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Your iPhone will now work with Android Wear: Here's what you need to know

Your iPhone will now work with Android Wear: Here's what you need to know

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Those of you who own an iPhone and want to own a smartwatch other than Apple Watch will be overjoyed to learn that Google has heard your woes and made Android Wear compatible with iPhone. That's right. Your iPhone will now work with any Android Wear watch.... >>

Apple's next Apple TV (2015):  What’s the story so far?

Apple's next Apple TV (2015): What’s the story so far?

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It's been a long time since Apple refreshed its set-top box - well over three years, in fact. And recent price drops of the existing model have led to a flood of rumours and speculation on a new version. From a dedicated game store and built-in TV tuner... >>

Next Apple TV might come with a Wii-like, motion-sensitive remote

Next Apple TV might come with a Wii-like, motion-sensitive remote

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It's been over 900 days since Apple updated Apple TV, but many reports have indicated we might finally see a completely-refreshed box unveiled during the company's event next month. And it could have a Wii-like remote. The rumour mill has already claimed... >>

LG Rolly is a plastic Bluetooth keyboard you can actually roll up

LG Rolly is a plastic Bluetooth keyboard you can actually roll up

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Have you ever wanted a Bluetooth keyboard you could roll up and stuff in your pocket? Well, LG has you covered. It has announced a wireless keyboard product, called Rolly, which does exactly that. It basically folds up along the four rows of keys in order... >>

Huawei's gold-plated Android Wear watch works with... iPhone?

Huawei's gold-plated Android Wear watch works with... iPhone?

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Huawei is getting ready to launch a gold Android Wear watch called Huawei Watch, according to a pre-order page that's live on Amazon, but the most interesting thing about this upcoming product is that it works with iPhone. The listing on Amazon has revealed... >>

LG Nexus 5 (2015) release date details leak out, might arrive late September

LG Nexus 5 (2015) release date details leak out, might arrive late September

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Everyone wants to know when they'll be able to get their hands on new Nexus hardware - and according to the latest report about the LG Nexus 5 (2015), it looks like people have less than a month left of waiting. Google announced Android 6.0 earlier this... >>

Archos unveils Android-powered Diamond Tab with 7.9-inch screen for £179

Archos unveils Android-powered Diamond Tab with 7.9-inch screen for £179

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French company Archos just unveiled its Diamond S smartphone earlier this week, but now it is coming out with another Diamond-branded product. It's called Diamond Tab. The Diamond Tab is a tablet, of course, and it features a 7.9-inch display. Archos... >>

You'll never guess how many people used Facebook on Monday

You'll never guess how many people used Facebook on Monday

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A lot of people use Facebook. We know this. You know this. It's no secret. But, for some reason, on Monday, way more people than usual decided to log onto the social network. According to CEO and co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook hit 1 billion individual... >>

Instagram steps outside the... square: You can now post in portrait and landscape

Instagram steps outside the... square: You can now post in portrait and landscape

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Since Instagram began, users have been limited to posting in a square format. It helped the app to standout at first, but eventually, users got tired of the constraints and began using workarounds. Scroll through posts in your feed today and you'll see... >>

Latest Moto 360 2 leak: Here's what the smaller 'Moto 360S' supposedly looks like

Latest Moto 360 2 leak: Here's what the smaller 'Moto 360S' supposedly looks like

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Motorola's Moto 360 smartwatch is due to be refreshed, and the new version is thought to come in two different sizes. A set of recently-leaked images purportedly even shows what the two sizes will look like.  A report published by the US Federal Communications... >>

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

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... >>

It's official: Apple's next iPhone launch event will take place 9 September

It's official: Apple's next iPhone launch event will take place 9 September

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Apple has just sent invites to the media, inviting them to attend its next iPhone launch event in San Francisco. Everything is scheduled to go down 9 September at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium - a new venue for Apple. In the actual invite, which sports... >>

Microsoft's new flagship Lumia phones pictured in leaked press renders

Microsoft's new flagship Lumia phones pictured in leaked press renders

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Microsoft's upcoming Cityman and Talkman phones have just been pictured in what looks like a set of official renders. The company is getting ready to launch two Lumia phones - which are being described as "high end" - at an October event. They're not... >>

