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Did iOS 10 brick your iPhone? Here's a quick fix

Did iOS 10 brick your iPhone? Here's a quick fix

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If you haven't heard, Apple has released iOS 10, and the update bricked some users' iPhones and iPads.Apple has already fixed the problem, however. It told media outlets that a brief issue with the software update process affected a small number of users... >>

Apple iOS 10 review: Bringing more complexity and features to your iPhone and iPad
5.0 stars

Apple iOS 10 review: Bringing more complexity and features to your iPhone and iPad

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The latest iPhone operating system update, Apple's iOS 10, is almost here. And it's full of promise that will change the way you use your iPhone or iPad.We've been living with iOS 10 on both iPhone and iPad during the public beta phase and, briefly, on... >>

Nexus 7 (2016): What's the story so far?

Nexus 7 (2016): What's the story so far?

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The original Nexus 7, released in 2012 and updated in 2013, has always been one of our favourite Nexus devices. It was that convenient smaller tablet, a pure-Android almost pocketable tablet for fun and frivolity.The Nexus programme has flung out a range... >>

£90 Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets supercharged to the max

£90 Amazon Fire HD 8 tablet gets supercharged to the max

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Amazon has announced a new version of its 8-inch high definition tablet that not only comes with better battery life and more RAM, it's just £89.99.The Amazon Fire HD 8 has an 8-inch 1280 x 800 display, quad-core 1.3GHz processor, 1.5GB of RAM and 4,750mAh... >>

BBC iPlayer adds Live Restart to mobile and tablet apps, other huge changes coming soon

BBC iPlayer adds Live Restart to mobile and tablet apps, other huge changes coming soon

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The BBC will shortly roll out Live Restart to its BBC iPlayer mobile and tablet applications, bringing them in line with the TV and set-top-box versions.Live Restart was introduced as a connected TV feature in August last year. It allows you to start... >>

New Huawei-made Nexus 7 should hit before end of 2016

New Huawei-made Nexus 7 should hit before end of 2016

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After a few years off, it seems that Google has plans to bring back the Nexus 7 tablet. A Huawei-made 7-inch device is reportedly set for release before the end of 2016.The original Nexus 7 really shook up the tablet market on its release in 2012, while... >>

Huawei MediaPad M3 review: An unfussy Android media tablet
4.0 stars

Huawei MediaPad M3 review: An unfussy Android media tablet

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The tablet market has stumbled. From everyone offering a tablet - in Windows, Android, iOS - things have dwindled. Even Apple's iPad has slowed in pace.The shift has been toward offering tablets that replace your laptop, devices designed for productivity,... >>

Asus ZenPad 3S 10: Hello iPad lookalike

Asus ZenPad 3S 10: Hello iPad lookalike

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The Asus ZenPad 3S 10 is a 9.7-inch tablet that could easily be mistaken for an iPad, certainly on first glance. The device, which was on display at the company's event in Berlin in the run up to IFA, offers a lightweight design, with a premium, compact... >>

Osmo Coding review: Educational iPad game makes programming fun
5.0 stars

Osmo Coding review: Educational iPad game makes programming fun

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When you think of coding for kids, your mind probably envisions them learning some elaborate coding language in an experience akin to your French verbal exam when you were at school. But coding for kids comes in all shapes and sizes and doesn't have to... >>

Huawei MateBook review: 5-hours of friendship
3.5 stars

Huawei MateBook review: 5-hours of friendship

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One glance at the Huawei MateBook and it's clear the Chinese company is hankering for a slice of the laptop-replacement market. This slim-build Windows 10 tablet is really well made, not a cheap knock-off competitor to the likes of the Microsoft Surface... >>

Lenovo Yoga 900S review: Strike a pose
4.0 stars

Lenovo Yoga 900S review: Strike a pose

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Lenovo has been pushing its flexible-hinge Yoga series for some time, refining design and capability with each iteration. At the tail-end of 2015 we were impressed by the original Yoga 900, which combined Intel Core i processor power in a slender build... >>

Acer Switch Alpha 12 review: Affordability is its ace
4.0 stars

Acer Switch Alpha 12 review: Affordability is its ace

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The laptop-replacement market is going from strength to strength, with every manufacturer worth its salt looking to innovate in the 2-in-1 market and stand apart from the top-of-the-pack Microsoft Surface. With the Acer Switch Alpha 12, the Taiwanese... >>

