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Do you ever what is inside the gadgets you use? Have you occasionally thought about the miniature technological marvels inside them which work away constantly to let you blast aliens and get eaten by zombies in such a realistic way? It seems that a lot of people do, and some even go as far as to take the things apart and poke about inside them with sticks and magnifying glasses. A few different tech sites decided to do just that with the Nintendo 3DS, to find out what hides in its innards. The people at ifixit and Nikkei Electronics Teardown...

The Nintendo 3DS may only be a couple of days ‘out of the box’ in the UK but we already have some information on what it might cost to manufacture each console. Unlike previous product releases this cost analysis hasn’t come by way of a teardown but instead from an industry expert. David Carey, Vice President of technical intelligence for UBM TechInsights, explained what he thought the 3DS component parts cost. He said that the total cost would equate to £62 ($101). That’s about £9.36 more than the DSi bearing...

The Nintendo 3DS has been available for pre-order for a fair few weeks now but it seems demand for the ground breaking console is still high as retailers across the UK are set to open their doors at 12AM on the 25th so ‘early gamers’ can pick one up first. We’ve received word that Toys ‘R’ Us will be opening their Brent Cross store at Midnight on Thursday evening (24th March) whilst Asda plans to make the device available at Midnight at 200 of their stores nationwide. Both brands plan to entice early birds by offering some extra...

Nintendo will release their hotly anticipated 3DS on Friday 25th March and in preparation developer Ubisoft has unveiled a dedicated website to showcase the different games that will be available on the 3DS. Interestingly the site is available to view in both 2D and 3D, the same as the 3DS – granted not true 3D but a good effort all the same. Users can browse the latest titles from the homepage and click through to see them in more detail. You can view a blurb, release date, screenshots, case art and even pre-order titles directly from...