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The Best Lego Gifts for People Not Made of Money

Lego is great, there's no denying that, but it is expensive. So expensive in fact that the highest priced sets cost more than a month's rent in almost every home I've ever lived in. But that doesn't mean to say you need a lot of disposable income to get your Lego on. It helps a lot, especially if you're a bigger nerd than us, but you can still get some great sets for very little cash. Obviously there are ways to save money on the bigger sets, but we're talking about brand new stock straight from the shop shelves. Read More >>

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You Can Still Save Up to 26% off iPads in Amazon’s Last Minute Christmas Sale

During the Black Friday season Amazon knocked a considerable amount of money off various iPads - including last year's 10.5-inch iPad Pro and the most recent 10.2-inch iPad. sales never really end, though, and that means you can now get similar deals on various different iPads in Amazon's Last Minute Christmas Sale. Read More >>

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Now TV Milks the Die Hard Christmas Debate With ‘Die Hard on Ice’

Make way for the latest attempt by Sky to try and milk the whole Die Hard/Christmas Movie debate as much as it can, with a brand new Now TV Christmas advert that puts John McClane on a pair of skates and pits him against skating terrorists-that-aren't-terrorists. Because if there's anything a big corporation can do best, it's milking memes too hard and turning people off to the whole idea. Read More >>

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The Creators of Pokémon Go are Making Their Own AR Glasses

While the world seems intent on waiting for Apple to announce its own AR glasses, nobody ever thought about Niantic - the company behind games like Pokémon Go and Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Speaking at the Qualcomm Summit, Niantic CTO Phil Kelsin just confirmed the company is working on its own AR glasses. Read More >>

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon XR2 is a Dedicated Chip for AR, VR, MR, and Every Other Kinds of ‘R’

XR is the blanket term for all the different kinds of 'reality' you'll see used to describe various kinds of glasses and headsets. VR, AR, MR, and whatever else they may come up with. Obviously this is becoming a much bigger thing as the years go on, and Qualcomm has decided it can't keep using mobile phone chips to make things work. SO it's launching a new dedicated chip for all kinds of XR - the XR2. Read More >>

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12 Great Stocking Fillers to Buy Your Favourite Geek This Christmas

We all have plenty of geeks in our lives, not including ourselves of course, and those geeks need presents for Christmas. If they're your favourite geeks, they may need lots of presents. But not just any presents will do, and these are our top picks for the 'stocking filler' type gifts that you can buy to add some extra sparkle to their Christmas. Read More >>

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Qualcomm is Bringing Dolby Vision Video Capture to the Snapdragon 865

Recording video in HDR is nothing new, and there are dozens of phones out there that can record stuff in 4K resolution and the improved colours of high dynamic range. But that HDR is usually HDR 10 or early versions of HDR 10+, what about Dolby Vision? Read More >>

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Android R Will Have Support for ID Cards Built In

Over the past few years mobile companies have been trying to do away with the wallet, letting you use your phone as a credit card, loyalty card, and other stuff like that. But the wallet is still around, mainly because the phone can't do anything. Naturally, though, they're working on that, and it's just been confirmed that the upcoming Android R will support digital IDs. Read More >>

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Qualcomm’s New Snapdragon Chips are Really Going Heavy on the Cameras

If a company doesn't make its own chipsets (like Apple, Huawei, and Samsung), chances are it comes packing Qualcomm hardware. They're a big deal, obviously, and today it's just given us our first glimpse at its new chipsets at the Qualcomm Summit in Hawaii. And the company is going really heavy on camera capabilities, among other things. Read More >>

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Qualcomm’s Plans for the Future are Really Invested in 5G

2019 was the year that the world saw 5G networks launch, but there's still a long way to go before we can all enjoy the benefits. Despite the seemingly slow rollout, Qualcomm is still really heavily invested in 5G connectivity going into 2020. Read More >>

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eBay is Still Giving You 5% off All Tech Purchases

About a week and a half ago eBay announced the first of many offers, giving you the chance to get 5% off any tech deal if you used the right code during the checkout process. It was supposed to end on 25th November, but evidently it's still working today (2nd December). Read More >>

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Save £430 on This Sony Compact Bridge Camera Thanks to Cyber Monday

Today is Cyber Monday, which means very little other than 'last day of the Black Friday bonanza that's been happening for nearly a month'. While we all know there are pre-Christmas sales coming, it's still nice to be able to get money off stuff we don't really need but would quite like to have. Stuff like this Sony Digital Compact Bridge Camera. Read More >>

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Save Many, Many Pounds on D-Link Networking Equipment in Amazon’s Cyber Monday Sale

Finally a deal that seems worthy of the 'cyber' moniker, even though we all know Cyber Monday is a meaningless title that's redundant now that most shopping is done online anyway. But if you're in the need for some networking equipment (among other things), D-Link is offering money off its kit today. Read More >>

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Get Up to 20% off Renewed MacBooks and iMacs in Amazon’s Cyber Monday Sale

MacBooks are expensive. iMacs are even more expensive. Because buying an Apple product brand new is a very expensive way to do things - especially when there are much cheaper ways to do things. Ways that including buying 'renewed' (basically second hand) versions that have been put together so they're basically new. Read More >>

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Amazon Has Mesh Networks on Sale for Cyber Monday, in Case You Missed Them Earlier This Week

Earlier this week Amazon discounted mesh networking kits from a number of different companies, including Netgear and Tenda Nova. They were reasonably good deals, though if you managed to miss out on picking up some equipment there is some good news. Amazon just launched some more discounts on kit from both companies. Read More >>