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Samsung Galaxy Note 6 / Note 7: What's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 / Note 7: What's the story so far?

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Samsung has already announced two flagship smartphones this year but chances are that won't be the last we hear from the company and its smartphone arm before 2016 is out. The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge both debuted at Mobile World Congress in March,... >>

Toyota Hilux (2016) review: Invincible by name, invincible by nature
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Toyota Hilux (2016) review: Invincible by name, invincible by nature

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Testing the new Toyota Hilux demands a little more than just nipping down to the local shop to grab a pint of milk and a Mars Bar. Although with all that space in the back you could buy a lifetime supply of those. The famed "indestructible" pickup - apt,... >>

Osmo Coding: Educational iPad game now helps kids learn programming

Osmo Coding: Educational iPad game now helps kids learn programming

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Osmo is an iPad system that aids education for children aged five to 12 through fun, intuitive game packs. It uses a base in which you stand your iPad and a camera attachment to scan objects placed on a table in front. They then work in combination... >>

Android N could arrive on your phone sooner than you think

Android N could arrive on your phone sooner than you think

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Google's parent company Alphabet is reportedly stepping up its game to make sure operating system updates arrive faster across devices, which should start with Android N. Currently the Android operating system can rollout quickly to gadgets running pure... >>

OnePlus 3 makes official appearance with full metal body and specs

OnePlus 3 makes official appearance with full metal body and specs

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The highly anticipated OnePlus 3 smartphone has popped up in an official certification showing off the device's squared-off metallic build. There are plenty of specs confirmed too. The OnePlus 3 has been the source of plenty of rumours as we near its... >>

What is Daydream and when is it coming? Google's Android VR platform explained

What is Daydream and when is it coming? Google's Android VR platform explained

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When it comes to virtual reality Google has already been very active in getting cheap devices into people's hands, thanks to Google Cardboard, and even supplying them content to view, through YouTube. However, 2016 is going be a far bigger year for VR... >>

E3 2016: All the launches, games and consoles to expect

E3 2016: All the launches, games and consoles to expect

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Each June, the games industry travels en masse to Los Angeles for E3, the western world's biggest videogames conference in order to show and see the hottest titles around. Ahead of the event there are always rumours that fly around about specific games,... >>

Xbox E3 2016 Briefing: How to watch it and what to expect for the Xbox One

Xbox E3 2016 Briefing: How to watch it and what to expect for the Xbox One

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Microsoft has announced the time and date for its annual pre-E3 media briefing in Los Angeles. It is traditionally the first to host its press conference on the Monday before the show opens, requiring the world's games press to queue for entry early... >>

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and when can you use it?

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and when can you use it?

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Google recently introduced a new product that aims to take on Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri. Called Google Assistant, it's basically an extension of Google Now. Google unveiled Google Assistant at its annual Google I/O developer conference in May 2016,... >>

Google will build self-driving car center near the home of the US auto industry

Google will build self-driving car center near the home of the US auto industry

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Google has announced it is building a 53,000-square-foot facility near Detroit. The team behind the company's self-driving car project revealed the news via Google+, where it described the new facility as a "self-driving technology development center"... >>

Watch Hugo Barra unbox Xiaomi's first Mi Drone quadcopter via livestream

Watch Hugo Barra unbox Xiaomi's first Mi Drone quadcopter via livestream

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Chinese company Xiaomi entered a new category today: drones. Xiaomi has unveiled its first quadcopter, and it's called Mi Drone. It features a three-axis gimbal, 4K camera with a detachable module, replaceable 5,100mAh battery that provides 27 minutes... >>

Xbox One Slim set for E3 2016, more powerful Xbox upgrade coming 2017

Xbox One Slim set for E3 2016, more powerful Xbox upgrade coming 2017

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There has been plenty of talk of late about an upgraded 4K PlayStation, with rumours suggesting it will debut at E3 next month, but fewer facts have emerged about Microsoft hardware plans. Until now. Kotaku claims that its sources tell it that the company... >>

Kanex GoPower Mac: USB Type-C portable battery charger for MacBook

Kanex GoPower Mac: USB Type-C portable battery charger for MacBook

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Kanex has been making Apple accessories for quite some time now, but its latest could be seen as a Godsend for all those with 12-inch Retina MacBooks. The Kanex GoPower for Mac is a 15,000mAh portable battery that can fully charge a MacBook and iPhone... >>

