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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... >>

First official touchscreen for Raspberry Pi now available for just £48

First official touchscreen for Raspberry Pi now available for just £48

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You can now buy an official touchscreen display for the Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced you can finally purchase a 7-inch RGB display that supports 10-finger touch and has a 800x480 resolution to compliment its credit card-sized,... >>

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

Apple 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... >>

Amazon is making a 6-inch tablet for Christmas that costs just $50

Amazon is making a 6-inch tablet for Christmas that costs just $50

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Amazon apparently thinks it can do better with saving you money this Christmas season, because it's said to be developing a new tablet that'll cost just $50. That's $29 cheaper than its cheapest Kindle reader. According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon's... >>

Children's-only BBC iPlayer is in the works, will be called iPlay

Children's-only BBC iPlayer is in the works, will be called iPlay

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The BBC is proposing a new, standalone version of the iPlayer on-demand service, as part of its wide-ranging plans to overhaul the BBC over the next decade. The new service will be called iPlay and specifically aimed at children. BBC director general... >>

This premium version of Sony's Xperia Z5 Compact might launch soon

This premium version of Sony's Xperia Z5 Compact might launch soon

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Sony recently launched three models of the Xperia Z5 (the standard, Premium, and Compact), but a new report has claimed that a fourth model is coming. It's actually a higher-spec'd variant of the Compact. According to Chinese website CNBeta, Sony plans... >>

Microsoft Lumia phones lose key camera features

Microsoft Lumia phones lose key camera features

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Windows 10 is already available for desktop devices, but we're still waiting with bated breath for the release of Windows 10 for phones. While Microsoft readies that software, it's announced some Lumia apps are getting the axe. The company said it's been... >>

What to expect from Apple's September 2015 event: iPhone 6S, Apple TV, iPad Pro, and more

What to expect from Apple's September 2015 event: iPhone 6S, Apple TV, iPad Pro, and more

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Another September, another onslaught of Apple goodies. Apple has held a September event for the last five years in order to announce its latest iPhones and other new products. And it's doing the same thing this year. Apple has an event set for 9 September... >>

Watch out, Tesla: Dyson isn't ruling out making its own electric cars

Watch out, Tesla: Dyson isn't ruling out making its own electric cars

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Dyson might soon add electric cars to its bustling product portfolio. The company is best known for making premium consumer vacuums, but clues recently dropped by the company's CEO have suggested it might also be known one day for making energy-efficient... >>

Apple patents fuel cell laptop battery for long-lasting MacBook

Apple patents fuel cell laptop battery for long-lasting MacBook

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If we had to complain about one thing when it comes to Apple's laptops, we'd gripe about battery life. And that's especially true if you own an older MacBook Pro. Simply run the Chrome browser on your machine for a couple hours, and before you know it,... >>

Best phones of IFA 2015: Sony, Lenovo, Huawei, Acer, and more

Best phones of IFA 2015: Sony, Lenovo, Huawei, Acer, and more

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The annual IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin is underway, and it's where all the major firms are showcasing the latest televisions and laptops and smartphones all in one place. To help you navigate through the flood of announcements, we... >>

B&O's latest wireless speaker is the curvy BeoPlay A6, and it costs £799

B&O's latest wireless speaker is the curvy BeoPlay A6, and it costs £799

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Bang & Olufsen has yet another fancy, wireless speaker to sell you. It's called BeoPlay A6, and it's really cool looking. It's also really expensive. The speaker, which has a curved shape, was designed in collaboration with Danish studio Kvadrat, a manufacturer... >>

Apple might show off a 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display next month

Apple might show off a 21.5-inch iMac with a 4K display next month

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There is going to be a tonne of new Apple stuff to buy this autumn. The Cupertino-based company is getting ready to launch its new iPhones and maybe even an updated Apple TV and all-new iPad Pro within the next month, but in addition to all that, a new... >>

This mystery LG 'V' phone looks like it has a camera embedded in the screen

This mystery LG 'V' phone looks like it has a camera embedded in the screen

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LG is working on a new phone, but we don't know what it is or when it'll arrive. Leakster Steve Hemmerstoffer recently noticed a new LG phone passing through Chinese regulator TENAA. It's interesting for a number of reasons. First of all... it has "V"... >>

Samsung Gear S2 3G vs Samsung Gear S: What's the difference?

Samsung Gear S2 3G vs Samsung Gear S: What's the difference?

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Samsung has announced the Samsung Gear S2, its first round smartwatch. The watch is actually being offered in three distinct models, with the standard Gear S2 being the flagship device. The other models include the Gear S2 Classic, which has a more familiar... >>

Sony Xperia Z5 family: Where can I get them?

Sony Xperia Z5 family: Where can I get them?

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Sony is at IFA in Berlin, where it has launched more Xperia smartphones, and network operators are already beginning to announce when those new phones will hit their store shelves. The new Xperia Z5 range consists of the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Compact,... >>

Lenovo Phab and Phab Plus take term Phablet to the extreme, like 6.8-inches extreme

Lenovo Phab and Phab Plus take term Phablet to the extreme, like 6.8-inches extreme

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Lenovo thinks phablets are still a thing, apparently. We've long ditched the term now that most smartphones come with huge displays, but Lenovo is keeping it alive and well, by introducing two new phones called the Phab and Phab Plus. And yes, they're... >>

Lenovo's Yoga Tab line adds new Tab 3 and Tab 3 Pro Android tablets

Lenovo's Yoga Tab line adds new Tab 3 and Tab 3 Pro Android tablets

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Lenovo has updated last year's Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, which notably had a built-in video projector, by introducing two new Android tablets. They're called the Yoga Tab 3 Pro and Yoga Tab 3. The high-end Yoga Tab 3 Pro has a 10-inch screen (2560x1600 resolution),... >>

Tesla's $35K Model 3 sedan will be up for pre-order in March, with 2017 production

Tesla's $35K Model 3 sedan will be up for pre-order in March, with 2017 production

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Two years from now, you might be driving an affordable Tesla. Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, has announced via Twitter that his company's lower-cost Model 3 sedan will be unveiled next March. At that time, you'll also be able to place a pre-order. But you'll... >>

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

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

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Lenovo-owned Motorola has just unveiled the Moto 360 2. The Android Wear-powered watch is actually called the new Moto 360, and it's available in two different sizes (42mm and 46mm) as well as a sport version called Moto 360 Sport. You can read about... >>

New Moto 360 comes in two sizes and a sport version, but the 'flat tyre' screen remains

New Moto 360 comes in two sizes and a sport version, but the 'flat tyre' screen remains

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Lenovo-owned Motorola just made the new Moto 360 official, by unveiling what it calls "the new Moto 360 collection". The Android Wear smartwatch collection primarily includes two different-sized models: 42mm and 46mm. Pricing for the models depends on... >>

New Nexus phones might debut at Google event set for later this month

New Nexus phones might debut at Google event set for later this month

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It looks like you won't have to wait long for those two upcoming Nexus phones. CNET has claimed Google plans to announce both Android devices later this month in San Francisco. The launch event is reportedly scheduled for 29 September. That's the same... >>

New Apple TV details leaked: Universal voice search, black touch remote, no 4K, $149 price

New Apple TV details leaked: Universal voice search, black touch remote, no 4K, $149 price

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Apple's next-generation Apple TV is coming - and it'll be completely overhauled when compared to its predecessor, which hasn't been updated in over 900 days. The new set-top box might even feature universal voice search. According to John Paczkowski at... >>

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... >>