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What's new in Apple watchOS 2? 11 cool new features to look forward to

What's new in Apple watchOS 2? 11 cool new features to look forward to

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Apple has announced a new version of its Apple Watch operating system dubbed watchOS 2. The new watchOS 2 now offers new time piece functions, better comms, health and fitness, maps, Siri and even more control for developers. The full watchOS 2 update... >>

Apple Pay coming to the UK in July, over 250,000 locations

Apple Pay coming to the UK in July, over 250,000 locations

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Apple Pay is arriving in the UK this July. It will launch with 8 banks including HSBC, Natwest, Santander and brands like M&S, Boots and Nandos, to name a few. Over 250,000 locations will support Apple Pay in the UK right from its launch in July. Transport... >>

Samsung Galaxy S6 active official: Tough phone with flagship specs coming 12 June

Samsung Galaxy S6 active official: Tough phone with flagship specs coming 12 June

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The Samsung Galaxy S6 active is bringing toughness to the S6 without scrimping on specs, despite a very different look. AT&T has revealed the Samsung Galaxy S6 active on its website where it will be available from 12 June. So what makes the S6 active... >>

How to watch Apple WWDC 2015 live-stream

How to watch Apple WWDC 2015 live-stream

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It's that time of year again, Apple's World Wide Developer Conference 2015 is about to kick-off in the Moscone Center in San Francisco. But if you're not lucky enough to attend how can you watch the event live? Apple does stream its events live but only... >>

No need to buy Splatoon, now you can play it in Minecraft

No need to buy Splatoon, now you can play it in Minecraft

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Minecraft is already an immensely popular game. Splatoon has been received with much praise. Now the two are coming together to win the internet. One of the great things about Minecraft is its ability to be modified. One Minecraft tinkerer has taken advantage... >>

Samsung watch: The story of Samsung's smartwatches then, now and what's to come

Samsung watch: The story of Samsung's smartwatches then, now and what's to come

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Samsung has been creating smartwatches for years. But only now does it have stark competition from Apple's Watch, LG, Sony, Asus, and others. Can focusing on it's own operating system and adding 4G connectivity (standalone) help it lead the way? We've... >>

Apple Pay set to hit the UK in the next two months

Apple Pay set to hit the UK in the next two months

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Apple is reportedly going to announce its Apple Pay service in the UK from its World Wide Developer Conference, starting tonight. Apple is also expected to announce a UK launch date of two months time. Apple Pay is already available in the US. Until now... >>

Apple music streaming service expected to be announced at WWDC 2015 today

Apple music streaming service expected to be announced at WWDC 2015 today

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Apple is set to unveil its own music streaming service, to tackle the likes of Spotify, later today from its World Wide Developer Conference. According to Sony Music CEO Doug Morris, Apple's announcement will come later today. This will be the first music... >>

Apple iPhone 6S release date leaked

Apple iPhone 6S release date leaked

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A huge leak has just revealed that not only will Apple be releasing its next-gen iPhone soon, but that it will be coming this September. An email sent to Vodafone internal staff was leaked to Mobile News. The details revealed we can expect the iPhone... >>

Boost your battery by 800 per cent, using the Batteriser

Boost your battery by 800 per cent, using the Batteriser

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Every battery you have ever thrown out still had life in it. That's what the makers of Batteriser claim. And they know how to bring those batteries back to life. The Silicon Valley start-up, Batteroo, has created the Batteriser to essentially rewire a... >>

Honda Civic Type-R 2015 first drive: A track car for the road

Honda Civic Type-R 2015 first drive: A track car for the road

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For the first time in 7 years Honda has updated its Civic Type-R. But this isn't just an update, this is a reinvention to deliver more power and handling than any Civic Type-R before it. There are a lot of accolades for the 2015 Honda Civic Type-R. According... >>

Microsoft WiFi wants to keep you connected, even if you're on iPhone or Android

Microsoft WiFi wants to keep you connected, even if you're on iPhone or Android

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Microsoft has officially confirmed that it is working on a service called Microsoft WiFi which aims to offer international WiFi access. Initially Microsoft WiFi was leaked after VentureBeat found a website with the same name. Since then Microsoft has... >>

Motorola Moto X 2015 leaks in video showing impressive specs, wood back and metal frame

