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White Amazon Echo in pictures, get it for £50 off

White Amazon Echo in pictures, get it for £50 off

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Along with finally announcing the Amazon Echo for the UK, the retail giant revealed a new colour scheme that is also new for the US. Previously, the Amazon Echo voice-controlled speaker and smarthome system only came in black, and while that still looks... >>

Is this what the Google Pixel XL will look like?

Is this what the Google Pixel XL will look like?

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We know that Google is planning to release two new smartphones this year and we’re pretty confident they’ll be called Pixel and Pixel XL. What we don’t know is what they’ll look like. Until now. Or at least, we now have an idea what the larger... >>

Apple iPhone 7 review: Refining the design rather than ripping it up and starting again
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Apple iPhone 7 review: Refining the design rather than ripping it up and starting again

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"It is the best iPhone yet", proclaimed Tim Cook on the stage at Apple's Special Event in San Francisco at the beginning of the September. He would be right, the iPhone 7 is, but it is not the leap of technological advancement that many of the fanboys... >>

Meeting Miyamoto: Mario creator talks Super Mario Run and Nintendo's mobile strategy

Meeting Miyamoto: Mario creator talks Super Mario Run and Nintendo's mobile strategy

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Apple's keynote presentation, where it revealed the latest iPhones, Apple Watch and AirPods, has just finished. But while others are scrabbling for hands-on time with the new devices, we're on our way to talk to the man whose entrance received probably... >>

Apple to continue headphone jack killing spree with MacBook Pro?

Apple to continue headphone jack killing spree with MacBook Pro?

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After the decision to remove the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, it seems Apple now has the urge to continue its villainous spree with attention now focused on the MacBook Pro with Retina display. MacRumours has learned that Apple... >>

Dell’s 2016 XPS 13 arrives with new Rose Gold finish

Dell’s 2016 XPS 13 arrives with new Rose Gold finish

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Dell’s XPS 13 laptop has always been a serious competitor to Apple’s MacBook Air and the latest version comes in a new Apple-like Rose Gold colour finish. One of our favourite features of the previous version, the virtually borderless display, makes... >>

Canon EOS M5 preview: ‘Mirrorless 80D’ finally shows Canon can compete in compact system cameras

Canon EOS M5 preview: ‘Mirrorless 80D’ finally shows Canon can compete in compact system cameras

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It's fair to say we've been highly critical of Canon's compact system camera EOS M line. For a simple reason, though: the Japanese company's mirrorless cameras just haven't been able to stand up against the competition. But that could be about to change.... >>

Fastrack your coding career with the Complete C Family Programming Bundle (97 per cent off)

Fastrack your coding career with the Complete C Family Programming Bundle (97 per cent off)

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Aspiring coders take note! You can master three of tech world’s most prolific languages with a single course bundle. Whether you’re hoping to design a gaming smash hit or the next wave of Windows software, the C programming family can help you code... >>

Get 30 Steam games for less than £30 with Steamcrate (70 per cent off)

Get 30 Steam games for less than £30 with Steamcrate (70 per cent off)

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Looking to breathe some life into your Steam library? Instead of praying for your favorite games to go on sale, try getting a subscription to Steamcrate. For only £21.83 ($28.99 USD), Steamcrate will deliver 10 random Steam games to your library each... >>

This is Sony's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player with 4K and HDR support

This is Sony's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player with 4K and HDR support

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Sony's really getting into 4K now. The company is officially supporting 4K in a physical format, with the introduction of the UBP-X1000ES. It's Sony's first Blu-ray player capable of Ultra HD Blu-ray playback. It not only brings support for full 4K but... >>

New Microsoft Band device won't debut this year and maybe never will

New Microsoft Band device won't debut this year and maybe never will

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Amid reports that Android Wear partners aren't releasing new hardware this year, it looks like Microsoft won't update its Band line either. According to ZDNet, the Microsoft Band 2 might be the last Band ever released, though the Microsoft Health service... >>

There won't be any big new Android Wear smartwatches this year

There won't be any big new Android Wear smartwatches this year

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Wearables may not be the next big thing after all. LG, Lenovo, and Huawei aren't going to release new Android Wear smartwatches in 2016, according to CNET, which seems to imply they are in no hurry to put out new hardware, as consumer demand might not... >>

Apple iOS 10 tips and tricks: See what your iPhone and iPad can do now

Apple iOS 10 tips and tricks: See what your iPhone and iPad can do now

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Apple has released the final GM version of iOS 10 to Public Beta users and set a date for the full public release on the 13 September. It is the latest update from the company and the first major one since the launch of iOS 9 in 2015. Apple has packaged... >>

YouTube HDR: What's the story?

