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iOS 10 changes how you unlock iPhone - here’s how to switch it back

iOS 10 changes how you unlock iPhone - here’s how to switch it back

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This is exactly why Apple lets you test unfinished versions of iOS updates. A couple of weeks ago, iOS 10, Apple's next major update to iOS, became available as a public beta, allowing intrepid iPhone/iPad owners to sample the software and give feedback.... >>

Pokemon Go: How to get the most from PokeStops and items

Pokemon Go: How to get the most from PokeStops and items

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Pokemon Go is not only about searching for Pokemon but also PokeStops. The augmented-reality app, which quickly swept the world and is currently leading in all the mobile app stores, is basically one big hunting game. And in order to successfully catch... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and S-Pen shown off in leaked video and render

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 and S-Pen shown off in leaked video and render

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Two new leaks - including a blurry hands-on video - have shown us what the Galaxy Note 7 might look like and feature. The Galaxy Note 7 will be a new phablet from Samsung. It is a successor to the Galaxy Note 5, and Samsung has already confirmed it's... >>

Plex now lets you play music on any Sonos device from the Sonos app

Plex now lets you play music on any Sonos device from the Sonos app

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Media streaming server Plex on Wednesday announced support for Sonos. This integration basically allows Sonos customers to access their Plex libraries from the Sonos app in order to stream media to their Sonos speaker setups. And anyone with a Plex... >>

Sony announces Z Series 4K TVs, brings Bravia 4K HDR TVs to Europe

Sony announces Z Series 4K TVs, brings Bravia 4K HDR TVs to Europe

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Sony has introduced a new flagship line of 4K LCD TVs, called the Z Series, and it's bringing five Bravia 4K HDR TVs to major UK and Irish retailers. Starting with the Z Series, which now sits above the X Series in terms of display quality, it includes... >>

You can now grab the second public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

You can now grab the second public beta for iOS 10 and MacOS Sierra

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Apple has released the second public beta for not only iOS 10 but MacOS Sierra. Two weeks after releasing the first iOS 10 public beta to anyone willing to test the unfinished mobile operating system update and just a few days after seeding a third beta... >>

Deezer launches in the US: How does the music-streaming service work?

Deezer launches in the US: How does the music-streaming service work?

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Americans now have another option when it comes to music services. French music service Deezer has fully launched in the States, bringing its catalogue of more than 40 million tracks to US customers who are willing to pay $10 a month for it. Unlike in... >>

Twitter now lets anyone apply for a verified account - and here's how

Twitter now lets anyone apply for a verified account - and here's how

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Now you can be one of the cool kids - on Twitter, at least.  Twitter has finally opened its blue checkmark to everyone, marking the first time it's allowed any ole' user to get a verified Twitter account. Previously, Twitter doled out its verified... >>

Best Pokemon gadgets and gifts for Pokemon Go fans: Pokemon Go Plus, sneakers, watches and more

Best Pokemon gadgets and gifts for Pokemon Go fans: Pokemon Go Plus, sneakers, watches and more

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The world has suddenly gone crazy for all things Pokemon. Millions of Pokemon Go players from across the world are not only doing their very best to catch 'em all, they're also showcasing their love for the Pokemon franchise and its Japanese animated... >>

Sony's next Xperia flagship leaking in amazingly clear detail

Sony's next Xperia flagship leaking in amazingly clear detail

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Do you want to know what Sony's next flagship smartphone will look like? Then cast your eyes above. GSMArena has published super crisp photos of the "Sony Xperia F8331", claiming they were slyly left behind in its tip box by a reader. If they are indeed... >>

Apple Music is changing: Here’s how it’ll better match songs, no longer add DRM to uploaded tracks

Apple Music is changing: Here’s how it’ll better match songs, no longer add DRM to uploaded tracks

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Apple Music is about to get better at matching and syncing songs you've already purchased in iTunes. Apple's music-streaming service, which launched last year, has a built-in feature that allows it to match songs in your existing iTunes library, but it... >>

Pokemon Go: How to play and other tips and tricks

Pokemon Go: How to play and other tips and tricks

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Pokemon has officially left the 90s behind. Nintendo teamed up with Niantic Labs to revitalise the title for 2016, and that includes creating an app that is very much mobile and equipped with fancy tech like GPS and augmented reality, all of which enables... >>

