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New evidence points to Gear S4 being called Samsung Galaxy Watch, will come with Bixby too
New evidence points to Gear S4 being called Samsung Galaxy Watch, will come with Bixby too By Rik Henderson

It has been thought for a while that Samsung's next smartwatch will ditch the Gear branding.We've heard previously that it might be called the Samsung Galaxy Watch instead of Gear S4. Now new evidence has emerged to add further weight to that claim.A... Read more

The best OnePlus 6 deals for July 2018
The best OnePlus 6 deals for July 2018 By Dan Grabham

The OnePlus 6 has been launched and pricing starts at £469 for the 64GB model.O2 OnePlus 6 contract orders are open now, and it's available to buy in stores for those in the UK. OnePlus 6 SIM-free priceThe OnePlus 6 is available from OnePlus.com directly... Read more

TicWatch Pro has a dual-layer screen, impressive battery life and won't hurt your bank balance
TicWatch Pro has a dual-layer screen, impressive battery life and won't hurt your bank balance By Cam Bunton

Mobvoi has just launched a new model to add to its existing lineup of affordable Wear OS based smartwatches. Called the TicWatch Pro, this new watch is a bit more serious, but really impressive sounding considering its price.  Buy the TicWatch Pro from... Read more

Give up your life all over again, New Star Soccer Manager now available on iOS for free
Give up your life all over again, New Star Soccer Manager now available on iOS for free By Rik Henderson

New Star Soccer is a game that totally consumed our lives - and phone battery power - back in 2012/13 and we weren't the only ones. It has been downloaded 30 million times to date and won numerous awards for developer Simon Read.Now he's back with an... Read more

OnePlus 6 specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know
OnePlus 6 specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know By Cam Bunton

After what seems like months of leaks and rumours - many of them coming from OnePlus itself - the OnePlus 6 is finally official. The ambitious smartphone maker has unveiled its latest flagship, and it's a gorgeous, powerful machine.  OnePlus 6 initial... Read more

What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work?
What is Jamf Now and how does it help you manage your Apple devices at work? By Pocket-lint Promotion

Dealing with your own devices can be tricky; but for a small business, juggling employees’ Mac, iPhone and iPad devices can take time away from your primary job. Jamf Now is an affordable, cloud-based solution that makes mobile device management easy,... Read more

OnePlus 6 now available in limited edition stunning red
OnePlus 6 now available in limited edition stunning red By Cam Bunton

OnePlus has taken the wraps off a fresh new colour for the OnePlus 6. In a similar move to last year's Lava Red OnePlus 5T, there's a new red version of the OnePlus 6 and it looks fantastic. Unlike last year though, it just called "Red".  OnePlus 6 specs,... Read more

Apple's cheaper LCD iPhone will have iPhone X style super-thin bezel thanks to advanced LED backlight
Apple's cheaper LCD iPhone will have iPhone X style super-thin bezel thanks to advanced LED backlight By Rik Henderson

Apple is reportedly adopting Japanese manufacturer Nichia's 0.3t LED chips for its 6.1-inch cheaper LCD iPhone, with the result being similar brightness to previous LCD models but with the same sort of super-thin bezel as the iPhone X.DigiTimes' industry... Read more

Microsoft Surface Go tablet is the cheapest, most accessible Surface yet
Microsoft Surface Go tablet is the cheapest, most accessible Surface yet By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft has introduced a new Surface-branded device: The Surface Go.The company is targeting Apple iPad users and Chromebook users with this device that starts at £380/$399. It is a 10-inch touchscreen tablet that, at first look, looks like a smaller... Read more

What is the strange Samsung Galaxy phone that popped up on the Wi-Fi Alliance?
What is the strange Samsung Galaxy phone that popped up on the Wi-Fi Alliance? By Rik Henderson

An unidentified Samsung Galaxy smartphone is on its way, having been certified by the Wi-Fi Alliance.A certification posting on the Alliance's website lists a device with the model code SM-J737T1 which hasn't popped up anywhere else before to our knowledge.... Read more

Nikon Coolpix P1000 packs 24-3000mm 'megazoom' lens
Nikon Coolpix P1000 packs 24-3000mm 'megazoom' lens By Mike Lowe

Nikon isn't calling its Coolpix P1000 a superzoom. Nope, it's terming it a "megazoom". And for good reason: the P1000 packs in a 125x zoom lens, with an equivalent 24-3000mm focal length. That kind of zoom will capture far-away subjects as if they're... Read more

Get flagship gaming performance for mid-range money with Honor
Get flagship gaming performance for mid-range money with Honor By Pocket-lint Promotion

In this day and age, it's becoming increasingly difficult to justify spending big money on the big-name flagship phones like the iPhone X. One of the reasons you might consider a flagship is because of its performance, and how it handles even the most... Read more

