Nintendo Switch celebrates 15 million sales in North America

Nintendo Switch celebrates 15 million sales in North America

Nintendo definitely hit a gold mine when it launched the Switch in 2017. It became one of the most talked-about gaming consoles in the market and is only briefly overshadowed by news on next-gen consoles from Sony and Microsoft. It also proved its flexibility with the Nintendo Labo cardboard-based DIY system and continues to rake in heavy-hitting titles. Now Nintendo is boasting that it has reached another milestone, surpassing 15 million unit sales within two years in North America alone.

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Galaxy Fold 2 could feature world’s first under-display camera

Galaxy Fold 2 could feature world’s first under-display camera

Simply based on rumors, the Galaxy Fold 2 could be the most ambitious phone to come to the market. Either that or it will eclipse its predecessor as Samsung's biggest embarrassment. Samsung is seemingly putting some of the most novel and most experimental features ever known in the industry, not even including the foldable screen itself. The latest word is that Samsung's next foldable phone will be its and the industry's first phone to have a camera under an unbroken and hole-free screen.

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Motorola Razr with foldable screen might finally debut next month

Motorola Razr with foldable screen might finally debut next month

It seems that the foldable hype is showing no signs of slowing down just yet. The Huawei Mate X, for example, might finally see a launch in China before the month is over. Now it seems that Motorola of all companies is getting ready to follow suit. At least that seems to be the suggestion of an invite for a press event in November that may see not just the rebirth of the venerable RAZR phone but also its reinvention as a foldable phone as well.

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NASA InSight rover digs its ‘mole’ into the dusty Mars landscape

NASA InSight rover digs its ‘mole’ into the dusty Mars landscape

NASA's InSight rover has dug its 'mole' about two centimeters into the surface of Mars, the space agency announced today. This process involved the spacecraft's robotic arm, which is home to a heat probe NASA calls its 'mole.' The nickname refers to the probe's purpose: it digs down into the ground to determine how much heat is escaping from the Red Planet's interior.

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Fortnite: Save the World roadmap teases most challenging battle ever

Fortnite: Save the World roadmap teases most challenging battle ever

Fortnite's battle royale remains the game's most popular mode, but Epic is still offering "Save The World" for players who prefer a different experience. This mode was largely ignored in recent weeks as Fortnite Chapter 2 was teased and then released, but Epic is back with an official roadmap letting Save The World players know what they can expect over coming weeks.

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Skullcandy Vert Review: Wireless earbuds made for gloved hands

Skullcandy Vert Review: Wireless earbuds made for gloved hands

Skullcandy has launched a pair of wireless earbuds that come with a unique twist: a large puck-shaped dial designed for use by gloved hands. The idea behind the unique design is simple: if you're out snowboarding, for example, you'll likely be wearing a pair of gloves and listening to music using earbuds. In order to adjust the volume, pause the playback, and more while on the snow, you'd need to remove the gloves first. Skullcandy designed its new Vert model to offer a solution to this problem.

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare update: No more loot boxes

Call of Duty Modern Warfare update: No more loot boxes

Activision just changed the game - or at least attempted to appear to be thinking about changing the game as such. They've suggested in an article today that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will not use loot boxes. "We are introducing a new Battle Pass system, not a loot box system," said an Activision representative. They've been a bit tricky about the way they've worded all of this - but there is some hope for a future without the addictive nonsense universe that lives in loot boxes in video games today.

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New MIT algorithm helps robots rapidly pick up and sort items

New MIT algorithm helps robots rapidly pick up and sort items

Though we're not yet at the point where robots can take fully take over warehouse jobs, technology is rapidly developing toward that end goal. One big issue surrounding robots in these jobs is their ability to sort items. Unlike boxes, which are neatly stacked and easy to grasp, small unpackaged items introduce randomness into the mix, requiring a robot to do a bunch of thinking about how it will grasp the items. This takes a fair bit of time...or at least it used to.

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NASA gives first all-woman spacewalk the green light

NASA gives first all-woman spacewalk the green light

NASA's first ever all-woman spacewalk will take place on Friday, October 18 the space agency has revealed, after several postponements stopped astronauts from making repairs to the International Space Station. If all goes to plan, Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will head out from the orbiting research platform bright and early on Friday morning, tasked with fixing a key part of the ISS' electrical systems.

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Smaller NVIDIA SHIELD leaks: Which one is the better buy?

Smaller NVIDIA SHIELD leaks: Which one is the better buy?

Another leak today, on the exact same day as the leak as the first, we're seeing another NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV device on Newegg. The first leak was on Amazon, and now both leaks are plugged. The odds of this happening on the same day are a little too much to swallow... but here we are. Now we get to decide how likely it is that NVIDIA will release an Android TV device with little to no focus on its ability to play video games.

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Lyft rolls out free rides to help job seekers get their first paycheck

Lyft rolls out free rides to help job seekers get their first paycheck

Ridesharing company Lyft has introduced a new program in partnership with the Goodwill, USO, and the United Way to help people get to their job interviews. Called the Jobs Access Program, the new perk will give free and discounted rides to people who are going to a job interview, as well as rides to work in the weeks until their first paycheck is available.

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Google Maps narrows Waze gap with broader incident reporting

Google Maps narrows Waze gap with broader incident reporting

Google Maps keeps borrowing features from Waze, and latest to be bundling into the navigation software is an easy way to report road hazards and other events directly from the iPhone app. The new feature allows Google Maps users on iOS to report crashes they pass, along with speed traps and traffic slowdowns, straight from their phone.

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