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Pocket-lint Adventures: Eventing with the TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Eventing with the TomTom Bandit

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Horse racing, horse riding, eventing, jumping, point-to-point. There are plenty of ways to enjoy riding horses, and for the most part it is one of those sports that not many are not able to do. We visited Plum Park Farm in Northamptonshire, a riding school... >>

8 reasons Sony Bravia TVs are setting the pace in 2016

8 reasons Sony Bravia TVs are setting the pace in 2016

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There’s a lot to take in if you’re thinking of buying a new TV these days. New technologies are revolutionising picture quality, smart features are becoming ever more sophisticated, and there have never been so many content sources to choose from.... >>

Pocket-lint Adventures: Single track riding with the TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Single track riding with the TomTom Bandit

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Swinley Forest in Surrey has a cornucopia of activities for those who like to enjoy the great outdoors. This expanse of pine forest is part of the Crown Estate, but also home to a great selection of single track routes for riders of all abilities to enjoy.... >>

Tips and tricks to buying a 4K TV, all you need to know to help make a purchase decision

Tips and tricks to buying a 4K TV, all you need to know to help make a purchase decision

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A year ago, buying a 4K TV might not have crossed your mind. Content wasn't readily available, prices were high and the technology was only in its early stages. However, just 12 months later everything has changed. If you're in the market for a new television,... >>

10 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available now

10 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available now

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The 4K movie revolution has started. With 4K Ultra-HD Blu-rays now available and increasing in number all the while, it is becoming easier to watch your favourite movies in the best format possible. With high quality video transfers and high dynamic range... >>

Honeywell Lyric ecosystem: What is it and what does it work with?

Honeywell Lyric ecosystem: What is it and what does it work with?

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With so many smart home platforms, ecosystems and products available, the terminology can get confusing, especially as many require an investment of time, money, and brainpower. It's not all complicated though. Honeywell's Lyric system, for instance,... >>

Seven cool features of the Sony XD93 TV

Seven cool features of the Sony XD93 TV

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Television technology is going through an unprecedented period of change right now. The combination of new Ultra HD screens, high dynamic range technology (HDR) and ever-changing, ever-expanding smart TV features has made it harder than ever for consumers... >>

Deal: Get money off these Lumsing chargers that will have you powered up in no time

Deal: Get money off these Lumsing chargers that will have you powered up in no time

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If you are heading off on holiday this year then you'll want to make sure you've always got enough power on your phone to catch that selfie of yourself on the beach or next to an amazing landmark. Lumsing has teamed up with Pocket-lint to bring you a... >>

What is 4K HDR and how will it change your TV?

What is 4K HDR and how will it change your TV?

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The talk of the town is 4K HDR, arriving with force in 2016, and changing just about everything about home entertainment.  It appears in a number of guises and forms, but more importantly, perhaps, than the resolution race of recent years, the HDR side... >>

Why you need a water leak detector

Why you need a water leak detector

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For many of us, our homes are our pride and joy. It doesn't matter what size home you have, whether you own it or rent it, or if it's super clean or super messy. It's home and that means many of us will want to do everything we can to protect it to ensure... >>

Is it time to upgrade your phone?

Is it time to upgrade your phone?

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We live in a world that is rapidly changing when it comes to technology. No sooner have you bought the latest smartphone, a newer, shinier and more advanced device has superseded it. It's pretty annoying. One minute you have the best phone out there with... >>

TPO, the US carrier that gives 10 per cent of your phone bill to charity

TPO, the US carrier that gives 10 per cent of your phone bill to charity

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Hey do-gooder, here's a chance for you to do even more do-gooding. By making sure every month 10 per cent of your monthly phone bill costs go to charity. TPO, aka the The People's Operator, is a mobile network provider that gives back the more you spend.... >>

What is Demand Response, and how it can save you money?

What is Demand Response, and how it can save you money?

