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Microsoft is making a 'Windows 10 Lean' for devices with less storage

Microsoft is making a 'Windows 10 Lean' for devices with less storage

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is making yet another edition of Windows 10.Microsoft has a twice-yearly update schedule for its Windows 10 operating system. The next update, called Spring Creators Update, is due this spring. But it also offers different editions of Windows... Read more

Apple AirPlay 2: What is it, how does it work and what devices are supported?

Apple AirPlay 2: What is it, how does it work and what devices are supported?

By Max Langridge

AirPlay is Apple's Wi-Fi audio streaming tech, and the second-generation - which Apple first talked about in 2017 - is on its way. But what exactly is AirPlay 2, what will it be able to do and what products will you be able to use it with? We'll explain... Read more

Three adds Snapchat to Go Binge, use it at no cost to data allowance

Three adds Snapchat to Go Binge, use it at no cost to data allowance

By Rik Henderson

Three has partnered with Snap to add Snapchat to its Go Binge scheme. That means, like Netflix, Apple Music, TVPlayer, Deezer, SoundCloud and the UKTV Play channels, Three customers can use Snapchat as much as they like without it impacting on their monthly... Read more

Samsung could be set to release its first MicroLED TVs later this year

Samsung could be set to release its first MicroLED TVs later this year

By Max Langridge

After debuting its new MicroLED TV technology at CES 2018, Samsung could now be on the path to release the first commercial sets before the year is out.  What is MicroLED? The TV technology to take on OLED explained The revelation comes from the company's... Read more

New Snap Spectacles 2018: Everything you need to know

New Snap Spectacles 2018: Everything you need to know

By Elyse Betters

Snap, the company behind the popular Snapchat app, has announced a new pair of smart glasses which are - even just looking at the basic details - a far better attempt at creating some smart glasses.Called Spectacles, they're the second version of a product... Read more

Rip DVD 2018: Why should you try a hardware-accelerated DVD ripper?

Rip DVD 2018: Why should you try a hardware-accelerated DVD ripper?

By Pocket-lint Promotion

The latest version of WinX DVD Ripper Platinum by Digiarty now offers fully-accelerated, hardware-based video processing, making it an ideal solution for those of you who want to rip all sorts of DVD discs to digital file.What is WinX DVD Ripper Platinum?It's... Read more

New Snap Spectacles now available, Snapchat glasses V2

New Snap Spectacles now available, Snapchat glasses V2

By Rik Henderson

Snap, the company behind Snapchat, has released its second generation Spectacles, as heavily rumoured over the last month or so.Available in the UK, US, Canada and France, priced £150, $150 and €180 respectively, the enhanced specs have a smaller profile... Read more

Fitbit Pay now supports its first major UK bank in Santander

Fitbit Pay now supports its first major UK bank in Santander

By Max Langridge

Fitbit has announced that British bank Santander is now supported via the Fitbit Pay platform, for the Ionic and Versa smartwatches. The update to both smartwatches means those who bank with Santander can now make contactless payments using the Ionic... Read more

What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

What is Fitbit Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

By Elyse Betters

Fitbit makes fitness trackers, and now, a full-fledged smartwatch that you can make payments with, thanks to a service called Fitbit Pay.Originally launched on the Fitbit Ionic - check out our full Fitbit Ionic review - and now on the Fitbit Versa,... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ specs, release date and latest news ahead of next week's launch

LG G7 ThinQ specs, release date and latest news ahead of next week's launch

By Dan Grabham

We'll be hearing more about the LG G7 ThinQ next week, with a global launch set to take place on 2 May. Here's everything we know so far.LG normally releases two flagship phones a year, one in the form of the G-Series in the middle of the year and... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ's 6.1-inch display will be the brightest ever for a smartphone

LG G7 ThinQ's 6.1-inch display will be the brightest ever for a smartphone

By Max Langridge

LG is continuing to drip feed us information regarding the G7 ThinQ before its official launch on 2 May at an event in New York. The South Korean tech giant has revealed information regarding one of the biggest features of the upcoming flagship, the display.... Read more

Get a £50 Argos voucher with a Three SIM-only deal, including 30GB data for £20 a month

Get a £50 Argos voucher with a Three SIM-only deal, including 30GB data for £20 a month

By Hassan Mohammed

Welcome to Pocket-lint deals of the day where we scour the internet to find you the very best deals that are available in the UK today.Editors PickArgos has a SIM only deal which includes a £50 e-voucher for Argos and 30GB data, unlimited minutes, unlimited... Read more

