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LG G4 first third-party phone to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow, rollout begins next week

LG G4 first third-party phone to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow, rollout begins next week

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LG has announced that the LG G4 will be the first third-party phone on the market with Android 6.0 Marshmallow as it plans to begin its global rollout next week. Indeed, it might even beat the 22 October release date of Google's own Nexus 5X and Nexus... >>

21.5-inch iMac now available with Retina 4K display, all 27-inch iMacs get Retina 5K

21.5-inch iMac now available with Retina 4K display, all 27-inch iMacs get Retina 5K

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Apple has updated its entire family of iMac desktop computers, introducing its best display technology to each category. The line-up of 21.5-inch iMacs now includes a model with a 4K Retina display, coming with a pixel resolution of 4096 x 2304. And... >>

It's Toshiba's turn to take on the Surface Pro with its dynaPad Windows 10 tablet

It's Toshiba's turn to take on the Surface Pro with its dynaPad Windows 10 tablet

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Although we've had tablets that transform into laptops for a while now, it seems that the category has really taken off in the last couple of weeks, with Microsoft's own Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book leading the charge. Now Toshiba has shown its hand... >>

Free porn on the net to blame for Playboy dropping nudes

Free porn on the net to blame for Playboy dropping nudes

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As of March next year Playboy will no longer feature fully nude images. It will still feature provocative pictures of posed women, but is dropping the soft porn angle and aiming to attract a younger audience. The Playboy organisation no longer wishes... >>

Silver HP Spectre x360 will also get Skylake processors and same features as B&O limited edition

Silver HP Spectre x360 will also get Skylake processors and same features as B&O limited edition

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During its holiday line-up unveiling in Barcelona, HP revealed a limited edition version of its high-end Spectre x360 laptop that celebrates the 90th anniversary of audio partner Bang & Olufsen. It features a double-dipped anodised finish, with ash and... >>

Is the HP Envy Curved All-in-One the sexiest desktop PC in the world? Spoiler alert: yes!

Is the HP Envy Curved All-in-One the sexiest desktop PC in the world? Spoiler alert: yes!

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Hewlett-Packard has a wide variety of new products coming for the holiday season 2015, including laptops, 2-in-1s, tablets, and even the officially licensed Special Edition Star Wars Notebook. It also has a wide desktop PC in the shape of the Envy Curved... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Jurassic World, Tomorrowland...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Jurassic World, Tomorrowland...

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Struggling for something to watch on TV this weekend? Well, here's our weekly highlights guide to some of the great movies and television shows available on streaming services. Some might require a subscription, some are completely free, but all are worth... >>

PlayStation Now subscription service comes to the UK: What is it, and how can you get it?

PlayStation Now subscription service comes to the UK: What is it, and how can you get it?

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PlayStation Now has been available in the UK, US and Canada for a while now, but only the latter two countries have had a subscription service as part of the cloud gaming platform. That meant that Brits could only rent titles, not get Netflix-style access... >>

That's no moon that’s a HP Star Wars Special Edition Notebook

That's no moon that’s a HP Star Wars Special Edition Notebook

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After a series of teases over the last few days, HP has finally revealed its Star Wars-themed laptop, which is coming later this month, starting at €799. The Star Wars Special Edition Notebook is designed around the dark side of the force, with a Galactic... >>

HP Envy Note 8 hands-on: 8-inch tablet with a 10-inch keyboard that's not as weird as you think

HP Envy Note 8 hands-on: 8-inch tablet with a 10-inch keyboard that's not as weird as you think

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When HP unveiled its new 8-inch tablet on stage during its Barcelona holiday line-up reveal event it looked like a conventional device at that size. But then the company slotted it into a 10-inch keyboard and everybody looked on in bemusement. Funnily... >>

HP Spectre x2 hands-on: A 2-in-1 that gives the Surface Pro 4 a run for its money

HP Spectre x2 hands-on: A 2-in-1 that gives the Surface Pro 4 a run for its money

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The HP Spectra x2 is, after an initial bout of scrutiny, a gorgeous device. It will need a lot more testing before we can tell exactly what it's capable of, but it's both an impressive tablet and a decent laptop to boot. HP includes the keyboard with... >>

HP Spectre x360 Bang & Olufsen limited edition hands-on: The best Windows 10 laptop just got better

HP Spectre x360 Bang & Olufsen limited edition hands-on: The best Windows 10 laptop just got better

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HP has unveiled a new version of its recent success story, the Spectre x360, that has been reworked thanks to the company’s ongoing partnership with Bang & Olufsen. Not only does it now adopt the B&O logo (even though it has been revealed that the speakers... >>

HP takes on Apple Music and Spotify with HP Lounge, free unlimited music streaming

