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Moto 360 2: What's the story so far?

Moto 360 2: What's the story so far?

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We've known for a while, thanks to confirmations from Lenovo as well as several leaks, that a new Moto 360 watch is in the works. It is currently being referred to as the Moto 360 2, but that name isn't set in stone and might very well change. In fact,... >>

Latest Moto 360 2 render shows off fancy gold and silver variants

Latest Moto 360 2 render shows off fancy gold and silver variants

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Due to several leaks within recent weeks, we know what the next-generation Moto 360 looks like, but that doesn't mean we aren't eager to get a closer look at the upcoming watch's pricey models. Evan Blass (@evleaks) has shared a new render of the Moto... >>

HTC teases it'll unveil a new phone on 6 September: Could it be Aero?

HTC teases it'll unveil a new phone on 6 September: Could it be Aero?

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HTC has an event set for this weekend, and according to the company's teaser, it'll focus on a new smartphone that's apparently really handsome. HTC's last two flagships released with nearly identical designs, but now the Taiwanese phone maker is reportedly... >>

Instagram overhauls direct messaging so you might actually use it: Here's what's new

Instagram overhauls direct messaging so you might actually use it: Here's what's new

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Instagram wants its users to privately communicate with each other more often (apparently anyway), because it has just updated a buried feature, called Instagram Direct, with the purpose of bringing its community closer together. Although Instagram Direct... >>

Google's new logo: This is what it looks like, how it's evolved over the years

Google's new logo: This is what it looks like, how it's evolved over the years

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Google has changed a lot in recent weeks. Earlier this month, in a sweeping overhaul of how one of the world's most powerful technology companies operates, Google created a new publicly-traded parent company called Alphabet to house its different businesses.... >>

Apple is considering making its own original TV shows and movies

Apple is considering making its own original TV shows and movies

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Apple wants to become the next Netflix. The iPhone maker, which is expected to finally unveil an updated version of its Apple TV set-top box during an event next month, is reportedly considering original programming. Like, it wants to produce TV shows... >>

LG Watch Urbane Luxe: You can now get LG's watch in 23-carat gold

LG Watch Urbane Luxe: You can now get LG's watch in 23-carat gold

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LG's Urbane Watch now comes decked out in gold and with alligator skin, which is perfect for those of you who are gaudy or have a tonne of spare cash.The company has taken its Android Wear watch and cloaked the body in 23-carat gold. It's also given the... >>

Samsung Gear S2: What's the story so far?

Samsung Gear S2: What's the story so far?

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Samsung confirmed at its Samsung Unpacked event in August, in which it unveiled the Galaxy Note 5 and the S6 edge Plus, that the there was more to come in the near future, and then it quickly showed off a round smartwatch. It's no secret that Samsung... >>

Samsung Gear S2 announced: Tizen-powered, NFC for payments, comes in two models

Samsung Gear S2 announced: Tizen-powered, NFC for payments, comes in two models

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Ahead of an event set for this week in Berlin, Samsung has taken the wraps off its new Gear S2 smartwatch. It actually announced two Gear S2 watches, with one model being aimed at traditional watch-wearers. It's no secret that Samsung had a new watch... >>

Motorola's next Moto 360 might also arrive with a 'sport' version this autumn

Motorola's next Moto 360 might also arrive with a 'sport' version this autumn

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It looks like Apple isn't the only watch maker creating entirely separate devices in its lineup for the athletic-minded. Everyone knows by now that Lenovo-owned Motorola is getting ready to unveil the next-generation Moto 360 in the form of two watches... >>

Your iPhone will now work with Android Wear: Here's what you need to know

Your iPhone will now work with Android Wear: Here's what you need to know

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Those of you who own an iPhone and want to own a smartwatch other than Apple Watch will be overjoyed to learn that Google has heard your woes and made Android Wear compatible with iPhone. That's right. Your iPhone will now work with any Android Wear watch.... >>

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 TV might come with a Wii-like, motion-sensitive remote

Next Apple TV might come with a Wii-like, motion-sensitive remote

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It's been over 900 days since Apple updated Apple TV, but many reports have indicated we might finally see a completely-refreshed box unveiled during the company's event next month. And it could have a Wii-like remote. The rumour mill has already claimed... >>

LG Rolly is a plastic Bluetooth keyboard you can actually roll up

LG Rolly is a plastic Bluetooth keyboard you can actually roll up

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Have you ever wanted a Bluetooth keyboard you could roll up and stuff in your pocket? Well, LG has you covered. It has announced a wireless keyboard product, called Rolly, which does exactly that. It basically folds up along the four rows of keys in order... >>

Huawei's gold-plated Android Wear watch works with... iPhone?

