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IFA 2016: Smarthome, smartwatches and smartphones to expect

IFA 2016: Smarthome, smartwatches and smartphones to expect

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Consumer electronics trade show IFA takes place in Berlin at the beginning of September every year. It's been the platform for some major launches over the last couple of years from the first few generations of Samsung Galaxy Note devices to some of Sony's... >>

Sony Xperia XZ: Rumours, release date and everything you need to know

Sony Xperia XZ: Rumours, release date and everything you need to know

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It might come as a surprise to Sony Mobile fans, but the company's next flagship isn't going to be called the Xperia Z6. Sony announced a new range of smartphones at MWC back in March called the X Series, as well as confirming in a statement that the... >>

LG V20: Specs, release date and rumours

LG V20: Specs, release date and rumours

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LG has announced it will be introducing a successor to the V10 smartphone in September. We also know that it will be called the V20. In true LG style, there have been a couple of other snippets of information revealed too, even if the exact details of... >>

When is Android 7.0 Nougat coming to my phone?

When is Android 7.0 Nougat coming to my phone?

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Every year a major update to Android is released. This year's update is called Android Nougat, following the theme of the dessert-inspired name. Unlike previous updates, Nougat was first released to developers in March and as of 22 August, it will... >>

Sony Xperia XR vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs S7 edge: What's the rumoured difference?

Sony Xperia XR vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs S7 edge: What's the rumoured difference?

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The next Sony Xperia flagship is rumoured to be making its debut at consumer electronics show IFA in the next few days. As usual, there have been several leaks surrounding what is reported to be Sony's next hero smartphone, along with a couple of names... >>

Ted Baker's AW16 cases are the prettiest things for your iPhone to wear

Ted Baker's AW16 cases are the prettiest things for your iPhone to wear

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A collection of new Ted Baker Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus cases were announced at the end of July, just in time to coincide with the fashion brand's AW16 collection. There are several options available from Proporta, some of which are plain and... >>

Fitbit Charge 2 vs Charge HR vs Charge: What's the rumoured difference?

Fitbit Charge 2 vs Charge HR vs Charge: What's the rumoured difference?

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Fitbit offers several devices in the activity tracking market, from the plain and simple Flex to its GPS sportswatch, known to friends as Surge. Rumour has it the company will be adding another couple of devices to its line-up before the end of the year... >>

Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2: What's the story so far?

Fitbit Charge 2 and Fitbit Flex 2: What's the story so far?

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When it comes to activity tracking devices, Fitbit is a name many will recognise. The company already offers a huge number of options but rumour has it more are on their way. There are currently eight devices in the Fitbit line-up comprising the Zip,... >>

Best Galaxy Note 7 cases: Protect your new Samsung device

Best Galaxy Note 7 cases: Protect your new Samsung device

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is the latest smartphone to join the company's 2016 flagship portfolio, sitting alongside the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge, and it is stunning. The new smartphone takes its design cues from the Galaxy S7 edge, bringing a beautiful... >>

Sony Xperia XR vs Xperia X Performance vs Xperia X: What's the rumoured difference?

Sony Xperia XR vs Xperia X Performance vs Xperia X: What's the rumoured difference?

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The next Sony Xperia flagship is expected to be announced at the beginning of September at consumer electronics show IFA. It has leaked several times over the last couple of months as both the Xperia XR and the Xperia F8331, but we are going to call it... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Note 5 vs Note 4: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Note 5 vs Note 4: What's the difference?

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Samsung's next Galaxy Note device has been revealed at an event in New York, adding another smartphone to the company's 2016 flagship portfolio. By default, the next Note should be called the Note 6 but Samsung skipped a digit and headed straight for... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge vs Galaxy S7: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy S7 edge vs Galaxy S7: What's the difference?

