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Virgin Media doubles broadband speeds for best-selling bundles - 108Mbps for £29 a month
Virgin Media doubles broadband speeds for best-selling bundles - 108Mbps for £29 a month By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media is doubling the speeds of several of its best-selling broadband packages, and it's not charging a penny extra for the privilege.This is for new customers only, sadly, but does mean that, for £29 a month you can get up to 108Mbps on a Vivid... Read more

You can now gift unused data on your EE plan to family members
You can now gift unused data on your EE plan to family members By Rik Henderson

EE has launched the UK's first data gifting service as part of its plans. You can gift a family member unused data from your own plan, as long as you and they have pay monthly voice or SIM-only tariff and are linked to your master account.Mobile broadband... Read more

Great gaming deal! Get an Xbox One S free with Samsung Galaxy A8 or S8 on Virgin Mobile
Great gaming deal! Get an Xbox One S free with Samsung Galaxy A8 or S8 on Virgin Mobile By Max Langridge

Virgin Media has announced what we believe to be a fantastic gaming deal. The mobile network is offering a free Xbox One S games console, complete with Sea of Thieves, one month of free Xbox Live Gold membership and three months of Xbox Games Pass membership,... Read more

Google's Neighbourly app lets out-of-towners ask residents for tips
Google's Neighbourly app lets out-of-towners ask residents for tips By Maggie Tillman

Google has released a new app, and it's... different.The app, called Neighbourly, is designed for you to "get and give your neighbourhood answers". It's basically a local-focused app that'll serve as a crowdsourced guide. Residents can use the app to... Read more

HP's new Omen 15 gaming laptop offers more speed and slim bezels
HP's new Omen 15 gaming laptop offers more speed and slim bezels By Maggie Tillman

HP has updated its Omen 15 gaming laptop.The new Omen 15 weighs 5.56 pounds and includes a metal chassis and thin bezels around its display. Compared to its predecessor, it has a smaller footprint and has been upgraded internally. Inside you'll find a... Read more

Apple might unveil iOS 12 with new digital health tools at WWDC 2018
Apple might unveil iOS 12 with new digital health tools at WWDC 2018 By Maggie Tillman

Apple's WWDC 2018 is set to kick off next week, and thanks to a new report, we now know what to expect.WWDC, also known as the Worldwide Developers Conference, commences on 4 June with an opening keynote, where company executives typically unveil the... Read more

Xiaomi's new Mi Band 3 has a 20-day battery life, 50m water resistance
Xiaomi's new Mi Band 3 has a 20-day battery life, 50m water resistance By Maggie Tillman

Xiaomi has updated its Mi Band line of fitness trackers.The latest addition, the Mi Band 3, is an ultra low-priced wearable. It has a bigger, higher resolution OLED screen, when compared to the previous model, the Mi Band 2. Plus, Xiaomi claims it's... Read more

Lenovo will debut Z5 smartphone with no notch or bezels on 5 June
Lenovo will debut Z5 smartphone with no notch or bezels on 5 June By Maggie Tillman

Lenovo has made what some have described as an all-display phone, and it will arrive next month.Edge-to-edge displays, nearly bezel-less phones, all-display phones, etc, whatever you call them, they're popular at the moment, and now Lenovo is getting... Read more

Claim a free Kodak photo printer with select Sony, Huawei and LG phones from O2
Claim a free Kodak photo printer with select Sony, Huawei and LG phones from O2 By Max Langridge

O2 knows that summer is a time for hanging out with friends and family and taking plenty of photos in the process. But rather than just show them off to others on your phone's screen, O2 is giving you the chance to print out physical copies for free,... Read more

Xiaomi Mi 8 is a 6.21-inch monster, with iPhone X looks and dual-frequency GPS
Xiaomi Mi 8 is a 6.21-inch monster, with iPhone X looks and dual-frequency GPS By Rik Henderson

