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Oculus Rift: Price, shipping date and everything you need to know

Oculus Rift: Price, shipping date and everything you need to know

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Oculus Rift was a long time coming but it's actually a real-life consumer headset these days. Oculus Rift, made for everyone rather than just developers, is available for the price of $599 or £499. Orders are limited to one headset per person at this... >>

What is the Now TV Combo, how much does it cost and when can I get it?

What is the Now TV Combo, how much does it cost and when can I get it?

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Not only has Sky released a new Now TV Smart Box, but also offers a new contract-free home connectivity package. The Now TV Combo from Sky encompasses a streaming service pass, unlimited broadband and a phone line. Releasing such an all inclusive package... >>

This is that massive microSD you've been waiting for and it's a hefty 256GB

This is that massive microSD you've been waiting for and it's a hefty 256GB

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When it comes to microSD card news, we normally get bored before writing it, but this boundary jump had to be covered. Western Digital has just revealed its latest SanDisk which is the fastest of its size and capacity on the planet. The Western Digital... >>

That iPhone 7 Force Touch home button replacement appears again

That iPhone 7 Force Touch home button replacement appears again

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Rumours of Apple ditching its physical home button in favour of a Force Touch component have been rife and now more evidence has arrived. Apple reportedly plans to use a solid state capacitive component in the iPhone 7. The latest leak comes from Business... >>

Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Roadster: Most extreme open-top Aston yet (gallery)

Aston Martin Vantage GT12 Roadster: Most extreme open-top Aston yet (gallery)

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Aston Martin has just taken the wraps off its Vantage GT12 Roadster that not only looks powerful, but should take the top-spot as the company's most extreme open-top yet. The bad news is, there's only one. The Vantage GT12 Roadster features a hefty 592hp V12... >>

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio: Alfa's super saloon return (gallery)

Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio: Alfa's super saloon return (gallery)

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Alfa Romeo has chosen the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016 to make the UK debut of its new range topper, the Giulia Quadrifoglio. Alfa is positioning the 2017 Giulia as its powerhouse, and rightly so. The top-end beast packs in a turbo-charged 2.9-litre... >>

Lexus LC 500: Goodwood 2016 sees the concept become reality (gallery)

Lexus LC 500: Goodwood 2016 sees the concept become reality (gallery)

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After Lexus revealed its LF-LC concept it knew it was onto a winner and has since turned it into reality with the LC 500. That car is now being put through its paces, taking on the competition at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2016. The Lexus LF-LC dropped... >>

Ford Fiesta ST200 first drive: Irresistible overboost fun

Ford Fiesta ST200 first drive: Irresistible overboost fun

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When Ford announced that it would not be making a Fiesta RS, drivers the world over sighed. But that soon changed to cheers when the Fiesta ST200 was revealed as an overboost-toting powerhouse. Despite a four-cylinder 1.6-litre engine sounding meagre,... >>

Be warned: Game of Thrones spoiler site is pure evil, will text you spoilers

Be warned: Game of Thrones spoiler site is pure evil, will text you spoilers

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The face of pure evil has revealed itself and there's not a tail or set of horns in site. It's a website that texts spoilers for Game of Thrones to a chosen victim. The horribly thought up Spoiled.io website specialises in ruining Game of Thrones. All... >>

Next Google Nexus (2016) aka HTC Marlin should feature Snapdragon 821 CPU

Next Google Nexus (2016) aka HTC Marlin should feature Snapdragon 821 CPU

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The next Google Nexus smartphone has begun to leak with more details than just the simple codenames we've had so far. Two Nexus smartphones are expected to be made this year, one for average users and another more high-end device – just like last... >>

New Amazon Kindle 2016: Double memory, thinner, lighter and more

New Amazon Kindle 2016: Double memory, thinner, lighter and more

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Amazon has just announced a new Kindle that upgrades the previous generation but still keeps that same £60 price. The new Kindle for 2016 is thinner and lighter than its predecessor yet manages to cram in double the memory for greater storage capacity.... >>

Barclays Android users can now pay up to £100 with contactless using just their phone

Barclays Android users can now pay up to £100 with contactless using just their phone

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Barclays has announced that its contactless payment system, called Contactless Mobile, has launched today. Barclays previously expressed its intent to remain out of Android Pay in favour of its own offering. That has now arrived meaning Android users... >>

Best gadget concept images of 2016: iPhone 7, Galaxy S8, PlayStation Neo and more

Best gadget concept images of 2016: iPhone 7, Galaxy S8, PlayStation Neo and more

