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Nintendo N64 Classic Mini: Rumours, games and everything you need to know

Nintendo N64 Classic Mini: Rumours, games and everything you need to know

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After the phenomenal success of the Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System in 2016, with stock selling out almost immediately as pre-orders became available, the same seems to have happened again with the follow-up: the SNES Classic Mini.It... >>

20 tech fails that ruined people's lives

20 tech fails that ruined people's lives

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We all rely heavily on technology these days and why not? Most gadgets are enablers that aid us in our daily lives. Where would we be without our smartphones, tablets, TVs, the internet or an electronic back scratcher?However, overuse of tech can be... >>

PS4 now groups TV and movies in the one place, looks great

PS4 now groups TV and movies in the one place, looks great

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An update for European PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro consoles has made it far easier to use them for more than gaming.An all-new TV & Video interface has been introduced that aggregates all the video and telly apps, plus PlayStation Store digital purchases... >>

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini official pre-orders open then sell out in minutes

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini official pre-orders open then sell out in minutes

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No sooner had Nintendo officially opened its own pre-orders for the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES Classic Mini for short, and it sold out.It listed the retro games machine for £69.99 on Nintendo.co.uk but now... >>

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini: Release date, pre-order details, price, games and more

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini: Release date, pre-order details, price, games and more

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After the incredible success of its miniature, remade NES console, Nintendo has announced a follow-up; this time based on the much-loved Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES for short.A Nintendo Classic Mini: SNES will be available later this... >>

Honor 9 European launch event: Watch the #LightCatcher livestream here

Honor 9 European launch event: Watch the #LightCatcher livestream here

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Honor, the fun and funky sub-brand of Huawei, is expected to launch the Honor 9 in Europe today, 27 June, and you can watch the action right here on Pocket-lint.It's calling the launch event "Meet the #LIGHTCATCHER" and you can watch it via the livestream... >>

Can't buy a SNES Classic Mini? How to build your own retro console for just £50

Can't buy a SNES Classic Mini? How to build your own retro console for just £50

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Like vinyl records, The Crystal Maze and seaside holidays, retro gaming is in the middle of a resurgence. There are reimagined machines based on both the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64, and the Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo download stores are crammed... >>

Nintendo Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One: Which should you choose?

Nintendo Switch vs PS4 vs Xbox One: Which should you choose?

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With the Nintendo Switch doing remarkably well and Microsoft to release the Xbox One X on the build up to Christmas, you could be forgiven for being stumped when it comes to your next console choice. The PS4 Pro is even winking at you from another... >>

What is DisneyLife and why will it make your summer holidays better?

What is DisneyLife and why will it make your summer holidays better?

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Disney has always been active on streaming services, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, with many of its movies available to view as part of a subscription. However, it has also been steadily growing its own, standalone streaming service since launching... >>

Pocket-lint newsletter: How to sign up to get the latest stories and offers weekly

Pocket-lint newsletter: How to sign up to get the latest stories and offers weekly

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The weekly Pocket-lint newsletter is back. You can now get a concise round-up of the week's hottest news stories, deals and features sent directly to your email inbox each Friday.It is presented in an easy-to-digest form and is totally free, so there's... >>

Get free DisneyLife subscription with Tesco Mobile this summer

Get free DisneyLife subscription with Tesco Mobile this summer

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Tesco Mobile is making your kids' journeys better this summer, with DisneyLife subscriptions coming for free as part of its pay-monthly, pay-as-you-go and SIM deals.DisneyLife is Disney's own streaming service, with unrestricted access to movies, TV shows,... >>

Far Cry 5: Release date, trailer, screens and everything you need to know

Far Cry 5: Release date, trailer, screens and everything you need to know

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Far Cry 5 is coming early next year and is set to be the series' most accomplished outing yet - no mean feat considering the excellence of Far Cry 4.It is set in the US for the first time, allows you to fly planes and lets you create your own lead character... >>

Incredible "naked people" YouTube video will melt your brain

Incredible "naked people" YouTube video will melt your brain

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Director David Lewandowski caused quite a viral stir in 2013, with his crazy and brilliant "Late for Meeting" video. It starred a CGI, androgynous mannequin and its car, moving in very mysterious ways to music.More 30.5 million viewers have watched it... >>

