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Apple AirPlay 2: Apple's streaming tech explained
Apple AirPlay 2: Apple's streaming tech explained By Dan Grabham

AirPlay is Apple's Wi-Fi audio streaming tech. But what exactly is AirPlay 2, what can it do? Read more

YouTube Music is now available free on Google Home speakers
YouTube Music is now available free on Google Home speakers By Dan Grabham

Google has given YouTube Music a leg up by making an ad-supported version free on all Google Home speakers. Read more

Google and Amazon have made up - YouTube coming to Fire TV, Prime Video to Chromecast
Google and Amazon have made up - YouTube coming to Fire TV, Prime Video to Chromecast By Dan Grabham

Google and Amazon have buried the hatchet and will be putting each other's key streaming apps on their devices. Read more

Apple says it is now using 100 per cent recycled tin in 11 new products
Apple says it is now using 100 per cent recycled tin in 11 new products By Dan Grabham

Apple has detailed its increased efforts to use recycled materials Read more

The Honor 20 Pro breaks cover with four cameras
The Honor 20 Pro breaks cover with four cameras By Dan Grabham

The Honor 20 Pro has been spotted with a quad-camera setup. Read more

A cheap iPhone is again rumoured using iPhone 8 tech
A cheap iPhone is again rumoured using iPhone 8 tech By Dan Grabham

Apple could finally be set to launch a cheaper iPhone using tech from the iPhone 8.It's rumoured to be called the iPhone XE - however the 'X' moniker would Read more

Microsoft's new Surface Hub 2S is even more nuts than its predecessor
Microsoft's new Surface Hub 2S is even more nuts than its predecessor By Dan Grabham

Microsoft's massive Surface Hub computer-cum-screen can now even run on a battery. Read more

Porn sites will require age verification in the UK from 15 July
Porn sites will require age verification in the UK from 15 July By Dan Grabham

The long-rumoured 'porn block' will now come into force on 15 July for websites and apps, the UK Government has announced. After that date, you'll need Read more

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

5G phones are coming this year. They'll will debut alongside commercial 5G phone networks. Read more

Intel says it won't make the modem for the 5G iPhone
Intel says it won't make the modem for the 5G iPhone By Dan Grabham

Intel has pulled out of the 5G smartphone race, saying it won't be producing a 5G modem for smartphones. Read more

London ULEZ: What is the Ultra Low Emission Zone and how will it affect you?
London ULEZ: What is the Ultra Low Emission Zone and how will it affect you? By Dan Grabham

London has introduced a charge for high-emissions vehicles entering a particular zone in London. As with other cities both large and small, London is struggling Read more

PlayStation 5 set for 2020: SSD onboard, ray tracing and works with PSVR and old games
PlayStation 5 set for 2020: SSD onboard, ray tracing and works with PSVR and old games By Dan Grabham

The PlayStation 5 will be backwards compatible, have solid-state storage and have ray tracing capabilities. Read more

These luxury headphones roll up so you can carry them around
These luxury headphones roll up so you can carry them around By Dan Grabham

These luxury Swiss headphones from Luzli have a unique design - they roll up into a ball so you can carry them around. Read more

This Amazon Music Unlimited deal is still on: Three months for free
This Amazon Music Unlimited deal is still on: Three months for free By Dan Grabham

Amazon is still offering a big discount on its Amazon Music Unlimited streaming service enabling you to get three months of music for free Read more

Audi's AI:ME next-gen mini-eTron concept is stunning
Audi's AI:ME next-gen mini-eTron concept is stunning By Dan Grabham

Audi has revealed the AI:ME - a concept compact car using its eTron-derived tech. Read more

UK data watchdog wants to make social media less addictive for under 18s
UK data watchdog wants to make social media less addictive for under 18s By Dan Grabham

Could under 18s soon be restricted in their social media use on services like Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat? Read more

Microsoft on the defensive after hackers access Outlook emails
Microsoft on the defensive after hackers access Outlook emails By Dan Grabham

