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OnePlus 2: Here’s how to reserve yours

OnePlus 2: Here’s how to reserve yours

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Buying a OnePlus smatphone is no simple matter. For a start there are no shops and on top of that you can't even buy online without an invite. The OnePlus 2 has now launched, going on sale today (11 August), and much like the first OnePlus smartphone... >>

OnePlus 2 software: 7 features you must check out

OnePlus 2 software: 7 features you must check out

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OnePlus announced the successor to its popular OnePlus One smartphone earlier this month. The new handset has been described as the "flagship killer" for 2016 and it will be available through an invite-only system for £239 from today, 11 August. Aside... >>

OnePlus 2 hands-on: The 'flagship killer' has arrived, and it's a beaut

OnePlus 2 hands-on: The 'flagship killer' has arrived, and it's a beaut

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OnePlus unveiled it's second flagship smartphone: the OnePlus 2 in San Francisco earlier this month and as from today, 11 August, the device is available to buy - well, if you have an invite. First of all...this phone is the real deal. We've just spent... >>

Google restructures, becomes Alphabet

Google restructures, becomes Alphabet

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Google's founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have announced that they have restructured Google so it is now a division of a bigger company called Alphabet. The new parent company, run by Page and Brin, allows the new venture to create a number of companies... >>

Facebook knows if you're a 'haha' or 'lol' type of person

Facebook knows if you're a 'haha' or 'lol' type of person

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Haha. Lol. Hehe. There are many ways to express laughter when chatting online...or posting on Facebook. In fact, according to a blog post from the Facebook research team, Facebook has been analysing posts and comments posted on Facebook in order to identify... >>

Concorde 2.0 by Airbus could fly from London to New York in just one hour

Concorde 2.0 by Airbus could fly from London to New York in just one hour

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Airbus has been granted a patent for a new hypersonic passenger jet that could drastically speed up airline travel. Like, by a lot. If you thought the Concorde was cool because it could fly from London to New York in about 3 hours and 30 minutes, you'll... >>

Best budget smartphones 2015: The best phones available to buy for under £250

Best budget smartphones 2015: The best phones available to buy for under £250

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The budget smartphone market has really come into its own over the last couple of years, with numerous devices appearing with price tags under £250 and an aim to offer you a good enough smartphone experience that you don't need to splash half a grand... >>

Plex for iOS rebuilt from the ground up: Here's what it can do now

Plex for iOS rebuilt from the ground up: Here's what it can do now

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We've always been of the mind that Plex is one of the best home media streaming services out there, if not the best, but we've never been that fond of the iOS application experience. While it gave access to your library of films and TV shows, both at... >>

Skylanders Superchargers preview: Multiplayer online racing hands-on

Skylanders Superchargers preview: Multiplayer online racing hands-on

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Skylanders Superchargers already looked strong this year, offering proper playable toy vehicles along with the usual on-foot figurines and on-screen antics. Ahead of Gamescom most assumed that this action-adventure game would be matched by a Skylanders... >>

Best extreme sports videos that will wow you: Hoverboard, wave-surfing dirt bike and more

Best extreme sports videos that will wow you: Hoverboard, wave-surfing dirt bike and more

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Since off-piste skiers strapped massive video cameras to their heads in the eighties to fly down Chamonix mountains, the thirst for extreme sports has deepened. When the GoPro arrived, this was taken to the next level. Now nearly every extreme sporting... >>

Best compact cameras 2015: The best pocket cameras available to buy today

Best compact cameras 2015: The best pocket cameras available to buy today

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If you're looking for the best compact cameras of 2015 then you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest cameras to save you time when it comes to buying one from your local shop or online. Compact cameras are plentiful. With... >>

Apple iPhone 6S and iPad Pro launch date should be 9 September, sales start 18 September

Apple iPhone 6S and iPad Pro launch date should be 9 September, sales start 18 September

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It looks like the wait for the next Apple iPhone, be it 6S or 7, won't be long. The launch date is expected on 9 September with sales beginning the following 18 September. And a new iPad is set to appear too. According to BuzzFeed's "sources familiar... >>

Best smartphones 2015: The best phones available to buy today

Best smartphones 2015: The best phones available to buy today

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So, you want to buy a new phone? If you're looking for the best smartphone of 2015, you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest mobile phones of the year to save you time when you go to your local phone shop.  We continually... >>

Fallout 4 preview: Game of the year contender already?

