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Mario Armstrong's Holiday Gifts: Beats Studio3 Wireless

Digital Lifestyle Expert Mario Armstrong and TechGifts.tv, partnered with Beats by Dre to share a cool gift for people who love their music...these are the Beats Studio3 Wireless!  #MariosHolidayGifts  

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Mario Armstrong's Holiday Gifts: OtterBox Trooper Coolers

Digital Lifestyle Expert Mario Armstrong and TechGifts.tv, partnered with OtterBox to share the perfect gift for people who love to camp, tailgate and everything in between…these are the OtterBox Trooper Coolers. #MariosHolidayGifts

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Holiday Gadget Guide with Carley Knobloch

As we hit the home stretch of the holiday season, do you happen to be one of the many shoppers that are scouring the stores and searching online for the perfect techie gift for that special someone on your list? Need some gadget guidance? Tech Lifestyle expert Carley Knobloch and TechGifts.TV partnered with a few of our favorite brands to give you the scoop on what made the must-have list this year! Here are 5 great gift ideas! For the person that spends a lot of...

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Puma revives its classic 1986 smart shoe, complete with ugly heel hump

More marketing stunt than serious effort to dominate the smart shoe space, Puma is about to rerelease its classic RS-Computer Shoe. The high-tech footwear from 1986 was a breakthrough at the time, despite its unsightly... More>>

Why Honor’s new screen is the hole-y grail in quest to ditch the notch

Honor will release a smartphone with an in-screen camera in the new year, a trend which is gathering momentum in the industry. Honor said it has cracked the formula, and explains what's special about its All-View Display. More>>

Cities looking to get smart take a lesson from America’s largest shopping mall

From Disney World to the Mall of America, public venues are becoming microcosms for smart city projects. We dove into both, to show what government officials can learn – and what you can expect from your city. More>>

Forget 3 being a crowd, 4 is the magic number on the Huawei P30 Pro

Huawei's sequel to the P20 Pro, the P30 Pro, has already started to leak ahead of its 2019 announcement and release. The phone is likely to improve even further on the P20 Pro's excellent camera More>>

Chrome fights manipulative sites that don’t allow you to hit the back button

Have you encountered a webpage that won't let you hit the back button? Someun scrupulous websites employ what's known as history manipulation, preventing you from hitting the back button, but now Google Chrome will be... More>>

Holiday shopping: Here are the final dates for Amazon’s free shipping promotion

If you're shopping with Amazon this holiday season, then time is fast running out if you want all of your gifts delivered before December 25. Here are the dates you need to know ... More>>

Google to expand New York City presence with $1 billion campus

Google is following in Amazon's footsteps with its own plans to expand its presence in New York City. The company announced on Monday that it's investing $1 billion on three sites in Lower Manhattan for more than 7,000... More>>

Google Assistant will alert you if it thinks your flight will be delayed

Google Assistant will soon be able to alert you if your flight is delayed. Using historical flight status data and machine learning, the service can even predict a flight delay before it's been officially confirmed. More>>

Microsoft patent filing shows wearable that mitigates involuntary movements

A patent application from Microsoft has shown the company is looking into using wearable technology to alleviate symptoms from various diseases and disorders that cause involuntary movements. More>>

5G’s arrival is transforming tech. Here’s everything you need to know to keep up

It has been years in the making, but 5G is finally becoming a reality. While 5G coverage is still extremely limited, expect to see it expand in 2019. Not sure what 5G even is? Here's everything you need to know. More>>

Forget painterly style transfers, this A.I. creates realistic portraits of fake people

Do these images look computer-generated? Nvidia researchers recently published a paper on a new variation on style transfer artificial intelligence that's able to generate entirely new portraits. More>>

Scientists have charged a phone and a Fitbit with solar-powered clothes

Scientists from Britain's Nottingham Trent University have discovered a way to incorporate solar panels into clothing, and they've even managed to charge a phone and Fitbit with the energy created. More>>

PewDiePie supporters hack printers, hope to boost his subscription numbers

In an attempt to garner more subscribers for their favorite vlogger and secure his status as having the most YouTube subscribers, PewDiePie supporters claimed to have hacked thousands of printers worldwide. More>>

Lenovo’s first ThinkPads with Intel Whiskey Lake processors to arrive this month

Lenovo has opted not to wait for CES 2019 next month to introduce the first ThinkPads with Intel's Whiskey Lake Core I5-8265U and Core i7-8565U processors. They will arrive onboard the new ThinkPad L390 and L390 Yoga. More>>

