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Morgan made a £6,660 kid version of its all-electric EV3 vehicle

Morgan made a £6,660 kid version of its all-electric EV3 vehicle

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Less than a year after unveiling the three-wheel, all-electric EV3, British car company Morgan has announced a version for kids.Morgan's first all-electric vehicle -- which launched last year with a 62bhp electric motor fed by lithium ion batteries,... >>

LG teases LG G6 bezel-less phone in official MWC 2017 event invite

LG teases LG G6 bezel-less phone in official MWC 2017 event invite

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LG has sent out media invites to the unveiling of its upcoming flagship.The company's invitation for a 26 February event puts the the LG G6's big screen front and center -- or rather to the left -- with words like "Big Screen That Fits" sprawled across... >>

Apple's rumoured AR smart glasses might finally debut this summer

Apple's rumoured AR smart glasses might finally debut this summer

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Apple may introduce a lightweight pair of AR glasses soon.Facebook-owned Oculus VR, Samsung, HTC, Microsoft, Google, and others are all dabbling in virtual reality and augmented reality. But what about Apple? Well, everything from patents to acquisitions... >>

LG G6 will launch in the US a month after going on sale in South Korea

LG G6 will launch in the US a month after going on sale in South Korea

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If you live in the US and want the upcoming LG G6, we now know exactly when you can get it.After debuting at Mobile World Congress on 26 February, LG's next flagship smartphone will go on sale in the US on 7 April, according to VentureBeat, which also... >>

Best Super Bowl 51 (2017) ads and teasers: Nintendo, Google, Mercedes, Amazon and more

Best Super Bowl 51 (2017) ads and teasers: Nintendo, Google, Mercedes, Amazon and more

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The biggest sporting event in the American calendar has been and gone, with the New England Patriots narrowly beating the Atlanta Falcons to claim their fifth Super Bowl title.However, while the game may have been the main event, the ad breaks also got... >>

When is the 2017 Super Bowl LI and where can you stream it online?

When is the 2017 Super Bowl LI and where can you stream it online?

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It's official: The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will face off in the Super Bowl LI.The Pats beat the Steelers in the AFC Championship game, while the Falcons beat the Packers in the NFC Championship game. Now, the two teams are headed to the... >>

PS4 update 4.50: Support for 3D Blu-ray movies, external drives, and more

PS4 update 4.50: Support for 3D Blu-ray movies, external drives, and more

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Sony is planning a new update for the PlayStation 4 that will included some much-requested features.The updated, called version 4.50 (codenamed Sasuke), will bring things like external hard drive support for games and the ability to view 3D Blu-rays via... >>

So now the LG G6 will apparently have a matte metal back?

So now the LG G6 will apparently have a matte metal back?

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A photo of the LG G6 leaked on Thursday, revealing a glossy, shiny rear. Now, a new leak has emerged, leaving us all perplexed.Tracking the rumours on LG's upcoming flagship has been interesting. What will the phone look like? Who knows. While yesterday's... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will ship with S Pen - but without a slot for it

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 will ship with S Pen - but without a slot for it

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Samsung is going to be in Barcelona in a couple weeks to launch an Android tablet that will ship with S Pen, according to a new report.SamMobile has claimed that the tablet, called the Galaxy Tab S3, will come with the S Pen stylus as part of a bundle.... >>

Is Apple making its own chips for Macs so it can eventually ditch Intel?

Is Apple making its own chips for Macs so it can eventually ditch Intel?

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Apple seems to be actively lessening its reliance on Intel chips.According to Bloomberg, Apple is designing its own A-series ARM-based chips, even though Intel processors have powered Apple's Mac lineup for more than a decade. The company isn't going... >>

New LG G6 photo leak shows off phone's shiny back, dual cameras

New LG G6 photo leak shows off phone's shiny back, dual cameras

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Ahead of the LG G6's unveiling, a new photo of the device has leaked.The above photo - purportedly of the LG G6 - was posted by Business Insider, which obtained it from an unnamed source. It seems to verify a few credible rumours floating around about... >>

Facebook Friends Day: What is it and how do those cheesy videos work?

Facebook Friends Day: What is it and how do those cheesy videos work?

