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Harley-Davidson LiveWire: Electric modernised-classic with fighter jet sound

Harley-Davidson LiveWire: Electric modernised-classic with fighter jet sound

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We've ridden electric motorcycles before. Instant torque without paying for petrol leaves a feeling of exhilarated joy - but there's always been something missing. Riding the Harley-Davidson LiveWire, its first electric bike, revealed what that was: the... >>

Bezel-free Sony Lavender smartphone leaks, is this the gorgeous future of phones?

Bezel-free Sony Lavender smartphone leaks, is this the gorgeous future of phones?

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Smartphones without bezels just look better. That's why the latest leaked Sony smartphone, dubbed Lavender, excites us with its bezel-free display. The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge arrived to a lot of love because of its ability to look bezel-free at the edges.... >>

Another day, another Steve Jobs film: Trailer for Fassbender movie revealed

Another day, another Steve Jobs film: Trailer for Fassbender movie revealed

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The first Steve Jobs biopic movie starring Ashton Kutcher only came out in 2013 and already another attempt is being made. After the first was met without a lot of love, surely this movie has to be a hit? The first trailer is here and it looks promising.... >>

Best drone photos ever: Stunning images taken from up high

Best drone photos ever: Stunning images taken from up high

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Drone photography is a relatively new phenomenon. And the public being able to do it for themselves is even more recent. But despite these time limits there are already photos so good they're winning awards. A year ago, the National Geographic in France... >>

Iron Man Samsung Galaxy S6 edge officially teased for international release soon

Iron Man Samsung Galaxy S6 edge officially teased for international release soon

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If you've seen the Avengers: Age of Ultron movie you'll probably have noticed plenty of Samsung Galaxy S6 placements. That partnership with Marvel has gone even further with an Iron Man special edition Galaxy S6 edge, due soon. The tease of an Iron... >>

Google self-driving cars to hit the public roads this summer

Google self-driving cars to hit the public roads this summer

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Google has announced that the general public will be driving on roads with its self-driving cars from this summer. Despite recent news of reported accidents with its autonomous vehicles, Google is confidently moving forward. The public of Mountain View... >>

Incredible Trekkie flat goes on sale, you can boldly go buy it

Incredible Trekkie flat goes on sale, you can boldly go buy it

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To all you Star Trek fans, a rare gem has appeared on our long-range scanners – a flat that's kitted out for the ultimate Trekkie. The Star Trek inspired flat is designed entirely to look like the inside of the USS Voyager space ship. Although for non-super... >>

Intel reveals tech of the future: Skin data transfers, autonomous drones and more

Intel reveals tech of the future: Skin data transfers, autonomous drones and more

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Intel shows off what it's working on for the not-too distant future at its yearly event: Intel Future Showcase. We went along to see what it is we can expect in the future of tech. Intel had plenty on display from its own brand of wireless charging, that... >>

Hub+ is the gorgeous USB-C adapter for MacBook that adds ports, doubles as charger

Hub+ is the gorgeous USB-C adapter for MacBook that adds ports, doubles as charger

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If you're going to be an owner of the new Apple MacBook you may be looking for an adapter to turn that single USB-C port into more. The Hub+ is a new offering on Kickstarter that is smashing its goal. At the moment the new MacBook will not allow more... >>

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray is all set to start rolling out this summer with HDR and HFR

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray is all set to start rolling out this summer with HDR and HFR

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The Blu-Ray Disc Association (BDA) has announced that 4K ultra high definition Blu-ray will become a reality from this summer. The BDA has announced that the discs will not only be able to store UHD quality video at 3,840 x 2,160 resolution, but they... >>

IMAX laser projectors and 12-channel surround sound to arrive in UK by summer

IMAX laser projectors and 12-channel surround sound to arrive in UK by summer

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IMAX will introduce its first laser projectors into the UK, alongside a new 12-channel surround sound system, at the end of this summer. IMAX senior executive VP Greg Foster told Pocket-lint that the first UK cinema to receive the IMAX laser projectors... >>

Garmin Forerunner 225, its first optical heart rate watch: Is this the end of the chest strap?

Garmin Forerunner 225, its first optical heart rate watch: Is this the end of the chest strap?

