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Apple working on Amazon Echo-like device to control your home through Siri

Apple working on Amazon Echo-like device to control your home through Siri

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Apple reportedly has plans to make its own voice controlled speaker or device, much like Amazon Echo, in order to control your smarthome kit through Siri voice control. It has allegedly been working on the project for more than two years, which explains... >>

Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: What's the rumoured difference?

Google Pixel XL vs Pixel: What's the rumoured difference?

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Google is rumoured to launch two new smartphones on 4 October that are said to be appearing in place of the 2016 Nexus devices. The two devices were originally codenamed Nexus Marlin and Nexus Sailfish, but recent reports have suggested Pixel XL and... >>

New Apple TV surfaces in FCC filing, has Bluetooth and, er, NFC?

New Apple TV surfaces in FCC filing, has Bluetooth and, er, NFC?

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When the latest Apple TV was unveiled a year ago it raised a few eyebrows. That's because, excellent streaming box that it is, it didn't have support for 4K video. It seemed short sighted at the time, becoming even more so as rivals released their own... >>

Google Pixel vs Nexus 5X: What's the rumoured difference?

Google Pixel vs Nexus 5X: What's the rumoured difference?

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Google is set to launch a couple of new devices on 4 October, both of which are reported to be made by HTC and both of which will be the poster boys for Android Nougat. Traditionally they would have fallen under Nexus branding, but this year it looks... >>

Google Allo: How to set up and use the latest smart messenger

Google Allo: How to set up and use the latest smart messenger

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Allo, Google’s latest smart messenger is officially rolling out on the Android Play Store and iOS App Store now in the UK . The launch comes just a couple of days after it first hit the US market.  If you have an iPhone, simply search for "Google... >>

Samsung ordered to X-ray every Galaxy Note 7 battery as replacements continue

Samsung ordered to X-ray every Galaxy Note 7 battery as replacements continue

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Samsung has been ordered by a regulator in its homeland to perform X-ray scans of every battery in every Samsung Galaxy Note 7 before they can be sold or used in a replacement. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Korean Agency for Technology and... >>

Citroen Grand C4 Picasso review: Carting the kids around couldn't be more cool
4.5 stars

Citroen Grand C4 Picasso review: Carting the kids around couldn't be more cool

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With SUVs flying off forecourts and onto driveways at a pace that doesn't match their often-sluggish performance, the MPV class is seen as the wallowing hinterland of modern cars.  It's where you end up when you've expanded your family beyond an estate... >>

These are the new Roku boxes with 4K HDR, specs and pics revealed

These are the new Roku boxes with 4K HDR, specs and pics revealed

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At the end of August, we revealed that Roku will be replacing its entire streaming box line-up with as many as five new devices. We believe they will be launched in the next few weeks, in the States at least, and will add 4K HDR streaming to at least... >>

Sony MDR-1000X review: Quite simply phenomenal noise-cancelling headphones
4.5 stars

Sony MDR-1000X review: Quite simply phenomenal noise-cancelling headphones

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Sony's mission to deliver its best noise-cancelling headphones has lead to the birth of the MDR-1000X. It's a solid name, for a solid pair of noise-cancelling headphones. The MDR-1000X set their sights on the lucrative wireless noise-cancelling segment... >>

The CompTIA Core Certification Bundle can boost your job-hunting prospects (95 per cent off)

The CompTIA Core Certification Bundle can boost your job-hunting prospects (95 per cent off)

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While experience helps, moving up in the tech world sometimes requires having a certification or two under your belt. Of course, not all certifications are created equal, and few carry as much weight as one from CompTIA. Whether you’re looking to break... >>

The Complete NES Bluetooth Controller Kit gives your mobile gaming a retro edge (16 per cent off)

The Complete NES Bluetooth Controller Kit gives your mobile gaming a retro edge (16 per cent off)

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It’s been decades since their release, and gaming on the NES is still going strong. While true gamers never outgrow the classics, Bluetooth technology has made wires obsolete. Now, you can finally make your retro gaming wireless thanks to The Complete... >>

New version of Minecraft that’s just for learning will launch 1 November

New version of Minecraft that’s just for learning will launch 1 November

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Minecraft isn't just a block-based game. It's also a learning tool. Seriously. Educators have been using a version of Minecraft for the classroom, called MinecraftEdu, since 2011 in more than 40 countries to help teach all types of subjects, from math... >>

iPhone 7 Plus owners can finally try that new 'Portrait' camera mode

iPhone 7 Plus owners can finally try that new 'Portrait' camera mode

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When Apple unveiled the iPhone 7 Plus earlier this month, it introduced a depth-of-field camera trick that's exclusive to the device. The feature, dubbed Portrait mode, wasn't quite ready for release when iOS 10 started rolling out last week. However, iPhone... >>

