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Missing Orange Wednesdays? EE and Wuaki to offer weekly blockbusters for £1

Missing Orange Wednesdays? EE and Wuaki to offer weekly blockbusters for £1

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When EE announced that Orange Wednesdays would be no more it was a sad day for all. But now it's offering a light at the end of the film reel thanks to a deal with Wuaki.tv that offers a blockbuster movie every week for only £1. EE Film Club, as it will... >>

Microsoft working on software to transform your Android to Windows 10

Microsoft working on software to transform your Android to Windows 10

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Microsoft has announced its Windows 10 operating system will launch this summer. In that same announcement it revealed its Windows Insider Program plans to offer Windows 10 on Android smartphones. Specifically Microsoft is working with Xiaomi in China... >>

BMW brings plug-in hybrid smarts to the new X5 dubbed X5 xDrive40e (gallery)

BMW brings plug-in hybrid smarts to the new X5 dubbed X5 xDrive40e (gallery)

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BMW has announced its first plug-in hybrid car in a core range, the X5 xDrive40e, which should give the best mileage for any X5. The new X5 xDrive40e will offer plenty of power to keep the sizeable beast moving fast despite going easy on the fuel. In... >>

Flying cars will be in the air from 2017 with Aeromobil promising autonomous models

Flying cars will be in the air from 2017 with Aeromobil promising autonomous models

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Aeromobil wants to become the Tesla of flying cars. It has announced that its flying cars will be available to buy, and legally fly, from 2017. The announcement, made at SXSW, follows the unveiling of the Aeromobil 3.0 flying car last October. Since... >>

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

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Garmin has released the third generation of its adventure GPS watch, the Fenix 3. The Garmin Fenix 3 is all about adventurous, off-the-beaten-path sports. But unlike its predecessors this generation is built even better for the day-to-day runner, cyclist... >>

Addison Lee app review: Order or pre-book minicabs with ease (hands-on)

Addison Lee app review: Order or pre-book minicabs with ease (hands-on)

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Addison Lee, not satisfied with being London's biggest minicab alternative to the black cab, has expanded its app-based service to cater for all phone platforms. Originally for iPhone only, you can now download on Android, Windows Phone and even BlackBerry... >>

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

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At last, the new USB Type-C connector is ready for mass production. It will come with reversible ends, featuring the same small connector on either end. But it means so much more for new smartphones, tablets and even laptops. The new Type-C will mean... >>

Nymi Band and Halifax use your heart rate as the future of security

Nymi Band and Halifax use your heart rate as the future of security

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Halifax has announced that it created a proof of concept with the Nymi Band that could reinvent how we look at security. Using the band, which measures you heart rate, simply being alive could be enough to be biometrically recognised for secure access... >>

Huawei Ascend P8 teased ahead of 15 April launch: Stronger screen, better camera and more

Huawei Ascend P8 teased ahead of 15 April launch: Stronger screen, better camera and more

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Huawei has begun teasing its next flagship smartphone, the Ascend P8, ahead of its official launch in London on 15 April. READ: Huawei Ascend P8 will launch 15 April in London The latest tease is a collection of photos centred around the number 8 which... >>

Wirelessly charge over 55-metres away, scientists crack proper wireless power

Wirelessly charge over 55-metres away, scientists crack proper wireless power

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Wireless charging is like the Holy Grail of gadgets these days. Imagine never having to think about battery ever again as your smartphone is always connected to power. A recent breakthrough is making this a reality. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency... >>

Samsung's next smartphones will have higher resolution screens and slimmer, metal design

Samsung's next smartphones will have higher resolution screens and slimmer, metal design

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Samsung has officially announced that its move to create a more premium smartphone in the Galaxy S6 will continue across all its handsets. This is not a rumour. Samsung CEO Shin Jong Kyun said at a company annual shareholder meeting that it planned to... >>

Sky's NOW TV has landed on EE TV boxes, just in time for Game of Thrones

Sky's NOW TV has landed on EE TV boxes, just in time for Game of Thrones

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Early adopters of the EE TV box will be pleased to hear that its creators have rewarded them by already announcing Sky's NOW TV is arriving soon. NOW TV allows viewers to enjoy Sky content over their internet connection without the need to pay for a long... >>

Leaked LG G4 images suggests it will have a curved display

Leaked LG G4 images suggests it will have a curved display

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With LG lining up the LG G4 launch slightly later in the year than rivals Samsung and HTC, there's been less said about the forthcoming replacement flagship. But now an image claiming to be an early press render of the LG G4 has appeared online, along... >>

Back to the Future documentary coming October, watch the trailer now

Back to the Future documentary coming October, watch the trailer now

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If you never thought you'd get to go Back to the Future again, you certainly can't see through time as one last hoorah has arrived in Back in Time. The crowd-funded documentary is due for release in October and has a trailer out now. The Back in Time... >>

What is the Solar Impulse 2 and how will it fly the globe with no fuel?

What is the Solar Impulse 2 and how will it fly the globe with no fuel?

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The Solar Impulse 2 set off to fly the entire globe, without burning any fuel, from Abu Dhabi on 3 March. It's the world's first plane capable of flying day and night without using any fuel or stopping, thanks to solar power. The Solar Impulse 2 moves... >>

Vodafone to launch Voice over LTE and Wi-Fi calling services this summer

Vodafone to launch Voice over LTE and Wi-Fi calling services this summer

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Vodafone has announced that it will be introducing both Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Wi-Fi calling for its customers from this summer. Until now Vodafone users had to use third party apps for calling over Wi-Fi. Once this comes as standard it will mean... >>

Wish you could draw pancake art? Now you can let PancakeBot print it for you

Wish you could draw pancake art? Now you can let PancakeBot print it for you

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Pancake art is fast becoming a popular internet phenomenon that, until recently, was reserved for those with artistic flair and a steady hand. Now PancakeBot has arrived, anyone can get involved. PancakeBot is currently on Kickstarter where it's already... >>

Watch the new Game of Thrones trailer from Apple Spring forward event right here, right now

Watch the new Game of Thrones trailer from Apple Spring forward event right here, right now

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Apple has announced a partnership with HBO, along with a lower price for its Apple TV. It will be launching an app for HBO programming on the Apple TV platform called HBO Now, but that is only likely going to be for the US. Sky has an exclusive agreement... >>

Apple Watch in a nutshell: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Apple Watch in a nutshell: Release date, price and everything you need to know

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The Apple Watch was announced late last year, but tonight's "Spring forward" event finally answered a few of the open questions we still had - specifically those centred on price and release date. Before the event there were plenty of rumours on how... >>

New Apple MacBook Pro and MacBook Air 2015 announced: Faster and smarter

New Apple MacBook Pro and MacBook Air 2015 announced: Faster and smarter

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Apple took the opportunity to announce its new range of MacBooks at its Spring forward event where the Apple Watch was launched today. The new 13-inch MacBook Pro for 2015 has been upgraded to include the latest Force Touch trackpad that is launching... >>

Here's how to watch the Apple Watch launch live today

Here's how to watch the Apple Watch launch live today

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The Apple Watch launch day is finally upon us. Sure, we've already seen the Apple Watch announcement, but this could be the day when details are revealed and everyone can, finally, get it round their wrists. But before splashing the cash it's probably... >>

Forget Apple Watch, Oppo smartwatch is reported to fully charge in just five minutes

Forget Apple Watch, Oppo smartwatch is reported to fully charge in just five minutes

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The Apple Watch is set to launch today and yet the most exciting smartwatch development may come from Oppo. The Chinese manufacturer is reportedly set to unleash a watch that can charge to full in only five minutes. Oppo is a Chinese manufacturer that... >>

What is the Bootleg Universe? Power/Rangers, Bond, Punisher short films and more

What is the Bootleg Universe? Power/Rangers, Bond, Punisher short films and more

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If you've not yet heard of the Bootleg Universe but enjoy short films, prepare for some treats. These are films shorts based on big name franchise films, comics and TV shows that have been made into gritty versions of themselves. The two big names in... >>

8 smartphones with 3,000mAh batteries or larger, made to last longer

8 smartphones with 3,000mAh batteries or larger, made to last longer

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Mobile World Congress 2015 has shown us that bigger batteries aren't always going to keep coming. Samsung opted for smaller power cells in its Galaxy S6 than the previous generation – in favour of faster charging. But some people want to avoid charging... >>

Nike+ Running App now plays nice with sports watches including Garmin

Nike+ Running App now plays nice with sports watches including Garmin

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Nike has announced that its Nike+ Running App will work with more devices to make tracking workouts, in one place, much easier. The Nike+ Running App will work with various brands of hardware including Garmin, TomTom, Wahoo Fitness and Netpulse. The idea... >>