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What is Amazon Go, where is it, and how does it work?
What is Amazon Go, where is it, and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Amazon has finally opened its Amazon Go store.Situated in Seattle, it gives you the option to buy your goods from Amazon in person rather than through Amazon.com. However, unlike other physical shops, it doesn't have any registers. You simply walk in,... Read more

Dell is holding a huge 'Black Friday in July' sale right now
Dell is holding a huge 'Black Friday in July' sale right now By Maggie Tillman

Now Dell is doing its own summertime sales extravaganza.Not to be outdone by Amazon's Prime Day, which is basically Black Friday in July, Dell is running its own “Black Friday in July” sale that's happening at the same time. Dell’s Black Friday... Read more

Microsoft’s budget Surface tablet clears FCC, might launch soon
Microsoft’s budget Surface tablet clears FCC, might launch soon By Maggie Tillman

It looks like Microsoft has developed a cheaper Surface tablet.The company has been rumoured to be working on a budget Surface-branded device, and it appears to have finally passed through the US Federal Communication Commission this week. The filing,... Read more

Netflix of retro games Antstream coming to Android and PC soon
Netflix of retro games Antstream coming to Android and PC soon By Rik Henderson

New cloud gaming service, Antstream, will launch soon in the UK for Android and Windows 10 PCs and tablets and when it does it will offer something different to rival platforms.While there are several other cloud gaming services already available, including... Read more

New iOS 12 evidence points to iPad Pro with Face ID and Animojis
New iOS 12 evidence points to iPad Pro with Face ID and Animojis By Rik Henderson

Come September, Apple is expected to launch new iPad Pro models alongside its latest iPhones and one of the much-talked about rumoured improvements is Face ID.Several reports have, in the past, suggested that the next iPad Pro tablets will come with a... Read more

US Amazon Prime Day deals start with amazing $100 off Echo Show
US Amazon Prime Day deals start with amazing $100 off Echo Show By Rik Henderson

Not only has Amazon announced its Prime Day sales in the UK, it has already kicked off proceedings in the US too, with several deals starting early.Like the UK, the US Prime Day will occur on 16 July (and slightly beyond). However, some Amazon products... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ tips and tricks: Life's good when you master your LG handset
LG G7 ThinQ tips and tricks: Life's good when you master your LG handset By Chris Hall

LG didn't rush its 2018 flagship phone out to launch, taking a little while longer and letting rivals Samsung get the Galaxy S9 launched, before it put its own offering out - the LG G7 ThinQ.Unlike the 2017 LG G6, the G7 is more competitive - it's a great... Read more

Huawei Watch 3 could come with Bluetooth in-ear headphones in the band
Huawei Watch 3 could come with Bluetooth in-ear headphones in the band By Rik Henderson

Huawei is reportedly working on a new smartwatch that could store a pair of wireless in-ear headphones in the wristband.It last released a watch two years ago, in the shape of the Huawei Watch 2 Sport, but has been rumoured to re-enter the market for... Read more

Amazon is hosting a free intimate Take That concert in London to celebrate Prime Day
Amazon is hosting a free intimate Take That concert in London to celebrate Prime Day By Chris Hall

Amazon has just announced Prime Day in the UK, which will be bringing a range of discounts for Amazon Prime members on 16-17 July 2018.To help celebrate Prime Day, Amazon is hosting an event called Unbox Prime Day. Unbox Prime Day will be a day of entertainment... Read more

Fortnite Playground LTM is back, hurrah!
Fortnite Playground LTM is back, hurrah! By Rik Henderson

Epic Games has finally reintroduced its Playground mode after several days of technical difficulties.It first appeared as part of patch v4.5 - an update released at the end of June. However, it was soon taken down again after several server and other... Read more

Official Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 press image leaks, to be announced at Samsung Unpacked?
Official Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 press image leaks, to be announced at Samsung Unpacked? By Rik Henderson

Samsung will surely unveil its latest tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, soon. It has been popping up in rumour reports since February and each snippet of speculation has pointed to an imminent release.However, we hadn't actually seen any leaked images... Read more

Let Siri control your windows and blinds through Velux Active with Netatmo
Let Siri control your windows and blinds through Velux Active with Netatmo By Rik Henderson

Netatmo and roof window specialist Velux have joined forces for a new smart windows system that's compatible with Apple HomeKit.Velux Active with Netatmo is a plug-and-play smart home system that can automatically control roof windows, blinds and shutters.... Read more

Awesome high-speed photography that's bound to astound
Awesome high-speed photography that's bound to astound By Adrian Willings

