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How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

How Xbox One backwards compatibility works: The Xbox 360 games list and more

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For more than a year now, you have been able to play Xbox 360 games on an Xbox One or Xbox One S (reviewed here). Not all of your old library of games are playable, but there are well over 300 titles currently available. Xbox is also adding to this list... >>

IPad Pro 2 not expected until May or even June, says report

IPad Pro 2 not expected until May or even June, says report

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It has long been rumoured that Apple will refresh its iPad line this spring. Several reports have suggested that the Cupertino firm could even announce iPad Pro 2 - in 12.9 and all-new 10.5-inch sizes - this March, alongside a new 9.7-inch iPad Air and... >>

This is what the Nintendo Switch is like out of the box

This is what the Nintendo Switch is like out of the box

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With just over a week to go before the Nintendo Switch hits stores, Pocket-lint has had the chance to check out the console in our testing labs.We'll need more time with it for our full, in-depth review but we decided to film a few initial thoughts which... >>

E3 2017: What to expect from the world's biggest games show

E3 2017: What to expect from the world's biggest games show

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It might be a couple of months away but plans for E3 2017 are already firming up.Microsoft has confirmed its press conference details, for example, and we're fully expecting the firm's new, 4K super console, Project Scorpio, to be unleashed.So here's... >>

Massive Sonos Brexit price hike coming: Buy your Playbar, Sub and speakers today!

Massive Sonos Brexit price hike coming: Buy your Playbar, Sub and speakers today!

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Sonos is putting up the prices of all its speakers and accessories, by as much as £100 - and today is the last day to buy your Sonos kit before the price rise.Sonos blames the enormous price hike on Brexit, claiming that the dramatic fall in value of... >>

iPhone 8 to come with "revolutionary" facial recognition front-camera system

iPhone 8 to come with "revolutionary" facial recognition front-camera system

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Analytics company KGI Securities has made a second prediction about the iPhone 8, suggesting that a new model with come with a "revolutionary" new front-facing camera system that will enable facial or iris recognition.One of the company's analysts, Ming-chi... >>

LG G6 design details confirmed, straight from the horse's mouth

LG G6 design details confirmed, straight from the horse's mouth

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LG will host its LG G6 announcement event this Sunday, 26 February, before Mobile World Congress 2017 gets underway. However, there will be little left to reveal as the company is more than happy to blurt everything out beforehand.It has created a dedicated... >>

Horizon Zero Dawn review: The best-looking game on PS4 by far
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Horizon Zero Dawn review: The best-looking game on PS4 by far

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There is something hugely satisfying in booting up an all-new intellectual property in gaming, not least one that has been subject to a fierce hype machine for the last couple of years. Even more satisfying to find out it's good. Scrub that. It's great;... >>

All-new Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote now on pre-order for £40

All-new Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote now on pre-order for £40

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Amazon is bringing the refreshed Fire TV Stick to the UK and it is available for pre-order from Amazon.co.uk now.Launched in the US at the tail end of last year, the new version of the Stick has a quad-core processor, so is lightning quick in operation.... >>

Amazon Fire TV Stick (2017) preview: Alexa on TV for £40

Amazon Fire TV Stick (2017) preview: Alexa on TV for £40

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Since Amazon launched its own media streaming device, it has successfully refreshed the main set-top-box, adding faster processing, better remote access, 4K Ultra HD support and, in recent times, an all-new user experience. Its Fire TV Stick remained... >>

Apple TV 2017 will be 4K, maybe HDR too

Apple TV 2017 will be 4K, maybe HDR too

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Apple is said to be working on a new Apple TV set-top-box, possibly even for release later this year, as sales of the current generation device are reportedly slowing.Part of the reason given is that, while competitors embraced the 4K Ultra HD revolution,... >>

Apple's Siri thinks you're Lego Batman if you say "hey computer"

Apple's Siri thinks you're Lego Batman if you say "hey computer"

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Apple's Siri voice assistant is one of the stars of Lego Batman, with the voice appearing in the film as the Bat Computer.Now you can get in on the fun yourself as themed Easter Egg has been added to Siri on Apple devices to respond to certain phrases.You... >>

The crazy colours of Huawei P10 revealed: Gold, blue and, er, green

The crazy colours of Huawei P10 revealed: Gold, blue and, er, green

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Huawei has previously announced that it was working with Pantone to determine and use the latest fashionable colour tones with its new smartphones. Now we can see what shades have been chosen.Evan Blass, under his Twitter handle @evleaks, has posted... >>

