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Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

Sony FDR-AX53 offers pro quality 4K video recording for a consumer price

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As part of its annual camcorder line-up refresh, Sony has introduced a powerhouse 4K Handycam that brings professional standard features to the consumer field. And it won't be priced in loopyville neither, as it comes in at the same price as last year's... >>

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming and how can I get it?

What is Freeview Play, when is it coming and how can I get it?

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To stay relevant in a world of television where catch-up and on demand video is king, Freeview has cunning plans for a connected future. Along with a snazzy new logo and look, Freeview is embracing connected content directly within its electronic programme... >>

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

Sony HDR-AS50R takes the action cam to another level

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Sony has updated its hugely popular action camera series with the HDR-AS50 and HDR-AS50R - the latter coming with a new Live View Remote you can wear on your wrist in order to see what you're recording. The camera itself is as tiddly as last year's model,... >>

Sony XD93 with 4K HDR could well be the best TV Sony has ever made

Sony XD93 with 4K HDR could well be the best TV Sony has ever made

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Sony will introduce a healthy line-up of 4K TVs in 2016, but the main one announced during its CES press conference is the XD93, and with good reason. The XD93 line, which comes in 55- and 65-inch screen sizes, sits at the top of the company's televisions... >>

Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches to get iOS compatibility

Samsung Gear S2 smartwatches to get iOS compatibility

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Samsung has announced that it will be bringing compatibility for iPhone and iPad to its Gear S2 smartwatch line. During its CES 2016 press conference in Las Vegas, the company dropped the bombshell but didn't elaborate, so we don't yet know when exactly... >>

Samsung Gear S2 Classic now comes in real rose gold or platinum, and here they are

Samsung Gear S2 Classic now comes in real rose gold or platinum, and here they are

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Samsung has introduced two new models to its Gear S2 Classic smartwatch range and we managed to get some hands-on fondling time with them both ahead of the start of CES 2016. For all intents and purposes, each of the new edition wearables are identical... >>

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S: Taking on the iPad Pro with style and grace

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S: Taking on the iPad Pro with style and grace

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It wasn't that long ago that Samsung pulled a bit of a shock by announcing it was withdrawing from the laptop market, at least in the UK. However, since then the notebook space has changed somewhat, with Microsoft, Lenovo, Apple and others creating an... >>

Samsung KS9500 SUHD TV puts premium first, this is what the 4K HDR future looks like

Samsung KS9500 SUHD TV puts premium first, this is what the 4K HDR future looks like

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LG might be betting the farm on OLED but Samsung is sticking to its guns with its SUHD TV technology, claiming that sets like the UHD Premium certified top-of-the-range KS9500 is capable of pictures equally as good. It is also sticking with curved for... >>

Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-ray player now available for pre-order

Samsung UBD-K8500 4K UHD Blu-ray player now available for pre-order

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Samsung had already shown its first 4K Blu-ray player at IFA last year but has now announced when it will be available. In the US at least. The Samsung UBD-K8500 will be available Stateside from March this year and interested parties in the US can place... >>

Samsung Ultra Slim SUHD TV concept shows you don't need to be OLED to be thin

Samsung Ultra Slim SUHD TV concept shows you don't need to be OLED to be thin

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With LG and other manufacturers extolling the benefits of OLED over LED television technology, and specifically how thin OLED TVs can be, Samsung has shown a concept set that proves that LED can also have a super slim footprint. It doesn't have a name... >>

LG CES 2016 press conference livestream: Watch it right here

LG CES 2016 press conference livestream: Watch it right here

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At 8am PT (4pm GMT) LG will be kicking off a busy day of major press conferences from almost all the major consumer electronics manufacturers as CES 2016 officially starts. And we have the livestream right here for you to watch. LG doesn't really leave... >>

Lenovo Yoga 900S unveiled as the world's slimmest convertible laptop, just 12.8mm thin

Lenovo Yoga 900S unveiled as the world's slimmest convertible laptop, just 12.8mm thin

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Lenovo's CES 2016 line-up is spearheaded by a pencil-thin convertible laptop that weighs just shy of a kilo, yet has a 12-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) display and 10.5 hour battery life. The Lenovo Yoga 900S in just 12.8mm thin and comes with a 360-degree watchband... >>

Withings Thermo smart thermometer takes readings just by popping it against your head

Withings Thermo smart thermometer takes readings just by popping it against your head

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Withings has announced a sensor-laden thermometer that can take an accurate body temperature reading by placing it against the head. The Withings Thermo is as non-invasive as can be and is Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connected too. That means it can wirelessly... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Kingsman, Straight Outta Compton...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Kingsman, Straight Outta Compton...

