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The Last of Us mini series lets non-gamers enjoy it as a show

The Last of Us mini series lets non-gamers enjoy it as a show

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If you're not a fan of watching people play games, we understand. But when it comes to The Last of Us things are different. That game is so cinematic that a well executed playthrough could be as good as a TV show. That's why a super fan has edited and... >>

Shazam a song just by asking your smart device what's playing

Shazam a song just by asking your smart device what's playing

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Today is the day that 'Shazam' became a verb in the eyes of Google. Now you can simply ask your smart device what song is playing and it will tell you. Google has announced that its voice controlled service will respond to the term 'Shazam'. So if you... >>

Apple 12-inch iPad Pro render leaks, expected with 15-inch Retina MacBook at WWDC 2015

Apple 12-inch iPad Pro render leaks, expected with 15-inch Retina MacBook at WWDC 2015

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Apple has long been rumoured to release a larger 12-inch iPad Pro tablet with nothing appearing for a while, until now. A recent leak shows off an early render of the tablet making it the largest Apple has ever made. The iPad Pro is expected to receive... >>

What is Tesla Energy Powerwall? Why you need a 10kWh lithium-ion battery in your home

What is Tesla Energy Powerwall? Why you need a 10kWh lithium-ion battery in your home

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Tesla Energy has announced its new home battery system called the Powerwall. The Tesla Powerwall battery, which can be placed at homes or in businesses, stores solar energy. The idea is to make people less reliant on the power grid as well as offering... >>

11 best electric and hybrid supercars: Over 1,300hp from an electric? It's here

11 best electric and hybrid supercars: Over 1,300hp from an electric? It's here

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Electric and hybrid supercars are well and truly here. Hypercar level hybrids from Ferrari, Porsche and McLaren are already plastering the walls of many teenage boys' bedrooms the world over. So what's next? There's even more excitement to come with new... >>

Microsoft HoloLens video shows amazing holographic future is near

Microsoft HoloLens video shows amazing holographic future is near

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If you didn't think Microsoft HoloLens would be on the top of your Christmas list soon, you will after seeing this new video. At the Microsoft Build Developer Conference 2015 the company showed off its holographic augmented reality HoloLens headset in... >>

Fingerprint scanner in smartphone screen could appear in Vivo Xplay5S

Fingerprint scanner in smartphone screen could appear in Vivo Xplay5S

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Remember when those apps were out that pretended you could unlock your smartphone using your fingerprint? Now you may be able to just as they did, by placing your finger on the screen. According to Chinese site Weibo the next Vivo Xplay5S smartphone will... >>

Marvel and Netflix five-show plan explained: Daredevil, Iron Fist, The Defenders and more

Marvel and Netflix five-show plan explained: Daredevil, Iron Fist, The Defenders and more

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Marvel has big plans and it looks like Netflix is going to remain its show-sharing partner to achieve them. Daredevil has already launched on Netflix with the first season getting a lot of critical acclaim. A second series is planned but there's plenty... >>

Today Tesla wants to change your home: Battery launch imminent

Today Tesla wants to change your home: Battery launch imminent

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Tesla is set to launch a brand new product later today at its 30 April event. Invites are out for what is expected to be the launch of a home battery that will change the way you think about power. Until now all we've seen from Tesla is an invite showing... >>

These stunning photos were all taken on the LG G4, prepare to be dazzled

These stunning photos were all taken on the LG G4, prepare to be dazzled

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As part of the launch of the LG G4 a host of photos were taken by a professional photographer using the smartphone. The G4 camera has had lots of work and the result is seriously impressive. This gallery shows photos taken by photograhper Colby Brown.... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 variants appear as Projects Noble and Zen

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 variants appear as Projects Noble and Zen

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are barely out the door and already rumours of an S6 variant, plus the Galaxy Note 5, have begun. First there's the Galaxy S6 variant. This cropped up in an IMEI database and was spotted by SamMobile which claims the... >>

Project Spartan now known as Microsoft Edge, could change internet browsing forever

Project Spartan now known as Microsoft Edge, could change internet browsing forever

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Microsoft has announced at its Build Developers Conference 2015 that Project Spartan will actually be called Microsoft Edge. This is the new browser for Windows 10. There's a new way to open a new tab page which Microsoft says gets done millions of times... >>

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

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Navigation companies creating action sports cameras is a fairly new prospect but already the two big boys, Garmin and TomTom, are squaring up for a head-to-head. Garmin recently unveiled its VIRB XE as the follow-up to its original VIRB action camera... >>

Google's new Password Alert Chrome extension keeps you safe from phishing scams

Google's new Password Alert Chrome extension keeps you safe from phishing scams

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Google has announced a new extension for its Chrome browser that should keep people safe from phishing scams. The Password Alert extension will work in Chrome to make sure people know what sites are legitimate and which are not. That way giving out personal... >>

LG G4 IPS Quantum Display explained: How is it different to a normal LCD?

