Nintendo Unveils New Switch With Significantly Longer Battery Life

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Earlier this year, we heard rumors of two new Switches that Nintendo would supposedly launch. The Switch Lite was recently announced, which confirmed both its own existence. Now, Nintendo has unveiled a second Switch update. The new model has drastically improved battery life and no other differences and will sell for the same $ 299

Hands On at the Track With the 2020 Mini Cooper SE Electric

Mini is targeting urban performance over exurban range with the 2020 Mini Cooper SE. And performance is exceptional. Battery life will be better suited for urban/suburban driving than vacation treks. Mini says the SE travels 235-270 km (146-168 miles) based on European testing. Some reports say EPA range will be as little as 114 miles per charge, while US pricing is likely to start around $ 35,000-$ 38,000 based on

Nintendo Switch Controllers Are Beginning to Fail in Large Numbers

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo’s Switch has been a huge hit for the company. We’ve heard relatively little news of problems with the hardware since soon after launch when JoyCon controller connection issues proved to be an issue for some users. It turns out, however, that the JoyCon controllers — which are fairly expensive, at $ 80 per set

CBS Is Streaming Its Original Apollo 11 Landing Coverage

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Fifty years ago yesterday, the Apollo 11 mission took off for the Moon. You can see CBS’s coverage now on YouTube, showcasing not just what happened, but how it happened. It’s the same way you, your parents, or your grandparents saw the event. I am admittedly not much for watching video. I use YouTube almost

Scientists Capture Photographic Proof of Quantum Entanglement

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Humans tend to think they have a pretty good handle on how the physical world operates, but things get unspeakably weird at the small scale. Particles aren’t always particles, and sometimes those particles (or waves) behave in bizarre, counterintuitive ways. One of the strangest features of physics is quantum entanglement, and scientists from the University

Destiny 2 Doesn’t Currently Run on Ryzen 3000 CPUs, but a Fix Is Coming

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. If you’re a Ryzen 3000 owner (or planning to be in the near future), be advised — Bungie’s popular Destiny 2 MMO doesn’t currently run on AMD’s latest CPU. It’s not clear why this is currently the case, but according to the developer, a fix is on the way. It will, however, require a motherboard

The Snapdragon 855+ Is an Overclocked Snapdragon 855

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 855 is a top-of-the-line chip that powers phones like the Galaxy S10 and OnePlus 7 Pro. Qualcomm isn’t quite ready to move on to its next-generation chip design, but it is turbocharging the 855 in upcoming phones. The aptly named 855+ is a Snapdragon 855 with just a little more horsepower.  The 855

Nvidia vs. AMD: Do GPUs Degrade in Performance Over Time?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One of the areas where reviews sometimes fall short is in providing perspective on how component performance evolves over time. While the yearly new hardware launch cadence provides periodic opportunities to revisit how older components stack up to newer ones, the focus in any given launch is going to be on the CPU or GPU

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Conventional wisdom holds that most large galaxies harbor supermassive black holes at their centers. Scientists also believe that only so-called “active” galaxies should have visible accretion disc of matter, but the Hubble Space Telescope has found one around a black hole with unusually low luminosity. This galaxy might bend the rules a bit, but it

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Finding games on Steam has always been difficult, but the flood of titles being published on the platform has made discoverability a massive problem for creators and gamers alike. Valve is attempting to improve the situation with a new game recommendation system that relies on AI, rather than user-curated metadata. The AI isn’t given any