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HTC U12+ official: Quad cameras grace this flagship phone
HTC U12+ official: Quad cameras grace this flagship phone By Chris Hall

HTC has announced its 2018 flagship phone, the HTC U12+. Following on from the recent HTC U11+, the company is keen to point out that this is the flagship for the year and you don't need to wait a few months for another.As such, you'll find an IP68 protected,... Read more

New iPhones are go: Apple starts production for new 7nm A12 chips
New iPhones are go: Apple starts production for new 7nm A12 chips By Rik Henderson

Apple has reportedly started production on its next-generation mobile processors, expected to be called A12.The new chips will drive the forthcoming 2018 iPhone models and, most likely, new iPad Pro tablets too."People familiar with the matter" told Bloomberg's... Read more

Xiaomi's next phone with in-display fingerprint sensor will arrive 31 May
Xiaomi's next phone with in-display fingerprint sensor will arrive 31 May By Maggie Tillman

Xiaomi’s next flagship smartphone, which is expected to feature an in-display fingerprint sensor, will be unveiled on 31 May.The Mi 8 is supposed to be the sequel to last year’s Mi 6 (yes, it will skip the Mi 7 name, in honor of the company's eighth... Read more

RED is making this 8K 3D camera accessory for the Hydrogen One
RED is making this 8K 3D camera accessory for the Hydrogen One By Maggie Tillman

RED has announced a camera accessory for its upcoming Hydrogen One phone that's due to hit the US this summer.The Hydrogen One phone is supposed to launch with a holographic screen, but that's only one of the more interesting aspects about this phone.... Read more

Watch: Disney made a robot called Stickman that can do somersaults
Watch: Disney made a robot called Stickman that can do somersaults By Maggie Tillman

Disney doesn't only make movies, it also makes robots, apparently.The company has a Disney Research arm that tackles areas like visual computing, machine learning and data analytics, human computer interaction, and, of course, robots. It publishes its... Read more

TalkTalk Wi-Fi Hub can double your speeds, improve signal across home
TalkTalk Wi-Fi Hub can double your speeds, improve signal across home By Maggie Tillman

TalkTalk has announced a new Wi-Fi hub that will supposedly offer you twice the speed of its existing Super Router.Called TalkTalk Wi-Fi Hub, it is billed as using "next generation Wi-Fi technology", including the latest 4x4 Multi-User MIMO ac chipset,... Read more

How to watch Mark Zuckerberg's European Parliament meeting online
How to watch Mark Zuckerberg's European Parliament meeting online By Maggie Tillman

Facebook's CEO is about to sit down for another government hearing, but this one is in front of the European Parliament instead of US Congress.In April, Mark Zuckerberg survived hours of questioning from members of Congress. If there was one takeaway,... Read more

Apple officially invites media to 4 June keynote at WWDC 2018
Apple officially invites media to 4 June keynote at WWDC 2018 By Maggie Tillman

Apple has invited the press to its official 2018 Worldwide Developers Conference keynote.The company already revealed it planned to hold an event from 4 June, but now, it's confirmed it will give a keynote address on Monday, 4 June at 10am PST. Since... Read more

How to watch Acer's 2018 Global Press Conference online
How to watch Acer's 2018 Global Press Conference online By Max Langridge

Acer is holding its annual global press conference tomorrow, 23 May from Alice Tully Hall in the Lincoln Center, New York, USA. We expect to see some big announcements from the Taiwanese company, covering PC, laptop and gaming devices.There haven't been... Read more

Amazing Apple deal: AirPods with 20% off, now £127.20
Amazing Apple deal: AirPods with 20% off, now £127.20 By Max Langridge

It’s rare for Apple products to be discounted, so when they are, it’s well worth snapping them up before the deal expires.Thats why O2’s current offer of 2 per cent off all accessories, meaning you can get a set of Apple AirPods for £127.20, is... Read more

French Open tennis to be shown in 4K on Sky Q and Virgin TV
French Open tennis to be shown in 4K on Sky Q and Virgin TV By Rik Henderson

Coverage of the Roland Garros tennis tournament will be shown in Ultra HD across Europe for the first time this year, with Sky Q and Virgin TV customers getting a new 4K live channel for the duration.Eurosport's 4K feed will be available on both platforms,... Read more

Sony says PlayStation 4 is nearing end of life
Sony says PlayStation 4 is nearing end of life By Max Langridge

Sony PlayStation CEO John Kodera says the PS4, which has sold close to 80 million units, is nearing the end of its life cycle five years after it launched. Kodera made the comment at Sony Corporate's recent strategy meeting, which lets investors know... Read more

