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Amazon's press-to-buy Dash buttons are now available for you to stick on things

Amazon's press-to-buy Dash buttons are now available for you to stick on things

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Amazon really wants to make it easier for you to buy stuff from Amazon.com, so it's finally opening up availability for the new Dash buttons. In April, Amazon unveiled a button that you can attach anywhere and press once in order to order something specific.... >>

Next-gen metal phones will finally be able to wirelessly charge, thanks to Qualcomm

Next-gen metal phones will finally be able to wirelessly charge, thanks to Qualcomm

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Qualcomm has just figured out a way to wirelessly charge metal devices. Until now, engineers haven't been able to develop a solution that'll allow metal device to wirelessly charge. Qualcomm has come up with something called WiPower technology however,... >>

Facebook Q2 results: More than 1.3bn people now visit monthly from a mobile device

Facebook Q2 results: More than 1.3bn people now visit monthly from a mobile device

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There's no denything that Facebook is a mobile app company, and not just a desktop site, which you use to connect with friends. If you have any doubts about that, it's second-quarter earnings report should help clear the air. Facebook reported rapid growth... >>

You can now use Sonos speakers with Microsoft Groove music

You can now use Sonos speakers with Microsoft Groove music

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Get ready to fire up your Sonos speakers, because the company behind them has just announced a new partnership that adds yet another way for you to stream tunes, custom radio stations, and playlists. Earlier this month, Microsoft announced the Xbox Music... >>

Lexus says it'll officially unveil the Slide hoverboard in August

Lexus says it'll officially unveil the Slide hoverboard in August

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Lexus created a real-life, rideable hoverboard and has been teasing it via videos on YouTube for well over a month, but now the luxury car maker is ready to make things official. The company has announced - via another video, naturally - that its hoverboard... >>

Best Windows 10 apps to download or try right now

Best Windows 10 apps to download or try right now

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Microsoft's Windows 10 is now available and the overall message is that it's cool. But to be frank, it's nothing without apps.  We use desktop apps for messaging, mailing, drawing, editing, writing, mapping, playing, gaming, listening, watching, ordering,... >>

You can now use 'OK Google' to WhatsApp message your friends by voice

You can now use 'OK Google' to WhatsApp message your friends by voice

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If you use the Google app on Android to text someone, you'll be glad to know the app just got an update that now lets you do the same thing with popular messaging apps like Whatsapp. Just say something like “OK Google, send a Whatsapp message to Taylor."... >>

5 best laptops for Windows 10: The best available to buy today

5 best laptops for Windows 10: The best available to buy today

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Windows 10 is finally about to roll out to the public, and by the looks of things, it's a massive improvement to the previous version of Microsoft's operating system. In a nutshell: it's completely refined and packed with new features. If you are thinking... >>

OnePlus 2 vs Moto X Play: What’s the difference?

OnePlus 2 vs Moto X Play: What’s the difference?

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It's been a big week for smartphones. Motorola has just unveiled its latest Moto X, called the Moto X Play, and OnePlus finally showed off the successor to its immensely-popular OnePlus One flagship. Both devices run Android (well, the OnePlus 2 has Lollipop-based... >>

Top 32 Viners to follow (and become instantly addicted to Vine)

Top 32 Viners to follow (and become instantly addicted to Vine)

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Let's be real here: Vine is addicting. You open the mobile app or go to the website, thinking you'll only watch a few video clips, and then suddenly it is two hours later. So, what makes Twitter's 6-second video service so addictive? The Viners. The talent... >>

Motorola Moto X (2015) release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Motorola Moto X (2015) release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Motorola has now officially announced two phones within the Moto X family for 2015: The Moto X Play and the Moto X Style.  -- The Moto X was first released in 2013, shortly after Google had acquired Motorola. It was then succeeded by the second-generation... >>

Third-generation Moto G (2015): Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Third-generation Moto G (2015): Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Motorola has officially announced the update to the Moto G. The new Moto G will come with Motorola Shells that are available in a variety of colours and come with ftureh customization options within the company's Moto Maker service.  The new handset... >>

It's official: This is what the OnePlus 2 looks like and features

It's official: This is what the OnePlus 2 looks like and features

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After months of rumours and speculation, the OnePlus 2 has been unveiled in San Francisco. OnePlus has just shown Pocket-lint its second-generation flagship smartphone (which is a fresh update to the immensely-popular OnePlus One smartphone that debuted... >>

OnePlus 2: What's the story so far?

