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Forget Chromecast and Fire TV Stick, the Lenovo Ideacentre Stick 300 is a full PC in a dongle

Forget Chromecast and Fire TV Stick, the Lenovo Ideacentre Stick 300 is a full PC in a dongle

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Dongle-style stick devices have become popular of late, able to be hidden around the back of a television yet provide smart TV functionality, apps and access to all manner of video content. Devices such as the Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV Stick and... >>

Confirmed: OnePlus Two equals USB C

Confirmed: OnePlus Two equals USB C

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OnePlus has been drip-feeding us information about what to expect from its next handset, taking to Twitter to reveal the details. The latest reveal is that the OnePlus Two will feature USB type-C, making it one of the first handsets to do so. Of course,... >>

5 gadgets to make your garden as smart as your home

5 gadgets to make your garden as smart as your home

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Smarthome gadgets are all the rage at the moment. There are plenty of options to make your kitchen, living room, bedrooms and bathrooms smart, but a smarthome doesn't need to stop at the patio doors. There are also numerous gadgets out there that will... >>

Jabra Sport Coach: Nearly a personal trainer in your ears (hands-on)

Jabra Sport Coach: Nearly a personal trainer in your ears (hands-on)

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Jabra has unveiled its latest sports wireless earbuds, the Sport Coach. This is the follow-up to the Sport Pulse which impressed the tech world last year. The new in-ears don't feature the heart rate monitor of the Pulse which drops the price considerably.... >>

Amazon Echo voice control speaker goes on general sale in the US

Amazon Echo voice control speaker goes on general sale in the US

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The Amazon Echo, an internet connected speaker that has voice control that will respond to questions, is about to go on general sale in the US. The device has only previously been available as a private invite product since its launch in October, but... >>

Cyclists rejoice, new Ford cars can see round corners and spot you at junctions

Cyclists rejoice, new Ford cars can see round corners and spot you at junctions

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Ford has just announced a new feature on its cars that could help cyclists be far safer at junctions. Their new cars can see round corners. While this isn't brand new tech it's "new in segment" for Ford - hitting the mainstream should mean safer roads,... >>

Onkyo embraces DTS:X and continues down Dolby Atmos path with TX-RZ900 and RZ800 receivers

Onkyo embraces DTS:X and continues down Dolby Atmos path with TX-RZ900 and RZ800 receivers

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Onkyo has announced two premium AV receivers with support for DTS:X, the audio company's latest surround format that, like Dolby Atmos, adds extra spatial effects to a sound mix. The receivers also continue Onkyo's recent tradition of support Dolby Atmos... >>

Your next smartphone might come from John Lewis

Your next smartphone might come from John Lewis

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UK high street retailer John Lewis could well be the first major rival to Dixons Carphone since Phones 4U went bust last year. It plans to trial selling mobile phones in its stores, with two dedicated John Lewis shops to open soon in its Oxford Street,... >>

Yoshi's Woolly Word review: Sewing up the platform genre
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Yoshi's Woolly Word review: Sewing up the platform genre

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In the hierarchy of Nintendo characters, Yoshi – the green, egg-laying dinosaur with a lizard-like tongue – may lack the superstar status of Mario, but he has always been irresistibly cute. Never more so than in his latest starring vehicle, Yoshi's... >>

Xbox at E3 2015 highlights, the games coming soon: Rise of the Tomb Raider, Halo 5 and more

Xbox at E3 2015 highlights, the games coming soon: Rise of the Tomb Raider, Halo 5 and more

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As Microsoft traditionally has its E3 press conference first thing on the Monday prior to the show, it is generally the one that leads the way with announcements. However, this year was different in that Bethesda had its first E3 press conference ever,... >>

Huge Samsung Galaxy A8 specs leak shows the company's thinnest phone yet, coming soon

Huge Samsung Galaxy A8 specs leak shows the company's thinnest phone yet, coming soon

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Although the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge smartphones are beautiful and undoubtedly the company's finest phones yet, at 6.8 and 7mm respectively they aren't its thinnest. The Galaxy A7 holds that crown with a waistline of 6.3mm. And that is about to... >>

Sony's thin 4K Android TVs now have prices, and they're up for pre-order

Sony's thin 4K Android TVs now have prices, and they're up for pre-order

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It has been six months since Sony unveiled its 4K Android TV sets at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, and now the company has finally announced pricing for the sets and put them up for sale (well, pre-order). The cheapest model is the X900C. It costs $2,499 (converts... >>

10 gaming sequels absent from E3 2015: The Last Of Us 2, Portal 3 and more make our wishlist

