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Hands on: Meem Backup Cable for iPhone and Android

What if your charging cable doubled up as a secure physical backup for your phone? That’s the idea behind the Meem cable.
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5 futuristic phones that were ahead of their time, but still flopped

Sometimes the best ideas fail to take off simply because the timing isn’t right. These five phones from the likes of Nokia and Motorola are the perfect example.
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15 bite-sized iPhone SE tips and tricks

It’s time to take a look at some iPhone SE tips and tricks that will help you to get more from your diminutive Apple smartphone.
Upright Posture Wearable

Upright posture training wearable review

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10 Moto G4 tips to help you get more from your budget phone

Find out exactly what you can do with your new Moto. We’ve rounded up some of the best Moto G4 tips and tricks for your enjoyment and edification.

Gooaaal! Don’t miss a single goal with the best Euro 2016 apps

Keeping track of 552 players and 24 teams isn't exactly a walk in the park. Check out our favorite apps for staying on top of all the action at Euro 2016.
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23 annoying problems with iOS 9, and how to fix them

Here are the most common iOS 9 problems that users are reporting, along with some handy advice on how to work around them or fix them entirely.
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20 best cases to keep your beautiful Galaxy Note 5 looking like new

You’ll need to be careful if you decide to buy a Note 5 -- after all, it’s not exactly rugged. Here are 20 of our favorite cases for the Samsung phablet.
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Osmo Coding kit aims to be the Lego of coding

The Osmo Coding kit introduces a physical element to help kids learn the basic core concepts of coding, but it's also a fun iPad accessory and game.
HTC 10

20 handy HTC 10 tips and tricks you’ll want to know

Have you got a handle on all the hidden features in the HTC 10? We’re here to help with a handy list of HTC 10 tips and tricks to help you master it.
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How to get the most out of Google Now

If you'd like to know how to properly set up Google Now and learn about exactly what it can do then this guide is for you.
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15 tricky HTC 10 problems and how to fix them

It’s annoying when your phone misbehaves, but your HTC 10 problems can be overcome. Check out our suggestions to help get you back on track.
Ask An Expert: Is VR Safe For Kids

Is VR too dangerous for kids? We asked the experts


The Ziro robotics kit lets you control your contraptions with a smart glove

The new Ziro kit, launching on Indiegogo, allows you to control robotic creations with a smart glove. This is the work of California-based ZeroUI.
Sony Xperia

A question for the ages: Why the hell can’t you buy a Sony phone in the U.S.?

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A giant of the tech world passed away last night

The former Intel CEO and board chairman, Andrew Grove, has died at the age of 79. He joined the firm in 1968, and guided Intel to a commanding position.
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Who’s tracking your fitness tracker? We asked an expert


Walabot 3D-imaging scanner gives you X-ray vision

We checked out Vayyar's new 3D-imaging scanner, Walabot, which is capable of seeing through walls and liquids, and tracking moving objects.
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SuperSuit combines gaming with actual physical activity for kids

We took a look at MadRat Games' new SuperSuit wearable for kids, which is designed to encourage physical play and cut down on all that screen time.

We’ve seen the light! Li-Fi is the future of wireless connectivity

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Talking mobility, autonomous cars, and the future with a forward-looking Ford

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We tried a new battery tech that can fully charge your phone in 5 minutes

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5 ways the ‘supermaterial’ graphene could transform the tech around us

Lenovo Project Tango

Touring a museum with Project Tango is an empowering glimpse into the future

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Motorola’s old team now designs all Lenovo phones, has big plans for Moto Maker

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Panasonic gets Pana-rugged with new Toughpad Android and Windows tablets

Panasonic announced two new Toughpad tablets for the enterprise at MWC today. The Android-based N1 and the Windows 10-based F1 are rugged handheld tablets for the workplace.
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Mark Zuckerberg talks about the future of VR and 360 video at Galaxy S7 event

Mark Zuckerberg made a surprise appearance at Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event to discuss the future of virtual reality.
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Lenovo shows off a trio of Tab 3 Android tablets

Lenovo announced three new Android 6.0 Marshmallow tablets at MWC. The Lenovo Tab 3 10 Business, the family focussed Tab 3 7 and Tab 3 8.
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Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 Plus are Android smartphones that won’t break your budget

The latest budget Android smartphones from Lenovo are the super-cheap Vibe K5 and the Vibe K5 Plus, but they won't be released in the States.
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8 tips to get by with just 16GB of iPhone storage

Don't know how to squeeze by with a mere 16GB of storage? Here's how to cope with a limited iPhone capacity without going completely mad.
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10 best cases for your shiny new Motorola Droid Turbo 2 (Moto X Force)

It may have an unbreakable display, thanks to Motorola’s ShatterShield technology, but you can never have too much protection. Here are the best Motorola Droid Turbo 2 cases.
Nextbit Robin

Nextbit Robin review

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15 of the most annoying Android 5.0 Lollipop problems, and how to fix them

Android 5.0 Lollipop problems along with workarounds and potential fixes to try. Helpful if you're having Bluetooth issues, Wi-Fi woes, or more.
Lumia 950

Keep your Lumia 950 looking stylish and safe with these 10 great cases

Take care of your new Windows 10 Mobile phone and stamp your own style on it with one of the best Lumia 950 cases or covers. Here are 10 great ones.