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YouTube Unplugged online TV service might launch soon with ESPN

YouTube Unplugged online TV service might launch soon with ESPN

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YouTube has been working on an online TV service, and a new report makes it seem like it might finally be coming together. According to The Information, YouTube is close to inking deals with ESPN, ABC, and CBS. If that's true, those channels will be offered... >>

Facebook Messenger adds end-to-end encryption... sort of

Facebook Messenger adds end-to-end encryption... sort of

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Facebook has introduced a new feature - mysteriously called "secret conversations" - for its Messenger mobile app. That name is just fancy talk for end-to-end encryption. The company just started testing the security feature by making it available to... >>

Hyundai Ioniq: Tesla might have shown us the way, but Hyundai's likely to get us there

Hyundai Ioniq: Tesla might have shown us the way, but Hyundai's likely to get us there

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Hyundai has pulled the covers off the Ioniq in Europe, a new green car that uniquely provides the choice of three power options: hybrid, electric and plug-in hybrid. The Ioniq is not only Hyundai's first hybrid model, it's also its first electric car,... >>

Apple iOS 10: Release date and everything you need to know

Apple iOS 10: Release date and everything you need to know

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Apple has released details of iOS 10 to developers at the company's yearly keynote address at WWDC. The new iOS will sport a number of new features designed to enhance your iPhone even more beyond what the company launched in iOS 9 last year. Claiming... >>

Wimbledon 2016: Behind the scenes with ESPN, 84 cameras and 120 members of staff

Wimbledon 2016: Behind the scenes with ESPN, 84 cameras and 120 members of staff

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If you're a tennis fan, there is a very good chance you've been glued to your phone, TV or tablet the last few days trying not to miss any of the highlights from the wonderfully British sporting event that is Wimbledon. For those lucky enough to have... >>

Red Dead Redemption comes to Xbox One but Undead Nightmare will cost you more

Red Dead Redemption comes to Xbox One but Undead Nightmare will cost you more

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After many months of requests, Red Dead Redemption is finally available for Xbox One, as part of the Xbox 360 backwards compatibility service. You can play your existing digital or disc version of Red Dead Redemption on the Xbox One through Microsoft's... >>

Cambridge Audio SE1 earphones give you Beryllium drivers for under £100, profits go to charity

Cambridge Audio SE1 earphones give you Beryllium drivers for under £100, profits go to charity

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Cambridge Audio is soon to unleash earphones with Beryllium drivers for under £100. That sort of technology often costs north of £150. What's more, all profits from sales of the Cambridge Audio SE1 headphones will be given to a youth music charity.... >>

Devialet Gold Phantom is an insane 4,500W Bluetooth speaker, yours for £2,190

Devialet Gold Phantom is an insane 4,500W Bluetooth speaker, yours for £2,190

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Calling the Devialet Gold Phantom a Bluetooth speaker is akin to calling the Harmony of the Seas a rubber dinghy, although Bluetooth and wireless connectivity in general are significant aspects of its appeal. They make it a standalone product and therefore... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Edition official, not likely to come to UK though

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Edition official, not likely to come to UK though

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As a partner of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Samsung is producing a special edition version of its Galaxy S7 edge smartphone. Previously leaked, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition has the Olympic Rings on the rear and the colour scheme... >>

Here are all the iPhones, iPads, and Macs that won't run Apple's betas

Here are all the iPhones, iPads, and Macs that won't run Apple's betas

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Some Apple device owners were made really happy Thursday, while others probably balled up their fists and cursed the Cupertino company. Apple opened two beta programs to the public: iOS 10 (a major update to its mobile operating system, which is formally... >>

Did Nextbit just accidentally reveal its next Robin phone?

Did Nextbit just accidentally reveal its next Robin phone?

