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Google starts selling its Clips AI camera on Google Store... sort of

Google starts selling its Clips AI camera on Google Store... sort of

By Elyse Betters

Do you remember Google's Clips camera?Right after announcing the new Home Max and Home Mini speakers, as well as the new Pixel phones last autumn, Google brought out a camera that uses artificial intelligence to capture moments you might otherwise miss.... Read more

Apple might release three new Macs with its own custom co-processors

Apple might release three new Macs with its own custom co-processors

By Elyse Betters

Apple plans to put custom co-processors in at least three new Mac models, according to Bloomberg.These models will include updated notebooks and a new desktop. They could be released this year, too. Now, this report follows another rumour that claimed... Read more

Apple Animoji explained: How to use those animated emoji in iOS 11 on iPhone X

Apple Animoji explained: How to use those animated emoji in iOS 11 on iPhone X

By Elyse Betters

Animoji are custom, animated versions of popular emoji characters found on iPhone. The feature uses the new Face ID facial-recognition system, which is currently exclusive to the iPhone X, to create 3D emoji that mirror your own facial expressions.You... Read more

The Apple iPhone SE 2 may not happen anymore, according to reliable source

The Apple iPhone SE 2 may not happen anymore, according to reliable source

By Max Langridge

Usually reliable leaker of all things Apple, Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new report, obtained by MacRumors that casts some serious doubt over an iPhone SE 2 launching later this year.  Apple iPhone 2018: What's the story so far? Kuo's reasoning? He says... Read more

5 reasons to sell your old phone with Quick Mobile Fix

5 reasons to sell your old phone with Quick Mobile Fix

By Pocket-lint Promotion

If you’re thinking about upgrading your phone, now’s the perfect time. For Apple fans we’ve just had the iPhone 8 and iPhone X launches, while Android users can look forward to a bevy of new smartphone announcements from Samsung, Huawei, Sony, LG,... Read more

Spytrack Nano: The perfect GPS tracker for tracking people or assets around the world

Spytrack Nano: The perfect GPS tracker for tracking people or assets around the world

By Pocket-lint Promotion

The SpyTrack Nano is one of the smallest and easy to use GPS trackers on the market weighing only 68 grams. Its small size makes it ideal where a portable solution is required. It offers 10 days battery life allowing you to track family members, employees... Read more

Future electric cars: The battery-powered tech cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years

Future electric cars: The battery-powered tech cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years

By Max Langridge

Electric cars are already a mainstay on Britain's roads, with several all-electric models being available to buy right now. A lot of them are simply electric versions of fuel-powered cars, but in the not-too-distant future, we'll see new designs around... Read more

Volvo's first all-electric car will be this sleek and sexy hatchback

Volvo's first all-electric car will be this sleek and sexy hatchback

By Max Langridge

Volvo has revealed its first all-electric car after confirming last year that it will be making the move to all-electric power in 2019.The new car will be a production version of a 40.2 concept the Swedish car company unveiled in 2017. The recently released... Read more

Huge leaks show Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9+ design in detail

Huge leaks show Samsung's Galaxy S9 and S9+ design in detail

By Elyse Betters

Want to know what Samsung's next flagships will look like?Samsung is set to announce the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 smartphones in one month at MWC 2018 in Barcelona, and that means the leaks are pouring in at this point, with the latest example coming from... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get new Intelligent Scan feature for improved security

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get new Intelligent Scan feature for improved security

By Max Langridge

We've not got long to wait until the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are officially unveiled at MWC but that hasn't stopped rumours and leaks regarding the new phones from flooding in. The latest refers to a new feature that will likely arrive with the S9 duo,... Read more

2018 iPhone X will only receive minor upgrades, says reliable source

2018 iPhone X will only receive minor upgrades, says reliable source

By Max Langridge

The second-generation iPhone X and the new iPhone X Plus (not a confirmed name) will undergo minor changes from the current iPhone X, according to usually reliable source of Apple news, Ming-Chi Kuo. Apple will discontinue, rather than reduce the price... Read more

What is Google Bulletin, how does it work, and when can you try it?

What is Google Bulletin, how does it work, and when can you try it?

By Elyse Betters

Let's say there is a fire on your street right at this very moment.You might share the news by tweeting about it, posting about it on your personal blog, or sharing a photo through a Facebook post. Going one step further, let's say there is a community... Read more

Does this leaked image show the first Chrome OS-powered tablet?

Does this leaked image show the first Chrome OS-powered tablet?

