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HTC One M8 to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Sense 7 before Christmas

HTC One M8 to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow and Sense 7 before Christmas

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HTC confirmed that it will be pushing an Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to the One M8 a while back but has previously only said that it would be available "beginning end of 2015" - whatever that means. Now it looks like HTC One M8 owners don't have to... >>

These are the best Christmas jumpers you’ll want to wear this year

These are the best Christmas jumpers you’ll want to wear this year

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Tis the season to be jolly, and you'll never look jollier wearing these geeky Christmas jumpers. Last year we detailed several geeky Christmas jumpers you could buy, with some of them made by Numskull and based on sci-fi movies and videogames. However,... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: MI: Rogue Nation, Ant-Man...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: MI: Rogue Nation, Ant-Man...

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You know that thing where you grab the remote to see if there's something interesting on television and end up cycling completely through the channels without finding anything you'd like to watch, no matter how many are available to you? Well, thanks... >>

Best gadgets you can buy right now: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2015 winners announced

Best gadgets you can buy right now: EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2015 winners announced

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As 2015 is drawing to a close it's that time of year again when we award the gadgets and games that have made the last 12 months extra special. What's more, it's not just our own particular favourites that have risen to the top, but thanks to our panel... >>

These amazing pictures were taken using just Sony a7R II, RX10 II and RX100 IV cameras

These amazing pictures were taken using just Sony a7R II, RX10 II and RX100 IV cameras

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To highlight the abilities of its camera sensors in low-light conditions, Sony armed professional photographer Mikael Buck with an a7R II compact system camera, plus RX10 II and RX100 IV compacts to take pictures of the incredible ice caverns in Vatnajokull,... >>

Huawei Mate 8 with Android 6.0 and Kirin 950 processor unveiled ahead of CES 2016 outing

Huawei Mate 8 with Android 6.0 and Kirin 950 processor unveiled ahead of CES 2016 outing

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Huawei has officially released details and images on its new, flagship smartphone, the Huawei Mate 8, and has confirmed that it will be on its stand at CES 2016 in January. It will feature the company's own octa-core Kirin 950 processor, running four... >>

Get an Ultra HD TV with 4K Netflix for just £350, Black Friday’s gone mad!

Get an Ultra HD TV with 4K Netflix for just £350, Black Friday’s gone mad!

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Even though it's not quite Friday 27 November, the Black Friday deals have been flowing quick and fast. We haven't, though, seen much better than the one Amazon is offering today, 26 November. You can buy a 4K Hisense LED television, with 4K Netflix and... >>

Here’s one way to combat piracy, only one copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s new album was made and it sold for “millions”

Here’s one way to combat piracy, only one copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s new album was made and it sold for “millions”

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Earlier this year, rap group The Wu-Tang Clan announced that it would be creating a one-off album, featuring 31 new tracks created over a nine year period. Only one copy would be pressed and it would be auctioned the highest bidder. Now some details of... >>

Check out these incredible Star Wars Battlefront screens: Are they real or fake?

Check out these incredible Star Wars Battlefront screens: Are they real or fake?

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Since its release debate has raged over Star Wars Battlefront, with hardcore gamers bemoaning its simplicity and lack of longevity, while more casual gamers heralding the game for the exact same reasons. One thing nobody can dispute, however, is that... >>

The 5.5-inch octa-core LG Ray is the best smartphone you'll likely never own

The 5.5-inch octa-core LG Ray is the best smartphone you'll likely never own

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LG has announced a smartphone that looks great, has an octa-core processor, a 5.5-inch HD screen, and a 13-megapixel camera but it's unlikely you'll ever own one. Why? The LG Ray will probably never make it to the UK or US. Instead, being a 3G-only handset... >>

ITV bins ITV Player, introduces ITV Hub service instead

ITV bins ITV Player, introduces ITV Hub service instead

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UK broadcaster ITV has replaced both ITV Player and ITV.com with a new destination for catch-up content and online services. Called ITV Hub, the new service is available now online and live streaming of the ITV family of channels are "at the heart of... >>

Star Wars The Force Awakens VR experience coming to Google Cardboard in a galaxy not so far far away

Star Wars The Force Awakens VR experience coming to Google Cardboard in a galaxy not so far far away

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As part of the promotional push for the new Star Wars film, Disney and Lucasfilm are creating a virtual reality experience that will be available for owners of a Google Cardboard headset. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens experience will be part of the... >>

What is DisneyLife and why will it give Netflix and Amazon Prime sleepless nights?

