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Nissan takes on Tesla's Powerwall with its own xStorage home battery, pre-orders now open

Nissan takes on Tesla's Powerwall with its own xStorage home battery, pre-orders now open

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Nissan has announced pre-orders are now open for its home power storage solution, xStorage, which was revealed in May 2016.Teaming up with Eaton - a power management company - the xStorage steps into the same space as the Tesla Powerwall, aiming to provide... >>

Virgin TV V6 box and TellyTablet preview: TiVo supercharged and 4K HDR ready

Virgin TV V6 box and TellyTablet preview: TiVo supercharged and 4K HDR ready

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Virgin Media has announced an entirely new TV platform, positioned as an evolution of the current TiVo service as opposed to a revolution.Called Virgin TV, the new platform comes with a brand new, 4K HDR-enabled V6 box, powered by TiVo, which replaces... >>

Virgin TV V6 TiVo box is 4K HDR ready and joined by a 14-inch Android TellyTablet

Virgin TV V6 TiVo box is 4K HDR ready and joined by a 14-inch Android TellyTablet

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Virgin Media has unveiled not one device, as expected, but two. The Virgin TV V6 box, powered by TiVo, is now official, but so too is a 14-inch HD TellyTablet that enables you to watch live TV, on demand content and your Virgin TV recordings in any room... >>

What is Virgin TV? Everything you need to know about Virgin Media's Virgin TV V6 box, TellyTablet and more

What is Virgin TV? Everything you need to know about Virgin Media's Virgin TV V6 box, TellyTablet and more

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After a few teases and much speculation, Virgin Media has finally lifted the lid off its new television set-top-box, the Virgin TV V6 box, powered by TiVo.It is half the size of the existing TiVo box, faster, contains more TV tuners and is 4K HDR enabled.It... >>

New 10.9-inch Apple iPad might ditch Home button, have slim bezels

New 10.9-inch Apple iPad might ditch Home button, have slim bezels

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Apple is thought to be working on a new iPad Pro, or maybe updating its iPad range for early next year, and a new report has indicated the new tablet will ditch the Home button.Ah, that old rumour. It seems like for the last couple years we have heard... >>

Facebook Messenger lets you play instant games like Pac-Man: Here's how to find and play them

Facebook Messenger lets you play instant games like Pac-Man: Here's how to find and play them

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To keep you on Facebook longer or at least using its chat app, Facebook has launched an Instant Games feature for Messenger.The feature lets you instantly play titles within the chat app itself, and like FarmVille and other Facebook games of the past,... >>

Google Featured Photos puts those Chromecast screensavers on Macs

Google Featured Photos puts those Chromecast screensavers on Macs

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Ever get lost staring at those screensavers on Chromecast?Now you can get them for your Mac. Google has launched a new app that surfaces popular Google+ on your unused display. These are the same photos that grace the Chromecast, Pixel, and Google Fiber... >>

New Amazon Echo with a screen and better speakers might arrive in 2017

New Amazon Echo with a screen and better speakers might arrive in 2017

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Amazon has big plans for Echo.According to Bloomberg, the online retailer is planning a major update to its line of voice-activated speakers. It is developing a premium speaker with a 7-inch screen. Amazon’s original Echo speaker is a cylindrical device... >>

Blu Vivo 6 preview: Hands-on with an affordable metal alternative

Blu Vivo 6 preview: Hands-on with an affordable metal alternative

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Blu might be a familiar name in the US, but its venture into the UK is only just starting. It's starting from an interesting position too.Launching on Amazon.co.uk, the phone immediately offered a Black Friday deal dropping from its regular price of £239.99,... >>

What is Sky Mobile, how much does it cost and what is roll over data?

What is Sky Mobile, how much does it cost and what is roll over data?

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Sky has decided to join BT and Virgin Media in offering its own mobile network service alongside TV, landline and broadband.Sky Mobile will be available for general sign-up from January 2017 and offers a few features you might not find anywhere else.That's... >>

Sky Mobile will let you roll over your unused data for up to 3 years

Sky Mobile will let you roll over your unused data for up to 3 years

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Sky has officially announced its entry into the mobile network market with Sky Mobile, its first 4G service.It is initially offered with 12-month contracts and SIM only, although phones, such as Samsung devices and iPhones, will become available in 2017.... >>

The world of Nintendo is coming to Universal theme parks

The world of Nintendo is coming to Universal theme parks

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Universal and Nintendo have just delivered some bombshell news. Nintendo themed attractions will be built at all three Universal theme parks around the world, in Osaka, Japan, Hollywood, California and Orlando, Florida.Nintendo is working collaboratively... >>

