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Electrolux HP+ wearable concept projects on the hand to make learning fun

Electrolux HP+ wearable concept projects on the hand to make learning fun

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The idea of making the world into a giant game, to help children learn, is far from new – but making it a wearable projector is certainly novel.The Electrolux HP+ is a concept design that's in the runnings of the Electrolux Design Lab competition for... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus gets certification ahead of expected Thursday unveiling

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus gets certification ahead of expected Thursday unveiling

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Samsung is holding its Unpacked event this Thursday 13 August where it's expected to reveal the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge Plus smartphones. Now mere rumours have been upgraded to certifications.The Malaysian certification body, SIRIM, has just... >>

OnePlus 2: Here’s how to reserve yours

OnePlus 2: Here’s how to reserve yours

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Buying a OnePlus smatphone is no simple matter. For a start there are no shops and on top of that you can't even buy online without an invite.The OnePlus 2 has now launched, going on sale today (11 August), and much like the first OnePlus smartphone... >>

Apple iPhone 6S and iPad Pro launch date should be 9 September, sales start 18 September

Apple iPhone 6S and iPad Pro launch date should be 9 September, sales start 18 September

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It looks like the wait for the next Apple iPhone, be it 6S or 7, won't be long. The launch date is expected on 9 September with sales beginning the following 18 September. And a new iPad is set to appear too.According to BuzzFeed's "sources familiar with... >>

Nano ‘yolk’ batteries triple current capacity and charge full in six minutes

Nano ‘yolk’ batteries triple current capacity and charge full in six minutes

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Scientists at MIT have cracked a new type of battery that should blow current offerings out of their ionic waters.The "yolk" and "shell" batteries make use of nanoparticles to allow for greater expansion and contraction. The result is a battery that can... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks, packaging and all: QHD, 4GB RAM and more

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks, packaging and all: QHD, 4GB RAM and more

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There are product leaks and there are products leaks, and this Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is the spill-all type of leak.Ahead of the Samsung Unpacked event this Thursday 13 August, where the Galaxy Note 5 is expected to appear, the handset has leaked in a... >>

PawSquad lets you visit the vet from your couch at home, goodbye pet box

PawSquad lets you visit the vet from your couch at home, goodbye pet box

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Taking a pet to the vet is a nightmare for most. Loading a cat into a box is like battling nature itself. That's why PawSquad wants to shake-up the vet-pet dynamic by going online.The online vet service, being dubbed "veterinary Skype", has launched today.... >>

Huawei Nexus smartphone revealed in video: Fingerprint reader, USB-C and more

Huawei Nexus smartphone revealed in video: Fingerprint reader, USB-C and more

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The Huawei Nexus smartphone appears to be the next major handset release from Google, following rumours. Now a video has leaked.The video, which claims to show off the Huawei Nexus, was shared by serial leakster Steve Hemmerstoffer, also known as the... >>

Best Gamescom 2015 game trailers: Quantum Break, Dark Souls III and more

Best Gamescom 2015 game trailers: Quantum Break, Dark Souls III and more

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Gamescom 2015 is underway and kicking-off the show from Germany is an Xbox launch event.As expected there are plenty of trailers appearing out of Gamescom. Some are for games that have already been announced at E3 or last year at Gamescom but there's... >>

Updated: Microsoft Xbox One to let you record live TV and download to Windows 10 devices

Updated: Microsoft Xbox One to let you record live TV and download to Windows 10 devices

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UPDATE: Microsoft has confirmed that you will only be able to record live TV on the Xbox One if you have an external hard drive attached. Xbox engineer Richard Irving said at Gamescom: "You need an external hard-drive specifically for DVR because we... >>

World of Warcraft Legion expansion reveals new Class, Level Up and more

World of Warcraft Legion expansion reveals new Class, Level Up and more

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Gamescom 2015 has revealed the sixth upgrade for World of Warcraft, dubbed Legion. Azeroth is under attack by The Burning Legion and it's down to you to save the world.Legion: Beta is set to begin later this year, bringing fans plenty of new fun like... >>

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

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Android hack worriers rejoice, the fixes are coming to save the day. Google, Samsung and LG and now going to start rolling out monthly security updates.After Android's biggest bug yet was revealed at the Black Hat security conference recently, it was... >>

Palmer Luckey VR Time magazine cover goes meme crazy, here are the best

Palmer Luckey VR Time magazine cover goes meme crazy, here are the best

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When Time magazine put a cut out of Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey on the cover, it was only going to end badly. And now the internet has its meme-focused hands on the image.The original cover looked like a joke, featuring a cutout of Palmer Luckey... >>

