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Huawei compares Mate 20 X to Nintendo Switch, here are 5 reasons why it shouldn't
Huawei compares Mate 20 X to Nintendo Switch, here are 5 reasons why it shouldn't By Rik Henderson

During its Mate 20 series launch event, Huawei announced a super-sized handset and promptly compared it to the Nintendo Switch for portable gaming. Read more

Red Dead Redemption 2 release date, gameplay trailers and more
Red Dead Redemption 2 release date, gameplay trailers and more By Rik Henderson

Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the most widely anticipated games of 2018. Here is everything you need to know about Rockstar's next big game. Read more

How to upgrade your PS4 hard drive to 4TB or more
How to upgrade your PS4 hard drive to 4TB or more By Rik Henderson

Find out how to expand your PS4 HDD storage to cope with modern game file sizes. Read more

How to upgrade your Xbox One storage by 2TB or more: That’s up to 100 additional games
How to upgrade your Xbox One storage by 2TB or more: That’s up to 100 additional games By Rik Henderson

Find out how to expand your Xbox One storage space to fit all the modern games. Read more

Red Dead Redemption 2 could take more than 15 hours to download, as final file sizes revealed
Red Dead Redemption 2 could take more than 15 hours to download, as final file sizes revealed By Rik Henderson

Red Dead Redemption 2 will available from Friday, 26 October for Xbox One and PS4, but you could have some wait depending on your broadband speed. Read more

Huawei confirms 2019's foldable phone will be 5G
Huawei confirms 2019's foldable phone will be 5G By Rik Henderson

Huawei is working on a foldable smartphone that it hopes will replace your computer. Its CEO also recently confirmed that it will be 5G. Read more

FIFA 19 review: Journey's end
4.0 stars FIFA 19 review: Journey's end By Rik Henderson

FIFA 19 is the result of years of tweaking and is therefore the best in the series yet, without being particularly groundbreaking. Read more

iPad Pro specs and CAD images leak again show USB-C, not Lightning
iPad Pro specs and CAD images leak again show USB-C, not Lightning By Rik Henderson

There are plenty of rumours swirling around about the new iPad Pro 11 and 12.9-inch tablets. The latest comes via leaked CAD artwork. Read more

Mickey Mouse Beats Solo3 could be coolest special edition ever, but are they more expensive?
Mickey Mouse Beats Solo3 could be coolest special edition ever, but are they more expensive? By Rik Henderson

Beats has collaborated with Disney to create a special edition pair of Solo3 wireless headphones for the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse. Read more

Huawei Mate 20 launch event: All the announcements that matter
Huawei Mate 20 launch event: All the announcements that matter By Rik Henderson

Huawei unveiled a wide range at devices at its London event - you want find all the details about all the announcements here Read more

Is your PS4 in danger of being bricked?
Is your PS4 in danger of being bricked? By Rik Henderson

Earlier this week, reports emerged that a message exploit hack can cause PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro consoles to cease working. Read more

What is the Huawei NM card used in the Mate 20 phones?
What is the Huawei NM card used in the Mate 20 phones? By Rik Henderson

The Nano Memory card (NM card) is a Huawei invention that offers the same sort of storage as a microSD card but in a smaller form factor. Read more

Galaxy Note 10 to take Apple / Samsung screen size war to another level
Galaxy Note 10 to take Apple / Samsung screen size war to another level By Rik Henderson

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 will reportedly sport the Korean's firm's biggest screen size yet. Read more

Huawei Mate 20 Pro unboxing video leaks, see it clear as day
Huawei Mate 20 Pro unboxing video leaks, see it clear as day By Rik Henderson

Huawei will officially unveil its latest flagship phones later today but you can watch an unboxing video for the Huawei Mate 20 Pro already. Read more

Diablo III Nintendo Switch bundle available for pre-order, comes with carrying case
Diablo III Nintendo Switch bundle available for pre-order, comes with carrying case By Rik Henderson

To celebrate the release of Diablo III: Eternal Collection on Nintendo Switch, there is a special bundle that includes a limited edition console. Read more

New Palm isn't a phone after all, but what the heck is it?
New Palm isn't a phone after all, but what the heck is it? By Rik Henderson

The Palm is a connected device that syncs with your existing smartphone without you needing to take your handset out with you. Read more

