Archive for Rik Henderson

There’s a mini Master Chief hidden in your Xbox One S

There’s a mini Master Chief hidden in your Xbox One S

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The Xbox One S has been critically revered since its release on 2 August and that might have prompted you to buy one. But did you know that as well as get the most powerful console and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player currently available, you also adopted a... >>

Watch the Olympics like never before, BBC Sport 360 VR app puts you in the heart of the action

Watch the Olympics like never before, BBC Sport 360 VR app puts you in the heart of the action

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The BBC will be broadcasting much of the Olympics in an all-new format. As well as conventional TV broadcasts it will be screening  many sports in 360-degree video, for users of virtual reality headsets.A BBC Sport 360 service will start with the opening... >>

Pokemon Go Battery Saver mode returning to iPhone, bugs removed

Pokemon Go Battery Saver mode returning to iPhone, bugs removed

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Earlier this week an update for the iOS version of Pokemon Go removed a couple of features that were broken, now one of the them is returning.The Battery Saver mode, which dimmed the screen when you didn't hold your phone aloft, is being reinstated. And... >>

Sonos public beta 6.4 update adds new features: Here's what they are and how to get them

Sonos public beta 6.4 update adds new features: Here's what they are and how to get them

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Sonos is rolling out a new public beta software update today, which adds plenty of new features to the apps.Music playback has been simplified, via your queue or from individual tracks and albums. There are also some new playlist functions.So here's what's... >>

What does Samsung Galaxy Note 7's IP68 waterproofing mean?

What does Samsung Galaxy Note 7's IP68 waterproofing mean?

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Alongside its gorgeous, rounded 5.7-inch screen and iris scanner, the other Samsung Galaxy Note 7 feature that is capturing plenty of attention since its official launch is its waterproofing. Indeed, Samsung had set up an enormous tank of water at the... >>

Manchester United vs Everton to stream live on Facebook

Manchester United vs Everton to stream live on Facebook

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Wayne Rooney has announced that his testimonial to be played tonight will be screened live on Facebook. Manchester United vs Everton will be hosted on both Rooney's own Facebook page and United's.There have been a few matches to be shown via Facebook... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Best cases, accessories and chargers for the new phone

Samsung Galaxy Note 7: Best cases, accessories and chargers for the new phone

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Samsung unveiled its new phone at simultaneous events in New York, London and Rio and afterwards we got a chance to check out all the official cases and accessories for the device. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be first in the family to come to the UK... >>

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

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

37 best Xbox One games every gamer should own

37 best Xbox One games every gamer should own

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Have you just got an Xbox One or a new Xbox One S, getting one soon or are you simply looking for something to play? Well, you've come to the right place. It's been a busy time for gaming since the Xbox One first launched in November 2013, with a stack... >>

HTC Vive price soars thanks to Brexit, Oculus Rift to follow?

HTC Vive price soars thanks to Brexit, Oculus Rift to follow?

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The fallout of the EU Referendum vote continues as HTC has dramatically raised the price of its virtual reality headset, citing Brexit as the cause.The sharp drop in value of the British pound has seen prices rise for other tech devices, with OnePlus... >>

Pokemon Go update removes major features, adds warnings

Pokemon Go update removes major features, adds warnings

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Niantic pushed an update for Pokemon Go over the weekend that scraps a couple of fairly major features, but ones that didn't work properly anyway. It also adds new, sinister but understandable warnings.The footprint feature has never really worked since... >>

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Pokemon Go Plus explained: Release date, price and everything you need to know

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There are few out there who haven't heard about Pokemon Go, on a basic level at least. It's a global phenomenon that has been covered way beyond the confines of games or tech news outlets.However, as the craze settles and the true Pokemon Go gamers settle... >>

Can I get Amazon Prime Now one-hour deliveries in my area?

Can I get Amazon Prime Now one-hour deliveries in my area?

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Amazon has further extended its Amazon Prime Now one-hour delivery service into a new area: Scotland, or more specifically, Glasgow. Two-hour deliveries are now available in surrounding Glasgow areas too, including Motherwell, Kilmarnock and Cumbernauld.... >>

Now TV Smart Box review: Is live TV and Sky in one device worth the price?
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Now TV Smart Box review: Is live TV and Sky in one device worth the price?

