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LG V30 to feature wireless charging, dual camera and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor

LG V30 to feature wireless charging, dual camera and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor

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Usually reliable Twitter tipster @OnLeaks has cited his sources as saying the upcoming LG V30 will support wireless charging, have a dual rear camera and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. LG V30: What's the story so far? We expect the V30 will be officially... >>

New Nissan Leaf will have ProPilot autonomous driving technology

New Nissan Leaf will have ProPilot autonomous driving technology

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Nissan has confirmed that the upcoming facelifted model of the Leaf electric vehicle will be available with its ProPilot autonomous driving technology. Driving with Nissan ProPilot: Removing the legwork Nissan Leaf 2016 first drive: Increased range, but... >>

McDonald's delivery is here, thanks to a partnership with UberEats

McDonald's delivery is here, thanks to a partnership with UberEats

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Yes, you read that headline correctly, after 43 years of sticking its ground and not offering a takeaway service, fast food mega-chain McDonald's has teamed up with UberEats to offer takeaway Big Macs, Chicken McNuggets and McFlurrys. Don't fancy cooking?... >>

Sphero's app-controlled Lightning McQueen available to drive away now

Sphero's app-controlled Lightning McQueen available to drive away now

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Sphero, the maker of the lovable BB-8 app-controlled droid, has branched out to Pixar and developed an app-controlled version of Lightning McQueen from the Cars trilogy, to tie in with the launch of Cars 3 in cinemas. Sphero BB-8 review: The Star Wars... >>

LG rolls out the world's first 77-inch flexible OLED display

LG rolls out the world's first 77-inch flexible OLED display

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LG has unveiled a new 77-inch 4K Ultra HD flexible and transparent OLED display that can be rolled up to a radius of 80mm without affecting the picture. It's the first time a display like it has ever been produced. Roll out your OLED TV like a projector... >>

Freeview Explore serves up the best daily on-demand content

Freeview Explore serves up the best daily on-demand content

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Freeview Play has a brand new feature that will highlight the best content available on-demand from the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, UKTV Play and any future broadcasters that partner up with the Freeview service. What is Freeview Play, when is it... >>

Samsung eyeing up next-gen Gear VR headset with high-resolution OLED screen

Samsung eyeing up next-gen Gear VR headset with high-resolution OLED screen

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Samsung could be looking to release a standalone virtual reality headset as part of its Gear VR range, or perhaps an entirely new family of products, that doesn't require you to insert a phone, if a report out of South Korea is to be believed. Samsung... >>

The OnePlus 5 will be available exclusively from O2 in the UK

The OnePlus 5 will be available exclusively from O2 in the UK

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OnePlus has just announced the OnePlus 5, which we've given a full five-star review. The phone offers many flagship specs and features, including a dual camera, but for a fraction of the price of its competitors. OnePlus 5 review: The flagship-killer's... >>

Vertu signs deal with TCL to produce line of super advanced, super expensive smartphones

Vertu signs deal with TCL to produce line of super advanced, super expensive smartphones

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Vertu, the Paris-based, British phone manufacturer that specialises in super luxury, premium handsets, has signed a $40 million deal with TCL Communication, the company responsible for making BlackBerry devices. Vertu Constellation is a luxury handmade... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumoured for August launch in New York

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 rumoured for August launch in New York

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Both South Korean news outlet Naver (via Sammobile), and an unnamed source speaking to Reuters, have said that Samsung will unveil its next phablet, the Galaxy Note 8, on 26 August at an event in New York. Samsung Galaxy Note 8: What's the story so far?... >>

Nokia introduces new connected health products following Withings takeover

Nokia introduces new connected health products following Withings takeover

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Following the news that Finnish smartphone company Nokia had taken over the health product company Withings at the beginning of 2017, the first new products with Nokia branding have now been released. Nokia fitness trackers coming 2017 as Withings brand... >>

LG unveils G6+ with B&O Play headphones, rolls out software updates for G6

LG unveils G6+ with B&O Play headphones, rolls out software updates for G6

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Four months after the G6 was first unveiled, LG has now introduced a G6+ model, with more onboard storage, B&O Play headphones and new colour options. Unlike some other phone manufacturers that increase the screen size when they introduce a Plus model,... >>

Microsoft Modern Keyboard is a sleek slab of aluminium with a built-in fingerprint sensor

Microsoft Modern Keyboard is a sleek slab of aluminium with a built-in fingerprint sensor

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Continuing with its run of sleekly designed products and devices, Microsoft has, rather quietly, introduced an aluminium clad keyboard for use with Windows 10 PCs, macOS computers and the latest Android systems. Microsoft Surface Laptop: Much more than... >>

Apple HomeKit may soon support Nest smart home products

Apple HomeKit may soon support Nest smart home products

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You may eventually be able to control your Nest thermostat, smoke detector or security camera through Apple HomeKit following the company's recent comments to 9to5Mac. Apple HomeKit and Home app: What are they and how do they work? Apple HomeKit spec... >>

Apple AirPlay 2: What is it, how does it work and what devices are supported?

