The best prebuilt gaming PCs: Get Ryzen 5000, GeForce 3080, and Radeon RX 6800 right now

THE BEST PREBUILT GAMING PCS: GET RYZEN 5000, GEFORCE 3080, AND RADEON RX 6800 RIGHT NOW

At the moment, stock for Nvidia's RTX 30-series and AMD's Radeon 6000 graphics cards disappears in seconds-when they're even available...

Wyze Thermostat review: First-class feature set, bargain-basement price tag

WYZE THERMOSTAT REVIEW: FIRST-CLASS FEATURE SET, BARGAIN-BASEMENT PRICE TAG

But you'll need to trust Wyze on its promise to deliver important add-ons like remote sensors in 2021.

 
 
 
Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 6800 XT review: Great hardware turbocharged by killer software

SAPPHIRE NITRO+ RADEON RX 6800 XT REVIEW: GREAT HARDWARE TURBOCHARGED BY KILLER SOFTWARE

The Radeon RX 6800 XT is finally here , and it's fantastic, duking it out with Nvidia's ferocious GeForce RTX 3080 for $50 less-at...

Microsoft is testing a Cortana 'File Skill' to find files faster in Windows 10

MICROSOFT IS TESTING A CORTANA 'FILE SKILL' TO FIND FILES FASTER IN WINDOWS 10

Cortana may not be the personal assistant she once was, but a new update as part of the Windows Insider Dev Channel means that her...

 
 
 
5 ideas Samsung should steal from the iPhone 12

5 IDEAS SAMSUNG SHOULD STEAL FROM THE IPHONE 12

Samsung is by far the most successful Android device maker in the world, but it has struggled to move its flagship Galaxy S phones...

GPU sales rise across the board, from AMD and Intel to Nvidia

GPU SALES RISE ACROSS THE BOARD, FROM AMD AND INTEL TO NVIDIA

Driven by PC gaming, pandemic upgrading and potentially cryptocurrency miners, GPU units hit a healthy 13.4-percent increase in sales...

 
 
 
IPhone 12 vs the best Android phones: It's time to consider switching

IPHONE 12 VS THE BEST ANDROID PHONES: IT'S TIME TO CONSIDER SWITCHING

It's time to pit the best Android phones of 2020 against the iPhone 12. But the fight is very one-sided this year.

Why Snapdragon 888 could be the end of Qualcomm's U.S. dominance

WHY SNAPDRAGON 888 COULD BE THE END OF QUALCOMM'S U.S. DOMINANCE

Qualcomm has unveiled its newest flagship processor for the next group of premium Android phones and as always, the Snapdragon 888...

 
 
 
ClearVPN review: The stream is the thing

CLEARVPN REVIEW: THE STREAM IS THE THING

ClearVPN in brief: P2P allowed: Yes Number of servers: 47 Business location: United States and Ukraine Cost: $93 per year VPN protocol:...

Inside the Snapdragon 888: The features you'll find in 2021's premium phones

INSIDE THE SNAPDRAGON 888: THE FEATURES YOU'LL FIND IN 2021'S PREMIUM PHONES

Smartphones built upon Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdragon 888 processor will be able to take advantage of concurrent recording and HDR...

 
 
 
RSL CG5 loudspeaker review: High-end sound with a budget price tag

RSL CG5 LOUDSPEAKER REVIEW: HIGH-END SOUND WITH A BUDGET PRICE TAG

A smooth, non-fatiguing sound; premium build quality; and patented Compression Guide design are the RSL CG5's recipe for endless nights...

Asus TUF GeForce RTX 3060 Ti review: Stone cold, dead silent

ASUS TUF GEFORCE RTX 3060 TI REVIEW: STONE COLD, DEAD SILENT

Nvidia's $400 GeForce RTX 3060 Ti is a winner-we called it a “flawlessly constructed” 1440p GPU in our comprehensive review. But the...

 
 
 
Anker PowerExtend USB-C 3 Capsule review: A fast-charging surge protector

ANKER POWEREXTEND USB-C 3 CAPSULE REVIEW: A FAST-CHARGING SURGE PROTECTOR

This surge protector has just three outlets, two USB-A ports, and one USB-C port, but they come in an attractively compact package.

Notebook PC sales balloon, with 26-percent growth expected in Q4

NOTEBOOK PC SALES BALLOON, WITH 26-PERCENT GROWTH EXPECTED IN Q4

Think the PC is dead? Not right now. In fact, notebook PC sales are expected to grow by a whopping 26.4 percent during the fourth quarter,...

