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New Roku Streaming stick: Performance boost and new private listening mode via app

New Roku Streaming stick: Performance boost and new private listening mode via app

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Roku has overhauled its small streaming stick in the US as the company looks to deliver more power to users keen to make their TVs smart. The new stick will get a whopping eight-fold processing power boost, private listening through the Roku mobile app,... >>

Get money off a Lumsing battery pack that can charge your iPhone up to 7 times on a single charge

Get money off a Lumsing battery pack that can charge your iPhone up to 7 times on a single charge

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We've all been there. Gone to make that important phone call only to find out your phone's battery has died. Not me you cry, you've got a battery charger, but wait you've forgot to charge that too. Doh.   But what if that portable battery had enough... >>

LG talks webOS 3.0 and Freeview Play updates: Roll-out starting in May

LG talks webOS 3.0 and Freeview Play updates: Roll-out starting in May

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LG announced webOS 3.0 late in 2015 and showed off the new user interface for its TVs at CES 2016. Since then we've been awaiting details on the webOS 3.0 release date. Talking today in London, LG demoed some of the new features coming to webOS 3.0, as... >>

HP Envy laptops updated with 4k, thinner design, and more

HP Envy laptops updated with 4k, thinner design, and more

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HP has updated its Envy line of laptops bringing in a thinner design, the promise of longer battery life, and 4k display options for those that need high-definition on the go. The new line will consist of three models; two 15.6-inch versions, and a whopping... >>

New HP Spectre 13.3 laptop is thin, AAA battery thin

New HP Spectre 13.3 laptop is thin, AAA battery thin

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HP has revealed a new HP Spectre 13.3, that the company is claiming is the world's thinnest laptop measuring just 10.4mm thick. Launched at the New York Times International Luxury Conference in Versailles, the laptop will feature a CNC machined aluminum... >>

Ikea VR Experience lets you try out that new kitchen before you buy

Ikea VR Experience lets you try out that new kitchen before you buy

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Ikea has launched a new VR experience for the HTC Vive allowing you to walk around your new kitchen "virtually" before you buy it. The new app, which is a pilot available until the end of August on Steam, will allow you to step into the company's extensive... >>

Barclays finally supports Apple Pay in the UK

Barclays finally supports Apple Pay in the UK

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Almost nine months after the launch of Apple Pay, Barclays and Barclaycard have confirmed that its customers will be able to use Apple Pay from today. The new service, which goes live in the UK straightaway, will give millions more UK consumers the... >>

Pluralsight: Expert-taught tech and creative courses now 40 per cent off

Pluralsight: Expert-taught tech and creative courses now 40 per cent off

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The fast track to learning is now available through Pluralsight, a global network of expert-taught, on-demand video courses on a wide variety of tech and creative subjects. With an author archive of 900+ leading industry experts, Pluralsight sets you... >>

Learn coding, design, and more with the 8-course computer science bundle

Learn coding, design, and more with the 8-course computer science bundle

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Whatever your tech ambitions may be, there’s no substitute for quality training, especially if you want to increase your earning power and advance your career. With 8 courses in a variety of tech-related subjects, The Complete Computer Science Bundle... >>

Apple Pay explained: What is it and how does it work?

Apple Pay explained: What is it and how does it work?

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Apple Pay is a payment system designed to change the way you shop. The company has been leading the way in the effort to move consumers from physical wallets packed with cards to a world in which your iPhone or Watch does all the work. We've combed through... >>

How to switch from iPhone to Android

How to switch from iPhone to Android

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You've decided to make the switch. There could be many reasons behind why a person might ditch their iPhone in favour of an Android device. But, no matter what that reason may be, anyone who has done it or plans to do it primarily cares about one thing:... >>

Amazon says a new 'top of the line' Kindle is coming next week

Amazon says a new 'top of the line' Kindle is coming next week

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A new Kindle is coming. Amazon, the company that makes the Kindle-brand of e-readers and tablets, has announced it will introduce a "top of the line" Kindle sometime next week. Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, revealed the news on Twitter, explaining... >>

Windows 10 Mobile review: A new hope?
3.5 stars

Windows 10 Mobile review: A new hope?

