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Uncharted 4 A Thief's End review: Going out with a bang
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Uncharted 4 A Thief's End review: Going out with a bang

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Can you imagine a child patiently waiting for Christmas Day only to be told it's being moved to 23 February? Then again to 16 March? Well, that's how we felt about the constantly shifting release dates of the latest and purportedly last in the Uncharted... >>

Now TV Kids Pass coming to give children their shows in the one place

Now TV Kids Pass coming to give children their shows in the one place

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Now TV will soon add an all-new subscription offering and it's just for children.From 21 June, you will be able to pay £2.99 a month for a Now TV Kids Pass. It will give access to six live TV channels and all the box sets and catch up content to view... >>

WhatsApp wants to take over your Windows 10 or OS X desktop

WhatsApp wants to take over your Windows 10 or OS X desktop

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WhatsApp is heavily rumoured to be developing a native application for Windows 10 and OS X.It is possible to connect to your WhatsApp profile and display messages through a browser, but that only works through your phone. WhatsApp Web simply syncs through... >>

Start saving now, Nintendo NX likely to be expensive

Start saving now, Nintendo NX likely to be expensive

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Nintendo has learnt many lessons from the troubled lifespan of the Wii U and that is likely to be both good and bad news for the Nintendo NX.It will undoubtedly benefit from the extra time the company wants to put into its development before a March 2017... >>

HTC One Wear smartwatch not coming until June, Petra delay reported

HTC One Wear smartwatch not coming until June, Petra delay reported

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The prospective smartwatch from HTC, which has gone under the names HTC Petra and HTC One Wear in the past, clearly didn't appear in April, as suggested in previous rumours and leaks. Instead, it is not said to be launched in the week commencing 6 June.Twitter... >>

You won't believe how little you'll pay for this 75-inch 4K HDR TV

You won't believe how little you'll pay for this 75-inch 4K HDR TV

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Hisense has released a 75-inch 4K HDR TV for a little under £2,500.The Hisense 75M7900 features all the latest telly tech but for a fraction of the price of rivals. In fact, you'll be hard pressed to find a 55-inch 4K HDR TV for much cheaper, let alone... >>

Instagram demands Littergram app name change, what a load of rubbish

Instagram demands Littergram app name change, what a load of rubbish

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Instagram has sent a letter to the British creator of the anti-litter application Littergram, demanding it change its name.Littergram is a not-for-profit venture started in 2014, which encourages people in Britain to take photos of litter and send them... >>

HP Chromebook 13 has MacBook specs for a fraction of the price

HP Chromebook 13 has MacBook specs for a fraction of the price

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HP has unveiled an addition to its Chromebook range that offers similar spec to the recently released 2016 model of the MacBook.However, it costs almost a third of Apple's computer.The HP Chromebook 13 starts at $499 (£342) while the entry-level superslim... >>

The Iron Man Civil War Xbox One is the best console you'll never own

The Iron Man Civil War Xbox One is the best console you'll never own

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We've seen plenty of special edition Xbox One consoles in the last couple of years, with a different coloured or designed model coming out with just about every major release, but we can safely say that the customised Iron Man variant is the best.It is,... >>

Angry Birds Action: Rovio goes the whole hog with biggest game yet

Angry Birds Action: Rovio goes the whole hog with biggest game yet

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After the incredible success of the original Angry Birds, it can be argued that the series has been superseded in popularity by games by developers that embraced the free-to-play model faster than Rovio.Look at the top grossing apps on Apple's App Store... >>

LG Stylus 2 first smartphone with DAB+ radio, now available from O2

LG Stylus 2 first smartphone with DAB+ radio, now available from O2

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The LG Stylus 2 smartphone is now available exclusively through O2 in the UK.The 5.7-inch device is available for no up-front cost on plans priced from £19 a month. It is also available as a pay as you go handset.LG unveiled the device during Mobile... >>

Samsung Gear VR 2 could work without needing a phone

Samsung Gear VR 2 could work without needing a phone

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Samsung has confirmed that it is working on a virtual reality headset that won't need a phone to provide the screen. It could even be completely self-contained, offering wireless VR without needing any separate device or PC at all.The current Samsung... >>

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare leaked, coming 4 November

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare leaked, coming 4 November