Exclusive deal: Get the Huawei P20 Pro for £39.88 a month and NOTHING upfront

Exclusive deal: Get the Huawei P20 Pro for £39.88 a month and NOTHING upfront

By Dan Grabham

If you want to buy the Huawei P20 Pro on a great deal then don't bother looking any further; we've got a Pocket-lint exclusive P20 Pro deal for you, giving you 15GB of data per month on EE. You also pay nothing upfront - check out the full details below. The... Read more

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

By Chris Hall

Sky Q is Sky's number one product, offered as the de facto option for newcomers to Sky TV. Existing Sky+ users can upgrade to Sky Q at reduced rates, and the company is keen to switch all of its customers to the platform. At some point this year you won't... Read more

OnePlus 6 specs, release date and news: The latest OnePlus will be with us next month

OnePlus 6 specs, release date and news: The latest OnePlus will be with us next month

By Cam Bunton

With the new OnePlus phone due to come out next month, rumours and speculation are gathering pace as we approach the OnePlus 6 release date and launch. OnePlus is becoming a force to be reckoned with. Each generation of the "flagship killer" improves... Read more

The best Moto G6 deals and pre-order price: What do the G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play cost SIM-free?

The best Moto G6 deals and pre-order price: What do the G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play cost SIM-free?

By Dan Grabham

The Moto G6 range is here! Alongside the standard 5.7-inch G6 there's the more powerful and even larger 5.9-inch G6 Plus. Then there's the cheaper G6 Play again with a 5.7-inch display but also with a whopping 4,000mAh battery which should give you a... Read more

OnePlus 6 to get super slow-motion video recording

OnePlus 6 to get super slow-motion video recording

By Max Langridge

OnePlus has recently confirmed it will be unveiling the OnePlus 6 at an event in London on 16 May, and as we edge closer to launch day, we're still learning about the features it will come with. OnePlus 6 specs, release date and news: The latest OnePlus... Read more

Sky Q now has Spotify and new user interface, other new features still to come

Sky Q now has Spotify and new user interface, other new features still to come

By Rik Henderson

Spotify is now available on Sky Q boxes.You can now play Spotify music through a dedicated app on an updated Sky Q user interface. It is available in the Music section of the new menu and works with free and Spotify Premium accounts.The new, wider user... Read more

Nokia X-series to be reborn with X6; launches 27 April

Nokia X-series to be reborn with X6; launches 27 April

By Max Langridge

Earlier this month, an advertising board appeared in China teasing an upcoming Nokia announcement, with a picture of an X, formed by two phones. It was initially believed to be referring to a new Nokia X smartphone, but now it seems it relates to the... Read more

Sonos confirms AirPlay 2 support will come to these three speakers

Sonos confirms AirPlay 2 support will come to these three speakers

By Max Langridge

Multi-room speaker pioneer Sonos, said in October last year that it would be supporting Apple's new AirPlay 2 platform, adding that all of its speakers will be able to work with it. Apple AirPlay 2: What is it, how does it work and what devices are supported?... Read more

Snappables: How to use Snap's new lenses with built-in AR games

Snappables: How to use Snap's new lenses with built-in AR games

By Elyse Betters

Snapchat has updated again!Seriously, at this point, it seems like the app pushes out new features and changes its core functionality every other week. The latest example is a new type of lenses called Snappables. These are designed to let you play augmented... Read more

Gmail 2018 update: All the new features and how to get them now

Gmail 2018 update: All the new features and how to get them now

By Elyse Betters

Google has rolled out a massive update to Gmail.The update, which is primarily for the web version of Google's email service, brings new security and artificial intelligence features. Here's everything that's new, and if you want to start playing with... Read more

iPhone 11, iPhone XI or iPhone X2: What's the story so far with the new 2018 iPhone?

iPhone 11, iPhone XI or iPhone X2: What's the story so far with the new 2018 iPhone?

By Dan Grabham

Welcome to our roundup of all the new iPhone rumours. Three iPhones arrived last year in the form of the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X and now we've also had (Product)Red editions of the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, too. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus... Read more

What is Amazon Music Unlimited and how does it work?

What is Amazon Music Unlimited and how does it work?

By Elyse Betters

Amazon Music Unlimited is performing rather well. MIDiA says it's the third largest music streaming service after Spotify and Apple Music, with around 16 million subscribers. Here's everything you need to know about Amazon Music Unlimited, including... Read more

LG G7 price: How much will LG's new ThinQ phone cost?

LG G7 price: How much will LG's new ThinQ phone cost?

