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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... >>

Samsung says no to OLED TVs for 2017, something else is coming

Samsung says no to OLED TVs for 2017, something else is coming

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Samsung may have once been an OLED television creator but it's left that in the past to focus on its own Quantum Dot, Nano-Crystal tech. Rumours were circulating that it may begin OLED production again in 2017, but that's now been shot down.Samsung vice... >>

Best juicers to buy in 2016: Make being healthy easy

Best juicers to buy in 2016: 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... >>

Star Wars Holochess is coming to your AR galaxy, soon

Star Wars Holochess is coming to your AR galaxy, soon

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That game of Holochess in Star Wars: A New Hope and now The Force Awakens, is famous as one of the most iconic holographic experiences. It's creator, Phil Tippett, is working to make that a reality called HoloGrid.The game is set to work like a card-based... >>

New TomTom Start satnavs go beyond phones, offer average speed camera help

New TomTom Start satnavs go beyond phones, offer average speed camera help

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Splashing out on a satnav these days needs to have justification, thanks to plenty of free mobile alternatives. That's why the new TomTom Start range of satnavs are offering more than ever before.The TomTom Start 42, 52 and 62 all come with free lifetime... >>

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 make the mid range feel premium

Samsung Galaxy A5 and A3 make the mid range feel premium

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Samsung has announced its latest Galaxy A series phones in the Galaxy A5 and A3, both of which deliver impressive specs and build for the mid range.Samsung has taken everything it's developed at the flagship level for the Galaxy S7 and S7 edge and filtered... >>

Best tech BBQ kit for a flaming good summer

Best tech BBQ kit for a flaming good summer

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Summer is finally upon us and with it comes the primal desire to make fire and cook meat. But the barbeque itself doesn't have to be such an old traditional grill, there's plenty of new tech to make cooking outdoors even better.The art of the barbeque... >>

BMW i3 upgrade now delivers a whopping 195 miles on a charge, watch out Tesla

BMW i3 upgrade now delivers a whopping 195 miles on a charge, watch out Tesla

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It looks like Tesla has given the established car companies enough of a shock to get them taking electric cars seriously. Now BMW has upgraded its i3 battery to extend the range to a respectable 195 miles on a charge.Tesla announced its Model 3, the first... >>

Now you can fingerprint unlock phone using just the screen, for real

Now you can fingerprint unlock phone using just the screen, for real

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App stores are filled with joke apps that pretend to read your fingerprint as you touch the screen, but they're now old news as the real thing has arrived. A new screen can read fingerprints through the glass.LG Innotek has shown off the new glass panel... >>

Range Rover Evoque Convertible first drive: Top down, revs up

Range Rover Evoque Convertible first drive: Top down, revs up

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Land Rover has taken the top off its Range Rover Evoque to make it convertible. Sounds simple, but this good-looking topless SUV is a feat of modern design, engineering and manufacturing.This is the first convertible Range Rover, other than the Queen's... >>

You'll be driving with autonomous Volvo cars on UK roads in 2017

You'll be driving with autonomous Volvo cars on UK roads in 2017

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Self-driving cars are going to hit the roads sooner than expected, with the UK helping lead the way. This time next year you could be on the same roads as cars that are driving themselves, thanks to new Volvo plans.Volvo has announced that it will be... >>

Microsoft Surface Phone: What's the story so far?

Microsoft Surface Phone: What's the story so far?

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Microsoft has had a tough time finding the perfect smartphone to push its Windows operating system, even after buying Lumia. Now the company is reportedly working on a fresh start to help push Windows 10 onto its ideal smartphone, which is being called... >>

Never lose your keys again Land Rover owners, Tile just teamed up

Never lose your keys again Land Rover owners, Tile just teamed up

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Tile is a smart Bluetooth tag that can be found using your smartphone, so it makes sense that Land Rover has teamed up with its creators to make sure you never lose you car keys, and more, again.The Land Rover Discovery Sport features the InControl Touch... >>

LG G5 SE is the new alternative to the flagship modular smartphone

LG G5 SE is the new alternative to the flagship modular smartphone

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The LG G5 is still newly unleashed and already a slightly varied version has appeared, dubbed the LG G5 SE.The LG G5 SE was reviewed on Russian site Hi-Tech but has otherwise had no official details pushed out.While the SE is a slightly less high powered... >>

