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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... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Kingsman, Straight Outta Compton...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Kingsman, Straight Outta Compton...

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Happy new year! Christmas is well and truly over and we enter a new year full of hope and ambition. However, we also still have half a box of Quality Street left and a Tupperware box of turkey bits that have definitely seen better days but is still edible.... >>

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you?

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you?

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When we originally planned our mammoth movie streaming services feature (which you can find right here) it was mainly to highlight the differences, if there are any, between the two biggest movie and TV show platforms out there; Netflix and Amazon Prime... >>

Best Fallout 4 bases from around the net: Check out these magnificent settlements

Best Fallout 4 bases from around the net: Check out these magnificent settlements

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Although much of Fallout 4 stays true to Fallout 3 and New Vegas, with the role-playing elements, even visuals remaining familiar though they have been enhanced for this generation of consoles, one of the new features has become an online hit. Base building... >>

How to upgrade your Wii U storage by 1TB or more: That's enough for more than 150 games

How to upgrade your Wii U storage by 1TB or more: That's enough for more than 150 games

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Although digital versions of Wii U games are nowhere near as large in file size as those available for Xbox One or PS4, nor do you require to install disc-based titles, you will still more than likely find yourself running out of storage space on your... >>

50 best iPad apps and games of 2015

50 best iPad apps and games of 2015

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We are rapidly approaching the end of 2015 so it's time to look back on some of the great things we were treated to in the last 12 months. The iPad, for example, has had one of the biggest additions to its family, both figuratively and literally, in... >>

Best iPhone selfie apps

Best iPhone selfie apps

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From such humble beginnings, where an arms-length self-shot picture was simply the by product of not having anybody else around, the selfie has become a global sensation. Everybody is doing it. Ellen DeGeneres, James Cordon and Prince, Barack Obama and... >>

50 best iPhone apps and games of 2015

50 best iPhone apps and games of 2015

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Each year Apple reveals which iPhone apps and games were big smashes in the preceding 12 months and this year is no exception. It has been an excellent year for gaming and productivity software, so there were plenty of options when it came to narrowing... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Hitman Agent 47, Fungus the Bogeyman...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Hitman Agent 47, Fungus the Bogeyman...

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Yeah, we know it's Christmas Day and that there's loads on the telly. There's the Doctor Who Christmas special, Downton Abbey finale and, of course, you can't miss the Queen's Speech. But what are you going to watch on the weekend to follow while you... >>

How to upgrade your Xbox One storage by 2TB and more: That’s up to 100 games

How to upgrade your Xbox One storage by 2TB and more: That’s up to 100 games

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It cannot be disputed that the new generation of gaming has been an outstanding success, with more consoles shifted than ever before and more games in the first couple of years after launch than many could have dreamed of. However, there is one issue... >>

PS4 improves entertainment line-up with new All 4 app

PS4 improves entertainment line-up with new All 4 app

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Although the PlayStation 4 has always been the current generation console most targeted at hardcore gamers, even that community has bemoaned the lack of certain entertainment and streaming apps over its two-year lifespan. In particular, while BBC iPlayer... >>

The Beatles finally arrive on music streaming services from Christmas Eve: Spotify, Apple Music and more

The Beatles finally arrive on music streaming services from Christmas Eve: Spotify, Apple Music and more

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Although The Beatles' vast selection of albums and songs have been available to purchase digitally for a while, none of them have been available to stream as part of a subscription. However, that is about to change; the remaining members of the band have... >>

Google and Ford teaming up to create the self-driving cars you could own

Google and Ford teaming up to create the self-driving cars you could own

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During the CES trade show in January, it is rumoured that Google and Ford will announce a partnership to build autonomous, self-driving vehicles for the future. The companies have individually been active in the field for a while, with Ford revealing... >>

4K Netflix comes to YouView thanks to BT: Watch Ultra HD shows and films on your box

4K Netflix comes to YouView thanks to BT: Watch Ultra HD shows and films on your box

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BT's YouView has become the first pay TV service to get access to 4K Netflix content through a set-top-box. That means BT subscribers who also pay for top tier Netflix membership can access Ultra HD versions of shows like Narcos, Better Call Saul and... >>

Sky Broadband porn filter will be switched on by default for every customer, here's what it does and how to turn it off again

Sky Broadband porn filter will be switched on by default for every customer, here's what it does and how to turn it off again

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After successful trials of a "default on" approach with its Sky Broadband Shield service for some customers, the company has made the bold step of switching on porn and adult content filters for every customer by default. From 2016, new customers who... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Christmas special!

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Christmas special!

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It's Christmas time, there's no need to be afraid... of the lack of quality Chrimbo shows and films on telly. Not if you have a streaming box, such as a Roku, or have access to multiple streaming services and apps. You can rest assured that on the build... >>

Caught by Canary: Burglars, cats and funny moments caught on the smart security camera

Caught by Canary: Burglars, cats and funny moments caught on the smart security camera

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Thanks to being able to place it anywhere in your home, smart security system Canary is a doddle to set-up and will send HD video to your smartphone whenever it captures something it thinks you should be alerted by. That can often include a home intrusion... >>

Nintendo Wii U owners get music streaming option thanks to Napster

Nintendo Wii U owners get music streaming option thanks to Napster

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From today, Nintendo Wii U owners will be able to stream music through their consoles thanks to a partnership between Nintendo and Napster. Xbox One owners have had access to Groove Music for a while, with the latest dashboard update integrating the subscription... >>

Nelson’s Column turns into a giant lightsaber and other crazy pictures from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens London premiere

Nelson’s Column turns into a giant lightsaber and other crazy pictures from the Star Wars: The Force Awakens London premiere

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You'd have to be living under a rock not to realise that Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens is now in cinemas. And that the star-studded European premiere took place in London last night, 16 December. As part of the celebrations, Disney turned... >>

Your EE Power Bar could be unsafe, EE will swap it for £20 as part of mass recall

Your EE Power Bar could be unsafe, EE will swap it for £20 as part of mass recall

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You know that thing that no matter how good an intention might be, it can sometimes come back to bite you on the derrier? Well, EE is in that position as it is having to recall every one of the free Power Bars it handed to customers as part of a promotion.... >>

The Climb preview: Virtual hands hanging-on with Crytek's Oculus exclusive VR game

The Climb preview: Virtual hands hanging-on with Crytek's Oculus exclusive VR game

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We've experienced plenty of games and demos on Oculus and other virtual reality headsets over the last couple of years, but few have left us in a puddle of sweat quite so capably as Crytek's new game. And we mean that in a good way. The Climb is an Oculus... >>

Twitter Moments comes to the UK, you'll never need regular news channels again

Twitter Moments comes to the UK, you'll never need regular news channels again

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Twitter has announced that its Moments feature is coming to the UK soon. Already established in the US, Twitter Moments presents trends and news events in a content-rich fashion, that you can see without hundreds of other tweets and scan through quickly.... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 12: Win an Xbox One Elite Bundle with Rise of the Tomb Raider

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 12: Win an Xbox One Elite Bundle with Rise of the Tomb Raider

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Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint. We'll be giving away a great piece of kit every single day, with something for everyone, from smartphones... >>