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Don't expect to buy those Oculus Touch controllers for a while

Don't expect to buy those Oculus Touch controllers for a while

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Facebook-owned Oculus VR has just announced that its handheld motion controllers for the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset have been delayed until the second half of 2016. The controllers, dubbed Oculus Touch, were first unveiled last summer and expected... >>

New Year Playlist: Tips for making the ultimate streaming playlist using Spotify, Apple Music, and more

New Year Playlist: Tips for making the ultimate streaming playlist using Spotify, Apple Music, and more

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It's that time of year when rocking around the Christmas tree at the Christmas party has ended and we prepare for another bash to bring in the New Year. You may already be getting a little sick of the constant Christmas repeats. And is it cool to keep... >>

Best extreme sports videos that will wow you: Hoverboard, wave-surfing dirt bike and more

Best extreme sports videos that will wow you: Hoverboard, wave-surfing dirt bike and more

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Since off-piste skiers strapped massive video cameras to their heads in the eighties to fly down Chamonix mountains, the thirst for extreme sports has deepened. When the GoPro arrived, this was taken to the next level. Now nearly every extreme sporting... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Apple TV vs Fire TV vs Chromecast 2 and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Apple TV vs Fire TV vs Chromecast 2 and more

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Apple has finally, after three years, released a replacement Apple TV set-top-box and there has been a lot of interest from multiple sectors of the entertainment industry. Amazon too has recently replaced its successful Fire TV box with a new model.... >>

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

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You're probably reading this because you own a Chromecast but don't know what to do with it beyond casting YouTube or Netflix videos from your device to a TV. Well, just know you're not alone - and Pocket-lint is here to help. Google released the Chromecast... >>

Sony A7 II review: Mostly alpha, some beta
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Sony A7 II review: Mostly alpha, some beta

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The very first full-frame compact system camera, the Alpha A7, was such an out-there trend setter that it nabbed the Pocket-lint Awards gong for best system camera back in 2014. Fast-forward a couple of years and, as we tread into 2016, the latest-generation... >>

33 incredible photographers to follow on Instagram right now

33 incredible photographers to follow on Instagram right now

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Instagram is more than just a place for Kim K selfies and food porn. It's also a place where talented photographers from all over the world share their creativity. Instagram actually doubles as their portfolio, a showcase of professional-quality photos... >>

Get protected, unrestricted browsing for life with Tiger VPN Lite

Get protected, unrestricted browsing for life with Tiger VPN Lite

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A virtual private network (VPN) is essential in today’s hacker-heavy digital culture. If you want to protect your private information from hackers and browse online securely (even while using public Wi-Fi) wherever you are in the world, your timing... >>

So, this is a thing now: Microsoft Selfie app

So, this is a thing now: Microsoft Selfie app

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Microsoft made an app just for selfies. There's no other way to say that. The company's new iOS app, dubbed Microsoft Selfie, naturally, aims to help you get the best shot from your front-facing camera. It can improve colour balance, skin quality, lighting,... >>

Volkswagen teases electric Microbus announcement ahead of CES

Volkswagen teases electric Microbus announcement ahead of CES

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The legendary VW Microbus is getting electrified. CES seems to be doubling as a car show for the latest vehicle innovations in recent years, and 2016 looks to be no different, with Volkswagen now teasing that it will unveil a new electric car concept... >>

ArcaBoard is a real flying hoverboard you can buy right now

ArcaBoard is a real flying hoverboard you can buy right now

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You've seen the headlines: "This is the world's first real-life hoveboard". Yeah, sure. There have been many hoverboard products teased in recent years, but most of them didn't live up to the hype. Lexus made a hoverboard, for instance, and it ended up... >>

Tech then and now: Hilarious pictures of how gadgets have changed us for the worse

Tech then and now: Hilarious pictures of how gadgets have changed us for the worse

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The internet came along and changed our lives. Smartphones and super slim televisions are now standard the world over. But it wasn't always that way, oh no, it was better once. Better how? We hear you ask. In plenty of ways. We lived happy lives before... >>

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

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Since GoPro launched its latest camera range in the GoPro Hero4 the photos being created are stunning. With it comes new 4K video speeds of 30 frames per second, a rear touchscreen display and two times faster image processing. The camera remains largely... >>

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you?

