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Any fingerprint can unlock a Galaxy S10: Here's how and when it'll be fixed
Any fingerprint can unlock a Galaxy S10: Here's how and when it'll be fixed By Rik Henderson

Samsung will be pushing a software update to phones in order to fix a rather embarrassing problem with its in-display fingerprint sensor technology. Read more

Apple AirPods Pro tipped for launch in next two weeks
Apple AirPods Pro tipped for launch in next two weeks By Rik Henderson

The illusive next-generation Apple AirPods with noise cancellation will reportedly arrive this month, not 2020 as recently suggested. Read more

This is how much better Red Dead Redemption 2 will look on PC
This is how much better Red Dead Redemption 2 will look on PC By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has released a jaw-dropping trailer to show some of the enhancements coming with the PC version of Red Dead Redemption 2. Read more

Best TV and movies you must not miss this week: Watchmen, Daybreak and more
Best TV and movies you must not miss this week: Watchmen, Daybreak and more By Rik Henderson

What's hot to view this week? We look at the best shows and films you should stream, record or catch-up on. Read more

James Haskell talks rugby tech, we look at the Pixel 4 and preview Beats Solo Pro - Pocket-lint Podcast 24
James Haskell talks rugby tech, we look at the Pixel 4 and preview Beats Solo Pro - Pocket-lint Podcast 24 By Rik Henderson

We chat to former England star Haskell about the better use of tech in rugby, plus look at the new Made by Google products and Beats Solo Pro. Read more

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III offers pro features in a lightweight, weatherproof design
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III offers pro features in a lightweight, weatherproof design By Rik Henderson

Olympus has announced the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III, which has a weather-sealed construction and is compact and lightweight. Read more

Stadia Controller is not as wireless as initially thought
Stadia Controller is not as wireless as initially thought By Rik Henderson

Google's Stadia launches on 19 November in a number of countries but we've just found out that one of its key features will not be ready in time. Read more

Three network down in the UK, but coming back up slowly
Three network down in the UK, but coming back up slowly By Rik Henderson

Three's UK network is down and it seems to be a wider issue than previously thought. Read more

HTC Vive tips & tricks: How to set up your new VR headset and solve any issues
HTC Vive tips & tricks: How to set up your new VR headset and solve any issues By Rik Henderson

Of all the virtual reality headsets to come out over the last few years, the HTC Vive has been the one talked about most fondly. It might have been semi-replaced Read more

Google Daydream VR is dead, kaput, it has ceased to be
Google Daydream VR is dead, kaput, it has ceased to be By Rik Henderson

Google is winding down its Daydream VR project after a two-year run, with the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL phones not supporting the platform. Read more

32 best Nintendo Switch games every gamer should own
32 best Nintendo Switch games every gamer should own By Rik Henderson

Our guide to the best Nintendo Switch games. From indies to single and multiplayer titles, here are some of the best. Read more

Google Stadia pricing, release date details, launch games and how it works
Google Stadia pricing, release date details, launch games and how it works By Rik Henderson

Google will be launching its much-rumoured cloud gaming platform, Stadia, in November this year. Here's everything you need to know about it. Read more

30 of the weirdest and wackiest mobile phones you won't admit you owned
30 of the weirdest and wackiest mobile phones you won't admit you owned By Rik Henderson

We've had plenty of weird, wonderful and forward-thinking phone designs over the years. These are some of the best. Read more

Microsoft Project xCloud release date, beta and all you need to know about Xbox cloud gaming
Microsoft Project xCloud release date, beta and all you need to know about Xbox cloud gaming By Rik Henderson

Microsoft's cloud gaming platform is now available as part of the Preview beta trials. Here is everything you need to know about Project xCloud. Read more

Project xCloud Preview starts to rollout in UK, US and Korea, but you can still sign up
Project xCloud Preview starts to rollout in UK, US and Korea, but you can still sign up By Rik Henderson

Project xCloud, the cloud gaming service from Xbox, has started to rollout in its Preview beta form for testers in the UK, US and Korea. Read more

Xbox One X vs Xbox One S vs All-Digital Edition: Which should you buy?
Xbox One X vs Xbox One S vs All-Digital Edition: Which should you buy? By Rik Henderson

There are plenty of deals to be had on the Xbox One X, Xbox One S and All-Digital Edition console, but which should you choose? We hope to help. Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite, S10 Lite and A91 could launch offensive on premium budget phone market
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite, S10 Lite and A91 could launch offensive on premium budget phone market By Rik Henderson