High-speed photography involves using the right equipment to capture fast-moving objects, people and things in a way that's not otherwise possible. It's often used for sports photography and other events that involve fast-moving moments, but some photographers... Read more

If this is the PS5 where do we sign up? PlayStation 5 concept design is stunning
If this is the PS5 where do we sign up? PlayStation 5 concept design is stunning By Rik Henderson

Every time a major tech product is rumoured, a flood of concept drawings and 3D models appear based on fan-requested features, leaked specifications or both.Doesn't matter whether it's the new iPhone, Samsung Galaxy Note or other mobile doo-hickey, there... Read more

Imagine a Raspberry Pi with 4K video and hexa-core processor, the Renegade Elite is exactly that
Imagine a Raspberry Pi with 4K video and hexa-core processor, the Renegade Elite is exactly that By Rik Henderson

The Raspberry Pi is a wonderful little innovation, one that has come in handy in oh so many ways, including as the basis for our homebuilt retro games console, but it does have its limitations.It's not particularly useful as a modern media streamer, for... Read more

How to watch Wimbledon in 4K on BBC iPlayer, Sky Q and Virgin TV
How to watch Wimbledon in 4K on BBC iPlayer, Sky Q and Virgin TV By Rik Henderson

This year's Wimbledon tennis tournament starts today, Monday 2 July, and you can watch much of it in 4K Ultra HD. In fact, some of the matches will be available with the stunning HDR contrast and colour tech too.Just like the World Cup, the BBC is showing... Read more

Light’s crazy multi-lens camera system coming to a smartphone
Light’s crazy multi-lens camera system coming to a smartphone By Rik Henderson

The company well-known for making the Light L16 camera with 16 lenses and capable 81-megapixel images is now turning its attention onto phones. It is developing a new, multi-lens camera system that smartphone manufacturers can adopt for super high-end... Read more

iPhone X Plus and iPhone 9 video leak reveals new iPhone designs
iPhone X Plus and iPhone 9 video leak reveals new iPhone designs By Chris Hall

We're expecting the launch of new iPhones in September, and all rumours are point to a cheaper iPhone 9 with a single camera, but moving to a bezel-free design with a notch, and a larger iPhone X Plus - taking the bezel-free design into a larger device... Read more

It looks like the Galaxy Note 9's S-Pen will do something rather clever
It looks like the Galaxy Note 9's S-Pen will do something rather clever By Dan Grabham

Samsung has sent out invites to the 9 August event where we're expecting a new Samsung Galaxy Note 9. And now we know why the invite had a close-up of the S-Pen on it.According to renowned tipster Ice Universe, the new S-Pen is Bluetooth-enabled and... Read more

Microsoft's next Surface device could be a 'pocketable' device
Microsoft's next Surface device could be a 'pocketable' device By Maggie Tillman

Microsoft is reportedly developing a foldable tablet, and the evidence pile that suggests so just grew larger.This foldable tablet, codenamed Andromeda, which is expected to support pen input and could launch as soon as this year, will be a pocket Surface... Read more

Apple is rolling out an all-new Apple Maps with its own data
Apple is rolling out an all-new Apple Maps with its own data By Maggie Tillman

"Don't you just love Apple Maps? It's so much better than Google Maps," says no one, ever.Six years ago, Apple launched its own mapping service, Apple Maps, replacing Google Maps as the default mapping service on its devices. It immediately received... Read more

Samsung launches Galaxy A6 and A6+ with a focus on photography
Samsung launches Galaxy A6 and A6+ with a focus on photography By Max Langridge

Samsung has unveiled two new additions to its Galaxy A smartphone series in the A6 and A6+, both of which arrive with "powerful front and rear cameras" to give users impressive photos from mid-range devices. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 specs, release date,... Read more

Why the Land Rover Discovery makes an outstanding adventure vehicle
Why the Land Rover Discovery makes an outstanding adventure vehicle By Chris Hall

Team Pocket-lint has just completed the Three Peaks in the UK, which involves climbing the three highest peaks in Scotland, England and Wales - Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon.The challenge comes in many forms, often with teams setting their own objectives,... Read more

Searching for zen: Pocket-lint's adventure on the Three Peaks Challenge
Searching for zen: Pocket-lint's adventure on the Three Peaks Challenge By Pocket-lint Promotion

Some experiences leave a lasting imprint. Having fought through tumultuous conditions on the previous venture, Pocket-lint and Asus teamed up to tackle the Three Peaks Challenge a second time.The aim was climb the UK's highest peaks - Ben Nevis, Scafell... Read more

