Acer Aspire 5 A515-54-30BQ review: A dual-core laptop that's slim, light, and priced to move

ACER ASPIRE 5 A515-54-30BQ REVIEW: A DUAL-CORE LAPTOP THAT'S SLIM, LIGHT, AND PRICED TO MOVE

It won't win any speed records, but the Acer Aspire 5 A515-54-30BQ makes for a compelling bargain-priced laptop all the same. This...

Amazon Echo Auto review: Alexa just doesn't deliver as a co-pilot

AMAZON ECHO AUTO REVIEW: ALEXA JUST DOESN'T DELIVER AS A CO-PILOT

The Amazon Echo Auto brings Alexa into your car, but it relies too much on your existing technology to be of much use.

 
 
 
Frndly TV: A cheap way get Hallmark Channel, Weather Channel and more without cable

FRNDLY TV: A CHEAP WAY GET HALLMARK CHANNEL, WEATHER CHANNEL AND MORE WITHOUT CABLE

With the Hallmark Channel and more for $6 per month, Frndly TV is the cheapest live TV streaming bundle yet.

Mophie Powerstation XXL review: This is the portable battery you're looking for

MOPHIE POWERSTATION XXL REVIEW: THIS IS THE PORTABLE BATTERY YOU'RE LOOKING FOR

The last time I tested a portable battery from Mophie was in 2017 when I reviewed the Powerstation Plus XL. It was impressive enough...

 
 
 
Intel reveals more about its Lakefield stacked CPU, due to ship in late 2019

INTEL REVEALS MORE ABOUT ITS LAKEFIELD STACKED CPU, DUE TO SHIP IN LATE 2019

Intel executives said Tuesday that its hybrid Lakefield architecture will ship late in the fourth quarter, followed by future revisions...

AMD RDNA graphics architecture whitepaper reveals the Radeon RX 5700's deepest secrets

AMD RDNA GRAPHICS ARCHITECTURE WHITEPAPER REVEALS THE RADEON RX 5700'S DEEPEST SECRETS

The Radeon RX 5700 series graphics cards kicked off a new era for AMD, and not just because they're great cards. The “Navi” graphics...

 
 
 
10th-gen CPU buyers guide: We ranked every new Intel laptop CPU for you

10TH-GEN CPU BUYERS GUIDE: WE RANKED EVERY NEW INTEL LAPTOP CPU FOR YOU

If your brain broke this morning when Intel announced its 10th-gen Comet Lake laptop CPUs, which will sell alongside its 10th-gen Ice...

Hands-on with Wasteland 3: A simplified but still satisfying glimpse of the post-apocalypse

HANDS-ON WITH WASTELAND 3: A SIMPLIFIED BUT STILL SATISFYING GLIMPSE OF THE POST-APOCALYPSE

If you backed Wasteland 3 's crowdfunding attempt, today's the day it bears fruit. InXile has created a short, combat-heavy demo- slash...

 
 
 
Intel announces Comet Lake, a faster, 10th-gen Whiskey Lake chip for mainstream laptops

INTEL ANNOUNCES COMET LAKE, A FASTER, 10TH-GEN WHISKEY LAKE CHIP FOR MAINSTREAM LAPTOPS

Intel's Comet Lake 10th-gen Core chips reveal what Intel was alluding to a few weeks ago: It's shipping a replacement for the 8th-gen...

Microsoft Edge in Chromium goes beta, and Microsoft says it's ready for everyday use

MICROSOFT EDGE IN CHROMIUM GOES BETA, AND MICROSOFT SAYS IT'S READY FOR EVERYDAY USE

Microsoft's Chromium-based Edge browser has reached beta status, meaning that Microsoft feels like the new version of Edge is available...

 
 
 
Nvidia's massive Gamescom Game Ready driver improves performance, latency and sharpness

NVIDIA'S MASSIVE GAMESCOM GAME READY DRIVER IMPROVES PERFORMANCE, LATENCY AND SHARPNESS

Nvidia wants everyone to know that those nifty graphics features AMD and Intel have been touting are cute, but watch this. On Tuesday...

Dell's OptiPlex 7070 Ultra is a mini-PC that fits into a monitor stand

DELL'S OPTIPLEX 7070 ULTRA IS A MINI-PC THAT FITS INTO A MONITOR STAND

The Dell OptiPlex 7070 Ultra answers a prayer. This long, slender mini-PC slides into the back of a monitor stand, creating the first...

 
 
 
8BitDo SN30 Pro+ review: Vintage style meets modern hardware & software

8BITDO SN30 PRO+ REVIEW: VINTAGE STYLE MEETS MODERN HARDWARE & SOFTWARE

The SN30 Pro+ is the first full-size gaming controller from 8BitDo, building upon an already solid track record of smaller-sized offerings....

Cerebras Systems' new deep-learning chip is as big as your keyboard, and the largest ever

CEREBRAS SYSTEMS' NEW DEEP-LEARNING CHIP IS AS BIG AS YOUR KEYBOARD, AND THE LARGEST EVER

If you've become accustomed to thinking of CPUs and GPUs that can fit in the palm of your hand, think again-Cerebras Systems says that...

