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The truth about exploding smartphones

Smartphones are cool. Explosions are cool. But combining the two? Not so cool. Sadly, though, exploding smartphones are an actual thing – but as Agent Cooper reveals, there are simple steps you can take to stay safe.

by Agent Cooper

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The Week in Geek: 17th August 2015

In this week's roundup of the most interesting tech stories from around the web, Agent Hall reveals Elon Musk's zoomtube fantasies, pays tribute to the late, great Gene Roddenberry and even reveals some crucial information about the next version of Android!

by Agent Hall

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What is a Smart TV?

What is a 'Smart' or 'Connected' TV? Agent Hall explains the benefits these high-tech tellies bring – and reveals how you can enjoy them on your current TV for less than £30!

by Agents Plummer and Hall

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Kickstarter disasters: when innovation goes wrong

Crowdfunding has taken the Internet by storm over the past few years, and it seems that everyone has turned to the public to raise funds for their ventures at some time or another. But as Agent Watson investigates, it doesn't always work out – and it's ordinary people who can be left out of pocket...

by Agent Watson

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Curved screens: the shape of things to come?

From curved TVs to foldable smartphones, the future of digital displays looks anything but flat. But do curved displays offer any real benefits, or are they a solution looking for a problem? Agent Cooper takes a closer look.

by Agent Cooper

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Five awesome gadgets for the connected home

Gone are the days when your phone was the cleverest bit of tech in the house: these days, everything from your kettle to your bed is getting smart! Agent Watson has taking a look at some of the coolest, weirdest and most desirable connected accessories money can buy – check out her top five picks today.

by Agent Watson

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The Week in Geek: 20th July 2015

In this week's roundup, Agent Hall brings together the weirdest and most fascinating stories from around the web. From bionic eyes to moonwalks – and Pac Man as you've never seen him before – these stories will entertain, astound

by Agent Hall

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What is 64-bit and is my smartphone better for it?

Manufacturers make a big deal about the '64-bit support' included in flagship devices like the iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 – but what does 64-bit actually mean? Agent Watling shows you what it is and whether it’s worth having.

by Agent Watling

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The five weirdest handsets of 2015

Even we were astounded by these strange devices – from the achingly cool to the downright bizarre. After a phone with a perfectly-round screen and no notifications? Yearning for a handset that can survive two hours under water? Look no further...

by Agent Cooper

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Introduction to Apple Pay

Today sees the launch of Apple Pay in the UK, bringing contactless payment to your iPhone 6, 6 Plus or Apple Watch for the very first time. Agent Lawton has been going hands-on with Apple's latest innovation – here's everything you need to know.

by Agent Lawton