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How to turn off BlinkFeed on your HTC phone

How to turn off BlinkFeed on your HTC phone

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If you’re an HTC user who either wants to get rid of BlinkFeed already, or will want to when the new adverts start appearing, there is a way. BlinkFeed can be useful for pulling in information from various feeds. But HTC has announced that it will begin... >>

We just drove a Land Rover using an iPhone

We just drove a Land Rover using an iPhone

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We just drove a 2-tonne Land Rover like it was a remote control car, using an iPhone. We've spent the day at Jaguar Land Rover development headquarters to see its Technology Showcase. This is essentially an early look at all the tech it's working on,... >>

Microsoft at E3: Gears 4 coming 2016 and refreshed Gears of War in 1080p

Microsoft at E3: Gears 4 coming 2016 and refreshed Gears of War in 1080p

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Microsoft has kicked off its media event at E5 2015 with some huge announcements about Gears of War. Microsoft bought the Gears of War game franchise from Epic Games more than a year ago, and now we're finally hearing about Gears 4 (that's what Microsoft... >>

Microsoft HoloLens Minecraft shown off with stunning augmented reality 3D at E3 2015 (video)

Microsoft HoloLens Minecraft shown off with stunning augmented reality 3D at E3 2015 (video)

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Microsoft has shown off a new demo of its augmented reality headset HoloLens, playing Minecraft. The demo took place on stage at the Microsoft keynote from the E3 2015 press conference. The Minecraft demo showed a player interacting with normal Minecraft... >>

Microsoft embraces early access gaming with Xbox Game Preview for Xbox One

Microsoft embraces early access gaming with Xbox Game Preview for Xbox One

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Microsoft has announced at its keynote event at E3 2015 that it will introduce a new scheme for game trials. Xbox Game Preview is a system that will allow gamers to download and try titles before they decide to buy, or not to buy. The game will still... >>

Watch the Microsoft Xbox E3 2015 keynote right here

Watch the Microsoft Xbox E3 2015 keynote right here

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It's almost time to see one of the most eagerly anticipated keynotes from E3 2015, Microsoft's offering to the show. The gaming event of the year has kicked off in LA with plenty of trailers and announcements from Bethesda. Next up is Microsoft with all... >>

Guess how much an Iron Man Samsung Galaxy S6 edge just sold for? Clue: more than your car

Guess how much an Iron Man Samsung Galaxy S6 edge just sold for? Clue: more than your car

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Remember that awesome special edition Samsung Galaxy S6 edge with Iron Man looks? That's officially been released and one has sold at auction with a price that's more shocking than we could have imagined. Of course anything Iron Man is going to be expensive.... >>

StarVR offers double the field of view Oculus Rift can, plus dual QHD displays

StarVR offers double the field of view Oculus Rift can, plus dual QHD displays

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The race for virtual reality gaming headsets claiming a space on your face is well and truly on and StarVR is a promising new contender. StarVR is the product of game creator Starbreeze buying hardware startup InfinitEye. Starbreeze you may know as the... >>

Stop remembering numbered pin codes, Emoji Passcode is the future

Stop remembering numbered pin codes, Emoji Passcode is the future

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Passwords are still the main way to login into websites, banking apps and even home security. That could all change with the introduction of Emoji Passcode technology. Why replace numbers with images? The brain remembers images better than digits. So... >>

These stunning Xbox One controllers were created to celebrate Ford’s Le Mans return

These stunning Xbox One controllers were created to celebrate Ford’s Le Mans return

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Turn 10 Studios has just taken the wraps off a new range of Xbox One controllers that'll get car fans engine's revving. The one of a kind controllers were designed to celebrate Ford's return to Le Mans with its Ford GT race car. The last time Ford was... >>

Selfie sticks used to deliver the news soon

Selfie sticks used to deliver the news soon

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It's official, the world has gone selfie stick crazy. Now even the news is going to start using selfie sticks. Sky News Australia is set to begin using selfie sticks to transmit news from its broadcasters. The idea is to allow one journalist to report... >>

Origami battery is paper-thin and can use dirty water to create power

Origami battery is paper-thin and can use dirty water to create power

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The holy grail of technological developments these days is battery life. A recently discovered origami battery may be setting a new standard soon. The origami battery, developed by Seokheun Choi at Binghampton University, is a bacteria powered battery... >>

Electric planes are coming, this is the electric aeroplane engine of the future

Electric planes are coming, this is the electric aeroplane engine of the future

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Before the roads are filled with electric cars, the skies may be already humming with green-energy planes. Siemens says it has unveiled the world's first electric commercial aeroplane engine. It is thought that fuel guzzling, environmentally damaging... >>

Dishonored 2 trailer reveals exciting details, Dishonored to get PS4 and Xbox One releases

Dishonored 2 trailer reveals exciting details, Dishonored to get PS4 and Xbox One releases

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Bethesda unveiled its Dishonored 2 trailer to kick off the E3 gaming conference in LA. It also revealed that the first Dishonored game will be getting a makeover for PS4 and Xbox One releases this year. While playing Dishonored again in stunning next-gen... >>

This door handle actually kills germs, rather than spreading them

This door handle actually kills germs, rather than spreading them

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Some inventions are the perfect blend of simplicity and brilliance. The self-santising door handle is exactly that. While we've seen designs for this idea in the past this is the first time we've spotted a working model. The idea behind the door handle... >>

Parrot unveils affordable new minidrones for land, air and even sea

Parrot unveils affordable new minidrones for land, air and even sea

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Parrot has just unveiled a veritable army of new minidrones. These are now on the French version of the Parrot website. The 13 new minidrones are affordable and there should be one for every situation. One such situation, that's new, is water. The Parrot... >>

We train with the Brownlee brothers at the Human Performance Lab using the gadgets of the future

We train with the Brownlee brothers at the Human Performance Lab using the gadgets of the future

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Science in sport is now becoming more important than ever as athletes reach peak performance. But the tech developed for the pros can even help us normal folk to get fitter. We visited the GSK Human Performance Lab, while Olympic medal-winning triathletes... >>

Sony Xperia Z3+ is now available for pre-order, out 26 June

Sony Xperia Z3+ is now available for pre-order, out 26 June

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The Sony Xperia Z3+ is available to pre-order now for those eager to get their hands on it first. The new flagship smartphone from Sony will be available for pre-order exclusively from Carphone Warehouse, according to the company. Pre-orders begin today... >>

Steam summer sale begins: GTA V, Lego Jurassic World, Tales from the Borderlands and more

Steam summer sale begins: GTA V, Lego Jurassic World, Tales from the Borderlands and more

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The sun has got his hat on so it's time for Steam to lure us back inside with insanely good game sales. The Steam summer sale has kicked off with huge savings on games you were probably going to buy anyway. The big name leading the way is GTA V, if you've... >>

HP Sprout can now 3D scan and print: Real-world object cloning just got easy

HP Sprout can now 3D scan and print: Real-world object cloning just got easy

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The HP Sprout can now be used to capture the real world in 3D to make copying objects simple. Using Sprout's RealSense cameras, capable of depth sensing, the Sprout is able to scan objects. This works with a new 3D Capture Stage accessory which acts as... >>

Your next BlackBerry could be running Android, later this year

Your next BlackBerry could be running Android, later this year

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BlackBerry could be about to change tack with a new device that features the Android operating system. Until now BlackBerry devices have coming running BlackBerry's own OS. The move to Android could open up its appeal for those that want both Android... >>

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... >>