Sustainable to the Core Sustainability is a buzzword that gets tossed around a lot in the outdoor industry these days, but thanks to its consciously created philosophy it has been an indelible part of Keen’s DNA from day one. Since its founding, recycling and repurposing anything and everything has been a key part of the company’s approach for being better stewards for the planet. Employees take this directive so seriously that they’ve gone so far as using the leftover parts of one shoe model in a completely different product. The company even reuses retail fixtures and promotional materials, which are viewed as disposable items by most other brands. By finding ways to repurpose those elements however, Keen not only saves quite a bit of money, but has also kept a lot of perfectly good materials from finding its way into a landfill. … [Read more...] about Keen wants to save the planet one pair of shoes at a time
If you are stuck at home and bored, it may be time to buy a new video game counsel. The Nintendo Switch, like many Nintendo innovations, was met with skepticism when it was first announced, but since its release, the dual-screen home gaming console has proven to be a home run for Japan’s most iconic gaming company. After the lackluster sales performance of the Wii U, it’s safe to say that Nintendo is back in top form. If there are any doubts, just take a look at its latest gaming console and versatile nature with the Nintendo Switch and now the Nintendo Switch Lite. It’s quickly become Nintendo’s fastest-selling console in the U.S. … [Read more...] about The best Nintendo Switch deals and bundles for April 2020
Tom's Hardware Battery TestThe battery test we use in our reviews connects to a local server over Wi-Fi, and uses it to browse the web, stream videos and run browser-based OpenGL tests. Each laptop that runs the test is set to 150 nits of brightness. Asus’ laptop lasted a surprising 11 hours and 32 minutes on this test. … [Read more...] about AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS Battery Testing: Unplugged Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 Run Time Explored With Various Workloads
Dan, a senior software engineer in Bristol, U.K. who asked not to be identified by his full name, faced a similar problem when his MacBook’s screen malfunctioned. “Apple hasn’t been super helpful, they’ve just given me a case number and said they ‘look forward to servicing my device as soon as possible’. And most independent PC repair shops are under lockdown. So, the device will remain broken until the current crisis blows over,” he added. Out of options, Williams plans to buy a replacement laptop to continue doing his job under quarantine. … [Read more...] about What happens if your Apple products break during the coronavirus pandemic?
14. The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass This direct sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker made excellent use of the dual screens and touchscreen found with the Nintendo DS family of systems. As a matter of fact, it can only be controlled via touchscreen, using absolutely no buttons whatsoever. This brought in all manner of unique puzzles, enemies, and environments. Plus, you know, the game has Linebeck, a pirate constantly on the run from his ex-wife and one of the funniest characters in the franchise’s storied history. It has one drawback, which fans all agree on, in the form of a constantly repeating dungeon, a design mistake that The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks fixed later on in the console’s lifespan. … [Read more...] about The 15 best Nintendo DS games of all time