World’s first HD glasses-free 3D smartphone is here, meet VKWorld Discovery S1

World’s first HD glasses-free 3D smartphone is here, meet VKWorld Discovery S1

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So far attempts at glasses-free smartphones have been met with excitement but not many sales. The VKWorld Discovery S1 hopes to change that by offering HD.While the appeal of 3D is still out for discussion, VKWorld has decided to create a decent mobile... >>

Smartphone manners: The etiquette of using your favourite gadget politely

Smartphone manners: The etiquette of using your favourite gadget politely

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Recent figures from Ofcom revealed that over 90 per cent of the UK now uses a smartphone. But are we using them in the right way?Other figures from that same study showed that people have opinions on the right and wrong ways to use smartphones. Do you... >>

Asus ZenFone Max packs in a whopping 5,000mAh battery

Asus ZenFone Max packs in a whopping 5,000mAh battery

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The Asus ZenFone Max has been announced as a real treat for those that are into longer battery life from a larger battery. The Max packs a hefty 5,000mAh battery unit.We wrote a feature on smartphones with batteries larger than 3,000mAh and even these... >>

UK smartphone addiction at all time high, you won't believe how many selfies were taken

UK smartphone addiction at all time high, you won't believe how many selfies were taken

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A new report from Ofcom has revealed the UK as a nation of phone addicts. For the first time smartphones have overtaken laptops as the most popular way to get online. But that's just the tip of the iceberg.Smartphone use in general has jumped up a notch.... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge smartwatch: Ready to drool at these pictures?

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge smartwatch: Ready to drool at these pictures?

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When Samsung completely redesigned its flagship smartphone and came up with the Galaxy S6 edge, it was clear the handset was going to give Apple's iPhone 6 a run for its money. But what about the Apple Watch? Samsung still has a long way to go on watch... >>

Apple Watch Epoca takes decadent to a new level, Russian leader level to be exact

Apple Watch Epoca takes decadent to a new level, Russian leader level to be exact

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If a normal Apple Watch is becoming far too common for you then the Epocha range from luxury maker Caviar might draw your wrist in.Caviar, famed for paying tribute to Russian leaders on modified iPhones, has done it again. The Apple Watch Epocha line... >>

Bang & Olufsen BeoLink Multiroom turns B&O products into a super sound system

Bang & Olufsen BeoLink Multiroom turns B&O products into a super sound system

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Bang & Olufsen has announced its new BeoLink Multiroom offering which aims to connect its products, for music that follows a user round the home.The idea behind the BeoLink Multiroom is to turn older B&O products into a modern audio solution akin to Sonos'... >>

Game Drive for Xbox could be the easiest gaming storage expansion yet

Game Drive for Xbox could be the easiest gaming storage expansion yet

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Seagate has cleverly waited for Gamescom 2015 to kick off before announcing its new Game Drive for Xbox.Game Drive for Xbox is an external hard drive that should make expanding your console's storage capacity super-simple.With plenty of games now available... >>

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL flagship leak: 2K, USB Type-C, 20MP PureView camera and more

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL flagship leak: 2K, USB Type-C, 20MP PureView camera and more

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Microsoft is expected to release a new flagship smartphone when it launches Windows 10 on smartphones later this year.The Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, thought to be the flagship, has leaked in photos online. The leak comes from a Chinese source that sent the... >>

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition is official: £429, out today in the US

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition is official: £429, out today in the US

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BlackBerry fans it's time to get excited, a new version of the Passport is here and it's looking good.The BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition brings design improvements on the original Passport, and is available from today in the US and in the coming... >>

Huawei Mate 8 leaks in video showing fingerprint reader and metal build

Huawei Mate 8 leaks in video showing fingerprint reader and metal build

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The latest Huawei flagship smartphone may have just leaked in a video showing off the handset before its release.Huawei has announced that it will be unveiling a new smartphone on 2 September. The leak was from serial leakster Steve Hemmerstoffer, the... >>

The best looking Apple Watch you’ll ever see but likely never own, in pictures

The best looking Apple Watch you’ll ever see but likely never own, in pictures

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The Apple Watch is a design focused bit of kit. Even for those not that bothered by gadgets it's been something they're hearing about and even want.But the latest variant on the Apple Watch theme has got to be the best yet.The design was done by hand... >>

What is HitchBOT and why was it murdered?

