Switch Makes Time Magazine’s List of Influential Gadgets, Measuring Air Quality in the Neighborhood, Robot Farmers and More!

Howdy! Thanks for joining us for another week of tech and game news as the holiday draws even closer! Today we talk about influential gadgets of the decade, Surgeon Simulator 2 appearing to have cooperative gameplay, Nintendo going on the offensive against Pokémon Sword and Shield leakers, headphone warnings for when you walk out into oncoming traffic again, robots that de-weed and plant your crops, and more. It’s a bit of a slower week this week as the year starts to wrap up but that isn’t going to stop us from talking about some of the odd and fresh because we’re Techscopo!

Timestamps:

15:10 – Time Magazine names Nintendo Switch one of the most important and influential gadgets of the decade

37:31 – The Pokémon company being given permission to obtain the identities of Sword and Shield leakers

49:29 – Surgeon Simulator 2 coming out next year, potentially with co-op capabilities

52:35 – 5 game deals you may want to add to your game library today!

59:29 – Researchers create headphones to warn pedestrians of hazards

1:11:02 – Tom, Dick and Harry farm robots take care of all of your farming needs, including tasering your weeds!

1:24:44 – Hawa Dawa monitors air quality block-by-block to help cities make better residential and traffic route decisions

1:35:58 – Crowdfunded project of the week: KEMOVE – A Convertible Wireless Mechanical Keyboard

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