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GoPro unveils affordable Hero+ action cam with Wi-Fi, Full HD 60fps capture

GoPro unveils affordable Hero+ action cam with Wi-Fi, Full HD 60fps capture

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GoPro released the Hero+LCD camera and Session camera within the year, but that isn't preventing the company from continuing to fill out its popular range of action cameras; it's now unveiling a new offering, called the Hero+. The Hero+ is being described... >>

Microsoft Office for iPad Pro needs a 365 subscription if you want to edit docs

Microsoft Office for iPad Pro needs a 365 subscription if you want to edit docs

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About a year ago Microsoft made Office for iOS free to use on both the iPad and iPhone - and many assumed that would be the case again for Apple's latest iPad, the iPad Pro. But it's not. The company has confirmed to Ars Technica that Office on the iPad... >>

This custom iPhone 6S belongs to a new luxury series from Feld & Volk and Colette

This custom iPhone 6S belongs to a new luxury series from Feld & Volk and Colette

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A new line of modified iPhone 6S phones is now available for you to buy, if you got tonnes of money to spend. A luxury company that specialises in customising iPhones has partnered with a French fashion boutique to launch new versions of the iPhone 6S,... >>

Full Twitch apps finally coming soon to PS4, PS3, PS Vita, and PS TV

Full Twitch apps finally coming soon to PS4, PS3, PS Vita, and PS TV

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Amazon-owned Twitch has announced that legit, fully-featured Twitch apps are in the works for Sony's PlayStation platform. This suite of apps will be different from existing functionality that allows PlayStation 4 gamers to take advantage of their console's... >>

Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus: Where can I get them?

Apple iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus: Where can I get them?

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Apple has finally taken the wraps off its latest iPhones: the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus. The updated flagships are identical in design to the last-gens but come with new features, including something called 3D Touch, which allows you to simply... >>

Star Wars: Battlefront beta will be open to all in October, reveals EA

Star Wars: Battlefront beta will be open to all in October, reveals EA

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Electronic Arts has announced dates for Star Wars: Battlefront's open beta. This beta will be open to everyone who wants to download it on Origin (will appear in the Demo and Betas sections), a PlayStation 4 (via PSN), or an Xbox One (via Xbox Live... >>

This new Riffsy app lets you easily find and share GIFs from a Mac

This new Riffsy app lets you easily find and share GIFs from a Mac

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Although people still debate how to pronounce GIF, everyone will agree that GIFs themselves are pretty amazing. And now, thanks to a free desktop app from a company called Riffsy, you can get your fill of them with a Mac. When Apple opened up its keyboard... >>

Oculus Connect 2: Here's everything announced at this year's VR conference

Oculus Connect 2: Here's everything announced at this year's VR conference

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Facebook-owned Oculus VR is now hosting its second-annual developer conference, where engineers, designers, and industry experts all come together to help shape the Oculus platform and the future of virtual reality. The conference will feature keynotes... >>

This new Gear VR headset from Samsung and Oculus will arrive in November for $99

This new Gear VR headset from Samsung and Oculus will arrive in November for $99

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In less than two months, you'll be able to buy a new and affordable virtual reality headset made by both Facebook-owned Oculus VR and Samsung. Peter Koo, Samsung's SVP, has just announced at Facebook’s Oculus Connect VR developer conference that - after... >>

LG Nexus 5X design fully revealed in huge press render leak

LG Nexus 5X design fully revealed in huge press render leak

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Product images for the Huawei-built Nexus 6P leaked earlier today in what is probably the biggest leak yet when it comes to design, and just hours later the same thing has happened again but for the LG-built Nexus 5X this time around. As we rapidly approach... >>

Facebook now supports 360-degree videos: See the first ones here

Facebook now supports 360-degree videos: See the first ones here

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Watching videos on Facebook just got a lot more interesting. We're not sure about you, but we don't use Facebook for watching videos online. There's YouTube for that, or even Vimeo, Hulu, etc. If we watch a video on YouTube, it's because our cousin just... >>

Apple rolls out iOS 9.0.1 software update to fix iOS 9 bugs

Apple rolls out iOS 9.0.1 software update to fix iOS 9 bugs

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Apple has just released iOS 9.0.1, the first software update to iOS 9. The company rolled out to the public just last week the latest major version of its software for iPhones and iPads, and now its giving it a minor update that includes several bug... >>

