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Essential Phone is finally available to buy - place your order now

Essential Phone is finally available to buy - place your order now

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Essential Phone is finally here.Three months after announcing its first flagship phone, Essential has announced you can finally buy it. In a blog announcement, the startup confirmed you can order it now through Essential.com, Sprint, and Best Buy.... >>

PlayStation 4 system software 5.0 details revealed, 1080p 60fps Twitch and more

PlayStation 4 system software 5.0 details revealed, 1080p 60fps Twitch and more

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Sony has announced the new features system software 5.0 to PlayStation 4, with better family management and 1080p 60fps Twitch streaming being highlights.The features listed are part of the beta test version of the software, which selected testers are... >>

Best indoor smart home cameras: See inside your home anytime

Best indoor smart home cameras: See inside your home anytime

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A smart home consists of all sorts of exciting gadgets from app-controlled lighting and heating to robotic vacuum cleaners, but there is one gadget that is likely to be picked first for the smart home cool team - the camera.Smart home cameras will not... >>

Zlatan Ibrahimovic stars in own iOS game, watch our exclusive interview with the legend here

Zlatan Ibrahimovic stars in own iOS game, watch our exclusive interview with the legend here

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Footballing legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the central character of a new iOS game, Zlatan Legends, and we got the chance to talk with him on camera to find out more.Set in space and focused on a new, futuristic sport, Zlatan Legends is free-to-play and... >>

This is the LG V30, and it looks stunning

This is the LG V30, and it looks stunning

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Just two weeks before its official unveiling, an image of the LG V30 has leaked online via reliable tipster Evan Blass. LG V30: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know The image, posted to his Twitter account, shows the V30 from all sides... >>

Huawei sends out 16 October event invite, likely for Mate 10 phone

Huawei sends out 16 October event invite, likely for Mate 10 phone

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Essential Phone, Apple’s iPhone 8, the Galaxy Note 8, and other flagships are all coming soon. And, apparently, a new Huawei phone.Autumn is always a busy time for smartphones, so it’s no surprise to see that Huawei has sent out invites for a media... >>

Most popular pictures on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

Most popular pictures on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter

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Millions of photos are uploaded to social media sites every single day. Whether it be pics of your holiday, a newborn baby or a night out with mates, our insatiable desire to share what we get up to is stronger than ever.It's the same with celebrities.... >>

Nokia 8 vs Nokia 6 vs Nokia 5 vs Nokia 3: What's the difference?

Nokia 8 vs Nokia 6 vs Nokia 5 vs Nokia 3: What's the difference?

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Nokia announced three Android devices at Mobile World Congress at the beginning of the year as it began its fight back into smartphones. Since then, it has now launched a fourth model, looking to sit at the top of its portfolio, whilst taking on the... >>

Google Home calling: How does it work and where is it available?

Google Home calling: How does it work and where is it available?

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Google just made Google Home a more compelling rival to Echo.Earlier this year, Amazon launched an Alexa calling service, giving Echo users the ability to phone other Echo users and users of the Alexa app. And if you have the new Echo Show, you can even... >>

Nokia 8 aims to be amongst the first to offer Android O

Nokia 8 aims to be amongst the first to offer Android O

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The Nokia 8 has just been announced, with HMD Global unveiling the flagship Android smartphone that many have been waiting for. It offers flagship specs, with a 5.3-inch Quad HD display and powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 hardware, meaning it should... >>

Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

Nokia 8 vs Samsung Galaxy S8: What's the difference?

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Nokia has announced a fourth Android smartphone to its 2017 portfolio. The company, which is now under the brand HMD Global, announced the Nokia 3, Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in March but the true flagship contender comes in the form of the Nokia 8.How does the... >>

Nokia 8 official: Flagship power meets dual camera skills

Nokia 8 official: Flagship power meets dual camera skills

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HMD Global, the guardian of the Nokia smartphone brand, has announced the Nokia 8, revealing the flagship smartphone that fans have been waiting all year for.The Nokia 8 will take the fight to the likes of the OnePlus 5, HTC U11 and Samsung Galaxy S8,... >>

Nokia through the years: 34 best and worst phones, in pictures

Nokia through the years: 34 best and worst phones, in pictures

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Nokia is back. The brand is being used on phones again after Microsoft retired it on its own devices a couple of years ago.Finnish manufacturer HMD Global is releasing new Nokia handsets, this time loaded with Android, and we're extremely happy to see... >>

