Nintendo Switch Was Supposed to Run Android, It Seems, Traces of it Exist

Before the Nintendo Switch was officially announced, speculations ran rampant, saying that the device would run on Android, but in the end it didn’t turn out that way. Or did it? It seems that this choice was pretty close, according to a Cyanogen chairman. The official revealed on Twitter that Nintendo contacted Cyanogen to make them a ROM, but... 

Nintendo Switch Selling More Units Than Its Maker Expected, According to Wall Street Journal

Well, this was expected! After learning that Nintendo broke a few records with the Switch console in USA and Japan, it now seems that they’re even selling more units of the console than they expected. According to Wall Street Journal, the Japanese firm has decided to double production to 16 million units for 2017. This was already the fastest... 

Nintendo Switch Japan Sales Estimated at 330.000 Units, Close to Beating Nintendo Records

After learning that Nintendo’s Switch console broke a few records in America, now it seems that the Japanese market is also treated to a similar record. Turns out that the console-tablet managed to move 330,000 units in the first three days in its homeland. This is much more than the predecessor, Wii U and it could make the Switch the fastest... 

Nintendo Switch Gets Teardown Courtesy of JerryRigEverything: Quite Easy to Repair and Well Built (Video)

We saw JerryRigEverything bend and scratch testing the Nintendo Switch a few days ago and now the same beat down unit is taken apart in front of the camera. We love a good teardown and that’s exactly what we got after the break. It seems Nintendo didn’t go crazy with adhesive here, which is a good thing, making repairs easier. Regular Philips... 

Nintendo Switch Breaks Sales Records in America, at Least By Nintendo Standards

The Nintendo Switch was preceded by a large amount of hype, even when it was called the Nintendo NX. With the device out, the hype has only two ways to morph: disappointment or a hit. The latter seems to be happening, as Nintendo has broken records in the Americas with the new product. It seems that the past weekend sales of the machine surpassed any... 

Nintendo Switch Tested for Resilience by JerryRigEverything; Bend, Burn and Scratch Test Included (Video)

JerryRigEverything made its big name by scratching and bending the most famous smartphones out there, but now he’s going into a whole new category. He’s messing about with the Nintendo Switch, the latest tablet-console to hit the market. The 6.2 incher gets tested for resilience in the video below. It all starts with a typical scratch tests,... 

Nintendo Switch Gets Teardown Courtesy of iFixit; Lots of Metal in the Mix, Good Repairability (Video)

The Nintendo Switch console is on everyone’s lips these days, some of them loving it, others not, but everyone’s still wondering about some hardware aspects. It’s still not very clear how much RAM we get and the exact specs of the CPU, GPU and all that, but the following iFixit teardown will certainly help. They usually tear down... 

Nintendo Switch Review Roundup: Neat Joy-Cons, Intuitive Experience, Outdoor Brightness and Battery Could be Better

The reviews for the Nintendo Switch console are starting to pour in and we’ve decided to do a roundup of the most important ones. The general opinion seems to be positive, although some small caveats were mentioned here and there. Words like “potential” and “a console for everyone” are being thrown around and excitement... 

Nintendo Switch Gets Previewed: Early Impressions are Positive, But There’s a Bit of Work Needed

The next big tech launch of the year, aside from the ones of MWC 2017 will be the one of the Nintendo Switch console. Since we’re about a week away from its debut, it’s time for some previews and first impressions, from the likes of Engadget, Ars Technica, Gamespot, Polygon and The Verge. The first impressions are positive and they believe... 

Sony Could Already be Preparing PlayStation Phablet/Tablet as Response to Nintendo Switch

There’s a patent that resurfaced these days, coming from Sony and hinting at a potential response to the Nintendo Switch. The PS Vita is long overdue an upgrade and that may come in the form of a big gaming tablet/phablet. The PS Vita didn’t sell well and it didn’t get enough games when it debuted back in 2012 to make it a sure hit.... 

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