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28 incredible futuristic weapons showing modern military might

28 incredible futuristic weapons showing modern military might

By Adrian Willings

Warfare has always lead to the biggest leaps forward in technology, which each Country constantly striving to have the most advanced and capable armaments to protect their interests at home and abroad. Seemingly drawing inspiration from science-fiction,... Read more

5 things to look out for when buying a refurbished phone

5 things to look out for when buying a refurbished phone

By Pocket-lint Promotion

So you want a new mobile phone, but you've decided you want a refurbished phone instead. After all, it's less expensive and, assuming it comes from a reputable source it offers a lot of benefits, such as being checked over for any blemishes, tested,... Read more

Huge Huawei Mate 10 leak shows press pic of 6.1-inch behemoth

Huge Huawei Mate 10 leak shows press pic of 6.1-inch behemoth

By Rik Henderson

With a 16 October launch planned, we've heard plenty about the Huawei Mate 10 recently and are bound to hear much more on the build up.You're unlikely to see a better leaked picture, however, than the press image posted on twitter by @evleaks - himself... Read more

You can now disable the Bixby button on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8

You can now disable the Bixby button on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8

By Max Langridge

Samsung has released an update for the Galaxy S8, S8+ and Galaxy Note 8, that will let users change the function of the side-mounted Bixby button. What is Bixby? Samsung's smart AI explained Up until recently, when Bixby Voice was finally rolled out... Read more

Huawei G10 with front and rear dual-lens cameras destined for China

Huawei G10 with front and rear dual-lens cameras destined for China

By Max Langridge

Huawei is set to unveil the Mate 10 flagship on 16 October at an event in Munich, but it now seems that's not the only phone the smartphone manufacturer has for 2017. Photos of a G10 smartphone have appeared online via PhoneArena, which also claims the... Read more

Pokemon Go developer to use audio in follow-up AR game

Pokemon Go developer to use audio in follow-up AR game

By Rik Henderson

Pokemon Go developer Niantic is working on a follow-up augmented reality mobile game and is planning to incorporate audio cues. That means you won't always have to have your phone extended in front of you constantly as you play.Niantic's chief technical... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 could be a slow-mo superstar with 1,000fps camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 could be a slow-mo superstar with 1,000fps camera

By Max Langridge

Rumours surrounding Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S9, are already churning away. The latest refers to the camera, which according to a report from Korean publication ET News, could feature a 1,000fps image sensor, capable of shooting... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tips and tricks: The S Pen is mightier than the sword

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tips and tricks: The S Pen is mightier than the sword

By Chris Hall

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is the most advanced phone that Samsung has ever made. Not only does it offer all the features of the Samsung Galaxy S8 devices, but it debuts the dual camera as well as enhancing the S Pen.For some, the Note 7's early withdrawal... Read more

Huawei teases Mate 10's facial recognition features with subtle dig at Apple

Huawei teases Mate 10's facial recognition features with subtle dig at Apple

By Max Langridge

Huawei is set to unveil the Mate 10 flagship at an event in Munich on 16 October. The company has kept tight-lipped as to what features and specs it will come with, and rumours in general have been relatively thin on the ground. Huawei Mate 10: What's... Read more

Your Nintendo Switch comes with a secret, hidden game

Your Nintendo Switch comes with a secret, hidden game

By Rik Henderson

Hackers have found a full game lurking in the code of the Nintendo Switch.Flog - an emulated version of NES classic Golf (hence the backwards name) - has been found in am area of the Switch's system software dedicated, they think, to emulation. It suggests... Read more

Nikon confirms it's working on a full-frame mirrorless camera

Nikon confirms it's working on a full-frame mirrorless camera

By Max Langridge

Nikon's Research & Development Manager Tetsuro Goto has confirmed the company is working on a full-frame mirrorless camera that will be a truly professional product compared to cameras from its rivals. Best DSLR cameras 2017: The best interchangeable... Read more

19 amazing aerial photographs with a new perspective of the world

19 amazing aerial photographs with a new perspective of the world

By Adrian Willings

In a series of photographs called "Flatland", Turkish artist and photo manipulator Aydın Büyüktaş uses a collection of aerial photographs to create these images which give a new perspective to the world. Aydın Büyüktaş says that he got the... Read more

Parrot Bebop 2 Power adds advanced manoeuvres and battery boost to make your aerial footage so much better

Parrot Bebop 2 Power adds advanced manoeuvres and battery boost to make your aerial footage so much better

