Nokia’s latest nostalgia-bait feature phone is the 8110 “Banana Phone”

Enlarge / Neo gets a call on the original Nokia 8110. Warner Bros. Pictures The year is 1999. Computer programmer Thomas Anderson sits at his cubicle, contemplating the latest dressing down from his boss. His thoughts are interrupted when a delivery arrives. He rips open the FedEx package to reveal a loose, unboxed phone. The phone rings the second it is out of the package, and Anderson, … Continue reading Nokia’s latest nostalgia-bait feature phone is the 8110 “Banana Phone”

Feature Request: How HomeKit could improve with CarPlay

CarPlay isn’t expected to gain any major features this year according to recent reporting, but that doesn’t mean we can’t dream. One simple change I would love to see in some future update is support for HomeKit alerts through CarPlay. Going a step further, a dedicated Home app for CarPlay with a few key features could be very beneficial. 9to5Mac Happy Hour CarPlay prevents most … Continue reading Feature Request: How HomeKit could improve with CarPlay

Feature: Getting The Best Picture Out Of Your Nintendo 64: The RGB Edition

You’ll have to forgive us, but we’re a little obsessed with getting the best picture quality out of dusty old game hardware here at Nintendo Life. Those of you with long memories may recall our early experiments with upscaling and scanline-generating devices many years ago, and more recently we’ve looked at the benefit of HDMI mods and next-level scalers, like the utterly superb Open Source … Continue reading Feature: Getting The Best Picture Out Of Your Nintendo 64: The RGB Edition

Feature: Suiting Up For Combat With Battle Princess Madelyn On Switch And Wii U

With its gorgeous 2D visuals and old-school sensibilities, Battle Princess Madelyn has been on our radar for months now. A love letter to games like Ghosts ‘n Goblins and Black Tiger, Madelyn is built using Unity and is currently scheduled for release on Switch and Wii U – yes, you read that correctly. We spoke to Causal Bit Games’ Chris Obritsch about how the title is shaping up. … Continue reading Feature: Suiting Up For Combat With Battle Princess Madelyn On Switch And Wii U