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Sharp CEO confirms iPhone 8 will have OLED screen

Sharp CEO confirms iPhone 8 will have OLED screen

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It's nothing new to speculate that Apple will eventually put an OLED screen on the iPhone, it's just a matter of when. Rumours back in March suggested Apple would install one in the iPhone 7S after Apple supposedly inked a deal with LG and Samsung for... >>

Sony A6500 preview: Compact, powerful and now with touch

Sony A6500 preview: Compact, powerful and now with touch

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Sony has made a quickstep through some of its Alpha models, with the A6500 following the A6300 that was announced at the beginning of 2016.This new E-mount model offers much the same design of the A6300 and A6000 that came before and in many cases adopts... >>

Battlezone review: Arcade fun for PlayStation VR
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Battlezone review: Arcade fun for PlayStation VR

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So PlayStation VR has arrived, offering a cheaper-than-PC means of experiencing the joys of virtual reality on PlayStation 4. But like every new item of gaming hardware, it's in dire need of a so-called killer app: a game which is an abdolute must-play.Battlezone... >>

Sony will unveil a new series of flagship Xperia phones at MWC 2017

Sony will unveil a new series of flagship Xperia phones at MWC 2017

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Sony already has a great magnitude of smartphones in its repertoire but that seemingly hasn't stopped the company from wanting to release even more. TechRadar has picked up evidence from the European Economics Commission of two new smartphones, with codenames... >>

Tesla Solar Roof will power your home and look good in the process

Tesla Solar Roof will power your home and look good in the process

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Popping a solar panel on your roof is a great way to generate free, sustainable energy for your home but there's one major drawback, it is often unsightly. Some councils even frown upon them.However, Tesla's latest concept would be approved of by anyone... >>

Best Car 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Car 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2016 will be taking place for the 13th year at the end of November in association with EE. There are 14 categories this year, with a couple of new ones joining in the form of Best VR Device and Best Car, as well as a split... >>

BlackBerry DTEK60:  Release date, price and everything you need to know

BlackBerry DTEK60: Release date, price and everything you need to know

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Blackberry finally launched its third Android phone last week, without as much as an official announcement. The DTEK60 - formerly referred to as the Argon - is, by the sounds of it, the company's 2016 flagship phone. It's a big, all touchscreen device... >>

Nintendo's president confirms the Switch won't kill off the 3DS

Nintendo's president confirms the Switch won't kill off the 3DS

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Nintendo recently unveiled the Switch games console with a teaser trailer. In it, it showed the console could be used as a portable handheld machine, which you can use to play multiplayer games with friends using the detachable Joycon controller. Nintendo... >>

Best geek Halloween pumpkins from around the 'net

Best geek Halloween pumpkins from around the 'net

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Halloween is upon us and you can fully expect to see a host of ghoulies, ghosties and altogether spooky shenanigans going on throughout the day. But let us not forget that scariest of darkened room dwellers, the ghastly geek. They often emerge from their... >>

How to play the awesome Halloween Google Doodle

How to play the awesome Halloween Google Doodle

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Today is Halloween and to celebrate, Google has created a mini game as its commemorative Doodle. The game sees you playing as a cat on a quest to get back a book of spells from an evil ghoul. We've played the full game so we can help you know how to play... >>

Gator Watch review: Parental peace of mind
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Gator Watch review: Parental peace of mind

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When do you buy your kids a mobile phone? Age 15, 12, eight? With such hectic lives, perhaps separate lives, being able to keep in touch with your kids on the way home, when at a friend's house, or your ex-partners house, is becoming more the norm.Buying... >>

Thunderbolt 3 explained: The one port to rule them all

Thunderbolt 3 explained: The one port to rule them all

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Let's face it: ports are boring.USB, Firewire, eSATA, etc: they're not sexy, but they're important. They decide what you can do on your device and how quickly you can do it. So, when Apple introduced its latest MacBook Pro laptops with Thunderbolt 3 ports,... >>

Windows 10 Creators Update: 6 new features Microsoft didn't announce

Windows 10 Creators Update: 6 new features Microsoft didn't announce

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Microsoft's next major Windows 10 update has a few hidden features.While at its 26 October event in New York City, the company announced the Creators Update, an update coming to Windows 10 in early 2017. Microsoft also demoed a bunch of features we can... >>

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016): What's the difference?