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"I spy with my little eye... something red!"  Nexbit, a new phone-maker made up of ex-Google and ex-HTC people, live-streamed via Periscope and Facebook Live on Thursday afternoon in order to announce the beta of its web interface for photo backups.... >>

How to get MacOS Sierra right now and get it working on your Mac

How to get MacOS Sierra right now and get it working on your Mac

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Mac OS X is no more. Apple announced at WWDC 2016 in June that its operating system for Mac computers and MacBook laptops has a new name: MacOS. And the next version of the software, which is officially due out this autumn, will be called MacOS Sierra.... >>

How to get iOS 10 right now and get it working on your iPhone and iPad

How to get iOS 10 right now and get it working on your iPhone and iPad

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You can now download iOS 10, and it's completely free. The next major software update for iPhone and iPad will officially release alongside new iPhone models this autumn. If you'd like to try a version that's currently in the final stages of development,... >>

Tips for saving money on your energy bill this summer (and the rest of the year)

Tips for saving money on your energy bill this summer (and the rest of the year)

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Keeping energy bills as low as possible is an all-year-round job. Sure, you don't need the heating on in the sultry days of summer, but then that ramps up the AC costs instead. Or maybe the nights are still a little chilly even in summer where you are?... >>

Living with Siri on MacOS Sierra

Living with Siri on MacOS Sierra

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The upcoming update for Apple's computers (it's called Sierra and OS X is now called macOS, do keep up) has already announced lots of new features. One stands head and shoulders above the others though: the voice recognition-powered personal assistant... >>

Acer's new all-metal X3 laptops aim at MacBook Air but for less

Acer's new all-metal X3 laptops aim at MacBook Air but for less

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Acer has launched a brand new notebook series. With the MacBook Air firmly in focus, the computer giant has built the revamped TravelMate X3 series: an all-metal, slim and SSD-based Windows 10 laptop.  The TravelMate X349 is the first in new X3 series... >>

Sky Broadband Shield porn filter switched on by default, here's what it does and how to turn it off

Sky Broadband Shield porn filter switched on by default, here's what it does and how to turn it off

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After successful trials of a "default on" approach with its Sky Broadband Shield service for some customers last year, the company has made the bold step of switching on porn and adult content filters for every customer by default. New customers who... >>

Now TV Smart Box: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Now TV Smart Box: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

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Sky has now set into motion a new stage for Now TV, its internet streaming service that has grown massively over the last couple of years. Not only has it introduced a new package and way to get Now TV, with the Now TV Combo that includes broadband and... >>

What is the Now TV Combo, how much does it cost and when can I get it?

What is the Now TV Combo, how much does it cost and when can I get it?

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Not only has Sky released a new Now TV Smart Box, but also offers a new contract-free home connectivity package. The Now TV Combo from Sky encompasses a streaming service pass, unlimited broadband and a phone line. Releasing such an all inclusive package... >>

Now TV Smart Box and Now TV Combo bundle available, erm, now

Now TV Smart Box and Now TV Combo bundle available, erm, now

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Sky announced its next Now TV box at an event in London just over a week ago and has revealed that you can nab one from today, Thursday 7 July. It is also the Now TV Combo from today too, which lumps a streaming service pass, unlimited broadband, and... >>

Lego Dimensions Wave 6 in pictures: Gremlins, Harry Potter, Adventure Time and more

Lego Dimensions Wave 6 in pictures: Gremlins, Harry Potter, Adventure Time and more

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From 27 September, Lego Dimensions will gain a new wave of characters and missions. Like before, they are based on movie and TV show licences, but all-new ones that haven't featured before. The are new Level Packs, Team Packs and Fun Packs, plus a new... >>

OnePlus 3 vs OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus X: Which should you choose?

OnePlus 3 vs OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus X: Which should you choose?

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OnePlus finally unveiled its latest "flagship killer" at an event in June following months and months of rumours. As expected, the OnePlus 3 follows in the path of its predecessor, offering tremendous value for money but is it the right OnePlus device... >>

Samsung's UFS memory cards are a new standard, and they're ridiculously fast

Samsung's UFS memory cards are a new standard, and they're ridiculously fast

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Samsung has introduced a brand new standard in portable removable storage. The new UFS cards have been launched specifically to cater for high-resolution mobile shooting, and will be the perfect SD replacement for devices like DSLRs, 3D VR cameras, action... >>

How to make the B&W Zeppelin Wireless even more sexy, produce it in white

How to make the B&W Zeppelin Wireless even more sexy, produce it in white

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When the Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless arrived at the tail end of last year it blew us away. It was (and still is) a glorious refresh of the speaker that defined the high-end iPod dock category and there are few rivals that can match its audio... >>

8 reasons Sony Bravia TVs are setting the pace in 2016

8 reasons Sony Bravia TVs are setting the pace in 2016

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There’s a lot to take in if you’re thinking of buying a new TV these days. New technologies are revolutionising picture quality, smart features are becoming ever more sophisticated, and there have never been so many content sources to choose from.... >>