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The weird and wonderful tech of CEATEC 2016: Here are the crazy gadgets you'll be using in future

The weird and wonderful tech of CEATEC 2016: Here are the crazy gadgets you'll be using in future

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Japan’s top tech show, CEATEC, was held this week in Chiba, just outside Tokyo. And although it has always been traditionally known as a consumer electronics event, this year the show’s organisers took a sharp turn and focused on IoT instead.The result... >>

Six reasons to have the Probox2 Air Android TV box in your home

Six reasons to have the Probox2 Air Android TV box in your home

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When it comes to home entertainment, especially the new wave of 4K-enabled products, it gets pretty expensive to kit out your home with equipment. And if you’re in a home with multiple screens, it’s even more so.The Probox2 is the latest Android-based... >>

Uh-oh! A replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 caught fire on a plane

Uh-oh! A replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 caught fire on a plane

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Samsung is facing another huge scandal with its Galaxy Note 7.Samsung recalled the Galaxy Note 7 last month after 92 incidents of the device overheating were reported in the US. The company took a couple weeks to deliver replacement units to customers,... >>

Lumsing's new wall charger offers USB A, USB Type-C, and Quick Charge 3.0

Lumsing's new wall charger offers USB A, USB Type-C, and Quick Charge 3.0

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Most people charge their phones from a computer or the wall charger they received with their phones. But there are other options - including better, faster, more versatile ones. For instance, Lumsing's 48W dual-port Quick Charge 3.0 and USB Type-C wall... >>

80s kids, rejoice! Teddy Ruxpin is back with LCD eyes and more

80s kids, rejoice! Teddy Ruxpin is back with LCD eyes and more

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Breathing new life into old school toys seems to be a growing trend.Earlier this year, Hasbro announced it was bringing back its weird, nostalgic fur beast (aka Furby) as a connected toy with LCD screens for eyes, and now another iconic Hasbro toy is... >>

Nissan built these self-driving chairs so you won't have to stand in line

Nissan built these self-driving chairs so you won't have to stand in line

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Nissan, the Japanese carmaker, is now making autonomous chairs. Most people are familiar with waiting in line. In the UK, you do it at the bank. In the US, you do it at the DMV or post office. Queues are a thing everywhere in the world, and almost everyone... >>

Kano is seeking funding for three new coding kits: Camera, Speaker and Pixel

Kano is seeking funding for three new coding kits: Camera, Speaker and Pixel

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Following the success of its Computer kit, British-based coding kit company Kano is back with three new packs to get young minds learning about the way things are made. The three new kits are camera, which lets you build a camera and programming filters,... >>

Watch Elon Musk unveil SpaceX's 'Interplanetary Transport System'

Watch Elon Musk unveil SpaceX's 'Interplanetary Transport System'

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Elon Musk is using Twitter again to get everyone hyped, but this time it's about SpaceX's grand plan to make humans a multiplanetary species.The SpaceX CEO took to the social network to promote a video that shows a concept of SpaceX's new Interplanetary... >>

Halo Master Chief and Darth Vader Bluetooth speakers in the flesh, both on pre-order now

Halo Master Chief and Darth Vader Bluetooth speakers in the flesh, both on pre-order now

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When we last met AC Worldwide, we saw a couple of superb, Star Wars-licensed Bluetooth speakers in the shape of a Stormtrooper helmet and C-3PO's head respectively. We were also told at the time that they would soon be joined by Darth Vader and Master... >>

Blue Microphones announces the Raspberry, the funkiest mic to use on the move

Blue Microphones announces the Raspberry, the funkiest mic to use on the move

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Blue Microphones has announced its latest addition to its collection of microphones, called the Raspberry.Designed with a compact form, it retains much of the character of Blue mics, with an interesting design, but has been designed with portability in... >>

Eve Energy lets you control any mains-powered device by talking to Siri

Eve Energy lets you control any mains-powered device by talking to Siri

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The Elgato Eve Energy is the company’s latest product in the Eve family of products that work with Apple’s HomeKit connected platform and lays claim to being the world’s first HomeKit-enabled switch and can control any mains-powered device. Apple... >>

Snapchat changes name, drops the "chat" and launches first bonkers hardware, Spectacles

Snapchat changes name, drops the "chat" and launches first bonkers hardware, Spectacles

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Snapchat is going through a period of change, first, it has shortened its name to Snap Inc. and now it’s released its first retail product, Spectacles.The name change is because of the new product, until the new glasses, Snapchat’s only product was... >>

