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Bowers & Wilkins goes gold with Burberry T7 Bluetooth speaker

Bowers & Wilkins goes gold with Burberry T7 Bluetooth speaker

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Bowers & Wilkins has announced a partnership with Burberry to create the T7 Gold Edition compact Bluetooth speaker.The Bowers & Wilkins T7 is already an established Bluetooth speaker that, it says, is its most portable design to date. That connectivity... >>

It looks like we know what Moto Z Style Mods are, you might not be happy

It looks like we know what Moto Z Style Mods are, you might not be happy

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The Motorola Moto Z has been leaking for sometime and one of the exciting parts mentioned was the MotoMods. Unfortunately it looks like they may not be LG G5 style modular units, but simply different removable rear cases – and they're called Style... >>

Night vision in a military tough smartphone, meet the gorgeous Lumigon T3

Night vision in a military tough smartphone, meet the gorgeous Lumigon T3

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If a marine soldier were turned into a smartphone it would be the Lumigon T3. This bad boy is tough, well kitted out and can see in the dark.Lumigon, a Danish company, has created the T3 to be different. The design aesthetics are something to be drooled... >>

Huawei Daydream VR smartphone with Leica cameras is coming this year

Huawei Daydream VR smartphone with Leica cameras is coming this year

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Huawei has announced that not only will it be releasing a phone that adheres to Google's Android Daydream VR specifications, but that it'll arrive soon.Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, the CEO of Huawei Richard Yu said that a Daydream-ready Huawei... >>

Samsung Gear Fit2 GPS band and Gear IconX earbuds let you train phone-free

Samsung Gear Fit2 GPS band and Gear IconX earbuds let you train phone-free

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It's official, Samsung has unveiled its Gear Fit2 band now packing GPS and a new earbud tracking system called IconX.The Gear Fit2 uses the Super AMOLED curved display that its predecessor was famed for. But now the sports capabilities have been enhanced... >>

Apple 5K Thunderbolt Display to upgrade your Mac with its own GPU?

Apple 5K Thunderbolt Display to upgrade your Mac with its own GPU?

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Apple is reportedly set to unveil the next generation of Thunderbolt Display at WWDC 2016 in just a few weeks. It's expected to pack a 5K display and a graphics processor unit built-in for support.Sources of 9to5mac claim that the 5K Thunderbolt Display... >>

Apple Car to hit roads from 2020 says Tesla’s Elon Musk, but no Google car

Apple Car to hit roads from 2020 says Tesla’s Elon Musk, but no Google car

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The Apple Car is still not an official project for the mighty company but thanks to plenty of rumours and leaks it's almost certainly something Apple is working on. Now Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has chimed in saying he expects Apple Cars on the road from... >>

Google ‘off the record’ mode will keep your search history private

Google ‘off the record’ mode will keep your search history private

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Google has confirmed that it will be offering more advanced privacy settings that keep search history private.Speaking at the Code Conference, Google CEO Sundar Pichai spoke about the new settings, among other Nexus upgrades, which would allow users to... >>

20 crazy inventions, you won't believe what you're about to see

20 crazy inventions, you won't believe what you're about to see

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Some inventions are better than others, then there are some that should never have seen the light of day. Well, maybe they should, if just to make us laugh.From solar bikinis to a nose worn stylus, these are here to shock. Designers the world over have... >>

Apple Store to use stunning photovoltaic glass floor to be 100% solar powered

Apple Store to use stunning photovoltaic glass floor to be 100% solar powered

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Apple was reported as spending a hefty 500 per cent more on solar and now we know why, it's installing a floor that will harvest the power of the sun.The Apple San Francisco Store will have a new solar glass walkway installed by OnyxSolar that is able... >>

Microsoft opens HoloLens platform to combine third party VR and AR

Microsoft opens HoloLens platform to combine third party VR and AR

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Microsoft has announced that its HoloLens platform is going to be opened up to the masses so that others can create their own devices.Microsoft has also said these devices are just months away from becoming a reality we can own.At Computex, Microsoft... >>

Sirin Labs Solarin: What kind of Android phone does £9.5K get you?

Sirin Labs Solarin: What kind of Android phone does £9.5K get you?

