Rumor: Nintendo’s new Pokémon games for Switch will be titled ‘Let’s Go…’

According to Nintendo insiders, the direction and name of the upcoming game in the Pokémon series has been revealed. The likely titles? ‘Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu’ and ‘Pokémon Let’s Go Eevee.’ Serebii Note: Domains for Pokemon Lets Go Pikachu & Pokemon Lets Go Eevee registered by the same company Nintendo used to register the official Pokémon Sun & Moon website domain https://t.co/gDbXkHSvkT — Serebii.net (@SerebiiNet) May 16, 2018 The above post by Serebii, a website dedicated to the franchise, revealed that the new domains were registered by the same company Nintendo used to handle the websites of previous Pokémon games.… This story continues at The Next Web Or just read… Read More

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Geared Up Podcast: Hands on with the new Oculus Go and Lenovo Mirage Solo portable VR headsets

Geared Up co-hosts Todd Bishop (left) and Andru Edwards go hands-on with the Oculus Go and Lenovo Mirage Solo VR headsets. (GeekWire Photo / Clare McGrane) The Geared Up Giveaway is back! We’re giving Geared Up subscribers the chance to win an Oculus Go headset. See the bottom of this post for details on how to enter the giveaway. The VR hype is starting to get real. Just in the past two weeks, Facebook’s Oculus launched the highly affordable and convenient Oculus Go while Lenovo debuted its more sophisticated by pricey Mirage Solo, both more convenient devices than their powerful but bulky predecessors. So how do the two new headsets… Read More

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Clear some counter space, new PicoBrew appliance will make a variety of beverages beyond beer

The Pico U from PicoBrew is the smallest craft brewing appliance from the Seattle company. (PicoBrew Photo) There’s more to life than craft beer. That might be hard for some to swallow, especially in such a beer-crazy place as Seattle. But at PicoBrew, it was time to start thinking about expanding the beverage menu. The 8-year-old startup that specializes in home-brewing appliances is launching another Kickstarter on Wednesday. This time they’re touting the Pico U, the company’s smallest countertop machine so far, that will take craft brewing beyond just beer and have the ability to create coffee, tea, kombucha, milk-based drinks, yerba mate, horchata and dry sodas. “Beer brewing is… Read More

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Video: Hövding wants to save cyclists that are too cool for helmets

One of the first things you notice about Amsterdam are the bikes. They’re everywhere: peppering the roads, overflowing from bike racks and, regularly, clogging up the canals. For someone who has grown up in the UK, it’s not simply the 881,000 bikes in the city that are shocking. It’s the fact no one wears helmets. The reasons behind this are multifaceted, but one company is looking to change this. The Hövding is an airbag-style bicycle helmet designed in Sweden that aims to be unobtrusive, while offering superior protection compared to traditional equipment. The question is: do the Dutch public care? We took… This story continues at The Next Web …read… Read More

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After the tax: What happens if Amazon puts the brakes on its Seattle growth?

The Rainier Square project under construction in downtown Seattle. Amazon has threatened to sublease this space rather than occupy it. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) A standoff between Amazon and the city of Seattle came to an end this week when the City Council passed a pared-down version of the so-called head tax on big businesses. As the smoke cleared, the company issued a strong statement, declaring that the decision “forces us to question our growth here.” RELATED: Amazon responds to tax vote, saying Seattle’s “hostile approach and rhetoric … forces us to question our growth here” Amazon’s proclamation is “a substantial shot across the bow to City Hall,” said… Read More

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