What is HitchBOT and why was it murdered?

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A robot has been murdered for hitchhiking. HitchBOT has met its end at the hands of humans, despite loving them to the bitter end.HitchBOT was a robot created by Ontario makers at Ryerson University who wanted to see how far it would travel.The robot... >>

Selfie fans, rejoice: Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is here with 13MP Exmor RS selfie camera

Selfie fans, rejoice: Sony Xperia C5 Ultra is here with 13MP Exmor RS selfie camera

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Smartphone manufacturers are starting to up the megapixels on their selfie cameras with more at 5-megapixels than ever. Sony has gone to the next level with its Xperia C5 Ultra packing a 13-megapixel Exmor RS powered selfie snapper with HDR.But it's not... >>

Sony Xperia M5 official: 21.5MP camera and 64-bit octa-core make mid-range powerful

Sony Xperia M5 official: 21.5MP camera and 64-bit octa-core make mid-range powerful

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Sony has just taken the wraps of its new mid range smartphone, the Xperia M5.Despite being a handset aimed at the mid range the specs are impressive. Power-wise there's a 2GHz 64-bit MediaTek octa-core processor backed by 3GB of RAM. There's also 16GB... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge Plus leak in impressive photo and specs

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge Plus leak in impressive photo and specs

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and an S6 edge Plus are close to being revealed as the biggest leak yet has revealed details.Leakster Evan Blass, better known as @evleaks, has revealed not only specs but also a photo showing off the new smartphones.The Galaxy... >>

You'll never believe how big gadgets used to be: Then and now in pictures

You'll never believe how big gadgets used to be: Then and now in pictures

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Modern technology has propelled us forward to create smaller and smaller gadgets especially since the microchip appeared. Sure phones are growing in screen size now but you'll be amazed how they are still smaller than their historical counterparts. And... >>

No more ‘Use By’ dates: Smart Cap detects when food is on the turn

No more ‘Use By’ dates: Smart Cap detects when food is on the turn

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When you're shopping for milk in the future you won't be looking at "Use By" dates but rather checking actual quality using a smart lid.The Smart Cap was developed by engineers at the University of Berkeley. The 3D printed cap is able to detect when food... >>

The EM Drive is here to get us to the Moon in 4 hours, without fuel

The EM Drive is here to get us to the Moon in 4 hours, without fuel

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The extremely exciting EM Drive, which could offer high-speed propulsion without fuel, has been confirmed as a working invention.The drive, which has been compared to Star Trek's impulse drive, was said to be impossible when British inventor Roger Shawyer... >>

Updated: Stagefright bug may have someone controlling your Android phone right now without you even knowing

Updated: Stagefright bug may have someone controlling your Android phone right now without you even knowing

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Quite possibly the worst Android bug that's ever existed has been discovered. It could mean the end for you smartphone.All an attacker would need to remotely access your smartphone is your phone number.The weakness comes from a part of the Android OS... >>

Samsung’s new camera sensor could make the Galaxy Note 5 snapper the best out there

Samsung’s new camera sensor could make the Galaxy Note 5 snapper the best out there

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Samsung has announced what it says is the industry's first 1.0μm pixel 16-megapixel CMOS image sensor for smartphone cameras.It sounds like this could be shown off first in Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 which is expected to be unveiled in August.But what does... >>

What is Nokia Ozo? Here’s everything you need to know

What is Nokia Ozo? Here’s everything you need to know

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Nokia is alive and well after selling its mobile business to Microsoft. It is now almost ready to fully reveal a new product called Ozo.But what is Ozo? At the moment all Nokia is giving away is a launch webpage with a countdown timer, some glimpses... >>

Motorola Moto X Play: Serious cameras for your money (hands-on)

Motorola Moto X Play: Serious cameras for your money (hands-on)

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Motorola has launched a second variant of the Moto X Style smartphone in this third generation, the Moto X Play.The Moto X Play is an affordable variant of the Moto X Style that is designed to offer high-end specs for an affordable price.The Moto X Play... >>

HSBC comes to Apple Pay in the UK, better late than never

HSBC comes to Apple Pay in the UK, better late than never

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HSBC has joined the ranks of UK banks taking part in Apple Pay.Initially HSBC wasn't appearing as a partner of Apple when Apple Pay launched in the UK. Following a lot of bad reactions on Twitter the bank has now announced it will be available on Apple... >>

