Archive for Rik Henderson

Star Trek: Bridge Crew delayed until 2017, this is what you’re missing

Star Trek: Bridge Crew delayed until 2017, this is what you’re missing

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Ever since we first caught a glimpse of Star Trek: Bridge Crew at E3 in June, we've been extremely excited by the communal VR game. And recently we got to spend a lot more time with it, playing in different crew member roles and trying to complete the... >>

Nintendo Switch games: The games revealed so far and what we'd like to see

Nintendo Switch games: The games revealed so far and what we'd like to see

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Nintendo has finally revealed its new games console and it is the hottest topic in town.The Nintendo Switch (formerly Nintendo NX) comprises a tablet-style device and a docking station, so you can play the same games on your TV at home and when out and... >>

Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer is amazing, watch it here

Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer is amazing, watch it here

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Rockstar has posted the first trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2 and it looks absolutely stunning.Sadly, there's not much to it - just a minute of scene setting - but even that is enough to get us wanting more. Much more.You can watch it below yourself.Its... >>

Nintendo NX is called... Nintendo Switch: New console revealed in stunning trailer

Nintendo NX is called... Nintendo Switch: New console revealed in stunning trailer

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Nintendo has posted its preview trailer for its new console and revealed that it will be called the Nintendo Switch.Like many suggested, the new console is a tablet like device that can be placed into a docking station connected to a TV or taken out and... >>

Amazon Echo Dot now shipping, get Alexa voice control for just £50

Amazon Echo Dot now shipping, get Alexa voice control for just £50

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Amazon unveiled the Echo Dot alongside the full Amazon Echo at a launch event in London a few weeks ago, but its release was staggered. The full speaker version was made available first, but now the smaller, cheaper Alexa-based hardware is available too.The... >>

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 alternatives: Best super-sized smartphones that won't explode

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 alternatives: Best super-sized smartphones that won't explode

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Could things get any worse for Samsung, at least its smartphone division?Right now, you'd have to say no. Not only did it have to issue a mass recall of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones globally, due to some handsets catching fire or even exploding, replacement... >>

These stunning drone photos kick off 400ft Britain competition, can you do better?

These stunning drone photos kick off 400ft Britain competition, can you do better?

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VisitEngland and the Civil Aviation Authority have teamed for a photography competition to find the best aerial shots of the British countryside.Drone pilots are encouraged to take to the UK skies and grab amazing images of what makes Britain great, and... >>

How to watch Amazon Prime Video on TV: Your complete guide

How to watch Amazon Prime Video on TV: Your complete guide

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Amazon's video streaming service has been rapidly expanding since it was rebranded from Lovefilm in 2014. Amazon Prime Video is now the main global rival to Netflix and like its peer, it offers TV shows and movies to watch instantly on an internet connected... >>

How to watch Netflix on TV: Your complete guide

How to watch Netflix on TV: Your complete guide

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Netflix has changed our TV and movie viewing habits completely. It has 83.3 million subscribers worldwide and that has allowed it to not only challenge and beat video rental services, it now has the userbase and muscle to take on traditional broadcasters... >>

Cortana will soon be better at understanding English than you

Cortana will soon be better at understanding English than you

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Microsoft claims to have made a significant breakthrough in speech recognition that could result in a artificially intelligent assistant that is better at transcribing speech than a human being.Its latest research into conversational transcription has... >>

Bose SoundTouch 300 soundbar leads trio of new audio systems into wireless era

Bose SoundTouch 300 soundbar leads trio of new audio systems into wireless era

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Bose is banking on Wi-Fi for its three new home cinema options, with the SoundTouch 300 soundbar leading the way.It has a small form factor, less than a metre long and just 57mm high, yet packs in a lot of speaker tech. There is the company's proprietary... >>

Sony PlayStation VR can play Xbox One games... no, really

Sony PlayStation VR can play Xbox One games... no, really

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The PlayStation VR headset was officially released yesterday, Thursday 13 October, and users are generally very positive about its talents. Not only does it give a full-on virtual reality experience that usually costs much more - with headsets like the... >>

Your next Apple Mac keyboard could look like this, with assignable keys

Your next Apple Mac keyboard could look like this, with assignable keys

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It has been rumoured for a while that Apple will be unveiling a refreshed MacBook Pro before the end of the year, which will feature an OLED strip that can be assigned tasks and keys as you see fit. However, that might not be the only device on the horizon... >>

