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Amazon adds adjustable screen warmth to the top-end Kindle Oasis
Amazon adds adjustable screen warmth to the top-end Kindle Oasis By Dan Grabham

Fresh from re-launching the cheapest Amazon Kindle, Amazon is also re-launching the top-end Kindle Oasis ahead of your incoming summer holiday. It's Read more

Sky X: When is Sky without a dish coming to the UK?
Sky X: When is Sky without a dish coming to the UK? By Dan Grabham

Sky UK first announced plans to make Sky Q available without the need for a satellite dish back in 2017. But when will it launch and what will it offer? Read more

Qualcomm's next-gen Snapdragon 865 leaked, confirmed to have integrated 5G
Qualcomm's next-gen Snapdragon 865 leaked, confirmed to have integrated 5G By Dan Grabham

Some key info about Qualcomm's next-generation flagship phone platform has emerged - it'll come in two versions, one of which will have integrated 5G. We Read more

What is Libra? What you need to know about the Facebook-backed currency
What is Libra? What you need to know about the Facebook-backed currency By Dan Grabham

Facebook is set to get involved in payments; Libra is a new cryptocurrency that will roll out in 2020. You'll be able to pay people easily via a standalone Read more

Huawei has been working on its new OS for seven years
Huawei has been working on its new OS for seven years By Dan Grabham

The seeds of Huawei's new phone operating system were sewn as many as seven years ago. The OS - rumoured to be called HongMeng OS or Ark OS - will debut Read more

Report claims the Honor 20 could be pulled if sales are poor after Huawei's trade ban
Report claims the Honor 20 could be pulled if sales are poor after Huawei's trade ban By Dan Grabham

Huawei phone sales have tanked in the light of Huawei's trade ban. Read more

This Skoda is a concept car for cyclists - and even has a washing machine
This Skoda is a concept car for cyclists - and even has a washing machine By Dan Grabham

Skoda's Karoq Velo is a concept car with a difference - it's been inspired by cyclists. It's pretty much a complete service vehicle and, while it won't Read more

Argos is offering some lucky punters the chance to grab an Xbox One S All-Digital Edition for £3
Argos is offering some lucky punters the chance to grab an Xbox One S All-Digital Edition for £3 By Dan Grabham

Yes you read that right - Argos is going to be offering a bunch of Xbox One S All Digital consoles for just £3. Usually £200, that works out at a 98 Read more

Marantz's Melody M-CR412 compact hi-fi is now on sale
Marantz's Melody M-CR412 compact hi-fi is now on sale By Dan Grabham

Marantz’s new Melody M-CR412 has just gone on sale – it’s a compact, 11cm-high hi-fi with Bluetooth, FM and DAB+ radio plus there’s a CD player Read more

Oppo Reno 10x Zoom vs Huawei P30 Pro: Which should you choose?
Oppo Reno 10x Zoom vs Huawei P30 Pro: Which should you choose? By Dan Grabham

Oppo has just launched its Reno 10x Zoom, so let's compare it with the P30 Pro, it's most similar competitor. Read more

Why Xbox Project Scarlett and PlayStation 5 got us excited about consoles again
Why Xbox Project Scarlett and PlayStation 5 got us excited about consoles again By Dan Grabham

The announcement of Xbox Project Scarlett from E3 was a big moment – because it means that next year we’ll have two massively powerful consoles. Read more

Philips' awesome Georg Jensen TV is now available at John Lewis
Philips' awesome Georg Jensen TV is now available at John Lewis By Dan Grabham

The Philips and Georg Jensen TV is now available at John Lewis.Originally seen last September at the IFA European techstravaganza in Berlin, the 55-inch Read more

There's a new rugged Samsung tablet on the horizon
There's a new rugged Samsung tablet on the horizon By Dan Grabham

It looks like Samsung is gearing up to launch a new Android tablet - the Galaxy Tab Active Pro, thought to be a successor to 2017's Galaxy Tab Active 2. Read more

Best Amazon Echo deals for 2019
Best Amazon Echo deals for 2019 By Dan Grabham

Welcome to our roundup of the best cheap Amazon Echo deals, with deals available for all of Amazon's Echo devices Read more

McLaren Shadow again searches for a next-generation F1 champion
McLaren Shadow again searches for a next-generation F1 champion By Dan Grabham

McLaren has announced a second season of the McLaren Shadow Project, searching for the next big name in motor-based eSports - and, potentially, a next-generation Read more

iPhone 11 will be much better than older iPhones at taking great night time photos
iPhone 11 will be much better than older iPhones at taking great night time photos By Dan Grabham

Apple is thought to be bringing a Google Pixel-style Night Sight feature to the next generation iPhone, which we believe will be called iPhone XI. If Read more

