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Why DirectStorage Will Be a Game-Changer for Your Windows 11 PC

Windows 11 is on the way, bringing with it a fresh design and eliminating some features while adding new ones. One of the technologies that Microsoft’s next operating system is bringing with it is DirectStorage, promising super-fast loading times for next-gen SSD storage. Here’s everything you need to know about the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Microsoft, Computing, Nvidia, Virtual Reality, Amd, Solid State Drive, NVM Express, DirectX, Graphics Processing Unit, Application Programming Interfaces, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, In Video Gaming, Xbox Series X And Series S


You'll Get Fewer Video Call Invites After You Show Up Using a Game Boy Camera as Your Webcam

Remember that time your parents asked you to mow the lawn and you did such a terrible job they never asked you again? The same approach can work with coworkers or friends inviting you to endless video calls when you show up as a low-resolution, grainy, black and white video stream courtesy of the Game Boy Camera.Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Nintendo, Twitch, Hdmi, Analogue, Nintendo DS, High Definition Television, Intelligent Systems, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Technology Internet, Video Signal, Game Boy Accessories, Super Game Boy, Nintendo Video Game Consoles


Valve Announces Steam Deck, a Switch Clone for PC Gamers

Earlier this spring, rumors started swirling that Valve was working on its own take on the Switch for PC gamers, and today, Valve has returned to turn those rumors into reality with its official announcement for the Steam Deck.Read more...
Tags: Science, Software, Steam, Computing, Nintendo, Dell, Amd, Lenovo, Freeware, Pc Game, Valve Corporation, Nintendo Switch, Video Game Consoles, Handheld Game Consoles, Handheld Game Console, Technology Internet


A Small Piece of Paper Might Be All You Need to Fix Joy-Con Drift on the Nintendo Switch

If you’re one of the thousands of gamers plagued by Joy-Con drift—an issue where the analog sticks on the Nintendo Switch’s controllers register movements even when they’re not being touched—and are frustrated that Nintendo still hasn’t come up with a permanent solution, the fix could be as simple as a tiny…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nintendo, Nintendo Switch, Joy Con, Gesture Recognition, Video Game Consoles, Handheld Game Consoles, Analog Stick, Victorstk


How to Turn Your Xbox Series X/S or PS5 Into a Beta Testing Machine

If you’ve managed to grab a Sony PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X, or Xbox Series S, you’ve no doubt spent plenty of time exploring everything that these next-gen consoles have to offer. There is, however, one feature you might not yet be aware of: the option to turn these consoles into beta software testing machines.Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Ps4, Sony Playstation, Windows Insider, Video Game Consoles, PlayStation 5, PS5, Home video game consoles, Xbox System Software, Technology Internet, The Microsoft, Xbox Network


Custom Adapter Makes It Easy to Wirelessly Transfer Game Boy Camera Photos to Your Smartphone

As beloved as the Game Boy Camera remains decades after its 1998 debut, it’s still saddled with a big technological hurdle: getting the photos off the device for archival and sharing purposes. A myriad of solutions have been created over the years, from cables to cartridge adapters, but none as simple to use as Matt…Read more...
Tags: Science, Adapter, Github, Mad Catz, Nintendo DS, Matt Gray, Game Boy Camera, Video Game Consoles, Handheld Game Consoles, Technology Internet, Game Boy Accessories


So, Are You Going to Buy the OLED Nintendo Switch?

Nintendo took us by surprise today and announced a brand new OLED Switch. Now that the shock has started to wear off, I have to ask: Is this the upgraded Switch any of us really wanted?Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Computing, Nvidia, Nintendo, Amd, Oled, Flexible Electronics, Nintendo Switch, Joy Con, Display technology, Video Game Consoles, In Video Gaming, Handheld Game Consoles, Handheld Game Console, Technology Internet


