Best free text-to-speech software

Most of us spend a lot of time reading content on computer displays. Whether it’s Word documents for work, ebooks for pleasure, or social media and news feeds to leave us blinking in utter disbelief, words are everywhere.But for some people this medium isn’t the best way to convey information, especially if they have a visual impairment, dyslexia, or simply too many other things to do. That’s where text-to-speech software comes in. These useful tools can automatically convert a page of [...]

Samsung smartwatch rumours – Live Stream, Release Date, UK Price & Features

Samsung is about to unveil a new wearable to the world alongside the Galaxy Note 8 at its Unpacked event this week.Rumours abound, but all seem to agree that it won’t be the Gear S4: that’s likely to launch in October this year. Instead, we could be treated to a new Gear Sport or the Gear Fit 2 Pro, an even more sport-oriented fitness band. Samsung smartwatch 2017: Release date We don't yet have a date for when you'll be able to [...]

Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon latest news: Release date, new features, trailers

Pokémon Sun and Moon came out for the 3DS late last year, but now they're getting an update in the form of new Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon games which were announced by Nintendo and the Pokemon Company on 6 June.Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon aren't quite the Stars game we had been expecting, but it does look like they'll introduce some fun new gameplay elements that'll be enjoyable for both those who've yet to play Sun and [...]

Android O Rumours: Live Stream, Release Date, New Features & Name

Today is the day we finally get to see the final version of Google's latest operating system, which will more than likely called Android Oreo. We explain the new features coming to your Android phone or tablet. When is the Android O release date? Google unveiled the Developer Preview of Android O in March 2017, ahead of its May Google I/O Developer's Conference. Since then we've had various public betas (which you can download now on a compatible device), and today - [...]

What is Bixby?

The Samsung Galaxy S8 arrived with many new features and upgrades, but perhaps one of the most significant is Bixby, a new voice control interface and assistant. Samsung has high hopes for the successor to the often underwhelming S-Voice, but what does this newcomer bring to the table? We find out whether Apple’s Siri, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Google’s Assistant should be worried. Also see our Galaxy S8 review and Galaxy S8 Plus reviewWhat is Bixby and what does it do? Bixby is [...]

Xbox One S latest news: price, specs, and best deals

The new Xbox was unveiled at E3 2016 and it is a thinner and more powerful version of the Xbox One. Here's everything you need to know about the Xbox One S including release date, price and specs, or take a look at our PS4 vs Xbox One comparison and One S vs One X comparison.Xbox One S price The Xbox One S costs from £249 for the 500GB console, and you can order from Amazon, GAME, and Zavvi. You can also buy a larger 1TB version of [...]

When can I upgrade? How to find out when your phone contract ends

If you don’t remember exactly when your phone contract first started, chances are you won’t know when it ends. Knowing how long you’ve got left on your contract is useful: it enables you to know when to start thinking of upgrading and when you can renew or start researching other providers. Here is how to tell how long you’ve got left on your phone contract.If you’re an EE customer Login to ‘My EE’ and check your upgrade status. This will [...]

How to watch Game of Thrones free online: Watch Beyond The Wall without Sky

The penultimate episode of Game of Thrones Season 7 has now broadcast in the UK, leaving us looking forward to next week's season finale. This will be available at 2am on Monday 28 August - see the teaser above for more.The sixth episode of Game of Thrones Season 7, Beyond The Wall, was broadcast in the UK on Monday 21 August at 2am, and will be repeated at 9pm. It is available on catch-up now - and for free, even if you don't have [...]

How to watch Blizzard live stream at Gamescom 2017

In true Gamescom tradition, Blizzard is headed to the German gaming show in a big way. In addition to providing a wide range of game stations where fans can go hands-on with the likes of Overwatch, StarCraft II and World of Warcraft, the company is set to host a Reveal Ceremony. The ceremony will include new details about Overwatch and World of Warcraft, amongst other news.Here, we show you how you can follow Blizzard’s Gamescom 2017 announcement online, along [...]

How to upgrade your phone contract early

Phone contracts are a great way of getting the expensive handset you want without paying for the whole thing upfront. You can get an iPhone, Galaxy or similar for around £35 per month with no initial handset cost.Of course, the 24 months of paying £35 will subsidise the cost of the phone. Thanks, maths. The four major UK operators, and some of the smaller ones, offer you early upgrades. This can often be free, and it’s basically to commit you [...]