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Samsung's next flagship smartphones and new Galaxy Fold will go big on camera features
Samsung's next flagship smartphones and new Galaxy Fold will go big on camera features By Max Freeman-Mills

As indicated by leaked renders in the last few weeks, it looks like Samsung is planning to go big on cameras for its next round of flagship Galaxy smartphones.We've Read more

Best gaming laptops 2019: Alienware, Asus ROG, Razer, Acer Predator, HP Omen and more
Best gaming laptops 2019: Alienware, Asus ROG, Razer, Acer Predator, HP Omen and more By Max Freeman-Mills

The desktop is dead, it would seem - and long gone are the days where a gaming laptop could only be a ridiculously overpowered, heavy and LED-encrusted Read more

Google's Nest Hubs will display smarter notifications using ultrasound sensing
Google's Nest Hubs will display smarter notifications using ultrasound sensing By Max Freeman-Mills

Google has primed an expansion of its relatively new Nest Hub smart displays' workaround alternative to using a camera (which only the larger Nest Hub Read more

Best Apple MacBook cases and sleeves 2019: Protect your 12-inch laptop
Best Apple MacBook cases and sleeves 2019: Protect your 12-inch laptop By Max Freeman-Mills

Got a MacBook? You're not alone, of course, and there are absolutely stacks of MacBook cases to protect your diminutive laptop. Read more

Best cordless vacuum cleaners 2019: Dyson, Samsung, Shark and more
Best cordless vacuum cleaners 2019: Dyson, Samsung, Shark and more By Max Freeman-Mills

A round up of some of the best cordless vacuums out there. Here are a few of our favourites to help with the chores. Read more

Best golf gadgets 2019: The watches, trolleys and apps that will make you a better golfer
Best golf gadgets 2019: The watches, trolleys and apps that will make you a better golfer By Max Freeman-Mills

Golf may look like one of the more leisurely sporting activities you could pick up, but that doesn't mean it won't take hours and hours of practice to Read more

The iPhone 11 Pro might have a location privacy issue
The iPhone 11 Pro might have a location privacy issue By Max Freeman-Mills

Apple's flagship smartphone, the iPhone 11 Pro, might have an issue with user location data security, according to reports this week. The issue essentially Read more

Best Bang & Olufsen speaker 2019: Which B&O speaker is right for you?
Best Bang & Olufsen speaker 2019: Which B&O speaker is right for you? By Max Freeman-Mills

B&O make some of the best looking and best sounding Bluetooth speakers on the market. But which B&O Play speaker is right for you? Find out here. Read more

Spotify brings its Sleep Timer tool to iOS users
Spotify brings its Sleep Timer tool to iOS users By Max Freeman-Mills

Spotify has brought its iOS app up to speed with Android versions after a few months in one key regard, by bringing its Sleep Timer tool to the table. The Read more

Nokia December launch: How to watch it and what to expect
Nokia December launch: How to watch it and what to expect By Max Freeman-Mills

Nokia took us all by surprise a couple of weeks ago with the announcement that it's got a new product to launch on 5 December. Its Indian mobile arm Tweeted Read more

Nintendo files patent for new Poké Ball Plus controller
Nintendo files patent for new Poké Ball Plus controller By Max Freeman-Mills

Nintendo looks like it might return to the concept of novelty controllers, by updating its Poké Ball Plus controller at some point in the future. The Read more

More details leak about the Playstation 5's dev kits
More details leak about the Playstation 5's dev kits By Max Freeman-Mills

Sony's next-generation Playstation 5 has had another round of leaks, a year ahead of its planned launch for the holiday season in 2020. Read more

Facebook's launching a tool to let you transfer pictures and videos to Google Photos
Facebook's launching a tool to let you transfer pictures and videos to Google Photos By Max Freeman-Mills

Facebook has launched a new service to let people more easily transfer their images and videos from the social network to other storage services. It's Read more

You now need to submit a face scan to get a SIM card in China
You now need to submit a face scan to get a SIM card in China By Max Freeman-Mills

China has brought into effect new rules that require people to submit to a face scan verified against their national ID card before they can purchase a Read more

