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Kia Sportage (2016) review: All the extras, for less
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Kia Sportage (2016) review: All the extras, for less

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Kia hit its best year for sales ever in 2015 and it's followed that with its fourth-generation of the Sportage. With sights aimed high, this SUV crossover offers more extras than ever and aims to impress with the first model refresh since 2010. The SUV... >>

34 best Olloclip photos: You’ll be amazed what a phone camera can do

34 best Olloclip photos: You’ll be amazed what a phone camera can do

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Olloclip has been around for years as a means to enhance the camera on iPhones and now Samsung Galaxy S devices too. The result is that some seriously jaw-dropped photos are appearing online, which we've collected here. Olloclip has plenty of offerings... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 cases leak: Wireless charging, keyboard, LED and more

Samsung Galaxy S7 cases leak: Wireless charging, keyboard, LED and more

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Ahead of the impending launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7 a whole host of accessories have leaked including a wireless charging battery case called the Backpack Case. The leaks show off the official Samsung cases that will be available for the Galaxy S7... >>

Motorola Moto X and Moto G for 2016 leaks show metal unibody

Motorola Moto X and Moto G for 2016 leaks show metal unibody

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Motorola leaks have been coming fairly steadily when you consider we're not expecting to see a new 2016 Moto X or Moto G for sometime. Yet here's another leak, complete with photos. The leaked photos come from Hong Kong showing off a wide variation of... >>

Star Trek TV series for 2017 will make it great again

Star Trek TV series for 2017 will make it great again

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Following the popularity of the new Star Trek movies, the almost defunct TV series has been given a green light to start a new run. The last Star Trek series, Enterprise, lasted just four seasons and ever since Star Trek for TV has been left on the... >>

LG G5: What's the story so far?

LG G5: What's the story so far?

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The LG G5 is the flagship smartphone set to succeed the South Korean company's G4 handset that was released in April 2015. The LG G4 came with the choice of a premium leather finish and stunning f/1.8 16-megapixel camera. Despite the strong praise... >>

Are the LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Always On displays a good or bad thing?

Are the LG G5 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Always On displays a good or bad thing?

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LG has just officially announced a feature of the G5 in the form of an Always On display. Samsung is also expected to launch this tech in its Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge. The LG announcement comes in the form of a GIF (below) posted on the company's... >>

Oculus Rift pre-order: Everything you need to know

Oculus Rift pre-order: Everything you need to know

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Oculus Rift has been a long time coming but it's finally here. Oculus Rift, made for everyone rather than just developers, will be available from March for the price of $599 or £499. Orders are limited to one headset per person at this stage. Of all... >>

3Doodler Start is here to make 3D drawing child safe

3Doodler Start is here to make 3D drawing child safe

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3Doodler, the company behind the first 3D printing pen, is back with a model aimed specifically at children. The 3Doodler Start, as it's called, is designed to be super simple so that children can use and enjoy it easily. The original 3Doodler involved... >>

Google is testing wireless charging for self-driving cars

Google is testing wireless charging for self-driving cars

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Google is not only working on driverless cars without steering wheels or pedals, but with wireless charging too. According to a leaked FCC filing, Google wants its self-driving cars to recharge without wires. This could mean cars that never need to stop... >>

4K Blu-ray is here, Samsung player on sale today with UHD movie

4K Blu-ray is here, Samsung player on sale today with UHD movie

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It's been a long time since we wrote with excitement about a Blu-ray player, but that time is here once more with the first 4K Blu-ray player going on sale today. Samsung has beaten the other manufacturers to the punch with the release of its UBD-K8500... >>

Google driverless cars set to hit UK roads soon

Google driverless cars set to hit UK roads soon

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Google's autonomous cars have been getting plenty of US testing and now they look set to begin driving trials in the UK. The UK government is currently in talks with Google about testing the self-driving cars on the roads of the UK. Deputy mayor for... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 incoming rather than Galaxy S7 edge plus

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 incoming rather than Galaxy S7 edge plus

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Samsung looks set to bring back the Galaxy Note to the UK and Europe with its Galaxy Note 6. The downside? There won't be a Galaxy S7 edge Plus in Europe as the Note 6 replaces it. According to sources of Tech Radar who are "high up at one of the UK's... >>

Best Super Bowl gadgets: Future tech the NFL uses now

Best Super Bowl gadgets: Future tech the NFL uses now

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The NFL is one of the most advanced field sports in the world when it comes to technology. So the biggest event of the year for the sport, the Super Bowl, is the pinnacle of field based gadgetry. A lot of the technologies you've probably got on you right... >>

When is Android 6.0 Marshmallow coming to my phone?

