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!
– 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