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Best GHD Deals 2018 – Tech Advisor

GHD has been one of the biggest names in home hair-styling tech since its launch in 2001. Its products make amazing gifts for everyone who has hair long enough to style, and its straightening irons have been the go-to product for many girls – and boys – for straightening, smoothing and even curling ever since. GHDs are among the best straighteners you can buy, so buy them you should. Trouble with GHDs is they aren’t cheap, so we are always excited to find deals…

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Issue 55 Of Android Advisor Out Today

In the latest issue This month saw the release of two Google smartphones – the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. We were lucky enough to attend the launch event and try out the new handsets, and you won’t be surprised to hear that we absolutely loved them. You can find out more inside. Also, this issue we’ve reviews of the best new Android handsets – Sony Xperia XZ3, Huawei Mate 20 Lite, Moto E5 Play, and Honor Note 10.…

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Facebook On The ‘Hunt for fake news’

Facebook as a platform can reach millions of people every day which makes it a prime platform for spreading information. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that information has to be correct, as there have been multiple examples of false information posted on Facebook in an attempt misinform the wider public. The product manager at Facebook, Antonia Woodford, has posted the first blog post in the “Hunt for False News” series. In this post, she details three examples of false news…

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What is Project Stream? Features, Beta Details & More

Following months of whispers about a secret game project underway behind closed doors at Google HQ, Google has revealed Project Stream. Project Stream is Google’s equivalent of Nvidia’s GeForce Now service, providing access to games via streaming, rather than downloading. As well as providing instant access to games, Project Stream enables gamers to play AAA games on a variety of devices and not just high-end gaming PCs, as all the processing power is handled remotely by Google. Project Stream will…

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The New Mutants movie release date, cast, trailer, & news

The X-Men franchise gets a horror spin-off with the highly anticipated The New Mutants. Departing from bright, candy-coloured palettes and backslapping camaraderie found in the Avengers (see Avengers 4 rumours) and Thor films, the treatment here is dark and consciously creepy. And we’re excited. Here’s everything we know about The New Mutants so far, including release dates, trailers, cast, and rating restrictions. When is The New Mutants’ Release Date? The film releases in the US and the UK on 2…

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9: All the Differences

Huawei continues its assault on the world smartphone scene with the release of its admittedly impressive Mate 20 Pro. The phone boasts three rear cameras, an amazing screen, cool colour options and many features beside. Released shortly before, the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has similar specs, screen size and capabilities. It also has a stylus, making it one of the most versatile phones around. But which is best suited to you? Let’s find out in this comparison. Huawei Mate 20…

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Pro-Saudi botnets dodge Twitter ban-wave

NBC News has reported that on Thursday, Twitter suspended hundreds of accounts that were supposedly acting as part of a network to tweet sympathetic messages supporting Saudi Arabia over the scandal involving journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Botnets are groups of bots that follow a set of commands issued by a person, or group of people. In the case of Twitter, they’re a group of hundreds of fake accounts that will usually post messages to push a certain agenda. They were used…

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Mate 20 Pro vs Mate 10 Pro comparison

Huawei is on a roll at the moment. In the past couple of years it has really upped its game in terms of hardware, with the P20 Pro regularly topping the charts for the phones with the best cameras. It was only released a year ago, but the Mate 10 Pro is already beginning to feel dated despite being a fantastic Android phone. That’s mainly because cameras are multiplying and the Mate 20 Pro has one of the best setups…

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HTC U12 Life Review: Earns its Stripes

The mid-range is almost as fierce as the flagship phone market these days and HTC is back for another crack at it. The U12 Life offers decent design and specs for under £300 but has its drawbacks as you’ll find out in our full review. HTC has been struggling in the phone business for a while now, but we liked the U11 Life last year. The same is true of the updated version, which brings various improvements and ditches Android One.…

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Google Pixel 3 vs Huawei P20 Comparison

There are many, many more Android phones out there than iPhones, despite popular conceptions. Android phones are about 80% of the world’s smartphones – so there are a fair few to choose from. Google makes Android but it also makes its own hardware in the Pixel line of phones. Released in 2018, the Pixel 3 is similar in size to the Huawei P20, a similarly capable smartphone. Here we compare both phones to see which you might want to spend…

