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Nokia could be the next firm to launch a VR headset

Next week could see another big player join the ever-intensifying virtual reality fray. Former mobile manufacturer Nokia is set to take the wraps off its very own VR product at a big reveal event in LA, according to sources ‘familiar with the company’s plans’ talking to Recode. The company sold …

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You’re holding your iPhone 5 wrong… again!

Apple has officially responded to the iPhone 5’s purple flare” issue in the usual way – it’s blamed its customers. Hot on the heel of both iOS 6 Map-gate” and this phone scratches far too easily-gate”, the purple flare” problem is the latest to set Apple’s forums alight. Users have …

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Half of UK mobiles dropped down the bog

Nearly half of us in the UK have dropped our mobile phone down the toilet, it is claimed. 31 per cent of handset damage is liquid-based, and men appear to be the most clumsy users. Of the water damage victims 73 per cent were male while 27 per cent were …

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Xperia Play nabs Lara Croft exclusive

Sony Ericsson has signed a deal with Square Enix that will see Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light released as an Android exclusive on Xperia Play. The game, which is already available on the Apple App Store, Xbox Live, PSN and PC, will mark its arrival to the Android …

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O2 delays Xperia Play launch

UK mobile phones provider O2 has announced that it will not be stocking Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play from April 1st as planned. In a blog post, O2’s head of testing Stuart Hibberd blamed the decision on software bugs and SE’s inability to resolve lingering concerns in time for the official …

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Gadget games bonanza hits retail

The biggest gaming gadgets of 2011 will be released in the next six days and consumer anticipation is sky high, say media experts. Nintendo’s 3DS and Apple’s iPad 2 are both due on sale today (Friday, March 25th). Meanwhile, Sony’s PlayStation Phone – Xperia Play – is set for Thursday, …

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Sony details Xperia Play launch

Sony’s plans to shake up the smartphone market are taking shape ahead of the UK launch of the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. The device will launch on Thursday, March 31st, with six games pre-installed. Sony Ericsson says it is being backed by its biggest UK marketing campaign ever, and is being …

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Xperia Play available to pre-order

Online retailer Play.com has begun accepting pre-orders for Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play – the first PlayStation Certified mobile phone. Pre-orders can be placed for a sale price of 519.99. That’s for the unlocked, sim-free version of the handset. Of course, all four mobile operators will be offering the device at …

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PlayStation Phone is finally official

After literally years of speculation and months of information leaks, Sony Ericsson has finally confirmed what nearly every human being on the planet has known for weeks – it is planning on releasing a PlayStation-branded mobile phone. An ad on the company’s Facebook page shows the device, saying that a …

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PlayStation Phone ad leaks online

Amazingly, the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play – or PlayStation Phone, if you prefer – has yet to be officially announced. This is despite the fact that we more or less know everything there is to know about the device, minus the price and release date. We even know that it …

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