By Elyse Betters

Have you ever wanted a Chrome OS tablet?Well, you can buy the pricey Pixelbook hybrid, which can transform from a touchscreen laptop into a tablet of sorts, or you can wait for Acer's upcoming tablet. Acer, of course, hasn't confirmed it is developing... Read more

Energizer launches Power Max P600S with huge 4,500mAh battery

Energizer launches Power Max P600S with huge 4,500mAh battery

By Max Langridge

Yes, you read that right. Energizer, the company known for its batteries has launched a new smartphone, which on paper at least, actually looks like a pretty good device. Energizer has actually been producing phones for some time, or rather, the name... Read more

8K TVs to be available this year, but no content until 2025

8K TVs to be available this year, but no content until 2025

By Rik Henderson

Anybody following the news coming out of the CES consumer electronics trade show in Las Vegas at the start of this year might be reticent in buying a 4K television any time soon. That's because there was plenty of talk about the next generation of TVs... Read more

Amazing deal! Get two Sonos One speakers for £349 for a limited time

Amazing deal! Get two Sonos One speakers for £349 for a limited time

By Max Langridge

Sonos is offering an incredible nationwide deal for a limited time only. You can buy two Sonos One speakers with Alexa support for £349, giving you a huge saving of £50  Get two Sonos One speakers for £349 here The Sonos One is without doubt our favourite... Read more

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

What is Google Assistant, how does it work, and which devices offer it?

By Elyse Betters

Google is taking on Alexa, Siri, and Cortana with its own voice assistant: Google Assistant.Google first unveiled Assistant at Google I/O in May 2016, launched it on the Google Pixel and Pixel XL phones, brought it to Google Home and then Android Wear... Read more

LG G7 is coming after all, with no delays expected

LG G7 is coming after all, with no delays expected

By Rik Henderson

The rumours of delays and name changes for the successor to the LG G6 have been much exaggerated, LG has revealed.It has released a statement that categorically denies rumours of a return to the drawing board for its new flagship smartphone. It also names... Read more

Apple iPad Pro with Face ID could launch later this year

Apple iPad Pro with Face ID could launch later this year

By Max Langridge

Apple may carry over its Face ID facial recognition technology to a new iPad Pro later this year, according to some code found within the latest version of iOS 11.3. Filipe Esposito of iHelpBR in Brazil, has dived into the code of the OS and found references... Read more

HTC won't unveil its HTC U12 flagship until March or April now

HTC won't unveil its HTC U12 flagship until March or April now

By Elyse Betters

HTC reportedly plans to hold a launch event this spring. The company was expected to announce its so-called HTC U12 phone at Mobile World Congress next month, but now, according to Android Headlines, that idea has been shelved, as HTC is getting ready... Read more

Incredible Photoshop artists who put themselves in the picture

Incredible Photoshop artists who put themselves in the picture

By Max Langridge

Photoshop can be used to create many different images and clever illusions. Some skilled Photoshop artists have taken it upon themselves to put themselves into other pictures, making it look as though they were really there when the photo was taken.We've... 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

The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X all feature wireless charging, in that they do not need to be plugged in to charge.They work with hundreds of Qi charging mats and accessories already available - including in-car charging stations - but will also... Read more

HDR10+ and Google Assistant to be on Philips' 2018 TVs

HDR10+ and Google Assistant to be on Philips' 2018 TVs

By Rik Henderson

Philips is embracing HDR10+ for its 2018 OLED TVs and a couple of premium sets at the top end of its LED range.The extended high dynamic range technology enhances TV and movie viewing further as it can adjust the picture properties depending on source... Read more

Philips teases next gen TV picture engine, you won't believe how good OLED can still get

Philips teases next gen TV picture engine, you won't believe how good OLED can still get

By Rik Henderson

Philips has announced that its latest picture processing chip, the P5 Picture Engine, will be used in 23 different sets across its 2018 TV range; including LED models as well as the higher end OLEDs.However, during its dedicated TV launch event in Amsterdam,... Read more

Sky TV without a dish? It’s getting closer…

Sky TV without a dish? It’s getting closer…

By Dan Grabham

Last year Sky announced that it would be making its full platform available without a dish and now we’re finally hearing more details about it. While there has been no UK launch date confirmed, Sky specified a 2018 launch date in its original announcement... Read more

Philips OLED 803, 873 and 973 expand 2018 OLED TV range greatly

Philips OLED 803, 873 and 973 expand 2018 OLED TV range greatly

By Rik Henderson

Philips has unveiled a couple of new OLED TV models during a launch event in Amsterdam. They join a flagship 65-inch set already announced during the IFA consumer electronics trade show last year, although it now has a name: The Philips OLED 973.The other... Read more

Save £10 off Amazon orders of £50 or more for today only!

