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Five reasons to buy Apple iPhone X from EE

Five reasons to buy Apple iPhone X from EE

By Pocket-lint Promotion

The new iPhone X is the most desirable, advanced Apple gadget yet. It's available on EE and here are five good reasons why you should choose EE over other networks for your iPhone X.1 It's a far-reaching networkThe comprehensive, in-depth coverage of EE... Read more

What is Instagram Superzoom and how does it work?

What is Instagram Superzoom and how does it work?

By Elyse Betters

Instagram has introduced a new creative tool: Superzoom.The app's team is actually describing Superzoom as a new "camera format". Either way, with Superzoom, you can record a funny video with sound effects. The feature actually sits next to another creative... Read more

How do you say iPhone X? Here's how Apple wants you to pronounce it

How do you say iPhone X? Here's how Apple wants you to pronounce it

By Elyse Betters

You're probably saying iPhone X the wrong way.In September, Apple introduced three new iPhones: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. If you didn't watch the company actually unveil those smartphones - specifically, the flagship, tenth-anniversary... Read more

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software

Apple iOS 11 tips and tricks for iPhone: Master your new software

By Stuart Miles

Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.The new OS from Apple brings a host of new features, tips and tricks. We've worked our way through the operating system in order... Read more

Microsoft is making a Courier-like foldable phone for digital scribbling

Microsoft is making a Courier-like foldable phone for digital scribbling

By Elyse Betters

Microsoft is rumoured to be working on a new type of mobile device.According to report from Windows Central, it will be a Windows 10-powered device with pen and digital-ink functionality. Past reports have referred to Microsoft's next mobile device as... Read more

Oppo launches F5 with facial recognition security and bezel-less display

Oppo launches F5 with facial recognition security and bezel-less display

By Max Langridge

Oppo has taken the wraps off the F5 smartphone, in Manila at least. The new phone is launching first in the Philippines, with a further global rollout yet to be confirmed. Oppo R11 review: The almost-great phone The F5 launches with specs and features... Read more

How to get Android 8.1 Oreo beta on your phone right now

How to get Android 8.1 Oreo beta on your phone right now

By Elyse Betters

Having already released the first official version of Android 8.0 Oreo, Google has just announced that a public beta of the first "dot" update is on its way. Android 8.1's first developer preview and beta is here.   Android 8 Oreo: Features, release... Read more

Android 8.1 Oreo beta available to download now

Android 8.1 Oreo beta available to download now

By Max Langridge

Google has made a developer preview version of Android 8.1 Oreo available to download on Pixel and select Nexus devices, before the full public version launches in December. How to get Android O on your phone right now Android 8.1 will bring with it improvements... Read more

Incredible photos and breathtaking images from the Unsplash Awards 2017

Incredible photos and breathtaking images from the Unsplash Awards 2017

By Adrian Willings

Unsplash started life a little over four years ago as a humble Tumblr blog and has since grown into a massive photography community with over 300,000 images and astounding photos in its library. With over 1 billion photos viewed per month and three images... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get dedicated neural engine for AI tasks

Samsung Galaxy S9 to get dedicated neural engine for AI tasks

By Max Langridge

As it has done with previous versions of the Galaxy flagship, Samsung will release the Galaxy S9 and S9+ with different processors depending on region. The US variants will apparently get Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 processor, while versions released elsewhere... Read more

All 2018 World Cup matches to be shot in 4K HDR

All 2018 World Cup matches to be shot in 4K HDR

By Rik Henderson

FIFA has announced that all matches of the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be shot in Ultra HD and HDR. Some footage will also be created especially for virtual reality headsets and 360-degree video on demand.Who will broadcast the matches in 4K HDR is... Read more

This camera sample all but confirms OnePlus 5T

This camera sample all but confirms OnePlus 5T

By Max Langridge

There have been several leaks and rumours surrounding the OnePlus 5T of late, but OnePlus itself has still yet to officially confirm the device's existence. Pete Lau, founder and CEO of OnePlus, may have just done that in a single tweet. OnePlus 5T: Release... Read more

Apple fully embraces wireless charging with PowerbyProxi buyout

Apple fully embraces wireless charging with PowerbyProxi buyout

By Elyse Betters

Apple is going all in on wireless technology.The company recently purchased PowerbyProxi, a firm that makes wireless power solutions, according to Stuff. Apple's senior vice president of hardware engineering, Dan Riccio, told Stuff that the PowerbyProxi... Read more

