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Nissan X-Trail review (2014)
Cars 3.5 out of 5

Nissan X-Trail review (2014)

By 13 June 2014

It's rare we would ever call an SUV sexy, and while the 2014 Nissan X-Trail doesn't quite acquire that label it's a darn sight prettier than its predecessors. In many respects the X-Trail looks like the plumper sibling of the Nissan Qashqai, a car that... >>

Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain preview: Solid Snake is most definitely back
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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain preview: Solid Snake is most definitely back

By 13 June 2014

Most of the games Pocket-lint saw at E3 2014 were playable, in that we had a chance to go hands-on ourselves to get a feel for the action. Unfortunately, not so Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. However, that doesn't detract from the fact that, on... >>

Sony PlayStation 4 Glacier White in pictures
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Sony PlayStation 4 Glacier White in pictures

By 13 June 2014

You've seen the PlayStation 4 in black, now it's time to marvel at the PS4 in white. Or "Glacier White" in capitals as it's officially called. Captured behind glass at a closed-doors Sony Entertainment Europe exhibit at this year's E3 expo in Los Angeles,... >>

Elite: Dangerous on Oculus Rift preview: Hands-on with the best VR experience we've had
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Elite: Dangerous on Oculus Rift preview: Hands-on with the best VR experience we've had

By 13 June 2014

Having not played any of the Alpha phases of Elite: Dangerous, David Braben and his Frontier development studio's reimagination of his original BBC Micro space simulator, we jumped at the chance to check out the latest build of the PC game. And were even... >>

Alienware Windows-based Alpha Steam Machine pictures and hands-on
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Alienware Windows-based Alpha Steam Machine pictures and hands-on

By 13 June 2014

Alienware has shown off its new Alpha Steam Machine at E3 2014 in Los Angeles, where Pocket-lint experienced a brief demo with the console and learned about a recent change in plans. Here's the big twist: Alienware's new Steam Machine actually runs Windows.... >>

Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy Tab S Book Cover, Simple Cover and Bluetooth keyboard
Tablets

Hands-On: Samsung Galaxy Tab S Book Cover, Simple Cover and Bluetooth keyboard

By 13 June 2014

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab S, offering 8.4-inch and 10.5-inch models, and both come with accessories for keeping them looking as good as new. The Book Cover protects both the front and the rear of the device and it can be folded into three different... >>

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab S review
Tablets

Hands-on: Samsung Galaxy Tab S review

By 13 June 2014

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Tab S, which it believes will be the turning point for the company's tablet business. There are two variations available, an 8.4-inch model and a 10.5-inch model, and both will come in Wi-Fi and LTE versions. We got... >>

Tom Clancy's The Division preview: 'Our game is an RPG' says Massive Entertainment
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Tom Clancy's The Division preview: 'Our game is an RPG' says Massive Entertainment

By 12 June 2014

When we see the Tom Clancy name it tends to make us think of first person shooters (and novels, of course). Which is exactly why The Division, and its third person style, defied our expectations - and then exceeded them.  "Our game is an RPG, and using... >>

Hands-on: Skype for iPhone 5.0 review
Apps

Hands-on: Skype for iPhone 5.0 review

By 12 June 2014

Skype has overhauled its iPhone app, Skype for iPhone 5.0, with a new design, new features, and the promise of being considerably faster for those using it. Pocket-lint was given access ahead of the official rollout to use it in a real environment and... >>

HTC Sense 6.0 vs Sense 5.5: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed
Phones

HTC Sense 6.0 vs Sense 5.5: New features, tweaks and changes reviewed

By 12 June 2014

HTC Sense 6.0 has launched on the HTC One (M8), the new flagship HTC device for 2014. It's also being referred to as Sixth Sense, although it appears listed in the device as Sense 6.0. We've had the new HTC One for some time, giving us the chance to dive... >>