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Future electric cars: The battery-powered cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years
Future electric cars: The battery-powered cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years By Max Langridge

Take a look at the future of electric cars that should be on the road in the next five years. Brilliant electric cars from the best brands. Read more

Life in the future: Tech that will change the way we live
Life in the future: Tech that will change the way we live By Max Langridge

Technology has the power to do many things, including changing the world we live in and the way we live too. Read more

The best electric cars: Top battery-powered vehicles available on UK roads
The best electric cars: Top battery-powered vehicles available on UK roads By Max Langridge

See our list of the best electric cars available to buy. Top battery-powered cars suitable for UK roads. Read more

Apple AirPlay 2: Apple's latest streaming tech explained
Apple AirPlay 2: Apple's latest streaming tech explained By Max Langridge

AirPlay is Apple's Wi-Fi audio streaming tech, and the second-generation is now available. But what exactly is AirPlay 2, what can it do? Read more

The best Lightning headphones 2018 for your iPhone
The best Lightning headphones 2018 for your iPhone By Max Langridge

Top headphones capable of handling lossless 48kHz digital audio from Apple devices. Read more

What is RCS messaging? The new Android texting service explained
What is RCS messaging? The new Android texting service explained By Max Langridge

While there have been many attempts on Google's part, there is one thing that Android has always lacked: a true messaging competitor to Apple iMessage Read more

Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air
Future batteries, coming soon: Charge in seconds, last months and power over the air By Max Langridge

Energy capture, storage and generation remains a vibrant area of research. Here we examine show of the research breakthrough in future battery tech Read more

Best Alexa speakers: Top Amazon Echo alternatives
Best Alexa speakers: Top Amazon Echo alternatives By Max Langridge

See our guide to the best Amazon Alexa compatible speakers. These are the top alternatives to the Amazon Echo and include portable speakers too. Read more

Marshall Major III Bluetooth review: These on-ear headphones turn it up to 11
5.0 stars Marshall Major III Bluetooth review: These on-ear headphones turn it up to 11 By Max Langridge

The rock giant's Bluetooth on-ear headphones also offer a 3.5mm headphone jack for wired or wireless listening. Oh, and they sound brilliant too. Read more

Which is the best music streaming service in the UK?
Which is the best music streaming service in the UK? By Max Langridge

See our list of the best music streaming services to use. Which music app or streaming subscriptions is best for you? All the best compared. Read more

Amazon Music Unlimited vs Spotify: Which is best?
Amazon Music Unlimited vs Spotify: Which is best? By Max Langridge

Spotify has long been the streaming service of choice, but with the rise of Amazon, is it time to switch to Amazon Music Unlimited? Read more

The most famous ghost photographs ever taken
The most famous ghost photographs ever taken By Max Langridge

Ghosts, the paranormal and the supernatural have always been debated. Do they exist? Are the photos the proof? Read more

Polk's Audio Assist smart speaker is now available, powered by Google Assistant
Polk's Audio Assist smart speaker is now available, powered by Google Assistant By Max Langridge

Polk Audio's Google Home rival is now available in the UK. Read more

Ruark Audio MRx review: Classy design with a sound to match
4.5 stars Ruark Audio MRx review: Classy design with a sound to match By Max Langridge

The MRx delivers great sound, lots of connectivity and a pleasing design from the British brand, marking it as a genuine Sonos or Beolit alternative. Read more

Polk Assist initial review: Google Home with better sound
Polk Assist initial review: Google Home with better sound By Max Langridge

The Polk Assist Google Asistant speaker is a mixed bag. It definitely sounds better than the Google Home, but we'd like more quality from this speaker Read more

The best Beats headphones 2018: Which should you choose?
The best Beats headphones 2018: Which should you choose? By Max Langridge

We've broken down all the best Beats headphones to help you choose the right pair for you. Top over-ear, in-ear and on-ear Beats headphones to buy. Read more

Samsung launches Galaxy A6 and A6+ with a focus on photography
Samsung launches Galaxy A6 and A6+ with a focus on photography By Max Langridge

Samsung has unveiled two new additions to its Galaxy A smartphone series in the A6 and A6+, both of which arrive with "powerful front and rear cameras" Read more

Forget Transformers, Lego Voltron is the constructible robot everyone will want
Forget Transformers, Lego Voltron is the constructible robot everyone will want By Max Langridge