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When Sky first revealed that it was to introduce another new Now TV box, it was widely presumed that it would feature 4K streaming. But even though Ultra HD content is coming to the company's flagship TV offering, Sky Q, the Now TV Smart Box maxes out... >>

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

Pokemon Go finally launches in Japan, France, Hong Kong

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Pokemon Go's global roll-out continues, hitting something of a milestone with official confirmation that the game is available in Japan, France and Hong Kong. Having launched initially in the US, Australia and New Zealand, it then spread across a lot... >>

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Robot Wars, Kinky Britain and more

Best TV catch-up on Freeview Play: Robot Wars, Kinky Britain and more

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Over the last few months we’ve suggested some cracking shows that you can catch-up with for free using Freeview Play and this week is now different. Freeview Play devices give you the ability to scroll backwards through the electronic programme guide... >>

Nintendo's new console available to order, but it's not what you expected

Nintendo's new console available to order, but it's not what you expected

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Nintendo has officially revealed its next console, but it isn't the long-awaited Nintendo NX. We still have to wait for more details on that particular beast.Instead, the next console the Japanese gaming giant will be manufacturing and selling is the... >>

5 best indie games coming to Xbox One you must download

5 best indie games coming to Xbox One you must download

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Thanks to the Xbox One's now inextricable link with Windows 10 the platform is very attractive to independent developers. They can essentially develop for PC and easily translate their games for Xbox One too, or vice versa. What's more, the ID@Xbox scheme... >>

Pokemon Go the Movie planned, live-action film rights snapped up

Pokemon Go the Movie planned, live-action film rights snapped up

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After the unbelievable success of Pokemon Go, Legendary Entertainment has reported snagged the rights to make a live-action movie starring the cute cartoon monsters.Although there have been plenty of feature length Pokemon films in the last 20 years,... >>

EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised at no extra cost

EE brings back customer services to UK and Ireland, better service promised at no extra cost

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EE has made significant steps in closing its customer service operations overseas and bringing the entire operation back to the UK and Ireland. All of its Pay Monthly customer service calls are now localised. It also promises that Pay As You Go and... >>

How to get 4K Ultra HD movies, sport and TV on your Sky Q box

How to get 4K Ultra HD movies, sport and TV on your Sky Q box

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Sky Q subscribers will finally be able to access 4K Ultra HD TV shows, movies and sport from 13 August, but ahead of the launch you can ensure your Sky Q Silver box is ready to play the content.Sky has started pushing a software update to your Sky Q... >>

Sky Q major software update rolling out: Here's what your Sky Q box can do now

Sky Q major software update rolling out: Here's what your Sky Q box can do now

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Sky started to install its new Sky Q service and kit in customers homes at the end of March and, by all accounts, it has gone down very well indeed.However, all things can be improved over time, especially technology and entertainment equipment and Sky... >>

Sky Kids app now has offline viewing to help with school holidays travelling

Sky Kids app now has offline viewing to help with school holidays travelling

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Sky Kids for Android and iOS now offers offline viewing. You can download the shows and films available on the application to keep children entertained over school holiday trips and beyond. Customers with either a Sky Go Extra, Sky Multiscreen or Sky... >>

Best games coming in 2016: All the latest PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC and PS VR trailers

Best games coming in 2016: All the latest PS4, Xbox One, Wii U, PC and PS VR trailers

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With E3 2016 now over, having displayed some of the biggest titles of the year, and game release schedules ramping up as we enter the second half of 2016, it's a great time to be a gamer.Whether you have a gaming PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One or Nintendo... >>

Sky Q features coming to Sky+, here's what to expect in Homepage refresh

Sky Q features coming to Sky+, here's what to expect in Homepage refresh

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Sky isn't just concentrating on Sky Q these days, after all the vast majority of its customers have Sky+HD boxes. Sky Q might be getting 4K soon, but Sky+ customers will also benefit from a user interface refresh that'll add several features to tie their... >>