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This is the BlackBerry Venice slider phone, coming in November and with Google Play Store

This is the BlackBerry Venice slider phone, coming in November and with Google Play Store

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When BlackBerry executive Ron Louks held up a previously announced slider phone at Mobile World Congress earlier this year it took many if not all by surprise. It was only a tease - wasn't even named - but represented an interesting new direction for... >>

FiftyThree is finally bringing its popular Paper drawing app to iPhone

FiftyThree is finally bringing its popular Paper drawing app to iPhone

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Soon, you'll be able to create gorgeous works of art...with your iPhone. Everyone knows the iPad is a great device for sketching, especially when paired with the robust Paper app and Pencil stylus from FiftyThree. But the iPhone on the other hand isn't... >>

Fotokite Phi is a leashed drone that's gesture-controlled and carries a GoPro

Fotokite Phi is a leashed drone that's gesture-controlled and carries a GoPro

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Even we'll admit that drones can be intimidating. They're difficult to steer, cumbersome to transport, and often super expensive. The list of negatives goes on further, but despite all that, we still love and can't get enough of them. For instance, when... >>

BBC iPlayer to embrace Ultra HD as part of the Beeb's 'long term plans'

BBC iPlayer to embrace Ultra HD as part of the Beeb's 'long term plans'

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The BBC iPlayer platform is looking to offer Ultra HD video streams in the future but the 4K TV market isn't big enough yet to make it a priority. Pocket-lint met the head of BBC iPlayer, Dan Taylor-Watt, at New Broadcasting House in London to check... >>

BBC iPlayer brings new features to mobile and TV, you can now start a live show from the beginning

BBC iPlayer brings new features to mobile and TV, you can now start a live show from the beginning

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The BBC is in the processing of pushing out updates to its TV, set-top-box and mobile applications that add a few key new features, with different new abilities coming to different platforms. One of the key new features is Live Restart, which is rolling... >>

Using the Intel RealSense depth-sensing smartphone: Does it raise the bar for phones?

Using the Intel RealSense depth-sensing smartphone: Does it raise the bar for phones?

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Imagine a smartphone with a slew of cameras capable of detecting depth and distance to generate on-screen augmented reality experiences relative to the world around you, not just linear on-screen applications and game experiences. No need to imagine it... >>

Twitchers and YouTubers, the Razer RealSense Camera's auto background removal will enhance your broadcasts

Twitchers and YouTubers, the Razer RealSense Camera's auto background removal will enhance your broadcasts

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Razer is well known in gaming for its PCs, laptops and peripherals. Now, with the power of Intel RealSense, its created the Razer RealSense Camera, which uses the depth-sensing technology to auto remove backgrounds. No need for green screen, no need for... >>

Google Hangouts now has its own website for videos calls and messaging

Google Hangouts now has its own website for videos calls and messaging

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Although there are already a hundred different ways to access the Hangouts video-calling service, Google has apparently decided you need yet another way. It has launched an all-new Google Hangouts website. You can still start a Hangout from Gmail, your... >>

Pre-order the SKEYE Mini Drone and save 34 per cent

Pre-order the SKEYE Mini Drone and save 34 per cent

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We always want you to be the first to have the coolest and newest gadgets, which is why we’re letting you know that the insanely fun SKEYE Mini Drone with an HD camera is coming in September. And you can pre-order it now and save 34 per cent when it... >>

Google's OnHub smart Wi-Fi router might actually excite you

Google's OnHub smart Wi-Fi router might actually excite you

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We've all been there. Your internet isn't working at home, so you resort to unplugging and then re-plugging in your Wi-Fi router. Maybe that'll do the trick... or maybe it won't. It's just one of life's mysteries. But Google has developed a new product... >>

Fossil Android Wear smartwatch to arrive October, powered by Intel technology

Fossil Android Wear smartwatch to arrive October, powered by Intel technology

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Intel and Fossil Group announced a partnership in September 2014, and now we're seeing the fruits of that as tangible product at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015. Yep, Fossil will release its first fashion smartwatch, an as-yet-unnamed Android Wear... >>

Cortana is always listening with new Wake-On-Voice tech, even when Windows 10 is sleeping

Cortana is always listening with new Wake-On-Voice tech, even when Windows 10 is sleeping

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"Hey Cortana". Windows 10's built-in assistant is the go-to voice-controlled interface in Microsoft's operating system. And she's just about to get a whole lot smarter. Shown at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2015 in San Francisco, Intel demonstrated... >>

Windows Surface Mobile 'Juggernaut Alpha' leaks: QHD, 4GB, wireless charging, 21MP PureView and more

