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You’ll never guess how much UHD Blu-ray discs cost (Hint: Ouch!)

You’ll never guess how much UHD Blu-ray discs cost (Hint: Ouch!)

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Better start pinching now, because if you want the latest films in UHD Blu-ray, you're going to need to pay up big time. With 4K ultra-high definition televisions beginning to become the norm, it's been a long and winding road for the physical format,... >>

GoPro's disastrous fourth quarter leads to workforce layoffs and more

GoPro's disastrous fourth quarter leads to workforce layoffs and more

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GoPro isn't doing so hot these days. The camera maker has announced it laid off 7 per cent of its workforce, and it issued a notice to investors, alerting them of poor action camera sales as well as disappointing holiday sales. GoPro's workforce had grown... >>

36 Twitter accounts you just have to follow right now

36 Twitter accounts you just have to follow right now

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Twitter can be a powerful tool. It can educate you, help enlighten you, make you laugh, and pretty much just keep you in-the-know. But you have to follow the right people/accounts. Otherwise, your Twitter feed can easily fill up with boring, useless tweets,... >>

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 now live in the UK, following its launch in the US in 2014. Apple's new payment system is designed to change the way you shop, as the company has been leading the way in the effort to move consumers from physical wallets stuffed with cards... >>

Robot Wars returning to the BBC after 12-year absence

Robot Wars returning to the BBC after 12-year absence

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Robot Wars, the competitive TV show about battling bots, is returning to UK screens with a new series and new, improved remote-controlled metallic monsters of mayhem. The BBC has confirmed that it has commissioned one of the original production companies... >>

Massive leak suggests Windows 10 Microsoft Lumia 750 is heading to MWC 2016, maybe a Lumia 850

Massive leak suggests Windows 10 Microsoft Lumia 750 is heading to MWC 2016, maybe a Lumia 850

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An official certification leak in China suggests that this year's Mobile World Congress in February could be big for Microsoft. It suggests a new phone is on its way from the corporation and it is likely to sit in the higher mid-range. Common thought... >>

Nikon D500 hands-on preview: ‘D5 mini’ shows pro powers at smaller scale

Nikon D500 hands-on preview: ‘D5 mini’ shows pro powers at smaller scale

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Now here's an interesting new arrival. The Nikon D500 is like a small scale, APS-C-sensor take on the top-end Nikon D5. It shows Nikon's realignment of its range too, as the sort-of replacement to the discontinued Nikon D300S. Indeed it could be the most... >>

All Virgin Media TiVo customers now have free access to Vevo music videos

All Virgin Media TiVo customers now have free access to Vevo music videos

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Virgin Media has added the Vevo music video streaming service to all TiVo boxes. That means subscribers to its TiVo television service can now access any of the 250,000 plus music videos available on the online platform. The app also enables those with... >>

Nikon D5 hands-on preview: FX muscle flex

Nikon D5 hands-on preview: FX muscle flex

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There are cameras and then there are cameras. Nikon's FX-format D-series lineup has been the full-frame DSLR in contention for the professional top spot for years, now in its newest form: the Nikon D5. Having used the Nikon D4 for a year we're familiar... >>

GTA 5 might finally be getting single-player DLC

GTA 5 might finally be getting single-player DLC

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After an extraordinarily long wait Grand Theft Auto 5 might be finally getting new storyline missions and single-player downloadable content. The actor behind lead character Franklin, Shawn Fonteno, posted an image on Instagram yesterday of himself in... >>

All Samsung smartwatches in future could be iPhone compatible, Gear S2 just the beginning

All Samsung smartwatches in future could be iPhone compatible, Gear S2 just the beginning

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During its CES 2016 press conference, Samsung announced that it will be bringing iOS compatibility to its Gear S2 smartwatch. What's more, during the show it also confirmed to Pocket-lint that that the firmware update and, presumably, dedicated iPhone... >>

I'll take Sports for $200: Amazon Echo now lets you play Jeopardy trivia

I'll take Sports for $200: Amazon Echo now lets you play Jeopardy trivia

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Amazon's Pringle-can-sized speaker is getting cooler by the day, and it's latest update is a prime example. (See what we did there? Heh.) The connected speaker, which features a Siri-like assistant named Alexa, came out last year and has become a huge... >>

Amazon Prime members get a new perk: 20 per cent off all video game releases

Amazon Prime members get a new perk: 20 per cent off all video game releases

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Amazon Prime got a little more enticing today - especially for gamers. The Amazon-offered subscription service has just announced that paid Prime members in the US will now get a 20 per cent discount on all pre-orders and new game releases. A new release... >>

