Computers

Will virtual reality finally break out in 2020? Maybe this will be the year virtual reality goes mainstream. If we say it enough times we’ll be right eventually, yeah?But it really does feel like 2020 might be the year. Four years into consumer virtual reality, I finally feel ...
Best robot vacuums: We name the most effective cleaners Vacuuming is one of the most hated household chores. Here are your best choices for outsourcing it to some automated help.
Amarey A980 robot vacuum review: Pet hair is no match for this super sucker This inexpensive mapping robot vacuum is a fantastic option for animal owners.
Microsoft didn't win the PC turf war. Sony never showed up. This week, Kotaku reported that PlayStation 4 exclusive Horizon: Zero Dawn may come to the PC in the near future. And let me first say, it’s interesting this became big news because when Quantic Dream announced that Detroit: Become Human was ...
Best antivirus: Keep your Windows PC safe from spyware, Trojans, malware, and more Antivirus software is nearly as crucial as a PC’s operating system. Even if you’re well aware of potential threats and practice extreme caution, some threats just can’t be prevented without the extra help of an AV program—or a full antivirus ...
Best gaming mouse: Find your perfect match The mouse is a simple tool: point and click. That’s it. But if you’re a PC gamer, you know that pushing virtual paper around on your desktop isn’t the same as fragging bots and shooting zombies. (Not even remotely.) What’s more, ...
ZoneAlarm Extreme Security review: Good protection in need of an overhaul The more things change, the more they stay the same, the saying goes. That couldn’t be more true for our review candidate today, Check Point’s ZoneAlarm Extreme Security. We reviewed this software nearly six years ago, and in that time ...
Google wants to bring Steam to Chromebooks Chromebook fans have been able to get their game on ever since Google Stadia launched in November, but a new report from Android Police claims that more might be on the way. According to an interview with Kan Liu, Director ...
Elder Scrolls Online's Skyrim-themed ‘Greymoor’ expansion is a missed opportunity I had a feeling it wouldn’t be too long before The Elder Scrolls Online played its Skyrim card, particularly since the last two expansions were set in places we never saw in the most popular mainline Elder Scrolls games. And ...
Razer DeathAdder V2 review: We like the upgrades, but what's with the weighty name? Razer first released its iconic DeathAdder mouse in 2006. Thirteen years later, there have been multiple revisions and even more special edition reskins. In 2020, we’re arguably on...let’s call it the Razer DeathAdder 7. Maybe 8? It depends on how ...
Battle passes are making me play games less, not more Once upon a time we had loot boxes and everyone hated them, myself included. Remembered mostly as a pernicious ploy to merge gambling and gaming, it’s important to remember that they also worked—for a while, at least. That was why ...
Amazon Prime, Hulu, and Netflix: The big three streaming services compared Which online entertainment service offers cord-cutters the best combination of original content, user interface, and bottom-line value?
Best wireless charger: Ditch the headache of cables with our top pick As convenience goes, wireless charging can’t be beat. You simply drop your phone onto the charger and walk away. Gone is the headache of managing cables that inevitably break or get lost.Until recently, the main drawback to wireless chargers has ...
New Windows 10 Insider build 19546 adds a nifty graphing calculator You can put away your Texas Instruments graphing calculators, kids. Microsoft’s bringing that capability to the Calculator app within Windows 10, as part of a new Insider build.Windows 10 Build 19546 includes a special Graphing Mode for Windows Calculator, as ...
CD Projekt delays Cyberpunk 2077 and suddenly the spring looks pretty quiet Not all that long ago, the spring of 2020 seemed like a golden age of wonders. We complained there would be too many games—Watch Dogs Legion, Dying Light 2, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2, Baldur’s Gate III, and the crown jewel Cyberpunk 2077.Now uh...maybe none ...
How to use your iPhone as an encrypted Google security key Google has added the ability to use your iPhone as a physical security key to authenticate your account. Here's how to set it up.
How to tweak your Wyze cam settings now that people detection is going away Now that your Wyze Cam and Wyze Cam Pan are about to lose people detection, you can cut down on the number of false alarms by following these steps.
Windows PCs push back against Chromebooks in schools with LTE, Gemini Lake Refresh chips Microsoft and its partners, including JP.IK and Positivo, are launching new “Always Connected PCs” for education in conjunction with T-Mobile, which will supply the laptops with 4G LTE SIM cards.The two Always Connected PCs will be built around undisclosed Qualcomm ...
Mophie Wireless Charging Pad review: Don't let its basic looks fool you Mophie’s Wireless Charging Pad has a simple name and a simple design. It’s a small black (or white) disc with a shiny finish, encircled with a rubber ring that keeps your smartphone from slipping off its surface. A single port ...
ATSC 3.0: How cord-cutters should plan for antenna TV's big upgrade ATSC 3.0 (or Next Gen TV) is coming to replace today's over-the-air broadcasts, but it's still very early days.
Wyze Bulb The Wyze Bulb is an affordable white LED light that you can control with your voice, phone, and lots of other smart home devices.
Adobe Photoshop Elements Adobe Photoshop Elements is an excellent option for photo hobbyists who don't want to pay a subscription. You get many of Photoshop's best features with more ease of use.
HP Envy 32 All-in-One The HP Envy 32 is an excellent all-in-one desktop thanks to its large 4K display, robust built-in sound bar, and potent components that are ready to power through work and play.
DxO PhotoLab Though it's still not a complete photo workflow solution, DxO PhotoLab can deliver photo editing results beyond what's possible in other software.
2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid LE If you're looking for an economical and fuel-efficient hybrid vehicle for safe, reliable commuting, it's hard to beat the no-frills 2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid.
Skyroam Solis X The Skyroam Solis X is an international Wi-Fi hotspot with solid LTE speeds around the globe and a battery that can easily get you through a busy day of work or travel.
MyFitnessPal MyFitnessPal is the best calorie counting app due to its massive food database, cross-platform availability, and long list of compatible apps and devices. It's not a weight loss program, but it's a great tool to use in conjunction with one.
Hulu Hulu is a dependable option for streaming new and classic shows as well as live TV across a wide variety of platforms. It's a top choice among streaming video services.
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII point-and-shoot is a modest update to the RX100 VI, offering better autofocus and video stabilization for a bit more money.
Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT With a modest update, Corsair's K95 RGB Platinum XT turns one of the best gaming keyboards into an obvious go-to for video streamers.