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Sony Xperia Z5 Plus leaks showing fingerprint reader and potential 4K display

Sony Xperia Z5 Plus leaks showing fingerprint reader and potential 4K display

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It's that time of year again, with IFA approaching in September, Sony is traditionally getting ready to reveal a new Xperia flagship smartphone. Now render images of what are claimed to be the Sony Xperia Z5+ have leaked in what appears to be an official... >>

Huawei Ascend Mate 7S event invites go out for IFA in September

Huawei Ascend Mate 7S event invites go out for IFA in September

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Huawei has begun sending out invites to a launch event at the IFA trade show in Berlin on 2 September. The invites feature a 3D "S" along with details of timings. What this "S" represents is still unclear. This could be an entirely new line called Ascend... >>

England roads to wirelessly charge cars as they drive

England roads to wirelessly charge cars as they drive

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Highways England has announced that it will create roads made to wirelessly charge cars as they drive. The plan is to encourage electric vehicles by building infrastructure that will support their use. Imagine never having to charge or refuel your car,... >>

Which is the fastest broadband internet provider? Netflix reveals quickest in the world right now

Which is the fastest broadband internet provider? Netflix reveals quickest in the world right now

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When searching for the fastest internet service provider it can be a daunting task. Sure, the ISPs will tell you how fast they are, but does that actually translate into those speeds in the real world? Not always. Stepping outside of its remit as purely... >>

LG Nexus leaks: 5.2-inch screen, metal frame, fingerprint sensor and more

LG Nexus leaks: 5.2-inch screen, metal frame, fingerprint sensor and more

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It's looking more and more likely that Huawei won't be the sole manufacturer of the next Nexus smartphone. Now more has leaked on an LG variant that may be a slightly more affordable, smaller model. This may be the Nexus 5 (2015) handset. The LG Nexus... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 to feature world’s first holographic smartphone display?

Samsung Galaxy S7 to feature world’s first holographic smartphone display?

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Samsung may be working on a holographic display for its next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S7. The Korean company has put in a patent for a smartphone screen that's capable of displaying objects in mid-air, holographically. The patent shows a phone... >>

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Apple Music vs Spotify vs Tidal and more

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? Apple Music vs Spotify vs Tidal and more

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As long as there have been digital music files there has been digital music piracy, with services like Napster becoming massive around a decade ago simply because the music industry couldn't keep up with the illegal distribution of its content. However,... >>

What is the Nebia shower? Save money, intensify showers, help the planet

What is the Nebia shower? Save money, intensify showers, help the planet

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Nebia aims to reinvent the shower, something which hasn't changed for over a century. The new shower will not only feel better but should save 70 per cent of the water a current shower uses. That means saving you money and helping the environment. Nebia... >>

Touchjet Wave turns your TV into a giant touchscreen Android machine

Touchjet Wave turns your TV into a giant touchscreen Android machine

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Imagine using your television as a giant touchscreen with all the apps and smarts of Android. That's what Touchjet Wave aims to let you do. Launched today on Indiegogo the Wave is the second product from Touchjet which has already released a touchscreen... >>

Apple iPhone 6S leaks in video showing new build to stop bending

Apple iPhone 6S leaks in video showing new build to stop bending

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The Apple iPhone 6S appears to be coming soon after it leaked, in part, recently. The rear plate of what's claimed to be the iPhone 6S has been shown off in a video on the YouTube channel, UnboxTherapy. Specifically it was revealed to have some strengthening... >>

Electrolux HP+ wearable concept projects on the hand to make learning fun

Electrolux HP+ wearable concept projects on the hand to make learning fun

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The idea of making the world into a giant game, to help children learn, is far from new – but making it a wearable projector is certainly novel. The Electrolux HP+ is a concept design that's in the runnings of the Electrolux Design Lab competition for... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus gets certification ahead of expected Thursday unveiling

Samsung Galaxy S6 edge Plus gets certification ahead of expected Thursday unveiling

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Samsung is holding its Unpacked event this Thursday 13 August where it's expected to reveal the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge Plus smartphones. Now mere rumours have been upgraded to certifications. The Malaysian certification body, SIRIM, has just... >>

OnePlus 2: Here’s how to reserve yours

OnePlus 2: Here’s how to reserve yours

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Buying a OnePlus smatphone is no simple matter. For a start there are no shops and on top of that you can't even buy online without an invite. The OnePlus 2 has now launched, going on sale today (11 August), and much like the first OnePlus smartphone... >>

