Archive for Max Langridge

Today only, get £10 off Amazon orders over £50

Today only, get £10 off Amazon orders over £50

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It's not Black Friday, it's not Cyber Monday, it's not even as if Christmas was that recent anymore yet still Amazon is having a sale of sorts.For today only, Friday 20 January, the online retailer is offering £10 off orders placed for over £50.So... >>

Tag Heuer Connected was a success, new Tag smartwatch arrives in May with NFC and GPS

Tag Heuer Connected was a success, new Tag smartwatch arrives in May with NFC and GPS

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Tag Heuer CEO Jean-Claude Biver has said in an interview with German publication Neue Zürcher Zeitung that the company's Connected smartwatch was a lot more successful than expected. Tag Heuer thought it would only sell around 20,000 units but it in... >>

Panasonic TX-50DX700 4K TV review: Picture performance beyond its price
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Panasonic TX-50DX700 4K TV review: Picture performance beyond its price

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Ultra-HD TVs are certainly becoming more popular, we know that for sure. The amount of content on offer has increased exponentially since 4K was first introduced - with big shows like Breaking Bad, House of Cards and Man In The High Castle all being delivered... >>

Sony sends out invites for MWC event, Xperia flagship inbound?

Sony sends out invites for MWC event, Xperia flagship inbound?

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Sony has confirmed its attendance at Mobile World Congress 2017 by sending out official invites to its press conference, the date and time for your diary is Monday 27 February at 8.30am CET (7.30am GMT), the opening day of the show. Sony of course hasn't... >>

New Ford Mustang offers 12-inch all-digital display, smartphone unlocking

New Ford Mustang offers 12-inch all-digital display, smartphone unlocking

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Ford has just unveiled the brand new 2018 Mustang, the latest version of world's best selling sports coupe. While it may have upgrades under the bonnet and in the overall build for improved performance, it's inside where Ford has really gone all out on... >>

App Store app prices set to rise 25 per cent following Brexit

App Store app prices set to rise 25 per cent following Brexit

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Apps in Apple's App Store are going to rise in price by 25 percent following the UK's decision to leave the EU. All price tiers will be affected, meaning a 79p app will now cost 99p and £1.49 apps will rise to £1.79. Even Super Mario Run, which at £7.99... >>

Android Wear 2.0 will launch on 9 February

Android Wear 2.0 will launch on 9 February

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Usually reliable Twitter tipster Evan Blass has confirmed today that Android Wear 2.0 will launch on 9 February. It marries up nicely with an email sent to Android Developers saying the new software would launch in early February. Android Wear 2.0: What's... >>

BT launches Whole Home Wi-Fi to eliminate dead spots

BT launches Whole Home Wi-Fi to eliminate dead spots

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BT has come up with a new Wi-Fi router system, the first of its kind in the UK, which promises to effectively eliminate "dead spots". The system comprises three compact, 165mm discs, each with four built-in antenna which extend the Wi-Fi signal around... >>

Nest is now available in four more European countries

Nest is now available in four more European countries

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Purveyor of connected home products Nest will be saying hallo, servus, ciao and hola to new customers after it announced it is expanding into four European countries. Customers in Germany, Austria, Italy and Spain will now be able to buy the Nest... >>

LG G6 will use "heat pipes" to make sure the battery doesn't explode

LG G6 will use "heat pipes" to make sure the battery doesn't explode

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LG has said it is taking smartphone safety incredibly seriously, and while the company doesn't explicitly say it's because of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 debacle, we all know it's because of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle. LG G6: What's the story so far? Samsung... >>

The creator of Android is making his own high-end smartphone

The creator of Android is making his own high-end smartphone

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Andy Rubin is the man responsible for Android, the world's most used mobile operating system. He sold it to Google in 2005 and then left the company in 2014, but is now planning a comeback to the smartphone industry with his own company and a high-end... >>

Has Samsung Display just revealed the Galaxy S8?

Has Samsung Display just revealed the Galaxy S8?