Windows Surface Mobile 'Juggernaut Alpha' leaks: QHD, 4GB, wireless charging, 21MP PureView and more

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What's claimed to be the rumoured Windows Surface Phone has leaked online under the codename "Juggernaut Alpha" which should ship as "Surface Mobile". And as the codename suggests it should knock over any competition in its path. Rumours of a Surface... >>

Scooby Doo trailer shows how Lego Dimensions is taking toys to life to a new level

Scooby Doo trailer shows how Lego Dimensions is taking toys to life to a new level

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As momentum builds towards next month’s launch of Lego Dimensions, a new trailer focusing on Scooby-Doo underlines the multiple franchises available in the Starter Pack along with a staring role for Shaggy and Scooby. Scooby-Doo is one of the 14 brands... >>

Misfit unveils Speedo Shine, the water wearable for swimmers

Misfit unveils Speedo Shine, the water wearable for swimmers

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Misfit, best known for its Shine activity tracker, has teamed up with Speedo to create its first water-specific wearable. The Misfit Speedo wants to make swimming data collection easy. The Speedo branded tracker will not only track swimming but will work... >>

27 incredible iPhone photos, bringing movies and TV shows into the real world

27 incredible iPhone photos, bringing movies and TV shows into the real world

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Photographer François Dourlen has carved a niche for himself in producing some incredible images using an iPhone. However, his pictures aren't great because they were taken with the device's camera, rather that they feature the phone in some very inventive... >>

Vector Luna Watch review: Simple but stylish
3.5 stars

Vector Luna Watch review: Simple but stylish

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The Vector Luna Watch isn't your typical smartwatch. Sure, it does everything you'd expect a smartwatch to do – deliver notifications, track your activity, wake you up with an alarm and offer customisable watch faces – but Vector claims those receiving... >>

Why no Sony Gamescom press conference for PS4? Because it’s hosting one in Paris instead

Why no Sony Gamescom press conference for PS4? Because it’s hosting one in Paris instead

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There were more than a few eyebrows raised when it became apparent that Sony would not be hosting its usual media briefing event during Gamescom in Germany earlier this month. In many people's eyes it left the door wide open for Microsoft and Xbox to... >>

Google's Project Ara modular smartphone: Everything you need to know

Google's Project Ara modular smartphone: Everything you need to know

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Google wants to do to hardware what apps did to software. By creating a phone that can have each component changed, Google believes it will drive down hardware pricing while allowing users to pick and choose what they want. That's what Google's Project... >>

17 real-life robots that will make you think the future is now

17 real-life robots that will make you think the future is now

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If you're anything like us, you probably can't wait for the day you can go to the store and easily (and cheaply) buy a robot to clean your house, wait on you, and do whatever you want. We know that day is a long way off, but technology is getting better... >>

Watch Boston Dynamics humanoid Atlas robot take a walk in the woods, looking like a ninja

Watch Boston Dynamics humanoid Atlas robot take a walk in the woods, looking like a ninja

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If you go down to the woods today you could be in for a big surprise, especially if you're near Boston Dynamics' testing grounds. The robot development company has unleashed its Atlas humanoid robot on the world in outdoor tests. The 6-foot Atlas humanoid... >>

Apple Music Festival line-up teased: Pharrell, Disclosure, One Direction and more

Apple Music Festival line-up teased: Pharrell, Disclosure, One Direction and more

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Following the Apple Music and Beats 1 launch there was always going to be a special attention given to this year's Apple Music Festival. Especially as the old iTunes Festival name has been ditched. Now the line-up has been partially announced and it shouldn't... >>

OnePlus 2 review: In a class of its own
5.0 stars

OnePlus 2 review: In a class of its own

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When does one plus two equal more than three? When it's the OnePlus 2, the budget self-styled "flagship killer" that's full of top-end features at such an affordable price point that, well, it simply sounds too good to add up. This 5.5-inch sequel to... >>

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the next version of Google's mobile OS

Android 6.0 Marshmallow is the next version of Google's mobile OS

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Google has unveiled a Android lawn sculpture outside its Mountain View headquarters, confirming that M is officially Android Marshmallow. There had been plenty of speculation about what sweet treat Google would name the next version of Android after,... >>

Is this a new PS4 or Xbox One? Actually it’s neither, it’s an Ouye Tank Android console

Is this a new PS4 or Xbox One? Actually it’s neither, it’s an Ouye Tank Android console

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One to file in the "cheeky" folder, the Ouye Tank is a Chinese games console currently seeking funding on the country's version of Kickstarter, JD Finance. It's actually an Android games machine, with a name cunningly similar to another Android console... >>