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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 characters... >>

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... >>

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... >>

Here's how much tech Amazon sold on Prime Day - its 'biggest day ever'

Here's how much tech Amazon sold on Prime Day - its 'biggest day ever'

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Amazon's second Prime Day is done and dusted. The sale promotion proved to be a big hit for the retail giant. In fact, it called the day its "biggest day ever", marking a strategic win for Amazon, which likely landed more Prime members by offering customers... >>

Tesla no longer wants to guarantee its electric cars' resale value

Tesla no longer wants to guarantee its electric cars' resale value

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A new decision at Tesla has suggested the electric car market is doing well. The automaker told The Verge it discontinued its Resale Value Guarantee program - which launched three years ago as a way of reassuring early customers there would me a market... >>

Apple iOS 10 lock screen: What’s new and how does it work?

Apple iOS 10 lock screen: What’s new and how does it work?

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The lock screen for iPhone and iPad is totally different in iOS 10. It's no longer just a security checkpoint to ensure snoopers don't get access to your device; it's now a place where you can see all sorts of information at a glance. Apple wants you... >>

Tesla: Everything you need to know about Model 3, Model S, Model X, and more

Tesla: Everything you need to know about Model 3, Model S, Model X, and more

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Tesla has taken more than its fair share of headlines over the past few years. The Californian company has been heralded by the tech and motoring presses for its innovation, stirring up fairly a traditional market and introducing electric cars with a... >>

Google’s Family Library will let you share account with up to six others

Google’s Family Library will let you share account with up to six others

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You're about to save a tonne of money on Android apps, movies, and books. According to CNET, Google will announce a new family plan for Google Play Store. It'll work a lot like Apple's family-share program. Called Google Play Family Library, the plan... >>

Pokemon Go for iOS fixes that big privacy issue with Google accounts

Pokemon Go for iOS fixes that big privacy issue with Google accounts

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Pokemon Go just got a major update.Well, technically, it's a small one - but with it came a fix for a massive privacy issue. The iOS app has been updated to version 1.0.1, with developer Niantic Labs promising it has "fixed Google account scope". Shortly... >>

Tesla will keep Autopilot and teach drivers about it despite fatal crash

Tesla will keep Autopilot and teach drivers about it despite fatal crash

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Elon Musk is pushing forward with his self-driving Tesla dreams. Despite that fatal accident in May, which involved a Model S on a divided highway with Tesla's Autopilot feature engaged, the chief executive of Tesla Motors has told The Wall Street Journal... >>

Brexit forces OnePlus 3 price to soar to £329

Brexit forces OnePlus 3 price to soar to £329

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You can now be angry at those who voted to "leave" the European Union (EU) for yet another reason: a more expensive OnePlus 3. The OnePlus 3 smartphone used to cost £309 in the UK, making it one of the most affordable, premium smartphones on the market,... >>

Are these Google's upcoming Android Wear smartwatches?

Are these Google's upcoming Android Wear smartwatches?

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If you haven't heard already, Google is making two Android Wear smartwatches (possibly Nexus-branded), and now a leaked render has surfaced depicting what those upcoming smartwatches might look like and feature. Android Police, which published a bunch... >>

YouTube Unplugged online TV service might launch soon with ESPN

YouTube Unplugged online TV service might launch soon with ESPN

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YouTube has been working on an online TV service, and a new report makes it seem like it might finally be coming together. According to The Information, YouTube is close to inking deals with ESPN, ABC, and CBS. If that's true, those channels will be offered... >>

Facebook Messenger adds end-to-end encryption... sort of

Facebook Messenger adds end-to-end encryption... sort of

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Facebook has introduced a new feature - mysteriously called "secret conversations" - for its Messenger mobile app. That name is just fancy talk for end-to-end encryption. The company just started testing the security feature by making it available to... >>

Here are all the iPhones, iPads, and Macs that won't run Apple's betas

Here are all the iPhones, iPads, and Macs that won't run Apple's betas

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Some Apple device owners were made really happy Thursday, while others probably balled up their fists and cursed the Cupertino company. Apple opened two beta programs to the public: iOS 10 (a major update to its mobile operating system, which is formally... >>

Did Nextbit just accidentally reveal its next Robin phone?

Did Nextbit just accidentally reveal its next Robin phone?

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"I spy with my little eye... something red!"  Nexbit, a new phone-maker made up of ex-Google and ex-HTC people, live-streamed via Periscope and Facebook Live on Thursday afternoon in order to announce the beta of its web interface for photo backups.... >>

How to get MacOS Sierra right now and get it working on your Mac

How to get MacOS Sierra right now and get it working on your Mac

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Mac OS X is no more. Apple announced at WWDC 2016 in June that its operating system for Mac computers and MacBook laptops has a new name: MacOS. And the next version of the software, which is officially due out this autumn, will be called MacOS Sierra.... >>

How to get iOS 10 right now and get it working on your iPhone and iPad

How to get iOS 10 right now and get it working on your iPhone and iPad

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You can now download iOS 10, and it's completely free. The next major software update for iPhone and iPad will officially release alongside new iPhone models this autumn. If you'd like to try a version that's currently in the final stages of development,... >>

Now Dell is hiking prices for all its products due to Brexit

Now Dell is hiking prices for all its products due to Brexit

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If you want to buy a Dell laptop, you better get it now.Mere days after OnePlus responded to the recent drop in value of the British Pound by raising the price of its OnePlus 3 smartphone, Dell has now confirmed to The Register that it too will increase... >>