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3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable

3D printing: Everything you need to know and when it'll be affordable

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The hyperbole around 3D printing, with talk of revolution and a new age, is getting ridiculous. Will 3D printing really impact our world more than the internet? If so, when will we be able to afford it? And more importantly how will 3D printing make such... >>

Oppo R7 leaks with ridiculously thin near bezel-free design

Oppo R7 leaks with ridiculously thin near bezel-free design

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The Oppo R7 has been a while coming as the follow-up to the Oppo R5 and now it's leaked in a clear video. The video, on Mobile-Dad, allegedly shows off the Oppo R7 with a near bezel-free edging and super slim form. According to the rumour mill the R7... >>

LG G4 release date 29 April, confirmed by LG

LG G4 release date 29 April, confirmed by LG

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The LG G4 will be released on 29 April in Korea, LG has confirmed to Pocket-lint. LG will unveil the G4 at its official event on 28 April and will begin selling the handset the next day, in Korea at least. This may also be the international release... >>

Was the Dr Sergio Canavero head transplant news all a Metal Gear Solid promo stunt?

Was the Dr Sergio Canavero head transplant news all a Metal Gear Solid promo stunt?

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The internet can be a fun place, no less so than gaming forums keen to join the dots in such a way that you have to question not only certain stories, but even your very own existence.  The latest plausible, but also crackpot theory, is that Doctor Sergio... >>

Microsoft Windows 10 to launch in late July, says AMD

Microsoft Windows 10 to launch in late July, says AMD

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The release of Windows 10 has been eagerly awaited for far too long and only now is a date finally being teased. According to AMD, Microsoft's Windows 10 will become available to the public from late July this year. AMD CEO, Lisa Su, revealed the date... >>

Nokia smartphones to make comeback in 2016, virtual reality tech coming too

Nokia smartphones to make comeback in 2016, virtual reality tech coming too

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Nokia is planning to make a comeback with smartphones in 2016 and it's bringing virtual reality too. According to sources of Re/code, Nokia Technologies, which remains after Microsoft bought Nokia smartphones, has big plans. The sources say not only... >>

New BMW 7 Series shown off: Remote park from outside car, gesture controls and more

New BMW 7 Series shown off: Remote park from outside car, gesture controls and more

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BMW has announced details for its new 7 Series car including remote parking from outside the car and gesture controls within. The BMW announcement makes the 7 Series the first luxury car in the world that can be parked from outside the vehicle, says BMW.... >>

Sony Xperia Z4 is official: slimmer, 64-bit octa-core and more, out this summer

Sony Xperia Z4 is official: slimmer, 64-bit octa-core and more, out this summer

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It's official, Sony has quietly unveiled its Xperia Z4 smartphone in Japan. The Sony Xperia Z4 was delayed for release at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, says Sony in Japan. Hence the quiet release. So what's new? The Sony Xperia Z4 will come with... >>

Sony HDR 4K Bravia TVs up for pre-order today, to ship in May

Sony HDR 4K Bravia TVs up for pre-order today, to ship in May

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Sony has released two new 4K Bravia TVs for pre-order that come with high dynamic range (HDR) support. HDR is a relatively new offering that promises to add to the current range of brightness levels on screen. While 4K content was slow to appear after... >>

Sitting is reportedly the new smoking: This standing desk setup could save your life

Sitting is reportedly the new smoking: This standing desk setup could save your life

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Avoid heart disease, lose weight, feel more awake - all simply by standing. There are respected studies that point to sitting as the cause of poor health with some even calling it the new smoking. But fear not, a cure is already here. For those that... >>

Want to find your Android phone? Now you can simply Google 'Find my phone'

Want to find your Android phone? Now you can simply Google 'Find my phone'

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Now finding your phone is easier than ever thanks to Google integration of search for Android devices. Google now allows you type into the search bar "Find my phone" and without even hitting enter it will be displayed on a map immediately. In our experience,... >>

You can now get your free EE Power bar and swap it for newly charged ones in store

You can now get your free EE Power bar and swap it for newly charged ones in store

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EE announced its free portable charger scheme at the beginning of April and said it was "coming soon", but it is now available to all of its network and broadband customers. The EE Power incentive launches today to offer a free portable Power Bar charger... >>

Reading Game of Thrones seem like an effort? Have it read to you on Scribd

Reading Game of Thrones seem like an effort? Have it read to you on Scribd

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Game of Thrones in its HBO TV form is undeniable genius, but it all comes from books that are hailed as brilliant. Yet reading them all might seem like a lot of time and effort when you could just watch the show. Scribd will read them for you. Scribd... >>