By Chris Hall

Parrot has taken its Bebop 2 drone and made it even better with the latest version of this quadcopter, boosting the battery and making a sweeping selection of software changes.The Bebop 2 Power is designed to make the experience of capturing unique video... Read more

Apple Face ID works with sunglasses, can be disabled by gripping sides of iPhone X

Apple Face ID works with sunglasses, can be disabled by gripping sides of iPhone X

By Elyse Betters

Apple announced new details about how Face ID works... via an email.The iPhone X's exclusive facial-recognition feature will work with most sunglasses, according to Apple's software engineering chief, Craig Federighi, who has replied to an email from... Read more

Essential is making a high-end audio jack accessory for its PH-1 phone

Essential is making a high-end audio jack accessory for its PH-1 phone

By Elyse Betters

Essential is developing more modules for its phone.The company has confirmed it is actively developing a high-end audio accessory to support a 3.5mm jack -- something it didn't include on the Essential Phone at launch. The Essential team revealed the... Read more

Best UK contract deals: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Best UK contract deals: Samsung Galaxy Note 8

By Hassan Mohammed

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Note 8, its most powerful and advanced smartphone yet, bringing even more functionality to the S Pen and introducing dual cameras on the rear, to make your photography even better.The new phone will give you a 6.3-inch... Read more

25 of the most incredibly futuristic electric cars from the last few years

25 of the most incredibly futuristic electric cars from the last few years

By Adrian Willings

Concept cars are incredible, especially if and when they eventually become reality. Of course, a lot of them don't and perhaps some are nothing more than a pipe dream or a manufacturer showing that they're not just stuck in their ways and can think "outside... Read more

25 amazing Photoshop artists with skills that will blow your mind

25 amazing Photoshop artists with skills that will blow your mind

By Adrian Willings

We all know the power of Photoshop, you'll regularly see the results of its use on magazine covers and in advertising campaigns. But it's much more than just a tool for touching up and beautifying images, it's also a powerful piece of software for creating... Read more

Bose's next headphones might come with a Google Assistant button

Bose's next headphones might come with a Google Assistant button

By Elyse Betters

Bose might be Google's next partner.A couple weeks ago, Google announced it partnered with manufacturers, including Panasonic and LG, with the purpose of integrating its Google Assistant AI into their speakers and appliances. Now, we think Bose will be... Read more

GoPro Hero 6 action camera pictured in leaked retail box with key specs

GoPro Hero 6 action camera pictured in leaked retail box with key specs

By Elyse Betters

Want to see what GoPro's next camera looks like?In February of earlier this year, action-camera maker GoPro had confirmed that it planned to release a Hero 6 camera by the end of 2017. It is now September, so that means we should see the company announce... Read more

Snapchat: How to add 3D animated Bitmoji lenses to your snaps

Snapchat: How to add 3D animated Bitmoji lenses to your snaps

By Elyse Betters

Snapchat's latest update completely changes how you use Bitmoji.Last year, Snapchat bought Bitstrips, the company behind Bitmoji. Snapchat is now leveraging that acquisition in away that reminds us of Pokemon Go. In that AR-based game, you can look through... Read more

Nokia 2 budget phone with massive battery appears in leaked image

Nokia 2 budget phone with massive battery appears in leaked image

By Elyse Betters

HMD Global might release its fifth Nokia-branded phone this year.The device - dubbed the Nokia 2 - is expected to be a budget smartphone that packs a huge 4000,mAh battery, and we know this thanks to a listing on the US FCC site. Nokia 2 also recently... Read more

Parrot Mambo FPV brings first person thrills to minidrone racing

Parrot Mambo FPV brings first person thrills to minidrone racing

By Chris Hall

When the Parrot Mambo launched in 2016 it did so as a modular beastie. Adding to the appeal is a new camera module and all bundled up into a new package - the Mambo FPV.FPV of course means first person view with the addition of a camera meaning that you... Read more

How to make your own Xbox One Design Lab controller: From idea to hands-on in easy steps

How to make your own Xbox One Design Lab controller: From idea to hands-on in easy steps

By Rik Henderson

Limited edition and custom controllers have been hugely successful for all the current games consoles, with multiple colours and designs available from Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo alike.However, only one of those also allows you to design your own,... Read more

Google will unveil next Pixel on 4 October, says we should 'ask more'

Google will unveil next Pixel on 4 October, says we should 'ask more'

