Backwater May Have Caused Fatal Flooding

Backwater may have caused fatal flooding

An expert on river disasters says what's called the "backwater phenomenon" may have been the cause of fatal flooding in northeastern Japan during Typhoon Hagibis.

Five people were killed in the town of Marumori in Miyagi Prefecture, which is traversed by the long and wide Abukuma River.

Fujifilm Could Have Two New Cameras In The Works

Fujifilm Could Have Two New Cameras In The Works

According to the rumors, Fujifilm could be looking to announce its X-Pro3 camera later this month. However, it seems that in addition to the X-Pro3, the company could have two more cameras in the works. This is according to a tweet by Nokishita Camera in which it was discovered that the company had registered two new models.

The model numbers for the two new Fujifilm cameras are the FF190003 and the FF190005. At this point in time, it is unclear as to what these model numbers are referring to, but all we know is that there will be two new Fujifilm cameras that will be announced in the coming months. As Fuji Rumors notes, there is usually a 1-3 month waiting time from when a camera is registered to when it will be announced.

Nintendo Could Have A New Switch Lite In The Works With Fixed Controllers

Nintendo Could Have A New Switch Lite In The Works With Fixed Controllers

Despite the Nintendo Switch Lite being pretty much brand new, we have started hearing reports that some owners are already experiencing controller drift issues. In case you’re unfamiliar, this is where there are issues with the controller in which the system thinks the controller is moving even if the user is not touching it.

This can be annoying especially when playing certain games as it means that you are making moves you did not intend to make. However, it seems that Nintendo could already be working on a fix. In a recent FCC filing, it appears that Nintendo could have an updated version of the console in the works sporting the identification number BKEHDH002.

Oneplus Tv To Have A Custom Interface On Top Of Android

OnePlus TV To Have A Custom Interface On Top Of Android

OnePlus TV is one of the most anticipated products with the leaks and rumors making rounds. While we are just a day away from its official launch, in a tweet, the founder of OnePlus teased how the TV will look in its full glory (as shown in the image above).

Even though the picture looks great – there is one important thing to notice here though. The user interface of the TV (or the main menu) looks different than an Android TV would look like.

Chiba Govt. May Not Have Been Prepared For Faxai

Chiba govt. may not have been prepared for Faxai

The governor of Chiba Prefecture in eastern Japan says his government may not have been fully prepared to face Faxai, a powerful typhoon, and its aftermath.

The region was hit hard when the strong typhoon made landfall on Monday.

Tepco: Chiba To Have Power Restored On Thursday.

TEPCO: Chiba to have power restored on Thursday.

Tokyo Electric Power Company says electricity will be restored to Chiba City and other areas in the northern part of Chiba Prefecture on Thursday.

The prefecture suffered widespread power outages after Typhoon Faxai made landfall near Tokyo early Monday.

The New Nintendo Switch Will Have A Different Packaging To Prevent Confusion

The New Nintendo Switch Will Have A Different Packaging To Prevent Confusion

However, given that there is no difference aesthetically, how will gamers know which Switch they are buying? For starters, there will be a barcode that will differentiate the previous Switch from the new Switch, but to make it clearer, Nintendo has confirmed that the new Switch will come with new packaging to make things more obvious.

According to Nintendo who issued a statement to iMore, “The revised model of the flagship Nintendo Switch system includes the same look as the original, but it has longer battery life. The packaging for Nintendo Switch has also been given a new look. Consumers should start seeing the new packaging on store shelves around mid-August, but that will vary by individual stores and locations.”

Anti-heat Measure May Have Opposite Effects

Anti-heat measure may have opposite effects

NHK has learned that a study suggests an anti-heat measure for next year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics may have an effect opposite to that intended.

The Tokyo Metropolitan and central governments are applying a special coating to more than 100 kilometers of roads, including the Olympic marathon course, to reduce surface temperatures.

Attacker May Have Visited Anime-related Sites

Attacker may have visited anime-related sites

The suspect of the deadly arson attack on an animation studio in Kyoto may have visited various places related to its popular works before the crime.

The arson attack at Kyoto Animation's studio on July 18 killed 35 people and wounded 33 others.

Upcoming Sony Rx100 Vii Could Have Af Performance On Par With The Sony A9

Upcoming Sony RX100 VII Could Have AF Performance On Par With The Sony A9

Compact cameras don’t get a lot of love these days because for the most part, the majority of our phones can actually do a pretty good job that in some cases can be better than regular compact cameras. However, as always, there are outliers, and Sony’s RX100 series of compacts are some of them.

The camera is a favorite amongst YouTubers and those who are looking for a small camera that offers up high performance, and it seems that Sony is working on a successor in the form of the Sony RX100 VII. According to a report from Camera Nokishita, they claim that one of the highlight features of the upcoming RX100 VII is that it will feature the “world’s fastest autofocus” for a camera with a 1-inch sensor.