Roku might soon stream content on devices beyond its own hardware

Roku might soon stream content on devices beyond its own hardware

By Elyse Betters

Roku wants to expand beyond its own devices.The company is considering streaming videos on devices made by third-party manufacturers, such as Apple and Google, according to Variety. However, Roku’s first attempt at streaming on third-party devices will... Read more

Amazon's new Cloud Cam security camera monitors couriers and more

Amazon's new Cloud Cam security camera monitors couriers and more

By Elyse Betters

Amazon has launched an in-home delivery service that works with a new security camera it's simultaneously introducing.The camera, called Amazon Cloud Cam, is described by Amazon as an "intelligent indoor security camera that lets you keep track of your... Read more

What is Amazon Key, how does it work, and where is it available?

What is Amazon Key, how does it work, and where is it available?

By Elyse Betters

Have you ever had a package stolen from your doorstep?It can happen to anyone. There's not much you can do when you've ordered something to be delivered to your home and it arrives when you're not there, whether that be because you're at work or walking... Read more

Sonos tips and tricks: Get the most out of your multi-room speaker system

Sonos tips and tricks: Get the most out of your multi-room speaker system

By Britta O'Boyle

Sonos has one of the strongest multi-room offerings out there. Its speaker line-up is not only plentiful, with several combinations possible, but the platform that controls everything is one of the best out there, if not the best.If you've opted for Sonos... Read more

Amazing bargain! Amazon slashes £20 off Kindle Paperwhite price, discounts Fire tablets too

Amazing bargain! Amazon slashes £20 off Kindle Paperwhite price, discounts Fire tablets too

By Max Langridge

Amazon has sprung a surprise sale on on its website, with discounts on the Kindle Paperwhite reader and select Fire tablets. Amazon sales are few and far between and are usually reserved for Black Friday or Prime Day, but we'll take a price drop any day... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus battery tips

Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus battery tips

By Pocket-lint Promotion

There is nothing worse than getting to the end of your work day and realising that you've got just minutes left on your phone before it turns into an expensive black brick in your pocket or bag.But fear not, there are a few simple tips you can follow,... Read more

Nokia 8 Android 8.0 beta rolling out now

Nokia 8 Android 8.0 beta rolling out now

By Max Langridge

Nokia has announced that a beta version of Android 8.0 Oreo is available to download now for anyone signed up to the beta program. Nokia 8: Release date, specs and everything you need to know The beta program itself is new and is called Nokia Phone Beta... Read more

OnePlus 5T specs and pre-order price revealed ahead of official announcement

OnePlus 5T specs and pre-order price revealed ahead of official announcement

By Max Langridge

Just a day after an official-looking teaser image of the OnePlus 5T leaked online, what appear to be the official specs have been posted on the Chinese AnTuTu benchmark and picked up by GizChina.it. Not only that, but a pre-order page for the phone... Read more

Investigatory Powers Act: Britain's online surveillance laws explained

Investigatory Powers Act: Britain's online surveillance laws explained

By Pocket-lint Promotion

No one likes to be spied on, but in a world where we are increasingly connected through smartphones, apps, social media, games consoles, and even cars, we are piping more and more of our data across the internet and into online services.Unless you're... Read more

Sony A7R III packs full-frame 42.4MP sensor into a compact mirrorless body

Sony A7R III packs full-frame 42.4MP sensor into a compact mirrorless body

By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera that hits the spot for high resolution stills and video.The Sony A7R III has a 42.4-megapixel full-frame Exmor R CMOS sensor and 4K video capture with Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) support. That enables... Read more

6 reasons to download AnyTrans, the ultimate iPhone file manager

6 reasons to download AnyTrans, the ultimate iPhone file manager

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Your iPhone and iPad can store a tremendous amount of information, from music and photos, to notes, messages and internet browsing history. Keeping on top of it all, and wading through the masses of files can be tricky when you want to find something... Read more

Three Pixel phones in 2018? Leaked codenames would suggest so

Three Pixel phones in 2018? Leaked codenames would suggest so

By Max Langridge

With the Pixel 2 smartphones now released to the world, attention is now on the third-generation to be released in 2018 - unless of course you have or want a Pixel 2 XL and are waiting for the screen issues to resolve themselves. Google Pixel 2 and Pixel... Read more

