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Qualcomm powered Ying drone comes with autonomous navigation

Qualcomm powered Ying drone comes with autonomous navigation

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Qualcomm, the company that makes the Snapdragon processors powering most of today’s high-end smartphones, has confirmed it is now powering drones too with its first commercially powered model available later this year. The new chip, dubbed Snapdragon... >>

Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0: A 10-inch tablet packed with surround sound

Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0: A 10-inch tablet packed with surround sound

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Huawei didn't just introduce fancier versions of the Nexus 6P and Huawei Watch during its CES 2016 event. It also unveiled a new tablet. Called the MediaPad M2 10.0 , it's all about “fantastic audio and visual experience”. The 10-inch device features... >>

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant: Huawei's Android Wear watch just got a lot glitzier

Huawei Watch Jewel and Elegant: Huawei's Android Wear watch just got a lot glitzier

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Huawei is at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, where it is taking a moment to refresh its product lineup, and of course it hasn't ignored the Huawei Watch. You can now get the company's Android Wear watch with ultra-fancy design options. The idea here is of course... >>

Gold Huawei Nexus 6P: Here is Google's best Nexus device cloaked in matte gold

Gold Huawei Nexus 6P: Here is Google's best Nexus device cloaked in matte gold

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Huawei hit a home run this year when it partnered with Google to launch the beautifully-constructed Nexus 6P, and now it's taken that same device and gave it a new coat of paint. Gold paint, to be specific. At CES 2016 in Las Vegas, Huawei unveiled a... >>

Best iPad Pro keyboards: Turn your Apple tablet into a laptop alternative

Best iPad Pro keyboards: Turn your Apple tablet into a laptop alternative

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It's time to get a keyboard for that fancy Apple iPad Pro you've just bought or been given as a nice little, but not little at all, pressie. Apple is advertising its most powerful and priciest iPad to date, the 12.9-inch iPad Pro, which has a starting... >>

Tado teams up with AT&T and O2 to add new features like turning on lights

Tado teams up with AT&T and O2 to add new features like turning on lights

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Tado has partnered up with AT&T and Telefonica’s O2 in the UK to make its connected system even smarter. Tado will now not only automatically turn on your heating when you are headed home but also do things like turn on the lights, disable the alarm... >>

New devices from iKettle-maker send alerts when you're running low on milk and more

New devices from iKettle-maker send alerts when you're running low on milk and more

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The company that brought you the iKettle has turned its attention to other smart accessories meant for the kitchen. It's announced at CES 2016 in Las Vegas three new products, with the idea of helping out those of you who need a bit of assistance when... >>

These trainers tighten around your feet like Back to the Future's self-lacing shoes

These trainers tighten around your feet like Back to the Future's self-lacing shoes

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Zhor Tech Digitsole, the company that made smart soles for shoes, has now designed actual pairs of smart shoes, and one pair is a lot like Back to the Future's self-lacing shoes. They can automatically tighten around your feet. The shoes, called Smartshoe... >>

Lenovo rounds out ThinkPad X1 lineup with three new models: X1 Tablet,  X1 Yoga, and X1 Carbon

Lenovo rounds out ThinkPad X1 lineup with three new models: X1 Tablet, X1 Yoga, and X1 Carbon

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Lenovo has shown off three new ThinkPad X1 models at CES 2016 in Las Vegas. The showstopper model is the ThinkPad X1 Tablet. It's a lot like Microsoft Surface, as it features a detachable keyboard and optional stylus. Speaking of optional stuff, Lenovo... >>

Square's Final Fantasy IX is coming to PC, iOS, and Android in 2016

Square's Final Fantasy IX is coming to PC, iOS, and Android in 2016

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Square Enix has announced in Japan that one of its most beloved role-playing classics of the early 2000s will soon be playable on both mobile devices and PCs. It's updating Final Fantasy IX for the modern era. The company said we can expect it to arrive... >>

Don't expect to buy those Oculus Touch controllers for a while

Don't expect to buy those Oculus Touch controllers for a while

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Facebook-owned Oculus VR has just announced that its handheld motion controllers for the Oculus Rift virtual-reality headset have been delayed until the second half of 2016. The controllers, dubbed Oculus Touch, were first unveiled last summer and expected... >>

New Year Playlist: Tips for making the ultimate streaming playlist using Spotify, Apple Music, and more

New Year Playlist: Tips for making the ultimate streaming playlist using Spotify, Apple Music, and more