HTC leaked its own HTC U12+ flagship days before official unveiling
HTC leaked its own HTC U12+ flagship days before official unveiling By Maggie Tillman

The HTC U12+ has leaked again. But HTC itself is to blame.WinFuture's Roland Quandt noticed HTC's website had a subdomain for essentially testing the HTC U12+'s product page. It confirmed the specs and design of the soon-to-be-announced phone, which have... Read more

The browser shopping tool that will save you money when booking your next hotel room
The browser shopping tool that will save you money when booking your next hotel room By Pocket-lint Promotion

Ever find yourself searching for a hotel room only to wonder if you've got the best price?While many of the big hotel price comparison sites like to tell you they've found the best price for a room, that's not always the case. It turns out many of them... Read more

Razer Blade gaming laptop is back, thinner and more powerful than ever
Razer Blade gaming laptop is back, thinner and more powerful than ever By Max Langridge

Gaming company Razer has announced the Blade, which lays claim to being the world's smallest 15.6-inch gaming laptop. It's the successor to the Blade released in 2015 and in that time the gaming laptop has gone on a bit of a diet. The bezels around the... Read more

Bezel-less and notch-free Google Pixel 3 leaked in Android P?
Bezel-less and notch-free Google Pixel 3 leaked in Android P? By Max Langridge

Google may have just leaked the design of the upcoming Pixel 3 smartphone within its latest Android P beta, and boy does it look gorgeous, not to mention ambitious. Google Pixel 3 specs, release date, news and rumours Android P release date, rumours,... Read more

9 ways Eve products can make your other smart home devices even smarter
9 ways Eve products can make your other smart home devices even smarter By Pocket-lint Promotion

There are many ways Eve products can make your home smarter. Here are nine to get you started:1 The lights are on, because someone's homeEve Motion will alert you if it senses movement, but this doesn't have to be limited to tipping you off about a possible... 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 recently came to mobile, offering their brand of battle... Read more

Barack and Michelle Obama land a multi-year Netflix production deal
Barack and Michelle Obama land a multi-year Netflix production deal By Elyse Betters

Former US President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama are coming to Netflix.In a tweet on 21 May, Netflix formally announced a multi-year production deal with the former president and the former first lady. The agreement includes "films... Read more

Techtastic deals: Save 20% on all refurbished tech at MusicMagpie
Techtastic deals: Save 20% on all refurbished tech at MusicMagpie By Max Langridge

MusicMagpie isn't just a website where you can sell your unwanted games, CDs and tech, but you can buy all kinds of tech there too. Everything from phones to tablets, games consoles to e-readers, you can get it all. And now for a limited time MusicMagpie... Read more

Star Wars' John Boyega shows you how to help fight cancer using just your phone and the DreamLab app
Star Wars' John Boyega shows you how to help fight cancer using just your phone and the DreamLab app By Rik Henderson

Vodafone has joined forces with Imperial College London in the ongoing fight against cancer and you can help. You can lend your smartphone's processing power to researchers to help speed up necessary calculations while you sleep.The Vodafone Foundation... Read more

Sony Digital Paper E Ink tablet now comes in A5 size too, US price revealed
Sony Digital Paper E Ink tablet now comes in A5 size too, US price revealed By Rik Henderson

Sony has been continuing to dabble with E Ink digital devices for the last few years, long after many rivals have fled the market.That's because it found itself a niche with its Digital Paper tablet-like pad, which is superlight and highly responsive... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch could be Wear OS not Tizen
Samsung Galaxy Watch could be Wear OS not Tizen By Rik Henderson

Samsung will reportedly look back to Google's smartwatch operating system for its next device, reports from China suggest.Although it abandoned Android Wear for its own Tizen platform several years ago, the company is said to be planning a Wear OS device... Read more

The best OnePlus 6 tips and tricks: Master your OxygenOS flagship
The best OnePlus 6 tips and tricks: Master your OxygenOS flagship By Cam Bunton

OnePlus 6 has just been launched, and despite being slightly more pricey than its predecessor, it's still a huge amount of phone for £469.It's so much cheaper than the likes of the Galaxy S9+, iPhone 8 Plus and Huawei P20 Pro, and offers a very compelling... Read more

UK government plans laws to regulate social media giants, such as Facebook and Twitter
UK government plans laws to regulate social media giants, such as Facebook and Twitter By Rik Henderson

The UK government is planning legislation to tackle the internet's "Wild West".Social media firms will be targeted in order to make internet interaction safer for children and young people, as culture secretary Matt Hancock promised to make Britain the... Read more