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Thanks to a leak by a Reddit user (who has since been deleted), we now know the next Call of Duty game's name and release date. An image of a reservation card from US store Target reveals the name Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and its American street... >>

The Legend of Zelda Wii U delayed until 2017, Nintendo NX version confirmed

The Legend of Zelda Wii U delayed until 2017, Nintendo NX version confirmed

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After Star Fox Zero, the next (and possibly last) big name Nintendo title for the Wii U is The Legend of Zelda. However, it's in serious danger of missing the bus, as it has been put back again until 2017.Originally planned for a 2015 release, the upcoming... >>

Still no Mario for iOS or Android, Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing instead

Still no Mario for iOS or Android, Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing instead

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Nintendo has revealed what its next two mobile apps will be but there's still no sign of Mario.The company has revealed the two games that will follow its first app, Miitomo, and neither of them star the moustachioed plumber.That's not to say they won't... >>

Nintendo NX release date revealed but won't be at E3 2016

Nintendo NX release date revealed but won't be at E3 2016

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Nintendo has officially revealed the date it plans to release its next home console. The Nintendo NX will hit stores in March 2017 around the world.In addition, the company has confirmed that the "NX" name is still just a codename, it might be different... >>

New Homefront: The Revolution trailer shows why it could be most interesting FPS this year

New Homefront: The Revolution trailer shows why it could be most interesting FPS this year

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Homefront: The Revolution will be released on Xbox One, PS4 and PC on 20 May and the latest trailer to hit the net shows why it'll be worth keeping an eye on.After mixed reviews for the first Homefront game, Deep Silver and developer Dambuster Studios... >>

You can buy Uncharted 4 on eBay now, thanks to pre-order shipping error

You can buy Uncharted 4 on eBay now, thanks to pre-order shipping error

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Reports are emerging that some retailers such as Amazon have accidentally shipped copies of Uncharted 4: A Thief's End to pre-order customers two weeks ahead of its official release date.That has lead to several copies appearing on eBay for as much as... >>

Tesco Mobile scraps European roaming charges, more countries than Three

Tesco Mobile scraps European roaming charges, more countries than Three

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Tesco Mobile has ditched roaming charges for its network customers who travel around Europe this summer. What's more, its new Home From Home scheme covers more countries than Three's equivalent service.Pay monthly or pay as you go customers will be able... >>

Adidas Climacool NFC Smart Suits for racing drivers could reveal vital information in a crash

Adidas Climacool NFC Smart Suits for racing drivers could reveal vital information in a crash

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Adidas is sewing NFC chips into Climacool racing drivers' suits to give them smart properties.The Adidas Climacool Smart Suit, made under licence by motorsports specialist Fyshe, contains a chip that is currently used to authenticate the race suit is... >>

Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch plans leaked, luxury de Grisogono version confirmed

Samsung Gear S3 smartwatch plans leaked, luxury de Grisogono version confirmed

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It might come as no surprise that Samsung is planning a new smartwatch for 2016 and even less so that it will likely be called the Samsung Gear S3. What is surprising however is that one of its partners seems to have let the cat out of the bag early doors.Luxury... >>

Ford boss believes an Apple Car is in the works

Ford boss believes an Apple Car is in the works

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Apple has long been rumoured to be working on its own car, currently called the Apple Car or Project Titan by the press. And it seems that major players in the motor industry believe so too.Ford CEO Mark Fields has confirmed that his company assumes the... >>

Harman Kardon Go + Play shows there's still interest in quality Bluetooth speakers

Harman Kardon Go + Play shows there's still interest in quality Bluetooth speakers

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Harman Kardon has refreshed its high-end portable speaker with a more elegant look, quad drivers and the ability to wirelessly connect up to three devices at a time. That includes iPhone, iPad and Android devices.The latest in the Harman Kardon Go + Play... >>

Your EE 4G phone will work "everywhere you go" by 2020

Your EE 4G phone will work "everywhere you go" by 2020

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EE has revealed that it is on track to cover 95 per cent of the UK landmass with 4G coverage by the end of the decade. That will represent an increase of 35 per cent in just four years.The only places that will not be covered by 2020 are "where people... >>

Only Amazon Prime members can buy GTA 5, FIFA 16 and other big games from Amazon

Only Amazon Prime members can buy GTA 5, FIFA 16 and other big games from Amazon

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There's little doubt that Amazon Prime membership is great value for money, but it has always offered additional benefits rather than take away features for regular members. Until now.It has been spotted that Grand Theft Auto 5, FIFA 16, Minecraft and... >>

New Amazon Fire tablet options added, 16GB for just £60

New Amazon Fire tablet options added, 16GB for just £60

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Amazon is expanding its line-up of super cheap tablets with new versions of its entry level device being added from 28 April.The Amazon Fire tablet impressed us greatly ahead of Christmas last year as it offers a lot of bang for your buck. At just £50... >>

Could this be the Android games console we’ve been waiting for?

