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Samsung launches Connect Tag for indoor and outdoor location tracking

Samsung launches Connect Tag for indoor and outdoor location tracking

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Samsung has announced a new location-tracking accessory called the Connect Tag. Samsung claims it's the world's first consumer mobile product to use narrow band network technology.This technology connects to the Internet of Things via mobile data and... >>

What is Hyperloop? The 700mph subsonic train explained

What is Hyperloop? The 700mph subsonic train explained

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Elon Musk has started the building revolution for a new train system.Dubbed Hyperloop, it will allow you to get from London to Edinburgh or LA to San Francisco in under 30 minutes. But what is it and how does it work? Good questions. Musk has likened... >>

Medical marvels: How 3D printing is improving our lives

Medical marvels: How 3D printing is improving our lives

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3D printing is now offering everything from affordable prosthetics to replacement body parts. Discover the incredible and amazing ways that this new technology is changing lives for the better as we dive into the wonderful world of medical marvels. Discover... >>

Apple's CEO thinks the tech for quality AR glasses 'doesn’t exist' yet

Apple's CEO thinks the tech for quality AR glasses 'doesn’t exist' yet

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Apple's CEO wants you to fawn over ARKit, not its rumoured AR device.Tim Cook is a huge fan of augmented reality. He talks about it a lot. So much so that Apple has been rumoured to be developing a dedicated AR device. However, in an interview with The... >>

Amazon Kindle: A brief 10-year history from the original Kindle to the new Kindle Oasis

Amazon Kindle: A brief 10-year history from the original Kindle to the new Kindle Oasis

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The Amazon Kindle was launched with one real aim: to bring people books. The Kindle was never designed to compete with tablets and sticking to this principle has allowed the Kindle to evolve through to the present day and excel at its task. The Kindle... >>

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) vs Kindle Voyage vs Kindle Paperwhite: What's the difference?

Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) vs Kindle Voyage vs Kindle Paperwhite: What's the difference?

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Amazon announced the first Kindle in 2007 and since then we have seen eight generations go by. The most recently announced is the new Kindle Oasis and it heads the current line-up of the Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Voyage.All four Kindles... >>

Amazon Kindle and original Kindle Oasis will both offer Audible support with update

Amazon Kindle and original Kindle Oasis will both offer Audible support with update

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Amazon has just announced an updated version of the Kindle Oasis and one of the headline features is support for Audible, meaning you can switch from reading to listening, thanks to Bluetooth hardware in the new device.However, Amazon also has a couple... >>

New Amazon Kindle Oasis preview: (What's the story) reading glory?

New Amazon Kindle Oasis preview: (What's the story) reading glory?

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The Kindle Oasis was designed to be Amazon's ultimate reading device. Lightweight, high quality and wonderfully slim, its 2016 launch surprised many, not only by its radical design, but in the ambition that Amazon was exhibiting. Would anyone really pay... >>

Amazon's redesigned Kindle Oasis is larger, smarter and waterproof

Amazon's redesigned Kindle Oasis is larger, smarter and waterproof

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Amazon has announced a new version of the Kindle Oasis as it looks to make this flagship reader the most accomplished Kindle so far. Amazon launched the Kindle Oasis in 2016 as a high-end reading device to appeal to Kindle and reading fans. It was incredibly... >>

Amazon is making a smart doorbell so delivery drivers can access homes

Amazon is making a smart doorbell so delivery drivers can access homes

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Amazon is obsessed with last-mile deliveryFor instance, it is making delivery drones that will drop stuff on your front door step, and it's exploring towers to house them. But more recently, it's interested in ensuring deliveries actually arrive at their... >>

What is Tamagotchi, how has it changed, and why is it back?

What is Tamagotchi, how has it changed, and why is it back?

