Xbox Games Pass is reportedly coming to Switch

Could we see Xbox Games Pass on the Nintendo Switch? Recent rumors from the YouTube channel Direct-Feed Games suggests so. We’ve seen Microsoft and Nintendo increasingly cozy up over the past year or so, as the Switch console continues selling millions per year and both parties see the business sense of cross-party collaboration and play. Canceled game Scalebound could be coming to SwitchWhy the Nintendo Switch VR rumor is a genius ideaCheck out our Nintendo Switch review We previously reported on Microsoft’s plans to bring its Xbox Live service to mobile devices and Nintendo’s console – with a mind “to incorporate Xbox Live’s suite of game achievements, matchmaking, social systems… Read More

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I ranked mobile gesture-based navigation systems, and the iPhone is still winning

In 2017, Apple introduced gesture-based navigation for iOS on the iPhone X, and kick-started the trend of phones offering this functionality in place of software buttons. One and a half years later, the option to use gestures to get around your phone‘s interface instead of buttons is available on the majority of handsets today. Now, given how diverse the Android ecosystem is, you’ll find a range of different methods for implementing these navigation gestures among various phone brands. And that’s alright, because you might prefer one system over another. Having tested several phones’ gesture controls over the past few months,… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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13 ways to get customers to choose your app over the competition’s

Competition between apps can be fierce. It’s no longer just about selling a great product and doing some light advertising — there’s so much more to it now, especially if you want to steal customers from your competitors. To find out how to encourage customers to download one app over another, I asked a panel of entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council the following question: What’s one way to encourage customers to download your new mobile app instead of a competitor’s? Their best answers are below: 1. Add an ongoing incentive Marketing your app should be about finding incentives, not just for the… This story continues at The Next Web …read… Read More

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Technology and fashion unite as the wearable market matures

As the technology that powers wearables gets smarter, fashion brands are driving the next evolution of the wearable market. Currently one in five adults wears a smart watch or fitness band and by 2020, the wearable tech market is expected to be worth 30 billion euros globally. It’s clearly a market to watch and savvy brands are making a play for their slice of the pie, creating accessories that put style and convenience ahead of features. This is a departure from the approach to date, where technical features have led the race, with most devices competing solely on battery life and capabilities. But technology is no stranger to fashion; from… Read More

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Here are the 5 hottest startups in Israel

Israel is a nation full of booming tech startups. In fact, according to the 2018 Global Startup Ecosystem Report, Tel Aviv has more startups per capita than anywhere else in the world, earning it the reputation of being the Silicon Valley of the Middle East, or better known as Silicon Wadi. At the same time, cities like Jerusalem are also producing their own tech unicorns. In 2017 Intel acquired Jerusalem based autonomous-driving company Mobileye for $15.3 billion. The combination of world-class technological educational institutes and large investments into the research and development of cybersecurity, deep technology, and infrastructure have made… This story continues at The Next Web …read more Source::… Read More

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