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See the latest Simpsons couch gag in VR in honour of 600th episode

See the latest Simpsons couch gag in VR in honour of 600th episode

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The couch gag on The Simpsons' latest Treehouse of Horror not only celebrated the show's newest episode milestone but also parodied Planet of the Apes and was offered up in virtual reality to Google Cardboard owners.Say, what? For those of you who... >>

Watch this GoPro capture Hollywood-style stunts of Hot Wheels cars

Watch this GoPro capture Hollywood-style stunts of Hot Wheels cars

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Many little boys and girls dream about being Hollywood stunt drivers - but that profession takes a lot of money, practice, and, well, luck.Unless, of course, they plan to use Hot Wheels toy cars instead of actual cars when testing all their burnouts... >>

Microsoft will roll out next major Windows 10 update in March

Microsoft will roll out next major Windows 10 update in March

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A new clue has indicated when the next Windows 10 update might arrive, just two months after Microsoft released the Anniversary Update.Several reports have claimed Microsoft will release two major updates to Windows 10 in 2017, with the first one currently... >>

FAA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from all flights - even if turned off

FAA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from all flights - even if turned off

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If you're still clinging onto your Samsung Galaxy Note 7 for whatever reason, don't plan on flying in the US with it.The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration... >>

Apple Watch Nike+: What is it, how much is it, and when can you get it?

Apple Watch Nike+: What is it, how much is it, and when can you get it?

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Apple and Nike announced in September that they revived their partnership, with the introduction of Apple Watch Nike+ during Apple's Special Event. Now we know when that sports-centric smartwatch will go on sale.Here's everything you need to know about Apple... >>

Samsung reveals how many Note 7s have overheated since first recall

Samsung reveals how many Note 7s have overheated since first recall

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Another formal recall from the US government has revealed how many Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones overheated in the past month. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission once again officially recalled the Galaxy Note 7 on Thursday, following an alert from... >>

You can now send Facebook videos to your Apple TV or Chromecast

You can now send Facebook videos to your Apple TV or Chromecast

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Facebook has just embraced Apple TV and Google Chromecast.The social network has been really pushing video these last couple years, with the bulking of its video platform and live-streaming capabilities. Now, as part of that strategy, you can send any... >>

Oculus Parties and Rooms: How does Facebook see us being social in VR?

Oculus Parties and Rooms: How does Facebook see us being social in VR?

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Virtual reality isn't limited to gaming.Ever since the Oculus Rift VR headset debuted a few years ago, most of the talk surrounding the latest VR craze has centered around gaming. Most of the demos we've seen for the Rift, for instance, are some type... >>

This is the final trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

This is the final trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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This will be your last look at Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.In terms of trailers, anyway. Rogue One already has a teaser and a full trailer, but this latest one, which debuted on Good Morning America Thursday, is apparently the last one we'll get before... >>

Ricoh's 360-degree camera lineup adds the £250 Theta SC

Ricoh's 360-degree camera lineup adds the £250 Theta SC

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There's a new version of the Theta S coming out in November.Ricoh has introduced a smaller, cheaper version of the Theta S 360-degree camera. It's called the Theta SC. It has two f2.0 lenses and two 12-megapixel sensors to capture 360-degree photos and... >>

HP refreshes Spectre x360, Envy 13, Envy AIO, and Envy Display with design updates and more

HP refreshes Spectre x360, Envy 13, Envy AIO, and Envy Display with design updates and more

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HP has updated its premium Spectre and Envy consumer laptops, as well as the Envy all-in-one and Envy Display.The company announced that Spectre x360 and Envy 13 have been given larger batteries and refreshed designs, with the x360 receiving a smaller... >>

Oculus Santa Cruz standalone headset: What's the story so far?

Oculus Santa Cruz standalone headset: What's the story so far?