By Dan Grabham

We know an awful lot about LG's upcoming flagship phone, the G7 ThinQ. But one of the things we don't know for sure is how much it will cost. One of the appealing things about LG's phones is that they are often a little cheaper than some of the rivals.... Read more

The 24 most expensive photos that sold for millions

The 24 most expensive photos that sold for millions

By Max Langridge

Most of us will be aware that paintings can fetch tens, even hundreds of millions of dollars, but digital photos can be just as collectable and demand similar prices at auction.Collectors will even pay big bucks to own a piece of a photograph: in February... Read more

Motorola Moto G6 specs, news and release date

Motorola Moto G6 specs, news and release date

By Dan Grabham

The G6, G6 Plus and G6 Play have been announced and look set to take the budget crown once again. The G5 and G5 Plus were two of our favourite budget phones in 2017 As you'll see, the handsets are slightly more premium than before with a glass-back that's... Read more

Amazon is doing a kids version of the Echo Dot that encourages 'please' and 'thank you'

Amazon is doing a kids version of the Echo Dot that encourages 'please' and 'thank you'

By Dan Grabham

Amazon is launching a new version of the Echo Dot that is more expensive but will be tailored specifically for use by children.Among other cool child-friendly features to keep kids entertained – like age-appropriate jokes - it encourages the use of... Read more

Compare the best SIM only deals for April 2018

Compare the best SIM only deals for April 2018

By Hassan Mohammed

Here, we will round up the best available SIM only deals available right now.There are a variety of SIM only deals, most of them tying you down to 12 months but some offer monthly rolling contracts, letting you cancel anytime.Over the past few years,... Read more

Now you can add multiple images and videos to Instagram Stories

Now you can add multiple images and videos to Instagram Stories

By Dan Grabham

Instagram is making it easier to create Instagram Stories from your snaps - you're now able to add multiple images and videos to your story at once. The update is available on Android immediately and is coming to iOS soon.It's a move that will make social... Read more

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is now available - here's everything you need to know

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is now available - here's everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

The first game from Warner Bros' new Harry Potter label - Portkey Games - is now available to download for Android and iOS. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is a role play game where you get your invitation letter to Hogwarts and have to create your character... Read more

Honor 10 specs, news and release date: Everything you need to know about the new Honor flagship

Honor 10 specs, news and release date: Everything you need to know about the new Honor flagship

By Dan Grabham

Last year's Honor 9 was an award-winning mid-range smartphone which we absolutely loved. Its successor has now been announced and it's unsurprisingly called the Honor 10.And yes - like the Honor 9 this phone once again provides hot specs for a decent... Read more

Puma Wear OS smartwatches on their way, to be made by Fossil

Puma Wear OS smartwatches on their way, to be made by Fossil

By Rik Henderson

Puma has signed a 10-year agreement with Fossil to make its own branded smartwatches.Fossil has carved a niche for itself, making Wear OS (formerly Android Wear) watches for brands such as Diesel, Emporio Armani and many other fashion labels. It also... Read more

BMW reveals Concept iX3 all-electric SUV, will go on sale in 2020

BMW reveals Concept iX3 all-electric SUV, will go on sale in 2020

By Max Langridge

After teasing its announcement earlier this week, BMW has taken the wraps off the Concept iX3, its first fully-electric SUV. The Concept iX3 is, as the name suggests, based on the current X3 SUV and so keeps a very similar design. However it does have... Read more

Amazon Fire TV Cube confirmed, set-top-box and Echo hybrid coming soon

Amazon Fire TV Cube confirmed, set-top-box and Echo hybrid coming soon

By Rik Henderson

Amazon has confirmed the existence of a new Fire TV device it calls the Fire TV Cube. However, few other details are known at this time. Officially, at least.A splash page on Amazon.com simply says "What is Fire TV Cube?" with a box to sign up for more... Read more

OnePlus 6 launch event to take place in London on 16 May

OnePlus 6 launch event to take place in London on 16 May

By Cam Bunton

OnePlus has officially announced that it will be unveiling its next all-powerful flagship at an event in London on 16 May. The ambitious phone manufacturer will reveal all in what it claims is its biggest community event so far. The event will kick off... Read more

Toshiba announces 2018 4K HDR TV choices, with OLED, Dolby Vision and HLG

Toshiba announces 2018 4K HDR TV choices, with OLED, Dolby Vision and HLG

By Max Langridge

Toshiba was noticeably absent from Pocket-lint.com until last year, when it mounted a comeback in Europe thanks to a partnership with Vestel, and the X97 OLED TV spearheading the charge. The Japanese TV manufacturer is ramping up its efforts for 2018,... Read more

