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All-new Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote now on pre-order for £40

All-new Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote now on pre-order for £40

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Amazon is bringing the refreshed Fire TV Stick to the UK and it is available for pre-order from Amazon.co.uk now.Launched in the US at the tail end of last year, the new version of the Stick has a quad-core processor, so is lightning quick in operation.... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick (2017) preview: Alexa on TV for £40

Amazon Fire TV Stick (2017) preview: Alexa on TV for £40

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Since Amazon launched its own media streaming device, it has successfully refreshed the main set-top-box, adding faster processing, better remote access, 4K Ultra HD support and, in recent times, an all-new user experience. Its Fire TV Stick remained... >>

Apple TV 2017 will be 4K, maybe HDR too

Apple TV 2017 will be 4K, maybe HDR too

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Apple is said to be working on a new Apple TV set-top-box, possibly even for release later this year, as sales of the current generation device are reportedly slowing.Part of the reason given is that, while competitors embraced the 4K Ultra HD revolution,... >>

Apple's Siri thinks you're Lego Batman if you say "hey computer"

Apple's Siri thinks you're Lego Batman if you say "hey computer"

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Apple's Siri voice assistant is one of the stars of Lego Batman, with the voice appearing in the film as the Bat Computer.Now you can get in on the fun yourself as themed Easter Egg has been added to Siri on Apple devices to respond to certain phrases.You... >>

iPhone 8 will come with an OLED function area, according to Apple analyst

iPhone 8 will come with an OLED function area, according to Apple analyst

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Analytics company KGI Securities has revealed its projections on the iPhone 8 and it believes that an additional OLED model will fit into the family. What's more it will come with a bottom "function" area instead of a home button.The speculation that... >>

The crazy colours of Huawei P10 revealed: Gold, blue and, er, green

The crazy colours of Huawei P10 revealed: Gold, blue and, er, green

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Huawei has previously announced that it was working with Pantone to determine and use the latest fashionable colour tones with its new smartphones. Now we can see what shades have been chosen.Evan Blass, under his Twitter handle @evleaks, has posted... >>

LG G6 gets UX 6.0 to make best use of massive 18:9 display

LG G6 gets UX 6.0 to make best use of massive 18:9 display

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LG has been drip feeding nuggets of information about its forthcoming flagship smartphone, the LG G6, for over a month. It will be unveiled the day before Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, on Sunday 26 February, but we already plenty.The latest official... >>

All the Nintendo Switch games: Launch titles and every game for 2017 revealed

All the Nintendo Switch games: Launch titles and every game for 2017 revealed

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Nintendo will soon release its new games console, the Switch.The Nintendo Switch comprises a tablet-style device and docking station, so you can play the same games on your TV at home and when out and about. You slide the unit out of the dock, attach... >>

This is what FIFA on Nintendo Switch looks like

This is what FIFA on Nintendo Switch looks like

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Electronic Arts might have pulled out of Nintendo Wii U development soon into its lifespan but it is one of the publishers committed to supporting Switch.We learned early doors that FIFA would be coming to the platform and now we've had a chance to see... >>

Huawei P10 and Watch 2 confirmed, announced during MWC on 26 February

Huawei P10 and Watch 2 confirmed, announced during MWC on 26 February

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After many rumours, leaked renders and all, the Huawei P10 smartphone has been officially confirmed.It will be formerly announced during Huawei's Mobile World Congress press conference on Sunday 26 February.We already knew about the event itself, but... >>

Dredd 2: Everything you need to know about the Judge Dredd TV show or movie sequel

Dredd 2: Everything you need to know about the Judge Dredd TV show or movie sequel

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We could soon see further games and/or movies based on 2000 AD characters, including Judge Dredd. Perhaps even a much-rumoured TV show to could air on a streaming service, such as Netflix, Amazon Video or HBO.After years of rumours and speculation,... >>

UKTV Play app for iOS and Android revamps, extends free box sets line-up

UKTV Play app for iOS and Android revamps, extends free box sets line-up

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UKTV Play has matched the big terrestrial catch-up services for some time, with an amazing line-up of content available for free across a wide range of platforms.However, it has now dramatically improved its iOS and Android apps to match them in style... >>

Sniper Elite 5 very likely, could even be set in a different era

Sniper Elite 5 very likely, could even be set in a different era

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Sniper Elite 4 is out now for Xbox One, PS4 and PC, and it has received glowing reviews across the board - including our own here. It's no surprise, therefore, that Rebellion has at least one more up its sleeve.Jason Kingsley, co-founder and CEO of the... >>