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Samsung Display has posted two videos to its Korean YouTube channel that show a smartphone using its latest AMOLED display technology. While the technology itself is probably very interesting - it's in Korean so we're not sure what's being said - it shows... >>

These renders give us the best look of the Samsung Galaxy S8 yet

These renders give us the best look of the Samsung Galaxy S8 yet

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Fresh renders to suggest what what the Samsung Galaxy S8 could look like have appeared online, in the form of cases, and a look at the phone based on those case designs. Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 edge: What's the story so far? Pocket Now has obtained the... >>

Nintendo Switch will launch on 3 March for £280

Nintendo Switch will launch on 3 March for £280

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The Nintendo Switch has finally been officially unveiled, and we now have a launch date and price. However the price will come as a bit of a surprise to many. We expected it to come in around the £200 mark, but Nintendo has put a £280 price tag on it... >>

Patent leak shows Nokia may want to enter the folding smartphone game

Patent leak shows Nokia may want to enter the folding smartphone game

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It seems Nokia believes there will be a market for foldable smartphones after Phone Arena uncovered a patent filed by Nokia way back in 2013 for a "Foldable device". The patent was granted by the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), although Nokia has... >>

These pictures could reveal Nokia's 2017 flagship, the Nokia 8

These pictures could reveal Nokia's 2017 flagship, the Nokia 8

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Photos purporting to be Nokia's upcoming flagship device, the Nokia 8, have appeared online on My Nokia Blog. The photos aren't of the highest quality ever, but we can still gather a lot of information from them. This flagship Nokia has been known as... >>

LG G6 confirmed for February reveal, possible features teased

LG G6 confirmed for February reveal, possible features teased

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LG has released a teaser video on YouTube entitled "Wish list for the ideal smartphone", which we can safely assume relates to the upcoming G6 flagship. While it can be considered a teaser video, it ends with "February, 2017", confirming we'll see the... >>

Official Nintendo Switch accessories include Zelda skins, arcade stick and in-car charger

Official Nintendo Switch accessories include Zelda skins, arcade stick and in-car charger

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The Nintendo Switch will be officially unveiled on Friday 13 January, but we already have a good idea of what the console will look like. What we don't know, is what sort of accessories to expect to be made available for it, until now. Nintendo Switch:... >>

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone may morph into a tablet, will launch in Q3 2017

Samsung Galaxy X foldable smartphone may morph into a tablet, will launch in Q3 2017

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We've been hearing rumours for nearly two years now that Samsung will one day introduce a smartphone with a foldable screen. It's currently being called the Galaxy X and became topic of conversation in March 2015, when some industry analysts thought the... >>

Nokia has "more announcements" on 26 February, a day before MWC

Nokia has "more announcements" on 26 February, a day before MWC

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HMD Global has just released the first Android Nokia phone, the Nokia 6, in China. An official teaser video has even been posted on Nokia Mobile's Facebook page, but the caption that goes with it says more announcements are coming on 26 February, the... >>

BBC iPlayer will reinvent itself by 2020 to be "number one online TV service in the UK"

BBC iPlayer will reinvent itself by 2020 to be "number one online TV service in the UK"

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BBC director general Lord Hall has said he plans to totally reinvent the BBC iPlayer by 2020 to increase its reach and become a "must-visit destination". One way Lord Hall plans to update the service to make it more popular is to make some programmes... >>

LG G6 will launch before the Galaxy S8 to capitalise on Samsung's downfall

LG G6 will launch before the Galaxy S8 to capitalise on Samsung's downfall

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A report straight from Korea is suggesting LG will release its 2017 flagship device, highly likely to be the G6, before Samsung releases the Galaxy S8. It will be the first time LG has released its flagship before its South Korean rival. LG G6: What's... >>

Sony Kids caters for young ones with new catch-up channel on YouView

Sony Kids caters for young ones with new catch-up channel on YouView

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Sony has announced it has launched a dedicated Sony Kids catch-up TV channel, accessible through YouView. The new player has launched today, 10 January, and is the first to launch since YouView underwent a design overhaul. YouView unveils faster, cleaner,... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 will get Nougat update from 17 January

Samsung Galaxy S7 will get Nougat update from 17 January

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European Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge owners should begin receiving an over the air update for the official version of Android 7.0 Nougat from 17 January. The news comes after a screenshot leaked online with an official announcement from Samsung... >>

Best headphones and speakers at CES 2017: Audio-Technica, AKG, Sennheiser and more

Best headphones and speakers at CES 2017: Audio-Technica, AKG, Sennheiser and more

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Headphones and speakers always attract large crowds at CES and 2017 was no different. They both represent the most affordable way to get into hi-fi while also offering a personal listening experience. One of the clearest messages we got from CES 2017... >>