Technology

Nintendo engineers say Switch Joy-Con drift is caused by wear, and is unavoidable

Nintendo has been grappling with Joy-Con drift – an issue in which the joysticks on its Switch handheld console register inputs without even touching them – for years. The problem has also plagued Switch Lite owners, and it’s even worse for them because the culprits are built into that handheld. One enthusiast recently shared a […]

News

Dognapping gang caught on CCTV snatching Jack Russell from family home

Police are hunting dog thieves caught on CCTV snatching a Jack Russell dog – that has been stolen for a second time, leaving her owners distraught. Ross Withers and his family are appealing for help after their much-loved Jack Russell, Pippa, was taken at around 8pm on Sunday from their farm in Probus, near Truro. […]

Lifestyle

Bleak Christmas: turkeys, trees and toys under threat from labour shortage, suppliers say

The UK could face a “national shortage” of turkeys in the lead-up to Christmas brought on by a lack of labour following Brexit, the chair of a farming association has said. Kate Martin, of the Traditional Farm Fresh Turkey Association (TFTA), said that while small British farms that used local workers had been less affected, […]

Business

With help from Tesla, nearly 80% of Norway’s new car sales are electric

Demand for Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) mid-sized models helped push up electric car sales in Norway to nearly 80% of total car sales last month, data showed on Friday. The country has been a global leader in switching to electric vehicles and seeks to become the first to end the sale of petrol and diesel engines […]

Technology

Fitbit Charge 5 Sale Goes Live in India. Fitbit Premium to Get New Updates Soon

Fitbit Charge 5, which was introduced in the global market last month, is now available for purchase on Fitbit India’s official website. The fitness smart band has been listed with a price tag of Rs 14,999 and is being offered with six-month free access to Fitbit Premium membership. Fitbit Charge 5 will be available in […]

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Hero cockerpoo saves couple after their house fills with smoke as they sleep

A woman has told how she was awoken by her “hero” dog licking her in the face to alert her that toxic smoke was filling the house, so that she and her partner were able to flee in time. Kirsten Carmichael, 36, is certain that the couple would have been killed if it wasn’t for […]

Sport

Kyler Murray: We have to continue to prove it

The Cardinals moved to 4-0 in impressive fashion on Sunday. They traveled to Los Angeles to face an unbeaten Rams team and took them apart for a 37-20 win that left them alone at the top of the NFC West. It was an impressive performance across the board, including the work turned in by quarterback […]

Lifestyle

Nigel Slater’s recipes for hazelnut biscuits, baked damsons and sweetcorn fritters

I have been gorging on the last of the plums, the final few Victorias still in the fridge, their skins almost translucent, their flesh tender as a bruise. I made the tail-end of the greengages into soft, syrupy jam to eat with spoonfuls of white, labneh-like, snow-white fudge. And now it is the turn of […]

Business

The night before: 5 ways to navigate the pending holiday gift crunch

If your kids have their hearts set on a particular toy this holiday season, a word of warning: It might not be easy as wandering into a store and plucking it off a shelf. Instead, you could find yourself smack in the middle of supply chain hell. In many ways, 2021 is a perfect logistical […]

Technology

What chip shortage? Samsung records highest profit in 3 years

Despite an ongoing worldwide chip shortage, Samsung appears immune to the current state of affairs affecting its bottom line. The tech giant is expecting to report its best quarterly profit in three years, as well as record sales. The South Korean conglomerate revealed in its earnings report (via Financial Times) that it achieved a profit […]