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HP Omen Pro is a touchscreen gaming laptop for game makers, now out

HP Omen Pro is a touchscreen gaming laptop for game makers, now out

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Hewlett-Packard has quietly unveiled a new laptop meant for professionals who need a machine that can handle intense graphics. We're not talking about gamers; we're talking about the people making games. Called the Omen Pro, the laptop is like the original... >>

Apple Photos for Mac is here: What is it, and how does it work?

Apple Photos for Mac is here: What is it, and how does it work?

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Apple has begun rolling out OS X 10.10.3, a free software update for Macs, which brings the new Photos app for Mac, among many other things. The new app looks great - but also slightly confusing. Photos is replacing iPhoto, Aperture, and in a way, My... >>

Microsoft is working on 'Redstone' updates for Windows 10, coming in 2016

Microsoft is working on 'Redstone' updates for Windows 10, coming in 2016

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Although Windows 10 isn't even out yet, Microsoft has begun work on the next version of Windows and even gave the software updates a codename, it's claimed. Both Neowin and The Verge have reported that Microsoft is readying updates to Windows 10, which... >>

EE Wi-Fi Calling launches on Samsung Galaxy S6, coming to iPhone 6

EE Wi-Fi Calling launches on Samsung Galaxy S6, coming to iPhone 6

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EE has officially announced its WiFi Calling service, which lets you make voice calls and send text messages via a Wi-Fi network. The service will go live on 10 April, alongside the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge.  The WiFi Calling service... >>

Vodafone bumps up 4G data allowances on its entertainment bundles

Vodafone bumps up 4G data allowances on its entertainment bundles

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With incentive announcements from EE and O2 rattling around, Vodafone has pitched in with its own ideas to entice new customers. It has increased the data allowances on its Red Value bundles and is now offering 4G by default for all monthly handset agreements.... >>

Apple 8K iMac coming later this year? Reports say 'yes'

Apple 8K iMac coming later this year? Reports say 'yes'

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An Apple 8K iMac may have been leaked before it was supposed to be announced along with a release date of later this year. The leak came from LG which was discussing its plans for a 98-inch 8K TV when it mentioned that "Apple has also announced that they... >>

O2 Wifi Extra gives you the strongest connection wherever you go, without having to sign in

O2 Wifi Extra gives you the strongest connection wherever you go, without having to sign in

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No sooner had EE announced an incentive for its customers than O2 follows with its own. O2 customers can now access free Wi-Fi throughout the UK without even having to sign in ever. O2 Wifi Extra is the evolution of the network's free Wi-Fi service,... >>

Are you an EE customer? You'll want to pick up your free EE Power Bar then

Are you an EE customer? You'll want to pick up your free EE Power Bar then

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EE is giving a portable smartphone charger to every customer on its UK network. That includes existing and new customers. The EE Power scheme, which will launch in the "coming weeks", will reward customers with an EE Power Bar when they visit any of... >>

Acer unveils the first all-in-one Chromebase with 21.5-inch touch display

Acer unveils the first all-in-one Chromebase with 21.5-inch touch display

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Not to be outdone by Asus' touchscreen Chromebook Flip, Acer has introduced a new Chrome OS device with a touch display. Acer offers several Chrome OS devices, such as a Chromebox, Chromebooks, and the Chromebase series, the latter of which has a new... >>

Google Chromebook lineup adds Flip touchscreen convertible and Chromebit stick computer

Google Chromebook lineup adds Flip touchscreen convertible and Chromebit stick computer

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Google has expanded its Chromebook lineup to include new Chrome OS-powered devices without a traditional form factor. The company has announced the Asus-manufactured Chromebook Flip, for instance. It's an all-metal convertible laptop that's just 15mm... >>

WhatsApp voice over internet calling is here for Android, iOS incoming

WhatsApp voice over internet calling is here for Android, iOS incoming

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WhatsApp may be about to do to voice calls what its messaging did to texts - kill them. You can now call over internet using WhatsApp. The latest WhatsApp 2.12.5 update for Android will allow for voice calls over your internet connection, be it 4G, 3G... >>

