Apple briefly hinted that Apple Music is coming to gaming consoles

Apple Music is available beyond the Apple ecosystem, thanks to support on some smart TVs and, most notably, Android devices. But, one area of use that Apple has not yet capitalized on is video game consoles. Apple Music is not currently available on Sony's PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 5, Microsoft's Xbox One series or the newer Series S or Series X, and it's not available on Nintendo's Switch. However, there have been some grumblings that could be changing. And now even Apple's hinted at the possibility.

How to send Nintendo Switch screenshots to your iPhone

Animal Crossing on Nintendo Switch

If you love playing games on your Nintendo Switch as much as I do, then you probably already know about the handy screenshot feature. Maybe you capture shots of high scores or levels you’ve tackled. And while it’s great you have an album to see all your screenshots, maybe you’d like to do a bit more with them.

You might want to post those awesome gaming moments on social media. You may want to brag to a pal that you got further in the game than they did. Or, you might even want to help a friend who is new to a game by showing them how to do something.

Whatever the reason, you can take those Nintendo Switch screenshots and plop them right onto your iPhone. From there you can send, share, post, or do whatever you like with them. Here’s how it’s done.

Nintendo Switch games successfully emulated on an M1 Mac

The M1 Mac lineup is brand new, both for Apple and consumers. So of course some folks out there want to test the limits of what Apple's first-party processor can do. Emulation is one way to do that, and one developer has found a way to emulate Nintendo Switch games on Apple's new hardware.

Nintendo wallpapers for iPhone

Nintendo iPhone wallpaper mockup

Nintendo iPhone wallpapers are a great way to cross your two digital experiences. Everyone loves the Nintendo Switch. In fact, it has been so popular during the COVID-19 pandemic, retailers continue to be sold out. Of course, your iPhone is also your window to the outside while sheltering-in-place.

Combing these two digital worlds, we have our new Wallpapers of the Week post. With more than ten impressive Nintendo locations, spanning from Animal Crossing to Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wallpapers, check out the collection.

How to connect your Joy-Con controllers to play video games on your Mac

Nintendo Switch Joy Con Controllers in Grip - Pixabay

Some games are just easier or more fun to play with a controller. And if you happen to own a Nintendo Switch, you can use the Joy-Con controllers from it to play games on your Mac. You can take them out of the Switch, connect them to Mac, and then pop them into the Joy-Con Grip in just a few minutes.

This tutorial shows you how to connect your Joy-Con controllers to your Mac so the gaming can begin!

Animal Crossing iPhone wallpaper pack

Animal Crossing iPhone wallpaper Matt MacPherson iDownloadblog mockup

As we all continue to shelter-in-place, it is getting tougher to keep staring at the same four walls. Many have turned to Nintendo's latest release, Animal Crossing, to live their lives in a more enjoyable non-pandemic environment. In fact, Nintendo Switches are sold out in brick and mortar stores and at most online retailers.

To support the fans out there, this Animal Crossing iPhone wallpaper pack brings the subtle tones and patters to your iOS gadgets.

PokeBar brings classic Pokémon-inspired notification banners to iOS 13

Longtime Pokémon game fans, especially of the classic Nintendo Game Boy flavor, may feel a bit nostalgic of the older games at times. Fortunately, if you’re itching for some nostalgic relief and you have a jailbroken iOS device at your disposal, then a newly released and free jailbreak tweak dubbed PokeBar by iOS developer Liberato Aguilar might be able to help.

In the rather conspicuous screenshots above and below, you might’ve ascertained already that PokeBar brings Pokémon Red/Blue/Yellow-inspired notification banners to pwned iOS 13 handsets. Moreover, it supports both dark and light themes, depending on your device’s dark mode system settings.