BlackBerry Priv gets Android Marshmallow, more battery life and data control

BlackBerry Priv gets Android Marshmallow, more battery life and data control

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BlackBerry fans have had a tough time of it lately with app support abandonment. But they can rely on the flagship Priv handset to keep pushing forward with the latest update bringing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the phone.While WhatsApp and Facebook support... >>

Sony Xperia X and Xperia XA hit the UK with pricing and release date

Sony Xperia X and Xperia XA hit the UK with pricing and release date

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The Sony Xperia X and Xperia XA mid-range phones are hitting the UK shops with pricing at last. They're here to replace the Xperia Z line once and for all.The death of Sony's Xperia Z leaves space for the new Xperia X range. While the X Performance is... >>

Avoid Game of Thrones spoilers with brilliant new Chrome extension

Avoid Game of Thrones spoilers with brilliant new Chrome extension

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Spoilers are the worst. Game of Thrones spoilers are even more agonising. One developer is clearly aware of this as he's released a Chrome extension to fight Game of Thrones spoilers specifically.GameofSpoils will keep you safe from early reveals when... >>

Nokia is back, buying Withings to get into the health tracking wearable game

Nokia is back, buying Withings to get into the health tracking wearable game

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Just when you thought Nokia wasn't going to be seen around much more, it's announced it will buy wearable health tracking company Withings.Nokia, most recently famous for the release of its Ozo professional grade virtual reality camera, is growing again.... >>

Disney virtual reality content is coming, Nokia Ozo to be used for filming

Disney virtual reality content is coming, Nokia Ozo to be used for filming

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The mighty Disney has announced it will use the Nokia Ozo camera to create virtual reality content.Disney is planning to use the Ozo 360-degree camera to create immersive videos that will be unleashed alongside its movie feature releases.The Nokia Ozo... >>

Honor V8 flagship leaks with Huawei P9 duo cameras and QHD display

Honor V8 flagship leaks with Huawei P9 duo cameras and QHD display

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Honor, the Huawei sub-brand, looks set to unleash a new flagship smartphone after plenty of specs have leaked including the Huawei P9's dual-camera system.The Honor V8, in two forms, has appeared on a Tenaa listing where plenty of specs were given away.... >>

Microsoft Surface Phone might be first to bring 8GB of RAM and Snapdragon 830

Microsoft Surface Phone might be first to bring 8GB of RAM and Snapdragon 830

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The Microsoft Surface Phone could come packing some world-first specs that blow away anything out there right now. Namely that's 8GB of RAM and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 830 CPU.Before getting too excited know that these claims are based on a Windows 10 compatibility... >>

Android N preview available to phones other than Nexus at last

Android N preview available to phones other than Nexus at last

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Google has decided to begin sharing the Android N Developer Preview to more handsets than just its Nexus devices, in a world first. Now owners of the Sony Xperia Z3 will be able to install and try out the Android N Developer Preview.The idea behind the... >>

When is Android 6.0 Marshmallow coming to my phone?

When is Android 6.0 Marshmallow coming to my phone?

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The current version of Google's mobile OS is Android 6.0 Marshmallow, and roll-out of the new OS is well underway across devices globally.As is tradition, it comes pre-installed on Google's latest Nexus devices - the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P - and it quickly... >>

These driverless pod cars will be on the road this year

These driverless pod cars will be on the road this year

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Autonomous cars are coming, sooner than you may think, with self-driving pod style cars hitting the streets by the end of this year.The driverless pods are due to arrive on limited roads in Singapore before the end of 2016 as a way for families to get... >>

Nanowire battery can extend your phone battery life by hundreds of thousands of times

Nanowire battery can extend your phone battery life by hundreds of thousands of times

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Science has done it again. Another battery breakthrough is here to change batteries forever, this time by extending life thanks to nanowires.The battery advancement, made by researchers at the University of California Irvine, means these batteries can... >>

B&O Beoplay A1 Bluetooth stylish speaker lasts a whopping 24-hours

B&O Beoplay A1 Bluetooth stylish speaker lasts a whopping 24-hours

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B&O Play has gone back to the drawing board to create a small speaker that's portable but doesn't compromise on sound or power, the result is the Beoplay A1.The Beoplay A1 is co-created by designer Cecille Manz meaning it's not only functional but attractive... >>

