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Future Apple trackpad to simulate different surfaces and textures

Last year, Apple revealed its new Force Touch technology, which in its current form allows the company to build completely flat, stiff trackpads that don’t actually press in for a click. Instead, a little engine under the trackpad uses vibrations to simulate the feeling of clicking a trackpad. However, this …

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Someone got Counter-Strike running on a Android smartphone

You can do a lot with smart devices these days and while it is always interesting to see Minecraft or Half-Life running on a smartwatch, it is obviously not particularly playable. However, you can play Counter-Strike 1.6 now on an Android smartphone, with all of the necessary controls and everything. …

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Android N to bring ‘3D Touch’ pressure display features

As the Android N developer preview continues, we have been learning more and more about what to expect from Google’s latest operating system. Last year, Apple introduced ‘3D Touch’ with the iPhone 6S, a way of using a pressure sensitive display for different touch screen commands and now it looks …

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Updated: The HTC 10 looks like a Galaxy/iPhone mashup

Updated: Following on from yesterday’s leaks, HTC has officially announced the HTC 10, the company’s 2016 flagship smartphone. It still looks a bit like a mashup between a Samsung Galaxy and an iPhone 6 but it does pack in some pretty powerful internals, a 5.2-inch QHD display and an all …

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The HTC 10 looks like a Galaxy/iPhone mashup

HTC is gearing up to launch its next flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, this week but as usual, all of the details have leaked beforehand. Not only do we know the specifications for the device, but a video showing off the handset in its entirety has hit the web today, …

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Apple Watch 2 may show up at WWDC in June

Right after its launch, the Apple Watch went on to become one of the most popular wearable devices around right now but there is still room for improvement. According to reports this week, Apple might be preparing to début the Apple Watch 2 at the World Wide Developer Conference in …

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Regulator slams Three’s O2 buyout, demands Commission do more

The move by mobile network Three, to try and buyout other major UK network, O2, looks to have hit a snag, as the British antitrust regulator has raised concerns about a recent European Commission investigation into the merger. It described the remedies to cited problems as “materially deficient,” and wants …

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iOS users may soon be able to hide stock apps

Over the years, Apple has added a lot to iOS and now we are at a point where there are quite a few pre-installed ‘stock’ apps that come on every iPhone and iPad. However, Apple may soon allow iOS users to escape these apps entirely. This has been talked about …

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Microsoft to release three Surface phones next year

While Microsoft did initially buy Nokia to bolster its smartphone efforts with Lumia Windows Phones, the company has since moved away from the Lumia brand and will be expanding its Surface line of devices with smartphones. While the first Surface phones were expected this year, it looks like they won’t …

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Apple may launch 5.8-inch OLED iPhone next year

We have been hearing a lot about Apple’s future iPhone 7 and iPhone 7S plans recently, with the company reportedly assigning Samsung with the task of supplying a percentage of future OLED displays. On top of that, companies like LG and Foxconn/Sharp are in the running to supply the rest. …

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Nvidia Shield Android TV Review

While set-top streaming boxes are a fairly saturated marketplace, most of these boxes don’t take aim at gamers with powerful enough hardware. However, this is not the case with the Nvidia Shield Android TV, a sleek and small streaming box powered by the Tegra X1 20nm SoC, which utilises the Maxwell …

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ASUS ROG GX700 now available to pre-order in UK

ASUS is launching the world’s first liquid-cooled gaming laptop this year in the form of the ROG GX700. It is a truly impressive device to look at, featuring an Intel Skylake processor and a full-on desktop GTX 980 graphics chip with tons of overclocking potential thanks to the ROG-exclusive Hydro …

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Apple to refresh 13 and 15-inch MacBook Pros in July

It looks like the Macbook Pro line could be getting an early refresh this year. While Apple has traditionally announced new laptops and OS X machines in October, this year it looks like we will be getting a new 13-inch and 15-inch Macbook Pro in July, perhaps with a debut …

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Aorus launches X7 and X5S gaming laptops

Aorus has been making quite the name for itself in the gaming notebook space and today, it is expanding its range with the X7 and X5S, bringing raw power in an extremely slim design with Intel Skylake processors, Nvidia graphics and the option for a 4K UHD display. The X5S …

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Report claims Samsung Galaxy Note 6 to launch in July

Samsung has been pushing up its release schedule this year. Not only did the company begin showing off its Galaxy S7 at the end of February but now it looks like the Galaxy Note 6 could be arriving as early as July, much sooner than the usual August launch schedule …

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Apple officially announces iPhone SE

Apple held its March product announcement event today for the new iPad Pro 9.7-inch and the iPhone SE. We have been hearing rumours and leaks about these two devices for months and now, we have all of the facts and it turns out that as usual, quite a few of …

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Samsung and Apple reportedly sign OLED iPhone deal

Apple and Samsung may be constantly embroiled in lawsuits in the courtroom but the two companies are very capable of actually working together. Samsung has been one of Apple’s ‘go to’ suppliers for years and it looks like that won’t be changing anytime soon as reports coming out this week …

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Dell XPS 15 (2016) Review

Dell has been producing some of the most powerful gaming laptops since well before it purchased Alienware almost exactly a decade ago. The original XPS Gen2 was one of the most potent gaming laptops in its day, and the XPS brand has been synonymous with entertainment prowess ever since. However, …

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More details about upcoming iPhone SE leak online

We have been hearing rumors about Apple’s plans for a new 4-inch iPhone for over a year now but the time has finally come, with Apple set to make an official announcement next week. However, as usual, the Internet has got its hands on details ahead of time so now …

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