10 gaming sequels absent from E3 2015: The Last Of Us 2, Portal 3 and more make our wishlist

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It's not that we're ungrateful. The E3 gaming expo was a bumper show in 2015, with oodles of top titles shown off and the promise of plenty more to come over coming months and year. But we're greedy. Yes Fallout 4, The Last Guardian, Dishonored 2, Ghost... >>

Pebble Time is now available for pre-order globally

Pebble Time is now available for pre-order globally

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If you didn't buy the Pebble Time via Kickstarter after it unveiled a few of months ago, now's your chance. Best Buy has begun accepting pre-orders for the Pebble Time - and it's the only place where those of you who didn't pledge any money on Kickstarter... >>

Apple iPhone 7 may get rid of home button and put Touch ID in the screen

Apple iPhone 7 may get rid of home button and put Touch ID in the screen

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The Apple iPhone 7 may do away with the home button at last, but not its fingerprint sensor. Android devices have been appearing without home buttons for some time now. But Apple being Apple it isn't just going to copy. It looks like Apple will be turning... >>

Pepper, the emotion reading robot that feels, sells out in 60-seconds

Pepper, the emotion reading robot that feels, sells out in 60-seconds

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Pepper is a Japanese humanoid robot which is able to sense emotion and exhibit its own feelings. After going on sale in Japan, the robot made by Softbank was sold out in just a minute. Granted there were only 1,000 to be bought but they are not cheap.... >>

The surprise games of E3 2015: 11 unexpected gems from the world’s largest gaming expo

The surprise games of E3 2015: 11 unexpected gems from the world’s largest gaming expo

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One week since E3 2015 kicked off there's been time to reflect on the world's largest gaming expo. And there are a whole lot of exciting titles to take in and digest. It's all too easy to get swept up in the games that cost more than Hollywood blockbuster... >>

Mazda CX-3 first drive: A grades for this B-segment crossover?

Mazda CX-3 first drive: A grades for this B-segment crossover?

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What do the Nissan Juke, Mini Countryman and Renault Captur have in common? They're members of one of the fastest growing automotive segments – the so-called B-segment crossover. Now Mazda has joined the party with the new CX-3, so we went to northern... >>

HTC One M9 review: Distracted by refinement
4.0 stars

HTC One M9 review: Distracted by refinement

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The HTC One M9 is, in every sense, an evolution of the flagship M8 smartphone that came before it. It offers a similar design, a similar feature set, similar specs and a similar user experience. It is, therefore, a similar overall experience. But the... >>

Taylor Swift complaint gets artists paid for Apple Music free trial

Taylor Swift complaint gets artists paid for Apple Music free trial

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After Apple announced that its new Apple Music streaming service would offer a three-month free trial, the world rejoiced. But there was more to it than met the eye. According to an open letter written by Taylor Swift to Apple, artists would be the ones... >>

Say goodbye to last train worries: London Night Tube detailed by TfL

Say goodbye to last train worries: London Night Tube detailed by TfL

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Transport for London has just officially detailed its plans for the new 24-hour tube service. The TfL will be a night service on underground trains from Saturday 12 September. This will run all night on Fridays and Saturdays. Trains will not run as frequently... >>

Amazon paying authors based on page reads: Is it a good or bad thing?

Amazon paying authors based on page reads: Is it a good or bad thing?

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Amazon has announced that it will begin paying its authors based on the number of pages read, rather than books sold. From 1 July Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners' Lending Library authors will no longer be paid for each title downloaded, but rather... >>

This amazing battery uses light, even indoors, for direct power

This amazing battery uses light, even indoors, for direct power

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A fascinating new battery discovery has been made by a team of Indian researchers. Rather than using light to power a lithium-ion battery, this battery uses light directly for energy. The light-powered battery is so sensitive it can even run using the... >>

New Sony 1TB PS4 Ultimate Player Edition unveiled for release soon

New Sony 1TB PS4 Ultimate Player Edition unveiled for release soon

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E3 2015 is all wrapped up, but the gaming reveals have not. Sony has just announced a new PS4 that will have double the storage of the current model. The new Sony 1TB PS4 Ultimate Player Edition is the same as the current model in every way, except this... >>

Lego Dimensions preview: Disney Infinity and Skylanders should be bricking it

Lego Dimensions preview: Disney Infinity and Skylanders should be bricking it

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There's something about Lego that has stolen peoples' hearts the world over, from the bricks, to the games and even the recent movie. With the Lego Dimensions interactive game, publisher Warner is looking to steal something more: the space occupied by... >>