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Nintendo won't raise Switch prices despite higher costs

Nintendo won’t raise Switch prices despite higher costs

Despite rising shipping and manufacturing costs, Nintendo is sticking to the price of its Switch console, with plans not to raise it so as not to scare off new customers. In an interview with Nikkei Asia, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa said the company wants to “avoid putting a price on people” and that it thinks …

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Making soft optoelectronic sensors more resistant

Making soft optoelectronic sensors more resistant

In an article published in ACS Applied Materials and InterfacesThe researchers have presented a highly flexible infrared (IR)-based soft optoelectronic sensor with pigmented coating that is efficient in multimodal sensing. Studies: Rugged, Low-Power IR-Based Pigmented Soft Optoelectronic Sensors. Image Credit: hxdbzxy / Shutterstock.com Compared to optoelectronic sensors based on the visible spectrum, this novel method …

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'Soccer Story' is an open-world comedy RPG from No More Robots

‘Soccer Story’ is an open-world comedy RPG from No More Robots

No More Robots has announced football historyan “open-world RPG about solving puzzles and saving the world.” Scheduled to launch later this year, football history will task players with solving puzzles and saving the world with their football. An open world RPG, football historyThe 15+ hour runtime will include a mix of quests, side quests, and …

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Canon Teams Up With Transformers in New DSLR Replica Toy Line

Canon partners with Transformers on new line of DSLR toy replicas

As longtime camera makers like Nikon and Canon struggle to adapt to a rapidly changing market now dominated by mirrorless options and even smartphones, there is at least one way to increase camera sales. the dying DSLRs: teaming up with Takara Tomy and making them a fan favorite. Transformers like Optimus Prime. Transformers toys are …

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Nintendo president says Switch production is 'uncertain' next year

Nintendo president says Switch production is ‘uncertain’ next year

Image: Nintendo Life / Gemma Smith In an interview with Nikkei, Nintendo president Shuntaro Furukawa says that while semiconductor supply issues are looking to improve for the rest of this fiscal year, next year looks more “uncertain.” This follows the release of Nintendo’s financial report for the first quarter of 2022-2023. In last week’s financials, …

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How to Save an Extra 20% On eBay’s Microsoft Sale

Here’s how to save an extra 20% on eBay’s Microsoft sale

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Apple shares an ad promoting the Apple One subscription service

Apple shares an ad promoting the Apple One subscription service

Apple today shared a new video ad promoting its Apple One subscription, which bundles multiple Apple services for one monthly price. In the 30-second ad, Apple provides a quick rundown of the services included: Apple Music, Apple Fitness+, Apple TV+, Apple News+, Apple Arcade, and iCloud+. “What’s in ‌Apple One‌? The best of Apple,” reads …

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Google algorithms can understand when sources agree on the same fact

Google algorithms can understand when sources agree on the same fact

Google’s Unified Multitasking Model (MUM) algorithm is now able to identify when multiple high-quality sources agree on the same fact. This update to MUM is part of a larger effort to improve information literacy on the web. A Google-supported survey conducted by the Poynter Institute finds that 62% of respondents encounter false or misleading information …

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Xbox, PlayStation and the new subscription normality

Xbox, PlayStation and the new subscription normality

It’s been over a month since PlayStation Plus Premium launched, cementing the gaming industry’s shift towards cloud gaming and subscriptions. PlayStation’s game streaming scheme competes directly with Xbox Game Pass, the service that proved the concept by gaining more than 25 million subscribers in the last five years, leveraging Microsoft’s huge cloud network. As the …

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