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BBC to launch a video streaming service in the US, coming in 2016

BBC to launch a video streaming service in the US, coming in 2016

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Americans will soon be watching the BBC over the internet and on demand. One week after the BBC said it will launch its own music streaming service, which would offer extras on top of the already-established offerings, the pubcaster has revealed it is... >>

This is the first Apple Store designed by Jony Ive

This is the first Apple Store designed by Jony Ive

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Jony Ive is not only designing the look and feel of every Apple product, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, but also reimagining the retail experience from which you buy those devices. A new Apple store designed by Ive has just opened up in Belgium.... >>

Apple's first Android app helps you move from Android to iOS

Apple's first Android app helps you move from Android to iOS

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Alongside the roll out of iOS 9, Apple has released the first Android app made by "Apple Inc." It's an app designed to help Android users move from Android to iOS. It's called Move to iOS, naturally, and is now available to download for free. With this... >>

iOS 9 is now available: Here's 11 reasons to update your iPhone

iOS 9 is now available: Here's 11 reasons to update your iPhone

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Apple's iOS 9 update has been released to the public after months of testing.  Having started a global rollout on Wednesday it should be available to you now. Go to Settings on your iPhone or iPad, then Software Update, and look to see if the latest... >>

A Facebook dislike button is actually happening

A Facebook dislike button is actually happening

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Some day in the not-so distant feature you will be able to interact with a negative or unpleasant post on Facebook by giving it a 'dislike', rather than a possibly-inappropriate 'like'. According to CNBC, Facebook is finally working on a dislike button.... >>

TomTom wants to power autonomous vehicle navigation with RoadDNA

TomTom wants to power autonomous vehicle navigation with RoadDNA

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TomTom - the mapping company - is interested in self-driving cars. The self-driving car movement is obviously here to stay. More and more high-profile companies, such as Google and maybe even Apple, are taking it seriously, and now that group of supporters... >>

Samsung's Project Valley dual-screen foldable phone might launch in January

Samsung's Project Valley dual-screen foldable phone might launch in January

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Remember that dual-screen, foldable phone Samsung was reportedly working on earlier this year? Well, a new report has claimed the company continued with the device and might actually release it this winter. According to a new leak published to Chinese... >>

Burberry is launching an Apple Music channel, solely features British artists

Burberry is launching an Apple Music channel, solely features British artists

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Burberry and Apple just proved once again that they have a solid relationship. The fashion house has launched a dedicated channel on Apple Music. It lives under the Curators section and is meant to showcase Burberry’s collaborations with emerging British... >>

Windows 10 for Mobile: When is it coming to my phone?

Windows 10 for Mobile: When is it coming to my phone?

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Windows 10 for Mobile is coming - and Microsoft is beginning to get customers ready for its release. The company has already listed some devices that are eligible for Windows 10 for Mobile, but now it's adding more devices to that list. The Microsoft... >>

HiddenHUB speaker delivers 360-degree sound after detecting room layout, your location

HiddenHUB speaker delivers 360-degree sound after detecting room layout, your location

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Hidden has unveiled a new, smart, and networked speaker system that can adapt to the shape and layout of any room in order to immerse the entire room with lossless-quality audio. It's called HiddenHub. HiddenHub features a built-in accelerometer so that... >>

LG sends out invites for 1 October event, likely for new V10 phone

LG sends out invites for 1 October event, likely for new V10 phone

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Shortly after Microsoft announced it has an October event set, LG has begun inviting the press to its own event in New York during the same month. Both companies are rumoured to unveil high-end phones. LG is thought to be working on a Nexus device... >>

Microsoft announces October event: New Lumia flagships, Surface Pro 4, and more expected

Microsoft announces October event: New Lumia flagships, Surface Pro 4, and more expected

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Microsoft has begun inviting press to a launch event for Windows 10 devices. The company will hold its event in New York on 6 October and is expected to unveil a few new hardware products running Windows 10, including the latest Lumia flagships, the Surface... >>

Linn's new Series 5 Hi-Fi systems come cloaked in Harris Tweed

Linn's new Series 5 Hi-Fi systems come cloaked in Harris Tweed

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Linn has unveiled two Hi-Fi systems under a new line called Series 5 - and what makes these systems standout from similar audio offers is their unique fabric. Described as a "textile speaker covering," the speaker fabric comes in various designs that... >>

