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New iPhone 7 leaks show Space Black colour and Smart Connector

New iPhone 7 leaks show Space Black colour and Smart Connector

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Apple will likely unveil the new iPhone, thought to be called iPhone 7, in just a few weeks, so it's no surprise to see a new leaked images and a video emerge online, reportedly revealing the 5.5-inch Plus model in Space Black. Space Black is basically... >>

Apple Music vs Spotify: What's the difference?

Apple Music vs Spotify: What's the difference?

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It's been a year since Apple Music launched with a massive marketing campaign and several celebrities lined up, including Taylor Swift, touting how amazing it is to use, especially when compared to Spotify, another music-streaming service that was getting... >>

No Man's Sky devs are working on issues, brought in team to spot bugs

No Man's Sky devs are working on issues, brought in team to spot bugs

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The developer behind No Man’s Sky wants you to know it is actively addressing the game's issues. Hello Games posted a blog post to No Man’s Sky website on 12 August to announce it is working on fixes for the most “critical issues", and that those... >>

New iPhone 7 leaks show off dual-camera setup and new home button

New iPhone 7 leaks show off dual-camera setup and new home button

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Apple is likely getting ready to unveil new iPhone models in just a few weeks, so it's no surprise to see more sets of photos leak out, purportedly revealing the upcoming devices and what they might feature. Rumours claim Apple might offer up to three... >>

17 Facebook tips and tricks you probably never heard about

17 Facebook tips and tricks you probably never heard about

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Facebook has been around for a while, but chances are, you have no idea about the several hidden features buried within the social network. It's easy to only use the surface of Facebook: you log on, check your notifications, send a few chats, post a status... >>

This modder turned an Xbox One S into a 19-inch laptop you can buy

This modder turned an Xbox One S into a 19-inch laptop you can buy

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If you search the web, you'll discover several hardware hackers (aka modders) who specialise in turning bulky consoles into portable machines such as laptops, but it's not very often that you're able to buy these custom form-factors. Modder Edward Zarick,... >>

This ring lets you feel your loved one’s heartbeat in real time

This ring lets you feel your loved one’s heartbeat in real time

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If you buy your partner TheTouch's HB ring, you'll always know if he or she is alive and well - no matter where they are. The HB ring works like this: as long as you're wearing the ring, and your partner is wearing one too, you'll both be able to feel... >>

Dlodlo V1 is a VR headset that doesn't look like a headset at all

Dlodlo V1 is a VR headset that doesn't look like a headset at all

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Finally! A virtual reality headset that won't take over your whole head nor kill your neck after five minutes of use. Chinese VR startup Dlodlo plans to offer a $559 headset this October called the V1 headset. It looks like a thick pair of goggles rather... >>

What is SolarCity and why is Tesla buying it?

What is SolarCity and why is Tesla buying it?

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If Tesla Motors has its way, when you go shopping for your next electric vehicle, you might also walk out of the store with a home battery and a new roof for your house made up entirely of solar cells. Earlier this month, entrepreneur Elon Musk announced... >>

Elon Musk's SolarCity will sell roofs made of solar panels

Elon Musk's SolarCity will sell roofs made of solar panels

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Imagine a roof designed to absorb the sun's rays as a source of energy. We're not talking about a roof with solar panels attached to it as an afterthought, but rather a roof entirely made out of solar cells. SolarCity, a clean energy company that Tesla... >>

New MacBook Pro (2016): What’s the story so far?

New MacBook Pro (2016): What’s the story so far?

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Everyone thought Apple was going to update its MacBook Pro line at WWDC 2016, but it didn't. Now the world is expecting refreshed models to come out this autumn instead, especially because the MacBook and MacBook Air were updated in March. Keep in mind... >>

PlayStation Neo launch confirmed for 7 September

PlayStation Neo launch confirmed for 7 September

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The new, high-powered PlayStation Neo will very likely be unveiled in September. Sony has sent invites to US media for a PlayStation event scheduled on 7 September in New York City. It'll actually be held at the PlayStation Theatre, but the company is... >>

