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How to make the B&W Zeppelin Wireless even more sexy, produce it in white

How to make the B&W Zeppelin Wireless even more sexy, produce it in white

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When the Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless arrived at the tail end of last year it blew us away. It was (and still is) a glorious refresh of the speaker that defined the high-end iPod dock category and there are few rivals that can match its audio... >>

8 reasons Sony Bravia TVs are setting the pace in 2016

8 reasons Sony Bravia TVs are setting the pace in 2016

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There’s a lot to take in if you’re thinking of buying a new TV these days. New technologies are revolutionising picture quality, smart features are becoming ever more sophisticated, and there have never been so many content sources to choose from.... >>

Samsung Gear VR 2 tipped for Galaxy Note 7 launch

Samsung Gear VR 2 tipped for Galaxy Note 7 launch

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It is widely believed that Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone at the beginning of next month, with 2 August the date commonly mentioned. It is now also tipped to launch another device at the same event: the Samsung Gear VR 2. A second generation... >>

Fujiiflm X-T2 vs X-T1: What's the difference?

Fujiiflm X-T2 vs X-T1: What's the difference?

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We're used to products being updated, but with some it begs the question whether it's worth the upgrade or, perhaps, looking at grabbing a bargain and buying the older-generation product on a deal. So how does the just-announced Fujifilm X-T2 compact... >>

Pick up HideMyAss! VPN, one of PC Mag's top 10 VPNs of 2016 for 55 per cent off

Pick up HideMyAss! VPN, one of PC Mag's top 10 VPNs of 2016 for 55 per cent off

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It’s vital to utilize the security and anonymity of a VPN service in today’s hacker-heavy world, but most of them deliver protection at an inconvenient cost: a sluggish, slow-moving browsing experience. That’s no longer a worry with HideMyAss!,... >>

Now Dell is hiking prices for all its products due to Brexit

Now Dell is hiking prices for all its products due to Brexit

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If you want to buy a Dell laptop, you better get it now. Mere days after OnePlus responded to the recent drop in value of the British Pound by raising the price of its OnePlus 3 smartphone, Dell has now confirmed to The Register that it too will increase... >>

bPay Loop adds payments to your wearable: Garmin and Mondaine confirm support

bPay Loop adds payments to your wearable: Garmin and Mondaine confirm support

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While many have been worrying about whether they can use Apple or Android Pay on their smartphone, bPay has been presenting a number of easy payment options for a number of years. Now it is the turn of wearables, with Garmin and Mondaine both confirming... >>

Google's making two Android Wear devices, possibly Nexus-branded

Google's making two Android Wear devices, possibly Nexus-branded

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It's about time! Google is building two Android Wear devices, according to Android Police, which has published many Google-related rumours lately based on details from "reliable" sources. These upcoming wearables aren't Samsung-made watches, nor are they... >>

Snapchat’s Memories feature totally changes the app - and here’s how

Snapchat’s Memories feature totally changes the app - and here’s how

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Just when you've finally figured out how Snapchat works, the app radically switches things up by introducing a massive update with new tricks. Last March, for instance, it rolled out Chat 2.0, with the goal of overhauling the chat experience inside Snapchat.... >>

You could have your next curry delivered by a robot

You could have your next curry delivered by a robot

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If you're walking around London during the rest of the summer you might see a small, autonomous robot whizz past, laden with food stuff as it goes about its deliveries. You might even have a take-away delivered to your door by one. Starship Technologies... >>

Nintendo NX patent shows handheld console after all

Nintendo NX patent shows handheld console after all

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When rumours of the Nintendo NX started to fly last year one that commonly did the rounds was that the new console would come in two elements. It was said that there will be a desktop part, a dock perhaps, and a handheld that could be taken out and about... >>

OnePlus 3 OxygenOS 3.2.0 update pulled after causing upgrade issues

OnePlus 3 OxygenOS 3.2.0 update pulled after causing upgrade issues

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OnePlus has announced that it is pulling the latest software update for OnePlus 3 as some users reported issues while upgrading. OnePlus OxygenOS 3.2.0 was being rolled out to all OnePlus 3 phones over a 48 hour period, which started on Monday, 4 July.... >>

Master machine learning with this complete 10-course bundle (94 per cent off)

Master machine learning with this complete 10-course bundle (94 per cent off)

