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Cyberbullying: How to spot the signs and what steps to take, revealed by Internet Matters GM

Cyberbullying: How to spot the signs and what steps to take, revealed by Internet Matters GM

By Rik Henderson

Internet Matters is a not-for-profit organisation that helps parents understand the digital world, so they can ensure their children can use the internet and connected devices safely.It has many articles and how-to guides about all manner of digital subjects,... Read more

Virgin Media customers get to play Destiny 2 first, here's how

Virgin Media customers get to play Destiny 2 first, here's how

By Rik Henderson

Virgin Media has teamed with Activision to give its customers first dibs on getting hands-on time with Destiny 2.The much-anticipated online FPS, which Pocket-lint played extensively at the launch event in May, will be released for PS4 and Xbox One on... Read more

PS4 now groups TV and movies in the one place, looks great

PS4 now groups TV and movies in the one place, looks great

By Rik Henderson

An update for European PlayStation 4 and PS4 Pro consoles has made it far easier to use them for more than gaming.An all-new TV & Video interface has been introduced that aggregates all the video and telly apps, plus PlayStation Store digital purchases... Read more

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini official pre-orders open then sell out in minutes

Nintendo SNES Classic Mini official pre-orders open then sell out in minutes

By Rik Henderson

No sooner had Nintendo officially opened its own pre-orders for the Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES Classic Mini for short, and it sold out.It listed the retro games machine for £69.99 on Nintendo.co.uk but now... Read more

Honor 9 European launch event: Watch the #LightCatcher livestream here

Honor 9 European launch event: Watch the #LightCatcher livestream here

By Rik Henderson

Honor, the fun and funky sub-brand of Huawei, is expected to launch the Honor 9 in Europe today, 27 June, and you can watch the action right here on Pocket-lint.It's calling the launch event "Meet the #LIGHTCATCHER" and you can watch it via the livestream... Read more

What is DisneyLife and why will it make your summer holidays better?

What is DisneyLife and why will it make your summer holidays better?

By Rik Henderson

Disney has always been active on streaming services, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video, with many of its movies available to view as part of a subscription. However, it has also been steadily growing its own, standalone streaming service since launching... Read more

Pocket-lint newsletter: How to sign up to get the latest stories and offers weekly

Pocket-lint newsletter: How to sign up to get the latest stories and offers weekly

By Rik Henderson

The weekly Pocket-lint newsletter is back. You can now get a concise round-up of the week's hottest news stories, deals and features sent directly to your email inbox each Friday.It is presented in an easy-to-digest form and is totally free, so there's... Read more

Get free DisneyLife subscription with Tesco Mobile this summer

Get free DisneyLife subscription with Tesco Mobile this summer

By Rik Henderson

Tesco Mobile is making your kids' journeys better this summer, with DisneyLife subscriptions coming for free as part of its pay-monthly, pay-as-you-go and SIM deals.DisneyLife is Disney's own streaming service, with unrestricted access to movies, TV shows,... Read more

Far Cry 5: Release date, trailer, screens and everything you need to know

Far Cry 5: Release date, trailer, screens and everything you need to know

By Rik Henderson

Far Cry 5 is coming early next year and is set to be the series' most accomplished outing yet - no mean feat considering the excellence of Far Cry 4.It is set in the US for the first time, allows you to fly planes and lets you create your own lead character... Read more

Incredible "naked people" YouTube video will melt your brain

Incredible "naked people" YouTube video will melt your brain

By Rik Henderson

Director David Lewandowski caused quite a viral stir in 2013, with his crazy and brilliant "Late for Meeting" video. It starred a CGI, androgynous mannequin and its car, moving in very mysterious ways to music.More 30.5 million viewers have watched it... Read more

Steam Summer Sale: Best games deals for PC and Mac and an extra £5 off

Steam Summer Sale: Best games deals for PC and Mac and an extra £5 off

By Rik Henderson

The Steam Summer Sale has started and there are some incredible deals for PC and Mac gamers right across the digital store.Steam has dramatically discounted thousands of games across the digital store, at anywhere up to 90 per cent off. If you want to... Read more

HTC U11 looks stunning in solar red, pre-orders open now

HTC U11 looks stunning in solar red, pre-orders open now

By Rik Henderson

HTC has started pre-orders for one of its sexiest-looking phones yet.The "solar red" version of the HTC U11 is, in our opinion, a real looker. HTC's manufacturing processes for this range of handsets has created a red-backed device that shimmers and... Read more

Google Pixel 2 pops up in HTC U11's system files, confirms HTC involvement

Google Pixel 2 pops up in HTC U11's system files, confirms HTC involvement

By Rik Henderson

You never know what you might find in a phone's system files, if you dig deep enough. You might even find confirmation that a manufacturer is working on additional devices; even hugely-anticipated handsets for other, major companies.For example, we've... Read more

