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Oppo's new 5x dual-camera uses periscope technology to offer lossless zoom

Oppo's new 5x dual-camera uses periscope technology to offer lossless zoom

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Oppo teased a new smartphone technology in an official media invite for its press conference at Mobile World Congress. The invite referenced something called '5x', which we now know refers to a 5x dual-camera zoom. Mobile World Congress 2017: Nokia, LG,... >>

HTC Vive Tracker and Deluxe Audio Strap will soon be available for £100 a piece

HTC Vive Tracker and Deluxe Audio Strap will soon be available for £100 a piece

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HTC announced a couple of new peripherals for its Vive virtual reality headset at the beginning of the year: the Tracker and Deluxe Audio Strap. Both were developed to provide an even more immersive experience on top of what the Vive headset can offer... >>

SanDisk will now let you upgrade your iOS device with 256GB of storage

SanDisk will now let you upgrade your iOS device with 256GB of storage

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Mobile storage expert SanDisk has introduced two new storage options to its current range of flash drives for iOS devices at Mobile World Congress. The iXpand Flash Drive and Connect Wireless Stick can both seamlessly increase the storage of your iPhone... >>

Lenovo Yoga 720 and Yoga 520 are portable powerhouses

Lenovo Yoga 720 and Yoga 520 are portable powerhouses

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Lenovo has used Mobile World Congress to launch two new Yoga convertible laptops: the Yoga 720 and 520. Both have been designed and developed in direct response to user feedback, so the company is pretty confident it's got the specs and features across... >>

Lenovo Miix 320 is an entry level, portable 2-in-1

Lenovo Miix 320 is an entry level, portable 2-in-1

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Lenovo has come out all guns blazing at Mobile World Congress, unveiling a new Tab 4 series of tablets, two new Yoga laptops and now the Miix 320 detachable laptop/tablet.In its most basic form, the Miix 320 is a tablet with an Intel Atom X5 processor,... >>

Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S3 premium Android tablet with S Pen stylus

Samsung launches Galaxy Tab S3 premium Android tablet with S Pen stylus

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It's becoming increasingly difficult for manufacturers to keep their new products under wraps until the official unveiling, and Samsung especially is no exception.The South Korean tech giant has officially unveiled the heavily leaked Galaxy Tab S3 today... >>

Samsung Galaxy Book is two sizes of full Windows experience with a keyboard, throw your laptop away

Samsung Galaxy Book is two sizes of full Windows experience with a keyboard, throw your laptop away

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Samsung has taken the wraps off two new tablets at Mobile World Congress: the Galaxy Tab S3 and this, the Galaxy Book, which is fully set on replacing your laptop.It's offered in two sizes; 10.6in and 12in, the latter delivering more premium specs and... >>

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus arrive to retain the budget smartphone crown

Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus arrive to retain the budget smartphone crown

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After being subject to its fair share of leaks, Motorola has officially unveiled the G5 and G5 Plus at its press conference during Mobile World Congress. With its predecessors being the best budget smartphones currently available, the newcomers certainly... >>

Dolby Vision is now available as a software update to upgrade compatible kit

Dolby Vision is now available as a software update to upgrade compatible kit

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Dolby Vision is Dolby's very own end to end HDR solution for movies and TV. We've been able to see it in action on numerous occasions and have always been blown away by the image quality it serves up. What is Dolby Vision?: Dolby's very own HDR TV tech... >>

Google Assistant is coming to a Nougat or Marshmallow handset near you

Google Assistant is coming to a Nougat or Marshmallow handset near you

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Google has confirmed it will begin rolling out an update this week for Android 7.0 Nougat and 6.0 Marshmallow phones, that will see Google Assistant be installed. What is Google Assistant, how does it work and which devices offer it? Google's Siri and... >>

Samsung has not 1 but 3 tablets lined up for MWC reveal

Samsung has not 1 but 3 tablets lined up for MWC reveal

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We already knew that Samsung wouldn't be unveiling the Galaxy S8 smartphone at MWC but we have instead been preparing ourselves for the launch of a new Galaxy Tab S3 tablet. But Samsung has allegedly confirmed the Tab S3 will be joined onstage by 2 other... >>

Ruark Audio MR1 MK2 desktop speakers are redesigned for the digital age

Ruark Audio MR1 MK2 desktop speakers are redesigned for the digital age

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The Ruark Audio MR1 desktop speakers are now four years old, so the company has decided it high time to give them an update. Much of the acoustic performance has been left the same, as Ruark believes they're already nigh-on perfect.The drivers for example... >>