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This year has seen plenty of impressive gadgets revealed, yet some of the best are still to come. Rumours and leaks aside, we feel it's the amateur designers and fans who create mock-ups of what's to come that provide some of the greatest gadget anticipation.... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to come as curved edge version only

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to come as curved edge version only

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The next Samsung smartphone reveal is expected to be for the Galaxy Note 7 and word is coming in that it'll be available as a curved edge variant, only. According to the Korea Herald we can expect to say goodbye to the standard screened Note at Samsung's... >>

Misfit Shine 2 gets Speedo swim tracker upgrade, but you’ll have to pay

Misfit Shine 2 gets Speedo swim tracker upgrade, but you’ll have to pay

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Misfit has announced that its wearable fitness trackers are going to get upgrades for swim tracking, but owners will have to pay for the privilege. It is also launching the hardware as a new version called the Misfit Speedo Shine 2. Unlike most fitness... >>

Apple Stores offer new free coding courses for your kids, just in time for summer

Apple Stores offer new free coding courses for your kids, just in time for summer

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Apple Summer Camp is a free three-day workshop for children that aims to help them learn coding. This year Apple is offering new Coding Games and Programming Robots courses to those that sign-up. Apple has announced the new courses after revealing its... >>

Tesla Model S P90D review: If your robot chauffeur were a racing driver
4.5 stars

Tesla Model S P90D review: If your robot chauffeur were a racing driver

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Tesla has come a long way since the days of its humble Roadster beginnings, elevating electric cars into new heights of luxury and quality. But it has remained true to its sporty roots with cars like the Model S P90D. Now that the Tesla Model X SUV and... >>

Old MacBook Pro being killed to make way for OLED version?

Old MacBook Pro being killed to make way for OLED version?

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Apple appears to be putting its older MacBook Pro laptops out to pasture, potentially to make way for the rumoured new model with an OLED touch panel. According to sources of AppleInsider, and its own research, Apple has begun to stop shipping the old... >>

Massive iPhone 7 leaks reveal OLED screen, dual camera, 256GB, Lightning adapter and more

Massive iPhone 7 leaks reveal OLED screen, dual camera, 256GB, Lightning adapter and more

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The good ship Apple appears to have an iPhone 7 shaped hole in its hull as the smartphone is leaking all over the net. Lots of rumoured specs have suddenly emerged from a number of different sources. READ: Apple iPhone 7: What's the story so far? First... >>

Vi is the world’s first AI personal trainer, and she’s in Harmon Kardon HR headphones

Vi is the world’s first AI personal trainer, and she’s in Harmon Kardon HR headphones

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Headphones that measure your data and offer running feedback are already here, but superior artificially intelligent ones are coming, in Vi. LifeBeam's Vi is an AI that lives inside a set of neckband earphones packed full of smart sensors. The company... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks: Dual cameras and 4K screen incoming

Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks: Dual cameras and 4K screen incoming

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The next generation Samsung Galaxy S8 is still a while off but already it's begun to leak with impressive 4K screen and dual cameras. According to Chinese blogging sources the next Galaxy flagship S8, due out in 2017, will be packing specs to impress.... >>

Westworld trailer looks amazing, HBO’s robot cowboy sci-fi to meet high hopes

Westworld trailer looks amazing, HBO’s robot cowboy sci-fi to meet high hopes

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The HBO adaptation of the Westworld film has finally been teased in a trailer that makes it look even better than the original. Robot cowboy slaves finding self-awareness, what's not to love? The ten part series, to air on Sky Atlantic in the UK, is described... >>

Hasselblad event could reveal the Moto Mod camera we’ve been waiting for

Hasselblad event could reveal the Moto Mod camera we’ve been waiting for

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Hasselblad, the professional grade camera company, has just sent out invites to an event it's holding on 22 June. From the limited tease in the photo it looks like this could be the launch event for a Moto Mod camera for the Lenovo Moto Z. The photo on... >>

Mercedes Benz S 500 hybrid to charge wirelessly, and quickly too

Mercedes Benz S 500 hybrid to charge wirelessly, and quickly too

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Mercedes Benz has announced that in 2017 it will be introducing wireless charging for its S 500 e hybrid electric cars. This means that anyone driving the S 500 e model will be able to align the car over a charging plate and it will begin recharging,... >>

Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch leaks, codenamed Solaris running Tizen OS

Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch leaks, codenamed Solaris running Tizen OS

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The Samsung Gear S3 has leaked in the lead up to its unveil as its codename, Solis, has been outed along with model numbers and OS details. According to sources of Sam Mobile the next Samsung watch is being developed under the codename Solis, meaning... >>