LG Q7 gets flagship features in a mid-range device
LG Q7 gets flagship features in a mid-range device By Max Langridge

LG has announced the Q7, Q7+ and Q7a as updates to the Q6 range that debuted last year. LG introduced the Q-series for the first time in 2017, giving it some trickle down features from the flagship G6, but at a more affordable price. LG G7 ThinQ specs,... Read more

Tesla Model 3 Performance model announced, 0-60mph in 3.5 seconds
Tesla Model 3 Performance model announced, 0-60mph in 3.5 seconds By Max Langridge

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced a new Performance version of the Model 3, along with an AWD option, both of which significantly improve the base model's speed and range. AWD refers to Tesla's dual motor drivetrain, which sees one motor at the front... Read more

Sky 4K HDR broadcasts start in Italy, UK Sky Q update imminent?
Sky 4K HDR broadcasts start in Italy, UK Sky Q update imminent? By Rik Henderson

Sky Italia has started broadcasting content in 4K HDR, leading many to believe that Sky Q in the UK will be next.Sky has promised a HDR technology upgrade for Sky Q in the recent past, using the HLG format recognised by many 4K HDR TVs, but has previously... Read more

Bixby 2.0 confirmed to launch with Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Bixby 2.0 confirmed to launch with Samsung Galaxy Note 9 By Max Langridge

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is likely due to launch in August, with a release following in September. While the exact date isn't confirmed, Samsung has confirmed that whenever it does, it will bring with it the second generation of Bixby.  Samsung Galaxy... Read more

Apple's cheaper HomePod may carry Beats branding
Apple's cheaper HomePod may carry Beats branding By Max Langridge

Apple is still allegedly planning a cheaper version of its Siri-powered HomePod speaker and when it does launch, it may carry Beats branding, at least that's according to a report from Apple's supply chain, via Chinese site Sina. Apple HomePod: Everything... Read more

10 best ARKit-enabled apps: The best augmented reality apps for iOS
10 best ARKit-enabled apps: The best augmented reality apps for iOS By Elyse Betters

Apple has its own an augmented reality (AR) platform. Known as ARKit, the company announced it last June, and now, there are a bunch of ARKit-enabled apps you can use on your iOS device.Augmented reality isn't a new technology, but Apple decided it should... Read more

How to Watch the Royal Wedding on TV and online in the UK and US
How to Watch the Royal Wedding on TV and online in the UK and US By Max Langridge

The Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle takes place this Saturday 19 May at St. George's Chapel in Windsor and is set to be one of the biggest televised events of the year.If you're not planning on heading to Windsor to join the crowds, and... Read more

7 most ridiculous royal wedding-themed merchandise
7 most ridiculous royal wedding-themed merchandise By Elyse Betters

If you haven't heard, there's this British prince named Harry who's marrying an American this weekend.People across the world absolutely can't wait to watch two rich individuals legally bind themselves to each other on television. And some are going all-out... Read more

Google might be making a HoloLens-like AR headset called A65
Google might be making a HoloLens-like AR headset called A65 By Elyse Betters

Google is developing a standalone HoloLens-like headset.The company is reportedly making a new headset that will use Qualcomm chips, and it will be built by Taiwanese computer maker Quanta, according to WinFuture. The project, which is internally called... Read more

Finally! Massive No Man’s Sky update will add online multiplayer in July
Finally! Massive No Man’s Sky update will add online multiplayer in July By Elyse Betters

No Man's Sky, the planetary exploration game that launched in 2016, is getting a massive update.The game's next update, called Next, will bring a much-requested feature: online multiplayer. Developer Hello Games described it as the biggest update to the... Read more

Fortnite is coming to Android phones this summer, says Epic Games
Fortnite is coming to Android phones this summer, says Epic Games By Elyse Betters

Epic Games has announced that its hugely popular battle royale game is coming to Android.In a developer blog post, it confirmed the game, Fornite, would arrive for Android phones sometime this summer. The company also detailed several new features that... Read more

Polk's Command Bar with Alexa control is coming to the UK
Polk's Command Bar with Alexa control is coming to the UK By Max Langridge

First talked up at CES 2018 Polk Audio has now announced its Command Bar for the UK and you will be able to pick it up later in the Summer for £349 from Amazon as well as Argos and Richer Sounds. It's the first soundbar with Amazon Alexa built-in... Read more

Huawei P20 Pro vs Google Pixel XL 2 camera test: Which takes the best photos?
Huawei P20 Pro vs Google Pixel XL 2 camera test: Which takes the best photos? By Mike Lowe

