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Honor 7 with metal build, fingerprint sensor and 20MP camera launched

Honor 7 with metal build, fingerprint sensor and 20MP camera launched

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Honor, the brand branched off from Huawei, has officially launched its latest flagship Honor 7 smartphone in China, with the UK to follow soon. Honor is known for offering decent specs for super low prices. This latest Honor 7 looks like a seriously high-powered... >>

OnePlus 2 leaks showing near bezel-free screen and fingerprint scanner

OnePlus 2 leaks showing near bezel-free screen and fingerprint scanner

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The eagerly anticipated OnePlus 2 has leaked in photos showing the smartphone off from the front and the rear, looking gorgeous. The photos were sent by an anonymous tipster to Phone Arena this morning. They clearly show the handset from both sides. The... >>

Tech then and now: Hilarious pictures of how gadgets have changed us for the worse

Tech then and now: Hilarious pictures of how gadgets have changed us for the worse

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The internet came along and changed our lives. Smartphones and super slim televisions are now standard the world over. But it wasn't always that way, oh no, it was better once. Better how? We hear you ask. In plenty of ways. We lived happy lives before... >>

Top tips for the Three Peaks Challenge, from 11-time Everest mountain master Kenton Cool

Top tips for the Three Peaks Challenge, from 11-time Everest mountain master Kenton Cool

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Climbing a mountain is never easy, that's why they call it a mountain. But it can be made more comfortable and more enjoyable with the right kit and preparation. So if you're planning on taking on the Three Peaks Challenge or just the one peak for fun,... >>

Now you can see the songs musicians are tagging using Shazam

Now you can see the songs musicians are tagging using Shazam

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What better way to find new music than to get recommendations from musicians themselves? Shazam is now making that possible thanks to its shared tagging platform. From today some musicians will be sharing their Shazam tags. Shazam is an app that listens... >>

World’s first pure electric double decker bus to hit London streets soon

World’s first pure electric double decker bus to hit London streets soon

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London is set to be the first place in the world to get a pure electric double decker bus, from this October. The announcement was made as part of the world-first Clean Bus Summit. On top of the electric double decker the Mayor of London also committed,... >>

Superb Motorola Kinzie specs leak: WQHD, Snapdragon 810, 20MP camera and more

Superb Motorola Kinzie specs leak: WQHD, Snapdragon 810, 20MP camera and more

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A new Motorola smartphone going by the name Kinzie has leaked online in the form of a very impressive spec sheet. The Motorola XT1585 Kinzie appeared in a spec list tweeted by Nowhereelse.fr editor Steve Hemmerstoffer, who has had a good track record... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 could offer weeklong battery life

Samsung Galaxy S7 could offer weeklong battery life

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Samsung has recently made a breakthrough in battery tech that could see its new Galaxy S7 keep running for a full five days on a charge. Samsung's research and development arm recently announced that it had made a breakthrough with current lithium-ion... >>

Tap to pay from any bank using bPay wristband, fob or sticker

Tap to pay from any bank using bPay wristband, fob or sticker

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Barclaycard has released new ways for customers to use tap to pay. Now not only can wireless payments be made from cards but also from a wristband, key ring fob or sticker. The bPay wearables will work with any bank. This is thanks to a multi-platform... >>

Pick up a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini for £100 this weekend only

Pick up a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini for £100 this weekend only

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The price of powerful smartphones is dropping more and more dramatically, but this latest deal is just silly. For this weekend you'll be able to snap up a Samsung Galaxy S4 mini for just £100. That's on Pay As You Go meaning there are no other commitments.... >>

Best juicers to buy now: Make being healthy easy

Best juicers to buy now: Make being healthy easy

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The point of a juicer isn't just to cram you full of healthy vitamins and minerals to make you feel and look better. It's to make you feel like the king of nature able to reduce mighty fruit to mere mush in minutes. We say mere mush – we mean nectar... >>

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

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Since GoPro launched its latest camera range in the GoPro Hero4 the photos being created are stunning. With it comes new 4K video speeds of 30 frames per second, a rear touchscreen display and two times faster image processing. The camera remains largely... >>

El Capitan code suggests Apple 21.5-inch iMac with 4K screen

El Capitan code suggests Apple 21.5-inch iMac with 4K screen

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Apple may be preparing a new 4K iMac for the 21.5-inch range. Currently Apple has its 27-inch iMac with 5K Retina display dazzling eyes with its high resolution screen. But the smaller 21.5-inch iMac hasn't had a screen update in some time. Code in the... >>