Is Intel selling knowhow to Apple so it can develop its own 5G modem?
Is Intel selling knowhow to Apple so it can develop its own 5G modem? By Dan Grabham

Apple seems to be talking to Intel with a view to buying a chunk of its smartphone modem business - the bit that worked on the 5G modem. Read more

What is VAR and how is it being used at the FIFA Women's World Cup?
What is VAR and how is it being used at the FIFA Women's World Cup? By Dan Grabham

We're hearing a lot about technology in football at the moment and specifically about VAR, the Video Assistant Referee. Read more

Best OnePlus 6T deals in June 2019: 30GB for £33/m on EE
Best OnePlus 6T deals in June 2019: 30GB for £33/m on EE By Dan Grabham

The OnePlus 6T has some great cheap deals and we're rounding up the best ones, 30GB for £33/m on EE, 30GB for £34/m on Vodafone and 30GB for £37/m on O2. Read more

Cleer's Flow Bluetooth noise cancelling headphones are now available in the UK
Cleer's Flow Bluetooth noise cancelling headphones are now available in the UK By Dan Grabham

San Diego-based Cleer is bringing its over-ear noise cancellers to the UK - they'll be available soon for £249. The Cleer is available in the US already Read more

You can now place Vodafone phone calls via Alexa on an Amazon Echo
You can now place Vodafone phone calls via Alexa on an Amazon Echo By Dan Grabham

Vodafone has announced you can now call using its network - just by asking Alexa on an Amazon Echo device. Read more

What does Huawei's Google ban mean for your Huawei or Honor phone?
What does Huawei's Google ban mean for your Huawei or Honor phone? By Dan Grabham

The Chinese giant has been blacklisted by the US in the latest skirmish of the ongoing trade war - we've updated our advice for those who have a Huawei phone or who might want to buy one in the future. Read more

Best wireless speakers 2019: The top Wi-Fi speakers to choose from
Best wireless speakers 2019: The top Wi-Fi speakers to choose from By Dan Grabham

Here's our guide to the finest Wi-Fi-enabled speakers around. Read more

Finally Lego gives us the Jurassic World set we've been waiting for
Finally Lego gives us the Jurassic World set we've been waiting for By Dan Grabham

When you think of Jurassic Park, you think of a Tyrannosaurus Rex and you think about the iconic park entrance. Now Lego is putting them both together Read more

Now Cambridge Audio is getting in on the true wireless game
Now Cambridge Audio is getting in on the true wireless game By Dan Grabham

Cambridge Audio has announced its first pair of true wireless, sweat and water-proof earphones - but they do have a somewhat bizarre name - Melomania Read more

Facebook will launch more versions of its Portal video chat device this year
Facebook will launch more versions of its Portal video chat device this year By Dan Grabham

Facebook is planning to show off next-generation Portal video chat devices later this year. Despite Facebook's status at a low point because of user data Read more

What is 5G, how fast is it and how is it rolling out across the US and UK?
What is 5G, how fast is it and how is it rolling out across the US and UK? By Dan Grabham

5G will be up to 400 times faster than 4G, for the utmost in connectivity speeds. But how does 5G work, how fast is it, how can you get it and when? Read more

Which 5G phones have launched or are coming in 2019?
Which 5G phones have launched or are coming in 2019? By Dan Grabham

5G phones are here alongside commercial 5G phone networks. Read more

It sounds like Huawei's new OS is coming to the Mate 30 in October
It sounds like Huawei's new OS is coming to the Mate 30 in October By Dan Grabham

Huawei's own Oak OS software seems nailed on for October when it will be revealed running on the new Mate 30 series. Read more

The new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller 2 has adjustable thumbsticks and loads of other customisation options
The new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller 2 has adjustable thumbsticks and loads of other customisation options By Dan Grabham

As well as the awesome-but-expected announcement of Project Scarlett, Microsoft also used its E3 2019 presentation to launch a new controller. Read more

iPadOS still doesn't solve the iPad's key problem (but it can)
iPadOS still doesn't solve the iPad's key problem (but it can) By Dan Grabham

Even with iPadOS the iPad still won't be great for multitasking - but that doesn't mean it can't be in the future. Read more

Vodafone: We'll switch off 3G in the next "two to three years"
Vodafone: We'll switch off 3G in the next "two to three years" By Dan Grabham

Vodafone’s UK network chief says that 3G will be switched off over the coming years – but that old 2G networks are here to stay. By switching off 3G Read more

Amazon Echo Show (2018) review: King of the kitchen
4.0 stars Amazon Echo Show (2018) review: King of the kitchen By Dan Grabham

With welcome software enhancements and much better audio as well as that larger screen, the Echo Show is getting serious. But is it worth buying? Read more

