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Today Tesla wants to change your home: Battery launch imminent

Today Tesla wants to change your home: Battery launch imminent

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Tesla is set to launch a brand new product later today at its 30 April event. Invites are out for what is expected to be the launch of a home battery that will change the way you think about power.Until now all we've seen from Tesla is an invite showing... >>

These stunning photos were all taken on the LG G4, prepare to be dazzled

These stunning photos were all taken on the LG G4, prepare to be dazzled

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As part of the launch of the LG G4 a host of photos were taken by a professional photographer using the smartphone.The G4 camera has had lots of work and the result is seriously impressive. This gallery shows photos taken by photograhper Colby Brown.The... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 variants appear as Projects Noble and Zen

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 variants appear as Projects Noble and Zen

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are barely out the door and already rumours of an S6 variant, plus the Galaxy Note 5, have begun.First there's the Galaxy S6 variant. This cropped up in an IMEI database and was spotted by SamMobile which claims the SM-G928S... >>

Project Spartan now known as Microsoft Edge, could change internet browsing forever

Project Spartan now known as Microsoft Edge, could change internet browsing forever

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Microsoft has announced at its Build Developers Conference 2015 that Project Spartan will actually be called Microsoft Edge. This is the new browser for Windows 10.There's a new way to open a new tab page which Microsoft says gets done millions of times... >>

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

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Navigation companies creating action sports cameras is a fairly new prospect but already the two big boys, Garmin and TomTom, are squaring up for a head-to-head.Garmin recently unveiled its VIRB XE as the follow-up to its original VIRB action camera... >>

Google's new Password Alert Chrome extension keeps you safe from phishing scams

Google's new Password Alert Chrome extension keeps you safe from phishing scams

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Google has announced a new extension for its Chrome browser that should keep people safe from phishing scams.The Password Alert extension will work in Chrome to make sure people know what sites are legitimate and which are not. That way giving out personal... >>

LG G4 IPS Quantum Display explained: How is it different to a normal LCD?

LG G4 IPS Quantum Display explained: How is it different to a normal LCD?

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LG has just unveiled its G4 smartphone and with it a new IPS Quantum Display.Apart from being Quad HD in resolution - delivering 2,560 x 1,440 pixels, 538ppi - it is brighter with a higher contrast ratio and wider colour gamut than the earlier LG G3's... >>

Popcorn Time blocked by UK courts, but it's not giving up

Popcorn Time blocked by UK courts, but it's not giving up

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The Popcorn Time movie streaming service has been dealt a blow by the UK courts. It has been announced as illegal and will be blocked by UK internet service providers.Popcorn Time currently lets anyone watch torrent files over the internet by streaming... >>

Tag Heuer smartwatch price, release date and battery life revealed

Tag Heuer smartwatch price, release date and battery life revealed

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So eagerly anticipated is the Tag Heuer smartwatch that even its Google and Intel-partnering announcement was big news. Now more details have come to light.According to Bloomberg the Tag Heuer smartwatch will go on sale in October or November for $1,400... >>

Never get a cracked screen again: Bulletproof super-glass developed

Never get a cracked screen again: Bulletproof super-glass developed

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A new invention may revolutionise smartphone and tablet displays by offering bulletproof glass that won't crack or shatter.The development has been the result of ten years of work by the US Navy to create a transparent material stronger than bulletproof... >>

LG G4: Stunning camera with Quantum Display to show it off (hands-on)

LG G4: Stunning camera with Quantum Display to show it off (hands-on)

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LG has finally taken the wraps off its G4 flagship smartphone, and it's a stunner.The new leather back, smarter camera and beautiful Quantum Display all make this impressive on paper. But with a slightly lower spec hexa-core processor does it keep up... >>

This is the LG G4: Quantum Display, colour spectrum sensor, available 28 May

This is the LG G4: Quantum Display, colour spectrum sensor, available 28 May

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LG has officially unveiled its new G4 smartphone and it's looking as gorgeous as all those leaked photos suggested it would.The LG G4 comes with either a plastic back variant or a real leather back each packing the same specs. Both are removable, as is... >>

Three new BlackBerry smartphones leaked: Slider, Oslo and Porsche Design

Three new BlackBerry smartphones leaked: Slider, Oslo and Porsche Design

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BlackBerry already teased a slider smartphone from MWC last month and now leaks have revealed it alongside two other smartphones.The BlackBerry Slider or Venice, a successor to the current Passport called Oslo, plus a new Porsche Design Blackberry have... >>