UK government to put EV charge points in new lampposts and homes
UK government to put EV charge points in new lampposts and homes By Rik Henderson

As part of its The Road to Zero Strategy, the UK government has outlined plans to see at least half of new cars sold be ultra low emission by 2030. It also commits to greatly increasing charging points for electric vehicles across the width and breadth... Read more

ESPN+: How does it work, what does it offer, and how much is it?
ESPN+: How does it work, what does it offer, and how much is it? By Maggie Tillman

ESPN+ is finally here.Disney's latest product is a direct-to-consumer subscription video service for all you MLB and NHL sports fans. There’s no separate app to install on your device; it's all within the redesigned ESPN app that's now available. Here's... Read more

Get 3 months of paid Amazon Prime Video channels for free
Get 3 months of paid Amazon Prime Video channels for free By Rik Henderson

As part of its amazing deals on the build up to Prime Day on 16 July, Amazon is offering some great freebies for Prime Video members.You can get three months of several "channels" as part of Amazon Prime Video's line-up for absolutely free. And if you... Read more

Google Assistant Easter Eggs: Google knows it's coming home
Google Assistant Easter Eggs: Google knows it's coming home By Maggie Tillman

Google Assistant can not only get things done but also entertain you.It is loaded with hilarious responses for all sorts of hidden commands. These are Easter Eggs - an unexpected feature in software - and they range from Assistant's deepest, darkest thoughts... Read more

How to burn videos to DVD easily with Wondershare DVD Creator
How to burn videos to DVD easily with Wondershare DVD Creator By Pocket-lint Promotion

Wondershare DVD Creator contains all the tools you need for both creating and ripping DVDs and Blu-rays. In this tutorial we’re going to focus on burning your own video DVD using the program using a combination of home video clips and photos.Download... Read more

BT TV App Extra introduces offline and Smart TV viewing for catch-up content and more
BT TV App Extra introduces offline and Smart TV viewing for catch-up content and more By Rik Henderson

BT has announced a couple of changes to its BT TV app that add offline viewing, purchases and an additional subscription service to expand your BT TV experience beyond the box in your living room.Firstly, BT TV customers can now buy or rent a show or... Read more

You can watch Wimbledon or the World Cup in 4K HDR on this £59 Roku stick
You can watch Wimbledon or the World Cup in 4K HDR on this £59 Roku stick By Chris Hall

If you want to capitalise on the summer of sport and enjoy BBC iPlayer's 4K HDR coverage of the FIFA World Cup and Wimbledon, then the cheapest way of doing so is via the Roku Streaming Stick+.This dongle is supporting the UHD trials that the BBC is running... Read more

Samsung planning something special for Galaxy S10: Three rear cameras
Samsung planning something special for Galaxy S10: Three rear cameras By Rik Henderson

Samsung is said to be unveiling three premium handsets next year, with one of them coming with something rather unique.The phones, codenamed Beyond0, Beyond1 and Beyond2, are said to be different models of the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S10 and the latter,... Read more

Hands-on pics of Samsung Galaxy Tab A2 and Tab A2 XL show tablet market about to thrive again
Hands-on pics of Samsung Galaxy Tab A2 and Tab A2 XL show tablet market about to thrive again By Rik Henderson

The tablet market may soon get the kick it needs to become exciting again. Samsung is already rumoured to be unveiling a new, premium Galaxy Tab S4 soon and now images have emerged of a couple of other slates from the Korean manufacturer.A couple of hands-on... Read more

It looks like Huawei might launch its TalkBand B5 hybrid tracker soon
It looks like Huawei might launch its TalkBand B5 hybrid tracker soon By Maggie Tillman

Huawei has a smartwatch/fitness tracker hybrid line, the Huawei TalkBand, and it looks like the company is planning to update to it.A picture of Huawei’s upcoming TalkBand B5 has surfaced via respected leaker Evan Blass on Twitter. He doesn’t say... Read more

Samsung's Gear S4 might launch as 'Galaxy Watch' with Wear OS
Samsung's Gear S4 might launch as 'Galaxy Watch' with Wear OS By Maggie Tillman

Google recently rebranded Android Wear to Wear OS, and ever since then, there have been rumours about an upcoming Wear OS watch.Samsung is reportedly planning to adopt Google’s Wear OS for its next watch, though, up until recently, the evidence to confirm... Read more

How to get the MacOS Mojave public beta running on your Mac
How to get the MacOS Mojave public beta running on your Mac By Maggie Tillman

The next version of MacOS is here.While at WWDC 2018, Apple announced and previewed MacOS Mojave, a major update to the High Sierra operating system. It includes many behind-the-scene upgrades that will make your Mac seem more powerful, more secure, and... Read more