Nintendo's New OLED Switch Is Real and It Arrives on October 8

Today, in a surprise move from the house of Mario, Nintendo has just announced that the new Nintendo Switch (OLED model) will be arriving this fall on October 8.Read more...
Tags: Science, Nintendo, Mario, Oled, Consumer Electronics Show, Flexible Electronics, Universal Display Corporation, Nintendo Switch, Display technology, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Handheld Game Consoles, Technology Internet, house of Mario Nintendo


Nintendo just unveiled a new $350 Nintendo Switch model featuring a larger OLED screen

The new Nintendo Switch, which is known as the "OLED model," alongside the original Switch (left) and Switch Lite. Nintendo Nintendo has a new, upgraded, more expensive model of the Nintendo Switch in the works. The new Nintendo Switch has a larger screen that uses OLED technology. Nintendo's pricing the new Switch at $350, and it's scheduled to launch on October 8. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Nintendo has a new Switch model with a higher quality, larger...
Tags: Gaming, Hardware, Video Games, Entertainment, Trends, Nintendo, Oled, Ben Gilbert, Tech Insider, Nintendo Switch, Video Game Consoles, Nintendo Switch OLED, Switch Lite Nintendo Nintendo


This $50 Emulator Box Might Be the Easiest Way to Play Game Boy Cartridges on Your Computer

While Nintendo continues to drag its feet when it comes to making an official Game Boy Classic, smaller outlets like Epilogue are trying to come up with the next best thing with its new GB Operator looking like a cheap and easy way to play original Game Boy games on your PC. Read more...
Tags: Science, Computing, Nintendo, Game Boy, Homebrew, Video Game Consoles, Handheld Game Consoles, Handheld Game Console, Technology Internet, Game Boy Accessories, Game Backup Device, Game Boy Classic


Now You Can Stream Xbox Games to Your iPhone and Mac

Shortly before E3, Microsoft announced plans to expand xCloud game streaming to browsers, and today that update went live, finally unlocking the ability to stream games on iPhones, iPads, and Macs using Safari.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Science, Microsoft, Apple TV, Ipads, Computing, Xbox, Nvidia, Razer, Apple Inc, Cloud Gaming, iPad 2, Xbox Game Pass


Now You Can Stream Xbox Games to Your iPhone and iPad

Shortly before E3, Microsoft announced plans to expand xCloud game streaming to browsers, and today that update went live, finally unlocking the ability to stream games on iPhones and iPads using Safari.Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Ipad, Science, Technology, Microsoft, Ipads, Safari, Computing, Tablet Computers, Xbox, Nvidia, Razer, Cloud Gaming, Xbox Game Pass


The First 'Designed for Xbox' Displays Are Here

In order to help eliminate confusion about which displays works best with its latest consoles, today Microsoft is expanding its Designed for Xbox program to include new badges for TVs and monitors. Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Microsoft, Asus, Xbox One, Computing, Amd, Philips, Hdmi, FreeSync, Vesa, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Television Technology, In Video Gaming, Computer Display Standards


You Can Sign Up to Test Sony's PS5 Beta Software Before 'Major' Update Coming Soon

Sony says it has a “major” software update coming for the PS5 later this year, so to help test out the new software before it gets officially released, you can now sign up for a today PS5 software beta program. Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Video Games, Xbox One, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Grand Theft Auto V, Video Game Consoles, PlayStation 5, PS5, Home video game consoles, Technology Internet


Why You’re Probably Not Getting a Switch Pro This Year

Nintendo packed a lot of news into its relatively tight E3 presentation, with sneak peeks at upcoming games like Metroid Dread, WarioWare: Get It Together, Breath of the Wild 2, and even a remake for Advance Wars 1 and 2. But one of the most anticipated Nintendo products, the Switch Pro, was a no-show, and it’s…Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Video Games, Sony, Nvidia, Nintendo, Amd, TSMC, Shigeru Miyamoto, Nintendo Switch, The Legend Of Zelda Breath Of The Wild, Video Game Consoles, Video Game Publishers, Home video game consoles, In Video Gaming, In Video Games