Best extreme sports videos that will wow you: Hoverboard, wave-surfing dirt bike and more

Best extreme sports videos that will wow you: Hoverboard, wave-surfing dirt bike and more

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Since off-piste skiers strapped massive video cameras to their heads in the eighties to fly down Chamonix mountains, the thirst for extreme sports has deepened. When the GoPro arrived, this was taken to the next level. Now nearly every extreme sporting... >>

Apple iPhone 6S and iPad Pro launch date should be 9 September, sales start 18 September

Apple iPhone 6S and iPad Pro launch date should be 9 September, sales start 18 September

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It looks like the wait for the next Apple iPhone, be it 6S or 7, won't be long. The launch date is expected on 9 September with sales beginning the following 18 September. And a new iPad is set to appear too. According to BuzzFeed's "sources familiar... >>

Nano ‘yolk’ batteries triple current capacity and charge full in six minutes

Nano ‘yolk’ batteries triple current capacity and charge full in six minutes

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Scientists at MIT have cracked a new type of battery that should blow current offerings out of their ionic waters. The "yolk" and "shell" batteries make use of nanoparticles to allow for greater expansion and contraction. The result is a battery that... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks, packaging and all: QHD, 4GB RAM and more

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks, packaging and all: QHD, 4GB RAM and more

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There are product leaks and there are products leaks, and this Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is the spill-all type of leak. Ahead of the Samsung Unpacked event this Thursday 13 August, where the Galaxy Note 5 is expected to appear, the handset has leaked in a... >>

PawSquad lets you visit the vet from your couch at home, goodbye pet box

PawSquad lets you visit the vet from your couch at home, goodbye pet box

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Taking a pet to the vet is a nightmare for most. Loading a cat into a box is like battling nature itself. That's why PawSquad wants to shake-up the vet-pet dynamic by going online. The online vet service, being dubbed "veterinary Skype", has launched... >>

Huawei Nexus smartphone revealed in video: Fingerprint reader, USB-C and more

Huawei Nexus smartphone revealed in video: Fingerprint reader, USB-C and more

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The Huawei Nexus smartphone appears to be the next major handset release from Google, following rumours. Now a video has leaked. The video, which claims to show off the Huawei Nexus, was shared by serial leakster Steve Hemmerstoffer, also known as the... >>

Best game trailers from Gamescom 2015: Quantum Break, Dark Souls III and more

Best game trailers from Gamescom 2015: Quantum Break, Dark Souls III and more

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Gamescom 2015 is underway and kicking-off the show from Germany is an Xbox launch event. As expected there are plenty of trailers appearing out of Gamescom. Some are for games that have already been announced at E3 or last year at Gamescom but there's... >>

Updated: Microsoft Xbox One to let you record live TV and download to Windows 10 devices

Updated: Microsoft Xbox One to let you record live TV and download to Windows 10 devices

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UPDATE: Microsoft has confirmed that you will only be able to record live TV on the Xbox One if you have an external hard drive attached. Xbox engineer Richard Irving said at Gamescom:  "You need an external hard-drive specifically for DVR because we... >>

World of Warcraft Legion expansion reveals new Class, Level Up and more

World of Warcraft Legion expansion reveals new Class, Level Up and more

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Gamescom 2015 has revealed the sixth upgrade for World of Warcraft, dubbed Legion. Azeroth is under attack by The Burning Legion and it's down to you to save the world. Legion: Beta is set to begin later this year, bringing fans plenty of new fun like... >>

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

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Android hack worriers rejoice, the fixes are coming to save the day. Google, Samsung and LG and now going to start rolling out monthly security updates. After Android's biggest bug yet was revealed at the Black Hat security conference recently, it was... >>

Palmer Luckey VR Time magazine cover goes meme crazy, here are the best

Palmer Luckey VR Time magazine cover goes meme crazy, here are the best

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When Time magazine put a cut out of Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey on the cover, it was only going to end badly. And now the internet has its meme-focused hands on the image. The original cover looked like a joke, featuring a cutout of Palmer Luckey... >>

World’s first HD glasses-free 3D smartphone is here, meet VKWorld Discovery S1

World’s first HD glasses-free 3D smartphone is here, meet VKWorld Discovery S1

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So far attempts at glasses-free smartphones have been met with excitement but not many sales. The VKWorld Discovery S1 hopes to change that by offering HD. While the appeal of 3D is still out for discussion, VKWorld has decided to create a decent mobile... >>