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Tuesday May 11, 2021. 03:00 PM
At $40, Roku's new 4K streamer undercuts the competition without major compromises.
The manufacturer says its new appliance can prep your food, cook the entrée and a couple of side dishes, and then clean up after itself.
Samsung’s loose lips whispered the truth: On Tuesday, Nvidia announced new GeForce RTX 3050 and 3050 Ti laptop GPUs designed to bring ray tracing, performance-boosting DLSS technology, and supercharged creative capabilities to the mobile masses. Nvidia timed the...
Just a few short months after Intel launched the 11th-gen Core H35-series microprocessors for mobile gaming, Intel is at it again: On Tuesday, Intel officially launched the 11th-gen Core “Tiger Lake” H-series processors for mainstream and gaming laptops.The product line...
Monday May 10, 2021. 01:19 PM
The Dell Inspiron laptop line just got a huge refresh: five new models, spanning four display sizes (13-inch, 14-inch, 15-inch and 16-inch) and even including a 2-in-1 (360-degree convertible). Starting prices range from $550 to $950.How do you decide which is best for you?...
Q: Why can’t sound cards be more like video cards?A: We assume that this question refers to the constant advances in graphics cards, where the release of new technology (like process shrinks and new microarchitectures) happens about every two years. Sound cards, on the...
Astell&Kern's USB-C Dual DAC Cable is a simple, modestly priced way to improve your computer or Android device's audio output, but iPhone users need not apply.
One flaw prevents this remote from being great. Blame it on Apple.
Friday May 7, 2021. 06:58 PM
Microsoft has reportedly postponed and possibly cancelled Windows 10X, the simplified alternative to Windows that Microsoft had originally intended to compete with Chromebooks.An initial report from Petri.com claimed that Windows 10X is not shipping in 2021. Windows Central...
HP’s Elite Folio is the first laptop we’ve seen to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Arm chip, the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2. Yes, the Gen 2—supposedly a faster, more powerful upgrade to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx. Is it? We tested the HP Elite Folio and the Snapdragon 8cx ...
Is the performance of AMD Ryzen mobile on battery really that bad? If you’re even asking that question, you’ve no doubt heard Intel’s claims that Ryzen 4000 CPU performance tanked when running on battery. Plugged-in performance was dandy, but in tests of multiple...
This IEH delivers gorgeous sound with no drawbacks whatsoever—except maybe the price.
Samsung's QN90A Neo QLED TV marries mini-LED backlighting and quantum dots to produce the company's most vivid 4K UHD image yet.
Thursday May 6, 2021. 06:00 PM
Family members can now get broadcasts from Google Assistant even when they’re not near a Google smart speaker. Also: Family Bell gets a much-needed update.
Most security experts agree that two-factor authentication (2FA) is a critical part of securing your online accounts. Google agrees, but it’s taking an extra step: It’s going to sign up Google account holders up for two-factor accounts automatically.Google sees...
Roku loses YouTube TV: Here are the alternatives for cord cutters
Wednesday May 5, 2021. 05:52 PM
In this episode of The Full Nerd, Gordon Ung, Brad Chacos, and Adam Patrick Murray dive deep into Ryzen machinations and rumors about “Ti” refreshes for not one, not two, but three of Nvidia’s GeForce RTX graphics cards.Gordon kicks things off by explaining how AMD’s ...
Q: I need to set up an elderly relative with a computer for times when a smartphone doesn’t cut it—printing information from websites and documents, mainly. I’ve got an old machine from 2007 that still works, and it’ll have to do since I’ve been ordered not to...
Sometimes the best software tools are built right into the operating system you’re already using.Case in point is Windows 10’s Clipboard History tool, which lets you store multiple items at a time for copying and pasting. While there’s no shortage of third-party...
You can control Philips Hue bulbs via Bluetooth rather than a hub, but here are the features you’ll be missing.
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