Apple OLED TV standalone display pops up in blurry leaked images

Apple OLED TV standalone display pops up in blurry leaked images

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Apple has been rumoured to be working on a TV set for many years.It's such an old story at this point, you can't help but roll your eyes at the thought of another analyst claiming Apple is once again readying a standalone display. But analyst talk is... >>

These amazing images show us the Sony Xperia XZ1, and reveal its specs

These amazing images show us the Sony Xperia XZ1, and reveal its specs

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Some images purporting to be the rear panel of the upcoming Sony Xperia XZ1 have appeared on Chinese site Weibo. The rear panels are distinctly different from the Xperia shells we saw leaked last week, which now transpire to be from the XZ1 Compact.... >>

Huawei Mate 10 looks stunning in this leaked render

Huawei Mate 10 looks stunning in this leaked render

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Huawei has always produced phones that comfortably rival the flagships from Apple, Samsung, LG and Sony. The Mate 10 looks set to be no different if this leaked render on Chinese site Weibo is anything to go by. Huawei Mate 10: What's the story so far?... >>

Incredible Samsung Galaxy Note 8 press pic leak shows phone in "Deep Sea Blue"

Incredible Samsung Galaxy Note 8 press pic leak shows phone in "Deep Sea Blue"

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be revealed in full in New York on 23 August but here it is in all its glory.A press render has been posted on Twitter by Evan Blass (aka @evleaks) and, considering his track record, it's nigh-on certain to be genuine.It... >>

Google Pixel 2 to be made by HTC, will borrow the U11's squeezable sides

Google Pixel 2 to be made by HTC, will borrow the U11's squeezable sides

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It has been rumoured for some time that the two new Pixel devices will be made by different manufacturers. The smaller Pixel was thought to be made by HTC and that has now been confirmed after it has appeared on the US FCC. Google Pixel 2 and Pixel XL... >>

UE Boom 2 and Megaboom speakers are now portable Alexa devices

UE Boom 2 and Megaboom speakers are now portable Alexa devices

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Ultimate Ears has added support for Amazon’s Alexa assistant.UE has become more of a household name since its inception by then-Logitech (now just Logi), since releasing a variety of Bluetooth speakers to the market. The first UE Boom, released back... >>

Facebook: Here's how to make GIFs using the app's built-in camera

Facebook: Here's how to make GIFs using the app's built-in camera

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Facebook's mobile app offers a new feature: GIF-making.The social network has updated the Facebook app's camera with the option to make a short GIF, or rather "two-second looping videos", which you can then share in a Facebook Story or on your profile.... >>

Google Allo for web finally goes live: How to set it up and get started

Google Allo for web finally goes live: How to set it up and get started

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Google Allo can now be accessed through your web browser.Google first teased that Allo, its messenger app with built-in Google Assistant, would come to the desktop last February. Many expected the company to launch the web version at Google I/O in May,... >>

What is Amazon Instant Pickup, who can use it, and how does it work?

What is Amazon Instant Pickup, who can use it, and how does it work?

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Another day, another Amazon service.The online retailer has launched something called Instant Pickup. Immediately, the media has begun spinning this as Amazon's latest push into physical retail outlets, as it allows you to instantly pick up “daily essential”... >>

Best budget smartphones 2017: The best phones available to buy for under £200

Best budget smartphones 2017: The best phones available to buy for under £200

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The budget smartphone market has really come into its own over the last couple of years, with numerous devices appearing with price tags under £200 and an aim to offer you a good enough smartphone experience that you don't need to splash half a grand... >>

Wiser smart heating makes it easy to control your central heating room-by-room

Wiser smart heating makes it easy to control your central heating room-by-room

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Wiser is a completely new brand from British heating company Drayton, which itself is part of Schneider Electric. The new Wiser system has been designed to make controlling the radiators in your home easy, with the overall goal to save you money. Best... >>

Game of Thrones Sky Q Remote covers in pictures: Declare your love for Westeros

Game of Thrones Sky Q Remote covers in pictures: Declare your love for Westeros

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We only have two feature-length episodes left in season 7 of Game of Thrones but anyone who has seen any of the previous five will know we're in for a treat. And what better way to settle down and watch the next two week's shenanigans than with limited... >>

Which is the best 2017 budget smartphone under £400?

