Nintendo is back in the game: Switch and ‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ break launch records

After a difficult few years in the home console business, Nintendo is reporting early success with its newest hardware. The new Nintendo Switch console, which launched Friday, experienced the best 48-hour U.S. sales numbers in Nintendo history, says Reggie Fils-Aime, the president of Redmond-based in Nintendo of America, in a new series of media interviews. Although Fils-Aime … Continue reading Nintendo is back in the game: Switch and ‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ break launch records

Dating app Siren

Dating app Siren, which empowered women, shuts down after running out of money

Sound the alarm for women looking for something other than traditional dating apps: Siren is shutting down. The Seattle-based app, which billed itself as an alternative to sites such as Tinder and Match.com with a focus on empowering women, is closing its doors after running out of money. Siren co-founder Susie Lee penned a blog … Continue reading Dating app Siren, which empowered women, shuts down after running out of money

A puzzle platform’s new tech tricks: How Puzzazz is using Apple Pencil, 3D Touch and Split View

Puzzle technology company Puzzazz has a history of developing novel input techniques for people who solve crosswords and other puzzles on mobile devices, and it’s continuing the tradition with the latest update to its digital puzzle bookstore and puzzle-solving app for Apple’s iOS. Puzzazz 5.0 comes with a feature that let solvers using an Apple Pencil or 3D Touch automatically switch between virtual … Continue reading A puzzle platform’s new tech tricks: How Puzzazz is using Apple Pencil, 3D Touch and Split View