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OnePlus 3 and 3T can now be updated with an Android 8.0 beta

OnePlus 3 and 3T can now be updated with an Android 8.0 beta

By Max Langridge

OnePlus has announced that Android 8.0 Oreo is available to run in a beta mode on the OnePlus 3 and 3T through its Open Beta Program. OnePlus 5 vs OnePlus 3T vs OnePlus 3: What's the difference? The changes that will be available to take advantage of... Read more

Canon G1 X Mark III is the first compact with an APS-C sensor and optical zoom

Canon G1 X Mark III is the first compact with an APS-C sensor and optical zoom

By Mike Lowe

It's been a long time coming, but Canon has finally unveiled the first compact camera with a DSLR-scale APS-C sensor size and an optical zoom lens. The PowerShot G1 X Mark III updates the range by making the sensor larger than the Mark II predecessor... Read more

You can now control a Chromecast with Google Assistant on your phone

You can now control a Chromecast with Google Assistant on your phone

By Elyse Betters

Google Assistant just got more useful for mobile device owners.Google's digital assistant has always been able to control a Chromecast, but only from a Google Home speaker. Now, for the first time, Google Assistant on Android phones can do the same thing,... Read more

What is Hyperloop? The 700mph subsonic train explained

What is Hyperloop? The 700mph subsonic train explained

By Max Langridge

Elon Musk has started the building revolution for a new train system.Dubbed Hyperloop, it will allow you to get from London to Edinburgh or LA to San Francisco in under 30 minutes. But what is it and how does it work? Good questions. Musk has likened... Read more

Medical marvels: How 3D printing is improving our lives

Medical marvels: How 3D printing is improving our lives

By Adrian Willings

3D printing is now offering everything from affordable prosthetics to replacement body parts. Discover the incredible and amazing ways that this new technology is changing lives for the better as we dive into the wonderful world of medical marvels. Discover... Read more

Best Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL cases: Protect your new Google smartphone

Best Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL cases: Protect your new Google smartphone

By Britta O'Boyle

The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL feature lovely designs with solid aluminium bodies and glass detailing on the rear. Both are IP67 water and dust resistant and both offer front-facing stereo speakers.The Pixel 2 XL is the more exciting of the two in... Read more

Samsung confirms development of Bixby 2.0, will be unveiled on 18 October

Samsung confirms development of Bixby 2.0, will be unveiled on 18 October

By Max Langridge

Samsung has accepted that its Bixby voice-assistant hasn't quite received the positive reviews it expected. As a result, the company has appointed Chung Eui-suk, the American Vice Chief at Samsung Research to head up the service intelligence group at... Read more

"UK's fastest 4G Wi-Fi device" now available exclusively from EE

"UK's fastest 4G Wi-Fi device" now available exclusively from EE

By Rik Henderson

EE has announced that it has the UK exclusive for the Netgear Nighthawk M1 and calls it the country's "fastest 4G Wi-Fi device".It is available now, both online and in EE stores, and is capable of superfast speeds thanks to Cat 16 specification.Considering... Read more

Apple predicted to favour Face ID over Touch ID for all future iPhones

Apple predicted to favour Face ID over Touch ID for all future iPhones

By Max Langridge

When Apple revealed the iconic Touch ID home button had been removed on the iPhone X, it ushered in the most drastic design change since the iPhone launched in 2007. Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X: Release date, specs and everything you need to know... Read more

Prepare for Virgin Hyperloop One as Branson invests heavily in future of travel

Prepare for Virgin Hyperloop One as Branson invests heavily in future of travel

By Elyse Betters

One of the world's richest men likes the idea of a hyperloop. A hyperloop is essentially a fast train. Elon Musk, who popularised the idea, calls it a "cross between a Concorde, a railgun, and an air hockey table". One company making this type of high-speed... Read more

That white Essential Phone is now available to buy, ships next week

That white Essential Phone is now available to buy, ships next week

By Elyse Betters

No, Essential didn't forget about the white model of its phone.In fact, the company finally plans to start shipping the white model next week. It's begun sending emails out to people who preordered it, saying that the phone is ready and "will start shipping... Read more

Google finally begins integrating Duo video calling into Android

Google finally begins integrating Duo video calling into Android

By Elyse Betters

Remember Duo?Last year, Google launched the video calling app, and now, it's integrating Duo directly into Android. According to a Google blog post, the company wants to roll out simpler video calling to Android users, so, going forward, they'll bein... Read more

