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OnePlus 2 Mini leaks with specs worthy of a flagship smartphone

OnePlus 2 Mini leaks with specs worthy of a flagship smartphone

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OnePlus may be on the verge of finally unveiling its first compact handset in the OnePlus 2 Mini. So far the Chinese manufacturer has released its OnePlus, OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X. While these have been a success, the system of invite only buying is being... >>

What is Formula E? Everything you need to know and why it will change the world

What is Formula E? Everything you need to know and why it will change the world

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Formula E is the electric future of car racing. When the international competition started in September 2014 in Beijing it ushered in a new competitive platform that pushes electric car technology to another level. In the same way that F1 tech filters... >>

Jaguar returns to racing: Shows off stunning Formula E electric racecar

Jaguar returns to racing: Shows off stunning Formula E electric racecar

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Jaguar Land Rover has announced it will be returning to racing with a Jaguar team in the all-electric Formula E Championship, starting autumn 2016. Jaguar will enter the third season of the Formula E Championship with its team in order to test new technologies... >>

Hydrogen fuel cells let drones fly for hours rather than minutes

Hydrogen fuel cells let drones fly for hours rather than minutes

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Drones are tiptop toys as well as useful camera play-things. While they're great gifts at Christmas, a lot of time is often spent charging them. This should be about to change thanks to hydrogen fuel cells. Making the shift from fun toys to useful tools... >>

Land's End review: Glimpsing the future of VR gaming
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Land's End review: Glimpsing the future of VR gaming

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As exclusive games go Land's End takes the crown. To play it you need to have a Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge or Note 4 smartphone. You then need to also own a Samsung Gear VR headset. But it's oh so worth it because Land's End is one of the most immersive... >>

GoPro Karma is the action cam company’s first drone, coming 2016

GoPro Karma is the action cam company’s first drone, coming 2016

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GoPro is making its own drone that will feature its world-renowned camera tech. This is definitely happening, it's going to be called Karma and it's coming in 2016. GoPro already teased its first flying drone back in October, but now it's also revealed... >>

OnePlus 3 leaks in renders with Snapdragon 820 and 1080p screen

OnePlus 3 leaks in renders with Snapdragon 820 and 1080p screen

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We've only just had the OnePlus X revealed and the OnePlus 2 hasn't been out long, yet already the rumour mill for the OnePlus 3 has begun to churn. The source of the OnePlus 3 leak is Chinese website mobile-dad in conjunction with a site called brokeupleaks.... >>

13 best Christmas decorations every geek should own

13 best Christmas decorations every geek should own

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Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, that big red suited anti-burglar is sizing up your chimney. But without decorations he may sleigh on by. And without suitably geeky decorations he might not know what sort of high tech kit to leave you. So... >>

LG G5 specs leak: Out February with QHD display, Snapdragon 820 and iris scanner

LG G5 specs leak: Out February with QHD display, Snapdragon 820 and iris scanner

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The LG G5 has already begun to trickle out in various leaks and rumour stories but now the mother load has landed. The LG G5 specs have leaked pretty much giving everything away early. The leak comes from a Weibo tipster named Zealer who posted the specs.... >>

Microsoft Xbox 360: 10 best custom console mods

Microsoft Xbox 360: 10 best custom console mods

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Microsoft's Xbox One is flying off the shelves while its predecessor, the Xbox 360, is collecting dust at the ripe old age of over a decade. That's right it's been over an entire decade since Microsoft released the Xbox 360. Feel old yet? Over the years... >>

Spotify may release new albums to paying subscribers only

Spotify may release new albums to paying subscribers only

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Currently Spotify artists must offer all their music as a bundle to paying subscribers. This may change as the company is reportedly testing out a way for artists to withhold songs from everyone. This reported move comes from a source of The Wall Street... >>

Watch Sky on Xbox One from today: TV from Sky app arrives to give that Sky Go experience

Watch Sky on Xbox One from today: TV from Sky app arrives to give that Sky Go experience

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Sky and Microsoft have teamed up to offer the almighty TV from Sky app on the console from today in the UK, at last. This means that Xbox One owners with a Sky Go Extra or Sky Multiscreen subscription will now be able to watch live shows and on demand... >>

This gadget needs no battery, it's powered by Wi-Fi

This gadget needs no battery, it's powered by Wi-Fi

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Imagine a future where battery life isn't about how fast a gadget charges or how long it lasts, as everything runs without batteries. While that's still a long way off, one gadget has been developed that runs off radio waves for power. A temperature sensor... >>

