Nintendo explains Switch issue and Google Maps location sharingThe biggest tech news of the day include Nintendo's Switch controller issue seems to be fixed, Instagram letting advertisers book appointments and Google adding a location-sharing feature to its Maps app.
This is CNET, and here are the stories that matter right now. With the Nintendo Switch entering its third week of release, we finally have a statement from the company regarding reports of a faulty controller issue that affected some users. CNET had reported what Nintendo was doing was doing to fix in the control. In game site Kotaku was able to get explanation. Saying connection issues were caused by a manufacturing variation. All controllers made moving forward won't have the issue. According to Bloomberg, the photo sharing service Instagram will soon add an option to book an appointment through a company's user profile. Expect to see this roll out over the next few months. The move is deigned to get more service brands to advertise with Instagram while offering users more options for activity. And finally Google is rolling out a location sharing feature that will let you share your whereabouts with select contacts for 15 minutes for up to three days. Expect to see the feature hit Android and IOS over the next few weeks. You can stay up to date with the latest by downloading the CNET Tech Today app in the Apple or Google Play store.