Stunning short film made entirely in GTA 5, you won't believe your eyes

Stunning short film made entirely in GTA 5, you won't believe your eyes

By Rik Henderson

We knew Grand Theft Auto V (aka GTA 5) looks good, even though it's almost three years old, but we never knew it could look this good.Director Matt MacDonald has used the game to create a 12-minute short film that, for the most part, looks like a big... Read more

What was missing from E3 2017? The consoles and games that failed to show

What was missing from E3 2017? The consoles and games that failed to show

By Rik Henderson

E3 2017 is done and dusted now, and there were plenty of amazing games on show, along with an all-new console in the form of the 4K powerhouse Xbox One X. However, while the convention was jam packed with stuff to see, there were also some previously... Read more

This translation device is the Babel Fish we’ve all been waiting for

This translation device is the Babel Fish we’ve all been waiting for

By Rik Henderson

Remember the Babel Fish in Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, the fish you popped into your ear to translate any language? Well, now it's here.Okay, it's not actually a fish. And only one part of it goes into your lughole. But the Translate One2One from... Read more

Professor Layton gets Pokemon Go treatment, gotta solve 'em all

Professor Layton gets Pokemon Go treatment, gotta solve 'em all

By Rik Henderson

Another game that became a craze on Nintendo consoles is has been turned into a real world, AR and social treatment for smartphones - much like Pokemon Go.The Professor Layton series has been hugely successful on DS then 3DS, with numerous games featuring... Read more

Best games of E3 2017: Xbox One, PS4 and Switch games that stole the show

Best games of E3 2017: Xbox One, PS4 and Switch games that stole the show

By Rik Henderson

Giant videogames show E3 2017 is now over, but it was a cracking event and we managed to get our hands on several amazing titles coming up later this year or beyond.As well as a brand new console, the Xbox One X, the show had potentially yielded the... Read more

Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017: Find out what was launched for Switch

Nintendo Spotlight E3 2017: Find out what was launched for Switch

By Rik Henderson

Nintendo has a massive presence on the showfloor at E3 each year, but hasn't hosted a physical press conference for a while.Instead, it streams a pre-recorded Nintendo Spotlight video on the morning of the massive game show opening its doors for the... Read more

PlayStation E3 2017 press conference: Watch it again and find out what was launched

PlayStation E3 2017 press conference: Watch it again and find out what was launched

By Rik Henderson

E3 2017 is here! The videogames show officially opening its doors on starting on Tuesday 13 June, but the press conferences have already started.Microsoft unveiled its Xbox One X 4K powerhouse of a console at its event, and then it was down to Sony... Read more

Xbox E3 2017 press conference: Watch it again and find out what was launched

Xbox E3 2017 press conference: Watch it again and find out what was launched

By Rik Henderson

Microsoft announced its new console, now known as the Xbox One X during its E3 2017 press conference, which you can watch all over again right here. It is even available to view in 4K on a supported computer or TV.The Xbox Media Briefing lasted approximately... Read more

Xbox One X official - the best console on the planet, out 7 November

Xbox One X official - the best console on the planet, out 7 November

By Rik Henderson

Microsoft has officially announced the Xbox One X - formerly called Project Scorpio.The new console will be out later this year, from 7 November, for $499 in the US, £449 in the UK.It's not cheap.However, it is undoubtedly the most powerful, best spec'ed... Read more

FIFA 18: Release date, what's new and everything you need to know

FIFA 18: Release date, what's new and everything you need to know

By Rik Henderson

FIFA 18 details have been announced and Pocket-lint has had a chance to play an early build of the game for several hours ahead of E3 2017.This year's edition has plenty of changes too, with a second year of the Frostbite engine yielding some very impressive... Read more

Hackers demand ransom from The Witcher developer to not reveal details of new game

Hackers demand ransom from The Witcher developer to not reveal details of new game

By Rik Henderson

CD Projekt Red is in a bit of a bind. The developer behind The Witcher 3 and Gwent: The Witcher Card Game has revealed that hackers have obtained design documents of its next title, Cyberpunk 2077, and are demanding cash to prevent a massive leak.Cyberpunk... Read more

YouView piloting Alexa support for TV boxes, change channels using voice-control

YouView piloting Alexa support for TV boxes, change channels using voice-control

By Rik Henderson

YouView is planning Alexa support for viewers using any of the connected TV set-top-boxes available through TalkTalk, BT and other manufacturers.It is piloting voice-controlled features that will enable viewers to interact with their boxes and YouView... Read more

