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First software update for OnePlus 2 now rolling out: Here's what it fixes

First software update for OnePlus 2 now rolling out: Here's what it fixes

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The first over-the-air software update for the OnePlus 2 has finally arrived. OnePlus said it was coming - with a few changes and fixes for bugs spotted in the company's new Android-based OxygenOS, and now it's here. The most important thing it addresses... >>

10 ways to upgrade your Mac

10 ways to upgrade your Mac

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Your Mac is about to faster, better, and more powerful. Just as long as you get the Mac power user bundle we're offering at Pocket-lint Deals. Don't miss your chance to get 10 amazing apps for your Mac and pay what you want. Grab the bundle now and:... >>

Amazon Echo will soon let you control SmartThings devices with your voice

Amazon Echo will soon let you control SmartThings devices with your voice

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Samsung-owned SmartThings will soon work with Amazon Echo, according to the company's now-unpublished blog post. The smart home platform is getting ready to release a second-generation home automation hub in September, and to complement the release of... >>

Somebody actually saw Moto 360 2 while on a Chicago train and snuck a pic

Somebody actually saw Moto 360 2 while on a Chicago train and snuck a pic

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Some guy in Chicago spotted the Moto 360 2 while out and about, then managed to sneakily grab a photo of it, and post it to Google+. Gerrit Gödecke said he saw it while on a Chicago commuter train, where there's apparently a "good chance" of catching... >>

Apple Watch smart bands that connect to watch's hidden port might launch in 2016

Apple Watch smart bands that connect to watch's hidden port might launch in 2016

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Apple might be working on new accessories for the Apple Watch. They're described as "smart bands" and could launch by next year. A Czech website has claimed the Cupertino-based company plans to announce new bands that plug into the hidden data port on... >>

Real-life first-person shooter takes to Chatroulette, the result is amazing

Real-life first-person shooter takes to Chatroulette, the result is amazing

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There have been a few real-life videos of first-person shooter games, but nothing like this. The creative geniuses at RealmPictures have created an entire gaming world, including zombies, weapons and boss baddies. But rather than just making a video,... >>

Is Samsung’s 18.4-inch 'Tahoe' Android tablet a size too far?

Is Samsung’s 18.4-inch 'Tahoe' Android tablet a size too far?

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Just when we thought tablets had become all they could be, a leak suggests Samsung wants to shake things up. A giant 18.4-inch Android tablet codenamed Tahoe has leaked from Samsung, according to SamMobile. The mega-tablet, named SM-T670, will apparently... >>

Apple iPhone 6S leak: Due 18 September, pre-order from 11th

Apple iPhone 6S leak: Due 18 September, pre-order from 11th

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The next generation Apple iPhone 6S release date has leaked many times and now it's appeared again in the most convincing leak yet. According to the leak the iPhone 6S will be available to pre-order from 11 September for a release date of 18 September.... >>

Android 6.0 Marshmallow: When is it coming to my phone?

Android 6.0 Marshmallow: When is it coming to my phone?

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Google has announced that its next mobile operating system update will be called Andorid 6.0 Marshmallow. As is tradition, Google will release new Nexus devices with the latest OS preloaded, first. These are expected to arrive in the forms of new Nexus... >>

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

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Since GoPro launched its latest camera range in the GoPro Hero4 the photos being created are stunning. With it comes new 4K video speeds of 30 frames per second, a rear touchscreen display and two times faster image processing. The camera remains largely... >>

Future batteries, coming soon: charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

Future batteries, coming soon: charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

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While smartphones, smarthomes and even smart wearables are growing ever more advanced, they're still limited by power. The battery hasn't advanced in decades. But we're on the verge of a power revolution. Big technology companies, and now car companies... >>

Solid-state batteries: Last longer, don’t break and increase power density

Solid-state batteries: Last longer, don’t break and increase power density

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Scientists are all working hard to find the Holy Grail of batteries and it looks like solid state could be a contender. A recent paper from researchers at MIT, working with Samsung, details a new type of battery. This solid-state powerhouse will last... >>

This is the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, expect an IFA appearance

This is the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, expect an IFA appearance