Samsung will reportedly seek to hit the premium budget phone market head-on with three new devices over the coming months. Read more

PS4 vs PS4 Pro: Which PlayStation should you buy?
PS4 vs PS4 Pro: Which PlayStation should you buy? By Rik Henderson

If you are looking to get yourself a PlayStation soon you could be torn between the two options out there: PS4 and PS4 Pro. We help you decide. Read more

Apple Arcade games list, price, compatible devices and how it works
Apple Arcade games list, price, compatible devices and how it works By Rik Henderson

Apple Arcade is a paid subscription service for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV. Here's how much it costs and what you get for your money. Read more

Pokémon Go creator wants you to recommend places for PokéStops and Gyms
Pokémon Go creator wants you to recommend places for PokéStops and Gyms By Rik Henderson

Niantic is inviting its community of fans to help find the best locations around the world for special in-game sites. Read more

Orbitsound One P70W V2 £399 soundbar uses tech from £12K sibling
Orbitsound One P70W V2 £399 soundbar uses tech from £12K sibling By Rik Henderson

The Orbitsound One P70W V2 offers some of the same proprietary technology found in the company's high-end system but for a much more affordable price. Read more

OnePlus 7T Pro launch today: Watch it right here
OnePlus 7T Pro launch today: Watch it right here By Rik Henderson

Having already unveiled its OnePlus 7T and OnePlus TV devices, the company is hosting an event in London today, for the missing piece of the puzzle. Read more

Oppo Reno Ace Gundam edition oozes geek cool from every pore
Oppo Reno Ace Gundam edition oozes geek cool from every pore By Rik Henderson

Oppo has announced a new phone for the Chinese market (initially, at least). With one version themed around the Mobile Suit Gundam anime series. Read more

Stadia could be "more responsive" than Xbox or PlayStation in two years, claims Google
Stadia could be "more responsive" than Xbox or PlayStation in two years, claims Google By Rik Henderson

Stadia's vice president of streaming, Madj Baker, claims the cloud system could be more responsive than local devices in just a couple of years time. Read more

Nintendo Switch Lite review: Practically perfect in every way
5.0 stars Nintendo Switch Lite review: Practically perfect in every way By Rik Henderson

A cheaper, more portable Nintendo Switch was always on the cards. Now that it's here, is it worth considering over the fully featured sibling? Read more

Coleen Rooney blows up the internet with Rebekah Vardy Twitter revelation
Coleen Rooney blows up the internet with Rebekah Vardy Twitter revelation By Rik Henderson

You might not know who Coleen Rooney is but the wife of footballer Wayne Rooney has blown up the internet with a single tweet. Read more

Twitter may have used your two-step authentication phone number or email for targeted adverts
Twitter may have used your two-step authentication phone number or email for targeted adverts By Rik Henderson

In a disclosure posted in its help section, Twitter revealed that it may have used emails and numbers submitted for two-step security for targeted ads. Read more

Ring Alarm available in UK from 7 November, pre-order for £249
Ring Alarm available in UK from 7 November, pre-order for £249 By Rik Henderson

Ring is bringing its smart home alarm system to the UK, and you can now pre-order it for a 7 November shipping date. Read more

Sony PlayStation 5 specs, release date and images: All you need to know about PS5
Sony PlayStation 5 specs, release date and images: All you need to know about PS5 By Rik Henderson

The Sony PlayStation 5 has been officially confirmed, but what should we expect in 2020? Find out all the details here. Read more

PS5 release date and official name announced
PS5 release date and official name announced By Rik Henderson

Sony has officially announced the release date of its next-gen console and confirmed that its name will, as expected, be PlayStation 5. Read more

PS4 Facebook integration removed, possibly over data sharing concerns
PS4 Facebook integration removed, possibly over data sharing concerns By Rik Henderson

Sony has removed integration with Facebook from its PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro consoles. Read more

Samsung Galaxy S11 will have 5X optical zoom, 108-megapixel camera, report
Samsung Galaxy S11 will have 5X optical zoom, 108-megapixel camera, report By Rik Henderson

Samsung will reportedly soon start to test a 5X optical zoom camera, said to be destined for the Samsung Galaxy S11. Read more

