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Apps to help get you home during the party season

Apps to help get you home during the party season

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It's December and with December comes late nights and lots of parties, whether it is meeting friends to swap presents, or Christmas lunches that go on a little later than you intended. Unfortunately trains don't exactly win a gold medal for being great... >>

Best 10 gadgets for entertainment on the go

Best 10 gadgets for entertainment on the go

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There are some amazing devices out there for keeping you entertained when you're out and about. Whether you want to work on the go, catch up on your favourite TV show or play a game on your commute every morning, you've come to the right place. We've... >>

Tech meets fashion: 6 of the most stylish smartwatches

Tech meets fashion: 6 of the most stylish smartwatches

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The worlds of fashion and tech are becoming more and more entwined. Burberry and Apple teamed in 2014 with a catwalk show starring the iPhone 5S and in 2015 we saw the likes of Henry Holland create an NFC accessory ring that you can pay with. The... >>

5 best navigation apps: Helping you get around as quick as possible

5 best navigation apps: Helping you get around as quick as possible

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A few years ago sat-navs were a big thing. Go back another couple of years before those and you'd find physical maps in cars. Fast forward to the here and now however and you'll find apps on smartphones directing people around, more specifically in... >>

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

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

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OnePlus introduced two smartphones in 2015 to deliver a now three-strong portfolio. The second "flagship killer" OnePlus 2 launched at the end July, followed by the cheaper and smaller OnePlus X at the end of October. The OnePlus X is brings with it... >>

Google Pixel C vs Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet: What's the difference?

Google Pixel C vs Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet: What's the difference?

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As Google unleashed Marshmallow on the Android world, it also introduced the Pixel C, a new premium tablet, designed by Google as a shining example of what Android tablets should be. With a perfect partner keyboard, the Pixel C was pitched at productivity,... >>

Nexus 5X vs Nexus 6P: Which is the best Nexus for you?

Nexus 5X vs Nexus 6P: Which is the best Nexus for you?

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Google announced the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P in September, a pair of new Nexus handsets, the latest in the Android hardware story and debut devices for Android 6.0 Marshmallow. But faced with making a choice between these two devices where should you turn?... >>

Guess Connect review: Fashion with function
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Guess Connect review: Fashion with function

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Fashion company Guess may be better known for handbags and shoes, but it has been making watches for over 30 years. The Guess Connect is the result of its most successful design - the Guess Rigor - joining the wonderful world of smartwatches. Smartwatches... >>

Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas

Best 8 gadgets for entertainment at home this Christmas

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Whether you are looking for the best 4K TV on the market, the best speakers to get the party started, or the best devices to make sure you are setup for streaming Christmas movies, you've come to a great place. These are the best home entertainment... >>

Best UK Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2015 deals

Best UK Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2015 deals

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Some people love shopping in sales, others hate it, but most people love a bargain. Whether you like looking for them or not is an entirely different matter, but getting something for less money than you would normally pay is a difficult thing to complain... >>

Apple iMac with Retina 5K display (2015) review: Pixel-packed powerhouse
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Apple iMac with Retina 5K display (2015) review: Pixel-packed powerhouse

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Apple introduced the world to a 5K-resolution version of the 27-inch iMac last year and, well, it was an absolutely fantastic workhorse that not only looked the part, but performed it too. For 2015, the Cupertino company has not only made the 5,120 x... >>

Best camera 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best camera 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The 12th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are nearly upon us, which means in under a week we will be celebrating the best devices across a number of categories including smartphones, tablets, laptops and cameras. There are 12 categories this year, each... >>

Best connected toy 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best connected toy 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The 12th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place in a week and with voting closing on 20 November at midnight, you only have a couple of days left to tell us who you think should win each of the 12 categories. The categories range from smartphones... >>

Give the gift of personalised presents: 5 best websites

Give the gift of personalised presents: 5 best websites

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Buying gifts for people is always tricky. Even when you think you know them really well, you run the risk of the disappointed face. That risk is perhaps slightly reduced with a personalised gift however, as even those that aren't great at hiding it when... >>

Best smarthome device 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best smarthome device 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are just over a week away and that means we will soon be finding out the winners of the 12 categories ranging from smartphones to smarthome. Each category has been narrowed down to just five nominees from the hundreds of... >>

Best TV 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best TV 2015: 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 12 categories from smartphones and tablets to wearables and TVs. Each category has five nominees that we have whittled down from the hundreds of devices... >>

Best headphones 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best headphones 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are nearly upon us for the 12th year and as usual, we have been delivering a series of features with the nominees within each of the 12 categories. Each feature offers a little bit about why we love each of the shortlisted... >>

Best speaker 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best speaker 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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It's November, which means Christmas is only weeks away and more importantly, the Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are days away. The Awards are turning 12 this year and there will be 12 categories ranging from best smartphone and best tablet to best speaker... >>

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3

Which Android Wear smartwatch is best for you? Tag Heuer Connected vs Asus ZenWatch 2 vs Huawei Watch vs Moto 360 vs LG Watch Urbane vs Sony SmartWatch 3

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Smartwatches are growing in popularity and they have come along way since the original models launched. The smartphone platform you have used to limit the smartwatch models available to you but since Android Wear added iOS compatibility, the limitations... >>

Best wearable 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best wearable 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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The 12th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards will be taking place at the end of November, celebrating the best devices and products across 12 categories from smartphones and tablets to speakers and wearables. Each of the 12 categories has five nominations... >>

Best home entertainment device 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment device 2015: 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 12th year. There are 12 categories spanning smartphones, tablets and laptops to games, connected toys and home entertainment devices, with each nomination being something we... >>

How to tune your existing Sonos speaker with Trueplay to make it sound better

How to tune your existing Sonos speaker with Trueplay to make it sound better

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Sonos has announced a new software feature called Trueplay that will make your existing speaker sound better. The software is now available through an update and it has been designed to allow users to place their Sonos speakers wherever they like,... >>

What is Sonos Trueplay and how does it work?

What is Sonos Trueplay and how does it work?

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Sonos has rolled out a new software feature today that will allow anyone who owns a Sonos speaker to tune it specifically to the room it is in. In a similar way to how someone might tune a professional hi-fi system, Sonos has essentially brought this... >>

Best game 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best game 2015: 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 the nominations across the various categories from smartphones and tablets to games and connected toys. There are 12 categories in total for 2015, with five short-listed... >>

Best laptop 2015: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best laptop 2015: 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 Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, this year in association with EE. Our awards are now in their 12th year and with them will come 12 categories, each celebrating... >>