The Morning After: The black-and-white portable console of the future

No-gen portable gaming.‘Firewatch’ publisher’s Playdate gaming handheld has a black-and-white screen, and a crank

Veteran software program developer, Panic (greatest identified for writing Transmit and publishing Firewatch), has unveiled a handheld recreation system, Playdate, that goals to interrupt the guidelines of recreation consoles. There is a flip-out crank that serves as an analog controller, plus a monochrome 400 x 240 LCD that takes us again to the days of Sport Boy however guarantees a “premium” expertise — even with out a backlight.

It additionally has a singular software program technique to match its title. Video games will arrive in “seasons” of 12, launched one per week, with none phrase of which one is subsequent. Nevertheless, one title introduced is Crankin’s Time Journey Journey from Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi. The cutesy portable will ship in 2020 for $149 with the first season of video games included.

Sometime UPS will not be hiring.Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door

Introduced earlier this 12 months however now operational, the robotic folds up in the again of a self-driving car, able to unfurl itself in a Lovecraftian method when it arrives at the supply vacation spot. In keeping with the press launch, “Digit not only resembles the look of a person, but walks like one, too.” To finish the supply person-less expertise, the robotic combines sensor information with the autonomous car to identify any obstacles earlier than finishing its mission.

Wait, it prices how a lot?Fujifilm launches the groundbreaking 102-megapixel mirrorless GFX100

On high of its eye-popping decision — the highest of any mirrorless or medium-format mirrorless digicam — the GFX100 has some critically spectacular specs. Fujifilm mentioned it is the first medium-format digicam with full-coverage phase-detect autofocus, with topic monitoring and face/eye detection. Plus the sensor is backside-illuminated, there’s in-body stabilization and the entire factor is climate sealed. Now all you want is $10,000 to snag one when it goes on sale June 27th.

Engadget’s Information to Parenting in the Digital AgeThe best streaming apps for kids

YouTube Children remains to be YouTube. And like the foremost model of the web site, the high quality of content material ranges from acceptable to stuff that is simply… bizarre. Fortunately, Billy Steele is highlighting a number of alternate options to YouTube Children — ones which are much less prone to serve your infant up some nightmare gasoline.

This case may have main implications for all esports professionals.Pro ‘Fortnite’ player Tfue speaks out about the lawsuit over his esports contract

The dispute between Turner “Tfue” Tenney and his esports group, FaZe Clan, reached a brand new stage Wednesday evening as Tfue launched a brand new video and demand. After submitting a lawsuit claiming the group is violating California legal guidelines defending entertainers, Tenney is now requesting that FaZe Clan #ReleaseTheContract to point out the phrases that his legal professionals known as “onerous.” Crew-owner Richard “FaZe” tweeted that the group would just do that, saying “I have nothing to hide and everything I’ve said throughout all of this is the truth.”

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