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The Pixelbook Go leaks out again - but it looks a bit different this time
The Pixelbook Go leaks out again - but it looks a bit different this time By Dan Grabham

More official-looking images of the new, low-priced Pixelbook Go laptop have leaked out. The new device won't be a tablet - as Google says it has given Read more

Best wine gadgets 2019: Electric openers, smart thermometers, geek decanters and more
Best wine gadgets 2019: Electric openers, smart thermometers, geek decanters and more By Dan Grabham

Wine is still around, and going strong, after being invented way back in 6000BC so it's only fair we treat it with respect. Read more

Best student laptops 2019: The top laptops for school, university or college
Best student laptops 2019: The top laptops for school, university or college By Dan Grabham

Unlike a few years ago, laptops are now an essential tool for students at college or uni. But younger kids also need web access for research, too, so we've Read more

Netflix is pulling its app from some older Roku players
Netflix is pulling its app from some older Roku players By Dan Grabham

Those with early Roku players will need to upgrade to carry on using the Netflix app - Netflix has said that support for older players will end on 1 December. The Read more

Microsoft Surface Pro 7 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9: What's the difference?
Microsoft Surface Pro 7 vs Apple iPad Pro 12.9: What's the difference? By Dan Grabham

Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 7 at a recent event alongside the Surface Laptop 3, Surface Pro X and the all-new Surface Neo and Surface Duo which Read more

Apple iPadOS: All the key new iPad features explored
Apple iPadOS: All the key new iPad features explored By Dan Grabham

Apple has a new mobile operating system specifically for iPad tablets. It's called iPadOS, and it's based on iOS. Read more

Oppo Reno 2 UK launch event: How to watch it and what to expect
Oppo Reno 2 UK launch event: How to watch it and what to expect By Dan Grabham

Oppo will be launching the European version of the Reno 2 smartphone on 16 October 2019. Here's how to watch it live. Read more

Apple's own 5G modem due 2022, two years after the first 5G iPhone
Apple's own 5G modem due 2022, two years after the first 5G iPhone By Dan Grabham

Apple's first 5G modem will be with us in 2022, two years after the first 5G iPhone.We believe that September 2020 will see the first iPhone with a 5G Read more

BT reveals plans and phones for its 5G network
BT reveals plans and phones for its 5G network By Dan Grabham

BT Mobile has revealed the plans and phones for its 5G network. The company's 5G network is live today in 20 towns and cities with a further 25 due by Read more

Dyson has canned development on its electric car
Dyson has canned development on its electric car By Dan Grabham

Dyson has canned work on its long-awaited electric car.The results of the £2.5 billion project will never see the light of day because of commercial pressures.Keen 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

This speaker is designed to last forever - it can be upgraded
This speaker is designed to last forever - it can be upgraded By Dan Grabham

This speaker from Stockholm-based Transparent Sound is, says the brand, "designed to last forever". The Bluetooth-enabled (there's no Wi-Fi) Small Transparent Read more

This autonomous Toyota bus will carry athletes during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
This autonomous Toyota bus will carry athletes during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics By Dan Grabham

A fleet of electric and autonomous Toyota minibuses will be used to ferry athletes around at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 5m-long vehicle is called the 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! Read more

BT Halo is another combined 5G phone and home broadband bundle
BT Halo is another combined 5G phone and home broadband bundle By Dan Grabham

BT is launching Halo, a converged 5G mobile and home broadband bundle and is launching 5G services from this Friday 11 October - it runs on EE's already-live Read more

Vodafone 5G: The phones, the speeds, the prices and everything you need to know
Vodafone 5G: The phones, the speeds, the prices and everything you need to know By Dan Grabham

Vodafone's 5G service has now launched. We'll be bringing you all the latest information on the fledgeling network both now and over the coming months. Read more

You'll soon be able to receive Android phone calls on Windows PCs
You'll soon be able to receive Android phone calls on Windows PCs By Dan Grabham

You'll soon be able to make phone calls from your Windows 10 PC - if you have an Android phone r. As we know from last week's reveal of the 2020 Surface Read more

What is an eSIM and what does it mean for your new iPhone, iPad or Pixel?
What is an eSIM and what does it mean for your new iPhone, iPad or Pixel? By Dan Grabham

eSIMs remove the need to have a physical SIM card and it's coming to an increasing number of devices. Read more

Google is discouraging other Android phone makers from using their own navigation systems
Google is discouraging other Android phone makers from using their own navigation systems By Dan Grabham