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you?

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When we originally planned our mammoth movie streaming services feature (which you can find right here) it was mainly to highlight the differences, if there are any, between the two biggest movie and TV show platforms out there; Netflix and Amazon Prime... >>

Best Fallout 4 bases from around the net: Check out these magnificent settlements

Best Fallout 4 bases from around the net: Check out these magnificent settlements

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Although much of Fallout 4 stays true to Fallout 3 and New Vegas, with the role-playing elements, even visuals remaining familiar though they have been enhanced for this generation of consoles, one of the new features has become an online hit. Base building... >>

LG SmartThinQ Hub streams music, shows smarthome notifications and displays reminders

LG SmartThinQ Hub streams music, shows smarthome notifications and displays reminders

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LG has announced its newest smart home device before showing it off at CES 2016, meet the SmartThinQ Hub. The LG SmartThinQ Hub looks a lot like a metallic speaker. It is this, and can stream music over Wi-Fi from radio stations, or anything else via... >>

Miracast explained: How is it different from Chromecast and AirPlay?

Miracast explained: How is it different from Chromecast and AirPlay?

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When Amazon recently launched the 4K Fire TV, it arrived with a marketing campaign touting all of its noteworthy features, including something called screen mirroring with Miracast. But Fire TV isn't the only device with Miracast, which is a wireless... >>

Which is the best movie streaming service in the UK? Netflix vs Amazon Prime vs Now TV and more

Which is the best movie streaming service in the UK? Netflix vs Amazon Prime vs Now TV and more

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Over the last few years, movie and TV show streaming services have become increasingly important to the way that we want to consume our content in the UK. As well as the big and obvious free platforms from the country's major broadcasters, such as BBC... >>

Garmin Forerunner 630 review: Deep dynamics set a new pace
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Garmin Forerunner 630 review: Deep dynamics set a new pace

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When it comes to GPS running watches the Garmin Forerunner range has been leading the race for wrists for years. In 2013 the Forerunner 620 was a big jump forward in the range thanks to a colour touchscreen, Wi-Fi and running dynamics. In a bid to further... >>

Touch your ear to take calls, track fitness with a belt and more from Samsung C-Lab at CES 2016

Touch your ear to take calls, track fitness with a belt and more from Samsung C-Lab at CES 2016

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Samsung is set to begin showing off the latest batch of employee creative projects that are part of its Creative Lab, or C-Lab. C-Lab, formed in 2012, is part of Samsung's push to allow its employees to "nurture their own creative business ideas", according... >>

52 of the best tech life hacks

52 of the best tech life hacks

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You may not know this... but there are several websites and technology-related tips and tricks out there that can totally simplify your daily routine and make your life much easier in general. For instance, Apple's charging cords for iOS devices and... >>

Android 6.0 Marshmallow tips and tricks

Android 6.0 Marshmallow tips and tricks

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Android 6.0 Marshmallow made its debut on the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, the first time we've seen two smartphones launched alongside each other in the Nexus programme.  Marshmallow has also made its way to other Nexus devices, including the Nexus 6, Nexus... >>

Become a cloud guru with AWS engineer certification

Become a cloud guru with AWS engineer certification

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With technological evolution accelerating every day, learning to develop apps and web pages can now be a painless experience. That’s why you often see deals here on Pocket-lint offering tutorials on how to develop and improve coding and web operations.... >>

Apple's 4-inch iPhone 6C might pack 2GB of RAM, A9 chip, and more

Apple's 4-inch iPhone 6C might pack 2GB of RAM, A9 chip, and more

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Apple's next budget iPhone looks like it might be a powerhouse. Apple is reportedly developing a new 4-inch iPhone that will feature the same screen size as found on the iPhone 5S, but the latest rumours indicate it will also feature several internal... >>

Can Apple Watch work without an iPhone? Yes, and here’s what it can do

Can Apple Watch work without an iPhone? Yes, and here’s what it can do

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You might not know this, but...you can use an Apple Watch without an iPhone. Apple released the Apple Watch almost a year ago, and while there is a tonne of information floating around about how it works with your iPhone to pass data back and forth, few... >>