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Hive Active Light: Connected bulbs make Hive a major smarthome player

Hive Active Light: Connected bulbs make Hive a major smarthome player

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Hive has today announced the addition of connected lighting to the Hive home, adding a major component to its smarthome portfolio.  Hive started with heating - making perfect sense for a company founded from British Gas - but the addition of Active Light... >>

EA trailers from E3 2016: Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Mass Effect: Andromeda, FIFA 17 and more

EA trailers from E3 2016: Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Mass Effect: Andromeda, FIFA 17 and more

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The EA press conference has kicked off the annual E3 gaming conference in LA, giving us a taste of a number of new games coming over the next year. The conference focused on a number of announcements, mainly sequels for Titanfall, Battlefield, Mass Effect,... >>

Apple iPhone 7 in pictures: Renders and leaked photos gallery

Apple iPhone 7 in pictures: Renders and leaked photos gallery

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Following the first reported drop in Apple revenues since 2003, this year, Apple is under pressure to perform. The iPhone 7 could finally see a drastic jump forward as the company tries to impress and pull back sales lost to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and... >>

Expert dictation and creation with Dragon for Mac, V5 (50 per cent off)

Expert dictation and creation with Dragon for Mac, V5 (50 per cent off)

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Can you talk faster than you can type? Most likely. Now you can save time, and lessen typing strain with Dragon 5 for Mac, which lets you dictate commands to do everything from send emails to create spreadsheets. And with speech recognition that’s 15... >>

Get premier IT certification with CompTIA A+ IT Support Technician 2016 Certification Training

Get premier IT certification with CompTIA A+ IT Support Technician 2016 Certification Training

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If a company’s servers go down, so too does its livelihood--particularly if it’s a tech corporation. So there’s no overstating the importance of high-level IT support personnel in an organization, with IT maintenance and support requirements evolving... >>

Fallout’s Pip-Boy: Deluxe Edition connects to your phone and works for real

Fallout’s Pip-Boy: Deluxe Edition connects to your phone and works for real

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Remember when Bethesda released a limited edition real world version of the Pip-Boy wearable from its Fallout 4 game? Now it's taken that to another level with one that actually works with your phone too. Vault dwellers rejoice. The Pip-Boy: Deluxe Edition,... >>

Sony XD9405 4K TV review: The 75-inch UHD wonder
4.5 stars

Sony XD9405 4K TV review: The 75-inch UHD wonder

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Love movies? Got a big living room? Feeling flush this month? Then Sony thinks it has just the ticket for you in the shape of its new flagship TV, the KD-75XD9405. For the princely sum of £4,999 the XD9405 gives you a huge 75-inch screen stuffed with... >>

WWDC 2016: The announcements to expect from Apple's developer conference

WWDC 2016: The announcements to expect from Apple's developer conference

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Apple has officially announced its annual conference for developers, and that means it's time to take a closer look at what we expect the company to reveal during the main keynote. Apple used WWDC 2015 to unveil iOS 9, OS X El Capitan, and a new version... >>

PlayStation E3 2016 Press Conference: How to watch it and what to expect for the PS4

PlayStation E3 2016 Press Conference: How to watch it and what to expect for the PS4

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E3 2016 is just around the corner, with the main show starting on Tuesday 14 June. However, the press conferences run over the couple of days beforehand and many eyes on what the big two, Sony and Microsoft, have to say before the conference starts proper.... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Top Gear, Euro 2016 and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Top Gear, Euro 2016 and more

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You might not know this, but if you have a Freeview Play TV or set-top-box you can catch-up with the last seven days of TV shows just by scrolling back through the electronic programme guide. Shows that aired of BBC, ITV or Channel 4 are available to... >>

Sony PlayStation 4K: What is PS4.5/Neo, when is it coming and what will it offer?

Sony PlayStation 4K: What is PS4.5/Neo, when is it coming and what will it offer?

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It might not seem that long ago, but it was 2013 when Sony gave us the PlayStation 4. Time for an update? It's early in the lifecycle for a console, but people are already talking about a next-gen PlayStation that's being developed right now. The first... >>

Fiat 124 Spider review: More than an MX-5 remix
4.0 stars

Fiat 124 Spider review: More than an MX-5 remix

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"I want a doctor to take a picture, so I can look at you from inside as well," goes the line from The Vapors' Turning Japanese. Well, cut into the Fiat 124 Spider and you would indeed find a Japanese rather than Italian core: the car shares its chassis,... >>

Motorola Moto Z vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs HTC 10 vs LG G5: What's the difference?

