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Every store in UK and Europe will accept contactless payments by 2020

Every store in UK and Europe will accept contactless payments by 2020

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Although it already seems much more widespread in the UK, contactless payments will be available everywhere in the country and the rest of Europe within the next five years. Mastercard's head of emerging payments products, Mike Cowan, made the claim during... >>

WIN: An Anki DRIVE starter kit and two cars worth £250

WIN: An Anki DRIVE starter kit and two cars worth £250

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Anki DRIVE offers users the ultimate battle-racing experience for friends and family. It was one of the hottest toys of 2014 and fortunately for you, Pocket-lint has teamed up with Anki to offer one lucky winner the chance to win an Anki DRIVE starter... >>

London police to have more cameras worn than any other force in the world

London police to have more cameras worn than any other force in the world

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London Metropolitan Police is about to become the police force with most officers wearing cameras, in the world. Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced that London police will be given around 20,000 cameras to be worn by officers. The cameras have... >>

Airfix and Hornby launch KitStarter crowdfunding platform to bring back classic toys

Airfix and Hornby launch KitStarter crowdfunding platform to bring back classic toys

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British toy brand Hornby has launched its own Kickstarter-like crowdfunding platform for its Airfix range, for collectors and enthusiasts to back the return of classic models and toys. The KitStarter website is part Kickstarter or Indiegogo, part a pre-order... >>

Thunderbolt 3 explained: Double speed, USB 3.1 friendly, dual 4K support and more

Thunderbolt 3 explained: Double speed, USB 3.1 friendly, dual 4K support and more

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During Intel's press event at Computex 2015 in Taiwan, Thunderbolt 3 has been announced as the company's fastest, most connected port yet. But what exactly does that mean? And how does it stand up to USB 3.1? Well, it stands head and shoulders above... >>

Save 51 per cent on the powerful, limited-edition Code Black drone

Save 51 per cent on the powerful, limited-edition Code Black drone

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The limited-edition Code Black drone is one of the most coveted starter quadcopters on the market right now—and equipped with HD video, generous flight time and easy-to-use controls, it's clear why. Get the Code Black drone and crash pack for $115 with... >>

Finally! Bellabeat Leaf is a new health and period tracker women will actually want to wear

Finally! Bellabeat Leaf is a new health and period tracker women will actually want to wear

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A company named Bellabeat has launched two versions of a new wearable device that's designed just for women. Called Leaf, it is described as "personalised stress tracking smart jewelry crafted from 7,000-year old Marshwood and embellished with gold leaf... >>

What is Google Project Soli and will it forever change the way we use wearables?

What is Google Project Soli and will it forever change the way we use wearables?

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Just because Google's keynote is done and over doesn't mean the Google I/O dev conference is also finished with serving up new and interesting information about what the Mountain View-based company envisions for the future. Take Project Soli, for instance.... >>

This tiny origami drone wants to fold into your body and dissolve when done

This tiny origami drone wants to fold into your body and dissolve when done

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As if flying drones weren't creepy enough, MIT has just unveiled a tiny bot it wants to send into your body. The magnetically powered drone is 1.7cm long but will, one day, be small enough to move about inside your body. The current model is still very... >>

Google Project Jacquard wants to turn your clothes into touch controls

Google Project Jacquard wants to turn your clothes into touch controls

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The future of smart clothing is about to get a jumpstart from Google. Project Jacquard is the latest idea from the big G which aims to turn clothes into touch controls. Jacquard has created a material that is woven, which is touch sensitive. This could... >>