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Apple iPhone 7 may censor your music to stop swearing

Apple iPhone 7 may censor your music to stop swearing

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Apple is working on software capable of automatically censoring swear words out of music and audio books. The feature could appear in the next iOS update or with the launch of the iPhone 7. Apple has a patent for a smart system that's able to use metadata... >>

This is the Huawei P9 Lite, hands-on shots from behind closed doors

This is the Huawei P9 Lite, hands-on shots from behind closed doors

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Huawei has now officially launched its P9 and P9 Plus smartphones, but the rumoured P9 Lite didn't get mentioned at the main event. Now photos of the handset have appeared. The Huawei P9 Lite, which has been rumoured for months now, appeared in hands-on... >>

Is Dyson about to blow away the beauty world with its quiet hair dryer? Hairblade?

Is Dyson about to blow away the beauty world with its quiet hair dryer? Hairblade?

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Dyson, the master of creating suction and blowing products, has announced it is about to enter the world of beauty with its latest technology. Is the quiet Dyson hair dryer going to arrive at last? Back in 2013 we reported on Dyson patents for its own... >>

Samsung contact lens displays will put AR video and cameras in your eyes

Samsung contact lens displays will put AR video and cameras in your eyes

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The ultimate goal of augmented reality is to seamlessly blend the real world and the virtual, which is done best without a headset. Now Samsung has won a patent for a contact lens display that will do that and more. Samsung's contact lens patent, which... >>

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus camera gallery: This is what the dual-lens smartphones can do

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus camera gallery: This is what the dual-lens smartphones can do

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Huawei has taken the smartphone world by storm thanks to its P9 and P9 Plus dual-camera system. This was developed with Leica to create smartphone photos like no others before. The Huawei P9 and P9 Plus feature dual 12-megapixel cameras with an f/0.95... >>

These are the first 4K UHD Blu-rays with HDR and Dolby Atmos you can buy

These are the first 4K UHD Blu-rays with HDR and Dolby Atmos you can buy

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The year of 4K UHD Blu-ray is here in 2016 and it's bringing High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos too. Finally those 4K TVs that were bought in the Christmas sales can really get some use with enhanced picture vibrancy, colours and contras from this new... >>

April Fools' Day 2016: The best stories from around the web

April Fools' Day 2016: The best stories from around the web

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Today is the day to be cautious when sharing exciting new stories from your social media feeds, if you don't want to be labelled the fool this April. April Fools' Day has well and truly taken the internet by storm with big companies like Samsung, Sony,... >>

Tesla Model 3 is the super electric car you can afford to drive

Tesla Model 3 is the super electric car you can afford to drive

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In a movie set in the a post apocalyptic future, it'll be the Tesla Model 3 that we see dotted about the landscape. That's because this is going to be the first real mass-market electric car that does it all. The Tesla Model 3 was shown off by Elon Musk,... >>

Riding shotgun with Batman: We’ve driven in the Batmobile

Riding shotgun with Batman: We’ve driven in the Batmobile

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When you get a chance to ride in the actual Batmobile you take it, right? We were offered a ride and deliberated, in fear of having to wear the green panties of Robin. The outcome was inevitable, the experience mind-blowing. The new Batmobile, featured... >>

Ripley’s hi-top kicks from Aliens are being made by Reebok

Ripley’s hi-top kicks from Aliens are being made by Reebok

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Reebok has announced that it will be releasing its Alien Stomper hi-top trainers as worn by Ripley in the Aliens movie. The announcement follows Nike's unveil of its Air Mag trainers in real life which previously had only been seen in Back To the Future... >>

Sky Kids app 'Buddies' bring TV and on demand fun to the little ones

Sky Kids app 'Buddies' bring TV and on demand fun to the little ones

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Sky has announced its new Sky Kids app which aims to keep your children entertained. It will be available from 31 March, arriving just in time to help keep them busy over the Easter holiday. The Sky Kids app, available for iPad and some Android tablets,... >>

Huawei Mate S2 reported to feature cutting-edge curved display

Huawei Mate S2 reported to feature cutting-edge curved display

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The affordable yet advanced smartphone manufacturer Huawei may be about to start gunning for Samsung with its first curved display smartphone in the Mate S2. According to reliable supply chain sources, analyst Sun Changxu claims, Huawei is working on... >>

Get paid £10,000 to build Minecraft worlds as ‘virtual estate builder’

Get paid £10,000 to build Minecraft worlds as ‘virtual estate builder’