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Sirin Labs has raised over £72 million to launch a super secure Android smartphone called Solarin, which it's going to sell for £9,500. It feels like a high-end alternative to BlackBerry, running Android. What's not to love? Oh, yeah, that price.While... >>

Turn your GoPro into a 3D camera using this £35 Vitrima lens case

Turn your GoPro into a 3D camera using this £35 Vitrima lens case

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If you've already splashed out on a GoPro but like the idea of capturing 3D footage, there's now an affordable way to do it – the Vitrima.The Vitrima is a waterproof GoPro case that features a split with two mirrors in the front. This means that the... >>

Intel 7th gen Kaby Lake and Apollo Lake processors are coming this year

Intel 7th gen Kaby Lake and Apollo Lake processors are coming this year

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Intel has officially announced its next generation of advanced processors that it's calling Kaby Lake.The Intel 7th gen Kaby Lake processors will go into production in the next few months and begin to ship before the end of the year. They will appear... >>

World’s largest E Ink display is the USB-powered monitor your eyes have been burning for

World’s largest E Ink display is the USB-powered monitor your eyes have been burning for

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Paperlike is an E Ink monitor designed to act as a secondary display to give your eyes a break from your usual screen.Chinese company Dasung made the screen as what it claims is the world's largest E Ink display at 13.3-inches. Not only that but it's... >>

How to watch live GoPro HeroCast skydive flight over the Great Wall of China

How to watch live GoPro HeroCast skydive flight over the Great Wall of China

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This weekend Jeb Corliss, the famed wingsuit pilot, will carry out a life-risking stunt over the Great Wall of China and you'll be able to fly along with him, sort of.For the first time the GoPro HeroCast will be used to live stream a wingsuit skydive... >>

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... >>

Samsung Gear VR getting its own gamepad? Clips into headset when not in use

Samsung Gear VR getting its own gamepad? Clips into headset when not in use

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The Samsung Gear VR might be a surprisingly capable virtual reality headset, for the price, but controls are limited. This issue appears to be something Samsung has spotted and may soon fix with a new Gear VR gamepad.The gamepad has leaked in images on... >>

Batman Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition is official, comes with black Gear VR

Batman Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition is official, comes with black Gear VR

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Just when you thought Samsung's superhero love peaked with the Iron Man special edition Galaxy S6 edge, Batman swoops in. A Batman special edition Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Injustice Edition smartphone has been officially unveiled.The special edition handset... >>

Silent stealth bikes run on almost anything, Batman would want one of these

Silent stealth bikes run on almost anything, Batman would want one of these

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The dream of a vehicle fuel systems that runs on anything, like Back To the Future's Mr Fusion, is getting closer to a reality. Two military stealth bikes have been shown off that not only run near-silently but work with electricity and most fuels too.The... >>

Stunning Spider-Man style skyscraper climb using LG vacuum cleaner suction alone

Stunning Spider-Man style skyscraper climb using LG vacuum cleaner suction alone

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If you thought vacuum cleaners were boring, think again. LG has strapped two of its cordless vacs to the back of extreme climber Blair-Coyle who scaled a glass skyscraper using their suction alone to stay attached.The LG CordZero Sierra vacuum uses lithium-ion... >>

Android N could arrive on your phone sooner than you think

Android N could arrive on your phone sooner than you think

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Google's parent company Alphabet is reportedly stepping up its game to make sure operating system updates arrive faster across devices, which should start with Android N.Currently the Android operating system can rollout quickly to gadgets running pure... >>

Samsung Galaxy X roll-out OLED screen shown off, just 0.3mm thin

Samsung Galaxy X roll-out OLED screen shown off, just 0.3mm thin

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Samsung is rumoured to unveil a new smartphone that can fold shut like a wallet thanks to a new super flexible OLED screen. Now the company has shown off that very display at the SID 2016 event in San Francisco.While Samsung uses a flexible OLED in its... >>

New Apple MacBooks may have built-in 4G LTE network connection

New Apple MacBooks may have built-in 4G LTE network connection

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Apple's WWDC is just around the corner and 2016 is due for a refreshed line of MacBook laptops to add to the recently released 12-inch Retina model. This time though it might be more than just a refresh. Apple could introduce independently network connected... >>

LG G Flex 3 slated to make modular appearance at IFA 2016

LG G Flex 3 slated to make modular appearance at IFA 2016

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The LG G Flex 3 has been the source of very few rumours of late, with very little solid information. Now it appears that the G Flex 3 will make an appearance at IFA 2016 this September.The curved LG G Flex 3 will, obviously, be the successor to the self-healing... >>