Save £10 off Amazon orders of £50 or more for today only!

By Max Langridge

Amazon is feeling the love and passing on some savings in return to all Amazon customers tomorrow, Thursday 25 January. The retail giant is offering anyone shopping on Amazon tomorrow, £10 off selected orders of £50 or more. The deal will go live at... Read more

Apple TV 4K Dolby Vision working with Sony TVs following tvOS 11.3 update

Apple TV 4K Dolby Vision working with Sony TVs following tvOS 11.3 update

By Max Langridge

Apple developers that own the Apple TV 4K box and Dolby Vision-comaptible Sony TVs are reporting that they are now able to watch Dolby Vision content following the rollout of the latest tvOS 11.3 update.  Sony's Dolby Vision TV update doesn't work with... Read more

Samsung Unpacked 2018 official, Galaxy S9 to launch on 25 February

Samsung Unpacked 2018 official, Galaxy S9 to launch on 25 February

By Max Langridge

Samsung has sent out media invites and posted a teaser tweet, for its Unpacked event, due to take place on 25 February 2018, a day before Mobile World Congress officially kicks off. The Unpacked event will be the official launchpad for the Galaxy S9 and... Read more

Now TV’s £15 Smart Stick is the cheapest way to get Sky channels at home

Now TV’s £15 Smart Stick is the cheapest way to get Sky channels at home

By Dan Grabham

Sky-backed Now TV has launched a new £15 Smart Stick to go up against Amazon’s Fire TV Stick and Google’s Chromecast.It’s based on the latest Roku Streaming Stick that debuted late last year and comes with voice search, the ability to pause live... Read more

Latest Galaxy S9 leak suggests phone has exclusive UX and features

Latest Galaxy S9 leak suggests phone has exclusive UX and features

By Elyse Betters

Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S9 flagship will reportedly feature a different user experience with all-new features. Samsung is set to launch the Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+ next month at MWC 2018, and as a result, the leaks have been pouring in, such as... Read more

V2 app: What's the story so far on Vine's successor?

V2 app: What's the story so far on Vine's successor?

By Elyse Betters

A follow-up to Vine is in the works.Vine was a mobile app that allowed users to share six-second videos. Founded in 2012, it became hugely popular almost overnight, which led to Twitter buying it and, well, letting it flounder and fail within a few years.... Read more

Fitbit will officially kill support for Pebble smartwatches this summer

Fitbit will officially kill support for Pebble smartwatches this summer

By Elyse Betters

Fitbit is ending support for Pebble smartwatches in June.The company, which acquired Pebble in December 2016, said in a blog post that it will extend support for Pebble smartwatches until June 2018. In other words, support for Pebble will come to a final... Read more

Google I/O 2018: How to watch and what to expect

Google I/O 2018: How to watch and what to expect

By Elyse Betters

Google's next I/O developer conference is around the corner.Google holds a multi-day event every year in order to get its developer community up to speed with any new hardware it is developing and all the software or updates it plans to push out to products.... Read more

Apple reveals the changes coming with iOS 11.3, ARKit and Animoji to receive big updates

Apple reveals the changes coming with iOS 11.3, ARKit and Animoji to receive big updates

By Max Langridge

Apple has revealed details of the upcoming iOS 11.3 update, that will roll out to iPhone and iPad users in the spring. The update brings with it four new Animoji to use with the iPhone X, enhanced capabilities for ARKit and the battery update that was... Read more

Does this video reveal the Samsung Galaxy S9?

Does this video reveal the Samsung Galaxy S9?

By Max Langridge

A very quick 10-second video that claims to show the Samsung Galaxy S9 being used has appeared online on Chinese website Weibo. The phone seen in the video is clearly a Samsung device, because we can see the Infinity display, but because there's no way... Read more

Fujifilm FinePix XP130 is a compact, rugged, point-and-shoot camera

Fujifilm FinePix XP130 is a compact, rugged, point-and-shoot camera

By Max Langridge

Fujifilm has taken the wraps off its latest waterproof, rugged camera, the FinePix 130. It's the successor model to the XP120 and retains many of the outgoing camera's specs, including a 16.4-megapixel image sensor with an f/3.9-4.9 aperture range and... Read more

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

What is Sky Q, how much does it cost and how can I get it?