Huawei Mate 10 Pro render and specs leak out, will run Android 8.0 Oreo

Huawei Mate 10 Pro render and specs leak out, will run Android 8.0 Oreo

By Elyse Betters

Believe it or not, there are more flagship phones in store for 2017.Huawei is preparing to launch its annual Mate flagship. And, thanks to VentureBeat's Evan Blass, we have a leaked render showing one model, codenamed Blanc. The current Mate lineup,... Read more

Turn your Android phone into a Game Boy for £50, Smart Boy now available

Turn your Android phone into a Game Boy for £50, Smart Boy now available

By Rik Henderson

We've seen a few accessories for smartphones that either add joypad buttons or even turn your device into a mini arcade machine, but the Smart Boy, available via PQube in Europe, is best gaming add-on we've ever seen. It turns your Android smartphone... Read more

Google removes top touch function from Home Mini smart speaker

Google removes top touch function from Home Mini smart speaker

By Max Langridge

Google has rolled out an update to all Google Home Mini devices (currently in the hands on reviewers) that removes the top touch functionality of the device. When you tap on the top of the Home Mini it can play and pause music, while a long touch will... Read more

Google Play and Disney's Movies Anywhere join forces, get 5 top blockbusters for free

Google Play and Disney's Movies Anywhere join forces, get 5 top blockbusters for free

By Rik Henderson

Disney's Movies Anywhere digital library service is expanding. Not only will it now include films from rival studios Fox, Sony Pictures, Universal and Warner Bros, it has joined forces with Google so you can watch your Movies Anywhere content on Google... Read more

Is this the Nokia 9? Nokia's new big-screen flagship shown off in leaked renders

Is this the Nokia 9? Nokia's new big-screen flagship shown off in leaked renders

By Max Langridge

HMD Global, the owner of the Nokia brand, has been rumoured to be launching a second flagship device before the year is out. Called the Nokia 9, it will sit above the recently launched Nokia 8 if not in terms of specs, then definitely screen size. Nokia... Read more

Apple and LG rumoured to be developing an iPhone with a foldable OLED display

Apple and LG rumoured to be developing an iPhone with a foldable OLED display

By Max Langridge

Apple could release an iPhone with a foldable OLED display sometime after 2020 thanks to a new partnership with LG Display. According to Korean news outlet The Bell, LG Display has recently set up a task force, dedicated to developing a foldable OLED... Read more

Apple's CEO thinks the tech for quality AR glasses 'doesn’t exist' yet

Apple's CEO thinks the tech for quality AR glasses 'doesn’t exist' yet

By Elyse Betters

Apple's CEO wants you to fawn over ARKit, not its rumoured AR device.Tim Cook is a huge fan of augmented reality. He talks about it a lot. So much so that Apple has been rumoured to be developing a dedicated AR device. However, in an interview with The... Read more

Razer teases 1 November event, likely for a new smartphone

Razer teases 1 November event, likely for a new smartphone

By Elyse Betters

Razer is finally doing something with Nextbit.When Razer, a company well-known for making gaming products and accessories, bought the maker of the Robin smartphone earlier this year, we were told that Nextbit had plans to continue doing "cool stuff in... Read more

How to create Amazon Alexa voice profiles so it can recognise you

How to create Amazon Alexa voice profiles so it can recognise you

By Elyse Betters

Amazon's Alexa platform is catching up to Google Assistant, with the ability to recognise individual voices.Google Home can personlise Google Assistant responses to a specific person in your household. So, if your husband asks it for a calendar briefing,... Read more

Oculus Connect 4: What happened and how to re-watch the keynote

Oculus Connect 4: What happened and how to re-watch the keynote

By Elyse Betters

Oculus VR's annual developers conference has kicked offThe event's keynote usually features notable Oculus figureheads, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. However, Oculus itself has faced a tough year, as its founder, Palmer Luckey, was pushed out... Read more

Oculus shows off new Santa Cruz standalone headset and controllers

Oculus shows off new Santa Cruz standalone headset and controllers

By Elyse Betters

While at its Connect conference in San Jose, California, Oculus VR revealed a new Santa Cruz prototype headset design.The headset was first unveiled last year at Connect, and was described as a way to experience VR without having to be tethered to a PC... Read more

Oculus Go standalone VR headset officially unveiled, shipping 2018

Oculus Go standalone VR headset officially unveiled, shipping 2018

By Elyse Betters

Oculus VR is at its Connect 4 conference in San Jose, California, where it has announced a new VR headset.More specifically, Oculus announced a standalone VR headset. Called Oculus Go, it is designed to sit between mobile VR, like what you'd get with... Read more

Honor 7x is the 18:9 display phone you can definitely afford

Honor 7x is the 18:9 display phone you can definitely afford

By Rik Henderson

Honor has announced its new mid-range smartphone, initially for the Chinese market but also likely to hit other regions in the coming months.The Honor 7x is a 5.93-inch phone with an 18:9 2160 x 1080 almost bezel-free display, at least on the sides.It... Read more

