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The summer gift guide: Toys

The summer gift guide: Toys

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All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy as the saying goes and you certainly won't have a dull moment playing with any of these gadgets this summer. Whether its immersing yourself in the world of VR or flying high with a drone, these are some of the... >>

Apple Music preview: A closer look at Apple's new Music app

Apple Music preview: A closer look at Apple's new Music app

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The future - it seems - is not software algorithms but people.Having successfully changed the way we bought and listened to music with the iPod, Apple is hoping to bring back those who have wandered off to services like Spotify and Deezer with a new app... >>

iOS 8.4 ready for download bringing Apple Music to all users

iOS 8.4 ready for download bringing Apple Music to all users

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Apple has released iOS 8.4 and with it its new music service Apple Music.  The new software update, which was released on Tuesday at 4pm in the UK, brings with it a number of other bug fixes and enhancements to Apple's iBooks services.  The update,... >>

Just how hot is it? 11 weather apps that will tell you

Just how hot is it? 11 weather apps that will tell you

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In the UK all forecasts are pointing at a blisteringly hot week ahead, and for the first time, in a long time, we will experience a mini heatwave that will last a few days at least. Temperature rises are expected along with plenty of humidity, and possibly... >>

Shopping with Apple Pay and Eddy Cue

Shopping with Apple Pay and Eddy Cue

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Apple Pay is coming to the UK in July, and while it's been available in the US for some time, Pocket-lint wanted to find out first hand what it is like to use your phone, or watch, to buy things in store rather than your cards. And so who better to show... >>

Gigaset to enter smartphone race

Gigaset to enter smartphone race

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Gigaset, a name normally associated with landline phones, is to enter the smartphone race, the CEO of the company confirmed to Pocket-lint. Understanding that it takes more than just any old product to launch into a highly competitive market, the company... >>

No you're not going mad, the green has changed on the Spotify logo and here's why

No you're not going mad, the green has changed on the Spotify logo and here's why

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At the start of the week Spotify updated its app with "minor improvements" but what it didn't say at the time was that it had changed the green on the logo, used for some time, to a different green, sparking outrage and hysteria on Twitter and Facebook.... >>

iPhone Photography Awards: The amazing winning pictures

iPhone Photography Awards: The amazing winning pictures

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The winners of the 8th annual iPhone Photography Awards have been announced and wow, are some of the shots absolutely stunning. Founded in 2007 soon after the iPhone first launched, the awards looks to reward photographers who've ditched their camera... >>

Best E3 2015 game trailers: Star Fox Zero, Uncharted 4, Halo 5, Forza 6, Fallout 4 and more

Best E3 2015 game trailers: Star Fox Zero, Uncharted 4, Halo 5, Forza 6, Fallout 4 and more

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Giants from the gaming industry are descending on LA this week to show off the latest efforts at video game trade show E3 as they look to tease us with what's in store over the coming year.Whether it is the blood soaked action of Doom or the stealth skills... >>

UE Roll: The go anywhere circular speaker

UE Roll: The go anywhere circular speaker

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Speakers come in all shapes and sizes, and that's even more the case with the latest Bluetooth speaker from Ultimate Ears: The UE Roll, which is shaped like a biscuit.  The new speaker from Ultimate Ears features 360-degree sound, six colourful designs,... >>

Misfit Flash fitness tracker adds IFTTT support

Misfit Flash fitness tracker adds IFTTT support

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Misfit has added a stack of new features to allow you to turn its Flash fitness tracker into a basic remote control for your home, as well as give users of its Shine device access to data via the web rather than just an app. For the Flash tracker users... >>

PS4 Media Player brings torrents to PlayStation

PS4 Media Player brings torrents to PlayStation

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Sony has finally added a media player to the PS4 allowing gamers to watch more than just Blu-ray movies or content they've downloaded from the PSN store. The feature has been missing since the console's launch in 2013 even though the previous Sony console,... >>

Fear the Walking Dead confirmed for UK, thanks to BT

Fear the Walking Dead confirmed for UK, thanks to BT

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BT, not content with taking on Sky on the sports front, is now starting to take on the broadcaster on the TV shows front too. The telecoms giant, who has strong ambitions to dominate the TV market in the UK, has confirmed that it has partnered with US... >>