GPU Turbo is a flagship must, here is why
GPU Turbo is a flagship must, here is why By Pocket-lint Promotion

At the end of July, Honor will begin rolling out the GPU Turbo update to a handful of its current smartphones, starting with the one of our favourite phones of the year: the Honor 10.  What is GPU Turbo?GPU Turbo is a hardware-software GPU acceleration... Read more

Your Sonos One or Beam could lose Alexa support with "limited notice"
Your Sonos One or Beam could lose Alexa support with "limited notice" By Rik Henderson

Sonos has filed to become a public company, seeking to raise up to $100 million in the process. But part of its filing to the US Securities and Exchange Commission reveals an alarming fact about its Sonos One and Sonos Beam speakers. In particular, their... Read more

How to group multiple Amazon Echo devices for music
How to group multiple Amazon Echo devices for music By Maggie Tillman

Amazon's Echo devices support multiroom audio but you will need to group them up using the Alexa app. Here we'll tell you how.You can use the feature to play music across multiple Echo devices in your home at the same time.But there are caveats: the... Read more

Honor Note 10 is definitely coming, but this isn't it
Honor Note 10 is definitely coming, but this isn't it By Rik Henderson

Honor has confirmed that it will be releasing a new Honor Note 10 smartphone at some point, but images "leaked" online have turned out to be fake.The company's president, Zhao Ming, posted a comment on Chinese website Weibo earlier this week, stating... Read more

PUBG Mobile tips and tricks: Become a battle royale master
PUBG Mobile tips and tricks: Become a battle royale master By Chris Hall

Everyone is talking about battle royale games at the moment and there are two which are really hitting the headlines: Drake's favourite Fortnite Battle Royale and PlayerUnknown's Battleground. Both are available on mobile, offering their brand of battle... Read more

Apple-certified Belkin power bank first to charge from a Lightning cable
Apple-certified Belkin power bank first to charge from a Lightning cable By Rik Henderson

Belkin claims to be the first company to offer an Apple-certified battery pack that can be charged using a Lightning cable.That means iPhone and iPad users do not need to carry a separate USB-C or Micro USB cable with them if they have little other use... Read more

Jarvish smart motorcycle helmet coming to UK with Alexa support built in
Jarvish smart motorcycle helmet coming to UK with Alexa support built in By Rik Henderson

A smart motorcycle helmet with Bluetooth, front and rear 360-degree cameras and Alexa voice control is coming to the UK later this year.Jarvish also has a heads-up display inside the visor, using augmented reality tech to guide riders to their destinations.... Read more

What is Amazon Music Unlimited and how does it work?
What is Amazon Music Unlimited and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Amazon Music Unlimited is getting better and better - while research firm 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... Read more

Amazon plans to expand channel line-up on Amazon Video, should Sky, BT and Virgin Media be worried?
Amazon plans to expand channel line-up on Amazon Video, should Sky, BT and Virgin Media be worried? By Rik Henderson

Amazon could be growing its Amazon Video service to be a valid rival to paid TV platforms, such as Sky, Virgin Media and BT.As well as secure some of the live Premier League football rights from 2019, which will be available to Amazon Prime members, it... Read more

New Apple MacBooks and iPads imminent, EEC filing reveals
New Apple MacBooks and iPads imminent, EEC filing reveals By Rik Henderson

Apple will allegedly launch five new MacBook laptops and five new iPads in the coming months, according to a leaked filing posted by the Eurasian Economic Commission.The EEC approves tech products for sale in Russia, Armenia and other Eurasian countries,... Read more

Best Alexa games: Play these great adventures on your Amazon Echo
Best Alexa games: Play these great adventures on your Amazon Echo By Maggie Tillman

Alexa is smart, funny, helpful, and, as it turns out, a game master.From interactive stories to trivia, Amazon's voice assistant is packed with games that can keep both children and adults entertained. We've spent years playing with Alexa in order to... Read more

Apple releases second iOS 12 public beta for anyone to test
Apple releases second iOS 12 public beta for anyone to test By Maggie Tillman

Apple has released the second public beta of iOS 12.The company launched the first iOS 12 public beta late last month, giving anybody - or, non-developers - a chance to test the unfinished software ahead of its final release for all iPhone and iPad users... Read more

Apple's next iPhone could come in several new wild colours
Apple's next iPhone could come in several new wild colours By Maggie Tillman

Apple is reportedly planning to introduce new iPhone colours when it launches the next iPhone later this year.The new colours include grey, white, blue, red, and orange. However, they'll be limited to a less-expensive model, which will still come with... Read more

Save £108 on an Xbox One S and Samsung Galaxy S8 bundle from Virgin Mobile
Save £108 on an Xbox One S and Samsung Galaxy S8 bundle from Virgin Mobile By Dan Grabham

