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LG 4K HDR choices for 2016: G6, E6, C6 and B6 TVs compared

LG 4K HDR choices for 2016: G6, E6, C6 and B6 TVs compared

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LG's message in its 2015 televisions was about curved OLED, later releasing flat models to accompany the curved versions. With 2016, the message is still very much about OLED, Ultra HD and HDR, but guess what? The lead model moves to flat instead. OLED... >>

Perfect your resume with Resumonk Resume Creator

Perfect your resume with Resumonk Resume Creator

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Your career accomplishments will set the course for greater success in the future, but properly conveying your expertise is essential for opening doors to new opportunities. When you’re ready to take the next step in your career, construct a top-notch... >>

LeEco goes beyond its electric Aston Martin RapidE with new autonomous LeSEE car

LeEco goes beyond its electric Aston Martin RapidE with new autonomous LeSEE car

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LeEco shot to fame after it began investing in the first electric Aston Martin, the 1000bhp RapidE – now it's unveiled its own autonomous car, LeSEE. LeEco also makes smartphones and televisions but it's really pushing cars right now following its Aston... >>

LeEco beats Apple to headphone jack free phone with 6GB RAM: Le 2, Le 2 Pro and Le Max 2

LeEco beats Apple to headphone jack free phone with 6GB RAM: Le 2, Le 2 Pro and Le Max 2

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LeEco, the Chinese brand which launched the first USB-C smartphone and is helping make the first electric Aston Martin, has unveiled a range of new handsets all without headphone jacks. Apple has been rumoured to ditch the headphone jack for its iPhone... >>

Now you can turn any plant into a phone and tablet battery charger

Now you can turn any plant into a phone and tablet battery charger

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Charge your phone using leaves, nature’s solar panels, thanks to a new smart plant pot called Bioo. The Bioo, currently on Indiegogo, is able to harness the energy gathering process of photosynthesis in order to create power. You can then plug your... >>

Apple MacBook (2016) vs MacBook (2015): What's the difference?

Apple MacBook (2016) vs MacBook (2015): What's the difference?

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Considering the 12-inch Retina display MacBook was released last April it was due for a refresh and Apple hasn't disappointed. A new model has been announced and is now available to buy from Apple.com, Apple retail stores and select partners. As before,... >>

World’s first HDR display smartphone, the Sony Xperia X Premium leaks

World’s first HDR display smartphone, the Sony Xperia X Premium leaks

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Sony has already wowed the world with its Xperia X Performance smartphone which sports a 4K screen, yet it may already have an HDR upgrade. The Sony Xperia X Premium is being leaked as the world's first HDR smartphone which is set to be the brightest... >>

Can I get Amazon Prime Now one-hour deliveries in my area?

Can I get Amazon Prime Now one-hour deliveries in my area?

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Amazon has further extended its Amazon Prime Now one-hour delivery service into a new area of the UK: Leeds. Two-hour deliveries are now also available in Bradford, Wakefield and Huddersfield. Amazon recently expanded its ultra-fast service to include... >>

Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-ray player now available in the UK

Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-ray player now available in the UK

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It's been a while since Samsung showed its first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player to the public, at IFA in Germany last autumn in fact, but now it's finally available to buy in the UK. It makes sense considering the discs themselves have only recently gone... >>

Here’s how to add Snapchat’s moving emoji stickers to videos

Here’s how to add Snapchat’s moving emoji stickers to videos

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Snapchat has pushed an update to its iOS app that lets you attach emoji to objects in video snaps. With this new functionality, you can do things like add a smirking kitty emoji to an actual cat's face in a video. It'll stick to the cat and follow it... >>

WWDC 2016: Apple’s launches, announcements and what to expect

WWDC 2016: Apple’s launches, announcements and what to expect

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Apple has officially mailed out invites to its annual conference for developers, and that means it's time to take a closer look at what we expect the company to announce or launch during the main keynote. Apple used WWDC 2015 to unveil iOS 9, OS X El... >>

What is Magic Leap and why might it kill all screens?

What is Magic Leap and why might it kill all screens?

