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Nokia's Android phones get one step closer

Nokia's Android phones get one step closer

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We've known for a few months that Nokia intends to make a return to the smartphone market. It won't be strictly Nokia as we remember it, but rather HMD Global manufacturing phones using the Nokia name.HMD Global has recently confirmed we can expect to... >>

Best SIM-only plans available in the UK

Best SIM-only plans available in the UK

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Over the past few years, SIM-only contracts have seen something of a resurgence in the consumer market. There are at least two reasons for this. Firstly, carriers (or networks) don't make much money on selling phones, and so they can make practically... >>

Steam winter sale promises even bigger games deals than Black Friday, start date revealed

Steam winter sale promises even bigger games deals than Black Friday, start date revealed

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The Steam winter sale is always a massive deal for PC and Mac gamers. Yes, we've just had a sale as part of the Black Friday period, but that was nothing in comparison to the bargains to be had over Christmas and into the new year.Games deals at the end... >>

How to download Netflix movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet

How to download Netflix movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet

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After years of subscriber requests and insistence that it would never happen, Netflix has finally added offline viewing to its iOS and Android apps.That means users of iPhones, iPads and Android phones and tablets can now download and store Netflix movies... >>

How to use the Pokemon Go Nearby feature

How to use the Pokemon Go Nearby feature

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First leaked in August, the Nearby feature in Pokemon Go will change how you play the game, making your Pokemon time more effective. Rolling out initially in limited regions, the Nearby feature is now available in the UK, so it's much easier to find... >>

NES Classic Mini controller problem solved, add this Bluetooth adapter

NES Classic Mini controller problem solved, add this Bluetooth adapter

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There's no doubt about it, the NES Classic Mini is a fantastic little games console - hence it's sold out almost everywhere.We've loved revisiting the 30 Nintendo Entertainment System games that come pre-installed. What we don't love, however, is having... >>

Fujifilm's new X-A10 is a compact selfie-shooter

Fujifilm's new X-A10 is a compact selfie-shooter

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Fujifilm has taken the wraps off its new X-A10 compact mirrorless camera complete with a newly-developed 16.3-megapixel APS-C sensor. It arrives as an entry-level model, but Fujifilm says the new sensor, combined with its image processing technology will... >>

B&O Play H9 headphones will deliver smooth, Scandinavian sound wirelessly and with ANC

B&O Play H9 headphones will deliver smooth, Scandinavian sound wirelessly and with ANC

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Purveyor of fine Scandinavian audio products B&O Play has just released its new flagship pair of headphones, the Beoplay H9. They’re a wireless on-ear design, available in black and argilla grey finishes, so they’ll keep you looking good no matter... >>

Fitbit is on the verge of buying Pebble for $40 million

Fitbit is on the verge of buying Pebble for $40 million

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The Information has reported that smartwatch and fitness tracking specialist Fitbit is in the midst of a $40 million takeover of smartwatch maker Pebble. If the deal goes through, then Fitbit is said to receive all of Pebble's intellectual property and... >>

OnePlus 3 owners can now get Android 7.0 Nougat in open beta

OnePlus 3 owners can now get Android 7.0 Nougat in open beta

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If you own a OnePlus 3, you can install an early version of Android 7.0 right now.This is an unfinished version of OnePlus' OxygenOS based on Nougat, so it's only meant for those of you who are feeling adventurous and don't mind running beta software... >>

Apple's delayed wireless AirPods will finally ship 'over the next few weeks'

Apple's delayed wireless AirPods will finally ship 'over the next few weeks'

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Those of you eagerly waiting for Apple's wireless AirPods to launch will be happy to hear they're weeks away from launching.According to MacRumors, which received a forwarded email written by Tim Cook, who was responding to a customer's complaint, Apple... >>

Samsung Gear S3 Classic review: Android Wear, beware, this is the smartwatch to beat
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Samsung Gear S3 Classic review: Android Wear, beware, this is the smartwatch to beat

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Samsung has been in the wearable game longer most other tech companies. From its original Galaxy Gear through to now with its latest Gear S3 - available in Classic and Frontier models - the progression shows the company's refined focus on its smartwatch... >>

Apple adds (Product)Red Beats Solo 3 Wireless headphones and Pill+ speakers to charity line

Apple adds (Product)Red Beats Solo 3 Wireless headphones and Pill+ speakers to charity line

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Apple supports the (Product)Red campaign all year round, but in honour of World AIDS Day will offer special editions of popular iOS apps on the App Store for the coming week. It has also announced four new (Product)Red products, including a couple of... >>

Dr News: The one news app to replace them all?

Dr News: The one news app to replace them all?

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Want an app that delivers the latest news, but in a way that you can customise?Look no further than Dr News. After you download and open Dr News, you will be asked to select your edition (US/India/Globe). You will then be able to select categories that... >>

Why choose Freeview Play? 7 reasons to go free for catch-up TV

Why choose Freeview Play? 7 reasons to go free for catch-up TV

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Launched in October last year, the Freeview Play service has gathered momentum of late. Many more supported devices are now available and the free catch-up technology from the UK's major digital television provider is proving an excellent alternative... >>

What Freeview Play TV or set-top-box is best for you?

What Freeview Play TV or set-top-box is best for you?

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There's a revolution happening in TV catch-up. Paid TV services have long offered on demand services, as have individual applications for a multitude of broadcasters, but now there's a subscription free alternative to catching up on television shows you've... >>

Virgin TV V6 box vs Sky Q: What's the difference?

Virgin TV V6 box vs Sky Q: What's the difference?

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Sky Q has been around for just over a year and has been the undisputed king of paid TV in all that time. Now a new kid is on the block, hoping to steal that crown.Virgin TV is the collective name for a new family of devices and services from Virgin Media,... >>

What is Gadget Cover?

What is Gadget Cover?

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There are plenty of places that will insure your tech goodies. So what’s so special about Gadget Cover? Here are six standout reasons to make Gadget Cover your choice.Truly instant coverThis is a key feature. If you’re going on holiday tomorrow, today... >>

Ford announces refreshed 2017 Fiesta line-up with more technology than any other small car

Ford announces refreshed 2017 Fiesta line-up with more technology than any other small car

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Ford has unveiled the 2017 Fiesta at a special event in Cologne, Germany, that will see the company’s ubiquitous small car receive some major technological updates.All 4 of the new model variants: Titanium, ST-line, Vignale and Active crossover get... >>

The Samsung Galaxy S8 could give you super-sharp selfies

The Samsung Galaxy S8 could give you super-sharp selfies

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Korean news publication ET News has cited sources as saying the Samsung Galaxy S8 will come with an auto-focusing front-facing camera. If true, it would be your selfies would be much sharper and clearer than before. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Edge: What's... >>

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 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,... >>