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Google decided not to release Android Wear 2.0 this autumn

Google decided not to release Android Wear 2.0 this autumn

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Google has release the third preview of Android Wear 2.0 for developers and announced it is delaying the software's official launch for consumers. Earlier this month, reports claimed LG, Lenovo, and Huawei aren't planning to release new Android Wear smartwatches... >>

How to make Amazon Echo connect to your BT Home Hub: An easy fix

How to make Amazon Echo connect to your BT Home Hub: An easy fix

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Amazon Echo arrived in the UK on 28 September to much excitement. Those who pre-ordered the connected device took delivery and then discovered that it wouldn't work with one of the UK's largest internet services, as it failed to connect to BT's Home Hub.... >>

This new iPhone 7 battery case has a built-in 3.5mm headphone jack

This new iPhone 7 battery case has a built-in 3.5mm headphone jack

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The first iPhone 7 case with a built-in headphones jack is available to buy. It's been a little over three weeks since Apple angered many consumers by ditching the headphone jack, but we all knew it was only a matter of time before cases would arrive... >>

Apple iPhone 7 Plus review: Big changes from the big iPhone
4.5 stars

Apple iPhone 7 Plus review: Big changes from the big iPhone

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It's September and that means new iPhones. In particular, a refresh of the larger-scale model in the iPhone 7 Plus. The 2016 version of the almost ubiquitous 5.5-inch smartphone from Apple looks much likes its 6S Plus predecessor, except there's a new... >>

Huawei Mate 9: Specs, release date and everything else we know so far

Huawei Mate 9: Specs, release date and everything else we know so far

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Huawei is widely tipped to launch the next version of its Mate-series flagships very soon, and with the prevalence of leaks and details having been published online, the picture of what to expect is becoming clearer by the day.  Let's dive in to what... >>

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray support helps Xbox One S sales soar in September

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray support helps Xbox One S sales soar in September

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Microsoft is considerably winning the battle of the slimmed-down consoles. In September, the Xbox One S 500GB and 1TB models helped UK sales soar by 989 per cent week-on-week. Games industry trade paper MCV reports that GfK data shows Xbox One had 71... >>

Garmin Vivofit Jnr fitness tracker encourages your kids to keep active

Garmin Vivofit Jnr fitness tracker encourages your kids to keep active

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Garmin has added a new activity tracker to its line-up, but this time it's strictly for kids. The Garmin Vivofit Jnr is a fitness tracker designed to encourage children aged from four to nine to keep active, with different fun-looking models that are... >>

Apple might not be done killing ports yet, Lightning next on the chopping block?

Apple might not be done killing ports yet, Lightning next on the chopping block?

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We’re still reeling from Apple’s decision to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus in favour of using the Lightning port for connecting headphones instead. But just two weeks after the new iPhones were released, Apple... >>

Cambridge Audio reveals Yoyo range of Bluetooth speakers

Cambridge Audio reveals Yoyo range of Bluetooth speakers

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British audio brand Cambridge Audio has taken the wraps off three Bluetooth speakers as part of a new Yoyo range. The speakers comprise the Yoyo S, Yoyo M and Yoyo L. Cambridge Audio says the Yoyo range has been produced to make Bluetooth speakers look... >>

Huawei Mate 9 launch date confirmed, 3 November in Munich

Huawei Mate 9 launch date confirmed, 3 November in Munich

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Huawei has announced a press event for what is widely expected to be the much rumoured Huawei Mate 9 smartphone. It is taking place at 2pm CET on Thursday 3 November in Munich, Germany. There is bound to be a livestream, which we will have details on... >>

The Renault Zoe can now go 250 miles, further than any other electric car

The Renault Zoe can now go 250 miles, further than any other electric car

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Renault has unveiled a new battery for the Zoe electric car that will let it go 250 miles on a single charge, further than any other mainstream electric car and double the range of the original Zoe. The Tesla Model S by comparison can go 240 miles on... >>

Huawei could ditch Android Wear for Samsung's Tizen smartwatch OS

Huawei could ditch Android Wear for Samsung's Tizen smartwatch OS

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Huawei has rapidly become one of the top manufacturers of smartwatches over the last year or so and its always used Android Wear to run them. However, that could change with its next device. It is tipped to be switching to the Tizen OS that Samsung... >>

Bose's first sound system for small cars will go in the Nissan Micra

Bose's first sound system for small cars will go in the Nissan Micra

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Bose has used the Paris Motor Show to announce the Personal Sound System, designed specifically for small cars and the first recipient will be the Nissan Micra. The system for the Micra comprises six speakers, the placement for which required Bose to... >>

Roku Express vs Google Chromecast 2: What's the difference?

