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How much does Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 cost? Best Buy reveals all

How much does Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 cost? Best Buy reveals all

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It's been a month since Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Tab S3 with no word on pricing, but now, we know how much it costs.Best Buy has listed the 32GB model at $599 - and that includes the S-Pen accessory. The retailer also listed the folio case for $59... >>

Will Samsung finally show its Galaxy X foldable smartphone at IFA 2017?

Will Samsung finally show its Galaxy X foldable smartphone at IFA 2017?

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Samsung's long-rumoured foldable smartphone might soon debut. Information about the phone, often dubbed the Galaxy X, has been slowly leaking out over the past couple years, with the latest reports indicating that the company is developing a version... >>

Snapchat Widget: How to add Bitmoji chat shortcuts to your home screen

Snapchat Widget: How to add Bitmoji chat shortcuts to your home screen

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Snapchat has updated to allow users to create shortcuts of their best friends’ Bitmoji and add them to their home screen.These nifty shortcuts appear in a new Snapchat Widget that's rolling out. If you tap a shortcut, it will immediately open a text... >>

Google's next Pixel phones have the codenames 'Walleye' and 'Muskie'

Google's next Pixel phones have the codenames 'Walleye' and 'Muskie'

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The codenames for Google's Pixel 2 phones have been revealed.Little is known about the next Pixel flagship smartphones, but based on a few reports so far, we know that Google plans to launch them this year and that they will be premium devices with high-end... >>

Parrot's new Bebop-Pro drone pack lets you scan and develop 3D models

Parrot's new Bebop-Pro drone pack lets you scan and develop 3D models

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Drone-maker Parrot has introduced what it describes as an "all-in-one aerial imagery and 3D-modeling solution".Dubbed the Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling, it's a pack that includes a Parrot Bebop 2 drone with a Parrot Skycontroller 2 remote control. They... >>

This Google test helps change the look and feel of your Android phone

This Google test helps change the look and feel of your Android phone

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Once you decide to buy a specific smartphone, the hardest part is deciding how to set it up.When it comes to Android phones, there are so many launchers, icon packs, and wallpapers to choose from. We at Pocket-lint play with new Androids on a sometimes... >>

New Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks show phone's interface, gold paint job

New Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks show phone's interface, gold paint job

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Let's face it: In 2017, there's no such thing as a surprise phone announcement.Thanks to teases and leaks and rumours and analysts and pundits, we know everything there is to know about a phone well before it is officially unveiled on a stage in front... >>

Apple is testing four new iPad models around Cupertino, logs reveal

Apple is testing four new iPad models around Cupertino, logs reveal

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Is Apple about to introduce new iPads? According to one report, it's at least testing new models in California.Mobile marketing firm Fiksu (via TechCrunch) noticed new models being tested in Cupertino, California, as well as in other nearby locations,... >>

Sony's PlayStation Now service will soon stream PS4 games to your PC

Sony's PlayStation Now service will soon stream PS4 games to your PC

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Sony is changing PlayStation Now again, but this time, it's an expansion that will include current-generation games.Weeks after quietly revealing its game streaming service will only be available on PlayStation 4 and PC starting this summer, Sony has... >>

Uptime is a new YouTube party app from Google's Area 120 incubator

Uptime is a new YouTube party app from Google's Area 120 incubator

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Google has given us a way to have YouTube parties - from an app. Google's startup incubator, Area 120, allows employees to work on approved projects during their "20 per cent time". The latest project from that incubator is Uptime, a mobile app that... >>

5 best Google Home compatible devices you can buy today

5 best Google Home compatible devices you can buy today

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Google Home is more than just an internet-connected speaker with a voice assistant. It also works as a smart home hub.Like the Amazon Echo, Google Assistant on Google Home can control smart home devices, although it doesn't support as many products. But... >>

Amazon Echo finally supports Bluetooth speakers: Here's how to connect them and why you should

Amazon Echo finally supports Bluetooth speakers: Here's how to connect them and why you should

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Amazon Echo couldn't pair with other speakers until now.Previously, for some people, the Amazon Echo Dot seemed to have an advantage over its taller, full-fledged sibling. But thanks to an update that is quietly rolling out, you can finally connect the... >>

Best LG G6 cases: Protect your new LG phone

Best LG G6 cases: Protect your new LG phone

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LG's latest flagship smartphone, the LG G6, has arrived - and it's totally different than its predecessor.The company has ditched the modular concept it introduced with last year's LG G5, opting for a metal-and-glass sandwich for the LG G6. This, of course,... >>

What is Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat, how do they work, and when can you use them?