All Nintendo Switch owners do get a free game after all, of sorts

All Nintendo Switch owners do get a free game after all, of sorts

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One of the biggest issues highlighted about the Nintendo Switch so far is that it comes without an included game. And with games costing up to £60 a pop, it adds a considerable fee on top of the existing £280 cover price.Both the Wii U and Wii came... >>

Planet Earth II coming to 4K Blu-ray in HDR, out on 13 March for £40

Planet Earth II coming to 4K Blu-ray in HDR, out on 13 March for £40

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It has long been rumoured that, as Planet Earth II was shot and rendered in 4K, a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release would be forthcoming. And so it now is.BBC Worldwide has announced the release of the nature documentary series in 4K with HDR (high dynamic... >>

Massive Sonos Brexit price hike coming: Buy your Playbar, Sub and speakers before it arrives

Massive Sonos Brexit price hike coming: Buy your Playbar, Sub and speakers before it arrives

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Sonos is putting up the prices of all its speakers and accessories, by as much as £100.It blames the enormous price hike on Brexit, claiming that the dramatic fall in value of the pound can no longer be sustained by the company, considering it pays... >>

Nikon scraps DL compact camera line promised last summer

Nikon scraps DL compact camera line promised last summer

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Although they were officially announced a year ago and expected to be released in June 2016, Nikon's DL series of compact cameras has been canned.The long-awaited Nikon DL24-85mm f/1.8-2.8, DL:18-50mm f/1.8-2.8 and DL24-500mm f/2.8-5.6 models will no... >>

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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For more than a year now, you have been able to play Xbox 360 games on an Xbox One or Xbox One S (reviewed here). Not all of your old library of games are playable, but there are well over 300 titles currently available. Xbox is also adding to this list... >>

What is PS4 Pro boost mode, when’s it coming and how does improve all PS4 games?

What is PS4 Pro boost mode, when’s it coming and how does improve all PS4 games?

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Sony is soon to release PlayStation 4 system software 4.50, which will add several new features for all PS4 owners. However, there's one of particular interest to gamers with a PS4 Pro as it can potentially improve all games on your shelf, not just those... >>

Missed Tom Hardy's Taboo? You can watch the entire box set on BBC iPlayer for free

Missed Tom Hardy's Taboo? You can watch the entire box set on BBC iPlayer for free

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Taboo, starring Tom Hardy, has been one of the BBC's most talked about drama series for years and if you've missed it you're in for a treat; the entire box-set will be available to watch for free on BBC iPlayer for more than a month.The eight-episode... >>

B&O Play wireless Beoplay H4 headphones come with Apple Watch control

B&O Play wireless Beoplay H4 headphones come with Apple Watch control

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B&O Play, Bang & Olufsen's full and funky consumer brand, has launched a wireless pair of Beoplay H4 headphones.They have been "designed from the ground up" using lambskin, braided textile and aluminium and are now available from the Beoplay online... >>

17 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available to buy now

17 best 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays available to buy now

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The 4K movie revolution is well under way.With 4K Ultra-HD Blu-rays readily 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... >>

What is the Virgin TV V6 box? Virgin Media's 4K HDR flagship service explained

What is the Virgin TV V6 box? Virgin Media's 4K HDR flagship service explained

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If you're a Virgin Media TV customer you might have been offered a Virgin TV V6 box in the last few weeks.It is half the size of the existing TiVo box, faster, contains more TV tuners and is 4K HDR enabled. It's also available to existing and new customers... >>

Virgin TV V6 box vs Sky Q: What's the difference?

Virgin TV V6 box vs Sky Q: What's the difference?

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Sky Q has been around for just over a year and has been the undisputed king of paid TV in all that time. Now a new kid is on the block, hoping to steal that crown.Virgin TV is the collective name for a new family of devices and services from Virgin Media,... >>

Virgin TV V6 box review: Virgin Media’s 4K HDR TiVo powerhouse
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Virgin TV V6 box review: Virgin Media’s 4K HDR TiVo powerhouse

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When the first Virgin Media TiVo box was released almost five years ago it was seen as groundbreaking, state-of-the-art and considerably better than anything around at the time. It took Sky a while to catch up with, ahem, catch-up. And, Virgin Media's... >>