Gaming

Nintendo says there is no Switch exchange program

Nintendo Switch owners who recently purchased a console reported been able to upgrade to the new longer-lasting battery model for free. However a Nintendo spokesperson has flatly denied that swaps are available, telling The Verge that “we do not have a Nintendo Switch exchange program.” It’s not clear why customer service representatives are saying otherwise. […]

Phones

Huawei P30 Pro Review

Good Unique camera zoom Camera can see in the dark Long, all-day battery life Stunning color schemes Reliable security features Bad Night mode doesn’t always add atmosphere Not available in the U.S. The Huawei P30 Pro is a flagship smartphone that comes with robust configuration and ample battery backup. The major highlight here is the […]

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YouTube is testing paid online hangs with influencers

Google is expertimenting with an events-focused crowdfunding service for YouTube creators, according to a recent report from Variety. The new effort, called Fundo, allows YouTubers to set up online meet and greet sessions and other events that fans can pay to access. Several YouTube personalities have reportedly been using the feature to set up small […]

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Air travelers entering US face long delays as CBP computers crash

Airports around the United States are experiencing delays in processing international travelers thanks to an apparent nationwide outage affecting the computer systems used by Customs and Border Protection. “US Customs and Border Protection is experiencing a temporary outage with its processing systems at various air ports of entry and is taking immediate action to address […]

Gaming

Microsoft isn’t working on a streaming-only Xbox right now

Microsoft’s head of Xbox and gaming, Phil Spencer, has confirmed the company isn’t working on a streaming-only console. Rumors previously suggested that Microsoft’s next-generation Project Scarlett console would ship with both a high-end version, and a “cloud console” with limited amounts of local compute for things like like controller input, image processing, and collision detection. […]

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Motorola One Action

Motorola is best known these days for churning out respectable smartphones for people on a budget. Motorola One Action, which per the name looks to stand out from the crowd by offering action-camera-like video quality on a smartphone. The “Action” in the name refers to the third rear camera a dedicated ultra-wide video camera with […]