Computers

This week in games: Lego Star Wars returns, Ubisoft gives away Assassin's Creed: Unity after... I’ve said for years that Assassin’s Creed is more impressive for its art nowadays than the games themselves, but still, who would’ve guessed that one day Assassin’s Creed would be used to restore a priceless piece of architectural history?That news, plus a ...
Best Buy is selling a 10TB WD external drive for an insane $160 today External hard drives have been steadily dropping for months, but this deal is one of the best we've ever seen: Best Buy is selling a 10TB WD Easystore hard drive for just $160Remove non-product link, down from a list price ...
The latest Windows patch is breaking even more PCs with antivirus installed The last major Windows update broke some systems with particular antivirus software installed, and it’s seemingly getting worse.Earlier this week we reported that Microsoft halted updates to Windows PCs running Sophos and Avast’s security solutions, following user complaints that their ...
Best smart thermostat: Reviews and buying advice There are so many smart thermostats to choose from today. We'll help you pick the right one.
Acer CEO Jason Chen explains why his PCs are going niche Acer CEO Jason Chen thinks his company can get bigger if it thinks small. As the fourth- or fifth-largest PC vendor worldwide by shipments (per IDC and Gartner numbers, respectively), Acer already sells plenty of what it calls “value” PCs—commodity ...
How to transform your laptop into a gaming powerhouse with an external graphics card My desire to power up a laptop with an external graphics card began in 2015, when I set out on a quest to get back into PC gaming—a beloved pastime I’d neglected since childhood.But the only PC I had at ...
Dude, this 24-inch Dell monitor is down to $110 today—and you get a $50 gift... It would be great if we all could afford 4K G-Sync monitors, but sadly that's not the case. So if you're looking for a fantastic deal on a much more basic display, Dell is selling a 24-inch 1080p monitor for ...
Cooler Master SK630 review: Low-profile gaming keyboards are officially a trend Here’s the rule with peripherals: Once is a gimmick, twice is a trend, and thrice is a category. And our latest category? Low-profile mechanical keyboards, which bring elements of the laptop typing experience to desktops. These hybrid keyboards started to ...
Primephonic app review: The unrivaled classical music streaming service comes to Android and iOS Primephonic's mobile app for iOS and Android delivers the best parts of its classical music service to smart devices—with one glaring omission.
Mysa Smart Thermostat review: Rendering electric heat stylish and smart A beautifull smart thermostat for baseboard, radiant, and fan-forced convector heaters.
Update: Facebook passwords for hundreds of millions of users were exposed to Facebook employees April 18, 2019: Updated to add new information about how many Instagram user passwords were exposed internally at Facebook.Facebook confirmed March 21 that hundreds of millions of user passwords were being stored in a “readable format” within its servers, accessible ...
Add 200GB of space to your phone or Nintendo Switch for just $25 at Amazon... No matter whether it’s on your phone, tablet, PC, or Nintendo Switch, running out of space always sucks, especially if it means deleting games and files. But today you can solve that problem once and for all. Amazon is selling ...
The Full Nerd ep. 91: PlayStation 5 vs. gaming PCs, Acer's ConceptD desktops, case design... In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos,  Adam Patrick Murray and special guest Melissa Riofrio discuss some of the hottest computer news of the past week.The gang breaks down how early PlayStation 5 specs compare against gaming PCs, ...
Pay what you want for this Java course bundle Java is among the easiest programming languages to learn, making it perfect for those just starting out. And, now virtually anyone can become an expert with The Java Master Class Bundle, offered for a fraction of its normal $960 value.The ...
The smarter, better Ring Video Doorbell Pro is $50 off and comes with a free... Amazon’s got an unstoppable deal right now for a smart doorbell: The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is on sale for $199. That’s the usual $50 discount we’ve seen before on this item, but on top of that, Amazon’s throwing in ...
Stream these 12 movies to celebrate Easter, Passover, and the rebirth of spring Whether you're a cord-cutter, a cord-never, or you're sticking with cable, you'll want to check out these great entertainment suggestions from TechHive's resident film critic.
Here's how to fix Apple's Butterfly keyboard problem: Buy a PC Dear MacBook user: If you just stomped out of the Apple store with yet another problem with your Butterfly keyboard, we’ve got the ultimate fix: Buy a PC.Sure, we could be mean and troll you by typing this intro in ...
SecureDrive BT review: Unlock this secure portable SSD using your phone If you’re a phone-centric user looking for a secure drive that matches your lifestyle, then you definitely need to take a look at the SecureDrive BT SSD. Unlike other secure drives, which rely on a keypad or an client app ...
Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice Choosing the right virtual private network (VPN) service is no simple task. A VPN should keep your internet usage private and secure, but not every service handles your data in the same way. Just look at the critiques of notable ...
Best smart speakers: Which deliver the best combination of digital assistant and audio performance? With models based on Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Cortana, and others to come, we’ll help you find just the right model for you.
Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS The Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS is a compact zoom lens with excellent optics, stabilization, and a broad range of coverage.
H&R Block Deluxe 2019 (Tax Year 2018) H&R Block Deluxe is a comprehensive, easy-to-use tax service that helps e-filers claim relevant deductions and credits. The site is much improved, both in terms of the user experience and help options. It's our top choice for online tax preparation.
Goal Zero Yeti 1400 Lithium Power Station With Wi-Fi The Goal Zero Yeti 1400 Lithium Power Station With Wi-Fi is a portable power station that you can monitor and control with your phone. It's completely silent and provides hours of power to home appliances and other electronics.
Nintendo Labo VR Kit The Nintendo Labo VR Kit turns your Switch into a simple VR headset for playing a variety of mini games, including ones you can create yourself.
ESET Endpoint Protection Standard Small businesses looking for an effective security solution at a nice price should look closely at ESET Endpoint Protection. This platform is aimed squarely at the SMB audience and did well on our tests though it had a little trouble ...
Sony a9 The Sony a9 camera packs an incredible autofocus system, full-frame image sensor, and 4K video, all in a body that's smaller than most SLRs.
Lensbaby Sol 22 The Lensbaby Sol 22 lens captures images with a crisp spot of focus, surrounded by blur, and includes adjustable blades that obscure the front element to add texture to backgrounds.
Zoho Projects Zoho Projects has a low price, straightforward interface, and excellent array of features. It's a top choice for small businesses.
Apogee HypeMiC The Apogee HypeMiC includes analog compression in its signal chain to very impressive results.
Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR You won't find a lens like the Nikon AF-S Nikkor 500mm f/5.6E PF ED VR elsewhere—it's a lightweight super telephoto prime with excellent optics, an attractive price, and a narrow angle of view that's ideal for capturing distant subjects.