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Samsung has finally announced the next generation of Galaxy Note at an event in New York, putting all the rumours to rest.  The new device is going by the name of Galaxy Note 7, rather than Galaxy Note 6, in order for it to be better associated with... >>

Next Nexus (2016): Release date, rumours and everything you need to know about Marlin and Sailfish

Next Nexus (2016): Release date, rumours and everything you need to know about Marlin and Sailfish

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Google's Nexus programme gives birth to a pure Android smartphone every year, sometimes two. The idea behind the Nexus is to showcase Android in its purest form, away from the poking and prodding of manufacturer skins. Importantly, the Nexus is the chance... >>

Sony Xperia XR vs Xperia Z5: What's the rumoured difference?

Sony Xperia XR vs Xperia Z5: What's the rumoured difference?

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Sony is one of the only manufacturers left to announce a new flagship in 2016 and it looks like the beginning of September might be when we will see it appear. The name is a little up in the air at the moment though, after the company scrapped the "Z"... >>

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus vs iPhone 7 Pro: What's the rumoured difference?

Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 7 Plus vs iPhone 7 Pro: What's the rumoured difference?

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Apple is rumoured to be announcing three smartphones in September. Yes you did read that right, we said three. They are going by the names iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 Pro, although they have also been called iPhone 6SE, 6SE Plus and 6SE Pro,... >>

Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs iPhone 6S Plus vs iPhone 6 Plus: What's the rumoured difference?

Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs iPhone 6S Plus vs iPhone 6 Plus: What's the rumoured difference?

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Apple's new iPhones - the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus - are due to launch in the next few months, with most placing their bets on a September announcement. Rumours of the two devices, as well as a third, have been circulating around the rumour mill for... >>

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus launched in September 2015, followed by the smaller iPhone SE in March 2016. Rumours started circulating around the Cupertino company's next bigger smartphones long before the iPhone SE hit shelves though. Every year,... >>

Best iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus cases: Treat your new Apple devices

Best iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus cases: Treat your new Apple devices

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Apple's latest flagship smartphones - the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus - are available all around the world and you can pick up either from multiple retailers. Not much changed in terms of design compared to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, if you... >>

Nexus Marlin vs Nexus Sailfish: What's the rumoured difference?

Nexus Marlin vs Nexus Sailfish: What's the rumoured difference?

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Google tends to launch its Nexus devices towards the latter half of the year, normally around September/October. This year's models have been codenamed Marlin and Sailfish and despite being a couple of months away from hitting the shelves, rumours and... >>

15 secret Instagram tips

15 secret Instagram tips

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Instagram has been around for a while but just because you've figured out the best filter to make your pictures look amazing, it doesn't mean there aren't a few tips and tricks you might not be aware of. For those who are new to the app and haven't quite... >>

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

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

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Google is set to launch a couple of Nexus devices before the end of 2016, both of which are reported to be made by HTC and both of which will be the poster boys for Android Nougat. The two devices have been codenamed Sailfish and Marlin and they have... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8: What we want to see and what's the story so far?

Samsung Galaxy S8: What we want to see and what's the story so far?

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Samsung announced the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in March, followed by the Note 7 in August. The former two devices have received huge amounts of praise for their designs, powerful specs and great cameras, while the latter appears to be following the same... >>

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2016

Best smartwatches to look forward to in 2016

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To hear watch without the word smart in front of it will soon be indicative of a heirloom description. Even luxury watch brands have embraced smartwatches with some exciting announcements having already been made this year and more set to come. In 2015,... >>

Apple Watch 2: What's the story so far?

Apple Watch 2: What's the story so far?

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Apple's next generation of smartwatch has been the subject of rumours for several months, as is always the way with the Cupertino company and its devices. No sooner has one product launched, than its successor is being fantasised about and leaks are... >>

Nexus Marlin vs Nexus 6P: What's the rumoured difference?

Nexus Marlin vs Nexus 6P: What's the rumoured difference?

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Google's next Nexus devices are set to arrive in the next couple of months. They have been codenamed Marlin and Sailfish and there have been numerous leaks regarding their specs appear already. In light of this, we have put the rumoured specs for the... >>