Nintendo is reportedly launching 2 new versions of the Switch this summer

The Wall Street Journal reports that Nintendo is working on two variants of its popular Switch game console, and aims to unveil them this summer. According to the outlet’s sources who have used both devices, they’re apparently not just ‘Lite’ and ‘Pro’ versions of the existing Switch, but are more varied than that. The pricier of the two is expected to come with ‘enhanced features targeted at avid videogamers,’ but it’s not going to be as powerful as Sony’s PS4 Pro or Microsoft’s XBox One X. That would imply that 4K HDR gaming is out of the question, but it’s… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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Amazon India Fab Phones Fest: Best deals and offers on mobiles

Amazon India is hosting Fab Phones Fest for mobiles and accessories from March 25 till March 28. The e-commerce giant is offering upto 40% discount on smartphones across various budget categories and accessories. The sale has a couple of popular phones like the OnePlus 6T and Mi A2 up for grabs in addition to some good exchange offers on phones like LG V40 and Nokia 8.1. During the Amazon Fab Phones Fest, SBI credit card holders are entitled to 5% cashback on products purchased on EMI. We have listed below some of the best smartphone deals that are currently live on Amazon India. Xiaomi Mi A2 at Rs 11,999 Xiaomi’s… Read More

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Moonday Mornings: Twitch drops Bitcoin, most BTC trading could be fake, and more

It’s Monday, which means there’s a weekend’s worth of cryptocurrency and blockchain news to catch up on. Here are the headlines. 1. Despite giving up on its proprietary cryptocurrency, Citibank isn’t ready to leave the world of blockchain for good. A recent job posting from the bank suggests it’s doubling down on blockchain and distributed ledger technology, The Block reports. 2. Video streaming platform Twitch quietly removed its support for Bitcoin payments recently, some Redditors are claiming. Indeed, it could just be another instance of a business removing support for something that no one actually uses. The news comes about… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air launch teased for tomorrow

Xiaomi has teased its new Mi Notebook Air launch for tomorrow. The company will be unveiling the notebook in China on March 26. On its official Weibo handle, Xiaomi teased the weight of its upcoming Mi Notebook Air as 1.07 kg, which turns out to be lighter than the MacBook Air. Xiaomi launched the original Mi Notebook Air back in 2016. The device was set up as a direct rival to Apple’s MacBook Air, with its thinness and light weight, and with similarities in the designing. Now Xiaomi claims to have developed an even lighter notebook, weighing 1.25 kg, lighter than even Huawei’s MateBook 12 which weighs 1.3 kg. This… Read More

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WhatsApp wants to label viral forwards to rein in fake news – but it’ll have to do more

WhatsApp seems to be testing another weapon in its arsenal to battle fake news – a label for messages forwarded five times or more. Last week, WABetaInfo reported that in a new beta version of its Android app, WhatsApp added counts for how many times a message has been forwarded, as well as a ‘frequently forwarded’ label. On its own, this feature will alert users about viral messages; the idea, presumably, is to encourage them to question the veracity of the contents of such messages doing the rounds on the platform. But on the flip side, the new label might encourage… This story continues at The Next Web Or just… Read More

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