gaming
Xbox One is Getting New Seagate SSDs Made Specifically For The Console

There's a big old video game shindig going on right now in Los Angeles. This year's E3 kicked off in style last night, with EA showing a lot more of its eagerly anticipated MMO/shooter mash-up, Anthem. There was also some gadget-related news, with Seagate announcing a special SSD designed specifically for Xbox One. Read More >>

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Looks Like The Next Apple Watch Could Have Solid-State Buttons

It seems the next Apple Watch could ditch physical buttons in favour of solid-state ones. Read More >>

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The New Blackberry Will be Revealed in June

Yes, the BlackBerry is still a thing, wisenheimer. Online speculation has been swirling for months that a new BlackBerry, called the Key2, was set to be announced. Now, the company has confirmed the device's existence by sending out invitations for a June 7 launch event in New York City, where the Key2 is specifically mentioned. Read More >>

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The Apple Watch Could Soon Support Third-Party Watch Faces

In a rumoured, decidedly un-Apple move, it looks like the Big A could be about to let third-party developers design faces for the Apple Watch. Read More >>

gaming
The Mini Mega Drive is Coming. Sega, Take All of Our Money

Fun fact: the first video game console I ever owned was the Mega Drive – cheers for the best birthday gift ever, Grandad. With this quick anecdote out of the way, please indulge my inner eight-year-old losing his shit over the fact Sega is re-releasing the classic system in mini form. Read More >>

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Amazon May Soon Stop Selling Google’s Nest Thermostats

Fight! Fight! Fight! The ongoing seismic (yet somehow, undeniably petty) tit-for-tat scuffle between Amazon and Google continues to rumble on. Recent rumours suggest the online retailer will soon stop selling the Big G's line of Nest products. Read More >>

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Celebrate The Nintendo Switch’s First Birthday by Using a PS4 Pad to Play on it

Nintendo's adorable/surprisingly good handheld hybrid came out one year ago today. As it turns the grand old age of one, a shiny new peripheral has turned up, providing plenty of additional pad options for those not keen on stumping up for the system's pricey Pro Controller. Read More >>

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British Booze-Lover Completes 20,000-Mile Pub Pilgrimage

As a frequently sauced-up Scotsman, I can't deny I enjoy the odd tipple, but even I have to tip my rum-stained cap to Ben Coombs. The 38-year-old from Plymouth recently completed a 20,000-mile pub pilgrimage, driving his car across 21 countries as he started at the most northerly bar in the world, and finished at the most southerly. Now that's some serious dedication to inebriation. Read More >>

health
Smartphone Radiation Poses no Real Threat to Humans. Shame The Same Can’t be Said For Rats

Unless you're a tech-hating Luddite, there's a good chance you'll have a smartphone pressed up against your face on a daily basis. Ever since mobiles became commonplace in the late '90s, the medical community has raised concerns regarding the negative effects of prolonged phone usage. Thankfully, a new study suggests the type of radiation smartphones emit really isn't that harmful to humans. Read More >>

music
The Spice Girls May be Reuniting. God Help us All

Good. God. As a collective species, what have we done to deserve this? Well, plenty. Still, as much as humanity sucks, we don't quite deserve a Spice Girls reunion... though we're getting one anyway. Read More >>

smartphones
These Galaxy S9 Cases Give us Hints Over Samsung’s Upcoming Mega Mobile

Unless you've been chained to a radiator in a sunless basement for the past year, you probably know the Samsung Galaxy S9 will shortly become an official thing. The upcoming smartphone's existence has been public knowledge for months, with leaked images giving us a pretty good idea of the mobile's dimensions. Now, we have an even clearer picture of how the phone will look, thanks to retailer Mobile Fun releasing a video showing off a couple of S9 Clear View cases. Read More >>

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Is That The Shire or Wensleydale? Man Draws Tolkien-Esque Map of Yorkshire Dales

There and Back Again, a Hobbi... actually, make that a Yorkshireman's tale. An amateur cartographer has clearly taken inspiration from the works of Lord of the Rings author J.R.R. Tolkien, after drawing up a map any hairy-footed Halfling would be chuffed with. Read More >>

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Looks Like Audiobooks Are Coming to Google Play

Amazon's Audible has long had a stranglehold on the audiobook market, but that may be about to change. Thanks to some eagled-eyed work from 9to5Google, it looks like the Big G may soon be getting in the digital tome game. Read More >>

gaming
Gamers Rally to Comfort User as he Suffers a Seizure in VR Chat

Every now and then, human beings can be pretty swell. Earlier in the week a gamer suffered a seizure in VR Chat, and was immediately comforted by a group of concerned bystanders on the virtual reality social platform. Read More >>