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YouTube tipped to start live streaming 360-degree VR videos

YouTube tipped to start live streaming 360-degree VR videos

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One of the big tech trends of 2016 is thought to be virtual reality. Not only has Google sold plenty of its Cardboard headsets and Oculus and Samsung had great success with the consumer version of Gear VR, but we'll soon see Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive... >>

Want to see what the GoPro Karma drone is capable of? Check out this amazing 4K footage

Want to see what the GoPro Karma drone is capable of? Check out this amazing 4K footage

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At the end of last year, GoPro announced that it was entering the drone market, with the GoPro Karma designed specifically to record extreme action footage from the sky. A teaser video was released along with the original announcement, which maxed out... >>

iPhone 7 to get rid of the antenna lines and flatten the camera lens

iPhone 7 to get rid of the antenna lines and flatten the camera lens

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Although Apple is not expected to announce anything about its next flagship iPhone any time soon, with a traditional September launch more than likely on the cards, it doesn't stop the floods of rumours from hitting the net. The latest concerns the phone's... >>

Nintendo’s first iPhone game is coming in March and stars… you

Nintendo’s first iPhone game is coming in March and stars… you

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Yesterday, Nintendo revealed that its second iOS and Android app would feature a "familiar character" and that it would be an actual game. Today, it confirmed that its first dabble into the mobile market will be the much talked about Miitomo communication... >>

Nintendo’s second iPhone game could be Mario or Zelda

Nintendo’s second iPhone game could be Mario or Zelda

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Nintendo has revealed that the second of five games it has planned for iOS and Android will feature one of its most recognisable characters. That could mean that we'll soon see Mario, Donkey Kong, Link or another of its main IPs on app stores. Speaking... >>

Amazing pics of Microsoft Lumia 850 appear, shame it might never be released

Amazing pics of Microsoft Lumia 850 appear, shame it might never be released

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While rumours of a mid-range Microsoft Lumia 750 abound, those focused on a slightly higher-up-the-range Lumia 850 seem to be petering out. At least, that's what we thought. Many claim that Microsoft will not be unveiling a Lumia 850 Windows 10 device... >>

Nintendo Wii U officially a massive flop, but Splatoon still amazes

Nintendo Wii U officially a massive flop, but Splatoon still amazes

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The Nintendo Wii U is a huge failure, it's official! Sales figures released with the company's year end financial results confirm that it is likely to be the worst-selling console in Nintendo's history save for the Virtual Boy. But that doesn't really... >>

HTC Vive: Virtually Dead will be the most terrifying VR experience yet, and you can get tickets

HTC Vive: Virtually Dead will be the most terrifying VR experience yet, and you can get tickets

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As part of the launch of HTC Vive in the UK, HTC has announced a terrifying immersive theatre experience that you can buy tickets for. Running from 19 March to 3 April, Virtually Dead is a one-hour production in a secret location in East London. It features... >>

iPad Air 3 to borrow iPad Pro features, according to leaked pic

iPad Air 3 to borrow iPad Pro features, according to leaked pic

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As we head closer to a heavily tipped Apple launch event in mid-March, the rumour mill is getting into overdrive. There has been plenty of talk about a new, smaller iPhone, but the most likely announcement that many are citing will be of a refreshed iPad... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, Now TV and more: The Martian, Lucifer...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, Now TV and more: The Martian, Lucifer...

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In our weekly look at TV shows and movies available on streaming services we travel to Mars, back in time to the cold war and prohibition America, and take in a couple of comic book adaptations along the way. That's because we've found some great programmes... >>

This is HP’s Isaac Mizrahi smartwatch, with Swarovski crystals for just $250

This is HP’s Isaac Mizrahi smartwatch, with Swarovski crystals for just $250

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HP has dabbled in the wearables sector before, but its latest parnership with designer Isaac Mizrahi has resulted in a swish timepiece with more than the touch of bling about it. That's because the Isaac Mizhari Smartwatch Engineered by HP (yep, catchy... >>

New, more advanced Now TV box coming soon - 4K anyone?

New, more advanced Now TV box coming soon - 4K anyone?

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A new Now TV box has been announced that will sit alongside the existing model. It will be coming later this year and although Sky has been light on details, the fact the box looks similar to the 4K Roku 4 recently launched in the States, rumours point... >>

OnePlus X now available without an invite too

OnePlus X now available without an invite too

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After making its flagship phone available to buy without needing an invite, OnePlus has now opened up orders for the OnePlus X too. "As we continue to move our business forward we will never stop looking for exciting new ways to reinvent ourselves. That's... >>

The Chickening film remix is the craziest thing you'll see today

The Chickening film remix is the craziest thing you'll see today

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Video effects artist Nick DenBoer has created possibly one of the weirdest, most disturbing remixes of a famous film yet. The Chickening is his own adaptation of Stanley Kubrik's The Shining and, while stunningly, maddeningly brilliant, once seen it'll... >>

Wow, you can get a drone that can film in HD above and under water for just £50

Wow, you can get a drone that can film in HD above and under water for just £50

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Flying Gadgets, the toy company that introduced the X-Voice voice-controlled drone last year, is bringing another unique quadcopter to the UK later this year, the X-Water. It can fly both above and below water, while filming 720p video. What's more, it... >>

Amazon Prime Music continues assault on Apple Music with ad-free radio stations and lyrics

Amazon Prime Music continues assault on Apple Music with ad-free radio stations and lyrics

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Although Amazon's streaming music service is playing catch-up in the amount of content it offers in comparison with rivals, it has added a couple of new features for UK Prime members that might make them think twice about continuing with their Apple Music... >>

Amazon Prime Now delivers within an hour of ordering, in Liverpool

Amazon Prime Now delivers within an hour of ordering, in Liverpool

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Amazon might already offered same day collection at many of its pick up points but it is now going one better. Amazon Prime Now is a new service that will deliver orders in one hour for a fee. While this started in the Manhattan area, it's now available in... >>

Barclays will finally support Apple Pay on iPhone within two months

Barclays will finally support Apple Pay on iPhone within two months

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Barclays bank customers will be able to use Apple Pay on their iPhones, iPads and Apple Watch smartwatches within the next two months. The bank replied to an email from Oli Foster-Burnell, a customer who asked why it still hadn't added Apple Pay support,... >>

Best tech toys for Christmas 2016: Drones, cameras, smartwatches and more

Best tech toys for Christmas 2016: Drones, cameras, smartwatches and more

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It might seem strange talking about toys your kids will likely want come the end of 2016 already, but each January London plays host to the UK's biggest toy trade fair and that means we get to see upcoming goodies almost 11 months in advance. We spend... >>

BBC Three Online takes over from broadcast on 16 February, here's what's available

BBC Three Online takes over from broadcast on 16 February, here's what's available

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It has been known for more than a year that the BBC planned to change BBC Three from a broadcast channel into a zone on BBC iPlayer, but the BBC Trust would always have the final say. Now it has approved the proposal and the changeover from a broadcast... >>

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... >>