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Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Legend, Royal Rumble...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Legend, Royal Rumble...

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The weekend is once again almost upon us and therefore it is time for our regular feature where we present five fine-honed highlights for TV shows and films we suggest you check out on the streaming services. Available across different apps and channels,... >>

How many movies can you name in this Lego celebration of 2015?

How many movies can you name in this Lego celebration of 2015?

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Toscano Bricks has been remaking movie trailers using Lego for years, which are then posted to the dedicated YouTube Channel, but we feel that the latest video is its most ambitious yet. It has recreated scenes from a large number of the biggest movies... >>

You can now pre-order your Starbucks coffee from an iPhone or Android phone at any UK branch

You can now pre-order your Starbucks coffee from an iPhone or Android phone at any UK branch

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Starbucks has rolled out its Mobile Order & Pay service to all outlets in the UK. You can now use your iPhone or Android phone to pre-order your coffee and other Starbucks goodies to be ready for you when you arrive at 300 stores up and down the country.... >>

Nintendo NX console specifications leaked in official survey, internet blows up

Nintendo NX console specifications leaked in official survey, internet blows up

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An online survey currently being undertaken by marketing firm GfK has caused outrage amongst the gaming community. That's because it was designed to gauge responses from Nintendo fans about the upcoming NX console and, as part of the questionnaire, listed... >>

iPhone 7 display could be made by Foxconn as it lodges £3.8 billion bid for Sharp

iPhone 7 display could be made by Foxconn as it lodges £3.8 billion bid for Sharp

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Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn is reportedly willing to pay out 625 billion yen (£3.8 billion) for troubled Japanese consumer electronics brand Sharp. The offer far exceeds a 300 yen bid previously made for the company by a Japanese government-sponsored... >>

Mortal Kombat XL lets you fight as the Alien vs the Predator or Jason vs Leatherface

Mortal Kombat XL lets you fight as the Alien vs the Predator or Jason vs Leatherface

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An extended version of Warner Bros latest in the Mortal Kombat series adds two of the most sought after downloadable content packs to the original game to offer the most complete experience yet. What's more, as those packs include playable characters... >>

Sky Go refreshed with new design, additional features to follow

Sky Go refreshed with new design, additional features to follow

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Sky has started to roll-out a redesigned Sky Go experience that will eventually reach all devices and be the de facto standard going forward. Starting with the online browser and Android versions, the new Sky Go has a brand new home page and look. The... >>

Best hoverboard fails: Mini-Segway accidents, spills and idiots ahoy

Best hoverboard fails: Mini-Segway accidents, spills and idiots ahoy

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Hoverboards, mini-segways, self-balancing scooters, idiotmobiles, call them what you will, there's no denying that the two-wheeled electric boards have taken the world by storm. They have sold in their thousands and while it's not technically legal to... >>

£1.2 million Games London initiative launched by a Minecraft Boris Johnson

£1.2 million Games London initiative launched by a Minecraft Boris Johnson

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Mayor of London Boris Johnson has launched an initiative to help promote games and games development in the UK capital that will initially be funded to the tune of £1.2 million. What's more, he presented an online press conference to announce the scheme,... >>

These are the 25 internet passwords you must not use

These are the 25 internet passwords you must not use

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Internet security software firm SplashData has released its annual list of passwords of the worst and most common passwords that you absolutely must not use. If you use any of the ones we list below, you must change them immediately. They might be easier... >>

Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM10 camera continues with Android but scraps the phone

Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM10 camera continues with Android but scraps the phone

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Panasonic has announced a new version of its Android-based digital camera, the Lumix DMC-CM10. However, unlike the CM1 that came before, it has decided to ditch the communications aspect; you can no longer use the device as a phone too. Announced in Japan... >>

Will the next Google Nexus phone be HTC?

Will the next Google Nexus phone be HTC?

