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There are a few differences between primary console and non-primary consoles. The online library launched with 20 NES games and Nintendo promises that more will be added on a regular basis. It's not quite simultaneous multi-platform-you can only play a particular game on one console at a time-a la Netflix streaming, but it should be enough to satisfy hardcore Nintendo fans.
  • Sony Announces the PlayStation Classic

    Sony Announces the PlayStation Classic

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    The company has also retained the original grip handles to deliver the same ergonomic design that was first available on the original PlayStation controllers. Now it is good to see Sony enter the fray with a blockbuster effort dubbed the PlayStation Classic . "It changed everything", said games journalist Chella Ramanan about the original PlayStation.
  • Google shuts down dedicated YouTube Gaming app and site

    Google shuts down dedicated YouTube Gaming app and site

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    The differences between the two aren't that noticeable. In an effort to help those who are new to content creation, YouTube is also creating a dedicated On the Rise section. But other than those meager features, there was never any reason, as a viewer, to not just use the main site or app. More than 200 million logged-in users watch this content on the platform every day, the company said .
  • Google Maps now works with Apple's CarPlay in iOS 12

    Google Maps now works with Apple's CarPlay in iOS 12

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    Finally, users can access saved lists from Google Maps on CarPlay, and the app features real-time traffic updates for those who use it for the commute between home and work. Ever since Apple's WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) in July 2018, we knew that the iOS 12 operating system would feature the much-needed Google Maps on CarPlay.
  • Tim Cook defends price of new iPhones

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    All in all, Kuo believes that the majority of iPhone buyers, upgraders and switchers are interested in either the super-sized iPhone XS Max , or the iPhone XR - Apple's most affordable and colorful new iPhone offering, which is packed with features like a 6.1-inch edge-to-edge LRD display, Face ID and more.
  • Amazon's new Alexa Gadgets Toolkit lets Alexa have some toy-friendly fun

    Amazon's new Alexa Gadgets Toolkit lets Alexa have some toy-friendly fun

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    Amazon is expected to announce these devices later this month, so stay tuned to TNW to find out what the company has in store. Some of the devices will have Alexa built in, while others will be able to connect to the voice assistant . Amazon Echo relies on Microsoft's Bing search engine and Wikipedia, while Google Home uses the company's own Google Search. Much like Sonos' partnership with IKEA, the more places Amazon can place its Alexa AI the better it is for the company.
  • Things to Do Before Installing iOS 12

    Things to Do Before Installing iOS 12

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    It seems that we can never have a major iOS update land without there being a large proportion of people report that they are experiencing significantly worse battery life after the update when compared to the version of iOS they just came from.
  • A Samsung Galaxy Note9 caught fire in a woman's bag

    A Samsung Galaxy Note9 caught fire in a woman's bag

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    But it had to happen sooner or later. A Samsung's Galaxy Note 9 smartphone has reportedly caught fire in a woman's purse in NY. The woman-a real estate agent named Diane Chung-was in an elevator in Bayside, Queens when the alarming episode occurred.
  • Razer Phone 2 announcement coming October 10

    Razer Phone 2 announcement coming October 10

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    As of right now, the original Razer Phone is still the only smartphone capable of 120Hz display refresh (an awesome feature), so we don't imagine Razer Phone 2 will ditch that. Also, there's nothing to talk about in terms of hardware from this leak, so all of those previous rumors about a Snapdragon 845 and 8GB are still our best guess, even though they're barely incremental upgrades over the original device.
  • Apple iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max Pre-Orders Are Now Live

    Apple iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max Pre-Orders Are Now Live

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    Also, because it's slightly bigger than the iPhone X/XS, battery life is going to get a noticeable upgrade. T-Mobile , Sprint and Verizon will each offer special deals and incentives to attract your pre-order. What's new is that Apple filled out the "forehead" and "chin" area with screen, giving you the whopping 6.5 inches. The new Smart HDR capabilities promise zero shutter lag and well-preserved details for both the subject and the background, and the portrait mode now allows the ...
  • Samsung Teases a Four-Lens Camera With '4x Fun' Event

    Samsung Teases a Four-Lens Camera With '4x Fun' Event

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    Now with Samsung's confirmation for an October event perfectly fits the bill. Now that the choice has been narrowed down to the Korean manufacturer, it is hard to guess which Galaxy phone it would be. "Samsung's newest Galaxy device is bringing more ways to express yourself than ever before ", says the invite . The update is now available for both devices, but before you download it, makes sure that your battery is fully charged.
  • Is Assassin's Creed Odyssey the Game Mass Effect Andromeda Should've Been?

