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Tips for making your home safe this Christmas

Tips for making your home safe this Christmas

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It is a sad fact but burglaries are said to increase by up to 20 per cent around the Christmas holidays. That doesn't mean there is nothing you can do to help make sure this percentage doesn't affect your home though.There are a number of easy and sensible... >>

Mondaine Helvetica 1 Smart review: One seriously stylish activity tracker
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Mondaine Helvetica 1 Smart review: One seriously stylish activity tracker

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Mondaine, the famous Swiss watch maker, has entered the world of smartwatches with the Helvetica 1 Smart, a device that offers a smart yet fully analogue experience. Similar to the Withings Activite, the Helvetica 1 Smart bundles an activity tracker and... >>

Apple solves iPhone battery woes with new Smart Battery Case

Apple solves iPhone battery woes with new Smart Battery Case

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You've been able to get third-party battery cases for the iPhone for a long time now, but Apple has finally decided to step into the battery case game itself. It has launched its own slim case for iPhone 6S and iPhone 6 smartphones.The Smart Battery Case... >>

LeapFrog Epic review: Putting parents in control
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LeapFrog Epic review: Putting parents in control

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The internet is a place of knowledge, entertainment, and more - but it isn't always a safe place. When it comes to kids spending time online a simple search for one thing can lead to something else, or playing a game could lead to dozens of in-app purchases... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 3: Win £300 worth of Lego Technics

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 3: Win £300 worth of Lego Technics

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Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint.All you'll have to do to enter is check Pocket-lint each day to see what prize is up for grabs, answer a... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 2: Win Disney Infinity play sets and figures worth over £200

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 2: Win Disney Infinity play sets and figures worth over £200

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Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint.We'll be giving away a great piece of kit every single day, with something for everyone, from smartphones... >>

Elgato Eve review: Data without due cause
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Elgato Eve review: Data without due cause

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For the smarthome to work effectively and efficiently, you need sensors. There's no way around it. Elgato Eve delivers just that: a number of sensors for you to monitor your home and then have that information relayed to your phone (it's Apple iOS only... >>

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 1: Win Sonos Play:1 Bundle Starter Set

The Great Christmas Giveaway Day 1: Win Sonos Play:1 Bundle Starter Set

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Welcome to The Great Christmas Giveaway 2015, giving you the chance to win some great prizes in the run up to Christmas right here on Pocket-lint.We'll be giving away a great piece of kit every single day, with something for everyone, from smartphones... >>

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 review: Back to the drawing board?
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Apple iPad Pro 12.9 review: Back to the drawing board?

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It's Apple's biggest tablet ever. But does that mean the iPad Pro can replace both your laptop and tablet to become the sole computing device in your home?With many divided over whether or not a giant tablet is the answer - a question we've seen before... >>

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock: Charging time?

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock: Charging time?

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There are plenty of Apple Watch docks on the market already. Companies like Griffin, TwelveSouth, Belkin and others were all keen to offer something in place of Apple's absence.Now Apple has announced, and launched its own docking station for the Apple... >>

Apple Pay on the Underground: 10 top tips for using your iPhone or Apple Watch for Tube travel

Apple Pay on the Underground: 10 top tips for using your iPhone or Apple Watch for Tube travel

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Apple Pay has been live in the UK for sometime now. You might have noticed that the average queue at your local Pret or pub now features iPhone and Apple Watch owners thrusting their devices at store staff and payment machines. What you might not... >>

Tefal Cuisine Companion takes on Thermomix, but can it deliver?

Tefal Cuisine Companion takes on Thermomix, but can it deliver?

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Tefal has created a new cooking appliance that promises to be the one kitchen gadget to rule them all.Rather than focusing in on one specific task, such as a mixer or a blender, the Tefal Cuisine Companion tries to do the lot. The company says it can... >>

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820: What's new and why it will make your next phone awesome

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820: What's new and why it will make your next phone awesome

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Qualcomm has said in New York that its new Snapdragon 820 processor will deliver better battery life, more efficiency, faster performance, and more.But what innovations is the company promising with the new processor, and how will it affect the way you... >>