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What is Prisma and how does it work? Explaining the Android and iOS app

What is Prisma and how does it work? Explaining the Android and iOS app

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Forget about Instagram. A new photo app is all the rage right now, mostly because it's loaded with some amazing, artsy filters. These aren't regular, old filters. They won't add a nice glow to your skin in perfectly-setup selfies, nor will they make the... >>

No surprise here: Pokemon Go breaks App Store record, Apple says

No surprise here: Pokemon Go breaks App Store record, Apple says

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Pokemon Go has taken over the world, and Apple's App Store, apparently. Apple has confirmed to Polygon, The Verge, iMore, and a bunch of other places that the augmented-reality game has broken a record by being the most downloaded game in its first week... >>

Samsung fixes Galaxy S7 Active's waterproof flaw, will replace phones

Samsung fixes Galaxy S7 Active's waterproof flaw, will replace phones

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Samsung's Galaxy S7 Active is meant to be waterproof, but apparently, some units didn't get the memo. The rugged smartphone, which works exclusively on AT&T in the US, has an IP68-rating that covers both dust- and water-resistance. It is designed to... >>

You can now preorder Razer's OSVR HDK 2 virtual-reality headset

You can now preorder Razer's OSVR HDK 2 virtual-reality headset

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Gamers have another headset to choose from in the virtual reality space. VR headsets are all the rage. But there's only a handful of high-end ones available to buy right now. The first two that come to mind are the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. After that,... >>

Here is Facebook's internet-beaming plane completing its first test flight

Here is Facebook's internet-beaming plane completing its first test flight

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One day soon you may access the internet via a wireless-internet-beaming plane rather than fiber optic cable. Facebook wants to blanket the world with internet using a fleet of solar-powered aircraft called Aquila, and after two years of engineering and... >>

See how Google uses machine learning to expand comic bubbles

See how Google uses machine learning to expand comic bubbles

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Google has made it a lot easier to read digital comic books on your mobile device - and it did so using machine learning. Google Play Books introduced vertical scrolling last year to help you better consume comic books, but Google obviously realised more... >>

Watch NASA's year-long timelapse of Earth from a million miles away

Watch NASA's year-long timelapse of Earth from a million miles away

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A new NASA video published to YouTube shows a full year of life on Earth from about a million miles away. Around this time last year, the US space agency also released the first image of the sunlit side of Earth. It was taken by NASA's EPIC camera aboard... >>

iOS 10 changes how you unlock iPhone - here’s how to switch it back

iOS 10 changes how you unlock iPhone - here’s how to switch it back

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This is exactly why Apple lets you test unfinished versions of iOS updates. A couple of weeks ago, iOS 10, Apple's next major update to iOS, became available as a public beta, allowing intrepid iPhone/iPad owners to sample the software and give feedback.... >>

Pokemon Go: How to get the most from PokeStops and items

Pokemon Go: How to get the most from PokeStops and items

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Pokemon Go is not only about searching for Pokemon but also PokeStops. The augmented-reality app, which quickly swept the world and is currently leading in all the mobile app stores, is basically one big hunting game. And in order to successfully catch... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and S-Pen shown off in leaked video and render

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and S-Pen shown off in leaked video and render

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Two new leaks - including a blurry hands-on video - have shown us what the Galaxy Note 7 might look like and feature. The Galaxy Note 7 will be a new phablet from Samsung. It is a successor to the Galaxy Note 5, and Samsung has already confirmed it's... >>

Plex now lets you play music on any Sonos device from the Sonos app

Plex now lets you play music on any Sonos device from the Sonos app

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Media streaming server Plex on Wednesday announced support for Sonos. This integration basically allows Sonos customers to access their Plex libraries from the Sonos app in order to stream media to their Sonos speaker setups. And anyone with a Plex... >>

Sony announces Z Series 4K TVs, brings Bravia 4K HDR TVs to Europe

Sony announces Z Series 4K TVs, brings Bravia 4K HDR TVs to Europe

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Sony has introduced a new flagship line of 4K LCD TVs, called the Z Series, and it's bringing five Bravia 4K HDR TVs to major UK and Irish retailers. Starting with the Z Series, which now sits above the X Series in terms of display quality, it includes... >>

You can now grab the second public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

You can now grab the second public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

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Apple has released the second public beta for not only iOS 10 but MacOS Sierra. Two weeks after releasing the first iOS 10 public beta to anyone willing to test the unfinished mobile operating system update and just a few days after seeding a third beta... >>

Deezer launches in the US: How does the music-streaming service work?

