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Trump ban of Tencent Holdings could affect Fortnite, League of Legends and other games Could President Trump stop you from playing Fortnite or League of Legends? That spectre arose when Trump unexpectedly added Tencent Holdings to the list of Chinese companies being targeted by recent executive orders.Trump's probably not trying to ruin your fun, ...
If you ever set up a Google+ account, you might be due some money Google+ might be gone but it’s not forgotten. At least not by the courts. On June 10, Google agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit over the “software bugs” that led to some 50 million accounts having their data leaked. The ...
The best free PC games Worth the price of admissionImage by RespawnThere was a time when “free-to-play” was a dirty term in the games industry. There are still terrible, exploitative free-to-play games on the market—more every day, in fact.But occasionally—occasionally—we get something...miraculous. We get a free-to-play game ...
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ delivers iPad Pro-level hardware—but Android (or DeX) is no iPadOS The Galaxy Tab might be a distant second to the iPad when it comes to tablet market share, but Samsung is hardly ready to concede the crown. Its newest tablet, the S7+, isn’t just its best and biggest, but it’s ...
Hisense H9G 4K UHD TV review: Excellent color and HDR performance for the price Hisense's H9G 4K UHD TV offers an excellent picture for the price. It's available only in 55-inch and 65-inch flavors, but if that's what you're shopping for, it should be on your short-list.
Owl Car Cam review: 24-hour surveillance redefines the dash cam Update 08/06/2020: After the startup Owl Cameras Inc. shut down abruptly, users were stuck with expensive dash cams and no support. But there's hope! Xirgo Technologies, the company that acquired Owl Cameras Inc.'s intellectual property, has partnered with CallPass to ...
Owl Cameras is reborn as Owlcam, rescuing bereft users and promising new products soon Update 08/06/2020: After the startup Owl Cameras Inc. dissolved rather untidily earlier this year (see original news story below for more on that), users were stuck with expensive dash cams and no support. But there's hope! Xirgo Technologies, the company that ...
Owl Car Cam review: The easiest, classiest, most phone-centric dash cam on the market Update 08/06/2020: After the startup Owl Cameras Inc. shut down abruptly, users were stuck with expensive dash cams and no support. But there's hope! Xirgo Technologies, the company that acquired Owl Cameras Inc.'s intellectual property, has partnered with CallPass to ...
Dash cam reviews: Catch the maniacs and meteors of daily driving The dash cam market is changing fast, as vendors hop onto the 4K-resolution bandwagon. We just reviewed four of the first models out the door and can’t deny the allure of supercrisp 4K images. But there are caveats, which we’ll ...
Owlcam is the security-focused dash cam rehatched from failed startup Owl Cameras Goodbye, Owl Cameras; hello, Owlcam. The well-regarded Owlcam dash cam, which nearly died when startup Owl Cameras, Inc. ran out of money earlier this year, officially rehatched Thursday as a consumer security service run by CallPass, under license from Xirgo ...
The Full Nerd ep. 147: 2nd annual PC Hardware Hall of Fame selections In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray dress up nice to fight over a new batch of potential inductees in our very PC Hardware Hall of Fame!Last year, the Intel ...
Samsung’s Android update guarantee might actually be better than Google’s If steady updates are your priority when choosing which Android phone to buy, you basically have one option: the Google Pixel. Google famously promises three years of Android version and security updates with all Pixel purchases, which is at least ...
Samsung Galaxy Note 20 vs iPhone 11 Pro: This $1,000 spec showdown has a clear... The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and the iPhone 11 Pro cost the same but they're not created equally.
How to use Microsoft Rewards to get Xbox Game Pass for PC (and more!) for... Microsoft Rewards is basically free money, and not enough of you know how to use it. We’re going to show you how to use Microsoft Rewards to help buy all the things you want—an Xbox Series X! Starbucks! Amazon gift ...
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is the right phone at the very wrong price If you don’t want to spend $1,300 or $1,450 on the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, Samsung has an affordable option for you: the Galaxy Note 20. Like last year’s Note 10, the Note 20 is a less-loaded handset, meant to ...
Eufy Security EufyCam 2 Pro 2K review: A solid boost in video quality (but nothing... The Pro upgrade takes Eufy’s indoor/outdoor cam kit to nearly 3 megapixels.
MacBook Air 2020 vs. 13-inch MacBook Pro (2016): Which would I buy? “Should I buy a MacBook Air 2020 or a13-inch MacBook Pro made in 2016?” That’s the simple question an old friend asked me this week.Although I do not lean toward Apple hardware in any way, my time spent testing, prodding ...
Here comes cord-cutting's messy phase The next phase of cord-cutting: Less bloat, lower prices, more confusion
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AMD's notebook PC share climbs to an all-time high of nearly 20 percent AMD’s share in the notebook PC market is now the highest ever, just under 20 percent, the company said Tuesday night.AMD’s market share of X86 notebook PCs now stands at an all-time high of 19.9 percent, according to the company, ...
Microsoft, Samsung show how you'll pin Android apps to your Windows taskbar Microsoft continues to forge closer ties between Windows and Samsung products. The company announced Wednesday that users who pair Windows’ Your Phone app with a Samsung Galaxy Note 20 will be able to pin one or more Android apps to ...
Samsung’s new Galaxy Fold Z 2 is vastly improved, but now it needs a purpose The follow-up to the Galaxy Fold is such a departure from the original beleaguered model that Samsung gave it a new name. The Galaxy Z Fold 2 would seem to fix much of what was wrong with the original Fold, ...
What's wrong with Intel, and how to fix it: Former principal engineer unloads In a blunt video posted late Thursday evening, outspoken former Intel principal engineer Francois Pidnoel offered his advice on how to “fix” Intel CPUs, criticized current leadership for not being engineers, said AVX512 was a misadventure, and declared that it’s ...
Samsung's incredibly powerful Galaxy Note 20 Ultra doesn't need to exist The Galaxy S20 Ultra is without a doubt the best phone Samsung has ever made. It’s loaded with the specs and features that Android enthusiasts and Note loyalists want and need and can take on any and all contenders, including ...
3 reasons to spend $1,000 on the Samsung Galaxy Note 20, and 3 reasons not... You might think the new $1,000 Galaxy Note 20 and $1,000 Galaxy S20 are two peas in the same pod as “affordable” counterparts to their high-priced Ultra siblings. They’re not.While the Galaxy S20 is basically a smaller version of the ...
Philips Hue Lightstrip Plus (2020) review: Hue’s versatile, delicate LED light strip gets Bluetooth control The latest version of Philips Hue’s Lightstrip Plus is perfect for accent lighting and it doesn’t require a bridge, but we’re concerned about its durability.
The Google Pixel 4a is a great phone at a great price, but is it... At long last and longer rumor, the Google Pixel 4a has arrived, adding another strong entry to a very crowded mid-range market. As premium phone sales continue to plummet due to the coronavirus, the Pixel 4a should be the 2020 ...
Become an IT hero in PC Building Simulator's new esports expansion Well, here’s something we never expected to see. PC Building Simulator, the PC video game about building PCs, is getting an esports expansion today, the just-as-straightforwardly-dubbed “Esports Expansion.” But because this is PC Building Simulator rather than a game about ...
5 reasons to buy a new 27-inch iMac rather than waiting for the Apple silicon... Apple has announced a “major update” to the 27-inch iMac, bringing faster processor, better graphics, and Pro XDR display options.