Get Meerkat for Android before release: Sign up as a beta tester

Get Meerkat for Android before release: Sign up as a beta tester

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Meerkat, the live streaming video platform, is coming to Android. But before everyone gets a go there's a beta testing phase - which you can take part in. If you want to be one of the first people in the world to use Meerkat on Android all you need to... >>

LG G4 QHD display teased in official video: 25% brighter, 20% more colour than G3

LG G4 QHD display teased in official video: 25% brighter, 20% more colour than G3

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LG has officially shown off a teaser of its new flagship G4 smartphone's screen, and it's Quad HD with upgrades. The LG G4 is expected to be fully unveiled at the launch event on 28 April. But leading up to the big day LG has been teasing more and more... >>

Huawei P8 vs Huawei P8Max: What’s the difference?

Huawei P8 vs Huawei P8Max: What’s the difference?

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Huawei may have dropped the Ascend name but it's continued to up the quality of its smartphones and unleashed not one but two variants in the P8 and P8Max. The Huawei P8Max is a whopper of a smartphone, or a small tablet depending on how you look at it,... >>

Huawei P8 vs Huawei Ascend P7: What's the difference?

Huawei P8 vs Huawei Ascend P7: What's the difference?

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Huawei offers high spec smartphones for lower prices than the competition. It's pushing its smartphone quality to a higher level with the new P8. The Huawei P8 is thinner with a bigger screen and better camera – but the improvements don't stop there.... >>

Marathon day near? These tech tips will help you finish faster

Marathon day near? These tech tips will help you finish faster

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Running, cycling, swimming, triathlon or adventure racing – they can all be improved with gadgets. We don't just mean the usual list of kit for runners or bike bolt-ons for cyclists but tech that can make you faster. If you're running a marathon and... >>

Best tech BBQ kit for a flaming good summer

Best tech BBQ kit for a flaming good summer

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Summer is finally upon us and with it comes the primal desire to make fire and cook meat. But the barbeque itself doesn't have to be such an old traditional grill, there's plenty of new tech to make cooking outdoors even better. The art of the barbeque... >>

iPhone 6S could get HTC style Duo camera: Apple buys depth-sensing company

iPhone 6S could get HTC style Duo camera: Apple buys depth-sensing company

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Apple's next iPhone, likely an iPhone 6S, could come sporting a depth-sensing camera similar to the HTC Duo Camera. According to The Wall Street Journal Apple has acquired Israeli camera tech company LinX Computational. Apple has since confirmed the purchase... >>

LG G4 camera double the size of G3 and with six-layer lens tech

LG G4 camera double the size of G3 and with six-layer lens tech

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The LG G4 camera is reportedly able to capture a whopping 80 per cent more light than the G3. This isn't done purely because of that f/1.8 aperture, there's a lot more tech crammed into the new G4 camera. According to Business Korea the LG G4 will feature... >>

Guitar Hero Live unveiled in new trailer, get ready to rock from first person perspective

Guitar Hero Live unveiled in new trailer, get ready to rock from first person perspective

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Guitar Hero Live has been unveiled by Activision as the next step in the music playing game series. Teased last night, the new Guitar Hero Live will focus on making the in-band experience more life like than ever before. Not only can gamers play from... >>

Google Project Fi network plans leak: Unused data refunds, Nexus 6 Nova finance, data across devices and more

Google Project Fi network plans leak: Unused data refunds, Nexus 6 Nova finance, data across devices and more

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Google has already confirmed it will be offering an MVNO network service, dubbed Nova, but now details have leaked. Google's Project Fi has leaked in an app called Tycho which was uncovered by Android Police in a Lollipop build not available to the public.... >>

Parrot Bebop review: App-controlled drone pairs high-flying specs and affordable price
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Parrot Bebop review: App-controlled drone pairs high-flying specs and affordable price

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The Parrot Bebop, which follows-up the company's AR Drone 2.0, is an affordable high-flier with built-in 1080p camera and app-based controls via tablet or smartphone. At £430 it couldn't exactly be called cheap, but in the world of drones it's an affordable... >>

GTA 5 in glorious 4K, picture gallery: Can your PC run it? Find out here

GTA 5 in glorious 4K, picture gallery: Can your PC run it? Find out here

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Grand Theft Auto 5 is now available for PC and it is looking like the best version yet, with 4K visuals available for the very first time - as long as your PC is beefy enough to run it. Rockstar released a swathe of screengrabs to give you an idea of... >>