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Hands-on Video Leak Gives us a Very Bad Look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 9

If you like phone leaks, Samsung, and watching terribly recorded vertical videos, boy do I have some good news for you. A hands-on video has leaked showing off what appears to be Samsung's Galaxy Note 9, but the sad news is that it's a shit video. Not only is the quality bad, whichever dumbass recorded it decided vertical filming was the way to go. Read More >>

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This Animation Shows All the Routes Aircraft are Taking for Today’s RAF100 Flyby

You have to give the RAF some credit with how much it's done to try make sure people can enjoy today's 100th anniversary Flyby, even if they aren't in London. Yesterday we published the route of the flyby itself, which is due to fly over Buckingham Palace at 1pm, and there's an app that will let everyone see it in augmented reality regardless of where they are. Now it's released an animation that shows all the different routes the 25 types of aircraft will take before and after the event. Read More >>

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New Grand Tour Outtake Shows Richard Hammond Can’t Stop Nearly Dying

There are a few things you can always rely on with the Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May. One, they enjoy pissing each other off with cars. Two, there are cars around somewhere, and three, Richard Hammond always seems to be flirting with death. The number of times the man has almost put his life on the line for his job is somewhat admirable, apart from the times it may have resulted from his own tomfoolery. Read More >>

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National Rail is Celebrating the Longest Day by Livestreaming the Longest Train Journey

In case you haven't noticed, today is the Summer solstice. It's the longest day of the year, and after today the nights will draw in and the weather will slowly get colder and colder. Not that it's particularly warm at the moment. But I digress. To commemorate the day, National Rail has decided to stream the longest train journey in the UK - in case you like watching a trains-eye view of the British countryside. Read More >>

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Watch David Attenborough Get Schooled by David Attenborough in Virtual Reality

Back in March it was revealed that Sky had enlisted the help of David Attenborough to create a virtual reality learning experience, with the naturalist/TV presenter teaching users inside a virtual recreation of London's National History Museum. Hold the World was made specifically for the relaunch of Sky's virtual reality app, and now that launch has arrived. To commemorate the occasion, Sky strapped a headset onto Attenborough himself, so he could learn from his virtual counterpart. Read More >>

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Greggs Tricked Food Snobs into Thinking it Was a Fancy Deli

Snobs exist in all walks of life, whether it's the people who insist that expensive wine really does taste better than a cheap bottle from the supermarket, wannabe film critics who try to appear clever by trashing popular films, or food people who think that something is terrible because it's not overpriced and available in absurdly small portions. Fast food chains often come under that scrutiny, so Greggs decided to see whether it could trick food snobs into saying nice things about it. Read More >>

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YouTube Speed Test Claims OnePlus 6 is the Fastest Phone on the Market

The OnePlus 6 properly arrives tomorrow, with reviews hitting the web today to showcase what sort of phone it is. Spoiler: it's good, and cheap, if a bit bland. OnePlus's entire marketing campaign is focused on the new handset's speed, with the slogan "The Speed You Need" being thrown around all the time. But how fast is the OnePlus 6, and more importantly are there other phones that are faster? Not according to a speed test from YouTube channel Web Hacks. Read More >>

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Samsung’s Latest Ad is All About How Apple Throttled Those iPhones

When it was discovered that Apple had been throttling older iPhone models without telling anyone, people rightly had some strong words to say about it. While the company insisted that the move designed to ensure a consistent user experience, and not to try and force them to upgrade, they were forced to make amends to everyone that had been affected. That means discounted battery replacements, and giving people the option to turn off throttling - though that may lead to "unexpected shutdowns". Read More >>

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Unboxing Labo, Nintendo’s New Cardboard Play Kit

Back in January Nintendo announced a brand new way to use the Switch console. Labo lets you build cardboard accessories for the portable console, taking advantage of all the sensors built into the Joy Con controllers to do lots of weird and wonderful things that you can't do with another console. For now Nintendo is releasing two kits: The standard Variety Kit with the piano, RC car, a house, fishing rod, and motorbike, alongside the Robot Kit that lets you build your own wearable robot controller. Read More >>

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Now TV Put a Creepy Robot in a Pub, Showing Just How Near and Far Westworld-Style Synths Really Are

Ever since Westworld's first season concluded, people have been eagerly anticipating the second installment. There isn't long to wait, and in the run up to the season premiere the marketing campaign is in full swing. When producers aren't busy trolling fans with fake spoiler videos, Now TV is creeping people out by putting a 'realistic' robot called Fred inside a London pub. Read More >>

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Lego Top Gear Is Now Canon In Disney’s Cars Universe

The Stig is one of the most famous racing drivers in the world, and nobody has even seen his face. He's so famous in fact that it's just been confirmed Top Gear's tame racing driver actually exists within the world of Disney's Cars - or at least in a Lego version. Read More >>

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Watch in Horror as a £200,000 Ferrari Gets Crushed by Police

If you've spent a lot of money on a car, one of the last things you want to do is have it confiscated by police. The absolute last thing you want to happen is have the police confiscate your pride and joy and proceed to have it crushed - which is what happened to a £200,000 Ferrari Spider owned by Birmingham millionaire Zahid Khan. Read More >>

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One of iOS 11’s Many Glitches Actually Made it Into an Official iPhone Advert

It's no secret that iOS 11 is a glitchy mess, to the point where Apple has reportedly had delay some of iOS 12's features so engineers can fix the problems. Now one of those glitches has appeared in one of Apple's own adverts. It's a minor glitch, but that's not a particularly good sign for a company that prides itself on keeping up appearances. Read More >>

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Top Gear’s Been Messing With Madame Tussauds Visitors, With Some Help From The Stig

Madame Tussauds is full of pretty life-like recreations of famous people, but recent guests found that one of them was a little bit too life like. Some say he's actually an advanced automaton from the future, and that he's only able to speak through a car radio. All we know is he's called The Stig. Read More >>

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The Mystery of Michael K. Williams’ Former Solo Character Has Been Revealed, Thanks to Michael K. Williams

By now, most of us have heard the wild story of how Michael K. Williams got replaced by Paul Bettany in Solo: A Star Wars Story. Two directors got fired, a new one was hired, reshoots happened immediately... it was all a big mess. What you may not have heard, though, is Williams talk specifically about his character’s role in the film. If even part of his story remains in the film through Bettany, it should be very interesting. Read More >>