Sony’s PSVR 2 Will Reportedly Launch in 2022, Here’s What We Know So Far

We already knew Sony’s next-gen VR headset for the PS5 is on the way, but recent reports may have revealed additional details about the next PSVR’s specs and launch date. Read more...
Tags: Science, Samsung, Sony, Vr, Oculus, Virtual Reality, Wearable Devices, Playstation Vr, Japan Display Inc, Components, Valve Corporation, PSVR, VR system, Video Game Consoles, Foveated Rendering, Virtual Reality Headsets


Xbox One Consoles Will Get Next-Gen Games Through Xbox Cloud Gaming

Deep in a blog post summing up Sunday’s Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase at E3, Microsoft casually mentioned it plans on bringing next-gen Xbox games to Xbox One consoles via Xbox Cloud Gaming. Great news, if you’ve been struggling to find a new Xbox Series S or Series X. Read more...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Science, Microsoft, Xbox, Nvidia, GeForce Now, Xbox Game Pass, E3 Microsoft, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Technology Internet, Will Tuttle, Xbox Network, Xbox Wire, Xbox Bethesda Games Showcase


Microsoft Makes the Xbox Series X Mini Fridge Meme a Reality, Will Sell It This Holiday Season

Once a meme that delighted the internet, the Xbox Series X-shaped mini fridge is becoming a reality. At the end of its E3 2021 showcase on Sunday, Microsoft announced that it would be selling “the world’s most powerful mini fridge” this upcoming holiday season. Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Microsoft, Xbox One, Xbox, Skittles, Aaron Greenberg, Xbox Games, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Xbox Series X And Series S, Technology Internet


Nintendo's First 3D Console Would Have Been a Hit if It Was More Like This Custom Virtual Boy Handheld

YouTuber ‘Shank Mods’ is a master at turning consoles into handheld portables by trimming down and miniaturizing their original electronics. They’ve gone as far as squeezing a functional Nintendo Wii into an Altoids tin, but their latest creation turns the clunky Nintendo Virtual Boy into a slick handheld that…Read more...
Tags: Science, Computing, Nintendo, Virtual Reality, Modding, Nintendo DS, Virtual Boy, Video Game Consoles, Shank Mods, Handheld Game Consoles, Handheld Game Console, Technology Internet, 3d Console


Xbox Game Pass Ultimate Is Getting Official Browser Support

Ahead of Microsoft’s big Xbox and Bethesda E3 showcase on Sunday, Microsoft is announcing some news about Xbox Game Pass Ultimate including upcoming official support for streaming games directly in web browsers. Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Science, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Computing, Xbox, Bethesda, Phil Spencer, Xbox Game Pass, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Xbox Cloud Gaming, Technology Internet, Draftlist Of Gaming Online Services


How to Capture and Share Gaming Footage From Your Windows PC

If you’ve invested in a decent gaming PC, you’ll probably want to capture and share some of the highs and lows of your gaming exploits. If you haven’t gotten started yet, we’re here to introduce a few of the best software options available to you right now.
Tags: Facebook, Science, Microsoft, Software, Computing, Xbox, Twitch, Studio, Screenshot, Point and Click, Video Game Consoles, Windows Key, Taskbar, Home video game consoles, Technology Internet, Free And Open Source Software


How to Use Your Next-Gen Console Controllers With Other Devices

The gaming controller that came with your PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S can do double-duty on other devices, too. This means you can take advantage of your next-gen controller’s ergonomics and adaptability to play games on your computer, your smartphone, your tablet, and other devices, too. Here’s how…Read more...
Tags: Science, Bluetooth, Usb, Playstation, Xbox, Nvidia, Game Controller, Gamepad, Video Game Consoles, PlayStation 5, Xbox Wireless Controller, Home video game consoles, Video Game Controllers, Technology Internet, The Microsoft, Playstation 3 Accessories


The Apple TV App Is Now Available on Nvidia Shield TV Devices

After Google and Apple reached a deal to bring the Apple TV app to Android TV devices late last year, this week Nvidia has now added support for Apple TV to its Shield TV devices. Read more...
Tags: Apple, Google, Science, Technology, Android TV, Apple TV, Computing, Nvidia, Smart TV, Portable Media Players, GeForce Now, Networking hardware, Shield TV, Nvidia Shield TV, Video Game Consoles, Digital Media Players


