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Virtual reality needs a defining game, says Batman: Arkham VR publisher

Virtual reality needs a defining game, says Batman: Arkham VR publisher

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Batman: Arkham VR came as something of a shock during E3 2016. Not only because it was one of the few things that hadn't been leaked widely before the show started, but that it awarded the "best game" crown by many visitors. You can read our thoughts... >>

Dredd TV show for Netflix, Amazon or HBO: "Exciting stuff happening in the background"

Dredd TV show for Netflix, Amazon or HBO: "Exciting stuff happening in the background"

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Ever since Dredd 3D graced our cinema screens in 2012 there have been calls for a sequel. A petition was even created by 2000ad and its owner Rebellion to bring the rebooted movie version of Judge Dredd back for another outing. In more recent times,... >>

Be warned: Game of Thrones spoiler site is pure evil, will text you spoilers

Be warned: Game of Thrones spoiler site is pure evil, will text you spoilers

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The face of pure evil has revealed itself and there's not a tail or set of horns in site. It's a website that texts spoilers for Game of Thrones to a chosen victim. The horribly thought up Spoiled.io website specialises in ruining Game of Thrones. All... >>

Infinite Arms for iPad preview: Skylanders for Halo fans

Infinite Arms for iPad preview: Skylanders for Halo fans

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Infinite Arms is a toy-game cross over aimed at fans of Gears of War, Halo and big Transformers style mechs. It’s a sophisticated RPG for iPad and iOS generally, where adding weapons to model robots instantly sees them appear in the game. It aims to... >>

Seven cool features of the Sony XD93 TV

Seven cool features of the Sony XD93 TV

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Television technology is going through an unprecedented period of change right now. The combination of new Ultra HD screens, high dynamic range technology (HDR) and ever-changing, ever-expanding smart TV features has made it harder than ever for consumers... >>

Next Google Nexus (2016) aka HTC Marlin should feature Snapdragon 821 CPU

Next Google Nexus (2016) aka HTC Marlin should feature Snapdragon 821 CPU

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The next Google Nexus smartphone has begun to leak with more details than just the simple codenames we've had so far. Two Nexus smartphones are expected to be made this year, one for average users and another more high-end device – just like last... >>

Deal: Get money off these Lumsing chargers that will have you powered up in no time

Deal: Get money off these Lumsing chargers that will have you powered up in no time

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If you are heading off on holiday this year then you'll want to make sure you've always got enough power on your phone to catch that selfie of yourself on the beach or next to an amazing landmark. Lumsing has teamed up with Pocket-lint to bring you a... >>

Dropbox now uses your iPhone's camera for scanning documents

Dropbox now uses your iPhone's camera for scanning documents

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Dropbox just got quite an impressive update, all with the purpose of improving productivity. The iOS app now comes with a built-in document scanner that uses an iPhone or iPad's camera to snap photos of whatever you want - whether that be whiteboards,... >>

Apple MacOS Sierra: New features, release date and everything else you need to know

Apple MacOS Sierra: New features, release date and everything else you need to know

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As is typical for Apple, the next version of the Mac operating system was just announced at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco. And wouldn't you know it - it comes with a bunch of new features. Some major, some not so major. As... >>

Protect your smartphone data with G Cloud Unlimited Backup - now over 90 per cent off

Protect your smartphone data with G Cloud Unlimited Backup - now over 90 per cent off

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The cold panic of losing your phone is an all-too-familiar feeling, with so much of our data, contacts, memories and more packed into our devices. Worry no more with G Cloud Unlimited Backup, which allows you to safeguard your important data against accidents... >>

What is Sony PlayStation Vue and where is it available?

What is Sony PlayStation Vue and where is it available?

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Sony PlayStation Vue is no longer limited to the PlayStation platform. That means almost anyone can pick a plan and - without a cable contract - get access to a rich channel offering that comes close to matching what cable and satellite providers currently... >>

Twitter Engage app: What is it, how does it work, and who can use it?

Twitter Engage app: What is it, how does it work, and who can use it?

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Kim Kardashian West has access to a new app that makes Twitter much easier for her to understand and use. The app is called Twitter Engage. Although it's not limited to famous people, it's obvious that the app is meant to help popular or verified users... >>

Which Amazon Kindle is best for you? Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Voyage or Kindle Oasis?

Which Amazon Kindle is best for you? Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite, Kindle Voyage or Kindle Oasis?