Sick of Pokemon Go? Here are 12 other augmented-reality apps to try

Sick of Pokemon Go? Here are 12 other augmented-reality apps to try

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This might shock you, but... Pokemon Go isn't the only augmented-reality app out there. Gasp! The technology has been gaining momentum in recent years, especially with the advent of virtual reality (VR) and augmented-reality (AR) headsets, so there are... >>

Over 70,000 ATMs in US will support Touch ID for cardless withdrawals

Over 70,000 ATMs in US will support Touch ID for cardless withdrawals

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Even if you aren't ready to ditch your plastic credit card, you might have no choice soon, as FIS and and Payment Alliance International (PAI) are forcing ATM goers to at least acknowledge that cardless withdrawals are a thing. The two have announced... >>

#PokemonGoMadeMe: See all the funny and unbelievable things Pokemon Go made people do

#PokemonGoMadeMe: See all the funny and unbelievable things Pokemon Go made people do

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Pokemon Go is making people do a lot of strange shi stuff. In an attempt to catch Pokemon, people have fallen off cliffs, and they've even been in car accidents. Browse our gallery of the worst and dumbest places people have found Pokemon. And if you... >>

Pokemon Go: How to stop your data usage from getting out of control

Pokemon Go: How to stop your data usage from getting out of control

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Chances are you've been walking around all week - with your smartphone glued to your hand, playing Pokemon Go. As Pokemon Go rolls out around the world, many excited trainers have melted their brain away simply by hunting for rare creatures in strange... >>

Razer has a new iPad Pro mechanical keyboard case for gamers

Razer has a new iPad Pro mechanical keyboard case for gamers

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Razer on Thursday announced an iPad Pro accessory that's perfect for those of you who like to game while on the go. It's also for those of you not in love with the iPad Pro's stock smart keyboard. Razer is offering an alternative that uses its new "Ultra-Low-Profile... >>

Here's how much tech Amazon sold on Prime Day - its 'biggest day ever'

Here's how much tech Amazon sold on Prime Day - its 'biggest day ever'

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Amazon's second Prime Day is done and dusted. The sale promotion proved to be a big hit for the retail giant. In fact, it called the day its "biggest day ever", marking a strategic win for Amazon, which likely landed more Prime members by offering customers... >>

Tesla no longer wants to guarantee its electric cars' resale value

Tesla no longer wants to guarantee its electric cars' resale value

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A new decision at Tesla has suggested the electric car market is doing well. The automaker told The Verge it discontinued its Resale Value Guarantee program - which launched three years ago as a way of reassuring early customers there would me a market... >>

Apple iOS 10 lock screen: What’s new and how does it work?

Apple iOS 10 lock screen: What’s new and how does it work?

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The lock screen for iPhone and iPad is totally different in iOS 10. It's no longer just a security checkpoint to ensure snoopers don't get access to your device; it's now a place where you can see all sorts of information at a glance. Apple wants you... >>

Tesla: Everything you need to know about Model 3, Model S, Model X, and more

Tesla: Everything you need to know about Model 3, Model S, Model X, and more

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Tesla has taken more than its fair share of headlines over the past few years. The Californian company has been heralded by the tech and motoring presses for its innovation, stirring up fairly a traditional market and introducing electric cars with a... >>

Google’s Family Library will let you share account with up to six others

Google’s Family Library will let you share account with up to six others

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You're about to save a tonne of money on Android apps, movies, and books. According to CNET, Google will announce a new family plan for Google Play Store. It'll work a lot like Apple's family-share program. Called Google Play Family Library, the plan... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 invite arrives, confirms 2 August launch

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 invite arrives, confirms 2 August launch

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Samsung has not only revealed the name of its next Galaxy Note but also just confirmed when we can expect the phablet to arrive. In a blog post published 12 July, the smartphone-maker said: "On August 2nd, Samsung Electronics will unveil the Galaxy Note... >>

Pokemon Go for iOS fixes that big privacy issue with Google accounts

Pokemon Go for iOS fixes that big privacy issue with Google accounts

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Pokemon Go just got a major update. Well, technically, it's a small one - but with it came a fix for a massive privacy issue. The iOS app has been updated to version 1.0.1, with developer Niantic Labs promising it has "fixed Google account scope". Shortly... >>

Tesla will keep Autopilot and teach drivers about it despite fatal crash

Tesla will keep Autopilot and teach drivers about it despite fatal crash

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Elon Musk is pushing forward with his self-driving Tesla dreams. Despite that fatal accident in May, which involved a Model S on a divided highway with Tesla's Autopilot feature engaged, the chief executive of Tesla Motors has told The Wall Street Journal... >>