Collin Chinick

100 Flips | 1 Magazine | 449 Likes | 3 Following | 8 Followers | @CollinChinick | Keep up with Collin Chinick on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Collin Chinick”

How Much Does It Cost to Make the Nintendo Switch?

The Manufacturing Cost of the Switch Has Been Revealed<p>While we’ve known for a while that Nintendo was selling the Switch for profit since it’s launch …

FIFA 18 will make or break the Nintendo Switch

Could the biggest game around make Nintendo’s new console a must-have?<p>Whatever you think of FIFA, the series is an absolute phenomenon. Back in …

Nintendo Switch

Toys 'R' Us Getting New Nintendo Switch Stock Again This Weekend

It’s that time again. Now more than a month out of release, it’s still pretty hard to find a Nintendo Switch unit if you get it in your head to try and buy one. The hybrid portable/living room console sold out at launch and hasn’t stayed more than a few hours in stock at any retailer yet: you’ll …

Nintendo may lose your Switch game saves if it can’t transfer your data

Your Zelda file is at risk, friends<p>The Nintendo Switch locks your data and saved games to a single system. You can’t upload them to the cloud, you can’t access them from the same account on another piece of hardware and you can’t move them to an SD card to keep them safe.<p>This is very bad news when …

The Nintendo Switch's Left Joy-Con Issue Has Forced Me To Abandon My Grip Controller Entirely

I think I may have just set a personal record for the most amount of time I’ve spent with a new video game console during its launch week. I have put over 50 hours into <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>, more than a full-time job, and the only reason I’m going to be slowing down is to play my …

The Nintendo Switch Is A Great Console But It Needs To Resolve Two Major Issues

After playing with my Nintendo Switch for over a week now, it’s clear that this is a great little console but it has two major issues that need resolving to ensure its long-term success.<p>I am still of the opinion that the lower specifications of the Switch to consoles like the PS4 and Xbox One are a …

This Teenager Just Hacked The Nintendo Switch With A Surveillance Company's iPhone Attack

Luca Todesco, a 19-year-old Italian who has risen to prominence in the iPhone jailbreaking crowd under his pseudonym qwertyoruiop, has just proven how vulnerabilities in one massively popular piece of technology can be re-used to hack an entirely different gadget.<p>Todesco took a bug in Apple’s …

Nintendo's Handling of the Switch: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

If you haven’t heard, Nintendo launched a new console last week. And by most accounts, it was relatively successful. Nintendo Switch units are …

Three Troubling Days With Nintendo Switch

When I purchase a game console, I expect it to work. I don’t know if the machine will live up to my expectations or have a significant lifespan, but …

4 Nintendo Switch accessories you'll want to get right away

Buying a new video game console is almost never an all-in-one proposition. There are always "optional" accessories that aren't in any way optional, …

How To Tell If Nintendo Switch Is In Stock, And Where

If you want to buy a Nintendo Switch, chances are you’re going to have a hard time doing so. Nintendo’s new hybrid console, like most consoles, sold out within moments of hitting the market, and now two weeks in, the thing is basically a unicorn. It’s the way of it, unfortunately: while some …

The Nintendo Switch has Apparently been Hacked Already?

The Nintendo Switch has made history as the company’s best-selling console of all time, but it also appears to have been hacked in record time. Using …

Nintendo Switch

All The Nintendo Switch Games Confirmed

Double the download speeds on your Nintendo Switch with this $13 gadget

The hot new Nintendo Switch is literally flying off store shelves right now. It’s the hottest console on the market thanks to Nintendo’s release …

Nintendo Switch

Retailer Doesn't Know When Nintendo Switch Will Be Back In Stock

Though the launch of the Nintendo Switch has been a successful one for the Japanese publisher, it seems the console is now faced with low stock worldwide.<p>The device experienced a record-breaking opening few days, but at least one retailer isn't sure when the hybrid device will be back in stock. "We …

Nintendo Switch Already Hacked? (video)

It seems that just a few weeks after its launch hackers are edging closer and may have already broken through the security which has been implemented …

Nintendo Switch production tipped to go into overdrive

Perhaps Nintendo was being too modest, or perhaps it was being too cautious when it set its production numbers for the Nintendo Switch. Now it might …

The Cost Of Nintendo Switch Cartridges Could Hurt Third-Party Support

This week, Eurogamer has published an interesting piece about why a few games are just flat-out more expensive on the Switch than they are elsewhere.<p>They look at a pair of indie games, <i>Rime</i> and <i>Puyo Puyo Tetris</i>, which cost £10 more than the same versions of the game on other platforms. What they …

Nintendo Switch

Here’s the easiest way to upgrade your game console’s storage

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>This makes sense; modern video games are multi-gigabyte files, and downloading them is very convenient.<p>To address this problem, Nintendo, …

The Nintendo Switch Is 10 Times More Powerful Than an iPad

The Nintendo Switch has been torn apart to reveal what’s hiding inside.<p>Engineering and product development consultancy Mindtribe on Tuesday released …

Nintendo Switch Back In Stock In The UK

I colleague of mine received his Switch from second batch in the Netherlands, so it's not only the UK who has received second stock.<p>Good job for …

These are the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire times for this weekend on Nintendo Switch

The Splatoon 2 Global Testfire starts today! Your chance to preview Nintendo's second take on the ink-flinging shooter will arrive in six separate …

'Splatoon 2' Release Date: Global Testfire demo download for Nintendo Switch goes live

Nintendo set the <i>Splatoon 2</i>release date for sometime in summer 2017 during a press event in January, but before the official launch of the game, …

Nintendo Switch: Thoughts About Device from a Non-Gamer

I’ve had the Nintendo Switch for four days now, and — at times — it is hard to get out of my hands. I’m not what one would consider a gamer; I haven’t bought a gaming console since the Sega Genesis in the early 1990s. Even then, the only games I played were the <i>Sonic the Hedgehog</i> series. It was …

Protect Your Nintendo Switch With These Awesome Cases

Now that it’s one-year-old, there’s no better time to get a shiny new Nintendo Switch, sans fingerprints, smudges, and other imperfections. And now …

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch Melting MicroSD Card Deemed Fake News By Original Source

Nintendo Switch hardware problems have been heavily publicized since the console’s release this month, and that environment allowed a single tweet …

Nintendo Switch back in stock at GameStop next week (update)

Feeling lucky?<p>GameStop will have Nintendo Switch systems in stock next week, thanks to an “additional allotment” of consoles, the retailer announced today.<p>Those Switch units will be available to buy in GameStop stores “as early as Wednesday, March 22,” the company said in a news release.<p>“GameStop …

The Nintendo Switch Is Already Changing How I Want To Play Games

Last week, I did the toughest thing I’d ever done, I set down <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>. My review copy of <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> showed up, and it was yet another massive game, this time, one where I was actually responsible for the full, scored review in a week’s time.<p>I left Zelda …

Only 3% of 4500 GDC 2017 Devs Working on Nintendo Switch Titles

GDC 2017 Not Too Keen on the Nintendo Switch<p>GDC 2017 has come and gone and with its passing comes some information on where developers are spending …