Thursday, April 26, 2018

Nintendo Switch Sales Reach New Heights, As President Retires

Nintendo today reported earnings for the latest fiscal year, and there was a few big pieces of news to share. First off, the Nintendo Switch has now sold 17.79 million units worldwide as of March 31, with some...

Artificial intelligence tricked by optical illusion, just like humans

The stationary “rotating snake illusion” image, where the circles are mistakenly perceived as rotating by the human brain. Photo courtesy of Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka, Ritsumeikan University, Japan The study suggests that predictive coding theory is the basis of illusory motion — By National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan Artificial intelligence (AI) is tricked by optical illusions, find...

We’re Giving Away A Limited Edition God Of War PS4 Pro For Free (US Only)

We're giving away a God of War Limited Edition 1TB PS4 Pro, grey DualShock 4 Controller, and copy of the game!This special bundle features a fully customized Leviathan Grey 1TB PS4 Pro console inspired by Kratos’ Axe, a...

The Simpsons Just Broke Another TV Record

The Simpsons continues to set records. Fox's hit animated show has now passed Gunsmoke for the most number of episodes for a prime time scripted TV series. Sunday's episode was the show's 636th, surpassing Gunsmoke, which had 635...

New Harry Potter Game Hogwarts Mystery Out Now For Free On Mobile

Mobile game versions of everything from Pokemon to Fortnite to PUBG have proven to be massive successes, and developer Jam City is hoping Harry Potter can be the next franchise to successfully make that transition. Harry Potter: Hogwarts...

'Holy Grail' Exploit Puts Nintendo Switch Consoles at Risk

'Holy Grail' Exploit Puts Nintendo Switch Consoles at RiskDevices built on Nvidia's Tegra X-1 mobile processor are at risk of attack from a flaw security researchers revealed Monday. The exploit chain discovered by Katherine Temkin and a team at ReSwitched affects any device running the chip, including the Nintendo Switch gaming console and some Chromebooks. Called...

Free Legendary Pokemon Coming In May For Ultra Sun And Moon

Next month you'll be able to claim two more Legendary Pokemon with an in-store promotion at GameStop stores. Serebii reports that from May 4 through May 27, you can claim the dark/flying type Yveltal in Pokemon Sun and...

Fortnite Mobile Is Shaping Up To Be A Huge Success

Fortnite may have debuted on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, but the new mobile version of the game is grabbing headlines for its incredible sales figures. According to mobile stats website Sensor Tower, Fortnite on iOS has already...

Fortnite Update 3.6 Adds New Clinger Grenade; Patch Notes Released

Fortnite has evolved once again today with the release of its latest update, version 3.6. The official patch notes reveal a new item, the Clinger, and much more available now on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and mobile.The Clinger...

Children are as fit as endurance athletes

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Artificial intelligence tricked by optical illusion, just like humans

The stationary “rotating snake illusion” image, where the circles are mistakenly perceived as rotating by the human brain. Photo courtesy of Professor...