Nintendo Switch official set up video for first-time use

Nintendo’s officially to the point in the launch of the Switch that they’re releasing user guide videos. The first one comes for first-time use. Go figure, right? The video takes users through the initial console setup process. Not the bits about unboxing and hooking up wires, but moving through system screens in order to get […]

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Netflix’s Bright looks like a darker, grittier Men in Black

The teaser for Netflix’s Bright starts innocuously enough: It presents itself to be like every cop drama ever. But stay a little longer and you’ll soon realize whatever future world Will Smith inhabits is… different to say the least. The film follows a cop named Scott Ward (Will Smith), who lives in an “alternate present-day where humans, orcs, […]

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Kong: Skull Island’s final trailer is pure mayhem

In just under two weeks, Kong: Skull Island will hit theaters, but before that, Warner Bros. released the final trailer. Previous trailers have been very coy about Kong, but the latest footage throws all that out and shows him kicking serious ass. If you didn’t think he was badass before, you will now. He’s destroying helicopters, pounding […]

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LG G6 vs LG G5 – Here’s how big of an upgrade the G6 is

LG announced the G6 during a press conference at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona yesterday. Wondering how it stacks up against last year’s LG G5? There are some big changes. It’s water resistant, for one. It also has a screen that nearly runs edge-to-edge, cutting off some of the bulk on the top and bottom […]

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Expect 2.5 to 3 hours of battery playing Zelda on Nintendo Switch

Wishes and promises are nice, but real world performance always matters more than the ideal situations companies sell us when advertising their products. With Nintendo Switch consoles in the hands of some gaming outlets, the hybrid handheld’s 4,310 mAh battery life is finally being tested and we’re getting some real-world numbers that tell us how […]

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Twitch to sell games during streams, share of revenue goes to channel

There’s a new way to support streamers while also buying video games coming soon to Twitch. Twitch announced that, through certain partners, viewers will soon be able to buy games during streams. This is set to roll out “shortly,” according to the FAQ, and the press release points towards Spring of 2017. Here’s the details video […]

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PlayStation VR is even bigger than Sony thought it would be

“We were expecting it to be a lot smaller than it has turned out to be,” Sony Research Fellow Richard Marks told The New York Times in a recent story about PlayStation VR. The company (as has been the case with most VR hardware makers) has been a bit cagey about sales figures. The New York Times […]

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T-Mobile offering customers a free line of service

T-Mobile announced on Monday that “virtually all customers with two lines or more” will soon be eligible for a free line of service. The lines can be used for a new phone, or things like wearables that need access to data. “Current Un-carrier customers with at least two voice lines can use that extra line […]

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War announced following weekend leak

Over the weekend, a sequel to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor called Shadow of War leaked onto an online retailer with a release date for this year. The game was completely unheard of. That leak, turns out, is legit. Warner Bros. has announced that Middle-earth: Shadow of War is coming to the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 platforms on […]

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Samsung unveils new Gear VR headset with controller

Samsung recently announced a new Gear VR headset that will ship with an included controller, something that users will probably welcome with open arms. The device is aptly named “Gear VR with controller powered by Oculus.” The new Gear VR controller offers a touchpad, not unlike the Daydream View VR controller, which should make it […]

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ZTE’s latest smartphones deliver Android N on a budget

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today, Chinese smartphone maker ZTE launched two new handsets that offer fans the latest version of Android on a budget. They’re called the Blade V8 Mini and the Blade V8 Lite, and they both ship with Nougat pre-installed, 5-inch displays, expandable storage, and “features for young people.” Despite being […]

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AT&T adds tethering and DIRECTV savings to unlimited data plan!

AT&T just announced changes to its current unlimited plan while also launching a new and more affordable unlimited option (so long as you don’t mind slower data speeds.) The plans are called Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Choice. The Unlimited Plus Plan is the one you’re already familiar with. In an effort to take on T-Mobile, Verizon […]

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