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No need to buy Splatoon, now you can play it in Minecraft

No need to buy Splatoon, now you can play it in Minecraft

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Minecraft is already an immensely popular game. Splatoon has been received with much praise. Now the two are coming together to win the internet. One of the great things about Minecraft is its ability to be modified. One Minecraft tinkerer has taken advantage... >>

Apple Pay set to hit the UK in the next two months

Apple Pay set to hit the UK in the next two months

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Apple is reportedly going to announce its Apple Pay service in the UK from its World Wide Developer Conference, starting tonight. Apple is also expected to announce a UK launch date of two months time. Apple Pay is already available in the US. Until now... >>

Apple music streaming service expected to be announced at WWDC 2015 today

Apple music streaming service expected to be announced at WWDC 2015 today

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Apple is set to unveil its own music streaming service, to tackle the likes of Spotify, later today from its World Wide Developer Conference. According to Sony Music CEO Doug Morris, Apple's announcement will come later today. This will be the first music... >>

Apple iPhone 6S release date leaked

Apple iPhone 6S release date leaked

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A huge leak has just revealed that not only will Apple be releasing its next-gen iPhone soon, but that it will be coming this September. An email sent to Vodafone internal staff was leaked to Mobile News. The details revealed we can expect the iPhone... >>

Boost your battery by 800 per cent, using the Batteriser

Boost your battery by 800 per cent, using the Batteriser

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Every battery you have ever thrown out still had life in it. That's what the makers of Batteriser claim. And they know how to bring those batteries back to life. The Silicon Valley start-up, Batteroo, has created the Batteriser to essentially rewire a... >>

Honda Civic Type-R 2015 first drive: A track car for the road

Honda Civic Type-R 2015 first drive: A track car for the road

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For the first time in 7 years Honda has updated its Civic Type-R. But this isn't just an update, this is a reinvention to deliver more power and handling than any Civic Type-R before it. There are a lot of accolades for the 2015 Honda Civic Type-R. According... >>

Microsoft WiFi wants to keep you connected, even if you're on iPhone or Android

Microsoft WiFi wants to keep you connected, even if you're on iPhone or Android

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Microsoft has officially confirmed that it is working on a service called Microsoft WiFi which aims to offer international WiFi access. Initially Microsoft WiFi was leaked after VentureBeat found a website with the same name. Since then Microsoft has... >>

Motorola Moto X 2015 leaks in video showing impressive specs, wood back and metal frame

Motorola Moto X 2015 leaks in video showing impressive specs, wood back and metal frame

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The latest Motorola Moto X for 2015 appears to have leaked in a video. The third generation Moto X seems to feature a wooden back and metallic frame. The video, leaked by YouTube account Total Tech, blurs the phone partially. This was apparently done... >>

London police to have more cameras worn than any other force in the world

London police to have more cameras worn than any other force in the world

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London Metropolitan Police is about to become the police force with most officers wearing cameras, in the world. Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced that London police will be given around 20,000 cameras to be worn by officers. The cameras have... >>

The world’s thinnest tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks again

The world’s thinnest tablet? Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaks again

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Samsung looks to be hard at work on its new tablet which could be the world's thinnest. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 leaked last month in photos showing it with the metal frame of the Galaxy S6. Now specs for the tablet have appeared online including dimensions... >>

Why are we seeing ads on Netflix? Should we be worried?

Why are we seeing ads on Netflix? Should we be worried?

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Adverts on Netflix are starting to appear for more and more users. Initially trailers were run at the end of shows, now they're appearing before them also. Obviously people paying for the Netflix service have taken to the interwebs to explode with outrage.... >>

Thunderbolt 3 explained: Double speed, USB 3.1 friendly, dual 4K support and more

Thunderbolt 3 explained: Double speed, USB 3.1 friendly, dual 4K support and more

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During Intel's press event at Computex 2015 in Taiwan, Thunderbolt 3 has been announced as the company's fastest, most connected port yet. But what exactly does that mean? And how does it stand up to USB 3.1? Well, it stands head and shoulders above... >>

BMW Drive Now car sharing: An affordable way to have a car in the city (hands-on)

BMW Drive Now car sharing: An affordable way to have a car in the city (hands-on)