Xiaomi has announced a trio of phones under the Mi 8 name.The lead handset, the Xiaomi Mi 8, has a mammoth 6.21-inch OELD display with an FHD+ resolution of 2448 x 1080. It has an 18.7:9 aspect ratio and an unmissable notch at the top for a 20-megapixel... Read more

Deal of the day: £80 off Sony Xperia XZ2
Deal of the day: £80 off Sony Xperia XZ2 By Hassan Mohammed

We round up the best deals every day in the UK from Amazon, John Lewis, Currys and more. Grab a bargain hard drive, SD card, game or phone contract.Editors PickThe best deal currently right now for the Sony Xperia XZ2 on EE includes 30GB data, unlimited... Read more

How to become an Instagram sensation without ever leaving the house
How to become an Instagram sensation without ever leaving the house By Adrian Willings

If you're an Instagram user, then you've probably seen holiday snaps in your feed and come across Instagram travellers showing off the wonderful sights you've never seen from all around the world. If you can't afford a holiday, can't get the time off... Read more

Motorola One Power leaks shows a notch and Android One in force
Motorola One Power leaks shows a notch and Android One in force By Rik Henderson

There is a strong possibility that Motorola will unveil more than the Moto Z3 Play at a rumoured 6 June event. An image and some details on an additional handset, the Motorola One Power, have leaked online.Posted on Android Headlines, the Motorola One... Read more

Microsoft Surface Phone back on the cards; Windows 10 on ARM, Snapdragon 850 SoC
Microsoft Surface Phone back on the cards; Windows 10 on ARM, Snapdragon 850 SoC By Max Langridge

Rumours regarding a Microsoft Surface Phone have been thin on the ground for the past couple of years, but the rumour mill has started churning away again thanks to Winfuture.de. The German website has laid its hands on several Qualcomm documents, which... Read more

Netatmo Presence and Welcome security cameras now work with Google Assistant
Netatmo Presence and Welcome security cameras now work with Google Assistant By Rik Henderson

Netatmo has added Google Assistant support to all its Presence and Welcome security cameras, including those you might own already. An automatic software update will have installed the feature on existing models.They now work with Google Home or other... Read more

Audi e-tron will be super-streamlined and have world's first 'virtual' door mirrors
Audi e-tron will be super-streamlined and have world's first 'virtual' door mirrors By Max Langridge

Audi has released a few more snippets of information regarding its e-tron electric SUV, which is due to launch in August. The German car manufacturer has revealed how the car has been made to be as aerodynamic as possible in an effort to increase the... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S10 to use in-display fingerprint sensor courtesy of Qualcomm
Samsung Galaxy S10 to use in-display fingerprint sensor courtesy of Qualcomm By Max Langridge

Rumours suggesting the Samsung Galaxy S10 will feature an in-display fingerprint sensor are nothing new anymore. We've been hearing for a couple of years that Samsung will eventually introduce the technology but so far have yet to see anything. Now, according... Read more

Atari VCS: Price, specs, release date and more
Atari VCS: Price, specs, release date and more By Rik Henderson

Atari is introducing a brand new console to the market - its first for many years.Formerly called Ataribox during an initial funding stage, it is now called the Atari VCS - a throwback to the original name of the Atari 2600 in the 70s.It is confirmed... Read more

LG to supply Pixel 3 XL OLED display, hopefully without colour issues
LG to supply Pixel 3 XL OLED display, hopefully without colour issues By Max Langridge

The Google Pixel 3 XL will have its OLED display supplied by LG, according to usually reliable Twitter tipster Ice Universe. The industry insider has posted his comment on Chinese social site Weibo, and it comes after he posted an image of some front... Read more

BBC iPlayer to stream all BBC World Cup 2018 matches in 4K HDR
BBC iPlayer to stream all BBC World Cup 2018 matches in 4K HDR By Rik Henderson

The BBC has announced that it will host 4K HDR livestreams of all 29 of BBC One's World Cup 2018 matches on iPlayer.It will show them as part of its live 4K trials, as started with the York City Knights and Catalans Dragons rugby match in April.You will... Read more

