Next week the Electronic Entertainment Expo, better known as E3, kicks off in Los Angeles. The long-running show is the most important event for video game news, as game publishers and console makers make their big announcements for the year. New games, new devices, new ways to play. Rumours suggest that Microsoft will make some big announcements this year, including new Xbox consoles, an ‘Xbox TV’ and even a merging of Windows 10 and the Xbox One. Here’s what you need to know.
You heard it here first: modular phones are in. From early prototypes like Google’s Project Ara to more mainstream options like LG’s G5, there seems to be a growing trend towards phones that you can take apart and reassemble with new hardware and features. The next big modular phone? It’s going to be the new Moto X.
New emoji? Sweet as.
Last year we got a bunch of brilliant new emoji on iOS and Android, as part of the Unicode 8.0 spec. Now the first images of new emoji from Unicode 9.0 have been released, including 74 new emoji “based on popular request, gender-matching pairs, and compatibility with emoticons in existing platforms.”
We’re happy to announce the first UK prices for Samsung’s latest smartphones: the Galaxy A3, Galaxy A5 and Galaxy A7.
Samsung is a titan in the world of consumer electronics, so it’s no surprise that it’s had a lot to show off at CES this year. Here are some of the highlights — including a portable Windows 10 tablet, a slick Chromebook and two gorgeous additions to the Gear S2 lineup.