Mindkoo UniCat wireless headphones are probably the coolest headphones you can buy your kids this Christmas

Mindkoo UniCat wireless headphones are probably the coolest headphones you can buy your kids this Christmas

By Pocket-lint Promotion

If you have kids, around about this time of year, you're going to start getting requests for all the cool toys and gadgets they're wanting to place on their Christmas lists. If you're wanting an inexpensive pair of cool, child-friendly headphones, the... Read more

You can now pre-order the new Sonos One with Alexa - get it here

You can now pre-order the new Sonos One with Alexa - get it here

By Elyse Betters

If you've ever wanted one smart speaker to rule them all, you really should consider the Sonos One.Announced last week, the new Sonos One is a smart speaker with far-field microphones and the ability to work with multiple digital assistants - starting... Read more

Nissan created a PS4-controlled GT-R, and we've driven it

Nissan created a PS4-controlled GT-R, and we've driven it

By Chris Hall

Nissan has long had ties with the Gran Turismo gaming franchise, not only appearing in the game, but running its own GT Academy, aiming to turn gamers into racing drivers. Now it has taken a real-life Nissan GT-R car and made it remote control, using... Read more

Amazon Kindle and original Kindle Oasis will both offer Audible support with update

Amazon Kindle and original Kindle Oasis will both offer Audible support with update

By Chris Hall

Amazon has just announced an updated version of the Kindle Oasis and one of the headline features is support for Audible, meaning you can switch from reading to listening, thanks to Bluetooth hardware in the new device.However, Amazon also has a couple... Read more

Amazon's redesigned Kindle Oasis is larger, smarter and waterproof

Amazon's redesigned Kindle Oasis is larger, smarter and waterproof

By Chris Hall

Amazon has announced a new version of the Kindle Oasis as it looks to make this flagship reader the most accomplished Kindle so far. Amazon launched the Kindle Oasis in 2016 as a high-end reading device to appeal to Kindle and reading fans. It was incredibly... Read more

Roku finally brings a 4K HDR media streamer to UK, plus new £30 set-top-box

Roku finally brings a 4K HDR media streamer to UK, plus new £30 set-top-box

By Rik Henderson

At the beginning of October, Roku refreshed its US line-up of media streamers, including an updated version of the entry-level Roku Express and a version of its Streaming Stick with 4K HDR support.Now both have been announced for the UK too, bringing... Read more

Twitter reveals a 'save for later' feature so you can bookmark tweets

Twitter reveals a 'save for later' feature so you can bookmark tweets

By Elyse Betters

Twitter is developing a “save for later” feature.The new tool will arrive at some point in the future, as reported by BuzzFeed. Keith Coleman, the company’s head of product, announced it in a tweet, noting users are often request a way to bookmark... Read more

Amazon is making a smart doorbell so delivery drivers can access homes

Amazon is making a smart doorbell so delivery drivers can access homes

By Elyse Betters

Amazon is obsessed with last-mile deliveryFor instance, it is making delivery drones that will drop stuff on your front door step, and it's exploring towers to house them. But more recently, it's interested in ensuring deliveries actually arrive at their... Read more

What is Tamagotchi, how has it changed, and why is it back?

What is Tamagotchi, how has it changed, and why is it back?

By Elyse Betters

Ah, the 90s.It's the decade of chokers, Game Boy, beepers, and Tamagotchi. Sure, we forgot to feed them occasionally, but there was no digital pet better than these, which were first released by Bandai in Japan in 1996. Within six months, they became... Read more

Nvidia determined to make Robotaxis a reality with Pegasus autonomous driving computer

Nvidia determined to make Robotaxis a reality with Pegasus autonomous driving computer

By Rik Henderson

Games hardware company Nvidia is one of the biggest players in autonomous vehicles, supplying chipsets and architecture to many car manufacturers developing in the field.However, its latest AI computer could prove to be the biggest breakthrough yet,... Read more

Kinguin: heaven for gamers?

Kinguin: heaven for gamers?