Leaked new HTC Vive controllers take design cues from Oculus Touch

Leaked new HTC Vive controllers take design cues from Oculus Touch

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Although the HTC Vive motion controllers are decent enough already, it seems that replacements are in the pipeline.A Valve development slide and hands-on pictures of the prototype controllers have leaked online and they seem to own a lot to the forthcoming... >>

Huawei Mate 9 set to capitalise on Samsung's Note 7 woes with stunning curved screen

Huawei Mate 9 set to capitalise on Samsung's Note 7 woes with stunning curved screen

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Huawei will be unveiling its super-large screen flagship smartphone in Munich on 3 November and we now know what it looks like. And it couldn't be better timed considering the issues Samsung has had with the Note 7, leading to the Korean firm scrapping... >>

Cozmo preview: The Anki robot friend that can do so much

Cozmo preview: The Anki robot friend that can do so much

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Anki has made a name for itself with its robotic cars that combine Scalextric style real world racing with videogame challenges and augmented reality weapons.At a time when toys-to-life may have peaked and a number of businesses are looking for the next... >>

Sony PlayStation VR: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

Sony PlayStation VR: Release date, price, specs and everything you need to know

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First announced in 2014, under the codename Project Morpheus, PlayStation VR has finally arrived, just in time to be a hit this coming Christmas and could even be the definitive device in the explosion of virtual reality.Sony's virtual reality headset... >>

Best Sony PlayStation VR games you must play: Farpoint, Resident Evil 7, Batman and more

Best Sony PlayStation VR games you must play: Farpoint, Resident Evil 7, Batman and more

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Sony PlayStation VR is finally available to buy, priced £349. Those who pre-ordered should have received their shiny new headsets and you should be able to find stock in stores up and down the country.What about the games though? The headset comes... >>

Sony PlayStation VR launch line-up: Every game listed and best PSVR games revealed

Sony PlayStation VR launch line-up: Every game listed and best PSVR games revealed

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Usually, when a new gaming product launches there are only a handful of titles you can initially play. Apart from a brand new console, new platforms traditionally need to bed in properly before supporting games hit the market.Not so the Sony PlayStation... >>

Sony PlayStation VR exposed: What you get in the PSVR box and what you still need to buy

Sony PlayStation VR exposed: What you get in the PSVR box and what you still need to buy

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We've had a fair while to wait since Sony first announced the PSVR headset - originally known as Project Morpheus - but it's now finally available. The virtual reality device hit stores on Thursday 13 October and we've been playing with one in the Pocket-lint... >>

Sony PlayStation VR tips and tricks: How to solve PSVR problems and more

Sony PlayStation VR tips and tricks: How to solve PSVR problems and more

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The PSVR headset is finally upon us and we've been testing a consumer model in the last few weeks in order to bring you our in-depth Sony PlayStation VR review and features.During our play we've experienced some incredible games but also encountered... >>

Sony PlayStation VR review: Virtual reality for the masses
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Sony PlayStation VR review: Virtual reality for the masses

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We can't count the amount of times someone has said 2016 would be the "year of VR", ourselves included if we're being honest, but we're 10 months in now and it's been anything but.Unavailability, price hikes and the reliance on expensive PC equipment... >>

Microsoft HoloLens now available in the UK, if you've got almost £3,000 handy

Microsoft HoloLens now available in the UK, if you've got almost £3,000 handy

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Microsoft is now taking pre-orders for its HoloLens augmented reality headset in the UK and a few other countries outside the US.You can order the headset through the Microsoft Store website in Australia, France, Germany, Ireland, New Zealand and the... >>

You can try Sony PlayStation VR inside a giant headset

You can try Sony PlayStation VR inside a giant headset

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Sony's virtual reality headset, the PlayStation VR, launches tomorrow, 13 October, and to celebrate a giant version has landed in London.Sited at Kings Cross station, the massive PSVR doubles as a demo room, where you can try out the regular-sized headset... >>

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2016 shortlist announced: We need you to help choose the winners

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2016 shortlist announced: We need you to help choose the winners

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It's coming to that time of year again where we joyfully celebrate the last 12 months of wonderful gadgets, gizmos, games and entertainment tech. The 2016 EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are coming up fast and we need you to get involved.Our annual awards... >>