Nintendo Won't Restock Nes And Snes Classic Mini Consoles

Nintendo Won't Restock NES And SNES Classic Mini Consoles


Nintendo hit its fans with a heavy dose of nostalgia in 2016 with the NES Classic mini console. It followed that up with the SNES Classic in 2017. Supplies have almost always remained tight, more so during the holiday season, and if you’ve been thinking about picking one you might want to get your hands on one soon before supplies run out. That’s because Nintendo has said that once they do run out, these mini consoles won’t be restocked.

Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime provided this confirmation in an interview with THR. This is the first year that both the NES Classic and SNES Classic are available in the same holiday season.

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Motorola One And Moto X4 Android Pie Update Released In The U.s.

Motorola One And Moto X4 Android Pie Update Released In The U.S.


Motorola has reached out to confirm that it’s now releasing the much awaited Android 9 Pie update for the Motorola One and Moto X4 in the United States. The successor to Oreo brings a variety of new features to these handsets. That’s in addition to the user interface improvements introduced by the company. Motorola has also updated the official support page on its website to reflect the roll out of this update.

The Motorola One and Moto X4 Android Pie update brings new features such as Intuitive Navigation and an improved Do Not Disturb mode. Android Pie also delivers improvements for the battery life, a revamped split-screen mode, and other enhancements.

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Opera For Android Now Has A Cryptocurrency Wallet

Opera For Android Now Has A Cryptocurrency Wallet


Opera had confirmed earlier this year that it would build a cryptocurrency wallet inside its Android browser. The company has followed through on that promise and confirmed today that the latest version of its browser does indeed come with a cryptocurrency wallet. The announcement was made at a blockchain event in London today.

The latest version of Opera for Android comes with a built-in crypto wallet. It will enable users to make transactions online and also securely store their digital tokens within the browser itself.

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Nintendo Could Be Looking To Rename The Switch's Eshop

Nintendo Could Be Looking To Rename The Switch's eShop

The Nintendo Switch eShop is a pretty straightforward name and it more or less tells you what it is about. However could Nintendo be possibly thinking of changing its name? According to a recent lawsuit, it seems that the company could be thinking of doing so where the name could be changed to the “Nintendo Switch Online shop”.

In a post on ResetEra, it was discovered that Nintendo had recently filed a lawsuit against a man who was selling the NES Classic Edition and Switch consoles where pirated games were preloaded on them. It was also in that lawsuit that Nintendo had apparently referred to the eShop as the Nintendo Switch Online shop, which led to speculation that the company could be looking to introduce a new name/branding to the platform.

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Chrome For Android To Get Shortcut That Closes All Tabs

Chrome For Android To Get Shortcut That Closes All Tabs

The more you use your phone’s browser, chances are over time you will start to accumulate a bunch of tabs from the various websites that you might have visited. Closing them isn’t really much of a problem, but a report from Chrome Story (via 9to5Google) has suggested that Google could soon be introducing a shortcut for Android that will close them all at once.

This is according to a sighting of a code commit in which it is referenced that Chrome for Android could come with a new button that when pressed, will close all tabs at once. You can see the button for yourself in the screenshot above where the icon is shown to the left of the screenshot. This button will appear when you pull up all the tabs that are currently open, where you can press the “+” button to open a new tab, or the three dots for more options/settings.

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Sony Mobile Cuts A Quarter Of Its Workforce In Lund, Sweden

Sony Mobile cuts a quarter of its workforce in Lund, Sweden

We have talked extensively about the troubles facing Sony's mobile division, and unfortunately those poor results cannot continue forever without consequence, and that typically means more cost cutting. One area that is feeling the brunt of this is Sony Mobile's operations in Lund, Sweden. We saw several local reports surface a few weeks back, and we have since confirmed this with a number of our own contacts.

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Nokia 8 Android Pie Beta Has Been Released

Nokia 8 Android Pie Beta Has Been Released


HMD Global has done a good job so far of sending out the Android 9 Pie update for some of its devices. However, the Nokia 8 flagship from last year still hasn’t received it yet. It’s set to get the update in the near future as HMD Global has now officially released the Nokia 8 Android Pie beta.

The official launch of the beta for this handset is a good indication that the public launch of this much awaited software update may not be that far off. The Nokia 8 Android Pie beta is officially available for download starting today.

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Nintendo Switch Online Won't Mirror The Competition

Nintendo Switch Online Won't Mirror The Competition

One of the changes that Nintendo made to its business model with the Switch was introduce a paid online subscription service. This means that unlike in the past where gamers could play online against each other for free, Switch gamers who want to enjoy internet multiplayer will need to pay for the online service.

