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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. Apple HomeKit tips and tricks without Apple TV A guide to Elgato Eve HomeKit... >>

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. Apple HomeKit tips and tricks without Apple TV A guide to Elgato Eve HomeKit... >>

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... >>

A guide to Elgato Eve HomeKit accessories

A guide to Elgato Eve HomeKit accessories

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Elgato's Eve is all about improving your comfort at home. It wants to help you live smarter by giving you the knowledge and insight you need to do this.There are a number of devices available within the Eve range, all of which connect to the Eve app and... >>

What you need to get started with HomeKit

What you need to get started with HomeKit

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In order to have a smarthome, you don't have to be a homeowner.Think about it: let's say you rent an apartment somewhere or maybe live in a dorm room or are using a house share, you can still take your connected devices with you, from one move to the... >>

Pocket-lint Adventures: Filming and editing video while sky diving with the TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Filming and editing video while sky diving with the TomTom Bandit

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Jumping out of a plane used to be one of the most extreme things you could do. Then getting it all on film was the next level. Now it's all about not only filming the jump but editing it before you've even landed. We did exactly that using the TomTom... >>

Crackle Movies – Watch Free Horror Movies On Crackle From Anywhere

Crackle Movies – Watch Free Horror Movies On Crackle From Anywhere

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As the Halloween is around the corner, dozens of horror flicks are listed on various streaming sites, but so are the prices that you have to pay to watch these movies. We understand your need for free horror movies, and that’s why we have brought you... >>

Leica competition: Win a place on an exclusive Leica SL photography workshop

Leica competition: Win a place on an exclusive Leica SL photography workshop

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Ever wanted to get your hands on the Leica SL, the company’s first ever full-frame mirrorless camera, to test it out for yourself? Now is your chance.On Saturday 5 November 2016, from 10am to 4pm, Leica will be hosting a special Akademie workshop in... >>

The most common ways people damage gadgets

The most common ways people damage gadgets

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"Let me ring you back. You've actually, don't laugh, caught me when I'm just, er, in the loo, no, no, I'm just washing my hands." You end the call, but your hands are wet and you know how slippery smartphones are. So down it goes, plonking into the wash... >>