Roku Express vs Google Chromecast 2: What's the difference?

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There are a few choices out there if you are looking for a compact and affordable streaming device, but if you want something that's capable of streaming content from a few different providers (Netflix, Google Play, Hulu, etc), two of the current best... >>

Spotify could be looking to buy SoundCloud

Spotify could be looking to buy SoundCloud

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Swedish music streaming service giant Spotify is in “advanced talks” to take over SoundCloud according to the Financial Times, although neither company has commented on the rumours. While the price Spotify could pay for the service hasn’t been disclosed,... >>

Gears of War 4 playthrough video shows the first 20 minutes of the game, watch it here

Gears of War 4 playthrough video shows the first 20 minutes of the game, watch it here

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Microsoft has released a video that shows the first 20 minutes of Gears of War 4, taking you through the opening prologue and its initial mission. Rod Ferguson and Matt Searcy from developer The Coalition play through the game's beginning, so you can... >>

Huawei Nova Plus review: The middling mid-ranger
3.5 stars

Huawei Nova Plus review: The middling mid-ranger

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Huawei hasn't been shy about the fact it wants to dominate the European market. Unlike the likes of Apple, or HTC, its strategy isn't just to release one or two phones it thinks everyone will buy. Instead, the Chinese manufacturer releases dozens of phones.... >>

Get a free 60-day membership to Audible, the world’s largest audiobook platform

Get a free 60-day membership to Audible, the world’s largest audiobook platform

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We all know reading is important, but finding the time to curl up with a good book can be a challenge. Fortunately, you can still get through your reading list without having to crack open a book, thanks to Audible. The world’s largest provider of audiobooks,... >>

Add an in-demand skill to your resume with the Microsoft Excel Pro Training (89 per cent off)

Add an in-demand skill to your resume with the Microsoft Excel Pro Training (89 per cent off)

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When it comes to building budgets, databases, and the like, businesses rely on Microsoft Excel to get the job done. That’s why becoming proficient with this premier spreadsheet software is a smart move if you’re looking to impress on the job hunt.... >>

Best drones to buy in 2016, whatever your budget

Best drones to buy in 2016, whatever your budget

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Drones are filling the headlines as well as the skies these days. From military drones bombing targets to amateur camera drones pestering celebrities, crashing into National Parks, or shipping drugs into prisons – they're everywhere. But they're not... >>

Meerkat made a Houseparty app that lets you do group video chats

Meerkat made a Houseparty app that lets you do group video chats

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Meerkat is back, with a new app that already has a million users. Shortly before Periscope became known as one of the most popular live-streaming apps on the market, a similar app called Meerkat debuted at SXSW and basically became an overnight sensation,... >>

Amazon's new Fire TV stick is faster and has an Alexa remote (but no 4K)

Amazon's new Fire TV stick is faster and has an Alexa remote (but no 4K)

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Amazon is giving its streaming media stick an update. The company has announced a new Amazon Fire TV streaming media stick with a quad-core processor, rather than the dual-core processor found the last stick, and support for faster Wi-Fi (802.11ac MIMO).... >>

Nissan built these self-driving chairs so you won't have to stand in line

Nissan built these self-driving chairs so you won't have to stand in line

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Nissan, the Japanese carmaker, is now making autonomous chairs. Most people are familiar with waiting in line. In the UK, you do it at the bank. In the US, you do it at the DMV or post office. Queues are a thing everywhere in the world, and almost everyone... >>

BlackBerry confirms decision to ditch hardware division, all phones to be made by third-parties in future

BlackBerry confirms decision to ditch hardware division, all phones to be made by third-parties in future

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It might not come as a surprise considering recent BlackBerry handsets have been OEM models made by third-parties, but the company has confirmed that it will no longer make hardware of any kind in-house going forward. As part of its second quarter financial... >>

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV review: The 30-megapixel monster
5.0 stars

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV review: The 30-megapixel monster

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Canon has stepped things up a gear in recent years by leading with higher-resolution DSLR cameras. It had long been said that the 24-megapixel mark would be the company's limit until lenses could make the best of the capture resolution - a concept that... >>