By Elyse Betters

Google doesn't want you to think about iPhone X anymore.The company has launched a website that suggests we "ask more" and teases, "thinking about changing phones?", followed by an announcement that tells us to "stay tuned for more on 4 October". Google... Read more

Super Mario Odyssey special edition Nintendo Switch coming, and Mario in the buff

Super Mario Odyssey special edition Nintendo Switch coming, and Mario in the buff

By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has announced a new Nintendo Switch bundle coming in time for Christmas, and it features our favourite moustachioed plumber. What's more, you'll also be able to see him in the nuddy - well, almost - in his new adventure, Super Mario Odyssey.During... Read more

Polaroid goes all nostalgic with OneStep 2 instant camera

Polaroid goes all nostalgic with OneStep 2 instant camera

By Max Langridge

Polaroid is back in the instant camera business. The camera manufacturer has launched a new Originals brand, with the sole purpose of producing cameras that print instant photos. It's the 90s all over again. Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 combines instant... Read more

Apple iOS 11 wallpapers: Download them now for your iPhone or iPad

Apple iOS 11 wallpapers: Download them now for your iPhone or iPad

By Elyse Betters

A few days before Apple's September 2017 event, the final build of iOS 11 leaked out, revealing all sorts of announcements ahead of the event.Apple, of course, has since confirmed everything that was discovered in the big leak, but one thing it didn't... Read more

What is Apple's Portrait Lighting and how does it work on iPhone?

What is Apple's Portrait Lighting and how does it work on iPhone?

By Elyse Betters

One way Apple differentiates its latest, premium iPhones over other models is by giving them exclusive features.This year, Apple has come up with a new camera feature known as Portrait Lighting. It's supposed make it easier for you to take photographs... Read more

Amazing futuristic car designs from racing cars to rescue vehicles

Amazing futuristic car designs from racing cars to rescue vehicles

By Adrian Willings

The future is frighteningly fast, ferocious and full of potential. Car designers and enthusiasts are always looking for ways to innovate and come up with the next new design that'll change the future of the vehicles we drive. With the technology behind... Read more

30 incredibly bonkers and beautiful cars from the 1950s to now

30 incredibly bonkers and beautiful cars from the 1950s to now

By Adrian Willings

Concept cars are nothing new, for decades car manufacturers have been pushing the boundaries of design and creating incredible cars way beyond their time. Usually, these cars are created to gauge public interest at the big motor-shows before production... Read more

What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained

What is Dolby Vision? Dolby's very own HDR TV tech explained

By Max Langridge

The television world is never short of technical terms and abbreviations, and keeping up with them all and understanding what they all do can be a nightmare. The biggest TV trend to come out of the past few years is High Dynamic Range, or HDR. We've already... Read more

What is Apple's True Tone display?

What is Apple's True Tone display?

By Elyse Betters

At its 12 September event, Apple took the wraps off two new iPhone series: iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X. All three devices come with True Tone display, a technology which first made its appearance on iPad Pro. It works a lot like the white-balance-compensating... Read more

It's official: Apple shows off the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

It's official: Apple shows off the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

By Elyse Betters

Apple has announced plenty of new products for release this month and beyond, including the iPhone X. However, if you can't stretch to the latest, innovative handset - as it starts at £999 - you might want to consider an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus instead.Both... Read more

80 amazing photos that you won't believe are actually game screenshots

80 amazing photos that you won't believe are actually game screenshots

By Adrian Willings

Since the days of Pong the graphics in video games have only got better and better as the years progress. Now with 4K screens becoming the norm, games developers are constantly pushing to improve the graphics in their games and deliver a breath-taking... Read more

What is an eSIM and how will it change connected devices for the better?

What is an eSIM and how will it change connected devices for the better?

By Rik Henderson

Apple and Samsung have been in talks with major network providers to adopt electronic SIM cards for future smartphones. Samsung used the GSMA enabled eSIM on its Gear S2 Classic 3G, but now Apple has also turned to eSIM to add connectivity to the Apple... Read more

EE exclusive UK network for Apple Watch Series 3 at launch, but others will follow

EE exclusive UK network for Apple Watch Series 3 at launch, but others will follow

By Rik Henderson

Apple announced a new version of its smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 3, during its special media event on Tuesday 12 September. It is faster than previous models and has a couple of new features.However, its biggest new addition is an eSIM - a tiny... Read more

Wileyfox offers a free Amazon Echo Dot with every Swift 2 X

Wileyfox offers a free Amazon Echo Dot with every Swift 2 X

By Max Langridge

While you may be seeing stories about the £999 Apple iPhone X this morning, British smartphone company Wileyfox wants to draw your attention to its much more affordable phone, and a free gift offer that's not to be sniffed at. Wileyfox Swift 2 X preview:... Read more

What is Apple Face ID and how does it work?

