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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... >>

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... >>

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,... >>