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Watch the Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch launch right here

Watch the Tag Heuer Connected smartwatch launch right here

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Tag Heuer, the luxury watch brand, is about to reveal its first smartwatch. The event will be live streamed, below, from 4pm GMT. Rumours have been abound since Tag Heuer took to the stage with Google and Intel to announce they would be teaming up to... >>

HTC One X9 leaks with specs to make A9 look old already

HTC One X9 leaks with specs to make A9 look old already

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The HTC One A9 is barely out in shops and already the next generation appears to be on its way. A recent leak showed off the HTC One X9 with some very impressive specs. The HTC One X9 leaked in a press image that appeared on China's Weibo. The image appears... >>

The jetpack is finally here, Iron Man stand aside

The jetpack is finally here, Iron Man stand aside

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We've waited a lifetime for someone to finally create a true jetpack and that wait is now over. Meet the JB-9 Jetpack as it takes a lap around the Statue of Liberty in New York. The JB-9 Jetpack is the brainchild of Jetpack Aviation, a project born of... >>

MyZone tracks fitness effort to make health inspiring again

MyZone tracks fitness effort to make health inspiring again

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Professional athletes and laypeople have used heart rate zone training for years. It works. That's why MyZone has been built around that zone training system to help anyone become better than they thought possible. MyZone tracks fitness effort, rather... >>

This is how an emoji can help stop bullying

This is how an emoji can help stop bullying

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Every child with access to a communication gadget knows what an emoji is. That's one of the reasons an emoji has been created to help tackle bullying amoung the young. The campaign called "I Am Witness" was created to draw attention to bullying in a bid... >>

What is Lytro Immerge and how will it enhance VR?

What is Lytro Immerge and how will it enhance VR?

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Lytro is best known as the camera company that pioneered light-field photography. Now it's pushing a new type of image capture by creating an innovative way to capture and edit reality for the virtual world. The Lytro Immerge is the company's 360-degree... >>

Sony a68 A-mount camera with 4D focus unveiled

Sony a68 A-mount camera with 4D focus unveiled

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Sony has taken the bubblewrap off its new a68 camera that features A-mount lenses and 4D Focus. No, 4D focus doesn't mean an ability to focus beyond time and see the future. Rather it'll offer a hefty 79 autofocus points that should mean perfect focus... >>

Withings new premium Activité gets affordable and adds MyFitnessPal support

Withings new premium Activité gets affordable and adds MyFitnessPal support

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Withings has revealed its next-generation of Activité analogue smartwatch from the WebSummit event in Dublin. Wareable got a shot of the new premium smartwatch. The new Activité appears slim as the previous model but features an all black face. It's... >>

What is the BBC Store and how is it different to iPlayer?

What is the BBC Store and how is it different to iPlayer?

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The BBC has launched a new online shop that is calls the BBC Store. This is a place where episodes of its shows can be downloaded, at a charge. So how is this different to iPlayer? And will people want to pay for things that were free not long ago? Then... >>

Drive Fallout 4 cars in Forza Motorsport 6

Drive Fallout 4 cars in Forza Motorsport 6

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Everybody loves Fallout 4, even the guys over at Forza Motorsport 6. Now Xbox has shown off a Fallout 4 car and teased another that Forza Motorsport 6 owners will soon be able to race. From today Forza Motorsport 6 owners will receive an exclusive Fallout... >>

Siam 7X offers dual-screens and earprint biometric recogintion

Siam 7X offers dual-screens and earprint biometric recogintion

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Siam 7X offers dual-screens and earprint biometric recogintion Siam's 7X is the first US smartphone to offer dual screen technology, front and back. Plus it feature biometric earprint technology. A rear E Ink screen isn't new, as the Russian YotaPhone... >>

Autonomous drone can dodge obstacles at 30mph

Autonomous drone can dodge obstacles at 30mph

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Scientists at MIT have developed a new drone that can fly autonomously up to 30mph, while dodging obstacles like trees. Sensors like lidar can detect objects, as is the case car mapping tech, but they're expensive and heavy – not ideal for drones. This... >>

What is Google Project Wing?

What is Google Project Wing?