 
 
 
The 18 biggest game reveals from Gamescom's first-ever keynote-including Kerbal Space Program 2

THE 18 BIGGEST GAME REVEALS FROM GAMESCOM'S FIRST-EVER KEYNOTE-INCLUDING KERBAL SPACE PROGRAM 2

With E3 in what appears to be a slow death spiral, there's a push to make Gamescom the new tentpole summer event. Whether that will...

AMD: Next-gen Threadripper is coming, next-gen CrossFire probably isn't

AMD: NEXT-GEN THREADRIPPER IS COMING, NEXT-GEN CROSSFIRE PROBABLY ISN'T

If you're a fan of AMD's Threadripper, don't worry: More details are coming “soon” on the next-generation Threadripper chip, AMD chief...

 
 
 
Google shows off Stadia streaming games: Cyberpunk 2077, Mortal Kombat 11, and more

GOOGLE SHOWS OFF STADIA STREAMING GAMES: CYBERPUNK 2077, MORTAL KOMBAT 11, AND MORE

Give Google some credit, I guess: Whether or not you believe in Stadia, its upcoming video game streaming platform , we sure will know...

Spotify family plans slated to get parental controls, including an explicit lyrics filter

SPOTIFY FAMILY PLANS SLATED TO GET PARENTAL CONTROLS, INCLUDING AN EXPLICIT LYRICS FILTER

Users of Spotify's family plan will finally be getting some parental controls later this year, including a long-awaited filter for...

 
 
 
Real-time ray tracing is coming to Minecraft on Windows 10, and it looks stunning

REAL-TIME RAY TRACING IS COMING TO MINECRAFT ON WINDOWS 10, AND IT LOOKS STUNNING

A mere week after Mojang killed Minecraft 's long-promised Super Duper Graphics Pack , the company announced another massive visual...

Ask a PC expert: Why are there so many PC hardware launch supply problems?

ASK A PC EXPERT: WHY ARE THERE SO MANY PC HARDWARE LAUNCH SUPPLY PROBLEMS?

These days, flagship PC hardware tends to sell out mere hours after launching. We saw it with Nvidia's GeForce RTX 2080 Ti. We saw...

 
 
 



Apple report details iPhone Pro, AirPods 3, iPad upgrades, much more

Apple report details iPhone Pro, AirPods 3, iPad upgrades, much more

The iPhone XS Max and 2019 AirPods Apple is readying an onslaught of hardware products that'll be announced over the course of the next few months. The first of these will... Read more ...

Clean up with £149 off the iRobot Roomba 671 in Amazon's End of Summer Sale

Clean up with £149 off the iRobot Roomba 671 in Amazon's End of Summer Sale

Amazon has slashed hundreds of prices in its End of Summer sale, including a huge £150 off the super smart iRobot Roomba 671. This is one of iRobot's premium robot vacuums, and... Read more ...

12 best games of Gamescom 2019: Cyberpunk 2077, Disintegration and more

12 best games of Gamescom 2019: Cyberpunk 2077, Disintegration and more

It might seem strange to some that another massive videogames show opens its doors so soon after E3 , but Gamescom in Cologne is a huge deal. Not only does it give European... Read more ...

Samsung's new Galaxy A50s and A30s offer upgraded cameras, flashier design

Samsung's new Galaxy A50s and A30s offer upgraded cameras, flashier design

The Galaxy A30s and A50s are Samsung's first A series smartphones to feature AI-based Game Booster. What you need to know Samsung has added two new phones to its A series... Read more ...

Google deserts desserts: Android 10 is the official name for Android Q

Google deserts desserts: Android 10 is the official name for Android Q

Image: Android Google has officially named the next version of Android, which is due to be released this fall: Android 10. Breaking the 10-year history of naming releases after... Read more ...

Open-source spyware bypasses Google Play defenses - twice

Open-source spyware bypasses Google Play defenses - twice

Google Play Store continues to attract sketchy Android apps despite its best efforts to vet incoming apps for malware. In a new report published by security firm ESET... Read more ...

This eGPU will turn your Dell XPS 15 into a gaming machine

This eGPU will turn your Dell XPS 15 into a gaming machine

The Dell XPS 15 isn't a terrible gaming laptop. In fact, it comes with a dedicated GPU if you configure it from Dell, but that's still not enough for more demanding PC games... Read more ...

OtterBox's latest creation is a stackable wireless charging battery system

OtterBox's latest creation is a stackable wireless charging battery system

You'd be forgiven for confusing OtterBox's new OtterSpot for a stack of restaurant buzzers, those vibrating devices that you hold onto while your takeout is being prepared. But... Read more ...

Bose adds Home Speaker 300 to its smart speaker range in India

Bose adds Home Speaker 300 to its smart speaker range in India

Bose is expanding its range of speakers in India with the Home Speaker 300 which aims to deliver the signature Bose audio but also doubles up as a smart speaker for the home... Read more ...

Huawei won't launch a phone with its home-brewed OS in 2019

Huawei won't launch a phone with its home-brewed OS in 2019

On August 9, Huawei launched it's much talked about operating system, HarmonyOS. However, the company is not releasing any phones powered by that in 2019. Huawei‘s Senior Vice... Read more ...