This device detects when your pet is at the door and opens it for them

Tired of waiting for your dog to come inside, or running home in the middle of the day to let your four-legged friend out? Wayzn automatically opens sliding doors for your dog and gives you remote control. More>>

How to connect AirPods to your MacBook

If you have new AirPods, you may be looking forward to pairing them with your MacBook. Our guide will show you exactly how to connect AirPods to MacBook, what to do if they are already paired with a device, and more. More>>

High-tech dancing robot turns out to be a guy in a costume

A Russian TV audience was impressed recently by an adult-sized "robot" that could dance and talk. But when some people began pointing out that its actions were a bit odd, the truth emerged ... it was a fella in a robot suit. More>>

Acer Swift 7 vs. Apple MacBook Air

The Acer Swift 7 accomplishes its goal of being the world's thinnest notebook, and it's well-built to boot. But is that enough to take on the Apple MacBook Air in terms of being the better to actually use? More>>

Asus ZenBook 14 UX433 vs. Dell XPS 13

The Asus ZenBook 14 UX433 has some incredibly tiny display bezels, in an effort to jam a 14-inch notebook into a 13-inch chassis. That pits it against the Dell XPS 13, the icon of small clamshells. More>>

Check out the best Green Monday deals for those last-minute gifts

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but that doesn't mean you've missed your chance of finding a great deal. We're talking about Green Monday, of course, and it falls on December 10. More>>

MacBook Pro battery replacement: Everything you need to know

Looking for a new battery for your MacBook Pro? It's important you know what to look for, what model you have, and what options Apple gives you! We'll cover everything you need to know about Apple MacBook Pro battery... More>>

Beautiful image of young planets sheds new light on planet formation

Researchers examining protoplanetary disks -- the belts of dust that eventually form planets -- have shared fascinating images of the planets from their survey, showing the various stages of planet formation. More>>

Lawsuit alleges Apple falsely advertised the screen size of the iPhone X

A lawsuit alleges that Apple was dishonest in the way that it marketed the iPhone X. The lawsuit alleges that despite Apple's marketing campaign, the new iPhone is not in fact all screen because of the notch. More>>

Which Macs are compatible with MacOS Mojave?

Is your computer ready for Apple's big Mojave update? Here's what you need to know about MacOS Mojave compatibility, what Macs can successful download Mojave, and the requirements you need to know about. More>>

Hitting ‘Check for updates’ in Windows 10 opts you into beta releases

Users who are careful about keeping their system updated should watch out -- Microsoft revealed this week that clicking the Check for updates button in Windows can opt you in to testing beta code. More>>

Rise of the Machines: Here’s how much robots and A.I. progressed in 2018

2018 has generated no shortage of news, and the worlds of A.I. and robotics are no exception. Here are our picks for the most exciting, game changing examples of both we saw this year. More>>

Canada’s winters inspired a startup to warm homes with cryptomining heat waste

Cryptomining may be the key to untold riches and the future of currency, but it’s also an environmental nightmare. Heatmine, thinks it has the answer, but it could mean bolting a mining rig onto every home and business in... More>>

Latest Facebook bug exposed up to 6.8 million users’ private photos

An API bug recently left an impact on Facebook users. Though the issue has since been fixed, some of the apps on the platform had a wrongful access to consumers photos for 12 days between September 13 and September 25. More>>

Thrill-seekers will be able to pilot themselves in a giant drone as soon as 2019

Want to hitch a ride on a giant drone? The startup Lift Aircraft is gearing up to let paying customers fly its 18-rotor giant drones over assorted scenic landscapes across the U.S. More>>

You’ll soon be able to scribble all over PDFs on your Chromebook

Chrome OS users may soon be able to doodle all over their PDF documents with the possible addition of a new feature in Chrome OS' PDF viewer. The annotation feature is expected to allow users to hand draw or write over... More>>

Ditch your smartphone for a year and win $100k from Vitaminwater

Vitaminwater is willing to part with $100,000 if you're willing to part with your smartphone partner for a year. Could you last for a year armed with only a 1996-era phone? Here's your chance to find out. More>>

Not just for Lightroom anymore, Loupedeck+ now works with Photoshop

Loupedeck+ can now help photographers edit in Photoshop too, thanks to physical controls for swapping tools, running actions, and more. The photo-editing console expanded to include Photoshop in the list of compatible... More>>

Listen up! White noise device may make VR motion sickness a thing of the past

A simple device that sends white noise vibrations to the inner ear could be all it takes to fix the long-running problem of nausea in virtual reality. The developers are now seeking FDA approval. More>>

