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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... >>

Is now the time to buy an electric or hybrid car? Best cars explored

Is now the time to buy an electric or hybrid car? Best cars explored

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The future of driving appears to be electric, with Formula E in full effect, supercars adopting hybrid drive systems and range getting further all the time. Fuel powered engines may have their days numbered. But is it time to make the change to electric?... >>

LG G4 pricing leaks, cheaper than Samsung Galaxy S6

LG G4 pricing leaks, cheaper than Samsung Galaxy S6

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The LG G4 smartphone is set to launch at an event tomorrow and pricing is beginning to leak. The LG G4 will be the flagship smartphone for LG but should still manage to undercut some of the top handsets of the competition, if leaks are correct. The leaked... >>

Apple Watch damage gallery: Here are photos of already broken Apple Watches

Apple Watch damage gallery: Here are photos of already broken Apple Watches

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Apple began dishing out its much-anticipated Watch on Friday 24 April. It's been on the wrists of wearers for one weekend and already photos of broken models are appearing online. The Apple Watch comes in three variants and so far we've seen photos of... >>

Apple works with Pebble to fix apps being rejected for mentioning Pebble in the code

Apple works with Pebble to fix apps being rejected for mentioning Pebble in the code

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UPDATE: Pebble has released a statement saying it's working with Apple to fix the issue and has not been banned.  The full statement reads: "Still a work-in-progress, but we're working with Apple to clear up any misunderstandings to make sure rejections... >>

These are the only places you'll be able to buy an Apple Watch today to walk away with

These are the only places you'll be able to buy an Apple Watch today to walk away with

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If you thought you could walk into an Apple Store from today and walk out sporting an Apple Watch, think again. But that isn't to say there aren't a few shops on the planet that will let this happen. Apple has already announced it will let customers... >>

Android found taking a leak on Apple logo in Google Maps

Android found taking a leak on Apple logo in Google Maps

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The usually cute Android character has been spotted on Google Maps micturating on the Apple logo. The urinating Android was spotted by a friend of Team Android who pointed out this picture appears both in the desktop Google Maps as well as on mobile.... >>

James Bond prefers Samsung to Sony, but may use Xperia Z4 in Spectre for $5 million

James Bond prefers Samsung to Sony, but may use Xperia Z4 in Spectre for $5 million

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The next James Bond film may feature a Sony Xperia Z4, but only because James Bond actor Daniel Craig is getting paid to pretend he likes it. According to leaked Sony emails found on Wikileaks, both Bond actor Daniel Craig and Spectre director Sam Mendes... >>

Marvel and Telltale Games announce team-up for 2017 game

Marvel and Telltale Games announce team-up for 2017 game

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Marvel will team-up with Telltale Games, famed for its Walking Dead and Game of Thrones titles, to create a game series that will appear in 2017. The gaming series is set to appear on both PCs and consoles in 2017 but it's unclear what it will be. The... >>