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You Can Now Use the Nintendo Switch Voice Chat App While in Other Apps or When iPhone is Locked

Wednesday September 13, 2017 7:55 am PDT by
Ahead of the Nintendo Direct coming this afternoon, Nintendo recently updated its Switch Online voice chat iOS app with a few useful tweaks to the way the software handles chatting online with friends. Prior to the update, you had to keep the app open at all times to hear and be heard by your friends while playing games like Splatoon 2. Now, Nintendo explains in the app's update notes that you ...

Apple's Domination of Component Supply Chain Said to Be Constraining Nintendo Switch Production

Tuesday May 30, 2017 8:11 am PDT by
A new article by The Wall Street Journal today has taken a look into the increased pressure put on suppliers of NAND flash memory units, as well as other smartphone components, and how Apple might be indirectly affecting the supply of the Nintendo Switch. According to people in the industry, smartphone makers -- namely Apple -- and their increasing ramp-up on component manufacturing for high-end...

Nintendo Switch Vulnerable to Hacking Through Outdated Version of Apple's WebKit Browser Engine

Monday March 13, 2017 8:10 am PDT by
iOS hacker qwertyoruiop has discovered that an old iOS 9.3 WebKit vulnerability lies hidden within Nintendo's latest home console/portable hybrid, the Nintendo Switch (via SlashGear). The exploit lies in the Switch's limited web browser functionality, which allows users to sync up with Twitter and Facebook as well as connect to public Wi-Fi hotspots, and is all run by Apple's open source browser...

Nintendo Switch Acts as External Battery Pack for USB-C MacBook Pro, Parental Control App Available

Thursday March 2, 2017 6:22 am PST by
The Nintendo Switch launches worldwide tomorrow, March 3, and as journalists and reviewers have had their hands on the console for the past week, news of its hardware and software features have been shared online. This week, Quartz technology reporter Mike Murphy discovered that when plugging the Nintendo Switch into a MacBook Pro through a dual USB-C cable, the Switch inexplicably acts as an ...

Nintendo Switch Parental Controls App Will Let Parents Remotely Control Switch Console

Friday January 13, 2017 5:07 am PST by
In the wake of major reveals surrounding the Nintendo Switch and its launch titles, Nintendo has announced a new app coming to smartphone devices that will allow parents to set granular control settings on their family's Switch console (via IGN). The free "Nintendo Switch Parental Controls" app will offer various settings like time limits and remote sleep mode activation, all without a parent...