This $16 accessory helps solve the Nintendo Switch battery power issue

When Nintendo created the Switch, they managed to combine their knack for pure, childlike gaming bliss with some innovative technological achievements. So it’s no surprise that the system is their biggest hit in decades. But while the Switch has no shortage of cool features, there’s one thing it is short

Facebook will make accounts with a ‘large audience’ verify their location

Facebook will soon make some of its most influential accounts verify that they are who they say they are. New rules will require Facebook pages with a “large audience” to verify their location or else they will be barred from publishing new posts, the company announced Friday. SEE ALSO: Facebook’s

Facebook shuts down Friend List Feeds

Welp, they had a good run. Facebook is doing away with Friend List Feeds, the customized news feeds that showed only posts from a group of Facebook humans of your choosing (plus, ya know, ads). According to TechCrunch, earlier this week, Facebook rolled out messages to some users that “Friend

Ready to play, Your Honor?

Nobody has the luxury of patience in a world where you’re active all the time, especially when it comes to your constant companion: your smartphone. No one has time for constant lags when you’re switching from Instagram, to replying to a work email, to checking out a great place to

Researchers in Japan are developing a brain-controlled robotic arm

It’s all about multi-tasking, as participants were asked to utilize their own two hands while also using their brain to control a third robotic limb.  The research team at Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute in Japan says the functionality of their robot arm is very limited at this stage. However, according

E-scooter company wants you to front a lot of cash for your very own scooter rental business

As if there weren’t enough scooters out there whizzing around, an Austin-based electric scooter company wants anyone and everyone to start their own scooter rental business. Goat — a relative newcomer to the scooter scene — is spearheading this new business model. It’s reminiscent of Amazon’s Delivery Service Partner program

SpaceX hyperloop competition reaches record-breaking speeds

Hyperloop technology just broke another record. SpaceX hosted its third Hyperloop Pod Competition on Sunday, and the fastest looping team broke the 240 mph world record set by Richard Branson’s Virgin Hyperloop One last year. The winning team — a group of students from the Technical University of Munich —

Another effort in the fight against fake news: WhatsApp tries to stop messages from going viral

WhatsApp is taking its most dramatic step yet to cut down on fake news. The app is testing a new feature that places limits on how many times a single message can be forwarded, WhatsApp announced Thursday. The update comes as Facebook scrambles to fight the messaging app’s fake news

Apple might have secretly fixed the defective keyboards on the new MacBook Pros

Apple released new MacBook Pros the other day and it had appeared the company didn’t update the controversial keyboards for better reliability, but instead just made them quieter. But that might not be the case after all. A new teardown from iFixit has revealed Apple’s added a thin rubber layer