Monthly Archives : December 2017

Energous WattUp Wirelessly Charges Gadgets 3 Feet Away

Wireless charging has been growing in popularity over the past few years, but it is still quite limited. The main convenience offered is no longer having to plug a cable into the device that needs charging, but you still need…

No Comments / 24 View / December 28, 2017

Instagram’s New ‘Recommended’ Section Will Keep You Scrolling

As if you don’t already waste spend enough time on Instagram, the Facebook-owned photo and video-sharing app has a new feature to keep you scrolling: recommended posts. As was first reported by TechCrunch, Instagram will now start adding recommended posts from people you…

No Comments / 28 View / December 27, 2017

Library of Congress to End Wide-Ranging Twitter Archiving

The Library of Congress will no longer be vacuuming up all your tweets for historical preservation. On Tuesday, the federal research library said it’s ending the practice of collecting all public tweets made over the platform. “Effective Jan. 1, 2018,…

No Comments / 35 View / December 26, 2017

OnePlus 5 to Get OnePlus 5T’s Face Unlock Feature

Unlocking your smartphone with your face is the next big thing. Or, at least, it feels like it. Apple’s iPhone X$999.00 at Verizon Wireless took all the headlines with Face ID, and other devices like OnePlus’ 5T have also incorporated a…

No Comments / 27 View / December 25, 2017

19 Weird, Gimmicky, Straight-Up Silly Cryptocurrencies

Thanks to the exploding price of Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies are enjoying a frenzied moment in the sun. The coins with the highest market cap (Bitcoin, Ether, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ripple, and others) deservedly get the most attention, but there are blockchain-based digital tokens for…

No Comments / 34 View / December 25, 2017

Nvidia Is Done Releasing Drivers for 32-Bit Operating Systems

Is there really any reason to still use a 32-bit operating system? Unless you have some legacy (or complicated) devices that needs a 32-bit operating system to work, most people should be on a 64-bit OS for its added security and speed….

No Comments / 14 View / December 24, 2017

Redbox Secures Same-Day Kiosk Rentals From Universal

Going to a movie theater isn’t cheap, and buying the Blu-ray/DVD release can be expensive, especially just after release. Add to that the fact you might be unsure about the quality of a movie, or really only want to watch…

No Comments / 33 View / December 24, 2017

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC review

Photoshop might be the most powerful tool in the world for image manipulation, but it doesn’t have any in-built photo organizing tools, and it can be slow and cumbersome for everyday photo enhancements. That’s where Lightroom comes in. It can…

No Comments / 20 View / December 23, 2017

Razer Phone review

The Razer Phone is built for gamers, with high-end specs, silky smooth screen and powerful stereo speakers. But do gamers want a smartphone dedicated to gaming? [Update: Razer has unleashed its first major update to the Razer Phone’s camera app,…

No Comments / 4 View / December 23, 2017

Microsoft Surface Laptop review

The Surface Laptop couldn’t have come at a worse time, but that doesn’t mean that it’s a lackluster product. Quite the opposite really. Instead, nowadays, it’s an affordable alternative to the Surface Book 2for those users who don’t plan on taking…

No Comments / 10 View / December 22, 2017