Maserati Levante first drive: Taking the luxe offroad

Maserati Levante first drive: Taking the luxe offroad

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When you think Maserati, you probably think if its thoroughbred Italian racing heritage, the glamour and slick sports car lines. It was perhaps totally fitting, then, that the day we headed into the Cotswolds to test the new Maserati SUV, the UK issued... >>

Samsung Pay won’t launch in the UK until 2017

Samsung Pay won’t launch in the UK until 2017

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Samsung Pay was anticipated to be released in the UK by the end of 2016 but now, following an altercation with UK banks, it won’t arrive until 2017. However Samsung hasn’t confirmed when in 2017 we can expect to see the payment service. Samsung Pay:... >>

Leica and the bigger picture: 20 fascinating facts you didn't know about the camera maker

Leica and the bigger picture: 20 fascinating facts you didn't know about the camera maker

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Think you know Leica? Think again. The German camera maker has always been synonymous with quality and craftsmanship. Its cameras have adorned the necks of famous photographers such as Elliot Erwitt and Henri Cartier Bresson. Even Her Majesty the Queen... >>

Panasonic Lumix FZ2000 review: Premium superzoom premier league
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Panasonic Lumix FZ2000 review: Premium superzoom premier league

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When we first saw the Panasonic FZ2000 back in September 2016, we thought it spelled the death of the camcorder as we know it. For this premium superzoom camera is so packed-out with 4K video features that, on paper, it wraps up all the wide-to-tele zoom... >>

Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, Play:5 or Playbar

Which Sonos speaker is best for you? Play:1, Play:3, Play:5 or Playbar

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Multi-room speaker options are plentiful to say the least, with Denon, Samsung, LG and Bluesound all offering their own solutions. If you are reading this feature however, chances are you have opted for Sonos.Unlike some of the newer additions to the... >>

Winter is coming to Forza Horizon 3 on 13 December

Winter is coming to Forza Horizon 3 on 13 December

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Turn 10 Studios has confirmed and announced details of the first expansion pack coming to Forza Horizon 3. It’s called Blizzard Mountain and will feature snow and ice for the first time in a Forza racing game. Forza Horizon 3 review: Bigger, brasher,... >>

Dish Sling TV explained: Does it really offer ESPN, DVR, and more?

Dish Sling TV explained: Does it really offer ESPN, DVR, and more?

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One of the most buzz-worthy things unveiled last year wasn't a virtual-reality headset or an expensive television or even wearable gadget that could read every function in your body. It was an over-the-top television service from Dish, called Sling TV.It's... >>

This case turns into a full-size keyboard stand for your iOS device

This case turns into a full-size keyboard stand for your iOS device

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No matter how hard you practice, on-screen keyboards are difficult to use.Maybe we're old and simply conditioned to typing on physical keyboards, but getting the knack of virtual ones while on the go is hard, and frankly, not practical if you're the... >>

Tesla's heavily upgraded Autopilot will start rolling out in December

Tesla's heavily upgraded Autopilot will start rolling out in December

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If you recently bought a Model S or Model X, you'll be happy to know that Tesla's Enhanced Autopilot support will arrive for you soon.Elon Musk took to Twitter over the weekend to inform a new Model S owner that the Enhanced Autopilot update will start... >>

Instagram now notifies you if someone takes a screenshot

Instagram now notifies you if someone takes a screenshot

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Instagram has taken another page from Snapchat's playbook.When you receive a snap (photo or video message) or watch someone's story (a 24-hour reel of broadcasted snaps) in Snapchat, and then take a screenshot of that snap or story, the person who sent... >>

Best Cyber Monday 2016 UK fitness tracker deals: Garmin, Fitbit, Polar and more

Best Cyber Monday 2016 UK fitness tracker deals: Garmin, Fitbit, Polar and more

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Black Friday turned into the biggest shopping day of the year and now the biggest retailers have pushed these deals on to Cyber Monday so you can carry on saving yourself a packet in the run-up to Christmas. This Cyber Monday we're expecting fitness... >>

Cyber Monday UK laptop deals: The best laptop deals online

Cyber Monday UK laptop deals: The best laptop deals online

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Black Friday isn't quite over yet, with some of the best laptop deals continuing into Cyber Monday and beyond. There are loads of savings on laptops, netbooks and notebooks to be had – so plenty of opportunity to grab a bargain in time for Christmas... >>

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad Air 2: What's the difference?

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Apple unveiled several new devices at an event in March 2016, one of which was the update to the iPad Air 2, only it doesn't sit in the Air range. Instead, the latest 9.7-incher comes in the form of a smaller iPad Pro. We have put the specs of... >>