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Is this the new Motorola Moto X for 2016?

Is this the new Motorola Moto X for 2016?

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Motorola may have had its next Moto X leaked ahead of its expected appearance in 2016.The claimed next-gen Moto X has appeared on Chinese website Wapvnet after being sent in by an anonymous source. Since Motorola has previously released its other Moto... >>

Netflix upgraded: How does new encoding tech affect you?

Netflix upgraded: How does new encoding tech affect you?

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Netflix has done it again, helping to change the internet with its algorithm writing smarts. This time it's changed the way videos stream, to cut down on file size and therefore required bandwidth, while improving quality.The new Netflix algorithms have... >>

OnePlus 2 Mini leaks with specs worthy of a flagship smartphone

OnePlus 2 Mini leaks with specs worthy of a flagship smartphone

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OnePlus may be on the verge of finally unveiling its first compact handset in the OnePlus 2 Mini.So far the Chinese manufacturer has released its OnePlus, OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X. While these have been a success, the system of invite only buying is being... >>

What is Formula E? Everything you need to know and why it will change the world

What is Formula E? Everything you need to know and why it will change the world

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Formula E is the electric future of car racing. When the international competition started in September 2014 in Beijing it ushered in a new competitive platform that pushes electric car technology to another level.In the same way that F1 tech filters... >>

Jaguar returns to racing: Shows off stunning Formula E electric racecar

Jaguar returns to racing: Shows off stunning Formula E electric racecar

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Jaguar Land Rover has announced it will be returning to racing with a Jaguar team in the all-electric Formula E Championship, starting autumn 2016.Jaguar will enter the third season of the Formula E Championship with its team in order to test new technologies... >>

Hydrogen fuel cells let drones fly for hours rather than minutes

Hydrogen fuel cells let drones fly for hours rather than minutes

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Drones are tiptop toys as well as useful camera play-things. While they're great gifts at Christmas, a lot of time is often spent charging them. This should be about to change thanks to hydrogen fuel cells.Making the shift from fun toys to useful tools... >>

Land's End review: Glimpsing the future of VR gaming
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Land's End review: Glimpsing the future of VR gaming

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As exclusive games go Land's End takes the crown. To play it you need to have a Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge or Note 4 smartphone. You then need to also own a Samsung Gear VR headset.But it's oh so worth it because Land's End is one of the most immersive... >>

GoPro Karma is the action cam company’s first drone, coming 2016

GoPro Karma is the action cam company’s first drone, coming 2016

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GoPro is making its own drone that will feature its world-renowned camera tech. This is definitely happening, it's going to be called Karma and it's coming in 2016.GoPro already teased its first flying drone back in October, but now it's also revealed... >>

OnePlus 3 leaks in renders with Snapdragon 820 and 1080p screen

OnePlus 3 leaks in renders with Snapdragon 820 and 1080p screen

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We've only just had the OnePlus X revealed and the OnePlus 2 hasn't been out long, yet already the rumour mill for the OnePlus 3 has begun to churn.The source of the OnePlus 3 leak is Chinese website mobile-dad in conjunction with a site called brokeupleaks.... >>

13 best Christmas decorations every geek should own

13 best Christmas decorations every geek should own

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Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, that big red suited anti-burglar is sizing up your chimney. But without decorations he may sleigh on by. And without suitably geeky decorations he might not know what sort of high tech kit to leave you.So... >>

Microsoft Xbox 360: 10 best custom console mods

Microsoft Xbox 360: 10 best custom console mods

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Microsoft's Xbox One is flying off the shelves while its predecessor, the Xbox 360, is collecting dust at the ripe old age of over a decade.That's right it's been over an entire decade since Microsoft released the Xbox 360. Feel old yet?Over the years... >>

Spotify may release new albums to paying subscribers only

Spotify may release new albums to paying subscribers only

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Currently Spotify artists must offer all their music as a bundle to paying subscribers. This may change as the company is reportedly testing out a way for artists to withhold songs from everyone.This reported move comes from a source of The Wall Street... >>

Watch Sky on Xbox One from today: TV from Sky app arrives to give that Sky Go experience

Watch Sky on Xbox One from today: TV from Sky app arrives to give that Sky Go experience

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Sky and Microsoft have teamed up to offer the almighty TV from Sky app on the console from today in the UK, at last.This means that Xbox One owners with a Sky Go Extra or Sky Multiscreen subscription will now be able to watch live shows and on demand... >>