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Everybody likes to save money, especially when it comes to bills, and being smarter with your energy could save you hundreds of dollars a year. In the US, a program called Demand Response will help ensure you're being as energy efficient as possible.... >>

The smarthome journey so far

The smarthome journey so far

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The term smarthome has become increasingly common, no longer a phrase we associate with the future, instead become something of the now. The evolution of the smarthome hasn't happened overnight however. It has been a long road to bring us to the present... >>

Honeywell Water Leak and Freeze Detector explained

Honeywell Water Leak and Freeze Detector explained

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Small issues can develop into major problems if they aren't dealt quickly. Spilling red wine on a cream carpet for example, isn't something you want to leave unattended for too long. While in this case it wouldn't be catastrophic if you did, aside from... >>

Best phones from 2015 that are now cheaper than you think

Best phones from 2015 that are now cheaper than you think

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This year has already seen some excellent smartphones launch and no doubt there will be a few more to follow. We've already seen Samsung's fabulous Galaxy S7 and S7 edge hit the shelves, Apple introduce a new 4-incher in the iPhone SE, HTC step back into... >>

How to get free data, texts, and calls

How to get free data, texts, and calls

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Mobile plans aren't exactly cheap.  However, mobile carrier FreedomPop, which launched in the UK last year after first debuting in the US, is offering customers voice calls, texts, and mobile data at no cost.  More specifically, you can get 200 minutes,... >>

Win two tickets to Goodwood to see the Lexus LC 500 sports coupe

Win two tickets to Goodwood to see the Lexus LC 500 sports coupe

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The amazing new Lexus LC 500 sports coupe is making its first UK appearance as one of the star cars at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed and we are giving you the chance to witness its debut as part of an exclusive prize package courtesy of Lexus. ... >>

How to get your Android phone ready to sell

How to get your Android phone ready to sell

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You've just bought the latest Android superphone so there are two things you need to take care of: firstly, you need to liberate your content and data from your old Android handset and secondly, you need to sell it, to liberate some cash.  Android offers... >>

Get money off a Lumsing fast charger with Quick Charge 2.0 that will have your battery back to full power within 80 minutes

Get money off a Lumsing fast charger with Quick Charge 2.0 that will have your battery back to full power within 80 minutes

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We're not sure about you, but for us here at Pocket-lint we can never find enough chargers in the house or office for all our gadgets. It doesn't have to be that way though. The Lumsing Quick Charge 2.0 40W Multi-Port USB Desktop Charger is a five USB... >>

Want to sell your phone? Here's how

Want to sell your phone? Here's how

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These days there are plenty of options for selling your phone but few are as simple as musicMagpie. Although its name doesn't initially scream gadget recycling service and store, that's exactly what it is and selling your phone is as easy as pie (no... >>

Learn how to take better pictures

Learn how to take better pictures

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Have you ever wanted to get more from your camera, or to understand how to actually use it rather than just using the "Automatic" setting all the time?  Udemy's courses are designed to take you through the process of understanding your camera so you... >>

The Denon Design Series: Real Hi-Fi for real lifestyles

The Denon Design Series: Real Hi-Fi for real lifestyles

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Denon's Design Series of devices will do everything that a large Hi-Fi system will, fitting into your life as well as your home and giving you a compact system without sacrificing Denon performance.Designed to fit around you, Denon has taken its years... >>

Buy one Samsung Galaxy S7 and get another free with AT&T

Buy one Samsung Galaxy S7 and get another free with AT&T

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If you like the new Samsung Galaxy S7 or the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, we've got good news for you. Buy one from AT&T in the US, and you'll get another Samsung Galaxy S7 for free. Yep, that's right, the carrier and leading Android phone brand have teamed... >>

Five ways to get more out of tado° in 2016

Five ways to get more out of tado° in 2016

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Unlike many technology products, an Internet of Things (IoT) device continues to develop and improve as time goes on, rather than aging into insignificance. The beauty of today’s IoT products is that software plays an ever increasing role, meaning connected... >>