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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... >>

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... >>

Pebble Time: Hands-on with the most successful Kickstarter project ever

Pebble Time: Hands-on with the most successful Kickstarter project ever

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Pebble Time is the new must have smartwatch, well it you talk to the hundreds and thousands that have already ordered the device on Kickstarter, and Pocket-lint caught up with the founder of the company to demo the new watch ahead of its release in May.... >>

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... >>

You won't believe these photos were taken with an iPhone 6

You won't believe these photos were taken with an iPhone 6

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Apple has seemingly responded to Samsung's claims that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus camera isn't as good as the new Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge cameras announced at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Sunday with a gallery of amazing shots... >>

Official Samsung Galaxy S6 camera photo samples show how good new camera really is

Official Samsung Galaxy S6 camera photo samples show how good new camera really is

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Just how good is the new camera on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge? Is it really good enough to take on the iPhone and HTC's efforts and replace your standard point and shoot at the same time? Samsung thinks so, and has released a series of photos... >>

Huawei Watch hands-on: Android Wear goes fashion conscious

Huawei Watch hands-on: Android Wear goes fashion conscious

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Android Wear watches to date have very much been about affordability and accessibility, but Huawei has taken a decidedly upmarket approach when it has come to launching its new smartwatch, the Huawei Watch. Rather than going cheap and accessible, the... >>

Huawei Watch official, could it be the Apple Watch of the Android Wear world?

Huawei Watch official, could it be the Apple Watch of the Android Wear world?

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Huawei is the latest manufacturer to announce that it is entering the smartwatch arena. The new wearable, announced at its press conference on Sunday kicking off Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, will be simply dubbed the Huawei Watch. "Designed by... >>

Swatch enters smartwatch market, but not how you would have thought

Swatch enters smartwatch market, but not how you would have thought

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Swatch has entered the "Smartwatch" market with a rather different approach to Apple and Android phone makers. Rather than create an all-singing-all-dancing wearable that will deliver notifications to your wrist or let you turn off the heating when you... >>

MWC through the years: Best phones of the last 12 shows

MWC through the years: Best phones of the last 12 shows

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Mobile phones have certainly changed a lot in a short space of time, from dumb handsets to feature phones to the content-rich smartphones we have today. And there has been no better place to see that growth over the years than the hallowed halls of the... >>

Who says there's no 4K content? 150m 4K video cameras have already been sold

Who says there's no 4K content? 150m 4K video cameras have already been sold

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Own a 4K television and are struggling to find content other than season three of House of Cards to watch? Well that's strange because new figures show that in 2014 over 150 million devices were sold that have the ability of recording 4K footage. And... >>

EE promises super fast 4G+ that will make your fibre broadband look like dial-up

EE promises super fast 4G+ that will make your fibre broadband look like dial-up

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EE and Qualcomm are about to make surfing the internet on the go even faster regardless of how many people are also using their phone or tablet on the network around you. The company, which has already started rolling out a new improved 4G+ service in... >>

Are you a Frozen fan who has Sky? You'll want the Sky Disney Frozen remote then

Are you a Frozen fan who has Sky? You'll want the Sky Disney Frozen remote then

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Sky has often come out with interestingly designed remote controls - such as the football team editions - or set-top-boxes, and its latest venture is to partner with Disney to launch a dedicated Sky+HD Frozen-themed remote control for those that just... >>

Choose your Apple Watch: All the straps and styles

Choose your Apple Watch: All the straps and styles

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With three different models and a number of different straps, there will be a lots of deciding to do when Apple launches the Apple Watch in April. While the functionality of the watch will be the same across the board, how it will look will vary drastically.... >>

Zane Lowe leaves BBC for Apple, here are 6 jobs he could be doing

Zane Lowe leaves BBC for Apple, here are 6 jobs he could be doing

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Zane Lowe, the BBC Radio 1 DJ has announced that he will leave the BBC in March to join Apple. Lowe, who has been with the BBC for 12 years, currently hosts a number of shows at the station, but is giving all that up to relocate to Cupertino with his... >>