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Nintendo Switch Gamers Can Make Customized Nintendo Labo Creations Through Toy Con Garage Feature

Nintendo unveiled an interesting feature for Nintendo Labo named Toy Con Garage. Through it, Nintendo Switch owners can create customized creations, which may spawn a healthy community where users can share their projects for others to try.

Culture February 1, 2018

Nintendo Co-Producing Mario Movie With The Studio Behind 'Minions'

Nintendo will finally be putting Mario into the big screen after the disastrous early '90s film. This time, Mario will stay animated as Nintendo is working with the studio behind 'Minions.'

Culture February 1, 2018

Rounding Up The Theories For The Current Cryptocurrency Market Crash

Cryptocurrency has not had a good month. Fortunes seemed to be on the rise until an unexpected crash occurred at the end of last year, taking the winds out of the sails of the cryptocurrency market.

Tech February 1, 2018

Exclusive: FriendO Social Gaming Quiz App Reveals John LaValle CEO, Surpasses 2 Million Players

FriendO, the social gaming quiz app for iOS and Android, has revealed John LaValle as CEO. For his first interview, Tech Times sits down and chats with LaValle about the viral app and the team behind it.

Tech February 1, 2018

Amazon Echo vs. Google Home: Which Is The Better Smart Speaker?

Debating between Amazon Echo and Google Home? We've created a handy guide to help you pick which is the better smart speaker available on the market.

Tech February 1, 2018

Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus Android Oreo Update Imminent As T-Mobile Begins Tests

T-Mobile updated its support pages with information regarding Android Oreo testing for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Experts speculate that the official firmware has been finalized and will be released soon.

Tech February 1, 2018

Fortnite: Battle Royale Update V.2.4.0 Brings The New Minigun Weapon To The Game

Epic Games had initially announced the deployment of Patch V.2.4.0 for “Fortnite: Battle Royale” but later indicated that the update will be delayed. Packed with the release is the new Minigun weapon plus the usual feature bumps and bug fixes.

Culture February 1, 2018

Windows Defender Will Get Rid Of Software That Scares You Into Upgrading

Microsoft is launching a crackdown on applications that use 'coercive messaging' to force users to upgrade to the paid version. Beginning March 1, cleaner or optimizer utilities found with unwanted behavior will be automatically deleted.

Tech February 1, 2018

53-Year-Old Nursing Home Resident Dies After Being Administered Oxycodone That’s 20 Times Too Potent

A nursing home patient in Minnesota tragically died after a nurse mistakenly administered the wrong dosage of oxycodone. The 53-year-old patient was on a short-term visit at the facility for cancer treatment.

Health February 1, 2018

Game Developers Conference Pulls Award From Atari Founder Nolan Bushnell Over Sexual Allegations

Organizers of the Game Developers Conference have resigned the Pioneer Award that was to be given to Nolan Bushnell. The decision came following irate Twitter users who brought Bushnell’s improper workplace behavior back into the fore.

Culture February 1, 2018

LG Settles Bootloop Lawsuit By Offering Users Cash Or $700 To Buy New LG Phone

LG has finally settled its lawsuit involving bootlooping phones. Affected customers can choose from either receiving $425 in cash or getting a $700 rebate toward a brand-new LG phone.

Tech February 1, 2018

New Google Flights Features Rolled Out: AI-Powered Predictions For Flight Delays, Limitations On Cheap Tickets

Google launched two new Google Flights features that will make traveling easier for users. The first feature uses artificial intelligence to predict flight delays, while the second feature explains the restrictions of cheaper tickets.

Tech February 1, 2018

Sandstone Slab Found At NASA Goddard Shows Interactions Between Dinosaurs And Mammals Through Ancient Footprints

A slab of sandstone discovered a few years back provided a glimpse into the how dinosaurs and mammals interacted millions of years ago. Ironically, it was found at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Science February 1, 2018

Facebook Posts Solid Q4, But People Are Using It Less — That’s Okay, Says Mark Zuckerberg

Collectively, Facebook users spent 50 million hours less on the site than the previous quarter. According to CEO Mark Zuckerberg, that’s a good thing.