This gadget needs no battery, it's powered by Wi-Fi

This gadget needs no battery, it's powered by Wi-Fi

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Imagine a future where battery life isn't about how fast a gadget charges or how long it lasts, as everything runs without batteries. While that's still a long way off, one gadget has been developed that runs off radio waves for power.A temperature sensor... >>

McLaren teases the future of Formula 1 cars, MP4-X in pictures

McLaren teases the future of Formula 1 cars, MP4-X in pictures

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We may not have reached the flying car races of the future that games like Wipeout predicted, but Formula 1 is still evolving fast. A look at the next jump in that evolution has been shown of by McLaren in its MP4-X.McLaren has spent a lot of time and... >>

Range Rover Evoque 2016 review: Pushing design and performance further
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Range Rover Evoque 2016 review: Pushing design and performance further

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When Land Rover first unleashed the Range Rover Evoque it was met with baffled responses. It was totally new, an attractive compact SUV, the likes of which hadn't been seen before. Since it has become hugely popular and, some might argue, started the... >>

Back To The Future's Mr Fusion variant could be built for space travel

Back To The Future's Mr Fusion variant could be built for space travel

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Back To The Future gave us the idea of Mr Fusion, a generator of energy that runs on junk. Now Chinese engineers from Tsinghua University in Beijing have come up with a real version of this ultimate recycling powerhouse.Unlike the fictional Mr Fusion... >>

GoPro Hero4 Session action camera get cheaper price in time for Christmas

GoPro Hero4 Session action camera get cheaper price in time for Christmas

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GoPro has dropped the price on the latest in its camera range, the more affordable and totally newly designed smaller camera called the Hero4 Session, just in time for Christmas.The GoPro Hero4 Session, announced in July, is a more affordable camera... >>

Jaguar XJ 2016 first drive: Future tech meets heritage, in style

Jaguar XJ 2016 first drive: Future tech meets heritage, in style

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The absolute pinnacle of Jaguar luxury is found in the XJ model. Owned by royalty, sheikhs and gangster rappers, this car sends out a definite status symbol message. While the powerful engine options keep it punchy, the interior is adorned with all the... >>

Range Rover Evoque Convertible pictures: Packed with tech you didn't know about

Range Rover Evoque Convertible pictures: Packed with tech you didn't know about

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Land Rover already rocked the SUV world when it unleashed the first compact Range Rover in its Evoque. Now it's doing it again with a Range Rover Evoque Convertible.While the original Evoque was a design innovation that turned heads, the challenge of... >>

New thinner Apple MacBook Air 13 and 15-inch should appear at WWDC 2016

New thinner Apple MacBook Air 13 and 15-inch should appear at WWDC 2016

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Apple will inevitably be refreshing its MacBook Air laptops for 2016 but it looks like this next model could be a total overhaul.The Apple MacBook Air for 2016 should be thinner than ever, come in both 13 and 15-inch sizes and have totally redesigned... >>

Amazon Prime Air drone delivery is ready to go, shown off by Jeremy Clarkson

Amazon Prime Air drone delivery is ready to go, shown off by Jeremy Clarkson

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Amazon Prime Air, the drone delivery service, has finally become a reality. The finished drone has been shown off by Jeremy Clarkson who is fast becoming the new face of Amazon.The drone delivery service has been in the making for some time and is finally... >>

Now you can buy a computer for £4: Raspberry Pi Zero

Now you can buy a computer for £4: Raspberry Pi Zero

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The geniuses behind the Raspberry Pi have decided Model B, at £30, was too expensive. They've just released the new Raspberry Pi Zero, priced at £4.The idea behind Raspberry Pi is to offer the power of computing to everyone, by selling for cheap. This... >>

Play your PS4 games on PC or Mac soon thanks to official Remote Play app

Play your PS4 games on PC or Mac soon thanks to official Remote Play app

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Would you like to play your PS4 games on PC or Mac? Sony thinks you would, so it's going to make it possible with a Remote Play app.Following up from an unofficial app that allows gamers to stream PlayStation 4 titles to a PC, Sony has announced it official... >>