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Happy new year! Christmas is well and truly over and we enter a new year full of hope and ambition. However, we also still have half a box of Quality Street left and a Tupperware box of turkey bits that have definitely seen better days but is still edible.... >>

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Apple TV vs Fire TV vs Chromecast 2 and more

Which is the best movie streaming box for under £100? Apple TV vs Fire TV vs Chromecast 2 and more

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Apple has finally, after three years, released a replacement Apple TV set-top-box and there has been a lot of interest from multiple sectors of the entertainment industry. Amazon too has recently replaced its successful Fire TV box with a new model.... >>

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you?

Netflix vs Amazon Prime Instant Video: Which streaming service is best for you?

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When we originally planned our mammoth movie streaming services feature (which you can find right here) it was mainly to highlight the differences, if there are any, between the two biggest movie and TV show platforms out there; Netflix and Amazon Prime... >>

Best Fallout 4 bases from around the net: Check out these magnificent settlements

Best Fallout 4 bases from around the net: Check out these magnificent settlements

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Although much of Fallout 4 stays true to Fallout 3 and New Vegas, with the role-playing elements, even visuals remaining familiar though they have been enhanced for this generation of consoles, one of the new features has become an online hit. Base building... >>

Which is the best movie streaming service in the UK? Netflix vs Amazon Prime vs Now TV and more

Which is the best movie streaming service in the UK? Netflix vs Amazon Prime vs Now TV and more

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Over the last few years, movie and TV show streaming services have become increasingly important to the way that we want to consume our content in the UK. As well as the big and obvious free platforms from the country's major broadcasters, such as BBC... >>

How to upgrade your Wii U storage by 1TB or more: That's enough for more than 150 games

How to upgrade your Wii U storage by 1TB or more: That's enough for more than 150 games

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Although digital versions of Wii U games are nowhere near as large in file size as those available for Xbox One or PS4, nor do you require to install disc-based titles, you will still more than likely find yourself running out of storage space on your... >>

31 best PS4 games every gamer should own

31 best PS4 games every gamer should own

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With two years now under its belt, the PlayStation 4 has matured into a fine games console and no mistake. PlayStation Now is in full swing, offering cloud gaming for a large library of quality PS3 games. And Spotify integration through the PlayStation... >>

50 best iPad apps and games of 2015

50 best iPad apps and games of 2015

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We are rapidly approaching the end of 2015 so it's time to look back on some of the great things we were treated to in the last 12 months. The iPad, for example, has had one of the biggest additions to its family, both figuratively and literally, in... >>

Best iPhone selfie apps

Best iPhone selfie apps

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From such humble beginnings, where an arms-length self-shot picture was simply the by product of not having anybody else around, the selfie has become a global sensation. Everybody is doing it. Ellen DeGeneres, James Cordon and Prince, Barack Obama and... >>

50 best iPhone apps and games of 2015

50 best iPhone apps and games of 2015

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Each year Apple reveals which iPhone apps and games were big smashes in the preceding 12 months and this year is no exception. It has been an excellent year for gaming and productivity software, so there were plenty of options when it came to narrowing... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Hitman Agent 47, Fungus the Bogeyman...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Hitman Agent 47, Fungus the Bogeyman...

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Yeah, we know it's Christmas Day and that there's loads on the telly. There's the Doctor Who Christmas special, Downton Abbey finale and, of course, you can't miss the Queen's Speech. But what are you going to watch on the weekend to follow while you... >>

How to upgrade your Xbox One storage by 2TB and more: That’s up to 100 games

How to upgrade your Xbox One storage by 2TB and more: That’s up to 100 games

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It cannot be disputed that the new generation of gaming has been an outstanding success, with more consoles shifted than ever before and more games in the first couple of years after launch than many could have dreamed of. However, there is one issue... >>