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6 reasons to grab the Probox2 Air this Xmas

6 reasons to grab the Probox2 Air this Xmas

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If you're looking for inspiration this holiday season, and trying to get as much as you can for your money in a single gadget, the Probox2 Air offers a compelling experience. Despite costing just under £65 in the UK, it has the power to turn your TV... >>

Win a Probox2 Air TV box with Remote+

Win a Probox2 Air TV box with Remote+

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The Probox2 Air is one of the best Android 6.0-powered TV boxes it’s designed to let you run Android apps such as Netflix, Google Chrome or XBMC on a TV.Amazon sells the Probox2 Air for GBP84.99 bundled with a wireless remote control called the Remote+... >>

iMyfone Umate Pro: The secure way to erase phone data and free up space

iMyfone Umate Pro: The secure way to erase phone data and free up space

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When it's time to move onto a new phone and sell your old one, you need to securely erase it.If you don't do that, your privacy is at risk of being invaded, as your emails, photos, and personal data can be retrieved by anyone with malicious intent. To... >>

UNSHACKLED.com - No Strings Mobile, the guys who help you save big by splitting your phone and SIM contracts

UNSHACKLED.com - No Strings Mobile, the guys who help you save big by splitting your phone and SIM contracts

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We all own a smartphone, but some of us choose to sign up to a lengthy contract with a network provider, while others may choose to buy their phone outright and add a SIM-only plan. With regular mobile retailers, you're usually required to pay a large... >>

91 Locker: Is this the ultimate wallpaper picker?

91 Locker: Is this the ultimate wallpaper picker?

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If you're looking for a new lock screen wallpaper to try on your Android phone, consider using 91 Locker.It's an app. The purpose of this app is to serve up all sorts of lock wallpapers, as well as templates, news, and tools, so you can customise your... >>

Don’t Have Insurance? There’s still a way to repair your phone

Don’t Have Insurance? There’s still a way to repair your phone

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You know how it is: you've put some time and effort into researching just which is the best phone for you, you've found where to snag the best deal and you’re signing up when the sales guy asks, "Do you want insurance with that?"You've done your budget... >>

91 Launcher Pro: A new way to spice up your Android phone interface

91 Launcher Pro: A new way to spice up your Android phone interface

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Tired of the old, default launcher or phone interface? Consider using the 91 Launcher Pro app.91 Launcher Pro gives you access to wallpapers, themes, 3D Touch-like enhancements, a comprehensive weather widget, and several other features, including a power-saving... >>

Dr News: The one news app to replace them all?

Dr News: The one news app to replace them all?

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Want an app that delivers the latest news, but in a way that you can customise?Look no further than Dr News. After you download and open Dr News, you will be asked to select your edition (US/India/Globe). You will then be able to select categories that... >>

What is Gadget Cover?

What is Gadget Cover?

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There are plenty of places that will insure your tech goodies. So what’s so special about Gadget Cover? Here are six standout reasons to make Gadget Cover your choice.Truly instant coverThis is a key feature. If you’re going on holiday tomorrow, today... >>

Leica and the bigger picture: 20 fascinating facts you didn't know about the camera maker

Leica and the bigger picture: 20 fascinating facts you didn't know about the camera maker

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Think you know Leica? Think again. The German camera maker has always been synonymous with quality and craftsmanship. Its cameras have adorned the necks of famous photographers such as Elliot Erwitt and Henri Cartier Bresson. Even Her Majesty the Queen... >>

7 great reasons to get a Freeview Play box

7 great reasons to get a Freeview Play box

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Freeview Play launched in November 2015 as the company's new connected TV service. With it you're able to scroll backwards and forward by seven days to either set recordings for future shows, or catch-up on the ones you've missed. Catch-up apps are baked... >>

OnePlus 3T pre-release launch draws impressive crowds

OnePlus 3T pre-release launch draws impressive crowds

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OnePlus' pre-release launch at the O2 Store on Oxford Street was notable for more than one reason. First, it marks the first proper high street retail launch for the brand's smartphones in the UK. Second, the queues outside the door were more reminiscent... >>

Using Eve Energy and HomeKit to turn on your Christmas lights

Using Eve Energy and HomeKit to turn on your Christmas lights

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It's the season of good will and that means at some point you are going to decking the halls with boughs of holly, or more likely the tree with Christmas lights.It will no doubt look amazing, until you realise that the plug socket for the lights is at... >>