Darpa’s Exacto self-steering bullet makes anyone as accurate as a sniper

Darpa’s Exacto self-steering bullet makes anyone as accurate as a sniper

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Darpa has been at it again, making killing machines even easier to use. Now it's created a self-steering bullet that can turn anyone into a sniper.The Exacto programme, which stands for Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordnance, has created the self-steering .50... >>

Fonkraft: Modular smartphone with 4,100mAh battery, 20MP camera, 192kHz audio and more is here

Fonkraft: Modular smartphone with 4,100mAh battery, 20MP camera, 192kHz audio and more is here

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Fonkraft is the world's first crowd-funded modular smartphone and it's out to impress.Unlike Google's Project Ara this is something everyone can actually buy. Plus it's crowd funded so you can get some impressive specs for very little money.The basic... >>

LG Watch Urbane available now as most expensive Android Wear device yet

LG Watch Urbane available now as most expensive Android Wear device yet

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On the day LG is supposed to announce its G4 smartphone officially, its Watch Urbane has become available. The LG Watch Urbane is listed on Google Play at more than any other Android Wear device.The LG Watch Urbane price is £259 on Google Play. It is... >>

LG G4: What's the story so far?

LG G4: What's the story so far?

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LG has been consistently improving its flagship smartphones over the last few years with its popular G2 and G3 handsets, so there's plenty of expectation swirling around about the LG G4.LG's biggest rivals - HTC and Samsung - revealed their new flagships... >>

LG G4 pricing leaks, cheaper than Samsung Galaxy S6

LG G4 pricing leaks, cheaper than Samsung Galaxy S6

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The LG G4 smartphone is set to launch at an event tomorrow and pricing is beginning to leak.The LG G4 will be the flagship smartphone for LG but should still manage to undercut some of the top handsets of the competition, if leaks are correct.The leaked... >>

Apple Watch damage gallery: Here are photos of already broken Apple Watches

Apple Watch damage gallery: Here are photos of already broken Apple Watches

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Apple began dishing out its much-anticipated Watch on Friday 24 April. It's been on the wrists of wearers for one weekend and already photos of broken models are appearing online.The Apple Watch comes in three variants and so far we've seen photos of... >>

Apple works with Pebble to fix apps being rejected for mentioning Pebble in the code

Apple works with Pebble to fix apps being rejected for mentioning Pebble in the code

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UPDATE: Pebble has released a statement saying it's working with Apple to fix the issue and has not been banned. The full statement reads: "Still a work-in-progress, but we're working with Apple to clear up any misunderstandings to make sure rejections... >>

These are the only places you'll be able to buy an Apple Watch today to walk away with

These are the only places you'll be able to buy an Apple Watch today to walk away with

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If you thought you could walk into an Apple Store from today and walk out sporting an Apple Watch, think again. But that isn't to say there aren't a few shops on the planet that will let this happen.Apple has already announced it will let customers try... >>

Android found taking a leak on Apple logo in Google Maps

Android found taking a leak on Apple logo in Google Maps

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The usually cute Android character has been spotted on Google Maps micturating on the Apple logo.The urinating Android was spotted by a friend of Team Android who pointed out this picture appears both in the desktop Google Maps as well as on mobile.The... >>

James Bond prefers Samsung to Sony, but may use Xperia Z4 in Spectre for $5 million

James Bond prefers Samsung to Sony, but may use Xperia Z4 in Spectre for $5 million

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The next James Bond film may feature a Sony Xperia Z4, but only because James Bond actor Daniel Craig is getting paid to pretend he likes it.According to leaked Sony emails found on Wikileaks, both Bond actor Daniel Craig and Spectre director Sam Mendes... >>

Marvel and Telltale Games announce team-up for 2017 game

Marvel and Telltale Games announce team-up for 2017 game

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Marvel will team-up with Telltale Games, famed for its Walking Dead and Game of Thrones titles, to create a game series that will appear in 2017.The gaming series is set to appear on both PCs and consoles in 2017 but it's unclear what it will be. The... >>

Apple Watch teardown: Could measure your blood oxygen, battery loses to Android Wear and more

Apple Watch teardown: Could measure your blood oxygen, battery loses to Android Wear and more

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The Apple Watch has been sliced and diced by iFixit which has given the smartwatch its teardown treatment. The results reveal an oxygen sensor that's not used, a battery that can't compete with Android Wear, and more.The iFixit teardown revealed that... >>