Instagram now lets you go live with a friend: Here's how it works

Instagram now lets you go live with a friend: Here's how it works

By Elyse Betters

Instagram has let users live stream for a while now, and starting today, they can use it to go live with a friend.The Facebook-owned app has been testing the feature since this past summer, but now, it's letting users broadcast live with a friend. Users... Read more

Google Assistant adds 50 new games, activities, and stories just for kids

Google Assistant adds 50 new games, activities, and stories just for kids

By Elyse Betters

Google Assistant just got more fun for kids.Google has added more than 50 games and activities to its assistant. It includes experiences like musical chairs, trivia, Disney-themed games, and original stories for children. They’ll work via Google Assistant... Read more

Sony made a cute robotic assistant, but it's not exactly cheap

Sony made a cute robotic assistant, but it's not exactly cheap

By Elyse Betters

Sony Xperia Hello is a little robot that doubles as an assistant, and people in Japan can buy it starting next month.Sony first showed off this smart speaker device last year. It has animated eyes and a 4.55-inch LCD on its tummy, and it can respond to... Read more

Wink Lookout is an affordable smart home security system from Will.i.am

Wink Lookout is an affordable smart home security system from Will.i.am

By Elyse Betters

Wink is going all in on home security.Wink is an easy-to-use smart home device platform that artist Will.i.am bought earlier this year. It sells things like smart light bulbs and a proprietary hub. It also supports both Alexa and Google Home. And, now,... Read more

Misfit Vapor watch with optical heart rate finally set for 31 October release

Misfit Vapor watch with optical heart rate finally set for 31 October release

By Elyse Betters

Misfit has revealed when you can finally get the Vapor.Misfit announced Vapor, its first touchscreen smartwatch, at CES 2017. The wearable is the company's most advanced yet, offering standard fitness and sleep tracking, along with optical heart rate... Read more

13 of the most anticipated games you can buy this Autumn!

13 of the most anticipated games you can buy this Autumn!

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Traditionally, the end of the summer and start of autumn marks the beginning of the games industry’s build-up to a manic release schedule around Christmas time. And if this autumn’s release schedule offers any indication, 2017 should go down in history... Read more

Free Skype calling rolls out to Harman Kardon Invoke speaker

Free Skype calling rolls out to Harman Kardon Invoke speaker

By Max Langridge

Microsoft has announced that Skype-to-Skype calling is rolling out to its first "ambient device", the Harman Kardon Invoke speaker with Cortana. Harman Kardon Invoke speaker has Microsoft Cortana for brains Skype is already available on PCs, smartphones,... Read more

Best geek Halloween pumpkins and nerdy Jack-o'-lanterns from around the 'net

Best geek Halloween pumpkins and nerdy Jack-o'-lanterns from around the 'net

By Rik Henderson

Halloween is upon us and you can fully expect to see a host of ghoulies, ghosties and altogether spooky shenanigans going on throughout the day. But let us not forget that scariest of darkened room dwellers, the ghastly geek. They often emerge from their... Read more

This amazing OnePlus 5T image leak confirms 18:9 display and bezel-less design

This amazing OnePlus 5T image leak confirms 18:9 display and bezel-less design

By Max Langridge

Purveyor of affordable "flagship-killer" smartphones OnePlus is expected to launch the 5T before the year is out. Like the 3T that has come before, the 5T will be based on the OnePlus 5, but have some upgraded features, chief among which is a new all-screen... Read more

Google is looking into the Pixel 2 XL's screen burn-in problem

Google is looking into the Pixel 2 XL's screen burn-in problem

By Elyse Betters

OK, so the Pixel 2 XL might have a display problem.First, there was an issue about its colour vibrancy, which, honestly, we think might be like the great blue/gold dress debate. Either you think the latest Pixels have dim, muddy displays that look gross... Read more

Snap hasn't sold many Spectacles but says hardware is the future

Snap hasn't sold many Spectacles but says hardware is the future

By Elyse Betters

Snap wants to be a hardware company, although it can't sell hardware. Last year, Snap, the company behind Snapchat, launched Spectacles, a pair of smart glasses that allowed users to capture photos and videos that could then be uploaded online through... Read more

OnePlus 5T revealed: Front and backside shown off in leaked renders

OnePlus 5T revealed: Front and backside shown off in leaked renders

By Elyse Betters

OnePlus is developing its next flagship killer, and we now know what it looks like, thanks to a new leak.Let's back up for a minute. OnePlus launched the OnePlus 5 this past summer, but reports have suggested it is working on yet another phone, called... Read more

