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Best drone takedown videos: Eagle attack, shotgun blast, fisherman hook and more

Best drone takedown videos: Eagle attack, shotgun blast, fisherman hook and more

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As drones begin to fill the skies so too do videos of their antics.If shows like You've Been Framed have taught us anything it's that seeing expensive things get destroyed is funny.So seeing pricey drones getting plucked out of the air by not-so-natural... >>

10 future technologies that won't be ready anytime soon

10 future technologies that won't be ready anytime soon

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The future, 30 years is a long time in technology, and while Back To The Future predicted many things that were right in 2015, Science Fiction and Hollywood are renowned for getting plenty wrong. There's no flying car, no hoverboards and no robot servants... >>

These Back to the Future II concept drawings give an interesting view of 2015

These Back to the Future II concept drawings give an interesting view of 2015

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The day has come and we finally get to the exact date Marty McFly and Doc Brown visited in Back to the Future II, which represented 30 years into the future at the time. There will be other BTTF-style celebrations throughout 21 October 2015, including... >>

How Back To The Future II predicted 21 October 2015: Did it get anything right?

How Back To The Future II predicted 21 October 2015: Did it get anything right?

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"Roads, where we're going we don't need roads." It might have been one of the opening quotes of Back to the Future Part II, leading into one of the best films of the 80s and a great, escapist slice of science fiction, but it was also a glimpse into what... >>

What is Siri? Apple's personal voice assistant explained

What is Siri? Apple's personal voice assistant explained

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Siri is Apple's voice-controlled personal assistant and she, or he, has been around for a few years now. The assistant first appeared on the iPhone 4S and it was described by Apple as the best thing on the iPhone during the launch presentation. Twice.... >>

Snow photos: Five top tips for great shots in the snow

Snow photos: Five top tips for great shots in the snow

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The UK and parts of the US is covered in snow again which many might curse as they have to trudge to work, but it can also present some fun opportunities too. So before the sun rears its head you can grab your camera and get shooting. The snow makes... >>

Apple iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus: What's the difference?

Apple iPhone 6 vs iPhone 6 Plus: What's the difference?

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Apple announced not one, but two new models of iPhone at its Cupertino special event and now they are about to hit the shops.  But this isn't repeating the act of the iPhone 5S and 5C, this time we have the iPhone 6 (review) and the iPhone 6 Plus (review),... >>

101 Best cakes for geeks

101 Best cakes for geeks

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It's our editor Chris Hall's birthday today so to celebrate we thought we'd present him with not one cake but 101 of them. And what's better, they are all geek-based (and probably flour and eggs and that). So we've collected the finest we've seen and... >>

Titanium Strong Blackout challenge: Drivers behind the laser-laden driving promo video talk the future of racing

Titanium Strong Blackout challenge: Drivers behind the laser-laden driving promo video talk the future of racing

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One month ago to the day Castrol put out the latest promo for its latest motor oil. Oil, that's boring no? Not when there's budget and a bit of imagination. The proof is in viewership as the Castrol Edge Titanium Strong Blackout video has already racked... >>

When Pocket-lint met Dr Dre

When Pocket-lint met Dr Dre

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In 2010 Pocket-lint flew to New York to interview Dr Dre and Jimmy Lovine to talk about the Beats Audio headphones launch. Although promised a long interview slot with the two founders about gadgets, tech, and the new headphones, the 3-day trip ultimately... >>

YouView tips and tricks: Getting more from your set-top box

YouView tips and tricks: Getting more from your set-top box

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Did you know that by changing a few settings within your YouView box you can make it boot up faster? What about searching to see if that movie you want to watch is on soon? We've compiled as many YouView tips and tricks that we can find, and even talked... >>

Resetting your eBay password, here's some strong password tips

Resetting your eBay password, here's some strong password tips

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With Ebay asking all of its 233 million users to reset their passwords following a data breach, the time for all of us to look at the passwords we use on the internet is highlighted once again. Although Ebay is saying that all of the data is encrypted,... >>

Monument Valley: Behind the scenes with ustwo's latest game

Monument Valley: Behind the scenes with ustwo's latest game

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Monument Valley is a new iPhone and iPad game from ustwo, the makers of Whale Trail, that sees you navigate a girl called Ida through a series of puzzles inspired by M C Escher.We visited the company's studio in Shoreditch, London, to speak with the director,... >>

Photographing Lego with an iPhone: How Andrew Whyte took these stunning pictures

Photographing Lego with an iPhone: How Andrew Whyte took these stunning pictures

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Andrew Whyte is a photographer who specialises in taking long exposure photos, but when he found that he was spending most of his time shooting for work at night, he looked for an interesting passion project to counteract the professional ones. That's... >>

Nokia Lumia Black update: Here's what your phone can do now

Nokia Lumia Black update: Here's what your phone can do now

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Nokia has announced that the Lumia Black update is continuing its global rolling out, beginning with the Lumia 925 and the Lumia 1020. This anticipated update was revealed at the launch of the Lumia 1520 and brings a whole host of updates to your Nokia... >>

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Motorola Moto G: What's the difference?

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Sony has announced a "Compact" version of its Xperia Z1, bringing with it many of the flagship features from its bigger brother and setting a new standard in the "mini" smartphone market. But with the Moto G being the star of the smaller, more affordable,... >>

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z1: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z1: What's the difference?

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There have been a few smartphone manufacturers creating "mini" versions of their flagship handsets, and Sony is the latest to join the party, but it isn't a case of déjà vu here. Rather than take the Xperia Z1 and reduce the size and the specs, as many... >>

Gear of the Year 2013: The Pocket-lint team's favourite tech gadgets of the year

Gear of the Year 2013: The Pocket-lint team's favourite tech gadgets of the year

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It's been a rollercoaster ride through the world of tech in 2013. The promise of wearable tech seems to have all but worn off - pun intended - and we're at the advent of Ultra HD 4K content and devices becoming mainstream. Or supposedly. The chatter of... >>

Five last-minute Christmas gadget tips

Five last-minute Christmas gadget tips

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Christmas Day is almost here, but there is still time to make sure your day goes perfectly - well, certainly if gadgets are involved. Screwdriver and batteries If you've bought the kids a menagerie of electronic toys they will all most certainly come... >>