Could this be the Android games console we’ve been waiting for?

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There have been plenty of Android devices dedicated to gaming. Many even believed that an Android games console could rival dedicated machines from Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft one day.However, while plenty have tried, all have seemingly failed. Ouya,... >>

PlayStation 5 might never happen, reveals Sony

PlayStation 5 might never happen, reveals Sony

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With all the talk of a PlayStation Neo, PS4K or PS4.5 (whichever moniker you fancy) it seems that Sony is looking to morph its current console into something more powerful and proficient.Where does that leave the next generation though? If Sony is able... >>

Apple MacBook (2016) vs MacBook (2015): What's the difference?

Apple MacBook (2016) vs MacBook (2015): What's the difference?

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Considering the 12-inch Retina display MacBook was released last April it was due for a refresh and Apple hasn't disappointed.A new model has been announced and is now available to buy from Apple.com, Apple retail stores and select partners.As before,... >>

Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-ray player now available in the UK

Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-ray player now available in the UK

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It's been a while since Samsung showed its first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player to the public, at IFA in Germany last autumn in fact, but now it's finally available to buy in the UK.It makes sense considering the discs themselves have only recently gone on... >>

Apple announces new MacBook line-up, rose gold version added

Apple announces new MacBook line-up, rose gold version added

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As widely rumoured Apple has announced a refresh to its MacBook range, with upgraded Intel processors, improved graphics performance, faster flash storage and longer battery life.It has also added a rose gold model to the superslim laptop line-up.The... >>

HTC Vive review: An experience that’s out of this world
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HTC Vive review: An experience that’s out of this world

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We've been waiting for the consumer version of HTC Vive – the company's virtual reality (VR) system – to land in our living rooms for some time. It's hard to describe the heightened feeling of excitement that accompanies the launch of a brand new... >>

Monthly Amazon Prime subscription now available in US, coming to UK?

Monthly Amazon Prime subscription now available in US, coming to UK?

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Amazon has finally added a separate payment option for its Prime membership other than having to pay for the whole shebang in one yearly lump. In the US, subscribers can now choose to pay monthly for the service too.Hopefully, a similar scheme will also... >>

The Commodore 64 is returning with a HDMI output, handheld console version too

The Commodore 64 is returning with a HDMI output, handheld console version too

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Hot on the heels of the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega games console and the forthcoming Vega+ handheld, another classic computer from the same era is about to return: the Commodore 64.The 64 from Retro Games Ltd will take the form of two different devices.... >>

BT Infinity 1 offers 52Mbps fibre broadband from just £10 a month

BT Infinity 1 offers 52Mbps fibre broadband from just £10 a month

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BT has introduced a new entry level fibre broadband package, BT Infinity 1. It offers speeds of up to 52Mbps as standard for as little as £10 a month.In addition to the internet connection, customers also received access to the provider's sports channels,... >>

Can’t find anything on the App Store to play? Apple plans app search overhaul

Can’t find anything on the App Store to play? Apple plans app search overhaul

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When you're looking for an app for your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch on the Apple App Store do you just download those suggested on the front page or navigate through the basic search feature? We suspect it's the former as the latter has long been far from... >>

PayPal takes on Visa and Mastercard with PayPal Credit, and interest starts at 0%

PayPal takes on Visa and Mastercard with PayPal Credit, and interest starts at 0%

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PayPal has announced an addition to its services in the form of a credit system that takes on the credit card companies. There is a twist, however; there will be no interest to pay on online purchases over £150, as long as you pay off the balance in a... >>

Bye bye BB10, BlackBerry kills operating system after admitting defeat

Bye bye BB10, BlackBerry kills operating system after admitting defeat

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BlackBerry has admitted defeat in the packed consumer phone market and will no longer make phones featuring its own operating system. There will be no more BB10 handsets produced.Instead, it will concentrate on establishing itself as a major Android... >>

Ratchet & Clank (2016) review: Platformer perfection on PS4?
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Ratchet & Clank (2016) review: Platformer perfection on PS4?