TunesGo launched an Android security test and survival guide against viruses

TunesGo launched an Android security test and survival guide against viruses

By Pocket-lint Promotion

It's no secret that cyber security has become increasingly important.Every other day there is a new breach reported by a major company, or a malicious malware discovered by an expert security researcher. In fact, according to Wondershare, the team behind... Read more

The best accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy Note8

The best accessories for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy Note8

By Pocket-lint Promotion

You’ve bought your top-of-the-range smartphone. Now, you’ll want to keep it safe, pristine and comfortable to use. But there are more accessories that are worth considering, too. Here are the ten best add-ons, including slick, smart protective cases,... Read more

Samsung Galaxy S9 may have a notch of its own, for a front-mounted fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S9 may have a notch of its own, for a front-mounted fingerprint scanner

By Max Langridge

Samsung may have listened to some consumer feedback regarding the placement of the fingerprint scanner on the Galaxy S8 and resolve the issue for the Galaxy S9. Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+: What's the story so far? The rear-mounted scanner on the S8 can... Read more

Original Xbox backwards compatibility arrives on Xbox One, here are all the games you can play

Original Xbox backwards compatibility arrives on Xbox One, here are all the games you can play

By Max Langridge

Microsoft has announced the first wave of original Xbox games that will be backwards compatible with the Xbox One and Xbox One S. There are 13 games at launch and the launch date is tomorrow, 25 October. How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The... Read more

Echo Show-like Google Home touch device spotted in Google app code

Echo Show-like Google Home touch device spotted in Google app code

By Elyse Betters

Google needs to catch up to Amazon.At least when it comes to smart speakers, anyway. Amazon has several Echo-branded smart speakers, while Google only recently announced two more on top of its original Google Home. However, it might introduce a new product... Read more

Nokia 9: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Nokia 9: Release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By Chris Hall

Long before the Nokia 8 was launched, there was a lot of talk of there being two flagship handsets. Some went as far as saying that the Nokia 8 was going to launch in two sizes which didn't happen: we were given one Nokia 8 and the rumour cycle was reset. But... Read more

What is Pay with Google, where can it be used and how do you use it?

What is Pay with Google, where can it be used and how do you use it?

By Max Langridge

Google has announced a brand new way of paying for items via your Android smartphone or Chrome browser, called Pay with Google. What is Android Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it? The feature was first teased back in May, but it's now ready... Read more

Leaked image of Nokia 9 rear panel all but confirms the new flagship's design

Leaked image of Nokia 9 rear panel all but confirms the new flagship's design

By Max Langridge

An image purporting to show the rear panel of the upcoming Nokia 9 has appeared online on Chinese website Baidu. While on the surface it's just the rear panel, it actually gives quite a lot away about the phone. Nokia 9: Release date, rumours and everything... Read more

Sony Xperia XZ Premium getting Android 8.0 Oreo from today

Sony Xperia XZ Premium getting Android 8.0 Oreo from today

By Max Langridge

Sony Xperia XZ Premium owners rejoice, as of today, an update for Android 8.0 Oreo is now rolling out, ready to bring the latest set of features to the flagship device. Android 8.0 Oreo: Features, release date and everything you need to know Sony Xperia... Read more

HTC U11 Plus photos reveal future flagship phone, plus a little forensic work

HTC U11 Plus photos reveal future flagship phone, plus a little forensic work

By Chris Hall

There was little chatter about the HTC U11 Plus until it exploded onto the scene recently, along with news that HTC was planning a launch event. Now we have real images revealing all.These images come from TENAA, the certification authority in China,... Read more

Huawei made a 'working' foldable phone that might launch next year

Huawei made a 'working' foldable phone that might launch next year

By Elyse Betters

Huawei wants to take the spotlight from ZTE.A few days ago, ZTE unveiled a foldable smartphone, called the Axom M, with two screens. But now, Huawei, which recently announced the Mate 10 smartphone series, is working on its own version of a foldable phone.... Read more

New Vodafone PAYG plan caps spending to just £1 a day

New Vodafone PAYG plan caps spending to just £1 a day

By Rik Henderson

Vodafone has announced a pay-as-you-go price plan that is capped at a £1 a day spend, yet allows you to text or call as much as you like.Pay As You Go 1, as it is called, charges 20p per minute for calls, 20p for texts and 20p for each 5MB of data. However,... Read more