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Sky Movies becomes Sky Cinema, kicks off with Spectre

Sky Movies becomes Sky Cinema, kicks off with Spectre

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Sky has rebranded its Sky Movies service to be called Sky Cinema.  The new name, which will come into effect on the 8 July, will kick off with the UK premiere of James Bond's latest outing: Spectre.  "We have a brand new name! Introducing Sky Cinema, bringing... >>

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, first E3 trailer shows beautiful interactive world

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, first E3 trailer shows beautiful interactive world

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Nintendo's new Zelda game is to be called: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild the company confirmed using its presence at the E3 gaming convention in Los Angeles this year to show off a three minute long trailer of some of the gaming action gamers... >>

When should I upgrade to iOS 10?

When should I upgrade to iOS 10?

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Apple has announced iOS 10 at WWDC bringing with it a multitude of new features ranging from an enhanced lock screen, to a new Home app to control your Homekit devices to even letting you delete the stock Apple apps like Stocks or Compass.READ: Apple... >>

EA trailers from E3 2016: Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Mass Effect: Andromeda, FIFA 17 and more

EA trailers from E3 2016: Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Mass Effect: Andromeda, FIFA 17 and more

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The EA press conference has kicked off the annual E3 gaming conference in LA, giving us a taste of a number of new games coming over the next year. The conference focused on a number of announcements, mainly sequels for Titanfall, Battlefield, Mass Effect,... >>

Apple iPhone 7 in pictures: Renders and leaked photos gallery

Apple iPhone 7 in pictures: Renders and leaked photos gallery

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Following the first reported drop in Apple revenues since 2003, this year, Apple is under pressure to perform. The iPhone 7 could finally see a drastic jump forward as the company tries to impress and pull back sales lost to the Samsung Galaxy S7 and... >>

Manfrotto Digital Director for iPad Air 2 review: Now showing on the big screen

Manfrotto Digital Director for iPad Air 2 review: Now showing on the big screen

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The Manfrotto Digital Director is an intelligent shell that fits around the iPad Air 2, connecting it to your separate camera so you can utilise the tablet's 9.7-inch screen to manage your workflow, plus manage your camera's settings. There's no camera-fiddling... >>

Life-drawing at the Royal Academy with an iPad Pro

Life-drawing at the Royal Academy with an iPad Pro

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As the model in front of us drops her dressing gown to reveal her naked body, we realise the enormity of what we are about to do. We've drawn before, the odd doodle here and there, but never at a life-drawing class, and certainly not in the famous Life... >>

Eight lighting tips for your home: An expert shares her design secrets

Eight lighting tips for your home: An expert shares her design secrets

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Walk into a room, flick a switch, and your room is normally filled with light. Is it the right light though? Could it be designed to help your health and well-being? Are there any rules or recommendations you should follow when installing new lights... >>

World's largest tech companies: 10 biggest earners

World's largest tech companies: 10 biggest earners

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In 2015, the world's largest technology companies reported revenues exceeding one trillion dollars when combined. That's a lot of money. In light of this, we've compiled a list of the top 10 largest technology companies in the world, based on their... >>

Nike Free RN Motion Flyknit sport new tech to deliver a more natural run

Nike Free RN Motion Flyknit sport new tech to deliver a more natural run

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Nike has announced its new Nike Free running shoe range for 2016, ditching the Free 3, 4 and 5 models for a more universal approach that should appeal to a wider audience of runners. While the range now looks to offer separate features for different... >>

Sky Q tips and tricks: Getting the most from Fluid Viewing and your Sky Q box

Sky Q tips and tricks: Getting the most from Fluid Viewing and your Sky Q box

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You've got the latest television system from Sky, Sky Q, but how the heck to you use it? And are there any secrets hidden in the settings that will make your TV viewing experiences better or easier?We've been using Sky Q for several days ourselves now... >>

Tesla Model X preview: An SUV without compromise?

Tesla Model X preview: An SUV without compromise?

