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OnePlus Two launch could be 1 June, event scheduled

OnePlus Two launch could be 1 June, event scheduled

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OnePlus, the Chinese phone manufacturer, has announced on Twitter it will "shake up the tech industry" with a 1 June bombshell.  So what could be so groundbreaking that OnePlus is bold enough to publicly claim it will change the business it's in? The... >>

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

Asus ZenPad 8 photo leaks, reveals iPad style 4:3 screen ahead of Computex next week

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The latest Asus ZenPad appears to have leaked in official press renders, ahead of its expected official reveal at Computex next week. The Asus ZenPad 8, as it's thought to be, appears to feature a 4:3 aspect ratio screen like that found on Apple's iPads... >>

Microsoft’s Cortana is coming to Android and iPhone, get a sneak peek now

Microsoft’s Cortana is coming to Android and iPhone, get a sneak peek now

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Microsoft has officially announced that its smart assistant, Cortana, will be arriving on iPhone and Android devices soon. Cortana will be available in app form for iOS and Android where it will work with all the same questions it responds to on Microsoft... >>

Instant smartphone battery life boost anyone? Android M expected to deliver free power enhancements

Instant smartphone battery life boost anyone? Android M expected to deliver free power enhancements

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With Google I/O 2015 due to kick-off on Thursday, the latest Android M update is beginning the leak. The word on the interwebs is that Google is focusing on enhancing your Android device's battery and RAM usage. According to Android Police sources, Google... >>

How is Google Maps ‘traffic alerts’ better than current ‘traffic conditions’?

How is Google Maps ‘traffic alerts’ better than current ‘traffic conditions’?

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Google Maps has been offering "traffic conditions" within its app for sometime now. While those different road colours showed traffic, like red for congested, the latest "traffic alerts" does even more. Previously it was possible to see if there was traffic... >>

Amazon agrees to pay UK taxes, but will shoppers be getting the bill?

Amazon agrees to pay UK taxes, but will shoppers be getting the bill?

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Amazon has announced that it will begin paying European taxes at last. But will that mean the company simply hikes its prices to cover the cost, leaving us out of pocket anyway? Until now Amazon has been paying its European tax in one country, Luxembourg,... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick price drops to £25: Happy National Streaming Day

Amazon Fire TV Stick price drops to £25: Happy National Streaming Day

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Today is National Streaming Day. It appears Amazon wants to celebrate that by offering a price drop on its Fire TV Stick, now at £25. The Amazon Fire TV Stick was previously £35 and has dropped the £10 today without a word about National Steaming Day... >>

Calorie counting just got easy, Situ smart scale even tracks vitamin intake

Calorie counting just got easy, Situ smart scale even tracks vitamin intake

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We got our hands on the Situ Bluetooth smart scale to see just how it can help you lose weight, get healthier and make being food conscious easy. The idea behind the kickstarted Situ is to offer clear and accurate measurements of what you're putting into... >>

World exclusive Tomorrowland video explains why it's best viewed in IMAX

World exclusive Tomorrowland video explains why it's best viewed in IMAX

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Tomorrowland is Disney's latest live action movie all about, you guessed it, the future. To fit in with that theme it's been shot and edited to look better on one of the most high-tech cinemas in the world, IMAX. We've secured a short video feature with... >>

KFC offers paper-thin Bluetooth keyboard on meal tray, greasy phone screen be gone

KFC offers paper-thin Bluetooth keyboard on meal tray, greasy phone screen be gone

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KFC has done away with paper tray mats and replaced them with its Tray Typer, a Bluetooth keyboard that's just 0.4mm thin. The Tray Typer connects to a customer's phone so they can type messages or tweet about their meal, of course, without getting greasy... >>

LG’s new OLED TV is under 1mm thin, sticks to wall like a fridge magnet

LG’s new OLED TV is under 1mm thin, sticks to wall like a fridge magnet

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If you thought televisions were super thin already, you've seen nothing yet. LG Display just showed off a TV that's under 1mm thin. The OLED TV was shown as a proof of concept at a press event in Korea. The 55-inch TV was a meagre 0.97mm thick and weighed... >>

Apple fans rejoice, the official iPhone dock is back and it’s packing Lightning

Apple fans rejoice, the official iPhone dock is back and it’s packing Lightning

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Apple has released a Lighting iPhone dock that's available now. Anyone who owned an iPhone before 2012 will appreciate the return of the iPhone dock. This used to be an Apple accessory that allowed iPhone users to charge while viewing their phone upright... >>

Apple unveils more affordable iMac with Retina 5K, drops price of current model

Apple unveils more affordable iMac with Retina 5K, drops price of current model

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Apple has announced a more affordable version of its 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K as well as dropping the price on its top-end model. The new iMac will offer the same 5,120 x 2,880 resolution as the current model but will start at about £1,600. The top-end... >>

New 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display (2015) gets Force Touch and spec boost

New 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro with Retina display (2015) gets Force Touch and spec boost

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Apple has launched its updated 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display for 2015. The new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display will come with the Force Touch trackpad that was introduced on the latest 12-inch MacBook and appears on the 13-inch MacBook... >>

Stand-up gadgets: Tech to get you fit by doing very little at all

Stand-up gadgets: Tech to get you fit by doing very little at all

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If we told you there was a way to get fitter, lose weight and even strengthen muscle by doing pretty much nothing, would you believe it? Well, yes, you probably would as the headline clearly gives away standing as the secret. Time for some science. According... >>

8 best drone quadcopters to buy now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

8 best drone quadcopters to buy now: Parrot, DJI, Hubsan and more

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Drones are filling the headlines as well as the skies these days. From military drones bombing targets to amateur camera drones pestering celebrities, crashing into National Parks or shipping drugs into prisons – they're everywhere. Companies like... >>

This bionic lens could give you 3 times better vision than 20/20

This bionic lens could give you 3 times better vision than 20/20

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The jump from standard definition to high definition may not be reserved for screens alone for much longer. A new bionic contact lens could enhance perfect 20/20 vision by three times more quality. The Ocumetics Bionic Lens creator Dr Garth Webb, says... >>

Meet the LG G4c, the smaller sibling of the G4 that's LTE quick

Meet the LG G4c, the smaller sibling of the G4 that's LTE quick

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LG has announced a new model in the G4 line-up called the LG G4c. Much like Apple did with its iPhone 5c, this G4c is LG's more affordable version of its G4 flagship. But it's also smaller and has lower specs. The LG G4c is a 5-inch smartphone, making... >>

LG G4 too pricey? The LG G4 Stylus is affordable and larger

LG G4 too pricey? The LG G4 Stylus is affordable and larger

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LG has announced that the G4 won't be alone for long after its release, a new G4 Stylus model is on its way. This should be a more affordable model despite coming with a capacitive pen and larger screen. As the name suggests the G4 Stylus will come with... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 may arrive earlier than usual, in July along with Samsung Pay

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 may arrive earlier than usual, in July along with Samsung Pay

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UPDATE: Samsung caught wind of the rumours reported in the story below, surrounding the Note 5 launch and moved to deny that there will be an early launch. The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 will inevitably arrive this year, but sooner than you might think. A... >>

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... >>