considerable fee on top of the existing £280 cover price.Both the Wii U and Wii came... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 in pictures: Renders and leaked photos of the next Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy S8 in pictures: Renders and leaked photos of the next Galaxy

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All eyes will be on the Samsung Galaxy S8 when it launches later this year. Everyone is all too aware of the ill-fated Galaxy Note 7 and the issues it suffered with the battery, so the Galaxy S8 has to do a lot of things right to regain consumer confidence.... >>

Planet Earth II coming to 4K Blu-ray in HDR, out on 13 March for £40

Planet Earth II coming to 4K Blu-ray in HDR, out on 13 March for £40

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It has long been rumoured that, as Planet Earth II was shot and rendered in 4K, a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release would be forthcoming. And so it now is.BBC Worldwide has announced the release of the nature documentary series in 4K with HDR (high dynamic... >>

How to play the Pangolin Love Valentine's Google Doodle

How to play the Pangolin Love Valentine's Google Doodle

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Love is in the air at Google, as it's Valentine's Day on the 14 February. To mark the occasion, Google has come up with another one of its fun Doodle games. This year's one sees you play as a Pangolin, a mammal native to Africa and Asia, on his quest... >>

Nikon scraps DL compact camera line promised last summer

Nikon scraps DL compact camera line promised last summer

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Although they were officially announced a year ago and expected to be released in June 2016, Nikon's DL series of compact cameras has been canned.The long-awaited Nikon DL24-85mm f/1.8-2.8, DL:18-50mm f/1.8-2.8 and DL24-500mm f/2.8-5.6 models will no... >>

LG G6 will feature Quad DAC sound

LG G6 will feature Quad DAC sound

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LG has said it will implement a Quad DAC in the upcoming G6 flagship smartphone in a bid to improve the sound quality. The DAC will be made by ESS, an expert in its field, and will combine four DACs onto a single chip. LG claims this will reduce noise... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What's the story so far?

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 was a fantastic phone, until the battery issues destroyed its reputation and left it with a legacy of being the only phone to be singled out before boarding a flight.We expected the Note family to die with the Note 7, but there's... >>

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... >>

New Samsung leak reveals the logo for the upcoming Galaxy S8+

New Samsung leak reveals the logo for the upcoming Galaxy S8+

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Logo leaks are a thing now, apparently.Hours after a trademark filing possibly revealed how the logo for Samsung's Bixby assistant will look, a tweet posted by Evan Blass has leaked what appears to be the official logo of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8+.... >>