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Now LG is planning to abandon modules with new G6 phone

Now LG is planning to abandon modules with new G6 phone

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It seems like modular phones aren't the future of smartphone technology.Google abandoned its Project Ara modular initiative earlier this year, and according to the report from Korea's Electronic Times, LG plans to do the same with its G5 strategy. The... >>

What is Google Chromecast and why should you care?

What is Google Chromecast and why should you care?

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Google Chromecast is a device you can use to send things from a small screen to your big screen TV.It's super easy to figure out, set up, and use. With it, you can send a YouTube video on your phone to a TV, or you can send a website on your computer... >>

Leica competition: Win a place on an exclusive Leica SL photography workshop

Leica competition: Win a place on an exclusive Leica SL photography workshop

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Ever wanted to get your hands on the Leica SL, the company’s first ever full-frame mirrorless camera, to test it out for yourself? Now is your chance.On Saturday 5 November 2016, from 10am to 4pm, Leica will be hosting a special Akademie workshop in... >>

Here's why you can't access Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, or Reddit

Here's why you can't access Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, or Reddit

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Check your favourite sites right now, like Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, or Reddit.They're all down, right? That's because much of the internet is broken due to one massive cyber attack that is affecting systems run by Dyn, one of the largest providers... >>

Never stop at a red light again with future Ford and Jaguar Land Rover cars

Never stop at a red light again with future Ford and Jaguar Land Rover cars

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Ford and Jaguar Land Rover have announced they're working on a system for their cars that will let them communicate with traffic lights and relay information to the driver. The system will let the driver know what speed to travel at to make the green... >>

Best fitness trackers 2016: The best activity bands to buy today

Best fitness trackers 2016: The best activity bands to buy today

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The wearables market has really taken off over the past couple of years bringing with it a plethora of devices from smartwatches and heart rate measuring headphones to sports watches and activity trackers.There is such a breadth of choice out there,... >>

Star Trek: Bridge Crew delayed until 2017, this is what you’re missing

Star Trek: Bridge Crew delayed until 2017, this is what you’re missing

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Ever since we first caught a glimpse of Star Trek: Bridge Crew at E3 in June, we've been extremely excited by the communal VR game. And recently we got to spend a lot more time with it, playing in different crew member roles and trying to complete the... >>

Best TV 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best TV 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place at the end of the month, celebrating products across 14 categories from smartphones and tablets to wearables and TVs.Each category has between five and seven nominees, whittled down from the hundreds... >>

Best Android Wear smartwatch 2016: The best smartwatches available on Google's platform

Best Android Wear smartwatch 2016: The best smartwatches available on Google's platform

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Android Wear launched in 2014 with three hero smartwatches - the Motorola Moto 360, LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. These three watches are now obsolete, taken over by fancier models that are far more appealing, far better looking and far more... >>

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 with curved edges, 2K screen and iris scanner to launch on October 25

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 with curved edges, 2K screen and iris scanner to launch on October 25

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Chinese manufacturer of affordable smartphones Xiaomi, has confirmed it will be unveiling the new Mi Note 2 in a live stream from Beijing on October 25 at 7am UK time. The invite confirms the phone will have two-sided dual curves, which while we don't... >>

Google Chromecast: How to set up Chromecast and get started with it

Google Chromecast: How to set up Chromecast and get started with it

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So, you finally caved and bought a Chromecast.It's not exactly a big splurge, but some of you may have been putting it off because it seems complicated to figure out and set up. Well, that isn't the case. The whole purpose of Google's HDMI dongle is that... >>

Monster Elements review: Bass by the bucket load
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Monster Elements review: Bass by the bucket load

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In a world where headphones are worn almost like jewellery, rather than be fine examples of craftsmanship and audio balance, it's no surprise to see brands like Monster take advantage.The company's latest wireless offering, the Elements over-ear, is so... >>

Alpha 1S robot review: The dancing robot that offers lots more

Alpha 1S robot review: The dancing robot that offers lots more

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Alpha 1S is the latest robot to enter the Pocket-lint office and it's one that hopes to win our hearts with its dancing prowess.But is this an expensive toy for execs or something you can use to not only entertain the kids, but also educate them as well?... >>