Android 10 is finally starting to arrive for Samsung's Galaxy S10 smartphones
Android 10 is finally starting to arrive for Samsung's Galaxy S10 smartphones By Max Freeman-Mills

After a chunky delay, Samsung's flagship phone line, the Galaxy S10 range, is getting upgraded to Android 10. It's frankly a little surprising that it's Read more

Today's the deadline for drone registration in the UK
Today's the deadline for drone registration in the UK By Max Freeman-Mills

Today marks a pretty big cut-off in the UK's progress on drone regulations. It's the deadline that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has set for members Read more

The new Legoland in New York will have an AR trick up its sleeve
The new Legoland in New York will have an AR trick up its sleeve By Max Freeman-Mills

Lego's got a big new park planned for New York, in case you hadn't heard - it opens July 2020, Read more

Samsung's quantum dot tech might be its path to OLED TV relevance
Samsung's quantum dot tech might be its path to OLED TV relevance By Max Freeman-Mills

Samsung knows a thing or two about OLED displays - it's arguably the market leader when it comes to OLEDs for smartphones, with beautiful screens on its Read more

Signal update brings iPads into the fold
Signal update brings iPads into the fold By Max Freeman-Mills

Signal has put a new update live for the iOS version of its secure messaging service, bringing iPad users into the fold. There's now a dedicated version Read more

Twitter will roll out conversation threading, switching up its social media network
Twitter will roll out conversation threading, switching up its social media network By Max Freeman-Mills

Earlier this year Twitter launched a new app, Twttr, intended as a place where it could test possible new features for the main app without exposing them Read more

Jony Ive looks like he's left Apple, as leadership page is updated without him
Jony Ive looks like he's left Apple, as leadership page is updated without him By Max Freeman-Mills

It looks like famed designed Jony Ive has now left Apple fully, after the announcement of his impending departure was made back in June. Apple has updated Read more

Ring has ambitious, arguably worrying facial recognition plans
Ring has ambitious, arguably worrying facial recognition plans By Max Freeman-Mills

Smart home security camera manufacturer Ring, now one of Amazon's most prominent subsidiaries, has had an interesting year as far as questions over facial Read more

Twitter pauses its plans to deactivate accounts after outcry over loss of the deceased's accounts
Twitter pauses its plans to deactivate accounts after outcry over loss of the deceased's accounts By Max Freeman-Mills

Twitter first announced and then rapidly postponed a major clear-out of "inactive accounts" on its network this week, after users expressed serious concerns Read more

VR isn't a priority for Xbox, according to Phil Spencer
VR isn't a priority for Xbox, according to Phil Spencer By Max Freeman-Mills

It's tempting to see VR as one of the next big technological battlefields in gaming, but Microsoft won't be overcommitting with its next Xbox, it would Read more

Huawei debuts the MatePad Pro, and looks like it's gunning for the iPad Pro
Huawei debuts the MatePad Pro, and looks like it's gunning for the iPad Pro By Max Freeman-Mills

Huawei has taken the wraps off one of its latest devices in that most Huawei of ways - through Weibo, in frighteningly low-resolution. Read more

Capcom's working on a new Resident Evil 3 remake, according to reports
Capcom's working on a new Resident Evil 3 remake, according to reports By Max Freeman-Mills

After the phenomenal success of its remade Resident Evil 2 earlier this year, Capcom is reportedly working on another major overhaul of a classic game. Read more

Half Life: Alyx is Valve's big return to its revered franchise - in VR
Half Life: Alyx is Valve's big return to its revered franchise - in VR By Max Freeman-Mills

Valve has announced that it's been working on a flagship VR game, Half Life: Alyx, slated for release in March 2020. Read more

Nubia drops a new colour for its Red Magic 3S gaming phone
Nubia drops a new colour for its Red Magic 3S gaming phone By Max Freeman-Mills

Rewind a decade or so and mobile gaming wasn't such a guzzler of phone resources, but in recent years manufacturers like Nubia have been putting out myriad gaming Read more

The Galaxy Home Mini will have infrared transmitters to control your home
The Galaxy Home Mini will have infrared transmitters to control your home By Max Freeman-Mills

Samsung's plans in the smart speaker department are making for increasingly interesting reading. With the bigger Galaxy Home still very much AWOL, we're Read more