The morning after – Engadget
Years after the last invasion of 3D was removed from the public sphere, it is notable that some of the more favorable implementations have occurred on mobile devices. To mark the tenth anniversary of the launch of Nintedo 3DS in Japan, the publishers of Engadget have rang the bell. with some memories of their favorite games.
Still, Kris Naudus wants you to know that the best functionality of the portable system had nothing to do with 3D. Instead she focused on StreetPassNintendo’s social pre-contact tracing feature that passively exchanged information between systems whenever they came close to each other. If you didn’t live in a densely populated area and took your 3DS on public transport every day, it’s interesting to see what the experience was like when all the elements came together.
– Richard Lawler
The gaming sweetspot comes to laptops.
MSI’s latest GS66 Stealth is one of the first gaming laptops with a 240Hz 1440p (or 2K) display. As Devindra Hardawar explains, that means you don’t have to choose between 1080p displays that don’t look sharp enough or 4K displays that drain battery and tire mobile GPUs. The only problem? MS didn’t finalize the price for this device and the fan noise was a bit loud, but with competitors close to releasing similar devices, it’s a space to watch in 2021.
Yes, Production IG is working on another new series for Netflix.
A Terminator anime from the legendary studio behind the Ghost in the Shell franchise is coming to Netflix. The streaming giant hasn’t shared any plot details, but showrunner Mattson Tomlin, who worked on Project power for Netflix, Told Variety he envisions approaching franchising in a way that “breaks convention, subverts expectations and has guts.” My big question: who is this Redditor who suggested the project a year ago, and what else did they see in their crystal ball?
Developer Sleep As Android collaborated on this project.
If you’ve woken up to more info on how to get a good night’s sleep and you’re using Android, stay tuned. Google opened a Sleep API for third-party apps to use information about a user’s sleep without using a lot of battery power. An AI model on the device uses light and motion sensors to extract data, which apps can access if a user grants it permission to perform physical activity recognition.
The 55-inch CX OLED is at a record price.
While Nintendo Mario Kart Live: Home circuit is $ 10 off, Amazon has lowered the prices of all Samsung Galaxy S21 smartphones by the hundreds. These handsets were released last month, now is a good time to grab one if you wanted to upgrade.
NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover has landed! Now what?
This week, Devindra and Cherlynn chat with doctoral candidate and versatile space nerd Sophia Gad-Nasr about NASA’s Mars Perseverance Rover. We dive into what his trip was, what was so remarkable about his landing, and what he will be working on in the future. Also we are discussing the new PSVR headset, the death of Fry’s Electronics and Cinefex magazine, and more!
The plan is to build up to 165,000 and get them up and running from 2023.
It’s the next-generation USPS minivan, which will replace an aging fleet of vehicles powered by gasoline engines that can barely crack 10 MPG. The Postal Service said its 10-year, multibillion-dollar modernization plan will revolve around these slightly cartoonish vehicles, built by a company called Oshkosh Defense, which typically produces tactical vehicles for the military.
The Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) does not have turrets or gun racks, but does have air conditioning, blind spot warning, automatic braking and a rear view camera . Most notable, however, is the option of an electric powertrain, which the USPS says allows for upgrades in the future as technology improves.