Nintendo Switch update adds video capture and profile transfers

Nintendo’s convertible Switch console has a new software update available, and owners will likely want to grab version 4.0.0 of its OS right away. Finally, Switch owners can transfer their saved games and user profiles to another system and in “select games” it also has video capture. At launch, that list includes The Legend of …

This ultra-cute tiny PS4 controller is a great option for children and the small-handed

If you like playing console games with the younger generation, you may have come across the issue of their tiny hands being unable to perform certain combos, reach certain buttons easily, and so on. While this makes them satisfying opponents, it might be better if they had a controller more suited to their physiology. Well, …

Telstra oversight leaves much-ballyhooed eSIM tech unavailable to certain Apple Watch 3 owners

The one major feature that makes buying the new LTE-capable Apple Watch 3 worthwhile – that is, the ability to use the wearable without having to tote a paired iPhone around too – seems to be completely unavailable to some Australian owners. Telstra was the first to announce its One Number eSIM support for the …

MongoDB prices its IPO at $24 per share

MongoDB has finished up what is essentially the final step in going public, pricing its IPO at $24 and raising $192 million in the process. The company will debut on the public markets tomorrow and will once again test the waters for companies that are looking to build full-fledged businesses on the back of open-sourced …

‘Lawbreakers’ adds new content despite few players

It’s the biggest @lawbreakers update yet. Get more info on the All-Star Update in the latest community stream https://t.co/YmeAe3dyfo pic.twitter.com/UCvIkWdSHJ — Boss Key Productions (@BossKey) October 14, 2017 Lawbreakers launched two months ago and its playerbase has dwindled since. A recent free weekend temporarily spiked it up to 1,000 concurrently playing, but it seems few, …

Samsung has a prototype Google Home Mini-esque speaker of its own

Why hasn’t Samsung, one of the world’s largest audio companies, been pumping out smart speakers like Google and Amazon have? As it turns out, Samsung has been hard at work on one, and it’s called Project Ambience.  In a demonstration on stage at the Samsung Developers Conference, Samsung CTO Injong Rhee was the first to show …

Atlas Informatics calls it quits after less than a year

Atlas Informatics, whose Atlas Recall promised an intuitive and powerful way to index all your information across many services, is shutting down less than a year after launch. There will be no long sunset period: all user data will be deleted next Friday, the 27th. I wrote about the Seattle-based company last November; the idea …

Snapchat’s dumb dancing hotdog is now an $80 Halloween costume

Snapchat moved beyond faces to add new animations into photos, AR-style, in November 2016. Somewhere along the way, the company added the hot dog to its list of filters, which sticks in your video boogying to an unheard beat. It’s the kind of internet ephemera — your Grumpy Cats, your Damn, Daniels — that generate …