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Get a free Chromecast by trying out Spotify Premium

Get a free Chromecast by trying out Spotify Premium

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Spotify has just announced that it will be giving away Google Chromecast devices to users who sign up to its Spotify Premium subscription. According to the music streaming company, Spotify on Chromecast was one of the most requested features by users.... >>

This is the all electric Aston Martin RapidE, 1000bhp expected

This is the all electric Aston Martin RapidE, 1000bhp expected

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Aston Martin has officially taken the wraps of its all electric RapidE sports car, and it looks gorgeous. Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer, speaking to Autocar, said there will initially be a model released with 550bhp but suggested a super sport version... >>

Freedom 251: This is 'the world’s cheapest smartphone' at £2.50, and it’s actually good

Freedom 251: This is 'the world’s cheapest smartphone' at £2.50, and it’s actually good

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The claimed "world's cheapest smartphone" has been unveiled by Ringing Bells as the Freedom 251. The company says the phone is under 500 rupees which is £5, but Indian media claims it'll actually be just 251 rupees, which is about £2.50. Shockingly... >>

Leaked Samsung Galaxy S7 video shows real world use

Leaked Samsung Galaxy S7 video shows real world use

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The Samsung Galaxy S7 is expected to be officially revealed in just a few days at MWC on 21 February. The company almost got away with keeping videos of it a secret, until now. A Samsung insider has leaked a video of the Galaxy S7 in use to Android Authority.... >>

Pong was made for the Apple Watch, say goodbye to your battery life

Pong was made for the Apple Watch, say goodbye to your battery life

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Apple is all about minimalist design so what better game to put on its super simple Apple Watch than Pong? Pong was one of the first games ever to go mainstream meaning its basic. As such it certainly fits in the minimal design format with its white ball... >>

Huawei P9 flagship leaks, joining the dual-camera revolution

Huawei P9 flagship leaks, joining the dual-camera revolution

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The latest Huawei flagship smartphone has leaked and it not only looks fantastic but should be packing some bleeding edge tech too. Despite being a more affordable handset option, it looks like Huawei's next flagship will still push the boundaries of... >>

Store 360TB on a coin-sized quartz, for 14 billion years, thanks to 5D lasers

Store 360TB on a coin-sized quartz, for 14 billion years, thanks to 5D lasers

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Superman's parents got it right when they stored all of his home planet Krypton's history on a crystal. Now us earthlings are catching up thanks to a breakthrough that uses five dimensional laser writing on nanostructured glass. The breakthrough was made... >>

LG G5 photos leaked from the wild to reveal metal unibody build

LG G5 photos leaked from the wild to reveal metal unibody build

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Some of the most convincing and clear photos of the LG G5 flagship smartphone so far have leaked revealing a metal build and a rather lumpy design. LG is expected the reveal the G5 at Mobile World Congress on 21 February. Despite LG actually teasing the... >>

Self-parking chairs are real, just clap and they tidy away

Self-parking chairs are real, just clap and they tidy away

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Chairs are one of the last things we imagined would become smart, yet Nissan has seen a way to make it so. Inspired by the technology in it self-parking cars Nissan has applied the intelligence to chairs. What may have started as a marketing stunt has... >>

3D printed body parts are here: Jaw dropping? Print a new one

3D printed body parts are here: Jaw dropping? Print a new one

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Science is moving so fast it may soon be able to replace human body parts by simply printing them. Eventually that process will even mean printing directly into the body. For now a big step has been made with 3D printed body parts. The breakthrough has... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 could smash world records with 6GB of RAM

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 could smash world records with 6GB of RAM

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Samsung hasn't even announced its flagship Galaxy S7 yet and already rumours for the Note 6 are beginning to fly. This smartphone isn't expected to launch until later in the year. The early rumours come from Chinese blog site Weibo. The source isn't clear... >>

What's new in the latest Marshmallow Samsung Galaxy edge screen update?

What's new in the latest Marshmallow Samsung Galaxy edge screen update?