Hackers compromised some Outlook email accounts to the extent that they were even able to read user emails.The number of accounts is described as 'limited' Read more

We've just folded the Samsung Galaxy Fold and this is what it looks like up close
We've just folded the Samsung Galaxy Fold and this is what it looks like up close By Dan Grabham

You might know that you're able to able to pre-order the Galaxy Fold in the US and UK now and Pocket-lint's Cam Bunton has been up close with the new handset Read more

The Honor 20 is coming on 21 May
The Honor 20 is coming on 21 May By Dan Grabham

The Honor 20 will be with us on 21 May. That's according to a save-the-date sent to us by the company. Read more

Best Amazon UK Spring Sale deals: Save £200 on a Philips 43-inch 4K Android TV w/ HDR Plus
Best Amazon UK Spring Sale deals: Save £200 on a Philips 43-inch 4K Android TV w/ HDR Plus By Dan Grabham

Amazon is having another sale! This time it's called the Amazon UK Spring Sale and it goes on until the end of 15 April. Read more

This is what the upcoming no-disc Xbox One S All Digital looks like
This is what the upcoming no-disc Xbox One S All Digital looks like By Dan Grabham

A new disc-free Xbox One is launching soon, codenamed as Xbox Maverick. Read more

Lego's latest Star Wars 20th anniversary set is the hugely-detailed Tantive IV from A New Hope
Lego's latest Star Wars 20th anniversary set is the hugely-detailed Tantive IV from A New Hope By Dan Grabham

In addition to the already-announced Star Wars 20th anniversary sets, Lego has now announced an additional model of the epic Tantive IV. It's 20 years Read more

Best OnePlus 6T deals in April 2019: 30GB for £33/m on EE
Best OnePlus 6T deals in April 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 £37/m on O2 and 30GB for £38/m on Vodafone 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

An ARM-based Microsoft Surface device is in the works
An ARM-based Microsoft Surface device is in the works By Dan Grabham

An ARM-powered version of the Surface Pro could be on the cards. Read more

The second UK Dolby Cinema has now opened in Leeds
The second UK Dolby Cinema has now opened in Leeds By Dan Grabham

The UK's second Dolby Cinema has now opened in Leeds, part of a larger 10 screen multiplex on the east side of the city. Read more

Best turntables 2019: The top record players to buy for Record Store Day
Best turntables 2019: The top record players to buy for Record Store Day By Dan Grabham

We've gathered together the best turntables money can buy - whatever your budget. Read more

Lego goes all out for Avengers: Endgame with these epic sets
Lego goes all out for Avengers: Endgame with these epic sets By Dan Grabham

The Avengers: Endgame movie is out later this month (25 April in the UK, to be precise) and true to form Lego has dropped some new sets for the film. Read more

It looks like Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are codenamed Coral and Flame
It looks like Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are codenamed Coral and Flame By Dan Grabham

Google's Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are nailed on to emerge later in the year and now it looks like the phones will have the codenames Coral and Flame. Read more

Jeff Bezos says that Amazon needs to have multibillion-dollar failures to succeed
Jeff Bezos says that Amazon needs to have multibillion-dollar failures to succeed By Dan Grabham

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos says that Amazon needs to "occasionally have multibillion-dollar failures" so that the company is "experimenting at the right 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.There are two Read more

Best Bluetooth speakers 2019: Top portable speakers to buy today
Best Bluetooth speakers 2019: Top portable speakers to buy today By Dan Grabham

Our guide to the best Bluetooth speakers available to buy today. Read more

Apple HomePod 2: What we want to see in Apple's second-gen smart speaker
Apple HomePod 2: What we want to see in Apple's second-gen smart speaker By Dan Grabham

Apple’s HomePod sounds fantastic but the common criticism – including in our own HomePod review – was that the implementation of Siri leaves a little Read more

Sometimes, people at Amazon listen to what you tell Alexa
Sometimes, people at Amazon listen to what you tell Alexa By Dan Grabham