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Ah, the 90s.It's the decade of chokers, Game Boy, beepers, and Tamagotchi. Sure, we forgot to feed them occasionally, but there was no digital pet better than these, which were first released by Bandai in Japan in 1996. Within six months, they became... >>

The best Star Wars: The Last Jedi toys to buy

The best Star Wars: The Last Jedi toys to buy

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is coming this December.Whether you are a fan of the Empire or the Resistance, there are a number of cool things to buy and do this year including Star Wars-themed coding classes at Apple, an augmented reality game to earn special... >>

9 Alexa skills that make use of the Amazon Echo Show's display

9 Alexa skills that make use of the Amazon Echo Show's display

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So, you own an Amazon Echo Show, and now you want to take full advantage of that cool display. No problem.Well, there is one small problem: Amazon launched the Echo Show in the US months ago, and now you can get it in the UK, but most of the third-party... >>

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 shortlist: Your chance to vote for your favourites

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 shortlist: Your chance to vote for your favourites

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Towards the end of each year, we host our awards ceremony to reveal the best gadgets from the previous 12 months.The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards is now in its 13th year and we're now ready to reveal the products that have caught our eye so much they... >>

Unboxed: The new fragrance from Carphone Warehouse, yes you read that right

Unboxed: The new fragrance from Carphone Warehouse, yes you read that right

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Carphone Warehouse has released a new fragrance for the Autumn/Winter phone season so people can enjoy the smell of unboxing their phone well beyond those first few moments of buying a new smartphone.In a clearly tongue in cheek move, the room fragrance... >>

Sphero Mini is a ping pong ball-sized robot you steer with your face

Sphero Mini is a ping pong ball-sized robot you steer with your face

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Sphero has launched a new Sphero. Dubbed Sphero Mini, it's a lot like the original app-enabled robot toy, only it's even tinier. More specifically, it's about the size of a ping pong ball. You can control it with different modes in the Sphero Mini app,... >>

Are these the coolest inventions of 2017?

Are these the coolest inventions of 2017?

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We previously wrote about the James Dyson Award and the finalists who made it onto the shortlist. That list has now been whittled down to the top 20 best entries from all over the world. This list represents the final phase of the competition and holds... >>

DropMix is the playing card game that transforms you into a DJ

DropMix is the playing card game that transforms you into a DJ

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Hasbro and Harmonix, the team behind Rock Band and Dance Central, have teamed up to produce DropMix, a unique new card game that sees you become a DJ, and subsequently the life of a party.DropMix comprises a playing board, a set of playing cards and a... >>

Faces in unexpected places: 31 gadgets and gizmos with hilarious faces

Faces in unexpected places: 31 gadgets and gizmos with hilarious faces

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There is a part of human disposition whereby we see shapes or familiar patterns in otherwise obscure or everyday objects. As a child, you probably saw animals in the clouds or monsters in the shadows.As an adult, we less often seek out these shapes in... >>

28 hilariously lazy people who are borderline genius

28 hilariously lazy people who are borderline genius

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Mankind is always inventing new technologies to make our lives easier, more efficient or more effective. Sometimes though, there appears a rare breed of person who finds new innovative ways to use that gadgetry in a manner that would baffle or astound... >>

Amazon said to be developing a pair of glasses powered by Alexa

Amazon said to be developing a pair of glasses powered by Alexa

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Amazon is said to be working on a pair of glasses with Alexa built-in, according to the Financial Times. The glasses, which would be Amazon's first wearable device, would be unlike the ill-fated Google Glass, which featured a small screen in front of... >>

Tile Sport preview: Waterproof protection for never losing your keys again

Tile Sport preview: Waterproof protection for never losing your keys again

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Tile Bluetooth tracking devices have been around a while now but few have caught the attention as much as the Tile Sport.Not only does it offer the same tracking abilities as the rest of the Tile family, it has extended range and waterproofing. It is... >>

28 incredible futuristic weapons showing modern military might

28 incredible futuristic weapons showing modern military might

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Warfare has always lead to the biggest leaps forward in technology, which each Country constantly striving to have the most advanced and capable armaments to protect their interests at home and abroad. Seemingly drawing inspiration from science-fiction,... >>

Best Apple Watch accessories: Protect and personalise your watch

Best Apple Watch accessories: Protect and personalise your watch

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The Apple Watch is already on its third generation.App developers and accessory manufacturers alike have had three to get their hands on Apple Watch, so that means they've had time to scratch their heads and dream up something disruptive that'll add value... >>

Which Apple Watch and strap is right for you? Series 1, Series 3, Nike+, Hermès or Watch Edition?

