Nintendo has scheduled a free demo week for ‘Splatoon 2’ that leads up to a new Splatfest event in May.

Nintendo has scheduled a free demo week for ‘Splatoon 2’ that leads up to a new Splatfest event in May.
Once all that is over, there will be a new Splatfest. The “last” of these special community events took place in July, but it’s apparently back for at least one more run.
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This VR system tethers your hands to your shoulders to improve haptics

This VR system tethers your hands to your shoulders to improve haptics
For years, researchers have been trying to bring improved haptics to virtual reality (VR) experiences. We’ve seen haptic suits from companies like bHaptics and Tesla, as well as VR boots, gloves and other handheld devices.
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Motorola’s Edge+ launch was spoiled a day early

Motorola’s Edge+ launch was spoiled a day early
There’s all sorts of added minutiae in the since-pulled report. It’s poised to have some of the fastest 5G out there, with peak speeds of 4Gbps if you can find a good connection. There’s a huge 5,000mAh battery, but you’ll be limited to either 18W wired charging or 15W wireless.
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‘Fortnite’ is finally available through the Google Play Store

‘Fortnite’ is finally available through the Google Play Store
This isn’t the first time Epic has railed against Google’s insistence on a 30 percent take. It pushed for an exemption to the rule and went so far as to call the practice illegal for any platform with a majority of the market.
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Netflix memberships grew in Q1 as coronavirus lockdowns spread and people streamed ‘Tiger King.’

Netflix memberships grew in Q1 as coronavirus lockdowns spread and people streamed ‘Tiger King.’
Its Open Connect caching also apparently helped ease traffic on networks even while streaming increased, and the company said it’s working with networks to lift limitations as conditions improve.
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Netflix memberships grew in Q1 as coronavirus lockdowns spread and people streamed ‘Tiger King.’

Netflix memberships grew in Q1 as coronavirus lockdowns spread and people streamed ‘Tiger King.’
Its Open Connect caching also apparently helped ease traffic on networks even while streaming increased, and the company said it’s working with networks to lift limitations as conditions improve.
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Apple’s 2020 MacBook Air is $100 off for the first time at B&H Photo

Apple’s 2020 MacBook Air is $100 off for the first time at B&H Photo
The Verge’s Nilay Patel deemed the 2020 Apple MacBook Air “the best Mac for most people” in his review. And if you need or want to upgrade, you can grab this particular model for the lowest price that we’ve seen yet at B&H Photo.
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