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Fallout 4 preview: Game of the year contender already?

Fallout 4 preview: Game of the year contender already?

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It is perhaps surprising that Fallout 4 is scheduled for a November release on Xbox One, PS4 and PC, mainly because even though we are in August already, Bethesda still didn't allow us to get actual hands-on time with the forthcoming role-player. Instead... >>

Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: VR's best experiences go head to head at Gamescom

Oculus Rift vs HTC Vive: VR's best experiences go head to head at Gamescom

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During E3 we had the chance to test both the latest virtual reality headset from Oculus and its direct gaming rival, Sony's Project Morpheus, but there was one forthcoming device we didn't get to check out at the show. That's why when we were offered... >>

Nano ‘yolk’ batteries triple current capacity and charge full in six minutes

Nano ‘yolk’ batteries triple current capacity and charge full in six minutes

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Scientists at MIT have cracked a new type of battery that should blow current offerings out of their ionic waters. The "yolk" and "shell" batteries make use of nanoparticles to allow for greater expansion and contraction. The result is a battery that... >>

Three ways to make your own games - plus, pay what you want for all 15 courses!

Three ways to make your own games - plus, pay what you want for all 15 courses!

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There are several ways to bring your game ideas to life… so we've picked three of the best and made the process simple for you! Head over to Pocket-lint Deals to check out three game development bundles containing 15 courses valued at $539 total - and... >>

Mazda MX-5 (2016) first drive: Analogue awesomeness in a digital world

Mazda MX-5 (2016) first drive: Analogue awesomeness in a digital world

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We live in a world where driverless cars will be a reality soon, where hoverboards and drones fulfil our childhood sci-fi fantasies, where we need never again get lost thanks to constant connectivity and Google Maps. That's all well and good, but welcome... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 release date, rumours, and everything you need to know

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The Galaxy Note series is one of Samsung's most popular. It is often groundbreaking, introducing a run of new features you don't get elsewhere. In 2014 we saw the release of the Note Edge, and we've also seen advanced camera performance, as well as UI... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks, packaging and all: QHD, 4GB RAM and more

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaks, packaging and all: QHD, 4GB RAM and more

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There are product leaks and there are products leaks, and this Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is the spill-all type of leak. Ahead of the Samsung Unpacked event this Thursday 13 August, where the Galaxy Note 5 is expected to appear, the handset has leaked in a... >>

PawSquad lets you visit the vet from your couch at home, goodbye pet box

PawSquad lets you visit the vet from your couch at home, goodbye pet box

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Taking a pet to the vet is a nightmare for most. Loading a cat into a box is like battling nature itself. That's why PawSquad wants to shake-up the vet-pet dynamic by going online. The online vet service, being dubbed "veterinary Skype", has launched... >>

Rise of the Tomb Raider preview: Putting the 'tomb' back in 'Tomb Raider'

Rise of the Tomb Raider preview: Putting the 'tomb' back in 'Tomb Raider'

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The first Tomb Raider reboot was a great game, if a little short, and reintroduced a younger, less-experienced Lara Croft to great effect. However, even though it borrowed the name from the first in the 19 year series it largely left out an important... >>

Mafia 3 preview: More power than flower

Mafia 3 preview: More power than flower

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Most of the games we managed to see or play at Gamescom were already familiar thanks to solid outings during E3 around six weeks ago. However, 2K at least had something new up its sleeve. Five years after the last game in the Mafia series was released... >>

Next Apple event for new iPhones and Apple TV possibly set for 9 September

Next Apple event for new iPhones and Apple TV possibly set for 9 September

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In two months, we might have new iPhones, a new Apple TV, and a new iPad.  If you know anything about Apple's release cycles for products, you're already aware that the company likely has an iPhone event scheduled for sometime in September, but it's... >>

iOS 9's new wallpapers: Here are the high-res downloadable versions

iOS 9's new wallpapers: Here are the high-res downloadable versions

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The next major update to iOS is expected to publicly release in about two months, but you can already get your hands on the software's whole new set of high-resolution, colourful wallpapers. The fifth developer beta of iOS 9 released earlier this week,... >>

E1 is a 4K camera with interchangeable lenses - but it's like the size of a GoPro

E1 is a 4K camera with interchangeable lenses - but it's like the size of a GoPro

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A startup camera company has just launched a Kickstarter campaign for what it has described as the world's smallest 4K UHD camera - and the camera itself, which is called the E1, looks pretty amazing. Las Vegas-based Z Camera has unveiled a micro four-thirds... >>

