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Apple TV 4K review: Making 4K affordable
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Apple TV 4K review: Making 4K affordable

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A lot can happen in two years. Whole industries can shift, evolve, or even die. In the 24 months since 2015's Apple TV launch - which was all about games - we've seen an increasing transition to 4K resolution and high dynamic range (HDR) content. For... >>

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software

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Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.The new OS from Apple brings a host of new features, tips and tricks. We've worked our way through the operating system in order... >>

Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus preview: The Apple phones get a nip and tuck

Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus preview: The Apple phones get a nip and tuck

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Apple has updated the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with two new models: the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, bringing in a series of changes that these models are a little more than just the predicted "S" upgrade that we've seen previously.Revealed at the company's... >>

Apple Watch Series 3 preview: Calling on the go comes to your wrist

Apple Watch Series 3 preview: Calling on the go comes to your wrist

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Apple has announced the third iteration of the Apple Watch, unveiling the new wearable at its September 2017 event at the Steve Jobs Theatre, alongside the launch of the iPhone X and the iPhone 8. Apple took the time to tell us that the Apple Watch... >>

Apple iPhone X preview: The future of Apple smartphones

Apple iPhone X preview: The future of Apple smartphones

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Ten years after the launch of the first iPhone, Apple has launched what it says is the phone that kick starts the next decade for the iPhone. It's the biggest shift in iPhone design since Steve Jobs launched that first device, introducing a new range... >>

Apple's Steve Jobs Theatre in pictures

Apple's Steve Jobs Theatre in pictures

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Apple has unveiled its new Steve Jobs Theatre ahead of the iPhone September event giving us our first glimpse of the work the company has been doing to create its new campus over the last 10 years.Set on one of the highest parts of Apple park in 175 acres... >>

The Apple iPhone is 10 years old: Look how much the iPhone has changed

The Apple iPhone is 10 years old: Look how much the iPhone has changed

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This year marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone.The Apple iPhone first went on sale on 29 June 2007, some five months after it was originally announced. That makes 29 June 2017 the 10th anniversary of the original iPhone availability, in the US at... >>

James Dyson Award winners: The inventions that will change our world tomorrow

James Dyson Award winners: The inventions that will change our world tomorrow

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This year's James Dyson Award winners have been announced showcasing amazing inventions from around the world that might just change the way we dress, eat, work, and play in the future.The winners from around the world each win £2,000. They are now put... >>

How Apple is making Siri sound more human

How Apple is making Siri sound more human

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One of the most famous synthesised voices belongs to Stephen Hawking. Created a number of years ago, Professor Hawking's voice is instantly recognisable to millions of people around the world. But if you think about it, the technology used for creating... >>

MacOS High Sierra preview: The invisible update that you need to download

MacOS High Sierra preview: The invisible update that you need to download

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The High Sierra operating system update completes, we stare lovingly at our Mac desktop and, well, wonder what's actually changed. It's normal to want to see vast user interface changes when Apple releases a new operating system, but that's not the case... >>

The best Star Wars: The Last Jedi toys to buy

The best Star Wars: The Last Jedi toys to buy

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is coming this December, but ahead of the release the second annual Force Friday is upon us and that means a host of new merchandise, games, apps and gadgets to enjoy.Whether you are a fan of the Empire or the Resistance, there... >>

Sphero R2-D2 preview: Artoo it is you, it is you

Sphero R2-D2 preview: Artoo it is you, it is you

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Sphero, the company behind BB-8 and other robots has created its own fully programmable version of R2-D2 from the Star Wars films.Pocket-lint has previewed the new Droid ahead of its official launch. Is this the Droid you're looking for?R2-D2 Droid hardware... >>

Sphero BB-9E preview: The cute "evil" BB-8 shows us the dark side of The Last Jedi

Sphero BB-9E preview: The cute "evil" BB-8 shows us the dark side of The Last Jedi

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The Droids of the Star Wars universe always hold a special place in our hearts. R2-D2, C3-PO, that silly Droid that Chewie likes to shout at in the Death Star.It's no surprise then that we've got a new Droid to love/hate for the new Star Wars: The Last... >>

Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges preview: We put on the headset to battle Kylo Ren