HP takes on Apple Music and Spotify with HP Lounge, free unlimited music streaming

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HP has announced its own music streaming service that is free for all buyers of consumer laptops and PCs from the brand going forward. HP Lounge is essentially the company's rival to services like Apple Music and Spotify in that it presents streaming... >>

Your Roku box is about to get better: Roku OS 7 update explained

Your Roku box is about to get better: Roku OS 7 update explained

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Roku is updating its operating system for existing current-generation Roku media streamers. It starts to roll out in mid-October and brings several key new features to the platform. Those with an Android smartphone or iPhone will also get a new version... >>

Hanging around with Nathan Drake: Pocket-lint chats to Nolan North about gaming superstardom

Hanging around with Nathan Drake: Pocket-lint chats to Nolan North about gaming superstardom

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If you were asked to name the actor who plays your favourite videogames character you'd normally struggle. The characters could be the biggest in the industry, but the actors who played them will likely remain anonymous. Unless they are voiced by Nolan... >>

Can't afford the Xbox One Elite controller? Don't worry, you'll be able to remap your existing controller buttons

Can't afford the Xbox One Elite controller? Don't worry, you'll be able to remap your existing controller buttons

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Microsoft will soon release its £129 Xbox One Elite controller, with all the customisation options and professional build quality we saw during E3 in June, but what if you don't have that kind of cash lying around for a new gamepad? Well, the company... >>

Samsung Galaxy View is an iPad Pro rival with a crazy 18.5-inch screen, amazing leaked specs reveal all

Samsung Galaxy View is an iPad Pro rival with a crazy 18.5-inch screen, amazing leaked specs reveal all

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Samsung teased a Galaxy View device at the end of its IFA 2015 Gear S2 media briefing, giving hints that it is some form of tablet but in a "new category". Now a set of leaked specifications reveal much more about the device and it seems that once again... >>

Halo 5 limited edition Xbox One controllers now available: This is what they look like

Halo 5 limited edition Xbox One controllers now available: This is what they look like

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Microsoft has announced that its limited edition Halo 5 Xbox One controllers are now on sale in the UK and they can be bought for £59.99 apiece, with two models to choose from. There's one for Master Chief and another for the rival team leader, Jameson... >>

This guy plays all the bad iOS GTA clones so you don’t have to

This guy plays all the bad iOS GTA clones so you don’t have to

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Have you ever been compelled to try the mobile Grand Theft Auto clones that appear under Rockstar's official games when you search for "Grand Theft Auto" on the Apple app store? If not, you're one of the lucky ones. Not only have you saved yourself a... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Doctor Who, San Andreas, Scream...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Netflix, NOW TV and more: Doctor Who, San Andreas, Scream...

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It's the weekend again and that means you might be able to find the time to flick through the streaming services in order to find the content you want, when you want to watch it. However, with so much available across thousands of services and streaming... >>

George Miller wanted to use drones to shoot Mad Max Fury Road but health and safety stopped him

George Miller wanted to use drones to shoot Mad Max Fury Road but health and safety stopped him

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The director of Mad Max Fury Road, George Miller, is a massive fan of technology and used every device available to him to make the critically acclaimed movie. DSLR cameras and iPhones feature along the way, but the gadgets that he would've loved to... >>

Nvidia Shield Android TV review: 4K and gaming meet in powerhouse box
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Nvidia Shield Android TV review: 4K and gaming meet in powerhouse box

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There has been a lot of talk of late about Amazon adopting 4K video streaming for its new Fire TV box, something Apple hasn't adopted in Apple TV. But Nvidia can sit pointing and laughing in a corner as its Shield Android TV is the most capable streaming... >>

Amazon Fire TV gets ITV Player at last

Amazon Fire TV gets ITV Player at last

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Amazon has finally added ITV Player to its Fire TV app line-up, giving owners of the existing set-top-box, plus those expecting the new one to arrive on their doorstep from 5 October, a chance to watch the UK broadcaster's catch-up channels. The service... >>

Nvidia Shield Android TV UK release date revealed: 4K60 streaming, GeForce Now gaming

Nvidia Shield Android TV UK release date revealed: 4K60 streaming, GeForce Now gaming

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Nvidia is finally ready to release its highly capable Android TV set-top-box in the UK and Europe, with the Shield TV being available from tomorrow, 1 October. And not only is it a powerhouse microconsole that offers cloud gaming, PC game streaming and... >>

How to stop Apple Music charging you when your free trial ends

How to stop Apple Music charging you when your free trial ends

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If, like us, you signed up to Apple Music almost as soon as it became available you will have to start to pay for the service from 1 October, which will cost £9.99 a month for a normal individual subscription, £14.99 for a family subscription for up... >>