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It's that time of year when rocking around the Christmas tree at the Christmas party has ended and we prepare for another bash to bring in the New Year. You may already be getting a little sick of the constant Christmas repeats. And is it cool to keep... >>

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

Google Chromecast tips: Ten ways to enhance your streaming experience

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You're probably reading this because you own a Chromecast but don't know what to do with it beyond casting YouTube or Netflix videos from your device to a TV. Well, just know you're not alone - and Pocket-lint is here to help. Google released the Chromecast... >>

33 incredible photographers to follow on Instagram right now

33 incredible photographers to follow on Instagram right now

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Instagram is more than just a place for Kim K selfies and food porn. It's also a place where talented photographers from all over the world share their creativity. Instagram actually doubles as their portfolio, a showcase of professional-quality photos... >>

So, this is a thing now: Microsoft Selfie app

So, this is a thing now: Microsoft Selfie app

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Microsoft made an app just for selfies. There's no other way to say that. The company's new iOS app, dubbed Microsoft Selfie, naturally, aims to help you get the best shot from your front-facing camera. It can improve colour balance, skin quality, lighting,... >>

Volkswagen teases electric Microbus announcement ahead of CES

Volkswagen teases electric Microbus announcement ahead of CES

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The legendary VW Microbus is getting electrified. CES seems to be doubling as a car show for the latest vehicle innovations in recent years, and 2016 looks to be no different, with Volkswagen now teasing that it will unveil a new electric car concept... >>

ArcaBoard is a real flying hoverboard you can buy right now

ArcaBoard is a real flying hoverboard you can buy right now

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You've seen the headlines: "This is the world's first real-life hoveboard". Yeah, sure. There have been many hoverboard products teased in recent years, but most of them didn't live up to the hype. Lexus made a hoverboard, for instance, and it ended up... >>

Miracast explained: How is it different from Chromecast and AirPlay?

Miracast explained: How is it different from Chromecast and AirPlay?

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When Amazon recently launched the 4K Fire TV, it arrived with a marketing campaign touting all of its noteworthy features, including something called screen mirroring with Miracast. But Fire TV isn't the only device with Miracast, which is a wireless... >>

52 of the best tech life hacks

52 of the best tech life hacks

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You may not know this... but there are several websites and technology-related tips and tricks out there that can totally simplify your daily routine and make your life much easier in general. For instance, Apple's charging cords for iOS devices and... >>

Apple's 4-inch iPhone 6C might pack 2GB of RAM, A9 chip, and more

Apple's 4-inch iPhone 6C might pack 2GB of RAM, A9 chip, and more

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Apple's next budget iPhone looks like it might be a powerhouse. Apple is reportedly developing a new 4-inch iPhone that will feature the same screen size as found on the iPhone 5S, but the latest rumours indicate it will also feature several internal... >>

Can Apple Watch work without an iPhone? Yes, and here’s what it can do

Can Apple Watch work without an iPhone? Yes, and here’s what it can do

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You might not know this, but...you can use an Apple Watch without an iPhone. Apple released the Apple Watch almost a year ago, and while there is a tonne of information floating around about how it works with your iPhone to pass data back and forth, few... >>

27 Apple Watch accessories for pimping out your new timepiece

27 Apple Watch accessories for pimping out your new timepiece

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Although the Apple Watch is nearing a year old, we're still in early-days territory. App developers and accessory manufacturers alike are just getting their hands on Apple Watch, and that means they're scratching their heads, trying to dream up something... >>

Amazon Fire TV tips and tricks: 16 things you probably had no clue you could do

Amazon Fire TV tips and tricks: 16 things you probably had no clue you could do

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Amazon's Fire TV platform includes streaming set-top boxes and sticks, and it's latest device, the Amazon Fire TV 4K, recently launched, meaning you probably already own it and are wondering how to master it. To help you get the most out of it, as well... >>

60 of the coolest Android Wear watch faces you can download right now

60 of the coolest Android Wear watch faces you can download right now

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Looking for a new Android Wear watch face? Well, you've come to the right place. Thanks to Google's dedicated Google Play Store hub specifically for finding Android Wear watch faces, they are now easier than ever to find and download, with over 4,000... >>

14 cool features and other things you can do with the new Apple TV

14 cool features and other things you can do with the new Apple TV

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When Apple unveiled the all-new Apple TV with an all-new remote during its iPhone 6S September event, it glossed over some really interesting features for the new set-top box. So, we have created this feature to tell you about a few of them. The new Apple... >>