Google is trying to keep Android as consistent as possible these days, and apparently that includes keeping its new Android 10 gesture navigation system 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

Apple release dates: When are macOS Catalina, iOS 13, iPad OS, Arcade and TV+ coming to your devices?
Apple release dates: When are macOS Catalina, iOS 13, iPad OS, Arcade and TV+ coming to your devices? By Dan Grabham

Apple has announced a bunch of software and services recently. But when are they all available? Read more

Apple macOS 10.15 Catalina: All the key new features explored
Apple macOS 10.15 Catalina: All the key new features explored By Dan Grabham

Up close with Apple's latest macOS. Read more

Amazon has a new version of the Fire HD 10 that's faster and will last longer
Amazon has a new version of the Fire HD 10 that's faster and will last longer By Dan Grabham

Amazon has introduced a new version of the Fire HD 10 tablet - it's got a few enhancements but aesthetically it's the same device (although there's a new Read more

There's now an Amazon Kindle specifically designed for kids
There's now an Amazon Kindle specifically designed for kids By Dan Grabham

Amazon has announced a new version of the Kindle specifically aimed at kids.The Kindle Kids Edition follows on from the popular Fire Tablet Kids Editions. Read more

Amazon Kindle Kids Edition initial review: Acceptable screen time
Amazon Kindle Kids Edition initial review: Acceptable screen time By Dan Grabham

Amazon Fire Kids Tablets are great - they're not too expensive, they come with loads of content and they have a two-year guarantee that even covers accidental Read more

WhatsApp Android app bug enabled hackers to steal files - here's how to avoid it
WhatsApp Android app bug enabled hackers to steal files - here's how to avoid it By Dan Grabham

A security flaw within WhatsApp for Android enabled hackers to take over people's phones - just by sending them a GIF. As is often the case when these Read more

The super Ring Video Doorbell 2 and View Cam are down to £139, saving £40 each
The super Ring Video Doorbell 2 and View Cam are down to £139, saving £40 each By Dan Grabham

Get £40 off the Ring Video Doorbell 2 and Ring Video Doorbell Pro, before the prices go back to normal Read more

Marshall adds Google Assistant to its popular Major III headphones
Marshall adds Google Assistant to its popular Major III headphones By Dan Grabham

Marshall has introduced a new version of its Major III headphones, Major III voice. It's almost the same model as before but it now has Google Assistant Read more

LG's super-light Gram 17 laptop is now available in the UK
LG's super-light Gram 17 laptop is now available in the UK By Dan Grabham

LG's lovely Gram 17 laptop has finally made it to UK shores. The launch of the large, 17-inch laptop comes around nine months after we first clapped eyes Read more

Apple might have a haptic on-screen keyboard in future so you can feel the 'keys'
Apple might have a haptic on-screen keyboard in future so you can feel the 'keys' By Dan Grabham

Could Apple have a tactile touchscreen keyboard in future? Read more

iPhone 11 colours: All the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro colours available
iPhone 11 colours: All the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro colours available By Dan Grabham

Apple has become a little more adventurours with colours over the last couple of years - let's take a look at its latest wares. Read more

Expect even better Night Sight from Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL with Pixel Neural Core
Expect even better Night Sight from Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL with Pixel Neural Core By Dan Grabham

The latest leaks around the upcoming Pixel 4 and Pixel 4XL suggest there will be a new version of the Pixel Visual Core co-processor found inside Pixel Read more

Surface Duo is a neat idea, but who is going to buy a Surface Phone?
Surface Duo is a neat idea, but who is going to buy a Surface Phone? By Dan Grabham

Microsoft's long-awaited Surface Phone isn't really a phone at all.At least, that's what Microsoft wants you to think - but in reality, everyone is calling Read more

Super new Surface Neo is like a dual screen iPad mini - but with tiny bezels
Super new Surface Neo is like a dual screen iPad mini - but with tiny bezels By Dan Grabham

Surface Neo is the much-talked-about dual-screen Surface. It won't be with us until late 2020 but looks absolutely amazing. Read more

Surface Pro X runs ARM-based SQ1 platform developed with Qualcomm
Surface Pro X runs ARM-based SQ1 platform developed with Qualcomm By Dan Grabham

Surface Pro X is a new ARM-based Surface that boasts a Microsoft and Qualcomm designed SQ1 platform with full-fat Windows 10, an integrated AI engine and Read more