Microsoft Surface 3: 10.8-inch HD screen, full Windows 8.1, 50% cheaper than the Pro 3 (hands-on)

Microsoft Surface 3: 10.8-inch HD screen, full Windows 8.1, 50% cheaper than the Pro 3 (hands-on)

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We've been following Microsoft Surface - the laptop-meets-tablet hybrid device - since its conception, cumulating in the Surface Pro 3 towards the end of 2014. Now it's new year, new gear: with the brand new Surface 3, a 10.8-inch edition to the line-up,... >>

MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina display (early 2015) review: May the Force be with you
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MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina display (early 2015) review: May the Force be with you

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The 2015 update to Apple's 13-inch MacBook Pro includes the latest Force Touch trackpad, new Intel Broadwell processors, faster storage, and the promise of an even better battery life. While the MacBook Pro range is available in a 15-inch variant, the... >>

Getting more out of your connected tablet

Getting more out of your connected tablet

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Tablets are great devices to have and even if you have a smartphone with a big display, it will never quite offer the same satisfaction as a tablet will when it comes to work, play and even communication. Whether you use your tablet for competing in... >>

BT Mobile 4G SIM-only prices confirmed, positions it nicely before EE buyout

BT Mobile 4G SIM-only prices confirmed, positions it nicely before EE buyout

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BT has launched its first mobile network offering for many a year with BT Mobile and BT Broadband customers get huge discounts on the company's new SIM-only 4G deals. This comes ahead of a £12.5 billion deal to buy national network EE, which was agreed... >>

Bang & Olufsen teams up with HP to take on Apple and Beats

Bang & Olufsen teams up with HP to take on Apple and Beats

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Bang & Olufsen and HP have announced a partnership that will see the high end audio manufacturer and PC maker team-up to take on the Apple and Beats group. HP laptops used to have Beats branding and tuning until Beats moved to Apple. So what does this... >>

Logitech MX Master wireless mouse: The mouse is making a comeback and is better than ever

Logitech MX Master wireless mouse: The mouse is making a comeback and is better than ever

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While Apple and others are doing their best to re-engineer the trackpad to the ninth degree, Logitech has taken a different tack. It has just launched a brand new state of the art mouse. The Logitech MX Master wireless mouse is the company's new flagship... >>

6 things you can do much better on 4G

6 things you can do much better on 4G

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With its faster download and upload speeds and lower latency, 4G is simply better than 3G for many things you might want to do with your phone or tablet device. We rely on being constantly connected to the internet, whether at home or out and about and... >>

Acer Revo One RL85: The mini PC for work and play (hands-on)

Acer Revo One RL85: The mini PC for work and play (hands-on)

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It's not the first time we've seen a mini PC, but the Acer Revo One RL85's dinky one-litre scale means you can wave goodbye to the bulky tower of old, while its versatile feature set means it's more than just a PC. Indeed, by default it comes boxed with... >>

4G vs 3G: It’s not just download speed you know

4G vs 3G: It’s not just download speed you know

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4G has been available to the British public for more than two years, with EE initially leading the charge by launching its 4G network in October 2012, and the rate of take up by consumers has been impressive. However, there are still plenty of people... >>

Windows 10 coming in summer, just don't expect Internet Explorer

Windows 10 coming in summer, just don't expect Internet Explorer

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Although it is yet to put a firm date on the consumer release of Windows 10, Microsoft has confirmed that we won't have too long to wait. Having previously just said that it will be available "later this year", it has now revealed that it is coming in... >>

Windows Hello lets you sign into W10 devices with your face: How does the new feature work?

Windows Hello lets you sign into W10 devices with your face: How does the new feature work?

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Microsoft has unveiled a new login and security feature in Windows 10 called Windows Hello. The feature is all about biometric authentication, as it allows you to sign into a new device running Windows 10 with just your face or finger. It basically replaces... >>

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

USB Type-C is here: Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

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At last, the new USB Type-C connector is ready for mass production. It will come with reversible ends, featuring the same small connector on either end. But it means so much more for new smartphones, tablets and even laptops. The new Type-C will mean... >>