McLaren teases the future of Formula 1 cars, MP4-X in pictures

McLaren teases the future of Formula 1 cars, MP4-X in pictures

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We may not have reached the flying car races of the future that games like Wipeout predicted, but Formula 1 is still evolving fast. A look at the next jump in that evolution has been shown of by McLaren in its MP4-X. McLaren has spent a lot of time and... >>

Range Rover Evoque 2016 first drive: Pushing design and performance further

Range Rover Evoque 2016 first drive: Pushing design and performance further

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When Land Rover first unleashed the Range Rover Evoque it was met with baffled responses. It was totally new, as an attractive compact SUV, and nobody knew what to do with it. Love it. That appears to have been the general consensus. It has become hugely... >>

Back To The Future's Mr Fusion variant could be built for space travel

Back To The Future's Mr Fusion variant could be built for space travel

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Back To The Future gave us the idea of Mr Fusion, a generator of energy that runs on junk. Now Chinese engineers from Tsinghua University in Beijing have come up with a real version of this ultimate recycling powerhouse. Unlike the fictional Mr Fusion... >>

GoPro Hero4 Session action camera get cheaper price in time for Christmas

GoPro Hero4 Session action camera get cheaper price in time for Christmas

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GoPro has dropped the price on the latest in its camera range, the more affordable and totally newly designed smaller camera called the Hero4 Session, just in time for Christmas. The GoPro Hero4 Session, announced in July, is a more affordable camera... >>

Jaguar XJ 2016 first drive: Future tech meets heritage, in style

Jaguar XJ 2016 first drive: Future tech meets heritage, in style

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The absolute pinnacle of Jaguar luxury is found in the XJ model. Owned by royalty, sheikhs and gangster rappers, this car sends out a definite status symbol message. While the powerful engine options keep it punchy, the interior is adorned with all the... >>

Range Rover Evoque Convertible pictures: Packed with tech you didn't know about

Range Rover Evoque Convertible pictures: Packed with tech you didn't know about

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Land Rover already rocked the SUV world when it unleashed the first compact Range Rover in its Evoque. Now it's doing it again with a Range Rover Evoque Convertible. While the original Evoque was a design innovation that turned heads, the challenge of... >>

New thinner Apple MacBook Air 13 and 15-inch should appear at WWDC 2016

New thinner Apple MacBook Air 13 and 15-inch should appear at WWDC 2016

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Apple will inevitably be refreshing its MacBook Air laptops for 2016 but it looks like this next model could be a total overhaul. The Apple MacBook Air for 2016 should be thinner than ever, come in both 13 and 15-inch sizes and have totally redesigned... >>

Amazon Prime Air drone delivery is ready to go, shown off by Jeremy Clarkson

Amazon Prime Air drone delivery is ready to go, shown off by Jeremy Clarkson

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Amazon Prime Air, the drone delivery service, has finally become a reality. The finished drone has been shown off by Jeremy Clarkson who is fast becoming the new face of Amazon. The drone delivery service has been in the making for some time and is finally... >>

Now you can buy a computer for £4: Raspberry Pi Zero

Now you can buy a computer for £4: Raspberry Pi Zero

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The geniuses behind the Raspberry Pi have decided Model B, at £30, was too expensive. They've just released the new Raspberry Pi Zero, priced at £4. The idea behind Raspberry Pi is to offer the power of computing to everyone, by selling for cheap. This... >>

Play your PS4 games on PC or Mac soon thanks to official Remote Play app

Play your PS4 games on PC or Mac soon thanks to official Remote Play app

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Would you like to play your PS4 games on PC or Mac? Sony thinks you would, so it's going to make it possible with a Remote Play app. Following up from an unofficial app that allows gamers to stream PlayStation 4 titles to a PC, Sony has announced it official... >>

How to 3D print an award trophy, Pocket-lint style

How to 3D print an award trophy, Pocket-lint style

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Pocket-lint is leading the way once again with 3D printed awards for the second year running. And this time they're better than ever thanks to advanced 3D printing techniques and kit. We've teamed up with the brains over at MakerBot to come up with new,... >>

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: One platform to rule them all

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL: One platform to rule them all

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Microsoft has thought long and hard about how all its disparate hardware exists and has come up with Windows 10 to bring it all together. Now the Microsoft Lumia 950 XL flagship smartphone is here to bring Windows 10 to the phone market. With it comes... >>