How to 3D print an award trophy, Pocket-lint style

How to 3D print an award trophy, Pocket-lint style

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Pocket-lint is leading the way once again with 3D printed awards for the second year running. And this time they're better than ever thanks to advanced 3D printing techniques and kit.We've teamed up with the brains over at MakerBot to come up with new,... >>

Noke Bluetooth smartlock makes access awesome

Noke Bluetooth smartlock makes access awesome

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Noke has gone all the way from Kickstarter project to fully fledged product that anyone can buy. It brings the lock from the time of keys into the future of lights and Bluetooth.The Noke smartlock aims to make keys obsolete sending away with them the... >>

Fossil Q Founder adds Android Wear to classic looks, out today

Fossil Q Founder adds Android Wear to classic looks, out today

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Fossil has released its first full touchscreen Android Wear smartwatch called Q Founder.The Fossil Q Founder acts as a normal watch while also tracking activity and offering alerts for incoming calls, messages and calendar appointments. This joins the... >>

What is Li-Fi and how is it 100 times faster than Wi-Fi?

What is Li-Fi and how is it 100 times faster than Wi-Fi?

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Just as you thought 4G or 5G LTE would finish off Wi-Fi once and for all, Li-Fi appears on the scene to rock its status.Wi-Fi has been great but it's already being outdone in 5G tests and now on a more local scale Li-Fi is 100 times faster, and more... >>

EE launches 4GEE Capture Cam for affordable live HD video, streamed anywhere

EE launches 4GEE Capture Cam for affordable live HD video, streamed anywhere

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EE already has a camera launched in its 4GEE Action Cam, but now it wants to take that further. The 4GEE Capture Cam is the new device that's aiming to help people and businesses keep an eye on what they need, live, from anywhere and for less.The 4GEE... >>

Volvo gets Christmas shopping delivered to your car

Volvo gets Christmas shopping delivered to your car

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Christmas is coming and with it the inevitable battles at the shops to get presents. Volvo is trying something new to help out.Thanks to Volvo cars being accessible via digital locks, it's going to be possible for owners to leave their cars and have items... >>

Google goes Star Wars mad: Pick a dark or light side of the force to try

Google goes Star Wars mad: Pick a dark or light side of the force to try

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Waiting for the new Star Wars film might be a mild form of torture for some mega fans. So to keep them entertained between trailers Google has created its own Star Wars theme.By heading over to the Google Star Wars page you can sign in using your account... >>

What is Bitwalking and how will steps earn me money?

What is Bitwalking and how will steps earn me money?

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Bitwalking might be the ultimate healthy lifestyle assistant. The new platform awards users a new currency of money simply for walking.Bitwalking dollars (BW$) are similar to current Bitcoins in that they're starting out as a digital currency. But unlike... >>

BMW 7 Series review: A Tardis of technology
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BMW 7 Series review: A Tardis of technology

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The 2015 BMW 7 Series is one of the most tech-crammed cars on the road right now. If you drove this back in time, even by 10 years, the people lucky enough to get a ride in it would have expected it to fly.While the BMW 730Ld M Sport, as reviewed here,... >>

Google Chromecast to add All 4 catch-up at last

Google Chromecast to add All 4 catch-up at last

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The Channel 4 catch-up service All 4 is finally coming to Chromecast, just in time for Christmas.From Tuesday 24 November the Google Chromecast dongle will be able to offer All 4 content on connected televisions.Initially the All 4 Chromecast service... >>

Apple Store Pickup launches in UK just in time for Christmas

Apple Store Pickup launches in UK just in time for Christmas

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Christmas is coming, geese are becoming rotund and our wallets are about to become thin. But the usual madness of the Christmas shopping frenzy may not arrive, thanks to Apple Store Pickup.The UK, from today, will be able to use the Apple Store Pickup... >>

London's Crossrail trains will have Wi-Fi and 4G for internet connection for all

London's Crossrail trains will have Wi-Fi and 4G for internet connection for all

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Transport for London and the London Mayor have announced details on the new Crossrail trains due to go into service in 2017.The trains should be the most advanced on the London rail network so far. They will feature free Wi-Fi for all passengers and... >>

What is Google Project Aura? Everything you need to know

What is Google Project Aura? Everything you need to know

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Google Project Aura, not to be mistaken for modular phone Project Ara, has been revealed.The project follows up from Google Glass and continues to focus on the wearable world. But it's not just working on screen-based wearables that communicate with... >>

