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Sky to show Drone racing on Sky Sports Mix channel

Sky to show Drone racing on Sky Sports Mix channel

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Sky has announced it has invested $1 million in the Drone Racing League (DRL) and agreed on a deal that will bring the new sport of drone racing to the Sky Sports Mix channel. Sky Sports Mix is free for all Sky TV customers and shows a mixture of live... >>

FIFA 17 demo out now, download links for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC right here

FIFA 17 demo out now, download links for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC right here

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Electronic Arts has released a mighty demo for FIFA 17, two weeks before the final game's official release. It's available across all formats - Xbox One, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC - and you can start the download process by clicking on the individual... >>

Huawei Mate 9 all but confirmed for December release

Huawei Mate 9 all but confirmed for December release

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Rumours surrounding what the Huawei Mate 9 will look like, what features it will have and when it will be released have been circling for some time. We could now finally have an answer to that final question: December. At least, that’s according to... >>

Spigen's AirPods Strap ensures you won't lose Apple's new AirPods

Spigen's AirPods Strap ensures you won't lose Apple's new AirPods

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You can soon buy an accessory to make Apple's wireless AirPods not-so wireless. When the AirPods were announced last week, the internet was quick to note rather humorously that the headphones looked like electric toothbrushes when sticking out of one's... >>

Did iOS 10 brick your iPhone? Here's a quick fix

Did iOS 10 brick your iPhone? Here's a quick fix

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If you haven't heard, Apple has released iOS 10, and the update bricked some users' iPhones and iPads. Apple has already fixed the problem, however. It told media outlets that a brief issue with the software update process affected a small number of users... >>

Apple rolls out iOS 10, WatchOS 3, tvOS 10, and more to the public: Here's how to download them all

Apple rolls out iOS 10, WatchOS 3, tvOS 10, and more to the public: Here's how to download them all

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It's Apple Software Day! Okay, that's not an actual day, but it might as well be, as the Cupertino, CA-based company has begun rolling out a tonne of significant software updates, as well as some other interesting bits, for its hardware devices out... >>

Amazon may have accidentally confirmed a cheaper Echo Dot

Amazon may have accidentally confirmed a cheaper Echo Dot

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Amazon currently has a trio of Alexa-controlled devices: Echo, Tap and Echo Dot, each of which serves a different purpose. The Echo Dot is the cheapest of the three and connects to your existing speakers to add Alexa voice control capabilities. The Echo... >>

Got a US Sony Xperia XZ or X Compact? You won’t be able to use the fingerprint scanner

Got a US Sony Xperia XZ or X Compact? You won’t be able to use the fingerprint scanner

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It seems Sony just can’t avoid disappointing its US customers. Sony Mobile US has confirmed the Stateside versions of the latest XZ and X Compact flagship smartphones won’t come with a fingerprint scanner, but they will in Europe. It’s not the first... >>

Ford will offer a B&O Play in-car sound system in 2017

Ford will offer a B&O Play in-car sound system in 2017

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Ford will be upping its in-car audio game as of next year thanks to a collaboration with Harman and B&O Play. The car manufacturer has said there will be a global roll out of a new sound system, which will take on different forms in different cars. The... >>

Android Pay explained: How it works and where it's supported

Android Pay explained: How it works and where it's supported

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While you have Apple Pay for the iPhone, Google's system is called Android Pay.  Android Pay launched on 11 September 2015 in the US and has been growing in supported banks State-side since launch. The service launched in the UK on 18 May 2016, but other... >>

Which Apple Watch should you choose?

Which Apple Watch should you choose?

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Apple announced the second generation of its smartwatch in the Apple Watch Series 2 in September 2016. It arrives two years after the original was announced, and 17 months after it went on sale. Along with introducing the Series 2, Apple upgraded the original model... >>

Pixel Launcher: Leak shows the fresh Android face of the Pixel and Pixel XL

Pixel Launcher: Leak shows the fresh Android face of the Pixel and Pixel XL

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There's been no shortage of leaks surrounding Google's forthcoming smartphones, the latest of which have named them as the Pixel and the Pixel XL, rather than Nexus. The thinking is that the Nexus programme is going to come to a halt, with Pixel taking... >>

PS4 HDR update arrives, download firmware 4.0 right now

PS4 HDR update arrives, download firmware 4.0 right now

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Sony has pushed out its latest software for the PlayStation 4 so you should find it waiting for you, either to download or already installed if you have updates set to do so automatically. PlayStation system software 4.0 adds a few new features, including... >>

Samsung next to ditch 3.5mm headphone jack

Samsung next to ditch 3.5mm headphone jack

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It feels like Samsung and Apple have been in a battle as long as time itself, where one goes, the other tends to follow. It’s a classic case of one-upmanship. With the recent release of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Apple did something controversial,... >>

Apple Watch major software update: What's new in WatchOS 3?

