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Apple iPhone 6 And iPhone 6 Plus: How Big Are They?

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Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus size comparison with gaming handhelds.

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Alabama Boy Gets Rocked with Nintendo 3DS Scam

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You unravel the wrapping paper and discover it's a Nintendo 3DS! You're happier than the Nintendo 64 kid, until you actually open the box and discover that it's filled with rocks and tissue paper.

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Nintendo 3DS XL Gets 90% Bigger Screens for $199

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The original Nintendo 3DS hasn't been quite as big a hit as Nintendo had hoped, so they're coming forward with a supersized version called the Nintendo 3DS XL.

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D-pad on Nintendo 3DS prone to warping problems?

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Uh oh. Having recently taken advantage of the early price drop at Costco, I'm particularly interested in these findings. As it turns out, the Nintendo 3DS may have some problems. The good news is that these problems aren't really related to the glasses-free 3D screen. Instead, they have to do with the age-old directional pad.

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Nintendo 3DS getting huge price slash to $170 next month

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There's no denying that the Nintendo 3DS is one innovative piece of gaming hardware. Glasses-free 3D for the masses? That's pretty cool. Unfortunately, at $250, it was just too expensive. Nintendo has now recognized that and they're cutting the MSRP down to a more affordable $169.99.

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Glasses-free 3D with Brando Gadmei P83 3D PMP

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The Nintendo 3DS isn't the only one to do the glasses-free 3D dance. We've already seen the LG Optimus 3D, for instance, and this crowd is getting joined by the new Brando Gadmei P83 3D PMP too.

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Nintendo 3DS Games Not Dependent on 3D to Play

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Let's put this into perspective. Let's say that you decide to buy one of the many Rock Band games for your Xbox 360, but you're not at all interested in the plastic instruments. So, you figure out a way to play Rock Band using a regular Xbox 360 controller. What's the point? By the same accord, let's say that you can play Dance Central for Kinect by tapping the buttons on a Street Fighter arcade stick. Again, what's the point?

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Nintendo 3DS AR Cards? There’s an Android App for That

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When the Nintendo 3DS hits our shores this weekend, you'll find that the retail box includes six augmented reality (AR) cards. These paper cards can be used to interact with the different AR games that are available on the system, but it sucks to have to carry them around with you. So, why not load them on your phone instead?

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Nintendo 3DS Tackles Piracy with Remote Kill Switch?

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This is starting to sound more and more like the popular thing to do to combat piracy, so I guess it should come as little surprise that Nintendo is starting to take on a similar tactic for its Nintendo 3DS.

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Samsung Takes Shot At LG, Says 3D Phones Are Pointless

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Looks like Samsung hasn't quite developed a case of "me too" just yet. In fact, it's doing the complete opposite, saying that it hasn't "seen a need for 3D on mobiles as of yet." Clearly, this is a shot aimed directly at their neighbors at LG.

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Confirmed: LG Optimus 3D smartphone with glasses-free 3D at MWC

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Following in those eye-popping footsteps is the LG Optimus 3D, which is set to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2011 later this month.

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Nintendo 3DS launch set: $250, March 27, universal friend codes

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We saw the glasses-free Nintendo 3DS for the first time at last year's E3 Expo in Los Angeles and now Nintendo is finally ready to get the next-generation portable gaming console into the hands of consumers. Shiggy, Reggie, and the rest of the Ninty crew blasted out a press release today and it outlines the details of the 3DS launch.

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Hands-on with MasterImage glasses-free 3D mobile display

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Having to wear special 3D glasses can be quite a hurdle in the world of 3D video adoption, especially when it comes to mobile devices. Even so, wouldn't it be cool if you could have a smartphone with a 3D display? MasterImage 3D sure thinks so.

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Nintendo issues warning that 3DS is bad for childrens’ eyes

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What do you do when you have a product that is clearly targeting a younger audience, only to discover that it may not exactly be appropriate younger audience? That's exactly the pickle that Nintendo has somehow found itself handling with the Nintendo 3DS. You see, the 3D-ness could have seriously detrimental effects on the eyeballs of young children.

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Nintendo 3DS to sell for $300, launches February 26 in Japan

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Man, I was really hoping that Nintendo would be a little more competitive with the price point on the new Nintendo 3DS. Most of us were hoping for something in the $200 range, maybe pushing $220 or $230, but that's not where it is at all. Instead, they've bumped it to a whopping $300.

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