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The Sony Xperia Z5 Compact appears to have leaked in promotional photos of the handset. While Sony is expected to unveil its next flagship in the Xperia Z5 at IFA, from 2 September, the Compact hasn't leaked much. These leaked photos come via Dutch site... >>

iPhone users can now use WhatsApp on the web: Here's how to set it up

iPhone users can now use WhatsApp on the web: Here's how to set it up

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Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been ignoring iPhone users for a while. Sure, there's a WhatsApp app for iPhone. But the web client, which has been available for months and works with other mobile platforms like Android and BlackBerry, has never supported... >>

Orbitsound A70 Airsound Bar review: Stylish soundbar
4.5 stars

Orbitsound A70 Airsound Bar review: Stylish soundbar

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Of all the British brands out there, Orbitsound might not be the first one to pop into your head. But since the London-based company's conception back in 2005 it's forged forward with decent audio products and, in the Orbitsound A70 Airsound Bar, it's... >>

Bing's Android app has a new feature that's just like Google Now on Tap

Bing's Android app has a new feature that's just like Google Now on Tap

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Microsoft has added a new feature described as "snapshots on tap" within it's Bing Search app for Android - and as you might've guessed already, it works very similarly to Google's Now on Tap feature coming with Android Marshmallow this autumn. Google... >>

Learn JavaScript, C, HTML5 and more with 99 per cent off an 8-course coding bundle

Learn JavaScript, C, HTML5 and more with 99 per cent off an 8-course coding bundle

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If you’ve ever thought about learning how to code, you won’t want to pass up this amazing deal on the Coding 101 Bundle. We’ve packed it with eight great courses each worth up to $1,099 (£702) on their own, and we’ve made the entire bundle just... >>

Android Wear can now Google Translate your conversations: This is how it works

Android Wear can now Google Translate your conversations: This is how it works

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The world is a big place, and it's filled with people who speak many, many different languages. That can sometimes cause problems for you should you want to travel or even strike up a conversation with someone new. You never know if someone will understand... >>

Android Wear watch faces are now interactive: Here's what they can do

Android Wear watch faces are now interactive: Here's what they can do

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Google has announced that Android Wear is updating to include support for interactive watch faces. The idea is that - with just a tap - your watch face will now be able to change design, reveal more information, or even launch an app. With this type of... >>

Giphy just launched an app that lets you easily make GIFs on your iPhone

Giphy just launched an app that lets you easily make GIFs on your iPhone

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Everybody loves GIFs. But making them is another story. We're always looking for an easier and better and faster way to make GIFs, but that search might end today. A new app has just released - and it aims to streamline the GIF-making process. Giphy is... >>

Huawei unveils a new Honor smartphone, but it's the 7i not the expected 7

Huawei unveils a new Honor smartphone, but it's the 7i not the expected 7

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Although it is heavily tipped that Huawei sub-brand Honor will launch a new phone next week - thought to be the Honor 7 - it's actually announced a device ahead of the press event. And the name of it could confuse matters dramatically. A handset was launched... >>

Lytro goes open source for VR capture and more

Lytro goes open source for VR capture and more

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Lytro, the name behind light field photography, has just generously dished out all its tech to everyone, by becoming open source. This means anyone can now use the Illum camera and first-gen camera smarts to create anything their imaginations allow. This... >>

LeapFrog takes the Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition head-on with the Epic Android tablet for little’uns

LeapFrog takes the Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition head-on with the Epic Android tablet for little’uns

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Children's gadget and toy brand LeapFrog has responded to Amazon's entry into the kids tablet market with an Android device of its own. The LeapFrog Epic is designed specifically to be customised and can adapt to suit children as they age and become interested... >>

Huawei Mate8 leak suggests it could be the highlight of IFA

Huawei Mate8 leak suggests it could be the highlight of IFA

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Huawei is getting ready to launch its new Mate8 smartphone at the IFA tradeshow on 2 September. Officially, invites for a Huawei event, with the name 8 on the invite, have already gone out. Now a leak has revealed more of what we can expect from the phone... >>

Panasonic Viera TX-55CX802 review: Glorious 4K for under £2k
4.5 stars

Panasonic Viera TX-55CX802 review: Glorious 4K for under £2k

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The 4K revolution continues, with Panasonic's latest, the Viera CX802, bringing with it Firefox OS and the promise of future updates such as HDR (high dynamic range). It's got all the current 4K bells and whistles, but with that one televisual toe dipped... >>