Teardowns confirm Nintendo Switch is built on standard Tegra X1 processor

Nvidia Maxwell chip (GM204?) - artist rendering

A new teardown of Nintendo’s Switch confirms the system is based on a standard Tegra X1 processor, not the Pascal or customized architecture some fans speculated about.

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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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Nintendo's first iOS app, Miitomo, launching in US on Thursday

Article Image Following a successful launch in Japan, Nintendo’s first smartphone-only app — Miitomo — will come to Apple’s iOS App Store in U.S. and several other countries this Thursday, March 31.

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Nintendo's 'Miitomo' coming to iOS in March, pre-registration starts Feb. 17

Article Image Nintendo’s first smartphone-only app, Miitomo, will launch sometime next month for iOS and Android, with a pre-registration process beginning on Feb. 17, the Japanese game maker announced on Wednesday.

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Microsoft Research imbues keyboard with Kinect-like gesture controls

Kinect keyboard
Ever since Nintendo’s Wii, gesture and motion control have, more or less, gotten a bad rap. Microsoft’s Kinect didn’t help the matter, as users soon realized that it requires much less effort to press a button on a controller than it does to wildly wave your arm in the air. Microsoft Research has seemingly learned from its past, and has developed a device that aims to make gesture control require much less effort.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/181518-microsoft-research-imbues-keyboard-with-kinect-like-gesture-controls

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