Apple iPhone Upgrade Programme: Here's how to get the new iPhone, every year

Apple iPhone Upgrade Programme: Here's how to get the new iPhone, every year

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Pricing for the latest iPhone is a lot more complex now - in the US, anyway. Apple has announced the iPhone Upgrade Programme. It's like a monthly-installment plan that will let you buy a new, unlocked iPhone from Apple and upgrade to the latest model... >>

X-Steady Electro handheld rig for action-cams and phones keeps vids silky smooth

X-Steady Electro handheld rig for action-cams and phones keeps vids silky smooth

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Everyone knows that smooth footage is the way to go for pro-looking videos. But action-cams are all the rage right now - and even the best in-camera digital stabilisation tricks aren't going to stop your videos of mountain climbing or biking or surfing... >>

Wi-Fi Calling: What is it and which devices support it?

Wi-Fi Calling: What is it and which devices support it?

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Wi-Fi Calling seems to be the new "in" tech-thing of the moment. With customers driving the demand for always on connectivity, mobile phone networks are turning to Wi-Fi to enable services that their own masts might not be able to provide. That's a good... >>

Apple Pay: How to add your bank cards to it

Apple Pay: How to add your bank cards to it

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A couple of new banks have joined the Apple Pay list of supported services - Halifax and Lloyds - so customers of both will be able to register their relevant credit or debit cards for Apple Pay use. In the case of Lloyds, it might take a little while... >>

Thank you interwebs for this brilliant Jony Ive soundboard

Thank you interwebs for this brilliant Jony Ive soundboard

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We've all heard Jony Ive's sensual Ive-isms. They're brilliant words said with a suave, delicious tone and completely British accent. He just tends to say stuff that you - and we - would never think of throwing into a normal sentence or conversation.... >>

Microsoft Office 2016 for Windows will officially launch later this month

Microsoft Office 2016 for Windows will officially launch later this month

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Soon, you'll be able to use an all-new version of Office on your Windows PC. Office 2016 is the upcoming, latest version of Office. It's designed and built from the ground-up for Windows and the cloud, and Microsoft has just confirmed when you'll be... >>

iOS 9.1 includes new emoji like a taco and the middle finger

iOS 9.1 includes new emoji like a taco and the middle finger

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Apple has seeded the first beta of iOS 9.1 to developers and public beta testers, and it includes a number of new features, including support for Unicode 8. That means all-new emojis are coming. It seems like just yesterday Apple added diversified emojis... >>

Android Pay now rolling out: How does it work, where is it available?

Android Pay now rolling out: How does it work, where is it available?

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You now have yet another way to pay for goods from your mobile device. This new mobile payment solution however is a little more exciting than some of the others though - simply because it's coming from Google. It's called Android Pay, and Google first... >>

iPhone 6S, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil and more in official videos: Watch them all here

iPhone 6S, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil and more in official videos: Watch them all here

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Apple has just finished holding its event in San Francisco, where it unveiled a number of new products, including new iPhones, an all-new Apple TV, and its largest iPad yet. During the actual event, Apple played several adverts and trailers that basically... >>

iOS 9 release date: Apple to roll out next major iOS update on 16 September

iOS 9 release date: Apple to roll out next major iOS update on 16 September

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You'll be able to play with the next major version of iOS in just one week. Apple is currently live at its event in San Francisco, where it has finally given iOS 9 an official release date. The software will become available on 16 September. It'll roll... >>

Apple's new iPhones likely to feature always-on 'Hey Siri' voice trigger

Apple's new iPhones likely to feature always-on 'Hey Siri' voice trigger

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You'll soon be able to wake Siri with a simple voice trigger - even if your iPhone isn't plugged in to charge. Apple will unveil its next iPhones during a San Francisco event in less than 24 hours, but that hasn't stopped the rumour mill from churning... >>

Google Express same-day grocery delivery: Where is it available, how does it work?

Google Express same-day grocery delivery: Where is it available, how does it work?

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Google's same-day delivery service is adding fresh groceries to its basket. According to Bloomberg, Google Express will soon deliver fresh foods in two US cities by the end of this year. If you're interested in learning more about this new offering from... >>