Category: Technology

The Nintendo Switch is getting ports of BioShock, Borderlands, Burnout, and lots more

Nintendo released a surprise Nintendo Direct Mini presentation today, announcing a variety of new games, rereleases, and DLC coming to the Nintendo Switch in 2020, including classics like XCOM 2, BioShock, and Borderlands; a first look at the next Smash Bros. DLC character; more Star Wars ports; and more. Here are the biggest announcements and […]

Huawei’s Watch GT 2E is a sporty redesign of its last smartwatch

Huawei has a new sporty smartwatch it’s announcing alongside its flagship P40 smartphone series. The Huawei Watch GT 2E includes 100 workout modes, like rock climbing, skateboarding, and parkour, and has storage for up to 500 songs, Huawei says. The red and green versions of the device feature a similar design to the Nike Editions […]

Dyson developed and is producing ventilators to help treat COVID-19 patients

Dyson — the British technology company best known for its high-powered vacuum cleaners, hair dryers, and fans — has designed a new ventilator, the “CoVent,” in the past several days, which it will be producing in order to help treat coronavirus patients, via CNN. The company reportedly developed the ventilator in 10 days based on […]

Zoom is 2020’s hottest yoga studio

Yoga looks different this week. Studios are empty, music is off, and instructors are often demonstrating forms with a couch on one side of them, a TV on another, and a laptop pointed at them from across the room. As more of the US goes under quarantine to limit the spread of COVID-19, yoga studios […]

BBC Dad, the OG of interrupted work-from-home calls, is back with the kids

Marion Kelly is back and still stealing her dad’s thunder in live BBC interviews. The OG of “interrupting a work-from-home parent’s video call,” Marion and her family appeared on BBC today to share tips for dealing with cooped-up kids while working from home during the pandemic. As Marion and younger brother James squirmed and protested […]

Patreon says more creators are signing up for accounts than usual

Patreon says the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have reached its platform. In a blog post today, the company said more than 30,000 creators signed up for an account in the first few weeks of March. These creators are likely independent artists who have been particularly impacted by government restrictions of large gatherings, as well […]

CarPlay dashboard gets third-party maps support in iOS 13.4

CarPlay, Apple’s in-car interface, just got better thanks to an update that lets you use third-party map apps on its dashboard. The CarPlay dashboard displays information from multiple apps at once, like music and maps, which can help you get to your destination, but you could only use Apple Maps until now. Third-party map apps […]