Nintendo Switch box - grey edition

Why Sony and Microsoft are supporting the Nintendo Switch

Sony PlayStation is one of the most recognisable brands in gaming. It is so ubiquitous that there appears to be little need for the Japanese electronics company to support other platforms. Yet despite the ultra-competitive nature of the video games industry, Sony has already invested in Android and iOS games. Now this expansion is being taken even further, with news that Sony is to release a title on the Nintendo Switch.

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CloudReady on old Lenovo laptop

The future of Chrome OS on old desktop PCs and laptops

Google has quietly made an investment that has the potential to have a big impact on the future of Chrome OS. The search engine giant was lead investor in the latest fundraising round from Neverware, the company behind the CloudReady operating system. It is an investment which could have a big impact on the future of Chrome OS.

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Samsung R7 - wireless 360 degree smart speaker - black

Samsung’s big smart home advantage over Google, Amazon and Apple

Samsung is to introduce its own smart speaker, taking on Google Home, Amazon Echo and Apple HomePod. And the South Korean conglomerate has big ambitions, pushing hard to ensure its own product is made available as soon as possible.

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HP Chromebook 13 G1 - trackpad

Pinch-to-zoom support coming to Chromebook trackpads

While Chromebooks offer support for an impressive range of touchpad gestures, there is one in particular that is absent. Pinch-to-zoom functionality has never been implemented on Chrome OS, but now it appears that Google is planning to add support for the feature.

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LG V30 set for global release in September

There will be a relatively quick turnaround for the LG V30, with the smartphone set to go on sale a month after its official launch. The phablet is due to be presented by the company on 31 August in Berlin, before becoming available to buy globally on 28 September.

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Adobe Lightroom gets new look on Android

Adobe has released a heavily-revised edition of Lightroom for Android. While the new version does not offer much in terms of additional functionality, it will significantly change the way that the app is used.

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Google Chromecast - 2nd generation - black

Long-standing Chromecast issue gets a fix

For many months now Chromecast households have been plagued with notifications on their devices, whenever someone on the same network uses the media streaming dongle. The idea behind the feature was to allow multiple users easy control of a Chromecast, although many were left frustrated.

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Finally – a Samsung Chromebook Plus and Pro alternative in Europe

The Samsung Chromebook Plus and Samsung Chromebook Pro have generated a fair amount of excitement in 2017. But with the South Korean company not selling laptops in Europe, consumers on the continent have been left without easy access to either machine.

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Arto Nummela in surprise departure from HMD Global

The CEO of HMD Global has resigned, with Arto Nummela leaving the Finnish company with immediate effect. The resignation comes at a busy time for HMD, which owns the rights to Nokia phones.

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RunScape Mobile - Android app preview

How RuneScape is aiming to bring PC gaming to mobile

Fans of RuneScape are in for a treat with news that the popular MMORPG is to be released for mobile devices. Initially Old School RuneScape will be made available, with the retro title released for both smartphones and tablets.

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