Nest Hello is now available in the UK for £229
Nest Hello is now available in the UK for £229 By Chris Hall

Nest Hello is the company's take on the connected doorbell, looking to rival the likes of Ring, with a smart solution that will let you know who is at your door, no matter where you are. Part of the Nest family, the Nest Hello slips in alongside Nest's... Read more

Google Pixel 3 XL might arrive in October with a dual camera notch
Google Pixel 3 XL might arrive in October with a dual camera notch By Maggie Tillman

Google is working on two new Pixel smartphones as well as an AI-infused upgrade to Android.According to Bloomberg, the larger Pixel will have a nearly edge-to-edge screen, with a thicker bezel at the bottom of the phone and a notch at the top, while... Read more

New Apple Watch 'Pride' face leaks out ahead of WWDC 2018
New Apple Watch 'Pride' face leaks out ahead of WWDC 2018 By Maggie Tillman

When Apple executives take the stage at WWDC 2018 next week, they'll likely spend a moment unveiling an all-new watch face.Before we get ahead of ourselves, let's back up. 9to5Mac recently found strings in the beta version of iOS 11.3 that suggested Apple... Read more

How to create a HomePod Stereo Pair
How to create a HomePod Stereo Pair By Stuart Miles

Apple has released iOS 11.4 and HomePod 11.4 and with it enabled AirPlay 2, which for Apple HomePod owners allows you to now connect two HomePod speakers to create a stereo pair.Without a dedicated HomePod app on your iPhone or iPad you might be slightly... Read more

MyZone Zone Match now available for personal use; makes it easy to hit fitness goals
MyZone Zone Match now available for personal use; makes it easy to hit fitness goals By Max Langridge

MyZone, the fitness tracking platform that rewards you for effort rather than calories burned, has brought one of its biggest features to the smartphone app, so you can workout wherever you are and help reach your fitness goals.Called Zone Match, the... Read more

Jurassic World Alive launches: New Pokemon Go-style game brings dinosaurs to life
Jurassic World Alive launches: New Pokemon Go-style game brings dinosaurs to life By Maggie Tillman

Have you ever wanted to see a dinosaur in real-life?Well, thanks to Universal, in partnership with mobile game publisher Ludia, you can now simulate the experience with augmented reality. The two companies have announced the worldwide launch of Jurassic... Read more

This is the LG V35 ThinQ; launches in June with more power and improved camera
This is the LG V35 ThinQ; launches in June with more power and improved camera By Max Langridge

LG has officially announced the V35 ThinQ as successor to the V30S ThinQ and stopgap until the V40 ThinQ. The company has previously said it would release variant models of existing phones, rather than brand new models, and the V35 ThinQ is an example. ... Read more

Fallout 76 revealed ahead of E3 2018, here's the first trailer
Fallout 76 revealed ahead of E3 2018, here's the first trailer By Rik Henderson

Bethesda has surprised many ahead of E3 2018 by announcing an all-new chapter in the Fallout RPG saga: Fallout 76.Details are scant at present, but a teaser trailer shows that the game will at least start in vault 76 - hence the name.It is likely the... Read more

Sony plans a retro PSOne relaunch
Sony plans a retro PSOne relaunch By Rik Henderson

After Nintendo's outstanding success of the NES and SNES Classic Mini consoles, everybody is looking to get in on the act.The current wave of interest in nostalgic gaming will continue with a smaller, title-laden Sega MegaDrive this year. And we've already... Read more

Best cases for Huawei P10 and P10 Plus: Protect your Huawei phone
Best cases for Huawei P10 and P10 Plus: Protect your Huawei phone By Max Langridge

Huawei may have now launched the P20 and P20 Pro, but its P10 and P10 Plus are still available. They may look similar to the Apple iPhone, but when that's already a good-looking device, we're not complaining. And since they're such good-looking phones,... Read more