How to extend Wi-Fi range with another router

Is there a Wi-Fi dead zone in your home or office? A Wi-Fi repeater can help. Don't buy a new one, though. Here is how to extend Wi-Fi range with another router you have lying around. More>>

Snapdragon 8cx vs. Core i5

Qualcomm has been nipping at Intel's mobile CPU heels for years and now it might finally have overtaken it. To find out whether it's new SoC can hold its own in mid-range computing, we pitted the Snapdragon 8cx vs. Core i5. More>>

Quirky smartphone accessories you never knew you needed

Looking for a few accoutrements to make your smartphone even better? If you, or someone you know, is a sucker for accessories, you'll want to check out our collection of quirky smartphone accessories you never knew you... More>>

The best MacBook Air cases

Whether you’re looking for added protection or a stylish flourish, you’re in the right place for the best MacBook Air cases. We have form-hugging cases, luxurious covers and padded sleeves priced from $7 to $130. Happy... More>>

No more wild goose chase: ‘Duck.com’ now leads to DuckDuckGo instead of Google

DuckDuckGo recently acquired a shorter domain name from fellow search engine competitor Google. As a result, longtime and new DuckDuckGo users can now access the privacy-focused search engine by going to duck.com. More>>

2019’S Biggest Cyber Threats and Simple Tips on How to Avoid Them

Over the past decade, the Internet has evolved to become one of the most useful tools for entrepreneurs and the average citizen alike. You can pay your bills, shop, and even build an entire business from the ground up from... More>>

We’re going to the Red Planet! All the past, present, and future missions to Mars

SpaceX isn't the only organization pining to visit the Red Planet. Here's a detailed list of all operational and planned missions to Mars, along with explanations of their objectives, spacecraft details, and mission... More>>

Midrange phones can’t do A.I., but MediaTek’s P90 chip aims to change that

MediaTek has announced the Helio P90 mobile processor, which it says will bring the best A.I. features we see on high-end smartphones, to the mid-range. We spoke to the company about the chip. More>>

The best smartphone stocking stuffers for a very techy Christmas

If you've got a tech-loving smartphone enthusiast to buy for, we can help you out. Here's a selection of top phone accessories that would make amazing stocking stuffers so you can have a very Merry Christmas. More>>

Intel’s Arctic Sound graphics card: Everything you need to know

Did you hear? Intel is working on a dedicated graphics card. It's called Arctic Sound and though we don't know a lot about it, we know that Intel has some ex-AMD Radeon graphics engineers developing it. More>>

Microsoft’s Windows 10 updates have been a disaster despite safeguards

After a string of Windows 10 update issues, including severe data loss for a number of users, Microsoft's Corporate Vice President of Windows, Michael Fortin, has spoken out about quality control surrounding Windows... More>>

Charging via USB-C for laptops: Here’s what you need to know

Charging via USB-C is a great way to power up your laptop. It only takes one cable and you can use the same one for data as well as power -- perfect for new devices with limited port options. More>>

Apple MacBook Air vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 6

The MacBook Air was updated with more contemporary components and a more modern design, but is that enough to compete with standouts like Microsoft's Surface Pro 6 detachable tablet? More>>

Intel’s next-gen IGP gets adaptive sync, discrete graphics solution named ‘Xe’

Intel has officially dubbed its discrete graphics product Intel Xe, and the company also provided details about its Gen11 IGP. The latter will include adaptive sync support and will arrive in 2019. More>>

The best Christmas apps for 2018

Like it or not, Christmas comes but once a year. Thankfully, we've got a list of the best Christmas apps to help get you into the holiday spirit, just in case you want to call Santa or become a Christmas elf. More>>

Funky two-screen design means the Vivo Nex 2 should catch your eye

Vivo is about to launch a new Nex smartphone, following the innovative Nex S and its pop-up camera, bezel-less screen, and in-display fingerprint sensor. For the Nex 2, it's hinting the phone will have two screens -- one... More>>

Intel Foveros is a ‘hybrid x86 architecture’ that pairs Core with Atom

Intel has announced a new packaging technology called 'Foveros' that makes it easier for the company to place multiple chips together on one package. That includes chips based on different Intel architectures, like Core... More>>

The race is on: OnePlus teases secret plans with McLaren F1

OnePlus has started teasing a potential partnership with McLaren F1. It has not gone into detail, outside of emphasizing a shared interest in speed; but the phone company is known for producing special edition devices. More>>

We want every laptop to be as thin as an iPhone. But is it practical?

