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

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

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Samsung's Galaxy Note device is expected to launch in August, adding another smartphone to the company's 2016 flagship portfolio. By default, the next Note should be called the Note 6 but rumour has it Samsung will be skipping the 6 and heading straight... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Samsung has already announced two flagship smartphones this year but chances are that won't be the last we hear from the company and its smartphone arm before 2016 is out. The Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge both debuted at Mobile World Congress in March,... >>

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

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

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The Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus launched in September 2015 and they have since been followed by the smaller iPhone SE, which replaces the iPhone 5S. Rumours started circulating around the Cupertino company's next bigger smartphones - likely to be called... >>

Wileyfox Spark preview: Cheap but not cheerful

Wileyfox Spark preview: Cheap but not cheerful

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British company Wileyfox has announced three new smartphones: the Spark, Spark+ and Spark X. The three devices all aim at the budget end of the smartphone market, priced between £90 and £130, making them all cheaper than both the new generation of... >>

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

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

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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. It's given rise to some great devices... >>

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,... >>

Volkswagen Beetle Dune (2016) first drive: Rugged and ready

Volkswagen Beetle Dune (2016) first drive: Rugged and ready

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The Volkswagen Beetle is one of the world's most iconic cars. It might be available in various models these days, but there is no mistaking that bug shape, whether it's a 1940s model or one of the more recent variations. The latest model to join the Beetle... >>

Moto Z vs Moto Z Force vs Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus: What's the difference?

Moto Z vs Moto Z Force vs Moto G4 vs Moto G4 Plus: What's the difference?

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Lenovo-owned Motorola has announced four devices this year comprising the Moto G4, Moto G4 Plus and the more recent Moto Z and Moto Z Force. The Moto G4 and G4 Plus target the budget end of the smartphone market, while the Moto Z and Moto Z Force aim... >>

Moto Z vs Moto X: Force, Style, Play compared

Moto Z vs Moto X: Force, Style, Play compared

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Lenovo-owned Motorola announced its latest flagship smartphones at the beginning of June in the form of the Moto Z and Moto Z Force. The two devices succeed the Moto X range of devices, of which there were three announced last year, but what else is different... >>

OnePlus 3: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

OnePlus 3: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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OnePlus grabbed headlines when it launched its first smartphone in 2014 for a couple of reasons. Firstly, the OnePlus One delivered flagship specs for significantly less cash. Secondly, the Chinese company made the "flagship killer" desirable by introducing... >>

OnePlus 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs LG G5 vs HTC 10 vs Moto Z: What's the difference?

OnePlus 3 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge vs LG G5 vs HTC 10 vs Moto Z: What's the difference?

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OnePlus has announced its latest "flagship killer", the OnePlus 3. The device once again packs in some powerful specs and massively undercuts its competition in terms of price, as we have come to expect from the Chinese company. How does the OnePlus 3... >>

OnePlus 3 vs OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus X: What's the difference?

OnePlus 3 vs OnePlus 2 vs OnePlus X: What's the difference?

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OnePlus has announced its latest "flagship killer", the OnePlus 3. After months of rumours, the Chinese company has officially unveiled what its next device will bring to the flagship smartphone party. Here are the specs for the OnePlus 3 against... >>

Denon AH-C160W wireless fitness headphones: Small, light and waterproof

Denon AH-C160W wireless fitness headphones: Small, light and waterproof

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Alongside a new model of flagship over-ear headphones, Denon has also announced an upgrade to its wireless fitness headphones.  The AH-C160Ws are said to be 20 per cent lighter and smaller than the original AH-W150s, alongside offering better comfort.... >>

Denon's AH-7200 over-ear headphones: Wood you wear them?

Denon's AH-7200 over-ear headphones: Wood you wear them?

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Denon has announced it will be launching a new model of over-ear headphones at the end of 2016. The AH-D7200s feature real wood housing similar to the company's D7100s but the new model is a little larger and rounder in comparison to the older model.... >>

Denon adds Hi-Res to HEOS, confirms wider system expansion

Denon adds Hi-Res to HEOS, confirms wider system expansion

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Denon announced a major upgrade to its HEOS multi-room speaker range in the form of the HEOS HS2 a couple of months ago and the new range is now available to buy. The HEOS HS2 range carries the same design as the original HEOS HS1 system and the two ranges... >>

Best battery cases for iPhone 6S: Make your Apple device last longer

Best battery cases for iPhone 6S: Make your Apple device last longer

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There are numerous cases available to help protect your Apple iPhone 6S from the official options to ones that are a little more exciting. We have rounded up some of our favourites in our best iPhone 6S cases feature. This feature however, is all about... >>

13 iPhone battery tips and tricks

13 iPhone battery tips and tricks

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Smartphones are great dates: they look good and they are patient with you while you take photos, reply to emails, browse the internet and respond to messages. The flaw almost all of them have however, is they don't have the stamina to last all day and... >>

Next Sony Xperia flagship: What's the story so far?

Next Sony Xperia flagship: What's the story so far?

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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 2016 called the X Series, as well as confirming in a statement that the "Z line... >>

63 ways to get a giggle out of Siri

63 ways to get a giggle out of Siri

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If you have an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch, you've probably met Siri, Apple's voice assistant. He is an interesting little fellow, sometimes useful, sometimes funny and other times, a sarcastic little so and so. To most questions you'll get a standard... >>

What to expect at IFA 2016

What to expect at IFA 2016

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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... >>

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 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 ignore the... >>

Pebble Time 2 vs Time Steel vs Time: What's the difference?

Pebble Time 2 vs Time Steel vs Time: What's the difference?

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Pebble has announced successors to the original Pebble, as well as the Pebble Time. The company revealed three new devices in the form of the Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 and the Pebble Core, the latter of which is a fitness tracker. You can read all out how... >>

Pebble 2 vs Pebble Time 2: What's the difference?

Pebble 2 vs Pebble Time 2: What's the difference?

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Pebble has announced a trio of new devices comprising the Pebble 2, Pebble Time 2 and the Pebble Core. The Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 are both successors to the original Pebble and the original Pebble Time, but how do they differ from each other? Read... >>

Harmony of the Seas: 17 amazing reasons to go on the world's largest cruise ship

Harmony of the Seas: 17 amazing reasons to go on the world's largest cruise ship

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Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas isn't just another cruise ship, it's the largest cruise ship in the world. It isn't all about size though, despite being a whopping 361-metres long, 66.4-metres wide and 227,000 tonnes in weight, it also has to be... >>

What are Android Instant Apps and why do they matter?

What are Android Instant Apps and why do they matter?

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Google announced Android Instant Apps during its Google I/O 2016 developer conference. They represent a big change in how apps are managed, as well as how many apps you might end up having on your phone in the future. Android Instant Apps will allow users... >>