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Is there anything better than being put into Fallout 4 by Intel?

Is there anything better than being put into Fallout 4 by Intel?

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While wandering the massive halls of the CES trade show in Las Vegas each year, we often find some weird and wonderful tech demos or gadgets. However, with our ongoing love of Fallout 4 there was only one thing at this year's show that stole our award... >>

Best smarthome and IoT gadgets of CES 2016: Samsung, LG and more

Best smarthome and IoT gadgets of CES 2016: Samsung, LG and more

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Alongside televisions, cameras and thousands of other gadgety wonderments, smarthome devices have very much become a significant part of the CES electronics trade show in Las Vegas. There are plenty of home sensors and connected appliances on show at... >>

LG Hom-bot Turbo+ robot vacuum puts the fun into cleaning, here's why

LG Hom-bot Turbo+ robot vacuum puts the fun into cleaning, here's why

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Robot vacuum cleaners have been around for many years now and have had varying levels of success, when it comes to autonomously cleaning floors. Few though have also offered as much fun for the owner as the LG Hom-bot Turbo+, because its augmented reality... >>

Samsung HW-K950 soundbar gives you wireless Dolby Atmos from the box, we have a listen

Samsung HW-K950 soundbar gives you wireless Dolby Atmos from the box, we have a listen

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We've been harking on about Dolby Atmos and extra height channels in a surround sound setup for a while now, but you've really only been able to replicate the more immersive experience at home for yourself if you had a supported AV receiver. Samsung's... >>

Hisense 43H7C preview: 4K HDR TV thrills for less than $400

Hisense 43H7C preview: 4K HDR TV thrills for less than $400

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There's no doubt that we are in the midst of a technological revolution when it comes to televisions. Not only is 4K finally coming of age, but HDR (High Dynamic Range) video takes video presentation to an all-new level. Sadly, if you've already bought... >>

LG Signature Refrigerator: Who thought 2016 would be the year of the fridge?

LG Signature Refrigerator: Who thought 2016 would be the year of the fridge?

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Before CES started we were of the opinion that CES 2016 would be dominated by 4K TVs and Blu-ray players. But while there were plenty of excellent sets on show, two of the products that also had tongues wagging like an over-excited dog's tail were actually... >>

Monster Elements Bluetooth Headphones: Wireless over-ears with aptX for high-res

Monster Elements Bluetooth Headphones: Wireless over-ears with aptX for high-res

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Monster has taken its 24K heaphones style and adapted it for a new line-up of wireless over-ear cans that can playback high-res audio without a drop in quality. The Monster Elements Bluetooth Headphones come in several colours: rose gold, gold, platinum,... >>

Monster Superstar HotShot: The lightest, most portable Bluetooth speaker around

Monster Superstar HotShot: The lightest, most portable Bluetooth speaker around

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Having tried several portable Bluetooth speakers in the past, specifically to give us tunes on the move when at festivals, we can see exactly why there is a market for them. The only issue, especially for those who are travelling light and by foot, is... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Transporter Refueled, Sherlock...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Transporter Refueled, Sherlock...

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Another week and another delicious collection of movies and TV shows awaits you on streaming services. Thanks to the rapidly expanding line-up of video content to stream through services, apps and channels, you need never be bored again. And Pocket-lint... >>

LG Gram 15 preview: When is a MacBook not a MacBook?

LG Gram 15 preview: When is a MacBook not a MacBook?

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Before CES even started, LG released details on a new version of its Gram laptop that has a massive 15.6-inch screen yet still weighs light as a feather. It also has a greatly reduced bezel around the display, so is barely larger than a 14-inch device.... >>

LG V10 smartphone coming to the UK: Here are our first impressions

LG V10 smartphone coming to the UK: Here are our first impressions

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When LG announced the LG G4-beating V10 smartphone in October last year it didn't have any plans to introduce it to the UK. However, those plans have changed and it is now heading to Britain to give a super-sized alternative to the company's current flagship... >>

CES 2016: The tech announcements that matter

CES 2016: The tech announcements that matter

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It's 2016 and the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas starts the year with a bang. It's a chance for manufacturers large and small to show off their innovations for the coming year, bringing the latest consumer technologies to Nevada's desert... >>

