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Sky Q Fluid Viewing has a flaw, but here's the fix

Sky Q Fluid Viewing has a flaw, but here's the fix

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When Sky Q was announced in 2015, the standout feature for the new TV service was that you would be able to start watching your favourite TV show or movie in one room, then pause, before resuming in another room with zero hassle.  Sky is so confident... >>

Sky Q install: Tips and tricks to get you ready for installation

Sky Q install: Tips and tricks to get you ready for installation

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Sky Q, the new top of the range TV service from Sky, is starting to be installed in homes up and down the country, but is there anything you can do to get ready for the big day ahead of the Sky engineer coming to your house? Having gone through the install... >>

Huawei teams up with Leica, could the Huawei P9 be the first to benefit?

Huawei teams up with Leica, could the Huawei P9 be the first to benefit?

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Huawei and iconic camera maker Leica have announced they are joining forces to "reinvent" smartphone photography. In a move that apes the long lasting partnership that saw Nokia and Carl Zeiss join forces to improve the camera quality on the back of Nokia... >>

OnePlus 3 release date slated for June

OnePlus 3 release date slated for June

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The OnePlus 3 is expected to launch "at the end of the second quarter" according to Carl Pei, one of the company's co-founders sporting a new design.  The comments made to Cnet en Espanol in an interview at Mobile World Congress, imply that we could... >>

New BBC Music app curates the best of the Beeb based on your music tastes

New BBC Music app curates the best of the Beeb based on your music tastes

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The BBC is continuing its push to offer more choice through various apps by launching a new dedicated BBC Music app. The free BBC Music app will, according to the Beeb, bring the best of music from across BBC TV, Radio and Online straight to the palm... >>

Sky+ customers get new Netflix-like binge watching features

Sky+ customers get new Netflix-like binge watching features

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Sky has rolled out a handful of new features for its Sky+ customers including the ability to download an entire season at the start for some TV shows, as well as automatically start the next episode of a "Box Set" when you've finished watching the previous... >>

Internet of Cows is now a thing as UK start-up creates cow tracking app

Internet of Cows is now a thing as UK start-up creates cow tracking app

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You've probably heard of the phrase Internet of Things. It refers to the idea that everything can be connected to the internet to share data. It's a huge buzz word in the gadget industry at the moment. Over the last couple of years we've seen everything... >>

Ebook reader powered by the sun will let you read forever without plugging in

Ebook reader powered by the sun will let you read forever without plugging in

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Hoping to let you read in the sun for days, ebook reader maker Bookeen has created a new case for its Cybook Ocean ebook reader that lets you keep the battery topped up via the sun. According to the company, the new cover can provide up to a days reading... >>

Get a free Gear VR with your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge

Get a free Gear VR with your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge

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Samsung has announced that customers who order a Samsung Galaxy S7 or Galaxy S7 edge will get a free Gear VR headset worth £79.99. The offer which will be available to customers in both Europe and the US is designed to encourage people to order the headset... >>

iPhone 7 could get super fast modem letting you download a HD movie in seconds

iPhone 7 could get super fast modem letting you download a HD movie in seconds

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The next iPhone could let you download movies in seconds over a wireless LTE connection, if Apple chooses to put Qualcomm's new modem in the iPhone 7. The company - who has provided the modem for the iPhone for a number of years - has announced a new... >>

Shot on iPhone 6s: Top iPhone photographers share their secrets

Shot on iPhone 6s: Top iPhone photographers share their secrets

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Dubbed the Apple World Gallery, Apple is once again set to showcase iPhone users' photos on advertising billboards around the globe. It's a collection that comprises of 53 images, taken by 41 different iPhone 6s owners. Their work will be featured in... >>

Sky Kids app will let your children watch TV without adverts

Sky Kids app will let your children watch TV without adverts

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Sky has announced it is launching a dedicated Kids app, called Sky Kids, for parents keen to let their children watch TV without the adverts. The new app, has according to Sky, been specially designed for kids, and includes the ability to select age appropriate... >>

Does Safari keep crashing on your iPhone? Here's how to fix it

Does Safari keep crashing on your iPhone? Here's how to fix it

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If you've noticed that Safari on your iPhone keeps crashing today, don't panic you aren't alone. A number of Safari users are reporting that they are having difficulty using the default browser. They say it is repeatedly crashing when launched for the... >>

Is this the new face of Lego?