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Magic Leap is the future of augmented reality. It is everything Minority Report style controllers envisaged and more. It is the death of the screen. All those things are pretty big statements but they're all things Magic Leap could represent. With over... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 camera to be company's best yet for low light snaps

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 camera to be company's best yet for low light snaps

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Samsung is reportedly working on a new camera for its smartphones that will blow away the competition. The camera, which could appear in the Galaxy Note 6, will be more like a stand-alone camera than a smartphone snapper. Samsung has quietly been moving... >>

Apple announces new MacBook line-up, rose gold version added

Apple announces new MacBook line-up, rose gold version added

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As widely rumoured Apple has announced a refresh to its MacBook range, with upgraded Intel processors, improved graphics performance, faster flash storage and longer battery life. It has also added a rose gold model to the superslim laptop line-up. The... >>

Parents should not let their kids play Hitman and here's why

Parents should not let their kids play Hitman and here's why

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Getting the most from videogames with your family is no easy matter. Games are complex, long and offer a range of experiences not always evident from the first few minutes. However, with a little research you can find the right games to play and easily... >>

Forget fingerprint readers, your brainprint is 100 per cent accurate

Forget fingerprint readers, your brainprint is 100 per cent accurate

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As smartphones have become crammed full of our sensitive data, security has improved with fingerprint readers and even iris scanning. But it's brainprint scanning that's the future of truly secure lives. Scientists at Bingham University have been working... >>

Dlodlo V One: Is VR about to get fashionable?

Dlodlo V One: Is VR about to get fashionable?

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Dlodlo might not be a company that's easy to spell correctly, or pronounce, but it is one that is doing its best to make virtual reality fashionable. Let's face it, the current VR options aren't exactly the prettiest. The likes of HTC Vive and Oculus... >>

Anki Overdrive v1.3 update makes it better for families, here's why

Anki Overdrive v1.3 update makes it better for families, here's why

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Anki Overdrive launched last year and freed slot car racing from its slots. At the same time it turned simple racing into augmented video game battles. Its premise is simple, connect the flexible track to make a circuit and the robot cars will automatically... >>

Super engines are coming from 3D printed ceramics breakthrough

Super engines are coming from 3D printed ceramics breakthrough

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Scientists have made a breakthrough with the material, ceramic, which could mean car, jet plane and spaceship engines that are better than ever. Ceramics are amazing, they can withstand extreme temperatures and are largely impervious to friction and scratching.... >>

Leaked PS4K "NEO" specifications suggest better processor and graphics for PS4.5

Leaked PS4K "NEO" specifications suggest better processor and graphics for PS4.5

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Rumours of a new PlayStation 4 model are building momentum with the latest report suggesting that the upgraded machine will feature a faster processor and better graphics chip. Gaming website Giant Bomb claims to have received details on what is being... >>

Sony PlayStation 4K: What is PS4.5, when is it coming and how will it affect VR?

Sony PlayStation 4K: What is PS4.5, when is it coming and how will it affect VR?

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It might not seem that long ago but it was back in 2013 when Sony first gave us the PlayStation 4. Time for an update? It's early for a console but developers are talking about a PlayStation 4.5, PS4K or NEO, that's being developed right now. According... >>

WWDC 2016 announced for 13 June by Apple, following Siri tease

WWDC 2016 announced for 13 June by Apple, following Siri tease

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Apple has officially announced when it will hold WWDC 2016, following a tease via Siri. The Cupertino-based company's Worldwide Developers Conference will start 13 June. The annual event's kick-off date was first revealed through Siri, Apple's virtual assistant. 9to5Mac... >>

Netflix added a record 6.74 million new subscribers in Q1 2016

Netflix added a record 6.74 million new subscribers in Q1 2016

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Netflix recently added more than 130 countries to its world service map, and now it's revealing the effect of that expansion: a record number of new subs. The video-streaming service just posted its first-quarter results for 2016. And buried between a... >>

YouTube introduces live streaming for 360-degree videos, spatial audio

YouTube introduces live streaming for 360-degree videos, spatial audio

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YouTube doesn't just want you to experience all angles of scene; it wants you to do so as the action unfolds. Google-owned YouTube first launched support for 360-degree videos in early 2015, but now, just in time for the Coachella music festival in the... >>

Tesla now offers 1-month free Autopilot trial to Model S and X owners

Tesla now offers 1-month free Autopilot trial to Model S and X owners

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Those of you who didn't buy the Autopilot upgrade with your new Model S or Model X can now snag the option as a $3,000 in-car purchase after first testing a 1-month free trial that Tesla has quietly started offering. When configuring your Model S or Model... >>