Which is the best 2017 budget smartphone under £400?

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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... >>

Qualcomm reveals its next-generation camera modules and depth-sensing image tech

Qualcomm reveals its next-generation camera modules and depth-sensing image tech

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Qualcomm has revealed details about its camera processing technology and some new camera modules, for smartphones and VR headsets, that will arrive alongside the next flagship Snapdragon processor platform for Android smartphones. LG and Qualcomm are... >>

Motorola VerveCam+ is a compact action cam with live streaming

Motorola VerveCam+ is a compact action cam with live streaming

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Motorola has taken the wraps off the VerveCam+, its first action camera to be sold in the UK. It's been designed to go anywhere with you, whether it be in the water, on ski slopes or climbing rocks and comes with a range of mounting accessories to leave... >>

LG V30 Plus confirmed, released at same time as LG V30

LG V30 Plus confirmed, released at same time as LG V30

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The LG V30 smartphone will be unveiled during the company's IFA 2017 press event in Berlin at 9am CEST (8am BST) on Thursday 31 August. We will be there and hosting the livestream on Pocket-lint, so you'll find out everything about the new handset as... >>

PS4 owners get to play COD: WW2 first, private beta starts 25 August

PS4 owners get to play COD: WW2 first, private beta starts 25 August

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Call of Duty: WWII will be released on Friday 3 November but PlayStation 4 owners get a chance to play some of the multiplayer maps and modes from 25 to 28 August.That's because a PS4 exclusive private beta will be available on those dates. A second... >>

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro leak reveals swim tracking and offline Spotify support

Samsung Gear Fit 2 Pro leak reveals swim tracking and offline Spotify support

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Samsung is said to be unveiling more than just the Galaxy Note 8 at its 23 August event in New York. Reliable leaker Evan Blass has obtained information to suggest the South Korean tech giant will unveil a new Gear Fit 2 Pro fitness tracker too. Samsung... >>

Waymo patents a car that can adjust rigidity if it were to hit a human

Waymo patents a car that can adjust rigidity if it were to hit a human

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Google-owned Waymo has always wanted to reduce the number of deaths related to automobile accidents, and its latest patent is just another attempt at accomplishing that goal.The Mercury News and Quartz spotted a Waymo patent for a new type of driverless... >>

Leaked Microsoft memo reveals the Surface Book was returned a lot

Leaked Microsoft memo reveals the Surface Book was returned a lot

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Microsoft still has some explaining to do.Last week, Consumer Reports announced it removed its recommendation badge for Microsoft's Surface line, which led to Microsoft issuing a response that essentially dismissed Consumer Reports' decision. But now,... >>

Mewtwo comes to Pokemon Go via invite-only exclusive raid battles

Mewtwo comes to Pokemon Go via invite-only exclusive raid battles

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You will soon be able to battle and catch Mewtwo, as well as other powerful pokemon, thanks to a new feature coming to Pokemon Go.Over the weekend, in Yokohama, Japan, thousands of Pokemon Go players worked together to catch pokemon in a baseball stadium.... >>

Segway KickScooter launches Ninebot electric scooters for speedy commuting

Segway KickScooter launches Ninebot electric scooters for speedy commuting

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Segway, the masters of personal transportation devices, have released a new Ninebot series of scooters, as part of its Segway KickScooter arm. There are two scooters in the series; the ES1 and ES2, with the latter offering a higher top speed and a more... >>

Audio Technica ATH-MSR7SE headphones improve upon an already accomplished formula

Audio Technica ATH-MSR7SE headphones improve upon an already accomplished formula

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Audio Technica has announced the ATH-MSR7E, a Special Edition version of the five star ATH-MSR7. The new model doesn't just come with a new visually stunning navy and gold colour finish, but an improved sound too. Audio Technica ATH-MSR7 review: Neutral... >>

Uber will now let you tip your driver for good service

Uber will now let you tip your driver for good service

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Following a rollout in the US, and complaints from some UK-based drivers, Uber is adding in-app tipping to the ride-hailing service in the UK. The new feature will go live from tomorrow, 15 August. What is Uber and how does it work? While it won't be... >>

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how can I get it?

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming to my TV and how can I get it?