What is Hybrid Log Gamma and why should you care?
What is Hybrid Log Gamma and why should you care? By Max Langridge

The TV world has been on the receiving end of several new buzzwords in the last few years. First there was 4K, which we now know plenty about as it's pretty much everywhere. We finally have some proper 4K sources to deliver content, in the form of Netflix... Read more

Qualcomm XR1 is a dedicated chip for low-cost AR/VR
Qualcomm XR1 is a dedicated chip for low-cost AR/VR By Max Langridge

Qualcomm has announced a brand new processor dedicated to being used in AR & VR headsets. Called the XR1, the chip has been designed to make it easier and cheaper for companies to build dedicated AR or VR headsets.  Qualcomm Snapdragon 845: Everything... Read more

What is the Apple Star N84? ARM hybrid, touchscreen MacBook or just a new iPhone?
What is the Apple Star N84? ARM hybrid, touchscreen MacBook or just a new iPhone? By Rik Henderson

Much has been said on the leaked Apple N84 (codename Star) over the last few days. But, unlike many rumoured devices in the past, the one thing that nobody seems sure of is what the Star actually is.Some sources claim that the Apple Star is a laptop/tablet... Read more

Wondershare Dr Fone - Unlock: How to bypass your Samsung or LG Android phone's lock screen to restore access to your phone
Wondershare Dr Fone - Unlock: How to bypass your Samsung or LG Android phone's lock screen to restore access to your phone By Pocket-lint Promotion

Do you need to unlock your Android phone in a hurry? Dr Fone - Unlock is an essential tool for LG and Samsung phone or tablet users. It enables you to regain access to a phone even when you've forgotten the password or discovered it's been changed by... Read more

Pokemon comes to Nintendo Switch with Pokemon Quest and Pokemon: Lets Go
Pokemon comes to Nintendo Switch with Pokemon Quest and Pokemon: Lets Go By Rik Henderson

Nintendo and the Pokemon Company have announced the first arrivals of Pokemon on Nintendo Switch.Pokemon Quest is an action RPG rather than traditional-style role-player, where all the Pokemon are made from Crossy Road style cubes. And what's more, it's... Read more

Sony developing AI camera tech for future Xperia phones
Sony developing AI camera tech for future Xperia phones By Max Langridge

Sony has confirmed in a recent blog post on its official Sony Mobile website that it is jumping on the AI bandwagon and developing selfie AI camera tech for future Xperia models.  Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Xperia XZ2 Compact: What's the difference? Best smartphones... Read more

Beats Decade Collection commemorates 10 years, available now
Beats Decade Collection commemorates 10 years, available now By Max Langridge

Apple has officially launched a new Decade Collection of Beats by Dre headphones, to commemorate 10 year of the headphone brand. The Decade Collection was originally thought to launch at WWDC next week, but is now available to buy directly from Apple.... Read more

Motorola's Moto Z3 Play phone might launch with a 5G Moto Mod
Motorola's Moto Z3 Play phone might launch with a 5G Moto Mod By Maggie Tillman

Motorola is reportedly developing a 5G Moto Mod.What is a 5G Moto Mod? Good question. Apparently, it adds an antenna lip to the back of a Moto phone, according to by XDA-Developers. However, for a 5G Moto Mod to work, it needs to be used with a phone... Read more

Apple AirPlay 2 vs AirPlay: What’s the difference?
Apple AirPlay 2 vs AirPlay: What’s the difference? By Maggie Tillman

AirPlay, Apple's proprietary wireless streaming protocol, has received a major update in the form of AirPlay 2.For years, Apple has offered AirPlay so that you could instantly share audio or video between your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, an Apple TV, or another... Read more

Messages in iCloud explained: How it works and how to turn it on
Messages in iCloud explained: How it works and how to turn it on By Maggie Tillman

Apple's latest iOS update has finally brought iCloud support for iMessages, also called Messages in iCloud.When you set up Apple iCloud, you get 5GB of storage. You can use that for all your backups. So, you can keep your photos and videos stored in iCloud... Read more