The Acer Swift 7 is the thinnest notebook you can buy, and it feels like the notebook of the future. But it makes too many compromises along the way, and some weird design choices hold it back. More>>

Print your heart’s desire: Enter our giveaway to win a free Monoprice 3D printer

We’re giving away a $400 Monoprice MP Voxel 3D Printer. It's easy to use, especially for beginners, with its simple menu system and touchscreen display. It comes fully assembled so you can spend more time printing instead... More>>

Nvidia Titan RTX: Everything you need to know

The Nvidia Titan RTX is arguably the most powerful consumer graphics card ever made, even if it's not really aimed at consumers. It bridges the 2080 Ti and RTX Quadro cards with boat loads of power. More>>

In 2018, e-scooters reshaped the urban landscape

Within just a year, electric scooters have fundamentally changed how we navigate cities. From San Francisco to Paris, commuters have a new option that’s more fun than mass transit, easier than a bike, and definitely not a... More>>

Leak shows a third, budget Google Pixel 3 with a Snapdragon 670, headphone jack

The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL are considered to be two of the best Android smartphones, but it looks like Google could be prepping a third. A budget Pixel 3 device that boasts some of the best features of the other two... More>>

Qualcomm’s dual-screen PC concept looks like two connected Surface Go tablets

In Qualcomm's video teaser, we got a glimpse of the company's vision for how a dual-screen ARM PC should work. The internet reacted to Qualcomm's video, calling the device in question merely a mashup of two Surface Go... More>>

Chrome’s dark mode may cast its shadow over Macs by early 2019

By early 2019 Google may release a version of Chrome for Mac users that offers a Dark Mode feature to match MacOS Mojave's recent darkening. More>>

An A.I. cracks the internet’s squiggly letter bot test in 0.5 seconds

How do you prove that you’re a human when communicating on the internet? The answer used to be by solving a CAPTCHA puzzle. But maybe not for too much longer. Here is the reason why. More>>

Snatch Apple’s 2017 15-inch MacBook Pro for up to $1,200 off at B&H

The latest deal at B&H is offering up 2017 15-inch Apple MacBook Pros, in space gray and silver, with Intel Core i7 quad-core CPUs, 16GB of RAM, and AMD Radeon Pro 560 GPUs with up to 2TB of SSD storage. More>>

I tried an LTE laptop for a month, and I wasn’t really convinced

LTE laptops offer up plenty of benefits and are becoming more common. After spending one month with one in my daily life in New York City, I really wondered if it is something that consumers really need in their lives. More>>

PCs are finally evolving. We got an inside look at Qualcomm’s latest revolution

The second time might be the charm. Six years after Microsoft’s failed foray into ARM computing with Windows RT, its second effort with Always-Connected PC is now showing early signs of success. Microsoft partner Qualcomm... More>>

5 Reasons your Macbook keeps restarting and how to fix the issue

It can be frustrating when your Apple MacBook keeps restarting, but this serious problem can be fixed! We'll go over the common causes for this issue, what you can do to fix them, and why it's okay to take your Mac to a pro! More>>

The best routers for gaming

Finding the best routers for gaming is no easy task. With so many out there, how do you know which to pick? We've looked at the many options available and put together a list of our lag-free favorites. More>>

The Empire strikes your wallet with a $250 Star Wars keyboard

Do you speak Aurebesh? If you're fluent in the official language of the Galactic Empire, Lucasfilm and NovelKeys have partnered to release a set of replacement keycaps for your keyboard that are bound to please any Star... More>>

Get a Surface Pro 6 bundle for $800 today only at the Microsoft Store

Still looking to save on holiday shopping? Right now you can get the Surface Pro 6 for as little as $800 at the Microsoft Store, and also save on the black version of the device at Best Buy. More>>

AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs: Everything you need to know

AMD's upcoming Ryzen 3000 generation of CPUs could be the most powerful processors we've ever seen, with higher core counts, greater clock speeds, and competitive pricing. Here's what we know so far. More>>

Find New Friends: The Best Apps to Meet People

Meeting new people can be hard. Making new friends can be even harder. Especially, if you’ve just moved to a city, or have limited free time to go out and socialize. In today’s digital age, however, there are... More>>

Man claims hacker talked to him through his Nest security camera

An Arizona man claims a white hat hacker was able to communicate with him through a hacked Nest Cam IQ internet-connected security camera and warn him about a vulnerability in the device. More>>

Early-detection system for wildfires could save many states from big burns

When it comes to dealing with the growing problem of raging wildfires, a new wireless smart sensor system could help spot burgeoning blazes before they rage out of control. Here's how it works. More>>

