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Amazing Google Pixel and Pixel XL hands-on photos leak, looking tasty

Amazing Google Pixel and Pixel XL hands-on photos leak, looking tasty

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Google Pixel rumours and leaks are coming thick and fast at the moment. No sooner had we seen reported price details and official confirmation of the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL launch event, we now have a great idea of what they look like in the... >>

Google Pixel and Pixel XL officially launch on 4 October

Google Pixel and Pixel XL officially launch on 4 October

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Google has officially confirmed that it is holding a launch event on 4 October, with a mighty hint that at least one of the rumoured Google Pixel phones will be unveiled. It posted a video on its Twitter account with a traditional Google search bar morphing... >>

Long awaited Sony A99 II now official, 4K video and 42.4MP sensor

Long awaited Sony A99 II now official, 4K video and 42.4MP sensor

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Sony has finally announced a successor to the A99, more than three years since it released the flagship DSLR. The Sony A99 II is a powerhouse of an SLR, with a 42.4-megapixel 35mm full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor, hybrid phase detection autofocus system... >>

What time is the GoPro Karma drone and Hero 5 launch and how can I watch it online?

What time is the GoPro Karma drone and Hero 5 launch and how can I watch it online?

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After many rumours and a long wait, GoPro is finally ready to unleash its first camera-ready drone at a dedicated event near Lake Tahoe in the States. There have been several videos released showing what the GoPro Karma is capable of, but we'll see more... >>

Wow, you can get an Amazon Fire TV Stick for under £10 if you’re very quick

Wow, you can get an Amazon Fire TV Stick for under £10 if you’re very quick

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We now know that The Grand Tour, the long awaited TV show starring former Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, will be available to Amazon Prime members from Friday 18 November. It will then run for the following 11 weeks,... >>

New TV shows on BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Amazon and Now TV you must not miss

New TV shows on BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Amazon and Now TV you must not miss

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There are some cracking shows coming our way on streaming services soon and through 2017. Star Trek is returning to the small screen and Westworld is imminent, with the TV adaptation of Michael Crichton's novel. However, they're not the only big shows... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 going back on sale from 28 September

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 going back on sale from 28 September

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One of the worst periods in Samsung's history is almost at an end with reports suggesting that the company has isolated the problem which made some Note 7 smartphones explode. It is almost ready to put the phone back on the market, with suspected faulty... >>

Sony PS4 Slim review: The slim-fit 'Station
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Sony PS4 Slim review: The slim-fit 'Station

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When Sony unveiled two new versions of the PS4 during its special PlayStation Meeting in New York it rather glossed over the new, slimmer version of the console, dubbed the PS4 Slim - but which will become the de facto PS4. The company understandably... >>

When is The Grand Tour on TV and how can I watch it?

When is The Grand Tour on TV and how can I watch it?

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It's been a year and a half since Jeremy Clarkson was sacked from Top Gear - well, since the BBC decided not to renew his contract to be more accurate - and we've been waiting almost that entire time to see what he and fellow ex-presenters Richard Hammond... >>

White Amazon Echo in pictures, get it for £50 off

White Amazon Echo in pictures, get it for £50 off

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Along with finally announcing the Amazon Echo for the UK, the retail giant revealed a new colour scheme that is also new for the US. Previously, the Amazon Echo voice-controlled speaker and smarthome system only came in black, and while that still looks... >>

Amazon Echo comes to Europe, UK customers can finally use Alexa

Amazon Echo comes to Europe, UK customers can finally use Alexa

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Amazon has announced that its voice-controlled, cloud-connected speaker is coming to the UK in the form of Amazon Echo. Having been released in the United States mid-2015, the system is finally ready for a wider roll-out. It connects a user to Amazon's... >>

FIFA 17 demo out now, download links for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC right here

FIFA 17 demo out now, download links for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC right here

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Electronic Arts has released a mighty demo for FIFA 17, two weeks before the final game's official release. It's available across all formats - Xbox One, PS4, PS3, Xbox 360 and PC - and you can start the download process by clicking on the individual... >>

PS4 HDR update arrives, download firmware 4.0 right now

PS4 HDR update arrives, download firmware 4.0 right now

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Sony has pushed out its latest software for the PlayStation 4 so you should find it waiting for you, either to download or already installed if you have updates set to do so automatically. PlayStation system software 4.0 adds a few new features, including... >>