OnePlus 2: What's the story so far?

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OnePlus has had something of a hit on its hands with the OnePlus One, especially among smartphone fans. Limited availability added an air of exclusivity to device that offered great value for money. The OnePlus One is now available to buy without an invite,... >>

Now is your chance to ask one of the world's smartest men anything you want

Now is your chance to ask one of the world's smartest men anything you want

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There's few times in your life that you'll be able to interview a really, really smart person. Like, we're talking about a genius-level mind here. However, thanks to Reddit and its powerful Ask Me Anything (AMA) service, people from around the globe have... >>

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter is coming to Android next month

Bethesda's Fallout Shelter is coming to Android next month

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Bethesda's post-nuclear title that debuted at E3 2015 is coming to Android devices. Fallout Shelter launched at the Los Angeles gaming convention last month, but at the time, it was only available for iOS devices. Bethesda has now confirmed an Android... >>

This is how Nintendo’s sleep monitor might look and work

This is how Nintendo’s sleep monitor might look and work

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Nintendo is making a dock of some sort that can monitor how well you're sleeping and then project that information onto your ceiling. Last autumn, Nintendo revealed it was side-stepping into the life tracking business. Rather than moving into the competitive... >>

Here are the first really up-close NASA pics of Pluto and its moons

Here are the first really up-close NASA pics of Pluto and its moons

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NASA has published up-close images from the New Horizons space probe that flew by Pluto yesterday. The images, which the probe captured and transmitted back to Earth, are the closest we've (or at least the probe) has come to the dwarf planet in space... >>

Latest iPhone 6S leak reveals what the front of the phone looks like

Latest iPhone 6S leak reveals what the front of the phone looks like

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The next iPhone will likely be unveiled in two short months. It comes around so quickly. Doesn't it? Although it seems like just yesterday Apple was on stage unveiling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the company is already in the process of manufacturing... >>

Uber will deliver ice cream to you for free today: This is how to get it

Uber will deliver ice cream to you for free today: This is how to get it

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It's summertime, and it's hot out (well, supposed to be anyway). The Uber team knows this and believes the best way to cool off (and to get you to use its app) is to offer a global promotion on 24 July. Called Uber Ice Cream, it's all about delivering... >>

Meerkat now lets you livestream from a GoPro: Here's how it works

Meerkat now lets you livestream from a GoPro: Here's how it works

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Meerkat doesn't want you using rival live-streaming apps, such as Twitter-owned Periscope, so it needs to come up with new ways to keep users interested, and it's latest attempt is a homerun. It teamed up with GoPro to let you broadcast your action-packed... >>

New Honda cars to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, starting with 2016 Accord

New Honda cars to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, starting with 2016 Accord

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Honda is holding an event at its new R&D Center in Mountain View, where it just confirmed its upcoming vehicles will be among the first to offer the latest infotainment systems from Apple and Google. The updated 2016 Accord, which Honda has dubbed the... >>

NASA discovers Earth 2.0: Here's what you need to know

NASA discovers Earth 2.0: Here's what you need to know

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You might have heard that NASA just discovered Earth 2.0. That's right...the US space agency has confirmed that a habitable planet much like our own is orbiting a star that's also much like our own. It's like Earth's doppelganger (hence the 'Earth 2.0'... >>

LG's new Tone Active wireless Bluetooth headset can handle your workout sweat

LG's new Tone Active wireless Bluetooth headset can handle your workout sweat

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LG Electronics has a new wireless Bluetooth headset. Part of the company's wireless Tone series, the new headset is called the LG Tone Active. You can use it when you're working out or gaming for long periods of time, as it features an IPX3 water and... >>

Garmin made two heart-rate monitors just for underwater use, called HRM-Swim and HRM-Tri

Garmin made two heart-rate monitors just for underwater use, called HRM-Swim and HRM-Tri

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Swimmers need heart-rate monitors too. That's what the engineers at Garmin must've been saying to themselves months ago, because the company decided to come up with underwater heart-rate monitors. Announced today, the new monitors are called HRM-Tri and... >>