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33 obsolete technologies that will baffle modern generations

33 obsolete technologies that will baffle modern generations
Advancements in technology come in leaps and bounds, meaning it doesn't take long for new gadgets to become obsolete shortly after they reach their target market. Several modern technologies, such as mobile phones and computers, offer the ability to do...

LG V30 to feature wireless charging, dual camera and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor

LG V30 to feature wireless charging, dual camera and rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
Usually reliable Twitter tipster @OnLeaks has cited his sources as saying the upcoming LG V30 will support wireless charging, have a dual rear camera and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner. LG V30: What's the story so far? We expect the V30 will be officially...

How Philips is putting picture quality first

How Philips is putting picture quality first
TV technology is in such a state of flux right now that it's hard to keep up. There are, though, two things that thankfully never seem to change. First, TV buyers always pick outright picture quality as their most wanted TV feature, and second, Dutch...

Incredible “naked people” YouTube video will melt your brain

Incredible "naked people" YouTube video will melt your brain
Director David Lewandowski caused quite a viral stir in 2013, with his crazy and brilliant "Late for Meeting" video. It starred a CGI, androgynous mannequin and its car, moving in very mysterious ways to music.More 30.5 million viewers have watched it...

New Nissan Leaf will have ProPilot autonomous driving technology

New Nissan Leaf will have ProPilot autonomous driving technology
Nissan has confirmed that the upcoming facelifted model of the Leaf electric vehicle will be available with its ProPilot autonomous driving technology. Driving with Nissan ProPilot: Removing the legwork Nissan Leaf 2016 first drive: Increased range, but...

Steam Summer Sale: Best games deals for PC and Mac and an extra £5 off

Steam Summer Sale: Best games deals for PC and Mac and an extra £5 off
The Steam Summer Sale has started and there are some incredible deals for PC and Mac gamers right across the digital store.Steam has dramatically discounted thousands of games across the digital store, at anywhere up to 90 per cent off. If you want to...

Canon EOS M6 review: Canon’s best mirrorless yet, but is that good enough?

Canon EOS M6 review: Canon's best mirrorless yet, but is that good enough?
The Canon take on the mirrorless camera market has been interesting: having lackadaisically introduced the M-series system in a bid to avoid undercutting its own DSLR business, it had taken Canon years to establish a more viable M-series camera. That...

HTC U11 looks stunning in solar red, pre-orders open now

HTC U11 looks stunning in solar red, pre-orders open now
HTC has started pre-orders for one of its sexiest-looking phones yet.The "solar red" version of the HTC U11 is, in our opinion, a real looker. HTC's manufacturing processes for this range of handsets has created a red-backed device that shimmers and...

What’s the point of Snapchat and how does it work?

What's the point of Snapchat and how does it work?
You've probably heard about Snapchat. It's the popular mobile app that allows you to send videos and pictures, both of which will self destruct after a few seconds of a person viewing them.Snapchat is also a fun messaging app. You can capture a photo...

Google just launched a new 180-degree VR format, plus cameras for it

Google just launched a new 180-degree VR format, plus cameras for it
Google has announced a new 180-degree VR format, including third-party cameras that you can use to shoot in it. Called VR180, it's a collaboration, between YouTube and Google’s Daydream VR unit. It has been introduced alongside an announcement about...

Valve’s Knuckles VR controllers will track each of your fingers

Valve's Knuckles VR controllers will track each of your fingers
Valve’s new controllers for SteamVR have shipped to developers.Called Knuckles, the controllers are still in the prototype phase, but Valve has now revealed several details about how they work. For instance, to use them, you slide your hand into the...

Asus’ new VivoBook S has MacBook-like looks, but at a better price

Asus' new VivoBook S has MacBook-like looks, but at a better price
Asus introduced a VivoBook S laptop line at Computex earlier this year, and now it’s launched a new addition to that line.Called the S510, it features a 15.6-inch Full HD (1920 x 1280) display, seventh-generation Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB of RAM,...

What is Amazon Prime Wardrobe and how does it work?

What is Amazon Prime Wardrobe and how does it work?
Amazon has launched a new service: Prime Wardrobe.It follows the Amazon Echo Look, a new type of Alexa-enabled device for those who have an interest in fashion. The device allows you to take a photo of your outfit and then get recommendations on what...

Game of Thrones season 7: When it’s on, how to watch it and full trailers revealed

Game of Thrones season 7: When it's on, how to watch it and full trailers revealed
Tired of being the only person who doesn't know who Jon Snow is or what the heck "winter is coming" means?No worries. Now's the time to jump on the Game Of Thrones bandwagon. You have until this summer to catch up on the past six seasons, because HBO...

McDonald’s delivery is here, thanks to a partnership with UberEats

McDonald's delivery is here, thanks to a partnership with UberEats
Yes, you read that headline correctly, after 43 years of sticking its ground and not offering a takeaway service, fast food mega-chain McDonald's has teamed up with UberEats to offer takeaway Big Macs, Chicken McNuggets and McFlurrys. Don't fancy cooking?...

Google Pixel 2 pops up in HTC U11’s system files, confirms HTC involvement

Google Pixel 2 pops up in HTC U11's system files, confirms HTC involvement
You never know what you might find in a phone's system files, if you dig deep enough. You might even find confirmation that a manufacturer is working on additional devices; even hugely-anticipated handsets for other, major companies.For example, we've...

Sphero’s app-controlled Lightning McQueen available to drive away now

Sphero's app-controlled Lightning McQueen available to drive away now
Sphero, the maker of the lovable BB-8 app-controlled droid, has branched out to Pixar and developed an app-controlled version of Lightning McQueen from the Cars trilogy, to tie in with the launch of Cars 3 in cinemas. Sphero BB-8 review: The Star Wars...

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 review: The tablet to finally replace your laptop?

Apple iPad Pro 10.5 review: The tablet to finally replace your laptop?
Apple continues to evolve the iPad, with the iPad Pro 10.5 giving customers more reasons to upgrade their ageing Apple tablet.As the 10.5 numerical suggests, this Pro is a new size for iPad: smaller than the 12.9-inch model, and only marginally larger...

Massive Steam Summer Sale starts today, get £5 off with PayPal

Massive Steam Summer Sale starts today, get £5 off with PayPal
PC gamers eagerly await one annual event perhaps more than others and its time is almost upon us: the Steam Summer Sale is about to be unleashed.Starting today, Thursday 22 June at 6pm BST, Steam will dramatically discount thousands of games across the...

LG rolls out the world’s first 77-inch flexible OLED display

LG rolls out the world's first 77-inch flexible OLED display
LG has unveiled a new 77-inch 4K Ultra HD flexible and transparent OLED display that can be rolled up to a radius of 80mm without affecting the picture. It's the first time a display like it has ever been produced. Roll out your OLED TV like a projector...

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