Latest News - June 2016
- Dell Inspiron 17 i7-6500U SKYLAKE Laptop Under $650, 29% Off Dell D100 USB 3.0 Dock And More
- HP Chromebook 11 G5 Gains Touch Screen Display Option To Showcase Android Apps
- Ringing Bells' $4 Freedom 251 Android Smartphone With 4-inch Display And 1.3GHz SoC Ships June 30th
- Meet Cozmo, The Game-Playing AI Robot Love Child Of Wall-E And Eve
- Microsoft Research Uses Low-Cost Hand Tracking To Interface With Emerging VR Worlds
- EA And Dice Announce New Battlefield User Interface As Well As A DX11 And DX12 Toggle
- Google Rumored To Launch Self-Branded Premium Android Smartphone In Late 2016
- Intel Ponders Sale Of McAfee-Sourced Cyber Security Division Amidst Restructuring Campaign
- U.S. To Field 200 Petaflop ‘Summit’ Supercomputer In 2018 Doubling Performance Of Chinese Rivals
- Samsung Galaxy Note 7 With 64GB Storage, Iris Scanner, 5.7-inch Display Confirmed Ahead Of August Launch
- Wolfenstein Developer Releases Dopa Episode For Quake Anniversary, Free On Steam
- Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update Tweaks Take Hassle Out Of Reactivating After A Hardware Upgrade
- Google Takes Aim At Amazon Mayday With Android Nexus Live Support Screen Sharing
- Destiny's Rise Of Iron Expansion Introduces Major Changes For 'Legacy Console' Players
All News for June 2016
Welcome back for the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. On tap for you all today, we have deals on a Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Core i7-6500U based notebook, a Samsung UN32J5003 32" 1080p LED HDTV, a set of Philips M1MKIIBK/27 Fidelio Headphones, and more. Full details for all of... Read more...
Google is making its Chrome OS platform even more appealing thanks to the arrival of the Google Play Store and Android apps. Officially announced at Google I/O, Android apps leverage touch screen displays on Chromebooks an integrate seamlessly with the Chrome OS interface. While ASUS was the first Chromebook to... Read more...
There's been a lot of skepticism over whether a startup called Ringing Bells could deliver on its promise to build the world's least expensive smartphone, but not only does the firm say it's achieved that goal with the Freedom 251, it says the handset is nearly ready to ship. When it does, it will cost consumers in... Read more...
If you've ever wanted to know what the offspring of Wall-E and Eve would look like, the answer has just been birthed thanks to the help of Anki. If you’re familiar with Anki’s Overdrive — which is a modern take on slot car racing — then you know that the company has a penchant for designing intelligent, robotic... Read more...
We're finally starting to see the world of virtual reality unfold to an eager and (so far) receptive audience. While most of the attention to this point has been on gaming, the technology itself is the most interesting part, especially since we're still at a relatively early stage of VR. One of the things to keep an... Read more...
Electronic Arts and Dice are busy putting the final touches on Battlefield 1 in preparation for its release on October 21, but it's not the only Battlefield title receiving attention. There's a new user interface in the works, one that's currently rolling out in beta form to a small audience playing Battlefield 4... Read more...
Is the Nexus line of smartphones not Googley enough for you? Well, it looks as though Google is putting the finishing touches on a new Android smartphone that will bear its name instead of the familiar Nexus branding. This latest report of a Google smartphone comes from The Telegraph, citing “sources familiar with... Read more...
Intel, the world's largest chipmaker, is reportedly mulling a sale of its cyber security business, depending on how much it's worth on the open market. The Santa Clara outfit would like to recoup the nearly $7.7 billion it paid for McAfee in 2010. Now known as Intel Security, it could be an enticing option for private... Read more...
There is one constant in the world of supercomputers: no one is going to be 'fastest' for long. In fact, some supercomputers can seem downright slow after only a couple of years, as hardware continues to become faster and more dense. Take for example Oak Ridge's TITAN supercomputer. Launched in 2013, this... Read more...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 With 64GB Storage, Iris Scanner, 5.7-inch Display Confirmed Ahead Of August Launch
A couple of days ago, notorious mobile leaker Evan Blass took to Twitter to reveal the official naming of Samsung's next phone: Galaxy Note 7. Despite the phablet moniker being thrown around a lot with this phone, it's actually only a 5.7-inch device. As you might have guessed, we now know the specs as well thanks... Read more...
Quake fans rejoice! MachineGames, developer of Wolfenstein: The New Order and Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, just released a new episode of Quake. “Episode Five: Dimensions of the Past” or “Dopa” honors the game's twentieth anniversary. The new episode will come with with nine small- to medium-sized levels with... Read more...
Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update Tweaks Take Hassle Out Of Reactivating After A Hardware Upgrade
Microsoft is cooking up some nifty feature enhancements to Windows 10 that will roll out with the much anticipated Anniversary Update later this summer. One of the newest tweaks will make it easier to perform hardware upgrades, such as a motherboard or hard drive, as you won't have to dial up a support representative... Read more...
Google is currently building a live support app with screen-sharing capabilities for its Nexus line of smartphone. The goal is to create a feature similar to Amazon’s Mayday button found on Fire tablets and the defunct Fire Phone. In the past, Google support has been particularly challenging for those who have... Read more...
It's been a pretty interesting year for Destiny so far, for better or for worse. The year kicked off in a rather interesting way when Bungie's president Harold Ryan stepped down, being replaced by Pete Parsons, the company's former COO. The move caused a bit of concern among those in the Destiny community, but when... Read more...