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New MacBook Pro with OLED touch panel revealed in massive leak

New MacBook Pro with OLED touch panel revealed in massive leak

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Apple's new MacBook Pro will feature an OLED touch panel that offers built-in Touch ID and works with Apple Pay.Apple released MacOS Sierra 10.12.1 on 24 October with hidden images of Apple Pay, according to MacRumours and 9to5Mac. They showed a yet-to-be-unveiled... >>

Google’s standalone VR/AR headset: What’s the story so far?

Google’s standalone VR/AR headset: What’s the story so far?

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Google's VR vision extends beyond Cardboard and Daydream.The company began embracing virtual reality a few years ago when it launched a Cardboard DIY headset with a viewer certification program. Then, in 2016, it introduced the Daydream VR platform, followed... >>

Google's next VR headset might ditch the phone and include AR

Google's next VR headset might ditch the phone and include AR

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Daydream isn't the only headset Google dreamed up.The company is working on a standalone headset that's part virtual reality and part augmented reality. According to Engadget, the device, which has been rumoured in the past, will use sensors and feature... >>

Now LG is planning to abandon modules with new G6 phone

Now LG is planning to abandon modules with new G6 phone

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It seems like modular phones aren't the future of smartphone technology.Google abandoned its Project Ara modular initiative earlier this year, and according to the report from Korea's Electronic Times, LG plans to do the same with its G5 strategy. The... >>

Here's why you can't access Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, or Reddit

Here's why you can't access Netflix, Twitter, Spotify, or Reddit

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Check your favourite sites right now, like Twitter, Spotify, Netflix, or Reddit.They're all down, right? That's because much of the internet is broken due to one massive cyber attack that is affecting systems run by Dyn, one of the largest providers... >>

What is HBO Go and how do you watch it?

What is HBO Go and how do you watch it?

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Everyone knows what HBO is... but it can get confusing when people start talking about HBO Go.But it's really not that complicated. To help you understand what HBO Go is and how to use it, Pocket-lint has explained everything you need to know about the... >>

New Razer Blade Pro laptop has a 4K touchscreen, mechanical keyboard

New Razer Blade Pro laptop has a 4K touchscreen, mechanical keyboard

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Razer has introduced a new 17.3-inch Razer Blade Pro gaming laptop.Billed as a "desktop inside your laptop", the 2016 Blade Pro packs a 2.6GHz quad-core Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor, the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 desktop card, PCIe M.2 SSD (from 512GB... >>

Kodak Ektra is a new Android cameraphone aimed at photographers

Kodak Ektra is a new Android cameraphone aimed at photographers

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Kodak made a smartphone. And, naturally, its primary focus is on imaging. The Eastman Kodak Company on Thursday unveiled the new Kodak Ektra smartphone, which it described as a "photography-led smartphone designed for those with a passion for photography,... >>

Apple sends out invites to 27 October event likely for new MacBook Pro

Apple sends out invites to 27 October event likely for new MacBook Pro

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It's official: Apple is holding another event this autumn.Nearly two months after unveiling the latest iPhone models, the Cupertino, CA-based company has invited the media to an event on 27 October. The tagline on the invite, "hello again," is an obvious... >>

LeEco US launch: What is LeEco, what did it announce, and can you watch the event again?

LeEco US launch: What is LeEco, what did it announce, and can you watch the event again?

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LeEco has officially landed in the US.The Chinese company has finished holding its US launch event in San Francisco, where it unveiled a range of new products for American consumers. Here's everything you need to know about the company, its live-streamed... >>

Microsoft will hold another event one week after its October event

Microsoft will hold another event one week after its October event

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This is interesting: Microsoft has scheduled two events one week apart.The company is holding an event in New York City on 26 October, when it's expected to unveil new hardware, including an all-in-one Surface PC. It might also announce some Xbox and... >>

Apple might unveil all-new MacBook Pro at 27 October event

Apple might unveil all-new MacBook Pro at 27 October event

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Apple will hold another hardware event this autumn, but this time it's for the next-generation MacBook Pro.According to Recode, Apple is planning an event for 27 October, when it will unveil a new MacBook Pro. The line hasn't been given a significant... >>

