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May the Force be with you: Battle worn BB-8 and Force Band let you ditch phone control

May the Force be with you: Battle worn BB-8 and Force Band let you ditch phone control

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First announced at CES in Las Vegas in January, Sphero has finally put its "battle worn" version of BB-8 on sale alongside offering the "Force Band" that allows you to control the Droid by moving your arm. The Droid, which is identical in all aspects... >>

Amazon Dash Buttons: 10 to get in the UK

Amazon Dash Buttons: 10 to get in the UK

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Amazon Dash Buttons have launched in the UK allowing you to access Amazon's one-click order service if you are a prime customer. Each Dash Button costs £4.99 and comes with £4.99 credit - so are effectively free of charge. Setup is via Wi-Fi through... >>

Griffin iTrip Clip makes your old headphones Bluetooth in time for iPhone 7

Griffin iTrip Clip makes your old headphones Bluetooth in time for iPhone 7

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With rumours suggesting Apple is about to ditch the headphone port on the new iPhone 7, Apple accessory make, Griffin, is hoping to offer a solution to those that want to still use its favourite headphones without the need to worry about where to plug... >>

B&O BeoSound 1 and 2 speakers look to Daleks for inspiration

B&O BeoSound 1 and 2 speakers look to Daleks for inspiration

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Bang & Olufsen has announced two new speaker systems at at the IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany this week, bringing with them a striking cone design for those wanting something more than just a box.The aluminium cone design means that the two speakers... >>

Sonos now controllable via Spotify app, Amazon voice control coming 2017

Sonos now controllable via Spotify app, Amazon voice control coming 2017

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Sonos, the wireless multi-room speaker system, has confirmed that it will soon allow users to have full control of their system via the desktop and mobile Spotify app. It also announced it would be adding voice support via Amazon's Alexa powered products,... >>

Apple HomeKit preview: Is Apple's smarthome system ready to shine?

Apple HomeKit preview: Is Apple's smarthome system ready to shine?

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After what seems like years of planning, especially in the fast moving world of gadgets, Apple's solution to getting your smarthome devices talking to each other has finally arrived. Launching with iOS 10, Apple's dedicated Home app - which is the interface... >>

Amazon Dash available for AmazonFresh customers

Amazon Dash available for AmazonFresh customers

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AmazonFresh customers in and around London will be able to use the company's Amazon Dash scanner device to now scan and dictate their shopping order around the house. Costing £34.99, the Dash scanner, which has been available in the US for a number of... >>

House of Cards comes to Sky in the UK

House of Cards comes to Sky in the UK

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Netflix stalwart, House of Cards, starring Kevin Spacey will be available on Sky in the UK for the first time as part of a new move from the broadcaster to sell TV Box Sets in its Sky Store. Fans of the political drama will now be able to watch the... >>

Nintendo NX: Completely portable, powered by Nvidia Tegra chip, and games that come on cartridges, claim sources

Nintendo NX: Completely portable, powered by Nvidia Tegra chip, and games that come on cartridges, claim sources

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Nintendo NX rumours continue to swirl ahead of any official details of the confirmed new console from Nintendo. The latest rumour plays on previous expectations that it would involve a portable controller allowing gamers to play on the go, and away from... >>

Jaguar demos new technology to assist future drivers

Jaguar demos new technology to assist future drivers

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Jaguar has demoed a number of new technologies at its HQ in Gaydon, UK, that will help assist your driving in the future. The new tech won't be available for a number of years, but will look to support the drivers of the future. Previewing the new tech... >>

Swiftmoji: The new predictive emoji keyboard from SwiftKey

Swiftmoji: The new predictive emoji keyboard from SwiftKey

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Keyboard app maker SwiftKey has released a new predictive keyboard for Android and iOS that will predict which emoji are best used to “pepper up” your emails or messages. Available from today, the new keyboard, called Swiftmoji, works in conjunction... >>

These are the best iPhone photos of 2016: Look what your phone is capable of

These are the best iPhone photos of 2016: Look what your phone is capable of

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The winners of the 2016 iPhone Photography Awards have been announced and here are the winners. They showcase incredible smartphone photography from around the world over the last year. Curated by IPPA founder Kenan Aktülün, there were 61 winning photos... >>

Hozelock Cloud Controller Kit review: Watering your garden via an app
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Hozelock Cloud Controller Kit review: Watering your garden via an app

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We can control our music, our heating, our lights, even the vacuum cleaner via our phone, so why not the outside tap? In steps the Hozelock Cloud Controller, a device that fits to your outside tap and then can be controlled either via an app on your phone... >>