Motorola Moto X 2015 leaks in video showing impressive specs, wood back and metal frame

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The latest Motorola Moto X for 2015 appears to have leaked in a video. The third generation Moto X seems to feature a wooden back and metallic frame. The video, leaked by YouTube account Total Tech, blurs the phone partially. This was apparently done... >>

London police to have more cameras worn than any other force in the world

London police to have more cameras worn than any other force in the world

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London Metropolitan Police is about to become the police force with most officers wearing cameras, in the world. Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced that London police will be given around 20,000 cameras to be worn by officers. The cameras have... >>

The world’s thinnest tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks again

The world’s thinnest tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks again

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Samsung looks to be hard at work on its new tablet which could be the world's thinnest. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaked last month in photos showing it with the metal frame of the Galaxy S6. Now specs for the tablet have appeared online including dimensions... >>

Why are we seeing ads on Netflix? Should we be worried?

Why are we seeing ads on Netflix? Should we be worried?

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Adverts on Netflix are starting to appear for more and more users. Initially trailers were run at the end of shows, now they're appearing before them also. Obviously people paying for the Netflix service have taken to the interwebs to explode with outrage.... >>

Thunderbolt 3 explained: Double speed, USB 3.1 friendly, dual 4K support and more

Thunderbolt 3 explained: Double speed, USB 3.1 friendly, dual 4K support and more

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During Intel's press event at Computex 2015 in Taiwan, Thunderbolt 3 has been announced as the company's fastest, most connected port yet. But what exactly does that mean? And how does it stand up to USB 3.1? Well, it stands head and shoulders above... >>

BMW Drive Now car sharing: An affordable way to have a car in the city (hands-on)

BMW Drive Now car sharing: An affordable way to have a car in the city (hands-on)

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Getting access to a car in a city isn't always easy or affordable. Car sharing services are now launching that allow for short-term car use, without costing an arm and a leg. BMW offers its Drive Now service in London and worldwide. We signed up to Drive... >>

Jawbone UP2 hits the UK: Smaller and more intelligent than ever

Jawbone UP2 hits the UK: Smaller and more intelligent than ever

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Jawbone has unveiled its new activity tracker, the UP2, to the UK where it is now available to buy. Jawbone has been a little complicated of late with the flagship UP3 already out in the US. This was delayed as the company tried to create a waterproof... >>

Forget Project Ara, Blocks will let you make your own Android smartwatch

Forget Project Ara, Blocks will let you make your own Android smartwatch

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Blocks Wearables, which is creating a modular smartwatch, has been at it a while now but finally details are being released ahead of its crowd-funding kick-off. Blocks, a watch that will allow for part-swapping upgrades, has been shown off in more detail... >>

QiLaunch Wear predictive interface wants to save you time and smartwatch battery life

QiLaunch Wear predictive interface wants to save you time and smartwatch battery life

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Tapping and swiping down through menus is still a time consuming issue for most smartwatches. Sure, voice control is a thing, but in public who ever uses it? Quantum Interface reckons it has the solution. The Texas based Quantum Interface has created... >>

Here’s how Siri can fix your Apple Messages bug right now

Here’s how Siri can fix your Apple Messages bug right now

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If you're struggling with the now infamous Apple Messages bug on your iPhone, fret no more there is a work around. Apple has already announced it is working on a fix for the bug after reports of the app crashing and even total phone restarts being needed.... >>

Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01: The luxury brand smartwatch has a name

Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01: The luxury brand smartwatch has a name

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Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01 could be the name of the first smartwatch from Tag. The luxury watchmaker already announced that it was teaming up with Google and Intel to create its first smartwatch. Since then few details have emerged ahead of its expected... >>

This tiny origami drone wants to fold into your body and dissolve when done

This tiny origami drone wants to fold into your body and dissolve when done

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As if flying drones weren't creepy enough, MIT has just unveiled a tiny bot it wants to send into your body. The magnetically powered drone is 1.7cm long but will, one day, be small enough to move about inside your body. The current model is still very... >>

Google Project Jacquard wants to turn your clothes into touch controls

Google Project Jacquard wants to turn your clothes into touch controls

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The future of smart clothing is about to get a jumpstart from Google. Project Jacquard is the latest idea from the big G which aims to turn clothes into touch controls. Jacquard has created a material that is woven, which is touch sensitive. This could... >>