Lenovo Star Wars Jedi Challenges preview: We put on the headset to battle Kylo Ren

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We aren't sure about you, but we've always wondered what it would be like to have a proper Lightsaber duel. Or maybe play a game of Holochess.Thanks to the joys of augmented reality, you can now do both. Lenovo has teamed with Disney to create an AR experience... >>

Ultimate Collector Series Lego Millennium Falcon in pictures, all 7,541 pieces of it

Ultimate Collector Series Lego Millennium Falcon in pictures, all 7,541 pieces of it

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Just how much of a Lego Star Wars fan are you? Enough to spend £650 on 7,541 piece Star Wars Lego Millennium Falcon? That's what Lego is hoping as it launches its biggest set ever to date in celebration of the new Star Wars movie, The Last Jedi.Announced... >>

Olloclip Filmer's Kit wants to enhance your iPhone 7 photos

Olloclip Filmer's Kit wants to enhance your iPhone 7 photos

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Olloclip, renowned for its range of iPhone lenses, has created a limited edition Filmer's Kit in collaborations with Incase.The kit will include over £300 worth of lens and fittings essential, it says, for mobile videography and photography fans, but... >>

Apple 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display (2017) review: All-in-one and one-for-all
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Apple 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display (2017) review: All-in-one and one-for-all

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The Apple iMac range has received a spec boost for 2017, promising better screen technology, more processing power, Thunderbolt 3 slots and more. But should you be excited by these additions?We've been using the new 27-inch 5K iMac to get a feel for the... >>

Apple MacBook battery life tips: Make your laptop last longer

Apple MacBook battery life tips: Make your laptop last longer

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We are always keen to get more from our laptop battery, allowing us to work that little bit longer on the road without needing to find a power socket.Aside from the simple and well-known tip of turning your screen brightness down to save power, there... >>

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 review: The tablet to finally replace your laptop?
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Apple iPad Pro 10.5 review: The tablet to finally replace your laptop?

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Apple continues to evolve the iPad, with the iPad Pro 10.5 giving customers more reasons to upgrade their ageing Apple tablet.As the 10.5 numerical suggests, this Pro is a new size for iPad: smaller than the 12.9-inch model, and only marginally larger... >>

Pokemon Go Gyms closing, but will return soon

Pokemon Go Gyms closing, but will return soon

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Niantic Labs, the company behind Pokemon Go, has confirmed that it will be temporarily closing gyms in the game from the 19 June. In a statement by the company, the developers of the smash hit AR game stated:"Gyms will temporarily close starting Monday,... >>

Apple HomeKit spec change likely to see river of new products flood the market

Apple HomeKit spec change likely to see river of new products flood the market

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Apple has quietly opened up its HomeKit specification, allowing third-party manufacturers, like Philips and Honeywell, to connect to the Apple smart home offering through software authentication rather than needing a dedicated hardware chip.The news is... >>

Apple HomePod preview: Say hello to Apple's smart Siri speaker

Apple HomePod preview: Say hello to Apple's smart Siri speaker

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Apple has once again entered the speaker market launching the Apple HomePod, a speaker with Siri built-in that plans to take on not only the Amazon Echo and Google Home but advanced systems like Sonos too.Apple wants to deliver not only a connected... >>

F1 on the water: How Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR plan to win the America's Cup

F1 on the water: How Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR plan to win the America's Cup

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"It's like Formula 1 on water," Sir Ben Ainslie explains. Ainslie is talking about the America's Cup, a sailing race started by the British in 1851, and remarkably never won by them since.Pocket-lint has travelled to Bermuda, the location of the 35th... >>

Apple (Product)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are bold, brash and, well, very red

Apple (Product)RED iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are bold, brash and, well, very red

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Apple has released (Product)RED versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus to celebrate its continued commitment to the charity.The company has been a significant partner of the charity for many years raising over $130 million to date. This time the... >>

Apple iPhone 7 review: Refining the design rather than ripping it up and starting again
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Apple iPhone 7 review: Refining the design rather than ripping it up and starting again

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"It is the best iPhone yet", proclaimed Tim Cook on the stage at Apple's Special Event in San Francisco at the beginning of the September last year.He would be right, the iPhone 7 is, but it is not the leap of technological advancement that many of the... >>