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Scam warning over Facebook Marketplace fraud

Internet shoppers are being warned of a potential scam involving Facebook’s Marketplace.

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Could High Street shopping be a thing of the past by 2050?

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past by 2050'

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, experts predict.

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Youngsters taking naked selfies despite knowing the risks

Many young people choose to share naked selfies despite knowing the risks because they see it as a "normal and fun" part of relationships, a worrying study has shown.

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The current MacBook may be slimmed-down by next week

Apple’s long overdue new Macs ‘to launch on October 27

Apple is planning to debut its long-awaited new Mac updates at an event on October 27, according to reports.

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Nintendo Switch

Nintendo pins hopes of a return to greatness on new Switch console

Nintendo has revealed details of its forthcoming Nintendo Switch games console, as the company eyes a return to its former greatness.

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Kevin Taylor said the underlying message of Mafia III is anti-violence and anti-terrorism

IRA not glorified in new video game, says avid gamer

An avid video gamer from Omagh has said those who claim a new game is glorifying the IRA have reacted without knowing all the facts.

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Samsung's Galaxy Note 7

Samsung shares plunge as sales of fire-hit Galaxy Note 7 halted

Samsung has halted sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and urged owners to switch them off following reports that handsets issued as safe replacements during a recall had caught fire.
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Undated handout photo issued by Samsung of their new Galaxy Note 7, as its launch in the UK could be in doubt after reports emerged that replacement handsets still have battery issues that can cause them to catch fire

Fire concerns over Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 handsets may affect launch of device

The launch of Samsung’s Galaxy Note7 in the UK could be in doubt after reports emerged that replacement handsets still have battery issues that can cause them to catch fire.

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Google launches new phone

Hands on with Google’s new Pixel smartphone

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Snapchat doodle

New WhatsApp feature lets you draw on photos

A new feature being rolled out on messaging service WhatsApp will allow users to draw on pictures, aping functionality available from rival snapchat.

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UK phone users check their mobiles a billion times a day

UK mobile users are collectively checking their phones more than one billion times a day, according to a new survey of consumer habits.

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Hands on with Sony's new PlayStation VR system

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PES 2017

PES 2017: The beautiful game is back

If you don’t care too much about licences and looks or are willing to put the work in, then Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 may have finally regained top spot in the battle of the football juggernauts.

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Is social media bad for us?

Negative effects of social media ‘greater than previously thought’

The negative effects of the Internet and social media on young people could be far greater than previously thought, suggests new research.
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A new app is set to bring Star Wars toys to life

New app brings Star Wars toys to life with special effects

Anyone who has ever owned a Star Wars toy will have spent countless hours acting out their favourites scenes from the films and coming up with their own adventures.

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The new IPhone 7

Apple ditch headphone jack on iPhone 7

Apple has unveiled the new iPhone 7, having made the phone water resistant for the first time and removed the headphone jack.

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The new iPhone 7 is set to be unveiled

What to expect from the iPhone 7

It’s that time again. After months of speculation, a man without a tie will take to the stage today in San Francisco (beginning at 6pm GMT) and reveal what the biggest company in the world has up its sleeve.

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Most young kids own £300 worth of gadgets

Four out of five kids aged between two and 14 own their own laptop, smartphone, tablet or games console worth an average of £300, according to new data.

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An overhaul of the BBC's charter means iPlayer viewers will now require a TV licence.

iPlayer users will need to buy a TV licence

TV users will no longer be able to watch iPlayer for free, from September 1.

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Zohair Ali from London is first in the queue to pick up a copy of Grand Theft Auto V at the flagship GAME store in Westfield Stratford City in London.

Grand Theft Auto tipped for record sales

One of the most eagerly-anticipated video game releases is expected to smash sales records after going on sale worldwide today.

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