Tech February 1, 2018

Nintendo To Bring 'Mario Kart' To Smartphones As 'Mario Kart Tour' Becomes Official

A mobile version of Nintendo's 'Mario Kart' is being developed right now. It will be called 'Mario Kart Tour' when it comes out sometime in 2019

Culture February 1, 2018

Stimulating Frontal Lobes Of The Brain May Slow Progress Of Alzheimer's Disease

A pilot study performed deep brain stimulation of the frontal lobe of Alzheimer’s patients. This approach will determine the efficacy of using brain pacemakers to slow the progress of Alzheimer’s.

Health February 1, 2018

Talking Killer Whales: Orcas Can Learn To Mimic Human Speech

Some bird species are known to imitate simple human words, but orcas? For the first time, scientists have documented a killer whale named Wikie as trainers teach it some simple greetings.

Science February 1, 2018

Experimental Cancer Vaccine Wiped Out All Tumors In Mice: Human Trials Up Next

A 'cancer vaccine' developed by researchers from Stanford University eliminated tumors in mice during experiments. The treatment, made up of a combination of molecules, will now undergo human trials to confirm if they are safe.

Health February 1, 2018

'Diablo' Creator David Brevik Unveils 'It Lurks Below': Here's What We Know About The Dungeon Crawler With Sandbox Elements

David Brevik, the creator of the original 'Diablo', unveiled his new project, 'It Lurks Below'. The game, which will be released on Steam this year, combines the dungeon crawler genre with sandbox elements seen in 'Minecraft' and 'Terraria'.

Culture February 1, 2018

WATCH: Wolfenstein II: The Diary Of Agent Silent Death DLC Trailer

Bethesda has revealed the new trailer for its coming DLC for ‘Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus.’ The Diaries of Agent Silent Death shows an action-packed look at a plot to take down a Nazi Propaganda film studio.

Culture February 1, 2018

Instagram Now Lets Users Schedule Posts, But Only For Business Accounts

Finally, Instagram is letting users schedule posts, which is perfect for social media managers who need to parse content by date. But Instagram is only letting business users take advantage of the new feature for now.

Tech February 1, 2018

Hives Could Be A New Symptom Of Influenza

When her son came home scratching from school, a Nebraska mom had no idea that her son’s hives were already an indicator of a flu infection. She immediately took to social media to spread this important warning.

Health February 1, 2018

Destiny 2 Update 1.1.2 Released: Patch Notes Reveal New Raids, Masterworks, And More

The 'Destiny 2' 1.1.2 update is here, and Bungie has revealed a plethora of new features for players. The first Iron Banner event for the second season brings new raids, Masterwork armor, UI updates, and much more.

Culture January 31, 2018

PlayStation Plus February 2018 Lineup Revealed: Free Games Include 'Knack', 'Rime,' And More

Sony has revealed its PlayStation Plus February game lineup. PS4, PS3, and PS Vita gamers will see titles such as ‘Knack’ and ‘Rime’ hit the PS Plus subscription for free.

Culture January 31, 2018

Elon Musk's Zombie Apocalypse Flamethrower Has Made $7 Million

Elon Musk's Boring Company has sold $7 million worth of flamethrowers. The Tesla CEO claims the flamethrower is perfect for fighting off hordes of zombies.

Tech January 31, 2018

Apple Could Make The iPhone 6s In India If Supplier Wistron Closes New Deal

Wistron, Apple's main supplier in India, is reportedly close to securing a deal for a plant in Bengaluru. In addition to the iPhone SE, Wistron would reportedly make the iPhone 6s in India as well, and it would make sense.

Tech January 31, 2018

California Coffee Shops Should Warn About Cancer Risk From Coffee Chemical, Lawsuit Alleges

California coffee shops could be forced to display warnings that a chemical found in coffee may pose a cancer risk. The chemical is called acrylamide and is created during the process of roasting coffee beans.

Health January 31, 2018

Rumored Vivo Xplay7 Flagship To Come With 10 GB RAM, 4K Display: Too Good To Be True?

Vivo is apparently about to release a flagship phone that will boast a whopping 10 GB of RAM. It will also have a 4K display, an in-display fingerprint sensor, dual cameras, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chip.

Tech January 31, 2018

Study Reveals The Healthiest Plant-Based Milk Alternative To Cow's Milk

A study has determined which non-dairy milk is the best substitute for cow's milk. Researchers compared the nutritional values of soy, rice, coconut, as well as almond milk and this is what they concluded.