Drone surfing is here! This drone is so powerful it tows people on water

Drone surfing is here! This drone is so powerful it tows people on water

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Drone surfing is a thing now. What's that even mean? Well, watch the video below to see a person riding the waves while tethered to a high-powered drone from Washington-based drone manufacturer Freefly Studios. It has made an $18,000 drone that can tow... >>

Flybrix is a do-it-yourself flying drone kit that uses Lego pieces

Flybrix is a do-it-yourself flying drone kit that uses Lego pieces

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Ever want to build a drone from scratch? Well, now you can using Lego. Flybrix is offering a unique, do-it-yourself drone kit, which is based on the idea that if you crash your drone, you can rebuild it and make it airborne again within minutes. This... >>

BBC looks to the future of television with Holographic TV prototype

BBC looks to the future of television with Holographic TV prototype

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The BBC has often been at the forefront of new broadcast technologies, trialling 3D, virtual reality and 4K programming long before many others. All three have either made it into the public sphere or are on the immediate horizon - and one has even been... >>

Yahoo confirms state-sponsored hack stole 500 million users' data: Were you affected?

Yahoo confirms state-sponsored hack stole 500 million users' data: Were you affected?

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Yahoo has announced that it was the victim of a "state-sponsored" hack. The hack, which actually occurred two years ago and is thought to be the largest internet theft on record, has resulted in the personal data and account data of at least half a billion... >>

Apple AirPods review: Wire-free future or design disaster?
4.0 stars

Apple AirPods review: Wire-free future or design disaster?

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With no headphone socket on the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, you've either got to go Lightning connector or Bluetooth wireless. And the company is hoping you'll opt for the latter and buy into its wireless in-ear AirPods.  If you've got wired headphones... >>

MacOS Sierra tips and tricks: Maximise your MacBook

MacOS Sierra tips and tricks: Maximise your MacBook

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Apple has finally pushed out the MacOS Sierra update we've been waiting for since WWDC back in June and, with it, some useful new features. They can speed up how you work and find things, as well as helping you save space on your precious hard drive.... >>

Oppo’s UDP-203 is an Ultra HD Blu-ray playing powerhouse

Oppo’s UDP-203 is an Ultra HD Blu-ray playing powerhouse

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Oppo has taken the wraps off its new UDP-203 Ultra HD Blu-ray player, and will join just a small number of similar players in the UK. Currently, the only UHD Blu-ray players available are the Panasonic DMP-UB900 and DMP-UB700, Samsung UBD-K8500 and the... >>

Inside the McLaren Technology Centre

Inside the McLaren Technology Centre

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Nestled off an innocuous roundabout on the A320 lies the McLaren Technology Centre. A bespoke building which, with its sister the McLaren Production Centre, makes up the beating heart of the company most famed for its Formula 1 success. It's barely visible... >>

Denon’s new in-ears use double drivers for double power

Denon’s new in-ears use double drivers for double power

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The AH-C821 in-ear headphones enter straight at the top of Denon’s in-ear models and use what the company is calling a Double Air Compression Driver. It’s a new, patented design that places two 11.5cm drivers one in front of the other and claims to... >>

If you thought clamshell phones were dead, take a look at this Samsung SM-W2017 Android monster

If you thought clamshell phones were dead, take a look at this Samsung SM-W2017 Android monster

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It's been a long time since we last owned a clamshell phone, most likely a Motorola Razr of some description, but Samsung is merrily cracking on with the form factor. And it must be said that its latest, the Samsung SM-W2017 is a rather tasty little... >>

CoWatch smartwatch is the Amazon Echo for your wrist

CoWatch smartwatch is the Amazon Echo for your wrist

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We're only just about to get Amazon Echo and Amazon Echo Dot in the UK for the first time, with the Echo coming on 28 September and the smaller Dot arriving a month later, but US customers have had access to Alexa-enabled devices for more than a year.... >>

Hisense 75M7900 4K TV review: Budget sense, but HDR nonsense
4.0 stars

Hisense 75M7900 4K TV review: Budget sense, but HDR nonsense

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The 10-inch difference between a 65-inch TV and a 75-inch TV is more than just a measurement. It marks the difference - at least in any fairly regular-sized living room - between just watching television and stepping into the world of home cinema. Unfortunately... >>