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The Kindle reader is one of the most popular choices for ebook reading, letting you read your favourite books on a digital device, without the drawbacks that come with using a tablet or smartphone. Not only is the Kindle power efficient, meaning it will... >>

PlayStation Neo (PS4K) vs Project Scorpio: What’s the rumoured difference?

PlayStation Neo (PS4K) vs Project Scorpio: What’s the rumoured difference?

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During this year's E3, Microsoft announced its smaller, more capable refresh for the Xbox One, the Xbox One S, which is coming this August. However, it also tantalisingly teased Project Scorpio for 2017, a device Xbox boss Phil Spencer called "the most... >>

New Amazon Kindle 2016: Double memory, thinner, lighter and more

New Amazon Kindle 2016: Double memory, thinner, lighter and more

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Amazon has just announced a new Kindle that upgrades the previous generation but still keeps that same £60 price. The new Kindle for 2016 is thinner and lighter than its predecessor yet manages to cram in double the memory for greater storage capacity.... >>

Hasselblad X1D-50c is the world’s first medium format mirrorless camera

Hasselblad X1D-50c is the world’s first medium format mirrorless camera

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Swedish camera maker Hasselblad has officially announced the "world's first medium format mirrorless camera", the X1D-50c. The Hasselblad X1D has a flat design somewhere between retro and futuristic, is dust and weather sealed and features interchangeable... >>

Android Apps on Chrome: How to give your Chromebook an app-vantage

Android Apps on Chrome: How to give your Chromebook an app-vantage

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At its I/O conference in June this year, Google finally confirmed plans to bring Android apps to Chrome OS products. That means that soon you'll be able to fling Angry Birds from a catapult on your Chromebook and download a shedload of other apps you'd... >>

What is 4K HDR and how will it change your TV?

What is 4K HDR and how will it change your TV?

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The talk of the town is 4K HDR, arriving with force in 2016, and changing just about everything about home entertainment.  It appears in a number of guises and forms, but more importantly, perhaps, than the resolution race of recent years, the HDR side... >>

Barclays Android users can now pay up to £100 with contactless using just their phone

Barclays Android users can now pay up to £100 with contactless using just their phone

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Barclays has announced that its contactless payment system, called Contactless Mobile, has launched today. Barclays previously expressed its intent to remain out of Android Pay in favour of its own offering. That has now arrived meaning Android users... >>

Oppo F1 Plus review: A flagship at half the price
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Oppo F1 Plus review: A flagship at half the price

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Oppo is a Chinese smartphone brand that isn't especially familiar to UK customers. Yet on a global scale it was one of 2015's fastest growers. That's for one very good reason: it's been making decent phones at competitive prices, and everyone loves a... >>

Announcing the 13th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

Announcing the 13th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are now in their 13th year, coming together annually to celebrate everything great about gadgets and tech. We're kicking off things a little earlier this year with a bigger, bolder, and even better plans for the Pocket-lint... >>

Best gadget concept images of 2016: iPhone 7, Galaxy S8, PlayStation Neo and more

Best gadget concept images of 2016: iPhone 7, Galaxy S8, PlayStation Neo and more

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This year has seen plenty of impressive gadgets revealed, yet some of the best are still to come. Rumours and leaks aside, we feel it's the amateur designers and fans who create mock-ups of what's to come that provide some of the greatest gadget anticipation.... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to come as curved edge version only

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to come as curved edge version only

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The next Samsung smartphone reveal is expected to be for the Galaxy Note 7 and word is coming in that it'll be available as a curved edge variant, only. According to the Korea Herald we can expect to say goodbye to the standard screened Note at Samsung's... >>

Bang & Olufsen embraces Google Cast, you can now Cast music to your B&O systems

Bang & Olufsen embraces Google Cast, you can now Cast music to your B&O systems

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Over the years, high-end audio brand Bang & Olufsen has been making strides to standardise its systems, with many of them now able to stream music through Apple Airplay, DLNA, Bluetooth and its own Beolink Multiroom technology. Now you can add Google... >>

Learn Apple's coding language with Interactive Swift Programming Exercises

Learn Apple's coding language with Interactive Swift Programming Exercises

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Ready to code like a pro? Swift is the shiny new language released by Apple in 2014 to simplify the job of coding for iOS and OS X, making iPhone app creation an all-inclusive experience. In the Swift Programming from Scratch: Interactive Learning Platform... >>