Which Apple Watch and strap is right for you? Series 1, Series 3, Nike+, Hermès or Watch Edition?

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Apple announced the fourth generation of its smartwatch in the Apple Watch Series 3 in September 2017, three years after the original was announced.The new model replaces the now discontinued Series 2, which was announced in September 2016, the... >>

James Dyson Award winners: The inventions that will change our world tomorrow

James Dyson Award winners: The inventions that will change our world tomorrow

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This year's James Dyson Award winners have been announced showcasing amazing inventions from around the world that might just change the way we dress, eat, work, and play in the future.The winners from around the world each win £2,000. They are now put... >>

Best of IFA 2017: 12 best smartphones, speakers, headphones, TVs and more

Best of IFA 2017: 12 best smartphones, speakers, headphones, TVs and more

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The IFA consumer electronics trade show in Berlin is one of the largest in the world. It is also different in that it opens its doors to the public, as well as press and trade visitors.Many products are launched there each year and this year's event has... >>

IFA 2017: All the announcements that matter

IFA 2017: All the announcements that matter

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IFA, Internationale Funkausstellung, now holds one of the most significant spots on the calendar for international launches and product showcases.The show started in 1924 as a radio convention and now, hosted in Messe Berlin, it's one of the world's... >>

Sphero R2-D2 preview: Artoo it is you, it is you

Sphero R2-D2 preview: Artoo it is you, it is you

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Sphero, the company behind BB-8 and other robots has created its own fully programmable version of R2-D2 from the Star Wars films.Pocket-lint has previewed the new Droid ahead of its official launch. Is this the Droid you're looking for?R2-D2 Droid hardware... >>

Watch the Sony IFA 2017 press conference right here

Watch the Sony IFA 2017 press conference right here

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The Sony press conference is one of the highlights of IFA 2017, a big brand event, covering lots of different devices.We expect some TV announcements, hopefully something on 4K Ultra HD and, if the leaks are anything to go by, an unveiling of a couple... >>

Samsung Gear IconX 2018 preview: Battery life boost and Bixby voice control for wireless in-ears

Samsung Gear IconX 2018 preview: Battery life boost and Bixby voice control for wireless in-ears

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The truly wireless in-ear market is well and truly upon us, with heaps of options now available: Apple AirPods, Jabra Elite Sport, Bragi Dash Pro, Sol Republic Amps Air, to name but a few.Samsung also wants a piece of the wire-free pie, with its original... >>

10 tech innovations that will shortly change the world

10 tech innovations that will shortly change the world

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Technology has the power to do many things, and changing the world is one of them.We're privileged to be living in a time where science and technology can assist us, make our lives easier and rethink the ways we go about our daily lives.The technology... >>

Facebook's Echo Show-like device is codenamed Aloha, coming in 2018

Facebook's Echo Show-like device is codenamed Aloha, coming in 2018

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Facebook is getting serious about making hardware for consmers.According to a report from Business Insider, Facebook is making a video chat device, which is codenamed Aloha, and Facebook executive Andrew Bosworth is leading the project. This report follows... >>

Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air

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While smartphones, smarthomes and even smart wearables are growing ever more advanced, they're still limited by power. The battery hasn't advanced in decades. But we're on the verge of a power revolution.Big technology and car companies tare all too... >>

Solar eclipse 2017: When is it and how to watch online or in person?

Solar eclipse 2017: When is it and how to watch online or in person?