Apple Watch major software update: What's new in WatchOS 3?

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Apple is about to release the latest version of the WatchOS operating system, WatchOS 3, to the public. The software, which is meant for Apple Watch, debuted at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in June. It's a significant update that brings new... >>

Google Cardboard Camera app: What you need to know about VR photos

Google Cardboard Camera app: What you need to know about VR photos

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Google has been busy beefing up the Cardboard platform as of late, with the most recent addition being the launch of a dedicated camera app that lets you take immersive panoramic photos with sound. Last year, Google partnered with Disney on a StarWars-themed... >>

Google Cardboard Camera app for iOS lets you take VR pics with sound

Google Cardboard Camera app for iOS lets you take VR pics with sound

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Google has been going after virtual reality, with the latest example being that Cardboard Camera is now available for iOS. Google's new camera app, originally launched for Android last December, works specifically with Google Cardboard-certified viewers.... >>

Instagram now lets anyone moderate comments: Here's how it works

Instagram now lets anyone moderate comments: Here's how it works

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Instagram lets celebrities moderate their comments on photos and videos, and now it's giving everyone else the same filtering tool. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app initially released the ability to hide offensive and inappropriate comments to high-volume... >>

Move over Apple Watch, Pokemon Go also coming to Android Wear

Move over Apple Watch, Pokemon Go also coming to Android Wear

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Hot on the heels of Apple’s announcement that Pokemon Go will be available as an app for the Apple Watch, it’s been confirmed that Android Wear smartwatches will soon have the same support. Pokemon Go Hub has delved into the code of the latest Pokemon... >>

CBeebies Playtime Island now available for free for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire tablets

CBeebies Playtime Island now available for free for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire tablets

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After huge success with its last collection of games for pre-schoolers, the BBC has launched a second CBeebies Playtime app for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire tablets with all-new games and experiences to keep young kids amused. Like the original, CBeebies... >>

Microsoft to kill Lumia line by end of 2016, Surface phones going forward

Microsoft to kill Lumia line by end of 2016, Surface phones going forward

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Microsoft has been tipped to introduce a Surface Phone for a while and a new report suggests that could be all the company focused on going forward. It is said to be ditching the Lumia branding and ending production of the Windows 10 handsets by the end... >>

These pics show what the iPhone 7 Plus dual camera is capable of

These pics show what the iPhone 7 Plus dual camera is capable of

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Both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were launched on Wednesday last week and there was a lot of talk about their improved photo abilities. The latter in particular benefits from a new dual lens system, with a 12-megapixel telephoto camera sitting alongside... >>

Enter to win an iPhone 7 in our limited-time giveaway

Enter to win an iPhone 7 in our limited-time giveaway

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Dying to get your hands on Apple’s next big smartphone? Save yourself the £600 expense, and sign up for the iPhone 7 Giveaway instead. 100 per cent free to enter, this giveaway gives you a shot at winning Apple’s newest and most innovative smartphone... >>

Master the latest iOS update with the Complete iOS 10 Developer Course (98 per cent off)

Master the latest iOS update with the Complete iOS 10 Developer Course (98 per cent off)

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iOS 10 is nearly here, and time is running out to get a head start on mastering it. With app developers eager to learn its newest features, iOS 10 is going to make a splash in the tech industry. So, knowing the update’s ins and outs is a great way to... >>

Super Mario Run for iPhone: How to play and when can you get it?

Super Mario Run for iPhone: How to play and when can you get it?

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Forget about the water-resistant, headphone jack-less iPhone 7. One of the most exciting tidbits from Apple's Special Event on 7 September was the announcement that Mario is finally coming to iPhone. While on stage during Apple's main keynote, CEO Tim... >>