Category : Computer

Does the S Pen keep you coming back to the Galaxy Note line?

One of the more common reactions to the unveiling of the Galaxy Note 8 recently was that it looked a lot like the Galaxy S8+, and, even more so, was basically the same phone with a slightly larger display. There are a…

No Comments / 2 View / September 2, 2017

HTC U11 owners, are you using Edge Sense?

Gimmicks are a means to an end for many smartphone manufacturers. They need a way to have their device stand out in a crowded smartphone market, and one easy way to do that is to offer a new feature, or…

No Comments / 4 View / August 28, 2017

Uber and Lyft are losing their fight against unionization

A federal judge has dealt a blow to ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft, after dismissing an appeal to block legislation that would allow their drivers to unionize. US District Court Judge Robert Lasnik rejected the lawsuit filed by the US…

No Comments / 5 View / August 20, 2017

All Apple had to do to sell iPads was make them cheaper

It’s been about a year and a half since Apple introduced the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. It was a great device, but it also made Apple’s tablet lineup more confusing than ever. I wrote at the time that Apple seemed to be just throwing…

No Comments / 4 View / August 16, 2017

Fitbit CEO says its first smartwatch will be ready for the holidays

Looks like Fitbit’s new smartwatch will arrive before the holiday season, according to the company’s CEO. In its second quarter earnings report, he noted that the wearable is “is on track for delivery ahead of the holiday season and will drive a…

No Comments / 9 View / August 11, 2017

Shopify goes after Square with a new mobile credit card reader

Shopify just released its new card reader that makes it easy for merchants to complete credit or debit card-based sales on the go. The reader accepts chip dips or swipes and works with Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. It connects…

No Comments / 6 View / August 4, 2017

The Ethereum Effect: Graphics Card Price Watch (Updated)

About Ethereum Mining Ethereum, one of the most popular cryptocurrencies, is largely responsible for the sudden shortage of GPUs. The price of Ethereum has grown slowly over the last couple of years, and it really took off at the beginning of…

No Comments / 6 View / May 23, 2017

Id-Cooling Launches Three New Frostflow+ All-In-One Coolers

Just weeks after unveiling a new line of all-in-one coolers and CPU heatsinks at Computex, Id-Cooling is back in the news with the launch of its Frostflow+ series of closed-loop all-in-one coolers. The Frostflow+ series coolers are available in 280mm, 240mm, and 120mm…

No Comments / 3 View / May 22, 2017

Gigabyte Responds To Intel ME Updates With New Motherboard BIOS

In response to Intel’s latest Management Engine firmware updates, Gigabyte is in the process of updating the BIOS for its Q270, Q170, and X170-WS ECC series motherboards. The company has issued BIOS updates for motherboards equipped with X170, X150, B150,…

No Comments / 6 View / May 21, 2017

Extreme Overclocking: 10 Ryzen CPUs Under LN2

AMD’s Ryzen processors offer a compelling price/performance ratio right out of the box. But despite their many overclocking-friendly knobs and dials, most enthusiasts struggle to take the CPUs beyond 4 GHz. Given that we know the ins and outs of…

No Comments / 6 View / May 20, 2017