YouTube HDR: What's the story?

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It's been nine months since Google-owned YouTube announced it would soon support HDR content. With HDR-compatible televisions bursting onto the market, and several other media companies (such as Netflix and Amazon) announcing they too would support HDR... >>

Hive confirms compatibility with Amazon Echo for voice controlled heating and lighting

Hive confirms compatibility with Amazon Echo for voice controlled heating and lighting

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Amazon today confirmed that the Amazon Echo is coming to the UK, powered by its onboard smart agent Alexa. Announcing a range of partnerships, one of the more interesting for the UK is Hive, the smarthome offshoot of British Gas.  Hive has confirmed... >>

How to download Pixel and Pixel XL's Launcher for Android

How to download Pixel and Pixel XL's Launcher for Android

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Ahead of the long-rumoured Pixel and Pixel XL's launch, it appears as though their particular Android launchers have leaked. You can download and install them on your device now to get a taste of what the software will look like on the Nexus-replacement... >>

Twitter flies on to Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Xbox One

Twitter flies on to Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Xbox One

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You’ll now be able to get your Twitter fix on more devices thanks to apps that rolling out from today for Apple TV (4th generation), Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick and the Xbox One. The apps will give you the full Twitter experience, including live... >>

Amazon Echo Dot (2016) preview: Alexa for those who use their own speakers

Amazon Echo Dot (2016) preview: Alexa for those who use their own speakers

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Alongside a European launch for its Echo speaker, Amazon announced that an all-new Amazon Echo Dot is coming to the UK, US and Germany soon. Unlike the fully-fledged Amazon Echo, the Dot doesn't have full speaker drivers of its own, just a smaller speaker... >>

Tado teams up with Amazon for voice-controlled heating in the UK

Tado teams up with Amazon for voice-controlled heating in the UK

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Smart heating company Tado has announced it is teaming up with Amazon Echo to offer voice-controlled heating to its users in the UK, Germany and Austria.  The collaboration comes after Amazon finally announced that Amazon Echo, and a refreshed Amazon... >>

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Tap vs Echo Dot: What's the difference?

Amazon Echo vs Amazon Tap vs Echo Dot: What's the difference?

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Amazon's Echo lineup offers tiered-speaker heights that remind us of Starbucks coffee sizes (grande, venti, and trenta). The company makes a cylindrical, internet-connected Bluetooth speaker called Echo, which doubles as a personal, cloud-based assistant,... >>

Amazon Echo Dot refreshed with new tricks and colours

Amazon Echo Dot refreshed with new tricks and colours

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Amazon has announced a new version of its popular Amazon Echo Dot device that works within the Amazon Alexa eco-system. The Echo Dot, which had previously been on sale in the US, has now come to the UK, getting a full revamp and refresh at the same time.... >>

Amazon Echo comes to Europe, UK customers can finally use Alexa

Amazon Echo comes to Europe, UK customers can finally use Alexa

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Amazon has announced that its voice-controlled, cloud-connected speaker is coming to the UK in the form of Amazon Echo. Having been released in the United States mid-2015, the system is finally ready for a wider roll-out. It connects a user to Amazon's... >>

Apple Watch Series 2 review: Fitness first
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Apple Watch Series 2 review: Fitness first

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As the Apple Watch continues to polarise opinion, Apple has released a new version of the smartwatch which hopes to address many of the concerns of the first outing. It's called the Apple Watch Series 2. The new watch features a much greater focus on... >>

Pokemon Go buddy: How to use the new buddy system

Pokemon Go buddy: How to use the new buddy system

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Pokemon Go publisher Niantic Labs has always promised that there would be updates to Pokemon Go to add new features as the game moves forward.  Although many will have seen the peak in Pokemon Go gameplay, the most recent update to the app on Android... >>

Motorola Moto Z vs Moto Z Play: What's the difference?

Motorola Moto Z vs Moto Z Play: What's the difference?

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Motorola offers both the Moto Z and the Moto Z Play in the UK. The two devices can both be used with Moto Mods and they are both customisable through Moto Maker. The Moto Z starts at £499, while the Moto Z Play starts at £370, but how do they differ?... >>