Lego has announced Voltron as the latest set from its Lego Ideas lab, which lets Lego fans submit ideas for sets they want to see. Read more

Motorola One to join One Power according to leaked images
Motorola One to join One Power according to leaked images By Max Langridge

It seems Motorola is planning to launch a whole new family of devices that run on the Android One OS, as the One has now leaked alongside the One Power Read more

Instagram now lets you add popular songs to your Stories
Instagram now lets you add popular songs to your Stories By Max Langridge

Instagram is rolling out a new feature for Stories that will let you add licensed music to any videos or photos you want to share. What is Instagram Stories Read more

OnePlus eyeing up US carrier expansion and 5G phone
OnePlus eyeing up US carrier expansion and 5G phone By Max Langridge

OnePlus is working with US carriers to make its smartphones available on pay monthly plans, and is developing a 5G-enabled phone. Read more

Huge 128TB SD cards could soon become a reality
Huge 128TB SD cards could soon become a reality By Max Langridge

SD cards with a whopping 128TB of storage could one day be a reality thanks to a new format just announced by the SD Association, the body responsible Read more

BP commits to ultra-fast EV charging infrastructure with Chargemaster acquisition
BP commits to ultra-fast EV charging infrastructure with Chargemaster acquisition By Max Langridge

BP has announced it has successfully acquired Chargemaster, the largest EV charging company in the UK, with over 6,500 charging stations across the country. Read more

Instagram Lite launches for photo sharers in developing nations
Instagram Lite launches for photo sharers in developing nations By Max Langridge

Instagram has recently announced it has 1 billion active monthly users, but it's not stopping there as it wants more and more people to share photos through Read more

Apple may one day offer music, TV and news streaming bundle
Apple may one day offer music, TV and news streaming bundle By Max Langridge

Apple may be looking to one day offer customers a single subscription-based package comprising TV, music and news content. Read more

Fresh renders confirm notch for Pixel 3 XL, chunky bezels for Pixel 3
Fresh renders confirm notch for Pixel 3 XL, chunky bezels for Pixel 3 By Max Langridge

Some new renders of Google's upcoming Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL have appeared online, courtesy of usually reliable leaker @OnLeaks.  Google Pixel 3 and 3 Read more

Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon 2500 chip, specifically for kids' watches
Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon 2500 chip, specifically for kids' watches By Max Langridge

Up until now, Qualcomm has only had one dedicated smartwatch chip in the Snapdragon 2100. However at MWC Shanghai, the chip manufacturer has announced Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4 launch incoming following FCC filing
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4 launch incoming following FCC filing By Max Langridge

We may not be far away from seeing the official launches for the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and Galaxy Tab S4 after both devices have passed through FCC certification. Read more

Amazon Alexa voice control now supported on iOS
Amazon Alexa voice control now supported on iOS By Max Langridge

Amazon has announced that it is now updating the Alexa app for iOS to support voice control. You can use your iPhone to ask questions by voice. Read more

BBC Sounds app launches as a personalised music service for the "new generation"
BBC Sounds app launches as a personalised music service for the "new generation" By Max Langridge

The BBC has announced it will be launching a brand new app later today on iOS, Android and Amazon devices that will collate all of the Beeb's live and Read more

Asus ZenFone 5 now available to pre-order with a limited time discount
Asus ZenFone 5 now available to pre-order with a limited time discount By Max Langridge

After being unveiled at MWC 2018 back in February, the Asus ZenFone 5 has officially launched and is now available to pre-order.  Asus ZenFone 5 initial Read more

Nokia 6.1 Plus name shows up Google ARCore device list
Nokia 6.1 Plus name shows up Google ARCore device list By Max Langridge

Nokia may have yet another mid-range device on the way if a Google ARCore device list is to be believed.  Nok, Nok. Who's there? Three new affordable Read more

EE rolls out ultrafast 300Mbps Fibre Max home broadband
EE rolls out ultrafast 300Mbps Fibre Max home broadband By Max Langridge

EE has announced two new home broadband plans, both with fast download speeds, ideal for the modern connected family. Called Fibre Max 1 and Fibre Max Read more

Second-gen Apple AirPods said to get noise cancellation once more
Second-gen Apple AirPods said to get noise cancellation once more By Max Langridge