The Galaxy S8 is still a cracking phone and Virgin Mobile has launched some great deals for the Summer including one cracker of an S8 deal.The Summer deals include a huge £108 saving on a Samsung S8/A8 and Xbox One S bundle. Virgin is also offering... Read more

VR hasn't taken off as we'd hoped but give it time, says Rebellion's Jason Kingsley
VR hasn't taken off as we'd hoped but give it time, says Rebellion's Jason Kingsley By Rik Henderson

Virtual reality is an area of gaming that is growing slowly, but has not taken off as some predicted.Analysts and gaming experts claimed that VR would be a massive success story in 2016, but the release of the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift and PlayStation VR... Read more

O2 Family Plan puts up to 20 connections on the same bill with massive discounts for all
O2 Family Plan puts up to 20 connections on the same bill with massive discounts for all By Rik Henderson

O2 has launched a new, simple to use Family Plan that offers benefits for an entire family of mobile users.Up to 20 connections can be added to a Family Plan, with up to 50 per cent discounts for each family member. And as all of the connections will... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 colours leaked, but not one of them gold or yellow
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 colours leaked, but not one of them gold or yellow By Rik Henderson

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 will be officially unveiled on Tuesday 9 August at an Unpacked event in New York but that leaves plenty of time for continued speculation.One of the latest leaks allegedly reveals the official colours the super-large phone will... Read more

Alexa-connected board game When In Rome is now exclusively available for Prime members
Alexa-connected board game When In Rome is now exclusively available for Prime members By Chris Hall

Alexa has made another move into home entertainment with the launch of When In Rome, a board game that's powered by Amazon's digital assistant.Alexa will teach you how to play the game, keep score and is the overall host, while the board game plays out... Read more

Gaming addiction and WHO guidelines explained: What to look for in your kids and tips to help
Gaming addiction and WHO guidelines explained: What to look for in your kids and tips to help By Rik Henderson

Gaming addiction is now recognised as a disorder by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and has therefore garnered plenty of attention recently. But what is gaming addiction, who can it affect and what signs do you need to look for in your own children?And... Read more

Save up to £130 on the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL from Carphone Warehouse
Save up to £130 on the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL from Carphone Warehouse By Dan Grabham

Carphone Warehouse has some cracking deals on at the moment - but hurry; the offers only last until 11 July. If you want a SIM-free phone, you can save a whopping £130 on the Google Pixel 2. It's available from £499, or get the Pixel 2 XL at the reduced... Read more

Compare the best Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL deals for July 2018
Compare the best Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL deals for July 2018 By Hassan Mohammed

Want to buy a Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL? We'll help you find the best deals using our comparison widget which updates in real time.Google stepped away from the Nexus phone family in 2016 and launched the Pixel taking inspiration from the Chromebook... Read more

Super-charged Honor 10 GT with 8GB and GPU Turbo feature is real
Super-charged Honor 10 GT with 8GB and GPU Turbo feature is real By Rik Henderson

Honor will release a super-charged version of the Honor 10 soon.It's only planned for the Chinese market at present, but these things can change and the tech might eek through to the UK in other forms anyway.The Honor 10 GT is essentially the same handset... Read more

The best LG G7 ThinQ deals and SIM-free price for July 2018
The best LG G7 ThinQ deals and SIM-free price for July 2018 By Dan Grabham

LG's G7 ThinQ phone is now available to buy. O2 is offering the handset in Moroccan Blue and you can pre-order it right away. It's available from £33 a month for 1GB of data if you lay down £99.99 upfront. You can also claim a free phone case with... Read more

Pricey new Netflix Ultra tier is very bad news for HDR TV owners
Pricey new Netflix Ultra tier is very bad news for HDR TV owners By Rik Henderson

Netflix is trialling an expensive new membership tier that will anger those already paying for Premium access. That's because it removes high dynamic range support from Premium and charges more per month for HDR and Dolby Vision video under a new Ultra... Read more

Best Three Peaks Challenge tips and tricks: Master the mountains
Best Three Peaks Challenge tips and tricks: Master the mountains By Pocket-lint Promotion

The Three Peaks Challenge is one of the most popular walking events in the UK. The aim is to cover the three highest peaks in England, Scotland and Wales, and do so in under 24 hours.There are many forms of the Three Peaks Challenge, with people choosing... Read more

Samsung's first Android Go phone revealed in leaked pics
Samsung's first Android Go phone revealed in leaked pics By Maggie Tillman

Samsung is reportedly planning to release an Android Go budget smartphone, and a pictures of it have just leaked out.SamMobile has posted pictures of a phone supposedly called the Galaxy J2 Core. They show off the design and seem to verify that it runs... Read more