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Microsoft Band 2 revealed: Here's everything you need to know

Microsoft Band 2 revealed: Here's everything you need to know

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Microsoft has announced a new version of its fitness tracker during a special launch event in New York. Called simply Microsoft Band again, the new device has several new features and a different design. There are also new sensors and better integration... >>

Microsoft HoloLens gets $3,000 price and Project X-Ray mixed reality game revealed

Microsoft HoloLens gets $3,000 price and Project X-Ray mixed reality game revealed

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Microsoft has revealed a new development for its augmented reality HoloLens headset. It has also revealed a price tag for the headset, and it's not cheap at $3,000. But it is due in the first quarter of 2016, so you've got time to start saving. Microsoft... >>

BlackBerry Priv leaks: 64-bit chip capable of 4K video using 18MP camera

BlackBerry Priv leaks: 64-bit chip capable of 4K video using 18MP camera

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The new BlackBerry Priv, the now regularly leaked Android slider, has had arguably the biggest reveal yet. Specs including chip type, software abilities and more have appeared online. The BlackBerry Priv leak has appeared on the n4bb website which has... >>

DJI Phantom 3 Standard vs Advanced vs Professional : What’s the difference?

DJI Phantom 3 Standard vs Advanced vs Professional : What’s the difference?

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DJI drones are some of the best known available right now, they're also some of the best full stop. The Phantom series are now in their third generation and have split off into three levels. But which is right for you? The DJI Phantom 3 Standard is the... >>

How to watch the Microsoft October 2015 launch event

How to watch the Microsoft October 2015 launch event

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On Tuesday 6 October Microsoft is holding an event where it is expected to reveal a host of new hardware, as well as marking the official launch of Windows 10 for Mobile. Microsoft will be pushing its Windows 10 platform hard, showing how seamless it... >>

This is the Roku 4, bringing 4K UHD and a remote that can't be lost

This is the Roku 4, bringing 4K UHD and a remote that can't be lost

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The Roku 4 has been unveiled and as the name suggests it'll be packing 4K video playback. Another new feature is a remote that should never be lost down the back of the sofa again. The Roku 4 remote can let you know where it is at the touch of a button... >>

Logi Circle: Smart filtering video camera could get addictive

Logi Circle: Smart filtering video camera could get addictive

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Logi, formerly Logitech, has unveiled its latest offering for the home in its Circle camera. This smarthome camera is meant for more than simple security. It connects to your phone over the airwaves to show you live video or auto edited clips and more.... >>

IMAX with Laser: Transporting you to childlike awe

IMAX with Laser: Transporting you to childlike awe

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The famed bastion of immersive cinema, IMAX, has shown off its first UK laser system at The Empire cinema in Leicester Square. We went along for a full demo and screening to see if this is the future of cinema. Short answer: it is. The new IMAX with... >>

Nest Weave makes Yale Linus smartphone controlled lock possible

Nest Weave makes Yale Linus smartphone controlled lock possible

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Nest has announced that as part of its Works with Nest system a new protocol will be introduced that makes everything more smart and secure. Enter the smart Linus lock from Yale that you can control with your smartphone. Nest Weave is the new system that... >>

Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL completely revealed on official store

Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL completely revealed on official store

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Microsoft is holding an event on 6 October where it is expected to launch a slew of new hardware including the latest Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL smartphones. With just a few days to go it looks like Microsoft has let the cat out of its own proverbial... >>

Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01 smartwatch gets release date, price and OS announced

Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01 smartwatch gets release date, price and OS announced

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If you thought Apple Watch was luxury, wait until the classic luxury watch makers start revealing their kit. And that wait won't be too long now as Tag Heuer has announced its Carrera Wearable 01 smartwatch will be unveiled on 9 November. The Tag Heuer... >>

Everything you need to know about the Tesla Model X, the safest SUV ever

Everything you need to know about the Tesla Model X, the safest SUV ever

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Tesla is not only about luxury performance cars. It's an electric SUV provider too. But in typical Tesla style this can't just be an SUV with electric drive. It goes way above and beyond. The Tesla Model X is fast, the top end can hit 60mph from standing... >>

Chromecast Audio explained: What is the new Chromecast with Spotify?

Chromecast Audio explained: What is the new Chromecast with Spotify?