LG G6 gets UX 6.0 to make best use of massive 18:9 display

LG G6 gets UX 6.0 to make best use of massive 18:9 display

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LG has been drip feeding nuggets of information about its forthcoming flagship smartphone, the LG G6, for over a month. It will be unveiled the day before Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, on Sunday 26 February, but we already plenty.The latest official... >>

All the Nintendo Switch games: Launch titles and every game for 2017 revealed

All the Nintendo Switch games: Launch titles and every game for 2017 revealed

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Nintendo will soon release its new games console, the Switch.The Nintendo Switch comprises a tablet-style device and docking station, so you can play the same games on your TV at home and when out and about. You slide the unit out of the dock, attach... >>

This is what FIFA on Nintendo Switch looks like

This is what FIFA on Nintendo Switch looks like

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Electronic Arts might have pulled out of Nintendo Wii U development soon into its lifespan but it is one of the publishers committed to supporting Switch.We learned early doors that FIFA would be coming to the platform and now we've had a chance to see... >>

Huawei P10 and Watch 2 confirmed, announced during MWC on 26 February

Huawei P10 and Watch 2 confirmed, announced during MWC on 26 February

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After many rumours, leaked renders and all, the Huawei P10 smartphone has been officially confirmed.It will be formerly announced during Huawei's Mobile World Congress press conference on Sunday 26 February.We already knew about the event itself, but... >>

Dredd 2: Everything you need to know about the Judge Dredd TV show or movie sequel

Dredd 2: Everything you need to know about the Judge Dredd TV show or movie sequel

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We could soon see further games and/or movies based on 2000 AD characters, including Judge Dredd. Perhaps even a much-rumoured TV show to could air on a streaming service, such as Netflix, Amazon Video or HBO.After years of rumours and speculation,... >>

UKTV Play app for iOS and Android revamps, extends free box sets line-up

UKTV Play app for iOS and Android revamps, extends free box sets line-up

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UKTV Play has matched the big terrestrial catch-up services for some time, with an amazing line-up of content available for free across a wide range of platforms.However, it has now dramatically improved its iOS and Android apps to match them in style... >>

Sniper Elite 5 very likely, could even be set in a different era

Sniper Elite 5 very likely, could even be set in a different era

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Sniper Elite 4 is out now for Xbox One, PS4 and PC, and it has received glowing reviews across the board - including our own here. It's no surprise, therefore, that Rebellion has at least one more up its sleeve.Jason Kingsley, co-founder and CEO of the... >>

All Nintendo Switch owners do get a free game after all, of sorts

All Nintendo Switch owners do get a free game after all, of sorts

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One of the biggest issues highlighted about the Nintendo Switch so far is that it comes without an included game. And with games costing up to £60 a pop, it adds a considerable fee on top of the existing £280 cover price.Both the Wii U and Wii came... >>

Planet Earth II coming to 4K Blu-ray in HDR, out on 13 March for £40

Planet Earth II coming to 4K Blu-ray in HDR, out on 13 March for £40

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It has long been rumoured that, as Planet Earth II was shot and rendered in 4K, a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release would be forthcoming. And so it now is.BBC Worldwide has announced the release of the nature documentary series in 4K with HDR (high dynamic... >>

Nikon scraps DL compact camera line promised last summer

Nikon scraps DL compact camera line promised last summer

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Although they were officially announced a year ago and expected to be released in June 2016, Nikon's DL series of compact cameras has been canned.The long-awaited Nikon DL24-85mm f/1.8-2.8, DL:18-50mm f/1.8-2.8 and DL24-500mm f/2.8-5.6 models will no... >>

What is PS4 Pro boost mode, when’s it coming and how does improve all PS4 games?

What is PS4 Pro boost mode, when’s it coming and how does improve all PS4 games?

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Sony is soon to release PlayStation 4 system software 4.50, which will add several new features for all PS4 owners. However, there's one of particular interest to gamers with a PS4 Pro as it can potentially improve all games on your shelf, not just those... >>

Missed Tom Hardy's Taboo? You can watch the entire box set on BBC iPlayer for free

Missed Tom Hardy's Taboo? You can watch the entire box set on BBC iPlayer for free

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Taboo, starring Tom Hardy, has been one of the BBC's most talked about drama series for years and if you've missed it you're in for a treat; the entire box-set will be available to watch for free on BBC iPlayer for more than a month.The eight-episode... >>