Driver caught sleeping at the wheel as Tesla Autopilot drives for him

Driver caught sleeping at the wheel as Tesla Autopilot drives for him

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The future of cars might be here, or the future of next-level marketing. A driver was caught, not driving, but sleeping at the wheel of his Tesla Model S as it drove for him.The Tesla Model S Autopilot system works both at speed on motorways and slowly... >>

Brian May makes any smartphone VR ready with his Owl Stereoscope

Brian May makes any smartphone VR ready with his Owl Stereoscope

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Brian May is a legend for being Queen's lead guitarist, but Doctor Brian May is an astrophysicist and former maths teacher with a passion for 3D. This love has birthed his Owl Stereoscope that holds any smartphone, allowing it to become a 3D virtual reality... >>

LG 4K HDR choices for 2016: G6, E6, C6 and B6 TVs compared

LG 4K HDR choices for 2016: G6, E6, C6 and B6 TVs compared

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LG's message in its 2015 televisions was about curved OLED, later releasing flat models to accompany the curved versions. With 2016, the message is still very much about OLED, Ultra HD and HDR, but guess what? The lead model moves to flat instead.OLED... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active official specs leak: 4000mAh battery and more

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active official specs leak: 4000mAh battery and more

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The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active might not be official yet but that's not stopped plenty of leaks already revealing the look and now the specs of the handset.A complete spec sheet has been shown to Evan Blass at Venture Beat, it's claimed to be an official... >>

Breathing batteries can make smartphones last all week on a charge

Breathing batteries can make smartphones last all week on a charge

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Another day, another battery breakthrough. This time it's lithium-air batteries that have had an advancement which could mean cells that last five times longer than current ones.Dr Kyeongjae Cho and his team at Dallas University have discovered a new... >>

Apple MacBook Pro 2016: Goodbye physical keys and hello OLED touch bar?

Apple MacBook Pro 2016: Goodbye physical keys and hello OLED touch bar?

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The next update to Apple's MacBook Pro line could be one of the most significant so far. Reportedly, Apple is ditching the function keys in favour of a new OLED display touch bar.While Apple will no doubt roll out updates to its MacBook Pro line this... >>

Samsung Gear Fit 2 official looking photos leak, reveal split screen and more

Samsung Gear Fit 2 official looking photos leak, reveal split screen and more

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The Samsung Gear Fit 2 has leaked, again, this time in seemingly official images showing off the wearable from plenty of angles.So far the Gear Fit 2 has leaked in a render and in images through Samsung's official site. While the device is almost certainly... >>

Drunk too often? The BACtrack wearable will let you know

Drunk too often? The BACtrack wearable will let you know

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BACtrack Skyn is a new wrist-based wearable that can measure the level of alcohol in your blood. It's smart enough to know if you've been drinking too much, without being invasive.The wristband won't require you to breath all over it, like lots of current... >>

Best drone takedown videos: Eagle attack, shotgun blast, fisherman hook and more

Best drone takedown videos: Eagle attack, shotgun blast, fisherman hook and more

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As drones begin to fill the skies so too do videos of their antics.If shows like You've Been Framed have taught us anything it's that seeing expensive things get destroyed is funny.So seeing pricey drones getting plucked out of the air by not-so-natural... >>

Impossible Project I-1 camera brings Polaroid-style instant photos bang up to date

Impossible Project I-1 camera brings Polaroid-style instant photos bang up to date

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Impossible Project has redesigned the instant camera for the digital age and the result is the I-1.After rescuing the original Polaroid factory and all its cameras, the Impossible Project company has unveiled its own modern take on instant photography.... >>

Xiaomi Mi Max takes its name seriously with 6.44-inch mega display

Xiaomi Mi Max takes its name seriously with 6.44-inch mega display

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Xiaomi has unveiled its latest and largest smartphone in the Xiaomi Mi Max. The 6.44-inch smartphone is even bigger than the company's Mi Note and Mi Note Pro phablet phones.While there are three spec variants for the device we'll focus on the top end... >>

Hyperloop passive magnetic levitation system will help pods hit 760mph

Hyperloop passive magnetic levitation system will help pods hit 760mph

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Hyperloop is becoming the term synonymous with the most major advances in what we once knew as the train. This will see eco-friendly powered tube-based pods that can travel at speeds of up to 760mph, in this case thanks to passive magnetic levitation.... >>