LG G6 Signature OLED TV preview: Stunning, simply stunning

LG G6 Signature OLED TV preview: Stunning, simply stunning

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There are plenty of truly beautiful, amazing televisions on display at this year's CES trade show - we are truly being spoiled and 2016 seems like it will be an amazing year for TVs. One of the very best will be LG's top-of-the-line OLED TV if our viewing... >>

This is the Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator that is rocking CES 2016

This is the Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator that is rocking CES 2016

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If you asked, as we have, many of the attendees at this year's CES what their favourite product on show was, you might be surprised by just how many put forward a fridge. But Samsung has created quite a buzz with its smart kitchen appliance and rightly... >>

Samsung Gear S2 iPhone compatibility release date revealed

Samsung Gear S2 iPhone compatibility release date revealed

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During its CES 2016 press conference, Samsung revealed that it is making its Gear S2 smartwatch compatible with iPhone. Now it has also confirmed to Pocket-lint exactly when that will happen. And it's sooner than you think. We spoke to Samsung's Kyle... >>

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

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As part of its annual camcorder line-up refresh, Sony has introduced a powerhouse 4K Handycam that brings professional standard features to the consumer field. And it won't be priced in loopyville neither, as it comes in at the same price as last year's... >>

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

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Sony has updated its hugely popular action camera series with the HDR-AS50 and HDR-AS50R - the latter coming with a new Live View Remote you can wear on your wrist in order to see what you're recording. The camera itself is as tiddly as last year's model,... >>

Sony XD93 with 4K HDR could well be the best TV Sony has ever made

Sony XD93 with 4K HDR could well be the best TV Sony has ever made

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Sony will introduce a healthy line-up of 4K TVs in 2016, but the main one announced during its CES press conference is the XD93, and with good reason. The XD93 line, which comes in 55- and 65-inch screen sizes, sits at the top of the company's televisions... >>

Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches to get iOS compatibility

Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches to get iOS compatibility

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Samsung has announced that it will be bringing compatibility for iPhone and iPad to its Gear S2 smartwatch line. During its CES 2016 press conference in Las Vegas, the company dropped the bombshell but didn't elaborate, so we don't yet know when exactly... >>

Samsung Gear S2 Classic now comes in real rose gold or platinum, and here they are

Samsung Gear S2 Classic now comes in real rose gold or platinum, and here they are

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Samsung has introduced two new models to its Gear S2 Classic smartwatch range and we managed to get some hands-on fondling time with them both ahead of the start of CES 2016. For all intents and purposes, each of the new edition wearables are identical... >>

Samsung KS9500 SUHD TV puts premium first, this is what the 4K HDR future looks like

Samsung KS9500 SUHD TV puts premium first, this is what the 4K HDR future looks like

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LG might be betting the farm on OLED but Samsung is sticking to its guns with its SUHD TV technology, claiming that sets like the UHD Premium certified top-of-the-range KS9500 is capable of pictures equally as good. It is also sticking with curved for... >>

Samsung Ultra Slim SUHD TV concept shows you don't need to be OLED to be thin

Samsung Ultra Slim SUHD TV concept shows you don't need to be OLED to be thin

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With LG and other manufacturers extolling the benefits of OLED over LED television technology, and specifically how thin OLED TVs can be, Samsung has shown a concept set that proves that LED can also have a super slim footprint. It doesn't have a name... >>

LG CES 2016 press conference livestream: Watch it right here

LG CES 2016 press conference livestream: Watch it right here

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At 8am PT (4pm GMT) LG will be kicking off a busy day of major press conferences from almost all the major consumer electronics manufacturers as CES 2016 officially starts. And we have the livestream right here for you to watch. LG doesn't really leave... >>

Lenovo Yoga 900S unveiled as the world's slimmest convertible laptop, just 12.8mm thin

Lenovo Yoga 900S unveiled as the world's slimmest convertible laptop, just 12.8mm thin

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Lenovo's CES 2016 line-up is spearheaded by a pencil-thin convertible laptop that weighs just shy of a kilo, yet has a 12-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) display and 10.5 hour battery life. The Lenovo Yoga 900S in just 12.8mm thin and comes with a 360-degree watchband... >>

Withings Thermo smart thermometer takes readings just by popping it against your head

Withings Thermo smart thermometer takes readings just by popping it against your head

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Withings has announced a sensor-laden thermometer that can take an accurate body temperature reading by placing it against the head. The Withings Thermo is as non-invasive as can be and is Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connected too. That means it can wirelessly... >>