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HTC U Ocean will be known as HTC U 11

HTC U Ocean will be known as HTC U 11

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We've known for some time that HTC will launch a new flagship device this year, and we've known it will be part of a new U-series of handsets. This was fully confirmed by HTC with a recent media invite for the phone's unveiling. HTC U 'Ocean': What's... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 is the company's most expensive phone to build at over $300

Samsung Galaxy S8 is the company's most expensive phone to build at over $300

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ go on sale this Friday 28 April, with the S8 costing £689 SIM-free. While spending nearly £700 on a phone can easily be seen as an expensive purchase, it could be seen as relatively cheap, considering what Samsung is claimed... >>

Apple iPhone 8 in pictures: Renders and leaked photos

Apple iPhone 8 in pictures: Renders and leaked photos

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The iPhone turns 10 this year and to commemorate the occasion, industry analysts are expecting Apple to skip the now traditional 'S' incremental upgrade and go straight for iPhone 8. Regardless of the name, many are hoping Apple will introduce some radical... >>

Future electric cars: The battery-powered tech cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years

Future electric cars: The battery-powered tech cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years

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Electric cars are already a mainstay on Britain's roads, with several all-electric models being available to buy right now. A lot of them are simply electric versions of fuel-powered cars, but in the not-too-distant future, we'll see new designs around... >>

5 ways to ensure your passwords are always safe

5 ways to ensure your passwords are always safe

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Account hacking is a real and genuine threat, so making sure you have a safe and secure password for all your accounts is an absolute must. We are constantly told to try and avoid using the same password for everything, but remembering so many different... >>

Audi e-tron Sportback is an all-electric A7 on stilts

Audi e-tron Sportback is an all-electric A7 on stilts

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Audi has unveiled its new e-tron Sportback concept at the Shanghai Motor Show, which will be the German car manufacturer's second all-electric vehicle, following the release of the e-tron Quattro SUV due in 2018. All-electric cars UK 2017: All the battery... >>

Amazon Video is the first to support Samsung's HDR10 Plus standard

Amazon Video is the first to support Samsung's HDR10 Plus standard

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Samsung has announced that Amazon Video is the first content partner to deliver HDR10 Plus content to Samsung TVs, with content set to arrive on Amazon Prime later this year.HDR10 Plus is an evolution of HDR10 TV technology, and has been developed by... >>

HTC U to be unveiled on 16 May, Edge Sense technology confirmed

HTC U to be unveiled on 16 May, Edge Sense technology confirmed

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HTC has sent out invites for a media event on 16 May 2017 to take place at 2pm in Taipei, 2am in New York and 7am in London. The event is undoubtedly for the HTC U, the company's 2017 flagship smartphone that will sit above the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play.... >>

This latest iPhone 8 schematic shows rear-mounted Touch ID sensor

This latest iPhone 8 schematic shows rear-mounted Touch ID sensor

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It seems Apple could be designing and testing several prototypes for the upcoming iPhone 8, if the latest schematic drawing is to be believed. It comes courtesy of Sonny Dickson, who has leaked news about Apple products in the past, and the drawing itself... >>

Galaxy Note 8 may be the first Samsung phone with a dual camera

Galaxy Note 8 may be the first Samsung phone with a dual camera

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The Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus are just over a week away from hitting shelves, but while they may be an evolution in smartphone technology when it comes to 18.5:9 screen, the camera is the same as the one that featured on the Galaxy S7 Edge.... >>

Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 combines instant photo printing with a digital image sensor

Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 combines instant photo printing with a digital image sensor

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Fujifilm has revisited its Instax series of instant stills cameras and has announced the Square SQ10, which represents the biggest evolution of the Instax range for some time.The SQ10 is classed as a hybrid instant camera and is the world's first. To... >>

Xiaomi Mi 6 launches with dual rear camera system "superior to the iPhone 7 Plus"

Xiaomi Mi 6 launches with dual rear camera system "superior to the iPhone 7 Plus"

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Less than two weeks after the specs leaked online, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has unveiled the Mi 6 flagship smartphone. The Mi 6 doesn't quite compete with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S8 or LG G6 when it comes to screen-to-body ratio,... >>