This exotic new material somehow gets thicker when stretched

Scientists at the U.K.’s University of Leeds have discovered a synthetic material which actually gets thicker the more it’s stretched. Here are some of the things it could be used for. More>>

You forgot all about these 5 phones of 2018. Prepare to forget them again

The best phones of the year are memorable, exciting, and ones we all want to buy. But what about the others? We're not talking about bad phones, we're talking about forgettable phones -- ones that aren't even bad enough to... More>>

Best free parental control software for PC, Mac, iOS, and Android

The internet can be a dangerous place, especially for your loved ones. Check out our selection of the best free parental control software for Windows and Mac OS X, so you can monitor your child and block unsavory sites. More>>

How to change your Outlook password

Keeping your digital accounts locked up with strong, unique passwords is important, so learning how to change your Outlook password quickly and easily is one of the best ways to stay safe online. More>>

Breakthrough male contraceptive gel is nearly ready for the bedroom

A new male contraceptive gel is absorbed through the skin, and promises to temporarily reduce sperm count in order to avoid pregnancy. Here's how you can get involved with a clinical trial. More>>

That’s no moon, it’s a hole for the camera on Honor’s new smartphone

Honor will announce a new smartphone on January 22, 2019. Despite 2018 not being finished yet, and a major tech trade show still to come; Honor is teasing us with the news of a device it will launch next year. More>>

Verizon and Samsung team up for a 5G smartphone in 2019

It feels like it's been a long time coming, but it looks like 5G smartphones are arriving sooner than we think. Samsung and Verizon announced they will be launching a 5G smartphone compatible on the carrier's network early... More>>

NYPD has added a bunch of quadcopters to its crime-fighting kit

The New York Police Department is to start using quadcopters in its crime-fighting work. Trained cops will have access to various models for use in particular situations that include search and rescue, and hostage situations. More>>

The RX 590 is a solid mid-range GPU, but won’t move the needle for AMD

AMD's latest entry in the RX 500-series hopes to steal the spotlight back from away from Nvidia, at least when it comes to mid-range budgets. While RX 590 is the most powerful graphics card you can get for under $300, it... More>>

The Zotac RTX 2080 graphics card is now $100 off at $699

Nvidia's RTX 2080 is a great card, but it is rather expensive. You can get one at a record low of $699 though, thanks to a coupon code offered by B&H Photo. If you want one, act fast, as they'll sell out quickly. More>>

We checked out Samsung’s 5G concept phone. Here’s what it’s like

5G is been all talk for years, but it's finally becoming a reality. At Qualcomm's annual Snapdragon Summit, Samsung showed off a concept of its first 5G device, which will ultimately go on to be released to the public in... More>>

AT&T 5G rollout: Everything you need to know about the faster network

Ready to experience a radical transformation in mobile communication? AT&T is launching mobile 5G in cities across the country over the next few months. Here's everything you need to know about the AT&T 5G rollout. More>>

Google’s design elements may be coming to a lot more apps in the near future

Google's Flutter is now public, allowing developers to use the same code for both iOS and Android apps. It hopes to blow away the competition by offering better performance and robust design tools – which might mean you'll... More>>

Here’s every phone that supports 5G

5G is the future of mobile internet, and you probably heard about the huge speed increases the new standard will bring. But not every phone will be capable of accessing 5G speeds. Here's every phone that supports 5G. More>>

Quora hit by data breach affecting around 100 million users

Question-and-answer website Quora has revealed that hackers may have stolen data belonging to 100 million of its users. The recently discovered security breach is still being investigated, and Quora is contacting affected... More>>

The redesigned Razer Blade Stealth can actually game now — but it’ll cost you

Razer launched a redesigned version of its 13.3-inch Blade Stealth, now featuring an optional discrete graphics solution to improve gaming. The new Blade Stealth also features a complete redesign to match the look of the... More>>

Dice, Nvidia promise ‘Battlefield V’ ray tracing performance boost via updates

Ray tracing in Battlefield V doesn't have to be quite as demanding on RTX graphics cards as it has been until now. A new update for the game and a new Nvidia driver offer big performance gains for those running the new cards. More>>

Xiaomi overtakes Apple in unit sales of wearables as market booms

The wearables sales for the third quarter of 2018 are in, and it's all change on the leaderboard, with Xiaomi taking first place from Apple, despite the exceptionally strong Apple Watch Series 4. More>>

How to replace your iPhone’s battery

Want to get your iPhone's battery replaced? There are a couple ways to go about doing so, but they'll all either cost a bit of time or a bit of money. Here's how to replace your iPhone's battery. More>>

