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You no longer need to pay for a monthly subscription to get Netflix

You no longer need to pay for a monthly subscription to get Netflix

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Netflix has introduced pay-as-you-go gift cards that pay for access to its streaming service but without the need for a regular monthly subscription. Not only does this give gift givers the option to send friends and loved ones money towards the use of... >>

Virgin Media signs BT Sport Europe to ensure it's league leader in footy coverage

Virgin Media signs BT Sport Europe to ensure it's league leader in footy coverage

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Virgin Media has confirmed that it will be adding the new BT Sport Europe channel to its line-up from its 1 August launch date to ensure that it is the only TV provider that will offer every sports channel available before the start of the football season.... >>

What’s going on with Apple Music? Taylor Swift, Pharrell, Dre, Elton John and more explained

What’s going on with Apple Music? Taylor Swift, Pharrell, Dre, Elton John and more explained

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Apple Music is about to launch on 30 June and already it's getting plenty of attention. So far we've had the Taylor Swift event, and now Pharrell Williams and Elton John confirmed for radio shows. The Apple Music service will be accessible via an app... >>

Enter to win the Android phablet of your choice!

Enter to win the Android phablet of your choice!

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Bigger than a phone and smaller than a tablet, phablets are a hybrid that offer the best of both worlds. And now we're giving one away to one lucky winner in the Pocket-lint Deals Android phablet giveaway. Entering the giveaway couldn't be easier - just... >>

Builders beware, Hadrian the robot bricklayer can knock up a house in two days

Builders beware, Hadrian the robot bricklayer can knock up a house in two days

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The time of robots taking human jobs is well and truly here thanks to a robot bricklayer that can build a house shell in just two days. Hadrian the robot, named after the famous Roman defensive wall, was created by Australian aeronautical engineer, Mark... >>

Google's smart contact lens might already be ready for a consumer launch

Google's smart contact lens might already be ready for a consumer launch

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You might not have to wait until 2019 to get your hands on a smart contact lens from Google. The Google X team announced in 2014 that it developed a smart contact lens for measuring glucose levels in people with diabetes. It uses miniaturised electronics... >>

Google's little prototype cars are now self-driving on California roads

Google's little prototype cars are now self-driving on California roads

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Google's prototype self-driving cars were due to hit California roads by this summer, and now the company has announced they are ready and already cruising down the streets of Mountain View. The cute vehicles, which were first announced last year without... >>

OnePlus 2 will unveil in July, tune in with the OnePlus Cardboard VR headset

OnePlus 2 will unveil in July, tune in with the OnePlus Cardboard VR headset

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Everyone wants to know when OnePlus plans to unveil its next flagship phone, the successor to the $299 OnePlus One. Well, it has finally confirmed a date. OnePlus will officially debut the OnePlus 2 on 27 July at 7PM PST. OnePlus already revealed the... >>

Watch Microsoft create the Windows 10 wallpaper using projectors and lasers

Watch Microsoft create the Windows 10 wallpaper using projectors and lasers

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Windows 10 will have its own, unique wallpaper designed by a production designer and artist who is also known for his work on Tron's opening titles. His name is Bradley Munkowitz. As it did with all previous versions of Windows, Microsoft has created... >>

Which iPhone is best for you? iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?

Which iPhone is best for you? iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?

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There is plenty of choice when it comes to smartphones, almost too much in fact. Chances are if you are reading this feature however, you have at least narrowed your options down to the iPhone. So as you have discarded Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry,... >>

Save 28 Per Cent on Easy USB Access with Satechi’s Four-Port Hub

Save 28 Per Cent on Easy USB Access with Satechi’s Four-Port Hub

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Chances are you've spent more time than you'd like hunting around for the USB port in a tangle of wires at the back of your computer. Good thing there's a stylish solution that lets you charge your devices while keeping them close by: Satechi's four-port... >>

Alexa, the brains behind Amazon Echo, wants to take over all your connected devices

Alexa, the brains behind Amazon Echo, wants to take over all your connected devices

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It's no coincidence that Amazon has made its Echo smart device available to all recently: today Amazon has made another significant announcement in the future of device voice control. Amazon is offering Alexa for integration into third-party devices. ... >>

Fitbit Surge review: Bridging the gap between activity tracker and sportswatch
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Fitbit Surge review: Bridging the gap between activity tracker and sportswatch

