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How Back To The Future II predicted 21 October 2015: Did it get anything right?

How Back To The Future II predicted 21 October 2015: Did it get anything right?

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"Roads, where we're going we don't need roads." It might have been one of the opening quotes of Back to the Future Part II, leading into one of the best films of the 80s and a great, escapist slice of science fiction, but it was also a glimpse into what... >>

Back To The Future: Did Stuart Miles predict 2015 correctly in 2010?

Back To The Future: Did Stuart Miles predict 2015 correctly in 2010?

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In 2010 Pocket-lint tried to imagine what the future would be like in 2015. Today is yesterday’s future, but did we get it right? We’ve revisited three of the “future diary” pieces we wrote five years ago to find out. Stuart Miles’ Future diary:... >>

Apple iPad mini 4 review: Compact without compromise
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Apple iPad mini 4 review: Compact without compromise

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The iPad Mini 4 replaces the iPad mini 3 and with it closes the book on one of Apple's laziest upgrades in recent years. Overshadowed by huge advancements with the iPad Air 2, last year's iPad mini 3 struggled to find its place in the range, coming across... >>

LinkedIn’s new app shows what you have in common with those you're about to meet

LinkedIn’s new app shows what you have in common with those you're about to meet

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LinkedIn is about to roll out a new feature in its mobile iOS and Android app that will let you see interesting details about the people you are about to meet so you can determine if you have something in common with them. The new "in common" feature... >>

Apple brings Force Touch to desktops, alongside new Magic Keyboard and Mouse

Apple brings Force Touch to desktops, alongside new Magic Keyboard and Mouse

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Apple has announced a new Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2 for iMac and desktop users.  The new wireless Mac accessories will ditch the use of AA batteries and instead opt for lithium-ion batteries that can be charged from a lightning... >>

Osmo review: Physical meets virtual with this clever iPad game
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Osmo review: Physical meets virtual with this clever iPad game

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Rather than being just another kids app, Osmo is best described as a technology system that bridges the physical and digital worlds by taking gameplay beyond the screen. But with such an unusual name, and concept, you may be scratching your head as to... >>

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2016 judges announced

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2016 judges announced

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The nominations for the EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are underway, but who will be the judges helping decide the best gadgets of 2015?The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards looks to reward those devices that are best-in-class from throughout the last year.... >>

Siri, turn off my lights: Philips Hue with Hue Bridge 2.0 tested

Siri, turn off my lights: Philips Hue with Hue Bridge 2.0 tested

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Philips has introduced a new bridge for the Hue lighting system that adds Apple HomeKit functionality to the experience. The move means Apple users can now simply tell their lights to do things without touching their phone, opening the app, or pressing... >>

Starbucks Mobile Order and Pay service goes live in UK

Starbucks Mobile Order and Pay service goes live in UK

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Following an initial launch in 2014, and the nationwide rollout in the US earlier this month, Starbucks has confirmed that it is bringing its Mobile Order and Pay service to the UK from the 1 October in 152 stores across London. The new service will allow... >>

Apple OS X El Capitan review: Tweaks rather than overhaul for free OS update
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Apple OS X El Capitan review: Tweaks rather than overhaul for free OS update

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It's that time of year again when Apple releases a new operating system - this year named El Capitan - bringing new features and some changes to its desktop software and your MacBook or iMac. But with Apple introducing the iPad Pro, and a strong push... >>

HTC One A9 launch event scheduled for 20 October

HTC One A9 launch event scheduled for 20 October

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It looks like HTC doesn't want LG and Huawei to steal all the limelight for being the first devices to get the new Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system when the phones become available at the end of October. Amongst the excitement of new Nexus phones... >>

Great Scott! Doc Brown returns in new Back To The Future short

Great Scott! Doc Brown returns in new Back To The Future short

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October 21 2015 marks the 30 anniversary of the first Back To the Future movie and the time that the Marty McFly goes to in the future in the second movie. To celebrate the fact, Universal is releasing a new Blu-ray and DVD trilogy boxset for fans keen... >>

Best 3D Touch apps for Apple iPhone

Best 3D Touch apps for Apple iPhone

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Apple's new 3D Touch technology is now available on the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. The technology which is part of the display, lets users press on the screen to reveal secondary actions. The harder you press the more things you can do.With the technology... >>