Nintendo Switch launch event kicks off at 11 PM Thursday, pre-orders start Friday morning

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Nintendo will unveil the Switch tonight in a major event, with early pre-orders starting tomorrow. Here’s what we expect the company to debut, and where we think the Switch will land.

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Oculus Rift pre-orders get free shipping, but its Terms of Service raises eyebrows

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Oculus will offer free shipping to all preorders as a way to apologize for recent delays in getting hardware out the door, but the company’s Terms of Service are going to be a concern for at least some users.

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iPhone SE preorders top 3.4M in China, gold & rose gold most popular – report

Article Image Though Apple hasn’t announced any official sales figures, preorders for the iPhone SE are said to have exceeded 3.4 million so far in China alone, according to data from local retailers.

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Low-Cost Bundle Beckons Gamers to PlayStation VR


Sony last week announced it would begin taking preorders for a cost-shaving virtual reality bundle. Priced at $499, the PlayStation VR bundle includes everything needed except the PlayStation 4 console. It contains a VR headset, cables, stereo headphones, a PlayStation camera, two PlayStation Move motion controllers and a pair of discs etched with VR demos. Purchasing the headset by itself would set you back $399. One of the included discs is PlayStation VR Worlds, which has five interactive experiences.

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Microsoft HoloLens up for pre-order today, if you can afford it

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Rumor has it that Microsoft’s HoloLens will go up for pre-orders today, with shipments following March 30. This is Microsoft’s largest peripheral launch since Kinect — here’s hoping the company makes better decisions around HoloLens than its motion controller.

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Apple kicks off iPad Pro preorders online, in-store pickup starts today

Article Image As promised, Apple on Wednesday initiated preorders sales of its all new iPad Pro, the company’s first ever 12.9-inch tablet with Smart Connector and support for Apple Pencil, announcing immediate in-store availability.

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Best Buy begins taking preorders for new Apple TV with Nov. 4 launch date

Article Image Electronics mega-retailer Best Buy began accepting preorders for the fourth-generation Apple TV on Wednesday, with an anticipated arrival in one week, on Nov. 4.

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iPhone 6s & 6s Plus preorders sell out within 30 minutes in Samsung's home of South Korea

Article Image The first batch of South Korean preorders for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus sold out within minutes on Monday at the country’s three major cellphone carriers, setting a blockbuster pace ahead of Friday’s official launch.

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Valve's $50 Steam Link streams games from Mac OS X to an HDTV

Article Image Valve is now accepting preorders for the upcoming Steam Link hardware accessory, a $50 set-top box that will stream 1080p gameplay from a nearby computer, including a Mac running Yosemite or later.

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Pebble Time Round smartwatch moves to circular, thin design with two-day battery life

Article Image Pebble on Wednesday opened up preorders for the Pebble Time Round, a new smartwatch model that not only changes to a circular face but shrinks the size of the Time to make it extremely thin and light.

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New iPhones Poised to Do Land Office Business


Apple is trumpeting the figures for its iPhone 6s and 6s Plus preorders, saying that it’s on track to beat last year’s first-weekend iPhone sales record of 10 million units. Last year’s models included Apple’s first large-screen smartphone, the iPhone 6 Plus. The new iPhones will start shipping Sept. 25. Getting off to a good start is very important for a product, said Patrick Moorhead, principal analyst at Moor Insights and Strategy. “It says, ‘This is a good product. Millions have purchased it, and you should too.'”

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Early signs indicate strong demand for Apple's new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

Pre-orders for Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus kicked off on Sept. 12 with early signs indicating strong demand for the gadgets, which will be available later this month.

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iPhone 6s Plus expected to be constrained at launch due to backlight bottlenecks

With preorders underway for the iPhone 6s and its larger counterpart, the 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus is expected to see limited supply at launch, due to apparent production issues related to the handset’s backlight.

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Apple says iPhone 6s launch on track to break record 10M sales

After just a few days of preorders, Apple already feels confident that its forthcoming iPhone 6s series will break records, with the company stating on Monday that initial sales are already topping last year’s blockbuster iPhone 6 launch.

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Everything you need to know before preordering Apple's iPhone 6s tonight

Apple’s iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will go up for preorders in just a few hours, at 12:01 a.m. Pacific, or 3:01 a.m. Eastern. To help, AppleInsider has compiled a checklist so you can snag your phone of choice on launch day.

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French carriers informed that 'iPhone 6s' preorders will start on Sept. 11 – report

French wireless carriers are hearing that preorders for next-generation iPhones will open on Sept. 11, two days after a rumored press event, according to claims made on Friday.

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Best Buy begins taking Pebble Time preorders in retail push against Apple Watch

U.S. retailer Best Buy on Monday launched preorders of the Pebble Time, signalling the first opportunity to buy the smartwatch for those who didn’t back the project on Kickstarter, just days after the Apple Watch became available at Apple’s own retail stores.



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Amazon debuts next-gen Kindle Paperwhite with 300ppi display for $119

Amazon on Wednesday launched preorders for a new edition of the Kindle Paperwhite, upgraded with a sharper e-ink display rated at 300 pixels per inch, matching the display resolution of its high-end Kindle Voyage.



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