Razer has a new iPad Pro mechanical keyboard case for gamers

Razer has a new iPad Pro mechanical keyboard case for gamers

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Razer on Thursday announced an iPad Pro accessory that's perfect for those of you who like to game while on the go.It's also for those of you not in love with the iPad Pro's stock smart keyboard. Razer is offering an alternative that uses its new "Ultra-Low-Profile... >>

Here are all the iPhones, iPads, and Macs that won't run Apple's betas

Here are all the iPhones, iPads, and Macs that won't run Apple's betas

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Some Apple device owners were made really happy Thursday, while others probably balled up their fists and cursed the Cupertino company.Apple opened two beta programs to the public: iOS 10 (a major update to its mobile operating system, which is formally... >>

Kindle's Page Flip lets you skip pages without losing your place

Kindle's Page Flip lets you skip pages without losing your place

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Amazon has introduced a new feature called Page Flip which will allow ebook readers to flip forwards and backwards between pages without losing their place. Page Flip automatically saves the page you're reading, and pins it to the side of the screen while... >>

Infinite Arms for iPad preview: Skylanders for Halo fans

Infinite Arms for iPad preview: Skylanders for Halo fans

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Infinite Arms is a toy-game cross over aimed at fans of Gears of War, Halo and big Transformers style mechs. It’s a sophisticated RPG for iPad and iOS generally, where adding weapons to model robots instantly sees them appear in the game. It aims to... >>

Deal: Get money off these Lumsing chargers that will have you powered up in no time

Deal: Get money off these Lumsing chargers that will have you powered up in no time

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If you are heading off on holiday this year then you'll want to make sure you've always got enough power on your phone to catch that selfie of yourself on the beach or next to an amazing landmark.Lumsing has teamed up with Pocket-lint to bring you a number... >>

New Amazon Kindle 2016: Double memory, thinner, lighter and more

New Amazon Kindle 2016: Double memory, thinner, lighter and more

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Amazon has just announced a new Kindle that upgrades the previous generation but still keeps that same £60 price.The new Kindle for 2016 is thinner and lighter than its predecessor yet manages to cram in double the memory for greater storage capacity.The... >>

Get out the party streamers, Netflix picture-in-picture has arrived on iPad

Get out the party streamers, Netflix picture-in-picture has arrived on iPad

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Many owners of the iPad rejoiced when the iOS 9 update rolled in baring the gift of picture-in-picture. But that joy was mixed with lament as it didn’t extend to Netflix. Let happiness reign, it's just arrived.Netflix has rolled out a new update that... >>

Apple Swift Playgrounds app: Here's how it teaches kids to code on iPad

Apple Swift Playgrounds app: Here's how it teaches kids to code on iPad

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Apple wants to get kids coding as soon as possible, so it's launching a new iPad app to do just that.The app is called Swift Playgrounds. Swift is Apple's programming language created for iOS, OS X, watchOS, and tvOS, and Apple's Swift Playgrounds app... >>

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S review: Taking on the Microsoft Surface Pro
4.0 stars

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S review: Taking on the Microsoft Surface Pro

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Not so long ago Samsung pulled out of the laptop market in the UK, which came as a bit of a shock. It also showed the electronic manufacturer's hand and forward-thinking, to some degree, given that tablet and laptop markets have largely converged in recent... >>

Life-drawing at the Royal Academy with an iPad Pro

Life-drawing at the Royal Academy with an iPad Pro

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As the model in front of us drops her dressing gown to reveal her naked body, we realise the enormity of what we are about to do. We've drawn before, the odd doodle here and there, but never at a life-drawing class, and certainly not in the famous Life... >>

How to get free data, texts, and calls

How to get free data, texts, and calls

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Mobile plans aren't exactly cheap.  However, mobile carrier FreedomPop, which launched in the UK last year after first debuting in the US, is offering customers voice calls, texts, and mobile data at no cost.  More specifically, you can get 200 minutes,... >>

Tech then and now: Hilarious pictures of how gadgets have changed us for the worse

Tech then and now: Hilarious pictures of how gadgets have changed us for the worse