Health January 31, 2018

Traumatic Brain Injury May Still Increase Dementia Risk Years After Accident

Traumatic brain injury patients still face a greater risk of dementia decades after the accident. Experts offered advice on how those with TBI can reduce their risk of developing the neurological disorder.

Health January 31, 2018

Microsoft Acquires PlayFab Gaming Service For Azure Gaming Group

Microsoft has acquired PlayFab, a cloud-based gaming start-up based in Seattle. The online gaming platform will be integrated with Microsoft's Azure gaming group. Here are all of the details you need to know about the acquisition.

Tech January 31, 2018

Google Testing New Ways To Fix Snippet Function

Google is testing new features to remove inaccurate and offensive results from its snippet function. Late last year, the function came under fire when it produced offensive results as vital information on the topic.

Tech January 31, 2018

US Appeals Court Declares Pricing Model For Tinder Plus Service Discriminatory

A California appeals court found that Tinder’s pricing model for its Tinder Plus service is discriminatory. Tinder was charging users over the age of 30 more for Tinder Plus.

Tech January 31, 2018

Japanese Space Agency Paying People $3,500 To Spend Two Weeks In A Simulated Space Station

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is giving individuals a chance to take part in an experiment. It is willing to pay $3,500 to people to spend two weeks in a simulated space station.

Science January 31, 2018

President Trump's State of the Union Address 2018: Health and Science

President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union since taking office, and he addressed important issues about health care, medicine, energy, and technology during his speech to Congress.

Health January 31, 2018

Electronic Arts Confirms 'Anthem' Release Date Pushed Back To Early 2019, But Says 'It's Not A Delay'

Electronic Arts confirmed that the 'Anthem' release date has been pushed back from fall 2018 to early 2019. The publisher, however, said that it was not a delay, as Electronic Arts will instead launch a new 'Battlefield' game in October.

Culture January 31, 2018

Nintendo Switch Sales Top Wii U: Company Posts Best Q3 In 8 Years

Nintendo Switch sales drove the highest third-quarter operating profit the company has seen in eight years. Nintendo has now raised its forecast for both profit and sales.

Tech January 31, 2018

Facebook Is Banning All Cryptocurrency Ads, Including Bitcoin And ICOs

Cryptocurrency companies will no longer be able to advertise on Facebook. The company has just banned all ads pertaining to bitcoin, ICOs, and others, though the move isn’t permanent.

Tech January 31, 2018

Eating Pizza For Breakfast May Be Healthier Than Your Regular Bowl Of Cereal

Pizza may be a healthier breakfast option compared to the usual bowl of cereal, according to a nutritionist. While some cereals are nothing more than spoonfuls of sugar, pizza presents a more balanced meal of protein and calories.

Health January 31, 2018

Earth's Magnetic Poles May Flip, And The Effects Could Be Deadly

The Earth's north and south magnetic poles are due for a reverse. The last time it shifted was some 780,000 years ago in a Laschamp event. Can human race survive this kind of pole reversal?

Science January 31, 2018

Shadow Of The Colossus Review Roundup: PlayStation 4 Remake Breathes New Life Into The PlayStation 2 Classic

According to early reviews, 'Shadow of the Colossus' may be 2018's first must-have game. The PlayStation 4 remake breathes new life into the PlayStation 2 classic, creating a massive masterpiece that both newcomers and old players will appreciate.

Culture January 31, 2018

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Release Date Revealed, Plus Preorders Now Available

The mobile 'Final Fantasy XV' title has received an official release date for iOS and Android devices. The mobile game will arrive in early February and preorders are available now.

Culture January 31, 2018

Justice Department Begins Investigating Apple Over iPhone Battery/Slowdown Controversy

The U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating Apple over its practice of throttling down older iPhone models without the knowledge of users. The investigation is in early stages.

Tech January 31, 2018

Snapchat Updates Bitmoji, Adding Hundreds Of Customization Options For Avatars

Snapchat has given users a new way to customize their Bitmoji avatars. The Bitmoji Deluxe update adds new skin tones, hairstyles, eye and hair color, and more.

Tech January 31, 2018

Rumor: 'Dragon Ball FighterZ' Datamine Reveals 8 DLC Characters

'Dragon Ball FighterZ' has only hit retail shelves for a few days and DLC leaks are already here. Data miners reportedly found the eight characters coming to the title's first DLC.

Culture January 31, 2018

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