Polar made an affordable wrist wearable with an OHR sensor, coming soon

Polar made an affordable wrist wearable with an OHR sensor, coming soon

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Polar has confirmed it is working on a new fitness wearable for consumers, and you can expect it to arrive shortly.  The upcoming device will feature a built-in optical heart rate monitor. Keep in mind Polar specialises in heart-rate monitors that you... >>

Huawei Nexus smartphone revealed in video: Fingerprint reader, USB-C and more

Huawei Nexus smartphone revealed in video: Fingerprint reader, USB-C and more

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The Huawei Nexus smartphone appears to be the next major handset release from Google, following rumours. Now a video has leaked. The video, which claims to show off the Huawei Nexus, was shared by serial leakster Steve Hemmerstoffer, also known as the... >>

Best game trailers from Gamescom 2015: Quantum Break, Dark Souls III and more

Best game trailers from Gamescom 2015: Quantum Break, Dark Souls III and more

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Gamescom 2015 is underway and kicking-off the show from Germany is an Xbox launch event. As expected there are plenty of trailers appearing out of Gamescom. Some are for games that have already been announced at E3 or last year at Gamescom but there's... >>

Updated: Microsoft Xbox One to let you record live TV and download to Windows 10 devices

Updated: Microsoft Xbox One to let you record live TV and download to Windows 10 devices

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UPDATE: Microsoft has confirmed that you will only be able to record live TV on the Xbox One if you have an external hard drive attached. Xbox engineer Richard Irving said at Gamescom:  "You need an external hard-drive specifically for DVR because we... >>

World of Warcraft Legion expansion reveals new Class, Level Up and more

World of Warcraft Legion expansion reveals new Class, Level Up and more

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Gamescom 2015 has revealed the sixth upgrade for World of Warcraft, dubbed Legion. Azeroth is under attack by The Burning Legion and it's down to you to save the world. Legion: Beta is set to begin later this year, bringing fans plenty of new fun like... >>

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

Samsung, LG and Google vow to start monthly security updates for Android in wake of Stagefright bug

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Android hack worriers rejoice, the fixes are coming to save the day. Google, Samsung and LG and now going to start rolling out monthly security updates. After Android's biggest bug yet was revealed at the Black Hat security conference recently, it was... >>

Palmer Luckey VR Time magazine cover goes meme crazy, here are the best

Palmer Luckey VR Time magazine cover goes meme crazy, here are the best

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When Time magazine put a cut out of Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey on the cover, it was only going to end badly. And now the internet has its meme-focused hands on the image. The original cover looked like a joke, featuring a cutout of Palmer Luckey... >>

22 best games of Gamescom 2015: Star Wars Battlefront, Halo 5, Mafia 3 and more

22 best games of Gamescom 2015: Star Wars Battlefront, Halo 5, Mafia 3 and more

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It might seem strange to some that another massive videogames show opens its doors so soon after E3, but Gamescom in Cologne is a huge deal. Not only does it give European gamers a chance to see many of the games for 2015 and 2016 without having to cross... >>

Leica Q review: The best fixed-lens full-frame compact ever made
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Leica Q review: The best fixed-lens full-frame compact ever made

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Leica is one of those brands that's been around for donkeys years, and for good reason: it makes such exceptionally good optics for its high-end M-series rangefinder cameras that it's in a league of its own. But while the photographic elite might wax... >>

World’s first HD glasses-free 3D smartphone is here, meet VKWorld Discovery S1

World’s first HD glasses-free 3D smartphone is here, meet VKWorld Discovery S1

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So far attempts at glasses-free smartphones have been met with excitement but not many sales. The VKWorld Discovery S1 hopes to change that by offering HD. While the appeal of 3D is still out for discussion, VKWorld has decided to create a decent mobile... >>

Your iPhone will soon know to use cellular data whenever Wi-Fi is weak

Your iPhone will soon know to use cellular data whenever Wi-Fi is weak

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Apple has listened to our Wi-Fi woes and come up with a solution that'll stop your iPhone from latching onto weak signals. Hallelujah! Imagine you're connected to the Wi-Fi in your house, then you go outside to mow the lawn, and while doing that, you... >>

Apple ResearchKit launches in the UK: Here's everything you need to know

Apple ResearchKit launches in the UK: Here's everything you need to know

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Apple wants to turn iPhones from across the world into devices that collect scientific data for medical research. The company started achieving that goal by introducing ResearchKit during its Spring Forward event in March. While at the event, Apple didn't... >>