Nintendo Shoots Down Rumors Of An N64 Classic

With the success Nintendo saw with the NES and SNES Classic releases, it makes sense that the company would want to release new Classic consoles. In fact there have been trademarks and patent filings to suggest that such a console could indeed be in the works. Unfortunately it seems that it is only a pipe dream.

Google Phone App Beta Gets Dark Mode Feature

Several months ago, Google hinted that dark mode would be coming to its Phone app for Android (the dialler app for Android). The company did not state when exactly the feature would be launched, but the good news is that it looks like we could be getting close as some users who are using the beta version of the app are seeing the feature.

Inbox Users Are Being Reminded To Switch To Gmail

Managing one’s inbox can be quite a difficult thing to do if you receive a ton of emails on a daily basis. This is an area that Google tried to manage by launching its Inbox platform several years ago, where the idea is that it will help make email “smarter” by automatically sorting and organizing your emails into various categories.

Overwatch Will Be Free To Play November 20-26

There have been some who are wondering if Blizzard could eventually make Overwatch a free-to-play game. As it stands, the game requires gamers to actually purchase the game before playing as there is no free trial period or a starter edition like World of Warcraft, but Blizzard did state that that’s what their free weekend events are for.


Evernote For iOS, macOS Gains Dark Mode Support

Dark mode is a useful feature in apps because it helps reduce the overall glare that you get from an otherwise mostly-white interface. Even Google has found that dark mode actually helps with battery life. The good news is that if you’re an Evernote user, it looks like dark mode has finally made its way onto the iOS and macOS version of the app.

Tinder Swipe Surge Lets You Know The Optimal Time To Use The App

You can use Tinder anytime and anywhere, although just like restaurants and bars and clubs, there is a peak time when the most people might be using it at once. For example during the middle of the week in the afternoon, chances are there might be less people swiping through the app compared to a Friday night when people might be looking for a date.

SIM-Free iPhone XR Now Available For Purchase

Contracts are fine if you are hoping to get a phone whose prices are subsidized, and if you don’t mind sticking with a carrier for the next 2 years or so. However if you enjoy the freedom of being able to switch between carriers, then buying a phone that isn’t locked to a particular carrier might be the way to go.

Sony Will Be Skipping E3 2019

For the past few E3 events, companies like Sony have been pretty much a mainstay where it is guaranteed that the company will be at the event to make some kind of PlayStation related announcement. Unfortunately for E3 2019, Sony will be breaking their streak because the company has confirmed that they will not be in attendance.

Razer BlackWidow Lite Mechanical Keyboard Announced

In the comfort of your own home, you are more than welcome to use keyboards with RGB backlighting. However in the office space, using such a keyboard might be viewed as distracting, but if you absolutely need to use a mechanical keyboard, then maybe Razer’s latest keyboard offering might be of interest to you.

Facebook’s Fundraisers Feature Used To Raise Over $1 Billion

Facebook launched a fundraising tool back in 2016 to allow users to create personal fundraisers for 501c3 nonprofits verified by the company itself. The feature enabled users and their friends to donate money to these organizations from within the social network itself so they didn’t need to visit an external site for the purpose. Facebook has since expanded the fundraising feature and has now announced that it has been used […]

U.S. Army Turns To Fortnite As It Looks To Increase Recruitment

The U.S. Army failed for the first time in more than a decade to meet its recruitment goal. It’s reportedly aiming to expand its ranks to more than 500,000 in the next four years and was unable to meet its fiscal year target to recruit new soldiers. So it’s turning to one of the most popular games on the planet to help with recruiting new soldiers.

Lyft Enables Default Tipping And 5-Star Ratings For Drivers

Lyft is adding a couple of driver-focused features to its ride-sharing service. It’s making it easier for passengers to tip drivers with a default tipping option. Lyft will also allow passengers to tip while they’re still on the ride so that they don’t forget about it when rushing out of the car.

Firefox Will Inform You If You’ve Visited A Recently Breached Website

Firefox Monitor is a free service from Mozilla that notifies users when their email has been part of a breach. Hundreds of thousands of users have signed up for this service. Mozilla is now offering Monitor in over 26 languages so that more people can use the service in their native language. It has also introduced Firefox Monitor Notifications to inform users if they have visited a website which was […]

Japan’s New Cybersecurity Minister Has Never Used A Computer

With cybersecurity challenges mounting and attacks getting more sophisticated, you would expect that the people governments put in positions responsible for cyber defence would have at least some knowledge of the subject matter. That’s wasn’t a requirement, apparently, for the Japanese government because the man it has appointed as its new cybersecurity minister has never used a computer in his life.

Roku TV Wireless Speakers Start Shipping Tomorrow

Thinking of ordering a pair of Roku TV Wireless Speakers? Get ready to keep an eye out for the delivery truck. The company has confirmed that it’s going to start shipping the speakers from tomorrow. Customers get two speakers, a voice remote, and a new Roku Touch tabletop remote. The entire package is priced at $299 but Roku is offering a discount to customers who purchase it between tomorrow and […]

EA Announces 4K Remasters Of First Two Command & Conquer Games

EA did drop hints recently that it may remaster the Command & Conquer games and it’s now offering more information about the plan. The publisher has confirmed that it will be offering remastered versions of the first two Command & Conquer games. That’s not all, the original C&C and Red Alert games will be remastered in 4K.

Toyota Replacing Nurse’s Truck Used For Saving California Wildfire Victims

The California wildfires have caused a lot of devastation. There have been casualties while countless people have had to evacuate their homes to survive. The fires have even laid waste to houses. The firefighters and first responders have done an incredible job of saving as many lives as possible, not caring about themselves or their possessions. That’s what nurse Allyn Pierce did as well. He drove his Toyota Tundra truck […]

Facebook Rolling Out Unsend Feature For Messenger

Facebook recently confirmed that it will soon enable users to unsend messages within a specified period of time after they have sent it on Facebook Messenger. Those who have been waiting for this feature to arrive will be delighted to know that Facebook is now rolling out the unsend feature for Messenger. Many users are waiting for this feature since Messenger is one of the most popular cross-platform messaging services […]

Foldable Hover 2 Drone Features Advanced Obstacle Avoidance

The Hover Camera Passport foldable drone was launched a couple of years ago and it was very well received. The successor has now been unveiled. Hover 2 retains the foldable form factor of its predecessor and also comes with advanced obstacle avoidance. Like its predecessor, it’s meant to be a selfie drone that’s used best for taking pictures of you against stunning backdrops.

Telltale Games Is Closing Down For Good

Telltale Games is the studio behind some popular episodic titles like The Walking Dead. However, it has been going through some troubles recently which led the studio to lay off a majority of its employees several weeks ago. Telltale was actually in assignment proceedings which are similar to bankruptcy. It has now been confirmed that this studio will be closing down for good.

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