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Machine learning is responsible for a great deal of our tech advancements, from speech recognition to self-driving cars, smart homes and beyond. This developing field of study explores the techniques used to give computers the ability to learn without... >>

Enter to win the PlayStation 4 and Uncharted 4 giveaway

Enter to win the PlayStation 4 and Uncharted 4 giveaway

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Want to win the world’s most popular gaming console, coupled with one of the biggest video game hits of 2016? Pocket-lint is giving away an incredible PlayStation 4 and Uncharted 4 bundle, worth £300.61 ($399), to one lucky winner! Enter now. The PS4... >>

Apple's Health app will let you sign up to donate organs in the US

Apple's Health app will let you sign up to donate organs in the US

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Apple wants you to donate your organs. The Cupertino-based company has announced that it is partnering with Donate Life America, with the purpose of giving Americans an easier way to sign up to be an organ, eye, or tissue donor right from the iPhone.... >>

Finally! Apple's next iPhone will start out with 32GB of storage

Finally! Apple's next iPhone will start out with 32GB of storage

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So long, 16GB iPhone! The Wall Street Journal has claimed that Apple's next flagship iPhone models, thought to be called iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, won't be available with the long-standard 16GB storage option. Instead, the entry-level iPhone 7 will... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to get new-style S Pen stylus

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to get new-style S Pen stylus

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Samsung might release the successor to its Galaxy Note 5 later this summer, but a recent leak pertaining to the S Pen has just given us a few hints about what the upcoming phablet could feature come launch day. First thing's first: the phablet might be... >>

Is this what Google's Marlin and Sailfish Nexus phones will look like?

Is this what Google's Marlin and Sailfish Nexus phones will look like?

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If you're wondering what Google's next Nexus phones might look like, you'll want to check out a render that just surfaced. Android Police, which has been publishing several leaks and rumours pertaining to the 2016 Nexus devices, has posted what it describes... >>

BlackBerry Classic finally ditched, will no longer be manufactured

BlackBerry Classic finally ditched, will no longer be manufactured

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BlackBerry has basically admitted defeat when it comes to QWERTY keyboards. The company has just confirmed it will stop making the BlackBerry Classic, one of its most iconic smartphone models with a QWERTY keyboard for inputting text. The Classic, which... >>

How to make your yard smart

How to make your yard smart

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Ah, the joy of the yard. Sitting outside watching a movie in the summer is appealing enough, as is the idea of sitting in the car for your own private drive-in cinema. Smart tech can also ensure your lawn is watered and mowed with no intervention from... >>

Xbox summer sale 2016: What are the best Xbox One and Xbox 360 bargains?

Xbox summer sale 2016: What are the best Xbox One and Xbox 360 bargains?

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Microsoft has launched its annual Xbox summer sale, the Ultimate Game Sale, for 2016 and there are more than 170 digital items and games on offer with up to 75 per cent off. Xbox Live Gold members get better bargains, but even if you don't subscribe to... >>

Best smartphones 2016 under £350

Best smartphones 2016 under £350

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Choosing a new smartphone isn't as simple as it used to be. They may not come in more than one shape, but they do come in lots of different sizes, with plenty different features and most importantly, at plenty of different price points. There are numerous... >>

Sennheiser PXC 550 wireless headphones take on Bose QC 35 with noise cancellation and 30hrs battery

Sennheiser PXC 550 wireless headphones take on Bose QC 35 with noise cancellation and 30hrs battery

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Bose recently updated its QuietComfort range of ANC headphones for discerning travellers by introducing a wireless model, the Bose QC 35. Now it's Sennheiser's turn, as it takes on the US firm head(phones) to head(phones) with the PXC 550. Coming soon... >>

Pocket-lint Adventures: Single track riding with the TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Single track riding with the TomTom Bandit

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Swinley Forest in Surrey has a cornucopia of activities for those who like to enjoy the great outdoors. This expanse of pine forest is part of the Crown Estate, but also home to a great selection of single track routes for riders of all abilities to enjoy.... >>

This is the Samsung Smart Glow ring you could see on Galaxy S8

This is the Samsung Smart Glow ring you could see on Galaxy S8

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Press images of the Samsung Galaxy J2 have leaked ahead of a launch later this week. That might not be of much interest to you, considering the phone is really for emerging markets and unlikely to make it onto these shores, but it's what the images reveal... >>