LG G4 IPS Quantum Display explained: How is it different to a normal LCD?

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LG has just unveiled its G4 smartphone and with it a new IPS Quantum Display. Apart from being Quad HD in resolution - delivering 2,560 x 1,440 pixels, 538ppi - it is brighter with a higher contrast ratio and wider colour gamut than the earlier LG G3's... >>

Popcorn Time blocked by UK courts, but it's not giving up

Popcorn Time blocked by UK courts, but it's not giving up

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The Popcorn Time movie streaming service has been dealt a blow by the UK courts. It has been announced as illegal and will be blocked by UK internet service providers. Popcorn Time currently lets anyone watch torrent files over the internet by streaming... >>

Tag Heuer smartwatch price, release date and battery life revealed

Tag Heuer smartwatch price, release date and battery life revealed

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So eagerly anticipated is the Tag Heuer smartwatch that even its Google and Intel-partnering announcement was big news. Now more details have come to light. According to Bloomberg the Tag Heuer smartwatch will go on sale in October or November for $1,400... >>

Never get a cracked screen again: Bulletproof super-glass developed

Never get a cracked screen again: Bulletproof super-glass developed

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A new invention may revolutionise smartphone and tablet displays by offering bulletproof glass that won't crack or shatter. The development has been the result of ten years of work by the US Navy to create a transparent material stronger than bulletproof... >>

LG G4: Stunning camera with Quantum Display to show it off (hands-on)

LG G4: Stunning camera with Quantum Display to show it off (hands-on)

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LG has finally taken the wraps off its G4 flagship smartphone, and it's a stunner. The new leather back, smarter camera and beautiful Quantum Display all make this impressive on paper. But with a slightly lower spec hexa-core processor does it keep up... >>

This is the LG G4: Quantum Display, colour spectrum sensor, available 28 May

This is the LG G4: Quantum Display, colour spectrum sensor, available 28 May

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LG has officially unveiled its new G4 smartphone and it's looking as gorgeous as all those leaked photos suggested it would. The LG G4 comes with either a plastic back variant or a real leather back each packing the same specs. Both are removable, as... >>

Three new BlackBerry smartphones leaked: Slider, Oslo and Porsche Design

Three new BlackBerry smartphones leaked: Slider, Oslo and Porsche Design

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BlackBerry already teased a slider smartphone from MWC last month and now leaks have revealed it alongside two other smartphones. The BlackBerry Slider or Venice, a successor to the current Passport called Oslo, plus a new Porsche Design Blackberry have... >>

Darpa’s Exacto self-steering bullet makes anyone as accurate as a sniper

Darpa’s Exacto self-steering bullet makes anyone as accurate as a sniper

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Darpa has been at it again, making killing machines even easier to use. Now it's created a self-steering bullet that can turn anyone into a sniper. The Exacto programme, which stands for Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance, has created the self-steering... >>

Fonkraft: Modular smartphone with 4,100mAh battery, 20MP camera, 192kHz audio and more is here

Fonkraft: Modular smartphone with 4,100mAh battery, 20MP camera, 192kHz audio and more is here

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Fonkraft is the world's first crowd-funded modular smartphone and it's out to impress. Unlike Google's Project Ara this is something everyone can actually buy. Plus it's crowd funded so you can get some impressive specs for very little money. The basic... >>

LG Watch Urbane available now as most expensive Android Wear device yet

LG Watch Urbane available now as most expensive Android Wear device yet

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On the day LG is supposed to announce its G4 smartphone officially, its Watch Urbane has become available. The LG Watch Urbane is listed on Google Play at more than any other Android Wear device. The LG Watch Urbane price is £259 on Google Play. It is... >>

LG G4: What's the story so far?

LG G4: What's the story so far?

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LG has been consistently improving its flagship smartphones over the last few years with its popular G2 and G3 handsets, so there's plenty of expectation swirling around about the LG G4. LG's biggest rivals - HTC and Samsung - revealed their new flagships... >>