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016): What's the difference?

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The gauntlet has been thrown down. Microsoft has updated its top-spec Surface Book, while Apple has updated its MacBook Pro, putting in a new Touch Bar feature.These two laptops square up, both pushing innovative features, trying to pull you to Windows... >>

Here's how much the new MacBook Pro will cost you in new adapters and cables

Here's how much the new MacBook Pro will cost you in new adapters and cables

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Apple has just announced the 2016 MacBook Pro, representing the first major overhaul of the company's ubiquitous laptop since 2012. There have been screen changes, processor upgrades and a bit of weight loss over the years, but the new model is completely... >>

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) preview: Air apparent

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) preview: Air apparent

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Apple has released a new entry-level MacBook Pro that is likely to woo MacBook Air users looking to upgrade without pushing the budget too hard.In a slightly confusing move, Apple has launched various different models in its new MacBook Pro family. If... >>

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) vs Apple MacBook Air: What's the difference?

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) vs Apple MacBook Air: What's the difference?

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Apple hasn't officially killed the MacBook Air yet, but it didn't update it during its October event either.Instead, the company announced a third MacBook Pro: the 13-inch base model that doesn't offer the new Touch Bar and is thinner than last year's... >>

Black cabs to support contactless payments next week, no more stopping at cash machines

Black cabs to support contactless payments next week, no more stopping at cash machines

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The London black cab will have a more competitive edge in the fight against Uber and other app-based taxi apps as of next week. From Monday 31 October, all black cabs will be required to have a contactless card payment reader, either fixed or handheld.... >>

Apple Mac event: All the announcements that matter

Apple Mac event: All the announcements that matter

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Apple's "Hello Again" event has been and gone, and it treated us to a few new product announcements.The event came 2 months after unveiling the latest iPhone models, and this time focused on the Mac. Here's everything you need to know about the event,... >>

Best Smartwatch 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Smartwatch 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The 13th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place at the end of November, celebrating the best products and devices across 14 categories spanning smartphones and tablets to cars and smartwatches.As usual, we have been running a series of... >>

B&O BeoPlay H7 review: Not at the top of its game
3.5 stars

B&O BeoPlay H7 review: Not at the top of its game

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Headphones have been passing through the office in abundance of late, so when the Bang & Olufsen H8 over-ear cans arrived we were expecting something special. The Danish company’s top-end H8 cans are some of the best we’ve heard, but can the step-down... >>

Google Pixel XL review: Android's new heavyweight champion
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Google Pixel XL review: Android's new heavyweight champion

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Google is finally taking the smartphone fight seriously, launching two new handsets with one simple message: Pixel, Phone by Google.That might sound like a slightly gawky message, but it's laced with potency. More than at any other time in the history... >>

Motorola has a mid-range phone on the way, the Moto M

Motorola has a mid-range phone on the way, the Moto M

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Lenovo-owned Motorola currently offers the flagship Moto Z and Moto X devices in the UK, along with the affordable, but excellent Moto G series. There's also the budget Moto E at the bottom-end. Moto Z vs Moto Z Play: What's the difference? Motorola Moto... >>

Hisense M6600 is a £699, 55in curved 4K HDR TV

Hisense M6600 is a £699, 55in curved 4K HDR TV

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Hisense has been on the UK TV market scene for a couple of years now, with the manufacturer setting its sights on the upper mid-range market. The company's philosophy is to deliver much of the same technology that's found in high-end sets from the likes... >>

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) vs MacBook Pro (2015): What's the difference?

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) vs MacBook Pro (2015): What's the difference?

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Apple's new MacBook Pro is here, with Touch Bar, hefty price tag, and all.Before you spend all your hard-earned cash, take a moment to compare the new laptop to its predecessor. Yes, the old model doesn't come with that fancy OLED touch strip, but if... >>