 
 
 
BrandPost: Evaluating Performance of Modern Business PCs

BRANDPOST: EVALUATING PERFORMANCE OF MODERN BUSINESS PCS

While there are many factors that can go into PC purchase decisions, performance still ranks as the top concern for companies of all...

Where is the Qualcomm Snapdragon that will challenge Apple's M1 Macs?

WHERE IS THE QUALCOMM SNAPDRAGON THAT WILL CHALLENGE APPLE'S M1 MACS?

Just three weeks after Apple knocked it out of the park with its Arm-based M1 chip , you might have thought Qualcomm would have something...

 
 
 
Microsoft tweaks its Productivity Score, removing employee names to preserve privacy

MICROSOFT TWEAKS ITS PRODUCTIVITY SCORE, REMOVING EMPLOYEE NAMES TO PRESERVE PRIVACY

Microsoft has attempted to defuse consumer worries that it might be spying on customers via a tool known as the Microsoft Productivity...

Qualcomm unveils the Snapdragon 888 5G, its next smartphone processor

QUALCOMM UNVEILS THE SNAPDRAGON 888 5G, ITS NEXT SMARTPHONE PROCESSOR

Qualcomm has unveiled the name of its next smartphone processor: the Snapdragon 888 5G, designed to bring 5G smartphones into the mainstream...

 
 
 
The Windows Feature Experience Pack is a curated collection for beta testers

THE WINDOWS FEATURE EXPERIENCE PACK IS A CURATED COLLECTION FOR BETA TESTERS

Windows beta testers now have a new way of evaluating new Windows features: a “Windows Feature Experience Pack” that will apparently...

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 Ti: 3440x1440 ultrawide benchmarks

NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 3060 TI: 3440X1440 ULTRAWIDE BENCHMARKS

Nvidia's new Ampere graphics architecture is finally creeping down to more mainstream cards, and the $400 GeForce RTX 3060 Ti delivers...

 
 
 



We read the paper that forced Timnit Gebru out of Google. Here's what it says

We read the paper that forced Timnit Gebru out of Google. Here's what it says

On the evening of Wednesday, December 2, Timnit Gebru, the co-lead of Google's ethical AI team, announced via Twitter that the company had forced her out. Gebru, a widely... Read more ...

Oscar Isaac Reported To Play Solid Snake In The Metal Gear Solid Movie

Oscar Isaac Reported To Play Solid Snake In The Metal Gear Solid Movie

Star Wars alum Oscar Isaac has reportedly been tapped to play Solid Snake in the upcoming Metal Gear Solid film. The long-in-development adaptation of Hideo Kojima's beloved... Read more ...

Neil Druckmann has been promoted to co-president of Naughty Dog

Neil Druckmann has been promoted to co-president of Naughty Dog

A round of promotions before the holidays. What you need to know Neil Druckmann was previously vice president of Naughty Dog. Druckmann also directed games such as The Last of... Read more ...

How to transfer all your data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone

How to transfer all your data from an old iPhone to a new iPhone

How do you effectively transfer the contents of an older iPhone to a new one? It's not too difficult to do, whether you're setting up a brand new iPhone fresh out of the box... Read more ...

The US government will let TikTok run out the clock and ‘overlook' its own...

The US government will let TikTok run out the clock and ‘overlook' its own deadline

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The Trump administration won't enforce its own deadline for ByteDance to sell or spin out video-sharing platform TikTok's business in... Read more ...

Apple offers free repair of some iPhone 11 models with this huge issue

Apple offers free repair of some iPhone 11 models with this huge issue

Announced today that a small number of iPhone 11 devices have stopped responding to users' touch on their screens. The company cites a faulty display module for creating the... Read more ...

The Mandalorian Season 2 Episode 6: Every Easter Egg And Reference Explained

The Mandalorian Season 2 Episode 6: Every Easter Egg And Reference Explained

Here are 12 Star Wars references and things to know from "Chapter 14: The Tragedy". Read more ...

Cyber Week deals feature the Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Google Pixel 4 and more

Cyber Week deals feature the Samsung Galaxy Note 20, Google Pixel 4 and more

We start today's deals with the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series, which can be yours starting at $450 for the vanilla Galaxy S20, which comes with 128GB storage space. The Galaxy... Read more ...

PS5 + Xbox Series X Scalpers: Can Anything Be Done?

PS5 + Xbox Series X Scalpers: Can Anything Be Done?

This week on Generation Next, the gang discuss the rise of unscrupulous scalpers who are profiting from PS5 and Series X demand to make hundreds. Read more ...

Tinderbox 8.9

Tinderbox 8.9

Adds support for macOS 11 Big Sur and brings additional improvements and bug fixes to the note-taking assistant. ($249 new, free update, 41.2 MB, macOS 10.10+) Read more ...