Use your Amazon Echo and Alexa to follow the UK General Election

Use your Amazon Echo and Alexa to follow the UK General Election

By Rik Henderson

It's the UK General Election today, with millions voting on the future leaders of the country throughout Thursday 8 June, with results expected to start to come in soon after midnight tonight.TV stations will undoubtedly cover the proceedings all day... Read more

Google Pixel phones could get Android O in August, earlier than usual

Google Pixel phones could get Android O in August, earlier than usual

By Rik Henderson

After detailing the next version of of its mobile operating system, Android O, during its developers conference in May, the next question facing Google was when?Yes, Android O will come with a raft of exciting new features, but when will it actually appear... Read more

Strange Brigade is a '30s monster adventure that could steal E3 2017

Strange Brigade is a '30s monster adventure that could steal E3 2017

By Rik Henderson

Rebellion has announced Strange Brigade, a new game from the same development team as Sniper Elite 4 and Zombie Army Trilogy, that could be the surprise hit of E3 2017.We'll be going hands-on with the game at the trade show in Los Angeles next week, but... Read more

Xbox One S HDR games list: All the games you can play in HDR

Xbox One S HDR games list: All the games you can play in HDR

By Rik Henderson

The Xbox One S has been around for a year now, coming before Sony refreshed its PS4 line with the slimmer standard and PS4 Pro models. And it has offered HDR gaming from the off, beating both of those to the punch by several months.However, developers... Read more

Pokemon coming to Nintendo Switch in September

Pokemon coming to Nintendo Switch in September

By Rik Henderson

Nintendo Switch owners will get their first Pokemon game this September, with a remastered version of Pokemon Tournament to be released for the console on 22 September.Pokemon Tournament DX is an enhanced version of the Wii U game released in Europe... Read more

Apple App Store completely redesigned with new daily recommendations

Apple App Store completely redesigned with new daily recommendations

By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced that it is redesigning the App Store as part of iOS 11, to be released later this year.It has a cleaner, simpler look on phone with separate Music app-style tabs separating content.There is an all-new Today tab, which shows new games... Read more

iOS 11 has a raft of new features, Siri gets new voice and more

iOS 11 has a raft of new features, Siri gets new voice and more

By Rik Henderson

Apple has announced the new version of iOS, expected for release in September.iOS 11 comes with a raft of new features, which were unveiled during the company's WWDC 17 keynote in San Jose.iMessages are now stored as part of iCloud, so they sync across... Read more

HTC Vive coming to Apple Mac, VR-friendly at last

HTC Vive coming to Apple Mac, VR-friendly at last

By Rik Henderson

HTC has confirmed that its virtual reality headset, the HTC Vive, will soon be compatible with Mac.Apple revealed that it is adding Steam VR support to High Sierra, its new version of MacOS to be released this coming "Fall", and that means it will be... Read more

Apple unveils watchOS 4, new Toy Story faces and much more

Apple unveils watchOS 4, new Toy Story faces and much more

By Rik Henderson

Apple has revealed some of the new features coming to Apple Watch when watchOS 4 is released later this year.During its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, the Cupertino company explained that there will be new watch faces, including a Siri Watch... Read more

Amazon Echo gets cool new features, check out what Alexa can do now

Amazon Echo gets cool new features, check out what Alexa can do now

By Rik Henderson

Amazon has introduced a couple of major new features to Alexa, to be used through compatible devices such as the Amazon Echo.There are two main features added: Reminders and Named Timers, with the former available in the US, UK and Germany. Currently,... Read more

FIFA 18 details confirmed: Ronaldo on the box, release date and trailer

FIFA 18 details confirmed: Ronaldo on the box, release date and trailer

By Rik Henderson

After a series of leaks, EA Sports has officially revealed some of the details about this years footy outing, FIFA 18.It has also posted a teaser video that shows the main cover star, Cristiano Ronaldo, in action. And the release date has been unveiled... Read more

Snap Spectacles now available in UK, take videos with your eyes

Snap Spectacles now available in UK, take videos with your eyes

By Rik Henderson

Snap, the parent company behind Snapchat, has finally released its Snap Spectacles in the UK.The sunglasses come with two mini cameras - one situated on the side of each eyepiece - and can capture small bursts of video, from 10 to 30 seconds. The resulting... Read more

Samsung Connect Home Wi-Fi takes on Google Wifi with smart home skills to boot

Samsung Connect Home Wi-Fi takes on Google Wifi with smart home skills to boot

By Rik Henderson

Mesh Wi-Fi networks are gaining in popularity, as a way to ensure a whole house is covered in wireless internet connectivity without resorting to powerline extenders. Google Wifi is one of the best know on the market, and has tested well in reviews, including... Read more

Gold PS4 to be available prior to E3 2017?

Gold PS4 to be available prior to E3 2017?