Eliminate forgetfulness with the iHere 3.0 tracking device

Eliminate forgetfulness with the iHere 3.0 tracking device

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Constantly losing everything that matters? Minimize those forehead-smacking moments and frantic last-minute searches by tagging your gear with an iHere 3.0 Gen 2 Tracking Device - it’s a tiny keyring-friendly device that employs Bluetooth to constantly... >>

Whoa! Here's what it's like to get notifications from millions of Instagram followers

Whoa! Here's what it's like to get notifications from millions of Instagram followers

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Ever wonder what it's like to be Kim Kardashian West? More specifically, ever wonder what it's like to have millions of Instagram followers? She has nearly 58 million followers and posts at least a photo a day, with each photo getting more than 750,000... >>

Harman Voyager Dashboard: Is a detachable car stereo speaker the future?

Harman Voyager Dashboard: Is a detachable car stereo speaker the future?

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  Harman, the group that owns audio brands like JBL, Infinity, AKG and Mark Levinson, ­­has unveiled a new in-car audio solution here at CES. The Voyager Dashboard consists of a portable speaker unit, which pops into and out of the dashboard top, removing... >>

LG teases 'Play Begins' for next flagship phone set to be unveiled at MWC 2016

LG teases 'Play Begins' for next flagship phone set to be unveiled at MWC 2016

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With CES 2016 now done and dusted, MWC 2016 is next on our radar, and LG seems to be among the first out of the gate to issue an event invite. The company has just invited journalists to attend the unveiling of its next flagship smartphone. LG sent out... >>

Best cars of the Detroit Auto Show 2016, in pictures

Best cars of the Detroit Auto Show 2016, in pictures

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The annual Detroit Auto Show is here for 2016 and with self-driving autonomous cars, intelligent smart car systems, and of course electric sports cars, gadget and motor lovers are about to get a glimpse of the awesome future. We've trawled the show floor... >>

Google I/O 2016 conference to kick off 18 May in Mountain View

Google I/O 2016 conference to kick off 18 May in Mountain View

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The CEO of Google has taken to Twitter to announce when this year's I/O developer conference will be held. According to Sundar Pichai, the annual conference has been scheduled for 18 May 2016. It'll run until 20 May. The chief executive also confirmed... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 35 preview: Pentagonal powerhouse

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 35 preview: Pentagonal powerhouse

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Danish audio maker Bang & Olufsen is known for its high-end materials and finish in its products. That's something the BeoSound 35 soundbar-esque multi-room music system strives to achieve, but with a somewhat harsher-looking pentagonal form than the... >>

Could Alton Towers' physical and VR Galactica rollercoaster be the scariest ride ever?

Could Alton Towers' physical and VR Galactica rollercoaster be the scariest ride ever?

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British theme park Alton Towers has unveiled a ride that combines virtual reality and a real-life rollercoaster that has potential to be one of the scariest attractions yet. Galactica launches at the site in Staffordshire this coming April. Riders lie... >>

Vinyl fan? This Bluetooth turntable means you can listen without the need for wires

Vinyl fan? This Bluetooth turntable means you can listen without the need for wires

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There's no doubt that vinyl record sales are on the up. Ok, so they're nowhere near their heyday in terms of sales volumes, but that doesn't stop vinyl being the cool antithesis to streaming and MP3s. Only to listen to real, tangible records you're generally... >>

Feel like a teenager again with the DJ-centric LG X-Boom CM9960

Feel like a teenager again with the DJ-centric LG X-Boom CM9960

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As you travelled around the massive LG stand at CES 2016 there was one area you wouldn't want to have a meeting on. The company had effectively turned it into a club by demonstrating the latest entries in the loud, DJ-centric X-Boom series of audio products.... >>

Monster Bentley 24K wireless headphones: The best headphones you'll never buy

Monster Bentley 24K wireless headphones: The best headphones you'll never buy

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As part of its CES show booth, Monster displayed a specially-commissioned bespoke version of a Bentley Continental GT V8 S. Designed by Mulliner in Monster specific colours and featuring a 16 speaker sound system, the car delighted show visitors lucky... >>

Virtual reality is one step closer to Total Recall, it builds genuine memories says Oculus

Virtual reality is one step closer to Total Recall, it builds genuine memories says Oculus

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During a chat with Max Cohen, vice president of mobile at Oculus, at CES in Las Vegas last week he told us something that made us finally realise why we think that virtual reality will be a huge success. To date, we've played many games and experienced... >>