Watch the latest Nintendo Direct Mini here at 10AM ET

Watch the latest Nintendo Direct Mini here at 10AM ET

It’s been a strange year for Nintendo Direct. In March, Nintendo hosted a surprise Direct Mini event, where it dropped several Switch titles. We haven’t heard much since then. Today, Nintendo is hosting another Direct Mini. This time it’s not exactly a surprise, but it’s also short notice. The livestream begins at 10AM ET / … Read more

Google Drive will start to delete trashed files after 30 days starting on October 13th

Google Drive will start to delete trashed files after 30 days starting on October 13th

Google is changing how Google Drive handles trashed files and documents. Starting on October 13th, files in the trash will automatically delete after 30 days. The change means that Drive’s trash will work the same way as other Google products, like Gmail, for more consistent behavior across all of Google’s products. Previously, Google Drive would … Read more

You’ll need more than $299 to truly enjoy next-gen gaming

You’ll need more than $299 to truly enjoy next-gen gaming

So yes, you can technically play next-gen games for $299. Or $399, if you prefer the PS5 ecosystem. But realistically, you can’t. The digital version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, for example, currently demands 185GB on a PS4 or Xbox One. The much-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077, meanwhile, is expected to be an 80GB download. That’s … Read more

The star of Netgear’s first WiFi 6 gaming router is its software

The star of Netgear’s first WiFi 6 gaming router is its software

DUMAOS has been a mainstay of Netgear routers for a while now, allowing gamers access to Quality of Service (QoS) features like allocating bandwidth by device so that their PC or console can take priority when traffic is heavy or their connection experiences hiccups. DUMAOS 3.0 takes the level of control further by allowing users … Read more

Hacker turns little Lego man Mario into Super Mario Bros. controller

Hacker turns little Lego man Mario into Super Mario Bros. controller

There are lots of ways to play Super Mario games if you’re feeling creative. You could use a regular controller, sure, but why not a Guitar Hero guitar, Donkey Kong’s famous bongo peripherals, or even a real-life drum kit. And what about using Mario himself, turning a figurine of everyone’s favorite plumber-slash-war criminal into a … Read more