While this is a change, it’s not new as other companies such as Sony and Microsoft have long adopted that model. Naturally there are some differences between the services in terms of features being offered and whatnot, but if you were hoping that Nintendo could follow in the footsteps of its competitors, think again. Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime told Forbes in an interview that Nintendo prides itself in doing things differently, and that players shouldn’t expect them to mirror the competition.

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Nintendo Recommends Ethernet Dongle To Play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Online

Nintendo Recommends Ethernet Dongle To Play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Online

From what we can tell, Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has proven to be a smashing success. However if there is one main criticism that many seem to have, it would be with the multiplayer feature of the game where it seems that many gamers are complaining of how laggy it is.

To make things worse, the Nintendo Switch Online service is a paid subscription, which means that gamers aren’t exactly getting what they paid for. Now it seems that many are recalling what the game’s director Masahiro Sakurai had recommended gamers do back in November: use a wired LAN cable.

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Nintendo To Focus On The Current - Gen Switch

Nintendo To Focus On The Current-Gen Switch

A couple of months ago, there was a report that claimed that Nintendo could be planning a hardware revision of the Nintendo Switch for the second half of 2019. Could that report be true? Speaking to Forbes in an interview, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime remained coy when asked about a new Nintendo Switch.

According to Fils-Aime, “Right now, as we go into our second holiday, my focus is making sure the current grey and neon Switch continue to have momentum in the market place. You saw systems, whether it’s our own or competitive home console systems, utilize that tactic a bit later in the life cycle. So right now, the current execution of Nintendo Switch with the Joy-Con and all of the capabilities, that’s our focus right now.”

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5 - Aixs Ibis Could Be Coming To Canon's Next Eos - R Camera

5-Aixs IBIS Could Be Coming To Canon's Next EOS-R Camera

Image stabilization is useful in situations where you need to move around a lot but want to ensure that your photos and videos don’t come off too blurry. Now Canon’s EOS R camera is packed with high-end features, but if there was one thing missing from the camera was image stabilization.

If you are interested in the EOS R, maybe you might want to hold off until the next-gen model because according to a report from Canon Rumors, it seems that Canon’s next EOS R could come with a 5-axis IBIS (in-body image stabilization). Now there are IBIS and lens-based image stabilization, where the former will allow for stability across all lenses, whereas the other is localized to the lens that is attached to the camera.

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Nintendo Would 'love' To See Red Dead Redemption 2 On The Switch

Nintendo Would 'Love' To See Red Dead Redemption 2 On The Switch

The Nintendo Switch is definitely doing a much better job compared to its predecessor, the Wii U, at attracting developers onto its platform. For example the console managed to get companies like Bethesda to bring games like Skyrim onto it, plus we’re also seeing a ton of indies launch for the Switch as well.

However there are still quite a number of famous games that have yet to be released for the Switch, such as Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime revealed why the game was not launched for the Switch, and stated that he would love that if it did.

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Walmart Opens Its First Online Store In Japan With Rakuten

Walmart Opens Its First Online Store In Japan With Rakuten


Walmart has announced the launch of its first online store in Japan. It has teamed up with local tech giant Rakuten for this purpose. The first e-commerce store titled Walmart Rakuten Ichiba Store has been opened on the Rakuten Ichiba internet shopping mall. The collaboration combines Walmart’s expertise in delivering U.S. branded products and Rakuten’s dominant position in the online market to bring new shopping experiences to customers in Japan.

This digital store follows the strategic alliance between Rakuten and Walmart earlier this year.
Japanese consumers will be able to access a wide variety of high quality U.S. branded products through this online store. The products include outdoor goods, toys, and fashion apparel. There will be around 1,200 products from many prestigious brands available on the store initially.

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Playstation Classic Hacked To Run Games From A Usb

PlayStation Classic Hacked To Run Games From A USB


Feel that the Sony PlayStation Classic could have shipped with better games? Well, some notable console hackers have got your back. They have figured out how to hack this miniature console to run games off of a USB drive. This means that it will be possible to load games on the PlayStation Classic that are not originally included with it.

Some well-regarded members of the console hacking community have figured out how to hack the PlayStation Classic in order to run games from a USB drive, reports Ars Technica. They have been detailing the process of how it’s first necessary to dump the system’s code on an external machine. They discovered that the key to decrypt some of the confidential software elements has been hidden by Sony on the console itself.

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