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Described as the ultimate fitness superwatch, the Fitbit Surge places the company in the sportswatch category for the first time, competing against the likes of Polar and Garmin. Fitbit claims to now have a fitness tracking device for everyone. We've... >>

Consoles beware: Flitchio Android gaming controller case has you in its sights (hands-on)

Consoles beware: Flitchio Android gaming controller case has you in its sights (hands-on)

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The hype around mobile gaming taking on consoles has been reaching deafening heights. But who really prefers smartphone gaming over consoles? Flitchio is a smartphone case-cum-controller that wants to make gaming on the go as fun as at home. Until now... >>

6 best apps for planning your vacation or holiday

6 best apps for planning your vacation or holiday

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Summer is finally here and school holidays are just weeks away, which means for those with kids, it's not long before you can pack those bags and fly away for a couple of weeks, while those without kids have just two weeks before the prices shoot up.... >>

Qi wireless charging is about to get much faster

Qi wireless charging is about to get much faster

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Wireless charging is wonderfully convenient, doing away with the need to fiddle with cables and plug your device in. But it's slow, and with modern phones offering fast charging, wireless power is the weak alternative. However, the Wireless Power Consortium... >>

You can now watch Amazon Instant Video content in HDR - if you own the right TV

You can now watch Amazon Instant Video content in HDR - if you own the right TV

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Amazon has announced that HDR content is finally available through its Instant Video streaming service. But it is exclusive to Prime subscribers and specific TV sets. The online retailer first confirmed in April that it planned to support high dynamic... >>

Vertu Signature for Bentley: The £14,500 phone for your £252,000 car

Vertu Signature for Bentley: The £14,500 phone for your £252,000 car

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Vertu has announced the second exclusive model to be spawned from its partnership with Bentley and it's a custom Signature handset.  The Vertu Signature for Bentley is inspired by the Bentley Mulsanne Speed. There's a carbonfibre pillow sharing the same... >>

Apple Music's first exclusive is none other than...

Apple Music's first exclusive is none other than...

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Apple Music's first exclusive is none other than...a new single from a guy who has posted videos of himself and been spotted donning a gold Apple Watch well before the smartwatch even became available for purchase. His name is Pharrell. Apart from being... >>

Microsoft Office officially launches for Android phone, includes three main apps

Microsoft Office officially launches for Android phone, includes three main apps

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If you don't own an iPhone but would like to use the Microsoft Office productivity suite while on the go, you'll be thrilled to learn that new versions of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel have just arrive for Android phones. Microsoft announced on Wednesday... >>

Facebook Messenger no longer needs a Facebook account: Here's how to sign up

Facebook Messenger no longer needs a Facebook account: Here's how to sign up

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Facebook Messenger is truly a standalone messaging app now. It is no secret that Facebook wants its messaging feature to become an independent thing. It was never more evident, for instance, than when the social network launched a dedicated Messenger... >>

Twist combines a smart LED lamp with an Airplay-controlled speaker

Twist combines a smart LED lamp with an Airplay-controlled speaker

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A speaker lamp has just become available for pre-order, and it seems like the ideal way to get into home automation without going totally overboard on apps, hubs, and other internet-connected gear. We've seen plenty of major technology companies - such... >>

Atom Bank will be the UK’s first bank without its own branch, just an app

Atom Bank will be the UK’s first bank without its own branch, just an app

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The UK is about to get its first bank which doesn't have its own branch, but runs entirely from an app. Atom Bank is that app. At the moment the cutting edge banking service has simply been granted the right to operate in the UK. The app should launch... >>

Your next television could be rolled out like clingfilm, micron thin screen could even be used in clothing

Your next television could be rolled out like clingfilm, micron thin screen could even be used in clothing

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If you thought current televisions were thin, you've seen nothing yet. A new display has been developed that's just microns thin, by comparison a human hair is 100-microns thick. This display discovery isn't just about televisions or phones though, this... >>

Save 33 per cent on an ultra-long MFi-certified charging cable

Save 33 per cent on an ultra-long MFi-certified charging cable

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Why should you have to choose between charging your devices and using them? When it comes to charging cables for your phone or tablet, size matters - and a longer cable means not being stuck next to a power outlet waiting for your device's battery to... >>