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OnePlus 5 leaked image joined by specifications

OnePlus 5 leaked image joined by specifications

We're less than a week out from the official reveal of the OnePlus 5, but a new leak is revealing a lot of details about the device before OnePlus gets the chance. These specifications are accompanied by what appears to be a leaked promotional image of the phone, giving us an idea of what it will look like. Assuming these new rumors are accurate, then we're learning pretty much everything there is to learn about the OnePlus 5.

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Sony E3 2017: The biggest PlayStation 4 announcements

Sony E3 2017: The biggest PlayStation 4 announcements

Unlike its closest competitor, Microsoft, Sony didn't have any new hardware to present at E3, which means that it was all about the games for the PlayStation 4. There were plenty to talk about too, with headliners like Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, God of War, and Days Gone. It was an exciting show for PlayStation owners, but if you missed it, here are the biggest announcements Sony made last night.

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Nintendo Switch: Every E3 2017 game trailer

Nintendo Switch: Every E3 2017 game trailer

Hopes were high for Nintendo's E3 2017 presentation, and now that we're on the other side of it, it certainly seems like Nintendo delivered. Instead of taking a page out of Microsoft's book and announcing a ridiculous number of games, Nintendo was clearly more concerned about quality over quantity, revealing a comparatively small amount of games. In short: it's an exciting time for Switch owners, because Nintendo is about to bring some first-party heavy hitters to the console.

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Super Mario Odyssey release date and hats

Super Mario Odyssey release date and hats

We expected Nintendo to focus a lot on Super Mario Odyssey during its E3 2017 livestream today, and after a series of trailers announcing various games for the Switch, it was onto the main event. Toward the end of the livestream, Nintendo delivered a rather lengthy trailer for Super Mario Odyssey. In it, we discover a lot more about the game, and it's clear that this will be one of the most creative Mario games to be released in quite some time.

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Pokemon on Nintendo Switch: every detail we know so far

Pokemon on Nintendo Switch: every detail we know so far

If you were a bit disappointed that Nintendo didn't announce a mainline Pokemon game for the Switch during last week's Pokemon Direct, then take heart. Nintendo rectified that oversight today by revealing that, yes, a true-to-form Pokemon game is indeed in development for Nintendo's newest console. Therefore, it seems like Pokemon UltraSun and UltraMoon will be the last core Pokemon games developed for the 3DS.

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Instagram Archive gives you private posts

Instagram Archive gives you private posts

Instagram, by its very nature, is great for posts you don't mind the entire world seeing, but what if you want to use Instagram with a little more privacy? Thus far, you haven't really been able to create posts that only you can see. That all changes today with the roll out of a new feature called Instagram Archive.

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Logitech’s Circle 2 camera bumps up resolution, expands mounting options

Logitech’s Circle 2 camera bumps up resolution, expands mounting options

Logitech's original circle camera was respectable attempt to break into the home security space, but now the company has decided to follow it up. Logitech introduced the Circle 2 today, and it offers a number of improvements over its predecessor. First and foremost, prospective buyers can look forward to support for things like higher resolution, night vision, and two-way talk through its built-in microphone.

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Bethesda’s paid mods may not be as bad as we think

Bethesda’s paid mods may not be as bad as we think

Depending on how much you like Wolfenstein, Bethesda's E3 2017 press conference last night may have been somewhat underwhelming. However, despite the generally unimpressed reaction the conference garnered from internet denizens, there was one announcement that has received a lot of talk in the hours since Bethesda went live: Creation Club. On the surface, it seems like this is another attempt by Bethesda to get us to pay for user-created mods, which have traditionally been offered free by their creators.

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Mario + Rabbids release date and details for Nintendo Switch

Mario + Rabbids release date and details for Nintendo Switch

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle does, in fact, exist. As weird as it may be, all of those wacky rumors we heard in the lead up to this announcement were right on the money. Ubisoft kicked off its E3 2017 press conference by bringing Nintendo visionary Shigeru Miyamoto on stage to discuss this new game that blends the world of Mario and the Rabbids.

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iPad Pro 10.5 Reviews: What you really need to know

iPad Pro 10.5 Reviews: What you really need to know

Apple's new 10.5-inch iPad Pro was officially revealed just last week, but already some reviews are beginning to hit the internet. We'll have our review of the device coming up shortly, but in the meantime, we thought we'd take a look at the early consensus surrounding Apple's latest tablet. Is it a good replacement for the old 9.7-inch iPad Pro, or is not worth your time?

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Xbox One X: All of games announced at E3 2017 (with trailers)

Xbox One X: All of games announced at E3 2017 (with trailers)

E3 2017 is arguably the biggest expo Microsoft has had in years, thanks to the official reveal of the Xbox One X. Though Microsoft spent a fair amount of time talking about the console itself, it used most of its conference time to show off all of the games that will be getting the 4K treatment on Xbox One X. Xbox chief Phil Spencer said there are 42 confirmed games in all, with 22 of those being exclusive titles of some type. Below you can find a list of all the big games announced during the show, along with trailers for each of them.

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Huawei Honor 9 finally official: release date, specs confirmed

Huawei Honor 9 finally official: release date, specs confirmed

Here's a bit of news that will surprise almost no one: Huawei has officially revealed the Honor 9. This long-due reveal follows a string of rumors and leaks that detailed pretty much everything about the phone, from its dual camera array to its generous offering of RAM. As it turns out, the rumors we heard in the lead up to this reveal were pretty much spot on, so if you've been following those reports, you already know mostly what to expect.

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