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Samsung has announced the release of Android 6.0 Marshmallow for its Galaxy S6 edge and with it comes something new. The edge Screen has been given an update that makes it more useful than ever. The edge screen, built on an open SDK, allows for both Samsung... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update today

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge get Android 6.0 Marshmallow update today

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Samsung has officially announced the release of its latest Android update for the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 edge. Android 6.0 Marshmallow will begin to roll out from today, 15 February. Samsung has confirmed the beginning of this rollout and said that... >>

Mattel View-Master 2.0 takes Google Cardboard VR to another level

Mattel View-Master 2.0 takes Google Cardboard VR to another level

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Toy maker Mattel took its 75 year old View-Master and recently reinvented it to work like Google cardboard. Now it's got an upgraded model on the way to enhance that even futher. The first Mattel View-Master VR viewer allowed phone owners to mount their... >>

Microsoft Lumia 650 official: Windows 10 slim build for slim wallets

Microsoft Lumia 650 official: Windows 10 slim build for slim wallets

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Microsoft has officially taken the covers off its latest Lumia 650 smartphone that will be putting its Windows 10 operating system into more pockets. Microsoft has already released its Lumia 950, 950 XL and 550, but the 650 is the first handset for 2016.... >>

Gibson Trainer Ti100 review: Specced for safety
3.5 stars

Gibson Trainer Ti100 review: Specced for safety

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Gibson has come a long way beyond just its guitar-making origins. Now with high-quality audio subsidiaries like Onkyo under its belt it's using the brand name to offer a wider range of products - Trainer being a range of audio offerings that are being... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge prices revealed, get your wallet ready

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge prices revealed, get your wallet ready

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The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are about to be unveiled at MWC on 21 February and pricing appears to have leaked early. The European pricing for each handset comes from reliable source, Sam Mobile. The site has broken numerous Samsung related... >>

Best tech of the London Bike Show 2016

Best tech of the London Bike Show 2016

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The London Bike Show, also home to adventure and triathlon, is back for 2016 to show off all the latest gadget innovations for the active types. Apart from a whole host of carbon, lycra and carbs the show is also home to gadgets that help make adventuring... >>

Asics buys Runkeeper: Expect a one-stop shop for run tracking soon

Asics buys Runkeeper: Expect a one-stop shop for run tracking soon

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Asics, the running trainer company, has just bought FitnessKeeper, the company that owns GPS tracking app Runkeeper. Currently Runkeeper has over 33 million registered users who track their runs with it. The app is on both iOS and Android smartphones... >>

These kicks produce charge, smartphone battery life may soon be a worry of the past

These kicks produce charge, smartphone battery life may soon be a worry of the past

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Footwear that produces power, by harvesting the kinetic energy of walking. Many have tried and produced little to show for it, until now. A breakthrough has created shoes that can produce high-energy simply from walking. Scientists at the University of... >>

Kia Sportage (2016) review: All the extras, for less
4.5 stars

Kia Sportage (2016) review: All the extras, for less

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Kia hit its best year for sales ever in 2015 and it's followed that with its fourth-generation of the Sportage. With sights aimed high, this SUV crossover offers more extras than ever and aims to impress with the first model refresh since 2010. The SUV... >>

34 best Olloclip photos: You’ll be amazed what a phone camera can do

34 best Olloclip photos: You’ll be amazed what a phone camera can do

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Olloclip has been around for years as a means to enhance the camera on iPhones and now Samsung Galaxy S devices too. The result is that some seriously jaw-dropped photos are appearing online, which we've collected here. Olloclip has plenty of offerings... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 cases leak: Wireless charging, keyboard, LED and more

Samsung Galaxy S7 cases leak: Wireless charging, keyboard, LED and more

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Ahead of the impending launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7 a whole host of accessories have leaked including a wireless charging battery case called the Backpack Case. The leaks show off the official Samsung cases that will be available for the Galaxy S7... >>

Motorola Moto X and Moto G for 2016 leaks show metal unibody

Motorola Moto X and Moto G for 2016 leaks show metal unibody

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Motorola leaks have been coming fairly steadily when you consider we're not expecting to see a new 2016 Moto X or Moto G for sometime. Yet here's another leak, complete with photos. The leaked photos come from Hong Kong showing off a wide variation of... >>

Star Trek TV series for 2017 will make it great again

Star Trek TV series for 2017 will make it great again

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Following the popularity of the new Star Trek movies, the almost defunct TV series has been given a green light to start a new run. The last Star Trek series, Enterprise, lasted just four seasons and ever since Star Trek for TV has been left on the... >>