Samsung Escapes Mandatory Android Updates

A court has rejected a call for Samsung to be forced to update phones for at least four years after release. It ruled that such an obligation was impractical because it involved an unknowable future. The case was brought in the Netherlands by the Consumentenbond (Consumers Association), an organization roughly equivalent to Consumer Reports in […]

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Nintendo Ditches Switch Dock For New Bundle

Nintendo is selling a Switch console without a dock in Japan. It’s explicitly marketing it to people who’d like two Switches in the same home. The “Nintendo Switch 2nd Unit Set” comes with the base console tablet, the two clip-on Joy-Con controllers and a pair of straps. The controllers come in a range of seven […]

Sony: PS4 On The Way Out

Sony says the PS4 is “finally entering the final phase of its console life cycle.” The company also hinted game sequels could dominate until the console’s successor arrives. The comments came from Sony Interactive Entertainment chief John Tsuyoshi Kodera who was speaking to investors. Exactly what he meant by the phrase is open to interpretation, […]

The ULTIMATE $30,000 Gaming PC Setup

This gaming PC features thee 4k monitors attached to an Imperator gaming chair, which is worth a small fortune all by itself. Add in a kick ass PC and three 4k monitors, and the total cost of the setup goes up to $30,000. [Unbox Therapy]

Xbox Getting Accessibility Controler

Microsoft is working on a special Xbox controller for people with accessibility needs. It looks to be designed to balance functionality with simplicity of use. The image above was leaked by a Twitter user (@h0x0d) and appears to be legitimate, though exactly how it works has largely been inferred. The two giant buttons (A and […]

DEAL: Get a 1TB 3D NAND SATA 2.5 for Just $216!

Here’s one of the best deals we’ve seen on a 1TB SSD. Today on Amazon, you can get the Crucial MX500 1TB 3D NAND SATA 2.5 Inch Internal SSD for just $216.06!, which is an all-time low on this model. Every time you turn on your computer, you’re using your storage drive. It holds all […]

NES Classic Back Next Month

The NES Classic is finally returning to shelves on June 29. Nintendo says it will be available until the end of 2018. When the device launched, demand clearly outstripped supply (which Nintendo called a “market disconnect”), with one theory being that the mini-console unexpectedly had an appeal beyond the pure nostalgia market. Nintendo surprisingly ceased […]

Ataribox Console Renamed VCS

The Atari retro console has got a new name. The former Ataribox, now the VCS, will be available for pre-order from the end of this month. Unlike many similar retro console remakes, including several Atari models, this isn’t simply a gadget with a bunch of old games. It’s a Linux-based PC that’s designed to play […]