What’s going on with Apple Music? Taylor Swift, Pharrell, Dre, Elton John and more explained

What’s going on with Apple Music? Taylor Swift, Pharrell, Dre, Elton John and more explained

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Apple Music is about to launch on 30 June and already it's getting plenty of attention. So far we've had the Taylor Swift event, and now Pharrell Williams and Elton John confirmed for radio shows. The Apple Music service will be accessible via an app... >>

Builders beware, Hadrian the robot bricklayer can knock up a house in two days

Builders beware, Hadrian the robot bricklayer can knock up a house in two days

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The time of robots taking human jobs is well and truly here thanks to a robot bricklayer that can build a house shell in just two days. Hadrian the robot, named after the famous Roman defensive wall, was created by Australian aeronautical engineer, Mark... >>

Consoles beware: Flitchio Android gaming controller case has you in its sights (hands-on)

Consoles beware: Flitchio Android gaming controller case has you in its sights (hands-on)

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The hype around mobile gaming taking on consoles has been reaching deafening heights. But who really prefers smartphone gaming over consoles? Flitchio is a smartphone case-cum-controller that wants to make gaming on the go as fun as at home. Until now... >>

Qi wireless charging is about to get much faster

Qi wireless charging is about to get much faster

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Wireless charging is wonderfully convenient, doing away with the need to fiddle with cables and plug your device in. But it's slow, and with modern phones offering fast charging, wireless power is the weak alternative. However, the Wireless Power Consortium... >>

Atom Bank will be the UK’s first bank without its own branch, just an app

Atom Bank will be the UK’s first bank without its own branch, just an app

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The UK is about to get its first bank which doesn't have its own branch, but runs entirely from an app. Atom Bank is that app. At the moment the cutting edge banking service has simply been granted the right to operate in the UK. The app should launch... >>

Your next television could be rolled out like clingfilm, micron thin screen could even be used in clothing

Your next television could be rolled out like clingfilm, micron thin screen could even be used in clothing

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If you thought current televisions were thin, you've seen nothing yet. A new display has been developed that's just microns thin, by comparison a human hair is 100-microns thick. This display discovery isn't just about televisions or phones though, this... >>

Apple iPhone could be in for an OLED flexible display upgrade

Apple iPhone could be in for an OLED flexible display upgrade

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Apple has been toying with flexible displays for sometime, if patent documents are anything to go by. Now it appears the company will be adding not only flexible but OLED screens to its iPhones from 2018. According to sources of Business Korea, display... >>

Gmail adds ‘Undo Send’ button, here's how to turn it on

Gmail adds ‘Undo Send’ button, here's how to turn it on

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Making an error on an email, replying to all by mistake or saying something you want to take back, are no longer permanent fails. Google has added an "Undo Send" feature to its Gmail on the web. Now if you've sent something you regret you can simply hit... >>

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition smartphone available in Europe, if you get an invite

Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition smartphone available in Europe, if you get an invite

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Fans of Ubuntu phones are about to have another thing to get excited about, the new MX4 Ubuntu Edition smartphone. The MX4 Ubuntu Edition, built by Chinese manufacturer Meizu, has been available to Chinese developers since May but is only now launching... >>

This is the Xbox One Forza Motorsport 6 Limited Edition console, up for pre-order

This is the Xbox One Forza Motorsport 6 Limited Edition console, up for pre-order

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Just as the E3 2015 gaming convention comes to a close Microsoft has announced a last minute treat. It has unveiled a special Xbox One Forza Motorsport 6 Limited Edition console package. The console is being released to celebrate the tenth anniversary... >>

Jabra Sport Coach: Nearly a personal trainer in your ears (hands-on)

Jabra Sport Coach: Nearly a personal trainer in your ears (hands-on)

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Jabra has unveiled its latest sports wireless earbuds, the Sport Coach. This is the follow-up to the Sport Pulse which impressed the tech world last year. The new in-ears don't feature the heart rate monitor of the Pulse which drops the price considerably.... >>

Cyclists rejoice, new Ford cars can see round corners and spot you at junctions

Cyclists rejoice, new Ford cars can see round corners and spot you at junctions

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Ford has just announced a new feature on its cars that could help cyclists be far safer at junctions. Their new cars can see round corners. While this isn't brand new tech it's "new in segment" for Ford - hitting the mainstream should mean safer roads,... >>