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Nintendo running 'New Challenger Passport' event at Oz Comic-Con Sydney & Armageddon Auckland to play Smash Bros. Ultimate

Come by the Nintendo AUNZ booth at Oz Comic-Con Sydney & Armageddon Auckland & collect your #NEWCHALLENGER passport to play Super #SmashBros. …

Mario Kart

Samsung teases foldable smartphone launch for later this year

Samsung has been working on bendable and foldable display technology for years<p>Samsung is planning to launch a foldable smartphone later this year. <i>CNBC</i> reports that Samsung CEO DJ Koh hinted the device could be unveiled at Samsung’s developer conference in November, but it’s not clear if consumers …

Mobile

Google Wants to Kill the URL

Google's Chrome browser turns 10 today, and in its short life it has introduced a lot of radical changes to the web. From popularizing auto-updates …

Web Design

The real way to work out your pet’s age

“Just how old do you think my dog is in dog years?” is a question I hear on a regular basis. People love to anthropomorphize pets, attributing human characteristics to them. And most of us want to extend our animal friends’ healthy lives for as long as possible.<p>It may seem like sort of a silly …

Pets

Trump under fire for claim of 'large scale killing' of white farmers in South Africa

Trump Effect<p>President Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted a "disproven racial myth" about the killing of white farmers in South Africa to distract from his own problems at home, the former U.S. ambassador to the country charged.<p>Trump — making the claims after a segment on the issue on Fox News — said …

South Africa

Sony's cute -- and super smart -- robot dog is coming to the US

Sony wants to be known for more than just TVs, cameras and PlayStations.<p>The company announced on Thursday its popular robot dog Aibo is returning to the US in September for the first time since 2006.<p>The dog debuted in the 1990s in Japan, but excitement fizzled as cheaper robots entered the …

Artificial Intelligence

New game announced for Nintendo Wii (yes, Wii)

THQ Nordic announced a new game coming to Nintendo Wii, and it’s exactly the sort of game you would expect to arrive on an ancient, 13-year-old …

Retrogaming

The Complete Nintendo Switch Buying Guide

Thanks to its ability to be played on a TV or on the go, the Nintendo Switch is the most versatile gaming console available right now. It's also home not only to Nintendo's first-party games, but also a growing number of third-party and indie gems on the Eshop. All of which is to say that if you …

Nintendo Switch

Octopath Traveler hits 1 million shipments worldwide

<i>Octopath Traveler</i> is a game that had a lot of excitement backing it before its launch back in July. Fans of old-school JRPGs were quickly drawn to …

Random: Nintendo Finally Confirms The Correct Pronunciation For 'NES'

One debate that has been present for decades now across social media, on Nintendo Life's very own comment sections, and even in - <i>you know</i> - real life …

Funny Pictures – August 4, 2018

The kid sitting in front of me on my flight was sending a nice message to his sister. <br>viaStranger Things is taking a toll on the cast. <br>viaYears of …

Mario Kart

Fly ruins German domino world record attempt

A German domino team were attempting to break a record for miniature dominoes. But a fly triggered a premature chain reaction.<p>An errant fly ruined a …

Oppo's Find X is the notch-free, all-display phone of your dreams

Oppo Find X<p>$1,165 (€999)<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Highest screen-to-body ratio on any phone to date • Futuristic sliding camera module • Super fast face …

BlackBerry Evolve & Evolve X now official: Here's specs, news, and everything you need to know

BlackBerry's Indian licensee Optiemus Infracom has launched the Evolve and Evolve X in the country. Both phones represent several firsts for the …

Samsung X Nintendo gaming phone: In 2019 the time is right

How realistic is it that a Nintendo phone would be what Samsung is planning for their foldable Galaxy X? A few days of rumors suggest that there’s a …

Ever Wondered How To Capture Video On Switch in Portable Mode?

<b>It's finally possible.</b>If you're a video game streamer, sharing videos on the likes of YouTube or Twitch, or even if you just like to play around with …

Daredevil raccoon's Minnesota skyscraper climb

<b>A daredevil raccoon has been safely rescued after leaving the internet on tenterhooks by scaling a 23-floor building in St Paul, Minnesota.</b><p>The critter, dubbed #MPRraccoon after the radio station opposite the high-rise, trended worldwide on Twitter.<p>Crowds gathered at the building after it went …

One of the 'Net's Longest-Running Webcomics Has Done Something Weird to Its Most Memed Strip [Updated]

“Loss” is one of the modern internet’s most pervasive, and most strange, memes. Now, it’s, uh, a little different.<p>Some background: Ctrl-Alt-Del is a …

Memes

Watch 200 Intel drones light up the 2018 Code Conference sky

High-tech fireworks.<p>Intel’s Shooting Star mini drones lit up <b>Recode’s Code Conference</b> sky on Wednesday night. If you watched the Olympics this year, you’re familiar with these cool, tiny balls of light.<p>Over 200 Shooting Star drones were at <b>Code</b> this year. The drones, which weigh less than a pound …

9 of gaming’s greatest mysteries solved

We run through many of gaming’s mysteries that took years, some almost decades, to figure out.<p>Game designers are a curious bunch. Some will …

Please enjoy this clip of British people chasing cheese down a very steep hill

Lots of places have their own little local traditions.<p>It happens all over the world. Annual events that get passed down through the generations, …

Google explains 'weird' 1975 text message bug

<b>Google has addressed an unusual glitch in its Search and Assistant apps that made SMS text messages appear when specific search terms were entered.</b><p>Entering phrases including "the1975..com" and "izela viagens" into the apps made the phone display a person's text messages.<p>The glitch was discovered by …

10 New Services That'll Make You Say, 'Why Didn't I Think of That?'

From on-demand translators to self-driving taxis in retirement communities, here are services you need to know about.<p>This story appears in the June 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Remember when ride-hailing apps and on-demand streaming services felt revolutionary? Every day, entrepreneurs are …

New Pokémon Game Announced For Switch, Has Multiplayer & Poké Ball Controller [Update]

Pokémon

Poncho weather app to shut down after being acquired by a drink company

After five years of delivering forecasts, the weather service Poncho will shut down. According to <i>Fast Company</i>, Poncho has been sold by its parent company, Betaworks, to Dirty Lemon, a beverage startup that makes expensive detox drinks ($7.50 to $10.83 for a 16-ounce bottle) that are mostly water …

Wii Sports Resort: Impressive "All Sports" Speedrun - IGN Video

Watch as speedrunner GhostT nabs himself a time of 17 minutes and 23 seconds in the "All Sports" category of Wii Sports Resort. Note: Hosting of this …

Why 'Fortnite' Players Will Love SpaceX's Internet Satellite Constellation

The new prototypes might impress gamers.<p>In the midst of his criticism about the state of the media, Elon Musk provided an update on SpaceX’s …

Xbox 360 gets a system update — its first in two years

Discontinued, but still supported<p>If you have an Xbox 360, you haven’t turned it on in a while and you want a silly twinge of nostalga, go boot it up. The console just got its first system update in more than two years.<p>No one seems to know what it does other than make “minor bug fixes and …

Two lynx got into a screaming match and the noises they made are unreal

Have you ever heard a lynx scream? Well, brace yourself. The noises they make sound a little too human, and someone actually caught it on camera.<p>The …

Report: 61% of women would rather talk about their own death than money

Now that's depressing.<p>Money is often a sore subject among women, especially since females are still overwhelmingly underpaid compared to their similarly qualified male counterparts. And when it comes to managing investments and long-term planning, many women lack confidence in their ability to get …

Retirement