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Getting access to a car in a city isn't always easy or affordable. Car sharing services are now launching that allow for short-term car use, without costing an arm and a leg. BMW offers its Drive Now service in London and worldwide. We signed up to Drive... >>

Jawbone UP2 hits the UK: Smaller and more intelligent than ever

Jawbone UP2 hits the UK: Smaller and more intelligent than ever

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Jawbone has unveiled its new activity tracker, the UP2, to the UK where it is now available to buy. Jawbone has been a little complicated of late with the flagship UP3 already out in the US. This was delayed as the company tried to create a waterproof... >>

Forget Project Ara, Blocks will let you make your own Android smartwatch

Forget Project Ara, Blocks will let you make your own Android smartwatch

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Blocks Wearables, which is creating a modular smartwatch, has been at it a while now but finally details are being released ahead of its crowd-funding kick-off. Blocks, a watch that will allow for part-swapping upgrades, has been shown off in more detail... >>

QiLaunch Wear predictive interface wants to save you time and smartwatch battery life

QiLaunch Wear predictive interface wants to save you time and smartwatch battery life

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Tapping and swiping down through menus is still a time consuming issue for most smartwatches. Sure, voice control is a thing, but in public who ever uses it? Quantum Interface reckons it has the solution. The Texas based Quantum Interface has created... >>

Here’s how Siri can fix your Apple Messages bug right now

Here’s how Siri can fix your Apple Messages bug right now

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If you're struggling with the now infamous Apple Messages bug on your iPhone, fret no more there is a work around. Apple has already announced it is working on a fix for the bug after reports of the app crashing and even total phone restarts being needed.... >>

Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01: The luxury brand smartwatch has a name

Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01: The luxury brand smartwatch has a name

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Tag Heuer Carrera Wearable 01 could be the name of the first smartwatch from Tag. The luxury watchmaker already announced that it was teaming up with Google and Intel to create its first smartwatch. Since then few details have emerged ahead of its expected... >>

This tiny origami drone wants to fold into your body and dissolve when done

This tiny origami drone wants to fold into your body and dissolve when done

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As if flying drones weren't creepy enough, MIT has just unveiled a tiny bot it wants to send into your body. The magnetically powered drone is 1.7cm long but will, one day, be small enough to move about inside your body. The current model is still very... >>

Google Project Jacquard wants to turn your clothes into touch controls

Google Project Jacquard wants to turn your clothes into touch controls

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The future of smart clothing is about to get a jumpstart from Google. Project Jacquard is the latest idea from the big G which aims to turn clothes into touch controls. Jacquard has created a material that is woven, which is touch sensitive. This could... >>

Google and GoPro's Jump will bring stunning VR video to everyone on YouTube

Google and GoPro's Jump will bring stunning VR video to everyone on YouTube

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Virtual reality video is finally about to go mainstream as Google teams up with GoPro. The result is Jump. Jump uses a 16 GoPro Hero4 camera rig to capture 3D video and images for an immersive VR experience. Once the video is shot it takes thousands of... >>

Meet Now on Tap: Google Now just got way smarter on Android M

Meet Now on Tap: Google Now just got way smarter on Android M

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Google Now is all about context and the new, Now on Tap feature in Android M makes it smarter than ever. The idea is that Android will know what you're doing on your smart device so you can get more information by simply asking or tapping. Some examples... >>

Android Pay for Android M detailed: Fingerprint payments, tap to pay, due this summer

Android Pay for Android M detailed: Fingerprint payments, tap to pay, due this summer

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Google I/O 2015 has kicked off and as expected Android M has taken the lead. Apart from a host of reveals on the new OS, Google has also talked specifically about its mobile payment system, Android Pay. Google Android Pay will work at over 700,000 US... >>

Watch the Google I/O 2015 keynote livestream right here

Watch the Google I/O 2015 keynote livestream right here

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Google I/O is about to kick-off again with big announcements expected from the Moscone Centre West in San Francisco. The main keynote speech, which should include the most exciting announcements, will begin at 5:30pm BST today. As this is a developer... >>

Forget all other drones so far, GoPro is making its own for 2016

Forget all other drones so far, GoPro is making its own for 2016

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When GoPro creates something it does so to perfection. So the announcement that it's going to make its own drone is very exciting indeed. GoPro CEO Nick Woodman announced at the Code Conference that the company is currently working on a drone. The plan... >>