Flybrix is a do-it-yourself flying drone kit that uses Lego pieces

Flybrix is a do-it-yourself flying drone kit that uses Lego pieces

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Ever want to build a drone from scratch? Well, now you can using Lego. Flybrix is offering a unique, do-it-yourself drone kit, which is based on the idea that if you crash your drone, you can rebuild it and make it airborne again within minutes. This... >>

Canary spreads its wings with Flex outdoor security camera

Canary spreads its wings with Flex outdoor security camera

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Canary first launched its current indoor security camera in 2014, promising full HD video recording and to warn you of any activity inside your home, recording it at the same time. But the first Canary cam can only be used indoors, but now there’s a... >>

Oculus Touch controllers price revealed, prepare to take a sharp breath

Oculus Touch controllers price revealed, prepare to take a sharp breath

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The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset went on sale in UK stores yesterday, and with it came pricing details for the long-awaited Oculus Touch controllers that are to be made available before Christmas. Pocket-lint has had the pleasure of using the... >>

Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 are the BTTF trainers with powerlaces you can actually own

Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 are the BTTF trainers with powerlaces you can actually own

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After teasing them back in May, Nike is now ready to put its first mass consumer-ready powerlaced trainers on sale. Like the boots Marty wore in Back to the Future II, the Nike Hyperadapt 1.0 sneakers have self-powered laces that tighten around your feet... >>

GoPro Karma: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

GoPro Karma: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

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GoPro has finally revealed its first drone: Karma. GoPro Karma ditches the idea of strapping an action camera to your helmet, and instead lets you fly high in the sky, with the purpose of giving you a new perspective and really cool shots of your extreme... >>

What time is the GoPro Karma drone and Hero 5 launch and how can I watch it online?

What time is the GoPro Karma drone and Hero 5 launch and how can I watch it online?

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After many rumours and a long wait, GoPro is finally ready to unleash its first camera-ready drone at a dedicated event near Lake Tahoe in the States. There have been several videos released showing what the GoPro Karma is capable of, but we'll see more... >>

TomTom Via 62 review: Gets you there, but not without a hiccup
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TomTom Via 62 review: Gets you there, but not without a hiccup

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Of all TomTom's satnav offerings, the Via appears to make the most sense. It offers Traffic, meaning it's a full head and shoulders above the entry-level Start model, but it's slimmer and much more affordable than the Go models.Available in two sizes:... >>

Here are all of Apple's adverts and videos from the iPhone 7 event

Here are all of Apple's adverts and videos from the iPhone 7 event

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It's been a whirlwind day for both Apple and Apple fanboys.Apple has wrapped up its iPhone 7 event in San Francisco, CA, where it introduced not only two new iPhone models, but also a second-generation Apple Watch, called Series 2, and new types of headphone... >>

DJI sets 27 September event likely for foldable 'Mavic' drone

DJI sets 27 September event likely for foldable 'Mavic' drone

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DJI has sent invites to the media for a press event, following a series of leaks that seem to suggest it is working on a foldable drone. The drone maker's invite, which is for a 27 September event in New York City, teased things like "adventure at your... >>

Sony Xperia XZ vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs S7 edge: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia XZ vs Samsung Galaxy S7 vs S7 edge: What's the difference?

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The next Sony Xperia flagship has made its debut at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin, going by the name XZ.As you might expect, it brings with it Sony's signature OmniBalance design, along with your standard flagship specs. How does it compare... >>

Sony Xperia XZ vs Xperia X Performance vs Xperia X: What's the difference?

Sony Xperia XZ vs Xperia X Performance vs Xperia X: What's the difference?

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Sony has announced its next Xperia flagship - the Xperia XZ at consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin. The device has leaked several times over the last few months and aside from the name, many of the rumours were accurate, resulting in only a couple... >>

Garmin Forerunner 35: Compact and connected sports watch

Garmin Forerunner 35: Compact and connected sports watch

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The Garmin Forerunner 35 is a GPS-enabled running watch that comes with wrist-based heart rate monitoring and can be used as a general activity tracking device. Thanks to the built-in GPS, it can track how far, fast and where you are running, while... >>

Garmin Virb Ultra 30: A genuine GoPro Hero competitor

Garmin Virb Ultra 30: A genuine GoPro Hero competitor

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When approached at their stand during the IFA trade show in Berlin, Garmin’s reps proudly told us - when asked - that the company's latest action camera was better than a GoPro. Of course, we were sceptical, until they showed us how it worked and everything... >>