All the Laptops Packing the New CPUs and GPUs from Intel and Nvidia to Drool Over Right Now

Today, Intel and Nvidia announced a new lineup of chips including the long-awaited 10th-gen Core mobile processors and RTX 2070 Super and 2080 Super mobile GPUs. But when it comes to laptop components like these, they aren’t all that useful until someone puts them into systems you can actually buy. Here’s a roundup of the upcoming notebooks that will be the first to get all that powerful new tech. Read More >>

It Seems Like Apple Is Going to Announce the iPhone 9 Real Soon

Two weeks ago to little fanfare, Apple somewhat abruptly released refreshed versions of the iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac Mini. And now, it seems like Apple is prepping for the imminent release of the iPhone 9 (or whatever Apple ends up calling its upcoming mid-range phone). Read More >>

Does Solid Coffee Taste Good?

Look, I fully admit this is a pretty first-world problem (especially considering everything else going on right now), but what are you supposed to when you need some coffee but don’t have the time or equipment to brew or buy a fresh cup of joe? Read More >>

The Battle Between the PS5 and Xbox Series X Isn’t Going to Be Decided By Specs

Last week, Sony and Microsoft set the stage for a battle that’s going to (hopefully) take place later this year with the release of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. Both systems are poised to bring rich new experiences and high-end features to console gaming, but if you think either one is going to win on specs alone, think again. Read More >>

You’re Not Imagining Things, Your Video Game Downloads Have Gotten Slower

Last week, with the internet being strained due to surging traffic caused by everyone staying at home to avoid spreading covid-19, Netflix and YouTube decided to lower the default resolution of their streaming videos. And now, Sony, Akamai, and others are following suit by reducing the speed of game downloads on their networks. Read More >>

Huawei’s Flagship P40 Pro+ is Pushing the Limits of What a Smartphone Camera Can Do

Huawei typically likes to use its P-Series phones as a vessel to show off its fancy new camera tech. With the loss of Google services, and a growing range of bans on its products in international markets the latest P-Series phone needs to be extraordinary. If the new features on the P40 (particularly the P40 Pro+) are any indication, people with access to Huawei’s phones are in for a treat. Read More >>

Samsung is Bringing a Bunch of Galaxy S20’s Features to the S10 and Note 10

Now that new Galaxy S20 line has been out for a while, it seems Samsung is turning its attention to some of its older phones by adding some of the S20's new features to the Galaxy S10, S10 Lite, and Galaxy Note 10. Read More >>

Apple Will Now Let You Buy Apps for Mac and iOS as a Bundled Package

Earlier in the year, Apple announced that it would give developers a way to bundle related macOS, iOS, tvOS, watch OS, and iPadOS app sales into a single transaction, and now, right on schedule, Apple’s Universal Purchase system has finally gone live. Read More >>

Google I/O 2020 Just Went From Being Online-Only to Totally Cancelled

When info regarding the spread of covid-19 began circulating, Google decided to reformat its annual developer conference – Google I/O – into an online-only event. But now, due to the increased severity of covid-19 and resulting US government guidelines, Google has decided to cancel Google I/O entirely. Read More >>

Microsoft Teased a Revamped UI for Windows 10 and It Looks Awesome

Microsoft has been dropping hints that it’s working on a revamped Start menu for Windows 10. But now, to celebrate Windows 10 hitting 1 billion users, Microsoft’s chief product officer Panos Panay dropped a super slick teaser for Windows 10's next UI refresh. Read More >>

The Samsung Galaxy S20+ is the Best Android Has to Offer Right Now

After checking out the Galaxy S20 Ultra, it’s difficult to forget it’s brawny build, avalanche of specs, and the impressive reach of Samsung’s Space Zoom. Unfortunately, it’s also a bit too expensive to love. At that price, the S20 Ultra has to be head and shoulders better than every other phone on the market, and it just isn’t. But perhaps the best argument against the S20 Ultra is the existence of the S20+, because for 15 percent less money, the S20+ delivers 95 percent of what you get from its more expensive sibling. So if you’re looking for a high-end Android phone with tonnes of bells and whistles, the S20+ is the one to get. Read More >>

Leaked Apple Product Listings Suggest Refreshed iPad Pros Are Coming Soon

The iPad Pro hasn’t gotten a major update since October of 2018, which means they’re overdue for a refresh. And if a recent spate of product listings are any indication, there’s a good chance that revamped iPad Pros could arrive quite soon. Read More >>

Fresh Off Probation for Violating Sanctions, ZTE Reportedly Under Investigation for Bribery

Three years ago, ZTE pleaded guilty to violating trade sanctions against Iran and North Korea. The company was subject to a temporary ban on buying US tech, which was eased following a plea deal that included forfeiting more than $1 billion (£828 million) in civil and criminal penalties and axing its entire C-suite of execs. Now, fresh off probation, ZTE is being investigated again. Read More >>

Apple’s Powerbeats 4 Are Finally Here and They’re the Cheapest Ones Yet

After being rumoured for months and even being spotted on shelves a couple days early, Apple has finally announced its new Powerbeats 4 semi-wireless headphones. Read More >>

Apple Is Moving WWDC Online for 2020

With Google having already shifted Google I/O to an online format because of COVID-19, Apple has now pledged to do the same for WWDC 2020. Read More >>