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Valve has just launched a brand-new virtual reality (VR) system that will supersede the Vive family that was produced by HTC. Called the Valve Index, in many ways this headset is even more compelling than the HTC Vive Pro.  The full-blown Valve Index Kit will set you back $999 and includes the headset, two wireless... Read more...
It's been nearly a year since Microsoft unveiled the Xbox Adaptive Controller aimed at allowing special needs gamers to enjoy playing video games more easily. The controller even had its own Super Bowl commercial celebrating these dedicated gamers. Microsoft is now talking up the work that the U.S. Department of... Read more...
Microsoft is likely just days away from publicly launching the next major release for Windows 10: Version 1903, aka, the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Although Microsoft has been testing the May 2019 Update for months internally and externally – via the Windows Insider program – the company doesn’t want a repeat of what... Read more...
Dell today launched its 10th generation Latitude family of mobile devices for the business sector, and they include 3000, 5000, and 7000 Series notebooks and convertibles. The Latitude 5000 series includes the 5300, 5400, and 5500 notebooks covering 13.3-inch, 14-inch and 15.6-inch form-factors. Powering these... Read more...
Government intelligence agencies in the United States have held firm that Huawei's products present a security risk and could be used as conduits of sensitive information to China. Huawei has repeatedly denied the claims, but is there any truth to it? Well, as an interesting twist to the situation, it's being reported... Read more...
AMD is planning to at least talk about its upcoming Ryzen 3000 series of desktop processors in a few weeks at Computex, and the expectation is that it will be launching the new CPUs at that time. As that date draws closer, motherboard makers are prepping for the event with new models based on the upcoming X570... Read more...
If you’ve been following the headlines in the smartphone world, then you know that Google is nearing the release of its Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL smartphones. Unlike the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, which are flagship Android phones, the Pixel 3a family uses more meager specs backed up by a [hopefully] much lower price... Read more...
The hardware lead for Apple's 5G development team appears to have been let go by the Cupertino outfit, after Apple and Qualcomm recently settled their legal dispute. By coming to a settlement, Apple can once again tap Qualcomm to build 5G modems for its mobile devices, which unfortunately for Apple's previous 5G... Read more...
About a week ago, NVIDIA released its Game Ready Driver (430.39 WHQL) which fully supports the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. Although the May 2019 Update has already been pushed to the Release Preview ring, general consumers won’t get the update until sometime next month.  In addition to supporting Microsoft’s latest... Read more...
Will the next generation iPhone sport an even fancier display than the OLED panels that are found on the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max? It's a possibility. Apparently Foxconn, which assembles the bulk of Apple's iPhone products, is extending its investments into microLED technology through three of its subsidiaries... Read more...
One of the strangest devices spied during Mobile World Congress 2019 was the insanely fat Energizer 18,000 mAh phone. The official name was the Power Max P18k Pop, and while it was Energizer branded, the device was actually to be made by Avenir Telecom. Shortly after the show, Avenir took to Indiegogo for funding to... Read more...
Samsung has reported its Q1 net profit and things aren't good for the smartphone and chip giant. Samsung's net profits declined 57% to 5.04 trillion South Korean won ($4.4 billion), a sharp decline from the 11.69 trillion won for the same quarter of last year. Revenue declined sharply from 60.56 trillion won in the... Read more...
Dell and Microsoft announced today that the two companies are burying the hatchet with respect to previous virtualization squabbles, and have inked an “expanded partnership” with their respective VMware and Azure platforms. Called Azure VMware Solutions, customers will now be able to run and manage fully supported... Read more...
Several apps from a developer with ties to China's Baidu were caught committing click fraud and sending information to China without the knowledge of the app users. When the revelation of the apps committing click fraud first surfaced, Google had stated that the six apps initially had been blacklisted and were no... Read more...
Big screen 4K TVs are a dime a dozen these days. In fact, just this morning we brought you news of a hot deal over at Best Buy that will get you a Sharp 55-inch 4K HDR Roku TV for just $299.99. However, Samsung is looking to stand out from the crowd a bit with its latest creation, which it calls “The Sero”. The... Read more...
One of the biggest worldwide streaming services just hit a milestone. Spotify recently reported that they boast 100 million Premium subscribers. These 100 million subscribers are barely half of Spotify’s total listernership. Spotify Premium is a music streaming service that offers offline listening, no ads, and unlimited skips for $9.99 Read more...
Samsung has proven it is not afraid to venture into new and innovative smartphone designs, hence the Galaxy Fold with its foldable screen. In addition, a recently discovered patent application reveals that Samsung is at least considering a smartphone with a full front display that wraps around to the backside of the... Read more...
If you’re in the market for a big screen TV, there have been waves of great deals rolling in over the past few weeks to satisfy your buying urges. Today, we’ve got another smoking deal, this time on a 55-inch Smart TV from Sharp. In this case, we’re talking about the Sharp LC-55LBU591U, which is a 55-inch 4K HDR TV... Read more...
It would not be the start of a new week without a Pixel 3a leak, but not to worry, the Internet did not let us down. Over at Geekbench, there is a new database entry for what is labeled as a Pixel 3a, to go along with single-core and multi-core scores for a Pixel 3a XL that appeared in the database a few weeks ago... Read more...
In the web browser world, Google Chrome is tops and is offered on multiple platforms including Windows 10, macOS, Linus, iOS and Android. however, web developer named Jim Fisher has found an exploit that nefarious developers can use to trick Chrome on Android users into thinking they are on a legitimate... Read more...
We have long felt that Samsung's smartphones feature some of the best looking display panels in the business, and there is empirical evidence to suggest that our eyes have not been lying to us. The competition may be catching up, though. DisplayMate, perhaps the definitive source of display analysis, just gave the... Read more...
If you like the idea of the Apple AirPods, but aren't too fond of their fit in your ear or suitability for staying put during strenuous workouts, Apple has another alternative that will be available soon. The company's Beats Powerbeats Pro wireless earbuds feature the same H1 chip as the second-generation AirPods, but... Read more...
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