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Tesla has been making waves in the car industry with the Model S, an all-electric car that not only offers blistering performance, but offers a range that leaves most other current electric cars on the sidelines. Tesla is taking its successes with the... >>

Is Jon Snow dead? Siri thinks it has the answer

Is Jon Snow dead? Siri thinks it has the answer

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Is Jon Snow dead? That's the question so many Game of Thrones fans have on their mind even though Kit Harrington's character was stabbed about 25 times at the end of Season 5. The cast were bombarded by press asking the question during the Hollywood premiere... >>

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review: The tablet to beat all tablets
5.0 stars

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review: The tablet to beat all tablets

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When Apple launched the iPad Pro back in September 2015, many liked the idea of the beefed-up iPad, but many also wished its large 12.9-inch scale was squeezed down into the 9.7-inch chassis of the iPad Air 2. Those wishes have now come true.The iPad... >>

Apple iPhone SE review: Great things can come in small packages
4.5 stars

Apple iPhone SE review: Great things can come in small packages

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There are two ways of looking at the iPhone SE, the "special edition" smaller-scale 4-inch iPhone. One is that it's Apple simply churning out a 2-year-old design with a spec update; the other is that it delivers what many people actually want: a small... >>

New Roku Streaming stick: Performance boost and new private listening mode via app

New Roku Streaming stick: Performance boost and new private listening mode via app

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Roku has overhauled its small streaming stick in the US as the company looks to deliver more power to users keen to make their TVs smart. The new stick will get a whopping eight-fold processing power boost, private listening through the Roku mobile app,... >>

Get money off a Lumsing battery pack that can charge your iPhone up to 7 times on a single charge

Get money off a Lumsing battery pack that can charge your iPhone up to 7 times on a single charge

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We've all been there. Gone to make that important phone call only to find out your phone's battery has died. Not me you cry, you've got a battery charger, but wait you've forgot to charge that too. Doh.   But what if that portable battery had enough... >>

HP Envy laptops updated with 4k, thinner design, and more

HP Envy laptops updated with 4k, thinner design, and more

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HP has updated its Envy line of laptops bringing in a thinner design, the promise of longer battery life, and 4k display options for those that need high-definition on the go. The new line will consist of three models; two 15.6-inch versions, and a whopping... >>

New HP Spectre 13.3 laptop is thin, AAA battery thin

New HP Spectre 13.3 laptop is thin, AAA battery thin

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HP has revealed a new HP Spectre 13.3, that the company is claiming is the world's thinnest laptop measuring just 10.4mm thick. Launched at the New York Times International Luxury Conference in Versailles, the laptop will feature a CNC machined aluminum... >>

Ikea VR Experience lets you try out that new kitchen before you buy

Ikea VR Experience lets you try out that new kitchen before you buy

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Ikea has launched a new VR experience for the HTC Vive allowing you to walk around your new kitchen "virtually" before you buy it.The new app, which is a pilot available until the end of August on Steam, will allow you to step into the company's extensive... >>

Barclays finally supports Apple Pay in the UK

Barclays finally supports Apple Pay in the UK

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Almost nine months after the launch of Apple Pay, Barclays and Barclaycard have confirmed that its customers will be able to use Apple Pay from today. The new service, which goes live in the UK straightaway, will give millions more UK consumers the... >>

Microsoft HoloLens preview: An augmented vision that's still very much in the future

Microsoft HoloLens preview: An augmented vision that's still very much in the future

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Microsoft HoloLens is the company's stab at delivering what it believes is the next big thing. Rather than go down the virtual reality route favoured by Oculus, HTC, Samsung, Google and others, Microsoft believes augmenting our reality is the future.But... >>

Microsoft bots want to empower our digital future, and order you pizza

Microsoft bots want to empower our digital future, and order you pizza

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Microsoft believes that intelligent bots and personal digital assistants will allow us to do more things in the future and is looking to integrate them at the core of Microsoft's services going forward.  "It is not man vs machine, it is man with machine,"... >>

Free Windows 10 Anniversary Update coming this summer

Free Windows 10 Anniversary Update coming this summer

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Microsoft has announced it will release an "Anniversary Update" this summer, bringing new features to Windows 10 just 8 months after it released. Boasting over 270 millions users and using over 500 different device designs, Windows 10 is getting a number... >>

Build 2016: Watch the Microsoft keynote right here

Build 2016: Watch the Microsoft keynote right here

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Microsoft Build is the company's software developer conference that is held every year and gives developers and consumers a chance to see what Microsoft is planning for the future. Apple has WWDC in June, Google has Google I/O in May, and Microsoft has... >>