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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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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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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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Acer Chromebook Spin 11 in tent mode with Wacom stylus

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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Oculus app - Samsung Gear VR- Chromecast

Chromecast support comes to Samsung Gear VR

The Oculus app is now compatible with Chromecast, allowing the Samsung Gear VR headset to be used with Google’s media streaming dongle. Through the app, it is now possible to display the headset’s content on a second screen, bringing a new dimension to the virtual reality experience.

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Android TV Launcher

Android TV redesigned for Android O

Android TV is to be given a new look when Android O, the next version of the operating system, is introduced. The new user interface has been designed to make content easier to find.

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Garmin Virb - 360-degree camera

Garmin enters 360-degree camera market with VIRB 360

The market for 360-degree cameras is highly competitive at the moment, and now Garmin has become the latest company to produce an offering of its own. But despite a number of products already being available, the Garmin VIRB 360 stands out thanks to its 5.7K video recording.

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ASUS Chromebook Flip C302CA

Chromebooks to receive some Android features before smartphones

Google is still working on establishing Android app support on Chromebooks, and the search engine giant has confirmed some exciting future plans for the venture. Demonstrating its commitment to Chrome OS, Google has said it may introduce some new Android features to Chromebooks before they arrive on other devices.

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ASUS ZenWatch 3 - Gunmetal

ASUS may discontinue smartwatches

It has emerged that ASUS may be planning to discontinue its line of smartwatches following disappointing sales. Beginning in 2014, a range of ASUS ZenWatch products have been released, with the Taiwanese company attempting to establish itself in the wearables market.

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