Nokia 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: A new Nokia flagship is incoming!
Nokia 9 specs, release date, news and rumours: A new Nokia flagship is incoming! By Dan Grabham

At Mobile World Congress earlier this year, Nokia phone maker HMD Global revealed the stunning Nokia 8 Scirocco. It's a flagship device even though it doesn't have the top-end Qualcomm Snapdragon platform - and one that we'd previously thought would... Read more

What is Instagram Stories and how does it work?
What is Instagram Stories and how does it work? By Maggie Tillman

Facebook-owned Instagram has a copycat Snapchat feature: Stories.With Snapchat Stories, you can broadcast multiple snaps (videos and photos) taken throughout the day, complete with overlays of doodles and stickers and filters and masks. This 'reel of... Read more

Forget Transformers, Lego Voltron is the constructible robot everyone will want
Forget Transformers, Lego Voltron is the constructible robot everyone will want By Max Langridge

Lego has announced Voltron as the latest set from its Lego Ideas lab, which lets Lego fans submit ideas for sets they want to see. It's based on the lead character from the 1984 animated TV series and with 2,321 pieces, is the biggest Lego Ideas set ever.... Read more

Motorola One to join One Power according to leaked images
Motorola One to join One Power according to leaked images By Max Langridge

It seems Motorola is planning to launch a whole new family of devices that run on the Android One OS. We've previously seen leaks and hands-on images of a One Power device, but now the Motorola One has leaked out too.  Motorola One Power hands-on images... Read more

Speaking interactive AI robot heading to International Space Station, 2001 and Alien here we come
Speaking interactive AI robot heading to International Space Station, 2001 and Alien here we come By Rik Henderson

Airbus and the German Aerospace Center have created a circular AI robot that will join the crew on the International Space Station (ISS) this month. CIMON (Crew Interactive MObile companioN) can speak, respond to spoken commands and has a smiley face... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ3 release date, specs and rumours
Sony Xperia XZ3 release date, specs and rumours By Chris Hall

Sony Mobile made a big design shift in 2018, giving the Xperia XZ2 a new 'Loop Design' and washing away the square design language it has utilised over the last few years.The Sony Xperia XZ2 is a good phone, but the Xperia XZ2 Premium was then announced,... Read more

Instagram now lets you add popular songs to your Stories
Instagram now lets you add popular songs to your Stories By Max Langridge

Instagram is rolling out a new feature for Stories that will let you add licensed music to any videos or photos you want to share. What is Instagram Stories and how does it work? IGTV: Everything you need to know about Instagram's video app To add music... Read more

OnePlus eyeing up US carrier expansion and 5G phone
OnePlus eyeing up US carrier expansion and 5G phone By Max Langridge

OnePlus smartphones are already available to buy in the US, but only SIM-free and directly through OnePlus' online store. That may change soon as PC Mag reports the company is working with US carriers to make its smartphones available on pay monthly plans. ... Read more

Segway just killed the hoverboard with its funky Drift W1 e-skates
Segway just killed the hoverboard with its funky Drift W1 e-skates By Maggie Tillman

There's only so many times you can get excited about another new phone. You know what excites us now? Segway-branded rollerskates. Seriously. Who cares about the next Samsung Galaxy Note 9000 or whatever it's called. Check out the video above if you... Read more

Motorola will reveal its next phone in Chicago on 2 August
Motorola will reveal its next phone in Chicago on 2 August By Maggie Tillman

Motorola has announced when it will hold its next press event.The company is currently teasing an August event in Chicago, where it plans to make "a big announcement". The mystery event will be held at Motorola’s HQ on 2 August at 2pm local time. It... Read more

DC Comics will launch its streaming service in beta this August
DC Comics will launch its streaming service in beta this August By Maggie Tillman

DC Comics has announced more details about its upcoming digital streaming service, DC Universe.We know that it will be a subscription service for comics, TV shows, and movies, and that a beta version will go live in August 2018. It'll have original TV... Read more

Kroger is launching driverless grocery deliveries in the US
Kroger is launching driverless grocery deliveries in the US By Maggie Tillman

Kroger plans to deploy a fully driverless delivery service.Kroger is one of the largest supermarket chains in the US, and it has announced that it is teaming up with Nuro, a two-year-old company founded by former members of Google’s self-driving car... Read more

Showtime is turning game franchise Halo into a TV show
Showtime is turning game franchise Halo into a TV show By Maggie Tillman

Do you like Halo? If so, you'll be glad to know that Showtime has just green-lighted the game franchise to be turned into a TV show.Showtime announced that it has ordered a 10-episode season based on the franchise, describing it is as the network's "most... Read more