Surface Pro 7 is here and more powerful than ever, but it's just a slight redesign
Surface Pro 7 is here and more powerful than ever, but it's just a slight redesign By Dan Grabham

Microsoft has revealed the latest 2-in-1 Surface Pro which will be known as Surface Pro 7. Read more

Surface Laptop 3 official, adds 15-inch version and USB-C at last
Surface Laptop 3 official, adds 15-inch version and USB-C at last By Dan Grabham

Microsoft has unveiled Surface Laptop 3 with USB-C, a removable hard drive and a new 15-inch variant in addition to a 13-inch model. USB-C is a more welcome Read more

Intel debuts competitively-priced Core i9 X Series for extreme performance
Intel debuts competitively-priced Core i9 X Series for extreme performance By Dan Grabham

Intel has debuted the Core X Series - a set of four processors - for gaming and other intensive applications such as high-end video editing. All of the Read more

Microsoft's stripped-down Windows will be called Windows 10X
Microsoft's stripped-down Windows will be called Windows 10X By Dan Grabham

Microsoft's stripped-down Windows will be called Windows 10X and not Windows Core OS as we previously thought.  Windows Core OS: What is it and why you Read more

Dyson's new air purifier will even get rid of formaldehyde
Dyson's new air purifier will even get rid of formaldehyde By Dan Grabham

We're big fans (haha) of Dyson's range of air purifiers and heaters and the new Pure Cryptomic series is set to do even more to get rid of pollutants Read more

Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3 and Surface on ARM leak ahead of official launch
Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3 and Surface on ARM leak ahead of official launch By Dan Grabham

Images of Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3 and Surface on ARM have leaked ahead of Wednesday's official Surface launch event. There will be 13.5 and 15-inch Read more

HP reveals its latest do-anything Spectre x360 13
HP reveals its latest do-anything Spectre x360 13 By Dan Grabham

HP's Spectre line up is up there with our favourite laptop series and now the venerable computer maker has revealed a latest-generation version of the Read more

Lego is launching a Top Gear-themed Technic set next year
Lego is launching a Top Gear-themed Technic set next year By Dan Grabham

Lego will launch a Top Gear-themed set in early 2020, although it's not currently clear what the model will be.Indeed, while the studio setup was submitted Read more

The best iPhone 11 deals: Unlimited data for £45 a month with Vodafone
The best iPhone 11 deals: Unlimited data for £45 a month with Vodafone By Dan Grabham

Want to know the best deals for new iPhone 11? You've come to the right place: UL data for £45/m on Vodafone, 100GB data for £44/m on Three, 60GB for £43/m on EE and 90GB for £43/m on O2 Read more

Amazon Echo Show 8 initial review: The middle child
Amazon Echo Show 8 initial review: The middle child By Dan Grabham

Amazon clearly sees a lot of potential in its Echo Show range. Last year it refreshed the main 10-inch Echo Show and earlier this year it launched the Read more

Huawei Mate 30 Pro review: The incredible phone you won't buy
Huawei Mate 30 Pro review: The incredible phone you won't buy By Dan Grabham

A flagship with top-end quad cameras, lots of power, long battery life... and no Google Play Store or, therefore, apps. What a conundrum. Read more

Jeff Bezos appears at Amazon launch - hails Echo Studio's prowess, says we need facial recognition regulation
Jeff Bezos appears at Amazon launch - hails Echo Studio's prowess, says we need facial recognition regulation By Dan Grabham

Amazon chief Jeff Bezos got up on stage during the aftermath of Amazon's lengthy product launch today to hail the work of Amazon's team in developing the new Echo Studio. Read more

Amazon Echo Flex initial review: It's Alexa...on a plug
Amazon Echo Flex initial review: It's Alexa...on a plug By Dan Grabham

Although Echo Flex is an interesting device with useful add-ons, it will probably confuse consumers as to whether they should buy one. Read more

Amazon Echo Buds initial review: The competition is tough
Amazon Echo Buds initial review: The competition is tough By Dan Grabham

True wireless earphones are plentiful these days and entering the fray is almost mandatory. That said, the market-leading Apple AirPods are so good for Read more

Amazon Echo Studio initial review: Taking the fight to Apple and Sonos
Amazon Echo Studio initial review: Taking the fight to Apple and Sonos By Dan Grabham

Almost unbelievably priced, the Echo Studio is probably the most important Echo that Amazon has yet released. Read more

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