All Android phones getting PS4 Remote Play soon, with PlayStation System Software Update 7.00
All Android phones getting PS4 Remote Play soon, with PlayStation System Software Update 7.00 By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced that all phones supporting Android 5.0 and up will be compatible with PS4 Remote Play very soon. Read more

EE Pocket-lint Awards 2019: Voting now open on shortlist nominations
EE Pocket-lint Awards 2019: Voting now open on shortlist nominations By Rik Henderson

The Pocket-lint Awards 2019 are official. See the shortlist, voting, dates and ticket details right here. Read more

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC release date revealed, also coming to Stadia
Red Dead Redemption 2 PC release date revealed, also coming to Stadia By Rik Henderson

Rockstar has announced the release date of Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC. And, a Google Stadia edition will follow. Read more

Garmin Legacy Saga Star Wars smartwatches will bring out the light or dark side in you
Garmin Legacy Saga Star Wars smartwatches will bring out the light or dark side in you By Rik Henderson

Garmin has followed up its Marvel edition Legacy Hero smartwatches with a second pair in the series, this time with a Star Wars theme. Read more

EE 5G rollout continues with major London rail stations and other UK landmarks
EE 5G rollout continues with major London rail stations and other UK landmarks By Rik Henderson

EE is expanding its 5G connectivity map with new locations now switched-on and others coming in the next few weeks. Read more

Tidal comes to Roku in UK too
Tidal comes to Roku in UK too By Rik Henderson

Jay-Z's music streaming service Tidal is now available on UK Roku devices. Read more

Google Pixel 4 camera coming with dual exposure controls for even better shots
Google Pixel 4 camera coming with dual exposure controls for even better shots By Rik Henderson

Dual exposure controls will reportedly be added to the camera application that give a user the option to separately manage the highlights and shadows. Read more

Microsoft Surface Earbuds offer 24-hour battery life and Office integration
Microsoft Surface Earbuds offer 24-hour battery life and Office integration By Rik Henderson

After Amazon entered the true wireless in-ear headphones market last week, now it's Microsoft's turn. Read more

How to use PS4 and Xbox One controllers on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV
How to use PS4 and Xbox One controllers on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV By Rik Henderson

Here we tell you how you can hook up an Xbox One or PS4 controller to your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Apple TV. Read more

What is PlayStation Now and how much does it cost? PS Now explained
What is PlayStation Now and how much does it cost? PS Now explained By Rik Henderson

PlayStation Now is Sony's cloud gaming platform. Here's everything you need to know about it. Read more

PS Now gets major price drop, adds God of War and GTA 5 to PS4 games line-up
PS Now gets major price drop, adds God of War and GTA 5 to PS4 games line-up By Rik Henderson

Sony has announced a major, global price drop for its PlayStation Now cloud gaming and download service. Read more

What is Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift and how can you fix it?
What is Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift and how can you fix it? By Rik Henderson

There has been a lot of talk about Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift recently, but what is Joy-Con drift? And, what can you do about it if affected? Read more

Future Xiaomi phone will support 8K video
Future Xiaomi phone will support 8K video By Rik Henderson

Xiaomi is reportedly working on a phone that will support 8K 30fps video recording. Read more

Call of Duty Mobile update: Maps, modes and everything you need to know about smartphone COD
Call of Duty Mobile update: Maps, modes and everything you need to know about smartphone COD By Rik Henderson

Call of Duty is now available for iPhone and Android. Here is the lowdown on how to get it and the game's modes. Read more

Atari VCS: Price, specs, release date and more
Atari VCS: Price, specs, release date and more By Rik Henderson

Everything you need to know about the Atari VCS games console - including specs, price, release date and more. See all the details here. Read more

Minecraft Earth update: Release date, iOS and Android early access and more about the AR game
Minecraft Earth update: Release date, iOS and Android early access and more about the AR game By Rik Henderson

Here's everything you need to know about Microsoft's plans to bring Minecraft into the real world. Read more

Minecraft Earth officially launches in October
Minecraft Earth officially launches in October By Rik Henderson

Microsoft will officially launch Minecraft Earth in October, with a more complete early access version replacing the current closed beta version. Read more

Virgin Media Gig1 broadband starts to roll out to customers, boasts more than 1Gbps speeds
Virgin Media Gig1 broadband starts to roll out to customers, boasts more than 1Gbps speeds By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has launched its consumer 1Gbps broadband offering in Southampton - the first UK city to get it ahead of a national rollout. Read more

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