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Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs 5D Mark IV: What's the difference and which should I buy?

Canon EOS 6D Mark II vs 5D Mark IV: What's the difference and which should I buy?

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When the Canon EOS 5D MkIV burst onto the pro camera scene in 2016, it hit so many tick boxes that, well, few other full-frame cameras seemed to be worth a look-in.Until, that is, looking at the price. The 5D Mark IV is a rather pricey machine - it's... >>

Canon EOS 6D Mark II and EOS 200D official: A DSLR to suit all levels

Canon EOS 6D Mark II and EOS 200D official: A DSLR to suit all levels

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In what's been a relatively quiet couple of years in the world of cameras, Canon has taken to opportunity to get one over its competitors by releasing an EOS DSLR for, well, seemingly everyone. And with the announcement of the EOS 6D Mark II full-frame... >>

Google now lets anyone sign up to try experimental Area 120 products

Google now lets anyone sign up to try experimental Area 120 products

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Google has an incubator that develops interesting products, like the new Uptime app, but now it's allowing anyone to test those efforts.Called Area 120, the in-house unit not only developed Uptime but also Advr, an experimental project for advertising... >>

Token Ring is a smart ring that works as a wallet and keychain

Token Ring is a smart ring that works as a wallet and keychain

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There's a new ring available that can unlock and authenticate a range of things, including your computer.It's called Token Ring, and it's from a company called Token. The fingerprint-sensing ring is NFC- and Bluetooth-compatible, meaning it can also work... >>

iPhone Photography Awards 2017 - The best photos taken on an iPhone

iPhone Photography Awards 2017 - The best photos taken on an iPhone

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The Apple iPhone always has an incredibly good camera, no matter which version you have. With the very latest iPhone 7 Plus, Apple used a dual-lens camera for the first time to offer greater zoom and effective bokeh effects.Photographers often turn to... >>

Netflix now offers Dolby Atmos 3D sound, but there's a catch

Netflix now offers Dolby Atmos 3D sound, but there's a catch

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Vudu is no longer the only streaming service that supports Dolby's Atmos 3D sound technology.Netflix does as well, with the launch of Bong Joon Ho's Okja, a film that debuted at the Cannes Film Festival. It's now available on Netflix, and with Atmos support,... >>

Will 'Eve' be the next high-end Chromebook made by Google?

Will 'Eve' be the next high-end Chromebook made by Google?

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Google might be working on new Chromebook features, and maybe even a new Chromebook to go with those features.First, the new features could be a fingerprint reader and a key specifically for bringing up Google Assistant. As for the new Chromebook, which... >>

Nintendo N64 Classic Mini: Rumours, games and everything you need to know

Nintendo N64 Classic Mini: Rumours, games and everything you need to know

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After the phenomenal success of the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System in 2016, with stock selling out almost immediately as pre-orders became available, the same seems to have happened again with the follow-up: the SNES Classic Mini.It... >>

What is Tinder and how does it work?

What is Tinder and how does it work?

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Dating isn't what it used to be.Over the past couple decades, online dating has revolutionised the game. You no longer have to hit on people at bars and get rejected face-to-face. You can now carefully construct your virtual profile with coy details and... >>

20 tech fails that ruined people's lives

20 tech fails that ruined people's lives

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We all rely heavily on technology these days and why not? Most gadgets are enablers that aid us in our daily lives. Where would we be without our smartphones, tablets, TVs, the internet or an electronic back scratcher?However, overuse of tech can be... >>

Uber will now let you request rides for any of your contacts

Uber will now let you request rides for any of your contacts

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Uber has now made it possible for you to request a ride from your smartphone, but for someone else in your phone book. To request a ride for somebody else, you need to set the pick up location away from where you happen to be. What is Uber and how does... >>

Apple CarPlay: Which cars support it, what can it do and how does it work?

Apple CarPlay: Which cars support it, what can it do and how does it work?