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Google is planning on launching a service, literally, that will deliver items via flying drones. It is calling this Project Wing. Technically this project will be run by the newly named holding company for Google, Alphabet. Amazon is also working on a... >>

Epson Moverio BT-2000 takes humanity a step closer to becoming cyborgs

Epson Moverio BT-2000 takes humanity a step closer to becoming cyborgs

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Epson has announced the third generation of its Moverio headset today in the Moverio BT-2000. This new augmented realty headset wants to blend reality and the virtual world to help make life easier. The BT-2000 features a host of sensors, projectors and... >>

Nuyu Sleep System heats and cool with your body for the perfect night's kip

Nuyu Sleep System heats and cool with your body for the perfect night's kip

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Health tracking is all good and well but it's what we do with the data that matters. Sleep tracking is one area where this is tough to do much. Health o Meter Nuyu wants to change that. Tracking light and deep sleep can allow for smart alarms that wake... >>

Apple may have cracked indoor GPS, revealed on Indoor Survey app

Apple may have cracked indoor GPS, revealed on Indoor Survey app

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The Holy Grail of positioning, indoor GPS, may have been cracked by Apple and could be on your iPhone soon. According to app developer Steve Troughton-Smith, Apple left its Indoor Survey app out for all to see. This app, he claims, has the ability to... >>

Sky teases next big step: 4K coming 18 November?

Sky teases next big step: 4K coming 18 November?

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Sky has sent out invites to an event on 18 November where it is going to unveil what's next for the broadcaster. The invite simply says "It's time to set your TV free," with the #SetTVFree as the social hashtag for the event. So what could it mean? Industry... >>

Steam Halloween sale: Grab GTA V, The Witcher 3, Bioshock Infinite and more for cheap

Steam Halloween sale: Grab GTA V, The Witcher 3, Bioshock Infinite and more for cheap

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The Steam sale is an event for gamers that sets the hairs on the back of the neck on end. It's a time of year that signifies the start of many hours ahead to be spent button bashing. And now it's here for Halloween. Luckily the Halloween theme doesn't... >>

What is the Motorola Moto X Force ShatterShield screen and how is it unbreakable?

What is the Motorola Moto X Force ShatterShield screen and how is it unbreakable?

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Motorola has quietly announced a new phone that it claims offers the world's first shatterproof screen. Meet the Moto X Force. Motorola says its new phone's screen is completely unbreakable. The company is so confident in the strength of the display that... >>

OnePlus Icons offers premium sound quality for less

OnePlus Icons offers premium sound quality for less

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OnePlus has moved beyond phones into earphones but is taking its pricing philosophy with it. The OnePlus Icons are aiming to offer high quality sound for a low price. OnePlus announced the Icons at its OnePlus X smartphone launch event. The in-earphones... >>

BBC iPlayer is coming to Apple TV soon

BBC iPlayer is coming to Apple TV soon

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The BBC has announced that, for the first time, it will be bringing its BBC iPlayer to the new Apple TV. The new Apple TV is now available for pre-order and the BBC has tweeted that it will be able to offer iPlayer support. Until now Apple has offered... >>

YouTube Red is now live: What is it and is it worth paying for?

YouTube Red is now live: What is it and is it worth paying for?

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YouTube offers a new service that's more than the current open-to-all video player. It's called YouTube Red. YouTube Red is a paid-for subscription service. Essentially, the service is way for people to pay for ad-free peace when watching YouTube videos.... >>

5 great features the Samsung Galaxy View offers

5 great features the Samsung Galaxy View offers

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Samsung is officially pushing new ground with tablets thanks to its massive Galaxy View. This 18.4-inch tablet isn't something that's been available on the market before but once again Samsung assures us it'll be wanted – just as it did with the first... >>

BeeLine bike compass: Cycling made fun again

BeeLine bike compass: Cycling made fun again

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Since the advent of sat nav, even on bikes, getting anywhere efficiently is no longer an issue. The problem is we've lost our ability to enjoy the journey, and remember it. This is where the BeeLine bike compass spins up to change everything. At it's... >>

Amazon's new Kindle is a bit of all white

Amazon's new Kindle is a bit of all white

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Amazon has revealed a new version of its Kindle with a festive feel just in time for Christmas. Yes, this Kindle is snowy white. Apart from being white the new Kindle is the same as the current black model in terms of specs and offerings. That means the... >>