Cardboard Labo-style Nintendo Switch is surely the coolest console ever
Cardboard Labo-style Nintendo Switch is surely the coolest console ever By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has designed several Switch consoles to look like there are made of Labo-style cardboard. Unfortunately though, you won't be able to buy one.Instead, they will be part of the prize bundles in the Nintendo Labo Creators Content for Europe competition,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch: How to watch Samsung's Unpacked 2018 press conference live
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launch: How to watch Samsung's Unpacked 2018 press conference live By Rik Henderson

Samsung's second Unpacked press event of the year will see the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 9.Pocket-lint has been sent an invite to the launch event and we will bring you our first impressions and all the news as it happens.However, you will also be... Read more

Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition coming in July for £200, pre-order now
Amazon Fire HD 10 Kids Edition coming in July for £200, pre-order now By Rik Henderson

Amazon has announced a Kids Edition version of its 10.1-inch tablet, the Fire HD 10. It has high spec and Full HD screen, but is great for children and costs just £199.99.An equivalent Apple iPad costs £119 more. Also, for your penny shy of £200 you... Read more

Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL specs, release date, news and rumours
Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL specs, release date, news and rumours By Britta O'Boyle

For Android fans there's little that's as exciting as the launch of a new Pixel with pure, unadulterated Android software. And leaks are hotting up for the 2018 Pixel models with a range of rumours already feeding the fire of speculation.  The best... Read more

Huge 128TB SD cards could soon become a reality
Huge 128TB SD cards could soon become a reality By Max Langridge

SD cards with a whopping 128TB of storage could one day be a reality thanks to a new format just announced by the SD Association, the body responsible for setting SD card standards.  Integral first to get 512GB microSD card to market, max up your Android... Read more

Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: All we know about the 2018 iPhone SE
Apple iPhone SE2 specs, news and rumours: All we know about the 2018 iPhone SE By Dan Grabham

We'll get a new iPhone X in September, but we're still thinking there will probably be an iPhone SE update in the interim. Apple is still selling plenty of iPhone SE, despite the phone now being two years old and the basic chassis design dating from... Read more

Honor 7S budget smartphone now available in UK for just £99
Honor 7S budget smartphone now available in UK for just £99 By Maggie Tillman

Huawei's Honor brand has launched its latest phone, Honor 7S, in the UK.It's a budget phone with a 5.45-inch display, which has a 1440x720 resolution and 18:9 FullView experience. It also features a quad-core Mediatek MT6739, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of ROM,... Read more

Google Home or Chromecast not working? Here's how to fix them
Google Home or Chromecast not working? Here's how to fix them By Dan Grabham

Google Home and Chromecast users have been experiencing problems with their devices over the last day or so and Google has now issued a fix for the problem. It should download automatically to your device, but if not then you need to reset. With Chromecast,... Read more

BP commits to ultra-fast EV charging infrastructure with Chargemaster acquisition
BP commits to ultra-fast EV charging infrastructure with Chargemaster acquisition By Max Langridge

BP has announced it has successfully acquired Chargemaster, the largest EV charging company in the UK, with over 6,500 charging stations across the country.  The best electric cars: Top battery-powered vehicles available on UK roads today Future electric... Read more

Instagram Lite launches for photo sharers in developing nations
Instagram Lite launches for photo sharers in developing nations By Max Langridge

Instagram has recently announced it has 1 billion active monthly users, but it's not stopping there as it wants more and more people to share photos through its app. To that end, the company has just launched Instagram Lite, a stripped down version of... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium specs, release date and news: Everything you need to know By Dan Grabham

We got the two new Sony phones in February - the Sony Xperia XZ2 and the Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact. But we've also been expecting a third device - now revealed as the Sony XZ2 Premium. It's essentially a beefed-up XZ2 with what should be a superb dual-camera... Read more

Apple may one day offer music, TV and news streaming bundle
Apple may one day offer music, TV and news streaming bundle By Max Langridge

Apple may be looking to one day offer customers a single subscription-based package comprising TV, music and news content, according to a report from The Information. Apple original TV programming: What's it producing and why? Apple might launch a subscription... Read more

Nokia 9 back on track for possible late summer 2018 release
Nokia 9 back on track for possible late summer 2018 release By Maggie Tillman

HMD is supposedly working on a “Nokia 9” phone. Nokia was almost certain to release the Nokia 9 in 2017, but after several rumours and leaks, it never came to fruition. Then, at Mobile World Congress earlier this year, we were given the stunning Nokia... Read more