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Sony is getting in on the OLED TV action with two new models

Sony is getting in on the OLED TV action with two new models

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OLED TVs represent some of the best in the business. LG is the only real champion of the screen technology right now, with Samsung, Sony, Panasonic and Philips sticking with LCD LED. But that's all set to change next year as it's been confirmed Sony will... >>

Amazon hopes to open 2,000 Amazon Go stores and drive-thrus

Amazon hopes to open 2,000 Amazon Go stores and drive-thrus

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Amazon has big plans for Amazon Go.Amazon unveiled its cashier-less grocery store in Seattle on Monday, without any word as to whether it planned to open more locations. However, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal, Amazon hopes to one... >>

Instagram will let you turn off comments on posts - here's how

Instagram will let you turn off comments on posts - here's how

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A few months after giving everyone the ability to moderate their comments, Instagram has announced it'll let users completely turn off comments.The Facebook-owned app is trying to cut down on abuse and trolling. It wants to make Instagram “a safe place... >>

You now have another way to watch 4K content: Google Play

You now have another way to watch 4K content: Google Play

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One week after Hulu joined the ranks of Amazon and Netflix by streaming content in Ultra HD, Google Play has begun making the same move.Google first made movies available on Android devices in the US five years ago, and at the time, you could only rent... >>

Netflix finally adds video previews to help you decide what to watch

Netflix finally adds video previews to help you decide what to watch

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We've all been there: it's 8 pm on a Monday night, and you're scrolling through Netflix looking for something to watch, only you can't decide.But have you ever looked at the art displayed for shows and movies and wondered why Netflix couldn't just give... >>

Virgin TV V6 box preview: Is Virgin Media's 4K HDR TiVo box a Sky Q beater?

Virgin TV V6 box preview: Is Virgin Media's 4K HDR TiVo box a Sky Q beater?

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When Sky announced a new flagship box and service a year ago it instantly became the best TV device and platform on the market. Sky Q was groundbreaking, fresh and took paid TV in an all-new direction.It made Sky’s own existing systems look outdated... >>

Oculus Touch controllers: These 54 titles support them at launch

Oculus Touch controllers: These 54 titles support them at launch

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You can now buy Oculus Touch and use them with a giant selection of games.Oculus VR previously announced that Oculus Touch will launch with 54 supported titles, including games like The Climb, Job Simulator, The Unspoken, and Kingspray. You can go here... >>

Oculus Touch controllers: When can you buy them and for how much?

Oculus Touch controllers: When can you buy them and for how much?

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Facebook-owned Oculus VR has finally released its Rift Touch controllers.During the virtual reality company's third-annual Oculus Connect conference in October, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the stage to reveal Oculus is making a standalone VR headset... >>

What is Sonos Trueplay and how does it work?

What is Sonos Trueplay and how does it work?

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Sonos Trueplay is a software feature that will allow anyone who owns a Sonos speaker to tune it specifically to the room it is in. In a similar way to how someone might tune a professional hi-fi system, Sonos essentially brought this technology to the... >>

How to control Sonos through Spotify

How to control Sonos through Spotify

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Sonos has released the over-the-air software update that allows users to play music directly from the Spotify app, rather than just through the Sonos app.Until now, Sonos users were required to sign into their Spotify Premium account via the Sonos app... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 "confirmed" to ditch headphone jack and retain 2K display

Samsung Galaxy S8 "confirmed" to ditch headphone jack and retain 2K display

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It feels like we're getting a new Samsung Galaxy S8 rumour every day lately, with more and more leaks divulging what the upcoming phone will feature. We've even heard fresh news to suggest the upcoming smartphone will feature dual stereo speakers made... >>

Now all Sonos users can now control their systems from Spotify

Now all Sonos users can now control their systems from Spotify

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Sonos and Spotify have long been associated with each other, but the relationship has become even closer as you now control your connected music system from the Spotify app.Initially available on select devices and as part of the Sonos Public Beta 7.0,... >>

When is Android 7.1 Nougat coming to my phone?

When is Android 7.1 Nougat coming to my phone?