Fallout 4 preview: Game of the year contender already?

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It is perhaps surprising that Fallout 4 is scheduled for a November release on Xbox One, PS4 and PC, mainly because even though we are in August already, Bethesda still didn't allow us to get actual hands-on time with the forthcoming role-player. Instead... >>

Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: VR's best experiences go head to head at Gamescom

Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: VR's best experiences go head to head at Gamescom

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During E3 we had the chance to test both the latest virtual reality headset from Oculus and its direct gaming rival, Sony's Project Morpheus, but there was one forthcoming device we didn't get to check out at the show. That's why when we were offered... >>

Nano ‘yolk’ batteries triple current capacity and charge full in six minutes

Nano ‘yolk’ batteries triple current capacity and charge full in six minutes

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Scientists at MIT have cracked a new type of battery that should blow current offerings out of their ionic waters. The "yolk" and "shell" batteries make use of nanoparticles to allow for greater expansion and contraction. The result is a battery that... >>

Three ways to make your own games - plus, pay what you want for all 15 courses!

Three ways to make your own games - plus, pay what you want for all 15 courses!

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There are several ways to bring your game ideas to life… so we've picked three of the best and made the process simple for you! Head over to Pocket-lint Deals to check out three game development bundles containing 15 courses valued at $539 total - and... >>

Mazda MX-5 (2016) first drive: Analogue awesomeness in a digital world

Mazda MX-5 (2016) first drive: Analogue awesomeness in a digital world

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We live in a world where driverless cars will be a reality soon, where hoverboards and drones fulfil our childhood sci-fi fantasies, where we need never again get lost thanks to constant connectivity and Google Maps. That's all well and good, but welcome... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

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The Galaxy Note series is one of Samsung's most popular. It is often groundbreaking, introducing a run of new features you don't get elsewhere. In 2014 we saw the release of the Note Edge, and we've also seen advanced camera performance, as well as UI... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks, packaging and all: QHD, 4GB RAM and more

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks, packaging and all: QHD, 4GB RAM and more

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There are product leaks and there are products leaks, and this Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is the spill-all type of leak. Ahead of the Samsung Unpacked event this Thursday 13 August, where the Galaxy Note 5 is expected to appear, the handset has leaked in a... >>

PawSquad lets you visit the vet from your couch at home, goodbye pet box

PawSquad lets you visit the vet from your couch at home, goodbye pet box

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Taking a pet to the vet is a nightmare for most. Loading a cat into a box is like battling nature itself. That's why PawSquad wants to shake-up the vet-pet dynamic by going online. The online vet service, being dubbed "veterinary Skype", has launched... >>

Rise of the Tomb Raider preview: Putting the 'tomb' back in 'Tomb Raider'

Rise of the Tomb Raider preview: Putting the 'tomb' back in 'Tomb Raider'

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The first Tomb Raider reboot was a great game, if a little short, and reintroduced a younger, less-experienced Lara Croft to great effect. However, even though it borrowed the name from the first in the 19 year series it largely left out an important... >>

Mafia 3 preview: More power than flower

Mafia 3 preview: More power than flower

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Most of the games we managed to see or play at Gamescom were already familiar thanks to solid outings during E3 around six weeks ago. However, 2K at least had something new up its sleeve. Five years after the last game in the Mafia series was released... >>

Apple's next Apple TV (2015):  What’s the story so far?

Apple's next Apple TV (2015): What’s the story so far?

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It's been a long time since Apple refreshed its set-top box - well over three years, in fact. And recent price drops of the existing model have led to a flood of rumours and speculation on a new version. From a dedicated game store and built-in TV tuner... >>

Next Apple event for new iPhones and Apple TV possibly set for 9 September

Next Apple event for new iPhones and Apple TV possibly set for 9 September

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In two months, we might have new iPhones, a new Apple TV, and a new iPad.  If you know anything about Apple's release cycles for products, you're already aware that the company likely has an iPhone event scheduled for sometime in September, but it's... >>