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A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away Microsoft made a move into smart, connected, mobile devices that were relatively unchallenged. The early versions of Windows CE drove Pocket PCs, long before the modern smartphone had taken off. Window's life... >>

Tesla: Everything you need to know about Model 3, Model S, Model X, and more

Tesla: Everything you need to know about Model 3, Model S, Model X, and more

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Tesla has taken more than its fair share of headlines over the past few years. The Californian company has been heralded by the tech and motoring presses for its innovation, stirring up fairly a traditional market and introducing electric cars with a... >>

Tesla Model 3 pre-orders hit 276,000 in three days

Tesla Model 3 pre-orders hit 276,000 in three days

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Tesla pulled the covers off the Model 3, its new electric car for the masses, on 31 March and it seems the masses have responded. Elon Musk, CEO and co-founder of Tesla Motor has been regularly updating on the progress of Model 3 pre-orders via Twitter.... >>

Naim Mu-so Qb review: An all-round success
5.0 stars

Naim Mu-so Qb review: An all-round success

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When the original Naim Mu-so launched in 2014, it was received with critical acclaim. Although it's a physically large bit of kit, it impressed us so much that it took the Pocket-lint Awards gong for best speaker in 2015. Which sets-up the newer, smaller-scale... >>

Microsoft HoloLens preview: An augmented vision that's still very much in the future

Microsoft HoloLens preview: An augmented vision that's still very much in the future

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Microsoft HoloLens is the company's stab at delivering what it believes is the next big thing. Rather than go down the virtual reality route favoured by Oculus, HTC, Samsung, Google and others, Microsoft believes augmenting our reality is the future.... >>

Surprise, surprise: The LG G5 isn't as metal as you might think (updated)

Surprise, surprise: The LG G5 isn't as metal as you might think (updated)

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When we first picked up the LG G5 at MWC 2016, we were surprised by the feel. We commented at the time that it had a finish that didn't quite look and feel right. This was something we echoed in our review having spent more time with the LG G5 - admittedly... >>

April Fools' Day 2016: The best stories from around the web

April Fools' Day 2016: The best stories from around the web

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Today is the day to be cautious when sharing exciting new stories from your social media feeds, if you don't want to be labelled the fool this April. April Fools' Day has well and truly taken the internet by storm with big companies like Samsung, Sony,... >>

Tesla Model 3 is the super electric car you can afford to drive

Tesla Model 3 is the super electric car you can afford to drive

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In a movie set in the a post apocalyptic future, it'll be the Tesla Model 3 that we see dotted about the landscape. That's because this is going to be the first real mass-market electric car that does it all. The Tesla Model 3 was shown off by Elon Musk,... >>

Quantum Break review: All in good time
4.0 stars

Quantum Break review: All in good time

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Since Microsoft reassessed its Xbox One strategy and decided to focus more on the games than the box as an all-round entertainment machine, the console has become more competitive and a greater threat to the PlayStation 4. Especially with games like Quantum... >>

Take flight with Pocket-lint’s DJI Phantom 4 video drone giveaway

Take flight with Pocket-lint’s DJI Phantom 4 video drone giveaway

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As the popularity of lightweight remote control aircraft skyrockets, we’re helping you get in on the drone rush by offering one of the best quadcopters ever built--for free. Check out our DJI Phantom 4 Drone Giveaway and enter to win! The winner will... >>

Classic SNES controller returns with an upgrade: the Bluetooth SNES30 and smartphone holder

Classic SNES controller returns with an upgrade: the Bluetooth SNES30 and smartphone holder

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In our insatiable quest for the latest and greatest in tech gadgets, we often forget the golden era of gaming (Donkey Kong, Pac-Man, and Super Mario, anyone?). But 8Bitdo hasn’t forgotten, and they’re dedicated to reviving the perfection of one of... >>

Tesla Model 3 event: How to watch and what to expect

Tesla Model 3 event: How to watch and what to expect

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Tesla Motors will unveil its first affordable, mass-market electric vehicle in California on 31 March, but the automaker doesn't plan to reveal everything all at once, according to a recent tweet from Elon Musk. Musk, the co-founder, CEO, and "product... >>

Riding shotgun with Batman: We’ve driven in the Batmobile

Riding shotgun with Batman: We’ve driven in the Batmobile

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When you get a chance to ride in the actual Batmobile you take it, right? We were offered a ride and deliberated, in fear of having to wear the green panties of Robin. The outcome was inevitable, the experience mind-blowing. The new Batmobile, featured... >>