Huawei's gold-plated Android Wear watch works with... iPhone?

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Huawei is getting ready to launch a gold Android Wear watch called Huawei Watch, according to a pre-order page that's live on Amazon, but the most interesting thing about this upcoming product is that it works with iPhone. The listing on Amazon has revealed... >>

LG Nexus 5 (2015) release date details leak out, might arrive late September

LG Nexus 5 (2015) release date details leak out, might arrive late September

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Everyone wants to know when they'll be able to get their hands on new Nexus hardware - and according to the latest report about the LG Nexus 5 (2015), it looks like people have less than a month left of waiting. Google announced Android 6.0 earlier this... >>

Archos unveils Android-powered Diamond Tab with 7.9-inch screen for £179

Archos unveils Android-powered Diamond Tab with 7.9-inch screen for £179

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French company Archos just unveiled its Diamond S smartphone earlier this week, but now it is coming out with another Diamond-branded product. It's called Diamond Tab. The Diamond Tab is a tablet, of course, and it features a 7.9-inch display. Archos... >>

You'll never guess how many people used Facebook on Monday

You'll never guess how many people used Facebook on Monday

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A lot of people use Facebook. We know this. You know this. It's no secret. But, for some reason, on Monday, way more people than usual decided to log onto the social network. According to CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook hit 1 billion individual... >>

Instagram steps outside the... square: You can now post in portrait and landscape

Instagram steps outside the... square: You can now post in portrait and landscape

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Since Instagram began, users have been limited to posting in a square format. It helped the app to standout at first, but eventually, users got tired of the constraints and began using workarounds. Scroll through posts in your feed today and you'll see... >>

Latest Moto 360 2 leak: Here's what the smaller 'Moto 360S' supposedly looks like

Latest Moto 360 2 leak: Here's what the smaller 'Moto 360S' supposedly looks like

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Motorola's Moto 360 smartwatch is due to be refreshed, and the new version is thought to come in two different sizes. A set of recently-leaked images purportedly even shows what the two sizes will look like.  A report published by the US Federal Communications... >>

iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

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The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have both been around long enough to consider them part of the furniture. But we know that Apple updates the iPhone annually, and the next model is just around the corner. Will the next-generation iPhone be called iPhone 6S or... >>

It's official: Apple's next iPhone launch event will take place 9 September

It's official: Apple's next iPhone launch event will take place 9 September

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Apple has just sent invites to the media, inviting them to attend its next iPhone launch event in San Francisco. Everything is scheduled to go down 9 September at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium - a new venue for Apple. In the actual invite, which sports... >>

Microsoft's new flagship Lumia phones pictured in leaked press renders

Microsoft's new flagship Lumia phones pictured in leaked press renders

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Microsoft's upcoming Cityman and Talkman phones have just been pictured in what looks like a set of official renders. The company is getting ready to launch two Lumia phones - which are being described as "high end" - at an October event. They're not... >>

18 YouTube stars and channels you should be watching

18 YouTube stars and channels you should be watching

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YouTube has more stuff to watch than funny cat videos. Shocking! We know. In fact, there is so much to watch on Google's video-sharing site that some content creators have become international "YouTube stars". Yes, that is a thing. From PewDiePie to... >>

Adobe is bringing a new Photoshop app to iOS this autumn, later for Android

Adobe is bringing a new Photoshop app to iOS this autumn, later for Android

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Adobe revealed last May that it is working on a new Photoshop-branded app for mobile devices, and now a new report has given us a closer look at how that app will look and function. Adobe recently discontinued Photoshop Touch, and when the company explained... >>