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Amazon Echo Dot now shipping, get Alexa voice control for just £50

Amazon Echo Dot now shipping, get Alexa voice control for just £50

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Amazon unveiled the Echo Dot alongside the full Amazon Echo at a launch event in London a few weeks ago, but its release was staggered. The full speaker version was made available first, but now the smaller, cheaper Alexa-based hardware is available too.The... >>

What is Spotify and how does it work?

What is Spotify and how does it work?

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Spotify is a digital music streaming service that gives you access to millions of songs, podcasts and videos from artists all over the world.Spotify is immediately appealing because you can access content for free by simply signing up using an email address... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 alternatives: Best super-sized smartphones that won't explode

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 alternatives: Best super-sized smartphones that won't explode

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Could things get any worse for Samsung, at least its smartphone division?Right now, you'd have to say no. Not only did it have to issue a mass recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones globally, due to some handsets catching fire or even exploding, replacement... >>

Best Headphones 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Headphones 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are nearly upon us for the 13th year and as usual, we have been delivering a series of features of the nominees within each of the 14 categories. Each feature offers a little bit about why we love each of the shortlisted... >>

These stunning drone photos kick off 400ft Britain competition, can you do better?

These stunning drone photos kick off 400ft Britain competition, can you do better?

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VisitEngland and the Civil Aviation Authority have teamed for a photography competition to find the best aerial shots of the British countryside.Drone pilots are encouraged to take to the UK skies and grab amazing images of what makes Britain great, and... >>

Amazon has now made it easier to buy your favourite Kickstarter products

Amazon has now made it easier to buy your favourite Kickstarter products

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Amazon has introduced a new Kickstarter Collection section as part of its Launchpad platform for startups to sell their products and get them noticed. The programme works with capital firms, startup accelerators and crowd-funding platforms such as Kickstarter... >>

Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7: Which should you choose?

Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7: Which should you choose?

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Google's Pixel and Pixel XL replace the Nexus line-up with a couple of premium and desirable devices running pure Android.The Pixel is the smaller of the two smartphones and its price tag puts it in iPhone territory. The question is, how does it compare... >>

Denon Heos HS2 review: A true Sonos competitor
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Denon Heos HS2 review: A true Sonos competitor

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We had no problems recommending the original Denon Heos multi-room speaker range, but a couple of minor gripes stopped it from true five-star performance. The follow-up, rebooted Heos HS2 range goes all out, offering hi-res streaming support and Bluetooth... >>

Google Pixel tips: First things to do with your new Google superphone

Google Pixel tips: First things to do with your new Google superphone

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Google's phones, the Pixel and Pixel XL are now available. Designed by Google, these phones promise to give you a premium Android experience, with a number of exclusive features and bags of refinement.There are simple things you might want to do right... >>

Google Pixel and Pixel XL: When and where can I get them?

Google Pixel and Pixel XL: When and where can I get them?

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Google officially took the wraps of its new pure Android smartphones at the beginning of October - the Pixel and Pixel XL. The devices replace the Nexus range and bring with them a premium design, flagship specs and simple "G" branding.The Pixel offers... >>

Tesla confirms heavily upgraded Autopilot for all new cars

Tesla confirms heavily upgraded Autopilot for all new cars

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his company had a big announcement for October 17. Unfortunately he didn't make that date and it got put back to Wednesday October 19 instead. What Musk had to announce was that all Tesla's produced from now will have heavily... >>

Kodak Ektra is a new Android cameraphone aimed at photographers

Kodak Ektra is a new Android cameraphone aimed at photographers

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Kodak made a smartphone. And, naturally, its primary focus is on imaging. The Eastman Kodak Company on Thursday unveiled the new Kodak Ektra smartphone, which it described as a "photography-led smartphone designed for those with a passion for photography,... >>

Apple sends out invites to 27 October event likely for new MacBook Pro

Apple sends out invites to 27 October event likely for new MacBook Pro

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It's official: Apple is holding another event this autumn.Nearly two months after unveiling the latest iPhone models, the Cupertino, CA-based company has invited the media to an event on 27 October. The tagline on the invite, "hello again," is an obvious... >>

LeEco US launch: What is LeEco, what did it announce, and can you watch the event again?

