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Brandon received his first PC, an IBM Aptiva 310, in 1994 and hasn’t looked back since. He cut his teeth on computer building/repair working at a mom and pop computer shop as a plucky teen in the mid 90s and went on to join AnandTech as the Senior News Editor in 1999. Brandon would later help to form DailyTech where he served as Editor-in-Chief from 2008 until 2014. Brandon is a tech geek at heart, and family members always know where to turn when they need free tech support. When he isn’t writing about the tech hardware or studying up on the latest in mobile gadgets, you’ll find him browsing forums that cater to his long-running passion: automobiles.

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Although smartphone OEMs try their best to deliver new smartphone experiences year after year like clockwork, consumers are increasingly becoming immune to their new-device charms. According to Gartner, the mobile phone market is expected to experience its biggest downturn ever during 2019. According to the... Read more...
Last week, Nintendo announced the Switch Lite, which is a smaller, more durable, and cheaper portable gaming console priced at just $199. Today, Nintendo has revealed another new member of the family: a refreshed version of the original Switch. Nintendo doesn’t specifically call out what internal changes have been... Read more...
If you have a system running the Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) or earlier, Microsoft is about to push a forced upgrade on you – and you will have little recourse to prevent it from happening. Microsoft made its intentions clear leading up to and during the launch of the Windows 10 May 2019... Read more...
Move over Tesla Roadster; there is a new hypercar on the horizon that is aiming to take the world by storm. And rather than coming from some no-name company with grand [and unobtainable] ambitions, this new vehicle comes from legendary British carmaker Lotus. Witness the Evija, which is said to be Britain's first... Read more...
Borderlands 3 is a highly anticipated co-op shooter that is coming later this year from Gearbox. One of the most oft-requested features gamers have requested of Borderlands 3 is the inclusion of cross-play support. Cross-play has become a hot topic in the gaming industry for quite some time, and Sony -- which has... Read more...
If you’ve been eyeing Comcast’s attractively-priced Xfinity Mobile service, which just so happens to use the Verizon Wireless network, we’ve got some good news to report for those that would like to bring their own device. Up until today, Xfinity Mobile has only supported Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) if you had an... Read more...
If you were alive 50 years ago, and old enough to cast your eyes on a television, you no doubt remember the launch of Apollo 11. On July 16th, 1969 at 9:32am ET, the Apollo 11 Saturn V lifted off from Pad 39A at Cape Canaveral, FL, sending astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin on their journey... Read more...
We've already covered some of the incredible smartphone deals that are available during Amazon’s Prime Day, but there are also some smoking hot promotions available in storage for your PC, smartphone or digital camera. We saved you a few steps by rounding up some of the best deals that we've uncovered today, which... Read more...
Updated 7/15/2019 @ 2:12pm AMD CEO Lisa Su today confirmed Frank Azor's move and welcomed him on his first official day at work: Extremely happy to welcome @AzorFrank on his very first day @AMD. Frank is a powerhouse in the industry and we are thrilled to have him as our new chief architect of gaming solutions... Read more...
Amazon Prime Day is officially open for business, and there are plenty of deals to be had on a wide range of products in various categories. If you’re looking for a new smartphone, Amazon is doing its best to pull you in with some enticing deals on a number of popular devices. Starting off with smartphones from... Read more...
For flagship Android smartphones that have launched during the first half of 2019, Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 has been the go-to option to get the best performance. The Snapdragon 855 is used in everything from the Samsung Galaxy S10 family to the OnePlus 7 Pro to the ASUS ZenFone 6 to the LG G8 ThinQ. However, out... Read more...
The Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Version 1903) was pushed out a couple of months ago, and for the most part, there were relatively few issues with the major operating system upgrade. Sure, there were some problems here and there -- and Microsoft put in upgrade blocks to ensure that most users were unaffected – but the... Read more...
Amazon's Prime Day kicks off in less than two days and there will a slew of deals to be had. Actually, just like last year, Prime Day will actually encompass two days of deals (the full 48 hours this time around); so maybe Amazon should think about renaming its shopping extravaganza. With that being said, Prime Day... Read more...
The unveil of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is less than a month away, which means that leaks have been coming in a relatively fast pace. We’ve seen various renders of the Galaxy Note 10 and even some real-life shots courtesy of the FCC. Today, we’re being graced with yet another look at the Galaxy Note 10+, this time... Read more...
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