Your next heart rate monitor may not be worn, but swallowed

Your next heart rate monitor may not be worn, but swallowed

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Health sensors are a fast growing technology right now and inevitably they're beginning to make their way inside our bodies.While internal health sensors and gadgets have been around for years, like pacemakers for the heart, this heart rate sensor is... >>

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock lets you recharge side on simply

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock lets you recharge side on simply

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Apple has announced a new official accessory for its Watch that allows for wireless charging in a new style.The Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock is a circular platform that the Watch can be placed on to wirelessly charge, as the name suggests, magnetically.Thanks... >>

Nanosubs developed to swim in your bloodstream

Nanosubs developed to swim in your bloodstream

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The age of fusing man and machine could be closer than we thought as nanosubs are developed capable of swimming in the human body.Scientists at Rice University have developed the nano "submarines". These are 244 atoms in size and have motors that are... >>

Is Samsung flipping mad? New Android clamshell phone leaks

Is Samsung flipping mad? New Android clamshell phone leaks

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If you thought the days of flip phones were gone you may be wrong as Samsung apparently gears up to release a new Android clamshell style handset.This follows LG's Wine Smart Android clamshell handset last year.The Samsung SM-W2016 has appeared on the... >>

Sky Q is more than a new 4K box, it's the connected future of Sky TV

Sky Q is more than a new 4K box, it's the connected future of Sky TV

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Sky has announced one of its most major advancements in the history of the company, Sky Q.Sky Q is not only a new set-top box but also touted as a new way of watching television. Indeed, it covers a whole family of products.A Sky Q Silver box is the main... >>

BBC red button may be killed by iPlayer, but not for the reason you think

BBC red button may be killed by iPlayer, but not for the reason you think

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UPDATE: The BBC has been in contact to clarify saying it is "exploring a phased exit from the broadcast Red Button service and focusing our interactive TV offer on connected televisions and iPlayer".The BBC may be about to announce the imminent end to... >>

Blocks reveals up]dated design and glimpse at bespoke OS

Blocks reveals up]dated design and glimpse at bespoke OS

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Blocks, the modular smartwatch, is nearing the final stages of its Kickstarter run and getting ready to start making deliveries in May.This should be the beginning of a new platform that does to hardware development what apps did to software.We caught... >>

Nest third gen with larger screen arrives in the UK bringing exclusive features

Nest third gen with larger screen arrives in the UK bringing exclusive features

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Nest Labs has already launched its next gen device with enhanced screen in the US, now it's arrived in the UK and Europe with exclusive features.The new Nest sports a slimmer form than its predecessor and a newly designed screen. Plus Nest says Europe... >>

Movado Bold Motion watch joins the smart analogue race for your wrist

Movado Bold Motion watch joins the smart analogue race for your wrist

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HP has announced a partnership with watchmaker Movado to create their first smartwatch called Bold Motion.While Movado is bringing the fashion and analogue design, HP is cramming the tech smarts inside the wrist-worn device.On the outside it's a round-faced... >>

GoGoro electric scooter with unlimited range comes to Europe

GoGoro electric scooter with unlimited range comes to Europe

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The one major problem with electric vehicles is range. GoGoro has fixed this by offering quick swap batteries. Now it's coming to Europe.GoGoro launched in Taipei last year after being founded in 2011. It's now clocked up over one million kilometres of... >>

Withings Activité Steel unveiled for attractive analogue activity tracking

Withings Activité Steel unveiled for attractive analogue activity tracking

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Withings has revealed its latest analogue smartwatch in the Activité Steel. This joins the Activité and Activité Pop.The Withings Activité Steel design is of premium quality. It features analogue hands for the time as well as a smaller analogue dial... >>

HTC One X9 photos leak with specs revealing it's no M10

HTC One X9 photos leak with specs revealing it's no M10

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The HTC One X9 is very likely on its way to the revealing light of day soon, as it's leaked again. The early reveal has shown multiple photos and specs.This time the phone has appeared on China's "telecommunications equipment certification centre", TENAA.... >>

11 mind-blowing tech wonders in the new BMW 7 series

11 mind-blowing tech wonders in the new BMW 7 series

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The BMW 7 Series for 2015 is full of tech, it's like a scientist's test lab on wheels. Only these gadgets are all fully developed to blow your mind.From gesture controls to remote control parking brilliance, it's tough to compare this car to any other... >>