Is this the new face of Lego?

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If you asked someone to describe what Lego looks like they would probably answer with something along the lines of a series of bricks that you put together to build buildings, vehicles, and the such like. That image is likely to change though when they... >>

Marbotics Smart Letters for iPad: As easy as ABC?

Marbotics Smart Letters for iPad: As easy as ABC?

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In an age of digital devices, worrying whether your young kids are getting enough physical play can be a concern. It's all too easy to thrust the iPad at a child and leave them to it. French company Marbotic is trying to solve this dilemma by merging... >>

Leica X-U outdoor camera is designed to be taken on your next adventure

Leica X-U outdoor camera is designed to be taken on your next adventure

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Who says adventurous types can't take good pictures? That's the thinking from Leica. It has just launched a new outdoor and underwater focused camera, the Leica X-U. The new £2,400 camera will feature a fast Leica Summilux 23mm f/1.7 ASPH lens (equivalent... >>

Olloclip Studio Case is a vloggers ultimate iPhone accessory

Olloclip Studio Case is a vloggers ultimate iPhone accessory

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The iPhone has become so much more than a phone that many are using the Apple smartphone instead of a video or stills camera. Olloclip, the company that makes dedicated lenses for the iPhone, has branched out with a new "Studio" accessory that lets you... >>

What have we become? Some of the best weird and wonderful gadgets of CES

What have we become? Some of the best weird and wonderful gadgets of CES

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CES isn't always just about the gadgets that are going to change your life, help you enjoy television in a better way, or make you lust after the latest state of the art smartphone. Oh no, it's about pushing what is possible with technology, whether that's... >>

Hands-on: Audi’s new 3D VR Configurator

Hands-on: Audi’s new 3D VR Configurator

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You’re on the hip Left Bank of Paris’s Seine River. It’s a sunny, breezy spring morning and you’re staring into the engine bay of your brand new, Ara Blue Audi R8 V10 Plus. As you move around the side of the car, you can’t help but wonder if... >>

Lego Education WeDo 2.0 brings Lego robots to the classroom

Lego Education WeDo 2.0 brings Lego robots to the classroom

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Your kids could be about to start playing with Lego at school after the company has launched an educational toy box that encourages robotic code learning. Best seen as a more approachable version of Lego Mindstorms, Lego Education WeDo 2.0 is a hands-on,... >>

Pico Brew: A home brewing machine that makes beer making as easy as baking a loaf of bread

Pico Brew: A home brewing machine that makes beer making as easy as baking a loaf of bread

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You'll soon be able to brew beer from your favourite breweries from around the world at home thanks to a new invention called the Pico Brew. The counter top device is a fully automated brewing appliance that is able to brew batches of 5-litre kegs in... >>

Worried about the floods? Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak Detector hopes to save your stuff

Worried about the floods? Honeywell Lyric Wi-Fi Water Leak Detector hopes to save your stuff

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Honeywell has launched a Wi-Fi enabled leak and freeze detector that can notify you via your smartphone if it detects water in the room it is installed. The seemingly boring looking white box can work on its own without any bigger smarthome system (like... >>

Meccano Meccanoids multiply, now come in various shapes and sizes

Meccano Meccanoids multiply, now come in various shapes and sizes

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Meccano has expanded on its Meccano robot launched in 2015, with a range of Meccanoids for 2016. Revealed at CES in Las Vegas, the range will feature three pot sized robots, a giant T-Rex dinosaur and two child sized droids that you have to build yourself.... >>

Amazing Samsung Modular TV concept rips apart what you expect a television to look like

Amazing Samsung Modular TV concept rips apart what you expect a television to look like

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Samsung has demoed a modular TV concept at CES that could mean the end to those annoying black bars when you watch widescreen content. Rather than your standard television screen, the Samsung modular TV is made up of a number of screens that can be joined... >>

Qualcomm urges car makers to take modular approach

Qualcomm urges car makers to take modular approach

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Qualcomm, the company whose processors power many of the current flagship mobile phones today, has told Pocket-lint that it expects car makers to take a modular approach to bringing the latest tech to their cars in the future. Announcing a number of partnerships... >>