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To stay relevant in a world of television where catch-up and on demand video is king, Freeview is no longer just a digital TV platform, it also embraces connected tech and online content.It offers connected TV shows directly within its electronic programme... >>

Get 15 months of PlayStation Plus for the cost of 12, ahead of huge price hike

Get 15 months of PlayStation Plus for the cost of 12, ahead of huge price hike

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Sony's PlayStation Plus subscription service will be going up in price on 31 August. From that date, the service required for online play will cost you more.However, to soften the blow, Sony is offering 15 months of membership for the current price... >>

Amazon's Lovefilm DVD and Blu-ray postal rental service to end in October

Amazon's Lovefilm DVD and Blu-ray postal rental service to end in October

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Amazon is to finally close its Lovefilm movie rental service on 31 October.To soften the blow, it is offering existing Lovefilm customers £15 off an Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote. They can each snag one for £25 instead of the usual £40.The... >>

Disney might not ditch Netflix after all, new streaming service could co-exist

Disney might not ditch Netflix after all, new streaming service could co-exist

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Contrary to recent reports, Disney might not be pulling its content from Netflix. The Marvel films and TV series, along with the Star Wars films in the US, could stay on the platform beyond 2019.At present, Netflix has the exclusive rights to Disney's... >>

LG V30 UX revealed ahead of launch, second screen confirmed

LG V30 UX revealed ahead of launch, second screen confirmed

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LG will unveil the V30 smartphone at IFA in two weeks time, but before the big reveal, the company is drip-feeding information about it. The latest snippet of info relates to the user interface, with LG saying the V30 will come with the very latest UX... >>

Samsung's next fitness device, Gear Sport, pops up in FCC filing

Samsung's next fitness device, Gear Sport, pops up in FCC filing

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It looks like Samsung has a new smartwatch in the works.Android Headlines noticed a US Federal Communications Commission filing from Samsung that features a yet-to-be-announced device called the Samsung Gear Sport. It appears to be a smartwatch or fitness... >>

Asus just accidentally leaked out four different ZenFone 4 smartphones

Asus just accidentally leaked out four different ZenFone 4 smartphones

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Asus is a week away from announcing the ZenFone 4, but thanks to a new leak, we know all about it (and its three siblings).Here's the thing: Asus accidentally publishing listings for four ZenFone-branded smartphones via its French website, which means... >>

Amazon Prime Video to develop new shows from 'Walking Dead' creator

Amazon Prime Video to develop new shows from 'Walking Dead' creator

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Amazon inked an "overall deal" with the creator of The Walking Dead.The company revealed that it signed a first-look deal with Robert Kirkman's Skybound Entertainment, the production company behind a few popular comics and hit TV shows, such as The Walking... >>

Full Motorola X4 specs and press images leak ahead of launch

Full Motorola X4 specs and press images leak ahead of launch

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We've known for some time that Motorola would be releasing a new X-series smartphone sometime this year thanks to a leaked presentation slide. Evan Blass then shared the name Moto X4, which is what we've been using to refer to the upcoming smartphone.... >>

Sky Soundbox: What is it, what can it do and how can I get one?

Sky Soundbox: What is it, what can it do and how can I get one?

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Improving a TV's sound for movies and TV shows is usually high on the agenda for many. Thankfully, we have several different options for creating our own home cinema. If you have space, you can install a 5.1 surround sound system. Or if you have a lot... >>

Amazing GTA 5 mod is turning Los Santos into London

Amazing GTA 5 mod is turning Los Santos into London

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Remarkably, the popularity of Grand Theft Auto V hasn't waned since its console debut four years ago, even topping the games sales charts again recently, and that's partly thanks to a vibrant community of modders.Thanks to the PC version's ability to... >>

How to use the Asos app to find the right clothes from photos

How to use the Asos app to find the right clothes from photos

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Fashion retail giant Asos has released an update for its mobile app that will let you search for clothes using photos. If you've ever been out and either seen something on the rails in a shop, or someone wearing a t-shirt or pair of trousers that you... >>

Sky Q now has Dolby Atmos support, just in time for Premier League kick-off

Sky Q now has Dolby Atmos support, just in time for Premier League kick-off

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Sky has added Dolby Atmos support to the Sky Q 2TB box, just in time for the start of the 2017/18 Premier League season.Arsenal takes on Leicester in the first televised match on Sky Sport's new Premier League channel tonight, Friday 11 August with... >>