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Nintendo switch: Newsround viewers test it out

The new Nintendo games console is now out and it has some new features which Nintendo hope will be a hit, but is it actually any good?.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcMar 20th, 2017

Donald Glover’s Funk Album Proves that He’s Going to Be a Great Lando Calrissian

Star Wars fans everywhere let out a collective whoop when Disney announced Donald Glover would be playing a younger version of Lando Calrissian in the upcoming Han Solo film. His outsize charm and sly wit makes him a seemingly perfect fit for the gal.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News26 min. ago

Man who got dragged off United plane finally gets some money

The man who was pulled out of his seat and dragged off a United Airlines flight on April 9 just settled with the airline for an undisclosed amount of money.  The settlement comes just hours after United announced several new policies that they h.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News26 min. ago

A salute to Nintendo’s Genyo Takeda, retiring after 45 years of innovation in gaming

 Few at Nintendo can say they saw the company’s start as a video game company, and fewer still have had as much influence as Genyo Takeda, co-creator of several of the company’s most memorable (and durable) innovations. He’s re.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News46 min. ago

Acer flaunts improved Swift, Switch laptops during its Next event

On Thursday, Acer held its 2017 Next@Acer event, where it introduced a number of new and updated products. In terms of PCs, Acer was focused on making things thinner without sacrificing performance or capabilities. The post Acer flaunts improved Swif.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

United Kingdom testing durable roads made of recycled plastic

Scottish startup MacRebur has developed technology for creating high-quality asphalt out of recycled plastic, which would otherwise be headed straight for landfills. And it's already being tested on roads in the U.K. The post United Kingdom testing d.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 10 min. ago

Facebook sidesteps Snapchat by launching Messenger Lite in 132 more countries

 Facebook is aggressively pursuing the international and developing world markets Snapchat hasn’t prioritized. Facebook Lite recently hit 200 million users, and Instagram just rolled out offline mode for Android. Now after launching Messen.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Uber’s Anthony Levandowski out as Advanced Technologies lead amid legal fight

 Uber’s Anthony Levandowski, who founded Otto and then became head of Uber’s Advanced Technologies Group (ATG) once Otto was acquired by the ride sharing company, is stepping aside from his role as head of ATG. The move comes as Uber.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Riotoro CR480 Gaming Case Review

Enter the Riotoro CR480, a budget friendly, mid-tower, gaming computer case that can be had for just under $50. How does it stand up against the competition? That’s what Benchmark Reviews will find out.... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

Logitech K780 review

Want swift, efficient switching between multiple Windows, Android, Chrome, and Apple devices? Then check out Logitech’s K780 Multi-Device Wireless Keyboard, a single set of keys for all the electronics in your life. The post Logitech K780 review ap.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Police story differs from videos of man dragged from United flight [Updated]

Roughed up passenger and United strike an out-of-court settlement. Enlarge UPDATE April 27: United Airlines and the roughed-up passenger have agreed to an undisclosed, out-of-court settlement. Original story from April 25: Aviation authori.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

New analysis relocates the “hobbit” on the human family tree

Were humans migrating out of Africa much earlier than we realized? Enlarge / Artist's impression of the hobbit. (credit: Katrina Kenny, SA Museum) The story of how modern humans got to be where we are is constantly changing as new evidence is.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

I’m Weirded Out That Jurassic World 2 Is Retroactively Adding Hammond’s Super Secret Partner

Jurassic World 2 appears to be pulling a Dawn from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. James Cromwell has shared details about his character in the upcoming film, and how he’s connected to the original Jurassic Park series. Apparently, he’s the most import.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

Microsoft is blocking some PCs from getting the Windows 10 Creators Update

Microsoft definitely wants you to upgrade its sparkly new Creators Update for Windows 10 — unless you have a old PC. The company began rolling out the software update a few weeks ago, giving Windows users with "newer devices" first access to th.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

7-year-old who wrote adorable letter to Google CEO continues to crush it with new tech job

Chloe Bridgewater is only 7 years old but she's already getting paid to test products for a computer company.  Her new side hustle comes only a few months after she wrote a letter asking "Google boss" Sundar Pichai for a future job in tech. .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 10 min. ago

Could a beloved "Game of Thrones" character return as a White Walker?

This time last year, we were freaking out over the Game of Thrones season premiere, and all was right with the world.  But since Season 7 of the HBO hit won't debut until July 16, we still have more than two months in which to blindly speculate.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

The truth about Antarctica"s "Blood Falls" finally oozes out of the ice

We may finally have an explanation for a red waterfall in Antarctica that has puzzled visitors and researchers since its discovery in 1911. Blood Falls may owe its rusty, bloody color to salty water that has been trapped under the Taylor glacier for.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Hands-on with Acer"s Swift 5, a liquid-cooled Surface rival that runs silent

Microsoft has set the gold standard for tablet-style 2-in-1 devices with its Surface Pro, and other PC vendors have followed suit with their own designs. Acer’s latest Surface-style device, the Switch 5, offers a couple of advantages but lacks.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Acer"s Aspire GX comes out of nowhere to be the first prebuilt Ryzen PC from a major vendor

When AMD launched its disruptive Ryzen processors earlier this year, none of the major prebuilt PC makers were on board. Sure, AMD’s press release included canned quotes from Dell, HP, and Lenovo executives talking up their excitement about the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

Trends with Benefits: What gaming system do you most want & did a drunk guy just start a robot war?

Nintendo knocked it out of the park with the Switch and expects to sell 10 million consoles this year. But is the Switch the console for you? The post Trends with Benefits: What gaming system do you most want & did a drunk guy just start a robot war?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

A kickstand is the most interesting feature on Acer"s new 2-in-1

Of all the new Switch laptops and convertibles that Acer unveiled today, the most eye-catching is the Switch 5. It's a slick 12-inch Windows 10 hybrid with what the company calls an "auto-retractable" kickstand that lets you adjust the.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago