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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... >>

DJI Phantom X Concept teased as object-dodging, intelligent future of drones

DJI Phantom X Concept teased as object-dodging, intelligent future of drones

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DJI is already one of the biggest names in drone production, but it wants to go much further. Now it's shown a glimpse of what could be the future of drones with its Phantom X Concept. The drone, shown off in a rendered video, is able to do everything... >>

New BlackBerry Android phone, Vienna, may look like this

New BlackBerry Android phone, Vienna, may look like this

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The first Android BlackBerry arrived in the Priv recently and hot on its heels could be another Android smartphone with keyboard. The BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, has already confirmed that the company's Android line would be growing beyond the Priv. After... >>

Fingopay is coming: Dish out dosh with your digit

Fingopay is coming: Dish out dosh with your digit

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Paying for things with your finger. It's been a long time coming but may finally be a reality. And it's being called Fingopay. While the name might not be as sci-fi inspiring as we'd hoped the idea of paying by finger is. Notice we didn't use fingerprint,... >>

Google Maps gets full offline support with navigation, at last

Google Maps gets full offline support with navigation, at last

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Google Maps, until now, has offered very basic offline maps but never full support. Today that changes. At last Google has announced that its Map software will now deeply support offline map viewing, search and navigation. Previously it was possible to... >>

Tag Heuer Connected official: Release date, specs, prices and availability

Tag Heuer Connected official: Release date, specs, prices and availability

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Luxury watch brand Tag Heuer has officially taken the wraps off its first ever smartwatch dubbed Connected. The watch is made from lightweight titanium materials and features a large round face, 3D bezel and button to give it a traditional look despite... >>

First driverless Navya buses to hit the streets in 2016

First driverless Navya buses to hit the streets in 2016

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Autonomous vehicles are almost here and it looks like buses could be some of the first to hit the roads. Watch out bus drivers. Swiss start-up BestMile has created a connected electric bus system that allows for buses to drive themselves. These are due... >>

Watch the Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch launch right here

Watch the Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch launch right here

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Tag Heuer, the luxury watch brand, is about to reveal its first smartwatch. The event will be live streamed, below, from 4pm GMT. Rumours have been abound since Tag Heuer took to the stage with Google and Intel to announce they would be teaming up to... >>

HTC One X9 leaks with specs to make A9 look old already

HTC One X9 leaks with specs to make A9 look old already

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The HTC One A9 is barely out in shops and already the next generation appears to be on its way. A recent leak showed off the HTC One X9 with some very impressive specs. The HTC One X9 leaked in a press image that appeared on China's Weibo. The image appears... >>

The jetpack is finally here, Iron Man stand aside

The jetpack is finally here, Iron Man stand aside

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We've waited a lifetime for someone to finally create a true jetpack and that wait is now over. Meet the JB-9 Jetpack as it takes a lap around the Statue of Liberty in New York. The JB-9 Jetpack is the brainchild of Jetpack Aviation, a project born of... >>

MyZone tracks fitness effort to make health inspiring again

MyZone tracks fitness effort to make health inspiring again

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Professional athletes and laypeople have used heart rate zone training for years. It works. That's why MyZone has been built around that zone training system to help anyone become better than they thought possible. MyZone tracks fitness effort, rather... >>

This is how an emoji can help stop bullying

This is how an emoji can help stop bullying

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Every child with access to a communication gadget knows what an emoji is. That's one of the reasons an emoji has been created to help tackle bullying amoung the young. The campaign called "I Am Witness" was created to draw attention to bullying in a bid... >>

What is Lytro Immerge and how will it enhance VR?

What is Lytro Immerge and how will it enhance VR?

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Lytro is best known as the camera company that pioneered light-field photography. Now it's pushing a new type of image capture by creating an innovative way to capture and edit reality for the virtual world. The Lytro Immerge is the company's 360-degree... >>

Sony a68 A-mount camera with 4D focus unveiled

Sony a68 A-mount camera with 4D focus unveiled

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Sony has taken the bubblewrap off its new a68 camera that features A-mount lenses and 4D Focus. No, 4D focus doesn't mean an ability to focus beyond time and see the future. Rather it'll offer a hefty 79 autofocus points that should mean perfect focus... >>

Withings new premium Activité gets affordable and adds MyFitnessPal support

Withings new premium Activité gets affordable and adds MyFitnessPal support

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Withings has revealed its next-generation of Activité analogue smartwatch from the WebSummit event in Dublin. Wareable got a shot of the new premium smartwatch. The new Activité appears slim as the previous model but features an all black face. It's... >>

What is the BBC Store and how is it different to iPlayer?

What is the BBC Store and how is it different to iPlayer?

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The BBC has launched a new online shop that is calls the BBC Store. This is a place where episodes of its shows can be downloaded, at a charge. So how is this different to iPlayer? And will people want to pay for things that were free not long ago? Then... >>

Drive Fallout 4 cars in Forza Motorsport 6

Drive Fallout 4 cars in Forza Motorsport 6

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Everybody loves Fallout 4, even the guys over at Forza Motorsport 6. Now Xbox has shown off a Fallout 4 car and teased another that Forza Motorsport 6 owners will soon be able to race. From today Forza Motorsport 6 owners will receive an exclusive Fallout... >>

Siam 7X offers dual-screens and earprint biometric recogintion

Siam 7X offers dual-screens and earprint biometric recogintion

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Siam 7X offers dual-screens and earprint biometric recogintion Siam's 7X is the first US smartphone to offer dual screen technology, front and back. Plus it feature biometric earprint technology. A rear E Ink screen isn't new, as the Russian YotaPhone... >>