Samsung Portable SSD T3 1TB
Samsung’s ultra-compact T1 SSD made a strong impression around this time last year when it topped our performance charts as the quickest USB 3.0 storage device we’d ever tested. Having been based on an mSATA version of the company’s SSD 850 Evo, the T1 shared similar performance to that... Read more
Valve’s latest utility determines your PC’s VR readiness, pinpoints bottlenecks
You’ve made the decision to invest between $600 and $800 on a premium virtual reality platform but do you know if your computer is up to the task? It’s a concern that at least a few will fail to address and wonder why their new toy is riddled with... Read more
HTC Vive VR headset will be $799, ships in early April
The photo above is showing the finalized consumer version of the Vive on display at MWC 2016. Scroll down below for a few more shots. HTC’s Vive VR headset, considered by many to be the only serious competitor to theOculus Rift, now has a price and release date. If... Read more
The devices formerly known as smartphones
Mobile World Congress in Barcelona has served as the location for major smartphone announcements for a long time, so it’s no surprise to see that happening again this year. Splashy introductions have been made by Samsung, LG, Lenovo and other usual suspects. But there is an important twist for... Read more
Google is closing its online comparison shopping product just one year in
Google is getting out of the online comparison shopping market. In a recent e-mail to partners obtained by Search Engine Land, the search giant said it would begin winding down Google Compare this month before pulling the plug entirely on March 23. Google Compare for Auto Insurance launched in... Read more
Activision Blizzard completes $5.9 billion acquisition of Candy Crush developer King
Activision Blizzard announced intentions to purchase Candy Crush maker King Digital Entertainment back in November for a staggering $5.9 billion. On Tuesday, the two sides officially completed the acquisition. Bobby Kotick, Chief Executive Officer at Activision Blizzard, said in a press release that they now reach over 500 million... Read more
Amazon quietly launches its own clothing brands
Amazon has never hesitated to compete with traditional brick-and-mortar outfits (no pun intended) and its latest endeavor is certainly no exception. The e-commerce giant has quietly launched its own in-house fashion lines comprised of more than 1,800 individual fashion products across seven different brand names. According to WWD, KeyBanc... Read more
Build your own computer case with the Aerocool Dream Box
Selecting the perfect PC case can often seem like an exercise in futility. While there’s no shortages of options to choose from, finding one that appeals to your taste, accommodates your hardware and physically fits where you want to use it isn’t as easy as it sounds. Worse yet,... Read more
Oppo claims it can fully charge a 2,500mAh phone battery in under 15 minutes
You may’ve not heard much about Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo, but the company is showing off a couple of promising technologies at this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Specifically, a proprietary technology that can fully charge an empty smartphone battery in a mere 15 minutes, as well as... Read more
Nikon joins premium compact camera market with new DL series
Cameras built into mobile phones first encroached on the territory of standalone digital cameras in the early 2000s but it would be many years before they were considered a threat. These days, it’s next to impossible to find a smartphone without a camera. While one could argue that convenience... Read more