The Galaxy S10 5G is now available to order from Vodafone as well as Samsung and EE
The Galaxy S10 5G is now available to order from Vodafone as well as Samsung and EE By Dan Grabham

Samsung has announced the Galaxy S10 5G release date, available on both EE and Vodafone. Here's when it'll launch and when the 5G services will be on. Read more

Roaming charges after Brexit: What will happen to free roaming?
Roaming charges after Brexit: What will happen to free roaming? By Dan Grabham

With Britain's departure from the European Union once again delayed, we've updated this feature about the impact on mobile roaming charges. Read more

Pocketalk is a standalone translation device for 74 languages
Pocketalk is a standalone translation device for 74 languages By Dan Grabham

Pocketalk has finally made it to the UK. It's a portable translation device that uses Wi-Fi or included two-year global data for on-the-fly translation. Read more

This Q Acoustics M3 soundbar deal is nearly half price
This Q Acoustics M3 soundbar deal is nearly half price By Dan Grabham

Q Acoustics has announced some excellent deals on its M3 soundbar and M2 soundbase. The M3 is an excellent soundbar that was previously on sale for £299. Read more

The best Amazon UK Prime Day deals: When is Prime Day 2019?
The best Amazon UK Prime Day deals: When is Prime Day 2019? By Dan Grabham

Prime Day is coming! And we'll bring you all the best Prime Day UK deals right here. Read more

Amazon Prime Day 2019 date leak - here's when Prime Day is on in July
Amazon Prime Day 2019 date leak - here's when Prime Day is on in July By Dan Grabham

The Amazon Prime Day date has leaked - deals are set to start from Monday 15 July 2019. Read more

Apple backtracks on bans for some parental control and usage-limiting apps
Apple backtracks on bans for some parental control and usage-limiting apps By Dan Grabham

Apple has backtracked on its policy of App Store removals for apps that limit the time spent on Apple devices - particularly parental control apps. The Read more

macOS Catalina system requirements: which Macs support macOS 10.15?
macOS Catalina system requirements: which Macs support macOS 10.15? By Dan Grabham

Apple's macOS Mojave is now in beta, but will it work on your machine? Read more

iPadOS system requirements: Will the new iPad OS run on your iPad?
iPadOS system requirements: Will the new iPad OS run on your iPad? By Dan Grabham

Things got a little more complicated for iPad updates yesterday. No longer will the iPad run the same operating system as the iPhone. Read more

iOS 13 system requirements: Will iOS 13 run on your iPhone or iPod touch?
iOS 13 system requirements: Will iOS 13 run on your iPhone or iPod touch? By Dan Grabham

Apple has previewed some of the features that are coming in iOS 13, the next version of its mobile operating system. Read more

The standard OnePlus 7 is finally on sale in the UK from £499
The standard OnePlus 7 is finally on sale in the UK from £499 By Dan Grabham

The standard 6.4-inch OnePlus 7 is now available to buy at last. The OnePlus 7 is available in the UK direct as well as from EE, Amazon UK and John Lewis. Read more

iTunes isn't dead, it's just being replaced. Here's what it means for your devices, music and movies
iTunes isn't dead, it's just being replaced. Here's what it means for your devices, music and movies By Dan Grabham

Apple has announced iTunes is being replaced by three apps on the Mac. Apple Music, Podcasts and Apple TV.“Replaced” is the operative word. Read more

OnePlus 7 deals: The OnePlus 7 is now available to buy as well as the 7 Pro and 7 Pro 5G
OnePlus 7 deals: The OnePlus 7 is now available to buy as well as the 7 Pro and 7 Pro 5G By Dan Grabham

OnePlus has launched its new phones and we've got all the pricing right here for you. Read more

Apple finally updates the Mac Pro with supreme power - up to 28 cores
Apple finally updates the Mac Pro with supreme power - up to 28 cores By Dan Grabham

Apple is at WWDC in San Jose, where it is announcing a long-awaited update to the "trash can" Mac Pro. Read more

Sign in with Apple is a new way to sign into apps and websites
Sign in with Apple is a new way to sign into apps and websites By Dan Grabham

You know those 'Sign in with Google' or 'Sign in with Facebook' icons. Well, Apple just announced its own version. Read more

How AMD really took the fight to Intel at Computex 2019
How AMD really took the fight to Intel at Computex 2019 By Dan Grabham

A few years ago, AMD was in the wilderness. But the last couple of years has seen the PC chip world's second-biggest name experiencing something of a resurgence. Read more

Oppo and Xiaomi show off under-display camera tech - coming to next-gen phones
Oppo and Xiaomi show off under-display camera tech - coming to next-gen phones By Dan Grabham

Oppo and Xiaomi have shown off under-display camera tech within hours of each other. Oppo was first to show of its solution, with Xiaomi responding a few Read more

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