Apple may release a new set of AirPods in 2019 with noise-cancelling, according to Barclays analysts and Bloomberg. Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 to ditch iris scanning, but gain triple-lens camera
Samsung Galaxy S10 to ditch iris scanning, but gain triple-lens camera By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy S10 may lose iris scanning in favour of a 3D scanning module, and a triple-lens camera has been suggested once more Read more

Volvo planning XC90 with Level 4 autonomy by 2021
Volvo planning XC90 with Level 4 autonomy by 2021 By Max Langridge

Volvo's Senior VP of Research and Development Henrik Green has told Jalopnik that the company is currently developing a Level 4 autonomous driving system Read more

BT TV adds Amazon Prime Video; Now TV still to come
BT TV adds Amazon Prime Video; Now TV still to come By Max Langridge

BT has now added Amazon Prime Video to its selection of on-demand apps. The company has said Now TV is still on course to be added in 2019. Read more

Stunning Titanium Grey Samsung Galaxy S9 now on pre-order from Carphone Warehouse
Stunning Titanium Grey Samsung Galaxy S9 now on pre-order from Carphone Warehouse By Max Langridge

Samsung has a new colour for the Galaxy S9 and S9+ - Titanium Grey - and you can pre-order it exclusively at Carphone Warehouse. Read more

Leaked image of 6.1-inch LCD Apple iPhone confirms single-lens camera and Face ID
Leaked image of 6.1-inch LCD Apple iPhone confirms single-lens camera and Face ID By Max Langridge

A leaked image showing Apple's 6.1-inch LCD iPhone shows the more affordable device will have a single-lens camera and Face ID Read more

Motorola One Power hands-on images confirms notch and dual camera
Motorola One Power hands-on images confirms notch and dual camera By Max Langridge

Some new hands-on images supposedly of the Motorola One Power have been obtained by TechInfoBit and shared online. The last we heard of the One Power Read more

Seven Fossil Group smartwatches with Android Pay on the way
Seven Fossil Group smartwatches with Android Pay on the way By Max Langridge

An FCC filing has revealed that the Fossil Group, which owns the Fossil brand as well as others such as Marc Jacobs, Kate Spade, Diesel, Misfit, Skagen Read more

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally launch by September
Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally launch by September By Max Langridge

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat may finally be available to buy by September this year, according to a report from Bloomberg. Apple AirPower: Is Read more

Porsche buys 10 per cent stake in Rimac to speed up its EV development
Porsche buys 10 per cent stake in Rimac to speed up its EV development By Max Langridge

Porsche has bought a 10 per cent stake in Croatian electric hypercar manufacturer Rimac Automobil, in a bid to speed up the development of its own electric Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 front panel shows up, notch-free
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 front panel shows up, notch-free By Max Langridge

It seems Samsung really isn't getting onboard with trend for notches. A leaked image supposedly of the front panel of the upcoming Galaxy Note 9 has recently Read more

Is this the Samsung Galaxy S10? Leaked image reveals radical new design
Is this the Samsung Galaxy S10? Leaked image reveals radical new design By Max Langridge

A image from reliable leaker Ice Universe could reveal a major design change for Samsung's next Galaxy S flagship Read more

Google Assistant finally arrives on Sony Android TVs
Google Assistant finally arrives on Sony Android TVs By Max Langridge

Sony has announced that Google Assistant is finally making its way to 4K HDR TVs with the Android TV OS. Read more

Leaked Olixar screen protectors confirm notch design for all three 2018 iPhones
Leaked Olixar screen protectors confirm notch design for all three 2018 iPhones By Max Langridge

A leaked image of some Olixar screen protectors reveals all three 2018 iPhones will get a notch design, including the 'budget' LCD model Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium camera sample images show impressive results
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium camera sample images show impressive results By Max Langridge

The Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium shouldn't be too far away from an official launch, given that Sony said it would be available from "summer 2018". However that Read more

What is YouTube Music and is it different to Google Play Music? YouTube's music streaming service explained
What is YouTube Music and is it different to Google Play Music? YouTube's music streaming service explained By Max Langridge

Find out what the YouTube Music streaming service can offer you, how much it costs and why it is different to Google Play Music and rival platforms. Read more

Garmin introduces Fenix 5 Plus models with plenty of new features, including Garmin Pay
Garmin introduces Fenix 5 Plus models with plenty of new features, including Garmin Pay By Max Langridge

Garmin has launched three new Garmin Fenix 5 Plus watches, with Garmin Pay, bloody oxygen monitor, onboard music storage and built-in map data Read more

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