Next Samsung Gear smartwatch will be round, OS teased by Samsung

Next Samsung Gear smartwatch will be round, OS teased by Samsung

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Samsung has officially dangled a glance at its next Gear smartwatch and it's going to be round.Samsung announced the launch of a new SDK on its website with a link for developers who want to apply to get involved. But rather than just words it also teased... >>

Ford Go!Drive car sharing: Super affordable motor equivalent of 'Boris bikes' (hands-on)

Ford Go!Drive car sharing: Super affordable motor equivalent of 'Boris bikes' (hands-on)

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Ford now lets Londoners use its cars on a casual basis. Anyone can walk up to a Go!Drive Ford car, use the registered app to unlock and drive away, leaving it at any other bay they want. Just like the "Boris bikes" work, but without the worry of rain.Other... >>

Asus announces £120 sports fitness VivoWatch with whopping 10-day battery, due May

Asus announces £120 sports fitness VivoWatch with whopping 10-day battery, due May

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Asus has already impressed with its sleek ZenWatch and it's not stopping there. The new Asus VivoWatch takes on sporting needs while offering another attractive design and impressive 10-day battery.Most smartwatches these days will last two days, if... >>

LG G4 video unveils LG 4.0 UX features: Quick Shot camera, Ringtone ID and more

LG G4 video unveils LG 4.0 UX features: Quick Shot camera, Ringtone ID and more

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LG certainly isn't saving much for the big unveil of its G4 smartphone on 29 April with video teasers being released regularly. The latest shows off some LG 4.0 UX features.The LG 4.0 UX is the new interface that will be skinned over the top of Android... >>

Elephone dual-boot Android 5.0 and Windows 10 smartphone packs 4GB RAM and 2K screen

Elephone dual-boot Android 5.0 and Windows 10 smartphone packs 4GB RAM and 2K screen

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A new smartphone from Chinese manufacturer Elephone will come with both Android 5.0 Lollipop and Windows 10 dual-boot and pack some impressive specs.The smartphone will come from a manufacturer with a history of making handsets available to the UK and... >>

Hoover Wizard lets you control your entire smart kitchen from your phone and PC

Hoover Wizard lets you control your entire smart kitchen from your phone and PC

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Hoover has unleashed its new Wizard range of smart kitchen appliances to let you control it all from your smartphone.Long gone are the days of Hoover just making vacuum cleaners, it's got its sights set on the kitchen now. The Wizard range is Wi-Fi controlled... >>

Bezel-free Oppo R7 should appear on 20 May with R7 Plus, as world's thinnest phone

Bezel-free Oppo R7 should appear on 20 May with R7 Plus, as world's thinnest phone

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Oppo has already had its new R7 leaked several times to show off the near bezel-free display and super thin form. Now the rumour mill has more details including a 20 May unveil date and another R7 plus handset.According to Chinese sources of The Binary... >>

Microsoft Band update tracks your cycling using Strava and offers more Health options

Microsoft Band update tracks your cycling using Strava and offers more Health options

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The Microsoft Band is packed with hardware potential and it looks like Microsoft wants to use that by keeping the software updated. It's announced an update that will make cycle tracking possible.The latest Microsoft Band update will allow wearers to... >>

'Game over man!' Bill Paxton and Daniel Radcliffe confirmed for GTA drama

'Game over man!' Bill Paxton and Daniel Radcliffe confirmed for GTA drama

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The much anticipated BBC documentary drama about Grand Theft Auto has Bill Paxton and Daniel Radcliffe confirmed as stars. The working title for the documentary is "Game Changer".Bill Paxton, of eighties action film fame including Aliens, will star as... >>

Garmin VIRB XE: Extreme video and data in one package (hands-on)

Garmin VIRB XE: Extreme video and data in one package (hands-on)

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Garmin has unveiled its latest action camera in the VIRB X and top-end VIRB XE. It's a world apart from its first VIRB and aims to take on GoPro for the top spot in the action cameras market.But how can Garmin top GoPro? It's all about sensors. Data... >>

Tesla to unveil new super batteries at 30 April event: Time to go off grid?

Tesla to unveil new super batteries at 30 April event: Time to go off grid?

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Tesla head honcho Elon Musk announced on twitter that he'd be unveiling new products at a 30 April event. It appears these will be next generation batteries.Jeff Evanson, Tesla investor relations, says we can expect to see a pair of new batteries unveiled... >>

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 will... >>

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 when... >>

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 will... >>

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 a... >>

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 is... >>

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... >>