Moto G 2015 leaks ahead of expected reveal at Motorola launch later today

Moto G 2015 leaks ahead of expected reveal at Motorola launch later today

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The third generation of Motorola's Moto G has leaked in the most revealing photos yet. Many of the specs we can expect to hear unveiled later today appear in the leak.The photos show the Moto G as well as its packaging, along with specification information.... >>

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra with stunning bezel-free display and selfie camera flash leaked

Sony Xperia C5 Ultra with stunning bezel-free display and selfie camera flash leaked

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Sony has been the victim of many leaks this last year and now it's Xperia C5 Ultra has joined the list.The leaked manual of the handset has appeared on Xperiablog where it shows the handset with a stunning bezel-free display. Previous rumours pointed... >>

OnePlus 2 VR event: Use Google cardboard to watch the event in VR

OnePlus 2 VR event: Use Google cardboard to watch the event in VR

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If you bought Google's Carboard VR headset and have simply used it to collect dust ever since, now is the time to dig it out.OnePlus is all set to launch its new smartphone tonight, and it's going to do it in VR using Carboard.While OnePlus is selling... >>

How to appoint an heir on Facebook for when you die

How to appoint an heir on Facebook for when you die

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It might be a bit of a morbid subject but thinking about your digital legacy after you die is something people are starting to do.Specifically Facebook has released its latest updates to allow for account management in the event of a user's death.The... >>

Own a Nike+ Fuelband? Here’s how to get money for it from Nike

Own a Nike+ Fuelband? Here’s how to get money for it from Nike

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Nike and Apple have been in court for a while over the Nike+ Fuelband and now have agreed to terms that can make you money.The two-year class action lawsuit was over the accuracy of the Fuelband. While Apple and Nike still haven't admitted fault they... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks in gold, details S Pen

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks in gold, details S Pen

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The much anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note 5 appears to have leaked, again, this time sporting a gold coloured frame.The next generation of Note is expected to be released early this year to give Samsung a head start on Apple's expected iPhone 6S and 6S... >>

This monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone, say goodbye to wire clutter

This monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone, say goodbye to wire clutter

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Samsung has unveiled what it says is the world's first monitor that can wirelessly charge a smartphone.The SE370 looks like a normal, but very futuristic, monitor and comes in 23.6-inch or 27-inch variants. But what makes this special is the stand which... >>

Nobody wants to be first to remove their Facebook rainbow profile photo: Why is it such an issue?

Nobody wants to be first to remove their Facebook rainbow profile photo: Why is it such an issue?

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This year in support of Pride, Facebook offered a filter to add rainbow colours to anyone's profile picture.But with Pride almost a week ago, people are starting to question if it's ok to change profile picture again. Nobody wants to go first, nobody... >>

Best tennis gadgets and tech to make you a better player

Best tennis gadgets and tech to make you a better player

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After watching Wimbledon, countless Brits will be taking to their local courts for at least a week before getting bored again. After seeing the professionals, then realising one's own ability, it can be a bit deflating. But with this kit you could be... >>

Strava and Garmin team-up for Strava Live Segments

Strava and Garmin team-up for Strava Live Segments

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Strava has shot to fame in the world of cycling and running. Now it's made friends with Garmin to add another layer of awesome to the hardware company's cycling kit.Strava Live Segments will feature on the Garmin Edge 520, making it the first to receive... >>

Sony starts its own crowdfunding platform for new gadget ideas

Sony starts its own crowdfunding platform for new gadget ideas

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Sony has announced that it will be launching its own version of Kickstarter dubbed First Flight. This will be exclusively for Sony products.The idea behind First Flight is to help push new products from Sony while also allowing the public to pre-order... >>

Honor 7 with metal build, fingerprint sensor and 20MP camera launched

Honor 7 with metal build, fingerprint sensor and 20MP camera launched

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Honor, the brand branched off from Huawei, has officially launched its latest flagship Honor 7 smartphone in China, with the UK to follow soon.Honor is known for offering decent specs for super low prices. This latest Honor 7 looks like a seriously high-powered... >>

OnePlus 2 leaks showing near bezel-free screen and fingerprint scanner

OnePlus 2 leaks showing near bezel-free screen and fingerprint scanner

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The eagerly anticipated OnePlus 2 has leaked in photos showing the smartphone off from the front and the rear, looking gorgeous.The photos were sent by an anonymous tipster to Phone Arena this morning. They clearly show the handset from both sides.The... >>