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Volvo gets Christmas shopping delivered to your car

Volvo gets Christmas shopping delivered to your car

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Christmas is coming and with it the inevitable battles at the shops to get presents. Volvo is trying something new to help out. Thanks to Volvo cars being accessible via digital locks, it's going to be possible for owners to leave their cars and have... >>

Google goes Star Wars mad: Pick a dark or light side of the force to try

Google goes Star Wars mad: Pick a dark or light side of the force to try

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Waiting for the new Star Wars film might be a mild form of torture for some mega fans. So to keep them entertained between trailers Google has created its own Star Wars theme. By heading over to the Google Star Wars page you can sign in using your account... >>

What is Bitwalking and how will steps earn me money?

What is Bitwalking and how will steps earn me money?

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Bitwalking might be the ultimate healthy lifestyle assistant. The new platform awards users a new currency of money simply for walking. Bitwalking dollars (BW$) are similar to current Bitcoins in that they're starting out as a digital currency. But unlike... >>

BMW 7 Series review: A Tardis of technology
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BMW 7 Series review: A Tardis of technology

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The 2015 BMW 7 Series is one of the most tech-crammed cars on the road right now. If you drove this back in time, even by 10 years, the people lucky enough to get a ride in it would have expected it to fly. While the BMW 730Ld M Sport, as reviewed here,... >>

Google Chromecast to add All 4 catch-up at last

Google Chromecast to add All 4 catch-up at last

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The Channel 4 catch-up service All 4 is finally coming to Chromecast, just in time for Christmas. From Tuesday 24 November the Google Chromecast dongle will be able to offer All 4 content on connected televisions. Initially the All 4 Chromecast service... >>

Apple Store Pickup launches in UK just in time for Christmas

Apple Store Pickup launches in UK just in time for Christmas

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Christmas is coming, geese are becoming rotund and our wallets are about to become thin. But the usual madness of the Christmas shopping frenzy may not arrive, thanks to Apple Store Pickup. The UK, from today, will be able to use the Apple Store Pickup... >>

London's Crossrail trains will have Wi-Fi and 4G for internet connection for all

London's Crossrail trains will have Wi-Fi and 4G for internet connection for all

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Transport for London and the London Mayor have announced details on the new Crossrail trains due to go into service in 2017. The trains should be the most advanced on the London rail network so far. They will feature free Wi-Fi for all passengers and... >>

What is Google Project Aura? Everything you need to know

What is Google Project Aura? Everything you need to know

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Google Project Aura, not to be mistaken for modular phone Project Ara, has been revealed. The project follows up from Google Glass and continues to focus on the wearable world. But it's not just working on screen-based wearables that communicate with... >>

Your next heart rate monitor may not be worn, but swallowed

Your next heart rate monitor may not be worn, but swallowed

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Health sensors are a fast growing technology right now and inevitably they're beginning to make their way inside our bodies. While internal health sensors and gadgets have been around for years, like pacemakers for the heart, this heart rate sensor is... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 Britecell camera should be thinner, faster and excel at low-light photography

Samsung Galaxy S7 Britecell camera should be thinner, faster and excel at low-light photography

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The Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone could feature a new camera that loves low-light photography, called Britecell. The Britecell camera was revealed as official at a Samsung investor conference in Korea. It has already been teased at a previous conference... >>

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock lets you recharge side on simply

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock lets you recharge side on simply

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Apple has announced a new official accessory for its Watch that allows for wireless charging in a new style. The Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock is a circular platform that the Watch can be placed on to wirelessly charge, as the name suggests, magnetically.... >>

Nanosubs developed to swim in your bloodstream

Nanosubs developed to swim in your bloodstream

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The age of fusing man and machine could be closer than we thought as nanosubs are developed capable of swimming in the human body. Scientists at Rice University have developed the nano "submarines". These are 244 atoms in size and have motors that are... >>

Is Samsung flipping mad? New Android clamshell phone leaks

Is Samsung flipping mad? New Android clamshell phone leaks

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If you thought the days of flip phones were gone you may be wrong as Samsung apparently gears up to release a new Android clamshell style handset. This follows LG's Wine Smart Android clamshell handset last year. The Samsung SM-W2016 has appeared on the... >>