A team of actual living people listen to selected Alexa commands as part of a process intended to help Amazon learn more about what people are asking Read more

Google Wifi drops to £99/$99, multipacks also cheaper
Google Wifi drops to £99/$99, multipacks also cheaper By Dan Grabham

Google has dropped the price of Google Wifi, its add-on mesh network device, which may mean a new model is on the way. It's now down to £99 in the UK Read more

Google confirms new Chrome OS laptop or tablet is in the works
Google confirms new Chrome OS laptop or tablet is in the works By Dan Grabham

Google says it is working on new Chrome OS devices, although it's unclear exactly what at this stage. The comments come a few weeks after it was reported Read more

Oppo Reno specs, news and release date: Everything you need to know about Oppo's new flagship series
Oppo Reno specs, news and release date: Everything you need to know about Oppo's new flagship series By Dan Grabham

Oppo's Reno flagship phone has been rumoured for a while - at first it seemed like it was a series of handsets under a sub-brand (a bit like Honor is to Read more

Oppo's Reno series breaks cover with 10x zoom, 5G version also confirmed
Oppo's Reno series breaks cover with 10x zoom, 5G version also confirmed By Dan Grabham

Oppo's Reno flagship phone has broken cover thanks to a launch event in China. As we previously reported the global launch will take place on 24 April. Read more

Roku introduces a guest mode for AirBnB-like rentals
Roku introduces a guest mode for AirBnB-like rentals By Dan Grabham

Roku has released some new software for its streaming devices with some key new features including Guest Mode. Read more

Will Apple buy 5G modems from someone else than Intel - like Huawei?
Will Apple buy 5G modems from someone else than Intel - like Huawei? By Dan Grabham

We knew previously that Apple had considered buying 5G modems from someone other than Intel - and now Huawei is rumoured to be "open" to selling 5G modems Read more

Get an Audible subscription with 50 per cent off for 3 months
Get an Audible subscription with 50 per cent off for 3 months By Dan Grabham

We all know reading is important, but finding the time to curl up with a good book can be a challenge. Fortunately, you can still get through your reading this February Read more

Marantz's new Melody X is its smallest hi-fi system yet
Marantz's new Melody X is its smallest hi-fi system yet By Dan Grabham

Marantz’s Melody X is a new one-box hi-fi that’s the company’s smallest yet. It features CD, DAB+ and FM plus streaming via Bluetooth and Apple’s 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

If you can find 50 people you can now call them all at once with Skype
If you can find 50 people you can now call them all at once with Skype By Dan Grabham

Skype has announced it has increased the group calling limit to 50 people. Read more

Apple HomePod price slashed: Here are the best HomePod deals
Apple HomePod price slashed: Here are the best HomePod deals By Dan Grabham

Apple has dropped the price of its HomePod smart speaker in the US and UK. You can see our best HomePod prices in the table below - updated live. In the Read more

Apple Music comes to Echo devices in the UK and Ireland
Apple Music comes to Echo devices in the UK and Ireland By Dan Grabham

Amazon has told us that Apple Music integration has been enabled on UK-based Echo devices from today. Read more

Vodafone switches on 5G at Birmingham New Street station
Vodafone switches on 5G at Birmingham New Street station By Dan Grabham

Vodafone has switched on 5G at Birmingham New Street station. Like other 5G networks at this stage, the tech is still on trial. Read more

What is 5G, how fast is it and when will it launch in the US and UK?
What is 5G, how fast is it and when will it launch in 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

Oppo confirms date for its 5G-toting Reno 10X Zoom flagship phone
Oppo confirms date for its 5G-toting Reno 10X Zoom flagship phone By Dan Grabham

Oppo has sent out invites to a launch event on 24 April in Zurich - the event has the tagline of "beyond the obvious". Read more

Google Duplex starts rolling out to non-Pixel phones
Google Duplex starts rolling out to non-Pixel phones By Dan Grabham

Google's Duplex tech is gradually starting to roll out further. It's still limited to the US, but instead of being only on Google Pixel phones it's now Read more

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