Candy Crush is becoming a TV game show. Seriously

Candy Crush is becoming a TV game show. Seriously

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Candy Crush Saga - the addictive King title that quickly swept the world and turned our parents, siblings, and friends into mobile gaming fiends - is coming after your livingroom television next.Candy Crush Saga lets you match colourful candies in combinations... >>

See the latest Simpsons couch gag in VR in honour of 600th episode

See the latest Simpsons couch gag in VR in honour of 600th episode

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The couch gag on The Simpsons' latest Treehouse of Horror not only celebrated the show's newest episode milestone but also parodied Planet of the Apes and was offered up in virtual reality to Google Cardboard owners.Say, what? For those of you who... >>

Watch this GoPro capture Hollywood-style stunts of Hot Wheels cars

Watch this GoPro capture Hollywood-style stunts of Hot Wheels cars

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Many little boys and girls dream about being Hollywood stunt drivers - but that profession takes a lot of money, practice, and, well, luck.Unless, of course, they plan to use Hot Wheels toy cars instead of actual cars when testing all their burnouts... >>

Microsoft will roll out next major Windows 10 update in March

Microsoft will roll out next major Windows 10 update in March

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A new clue has indicated when the next Windows 10 update might arrive, just two months after Microsoft released the Anniversary Update.Several reports have claimed Microsoft will release two major updates to Windows 10 in 2017, with the first one currently... >>

FAA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from all flights - even if turned off

FAA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from all flights - even if turned off

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If you're still clinging onto your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 for whatever reason, don't plan on flying in the US with it.The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration... >>

Apple Watch Nike+: What is it, how much is it, and when can you get it?

Apple Watch Nike+: What is it, how much is it, and when can you get it?

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Apple and Nike announced in September that they revived their partnership, with the introduction of Apple Watch Nike+ during Apple's Special Event. Now we know when that sports-centric smartwatch will go on sale.Here's everything you need to know about Apple... >>

Samsung reveals how many Note 7s have overheated since first recall

Samsung reveals how many Note 7s have overheated since first recall

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Another formal recall from the US government has revealed how many Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones overheated in the past month. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission once again officially recalled the Galaxy Note 7 on Thursday, following an alert from... >>

You can now send Facebook videos to your Apple TV or Chromecast

You can now send Facebook videos to your Apple TV or Chromecast

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Facebook has just embraced Apple TV and Google Chromecast.The social network has been really pushing video these last couple years, with the bulking of its video platform and live-streaming capabilities. Now, as part of that strategy, you can send any... >>

This is the final trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

This is the final trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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This will be your last look at Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.In terms of trailers, anyway. Rogue One already has a teaser and a full trailer, but this latest one, which debuted on Good Morning America Thursday, is apparently the last one we'll get before... >>

Ricoh's 360-degree camera lineup adds the £250 Theta SC

Ricoh's 360-degree camera lineup adds the £250 Theta SC

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There's a new version of the Theta S coming out in November.Ricoh has introduced a smaller, cheaper version of the Theta S 360-degree camera. It's called the Theta SC. It has two f2.0 lenses and two 12-megapixel sensors to capture 360-degree photos and... >>

HP refreshes Spectre x360, Envy 13, Envy AIO, and Envy Display with design updates and more

HP refreshes Spectre x360, Envy 13, Envy AIO, and Envy Display with design updates and more

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HP has updated its premium Spectre and Envy consumer laptops, as well as the Envy all-in-one and Envy Display.The company announced that Spectre x360 and Envy 13 have been given larger batteries and refreshed designs, with the x360 receiving a smaller... >>

Oculus Santa Cruz standalone headset: What's the story so far?

Oculus Santa Cruz standalone headset: What's the story so far?

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During the third-annual Oculus Connect keynote, Facebook-owned Oculus VR announced something nobody expected: a standalone Rift headset.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced the virtual-reality headset and revealed its codename, Santa Cruz. Here's everything... >>

Samsung now sells smart built-in home appliances like wall ovens

Samsung now sells smart built-in home appliances like wall ovens

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Samsung sells smart home appliances like refrigerators and washers, but up until now, it never offered smart built-in appliances.The South Korean company on Tuesday introduced a new line of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled wall ovens, cooktops, and range hoods.... >>