    Is Assassin's Creed Odyssey the Game Mass Effect Andromeda Should've Been?

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    The first of these - " Legacy of the First Blade " - will arrive in December 2018, introducing the first assassin to wield the hidden blade and revealing more backstory on the Assassin's Order. Recurring In-Game Events: Each week a new epic ship or mercenary will appear and present players with challenging battles as they hunt down powerful enemies.
  • Nintendo Switch is getting wireless NES controllers

    Nintendo Switch is getting wireless NES controllers

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    Wireless NES controllers are coming to the Nintendo Switch - a flawless pairing with the Switch's upcoming library of NES games . Watch the Nintendo Direct video below for more details of the above reveals, including gameplay demonstrations and examples.
  • US to take longer to mull Sprint merger with T

    US to take longer to mull Sprint merger with T

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    This is because the two companies recently submitted new materials to the FCC and it needs time to go through those materials before approving this deal. Until we see what T-Mobile has submitted, we won't know if this marks a minor revision or a wholesale change to T-Mobile's plans that could force a particularly thorough review.
  • FDA approves heart monitor in new Apple Watch

    FDA approves heart monitor in new Apple Watch

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    Apple also announced a new iPhone XR starting at $749, available in October, with a 6.1-inch display to broaden its pool of buyers. Here's what we know about each device. Pre-orders begin on October 19, and the phone will ship on October 26. But that's about R4,000 less than the starting price for the XS, and XR comes with a bigger screen .
  • Forza Horizon 4 is getting a James Bond day one auto pack

    Forza Horizon 4 is getting a James Bond day one auto pack

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    For this console generation, Forza Horizon 3 game also continues to claim the highest Metascore (91) for a Microsoft Studios title on Metacritic , and its Hot Wheels expansion released in 2017 also received critical acclaim. Called the Best of Bond Car Pack, the DLC includes 10 of Bond's famous vehicles from his past films, two Bond-inspired outfits for your driver, and six exclusive quick chat phrases you'll be able to use in multiplayer.
  • Apple Unveils New iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr

    Apple Unveils New iPhone Xs, iPhone Xs Max and iPhone Xr

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    It's part of Apple's long-in-the-making strategy to give people a distinct reason to buy a wrist gadget that largely does things smartphones already do. Though the phones look identical to the iPhones of the past, they come with a few new changes. However, it could also increase the chance of false positives, Dr.
  • IPhone XS, XS Max: First Impression

    IPhone XS, XS Max: First Impression

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    The price for the iPhone XS starts at $999 for the 64 GB model and goes up from there for 256 GB and 512 GB. The new range now comes with a fullscreen display and FaceID as standard - this was introduced by the trendsetting iPhone X a year ago.
  • Goldman Sachs analyst thinks $749 iPhone XR is too cheap

    Goldman Sachs analyst thinks $749 iPhone XR is too cheap

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    For more iPhone X deals, see Macworld's round up of the best iPhone X deals every month . The analyst also told The Post that he predicts that even the 2-year-old iPhone 7 , which has seen its starting price cut to $449, will outsell the iPhone 8 , thanks to its appeal in developing markets.
  • Apple's greatest magic trick: A $749 iPhone is now

    Apple's greatest magic trick: A $749 iPhone is now "cheap"

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    Yesterday Apple announced the iPhone XR , a lower-cost new iPhone that sits beneath the American maker's new iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max flagships. Those reasons? The fact that Apple has likely put less RAM in to the iPhone XR compared to the iPhone XS and XS Max , and the screen resolution is likely going to be less, too.
  • Lexus ES gets new side mirrors

    Lexus ES gets new side mirrors

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    Here in the US, the technology has yet to be made legal, though vehicles are already being sold with video screens that replace the center rearview mirror. The digital mirrors will make their debut on the new ES, which will go on sale in late October. According to Lexus, they also give the driver an expanded view of the car's surrounding area by augmenting the display during cornering or reversing.