Intel promises new experiences for its new discrete GPUs in 2020

Intel promised that its new discrete graphics cards, which is on schedule for a 2020 launch, will deliver new consumer experiences to differentiate its GPUs from rivals AMD and Nvidia. However, Intel didn't provide any... More>>

Everything you need to know about Garmin’s GPS watches and trackers

Garmin jumped into the GPS smartwatch and fitness tracker market five years ago and has built a portfolio of devices that rivals competitor Fitbit. Here's your guide to the latest and greatest fitness devices that Garmin... More>>

LG’s Gram 17-inch laptop packs plenty of power, but stays thin and light

Laptops can be heavy and bulky but LG's Gram 17 might soon be a good option for consumers who want a thin and light laptop with a large screen. According to recent leaks, it comes in at under 3 pounds. More>>

HP Spectre Folio vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 6

The Surface Pro was the original take on the Windows 2-in-1, and it kicked off a trend. The Surface Pro 6 is the latest version, while HP's Spectre folio, constructed of leather and incredibly long-lasting, is its newest... More>>

Wearable device spots signs of an opioid overdose, automatically calls for help

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a wearable device that’s capable of detecting an opioid overdose and sending out an alert to medical personnel. Here's how it works. More>>

Nvidia’s Titan RTX is the first full Turing GPU with 24GB of memory

Nvidia has unveiled its Titan RTX graphics card. It's aimed more at professional use cases like creating neural networks, but it would still be the most powerful gaming card in the world if given the chance. More>>

IPhone may not get on the 5G bandwagon until 2020 at the earliest

Apple may have taken the decision to hold off adding 5G to its iPhone device range until 2020 at the earliest, according to rumors. If accurate, this may let competitors gain an early lead as 5G tech becomes a desirable... More>>

Protect your privacy with the best VPNs for the iPhone or iPad

If you’re not using a VPN to protect your iPhone or iPad, then you could be putting yourself at risk. Here, we take a look at the best VPNs for the iPhone and discuss what to look for in your quest for privacy and security. More>>

These are the absolute worst tech product names in recent history

When it comes to marketing a product, a name carries a lot of weight. Unfortunately, in an effort to be unique, companies can get a little overzealous with their naming structure. These are the worst product names in... More>>

Google Call Screen transcripts start rolling out to Pixel smartphones

The Call Screen feature that Google rolled out with the Pixel 3 will now get even better with the addition of the ability to save the transcripts. The extent of the rollout to Pixel phones, however, remains unclear. More>>

How to turn off Safari website notifications

Website notifications can be annoying, especially from sites you aren't interested in. Here we'll show you how to turn off Safari website notifications and control your push notifications so you only see those you really... More>>

HP Spectre Folio vs. HP Spectre x360

HP's Spectre Folio is luxurious with its leather chassis, and it lasts a spectacularly long time thanks to its low-power CPU and display. Is that enough to take on the excellent Spectre x360? More>>

HP Spectre Folio vs. Apple MacBook Air

HP's Spectre Folio is an innovative 2-in-1 that's literally constructed of high-quality leather and sports low-power components. Does it have what it takes to defeat Apple's refreshed MacBook Air? More>>

Soon you can immortalize yourself as an A.I. chatbot. But should you?

Until we can upload our consciousness to a computer, death is going to remain a real thing. But could tech provide other ways of letting us continue talking to deceased loved ones? More>>

This weird wearable robot arm will feed you and your dinner companion

Researchers have developed an oddball chest-mounted social feeding robot system which uses a robotic arm to feed either the wearer or their dinner partner. Is this the future of dining tech? More>>

Scientists are beginning to worry about bacteria found in Space Station toilet

Scientists are beginning to worry about five new strains of microbes found in the toilet on the International Space Station. They are similar to recently discovered multi-drug resistant bacteria on Earth. More>>

MediaTek’s Helio P90 chip has more A.I. tech than the entire Terminator franchise

MediaTek will launch a new processor in December, the Helio P90, and it has said the chip will contain new components designed to improve speed and performance of its artificial intelligence features. More>>

The best ad blockers for Chrome

If you're a Chrome user who feels like modern web browsing simply inundates you with ads, trackers, and pop-ups, using an ad blocker may be your best bet. These are the best ad blockers for Chrome as far as we're concerned. More>>

Can two operating systems coexist? The Pixel Slate thinks so

The Pixel Slate is a 2-in-1 device like no other. It’s not the most polished product we’ve ever used, but Google has laid the foundation for letting mobile and desktop software live side-by-side in peace. More>>