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The internet came along and changed our lives. Smartphones and super slim televisions are now standard the world over. But it wasn't always that way, oh no, it was better once.Better how? We hear you ask. In plenty of ways. We lived happy lives before... >>

Skylanders Battlecast: Hearthstone for half-pints

Skylanders Battlecast: Hearthstone for half-pints

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Skylanders Battlecast isn't the first app-specific outing for Activision's swathes of cartoon characters but it is one of the most intriguing.That's because as well as the free-to-play game that's available on app stores now, it combines with physical,... >>

Get money off a Lumsing fast charger with Quick Charge 2.0 that will have your battery back to full power within 80 minutes

Get money off a Lumsing fast charger with Quick Charge 2.0 that will have your battery back to full power within 80 minutes

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We're not sure about you, but for us here at Pocket-lint we can never find enough chargers in the house or office for all our gadgets. It doesn't have to be that way though.The Lumsing Quick Charge 2.0 40W Multi-Port USB Desktop Charger is a five USB... >>

Nokia is back with Android smartphone and tablet plans

Nokia is back with Android smartphone and tablet plans

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Nokia has announced that it is returning to the world of smartphones and it's turning to Android as its platform of choice.Few companies have a smartphone history as rich as Nokia. Having dominated the mobile phone market and feature phone markets for... >>

Dell Latitude 7000 review: Design means business, battery life doesn't
3.5 stars

Dell Latitude 7000 review: Design means business, battery life doesn't

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For years we've heard tablets are killing laptops. But would we trade in our MacBooks for an iPad and an on-screen keyboard? Only if the alternative was having to ram an Apple Pencil down each fingernail.The Dell Latitude 7000 2-in-1 is a 12.5-inch device... >>

Nvidia might have new Shield gaming tablet on the way, FCC filings reveal

Nvidia might have new Shield gaming tablet on the way, FCC filings reveal

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Nvidia is likely cooking up another tablet for gamers.The US Federal Communications Commission has published filings that show Nvidia is seeking clearance for a new tablet that's a lot like the current Nvidia Shield, meaning the company has likely developed... >>

EE Jay is a fun and budget-friendly 4G tablet for summer travelling

EE Jay is a fun and budget-friendly 4G tablet for summer travelling

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EE has introduced an entry-level tablet to its range that offers decent spec for a budget price.The Jay from EE, as it is called, is a 7.85-inch 4G device with Android 5.1 Lollipop, a quad-core 1GHz processor, 16GB of on-board storage and microSD card... >>

Next Apple Pencil could have swappable tips and even Touch ID

Next Apple Pencil could have swappable tips and even Touch ID

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Apple could make the next version of Pencil really, really cool.The Apple Pencil is a stylus pen that debuted alongside the iPad Pro in November. It's a pretty basic input device even though it can detect angles, pressure sensitivity, and force, allowing... >>

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 vs iPad Air 2: What’s the difference?

Apple iPad Pro 12.9 vs iPad Air 2: What’s the difference?

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Apple announced the original iPad Pro at an event in September 2015. It marked a new territory for the company, with a screen size of 12.9-inches and a range of features on board aimed at productivity. It was the tablet pitched to replace your laptop.The... >>

Still no Mario for iOS or Android, Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing instead

Still no Mario for iOS or Android, Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing instead

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Nintendo has revealed what its next two mobile apps will be but there's still no sign of Mario.The company has revealed the two games that will follow its first app, Miitomo, and neither of them star the moustachioed plumber.That's not to say they won't... >>

Acer announces fanless Intel Core i7 device, the Switch Alpha 12

Acer announces fanless Intel Core i7 device, the Switch Alpha 12

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With Microsoft Surface ruling the roost in its market, Acer wants a piece of the pie. So it's come out punching, with the announcement of the Switch Alpha 12 - the world's first 2-in-1 device with 6th generation Intel Core i sensor without a fan.Yep,... >>

New Amazon Fire tablet options added, 16GB for just £60

New Amazon Fire tablet options added, 16GB for just £60

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Amazon is expanding its line-up of super cheap tablets with new versions of its entry level device being added from 28 April.The Amazon Fire tablet impressed us greatly ahead of Christmas last year as it offers a lot of bang for your buck. At just £50... >>