What is Hangouts Meet and Hangouts Chat, how do they work, and when can you use them?

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Days after Microsoft announced a release date for its Slack competitor, Teams, Google has introduced its own workplace chat offering.Companies are increasingly taking an enterprise focus when it comes to chat services. Facebook, for instance, offers... >>

What is Google Jamboard, how does it work, and when can you buy it?

What is Google Jamboard, how does it work, and when can you buy it?

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Google has announced when you can pick up its new Jamboard.You probably won't need this thing unless you're a teacher or a company executive, because it's a powerful collaboration tool used to enhance meetings or presentations. It provides a 4K whiteboard... >>

What is Facebook Messenger Day and does it work like Snapchat?

What is Facebook Messenger Day and does it work like Snapchat?

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Facebook is trying to make Messenger an app you'll always want to use. Wait, actually, it just wants to copy and replace Snapchat for you.It’s integrated bots so you can use it like an assistant. It’s added games so you can use it for fun. And, of... >>

PS4 update 4.50 now available: Here's what it does to your console

PS4 update 4.50 now available: Here's what it does to your console

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Sony has pushed a major new update for the PlayStation 4 that includes some much-requested features. You should see it appear on your console either automatically or through the System menu.The version 4.50 update (previously codenamed Sasuke) brings... >>

What is Tinder Select and can anyone use it to date celebrities?

What is Tinder Select and can anyone use it to date celebrities?

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If you were ever hoping to swipe across a celebrity on Tinder, we're sorry to break it to you, but that probably isn't going to happen now.Over the past couple decades, the internet has revolutionised dating. You no longer have to hit on people at bars... >>

Nest might soon launch a cheaper thermostat and new security system

Nest might soon launch a cheaper thermostat and new security system

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Nest practically disappeared after it became an Alphabet company, but a new report has suggested it's coming back in full force.A report from Bloomberg claimed Nest is working on new connected products, including a home security system, a smart doorbell,... >>

New Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus leak shows two phones side by side

New Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus leak shows two phones side by side

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Want to see what Samsung's next flagships might look like?Slash Leaks has been showing off the upcoming devices from all angles with various image leaks. It's now surfaced yet another image that puts the two devices side by side. Samsung’s upcoming... >>

Apple could unveil three new iPads in April at new spaceship campus

Apple could unveil three new iPads in April at new spaceship campus

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Will Apple hold a special event this spring? At least one report says yes.Apple is rumoured to be developing three new iPad models that will release in 2017, including a refreshed 9.7-inch iPad model, a refreshed 12.9-inch iPad Pro, and an entirely new... >>

Google Pixel 2 might copy iPhone 7 and ditch the headphone jack

Google Pixel 2 might copy iPhone 7 and ditch the headphone jack

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A new rumour about Google's next Pixel flagship is floating around, and it suggests the 2017 phone will drop the headphone jack.Taking a page from Apple's playbook, the second-generation Pixel (also called Pixel 2) may not offer a standard 3.5mm headphone... >>

Instagram Stories adds Snapchat-like geostickers: Here's how the visual location tags work

Instagram Stories adds Snapchat-like geostickers: Here's how the visual location tags work

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In yet another effort to take on (or copy) Snapchat, Instagram has launched geostickers.Geostickers, which are kind of like stickers that represent your location, only work in Instagram's ephemeral Stories feature. And they're currently limited to just... >>

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 has the codename... wait for it... 'Great'

Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 has the codename... wait for it... 'Great'

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Despite the fiasco surrounding its Galaxy Note 7, Samsung has no plans to scrap the Note line.In fact, according to SamMobile, which has a great track record when it comes to leaking Samsung mobile news, Samsung wants to hit it out of the park with the... >>

Meet Sedric: Volkswagen's self-driving lounge car of tomorrow

Meet Sedric: Volkswagen's self-driving lounge car of tomorrow

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Volkswagen has introduced a new car concept that models its vision for autonomous driving.Called Sedric (as in "self-driving car"), the vehicle is fully autonomous and has no steering wheel or pedals. Volkswagen Group AG, the parent group of Volkswagen,... >>