The soup mix this week includes Amazon’s new checkout-free stores, the Nintendo Labo cardboard kit extravaganza, Tomb’s are getting raided, and much more! Settle in because the digitalSoup is on!
Amazon opened the doors on its first unmanned store with great success which now drives fear looking ahead.
Based on a report with The Verge, Apple CEO Tim Cook says that in an update coming in February they will be rolling out a feature that allows users to turn off the intentional battery slow down with their iPhones. The update will also give ultra transparent info about your device’s battery health, a move unprecedented in the mobile phone space.
In what can only be considered a strange move, Nintendo has announced plans for an interactive maker kit for the Switch. Being dubbed by TechCrunch as a next level LEGO kit that you DIY build robots, pianos, and even fishing rods that then interact with your Switch game system. Is $70 worth it for essentially a DIY cardboard kit?
With nobody to challenge Google in the low cost, walled garden systems they have been able to corner the educational and business market with their Chromebooks. Lenovo has come to Microsoft's rescue with the Lenovo 100e laptop, a $189 Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 S laptop.
Oops! VUDU releases Thor Ragnarok a month before it was supposed to!
When the S**T hit the fan with Logan Paul and other “celebrity” YouTubers, the company vowed to put new policies in place to help avoid these types of videos being shown on their platform. It seems those new policies don’t actually impact the big name YouTubers, rather they seem to eliminate monetization for more and more small creators.
A big milestone for wrestling fans, WWE RAW is set to celebrate a 25th Anniversary! Are they thinking it’s time for a change? What are some of your favorite moments from RAW?
Could it be a successful reboot for a change?
With the news of The Continental landing on Starz, it seems like there are quite a few shows set for the old small screen re-boot or spin-off treatment.
GEEK OFF -
As a Vikings fan would you rather lose the close game against the Saints or lose in a blowout one game away from the Super Bowl against the Eagles?
Weekly Garnish: (Adam have your bass ready!!!!)
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