Nintendo Switch Gamers In Japan Can Create Their Own Joy-Con Color Schemes
When the Nintendo Switch was first announced, there were only two color options for the Joy-Cons that gamers could choose from: grey or a red-blue color scheme. The latter was the most popular and was quickly sold out. Nintendo has also since introduced a bunch of different color scheme combos for customers to choose from.

A Potential COVID-19 Treatment Could Be Ready By September
Right now there is no known cure or vaccine for the COVID-19 virus. As it stands, doctors can only treat the symptoms as they appear, but there is no complete cure for the virus just yet. However, Dr. Jacob Glanville believes that in a few month’s time, it is possible that there could be a treatment plan for the COVID-19 virus.

13-inch MacBook Pro Refresh Could Be Coming This May
So far, Apple has introduced its new scissor switch keyboard to its 16-inch MacBook Pro that was launched last year. The company later updated its MacBook Air with the new scissor switch keyboard, so the question is, what about those who don’t want the 16-inch MacBook Pro and want the 13-inch model instead?

Mixer Is Giving Its Streaming Partners $100 Each During The COVID-19 Crisis
With the coronavirus spreading around the world, businesses are forced to temporarily suspend their operations. For some smaller companies, this could actually spell the end of their operations as they might not have enough cashflow to wait out the virus outbreak, which could last for months.

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Tesla Shows Off Prototype Ventilator Built Using Model 3 Parts
Many companies around the world are doing their part in helping combat the coronavirus outbreak. Some companies are leveraging their manufacturing and production facilities to help create medical equipment used by hospitals, and it looks like Tesla is gearing up to join in the battle as well.

Safari Flaw Would Have Allowed Hackers To Hijack iOS And macOS Device’s Webcam And Microphone
One of the concerns that many of us have with devices with built-in cameras and microphones, it would be whether or not these hardware features could be used to spy on us. This is why some people choose to tape over their microphones and cameras on their computers to prevent this from happening.

Google Maps Will Now Show Which Restaurants Offer Home Deliveries
With governments around the world advising people to stay at home to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, it means that going out to eat will no longer be possible. However, thankfully food delivery services still exist, and even restaurants that do not typically offer deliveries are starting to do so.

YouTube To Start Removing Videos That Falsely Link The COVID-19 Virus To 5G
While technology has no doubt helped us in the current crisis with the COVID-19 virus outbreak, it also has the potential to detract from the situation. This is due to the fact that we are all connected which means that spreading information (and misinformation) has become a lot easier than ever.

iOS 14 Could Introduce More Robust Password Management Features
Apple’s iOS platform comes with a password manager. Known as the iCloud Keychain, basically this helps users remember their passwords for websites and apps that require a login. However, it is rather basic at best, where if you wanted more advanced features, you might need to resort to using a third-party password manager.

Resident Evil 8 Rumored To Launch In 2021 With A First-Person Perspective
It has been several years since a new Resident Evil title was launched. The last major title that was released was back in 2017 in the form of Resident Evil 7, and Capcom has been filling that gap with remakes and remasters ever since. However, if you’re looking forward to a brand new Resident Evil game, you might have to wait until 2021.

Microsoft Edge Is Now The Second Most Popular Browser In The World
Microsoft’s Internet Explorer was the butt of many jokes back in the day, but to Microsoft’s credit, they did improve on the browser over the years, although unfortunately, it never did quite manage to shake its poor reputation. This is why Microsoft introduced a new browser called Edge with Windows 10.

Apple Working With Suppliers To Design And Produce Face Shields
Recently, it was reported that Apple had donated as many as 9 million face masks to healthcare workers in a bid to help them fight the coronavirus outbreak. This is due to the fact that the constant surge in infections is on the rise, leading to healthcare workers running out of supplies and equipment in a short amount of time.

Leaked iPhone 12 Image Shows Off Alleged LiDAR Scanner
According to a rumor, it seems that one of the features we can expect from the 2020 iPhone is a “world facing” 3D camera. This is because a camera that is said to help provide a more accurate augmented reality experience thanks to additional hardware features. Now thanks to a leaked image, it seems to have confirmed that.

iOS 14 Could Introduce Smarter Wallpapers And Home Screen Widgets
If there is one feature that many iOS users wish they had it would be widgets. Apple kind of introduced widgets in earlier iOS builds, but it required users to swipe to another screen to access them, which made them a bit harder to use. We imagine that there are probably instances in which some users probably did not even know about them.

Schools In New York Are Banning Zoom Over Security Concerns
Zoom has been discovered to contain quite a bit of vulnerabilities regarding its security and privacy. More recently, it seems that the app has been found to be routing some of its calls made in North America through China, which has raised some concerns regarding the privacy of the app.

Spotify Was The Largest Music Streaming Service For 2019
When it comes to music streaming services, it’s no secret that Spotify is still pretty much leading the way. Now according to the latest figures from Counterpoint Research, it seems that Spotify is still pretty much holding onto its position as based on the data, Spotify remained as 2019’s largest music streaming service.

Researchers Discover That Some Zoom Calls Were Routed To China
Zoom just can’t seem to catch a break. Recently according to a report from the security researchers at Citizen Lab, they discovered that some Zoom calls were being routed through China. These were calls that were made in North America, but yet for some reason were being sent through China.

Hacker Manages To Capture Video Using An Audio Cassette Tape
Back in the day, cassette tapes were largely used to record audio. This is why before CDs, the majority of music was sold on cassette tapes. However, YouTuber and hacker Kris Slyka discovered that it is possible that cassette tapes could be used to capture video, albeit in rather poor quality.

Google Fi Temporarily Increases Data Cap For All Users
To help people stay connected during this time of crisis, Google has announced that they will be temporarily increasing the data cap for its customers using its Google Fi service. The new data cap will now set at 30GB which is essentially double what Google Fi typically offers, and this will be applicable to all customers.

Woman Drops iPhone In The Thames, Finds It Two Months Later And It Still Works
If you were to drop your phone into a lake of the sea, you probably think that you’ll never be able to get it back, right? Turns out that wasn’t the case for Thayse Bussolo-Vieira, who was feeding the swans at the River Thames back in February when her iPhone slipped out of her pocket and into the water.

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