Motorola Moto Z vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs HTC 10 vs LG G5: What's the difference?

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Motorola took to the stage at Lenovo Tech World 2016 to unveil the new Moto Z. This new super smartphone replaces the Moto X as the flagship Moto device. It's packed with flagship specs and innovation, looking to offer you something a little different,... >>

What is Google Allo, how does it work, and why would you use it?

What is Google Allo, how does it work, and why would you use it?

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Whether you like to admit it or not, communication apps are important. You might use your default SMS app to text your husband or wife about whether you should pick up more milk at the store after work. You might use Facebook Messenger chat with your... >>

Amazon might launch a paid music-streaming service that works with Echo

Amazon might launch a paid music-streaming service that works with Echo

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Apple Music and Spotify might soon face heavy competition from Amazon. According to CNBC, Amazon will announce a standalone music-streaming service. It'll launch this summer or autumn, offering up a catalogue of songs for $9.99 a month. Amazon, which... >>

What is Demand Response, and how it can save you money?

What is Demand Response, and how it can save you money?

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Everybody likes to save money, especially when it comes to bills, and being smarter with your energy could save you hundreds of dollars a year. In the US, a program called Demand Response will help ensure you're being as energy efficient as possible.... >>

Moto Mods: Everything you need to know about the Moto Z's snap-on accessories

Moto Mods: Everything you need to know about the Moto Z's snap-on accessories

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It’s clear from looking at the smartphone industry recently that there’s a growing interest in making our mobile devices more modular. LG launched the G5 with its ‘Friends’ that clip on to the bottom of the phone to add extra features, and Google’s... >>

PlayStation Neo confirmed and 4K-ready, but PS4.5 won't be at E3 2016

PlayStation Neo confirmed and 4K-ready, but PS4.5 won't be at E3 2016

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Sony has confirmed that it is working on an upgraded PlayStation 4 console, but that rumours of it appearing at this year's E3 are wide of the mark. The PlayStation Neo, as it is codenamed, will be launched by the company in the future, and will have... >>

Hive teases illuminating launch, smart lighting predicted

Hive teases illuminating launch, smart lighting predicted

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Hive, the smarthome arm of British Gas, has teased that there's a new addition coming to the Hive home. Sharing via its Twitter account, Hive says that there's something illuminating coming, with an accompanying video that simply shows flashing lights.... >>

Pentax K-70 is the affordable all-weather DSLR

Pentax K-70 is the affordable all-weather DSLR

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Pentax is having a renaissance of late; from the announcement of its first full-frame DSLR, the K-1, to the just-revealed K-70, the latter which is poised as an all-weather DSLR. The K-70's launch perhaps shouldn't be a surprise: Pentax has been growing... >>

Lenovo Tech World 2016: All the announcements that matter

Lenovo Tech World 2016: All the announcements that matter

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Lenovo took to the stage in San Francisco to host Lenovo Tech World 2016, announcing a range of products, including plenty of innovation in the mobile space. Lenovo Tech World is an innovation showcase from the company, giving it the chance to show the... >>

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst review: On the edge of greatness
3.5 stars

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst review: On the edge of greatness

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The original Mirror's Edge, released in 2008, was the very epitome of a Marmite game. Despite having an inordinate amount of glaring flaws, and not selling particularly well, it still managed to generate a passionate cult following. It was easy enough... >>

Konami isn't only games company making bionics, behold the Deus Ex cybernetic arm

Konami isn't only games company making bionics, behold the Deus Ex cybernetic arm

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A few weeks ago we brought you a BBC documentary that detailed the creation of a fully cybernetic arm, designed by Konami and based around the one worn by Snake in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. That garnered a lot of attention, because not only... >>

Apple's iMessage app could be coming to Android soon

Apple's iMessage app could be coming to Android soon

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Apple might have a surprise in store for Android users next week. According to a report from MacDailyNews, which cited sources "familiar with the company's thinking", Apple plans to announce an iMessage app for Android at its annual Worldwide Developers... >>

Cyrus Audio will start selling its One compact amplifier this summer for £699

Cyrus Audio will start selling its One compact amplifier this summer for £699

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UK-based Cyrus Audio has introduced a compact amplifier that's affordable. The high-end stereo system maker is describing its new Cyrus One amplifier as a provider of "high quality audio" but at an tolerable price point. It is a 100-watt-per-channel amp... >>