5 things you didn't know you could do with a Tile

5 things you didn't know you could do with a Tile

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Find your Keys, wallet, phone, anything with Tile.Tile is a tiny Bluetooth-enabled tracker and companion app that allows you to locate your items, fast. And now this best-selling device comes in two different forms designed to work with all your favorite... >>

Black Friday Sale: Get money off the sweatproof Mpow Goshawk Bluetooth headphones that are perfect for sweaty runners

Black Friday Sale: Get money off the sweatproof Mpow Goshawk Bluetooth headphones that are perfect for sweaty runners

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 Mpow Goshawk If you're a runner or an avid gym goer, you probably wear headphones. But are they the right headphones for you to wear, especially if you sweat a lot? Mpow Goshawk believes it's the right choice for you. Here's everything you need to know... >>

How to build your own TV package and ditch the monthly bills

How to build your own TV package and ditch the monthly bills

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It is inevitable that paid TV bills have been rising rapidly in recent times, especially with increasing numbers of TV channels and enlarged costs of sports rights. However, there are other options to a monthly TV subscription, ones that give you access... >>

Why you need to upgrade your light switch to the Eve Light Switch

Why you need to upgrade your light switch to the Eve Light Switch

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The Eve Light Switch (USA & Canada only) is the world’s first light switch with HomeKit technology built in allowing you to do much more than just any old regular light switch.Here are five reasons you should upgrade your light switches in your house... >>

Want a OnePlus 3T early? Get yourself down to O2 on Oxford St this Thursday

Want a OnePlus 3T early? Get yourself down to O2 on Oxford St this Thursday

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OnePlus unveiled its newest handset, the OnePlus 3T, last week. The latest flagship killer from one of the most disruptive brands in the business boasts the Snapdragon 821 processor, a beefy 3,400mAh battery, 6GB RAM, Dash Charge for super-fast charging... >>

How does the Eve app compare to Apple Home app?

How does the Eve app compare to Apple Home app?

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Apple Home is the dedicated HomeKit app that comes with iOS 10 allowing you to monitor and control your HomeKit enabled devices from your iPhone, your iPad or your Apple Watch.However, many of the HomeKit enabled apps also come with their own dedicated... >>

Five great deals in the GearBest 11.11 sale

Five great deals in the GearBest 11.11 sale

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Electronic retailer, GearBest, is having an online sale offering huge deals on everything from phones to tablets to laptops and smartwatches.Here are five of the best deals we've found:Xiaomi Redmi Note 3This full metal body phone from Xiaomi features... >>

Leica SL shootout: Four photographers test out the full-frame mirrorless system

Leica SL shootout: Four photographers test out the full-frame mirrorless system

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”Remember, remember the fifth of November”. And not because of gunpowder, treason and plot. But because an explosive Leica Akademie workshop took place, which was attended by winners of a Pocket-lint competition for the chance to get their hands on... >>

Seven ways to protect your gadgets from damage

Seven ways to protect your gadgets from damage

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Here are seven ways to protect your gadgets from damage:1. A case in pointRemember the last time you were taking a photo with your phone? Was that the time when, just as you were marvelling at its pleasing smoothness you also realised it was darned slippery... >>

Five exciting new engineering inventions set to change the world

Five exciting new engineering inventions set to change the world

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The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has just launched its Start Your Story campaign for young engineers and innovators on their journey to becoming entrepreneurs.The IET has highlighted a selection of inspirational winners and finalists... >>

How to solve Sick Building Syndrome at home and work

How to solve Sick Building Syndrome at home and work

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Sick Building Syndrome is a condition caused by volatile organic compounds (VOC) in large quantities. People and pets release VOCs when they breathe, perspire or digest, but they are also released from other common items, such as carpet, paint, furniture... >>

Reflecting on the Leica SL: Three photographers talk about the mirrorless marvel

Reflecting on the Leica SL: Three photographers talk about the mirrorless marvel

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Towards the end of 2015 Leica released a brand new system camera to its lineup: the Leica SL. As the world's first mirrorless full-frame camera it represented a shift in the company's thinking - with advanced autofocus, touchscreen control, advanced electronic... >>