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Nintendo 3DS in-game menu: notes, friends and more explained

The Nintendo 3DS is a powerful multitasking beast, besting the efforts of many handhelds and consoles before it. If you don't want to quit out of your game, you can use one of the four highlighted icons to perform additional tasks on top of your game after pressing the Home button. For example,...

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Action games improve 'real-world' skills, researchers suggest

"So what?" you might be thinking, "I don't care about the real world." Hey, we hear you. But! What if you could get those nagging loved ones off your back? A host of new studies could prove an important bargaining chip in convincing your parents, partners and pad-mates that you really should...

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iOS 4.2 brings Game Center to iPad

Apple's latest iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad software update is now available, bringing some of the new functionality we've enjoyed on iPhone to the iPad. Owners of the 2001-style monolith will now be able to multitask between apps: Engadget was able to "run video or music to our Apple TV (even 720p HD...

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iPhone OS 4 detailed: multitasking confirmed

Apple's iPhone OS 4 event is happening now (go play along at home with Engadget's liveblog!) and Mr. Jobs just announced support for what has to be the most requested feature on the platform: multitasking. While Jobs admitted that Apple wasn't "the first to the party" he did suggest that "we're...

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The DS Life: Motherly love

The DS Life is a weekly feature in which we scour the known world for narrative images of Nintendo's handheld and handheld gamers. If you have a photo and a story to match it with, send both to thedslife at dsfanboy dot com. As our own Alisha Karabinus can likely attest, raising a baby leaves...

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DS Daily: Juggling

Oh, we don't mean juggling actual DS Lites (but if you do that as a hobby, we want to see), but rather, the art of juggling your DS play with other activities. When you play, do you focus on your DS alone, or are you also chatting, or watching TV, or maybe working idly on something else while...

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