Deezer launches in the US: How does the music-streaming service work?

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Americans now have another option when it comes to music services. French music service Deezer has fully launched in the States, bringing its catalogue of more than 40 million tracks to US customers who are willing to pay $10 a month for it. Unlike in... >>

Twitter now lets anyone apply for a verified account - and here's how

Twitter now lets anyone apply for a verified account - and here's how

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Now you can be one of the cool kids - on Twitter, at least.  Twitter has finally opened its blue checkmark to everyone, marking the first time it's allowed any ole' user to get a verified Twitter account. Previously, Twitter doled out its verified... >>

Best Pokemon gadgets and gifts for Pokemon Go fans: Pokemon Go Plus, sneakers, watches and more

Best Pokemon gadgets and gifts for Pokemon Go fans: Pokemon Go Plus, sneakers, watches and more

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The world has suddenly gone crazy for all things Pokemon. Millions of Pokemon Go players from across the world are not only doing their very best to catch 'em all, they're also showcasing their love for the Pokemon franchise and its Japanese animated... >>

Sony's next Xperia flagship leaking in amazingly clear detail

Sony's next Xperia flagship leaking in amazingly clear detail

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Do you want to know what Sony's next flagship smartphone will look like? Then cast your eyes above. GSMArena has published super crisp photos of the "Sony Xperia F8331", claiming they were slyly left behind in its tip box by a reader. If they are indeed... >>

Apple Music is changing: Here’s how it’ll better match songs, no longer add DRM to uploaded tracks

Apple Music is changing: Here’s how it’ll better match songs, no longer add DRM to uploaded tracks

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Apple Music is about to get better at matching and syncing songs you've already purchased in iTunes. Apple's music-streaming service, which launched last year, has a built-in feature that allows it to match songs in your existing iTunes library, but it... >>

Pokemon Go: How to play and other tips and tricks

Pokemon Go: How to play and other tips and tricks

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Pokemon has officially left the 90s behind. Nintendo teamed up with Niantic Labs to revitalise the title for 2016, and that includes creating an app that is very much mobile and equipped with fancy tech like GPS and augmented reality, all of which enables... >>

Sick of Pokemon Go? Here are 12 other augmented-reality apps to try

Sick of Pokemon Go? Here are 12 other augmented-reality apps to try

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This might shock you, but... Pokemon Go isn't the only augmented-reality app out there. Gasp! The technology has been gaining momentum in recent years, especially with the advent of virtual reality (VR) and augmented-reality (AR) headsets, so there are... >>

Over 70,000 ATMs in US will support Touch ID for cardless withdrawals

Over 70,000 ATMs in US will support Touch ID for cardless withdrawals

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Even if you aren't ready to ditch your plastic credit card, you might have no choice soon, as FIS and and Payment Alliance International (PAI) are forcing ATM goers to at least acknowledge that cardless withdrawals are a thing. The two have announced... >>

#PokemonGoMadeMe: See all the funny and unbelievable things Pokemon Go made people do

#PokemonGoMadeMe: See all the funny and unbelievable things Pokemon Go made people do

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Pokemon Go is making people do a lot of strange shi stuff. In an attempt to catch Pokemon, people have fallen off cliffs, and they've even been in car accidents. Browse our gallery of the worst and dumbest places people have found Pokemon. And if you... >>

Pokemon Go: How to stop your data usage from getting out of control

Pokemon Go: How to stop your data usage from getting out of control

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Chances are you've been walking around all week - with your smartphone glued to your hand, playing Pokemon Go. As Pokemon Go rolls out around the world, many excited trainers have melted their brain away simply by hunting for rare creatures in strange... >>

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

Pokemon Go: How to find and catch rare Pokemon like Charizard, Blastoise and Alakazam

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So you've been playing Pokemon Go for a bit and want to catch a rare one, eh? You're in luck. We at Pocket-lint have played with the game ourselves and scoured the internet for the best tips and tricks out there, so everything you need to know is laid... >>

Razer has a new iPad Pro mechanical keyboard case for gamers

Razer has a new iPad Pro mechanical keyboard case for gamers

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Razer on Thursday announced an iPad Pro accessory that's perfect for those of you who like to game while on the go. It's also for those of you not in love with the iPad Pro's stock smart keyboard. Razer is offering an alternative that uses its new "Ultra-Low-Profile... >>