Steam Summer Sale: Best games deals for PC and Mac and an extra £5 off

Steam Summer Sale: Best games deals for PC and Mac and an extra £5 off

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The Steam Summer Sale has started and there are some incredible deals for PC and Mac gamers right across the digital store.Steam has dramatically discounted thousands of games across the digital store, at anywhere up to 90 per cent off. If you want to... >>

HTC U11 looks stunning in solar red, pre-orders open now

HTC U11 looks stunning in solar red, pre-orders open now

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HTC has started pre-orders for one of its sexiest-looking phones yet.The "solar red" version of the HTC U11 is, in our opinion, a real looker. HTC's manufacturing processes for this range of handsets has created a red-backed device that shimmers and... >>

Google Pixel 2 pops up in HTC U11's system files, confirms HTC involvement

Google Pixel 2 pops up in HTC U11's system files, confirms HTC involvement

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You never know what you might find in a phone's system files, if you dig deep enough. You might even find confirmation that a manufacturer is working on additional devices; even hugely-anticipated handsets for other, major companies.For example, we've... >>

Stunning short film made entirely in GTA 5, you won't believe your eyes

Stunning short film made entirely in GTA 5, you won't believe your eyes

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We knew Grand Theft Auto V (aka GTA 5) looks good, even though it's almost three years old, but we never knew it could look this good.Director Matt MacDonald has used the game to create a 12-minute short film that, for the most part, looks like a big... >>

What was missing from E3 2017? The consoles and games that failed to show

What was missing from E3 2017? The consoles and games that failed to show

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E3 2017 is done and dusted now, and there were plenty of amazing games on show, along with an all-new console in the form of the 4K powerhouse Xbox One X. However, while the convention was jam packed with stuff to see, there were also some previously... >>

This translation device is the Babel Fish we’ve all been waiting for

This translation device is the Babel Fish we’ve all been waiting for

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Remember the Babel Fish in Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the fish you popped into your ear to translate any language? Well, now it's here.Okay, it's not actually a fish. And only one part of it goes into your lughole. But the Translate One2One from... >>

Professor Layton gets Pokemon Go treatment, gotta solve 'em all

Professor Layton gets Pokemon Go treatment, gotta solve 'em all

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Another game that became a craze on Nintendo consoles is has been turned into a real world, AR and social treatment for smartphones - much like Pokemon Go.The Professor Layton series has been hugely successful on DS then 3DS, with numerous games featuring... >>

Ring Video Doorbell Mark 2 offers 1080p and removable battery

Ring Video Doorbell Mark 2 offers 1080p and removable battery

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Ring has announced a second generation version of its famed Ring Video Doorbell, this time with a removable battery pack so you don't have to take the entire unit off the wall.Not to be confused with the also available Ring Pro, the Ring 2 also ups the... >>

Best games of E3 2017: Xbox One, PS4 and Switch games that stole the show

Best games of E3 2017: Xbox One, PS4 and Switch games that stole the show

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Giant videogames show E3 2017 is now over, but it was a cracking event and we managed to get our hands on several amazing titles coming up later this year or beyond.As well as a brand new console, the Xbox One X, the show had potentially yielded the... >>

Xbox One X preview: Age of 4K HDR gaming enters an all-new phase

Xbox One X preview: Age of 4K HDR gaming enters an all-new phase

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We'd run out of fingers and toes if we tried to count the amount of times Microsoft has said its Xbox One X console (formerly Project Scorpio) is the "most powerful console ever", but it doesn't make those claims lightly.It technically is.As we know though,... >>

Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017: Find out what was launched for Switch

Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017: Find out what was launched for Switch

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Nintendo has a massive presence on the showfloor at E3 each year, but hasn't hosted a physical press conference for a while.Instead, it streams a pre-recorded Nintendo Spotlight video on the morning of the massive game show opening its doors for the... >>

PlayStation E3 2017 press conference: Watch it again and find out what was launched

PlayStation E3 2017 press conference: Watch it again and find out what was launched

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E3 2017 is here! The videogames show officially opening its doors on starting on Tuesday 13 June, but the press conferences have already started.Microsoft unveiled its Xbox One X 4K powerhouse of a console at its event, and then it was down to Sony... >>