Angry Birds Movie is a thing - watch first trailer for film here

Angry Birds Movie is a thing - watch first trailer for film here

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Remember Angry Birds? Well, it's going Hollywood. Angry Birds is a mobile game that people used to play a lot a few years ago. Even though it's not as popular anymore, the franchise is apparently still interesting enough to be spun into an entire feature-length... >>

Samsung Serif TV is a television that doubles as designer furniture

Samsung Serif TV is a television that doubles as designer furniture

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Samsung made a new TV. But it's not one of those flexible, curvy, or super-thin kinds. This is something totally different. Samsung collaborated with French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec to create the new Serif TV. It's unique because it was designed... >>

This is how to block weirdos with Gmail's new 'Block Sender' feature

This is how to block weirdos with Gmail's new 'Block Sender' feature

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Google wants you to reach inbox zero. It also, presumably, wants you to have a pleasant email experience that you can control. And so, in an effort to do all that, the company has introduced a new feature in Gmail. It's a "Block Sender" feature. The... >>

Here's why the new Apple TV is so big and heavy compared to the old one

Here's why the new Apple TV is so big and heavy compared to the old one

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The gadget doctors over at iFixit have finished dissecting the new Apple TV, and they've already posted pictures of the deconstructed device on the operating table, in an effort to show us what's going on under the hood. There's four things interesting... >>

Pebble round smartwatch: Is it really happening and when?

Pebble round smartwatch: Is it really happening and when?

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Pebble is possibly getting ready to unveil a new wearable. A new report has claimed the smartwatch maker is working on a new watch. It's round and coming soon. But that's not all: it's also metal. If this news is true, the upcoming watch will join Pebble's... >>

It's official: Tesla schedules September event to launch Model X crossover

It's official: Tesla schedules September event to launch Model X crossover

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Tesla is about to launch a 4-door SUV known as the Model X crossover. The electric car maker has just sent invites to the media, asking them to attend a press event at its factory in Fremont, California on 29 September. The company is expected to launch... >>

Apple Car has 2019 ship date but likely won't be fully autonomous by then

Apple Car has 2019 ship date but likely won't be fully autonomous by then

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New details on Apple's electric car project have emerged, suggesting the company has targeted a ship date that's just three years out, but because of the tight deadline, we shouldn't expect Apple Car to be autonomous. Apple Car isn't the vehicle's official... >>

You can now download WatchOS 2, Apple Watch's first major software update

You can now download WatchOS 2, Apple Watch's first major software update

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Apple has begun rolling out WatchOS 2 to the public. It is the first major update to Apple Watch's software. The update brings many new features and capabilities, including the ability to run native apps on the watch itself (rather than the iPhone). Also,... >>

You can buy Microsoft's Xbox One Elite controller starting next month

You can buy Microsoft's Xbox One Elite controller starting next month

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Microsoft's US online store has revealed when the Xbox One Elite controller will launch: 27 October. The company has not technically confirmed this news, though its online store clearly spells out "release date" and further says you'll be able to pre-order... >>

Target is giving all 335,000 US employees this activity tracker for free

Target is giving all 335,000 US employees this activity tracker for free

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From now on, whenever you go into a Target in the US, you might notice the company's employees are all wearing the same activity tracker. That's because Target has just teamed up with Fitbit. Fitbit makes a variety of activity trackers for consumers,... >>

BlackBerry Venice Android phone caught on video for first time, see it here

BlackBerry Venice Android phone caught on video for first time, see it here

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The BlackBerry Venice is shaping up to be a really compelling handset - but nothing underscores that more than a recently-leaked video that shows the Android smartphone action. A hands-on video from Canadian phone retailer Baka Mobile has given the world... >>

Batband headband uses bone conduction to play music through your skull

Batband headband uses bone conduction to play music through your skull

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The number one most annoying thing about headphones or earbuds is that, when in use, you can't hear a thing that's happening around you. Well, a new project on Kickstarter hopes to change that. Called Batband, it's basically a futuristic-looking headband... >>

Burberry is using Snapchat to debut its next fashion collection before the runway

Burberry is using Snapchat to debut its next fashion collection before the runway

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A British luxury fashion house has teamed up with Snapchat, in an effort to stay relevant in a multi-platform digital age, as well as to preview its 2016 Spring/Summer collection before the clothes hit the runway. Burberry has announced that its upcoming... >>