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If you fancy yourself a pro-level Minecraft constructor, you could get paid for your handiwork - £10,000 to be exact. The folk over at Elysian Estates', a luxury accommodation website, are looking to hire a Minecraft world builder to recreate ten of... >>

Microsoft HoloLens may not reach consumers for a while, it has a hot issue to deal with

Microsoft HoloLens may not reach consumers for a while, it has a hot issue to deal with

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Today the Microsoft Build 2016 developer conference kicks off and there is expected to be plenty of HoloLens chat. Despite growing excitement, it could still be a while before we get past the stage of developer-only access to the augmented reality headset.... >>

Flix Premiere brings movies into the home instead of the cinema

Flix Premiere brings movies into the home instead of the cinema

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A new online movie-streaming platform called Flix Premiere aims to bring the cinema experience into the home. Unlike the average streaming offerings, already clogging up app space on myriad devices, Flix Premiere is all about exclusive films that might... >>

Sony PlayStation VR headset may work on PC, watch out Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

Sony PlayStation VR headset may work on PC, watch out Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

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Sony has officially stated that it is "considering plans" to bring its PlayStation VR headset to PCs as well as its PS4. The virtual reality headset, until now, was expected as Sony's answer to the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, which are PC only. However,... >>

Sky to show Formula 1 in 4K UHD from 2017

Sky to show Formula 1 in 4K UHD from 2017

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Sky has officially confirmed that it will show the Formula 1 race season in 4K Ultra High Definition from next year. The 4K race coverage will be delivered via the latest Sky Q service from Sky. This is available now but won't get used for 4K UHD viewing until... >>

Best tech Easter eggs: Hidden secrets of Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and more

Best tech Easter eggs: Hidden secrets of Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and more

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Apps can get boring. Like anything you do on repeat, the monotony of seeing another baby on Facebook, when they all look the same, can get to you. That's where hidden Easter egg gems come in useful. An Easter egg, not to be mistaken for the chocolate... >>

Apple 12-inch MacBook (2016) spotted, Intel Skylake expected soon

Apple 12-inch MacBook (2016) spotted, Intel Skylake expected soon

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Despite no mention at Apple's recent iPhone SE launch, a new 12-inch MacBook for 2016 is expected soon, after being spotted in Mac OS X. It was inevitable that Apple would renew its MacBook for 2016 after it was released in March 2015. As March 2016 comes... >>

Of course you can buy a 24k gold iPhone SE studded with Swarovski crystals

Of course you can buy a 24k gold iPhone SE studded with Swarovski crystals

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Another iPhone release, another chance to cover the handset in precious metals and shiny rocks to sell it for staggering prices. This time Goldgenie has created 24K Gold, Rose Gold and Platinum versions of the iPhone SE. One of them is so fancy it will... >>

Watch out Periscope, YouTube Connect is coming for you

Watch out Periscope, YouTube Connect is coming for you

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Google is reportedly working on a live broadcasting service that will take on Twitter's Periscope. This service is called YouTube Connect. According to sources of VentureBeat, YouTube has committed to building the Connect service not only to take on Twitter's... >>

Newly unveiled Toyota Prius Plug-in uses its solar roof to get hefty 202mpg

Newly unveiled Toyota Prius Plug-in uses its solar roof to get hefty 202mpg

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Toyota has been at the forefront of hybrid vehicles since its Prius was released back in 1997. Now it's got a new version of its plug-in hybrid that's been upgraded with a super efficient engine and the return of that solar power roof to deliver some... >>

World’s first live Minecraft concert will be limited entry, here’s how to get in

World’s first live Minecraft concert will be limited entry, here’s how to get in

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The alt-universe of Minecraft is massive with myriad worlds to explore and people from all walks of life, there's even music. But now, in a claimed world first, there is a going to be a full on concert held in the Minecraft domain. While Minecraft might... >>

Ever wondered what Wi-Fi looks like? These new pictures show it’s stunning

Ever wondered what Wi-Fi looks like? These new pictures show it’s stunning

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Wi-Fi signals are all around us, yet most of us have no clue what they would look like if we could see them. Now that's changed. This is Lightpainting WiFi, a collection created by the Touch Research Project at Newcastle University. The group has been... >>

Sony PlayStation VR bundle is a hit, sells out in just minutes on Amazon

Sony PlayStation VR bundle is a hit, sells out in just minutes on Amazon

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The future of gaming may very well be in virtual reality and Sony is joining the charge with its VR headset that's proving very popular. Within minutes of the PlayStation VR bundle going up for pre-order on Amazon.com, it was sold out. While the PlayStation... >>