18 YouTube stars and channels you should be watching

18 YouTube stars and channels you should be watching

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YouTube has more stuff to watch than funny cat videos. Shocking! We know. In fact, there is so much to watch on Google's video-sharing site that some content creators have become international "YouTube stars". Yes, that is a thing. From PewDiePie to... >>

Adobe is bringing a new Photoshop app to iOS this autumn, later for Android

Adobe is bringing a new Photoshop app to iOS this autumn, later for Android

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Adobe revealed last May that it is working on a new Photoshop-branded app for mobile devices, and now a new report has given us a closer look at how that app will look and function. Adobe recently discontinued Photoshop Touch, and when the company explained... >>

This is M, the digital assistant Facebook is testing inside Messenger

This is M, the digital assistant Facebook is testing inside Messenger

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It's been rumoured Facebook is working on a Siri r Google Now or Cortana-like product, and now the company has confirmed the speculation by announcing it's testing a personal digital assistant inside Messenger. The Information first claimed that Facebook... >>

Watch how you insert the S-Pen into the Galaxy Note 5 because you might break it

Watch how you insert the S-Pen into the Galaxy Note 5 because you might break it

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If you own a new Galaxy Note 5, be careful what you do with the device's S-Pen stylus, because you might unwittingly break the S-Pen, the Note 5, or both. The stylus can be inserted into a slot within the phone, but if you slide the S-Pen in the wrong... >>

Archos unveils new pair of 50 phones with choice of Windows 10 or Android ahead of IFA

Archos unveils new pair of 50 phones with choice of Windows 10 or Android ahead of IFA

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French company Archos is once again unveiling new phones. They're called the Archos 50 Cesium and 50e Helium. They're budget phones of course, but what's interesting this time around is that they're nearly identical in terms of hardware and completely... >>

What is YouTube Gaming and could it kill Twitch?

What is YouTube Gaming and could it kill Twitch?

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Google is about to launch something a lot like Twitch. It's YouTube Gaming. At an event held at YouTube Space LA on 12 June, Google previewed a new initiative called YouTube Gaming. It's a mobile app as well as a website designed to showcase YouTube's... >>

Step aside, Twitch: YouTube Gaming is set to go live 26 August

Step aside, Twitch: YouTube Gaming is set to go live 26 August

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Google said it planned to launch its Twitch-like YouTube Gaming service sometime this summer - and now we have an exact date: 26 August. Google previewed a new initiative it was working in on in June called YouTube Gaming. It's a mobile app as well as... >>

A Samsung exec just shared this IG pic of the upcoming Gear S2 on his wrist

A Samsung exec just shared this IG pic of the upcoming Gear S2 on his wrist

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Samsung doesn't want you to forget that it has a round smartwatch coming. A Samsung executive wants you to remember so badly that he went and posted a photo of himself wearing the yet-to-be-released wearable to his Instagram. This isn't an accidental... >>

Android Pay explained: How does it work and when will it launch?

Android Pay explained: How does it work and when will it launch?

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

MobileFusion: See how Microsoft plans to turn your phone's camera into a 3D scanner

MobileFusion: See how Microsoft plans to turn your phone's camera into a 3D scanner

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Microsoft's Research arm has given the world a sneak peek at its latest project: 3D-scanning using a regular mobile phone. Through a new blog post and video, the team explained that the project will allow anybody to create high-quality 3D images in real... >>

It's official: Microsoft's Cortana app for Android is now out, in beta form

It's official: Microsoft's Cortana app for Android is now out, in beta form

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You can now use Cortana on an Android phone. Like, officially. But it's US-only for now and in beta form. Microsoft confirmed earlier this year that its smart assistant, Cortana, would soon arrive for Android. Cortana is native to the Windows 10 platform.... >>

First software update for OnePlus 2 now rolling out: Here's what it fixes

First software update for OnePlus 2 now rolling out: Here's what it fixes

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The first over-the-air software update for the OnePlus 2 has finally arrived. OnePlus said it was coming - with a few changes and fixes for bugs spotted in the company's new Android-based OxygenOS, and now it's here. The most important thing it addresses... >>