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Apple's foray into in-car technology and the infotainment space comes in the form of CarPlay. CarPlay connects a supported vehicle to a compatible iPhone, enabling access and interaction with Apple's ecosystem directly through a car's dashboard touchscreen.First... >>

PS4 now groups TV and movies in the one place, looks great

PS4 now groups TV and movies in the one place, looks great

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An update for European PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro consoles has made it far easier to use them for more than gaming.An all-new TV & Video interface has been introduced that aggregates all the video and telly apps, plus PlayStation Store digital purchases... >>

KeepVid Music: Download any song or video from the web to your Mac or PC

KeepVid Music: Download any song or video from the web to your Mac or PC

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Have you ever watched a music video on YouTube and wished you could save the song to your computer? Well, you can, with KeepVid Music.We installed the app in order to download MP3s directly from YouTube and over 10,000 other music and video sites, such... >>

Samsung shows off dual camera tech, destined for the Galaxy Note 8?

Samsung shows off dual camera tech, destined for the Galaxy Note 8?

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Samsung has used MWC Shanghai to show off its new dual camera system for smartphones, that makes use of the company's own Isocell technology. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What's the story so far? There have been rumours circling lately that suggest the upcoming... >>

When is Android O coming to my phone?

When is Android O coming to my phone?

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Google releases a new version of Android each year. For 2017, that's Android O, which doesn't yet have an official tasty treat-themed name. Like last year's Nougat update, Android O was initially launched as a developer preview before the official unveiling... >>

Qualcomm set to take over fingerprint sensor market with under display scanners

Qualcomm set to take over fingerprint sensor market with under display scanners

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Qualcomm has just announced itself a major player in the supply of fingerprint sensors, as it's announced it will be one of the, if not the first company to produce under-display sensors. Qualcomm Sense ID is a 3D biometric scanner that will solve those... >>

Nest Cam IQ is a new indoor security camera with facial recognition tech

Nest Cam IQ is a new indoor security camera with facial recognition tech

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Nest Labs has launched pre-orders for a new indoor security camera.Called Nest Cam IQ, the camera supposedly offers a range of intelligent features. It knows when your child has arrived home safely, for instance, or that there’s a stranger in your... >>

Amazon's Prime discounted phones scheme adds Nokia 6 and more

Amazon's Prime discounted phones scheme adds Nokia 6 and more

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Amazon has a smartphone program, and it's just added five more devices from brands like Nokia and Motorola.With the Prime Exclusive Phones program, you can get mid-range to low-end smartphones at a discount. However, if you do choose to get a reduced,... >>

Monster announces earphones specially tuned for Honor 9 smartphone

Monster announces earphones specially tuned for Honor 9 smartphone

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Monster isn't averse to a partnership. Whether sports star, rock star or superstar DJ, its audio products and headphones are well known to have proliferated fashion and lifestyle ambassadors. So for Monster to partner with Chinese smartphone maker Honor... >>

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini official pre-orders open then sell out in minutes

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini official pre-orders open then sell out in minutes

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No sooner had Nintendo officially opened its own pre-orders for the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES Classic Mini for short, and it sold out.It listed the retro games machine for £69.99 on Nintendo.co.uk but now... >>

Volvo and Nvidia have just teamed up to make self-driving cars by 2021

Volvo and Nvidia have just teamed up to make self-driving cars by 2021

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Volvo has been working on driverless cars for a while, but now it has a new strategy to get those cars on the road within four years.The Swedish carmaker is teaming up Nvidia, which plans to supply computing power to Volvo's initiative, as well as Autoliv,... >>

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini: Release date, pre-order details, price, games and more

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini: Release date, pre-order details, price, games and more

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After the incredible success of its miniature, remade NES console, Nintendo has announced a follow-up; this time based on the much-loved Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES for short.A Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES will be available later this... >>

iPhone 8 will be in limited supply come launch day, OLED supply issues to blame

iPhone 8 will be in limited supply come launch day, OLED supply issues to blame

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Getting a new iPhone on launch day can always be a hard task, as millions of customers look to upgrade their old phone or invest in their first iPhone.  Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's the story so far? This year will likely be no different,... >>

Google Home recognises who speaks to it: How to add multiple users

Google Home recognises who speaks to it: How to add multiple users

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Google Home can now recognise each person in your household by their voice and smartly switch to their account and preferences.Those of you with a husband or kids or a roommate will appreciate Google Home's latest update. If you've ever said to the speaker... >>