Orbitsound wants its new audio system to be the only One you need

Orbitsound wants its new audio system to be the only One you need

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British audio company Orbitsound has announced its first ever one-box audio system, complete with integrated subwoofer. Called the One, Orbitsound's latest audio product can be placed in a variety of positions and orientations - Orbitsound has three... >>

LG X Power2 has a mammoth 4,500mAh battery for media heavy users

LG X Power2 has a mammoth 4,500mAh battery for media heavy users

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One of the main problems that plagues smartphones, even still today, is battery life. If you leave your phone alone it could potentially last two days, but start watching videos, playing games or surfing the web and you'll soon see that diminish. LG G6:... >>

LG G6 will launch on 10 March, Galaxy S8 to follow on 21 April

LG G6 will launch on 10 March, Galaxy S8 to follow on 21 April

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Korean news outlet ET News has revealed what are allegedly the official launch dates for two of this year's most anticipated flagship smartphones. The LG G6, which will be revealed at Mobile World Congress this Sunday the 26 February will supposedly launch... >>

Lost luggage could be a thing of the past thanks to Samsonite and Vodafone

Lost luggage could be a thing of the past thanks to Samsonite and Vodafone

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We may not have all been in the situation where our luggage has been lost on holiday, but we're all well aware of the issues some holidaymakers and business travellers face. Luggage maker Samsonite wants to put an end to lost items full stop, and has... >>

FCC filings reveal Google is working on a wireless 4K set-top box

FCC filings reveal Google is working on a wireless 4K set-top box

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Google has applied to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to develop and launch a '4K wireless TV box', which will likely be a successor to the company's Nexus Player.A search for the official filing reveals that Google's 4K box will support both... >>

Jeep launches Renegade Desert Hawk SUV, limited to 100 models in the UK

Jeep launches Renegade Desert Hawk SUV, limited to 100 models in the UK

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Jeep has taken the wraps off a desert-inspired, limited edition version of its popular Renegade crossover SUV. Called the Renegade Desert Hawk, the new model, limited to just 100 in the UK, is based on the top-of-the-range Trailhawk edition, but comes... >>

Sony's 1,000fps camera touted for new Xperia XZs and XZ Premium smartphones

Sony's 1,000fps camera touted for new Xperia XZs and XZ Premium smartphones

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Earlier this month, Sony revealed details about a new camera sensor that it had been developing. It's a new CMOS sensor, but has an extra third layer of DRAM built into it, as opposed to the two-layer construction of conventional smartphone CMOS cameras.... >>

Official Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus specs leak, 6.2in display confirmed. Exynos 9 processor expected.

Official Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus specs leak, 6.2in display confirmed. Exynos 9 processor expected.

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While we haven't seen any official images, we've had a pretty good idea of what the Samsung Galaxy S8 will look like for some time. What we haven't had a clear idea on however, are the specs it will arrive with. Thankfully, Twitter tipster Evan Blass... >>

MyKronoz ZeTime hybrid smartwatch combines analogue hands with digital watch face

MyKronoz ZeTime hybrid smartwatch combines analogue hands with digital watch face

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Swiss smartwatch maker MyKronoz will use Mobile World Congress to unveil the world's first hybrid smartwatch. The ZeTime will sport a digital TFT display to show digital watch faces, smartphone notifications and health data, but will have mechanical hands... >>

This is what the LG G6 will (probably) look like

This is what the LG G6 will (probably) look like

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Twitter tipster Evan Blass has posted renders of what could be the final build of the LG G6. The G6 has been subject to numerous leaks in recent weeks, even from LG itself. The renders take all those leaks into account to produce a complete phone, complete... >>

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 shows up wearing an iPad Pro-like keyboard

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 shows up wearing an iPad Pro-like keyboard

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Following a previous leak of a manual that showed the Galaxy Tab S3 with a keyboard dock akin to those on the iPad Pro and Microsoft Surface tablets - smart connectors that power draw power from the tablet to power the keyboard to save it relying on Bluetooth... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to make a return to emerging markets following refurb program

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 to make a return to emerging markets following refurb program

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Korean news outlet Hankyung (via ZDNet) has reported that Samsung will refurbish its faulty Galaxy Note 7 smartphones and sell them in India, Vietnam and other emerging markets. Of course, the Note 7 phones will be sold without the exploding batteries... >>

Real-life Moto G5 photos confirm metal back and Android 7.0 Nougat

Real-life Moto G5 photos confirm metal back and Android 7.0 Nougat

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Just a day after official promotional listings for the Motorola Moto G5 and G5 Plus leaked online, we've now been given our first proper look at what the incoming mid-ranger will look like. We've already seen alleged real life photos of the G5 Plus, so... >>