When is Android 6.0 Marshmallow coming to my phone?

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Google's next mobile operating system update is called Android 6.0 Marshmallow and it has already started an international roll out to many devices. As is tradition, it comes pre-installed on Google's latest Nexus devices - the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P -... >>

Vaio Phone Biz brings Windows 10 to the business brigade

Vaio Phone Biz brings Windows 10 to the business brigade

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Vaio has already returned, without Sony, to launch new laptops and now it's unveiled a Windows 10 phone called Phone Biz. The Vaio Phone Biz aims to bring the Windows 10 for Mobile operating system to business users. This is the company's first Windows... >>

New Fitbit Alta brings personalisation options and reminder alerts

New Fitbit Alta brings personalisation options and reminder alerts

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Fitbit, one of the original activity tracker brands, has announced its new Alta bracelet. This wearable is slimmer than most, offers personalisation and new features. Like most activity trackers the Alta will cover the basics like step tracking, calories... >>

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens brings new story content

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens brings new story content

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Star Wars and Lego is a mix made in the heavens and it'll be descending to us earthlings in a new form soon. A Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens game has been announced. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has announced the game which will arrive... >>

Best juicers to buy in 2016: Make being healthy easy

Best juicers to buy in 2016: Make being healthy easy

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The point of a juicer isn't just to cram you full of healthy vitamins and minerals to make you feel and look better. It's to make you feel like the king of nature, able to reduce mighty fruit to mere mush in minutes. We say mere mush – we mean nectar... >>

Could the next Nexus phone be a Pixel phone?

Could the next Nexus phone be a Pixel phone?

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Google could be set to change the way its Nexus phones are made, taking control from hardware manufacturers. That could mean that the next Nexus could be more like a Pixel, with Google exerting end-to-end control. Until now the Nexus smartphones have... >>

Samsung Gear VR camera will capture 360-degree video for virtual reality

Samsung Gear VR camera will capture 360-degree video for virtual reality

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Samsung has been rumoured as another company that will offer a 360-degree camera rig for virtual reality video, and now it's here. The Samsung Gear 360 has been revealed by Sam Mobile with an expected unveil from Samsung at MWC at its 21 February Unpacked... >>

The best action cam photos in the world: Jaw, meet floor

The best action cam photos in the world: Jaw, meet floor

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It's been many years since the first skier strapped a shoulder camera to his helmet and threw himself down a mountain. In that time action cameras have shrunk, flying has become cheaper and now everyone is sharing super shots. From GoPro to Sony to Rollei,... >>

BlackBerry appears to be going Android only, say goodbye to BB10

BlackBerry appears to be going Android only, say goodbye to BB10

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UPDATE: BlackBerry has since issued a statement on its official blog saying: "...we want to also make very clear our ongoing commitment to the BlackBerry 10 platform...". It goes on to say: "consumer and enterprise fans of our workhorse BlackBerry 10... >>

Star Wars IX to be filmed in space? Hollywood's love of realism is out of this world

Star Wars IX to be filmed in space? Hollywood's love of realism is out of this world

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The next instalment of Star Wars could actually be filmed, at least in part, in space. The most recent Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, featured lots of realism with as few visual effects as possible, as was the vision of its director J.J. Abrams. Apparently... >>

Apple recalls power adapters from as far back as 2003, free replacements for all

Apple recalls power adapters from as far back as 2003, free replacements for all

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It was just over a week ago that Microsoft was recalling power adapters for its Surface Pro tablets and now Apple is also issuing a recall. Apple is recalling certain AC power wall plug adapters. The company cites that "In very rare cases, affected... >>