You can pre-order Fossil's new Android smartwatches on 12 August

You can pre-order Fossil's new Android smartwatches on 12 August

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Fossil has said it will release more than 100 connected devices in 2016, including Android Wear smartwatches, two of which will soon be available for pre-order. Those two models, called the Q Wander and Q Marshal, were introduced earlier this year and... >>

Playing Pokemon Go abroad? Here's how to avoid bill shock

Playing Pokemon Go abroad? Here's how to avoid bill shock

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A Japanese gymnast apparently didn't think about getting an international data plan before catching all the Pokemon in Rio. Kohei Uchimura, the reigning gold medalist and world champion, is addicted to Pokemon Go. (Listen - we all have our vices). He's... >>

This leaked GoPro video seems to show off the upcoming Hero 5

This leaked GoPro video seems to show off the upcoming Hero 5

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GoPro's next flagship action camera has allegedly been spotted in a brief video posted to Reddit and Vimeo. Although the camera-maker announced earlier this year that it would lay off 7 per cent of its workforce and cease sales of at least three action... >>

LittleBits' new modular electronics kit lets kids booby-trap their rooms

LittleBits' new modular electronics kit lets kids booby-trap their rooms

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Okay, so this is cool. Do you have a young kid or two that's just mindlessly sitting in front of the TV a bit too much? Well, give them the latest LittleBits kit, and they'll turn into little inventors/hackers/booby-trap makers. Hot off the success of... >>

Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update: Release date confirmed

Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update: Release date confirmed

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Microsoft seems to have accidentally revealed when the next major update for Windows 10 Mobile will arrive. The company released the Anniversary Update for Windows 10 machines on 2 August, without an exact date for when the mobile version of that update... >>

Instagram just basically ripped off Snapchat Stories - and here's how

Instagram just basically ripped off Snapchat Stories - and here's how

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Facebook-owned Instagram has introduced a new feature: Stories. And, yes, it's just like Snapchat's Stories feature. Here's the deal. With Snapchat stories, you can broadcast multiple snaps (aka videos and photos) taken throughout the day, complete with... >>

Microsoft opens up sales of HoloLens to anyone with $3,000 to spare

Microsoft opens up sales of HoloLens to anyone with $3,000 to spare

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You can now experience augmented reality, but it's going to cost you. Microsoft has just announced that all developers and business customers in the US and Canada can now order up to five HoloLens development kits each, though it doesn't have a strict... >>

Here’s how to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update right now

Here’s how to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update right now

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It's here! The first major update to Windows 10, the Anniversary Update, has started rolling out to users around the globe. It's full of new tricks and subtle changes, which you can read all about from here, with the most notable new feature being Windows... >>

You can now grab the third public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

You can now grab the third public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

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Two weeks after the second public beta of iOS 10, Apple has released a third. The update should be identical to the fourth developer beta, which was seeded to developers on 1 August, serving up new features such as the new emoji (like that water gun replacement... >>

Amazon dreamed up these cool headphones that listen for your name

Amazon dreamed up these cool headphones that listen for your name

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Amazon might be getting into the noise-canceling headphone biz - only its headphones are really smart. The thing about noise-canceling headphones is that they let you block out all the sound surrounding you, letting you focus on the audio coming in from... >>

New Apple TV Remote app lets you control Siri on Apple TV from iPhone

New Apple TV Remote app lets you control Siri on Apple TV from iPhone

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Apple has released a new app, called Apple TV Remote, and it sort of replaces the previous Remote app. Teased at Apple's World Wide Developer Conference last year, the new Apple TV Remote app has been available for developers since June and was released... >>

Apple iOS 10 will add new emoji - like a water gun instead of a pistol

Apple iOS 10 will add new emoji - like a water gun instead of a pistol

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Apple has announced a new feature in its upcoming iOS 10 software, and it could be considered politically correct. The Cupertino, CA-based company on Monday revealed that more than 100 new and redesign emoji characters will be available this autumn, with... >>

Windows 10 users ready themselves for Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows 10 users ready themselves for Windows 10 Anniversary Update

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Windows 10 users around the world are gearing up for the launch of the first major update to Windows 10 since its launch in July 2015.  Dubbed the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, it will be available to download on Tuesday 2 August around the globe and promises... >>