Instagram users on Android can now use the app offline

Instagram users on Android can now use the app offline

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At Facebook's F8 developer's conference, Instagram, the incredibly popular photo sharing and messaging service owned by Facebook, announced offline support for Android devices. Facebook F8 (2017): All the announcements that matter While it doesn't mean... >>

Android Pay opens up to everyone with PayPal integration

Android Pay opens up to everyone with PayPal integration

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Google has just made Android Pay a much viable mobile payment service by announcing you can now connect your PayPal account. By integrating with PayPal, it opens up Android Pay to a lot more UK banks and building societies than are currently available... >>

Bose SoundLink Color II returns with new colour options and water-resistance

Bose SoundLink Color II returns with new colour options and water-resistance

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Bose has announced some updates to its SoundLink Color wireless Bluetooth speaker. The new Color II model arrives with a more rugged and water-resistant body as well as a fresh selection of colour choices. Bose Revolve speakers pump sound out in 360 degrees... >>

Great iPhone 8 schematic shows Apple's next phone with an edge-to-edge display

Great iPhone 8 schematic shows Apple's next phone with an edge-to-edge display

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Chinese site iFanr has obtained a schematic drawing purporting to be that of the iPhone 8, or iPhone X as it has also been referred to. While it's not entirely clear exactly where the schematic drawing has come from - we haven't been able to find an... >>

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners, you can't customise the Bixby button anymore

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners, you can't customise the Bixby button anymore

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Samsung has released an over-the-air update for the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus that will prevent anyone from using a third-party app to override the Bixby button to launch a rival voice-assistant instead. What is Bixby? Samsung's smart AI explained The Samsung... >>

PowerRay underwater drone can explore the murky depths up to 70 metres

PowerRay underwater drone can explore the murky depths up to 70 metres

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PowerVision Technology Group has announced its PowerRay underwater drone is now available to pre-order. First shown off at CES 2017, the PowerRay drone has been designed to be used by anyone, whether it be professional videographers or water sports athletes,... >>

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

The best GoPro photos in the world, prepare to lose your breath

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GoPro cameras are now in their fifth generation: the Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Session. The Hero 5 Black is the more feature-packed model, with a touchscreen and slightly larger form factor. Both cameras can shoot 4K footage at 30fps but the Hero 5 Black... >>

Bose SoundLink Revolve speakers pump sound out in 360 degrees

Bose SoundLink Revolve speakers pump sound out in 360 degrees

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It's been a couple of years since we've heard about new SoundLink speakers from Bose, but now the company has announced two new wireless Bluetooth speakers; the Revolve and Revolve+. Bose boasts they're their "best Bluetooth speakers ever" and have been... >>

DJI Phantom 4 Advanced replaces the Phantom 4, is almost as good as the Phantom 4 Pro

DJI Phantom 4 Advanced replaces the Phantom 4, is almost as good as the Phantom 4 Pro

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DJI has introduced the Phantom 4 Advanced as the latest drone in the Phantom 4 series. The 4 Advanced, and 4 Advanced+ will replace the regular Phantom 4, and sit beneath the Phantom 4 Pro.  DJI Phantom 4 Pro preview: Smarter, longer-lasting pro-level... >>

Microsoft is testing self-service refunds on Windows 10 and Xbox games

Microsoft is testing self-service refunds on Windows 10 and Xbox games

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Microsoft will soon introduce refunds on digital purchases made through the Xbox Games Store and Windows Store. The new feature was spotted by Reddit user gaymerRaver, who posted a screenshot on the Xbox One subreddit.The self-service refund feature is... >>

Sky Mobile Swap: How to change your phone every year with Sky's new plans

Sky Mobile Swap: How to change your phone every year with Sky's new plans

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Sky has introduced a new feature to its mobile service called Swap, that will let you change your phone every one or two years, depending on which of the two plans you select to join. The service is live now, so you can head to Sky's mobile website and... >>

Which Beats headphones are right for you?

Which Beats headphones are right for you?

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Beats headphones have gone through various iterations over the years and following the company's acquisition by Apple, they are more popular than ever. Their signature bass-focused sound has remained a constant throughout the series' development, too,... >>

Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

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While smartphones, smarthomes and even smart wearables are growing ever more advanced, they're still limited by power. The battery hasn't advanced in decades. But we're on the verge of a power revolution.Big technology companies, and now car companies... >>