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Shopping in Google's first shop

Shopping in Google's first shop

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Google has launched its first real world "store" allowing people to try out Android or Chromebook before they buy within a dedicated Google environment.The store within a store is located in the incredibly large Carphone Warehouse / Currys shop on London's... >>

This bank card means you'll never have to pay bank roaming fees again

This bank card means you'll never have to pay bank roaming fees again

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Holiday banking fees are to become a thing of the past with a new debit card that is linked to an app from currency exchange service Travelex. The new "Supercard" looks and works like any normal debit card you've already got in your wallet, however where... >>

Navmii navigation app turns driving into a game, uses What3Words to make sure you never get lost again

Navmii navigation app turns driving into a game, uses What3Words to make sure you never get lost again

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Finding your way from A to B while having some fun along the way could become a thing if the founders of navigation app Navmii have anything to do with it. The company is about to release a huge refresh to its driving app, including a rebranding from... >>

Why is there an Apple Watch app on my iPhone? How to delete the new Apple Watch app

Why is there an Apple Watch app on my iPhone? How to delete the new Apple Watch app

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Apple rolled out iOS 8.2 on Monday night for all iPhone users in preparation for the Apple Watch. With it comes a mandatory new app - the Apple Watch Companion app. The app, which is nothing more than a place holder at the moment, currently only offers... >>

These MacBook Adapters will add the ports back to the new Apple laptop

These MacBook Adapters will add the ports back to the new Apple laptop

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The new 12-inch Apple MacBook is void of all but two sockets: the new USB Type-C and the 3.5mm headphones jack. Those worried that the move means that nothing will be able to be plugged in shouldn't be, as there are five USB Type-C adapters to help you... >>

New Apple MacBook (12-inch): Stunning, super thin and oh so bling (hands-on)

New Apple MacBook (12-inch): Stunning, super thin and oh so bling (hands-on)

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Apple has announced a new MacBook Laptop that is even thinner and smaller than the MacBook Air, but more powerful than the iPad. The new 12-inch MacBook ditches all the traditional ports in order to slim down to a super-thin 13.1mm in thickness. To get... >>

Android fans will freak, we've managed to get all 124 MWC pin badges and here they are

Android fans will freak, we've managed to get all 124 MWC pin badges and here they are

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Whether you are an Android fan, a collector, or merely intrigued, the Mobile World Congress Android pins are back and are sending attendees at the trade show in Barcelona into a giddy frenzy.As Google famously did in 2011, the company has released collectable pin... >>

Forget lusting after a cinema room at home, in the future you'll need a virtual reality room

Forget lusting after a cinema room at home, in the future you'll need a virtual reality room

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For the last 20 years we've been lusting after one thing, one thing that eludes us to this day.You see, since the mid-nineties and the introduction of the first affordable Dolby Pro Logic sound systems, we've always fancied the idea of a home cinema in... >>

Forget Pebble Time, it's the Pebble Time Steel with Smartstrap that's the next big thing

Forget Pebble Time, it's the Pebble Time Steel with Smartstrap that's the next big thing

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Even Pebble couldn’t have guessed that its Pebble Time smartwatch would have such phenomenal success on Kickstarter as it did, making more than $12 million in funding already – a million of that in just 30 minutes. But it will be hoping to replicate... >>

Qualcomm Zeroth machine learning promises to help us find lost photos quickly

Qualcomm Zeroth machine learning promises to help us find lost photos quickly

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The days of trying to remember when and where you took a picture could be over thanks to a machine learning technology being developed by Qualcomm. The tech, currently referred to as Zeroth, has the ability to scan images you've taken and match points... >>

Qualcomm Sense ID is a 3D biometric scanner that will solve those sweaty Apple TouchID moments (hands-on)

Qualcomm Sense ID is a 3D biometric scanner that will solve those sweaty Apple TouchID moments (hands-on)

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Qualcomm has demoed a new biometric fingerprint scanner at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that uses ultrasonic sound waves to capture even more of the minute details of your digits.The technology, called Sense ID, aims to solve the problem of scanning... >>

HTC Re dinosaur: Makes snapping photos and shooting video fun

HTC Re dinosaur: Makes snapping photos and shooting video fun

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HTC has taken its Re camera to a prehistoric level by introducing the HTC Re dinosaur at Mobile World Congress 2015. Until now the HTC Re was a little specific as a sort of device and that shape had us a little bemused. Now that the Re dinosaur accessory... >>

Qualcomm details your next, next smartphone

Qualcomm details your next, next smartphone

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As the latest flagship smartphones are announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona by the likes of HTC, LG, Sony and others, chip maker Qualcomm is already looking to enhance the next generation of phones that haven't even been thought up yet. The... >>