With the compact camera market steadily dwindling, it's an increasing truth that the best camera will be the one in your pocket, i.e. your phone's camera. In recent years we've been truly spoiled with just how good these cameras have become.In 2017 the... Read more

Broadband Bargains: Save over £380 on TalkTalk 24 month broadband
Broadband Bargains: Save over £380 on TalkTalk 24 month broadband By Max Langridge

Broadband provider TalkTalk has announced a flash sale running from today, 18 May - 31 May, with discounts to be had on its Fast Broadband and Faster Fibre Broadband packages. Customers who sign up to either of the tariffs can save up to £383.25 compared... 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

Apple is still selling plenty of iPhone SE, despite the phone now being two years old and the basic chassis design dating from the iPhone 5 launch back in 2012.But that’s not to say the insides are anywhere as dated: much of the hardware is similar... Read more

HTC through the ages: A brief history of HTC's Android handsets
HTC through the ages: A brief history of HTC's Android handsets By Chris Hall

HTC, above and beyond any other manufacturer, has done more than its fair share of popularising Android. HTC was there at the beginning, producing some of the first Android handsets, the first Nexus handset, and launching the first handset that really... Read more

What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?
What is Garmin Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it? By Elyse Betters

First, there was Apple Pay, Android Pay, and Samsung Pay. Then, there was Fitbit Pay. Now, we have Garmin Pay. All these mobile payment systems work with contactless payment readers so that you can check out at a store, right from your wrist, without... Read more

Sennheiser launches CX Sport Bluetooth in-ears with fast charging support
Sennheiser launches CX Sport Bluetooth in-ears with fast charging support By Max Langridge

German audio brand Sennheiser has announced the CX Sport, it's latest pair of wireless Bluetooth headphones, which as the name suggests are designed for those who like to move.  7 best running headphones 2018: Top fitness headphones for running or the... Read more

What is Nissan Energy Solar, how much is it, and where is it available?
What is Nissan Energy Solar, how much is it, and where is it available? By Elyse Betters

Nissan has entered the solar panel market with Nissan Energy Solar.More than just some solar panels to fix on your roof, Energy Solar is a complete energy management system that includes a storage system that lets you decide when to use any stored power... Read more

RED Hydrogen One will come to US carriers this summer despite delays
RED Hydrogen One will come to US carriers this summer despite delays By Elyse Betters

RED is making a smartphone, called Hydrogen One, which is reportedly coming to Verizon and AT&T sometime this summer.But, before you get all excited, RED confusingly announced in early May that it's delaying the smartphone. Plus, despite the most recent... Read more

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 release date, formats, Blackout Battle Royale and everything you need to know
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 release date, formats, Blackout Battle Royale and everything you need to know By Rik Henderson

We now know so much more about Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.The latest in the long-running first-person shooter franchise will be available this fall and thanks to an all-encompassing Community Reveal Event in May, we know what game modes to expect.The only... Read more

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Community Reveal Event: Watch the first gameplay trailer here
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Community Reveal Event: Watch the first gameplay trailer here By Rik Henderson

This year's Call of Duty is Black Ops 4 (or Black Ops IIII, if you want to be accurate and equally ignore the current rules of Roman numerals).It is being developed by Treyarch - with a little help from Raven - and exhibits a return to a more tangible,... Read more

Latest HTC U12+ leak shows transparent design, full phone specs
Latest HTC U12+ leak shows transparent design, full phone specs By Elyse Betters

HTC is mere days from announcing its next flagship, but, naturally, that doesn't mean the leaks will stop.Enter: Evan Blass, a reliable source of mobile phone leaks. His latest scoop is on HTC's upcoming phone, the HTC U12+, which is expected to be unveiled... Read more

Nokia 8 Sirocco deals and SIM-free price: What does Nokia's flagship phone cost?
Nokia 8 Sirocco deals and SIM-free price: What does Nokia's flagship phone cost? By Dan Grabham

The new Nokia 8 Sirocco is now available to buy. It's an impressive flagship handset from Nokia with dual curved edges and a stunning stainless steel-based design. The Nokia 8 Sirocco SIM-free price is £649.  Best smartphones available to buy today... Read more

LG G7 ThinQ deals and SIM-free price: How much does LG's latest phone cost?
LG G7 ThinQ deals and SIM-free price: How much does LG's latest phone cost? By Dan Grabham

LG's G7 ThinQ phone has been revealed and it'll be released on 31 May. We now know that O2 will be 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.... Read more