Never lose keys again: Tile Mate trackers up to 65 percent off for the holidays

Need to keep tabs on your stuff? Tile makes some of the best Bluetooth item trackers, and the keychain-sized Tile Mate is one of our favorites. Through the entire holiday season, Tile is offering its Mate item tracker for... More>>

The best free video-editing software

Video-editing software doesn't have to cost you a paycheck and a half. Here is some of the best free video-editing software for making quick and extensive edits so you can channel your inner Hollywood director. More>>

LastPass vs. 1Password

Picking a password manager isn't easy, but in our comparison guide we pit two of the most popular against another in a battle to see which is the best. This is LastPass vs. 1Password in a true face off. More>>

The best Oculus Rift games available today

The Oculus Rift brought back virtual reality and put a modern twist to it. Grab your Touch Controllers, put on your VR headset, and jump into the fun with some of the best Oculus Rift games available now. More>>

The best password managers

The internet can be a scary place, especially if you don't have a proper password manager. This guide will show you the best password managers you can get right now, including both premium and free options. More>>

What is RAM?

Without RAM, your system would be immeasurably slower. Without RAM, your desktop wouldn't even start. What is RAM? It's your systems way of getting access to the information it needs a lot, as quickly as possible. More>>

Managed IT Services or Break/Fix? Which Is the Right Choice for Your Business?

The IT department of most companies does more than what you think they do. They’re an integral part of any business with a sophisticated IT network. This is why many companies specialize in offering IT services to... More>>

2019’S Biggest Cyber Threats and Simple Tips on How to Avoid Them

Over the past decade, the Internet has evolved to become one of the most useful tools for entrepreneurs and the average citizen alike. You can pay your bills, shop, and even build an entire business from the ground up from... More>>

Should you turn your computer off at night? We asked an expert

The question of whether you should leave your computer on all the time or shut it down while you're away from it, especially at night, has been the subject of debate for years now. We decided to ask an expert to weigh in. More>>

How to disable Cortana

Is Windows 10 Cortana annoying you? Here's how to disable Cortana and limit her functions so that she doesn't interrupt your work or make you feel uncomfortable about your privacy. More>>

Turn off the lights. Dark Mode on Windows 10 and MacOS compared

Dark mode options are now available by default in both MacOS and Windows 10. Both offer an alternative, more subdued look that expands most of each operating system’s interface. Yet these dark modes aren’t equal. One is... More>>

Chromebooks vs. laptops

Chromebooks run a totally different operating system, one that favors those who prefer Google and Android services. Let's take a look at Chromebooks versus laptops, and if buying one is right for you. More>>

Google Pixel Slate vs. Google Pixelbook

The ultimate battle of premium Chromebooks — Google's Pixelbook vs Pixel Slate. Two top-shelf devices for the ultimate ChromeOS fan, but which machine will fit best into your daily life? More>>

Sennheiser’s flawed headphone software is a Trojan horse hackers could exploit

Sennheiser is under fire for its HeadSetup PC utility that could open up your computer to malicious hackers. Due to weak cryptographic keys, a hacker could easily decrypt the keys and perform a man-in-the-middle attack. More>>

Which apps are listening in through your mic? Windows 10 will now let you know

Privacy is everything these days, which is why Microsoft is beta testing a new icon in the system tray that should make users more aware of which apps are listening in through their computer microphones. More>>

Here’s how to easily reset Windows 10 on a Microsoft Surface

If you're running Windows 10 on your Microsoft Surface and the device is running poorly, it may be time for drastic measures. We've mapped out how to reset the device to factory settings to get it running like new. More>>

Owners claim the black finish on the Surface Pro 6 easily scratches and scuffs

If you own the new black Surface Pro 6, you might want to be careful. Several consumers have recently taken to social media to complain that the black finish on the new Microsoft 2-in-1-is wearing off very easily. More>>

Google confirms virtual desktop support will eventually arrive on Chromebooks

Chromebook's support for virtual desktops will someday become a dream come true for multitaskers. Google confirmed that it is exploring this feature, but the Chrome OS maker didn't give a timeline for when it will launch. More>>

The best iPad Pro tips and tricks

Even if you've been using the iPad for years, our iPad Pro tips and tricks will make using your favorite tablet an even better experience. In this guide, we run through some of the essentials tips every owner should know. More>>

Who needs a robodog when you can build a canine centaur robot?

Ever dreamed of owning your own pet centaur robot? Soon you'll be able to by combining Italian startup Youbionic’s new pair of robotic arms with Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot. More>>

Google Pixel 3 vs. Samsung Galaxy S9: Which smaller Android flagship is best?