What is Apple Face ID and how does it work?

By Elyse Betters

Apple has announced a new facial-recognition feature, which has been rumoured for months, but it's exclusive to the new iPhone X.The technology, called Face ID, effectively replaces Touch ID fingerprint scanning. It uses a “TrueDepth camera system",... Read more

Apple iPhone X event: What was launched and how to re-watch?

Apple iPhone X event: What was launched and how to re-watch?

By Elyse Betters

Apple's major iPhone X event is now done and dusted.We were treated to not one, or two, but three new iPhone models. But before the company got into those new devices, it announced a new Apple Watch, new Apple TV, and more. If you were busy during the... Read more

Apple Animoji explained: Here's how to use those animated emoji

Apple Animoji explained: Here's how to use those animated emoji

By Elyse Betters

Apple has introduced a new iOS 11 feature: Animoji.Animoji are custom, animated versions of popular emoji characters found on iPhone. The feature uses the new Face ID facial-recognition system, which is exclusive to the iPhone X, to create 3D emoji that... Read more

Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus and iPhone X: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

The rumour mill loves an Apple story and the 2017 iPhones have had their fair share and then some. This year's models mark a decade since the launch of the original iPhone so it's no surprise how much of a twist the mill got its knickers in over the... Read more

Apple TV 4K: Release date, price and everything you need to know

Apple TV 4K: Release date, price and everything you need to know

By Rik Henderson

As part of its September 2017 product unveiling event, Apple finally announced a follow-up to its fourth generation Apple TV with an enhanced model.Called Apple TV 4K, the new set-top box will be available from 22 September in two storage sizes: 32GB... Read more

Wireless charging explained: Everything you need to know about powering your iPhone or Android device wire-free

Wireless charging explained: Everything you need to know about powering your iPhone or Android device wire-free

By Max Langridge

Wireless charging has been around for a good few years now, but it's fair to say it is yet to take off to sky-high heights. As with any fresh technology, standards needed to be set, technology developed and ultimately pushed out to consumers.Now though... Read more

What is Apple AirPower wireless charging and will it work for your device?

What is Apple AirPower wireless charging and will it work for your device?

By Rik Henderson

Apple has revealed its latest iPhone handsets and along with some great new features, including Face ID biometric security on the new iPhone X, the company has finally embraced wireless charging.The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and forthcoming flagship phone... Read more

Apple unveils iPhone X with Super Retina Display and Face ID

Apple unveils iPhone X with Super Retina Display and Face ID

By Max Langridge

Apple has pulled the wraps off the iPhone X - or iPhone 10 as confirmed by Phil Schiller on stage - after months of rumours, leaks and a few name changes along the way.The talking point of Apple's new smartphone, designed to take the smartphone into the... Read more

Apple Watch Series 3: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

Apple Watch Series 3: Release date, specs and everything you need to know

By Britta O'Boyle

Apple has announced its third generation of its smartwatch, the Apple Watch Series 3, alongside its new iPhones.There were by no means as many leaks surrounding the next Apple Watch as there were the iPhones, but everything is now official so here... Read more

Apple TV 4K announced: Ultra high definition, HDR and more

Apple TV 4K announced: Ultra high definition, HDR and more

By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced a new version of Apple TV with 4K and HDR video.The Apple TV 4K finally embraces 2160p video resolutions from streaming services, as well as UHD content through iTunes - including Spider-Man Homecoming, as shown during the launch event.It... Read more

Apple Watch Series 3 is here, LTE, barometric altimeter and new colours incoming

Apple Watch Series 3 is here, LTE, barometric altimeter and new colours incoming

By Cam Bunton

Apple has just taken the wraps off its newest Apple Watch, and thanks to plenty of leaks and rumours in the months running up to the 12 September event, there wasn’t a huge amount to surprise us.Several leaks over the weekend had seemingly confirmed... Read more

Apple's Steve Jobs Theatre in pictures

Apple's Steve Jobs Theatre in pictures

By Stuart Miles

Apple has unveiled its new Steve Jobs Theatre ahead of the iPhone September event giving us our first glimpse of the work the company has been doing to create its new campus over the last 10 years.Set on one of the highest parts of Apple park in 175 acres... Read more