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Huawei Mate 9 vs Huawei Porsche Design Mate 9: What's the difference?

Huawei Mate 9 vs Huawei Porsche Design Mate 9: What's the difference?

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Huawei announced two new smartphones at an event in Munich in the form of the Mate 9 and the Porsche Design Mate 9, the latter of which will be a "strictly limited edition".The two devices succeeded the Mate 8, which launched at the end of last year and... >>

Best laptop replacement tablets 2016: The best 2-in-1 devices available to buy now

Best laptop replacement tablets 2016: The best 2-in-1 devices available to buy now

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Looking for a tablet that isn't just great for watching movies and shopping from the sofa, but good for working on the go too? Well, you're in the right place.Tablets have changed significantly over the last few years. Most companies have taken productivity... >>

Best Car 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Car 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2016 will be taking place for the 13th year at the end of November in association with EE. There are 14 categories this year, with a couple of new ones joining in the form of Best VR Device and Best Car, as well as a split... >>

Best Smartwatch 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Smartwatch 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The 13th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place at the end of November, celebrating the best products and devices across 14 categories spanning smartphones and tablets to cars and smartwatches.As usual, we have been running a series of... >>

Apple MacBook Pro Touch Bar: What can it do and what apps are supported?

Apple MacBook Pro Touch Bar: What can it do and what apps are supported?

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Apple has announced its new range of MacBook Pros, with a 13-inch model and a 15-inch model available, both sporting a new feature called Touch Bar, along with the Touch ID fingerprint sensor.Replacing the function keys on the keyboard is a Retina multi-touch... >>

Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016) vs Surface Book (2015) vs Surface Pro 4: What's the difference?

Microsoft Surface Book i7 (2016) vs Surface Book (2015) vs Surface Pro 4: What's the difference?

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Microsoft announced a couple of new devices to its mobile computing portfolio in 2015 with the launch of the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book. One year on and a new device has joined the party in the form of the Surface Book with Performance Base,... >>

Best Fitness Tracker 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Fitness Tracker 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The 13th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place at the end of November, celebrating the best devices and products across 14 categories from smartphones and games to speakers and smartwatches.Each of the 14 categories has between five and... >>

Best VR Device 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best VR Device 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The 13th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are just weeks away, with this year celebrating 14 categories from best phone and best camera to a couple of newbies in best VR device and best car.There is also a 15th category in the form of Product of the Year,... >>

Best tablets 2016: The best tablets available to buy today

Best tablets 2016: The best tablets available to buy today

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So you're looking for a new tablet? If you're looking for the best tablet of 2016, then you've come to the right place. We will guide you through the hottest 7-inch and larger slabs available today, in order to help you reach a decision on which tablet... >>

Best smartwatches 2016: The best smart wristwear available to buy today

Best smartwatches 2016: The best smart wristwear available to buy today

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Smartwatches used to be gadgets only James Bond would have access to, but that's no longer the case. These wrist-worn phone companions that can receive calls, texts, emails and social network notifications have been whipping the wearables sector into... >>

Best Wireless Speaker 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Wireless Speaker 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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It's almost November, which means Christmas is only weeks away and more importantly, so are the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. The Awards are turning 13 this year and there are 14 categories, ranging from best smartphone and best car, to best wireless... >>

Best Smarthome Device 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Smarthome Device 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will take place at the end of November and that means we will soon be finding out the winners of the 14 categories ranging from smartphones to smarthome. Each category has been narrowed down to between five and seven nominees... >>

Best fitness trackers 2016: The best activity bands to buy today

Best fitness trackers 2016: The best activity bands to buy today

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The wearables market has really taken off over the past couple of years bringing with it a plethora of devices from smartwatches and heart rate measuring headphones to sports watches and activity trackers.There is such a breadth of choice out there,... >>

Best TV 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best TV 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place at the end of the month, celebrating products across 14 categories from smartphones and tablets to wearables and TVs.Each category has between five and seven nominees, whittled down from the hundreds... >>

Best Android Wear smartwatch 2016: The best smartwatches available on Google's platform

Best Android Wear smartwatch 2016: The best smartwatches available on Google's platform

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Android Wear launched in 2014 with three hero smartwatches - the Motorola Moto 360, LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. These three watches are now obsolete, taken over by fancier models that are far more appealing, far better looking and far more... >>

Google Pixel XL vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7: What's the difference?

Google Pixel XL vs Apple iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7: What's the difference?

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Google's Pixel and Pixel XL are now available, adding another premium smartphone to the choice of big phones out there.The Pixel XL offers flagship specs and a premium design, putting it in the same boat as the Apple iPhone 7 Plus and the now-defunct... >>

Best Headphones 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Headphones 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are nearly upon us for the 13th year and as usual, we have been delivering a series of features of the nominees within each of the 14 categories. Each feature offers a little bit about why we love each of the shortlisted... >>

Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7: Which should you choose?

Google Pixel vs Apple iPhone 7: Which should you choose?

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Google's Pixel and Pixel XL replace the Nexus line-up with a couple of premium and desirable devices running pure Android.The Pixel is the smaller of the two smartphones and its price tag puts it in iPhone territory. The question is, how does it compare... >>

Google Pixel and Pixel XL: When and where can I get them?

Google Pixel and Pixel XL: When and where can I get them?

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Google officially took the wraps of its new pure Android smartphones at the beginning of October - the Pixel and Pixel XL. The devices replace the Nexus range and bring with them a premium design, flagship specs and simple "G" branding.The Pixel offers... >>

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Which should you choose?

Google Pixel vs Samsung Galaxy S7: Which should you choose?

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Google's latest pure Android smartphones are finally here in the form of the Pixel and the Pixel XL. Both bring a lovely premium design, flagship specs and some serious competition to the rest of the smartphone market, including both Samsung and Apple.The... >>

Best Home Entertainment Device or Service 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Home Entertainment Device or Service 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place at the end of November for the 13th year. There are 14 categories spanning smartphones, tablets and laptops to games, cars and home entertainment devices, with each nomination being something we have... >>

Google Pixel vs Nexus 5X: What's the difference?

Google Pixel vs Nexus 5X: What's the difference?

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Google launched a couple of new devices at its 4 October event, both of which are manufactured by HTC and both of which are the new poster boys for Android Nougat. Traditionally they would have fallen under Nexus branding, but this year Google changed... >>

Google Pixel XL vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge: Which should you choose?

Google Pixel XL vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge: Which should you choose?

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With the Note 7 having died a death, there's a big hole in some people's smartphone choices. Fortunately there are some very strong candidates. But do you go with Samsung's Galaxy S7 edge, or embrace the new Google Phone, the Pixel XL?We've lived with... >>

Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P: What's the difference?

Google Pixel XL vs Nexus 6P: What's the difference?

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Google's new pure Android handsets are no longer branded as Nexus, instead moving over to Pixel and tagged as "Made by Google". This is a new direction for Google as the company takes control of its smartphone business more directly as it targets the... >>

Best Laptop 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best Laptop 2016: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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It's that time of year again where the team here at Pocket-lint is gearing up ready for our annual Gadget Awards. Our awards are now in their 13th year and with them will come 14 categories, each celebrating the amazing devices we have seen appear and... >>