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During the third-annual Oculus Connect keynote, Facebook-owned Oculus VR announced something nobody expected: a standalone Rift headset.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced the virtual-reality headset and revealed its codename, Santa Cruz. Here's everything... >>

Samsung now sells smart built-in home appliances like wall ovens

Samsung now sells smart built-in home appliances like wall ovens

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Samsung sells smart home appliances like refrigerators and washers, but up until now, it never offered smart built-in appliances.The South Korean company on Tuesday introduced a new line of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled wall ovens, cooktops, and range hoods.... >>

This video show what a smoking Samsung Galaxy Note 7 looks like

This video show what a smoking Samsung Galaxy Note 7 looks like

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A smoking Galaxy Note 7 is a very frightening thing to experience, apparently.Samsung has ended production of the Galaxy Note 7 due to reports that both original and replacement units of the phone were catching on fire, and now a video shows how at least... >>

Facebook Workplace: How does it work, what does it cost, and when can you use it?

Facebook Workplace: How does it work, what does it cost, and when can you use it?

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Facebook has officially launched its Slack competitor: Facebook Workplace.This offering is part social network, part messenger, and part productivity tool for teams. Your Workplace account is only visible to people in your team/company and is separate... >>

Oculus Touch controllers: What are they, how much do they cost, and when can you buy them?

Oculus Touch controllers: What are they, how much do they cost, and when can you buy them?

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Facebook-owned Oculus VR is in the middle of its main keynote, where it has shed new details on the Oculus Rift's Touch controllers.The virtual reality company's third-annual Oculus Connect conference kicked off on 5 October and will go until 7 October,... >>

Oculus VR opens up pre-orders for Rift Touch controllers

Oculus VR opens up pre-orders for Rift Touch controllers

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Facebook-owned Oculus VR is accepting pre-orders for its handheld controllers.The virtual reality company revealed at its third-annual Oculus Connect conference last week that it would launch Oculus Touch on 6 December, but now it's letting consumers... >>

Samsung tells all Note 7 owners to 'power down' and stop using device

Samsung tells all Note 7 owners to 'power down' and stop using device

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Samsung doesn't even want you to use your Galaxy Note 7 now.There have been several reports of replacement Galaxy Note 7 devices exploding in the last week, including one that happened on a Southwest Airlines flight during boarding. In response, Samsung... >>

Facebook Events is an app now: Here's how it works

Facebook Events is an app now: Here's how it works

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More than 100 million people use Facebook's Events feature to share hundreds of millions of events.That's a lot of events - and so, naturally, Facebook thinks the feature deserves its own app. On 7 October, Facebook introduced a new app called Events... >>

Microsoft is holding a hardware-focused event on 26 October

Microsoft is holding a hardware-focused event on 26 October

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Microsoft has sent invites to the media for an autumn hardware event.The event is happening on 26 October at 10 am ET in New York City. Pocket-lint's press invite is stamped with an "Imagine what you'll do" tagline, as are other versions of the invite... >>

What is Prisma and how does it turn your pics and vids into artwork?

What is Prisma and how does it turn your pics and vids into artwork?

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Forget about Instagram. A new app is all the rage right now, mostly because it's loaded with some amazing, artsy filters.These aren't regular, old filters. They won't add a nice glow to your skin in perfectly-setup selfies, nor will they make the backgrounds... >>

Oculus announces 'Earphones' in-ear headphones for Rift

Oculus announces 'Earphones' in-ear headphones for Rift

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Facebook-owned Oculus VR has introduced a new audio product for Rift.It's called Oculus Earphones.As you've probably guessed, Earphones are in-ear headphones, which Oculus has described as "next-level audio integration" and a "new sound solution to satisfy... >>

Oculus is making a non-tethered standalone VR headset, see it here

Oculus is making a non-tethered standalone VR headset, see it here

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Facebook-owned Oculus VR is holding a keynote address, where Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has introduced a VR headset that works without cables.When it comes to virtual reality headsets, there are two categories: mobile VR headsets, such as the Samsung... >>

Oculus Connect 3: What was announced and where to watch the keynote again

Oculus Connect 3: What was announced and where to watch the keynote again

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Oculus VR's annual developers conference kicked off this week, and a main keynote address by notable Oculus figureheads, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, revealed multiple plans and tech for the company going forward.So here's everything you need... >>

Lenovo Phab2 Pro: Project Tango's first phone will launch in November

Lenovo Phab2 Pro: Project Tango's first phone will launch in November

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Google's not done releasing new phones in 2016.One day after the company introduced two Pixel-branded flagship smartphones, each with very non-Nexus price tags, it has confirmed that the first Google Project Tango phone will go on sale in November.According... >>