By Chris Hall

Sky Q is now well established, offered as the de facto option for newcomers to Sky TV and throwing off its original shackles as a premium service. Existing Sky+ users can also upgrade to Sky Q at reduced rates, so it's really the provider's main option... Read more

You can now access your Netflix profile using your voice and Google Home

You can now access your Netflix profile using your voice and Google Home

By Max Langridge

If you have one Netflix account with multiple user profiles in your household, you can now use Google Assistant to access your personal profile using your voice, after Google added the support to the Google Home. What is Google Assistant, how does it... Read more

Huawei's next flagship may be the P11 after all, following trademark filing

Huawei's next flagship may be the P11 after all, following trademark filing

By Max Langridge

After leaks to suggest Huawei will name its next P-series flagship phone the P20, new evidence has surfaced that claims it will revert back to P11 instead. While the P20 name has been trademarked in the US, a new trademark application for the P11 name... Read more

Virgin Media V6 box now available as free upgrade to Virgin TV customers

Virgin Media V6 box now available as free upgrade to Virgin TV customers

By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media is now offering free upgrades to its Virgin TV V6 box to existing customers.All customers who take both TV and broadband packages can swap their older set-top-box, whether that's the TiVo box or V+ box, for the 4K-capable V6 box at no cost.... Read more

What is Xbox Game Pass? How it works, price and all the games you can play

What is Xbox Game Pass? How it works, price and all the games you can play

By Rik Henderson

As well as Xbox Live Gold, which is mandatory for online gaming, Microsoft offers a separate monthly subscription service for gamers: Xbox Game Pass.It gives you access to more than 100 games to play on your Xbox One for one monthly fee. And, unlike PlayStation... Read more

Apple might launch an all-new 13-inch MacBook later this year

Apple might launch an all-new 13-inch MacBook later this year

By Elyse Betters

Apple is reportedly developing a new 13-inch MacBook.It will be launched sometime during the second half of this year, according to DigiTimes, which is well-known for leaking Apple-related news and having deep industry sources, though it also has a so-so... Read more

Acer Chromebook Spin 11 puts a 360-degree hinge and USB-C into an affordable package

Acer Chromebook Spin 11 puts a 360-degree hinge and USB-C into an affordable package

By Max Langridge

Acer has announced a new version of the Spin 11 Chromebook for 2018 that can run Android apps and be used in four different modes. The Spin 11 has a hinge, so it's effectively a hybrid, meaning it can be used in laptop, tablet, tent and stand modes, compared... Read more

Garmin Approach X10 is the GPS golf band that won't affect your swing

Garmin Approach X10 is the GPS golf band that won't affect your swing

By Rik Henderson

Garmin has announced a GPS golf band that is discrete and comfortable yet includes data for more than 41,000 courses around the world.The Garmin Approach X10 is similar in style to a fitness band but is designed specifically for golfers who want course... Read more

DJI Mavic Air is official and it could be all the drone you'll ever need

DJI Mavic Air is official and it could be all the drone you'll ever need

By Max Langridge

After teasing a new product on its website last week and being susceptible to a leak yesterday, DJI has officially unveiled the Mavic Air drone. Taking inspiration from both the Mavic Pro and Spark drones, the Mavic Air is not only the company's most... Read more

How to watch DJI #AdventureUnfolds drone launch event live online

How to watch DJI #AdventureUnfolds drone launch event live online

By Rik Henderson

DJI will unveil its new mid-range drone in New York tomorrow and you can watch it online yourself.The event will be livestreamed, so here are the details on how to view the action and what has been launched.Watch the DJI Mavic Air launch hereThe DJI event,... Read more

Apple will discontinue, rather than reduce the price of iPhone X later this year

Apple will discontinue, rather than reduce the price of iPhone X later this year

By Max Langridge

Apple is expected to discontinue the £999 iPhone X later this year when it announces a new model, rather than reduce its price and keep it in the lineup. Apple usually keeps the current iPhone as an option, but reduces the price by around £100, but... Read more

Xbox Game Pass will include new games - Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3 and more - all for £7.99 a month

Xbox Game Pass will include new games - Sea of Thieves, Crackdown 3 and more - all for £7.99 a month

By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has announced that it will be including new games released by its own studios as part of its Xbox Game Pass subscription service.That means Xbox One owners will be able to download and play Sea of Thieves, State of Decay 2, Crackdown 3 and other... Read more

Apple AirPlay 2: What is it, how does it work and what devices are supported?

Apple AirPlay 2: What is it, how does it work and what devices are supported?

By Max Langridge

AirPlay is Apple's Wi-Fi audio streaming tech. Apple first talked about the still-forthcoming second version - called AirPlay 2 -  last summer. But what exactly is AirPlay 2, what will it be able to do and what products will you be able to use it with?... Read more