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Every year a major update to Android is released. This year's update is called Android Nougat, following the theme of dessert-inspired names.Unlike previous updates, Nougat was first released to developers with a public preview beta programme, meaning... >>

This awesome photo leak shows a forthcoming 2017 Moto handset

This awesome photo leak shows a forthcoming 2017 Moto handset

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Clear images have surfaced online purporting to be the 2017 Motorola Moto X smartphone. The images have been taken by an "anonymous tipster" and picked up by Techdroider and clearly show a future Moto smartphone.The pictures show the phone will come with... >>

Nissan's autonomous driving future: The Qashqai and beyond

Nissan's autonomous driving future: The Qashqai and beyond

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Autonomous vehicles are no longer just a figment of the imagination, nor are they the preserve of science fiction. They are coming and whether you like the idea or not, in 10 years time, it's likely that autonomous vehicles will be considered the norm.Each... >>

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's the story so far?

Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus: What's the story so far?

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The rumour mill loves an Apple story. It doesn't matter if it's so far fetched it will never see the light of day, or whether it is something that might actually happen, it churns them all out anyway.With the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus having both now... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 edge: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 edge: What's the story so far?

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Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in March and the two devices have received huge amounts of praise for their designs, powerful specs and great cameras.No smartphone is perfect though. There will always be a few specs in the rumours that never... >>

Canon EOS M5 review: 'Mirrorless 80D' fails to faze its compact system competition
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Canon EOS M5 review: 'Mirrorless 80D' fails to faze its compact system competition

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It's fair to say we've been highly critical of Canon's compact system camera EOS M line. For a simple reason, though: the Japanese company's mirrorless cameras simply haven't been able to stand up to the competition. And with the current line-up - think... >>

Best Christmas films and TV shows to watch on Netflix, Amazon and Now TV in the UK

Best Christmas films and TV shows to watch on Netflix, Amazon and Now TV in the UK

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Christmas is just a few sleeps away... yes, really. But while for many it signals a time of eating too much, visiting the in-laws and more wrapping paper than you know what to do with, it's also one of the best times of the year to watch some great films... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 could be first Samsung phone with dual speakers

Samsung Galaxy S8 could be first Samsung phone with dual speakers

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Samsung only acquired audio technology expert Harman for $8 billion last month, but fingers are already pointing to Harman branded speakers for the Galaxy S8. Fone Arena has cited sources as saying the next Galaxy will have double the number of speakers... >>

66 best Christmas movies you can stream in the US right now

66 best Christmas movies you can stream in the US right now

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If you're anything like us, you plan to watch as many Christmas films as possible over the holiday season.There are tonnes of films to choose from after all, including cult classics, cute newbies, and of course the occasional oddballs that you secretly... >>

What is Amazon Go and how does it work?

What is Amazon Go and how does it work?

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Tech companies are constantly exploring new ways to sell us their goods, and Amazon's latest example has plenty of people scratching their heads.The online retailer has announced it is opening a brick-and-mortar physical store in Seattle, Washington,... >>

36 geeky wrapping papers to use on Christmas gifts this year

36 geeky wrapping papers to use on Christmas gifts this year

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Part of the joy behind the gift-giving experience is finding an awesome present that's tailored to one person. But did you realise wrapping paper can further bring that present to a whole new (and geekier) level?Surprising a person with a Christmas gift... >>

Audio-Technica talks headphones tech, from Pure Digital Drive to Hi-Res Audio

Audio-Technica talks headphones tech, from Pure Digital Drive to Hi-Res Audio

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We're sat in Audio-Technica's downtown Tokyo headquarters, peering through a one-way window overlooking the company's professional music studio, sat with Keisuke Kobayashi, the company's director of marketing and engineering. For this isn't just a headphone... >>

Sky Q review: 4K, multi-room support, apps and more
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Sky Q review: 4K, multi-room support, apps and more

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When it was originally launched, Sky Q was pitched as the company's flagship TV offering, delivering a number of new features above and beyond what is available with the standard Sky HD package.Now it is the only offering available to new customers, with... >>