Raspberry Pi 4 has a USB-C Flaw

The Raspberry Pi 4 developer board was only announced a few weeks ago, but it already has a major issue. The USB-C port that many were so excited about doesn’t work exactly as intended. The USB-C port is the device’s sole source of power. The official USB-C spec says that each pin of a USB-C …more

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Nintendo Switch Lite Breaks Cover

After months of rumors that Nintneod had a smaller and more portable version of the Switch coming for gamers on the go, the new console has debuted. The new console is called the Switch Lite, and it will launch on September 20, 2019, for $199.99. The new console is completely dedicated to handheld play and …more

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Qualcomm 215 Aims at Entry-Level Smartphone Segment

Qualcomm has launched a new smartphone platform that is aimed directly at the entry-level $100 smartphone segment. The platform is called Qualcomm 215, and it offers a 64-bit CPU, dual SIM, and dual VoLTE capability. The new platform marks the first 64-bit processor in the 200 series. The platform also supports dual cameras, 19:9 displays, …more

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Apple Updates13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

Apple has announced that it has updated the MacBook Air adding True Tone to its Retina display for a more natural viewing experience. Apple also dropped its price to $1,099, and college students can get it for $999. The entry-level MacBook Pro has been updated as well. The 13-inch MacBook Pro starts at $1,299 and …more

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EA Shares Drop Despite Happy Apex Legends Players

Fans of the game Apex Legends waited in anticipation for Season 2 to land and for the most part players were happy. Despite satisfied players, shares in EA declined by 5% as investors weren’t impressed with what EA had cooked up. That was the lowest price for EA shares in five months. Part of the …more

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Borderlands 3 Dueling Mode is Coming

Lots of fans of the Borderlands franchise are looking forward to Borderlands 3 landing. The game has long had PvE gameplay, and it is one of the hallmarks of the franchise. Players in the past could wager money and loot on the duel and whoever won took all the stuff. Borderlands 3 will have a …more

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Ryzen 5 3600X Pricing on Amazon

AMD 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen Desktop Processors Available On Amazon

Today, AMD announced worldwide availability of its new 3rd Gen AMD Ryzen desktop processors built on the 7nm manufacturing process. AMD says the new CPUs based on the “Zen 2” architecture bring up to 58% higher performance-per-watt than the competition. This is said to make them ideal for gaming, game streaming, and content creation performance. All of these new processors …more

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Samsung Sued Over Smartphone Water Resistance Claims

A consumer watchdog group has sued Samsung in Australia for allegedly misleading claims about its smartphones. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) alleges that the Samsung commercials made false claims about users being able to use its phones while swimming and surfing. The ACCC says that it reviewed more than 300 Samsung advertisements before …more

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Apple to Ditch Butterfly Keyboard Starting With MacBook Air Refresh

The Apple butterfly keyboard has caused huge numbers of problems for the company since it launched, leading to angered fans. It looks like Apple is finally ready to ditch the butterfly keyboard design in favor of a new keyboard with scissor switches. Word of the change comes from noted Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Kuo says …more

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ASUS is Doing a Trade-Up Program for Video Cards

ASUS has announced a slick new program that will give owners of older GeForce or AMD graphics cards money for their old cards to use towards an upgrade. The deal is like smartphone trade-in programs that are common today. ASUS is offering between $150 and $350 on trade for the older cards going back to …more

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Epic Games to Cover Shenmue 3 Refunds

The Epic Games store says that it is trying to break the Steam monopoly in the PC gaming realm. It’s trying to break the monopoly it says Steam has by landing all the exclusive games it can for the Epic Games Store and gamers aren’t happy about it. One of the exclusives that Epic landed …more

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Sony Ups PlayStation Vue Pricing

Sony has been operating the PlayStation Vue service for a while and has increased prices in the past. Subscribers have another price increase to deal with every PSVue multi-channel package seeing pricing go up by $5. New subscribers will be charged the new rate upfront. Users currently on a subscription will see their prices increase …more

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Amazon Offers Super Mario Maker 2 Discount

Nintendo just released the latest Switch game called Super Mario Maker 2 not long ago. Games that have just launched from Nintendo rarely get any sort of discount, and while Amazon’s pre-Prime Day deal on the game is certainly not a massive savings, it does make this the best price around right now. Amazon is …more

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Fire TV Recast with Dual Tuners and 500GB on Sale

Amazon is kicking off Prime Day later this month, but it has already stepped up with some very good deals for current Prime subscribers. One of the biggest discounts we have seen yet is for the Fire TV Recast OTA DVR. The device has 500GB of storage space, good for holding up to 75 hours …more

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