Nintendo Fans Get Their Hands on the Switch


Nintendo’s Switch made its debut at retail stores on Friday in one of the gaming industry’s most anticipated product launches. The console, which retails for $299.99, is Nintendo’s attempt to revolutionize the industry by offering a device that can provide interactive gaming quality and control whether on the big screen at home, or in a multitude of settings requiring portability — ranging from an airplane to a public park or vacation spot. “The launch of any new Nintendo system is a special day,” noted Nintendo President Reggie Fils-Aime.

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Strangling Superfish: Microsoft will block ad-injection software to prevent attacks

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Microsoft has announced new restrictions on adware meant to curb some of the industry’s worst excesses, but is Redmond fighting a losing battle?

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How to get the best prices on Apple's 12" & 13" MacBooks this back-to-school season

Apple’s new 12″ and 13″ MacBooks are among the industry’s hottest offerings, and this back-to-school season, AI has teamed up with Apple’s top authorized resellers to offer the lowest prices anywhere on the wide assortment of available configurations, including options with and without AppleCare protection.

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Apple looks to rein in marketing costs, accelerates internal ad team buildup

The world’s wealthiest technology company is in the midst of pulling together the industry’s largest in-house advertising agency, a move said to be motivated in part by a desire to reduce costs and in part by a need to be more agile and roll out creative more quickly.



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NPD predicts wearable device hype will quickly cool off by 2016

While wearable devices are the tech industry’s most hyped category for 2014, market researchers at the NPD Group predict that the market will begin to slow down quickly, contracting by 2016 before returning to more moderate growth.



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Snapdragon 805 benchmarked: Krait’s last hurrah, and the arrival of a new GPU king

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Qualcomm has finally taken the wraps off the Snapdragon 805 SoC. The Snapdragon 805 is the mobile industry’s last great hurrah for the aging 32-bit ARMv7 architecture, and also Qualcomm’s Krait CPU swan song. Truth be told, though, the Snapdragon 805 isn’t really about the CPU at all — much more importantly, it’s the vehicle for the introduction of the new and incredibly powerful Adreno 420 GPU, and some new buses and other logic blocks that allow for 4K display and 4K video capture. Just how powerful is the Snapdragon 805? Read on for more details and benchmarks.

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