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5,000 new 3DS hotspots available in Europe

A new deal will help facilitate downloading Virtual Console games or playing Mario Kart online instead of whatever you're supposed to be doing while you're out. Nintendo of Europe has partnered with free-hotspot.com, giving 3DS owners free use of "over 5,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across 21 European count...

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3DS to have access to over 10,000 AT&T Wi-Fi hotspots by late May

There's no doubt that watching 3D movie trailers on your 3DS is going to make you look like some sort of future spaceman. But what good is it if you can only show off on your own Wi-Fi network? Nintendo has heard your pleas, and will allow 3DS users free access to over 10,000 AT&T Wi-Fi ho...

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Free Wi-Fi for DS no more at North American McDonald's now

Personally, we can't remember the last time we were in a McDonald's, so this news comes as, uh, well ... news to us. You see, the partnership between McDonald's and Wayport actually expired back in November of last year. Canadians are also up the same creek without a paddle, as the deal with Fatpo...

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Free T-Mobile Hotspot promotion ends soon

Did you know that PSP owners get free wi-fi access at every T-Mobile HotSpot in the US? Yes, it's true! T-Mobile HotSpots can be found at most Starbucks and Kinkos locations, and they litter most metropolitan areas. We wanted to offer a friendly reminder that free access to the service ends soon: ...

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Podcast Rodeo for May 6: Ear's Mud in Your Eye

It's a fun week in the Rodeo, the sort of week driven by slow news and few releases, the sort of week that forces hosts to dig deep, let go of the magic feather and try to find the entertainment power that was inside them all along. The Hotspot: A story of tragedy, triumph and boredom on the Hots...

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T-Mobile offers free wi-fi with latest update

Reluctant to update your PSP to the latest firmware? You may want to reconsider. The latest firmware offers PSP users the ability to access T-Mobile's wi-fi service for free. T-Mobile HotSpots can be found at over 8,000 locations across the US, and can be found in Starbucks, Borders, FedEx Kinko's,...

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Pokemon transforms DS into 'cell phone' for kids

Not that Pokémon -- only the second best-selling game franchise evar -- needs any marketing spin to excite sales of its predestined two-headed spawn Diamond & Pearl, but Nintendo does seems eager to herald the game's impending arrival as a sort of "My First Celly" for DS toting youngsters...

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RSS this!

Every week PSP Fanboy brings you a great new podcast that you can use your PSP's RSS feature to subscribe to. We were told by the god of war to call it: RSS this! This week we set our PSP's RSS feed to Gamespot's The HotSpot. Out every Tuesday, this podcast of course features game news and discussi...

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Big Brother taps PSP, in UK

UK PSP owners may be surprised to find their handhelds' web browsers being automatically directed to Channel 4's 4Radio website when launching from one of The Cloud's 7,500 public wi-fi hotspots. Don't worry, it's all part of the plan. According to Channel 4 Radio director Nathalie Schwarz, the deal...

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Interview reveals some secrets behind MGS: Portable Ops

1UP has chatted with the people behind the upcoming Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops and there are a few bullet points that are pretty juicy. [Andrew's note: I'm typing this while Sony continues to not say anything interesting in their press conference.] The classic Kurosawa film Seven Samurai is the...

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