Original Console Controllers Go Wireless With New Kit

If you’ve still got an original 80s console controller hanging about (or one from the recent mini Nintendo models), there’s now an easy way to make it wireless. 8BitDo has produced a series of $20 DIY kits that let you add wireless function without any soldering or particularly complicated tinkering. To use them you simply […]





Family Moves In To 3D-Printed Home

A French house appears to be the first ‘3D printed’ building that’s actually being used as a permanent family home rather than a prototype or demo .The time and money savings aren’t necessarily the main benefit, rather the flexibility and environmental advantages. The printing worked on much the same principle as any other 3D printer, […]

New Options Emerge For GameCube Nostalgia

Nintendo trademark filings have offered a hint — albeit an unreliable one — of a retro-Gamecube console release. For those who can’t wait, a highly unofficial emulator is in the works for the Switch. The trademarks are for the Japanese market and relate to the GameCube in the context of both videogame hardware and software, […]

Europe’s Politicians ‘Save The Meme’ by Rejecting Changes to Copyright Law

European politicians have rejected changes to copyright law that would have put more responsibility on sites like YouTube to vet piracy. Critics of the proposals said it could have restricted ‘fair use’ such as remixes and memes. Had the ‘Copyright Directive’ completed the European Union’s legislative process, 28 European countries would have been required to […]