This Super-Powered Game Boy Is a Solid Placeholder for the Analogue Pocket

If you’re still coping with the tragic news of the Analogue Pocket’s release being delayed from May 2021 to later this year, I’ve found the perfect handheld emulator to tide you over until it arrives. The Anbernic Retro Game 351V is reminiscent of the Pocket’s Game Boy-inspired design, and while its software-based…Read more...
Tags: Science, Playstation, Nintendo, Gamepad, Video Game Consoles, Retroarch, Home video game consoles, Anbernic, Video Game Console, Handheld Game Consoles, Handheld Game Console, Video Game Controllers, Seventh Generation Of Video Game Consoles, Technology Internet, D Pad, Sixth Generation Of Video Game Consoles


Earn $1,000 to Play Video Games With a Friend for 21 Hours

If your idea of a relaxing weekend includes playing countless hours of video games with a friend while eating delicious snacks, then have we got a job for you. FrontierBundles is looking to pay a pair of friends $1,000 each to play 21 hours of video games per person, and report back on their experience. Here’s what…Read more...
Tags: Nintendo, Lifehacks, Kart, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Switch, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, In Video Gaming, Handheld Game Consoles, Technology Internet, Frontierbundles


Valve Reportedly Making Its Own PC Switch Clone Called SteamPal

After the runaway success of the Nintendo Switch, rival gadget makers are keen to make their own handheld consoles. According to a new report, Valve is the latest to jump on the portable gaming bandwagon.Read more...
Tags: Science, Technology, Intel, Ars Technica, Steam, Computing, Nintendo, Dell, Amd, Qualcomm, Steam Machine, GPD, Gabe Newell, Valve Corporation, Video Game Consoles, Video Game Publishers


Why It'll Only Get Harder to Find a PS5, and How to Buy One Anyway

PlayStation 5 stock has been scant since launch, but buying the console will probably get even more difficult in the coming weeks. Many PS5-exclusive games are now available or nearing launch, and we’re sure to see big reveals at upcoming events like E3 and Summer Game Fest that are likely to increase demand for the…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Newegg, Ebay, Walmart, Best Buy, Playstation, Nintendo, Lifehacks, Target, Gamestop, Business Finance, Techradar, Video Game Consoles, PlayStation 5, Home video game consoles, In Video Gaming


The Switch is Getting an Intruder Alert App That Uses a Joy-Con as a Laser Tripwire

Back in the ‘80s, Nintendo’s renewed commitment to quality games helped the company rebuild the crashed video game market with the NES, but now that consoles basically print money, the company seems less worried about what ends up on its hardware. A new $10 app promises to turn your Switch into a motion-…Read more...
Tags: Science, Nintendo, Switch, Snap, Tripwire, Joy Con, Video Game Consoles, Application Software, Technology Internet


Microsoft Is Closer to Realizing the Surface Duo's Gaming Potential

Microsoft is closer to turning the the Surface Duo into the mobile gaming machine many hoped it would be with new support for custom layouts when using Xbox Touch Controls in the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. Read more...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Microsoft Surface, Xbox, Xbox Game Pass, Video Game Consoles, Home video game consoles, Xbox Cloud Gaming, Xbox System Software, Technology Internet, Xbox Touch Controls


10 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Nvidia Shield TV

The Nvidia Shield TV has been flying the Android TV flag for many years at this point, and through regular updates, it has remained one of the very best gadgets running Google’s TV operating system. If you have one of these set-top boxes under your TV, here are some tips and tricks to make the most out of it.Read more...
Tags: Google, Android, Science, Netflix, Computing, Nvidia, Portable Media Players, Max, GeForce Now, Set Top Box, Nvidia Shield TV, Video Game Consoles, Handheld Game Consoles, Information Appliances, Technology Internet, Microconsoles