What is DisneyLife and why will it give Netflix and Amazon Prime sleepless nights?

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Disney has been very active on streaming services over the last year or so, with many of its movies available to view as part of a Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video subscription. Its TV channels are also incredible popular in the UK, with series favourites... >>

Google to Scotty, search giant only went and made a Star Trek communicator

Google to Scotty, search giant only went and made a Star Trek communicator

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It's no secret that Google is always developing hardware ideas and concepts that may or may not make it to full consumer release, but we've rarely wanted one as much as we do the device revealed in an interview with Time in the US. Amit Singhal, senior... >>

Star Wars Battlefront review: Aren't you a little short for a stormtrooper?
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Star Wars Battlefront review: Aren't you a little short for a stormtrooper?

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It's finally here. Star Wars Battlefront is one of gaming's most hyped releases and thankfully looks every part the game to kickstart a month or two of Star Wars frenzy. It is the most spectacular looking Star Wars game we've ever had – indeed, it could... >>

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Inside Out, Jessica Jones...

Best TV and movies to watch this weekend on Amazon, Netflix, NOW TV and more: Inside Out, Jessica Jones...

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With the Amazon Video channel now available on Roku devices alongside a whole host of other streaming services, there's plenty to watch this weekend away from the beaten track of conventional broadcast TV. Whether it's a movie, digital TV box-set or something... >>

PS4 now has backwards compatibility too, just not how you think

PS4 now has backwards compatibility too, just not how you think

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Much has been made about Microsoft's decision to add backwards compatibility to the Xbox One via emulation, but did you know that the PS4 is also capable of emulating games released for previous Sony consoles? Indeed, it is said that developers have had... >>

If you want to play Star Wars Battlefront in style, these are the coats you're looking for

If you want to play Star Wars Battlefront in style, these are the coats you're looking for

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Star Wars Battlefront is now available and it will no doubt be the game that garners the most attention for the next week or so. For good reason too as it's a truly superb looking game. Now you can be superb looking too while you play it, with some Star... >>

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2015 voting closes today: Make sure you vote for your favourites

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2015 voting closes today: Make sure you vote for your favourites

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In little under a week's time we'll be in a position to announce all the products that have walked away with a shiny EE Pocket-lint Gadget Award for 2015, but before then there is still a bit of time left for you to vote for your favourites before we... >>

Pepsi really is making an Android phone: Pepsi Phone P1 pops up in China

Pepsi really is making an Android phone: Pepsi Phone P1 pops up in China

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It seems everybody wants a slice of the Android smartphone pie these days. BlackBerry has entered the market with its Priv device, sidelining BlackBerry OS in favour of a more popular operating system and now, more bizarrely, soft drinks manufacturer... >>

Sky explains why Sky Q won't get 4K at launch

Sky explains why Sky Q won't get 4K at launch

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On the build up to the formal announcement of Sky's new TV service much was speculated about it embracing 4K ultra high definition as a new premium channel offering. However, UHD ended up being a footnote at the end of the presentation of Sky Q, with... >>

Virgin Media and BT broadband customers will be able to use Sky Q too

Virgin Media and BT broadband customers will be able to use Sky Q too

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Sky unveiled its much-rumoured Sky Q new TV service earlier today and perhaps surprised many by announcing a whole family of devices rather than one set-top-box, with a Sky Q Hub broadband router as part of the set-up. It makes sense as Sky Q is very... >>

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 vs Shield Tablet (2014): What’s the difference?

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 vs Shield Tablet (2014): What’s the difference?

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A year on from releasing its first Android tablet geared mainly for gaming, Nvidia has followed up the Shield Tablet with the Shield Tablet K1. The main difference between the two is price, with the newer model almost £100 cheaper. So we pop them head... >>

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 review: The cost-effective gaming tablet
4.5 stars

Nvidia Shield Tablet K1 review: The cost-effective gaming tablet

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When we reviewed the Nvidia Shield Tablet last year it ticked every box when faced with Android competition and even offered a lot that others couldn't, with its gaming prowess thanks to dedicated graphics hardware. We were also impressed by the £240... >>

Wow, Emirates first-class passengers get 32-inch screens, but don't worry economy gets bigger screens too

Wow, Emirates first-class passengers get 32-inch screens, but don't worry economy gets bigger screens too

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Emirates' latest aircraft have all-new entertainment systems, including a 32-inch TV sets for each customer flying in first-class. The airline's newly-delivered Boeing 777-300ER and Airbus A380 planes have been specified with the latest entertainment... >>