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Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

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There are few out there who haven't heard about Pokemon Go, on a basic level at least. It's a global phenomenon that has been covered way beyond the confines of games or tech news outlets. However, as the craze settles and the true Pokemon Go gamers settle... >>

Can I get Amazon Prime Now one-hour deliveries in my area?

Can I get Amazon Prime Now one-hour deliveries in my area?

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Amazon has further extended its Amazon Prime Now one-hour delivery service into a new area: Scotland, or more specifically, Glasgow. Two-hour deliveries are now available in surrounding Glasgow areas too, including Motherwell, Kilmarnock and Cumbernauld.... >>

Now TV Smart Box review: Is live TV and Sky in one device worth the price?
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Now TV Smart Box review: Is live TV and Sky in one device worth the price?

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When Sky first revealed that it was to introduce another new Now TV box, it was widely presumed that it would feature 4K streaming. But even though Ultra HD content is coming to the company's flagship TV offering, Sky Q, the Now TV Smart Box maxes out... >>

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

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Pokemon Go's global roll-out continues, hitting something of a milestone with official confirmation that the game is available in Japan, France and Hong Kong. Having launched initially in the US, Australia and New Zealand, it then spread across a lot... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Robot Wars, Kinky Britain and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Robot Wars, Kinky Britain and more

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Over the last few months we’ve suggested some cracking shows that you can catch-up with for free using Freeview Play and this week is now different. Freeview Play devices give you the ability to scroll backwards through the electronic programme guide... >>

How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

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Since last November, you have been able to play Xbox 360 games on an Xbox One. Not all of your old library of games are playable presently, but there are more than 200 titles currently available. Xbox is also adding to this list regularly as each... >>

Nintendo's new console available to order, but it's not what you expected

Nintendo's new console available to order, but it's not what you expected

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Nintendo has officially revealed its next console, but it isn't the long-awaited Nintendo NX. We still have to wait for more details on that particular beast. Instead, the next console the Japanese gaming giant will be manufacturing and selling is the... >>

5 best indie games coming to Xbox One you must download

5 best indie games coming to Xbox One you must download

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Thanks to the Xbox One's now inextricable link with Windows 10 the platform is very attractive to independent developers. They can essentially develop for PC and easily translate their games for Xbox One too, or vice versa. What's more, the ID@Xbox scheme... >>

Pokemon Go the Movie planned, live-action film rights snapped up

Pokemon Go the Movie planned, live-action film rights snapped up

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After the unbelievable success of Pokemon Go, Legendary Entertainment has reported snagged the rights to make a live-action movie starring the cute cartoon monsters. Although there have been plenty of feature length Pokemon films in the last 20 years,... >>

EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised at no extra cost

EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised at no extra cost

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EE has made significant steps in closing its customer service operations overseas and bringing the entire operation back to the UK and Ireland. All of its Pay Monthly customer service calls are now localised. It also promises that Pay As You Go and... >>

How to get 4K Ultra HD movies, sport and TV on your Sky Q box

How to get 4K Ultra HD movies, sport and TV on your Sky Q box

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Sky Q subscribers will finally be able to access 4K Ultra HD TV shows, movies and sport from 13 August, but ahead of the launch you can ensure your Sky Q Silver box is ready to play the content. Sky has started pushing a software update to your Sky Q... >>

Sky Q major software update rolling out: Here's what your Sky Q box can do now

Sky Q major software update rolling out: Here's what your Sky Q box can do now

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Sky started to install its new Sky Q service and kit in customers homes at the end of March and, by all accounts, it has gone down very well indeed. However, all things can be improved over time, especially technology and entertainment equipment and Sky... >>

Sky Kids app now has offline viewing to help with school holidays travelling

Sky Kids app now has offline viewing to help with school holidays travelling

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Sky Kids for Android and iOS now offers offline viewing. You can download the shows and films available on the application to keep children entertained over school holiday trips and beyond. Customers with either a Sky Go Extra, Sky Multiscreen or Sky... >>

Best games coming in 2016: All the latest PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC and PS VR trailers

Best games coming in 2016: All the latest PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC and PS VR trailers