Best VR headsets to buy in 2016, whatever your budget

Best VR headsets to buy in 2016, whatever your budget

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The age of virtual reality is upon us (again) with a torrent of devices and content having launched throughout 2016 and some still to come.There has been a buzz around virtual reality (VR) for the past few years. Some of this has come from the lengthy... >>

Samsung on its knees begging LG for phone batteries

Samsung on its knees begging LG for phone batteries

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Samsung could be turning to LG for help in supplying batteries for the Galaxy S8, following the number of exploding Galaxy Note 7s. Samsung's ill-fated phablet was barely on sale a month before production was stopped following a high number of overheating... >>

What is HBO Go and how do you watch it?

What is HBO Go and how do you watch it?

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Everyone knows what HBO is... but it can get confusing when people start talking about HBO Go.But it's really not that complicated. To help you understand what HBO Go is and how to use it, Pocket-lint has explained everything you need to know about the... >>

New Razer Blade Pro laptop has a 4K touchscreen, mechanical keyboard

New Razer Blade Pro laptop has a 4K touchscreen, mechanical keyboard

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Razer has introduced a new 17.3-inch Razer Blade Pro gaming laptop.Billed as a "desktop inside your laptop", the 2016 Blade Pro packs a 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 desktop card, PCIe M.2 SSD (from 512GB... >>

Nintendo Switch games: The games revealed so far and what we'd like to see

Nintendo Switch games: The games revealed so far and what we'd like to see

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Nintendo has finally revealed its new games console and it is the hottest topic in town.The Nintendo Switch (formerly Nintendo NX) comprises a tablet-style device and a docking station, so you can play the same games on your TV at home and when out and... >>

Google Pixel XL vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7: What's the difference?

Google Pixel XL vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7: What's the difference?

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Google's Pixel and Pixel XL are now available, adding another premium smartphone to the choice of big phones out there.The Pixel XL offers flagship specs and a premium design, putting it in the same boat as the Apple iPhone 7 Plus and the now-defunct... >>

Apple Pay was used to buy an £825,000 Aston Martin DB5

Apple Pay was used to buy an £825,000 Aston Martin DB5

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A private collector has paid £825,000 for an Aston Martin DB5 through the social media platform, Vero. The car was sold through international auctioneers Coys of Kesington, and was one of four classic cars available to buy. The winner of the auction... >>

Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer is amazing, watch it here

Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer is amazing, watch it here

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Rockstar has posted the first trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 and it looks absolutely stunning.Sadly, there's not much to it - just a minute of scene setting - but even that is enough to get us wanting more. Much more.You can watch it below yourself.Its... >>

Best smartphones 2016: The best phones available to buy today

Best smartphones 2016: The best phones available to buy today

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So, you want to buy a new phone? If you're looking for the best smartphone of 2016, you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest mobile phones of the year to save you time when you go to your local phone shop.We continually update... >>

Android Nougat: How to get Android 7.1 on your phone right now

Android Nougat: How to get Android 7.1 on your phone right now

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Google has a developer preview of the next version update of Android, Nougat 7.1, available for Nexus devices.Google typically announces the next Android preview during its Google I/O developer conference held annually in May. This year - for the first... >>

Marantz's SR7011 is a do-it-all AV receiver powerhouse

Marantz's SR7011 is a do-it-all AV receiver powerhouse

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Marantz has just announced its flagship home cinema amplifier for 2016, the SR7011 and it can do pretty much anything you'd want from an AV receiver. It will handle Dolby Atmos and DTS:X 3D object-based surround sound formats and delivers sound through... >>

Nintendo NX is called... Nintendo Switch: New console revealed in stunning trailer

Nintendo NX is called... Nintendo Switch: New console revealed in stunning trailer

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Nintendo has posted its preview trailer for its new console and revealed that it will be called the Nintendo Switch.Like many suggested, the new console is a tablet like device that can be placed into a docking station connected to a TV or taken out and... >>