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The best Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be for China it seems, dual-SIM and 6GB of RAM

The best Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be for China it seems, dual-SIM and 6GB of RAM

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Ahead of an actual review, we can say that we've been mightily impressed by the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 so far. It is beautiful to hold, irrespective of its 5.7-inch screen and, from what we've tried out on it so far, it moves like the clappers.However,... >>

New Apple TV plans emerge, EPG for digital shows and films

New Apple TV plans emerge, EPG for digital shows and films

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After Apple was said to have ditched plans for its own television broadcast service at the end of last year, there have been few rumours about its TV expansion plans. And the Apple TV set-top-box is still waiting for something to ignite its potential,... >>

Nucleus Anywhere Intercom comes with Amazon's Alexa support

Nucleus Anywhere Intercom comes with Amazon's Alexa support

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Nucleus now ships its smart intercom in the US and Canada and it comes with Amazon's Alexa Voice Service built in.The intercom, which costs $250, is like a tablet device that you can take around the home or mount to a wall and use to contact friends... >>

There’s a mini Master Chief hidden in your Xbox One S

There’s a mini Master Chief hidden in your Xbox One S

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The Xbox One S has been critically revered since its release on 2 August and that might have prompted you to buy one. But did you know that as well as get the most powerful console and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player currently available, you also adopted a... >>

Watch the Olympics like never before, BBC Sport 360 VR app puts you in the heart of the action

Watch the Olympics like never before, BBC Sport 360 VR app puts you in the heart of the action

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The BBC will be broadcasting much of the Olympics in an all-new format. As well as conventional TV broadcasts it will be screening  many sports in 360-degree video, for users of virtual reality headsets.A BBC Sport 360 service will start with the opening... >>

Pokemon Go Battery Saver mode returning to iPhone, bugs removed

Pokemon Go Battery Saver mode returning to iPhone, bugs removed

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Earlier this week an update for the iOS version of Pokemon Go removed a couple of features that were broken, now one of the them is returning.The Battery Saver mode, which dimmed the screen when you didn't hold your phone aloft, is being reinstated. And... >>

Sonos public beta 6.4 update adds new features: Here's what they are and how to get them

Sonos public beta 6.4 update adds new features: Here's what they are and how to get them

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Sonos is rolling out a new public beta software update today, which adds plenty of new features to the apps.Music playback has been simplified, via your queue or from individual tracks and albums. There are also some new playlist functions.So here's what's... >>

What does Samsung Galaxy Note 7's IP68 waterproofing mean?

What does Samsung Galaxy Note 7's IP68 waterproofing mean?

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Alongside its gorgeous, rounded 5.7-inch screen and iris scanner, the other Samsung Galaxy Note 7 feature that is capturing plenty of attention since its official launch is its waterproofing.Indeed, Samsung had set up an enormous tank of water at the... >>

Manchester United vs Everton to stream live on Facebook

Manchester United vs Everton to stream live on Facebook

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Wayne Rooney has announced that his testimonial to be played tonight will be screened live on Facebook. Manchester United vs Everton will be hosted on both Rooney's own Facebook page and United's.There have been a few matches to be shown via Facebook... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Best cases, accessories and chargers for the new phone

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Best cases, accessories and chargers for the new phone

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Samsung unveiled its new phone at simultaneous events in New York, London and Rio and afterwards we got a chance to check out all the official cases and accessories for the device.The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be first in the family to come to the UK... >>

37 best Xbox One games every gamer should own

37 best Xbox One games every gamer should own

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Have you just got an Xbox One or a new Xbox One S, getting one soon or are you simply looking for something to play? Well, you've come to the right place.It's been a busy time for gaming since the Xbox One first launched in November 2013, with a stack... >>

HTC Vive price soars thanks to Brexit, Oculus Rift to follow?

HTC Vive price soars thanks to Brexit, Oculus Rift to follow?

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The fallout of the EU Referendum vote continues as HTC has dramatically raised the price of its virtual reality headset, citing Brexit as the cause.The sharp drop in value of the British pound has seen prices rise for other tech devices, with OnePlus... >>

Pokemon Go update removes major features, adds warnings

Pokemon Go update removes major features, adds warnings

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Niantic pushed an update for Pokemon Go over the weekend that scraps a couple of fairly major features, but ones that didn't work properly anyway. It also adds new, sinister but understandable warnings.The footprint feature has never really worked since... >>

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... >>

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

Best catch-up TV 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... >>

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 Home... >>

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 Q... >>

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... >>

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

Best catch-up TV 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... >>

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 it... >>

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 it... >>

Watch The Open for free with Now TV

Watch The Open for free with Now TV

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You can watch the first day of The Open golf championship for free today, 14 July, thanks to Now TV.The major golf event is being shown exclusively by Sky Sports and if you don't have Sky you might miss out. However, Now TV is giving everyone a free Sky... >>

How many Pokemon are there in Pokemon Go? 151 and here they all are

How many Pokemon are there in Pokemon Go? 151 and here they all are

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Pokemon Go has been a global hit. The augmented reality game is available for iOS and Android in the US, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and now the UK too, so you can head out onto the streets to find and catch Pokemon.However, how do you know which... >>

Can't get Pokemon Go in your country yet? Here's how to download it now

Can't get Pokemon Go in your country yet? Here's how to download it now

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Now that Pokemon Go has been officially released, there are reports of virtual Pokemon being captured around the globe. Some are even coming from countries where the augmented reality game is yet to be released. Do you wonder how?For Android phone users... >>

Sky Q 4K Ultra HD confirmed for 13 August and it's free

Sky Q 4K Ultra HD confirmed for 13 August and it's free

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Sky is finally ready to unleash its 4K Ultra HD services, as teased during the launch of Sky Q in November last year.The Sky Q service and boxes were made available to consumers in March, but Ultra HD content was always set to follow in the "summer".... >>

What can I watch in 4K Ultra HD on Sky Q?

