Gadgets Tutorials & How-Tos

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Posted by Edward Munn on January 16, 2018

Tag Heuer’s Connected Full Diamond costs more than a three-bed semi in Newcastle

Nissan Xmotion Concept SUV
Posted by Dan Smith on January 16, 2018

Nissan’s Xmotion Concept SUV is a super-smart tech haven with a built-in assistant and gesture controls

amazon_echo_spot_clock_face
Posted by Rob Leane on January 16, 2018

Amazon Echo Spot review: The world’s smartest clock gets a £20 discount

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Posted by Edward Munn on January 15, 2018

Ford teases “Mach 1” all-electric performance SUV, new Mustang Bullitt and outlines its EV plans

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Posted by William Stanton on January 15, 2018

How to download Google Art Selfie tool in UK: Google finally lets you compare your selfies to art

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Posted by Dale Walker on January 15, 2018

Skype adds end-to-end encryption to the latest Insider Build

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Posted by Alex Lee on January 12, 2018

The AA battery that never dies: Forever Battery uses Wi-Fi-like signals to stay fully charged

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Posted by Nicole Kobie on January 12, 2018

The future according to Alphabet Moonshots: From Calico to X

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Posted by William Stanton on January 12, 2018

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Travelling, dating, learning and more on iOS

EV charging station fund
Posted by Chris Rosamond on January 12, 2018

There’s £4.5 million to spend on EV charge points but local councils are ignoring it

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Posted by Emma Sims on January 12, 2018

Enormous water ice reserves found close to the surface on Mars

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on January 12, 2018

Razer wants to turn your smartphone into a gaming laptop with the crazy Project Linda

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on January 12, 2018

Black hole breakthrough reveals wobbling jets spotted by supercomputers

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Posted by Alan Martin on January 12, 2018

Bye bye brands: Facebook is pivoting back to friends and family, but should be wary of the law of unintended consequences

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Posted by Hugo Griffiths on January 12, 2018

Black cabs will soon be mapping London to help pave the way for self-driving cars

apple watch activity notifications
Posted by Melissa Holt on January 12, 2018

How to Turn Off Activity Sharing Notifications on Your Apple Watch

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Posted by Emma Sims on January 11, 2018

25YEP: Here’s the UK’s 25-year plan to improve the environment, tackle plastic waste and protect wildlife

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Posted by Vaughn Highfield on January 11, 2018

The Best of CES 2018 awards: Alphr’s pick of the best products and innovations at this year’s CES

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Posted by Alan Martin on January 11, 2018

Researchers trick speech-to-text systems with hidden messages – Could Alexa, Bixby, Google, Siri and Cortana be next?

Ocado SecondHands
Posted by Alex Lee on January 10, 2018

Robo-sidekick: Ocado’s super-smart machine helps engineers fix machines by chatting and handing them tools

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Posted by Alan Martin on January 10, 2018

Polar A370 review: Not fighting fit

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Posted by Edward Munn on January 10, 2018

Garmin Vivoactive 3 review: The perfect sports-orientated smartwatch?

Kodak launches KodakCoin cryptocurrency
Posted by Alex Lee on January 10, 2018

Kodak launching its own KodakCoin cryptocurrency is a sure-fire sign the bubble is on its way to bursting

gemini_pda_hands-on
Posted by Christopher Minasians on January 10, 2018

The new Gemini PDA: Hands-on with the new PDA smartphone that runs on Android

robot_mannequin_changes_shape
Posted by Alan Martin on January 10, 2018

This robot mannequin can drop and gain weight at the touch of a button

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Posted by Thomas McMullan on January 10, 2018

This extraterrestrial stone is unlike anything we’ve seen in the solar system

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Posted by Christopher Minasians on January 9, 2018

LG’s CLoi is part robo-butler, part Amazon Echo – and it failed at both jobs at CES

AIBO dog
Posted by William Stanton on January 9, 2018

From cute AIBO robo-dogs to soundbars: Everything Sony unveiled at CES

powerwatch_x_never_needs_charging
Posted by Alan Martin on January 9, 2018

The PowerWatch X is a smartwatch that never needs charging

intel_has_hit_a_major_breakthrough_in_quantum_computing
Posted by Alan Martin on January 9, 2018

Intel has hit a “major breakthrough” in quantum computing

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Posted by Edward Munn on January 8, 2018

Garmin announces its first GPS watch with music playback

HP Spectre x360 15
Posted by Victoria Woollaston on January 8, 2018

HP unveils “world’s most powerful convertible PC” — the HP Spectre

osmo_mobile_2_lifestyle_4
Posted by Edward Munn on January 8, 2018

DJI Osmo Mobile 2 lets you create stunning timelapses with your phone and doubles up as a charger

lg-rollable-tv-pic
Posted by William Stanton on January 8, 2018

LG’s new 65in 4K TV can be rolled up like a poster

ces_sexism
Posted by Thomas McMullan on January 8, 2018

CES organisers react to sexism accusations claiming there aren’t enough women at the event

Fisker Emotion pictures
Posted by Alex Lee on January 8, 2018

Step aside Tesla: £95,000 Fisker EMotion EV charges to a range of 125 miles in just nine minutes

amazon_alexa_windows_pc
Posted by Emma Sims on January 8, 2018

Amazon’s Alexa is coming to Windows 10 PCs from HP, Asus and Acer

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Posted by Alan Martin on January 8, 2018

Sony unveils three new smartphones: the Xperia XA2, Xperia XA2 Ultra and Xperia L2

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Posted by Victoria Woollaston on January 8, 2018

Electric and hybrid car sales hit record numbers

turn_your_whole_wall_into_a_tv_with_samsungs_crazy_146in_modular_set
Posted by Alan Martin on January 8, 2018

Forget wallpaper, you can now turn your whole wall into a TV with Samsung’s 146in giant modular set

byton_concept_ces_2018_reveal_1
Posted by Vaughn Highfield on January 8, 2018

Byton Concept car ditches wing mirrors, keys and claims to be a “living room on wheels”

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Posted by Jonathan Bray on January 5, 2018

GoPro Hero 6 Black review: Superb quality, but you pay for it

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Posted by Alan Martin on January 5, 2018

How to launch a successful crowdfund campaign: 12 tips to make your Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign fly

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Posted by Emma Sims on January 5, 2018

CES 2018: All the highlights from the International Consumer Electronics Show

iOS 12 release date, how to install and iOS 12 features
Posted by William Stanton on January 5, 2018

iOS 12 features: iOS 12 running on half of all Apple devices

Vision Loss VR simulator
Posted by Alex Lee on January 5, 2018

This Vision Loss VR simulator shows what it’s like to go blind or partially lose your sight

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Posted by Edward Munn on January 5, 2018

“Confusion” about future of diesel vehicles blamed for biggest drop in car sales

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Posted by Alan Martin on January 5, 2018

Alexa will soon take up a pointless residence in your microwave

zuckerberg
Posted by Emma Sims on January 5, 2018

Zuckerberg’s 2018 resolution is more professional than personal: Make Facebook great again

iPhone battery replacement UK
Posted by William Stanton on January 4, 2018

Apple’s cheap iPhone battery replacement scheme ends soon