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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 No sooner have you bought the latest smartphone, a newer, shinier and more advanced device has superseded it.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 2015 phones to buy in 2016

Best 2015 phones to buy in 2016

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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... >>

Nissan Europe and Foster + Partners predict a fuel station-free future

Nissan Europe and Foster + Partners predict a fuel station-free future

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Nissan believes that your car in the future will be able to not only drive you around, through piloted drive technology, but also refuel itself without you having to visit a fuel station. In a new visionary concept realized by the manufacturer and renowned... >>

Forget what you know about air conditioning

Forget what you know about air conditioning

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For many of us, it's hard to imagine summer without air conditioning. ACs make those hot days much more comfortable, they help us sleep, make us more productive and are vital for the elderly who struggle to cope with the effects of high temperatures.... >>

HP Colour LaserJet Pro MFP M477FNW: 7 ways it reinvents the office

HP Colour LaserJet Pro MFP M477FNW: 7 ways it reinvents the office

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Small businesses searching for a printer need look no further than HP's Colour LaserJet Pro line. We've recently spent some time with the HP Colour LaserJet Pro MFP M477FNW model, a compact multifunction printer that comes with a strong feature set to... >>

How to Reinvent the Office: 10 gadgets that will make your office better

How to Reinvent the Office: 10 gadgets that will make your office better

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True techies shouldn't have an everyday, run-of-the-mill office. If you consider yourself a computer-savvy individual or even an early adopter, one of the first places you should be exemplifying that is in your home office. Similar to a living room, which... >>

New 2016 Nissan LEAF 30 kWh goes on sale in Europe

New 2016 Nissan LEAF 30 kWh goes on sale in Europe

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It's official - the new 100 percent electric Nissan LEAF is now on sale in Europe, delivering a class-leading 250 km of range*, thanks to the introduction of a first-to-sector 30 kWh battery. The groundbreaking battery performance developed by Nissan... >>

A day in the life of tado° smart heating

A day in the life of tado° smart heating

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You may have heard a fair bit about smart thermostats but what's it like living with one? In today's hectic, fast paced environment, the value of your time, comfort and convenience can never be underestimated. One thing you shouldn't need to worry about... >>

Saving energy and money with a smart thermostat

Saving energy and money with a smart thermostat

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It might surprise you to know that heating accounts for about 60 per cent of the average household’s energy bill, making it by far the largest expense in your home. Of course the amount you spend on heating depends on many circumstances, but one thing... >>

Guide to smart heating: Why upgrading your thermostat is a good idea

Guide to smart heating: Why upgrading your thermostat is a good idea

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Did you know that the heating and cooling of buildings accounts for over 33 per cent of the world’s energy usage? That’s a larger share than that of the entire global transportation industry. There are two primary reasons why heating uses so much... >>