DS Meets Wii U in New Nintendo Switch Console

Nintendo has unveiled its next handheld console, the Nintendo Switch. It’s a modular design that can be taken apart to switch between playing on a TV screen and handheld play. The Switch appears to be the device that Nintendo had been trailing as the NX. The promotional video shows it as coming in five parts: […]

Nintendo Unboxes Original Famicon & Disk Writer

Fun as it might be to trawl thrift stores and flea markets for a mint condition Famicon and Disk System, it turns out there’s a perfect place to look: Nintendo’s storage rooms. The company has just dug out a pile of both the consoles and disk systems in their original boxes which appear to have […]

Steam to Support PS4 Controllers Relatively Soon


Well this is some solid news I have been waiting on for a long while. Steam letting us use our PS4 controllers with our PCs to play Steam games. From Engadget: “Believe it or not, when you use the PS4 Controller through the Steam API, it’s exactly the same as a Steam Controller. Not only […]

Game Boy Becomes Drone Controller


One sort of person asks why you would modify a Game Boy to control a drone. Gautier Hattenberger is the other sort, who ask why not. He used a combination of a GameLink cable (originally for connecting Game Boys for multiplay), an Arduino , an FTDI chip a USB connection and a laptop with Wi-Fi.

Amazon Deal of the Day: Save BIG on Select PC Components and Accessories (Screens, SSD, Cases, and MORE!)


For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers some great deals on select PC components and accessories such as screens, an SSD, a few cases, keyboard, mice, a power supply, and more! –Save BIG on Select PC Components and Accessories Other Deals –Rowenta Turbo Silence Oscillating 16-Inch Stand Fan – $180.00 $79.99 (56% […]

ARM Purchased: Major Chip Designer Could Boost Internet Of Things


The company that powers most smartphones has been bought for more than $30 billion. The new owners of ARM Holdings plan to harness its capabilities to boost the Internet of Things. ARM, based in Cambridge in the United Kingdom, is best known for having designed the ARM processor and related software architecture. The approach meant […]

The Game of Thrones Theme Performed on 64 Floppy Drives, 8 Hard Drives, and 2 Scanners


You’ve seen Paweł Zadrożniak’s setup perform various songs on his array of floppy drives, hard drives, and scanners, and now, listen as he gives the same treatment to the Game of Thrones theme song. [Paweł Zadrożniak]

Amazon Deal: Get a SSD/HDD External Enclosure for Just $8.99 (With Promo Code)


If you’re like me, you have a few drives laying around your house, and getting some old files from them can really be a hassle… unless you have an external enclosure. Today, we have a really, really cheap one (with excellent reviews) for you: Just $8.99 instead of $29.99 by using promo code IXSB8PW8 at […]

Deal of the Day: Save on Select PC Components and Accessories + MORE Deals!


For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, Amazon offers some interesting savings on select PC components and accessories such as video cards, RAM, SSDs, a 24-inch LED-lit monitor, and MORE! Most of what you need to build a new PC is available! –Save on Select PC Components and Accessories Other Deals –Up to 40% […]

Xbox One/PS4 Upgrades Confirmed


Sony and Microsoft have both confirmed upgraded versions of the PS4 and Xbox One with support for 4K graphics. Sony also detailed some of the high-profile virtual reality games on the way. Sony hasn’t revealed any details about the new machine other than confirming it will be named the Neo, replacing the codename of “PS4.5” […]