Google Play movies could soon be upgraded to 4K for free
Google Play movies could soon be upgraded to 4K for free By Rik Henderson

Google could be upgrading back catalogue films in your digital library to 4K versions soon. And for free. Read more

You can get the OnePlus 6T in more stores than ever before, here's where
You can get the OnePlus 6T in more stores than ever before, here's where By Rik Henderson

OnePlus has dramatically expanded its retail options for the UK. It will sell the OnePlus 6T at a wider selection of outlets. Read more

Ultimate gaming projector? Optoma UHL55 is 4K HDR and has Alexa and speakers built in
Ultimate gaming projector? Optoma UHL55 is 4K HDR and has Alexa and speakers built in By Rik Henderson

Optoma has been a major player in home cinema projectors for many years and its latest could be its most convenient yet. Read more

Great Xbox One deal, get 6 months of Xbox Live Gold for just £15
Great Xbox One deal, get 6 months of Xbox Live Gold for just £15 By Rik Henderson

If you've got an Xbox One but don't have an Xbox Live Gold subscription you are missing out on a lot. So you'll want to nab this offer. Read more

The Best James Bond gadgets of all time
The Best James Bond gadgets of all time By Rik Henderson

James Bond is back on track. Production starts on Bond 25 in 2019 so we've decided to take a look through 007's wackiest and coolest gadgets to date. Read more

Garmin Instinct, for those who like a bit of rough and have £270 to hand
Garmin Instinct, for those who like a bit of rough and have £270 to hand By Rik Henderson

Garmin is really going for it with its smart and sports watches of late. The latest is the Garmin Instinct, a tough, rugged watch with built-in GPS. Read more

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

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

Razer Blade 15 Base Model comes with extended storage and a lower price
Razer Blade 15 Base Model comes with extended storage and a lower price By Rik Henderson

As well as the Razer Phone 2, Razer has announced a new version of its superslim gaming laptop, the Razer Blade 15 Base Model. Read more

Anki Vector robot to get Alexa voice support
Anki Vector robot to get Alexa voice support By Rik Henderson

Anki has announced that it is bringing Alexa support to its latest artificially intelligent robot. Read more

Self-driving Range Rover successfully travels around UK roads
Self-driving Range Rover successfully travels around UK roads By Rik Henderson

Jaguar Land Rover's autonomous Range Rover Sport has completed a lap of one of the UK's "most challenging road layouts". Read more

New Google Chromecast now available for £30
New Google Chromecast now available for £30 By Rik Henderson

The new Google Chromecast was found on sale prior to launch in the US, alongside the last generation model. Now it's been listed in the UK too. Read more

Windows Phone: 10 moments that defined the life and death of Microsoft's mobile platform
Windows Phone: 10 moments that defined the life and death of Microsoft's mobile platform By Rik Henderson

In 2017 Microsoft confirmed what most of us knew already; Windows Phone was officially over. The software giant admitted defeat in its battle against Read more

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL official in clearly white, just black and definitely not pink
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL official in clearly white, just black and definitely not pink By Rik Henderson

Google has finally, officially announced the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones. Read more

PlayStation 5 confirmed by Sony
PlayStation 5 confirmed by Sony By Rik Henderson

Sony has confirmed that it is working on a replacement for the PlayStation 4. Read more

Fire TV Stick vs TV Stick 4K: Which Amazon streaming stick is best for you?
Fire TV Stick vs TV Stick 4K: Which Amazon streaming stick is best for you? By Rik Henderson

Amazon's Fire TV devices are the company's fastest selling products of all time, beating both the Kindle and Fire tablets. Read more

New iPad Pro laid bare, sources reveal features including USB-C, 4K HDR output and more
New iPad Pro laid bare, sources reveal features including USB-C, 4K HDR output and more By Rik Henderson

New iPad Pro models are becoming more frequent, with the latest revealing several key features of two new devices. Read more

OnePlus 6T release date revealed, will go on sale 6 November
OnePlus 6T release date revealed, will go on sale 6 November By Rik Henderson

OnePlus has announced the release date for its forthcoming flagship phone. The OnePlus 6T will go on sale in Europe on Tuesday 6 November. Read more

These are the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from every angle, every colour
These are the Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL from every angle, every colour By Rik Henderson