By Rik Henderson

Sony plans to release a gold-coloured version of its PlayStation 4 console, if a Reddit leak is to be believed.A user, MeinFewer, claiming to be an employee of Target in the US has posted a picture on Imgur of a shiny, gold version of the slimmer,... Read more

What is Sky Mobile, how much does it cost and what is roll over data?

What is Sky Mobile, how much does it cost and what is roll over data?

By Rik Henderson

Like BT and Virgin Media, Sky offers its own mobile network service alongside TV, landline and broadband. However, Sky Mobile gives you a few features you might not find anywhere else. That's why we've decided to give you a low down on the network,... Read more

You can get a Sky Mobile price plan with 500MB data for just £5

You can get a Sky Mobile price plan with 500MB data for just £5

By Rik Henderson

Sky has announced a new Sky Mobile 4G SIM-only plan that starts as low as just £5 a month for Sky TV customers. For that, you will get 500MB of data, unlimited texts and unlimited calls on a minimum 12-month plan.Non-Sky TV customers can get the same... Read more

Control three devices with just one mouse, Logitech Flow software works with two new MX mice

Control three devices with just one mouse, Logitech Flow software works with two new MX mice

By Rik Henderson

Logitech has announced two new mice, the MX Master 2S and MX Anywhere 2S, and while they are exciting for those looking for wireless functionality and quality at reasonable prices, it is Logitech Flow that is of particular interest.That's because it... Read more

Watch out Apple! Qualcomm-powered Windows 10 laptops are aiming at the MacBook

Watch out Apple! Qualcomm-powered Windows 10 laptops are aiming at the MacBook

By Rik Henderson

Qualcomm has announced that it is entering the laptop market, with manufacturing partners soon to release superthin, fanless MacBook competitors powered by the Snapdragon 835 mobile chipset.This allows them to take on Apple's hugely successful, light... Read more

Intel Core i9 X-Series is a hardcore gamer's delight, with 18-core option

Intel Core i9 X-Series is a hardcore gamer's delight, with 18-core option

By Rik Henderson

During its Computex keynote, Intel announced a new series of CPUs that sit at the very top of the Skylake family.The Intel Core i9 X-Series is for power users and seriously hardcore PC gamers as it starts at around $1,000 and goes up to a mighty $2,000... Read more

Nvidia Max-Q could ensure your next monster gaming laptop has MacBook looks

Nvidia Max-Q could ensure your next monster gaming laptop has MacBook looks

By Rik Henderson

After announcing a new standard for hardcore gaming PCs last week, tagging them as GeForce GTX Battle Boxes, Nvidia has followed up with a unifying design standard for gaming laptops.Nvidia Max-Q is a design approach that major gaming laptop manufacturers... Read more

Logitech Pop Smart Button now compatible with Apple HomeKit, control your Hue, Sonos and other kit with one tap

Logitech Pop Smart Button now compatible with Apple HomeKit, control your Hue, Sonos and other kit with one tap

By Rik Henderson

As you add more smart home devices to your abode you soon realise that instead of making life less complicated, they can sometimes do the opposite.That's because each device requires a different app to control it. And even when all linked through a unifying smart... Read more

A OnePlus 5 was used to take one of these, which photo is it?

A OnePlus 5 was used to take one of these, which photo is it?

By Rik Henderson

OnePlus has started teasing its forthcoming new flagship smartphone, with the latest tweet showing a distinct improvement in camera ability.The OnePlus 5 was confirmed by the company previously, and now its official Twitter account has revealed an image... Read more

Lego Batman Movie is first 4K HDR film to stream on Xbox One S

Lego Batman Movie is first 4K HDR film to stream on Xbox One S

By Rik Henderson

The Xbox One S has been able to play 4K Ultra HD Blu-rays since its introduction in August last year, and in HDR to boot. It's currently the only games console to do so.You can also stream Netflix and Amazon Video content in Ultra HD with HDR on shows... Read more

Moto Z2 Play pictures and further specs revealed, Snapdragon 626 and 3,000mAh battery confirmed

Moto Z2 Play pictures and further specs revealed, Snapdragon 626 and 3,000mAh battery confirmed

By Rik Henderson

Earlier this week, pictures and some specifications of the forthcoming Moto Z2 Play smartphone were found on the website of the TENAA, China's mobile certification agency.Now further alleged specs have been revealed, thanks to a posting on GeekBench.It... Read more

Worried your children are victims of cyberbullying? Take the pledge to talk to them

Worried your children are victims of cyberbullying? Take the pledge to talk to them

By Rik Henderson

Internet Matters, the organisation to aid parents in online safety, has launched a campaign to raise awareness of cyberbullying and help children and their families communicate about its dangers and effects.As well as host a #Pledge2Talk button, which... Read more