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Huawei delays the folding Mate X to avoid Samsung’s mistakes

The Huawei Mate X was set to launch this June, but has been delayed because the company wants to avoid the same mistakes its competitor made.

Huawei is trademarking its mobile OS, Hongmeng, in several countries following Android ban

When things are going your way, it still helps to have a backup plan. That seem to be Huawei's attitude to the ongoing China-America trade wars, which have wound up with the Chinese company on the so-called Entity List. And now that Plan B is looking more and more like a thing, the company has begun trademarking its Hongmeng mobile operating system around the world. 

Google has released a free, drag-and-drop Game Builder

Google's in-house incubator, Area 120, has released a Minecraft-style game that helps normal people build their own games called Game Builder.

Completing the set: Konami announces the TurboGrafx-16 Mini throwback console

Video game publisher Konami has some new hardware on the way and for a change it has nothing to do with a Pachinko machine (long story). In keeping with Sony, Nintendo, and Sega launching throwback mini-consoles of their own, Konami is bringing back the TurboGrafx-16 with the TurboGrafx-16 Mini, a smaller version of the 1980s console released by the gaming company. 

The best games of E3 2019 – Stuff’s massive roundup

It’s that time of the year again -- the Electronic Entertainment Expo is on and we’ve seen some stellar game trailers so far.

A Nokia smartphone for life – Choose upgradable tech for a more secure future

Every Nokia smartphone is guaranteed to receive two years of OS upgrades, ensuring you benefit from all the latest software features -- meaning your phone experience will keep getting better over time. HMD Global has an unmatched track record of keeping your smartphone up to date with the latest innovations from Google – from AI powered Adaptive Battery to Google Assistant across the range. Pure s...[Read More]

The upcoming Marvel’s Avengers game from Square Enix would make Thanos quiver

One of the most anticipated games at this year’s E3 conference was the secret ‘Project Avengers’ developed by Square Enix.

Xbox Project Scarlett revealed: 8K graphics, 120 fps and coming in 2020

Xbox’s Project Scarlett has been in the pipeline for what feels like forever -- thanks to E3 2019, we now have some concrete specs. And they look oddly familiar.

Cyberpunk 2077 gets an April 2020 release date and… Keanu Reeves

At Microsoft’s E3 Xbox briefing, we were totally shook when a likeness of Keanu Reeves appeared at the end of the new trailer for Cyberpunk 2077. Oh, and we know the launch date now.

Huawei’s woes continue with Facebook backing away from it, too

Future Huawei smartphones won't come with Facebook, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed.

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 seen in leaked renders, is missing the 3.5mm headphone jack

Samsung's next high-end smartphone is going to be the Galaxy Note 10. That's not the result of leaks, or any thing official Samsung has said. That's just the way the world works now. And, just like the sun rising every morning, it's about time for us to get an early, unofficial look at the Galaxy Note 10. 

Google Stadia launches in 14 countries this year (and South Africa isn’t one of them)

So you're wondering whether Google's Stadia game streaming service is going to be launching here in South Africa. According to our remote reporter, Captain Obvious, South Africa's going to be left off the initial rollout. Google Stadia, according to the search company, will be launching in November this year in fourteen countries. South Africa, unsurprisingly, will not be one of them. 

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