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Samsung Galaxy Book 2: Release Date, Price and Specs

If you like the idea of the Galaxy Tab S4 but have to have Windows then Samsung has the tablet for you. The Galaxy Book 2 is a Surface Pro 6 rival and this time comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 instead of Intel. Here’s everything you need to know about the Galaxy Book 2 including its release date, price and specs. When is the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 release date? Sammy’s new Windows tablet will be available on, fittingly,…

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Apple processors suggests to be seen in Macs by 2020

Intel has long been top dog in the processor arena but Apple is taking a step away to create their own chip to power their products moving forward. These reports come from Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who also says that the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) stand to benefit hugely from the switch as they remain the exclusive supplier of A-series chips. The processor is the heart and brain of any smartphone, tablet, Mac or PC. The speed and performance of…

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Now TV 4K Smart Box Review

The Now TV 4K Smart Box is one of the cheapest 4K media streamers on the market right now, offering access to a range of TV, movies, sports and reality TV from Sky and also the likes of BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub and UKTV Play. The Now TV Smart Box will set consumers back a one-off payment of £45.99, but that won’t grant you access to any Now TV content. To get access to Now TV Entertainment, Cinema, Kids, Hayu…

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The Best Huawei Mate 20 Pro Cases: Tough & Stylish Protection

UAG is quite often a staple in our cases round up as it’s a name we can trust. The Monarch is on the pricier side (though some premium cases can go into the hundred pound/dollar range), but it offers rugged protection that works. The Monarch is made of five protective layers that uses a combination of a polycarbonate exterior, leather, rubber, and alloy metal. It’s also compatible with wireless charging and NFC payments. What’s not to like? (Note: the Monarch…

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How to Delete Sent Facebook Messages

At some point in our lives we’ve probably all been guilty of sending a message and then later reconsidering our actions and wishing we hadn’t. WhatsApp has a relatively new feature that lets you delete a sent message before it is read, and Facebook is following suit with Messenger. Currently when you send a message via Facebook Messenger you can tap and hold the message to access a Delete option, and it will be removed from your conversation thread (as…

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Mi Mix 3 to get its big reveal on 25 October

Xiaomi has confirmed it will hold the launch event for its Mi Mix 3 in Beijing, China, on Thursday 25 October 2018. The Mi Mix 3 is an update to the Mi Mix 2S with up to 10GB of RAM and 5G support. Other rumours include a pop-up selfie camera and an in-display fingerprint sensor. The original Mi Mix was the phone that kickstarted the bezel-less smartphone trend, revolutionary in its elimination of the top, right and left bezels, leaving…

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Pixel Slate vs Surface Pro 6

Google held a hardware launch recently where it announced the Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Google Home Hub, and a new Chrome OS tablet called the Pixel Slate. It offers the advantages of a Chromebook – simplicity and security – in a form factor that’s more versatile than a traditional laptop. We see how it compares to Microsoft’s own advanced tablet, the new Surface Pro 6. Price and availability The Pixel Slate has no confirmed release date at the time…

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Reigns: Game of Thrones Release Date, Platforms and Gameplay News

Ahead of the release of the final season of Game of Thrones next year, HBO and Devolver Digital have revealed a spin-off of the popular Reigns series for mobile and PC. Reigns: Game of Thrones offers a new twist on the classic text-based decision-making game, allowing you to play as your favourite characters from the series and see what life in the Seven Kingdoms would be like if things played out differently. But despite not being available just yet, we…

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Huawei Band 3 Pro Release Date, Pricing, Features and Specs

Huawei took to the stage in London in October to not only reveal the stunning Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, but also the Huawei Watch GT and Huawei Band 3 Pro. At less than £100 in the UK, the Band 3 Pro looks to take on the big names in fitness tracking, and with a suite of impressive tech on board, we think it might have what it takes. Here’s all you need to know about the Huawei…

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How To Partition A Mac Hard Drive, SSD Or Create An APFS Volume

There are lots of reasons why you might want to partition your Mac. Perhaps you want to partition your Mac to run Windows, or maybe you want to install Mojave beta on a partition, so that you can run both the beta and the full version of Mojave, alternatively you might want to keep High Sierra on your Mac but install Mojave on a separate partition so that you can use apps that might not work in Mojave or its…

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