Apple AirPlay 2: What is it, how does it work and what devices are supported?

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Apple announced iOS 11, the latest iteration of its mobile operating software, at WWDC 2017. Included in iOS 11 is an updated version of AirPlay, Apple's audio and video streaming platform. Conveniently called AirPlay 2, the new version will open up... >>

B&O Play BeoPlay E4 noise-cancelling in-ears promise uninterrupted Scandi sound

B&O Play BeoPlay E4 noise-cancelling in-ears promise uninterrupted Scandi sound

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Bang & Olufsen's lifestyle arm B&O Play has unveiled its latest pair of in-ear headphones, the BeoPlay E4. The E4 are the successor to the H3 in-ear headphones and so retain their active noise cancellation status, which this time round is vastly improved.... >>

Tim Cook confirms Apple is working on self-driving car tech

Tim Cook confirms Apple is working on self-driving car tech

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After months, and nearly years of speculation, Apple CEO Tim Cook has finally shed some light on the tech giant's plans in the automotive sector. Speaking in an interview with Bloomberg, Cook said, "We're working on autonomous systems, it's a core technology... >>

Google may only release two Pixel phones, one possibly made by LG

Google may only release two Pixel phones, one possibly made by LG

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Reports have recently surfaced to suggest that Google will in fact only release two Pixel devices later this year and not three, as was previously thought. The manufacturer of said two Pixel devices is also up for question, with LG now entering the picture.... >>

Lady Renault Twingo drivers can now get a nail polish to match their car

Lady Renault Twingo drivers can now get a nail polish to match their car

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Renault has released a four-strong range of nail polishes that match four colour finishes of the Renault Twingo, the French car manufacturer's dinky city car. Renault is all to aware that the Twingo is seen as a "girl's car" and so is asserting that fact... >>

This amazing photo leak shows iPhone 7s/iPhone 8 panels

This amazing photo leak shows iPhone 7s/iPhone 8 panels

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Some photos published to Reddit, from a user with a "friend in the industry", allegedly show the front and rear panels of all three iPhone models due for release later this year. The Reddit user says the Chinese manufacturers received the panels the week... >>

Honor 9 arrives in China with dual rear camera, all-metal body and Kirin 960 chipset

Honor 9 arrives in China with dual rear camera, all-metal body and Kirin 960 chipset

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Honor, the more budget subsidiary of Huawei, has officially announced the Honor 9 in China. But even though it's from the budget brand, it doesn't scrimp on specs. Honor 8 review: A different take on the premium mid-range market Honor 8 Pro review: Flagship... >>

Xbox Design Lab comes to the UK, design your own Xbox One controller

Xbox Design Lab comes to the UK, design your own Xbox One controller

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Microsoft's Xbox Design Lab launched in the US around this time last year. It allowed Xbox owners to fully customise and create their own Xbox One controller. Now though, Microsoft has launched the Design Lab in the UK.  Xbox One X: Release date, price,... >>

Motorola officially announces Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus

Motorola officially announces Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus

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Motorola has officially announced details of the new not-quite entry-level Moto E series. We say not-quite entry-level, because that accolade belongs to the Moto C series, which is due for release later this year. The biggest change with 2017's model... >>

Snap Spectacles with augmented reality features could be in the works

Snap Spectacles with augmented reality features could be in the works

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Following the European release of the Snap Spectacles, Snap Inc. could be gearing up to release a second pair, but this time with augmented reality built-in. This according to sources familiar with the plans, speaking to TechCrunch. Snap Spectacles: What... >>

Jaguar Land Rover invests $25m in Lyft for self-driving car tech

Jaguar Land Rover invests $25m in Lyft for self-driving car tech

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Jaguar Land Rover, which is owned by Indian company Tata and is Britain's biggest car manufacturer, has invested $25 million (£20m) in American taxi-hailing service, Lyft. The money has been provided by JLR's InMotion Ventures subsidiary. JLR has given... >>