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Best tech BBQ kit for a flaming good summer

Best tech BBQ kit for a flaming good summer

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Summer is finally upon us and with it comes the primal desire to make fire and cook meat. But the barbeque itself doesn't have to be such an old traditional grill, there's plenty of new tech to make cooking outdoors even better. The art of the barbeque... >>

BMW i3 upgrade now delivers a whopping 195 miles on a charge, watch out Tesla

BMW i3 upgrade now delivers a whopping 195 miles on a charge, watch out Tesla

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It looks like Tesla has given the established car companies enough of a shock to get them taking electric cars seriously. Now BMW has upgraded its i3 battery to extend the range to a respectable 195 miles on a charge. Tesla announced its Model 3, the... >>

Now you can fingerprint unlock phone using just the screen, for real

Now you can fingerprint unlock phone using just the screen, for real

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App stores are filled with joke apps that pretend to read your fingerprint as you touch the screen, but they're now old news as the real thing has arrived. A new screen can read fingerprints through the glass. LG Innotek has shown off the new glass panel... >>

Range Rover Evoque Convertible first drive: Top down, revs up

Range Rover Evoque Convertible first drive: Top down, revs up

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Land Rover has taken the top off its Range Rover Evoque to make it convertible. Sounds simple, but this good-looking topless SUV is a feat of modern design, engineering and manufacturing. This is the first convertible Range Rover, other than the Queen's... >>

You'll be driving with autonomous Volvo cars on UK roads in 2017

You'll be driving with autonomous Volvo cars on UK roads in 2017

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Self-driving cars are going to hit the roads sooner than expected, with the UK helping lead the way. This time next year you could be on the same roads as cars that are driving themselves, thanks to new Volvo plans. Volvo has announced that it will be... >>

Microsoft Surface Phone: What's the story so far?

Microsoft Surface Phone: What's the story so far?

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Microsoft has had a tough time finding the perfect smartphone to push its Windows operating system, even after buying Lumia. Now the company is reportedly working on a fresh start to help push Windows 10 onto its ideal smartphone, which is being called... >>

Jaguar F-Pace first drive: Aspirational yet attainable

Jaguar F-Pace first drive: Aspirational yet attainable

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Jaguar has created its first crossover SUV, the F-Pace, that aims to offers the size and comfort of a larger car while still delivering the driving performance and luxury you'd expect from a Jag. Jaguar calls it a practical performance car. The F-Pace... >>

Never lose your keys again Land Rover owners, Tile just teamed up

Never lose your keys again Land Rover owners, Tile just teamed up

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Tile is a smart Bluetooth tag that can be found using your smartphone, so it makes sense that Land Rover has teamed up with its creators to make sure you never lose you car keys, and more, again. The Land Rover Discovery Sport features the InControl Touch... >>

LG G5 SE is the new alternative to the flagship modular smartphone

LG G5 SE is the new alternative to the flagship modular smartphone

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The LG G5 is still newly unleashed and already a slightly varied version has appeared, dubbed the LG G5 SE. The LG G5 SE was reviewed on Russian site Hi-Tech but has otherwise had no official details pushed out. While the SE is a slightly less high powered... >>

BlackBerry Priv gets Android Marshmallow, more battery life and data control

BlackBerry Priv gets Android Marshmallow, more battery life and data control

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BlackBerry fans have had a tough time of it lately with app support abandonment. But they can rely on the flagship Priv handset to keep pushing forward with the latest update bringing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the phone. While WhatsApp and Facebook support... >>

Sony Xperia X and Xperia XA hit the UK with pricing and release date

Sony Xperia X and Xperia XA hit the UK with pricing and release date

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The Sony Xperia X and Xperia XA mid-range phones are hitting the UK shops with pricing at last. They're here to replace the Xperia Z line once and for all. The death of Sony's Xperia Z leaves space for the new Xperia X range. While the X Performance is... >>

Avoid Game of Thrones spoilers with brilliant new Chrome extension

Avoid Game of Thrones spoilers with brilliant new Chrome extension

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Spoilers are the worst. Game of Thrones spoilers are even more agonising. One developer is clearly aware of this as he's released a Chrome extension to fight Game of Thrones spoilers specifically. GameofSpoils will keep you safe from early reveals when... >>