Now you can Periscope directly from your drone in the sky

Now you can Periscope directly from your drone in the sky

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Periscope, the live video streaming service, has announced a number of updates including a cool drone partnership with DJI. Now you'll be able to broadcast live from your drone as it flies.Periscope says that users will not only be able to transmit live... >>

HoloFlex is the world’s first flexible holographic smartphone

HoloFlex is the world’s first flexible holographic smartphone

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The HoloFlex is the closest thing we've had so far to a holographic truly flexible phone. Move the display to see 3D objects from different angles and bend the phone to change the angle further.What's the catch? This display, created by Queen's University... >>

Toyota cracks magnesium batteries for longer lasting smaller devices

Toyota cracks magnesium batteries for longer lasting smaller devices

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Scientists working at Toyota Research Institute North America have cracked magnesium as a material for batteries.This is a very big deal as it means lots of advances in battery tech. By using magnesium, which doesn't degrade like lithium-ion, the battery... >>

The best action cam photos in the world: Jaw, meet floor

The best action cam photos in the world: Jaw, meet floor

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It's been many years since the first skier strapped a shoulder camera to his helmet and threw himself down a mountain. In that time action cameras have shrunk, flying has become cheaper and now everyone is sharing super shots.From GoPro to Sony to Rollei,... >>

Apple Car autonomous drive testing at land bought for trials

Apple Car autonomous drive testing at land bought for trials

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The Apple Car, much like the fabled Apple Television, has been talked about in whispers and rumours for sometime, but this one now looks real. Tim Cook has already teased the project and his company has now bought land to start testing it too.The Apple... >>

Your Vodafone mobile now works in 40 countries for free

Your Vodafone mobile now works in 40 countries for free

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Vodafone has announced that it will be joining Three and Tesco Mobile in offering free roaming to its customers. That means you'll be able to use your smartphone abroad without paying extra charges.Roaming charges are due to be scrapped completely in... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active tough phone is real, shown off in pictures

Samsung Galaxy S7 Active tough phone is real, shown off in pictures

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A rugged alternative to the Samsung Galaxy S7 has appeared online in photos following leaks that said it might be incoming. The Samsung Galaxy S7 Active offers a tough rubberised alternative to the flagship smartphone.Photos of the S7 Active leaked out... >>

Smart contact lenses: What's the story so far?

Smart contact lenses: What's the story so far?

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Smart contact lenses are coming. They are the part-scary, part-exciting future tech that will bring augmented reality to the fore.Imagine always having a way of overlaying images onto the real world and capture everything as you see it. Follow glowing... >>

Land Rover is working on its own smartphone, due out in 2017

Land Rover is working on its own smartphone, due out in 2017

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Just when you thought you couldn't afford a Land Rover, the company has started work on its own smartphone that will, hopefully, be more attainable.Jaguar Land Rover has teamed up with the British company, Bullitt Group, who has worked with JCB and Caterpillar... >>

Netflix now lets you cap streams in tiers, save data but keep quality

Netflix now lets you cap streams in tiers, save data but keep quality

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Netflix has introduced a new feature to its mobile app that will allow greater control of data usage when streaming over networks.The new Netflix tool will allow you to decide how much data is used up per hour of streaming. While the app did previously... >>

Sony smart contact lens will record everything you see, with the blink of an eye

Sony smart contact lens will record everything you see, with the blink of an eye

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Sony appears to be working on a smart contact lens that is able to record what the wearer is seeing.A patent was filed for the tech innovation that would help augmented reality take a quantum leap forward. While this is still at the patent stage, if anybody... >>

Siri creators have come up with Viv, an AI that could kill the keyboard at last

Siri creators have come up with Viv, an AI that could kill the keyboard at last

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Viv is what Siri should have been. It comes from the Siri creators and is a super smart AI that could not only kill the keyboard but can change human-machine interactions forever.Viv is designed to finally let people ask for what they want and have it... >>

Garmin Vivomove watch is the GPS specialist’s stylish analogue wearable you'll want

Garmin Vivomove watch is the GPS specialist’s stylish analogue wearable you'll want

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Garmin, the sports GPS specialist, has taken the covers off its first analogue fashion watch, the Vivomove.The world of wearables is fast filling up and Garmin, as a leader in that field for decades, is competing on all fronts. The new Vivomove looks... >>