CBeebies Playtime Island now available for free for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire tablets

CBeebies Playtime Island now available for free for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire tablets

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After huge success with its last collection of games for pre-schoolers, the BBC has launched a second CBeebies Playtime app for iOS, Android and Amazon Fire tablets with all-new games and experiences to keep young kids amused. Like the original, CBeebies... >>

Microsoft to kill Lumia line by end of 2016, Surface phones going forward

Microsoft to kill Lumia line by end of 2016, Surface phones going forward

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Microsoft has been tipped to introduce a Surface Phone for a while and a new report suggests that could be all the company focused on going forward. It is said to be ditching the Lumia branding and ending production of the Windows 10 handsets by the end... >>

These pics show what the iPhone 7 Plus dual camera is capable of

These pics show what the iPhone 7 Plus dual camera is capable of

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Both the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus were launched on Wednesday last week and there was a lot of talk about their improved photo abilities. The latter in particular benefits from a new dual lens system, with a 12-megapixel telephoto camera sitting alongside... >>

Xbox One S vs PS4 Pro: What’s the difference?

Xbox One S vs PS4 Pro: What’s the difference?

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Sony has now revealed its next flagship console, the PS4 Pro, with the added, exciting revelation that it'll be on sale in November. That will put it squarely, if a little unfairly, up against the Xbox One S, which hit stores in August. With Microsoft's... >>

PS4 Pro vs Project Scorpio: What’s the difference?

PS4 Pro vs Project Scorpio: What’s the difference?

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During this year's E3, Microsoft tantalisingly teased Project Scorpio for 2017, a machine Xbox boss Phil Spencer called "the most powerful games console ever". Since that time, Sony has also unveiled a new flagship device, revealing even more details... >>

New PS4 (slim): Release date, specs and everything you need to know

New PS4 (slim): Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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As part of its PlayStation Meeting in New York on Wednesday 7 September, Sony mainly focused on its mid-generation flagship console, the PS4 Pro. However, it also officially announced a newly-styled version of the standard machine too, which is similarly... >>

PS4 Pro ditches 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player for cost and one other reason...

PS4 Pro ditches 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player for cost and one other reason...

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There's little doubt that the PS4 Pro, announced on Wednesday, is a spectacular 4K gaming powerhouse, but we were shocked to learn that it doesn't feature a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player for disc playback. Considering the Xbox One S, which hit stores in... >>

£90 Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets supercharged to the max

£90 Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets supercharged to the max

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Amazon has announced a new version of its 8-inch high definition tablet that not only comes with better battery life and more RAM, it's just £89.99. The Amazon Fire HD 8 has an 8-inch 1280 x 800 display, quad-core 1.3GHz processor, 1.5GB of RAM and... >>

Sony PS4 Pro: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Sony PS4 Pro: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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Although it was codenamed the PlayStation Neo, PS4K or PS4.5 all throughout the build-up to an official launch, we now know that the new 4K PlayStation console is called the PS4 Pro. We also know that it's coming sooner than originally thought. So here's... >>

BBC iPlayer adds Live Restart to mobile and tablet apps, other huge changes coming soon

BBC iPlayer adds Live Restart to mobile and tablet apps, other huge changes coming soon

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The BBC will shortly roll out Live Restart to its BBC iPlayer mobile and tablet applications, bringing them in line with the TV and set-top-box versions. Live Restart was introduced as a connected TV feature in August last year. It allows you to start... >>

Sony PS4 Pro preview: Stunning 4K HDR gaming monster you can own this year

Sony PS4 Pro preview: Stunning 4K HDR gaming monster you can own this year

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When we saw the Xbox One S at E3 earlier this year we thought Microsoft had Christmas in the bag. We'd heard of a new, more powerful PlayStation on the horizon, which went by the codenames PS4 Neo, PS4K and PS4.5, but didn't in our wildest dreams think... >>

PlayStation 4 Neo is PS4 Pro, new 4K HDR console now official and coming November

PlayStation 4 Neo is PS4 Pro, new 4K HDR console now official and coming November

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Sony has officially announced its next super console, the PS4 Pro. Previously known as PlayStation 4 Neo, the new console is capable of 4K HDR gaming, has a 1TB hard drive and boasts much improved specifications over the regular PlayStation 4. The console... >>