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Timed to coincide with the Ratchet & Clank movie, this is the first time two of Sony's most-loved platform-exclusive heroes have officially appeared in their own game on PlayStation 4. And although fans might be bemused at first with how familiar it all... >>

Apple’s future MacBook keyboards could get rid of the keys altogether

Apple’s future MacBook keyboards could get rid of the keys altogether

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Apple has filed a patent with the US Patent & Trademark Office that could change the way you interact with its MacBooks forever.It is proposing taking away the physical keyboard and replacing it with a re-configurable, force-sensitive system instead.That... >>

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Huawei P9 and P9 Plus: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Huawei has slowly established itself as a major player in the smartphone market in recent years, first through volume of devices, then through standout phones.Devices like the Nexus 6P, the excellent Huawei Mate S with a pressure sensitive display and,... >>

You can play old SNES games on an original Game Boy, thanks to Raspberry Pi

You can play old SNES games on an original Game Boy, thanks to Raspberry Pi

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There have been plenty of Raspberry Pi projects that have stood out since the first of the diminutive computers was released, but few have caught the eye quite as must as Wermy's reuse of a Nintendo Game Boy.Taking the original Game Boy shell, he replaced... >>

Huawei TalkBand B3 added to company's wearables line-up

Huawei TalkBand B3 added to company's wearables line-up

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As well as its new P9 and P9 Plus smartphones, Huawei used its London launch event to unveil a new version of its smartwatch/fitness tracker hybrid, the Huawei TalkBand B3.Like former models, it has a more bracelet-like design to the company's watches,... >>

Freeview Play to get even better with UKTV support

Freeview Play to get even better with UKTV support

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UKTV, which runs British channels Dave, Yesterday, Really and Drama, is adding its app to those that work with Freeview Play - the free digital TV catch-up TV service.It effectively means that owners of Freeview Play-enabled TVs or set-top-boxes will... >>

You won’t need an iPad on a flight anymore with these massive seat back screens

You won’t need an iPad on a flight anymore with these massive seat back screens

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If you've flown on a Virgin Atlantic or newer British Airways plane recently you'll have noticed that the latest in-flight entertainment systems have big touch-enabled widescreen displays to enjoy films on, even when flying economy. However, compared... >>

Quantum Break review: All in good time
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Quantum Break review: All in good time

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Since Microsoft reassessed its Xbox One strategy and decided to focus more on the games than the box as an all-round entertainment machine, the console has become more competitive and a greater threat to the PlayStation 4. Especially with games like Quantum... >>

Gadget Show Live 2016: Jason Bradbury talks VR, GamesMaster and why YouTubers will inherit the Earth

Gadget Show Live 2016: Jason Bradbury talks VR, GamesMaster and why YouTubers will inherit the Earth

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For the last 12 years, Jason Bradbury has been the face of gadgets and technology, at least where television is concerned. He has been the main host of Channel 5's The Gadget Show throughout its entire 25 series run, and shows no sign of stopping.He's... >>

6 reasons why you should still buy a Nintendo Wii U

6 reasons why you should still buy a Nintendo Wii U

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Although there have been recent rumours that suggest otherwise, Nintendo has firmly denied that it is halting manufacture of the Wii U console.Even the most die-hard Nintendo fan will have to admit that it's been an unmitigated flop in comparison to... >>

Can someone Photoshop the Eiffel Tower under my finger? Simple request, hilarious results

Can someone Photoshop the Eiffel Tower under my finger? Simple request, hilarious results

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When Sid Frisjes visited France he, like many before him, attempted to get a humorous photo with him stood in front of the Eiffel Tower, with the perspective looking like he was touching it.When he saw the image, though, he realised it was anything but.But... >>

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

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Although an iPad Air 3 was rumoured throughout the build up to Apple's 21 March unveiling, it turns out that although much of the speculation was correct in the features the new iPad would offer, the name wasn't.Instead, Apple has simply called its new... >>