Sky Q is more than a new 4K box, it's the connected future of Sky TV

Sky Q is more than a new 4K box, it's the connected future of Sky TV

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Sky has announced one of its most major advancements in the history of the company, Sky Q. Sky Q is not only a new set-top box but also touted as a new way of watching television. Indeed, it covers a whole family of products. A Sky Q Silver box is the... >>

BBC red button may be killed by iPlayer, but not for the reason you think

BBC red button may be killed by iPlayer, but not for the reason you think

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UPDATE: The BBC has been in contact to clarify saying it is "exploring a phased exit from the broadcast Red Button service and focusing our interactive TV offer on connected televisions and iPlayer". The BBC may be about to announce the imminent end to... >>

Blocks reveals updated design and glimpse at bespoke OS

Blocks reveals updated design and glimpse at bespoke OS

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Blocks, the modular smartwatch, is nearing the final stages of its Kickstarter run and getting ready to start making deliveries in May. This should be the beginning of a new platform that does to hardware development what apps did to software. We caught... >>

Nest third gen with larger screen arrives in the UK bringing exclusive features

Nest third gen with larger screen arrives in the UK bringing exclusive features

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Nest Labs has already launched its next gen device with enhanced screen in the US, now it's arrived in the UK and Europe with exclusive features. The new Nest sports a slimmer form than its predecessor and a newly designed screen. Plus Nest says Europe... >>

BlackBerry Vienna: What's the story so far?

BlackBerry Vienna: What's the story so far?

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Hot on the heels of BlackBerry's first Android smartphone, the Priv, is a new handset that's being called Vienna. If you remember, the Priv was codenamed Venice, so this continues the company's trend for using place names. In true BlackBerry style the... >>

Movado Bold Motion watch joins the smart analogue race for your wrist

Movado Bold Motion watch joins the smart analogue race for your wrist

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HP has announced a partnership with watchmaker Movado to create their first smartwatch called Bold Motion. While Movado is bringing the fashion and analogue design, HP is cramming the tech smarts inside the wrist-worn device. On the outside it's a round-faced... >>

GoGoro electric scooter with unlimited range comes to Europe

GoGoro electric scooter with unlimited range comes to Europe

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The one major problem with electric vehicles is range. GoGoro has fixed this by offering quick swap batteries. Now it's coming to Europe. GoGoro launched in Taipei last year after being founded in 2011. It's now clocked up over one million kilometres... >>

Withings Activité Steel unveiled for attractive analogue activity tracking

Withings Activité Steel unveiled for attractive analogue activity tracking

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Withings has revealed its latest analogue smartwatch in the Activité Steel. This joins the Activité and Activité Pop. The Withings Activité Steel design is of premium quality. It features analogue hands for the time as well as a smaller analogue dial... >>

HTC One X9 photos leak with specs revealing it's no M10

HTC One X9 photos leak with specs revealing it's no M10

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The HTC One X9 is very likely on its way to the revealing light of day soon, as it's leaked again. The early reveal has shown multiple photos and specs. This time the phone has appeared on China's "telecommunications equipment certification centre", TENAA.... >>

11 mind-blowing tech wonders in the new BMW 7 series

11 mind-blowing tech wonders in the new BMW 7 series

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The BMW 7 Series for 2015 is full of tech, it's like a scientist's test lab on wheels. Only these gadgets are all fully developed to blow your mind. From gesture controls to remote control parking brilliance, it's tough to compare this car to any other... >>

Hisense curved 65-inch ULED 4K TV is just £2,400

Hisense curved 65-inch ULED 4K TV is just £2,400

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Hisense has announces its latest curved 65-inch UHD TV dubbed 65XT910 which sports what it claims is a world first, ULED 2.0. So we've had LCD, LED and OLED, then there's UHD and SUHD. It's all getting a bit much. So what does this one mean? ULED is still... >>

Asus is working on augmented reality glasses for 2016

Asus is working on augmented reality glasses for 2016

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Asus is now officially set to enter the augmented reality wearables market next year, according to its CEO. The company previously teased it might do so and now that sentiment has become official plans. Jerry Shen, CEO, said at an earnings webcast: "It... >>