Nokia is back, buying Withings to get into the health tracking wearable game

Nokia is back, buying Withings to get into the health tracking wearable game

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Just when you thought Nokia wasn't going to be seen around much more, it's announced it will buy wearable health tracking company Withings. Nokia, most recently famous for the release of its Ozo professional grade virtual reality camera, is growing again.... >>

Disney virtual reality content is coming, Nokia Ozo to be used for filming

Disney virtual reality content is coming, Nokia Ozo to be used for filming

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The mighty Disney has announced it will use the Nokia Ozo camera to create virtual reality content. Disney is planning to use the Ozo 360-degree camera to create immersive videos that will be unleashed alongside its movie feature releases. The Nokia Ozo... >>

Honor V8 flagship leaks with Huawei P9 duo cameras and QHD display

Honor V8 flagship leaks with Huawei P9 duo cameras and QHD display

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Honor, the Huawei sub-brand, looks set to unleash a new flagship smartphone after plenty of specs have leaked including the Huawei P9's dual-camera system. The Honor V8, in two forms, has appeared on a Tenaa listing where plenty of specs were given away.... >>

Microsoft Surface Phone might be first to bring 8GB of RAM and Snapdragon 830

Microsoft Surface Phone might be first to bring 8GB of RAM and Snapdragon 830

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The Microsoft Surface Phone could come packing some world-first specs that blow away anything out there right now. Namely that's 8GB of RAM and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 CPU. Before getting too excited know that these claims are based on a Windows 10... >>

Motorola Moto G (2016) release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Motorola Moto G (2016) release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Motorola can be a complicated beast these days. For a start, the company is now owned by Lenovo but it still sports the Moto naming. If that wasn't confusing enough, you then have all the different models and there are a lot. At the top end of Moto's... >>

Android N preview available to phones other than Nexus at last

Android N preview available to phones other than Nexus at last

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Google has decided to begin sharing the Android N Developer Preview to more handsets than just its Nexus devices, in a world first. Now owners of the Sony Xperia Z3 will be able to install and try out the Android N Developer Preview. The idea behind the... >>

When is Android 6.0 Marshmallow coming to my phone?

When is Android 6.0 Marshmallow coming to my phone?

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The current version of Google's mobile OS is Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and roll-out of the new OS is well underway across devices globally. As is tradition, it comes pre-installed on Google's latest Nexus devices - the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P - and it quickly... >>

These driverless pod cars will be on the road this year

These driverless pod cars will be on the road this year

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Autonomous cars are coming, sooner than you may think, with self-driving pod style cars hitting the streets by the end of this year. The driverless pods are due to arrive on limited roads in Singapore before the end of 2016 as a way for families to get... >>

Future batteries, coming soon: charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

Future batteries, coming soon: charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

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While smartphones, smarthomes and even smart wearables are growing ever more advanced, they're still limited by power. The battery hasn't advanced in decades. But we're on the verge of a power revolution. Big technology companies, and now car companies... >>

Nanowire battery can extend your phone battery life by hundreds of thousands of times

Nanowire battery can extend your phone battery life by hundreds of thousands of times

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Science has done it again. Another battery breakthrough is here to change batteries forever, this time by extending life thanks to nanowires. The battery advancement, made by researchers at the University of California Irvine, means these batteries can... >>

B&O Beoplay A1 Bluetooth stylish speaker lasts a whopping 24-hours

B&O Beoplay A1 Bluetooth stylish speaker lasts a whopping 24-hours

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B&O Play has gone back to the drawing board to create a small speaker that's portable but doesn't compromise on sound or power, the result is the Beoplay A1. The Beoplay A1 is co-created by designer Cecille Manz meaning it's not only functional but attractive... >>

Acer Predator gaming laptops, desktops, projector and more hit India

Acer Predator gaming laptops, desktops, projector and more hit India

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Acer has taken the wraps off its Predator range of gaming-focused machines that are headed to India. That includes Acer Predator laptops, desktops, monitors and projector. The Acer Predator range is in the same market as the Dell Alienware or Asus Rog... >>

Xbox One to run full Windows 10 apps from summer, VLC confirmed

Xbox One to run full Windows 10 apps from summer, VLC confirmed

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In the continuing battle with Sony and the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has concentrated on ensuring its console is a viable option for gamers. However, it is also soon to be the most supported on the market when it comes to apps. One of those, it has been... >>