We fully expect today's Google event to start with a chorus of Radiohead's No Surprises, there have been so many leaks about what will be unveiled. Read more

Xbox Project xCloud could be the "Netflix of gaming" we've all been waiting for
Xbox Project xCloud could be the "Netflix of gaming" we've all been waiting for By Rik Henderson

Project xCloud is a streaming platform, much like PlayStation Now, that hosts games remotely, sending you video of on-screen action over the internet. Read more

Facebook Portal and Portal+ take aim at Echo Show with video calling and Alexa built-in
Facebook Portal and Portal+ take aim at Echo Show with video calling and Alexa built-in By Rik Henderson

Facebook has moved into the hardware field with a couple of alternatives to Amazon's Echo Show. Read more

OnePlus 6T launch event taking place 29 October, here's how to watch it
OnePlus 6T launch event taking place 29 October, here's how to watch it By Rik Henderson

OnePlus has announced the date for its official launch event for the OnePlus 6T. Read more

What EE’s 5G trial means for you
What EE’s 5G trial means for you By Rik Henderson

EE is trialling its 5G network for consumer use for the first time. It has started its live trial in London to find out how the technology holds up. Read more

Huge Google Pixel Slate press pics leak, revealing key features and specs
Huge Google Pixel Slate press pics leak, revealing key features and specs By Rik Henderson

Google will formerly announce its new range of hardware products during its live event tomorrow, 9 October, and that includes the Google Pixel Slate - Read more

How to turn off iMessage: Don't lose any more text messages
How to turn off iMessage: Don't lose any more text messages By Rik Henderson

Want to turn off iMessage? You're not alone. Many people move from Android to iOS, of course, but others make the move in reverse. Read more

Assassin's Creed Odyssey review: Sparta-cular
5.0 stars Assassin's Creed Odyssey review: Sparta-cular By Rik Henderson

The biggest game in the AC franchise and the most in-depth yet. Find out why we love it so much. Read more

Nintendo wants to turn your smartphone into a GameBoy, case patent reveals
Nintendo wants to turn your smartphone into a GameBoy, case patent reveals By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has filed a patent for a smartphone case that effective turns your handset into a working GameBoy. Read more

Sony Xperia XA3 Ultra and L3 renders show mid-range is about to get interesting
Sony Xperia XA3 Ultra and L3 renders show mid-range is about to get interesting By Rik Henderson

Specifications and render videos of a couple of mid-range handsets from Sony Mobile have appeared online, of the Sony Xperia XA3 Ultra and Xperia L3. Read more

Nokia now makes its own headphones with True Wireless Earbuds and Pro Earphones
Nokia now makes its own headphones with True Wireless Earbuds and Pro Earphones By Rik Henderson

As well as the Nokia 7.1 smartphone, HMD Global announced a duo of headphones during its London launch event, both of which carry the Nokia branding. Read more

EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2018: Vote for your favourites now
EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2018: Vote for your favourites now By Rik Henderson

The EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2018 are approaching and we present the shortlist of nominees that represent the best products of the last 12 months. Read more

Watch the Nokia 7.1 launch right here
Watch the Nokia 7.1 launch right here By Rik Henderson

Nokia is holding a launch party on 4 October in London for an as yet unannounced phone and you can watch it live here. Read more

Apple and Amazon deny existence of Chinese spy chip
Apple and Amazon deny existence of Chinese spy chip By Rik Henderson

Both Apple and Amazon have denied reports that a tiny chip from China was found in their equipment and could have been used to hack or spy. Read more

Nintendo Switch 2 coming as soon as 2019, sources say
Nintendo Switch 2 coming as soon as 2019, sources say By Rik Henderson

Nintendo could introduce an upgrade to its Nintendo Switch console as early as summer next year, it is claimed. Read more

Nokia 7.1 key specs appear in Android Enterprise listing
Nokia 7.1 key specs appear in Android Enterprise listing By Rik Henderson

Although today's Nokia launch event is not expected to include the Nokia 7.1, specs on that mid-range handset have appeared on Android Enterprise. Read more

Eco-friendly laundry vending machines start to appear across London Tube network
Eco-friendly laundry vending machines start to appear across London Tube network By Rik Henderson

The first of 200 eco-friendly laundry vending machines has been installed on the London Underground. They offer a cheap alternative to dry cleaning. Read more

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