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Garmin has finally joined the competition in offering a sports GPS watch that tracks heart rate using optics built-into the watch rather than a connected chest strap. The Garmin Forerunner 225 will be the company's first optical HR watch. Pocket-lint... >>

Google Map Maker editing put on hold as the big G struggles to keep up

Google Map Maker editing put on hold as the big G struggles to keep up

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Google Map Maker, which lets the public edit Google Maps, has been disabled officially. Google has issued a statement making it clear that allowing the public to edit Google Maps is proving to be a problem. It claims this is a matter of resources since... >>

Everything Lego is awesome! Including Lego Google Street View

Everything Lego is awesome! Including Lego Google Street View

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Lego is awesome, this is true. Making real world things into Lego versions is awesome too, just look at Lego Star Wars or the Lego Simpsons house. And now we have a Lego version of Google Street View, Lego Brick View, that turns areas on a map into Lego,... >>

Apple iPad Pro: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Apple iPad Pro: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

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Aside from an Apple Television or an Apple Car, one Apple rumour that's been going for a while - and may actually appear soon - is the iPad Pro. Unlike the TV or Car this has lots of leaks to support its existence and even it's imminent release. Apple... >>

Google's self-driving car crash: Is media coverage just hype or should we know more?

Google's self-driving car crash: Is media coverage just hype or should we know more?

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UPDATE: Google has announced, via Backchannel, that it's self-driving cars have been in 11 accidents in the last 6 years, none of which were the fault of the self-driving cars. Self-driving cars are currently being tested in the US where 4 of the 48... >>

Tesla Model S P85D first drive: Luxury meets insane acceleration and handling

Tesla Model S P85D first drive: Luxury meets insane acceleration and handling

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Insane Mode. We knew the Tesla Model S P85D was going to be exciting after seeing the word Insane as an option, but we didn't know the half of it. We went up in a stunt plane recently and pulled 5G. The P85D was more exciting. Writing this with shaky... >>

This is the 3Doodler 2.0, out now: Is it for fun or function?

This is the 3Doodler 2.0, out now: Is it for fun or function?

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The 3Doodler 3D printing pen was one of the first in the world, after graduating from Kickstarter. Following its success, a smaller, lighter and more efficient model is here in the 3Doodler 2.0. The 3Doodler 2.0 has shrunk drastically since the first... >>

Star Trek Holodeck finally real: The Void mixes VR with LARP for gaming heaven

Star Trek Holodeck finally real: The Void mixes VR with LARP for gaming heaven

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Imagine virtual reality finally being exciting? That's what The Void aims to achieve by merging real world and virtual environments for a live action role playing event. The result is fully immersive gaming like nothing we've seen before. Using a VR headset... >>

Huawei Mate 8 could be the best phablet of the year

Huawei Mate 8 could be the best phablet of the year

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The Huawei Mate 8 has leaked on a roadmap showing it will arrive as soon as next month, with June as the listed date. It could rock the phablet world. The leaked roadmap appeared on Mobile-dad without a source that can be checked so we're taking that... >>

This is how your classic timepiece will become a smartwatch

This is how your classic timepiece will become a smartwatch

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Smartwatches are creating enough of a stir in the classic watch world to get timepiece creators to pay attention. The latest classic watch to get the smart treatment is IWC Schaffausen with its smart strap upgrade. IWC Connect has been announced as a... >>

Would you eat in a restaurant with plates made for Instagram food photos?

Would you eat in a restaurant with plates made for Instagram food photos?

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If you're a fan of food photos and want to impress your Instagram followers you may need to head to Israel to try Foodography. A Tel Aviv restaurant called Catit, in conjunction with the Carmel Winery, has created a meal experience that puts as much... >>

What is the LG G4c and does it really deserve that G4 name?

What is the LG G4c and does it really deserve that G4 name?

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The LG G4 has arrived to lead the way as the flagship smartphone for LG. It looks like it will have at least one follower in tow after a smaller LG G4c smartphone leaked online. The LG G3 had a smaller, more affordable version called the LG G3 s. This... >>

Microsoft Lumia 940 and 940 XL concept renders look stunning in aluminium

Microsoft Lumia 940 and 940 XL concept renders look stunning in aluminium

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After Microsoft executive vice president Stephen Elop announced a new Lumia would be arriving this year renders have been doing the rounds. The latest mock-ups of what we could see soon are of the Lumia 940 (codenamed Talkman) and 940 XL (codenamed Cityman),... >>

Idea Bank is the Uber of cash machines, delivers deposit ATM to you

Idea Bank is the Uber of cash machines, delivers deposit ATM to you

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Idea Bank is the Uber of cash, sending an ATM deposit machine to you, built into the back of a BMW i3. The thinking behind Idea Bank is to offer cash deposits, on call, anywhere a person needs it. This could be great for pop-up restaurants and bars or... >>