LeEco US launch: What is LeEco, what did it announce, and can you watch the event again?

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LeEco has officially landed in the US.The Chinese company has finished holding its US launch event in San Francisco, where it unveiled a range of new products for American consumers. Here's everything you need to know about the company, its live-streamed... >>

Google Pixel exclusive features explored: A cut above the rest of Android?

Google Pixel exclusive features explored: A cut above the rest of Android?

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Google's phones have always been dependable for one thing: giving you the best of Android. With the launch of the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google has shifted the goalposts slightly, so that might not be the case anymore.The Nexus devices aren't Google phones,... >>

How to watch Amazon Prime Video on TV: Your complete guide

How to watch Amazon Prime Video on TV: Your complete guide

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Amazon's video streaming service has been rapidly expanding since it was rebranded from Lovefilm in 2014. Amazon Prime Video is now the main global rival to Netflix and like its peer, it offers TV shows and movies to watch instantly on an internet connected... >>

Moov HR uses your head for accurate heart rate monitoring

Moov HR uses your head for accurate heart rate monitoring

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Moov has produced the HR to help better motivate you to complete workouts and gets you to perform exercises in a target heart rate zone. To make sure the heart rate monitor knows exactly what your heart rate is and better tailor the workout programme,... >>

MVR Ascend brings virtual reality to the PS4 and Xbox One

MVR Ascend brings virtual reality to the PS4 and Xbox One

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If you're interested in the idea of virtual reality and wish you could be immersed in your favourite PlayStation 4 or Xbox One games then the MVR Ascend could warrant your interest. MVR says there's a gap in the VR market between the budget Google Daydream... >>

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Which should you choose?

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Which should you choose?

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Google's latest pure Android smartphones are finally here in the form of the Pixel and the Pixel XL. Both bring a lovely premium design, flagship specs and some serious competition to the rest of the smartphone market, including both Samsung and Apple.The... >>

Inception announces 'Born for VR' content platform for everything other than gaming

Inception announces 'Born for VR' content platform for everything other than gaming

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Inception is a new start-up that's determined to be the "Netflix of VR" by delivering original and compelling content to your virtual reality headsets. The team behind Inception includes several industry experts including the executive producer of Homeland.... >>

Blackberry Mercury mid-range phone appears on Geekbench

Blackberry Mercury mid-range phone appears on Geekbench

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BlackBerry could release a new mid-range smartphone alongside the upcoming flagship DTEK60 'Argon'. The mid-range phone, known as Mercury for now, has appeared on Geekbench, the benchmark testing website. BlackBerry DTEK60: What's the story so far? The... >>

Best Home Entertainment Device or Service 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Home Entertainment Device or Service 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place at the end of November for the 13th year. There are 14 categories spanning smartphones, tablets and laptops to games, cars and home entertainment devices, with each nomination being something we have... >>

How to watch Netflix on TV: Your complete guide

How to watch Netflix on TV: Your complete guide

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Netflix has changed our TV and movie viewing habits completely. It has 83.3 million subscribers worldwide and that has allowed it to not only challenge and beat video rental services, it now has the userbase and muscle to take on traditional broadcasters... >>

The most common ways people damage gadgets

The most common ways people damage gadgets

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"Let me ring you back. You've actually, don't laugh, caught me when I'm just, er, in the loo, no, no, I'm just washing my hands." You end the call, but your hands are wet and you know how slippery smartphones are. So down it goes, plonking into the wash... >>

Micro:Bit computer is gearing up for a worldwide rollout

Micro:Bit computer is gearing up for a worldwide rollout

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The BBC micro:bit computer has been available in the UK since March this year. It's a small circuit-board, similar to the Raspberry Pi, with an array of LEDs, a Bluetooth sensor, accelerometer, compass and two built-in buttons. It also has five rings... >>