Nok, Nok. Who's there? Three new affordable Nokia handsets
Nok, Nok. Who's there? Three new affordable Nokia handsets By Chris Hall

Nokia has continued its ambitious assault on the affordable end of the Android market, announcing three handset updates. The existing Nokia 2, 3 and 5 have all been updated for 2018, gaining a .1 after their name.The new Nokia 2.1 is an entry-level proposition,... Read more

Best Apple HomePod tips and tricks: Plus how to update HomePod
Best Apple HomePod tips and tricks: Plus how to update HomePod By Stuart Miles

So, you've got a new HomePod. Great! But aside from saying "Hey Siri, play me some music" there is plenty more the smart speaker can do.Here we've detailed a load of HomePod tips and tricks to get you started and show you what your new Apple smart speaker... Read more

AirPlay 2 finally launches with iOS 11.4 release
AirPlay 2 finally launches with iOS 11.4 release By Max Langridge

After going through the beta stage, Apple is finally ready to publicly release iOS 11.4 which brings with it AirPlay 2 and multi-room capabilities for the HomePod smart speaker.  Apple AirPlay 2: Everything you need to know about Apple's new streaming... Read more

Get 20 per cent off ebay tech, including B&O headphones, 4K HDR TVs and more
Get 20 per cent off ebay tech, including B&O headphones, 4K HDR TVs and more By Rik Henderson

You can get 20 per cent off some amazing tech on ebay.co.uk for the next couple of days and we've got an exclusive code you can use.Just head to ebay via this link and you'll see a massive stack of tech and motoring bargains, all available with 20 per... Read more

Philips Hue app gets major overhaul, controlling your lights becomes easy again
Philips Hue app gets major overhaul, controlling your lights becomes easy again By Stuart Miles

Philips has released a revamped version of its iOS and Android app for controlling Hue smart lights.The new app, dubbed Hue 3.0, replaces the current version, with a new design and a return of many of the abandoned features from version 1. The company... Read more

PlayStation Days of Play sale coming, with limited edition PS4 you can win
PlayStation Days of Play sale coming, with limited edition PS4 you can win By Rik Henderson

Sony is bringing back its Days of Play sale that will see the prices of many games, PS4 consoles and the PSVR plummet.And, to celebrate, the company has launched a competition to win a bundle of several of the items you'll be able to buy.The Days of Play... Read more

And the World Cup 2018 winner is.... according to FIFA 18 anyway
And the World Cup 2018 winner is.... according to FIFA 18 anyway By Rik Henderson

EA Sports has predicted the winner of the 2018 World Cup final using FIFA 18 and you might be surprised by the result.With the FIFA 18 World Cup free update available for download from today, Tuesday 29 May, you too can determine who wins the tournament.... Read more

Apple to use iPhone NFC chip to unlock doors and more with iOS 12
Apple to use iPhone NFC chip to unlock doors and more with iOS 12 By Max Langridge

Apple is due to unveil iOS 12 at its annual WWDC, which kicks off next Monday 4 June. One of the features now thought to be coming to the newest version of Apple's mobile operating system is expanded capabilities for the built-in NFC chip on the iPhone,... Read more

See the Lego set you're about to buy in AR on the Argos shopping app
See the Lego set you're about to buy in AR on the Argos shopping app By Rik Henderson

Argos is the first UK retailer to give you an idea of how the Lego set you're about to buy online looks in your own home.Several Lego sets are available to view fully made in augmented reality through the Argos iOS application. They are also animated,... Read more

The Honor 10's stunning design makes other smartphones look boring
The Honor 10's stunning design makes other smartphones look boring By Pocket-lint Promotion

Most phones these days are just boring bricks of black, with nothing standout or exciting about their design. And who wants that?The Honor 10 does things differently. With a stunning reflective auora glass rear, it's the design phone for 2018. People... Read more