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Google’s Interpreter Mode Comes to Phones and Will Make Travelling a Hell of a Lot Easier

Just in time for the busy holiday travel season, the Google Assistant’s real-time Interpreter Mode is getting a critical upgrade as Google begins pushing the feature out to phones worldwide. Read More >>

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Photo Uploads to Twitter Just Got a Big Upgrade in Quality

If you’ve ever wondered why photos you upload to Twitter don’t look as nice as the pics in your camera roll or gallery, it’s because typically Twitter reduces the quality of your photos in order to save space. But starting today, that’s about to change. Read More >>

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Report Claims Microsoft’s Project Scarlett Could Be 4 to 5 Times More Powerful than Xbox One X

Over the summer we were told the next generation of consoles would have the “greatest compute jump in any console” and, last week, a report from Kotaku claimed Microsoft’s plan to make two versions of Project Scarlett, including a cheaper disc-less model. Now some new info has specific numbers on how powerful Microsoft’s next-gen consoles might be. Read More >>

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Google Packs a Bunch of Software Upgrades into Its First Pixel Feature Drop

It’s the season of giving, and it seems that in spirit of Christmas, Google is rewarding Pixel phones owners with a slate of software upgrades as part of its first Pixel feature drop. Read More >>

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AMD and Intel Could Be Screwed By New Chinese Mandate Forbidding Foreign Technology

Following the U.S. ban that prohibited domestic companies from supplying equipment to Huawei back in May, the technological Cold War between the U.S. and China just became a bit more intense now that Beijing has ordered all Chinese government and public-facing offices to replace any equipment featuring foreign components. Read More >>

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How Do You Justify This Super-Pricey Smart Mug

An average mug costs between £2 and £5, while a nice travel mug goes for around £10-£20, or maybe a little more if you’re feeling fancy. So how on earth does a company justify a smart mug that costs well over £100? Read More >>

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Samsung Reportedly Has Some Major Camera Upgrades Planned for the Galaxy S11

Almost a year ago, Samsung acquired mobile camera developer Corephotonics, and now, if reports are true, Samsung might finally be ready to add some of the company’s fancy new photography tech on the upcoming Galaxy S11. Read More >>

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New Qualcomm Chip Could Make 5G Mixed Reality a Very Cool Reality

Following yesterday’s look at the Snapdragon 865, Qualcomm is wrapping up its annual three-day tech summit by announcing a few other new Snapdragon chips: one for mixed reality and a couple for laptops. Read More >>

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What’s Worse: These Gucci Snapchat Spectacles or the Video Promoting Them?

Despite multiple generations plagued by lacklustre sales, Snap continues to pump out more versions of its try-hard Spectacles. But now, thanks to the release of some limited edition Gucci-themed Spectacles 3, we’re faced with an interesting question. What’s worse, the new Spectacles themselves, or the short film Snap made to promote them? Read More >>

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Everything to Know About Qualcomm’s Next Flagship Phone Chip: the Snapdragon 865

Yesterday at its annual tech summit, Qualcomm announced the name of its next flagship mobile processor—the Snapdragon 865—and now today, we’re finally getting a bit more detail on all the new improvements and features Qualcomm packed into its shiny new chip. Read More >>

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The Pixel 4’s Live Caption Feature Is Now Available on Pixel 3 and 3a

The Pixel 3a was already one of my favourite phones of the year, but now (alongside the standard Pixel 3) it’s getting even better: Google is porting over the Pixel 4's Live Caption feature to both versions of the Pixel 3. Read More >>

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The Philips Hue Sync Box Turned My Living Room Into a Whirlwind of Colour

I’ll admit it, there’s something about RGB lighting that just makes everything better, whether its glowing gaming peripherals that pulse with the action, or just thoughtfully placed smart lights to enhance the mood. However, up until recently, the only way to get Philips Hue’s Sync system to work in your living room was to hook your TV up to a PC, which isn’t really ideal. But with the new Hue Play HDMI Sync Box (or just Sync Box for short), you now have the ability to sync your Hue lights with whatever is playing on your TV to create a whirlwind of colours in your living room. Read More >>

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Early Galaxy S11 Leaks Suggest Samsung Is Going Huge on Battery

Now that all the big 2019 phones have been released, it’s time to look forward to next year’s handsets, and if these early leaks are any indication, the Galaxy S11 could be in line for a huge upgrade in the battery department. Read More >>

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Does the Pixel 4 Have a Bending Issue?

So far, aside from concerns about its face unlock working even when someone’s eyes are closed, the Pixel 4's launch has been smoother than Google’s previous phones. However, in a recent video, YouTube channel JerryRigEverything may have uncovered a potential issue with the latest Pixel. Read More >>