Nintendo Unveils Official NES Controllers For The Switch

Controllers for gaming consoles have evolved over the years. While primarily designed to be an input device, over the years we’ve seen how companies have approached the design, where the focus is on making it more ergonomic based on the needs of modern games. However if you would love to see a throwback to the good old days, you’re in luck.


Nintendo Announces New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe For The Switch

Last month it was rumored that Nintendo could be bringing New Super Mario Bros. U to the Nintendo Switch. Given that Nintendo brought Mario Kart 8 onto the Switch where it was previously launched as a Wii U exclusive, this idea didn’t seem too ridiculous. Turns out the rumors were right because that’s exactly what Nintendo has done.


US Lawmakers Want To Know Google’s Plans If They Return To China

A report from last month revealed that Google could be planning to return to China with a new search engine that would basically comply with the country’s censorship policies. Now it seems that US lawmakers are curious as to what Google plans to do should they return to China, and whether or not they will comply with China’s policies.


Apple Watch Heart Rate Study Reportedly Helped Win FDA Approval For ECG Feature

One of the key features of the Apple Watch Series 4 is how in addition to being able to measure your heart rate, a feature that has been around since the first iteration, it also comes with an ECG feature that basically takes heart measurements to more advanced levels than just how fast your heart is beating.


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Civilization VI For Nintendo Switch Trailer Released

Last week it was announced that Sid Meier’s Civilization 6 would be coming to the Nintendo Switch. For those who are curious about what the game will look like, you might be pleased to learn that during Nintendo’s recent Direct presentation, the company has since released a trailer for the upcoming game.


iPhone Xs, Xs Max Pre-Orders Are Live, Shipping Estimates Already Slipping

Earlier this week Apple announced their new iPhone Xs and Xs Max smartphones where they also announced that pre-orders would begin on the 14th of September (today), and it is also expected to begin shipping out to customers the week after. For those who are interested, you’ll be pleased to learn that pre-orders are now live via Apple’s website.


Apple’s Apple Watch Edition Experiment Is Over

When Apple announced the Apple Watch Series 4, what many noticed seemed to be missing from the announcement, was the Apple Watch Edition. For those unfamiliar, this was Apple’s way of trying to appeal to customers who wanted a luxurious smartwatch, but now it looks like Apple’s experiment with luxury smartwatches is over.


Luigi’s Mansion 3 Announced For Nintendo Switch

Last month when Nintendo released a new trailer for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate that introduced Castlevania characters to the upcoming game, the trailer started out with Luigi in a castle that seemed to be haunted. It was designed to represent Luigi’s Mansion series, or at least that’s what we thought.


Final Fantasy VII Will Becoming To The Nintendo Switch

The other day Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD was announced for the Nintendo Switch. It turns out that it wasn’t the only Final Fantasy game announced for the console because during Nintendo’s Direct event, it has been confirmed that the classic and legendary Final Fantasy VII will also be arriving on the console.


Animal Crossing Has Been Announced For The Nintendo Switch

Animal Crossing was first launched way back 2001 where we have seen various iterations of the game since, with the most recent being Pocket Camp which launched on mobile, earning Nintendo a cool $50 million since. For those who want to play the game on a bigger screen, you’ll be pleased to learn that during Nintendo’s Direct presentation, the company has confirmed that Animal Crossing will be coming onto the […]


Next-Generation Product Placements Coming To Your Favorite TV Show

  Ryff’s Placer is a video platform that allows for the real-time manipulation of video streams (live or pre-recorded). The company has come out of stealth mode and announced the first application of Placer : product placements. The paradigm shift could be as significant as when web advertising first became targeted.


Sony Releases PS4 System Software Update 6.0

PlayStation 4 owners will soon get an update notification on their consoles as Sony is now rolling out the PlayStation 4 system software update version 6.0. While this new software update doesn’t have a decimal version number, it doesn’t have one of Sony’s unique Daimiyo names as well. That’s because it’s an incremental update which doesn’t bring much in the way of new features to the console.


Leaked Razer Phone 2 Render Hints At No Substantial Design Changes

Razer’s first smartphone was launched last year and it was branded as a gaming device. The company recently confirmed that it’s working on a successor to its original gaming phone. A leaked render of what may be called the Razer Phone 2 has surfaced online and if it’s anything to go by, the upcoming Razer handset won’t bring any substantial design changes.


Jet.com Relaunched By Walmart With Three-Hour Deliveries

Walmart acquired online retailer Jet.com in 2016 for $3 billion and the company today announced the relaunch of the site with several new features that make it evident that the brick and mortar behemoth wants to take on online giants like Amazon. The relaunched Jet.com is more focused on customers in major cities such as New York where their experience is going to be tailored with messages and imagery that’s […]


Google Shutting Down Gmail Offline Chrome App This December

Inbox isn’t the only email client that Google will be discontinuing in the near future. The company has confirmed that it’s also going to shut down the Gmail Offline app from Chrome OS in the coming months. This app will go away sooner than Inbox, which is scheduled for sunset in March 2019. The Gmail Offline Chrome app is going to be discontinued this December.


Microsoft Offers Forza Bundle With Xbox Game Pass For $99

If you have yet to pick up Forza Horizon 3 or Forza Motorsport 7, Microsoft is now offering a great bundle which will get you both games in addition to a year’s subscription to Xbox Game Pass for $99. The bundle offers great value for money and is now available for a limited time. Microsoft is offering this bundle ahead of the upcoming launch of Forza Horizon 4 on October […]


Microsoft Also Inviting Windows Insiders To Upcoming Surface Event

Microsoft recently started sending out invites for an upcoming Surface event on October 2nd. The company is expected to unveil new Surface devices at the event. Microsoft is also sending invites to some members of its Windows Insiders program this time around, they will be able to attend its next hardware event in the coming month.


Alan Wake TV Series Confirmed To Be In Development

If you have played the mystery thriller title Alan Wake which came out back in 2010 you will be aware that it has structured as a TV series of sorts. The plot was divided into episodes which had their own cliffhangers. It was ripe for an actual TV series and that’s precisely what’s happening now. It has been confirmed that an Alan Wake TV series is now in development.


New Apple Watch’s ECG Feature Won’t Be Available At Launch

Apple unveiled a brand new smartwatch at its event yesterday – the Apple Watch Series 4. It’s a substantial update as there’s design improvements, a bigger display, a more powerful processor, and even an ECG feature. Yes, the device will enable you to take an Electrocardiogram right from your wrist. You’ll have to wait for this feature to go live, though, as Apple confirmed that it won’t be available at […]


Facebook Fights Fake News By Fact-Checking Photos And Videos

Facebook has taken some major steps to stop the flow of fake news on its platform in the wake of foreign meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. It’s working with dozens of partners to fact-check news stories already and the social network has now revealed that its fact-checking partners have been given access to a new tool which will enable them to fact-check photos and videos that may have […]


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