Nintendo Switch Online has 32 million subscribers

Nintendo had a total of 32 million subscribers for its Nintendo Switch Online service as of September 30 of this year. At around the same time last year, there were still 26 million, which means a net increase of 6 million subscribers. The impact of the introduction of the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack … Read more

Nvidia launches RTX 3080 subscription for GeForce Now

Nvidia will introduce an RTX 3080 subscription for GeForce Now in December. With the new subscription, players get a virtual gaming PC with the graphics processing power of an Nvidia RTX 3080 at their disposal. The subscription costs 100 euros per six months. Nvidia is coming with a third subscription form for its Geforce Now … Read more

Suspected images of HTC Vive Flow VR headset appear online

Telecom journalist Evan Blass shows a series of presumably official images of the HTC Vive Flow on his Twitter account @evleaks. HTC was already expected to announce this VR headset this week and that has now been confirmed. on the images and renders, the design with two relatively large lenses is clearly visible and the … Read more

Google sends users from Hangouts to new Google Chat

Google has started showing a notification in Hangouts in which the tech giant wants to redirect users to the new Google Chat. An end date for Hangouts has not yet been announced, but Google now seems to want to speed up the closure of the service. The notification in Hangouts directs users to Google Chat … Read more

Software Update: IntelliJ Idea 2020.3

JetBrains releases several development environments such as CLion targeting C and C++, DataGrip targeting sql, PhpStorm targeting PHP and IntelliJ Idea targeting Java. IntelliJ Idea offers smart code completion, deep static analysis, intelligent refactorings, a debugger and a test runner, and can also handle Kotlin, Groovy, Coffee and Actionscript. For an overview of the possibilities, … Read more

Software Update: Postbox 7.0.37

Version 7.0.37 of Postbox has been released. Postbox is an email client for Windows and macOS, which has its origins in Mozilla’s Thunderbird. It has extensive options, such as a common inbox for different email accounts, quick reply, signatures and opening mails in tabs. In addition, it has an extensive contact manager and many search … Read more

Spotify lets artists promote music through personal recommendation algorithm

Spotify comes with a new service where artists can mark certain music as a priority, after which this is taken as a signal by the algorithm that determines personal listening sessions. According to Spotify, the introduction of this service means that the artist should have more control over how certain music is found and discovered … Read more

PayPal launches new service: cryptocurrency

PayPal has one cryptoservice launched for its customers. That means they can exchange Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with their PayPal wallet. A cryptocurrency is a digital or virtual currency with a limited amount of coins / tokens. Consumers cannot buy goods in stores yet, but that functionality is planned for early next year. Paying with … Read more

Ubisoft games will receive crossplay and cross-progression through Ubisoft Connect

Ubisoft merges Uplay and Ubisoft Club into Ubisoft Connect. This new service consists of software that enables crossplay and cross-progression between PCs, consoles and streaming services. Users must log in with a Ubisoft account. New Ubisoft titles will support cross-progression via Ubisoft Connect. The publisher cites examples such as Hyper Scape, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Immortals … Read more

Google Photos can transfer individual photo albums to Flickr and OneDrive

Google now makes it possible for Photos users to transfer individual photo albums to the competing storage services Microsoft OneDrive and Flickr. Previously, users could only transfer their entire Photos library to the services. Transferring individual photo albums gives users more control over what they can do with their data, according to Google. For example, … Read more