News

Search 2020
January February March April May June July August September October November December

Latest News - December 2018

All News for December 2018

We all have our demons, though for most of us, they're internal minions that torture our thoughts—that's to say, we don't have actual demons following us around. Or do we? Programmer and designer Rich Whitehouse has built a script for iRobot's Roomba vacuum cleaner that will turn your living space into a playable Doom... Read more...
Huawei is a Chinese company that makes smartphones and networking equipment, and has close ties to the Chinese government. A new report has surfaced that claims a deal between Huawei and the Washington Redskins NFL team was axed after a U.S. government complaint. The deal would have reportedly seen fans at the... Read more...
When the Sony PlayStation Classic was announced in October, the MSRP for the retro console was $99.99. When it launched, however, fans weren't that happy with the roster of games Sony packed inside, and sales didn't meet expectations. On Christmas Eve, the console saw significant discounts with many retailers selling... Read more...
Raspberry Pi developer boards have proven to be very popular with folks looking to build a project that needs a power-efficient and modest performing single-board PC. Raspberry Pi unveiled its Raspberry Pi Model 3 A+ last month for $25. The success of Raspberry Pi has spawned similarly designed products from a number of competitors looking Read more...
Goodbye notch, hello punch hole displays? 2018 was the year of the notch, and it looks as though 2019 will be the year of a more streamlined (and less obnoxious) patch forward. After previous entries including the Samsung Galaxy A8s and the Nova 4, Huawei has stepped up to the plate with the Honor View... Read more...
“Microtransaction” is often considered a dirty word in the gaming community. Several developers have come under fire for unfriendly, and even predatory, practices. However, the controversy surrounding microstransactions will not prevent Electronic Arts from incorporating them into its games. Battlefield V will include... Read more...
Well, what do we have here? It looks as though a Chinese hardware OEM has jumped the gun by dishing out some specs on NVIDIA's upcoming GeForce RTX Mobility lineup. The manufacturer in question is CJSCOPE, and the company has revealed specs for its HX-950 GX (15-inch) and HX-970 GX (17-inch) gaming... Read more...
In what could pass for a scene in a movie, a hacker managed to breach a school district's database and steal 10 years worth of personal data belonging to half a million students and staff. Only this wasn't a movie, it happened in real life. Had it been a movie, the hacker would likely have been revealed to be a... Read more...
Both Verizon Wireless and AT&T have officially activated their first 5G networks, which means that we'll soon be seeing first-generation 5G smartphones marketed to customers. Among the first will be a pair of smartphones from Samsung, which will operate on Verizon's 5G network. Verizon and Samsung announced their... Read more...
Last week, Microsoft released an emergency patch to fix a zero-day security issue in Internet Explorer. If left unpatched, an attacker could exploit the security hole to remotely execute malicious code on a victim's PC when visiting a compromised website. Releasing a patch was all well and good, except that there's an... Read more...
For a long stretch of time, we could pretty much predict what any new flagship smartphone would entail: a faster processor, better camera performance (sometimes with higher megapixel counts), and potentially more storage. Those things still mostly apply, but there's also the push to implement full front displays and... Read more...
Christmas has come and gone, and for a lot of folks out there, that means plenty of gift cards and cash burning a hole in their pockets. With this in mind, Best Buy has a very good deal going on a Google Home Hub and Nest bundle deal that can save you most of the purchase price of the Google Home Hub. The deal allows... Read more...
Gigabyte is known for blitzing product categories with a healthy assortment of options, and if a new entry to the EEC (Eurasian Economic Commission) is any indication, that trend will continue when NVIDIA announces its rumored GeForce RTX 2060. According to the leaked listing, Gigabyte will offer nearly 40 different... Read more...
Of all the features that Apple's iPhone popularized, one of the most maligned was the notch. The notch came to be when the iPhone screen grew larger, and Apple needed somewhere to put the front camera and sensors for the smartphone. Several Android devices also use the notch, but some are already moving to using holes... Read more...
What is that bacon-encrusted goodness you see off in the distance of the Morrowind mist? You're a weary warrior in need of sustenance after all, so it could be just an illusion brought about by lack of literally anything to fortify your semi-mortal soul. Or perhaps renowned mystic cookbook author Chelsea Monroe-Cassel... Read more...
We'd like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, from our little family here at Hot Hardware, to you and your family, which we consider our larger extended family here on the web. We hope whatever you had on your wish-list, naughty or nice, that your yuletide dreams came... Read more...
The C64 mini is a tiny, retro-console, in the same vein as devices like the NES and SNES Classic Editions and the Sony PlayStation Classic. The C64 mini, of course, is designed to mimic the beloved Commodore 64, which was the best-selling, single model personal computer, of all time – but in a much smaller... Read more...
Updated 12/24/2018 @ 3:25pm Target's promotion may have ended, but Adorama is offering the same deal on its site. You can get the Google Home Hub in Charcoal or in Chalk, and two Google Home Minis are added automatically to your cart. The total price comes to $99 with free shipping and no tax for most. Original... Read more...
It looks as if Blizzard is trying very hard to shed some employees without having to institute "official" layoffs in some departments. Reports indicate that some very enticing offers have been made in at least one of Blizzard Entertainment's European offices. In Cork, Ireland Blizzard has been offering impressive... Read more...
At this point, we just wish that Toyota would go ahead and reveal the new Supra (MKV) instead of waiting for the official Detroit Auto Show announcement. The nameplate has been on hiatus in the United States since the late 1990s and Toyota has been teasing its return (and dragging us along for the ride) for the past... Read more...
This holiday season you could potentially walk through both an actual and virtual winter wonderland. One redditor discovered a glitch in Red Dead Redemption 2 that leads to a snowy region. The area is one of several sections in Red Dead Redemption 2 that can be reached through a glitch. Redditor u/Huntroploria... Read more...
Bethesda is ending its '12 Days of Bethesda' sweepstakes with a bang by giving away a couple of custom game consoles. Users who decide to throw their name in the hat can win a Fallout 76 Tricentennial Xbox One X or a Wolftenstein II-themed Nintendo Switch. However, today is the last day to enter, if you haven't... Read more...
Prev 1 2 3 4 5 Next ... Last