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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... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 Lite not tight on specs: 5.8-inch screen, 4G RAM and more

Samsung Galaxy Note 6 Lite not tight on specs: 5.8-inch screen, 4G RAM and more

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 6 may not arrive alone but as part of a trio, including an affordable Lite model. The Samsung Galaxy Note 6 Lite should accompany the main handset and potentially a curved variant too. That Lite name usually means a smaller screen... >>

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... >>

11 best drone quadcopters to buy now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

11 best drone quadcopters to buy now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

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Drones are filling the headlines as well as the skies these days. From military drones bombing targets to amateur camera drones pestering celebrities, crashing into National Parks or shipping drugs into prisons – they're everywhere. But they're not... >>

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... >>

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... >>

iPhone 7 may work with your headphones after all, 3.5mm jack part leaks

iPhone 7 may work with your headphones after all, 3.5mm jack part leaks

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Just when we were almost certain Apple was going to shake things up with its iPhone 7 by removing the headphone port, a leak suggests otherwise. Many rumours and leaks have suggested the iPhone 7 will not feature a headphone jack but will come with Lightning... >>

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 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... >>

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... >>

Jaguar F-Pace first drive: Aspirational yet attainable

Jaguar F-Pace first drive: Aspirational yet attainable

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Jaguar has created its first crossover SUV, the F-Pace, that aims to offers the size and comfort of a larger car while still delivering the driving performance and luxury you'd expect from a Jag. Jaguar calls it a practical performance car. The F-Pace... >>

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... >>