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For the last few years Google has used LG, Huawei and, when it was its own brand, Motorola to build Nexus phones. Samsung preceded those. But the first manufacturer of a Nexus smartphone, released six years ago, was actually HTC. Now it is heavily rumoured... >>

Samsung SM-R150 ‘Triathlon’ sportswatch revealed in leaked pics, looks like Gear S2

Samsung SM-R150 ‘Triathlon’ sportswatch revealed in leaked pics, looks like Gear S2

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Although we don't yet know for sure what Samsung plans to unveil during its traditional Mobile World Congress Unpacked press event, the smart money is on a series of smartphones in the Galaxy S7 family. It also seems that the company will be showing at... >>

WhatsApp now completely free for all, subscriptions scrapped

WhatsApp now completely free for all, subscriptions scrapped

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WhatsApp is ditching subscription fees to make the service completely free to use, no matter how long you use it for. Until now, the messaging app has been free for the first year of use but then charged a fee of 99 US cents for each extra year. That... >>

HBO screens 7-and-a-half hour long The Godfather Epic with unseen footage

HBO screens 7-and-a-half hour long The Godfather Epic with unseen footage

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HBO has started to screen an illusive cut of The Godfather that adds a new dimension to the craze of binge TV; it is seven-and-a-half hours long without adverts. The Godfather Epic is made up of The Godfather Parts I and II, re-cut chronologically and... >>

Print porn is dead: Penthouse ditches mag after Playboy scraps nudes

Print porn is dead: Penthouse ditches mag after Playboy scraps nudes

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The days of finding random pages of porn magazines in park bushes are almost over. Like Playboy, Penthouse has decided to focus its mucky mind on the internet instead. But while Playboy is to continue to publish a print magazine after March, except without... >>

Microsoft will launch a phone on 1 February, but it will only be the Lumia 650

Microsoft will launch a phone on 1 February, but it will only be the Lumia 650

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As rumours ramp up about prospective new Lumia 750 and possibly 850 launches during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month, it seems that Microsoft will indeed launch a new phone in February. However, that phone is more-likely to be the lower mid-range... >>

You’ll finally get to play The Division at the end of January

You’ll finally get to play The Division at the end of January

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Ubisoft has announced that Xbox One, PS4 and PC gamers will be able to try out Tom Clancy's The Division from the end of January. The long-awaited, heavily delayed multiplayer role-playing game will finally be released on 8 March, but you can play some... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: The X-Files, Everest...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: The X-Files, Everest...

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As the new year starts to ramp up there are exciting times ahead in the world of entertainment. And if you so happen to have a streaming devices, such as a Roku set-top-box or Streaming Stick, you are in for a treat and there are some real pearls waiting... >>

David Haye’s return to the ring will be first ever fight filmed in VR

David Haye’s return to the ring will be first ever fight filmed in VR

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British boxer David Haye has revealed that his upcoming comeback fight against Australian Mark De Mori will be filmed in virtual reality. 360-degree cameras will take in the action and the fight will be presented in app form for VR headsets. The match... >>

BT's £12.5 billion EE buyout finally approved and will go ahead soon

BT's £12.5 billion EE buyout finally approved and will go ahead soon

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BT's last hurdle for buying EE in a staggering £12.5 billion deal has now been overcome. The Competition and Markets Authority has given clearance to the buyout, allowing it to go ahead. It said that the deal was unlikely to harm competition as BT was... >>

10 best comedy streaming services: Funny cat clips, dangerous stunts, stand-up and more

10 best comedy streaming services: Funny cat clips, dangerous stunts, stand-up and more

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As streaming video becomes more popular and conventional TV takes a back seat, growing amounts of online channels and apps emerge hoping to grab your attention with a TV show, movie or even short clip or two. How then can you sort out the wheat from the... >>

This spoiler-riddled The Force Awakens video shows exactly how the film was made

This spoiler-riddled The Force Awakens video shows exactly how the film was made

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We are going to come right off the bat here and say that if you haven't seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens yet look away now. Go immediately elsewhere as the following video is so full of spoilers you could technically save yourself a trip to the cinema... >>

Amazon Original Mozart in the Jungle free to watch this weekend after winning Golden Globes

Amazon Original Mozart in the Jungle free to watch this weekend after winning Golden Globes

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After scooping two Golden Globes at the recent awards ceremony, Amazon Original series Mozart in the Jungle will be free to watch this weekend, starting at 9pm on Friday 15 January and running until midnight on Sunday. All you have to do is spark up the... >>

Oculus: We'll have Star Trek Holodeck VR experience in 15 years

Oculus: We'll have Star Trek Holodeck VR experience in 15 years

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One of the things often associated with modern virtual reality headsets and the experiences they provide is the Star Trek Holodeck; the fictional room on board the Starship Enterprise that retains its dimensions yet gives a totally different virtual experience... >>