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Google has launched a new version of its streaming hardware: Chromecast Audio. The idea here is to offer a way to turn any speaker or audio playing device into a smart connected wireless audio system. The dedicated hardware is made purely for audio and... >>

Watch the Google Nexus live stream

Watch the Google Nexus live stream

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The Google Nexus launch is one of the biggest gadget events of the year, and is Android fans chance to see what a pure Android experience looks like without the additional input from manufacturers like LG, Huawei, HTC or Sony. This year is certainly no... >>

15 smartphones with 3,000mAh batteries or larger, made to last longer

15 smartphones with 3,000mAh batteries or larger, made to last longer

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Some smartphone releases this year have shown us that bigger batteries aren't always going to keep coming. Samsung opted for smaller power cells in its Galaxy S6 than the previous generation – in favour of faster charging. Apple's iPhone 6S Plus has... >>

New OnePlus phone due before Christmas, about design not specs

New OnePlus phone due before Christmas, about design not specs

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OnePlus is definitely releasing a new phone this year. It looks like the handset won't be all about power like its predecessors though, with a focus more on design. The new OnePlus phone, possibly called Mini, was confirmed by the company's co-found Carl... >>

BMW X1 2015 first drive: Second-gen SUV makes off-road easy

BMW X1 2015 first drive: Second-gen SUV makes off-road easy

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BMW already has an X1 on the road. So what's special about this year's model, now in its second-generation 2015 form? Well, it's been redesigned from the ground up and wants to go off-road more than ever. Whereas the original X1 was built on the basic... >>

Google Nexus launch event: Here's what to expect on 29 September

Google Nexus launch event: Here's what to expect on 29 September

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Google has officially announced its launch event for 29 September. Pocket-lint has received an invite to the launch where plenty of "treats" are expected. Google generally uses these annual events to launch new hardware in the form of its Nexus devices.... >>

Fossil, like Tag Heuer, teams up with Intel and Google for range of wearables

Fossil, like Tag Heuer, teams up with Intel and Google for range of wearables

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Fossil, the well-established fashion brand, has just announced three new smartwatch devices it's created with Google and Intel. We first heard about these back in August but now know the device are being called Fossil Q. Since Fossil is fashion focused... >>

Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus appear waterproof, survive an hour underwater

Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus appear waterproof, survive an hour underwater

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It would appear that the Apple iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus are both waterproof. Both survived a test submerged in bowls of water for a full hour, without any signs of damage at all. In a video posted by vlogger Zach Straley the two handsets are submerged... >>

This is the Nexus 6P, incredible official leak reveals all

This is the Nexus 6P, incredible official leak reveals all

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The next Nexus 6P, made by Huawei, has been leaking a lot of late as the expected release date approaches. Now the most official looking information and pictures yet have appeared revealing everything. The leaked slides appeared on Imgur and look like... >>

London tube trains use braking energy to power entire Underground station

London tube trains use braking energy to power entire Underground station

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Transport for London has announced a plan to make its tube train system even more efficient by recycling braking energy. The plan is to harvest wasted braking energy from Victoria line trains. Captured energy could be enough to power the entire Holborn... >>

iPhone 6S teardown reveals smaller battery, camera pixel size and more

iPhone 6S teardown reveals smaller battery, camera pixel size and more

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Apple product launches wouldn't be the same if they hadn't first been torn apart and analysed by the iFixit team. The iPhone 6S, available today, is no expectation as the focus of the team's latest teardown. The most major discovery, once inside the handset,... >>

Spectre Bond cars, in photos: Jaguar CX75, Aston Martin DB10, Range Rover Sport SVR and Land Rover Defender

Spectre Bond cars, in photos: Jaguar CX75, Aston Martin DB10, Range Rover Sport SVR and Land Rover Defender

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The next James Bond film, Spectre, is set to arrive before the end of 2015 this October. Aside from the usual action, fashionable posing and suave behaviour the things we really want to see are the cars. Jaguar Land Rover has been working with the Bond... >>

Selfies kill more people than sharks, no really

Selfies kill more people than sharks, no really

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The humble selfie has developed into something so popular the word has made it into the dictionary. But it turns out the selfie photo craze isn't quite so harmless, in fact it's killing more people than sharks. Despite being thought of as one of the most... >>