Microsoft's new Surface Signature Type Cover is cloaked in fancy Italian fabric

Microsoft's new Surface Signature Type Cover is cloaked in fancy Italian fabric

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Microsoft is getting all fancy with a new keyboard for the Surface Pro 4.Called the Signature Type Cover, the new keyboard has the standard glass trackpad and wide key spacing found in other Surface Pro keyboards. The thing that makes this new one unique... >>

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review: The tablet to beat all tablets
5.0 stars

Apple iPad Pro 9.7 review: The tablet to beat all tablets

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When Apple launched the iPad Pro back in September 2015, many liked the idea of the beefed-up iPad, but many also wished its large 12.9-inch scale was squeezed down into the 9.7-inch chassis of the iPad Air 2. Those wishes have now come true.The iPad... >>

What is Apple's True Tone display?

What is Apple's True Tone display?

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Apple recently launched a 9.7-inch iPad Pro with a new display technology called True Tone.It works a lot like the white-balance-compensating system found in the iPhone's camera flash, allowing the iPad's screen to determine just the right percentage... >>

Amazon's next Kindle might be thinner, come with battery case

Amazon's next Kindle might be thinner, come with battery case

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You might've heard by now that Amazon is readying a new Kindle. Well, a new report has shed some light on what we can expect from the device, including a thinner form factor and a rechargeable battery case.The company, which makes the Kindle-brand of... >>

Amazon says a new 'top of the line' Kindle is coming next week

Amazon says a new 'top of the line' Kindle is coming next week

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A new Kindle is coming.Amazon, the company that makes the Kindle-brand of e-readers and tablets, has announced it will introduce a "top of the line" Kindle sometime next week. Jeff Bezos, the chief executive of Amazon, revealed the news on Twitter, explaining... >>

What is Apple Renew and how does it benefit me? Trade-in and recycle options explored

What is Apple Renew and how does it benefit me? Trade-in and recycle options explored

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Apple is going extra green. And no, that's not a new iPhone colour variant. It's all to do with recycling, with Apple Renew - the company's trade-in and recycling incentive programme - announced proper at the company's iPhone SE and iPad Pro (9.7-inch)... >>

Fast charge your iPad Pro using USB-C adapter, charge from 12-inch MacBook with new Lightning cable

Fast charge your iPad Pro using USB-C adapter, charge from 12-inch MacBook with new Lightning cable

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Apple has not only announced a new 9.7-inch iPad Pro but it's also introduced a new way to charge the iPad Pro faster. Plus there's now a way to siphon power from a 12-inch MacBook to charge up an iPad or iPhone on the move.The new 29W USB-C power adapter... >>

See Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch and more in official videos from March event

See Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch and more in official videos from March event

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Apple has just finished holding its now-annual spring event in California, where it announced a number of new products, including a budget iPhone, more portable iPad Pro, and a price drop for the Apple Watch.You can watch the entire show unfold for yourself... >>

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Apple iPad Pro 9.7-inch release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

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Although an iPad Air 3 was rumoured throughout the build up to Apple's 21 March unveiling, it turns out that although much of the speculation was correct in the features the new iPad would offer, the name wasn't.Instead, Apple has simply called its new... >>

Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro with Retina display announced, preorder 24 March

Apple 9.7-inch iPad Pro with Retina display announced, preorder 24 March

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Apple is now holding its spring event in California - where it just announced the "second member of the iPad Pro family".Phil Schiller, the the senior vice president of worldwide marketing at Apple, took the stage to unveil a follow-up to the monster... >>

Dell Venue 10 Pro 5056 review: Not a sell-out show
3.5 stars

Dell Venue 10 Pro 5056 review: Not a sell-out show

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What are budget tablets about these days? Should they be the sort of devices you can slip into a small bag and carry around with you 24/7; light enough so you can hold them in one hand; cheap enough so you won't fall into a month-long depression when... >>

What to expect at Apple's 21 March event: iPhone SE, iPad Air 3 and more

What to expect at Apple's 21 March event: iPhone SE, iPad Air 3 and more

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Apple has issued invitations to an event on 21 March, saying "Let us loop you in".Rumours about a March event have been circulating for some time, and now it's official: we're going to be facing a range of new launches from the Cupertino company.Apple's... >>