Samsung Galaxy X roll-out OLED screen shown off, just 0.3mm thin

Samsung Galaxy X roll-out OLED screen shown off, just 0.3mm thin

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Samsung is rumoured to unveil a new smartphone that can fold shut like a wallet thanks to a new super flexible OLED screen. Now the company has shown off that very display at the SID 2016 event in San Francisco. While Samsung uses a flexible OLED in its... >>

ACW Star Wars Bluetooth speakers preview: Joined soon by Vader and Master Chief

ACW Star Wars Bluetooth speakers preview: Joined soon by Vader and Master Chief

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There have been a few Star Wars themed speakers over the years but few quite as visually impressive as the first duo of Bluetooth loudspeakers from British audio firm AC Worldwide. It revealed to Pocket-lint that it will be releasing additional models... >>

New Apple MacBooks may have built-in 4G LTE network connection

New Apple MacBooks may have built-in 4G LTE network connection

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Apple's WWDC is just around the corner and 2016 is due for a refreshed line of MacBook laptops to add to the recently released 12-inch Retina model. This time though it might be more than just a refresh. Apple could introduce independently network connected... >>

Best smart clothes: Wearables to improve your life

Best smart clothes: Wearables to improve your life

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Smart clothes are the next step beyond wearables. Despite smart watches and activity trackers just beginning to become popular, smart clothing is already starting to appear. So far there are already items of smart clothing available including t-shirts... >>

OnePlus 3: What's the story so far?

OnePlus 3: What's the story so far?

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OnePlus grabbed headlines when it launched its first smartphone in 2014 for a couple of reasons. Firstly, the OnePlus One delivered flagship specs for significantly less cash than the devices it was pitched against. Secondly, the Chinese company made... >>

LG G Flex 3 slated to make modular appearance at IFA 2016

LG G Flex 3 slated to make modular appearance at IFA 2016

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The LG G Flex 3 has been the source of very few rumours of late, with very little solid information. Now it appears that the G Flex 3 will make an appearance at IFA 2016 this September. The curved LG G Flex 3 will, obviously, be the successor to the... >>

Samsung UBD-K8500 review: Beautiful Ultra-HD Blu-ray
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Samsung UBD-K8500 review: Beautiful Ultra-HD Blu-ray

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Optical discs are dead, or so many would have you believe. That's perhaps a reflection of the times we're living in, where streaming entertainment out-paces its arrival on physical media. What better example than the latest Star Wars blockbuster, arriving... >>

OnePlus 3 release date leaks as 14 June, day after Apple’s WWDC 2016

OnePlus 3 release date leaks as 14 June, day after Apple’s WWDC 2016

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The OnePlus 3 smartphone, which is due to be announced via VR feed, will be unveiled on 14 June, according to a OnePlus leak. That places it the day after Apple's WWDC 2016 event has kicked off. A customer who bought a OnePlus Loop VR headset, which can... >>

Driver caught sleeping at the wheel as Tesla Autopilot drives for him

Driver caught sleeping at the wheel as Tesla Autopilot drives for him

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The future of cars might be here, or the future of next-level marketing. A driver was caught, not driving, but sleeping at the wheel of his Tesla Model S as it drove for him. The Tesla Model S Autopilot system works both at speed on motorways and slowly... >>

iPhone 7 case designs pictured (updated)

iPhone 7 case designs pictured (updated)

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It has been rumoured for a while that the iPhone 7 will not be a massive revolution in design terms to the iPhone 6 and 6s. Instead, it is said that it will continue the slim, rounded aesthetic we have seen for the last two generations. We've even seen... >>

Will.i.am made these vinyl-inspired earbuds you can only buy from Apple

Will.i.am made these vinyl-inspired earbuds you can only buy from Apple

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Ever want a pricey pair of Bluetooth earphones that are designed to look like vinyl records? Well, now's your chance... Musician Will.i.am has released a pair under his "i.am+" tech brand. They're called EPs, and initial sales of the earphones are exclusive... >>

Google gives its Nexus Player the axe

Google gives its Nexus Player the axe

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Good luck trying to find a Nexus Player after today. Google has quietly stopped direct sales of its set-top box, meaning you'll have to buy it from third-party retailers that still have some stock left. The Nexus Player can no longer be found on the Google... >>