Acer Predator gaming laptops, desktops, projector and more hit India

Acer Predator gaming laptops, desktops, projector and more hit India

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Acer has taken the wraps off its Predator range of gaming-focused machines that are headed to India. That includes Acer Predator laptops, desktops, monitors and projector.The Acer Predator range is in the same market as the Dell Alienware or Asus Rog... >>

Xbox One to run full Windows 10 apps from summer, VLC confirmed

Xbox One to run full Windows 10 apps from summer, VLC confirmed

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In the continuing battle with Sony and the PlayStation 4, Microsoft has concentrated on ensuring its console is a viable option for gamers. However, it is also soon to be the most supported on the market when it comes to apps.One of those, it has been... >>

LeEco goes beyond its electric Aston Martin RapidE with new autonomous LeSEE car

LeEco goes beyond its electric Aston Martin RapidE with new autonomous LeSEE car

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LeEco shot to fame after it began investing in the first electric Aston Martin, the 1000bhp RapidE – now it's unveiled its own autonomous car, LeSEE.LeEco also makes smartphones and televisions but it's really pushing cars right now following its Aston... >>

LeEco beats Apple to headphone jack free phone with 6GB RAM: Le 2, Le 2 Pro and Le Max 2

LeEco beats Apple to headphone jack free phone with 6GB RAM: Le 2, Le 2 Pro and Le Max 2

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LeEco, the Chinese brand which launched the first USB-C smartphone and is helping make the first electric Aston Martin, has unveiled a range of new handsets all without headphone jacks.Apple has been rumoured to ditch the headphone jack for its iPhone... >>

Now you can turn any plant into a phone and tablet battery charger

Now you can turn any plant into a phone and tablet battery charger

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Charge your phone using leaves, nature’s solar panels, thanks to a new smart plant pot called Bioo.The Bioo, currently on Indiegogo, is able to harness the energy gathering process of photosynthesis in order to create power. You can then plug your phone... >>

World’s first HDR display smartphone, the Sony Xperia X Premium leaks

World’s first HDR display smartphone, the Sony Xperia X Premium leaks

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Sony has already wowed the world with its Xperia X Performance smartphone which sports a 4K screen, yet it may already have an HDR upgrade. The Sony Xperia X Premium is being leaked as the world's first HDR smartphone which is set to be the brightest... >>

Forget fingerprint readers, your brainprint is 100 per cent accurate

Forget fingerprint readers, your brainprint is 100 per cent accurate

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As smartphones have become crammed full of our sensitive data, security has improved with fingerprint readers and even iris scanning. But it's brainprint scanning that's the future of truly secure lives.Scientists at Bingham University have been working... >>

Super engines are coming from 3D printed ceramics breakthrough

Super engines are coming from 3D printed ceramics breakthrough

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Scientists have made a breakthrough with the material, ceramic, which could mean car, jet plane and spaceship engines that are better than ever.Ceramics are amazing, they can withstand extreme temperatures and are largely impervious to friction and scratching.... >>

Autonomous car self-drives 1200 miles through Chinese traffic, voice commands used

Autonomous car self-drives 1200 miles through Chinese traffic, voice commands used

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As self-driving car tests go a 1200 mile trek across the congested roads of China has to be one of the most challenging. Despite those possible difficulties the self-driving car completed the epic journey.The autonomous car was being tested as part of... >>

Motorola Moto G (2016) leaks in clear, revealing photos

Motorola Moto G (2016) leaks in clear, revealing photos

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Lenovo owned Motorola may soon reveal a new Moto G for 2016 after leaked photos show the handset is already made.The leaked photos appeared through Chinese social networks showing the handset in black.The Moto G for 2016, possibly influenced by a Lenovo... >>

Hoverboard and jetpack spawn extreme Flyboard Air

Hoverboard and jetpack spawn extreme Flyboard Air

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Any self-respecting hoverboard fan knows for a board to work on water "you need power", meaning the jet powered Flyboard Air can go anywhere.Zapata Racing has been working on jet-powered hoverboard style devices for a while but this is the first time... >>

Peggy smart clothes peg detects rain, tells your phone so you can bring wash in

Peggy smart clothes peg detects rain, tells your phone so you can bring wash in

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Now smart home devices can even help us stay one step ahead of nature. The latest is a clothes peg named Peggy from Omo that can detect rain.The Omo Peggy clips onto a clothesline like any other peg, albeit larger, and uses light, temperature and humidity... >>