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With E3 2016 now over, having displayed some of the biggest titles of the year, and game release schedules ramping up as we enter the second half of 2016, it's a great time to be a gamer. Whether you have a gaming PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Nintendo... >>

Sky Q features coming to Sky+, here's what to expect in Homepage refresh

Sky Q features coming to Sky+, here's what to expect in Homepage refresh

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Sky isn't just concentrating on Sky Q these days, after all the vast majority of its customers have Sky+HD boxes. Sky Q might be getting 4K soon, but Sky+ customers will also benefit from a user interface refresh that'll add several features to tie their... >>

Samsung Odyssey is company's rival to Oculus Rift

Samsung Odyssey is company's rival to Oculus Rift

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It has been thought for a while that, as well as refresh its Gear VR headset with a new USB-C model, Samsung is working on a standalone device to rival Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR. Now more details on it have emerged, including a name: Samsung... >>

What is BBC+ and why should you download it for iPhone or Android?

What is BBC+ and why should you download it for iPhone or Android?

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The BBC generates an enormous amount of content each day: TV shows, news, radio programming and the thousands of pages of new material added to bbc.co.uk on a constant basis. However, with so much on offer, how on Earth do you find stuff that's interesting... >>

Xbox One S out in two weeks: Coming 2 August for pre-orders

Xbox One S out in two weeks: Coming 2 August for pre-orders

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The new, smaller version of the Xbox One will be available from 2 August, with pre-orders for the 2TB Xbox One S launch edition being delivered that day. It actually comes as a small shock, considering most online retailers had set release date as 31... >>

Xbox One S preview: Thinner, better PS4 beater

Xbox One S preview: Thinner, better PS4 beater

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Although Microsoft launched a console even more powerful for next year, the Xbox One S announcement during its E3 2016 media briefing must still be lauded as one of the more significant moves of the show. The slimmer, trimmer machine puts Microsoft in... >>

Google scrapped plans for own Oculus Rift VR headset

Google scrapped plans for own Oculus Rift VR headset

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Google reportedly had plans to take on Oculus, HTC and PlayStation with its own high-end virtual reality headset. However, it was scrapped with the company said to prefer to continue down the mobile VR route instead. Recode claims that Google is streamlining... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Pokemon, The Rack Pack and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Pokemon, The Rack Pack and more

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There's something for everyone in our round-up of TV shows from the last week to catch-up on. Comedy dramas, a top sporting event a sitcom and hard hitting documentary are included. And yes, there's Pokemon too, for all you Pokemon Go players who are... >>

iPhone 7 hands-on video shows Space Grey and Sliver handsets

iPhone 7 hands-on video shows Space Grey and Sliver handsets

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An alleged hands-on video of the iPhone 7 rear casing has appeared online. It shows the Space Grey model and purports to reveal a couple of interesting bits and bobs. For a start, it appears to substantiate other claims and rumours that Apple is ditching... >>

How not to play Pokemon Go: The worst, dumbest and funniest places people have found Pokemon

How not to play Pokemon Go: The worst, dumbest and funniest places people have found Pokemon

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There's no doubt that gaming app Pokemon Go has captured a world's imagination. And it's only recently been made available in other countries outside the US, Australia and New Zealand. Reports suggest that five per cent of Android phone users in the US... >>

This is the 2TB Xbox One S to pre-order right now: Gears of War 4 Limited Edition

This is the 2TB Xbox One S to pre-order right now: Gears of War 4 Limited Edition

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No matter how sexy we thought the new Xbox One S was when we saw it at E3 2016 in Los Angeles we've just seen a model even more drop-dead gorgeous. Yes, it costs more, but the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition is the bees knees. Not only does... >>

Hisense M7000 ULED TV gives you 55-inches, 4K UHD and HDR for just £799

Hisense M7000 ULED TV gives you 55-inches, 4K UHD and HDR for just £799

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Hisense continues down its path of offering the highest TV spec on a budget. The Hisense M7000 55-incher has 4K HDR tech for just £799. There's also a 65-inch model for just £1,199. The range uses what Hisense calls ULED technology. That's the name... >>