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Friends Day is a thing, apparently.On Thursday, Facebook users from around the globe checked their profiles and saw a notification that wished them "Happy Friends Day", and it came along with an automatically-created video that celebrated the occasion.... >>

Android Nougat: How to get Android 7.1.2 on your phone right now

Android Nougat: How to get Android 7.1.2 on your phone right now

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Google has a public beta of the next version update of Android, Nougat 7.1.2, available for Pixel and Nexus devices.Google typically announces the Android preview during its Google I/O developer conference held annually in May. In 2016 - for the first... >>

Tokyo 2020 Olympic games will use medals made from recycled phones

Tokyo 2020 Olympic games will use medals made from recycled phones

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The Tokyo 2020 Games is recycling old phones for medals.Three-time Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Kohei Uchimura has told The Japan Times that Olympic organisers decided to forge Olympic and Paralympic medals for the Tokyo 2020 Games using recycled... >>

GoPro Karma drone is available again with fixed design flaw and all

GoPro Karma drone is available again with fixed design flaw and all

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Three months after recalling Karma, GoPro is selling its drone again.The company announced in a press release that it has fixed the issue that caused the quadcopter to lose power during operation, and that you can buy Karma again at GoPro.com or via select... >>

O2 now sells car insurance and even offers a black box for teens

O2 now sells car insurance and even offers a black box for teens

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O2 has launched car insurance that includes a black box system.O2 is now the first mobile operator in the UK to offer a car insurance service. It is called O2 Drive and applies to new and existing O2 customers. Features include discounted car servicing... >>

Next Sony Xperia flagship might not be at MWC 2017 after all

Next Sony Xperia flagship might not be at MWC 2017 after all

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Sony isn't going to unveil its next flagship at Mobile World Congress, it is claimed.A few reports have suggested in recent weeks that Sony will debut a premium device with a 4K display at a press conference in Barcelona on 27 February, but according... >>

Apple AirPods firmware update: How to check for and install latest version

Apple AirPods firmware update: How to check for and install latest version

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Updating your headphones is now a thing.Apple has released a firmware update for AirPods, its £159 wireless earbud product. The update, called firmware 3.5.1, began rolling out on Wednesday, bringing undisclosed bug fixes. Although the installation... >>

Can Boston Dynamics' new wheeled robot look any creepier?

Can Boston Dynamics' new wheeled robot look any creepier?

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Google-owned Boston Dynamics makes several bipedal and quadrupedal robots, most of which look really creepy.Don't believe us? See this one and this one and this one. Oh, and look at the robot above too. The company apparently has been testing wheel technology... >>

Facebook is making a set-top box video app for premium TV content

Facebook is making a set-top box video app for premium TV content

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Soon, you'll be watching video on Facebook from your TV.According to The Wall Street Journal, Facebook is developing a "video-centric app" for set-top boxes, including the Apple TV, so it can put video content from the social network on screens in the... >>

What iPhone sales decline? Apple breaks records again

What iPhone sales decline? Apple breaks records again

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The big story over the past six months in regards to Apple earnings has been that iPhone sales are declining. Well, that ends today.Apple just posted strong financial results for the first quarter of 2017. In a letter to investors on Tuesday, CEO Tim... >>

Sky, Discovery Channels agree on new deal at the last moment

Sky, Discovery Channels agree on new deal at the last moment

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After much hubbub, Sky and Discovery have come to an agreement.The two media companies -- hours before their previous contract was set to expire, which would have seen TLC, Animal Planet, Eurosport, and more pulled from Rupert Murdoch's Sky -- have announced... >>

Wi-Fi Calling: What is it and which devices support it?

Wi-Fi Calling: What is it and which devices support it?

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With customers driving the demand for always on connectivity, mobile phone networks are turning to Wi-Fi to enable services that their own masts might not be able to provide.That's a good thing for those who want to remain connected in an area that perhaps... >>

Nextbit has been bought by Razer, will continue 'cool stuff in mobile'

Nextbit has been bought by Razer, will continue 'cool stuff in mobile'

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Nextbit is now a Razer company.The smartphone-maker announced Monday it was acquired by the peripheral company on 27 January. Nextbit's press release specifically mentioned that Razer “has acquired the majority of the assets of Nextbit Systems Inc... >>

7 best encrypted messaging apps for all the Edward Snowdens out there

7 best encrypted messaging apps for all the Edward Snowdens out there

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Love him or hate him, Edward Snowden made many of us more aware.We now pay close attention to our online privacy and care about things like metadata, surveillance, digital snooping, and data theft. While governments and companies wage war about how much... >>