1. MrShawnTRods

    MrShawnTRods GBAtemp Psycho!
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    Lolwut
     
  2. gamesquest1

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    idk I kinda like the idea of the tech, if/when it becomes much more common/cheap it will be fantastic, imagine once the tech is so refined and cheap it can be integrated into standard plug sockets like usb ports are now, so pretty much anywhere you go, supermarkets, in your car, anyones home you would essentially never have to worry about your battery or having the correct cable available etc.......but yeah for now it's more of a novelty until devices have the feature as standard

    I guess if you always sit in a specific area to play it would be pretty cool, just wonder what the charging rate would be like with it
     
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    the min i see wireless charging mentioned i have flashbacks of plasma tv's an seeing 30+ signals of my amature radio
     
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    Wirelesslely charging from a distance is truer wireless charging than resting on a pad imo.
     
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    too bad it doesn't make the joycons more comfortable to hold or stop drift. i dont even bother using them anymore for anything. it's pro con all the way
     
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    Its cool, but thats about it. Best grip I ever saw was one with implemented battery, so you could've charged the joy-cons like 3 times from the grip before you had to charge it.
     
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    Wouldn't electricity have to become much cheaper too?
    I can't see there being free wifi/electricity cafes.
     
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  8. gamesquest1

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    a lot of places have free plug sockets etc, I guess the efficiency of the tech would come into question though, I havent looked into it, but I would imagine it uses considerably more power than a standard 5v usb port that a lot of cafes/public transport offer, anyway as a pipe dream concept it sounds cool, idk if it would be practical on a larger scale
     
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  9. Clydefrosch

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    the grip definitely makes them more comfortable to hold though. granted, buttons are still a little crammed for large hands, but that's to be expected for portability reasons

    and drift is really not that big an issue and it literally can not be fixed (as in prevented from happening) and that's true for all current and last-gen joysticks including the pro controller. i've had them all drift at one time or another.
    the joycons have it happen faster and it's impossible to prevent without inventing a completely new joystick technology. small controller = small joystick module = the mechanical strain and deterioration of conductive plates inside the module is concentrated on a smaller surface = surface scratches up more quickly = drift occurres
    just spray a drop of wd40 contact cleaner under the rubber cap every few months.
     
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    You're kidding? We should thank N for that they include power adapter to Switch not like for 3DS. Apple probably includes fast charger only for premium model, I do not accept this same when N wanna money for adapter.
     
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