What can I watch in 4K Ultra HD on Sky Q?

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Sky Q goes live on 13 August, to coincide with the start of the new Premier League football season. However, rather than launch as a couple of new channels, as previously expected, there will be content available from day one in different forms.There... >>

Carphone Warehouse Goji VR headset is much cheaper than Gear VR, iPhone compatible too

Carphone Warehouse Goji VR headset is much cheaper than Gear VR, iPhone compatible too

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Carphone Warehouse is ranging its own universal virtual reality headset to give mobile phone owners interested in the Gear VR a budget option.The Goji Universal VR Headset costs £39.99 and as well as Android, it can be used with iPhones. That includes... >>

Pokemon sale gives Pokemon Go fans the chance to play the originals for less

Pokemon sale gives Pokemon Go fans the chance to play the originals for less

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The world has gone Pokemon mad thanks to Pokemon Go, the augmented reality mobile game that has taken off so spectacularly it is on more Android phones in the States than Tinder.Nintendo, part owner of The Pokemon Company, has seen its market value soar... >>

No more Oculus Rift delays, pre-orders shipped and you can buy one now

No more Oculus Rift delays, pre-orders shipped and you can buy one now

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Almost four months after its consumer launch, the Oculus Rift is now available to buy without having to wait for ages.Oculus has finally fulfilled the last pre-orders and newly ordered headsets will be packed up and shipped to customers within two to... >>

Forget Note 7, first Snapdragon 821 phone will be Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe

Forget Note 7, first Snapdragon 821 phone will be Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe

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Asus has announced a new version of the Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe that will be the first phone shipped with the recently launched Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor.Qualcomm announced its new chipset yesterday, 11 July, which uses a similar Kryo quad-core... >>

Grand Theft Auto 5 Redux mod shows how incredible and lifelike GTA 6 could be

Grand Theft Auto 5 Redux mod shows how incredible and lifelike GTA 6 could be

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With all the talk of Pokemon Go and Red Dead Redemption dominating gaming news it's nice to find something unrelated. What's more, no matter how popular and excellent the mobile and backwards compatible games are respectively, neither could touch GTA... >>

EE pay monthly customers now get BT Sport channels for free

EE pay monthly customers now get BT Sport channels for free

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It's been a while since the BT Group acquired mobile network EE and now we're seeing the fruit of that alliance. All EE pay monthly customers, new and existing, will be able to access BT's sports channels for free for six months.Access is through the... >>

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Life Stripped Bare, T in the Park and more

Best catch-up TV on Freeview Play: Life Stripped Bare, T in the Park and more

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Considering what was on last week, including a Super Sunday of tennis, footy and F1, with the British Grand Prix, Wimbledon and Euro 2016 finals, we decided to completely ignore it all and give you some prime alternatives in our weekly catch-up TV round-up.All... >>

Red Dead Redemption comes to Xbox One but Undead Nightmare will cost you more

Red Dead Redemption comes to Xbox One but Undead Nightmare will cost you more

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After many months of requests, Red Dead Redemption is finally available for Xbox One, as part of the Xbox 360 backwards compatibility service.You can play your existing digital or disc version of Red Dead Redemption on the Xbox One through Microsoft's... >>

Cambridge Audio SE1 earphones give you Beryllium drivers for under £100, profits go to charity

Cambridge Audio SE1 earphones give you Beryllium drivers for under £100, profits go to charity

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Cambridge Audio is soon to unleash earphones with Beryllium drivers for under £100. That sort of technology often costs north of £150.What's more, all profits from sales of the Cambridge Audio SE1 headphones will be given to a youth music charity.We... >>

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Edition official, not likely to come to UK though

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Edition official, not likely to come to UK though

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As a partner of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Samsung is producing a special edition version of its Galaxy S7 edge smartphone.Previously leaked, the Samsung Galaxy S7 edge Olympic Games Limited Edition has the Olympic Rings on the rear and the colour scheme... >>

Sky Broadband Shield porn filter switched on by default, here's what it does and how to turn it off

Sky Broadband Shield porn filter switched on by default, here's what it does and how to turn it off

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After successful trials of a "default on" approach with its Sky Broadband Shield service for some customers last year, the company has made the bold step of switching on porn and adult content filters for every customer by default.New customers who register... >>

Now TV Smart Box: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Now TV Smart Box: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

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Sky has now set into motion a new stage for Now TV, its internet streaming service that has grown massively over the last couple of years.Not only has it introduced a new package and way to get Now TV, with the Now TV Combo that includes broadband and... >>