How to download and view your Instagram data report

How to download and view your Instagram data report

By Elyse Betters

Facebook is making sure you can access your data across all its apps.The social network already let you download your data archive, but now, you can also download your data from WhatsApp and Instagram, both of which it owns. To learn how to download your... Read more

How to download and view your WhatsApp data report

How to download and view your WhatsApp data report

By Elyse Betters

WhatsApp is allowing users to download and view the data it collects.The Facebook-owned service is announcing this feature ahead of the European data privacy rules that go into effect 25 May, as well as in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal.... Read more

You now have to be 16 or older to use WhatsApp in Europe

You now have to be 16 or older to use WhatsApp in Europe

By Elyse Betters

If you live in Europe and let your kids use WhatsApp to communicate with friends and family, that's about to change. 15 secret WhatsApp tricks you might not know about Facebook-owned WhatsApp is banning anyone under 16 years old from using the app in... Read more

What are Amazon Key and In-Car Delivery and how do they work?

What are Amazon Key and In-Car Delivery and how do they work?

By Elyse Betters

Have you ever had a package stolen from your doorstep?It can happen to anyone. There's not much you can do when you've ordered something to be delivered to your home and it arrives when you're not there, whether that's because you're at work or walking... Read more

Best movies to look forward to in 2018: Here are all the top film trailers

Best movies to look forward to in 2018: Here are all the top film trailers

By Rik Henderson

The movie season is ramping up and we are tingling with excitement over what's coming up.Very soon, we'll see a return for some much-loved comic book characters, including the biggest ensemble A-list cast every gathered for Avengers: Infinity War, we... Read more

Spotify Free will enable you to listen on demand – but there’s a catch of course!

Spotify Free will enable you to listen on demand – but there’s a catch of course!

By Dan Grabham

A new version of Spotify Free will enable users to listen to tracks on demand but things are not quite that simple, of course. Spotify says that its free users will soon have complete access to some of Spotify’s curated playlists such as Release Radar... Read more

Best World Cup TV deals, 4K HDR and HD TV bargains for Russia 2018

Best World Cup TV deals, 4K HDR and HD TV bargains for Russia 2018

By Rik Henderson

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will kick off in Russia on 14 June and run for just over a month, with the final taking place in Moscow on Sunday 15 July.And, with 32 teams competing, that means there will be 64 live matches shown on TV in that period - all in... Read more

Get a whole month of Sky Box Sets through Now TV for £3.50, including brand new Westworld

Get a whole month of Sky Box Sets through Now TV for £3.50, including brand new Westworld

By Max Langridge

Now TV has discounted its Entertainment Pass and Sky Cinema Month Pass, so you can watch some of the very best TV box sets and movie releases. To use either of the passes you will either need a Now TV box, Streaming Stick or the Now TV app installed... Read more

Apple has a UK silicon design team - and has opened its doors to inspire kids

Apple has a UK silicon design team - and has opened its doors to inspire kids

By Dan Grabham

Apple invited a bunch of UK schoolchildren to meet its engineers – and so confirmed that it does have a UK-based team working on the chips that power our iPhones.The chips inside almost all smartphones have a British heritage of course – most are... Read more

7 essential iOS 11 features for students on iPad

7 essential iOS 11 features for students on iPad

By Elyse Betters

Apple's iOS 11 software was a major update when it arrived last Autumn. It was more geared towards the iPad than any previous release of iOS.  If you're a student, this feature outlines why it can transform your iPad experience at home and in class. What's... Read more

Here's what we're expecting from Spotify's launch event today

Here's what we're expecting from Spotify's launch event today

By Elyse Betters

Spotify is holding an event today at which it will talk about "what's next" with its mobile app and wider music streaming service. The event will take place at 9am EST, that's 2pm BST and 3pm CEST. Since the company invited the media to its upcoming... Read more

You can finally use PayPal inside Samsung Pay, here's how to add it

You can finally use PayPal inside Samsung Pay, here's how to add it

By Rik Henderson

PayPal is finally available as a payment option inside Samsung Pay.Although a partnership between Samsung and PayPal was announced last July, the ability to actually add your PayPal Wallet to your phone is only just rolling out. You can now make contactless... Read more

Roku upgrades voice search, now understands more natural language

Roku upgrades voice search, now understands more natural language

By Max Langridge

Roku has announced that it will be bringing its new Enhanced Voice Search feature to the 4K-enabled Streaming Stick+ and the companion Roku Mobile App from 1 May, as part of the new Roku OS 8.1 rollout. Enhanced Voice Search is already enabled in the... Read more