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Do you take your games seriously, to the extent that you’re beginning to become involved with the communities that have sprung up around them? If you like to think of yourself as a committed gamer, it’s surely time to bookmark Kinguin.netIf games... Read more

Samsung VR7000 Star Wars limited edition Powerbots use the CycloneForce, Luke

Samsung VR7000 Star Wars limited edition Powerbots use the CycloneForce, Luke

By Rik Henderson

Samsung has partnered with Disney and Lucasfilm for a duo of limited edition Star Wars versions of its VR7000 Powerbot robotic vacuum cleaner.A Darth Vader version comes with Wi-Fi connectivity and own remote control, while a Stormtrooper model is designed... Read more

Nokia ceases production of its madly expensive OZO VR camera

Nokia ceases production of its madly expensive OZO VR camera

By Max Langridge

Nokia Technologies, the subsidiary of Nokia that looks after virtual reality, has announced that it will no longer manufacture its high-end OZO virtual reality camera following "slower than expected" adoption of VR technology. What is Nokia OZO? Here's... Read more

Fantastic Pixel 2 photos show how good this camera will be

Fantastic Pixel 2 photos show how good this camera will be

By Max Langridge

When Google announced the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, it shouted loudly about its camera performance. Taking a clear swipe at Apple and the Portrait mode introduced with iOS 11 on the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus, Google said the Pixel 2 smartphones could... Read more

iPad Pro next to get Apple Face ID, claims report

iPad Pro next to get Apple Face ID, claims report

By Rik Henderson

Apple's next refresh of its iPad Pro tablet line-up will be next to get Face ID technology, it is claimed.Trusted market analyst, Ming Chi-Kuo of KGI Securities is confident that new 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models, likely to come next summer,... Read more

42 terrific and terrifying Tinder profiles

42 terrific and terrifying Tinder profiles

By Max Langridge

Finding the perfect partner can be tricky, more so when you stray into the murky world of online dating. But help is at hand with this collection of ultra-honest, utterly extroverted and often terrifying Tinder users.Whether or not these people managed... Read more

Best movies to look forward to in 2017 and beyond: Here are all the top film trailers

Best movies to look forward to in 2017 and beyond: Here are all the top film trailers

By Rik Henderson

We're rapidly heading towards the holiday season - yipes. That means the blockbuster hits are once again coming thick and fast. And then, of course, there's 2018, which is already looking like a cinematic cracker.There are returns for some much-loved... Read more

Watch the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer right here

Watch the new Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer right here

By Elyse Betters

It's here.The new trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has just landed, following its worldwide premiere during Monday Night Football's halftime show. The last time we got a glimpse of the upcoming film was during Disney’s D23 Expo in July, and before... Read more

Samsung might embed a fingerprint reader under the Note 9's display

Samsung might embed a fingerprint reader under the Note 9's display

By Elyse Betters

Samsung's next Note might have a feature that was once rumoured for Apple's iPhone X: an under-display fingerprint reader.According to a note penned by a well-known analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities, Samsung might embed a fingerprint reader under... Read more

Does this OnePlus 5T leak show the phone's 6-inch 18:9 display?

Does this OnePlus 5T leak show the phone's 6-inch 18:9 display?

By Elyse Betters

Flagship season isn't done just yet.In the past couple of months we've seen the Galaxy Note 8, Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X, and the Pixel 2 debut, but another high-end smartphone might still be on the horizon: OnePlus’ next T-branded device. According... Read more

Google Assistant has a hidden male voice: Here's how to enable it

Google Assistant has a hidden male voice: Here's how to enable it

By Elyse Betters

Google Assistant has a female voice, by default. You can change it.To be fair: Most tech companies give their monolithic voice-activated digital assistants female voices at launch, rather than male ones. And while that makes it seem like they are actively... Read more

39 bonkers smart products that you don't need or do you?

39 bonkers smart products that you don't need or do you?

By Adrian Willings

Every month a range of new smart home technologies are released to help improve our lives. Companies are obsessed with the new fad of making everything and anything Wi-Fi connected or smart in one way or another. While there's something to be said for... Read more

Windows Phone: 10 moments that defined the life and death of Microsoft's mobile platform

Windows Phone: 10 moments that defined the life and death of Microsoft's mobile platform

By Rik Henderson

Windows Phone is officially over. Microsoft has finally admitted defeat in its battle against Apple's iOS and Google's Android mobile platforms.It won't be releasing any new versions of its Windows 10 Mobile software, nor will it release new hardware.... Read more

Hatchimals are back: They're totally different now and double the fun

Hatchimals are back: They're totally different now and double the fun

By Elyse Betters

Last year's "it" toy is back.Remember Hatchimals? Well, Spin Master, the maker behind the toy egg, has shown off a second-generation version that's bigger, heftier, and quite literally double the fun. Called Hatchimals Surprise, it now features two furry... Read more

Best UK contract deals: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

Best UK contract deals: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

By Hassan Mohammed

We roundup the best Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X contract, upgrade and SIM free deals here.The Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are now available today. iPhone X is due for release at a later date on October 27th. All the major UK networks... Read more