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Bargain basement: a latest-gen iPad for $249 and much, much more
— 12:50 PM on June 4, 2019

Apple's WDDC was yesterday, and keeping with that theme (by pure chance, really) our leading deal today is the...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Storage Displays Memory Mobile computing

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Apple pushes privacy and data security with upcoming OS updates at WWDC
— 12:00 PM on June 4, 2019

Apple's Worldwide Developer conference got underway yesterday, and the House of Mac had a lot of software to talk about. We dive into the important...

Type: Feature article Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Huawei U.S. ban gets a deadline extension to keep networks afloat
— 11:30 AM on May 21, 2019

Just a couple of days after Huawei found its way onto a U.S. government trade ban list, the telecommunications giant has been given a 90-day...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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U.S. banhammers Huawei, blocking handsets, hardware, and Android access
— 12:05 PM on May 20, 2019

The Bureau of Industry and Security within the U.S. Department of Commerce has added Chinese device maker Huawei and its affiliates to the Bureau's Entity List. That...

Type: News story Tags: Chipsets Windows Personal tech

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Google puts a Pixel camera in your pocket for under $500
— 10:00 AM on May 8, 2019

To date, Google's Pixel phone sales have not exactly set the world on fire. The Android maker's phones have long offered great cameras and excellent...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Bargain basement: a Corsair Void Pro RGB headset for $55 and much more
— 10:23 AM on May 7, 2019

Greetings, gerbils. I'm typing this intro and deals posts furiously fast, as I've still got lots of work to do today before I get into...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Bargain basement: [insert best deals here]
— 11:30 AM on April 19, 2019

Greetings, fellow deal seekers! Bruno's got the day off, so, while the code-monkey's away, the gerbils will play. A couple of us have picked a couple...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Personal tech

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PDP's LVL 50 wireless headset reviewed
— 11:52 AM on April 9, 2019

PDP's LVL50 is an intriguing product: a fully-wireless headset with Xbox and PC compatibility for an unusually affordable price. Does it have what it takes...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Gaming

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Bargain basement: a Corsair Void Pro RGB wireless headset for $70 and more
— 12:09 PM on April 5, 2019

Greetings, folks. My latest tussles with my spine over its inability to stay straight has led me to a hunt down the chair aisle. I'm...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Storage Memory Mobile computing

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 7 2700 for $230 and a ton of cheap system components
— 1:05 PM on March 12, 2019

Greetings, my good gerbils. My quest for weight loss has been going well—184 lbs and dropping (at 5' 11" with wide shoulders). I've never been...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Multimedia Power Memory Input devices

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Bargain basement: a Ryzen 5 2600 and an Asus Prime B450 Plus mobo for $250 and more
— 12:50 PM on March 5, 2019

Howdy folks. I've been catching up on the latest episodes The Grand Tour, and I'm having loads of fun. I particularly enjoyed the episode in...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Motherboards Multimedia Memory Input devices Mobile computing

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Using Plex to make your media-streaming life better
— 4:30 PM on February 1, 2019

Instead of having an entire computer hooked up to my TV, I started using Plex to stream my media from my own server, and I’m...

Type: Feature article Tags: Multimedia Software

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After 36 years, MIDI is finally moving to 2.0
— 9:46 PM on January 28, 2019

What springs to mind when I say "MIDI," gerbils? Is it perhaps thoughts of an old Gravis Ultrasound or Sound Blaster AWE? Expensive...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia

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LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90" picture
— 3:00 PM on December 21, 2018

Good news, fans of home cinema projection: LG announced the imaginatively named HU85L, the second in its CineBeam Laser 4K family of ultra-short-throw projectors.

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia

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Nvidia AGX Xavier puts the brains in autonomous robots
— 10:02 AM on December 14, 2018

A lot of talk around here revolves around powerful parts suitable for your latest personal computer, phone, workstation, or server. That list doesn't cover all...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Personal tech Workstations

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Thursday deals: a 2-TB SSD for $210, a 1-TB SSD for $113, and more
— 10:45 AM on December 13, 2018

G'afternoon, good gerbils. Recently I moved over to an NVMe SSD, and I can tell you a couple things. The first is that for regular...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Multimedia Cases Storage Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: a Corsair RM650x for $59.99 and much more
— 11:05 AM on December 11, 2018

Greetings, fair gerbils. Roughly every three-to-six months, I go and get my back and shoulders put into place again. Life at a desk takes it...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Multimedia Power Displays Input devices Mobile computing

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Tuesday deals: a 960-GB SSD for $110 and more goodies
— 11:38 AM on December 4, 2018

Hullo, good folks. I bet you're dying to know if the meaty RTX speed boost that Nvidia promised for the incoming Battlefield V update...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Displays Input devices

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