Save the planet by doing nothing different to usual, here's how

Save the planet by doing nothing different to usual, here's how

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Now is your chance to help save the planet. When a huge company like Apple gets involved it's a sign now is a good time to help push for a better future. And you can, using apps.Apple has teamed up with charity WWF and 24 developers to help make a difference... >>

Passenger plane hits alleged drone at landing, police on the hunt for pilot

Passenger plane hits alleged drone at landing, police on the hunt for pilot

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The Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed that the Metropolitan Police are investigating a possible incident with a drone at Heathrow airport. This follows reports that a drone smashed into a passenger plane.The A320 aircraft was landing at Heathrow... >>

Sphericam creates live 4K VR video in 360-degrees, as if you were there

Sphericam creates live 4K VR video in 360-degrees, as if you were there

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The future of broadcast is in virtual reality, where viewers feel as if they're really in the action with a 360-degree view. It's Sphericam that's going to help bring that future closer.The Sphericam 2 is a VR camera that, unlike others out there, can... >>

This mattress warns you when someone else is having sex in your bed

This mattress warns you when someone else is having sex in your bed

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In a bid to put an end to infidelity, Spanish matress company Durmet has come up with a mattress that knows when someone else is in your bed. More crucially it can detect sex, that isn't you, and alert you to the apparent adultery.The smart mattress,... >>

Huawei VR headset officially here to take on Samsung Gear VR and LG 360 VR

Huawei VR headset officially here to take on Samsung Gear VR and LG 360 VR

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Huawei has just announced its own virtual reality headset at its Chinese P9 smartphone launch event. This will look similar to the Samsung Gear VR and work much like the LG 360 VR headset.The Huawei VR headset connects directly to the P9 phone via a... >>

GoPro brings more stats to your action videos, BMW, Polar and more on the list

GoPro brings more stats to your action videos, BMW, Polar and more on the list

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GoPro has announced its Developer Program which allows other companies to make GoPro cameras do anything they need. It will also mean GoPro can take advantage of other hardware and sensors.Big names like BMW and Polar have already announced cars and wearables... >>

This is why C-3PO has a red arm in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

This is why C-3PO has a red arm in Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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If you've seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens you'll remember that an old favourite character, the protocol droid C-3PO, is sporting a new red arm. What you likely didn't know is why.The film did draw attention to the arm with C-3PO even talking about it,... >>

Watch Game of Thrones intro in 360-degree VR for some cool easter eggs, right here

Watch Game of Thrones intro in 360-degree VR for some cool easter eggs, right here

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Ever wondered what you'd see if you looked up while passing under the legs of the skirt-wearing Titan at Braavos? Now you can as the entire Game of Thrones introduction sequence has been rendered in 360-degrees for a virtual reality experience.Fans of... >>

Texting in cinemas could be allowed soon: Here's why that's good

Texting in cinemas could be allowed soon: Here's why that's good

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For some, a trip to the cinema is a chance to escape the real world and be enveloped by another universe. According to one of the biggest cinema chains in the world, AMC, being forced to turn off phones to leave the real world is a problem. It may fix... >>

This Batmobile concept is the best we’ve ever seen, please use it Batfleck

This Batmobile concept is the best we’ve ever seen, please use it Batfleck

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Batman is getting a lot of attention right now so this concept car is perfectly timed.The Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice movie is out and doing well, despite critics. One of the best parts is Ben Affleck's Batman, or Batfleck as he's more affectionately... >>

This is the official new 2016 Tesla Model S: Upgraded grille, lights, filter and more

This is the official new 2016 Tesla Model S: Upgraded grille, lights, filter and more

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Tesla has taken the wraps of its updated Model S for 2016 with some, but not all, of the rumoured changes expected.First off there's no 100kW battery option as was rumoured. But there are changes that should make the newer car stand out from the previous... >>

Netflix HDR has arrived in the UK, Sony at front of the queue

Netflix HDR has arrived in the UK, Sony at front of the queue

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Netflix has begun streaming its High Dynamic Range and Dolby Vision content in the UK on selected TV screens, starting with Sony.The enhanced HDR content will be part of the 4K streaming package offering a greater brightness to the video, reports Steve... >>