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Official: Apple iPhone SE and iPad 3 event date confirmed for 21 March

Official: Apple iPhone SE and iPad 3 event date confirmed for 21 March

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Apple has begun sending out invites for an event it will hold on 21 March 2016. The iPhone SE and iPad Air 3 are expected to be unveiled. Apple is expected to reveal a new iPhone with the same sized screen as the iPhone 5, at 4-inches, but in a more... >>

Tesla Model S race incoming: Electric GT World Series, here to shock

Tesla Model S race incoming: Electric GT World Series, here to shock

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Electric cars are fast permeating the lives and roads of the world. They're also capturing the excited attention of race fans in the all-electric single seater Formula E race series. But that's not enough and now a new Electric GT World Series, that races... >>

BMW i5 rumours get official comment on Range Extender feature

BMW i5 rumours get official comment on Range Extender feature

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BMW is heavily rumoured to be releasing an electric version of its X5 SUV which should be called the BMW i5. Now an official comment suggests this model will come with a Range Extender option. Head of product for BMW, Henrik Wenders, commented to Car... >>

Best Samsung Gear VR Oculus apps 2016

Best Samsung Gear VR Oculus apps 2016

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Samsung and Oculus have released their combined effort to bring virtual reality to your face in the Gear VR. The result is an affordable virtual reality headset combined with the accessibility of the Android platform for apps. Google has already been... >>

HTC could make Google's Nexus phones for the next three years

HTC could make Google's Nexus phones for the next three years

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The Nexus smartphone for 2016 could be manufactured by HTC. That's a rumour that has been circulating for some time, but it could be the beginning of a new partnership spanning the next three years. According to sources of Chinese site MyDrivers, HTC... >>

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2016 first drive: The Einstein of luxury cars

Mercedes-Benz E-Class 2016 first drive: The Einstein of luxury cars

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The new Mercedes-Benz E-Class saloon is here for 2016 and it's pushing the boundaries of how luxurious and technologically advanced a car can be. The future of self-driving cars is edging closer and vehicle companies are working harder and faster to... >>

Think 4K is good? Wait until you see the 2016 Olympics in 8K with 22.2 sound and VR

Think 4K is good? Wait until you see the 2016 Olympics in 8K with 22.2 sound and VR

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The 2016 Rio Olympics will not only be a showcase for human physical achievement but for tech too. The Olympic Broadcasting Services has confirmed it will record and air 8K video coverage with 22.2 channel surround sound as well as VR. Over 130 hours... >>

BMW Vision Next 100: The ultimate driving machine of the future

BMW Vision Next 100: The ultimate driving machine of the future

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To commemorate its 100 years of existence, BMW has shown off its glimpse of the future of driving in the Vision Next 100 car. While BMW has created a prototype of the car it's not something we expect to do much driving, nor to hit the roads anytime soon.... >>

$350m Nintendo Land theme park attraction to bring Mario to life

$350m Nintendo Land theme park attraction to bring Mario to life

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Super Mario World may soon become a real one as a Nintendo Land theme park zone begins construction. Nintendo already granted the rights to use some of its creations to Universal Studios. Now it looks like they're being brought into reality thanks to... >>

Huawei P9 release date leak reveals April launch

Huawei P9 release date leak reveals April launch

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The much anticipated Huawei P9 may at last have a release date in early April. According to the sources of serial leakster Evan Blass the Huawei P9 will get a release date of 5 or 6 April. On that part he's not so sure. The date follows a Tweet where... >>

Garmin Epix review: Life-saving reliability
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Garmin Epix review: Life-saving reliability

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When you venture out into the wild, even if that's just a walk in the not-so-local woods, you want a GPS device you can rely on. Garmin, with years of experience in that area, is a name that generally offers peace of mind. When it comes to the Epix watch... >>

Intel augmented reality headset to merge worlds, real and virtual

Intel augmented reality headset to merge worlds, real and virtual

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Intel is reportedly working on its own augmented reality headset that could be the biggest jump forward yet. The lines between the virtual and real worlds are about to blur. According to sources of the Wall Street Journal, Intel is working on an AR headset... >>

Stop thieves getting your valuables using these smart security gadgets

Stop thieves getting your valuables using these smart security gadgets

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As gadgets become more valuable and we carry even more of them around with us daily, theft is a big problem. But those smart gadgets, and even people, that need to be protected are starting to benefit from a growing smart security tech front-line. From... >>