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In case you haven't heard, a total solar eclipse is happening soon.On 21 August, the Moon will pass between the Earth and the Sun, blotting out our view of the star. Unfortunately, only Americans - or people in the US - will be able to look up and see... >>

Segway KickScooter launches Ninebot electric scooters for speedy commuting

Segway KickScooter launches Ninebot electric scooters for speedy commuting

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Segway, the masters of personal transportation devices, have released a new Ninebot series of scooters, as part of its Segway KickScooter arm. There are two scooters in the series; the ES1 and ES2, with the latter offering a higher top speed and a more... >>

London Underground to have full 4G mobile network coverage within two years

London Underground to have full 4G mobile network coverage within two years

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan has pledged to bring full 4G network coverage to the London Underground, meaning passengers can call, text, Instagram, Snapchat and more on their phones whilst travelling beneath the capital.The plan is to have full coverage in... >>

Anker made a cheaper version of Amazon's Echo Dot with Alexa

Anker made a cheaper version of Amazon's Echo Dot with Alexa

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Anker just made its own version of the Echo Dot.The $50 Echo Dot is an interesting device. It is basically an Amazon Echo, minus the loud stereo speaker. The primary purpose of it is to make your dumb speaker smart. You can connect Echo Dot to a stereo... >>

Tile Style and Tile Sport Bluetooth trackers have double the range and Alexa smarts

Tile Style and Tile Sport Bluetooth trackers have double the range and Alexa smarts

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Tile, the company behind the compact Bluetooth trackers that help you find your misplaced keys and wallets, have introduced the Pro Series, with some notable improvements over the current range. Never lose your keys again Land Rover owners, Tile just... >>

Best Raspberry Pi cases: Protect your tiny supercomputer

Best Raspberry Pi cases: Protect your tiny supercomputer

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The Raspberry Pi is a marvel of modern computing. The English made device packs some seriously impressive specs onto a board and even gives you change from £40. But where costs have been saved is in protection.If you don't have a case on your Raspberry... >>

DJI Spark review: The tiny drone that makes you feel like a Jedi
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DJI Spark review: The tiny drone that makes you feel like a Jedi

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The drone market has one leader: DJI. This fiercely secretive company is able to bring more high tech features to competitively priced products than any competitor. With drones like Mavic Pro already showcasing technologies - not only is it high-tech,... >>

Is Facebook working on its own Echo Show-like video chat device?

Is Facebook working on its own Echo Show-like video chat device?

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Facebook is getting deeper into hardware, with the purpose of going after Amazon and its Echo-line of smart devices.Bloomberg said Facebook is working on a "video chat device for the home". The social network's experimental Building 8 lab is developing... >>

Riding the Brompton Electric: This is a magnificent electric bike

Riding the Brompton Electric: This is a magnificent electric bike

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Brompton's plans for an electric bike are no secret, although we knew very little about what the result would actually be until we strolled up to Brompton Junction.We were there to meet Will Butler-Adams (pictured above), Brompton CEO and the man credited... >>

Apple's latest patent imagines an AR headset similar to Google Glass

Apple's latest patent imagines an AR headset similar to Google Glass

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Some people expected Apple to unveil AR glasses in June.But instead, while at its WWDC 2017 conference, Apple unveiled ARKit, a development platform that allows app developers to quickly and easily build augmented reality (AR) experiences into their... >>

Amazon's best boys toys 2017: 11 fun kids gadgets to buy or pre-order

Amazon's best boys toys 2017: 11 fun kids gadgets to buy or pre-order

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In July each year, Amazon puts on a special event to highlight the best products people might want for Christmas and beyond. And there is always one section particularly popular: toys.The retailer shows a range of tech toys and fun gadgets that kids would... >>

Best cable management solutions: Keep your desk, TV and mobile cables tidy

Best cable management solutions: Keep your desk, TV and mobile cables tidy

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If you're anything like every other human being on earth, you'll likely have (or at some point, had) a giant monster of a messy cables somewhere. Whether it's on the floor near your TV stand, behind your PC, near your bedside table or just in your backpack.... >>