If you're shopping for a new Android smartphone and you want something manageable, then the best of Samsung and Google must be on your radar. But which is better? Google's Pixel 3 or Samsung's Galaxy S9? Find out as we... More>>

Facebook knew about Russian data harvesting in 2014, seized documents reveal

In another blow to its accountability, an internal email from a Facebook engineer obtained by United Kingdon lawmaker shows that Facebook knew about Russian data harvesting since 2014. More>>

5G is a battery killer, but one company has a secret weapon

MediaTek has spoken to Digital Trends about its plans for 5G, after admitting it was too slow in adopting 4G LTE, confirming it has no intention of missing out on its replacement. The company's strategy is daring, and... More>>

Google Pixel Slate vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 6

From the design, keyboards, or operating systems, there is a lot that is initially similar, but also different, between the Pixel Slate and the Surface Pro 6. We dig deeper to see if the Pixel Slate is more than just a... More>>

Google Pixel Slate vs. Apple iPad Pro

The iPad Pro and the Google Pixel Slate are similar looking on the surface, but with the fresh release of the Google Pixel Slate considered, we're diving a bit deeper to compare the two devices. More>>

The next Surface Pro could be much thinner, thanks to a redesigned keyboard

A recent patent uncovered online suggests that Microsoft may be considering making the Surface slimmer and lighter by pulling off some weight changes to its Type Cover accessory. More>>

Apple MacBook Air (2018) vs. Dell XPS 13

This year, the MacBook Air got a huge refresh, making it closer in size to the compact XPS 13. Both wildly popular 13-inch notebooks run Intel's 8th-Generation processors. If you're shopping for a notebook, we'll help you... More>>

The best free video converters

Devices that are capable of playing video can be a picky bunch to say the least. Fortunately, the best free video converters can render format issues a thing of the past. Here are our current favorites. More>>

Watch live today as NASA’s InSight lander descends onto the Martian surface

Later today, NASA will attempt to safely touch down its unmanned InSight lander on Mars. For the event, the space agency will be providing some handy live coverage for you to watch. More>>

Prefer the reliability of wired internet? Here’s how to choose an Ethernet cable

Buying an Ethernet cable can be confusing. Luckily, our quick-and-dirty guide makes sense of all the initials, so you can figure out which cable is best suited for your LAN dungeon or living room setup. More>>

Best Cyber Monday Smartphone Deals

Need a new smartphone? This is a great time to buy. We've been trawling through the offers online to compile this master list of the best Cyber Monday smartphone deals. Get yourself an awesome new phone for less right here. More>>

Astronomers find water in the atmosphere of nearby planet in the Pegasus Galaxy

Astronomers from the Keck Observatory in Maunakea, Hawaii have discovered water on a nearby planet known as HR 8799 c. HR 8799 c is only 179 light-years away from Earth, making it a relatively close neighbor to us. More>>

This refurbished iPad is available for less than $100 right now

While Black Friday has come and gone, there are still great deals available, like this refurbished fourth-generation Apple iPad for only $99 -- that's 80 percent off the retailer price for a brand new one. More>>

Two asteroids pass close to Earth today — one the size of the Statue of Liberty

Today will be a busy day in the skies above our planet: not one but two asteroids will be passing close to Earth. The larger asteroid is a monster measuring between 170 feet and 400 feet across, bigger than the Statue of... More>>

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule to take test flight on January 7, 2019

Elon Musk's SpaceX company will sent its Crew Dragon capsule on its maiden test flight on January 7, 2019. The first flight will be called the Demo-1, and the capsule will be launched stop a Falcon 9 rocket. More>>

Samsung foldable phone will be harder to buy and cost up to $2,500, report says

The Samsung foldable smartphone will be harder to buy due to limited carrier availability, according to unconfirmed claims from a report by Gizmodo U.K. The device is also rumored to carry a price tag of as high as $2,500. More>>

Time for test-tube turkey? Everything you need to know about lab-grown meat

Lab-grown meat is big business. A handful of enterprising startups have raised and invested hundreds of millions of dollars into nascent technology, banking on breakthroughs in biotech to revolutionize the food industry. More>>

How to use OBS

Need to learn how to use OBS? It's not as complex as it might seem. Just follow along with the steps in this guide and we'll have you ready for YouTube, Facebook, or Twitch primetime in no time. More>>

What is Android One? All your questions answered

Android is a vast and sprawling ecosystem, and no-one would blame you for not having heard of Android One. Here's everything you need to know about Android One, Google's stock Android operating system. More>>

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