Apple iPhone to get OLED upgrade sooner than expected

Apple iPhone to get OLED upgrade sooner than expected

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Rumours of Apple getting an OLED screen upgrade have been floating around with a release from 2018, but it looks like that's not the case. According to more recent murmurings the iPhone 7S will get the first OLED display to hit an Apple smartphone. While... >>

Pull anything into the virtual world for super cheap with this $99 3D laser scanner

Pull anything into the virtual world for super cheap with this $99 3D laser scanner

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Being able to 3D scan objects from the real world into the virtual one has been a relatively expensive process, until now. CowTech Ciclop is a new laser 3D scanner that will cost you only $99. One of the ways this scanner has been able to remain so affordable... >>

24K gold Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge aren’t as pricey as you’d expect

24K gold Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge aren’t as pricey as you’d expect

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When a new Samsung Galaxy S7 edge landed it was inevitable someone would be close behind, eager to throw liquid gold all over it. That's happened and you can now lay your bling-craving hands on 24 carat gold Galaxy S7 and S7 edge handsets. So far no... >>

Amazon Fire Kids Edition and Fire 7-inch chargers deemed dangerous in UK recall

Amazon Fire Kids Edition and Fire 7-inch chargers deemed dangerous in UK recall

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Amazon Fire Kids Edition and Fire 7-inch owners beware, your power adapters may be dangerous. Amazon has just issued a UK and Ireland wide recall. The problem applies to power adapters sold in the UK and Ireland since September 2015. Amazon has contacted... >>

Easily upgrade your car: Spotify, DAB and hands-free with Pure Highway 600

Easily upgrade your car: Spotify, DAB and hands-free with Pure Highway 600

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Pure, the digital radio specialist, has unveiled an in-car system that will turn any motor into a digital radio and Spotify friendly machine. The Pure Highway 400 and Highway 600 are plug-and-play units that sit on a car's dashboard and connect to the... >>

Nasa funding quiet supersonic jet, a friendly Concorde for everyone

Nasa funding quiet supersonic jet, a friendly Concorde for everyone

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Nasa has set its sights a little closer to earth for once as it begins plans to help make supersonic airliners a reality once again. The world famous and now retired Concorde was the last supersonic jet to take paying passengers into the air. But it wasn't... >>

This magical cable charges both iPhone and Android with the same connector

This magical cable charges both iPhone and Android with the same connector

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Getting rid of cables completely is the dream. But until that day comes cutting down their number will have to do. That's what one Kickstarter project is doing by combining iPhone and Android chargers into one cable. LMcable claims to be the world's first... >>

Morgan EV3 is a steampunk dream, plus it's electric

Morgan EV3 is a steampunk dream, plus it's electric

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Morgan is a car manufacturer steeped in history that respects the past. So even when going electric it has managed to remain decidedly old school in its stylings with the EV3. The Morgan EV3, revealed as a production model at the Geneva Motor Show 2016,... >>

Netflix picks a side, stops users enjoying US library with VPNs, Reddit cries out

Netflix picks a side, stops users enjoying US library with VPNs, Reddit cries out

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Netflix has increased the aggression with which it attacks work-arounds that allow non-US residents enjoy US content. Now watching shows and movies that are reserved for US residents will be much more difficult for those residing outside of the country.... >>

BlackBerry abandoned by WhatsApp, beginning of the end for BB10?

BlackBerry abandoned by WhatsApp, beginning of the end for BB10?

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WhatsApp has announced that it will be stopping support for certain operating systems including BlackBerry's BB10 OS. WhatsApp has said that it will stop supporting certain operating systems as it wants to focus on those used by the majority of people.... >>

Android N appears without an app tray, just like iOS: Fans freak out

Android N appears without an app tray, just like iOS: Fans freak out

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The next Android operating system from Google is going to be named N as version 7.0, but little else is known about it, until now. A new video, that showed off Google Maps with a movie theme, has been released in time for the Oscars this weekend. But... >>

New Raspberry Pi 3 Model B brings super specs while still barely denting your wallet

New Raspberry Pi 3 Model B brings super specs while still barely denting your wallet

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The English made Raspberry Pi has reached the third numerical iteration of its builds and with that it's become more powerful than ever, while remaining affordable. The new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B is still physically tiny at little bigger than a credit... >>