Gadgets

Gigabyte unleashes the smallest GTX 1080 ever to battle Radeon Vega Nano

Bigger is usually better in the world of graphics cards, but these days, plenty of people want plus-sized power in fun-sized packages. Enter Gigabyte’s GeForce GTX 1080 Mini ITX 8G, the smallest GTX 1080 yet—and an early strike against AMD’s incoming Radeon RX Vega Nano. At 169mm in length, Gigabyte’s graphics card is the perfect fit for mini-ITX motherboards, which measure ... Read More »

Nonda USB-C HDMI review: Foldable adapter offers a well-made travel option

It’s a little thing, but not having a USB-C to HDMI connector on a laptop becomes a big deal when you need to plug into a monitor or projector. Fortunately, a little thing can help: the Nonda USB-C to HDMI Adapter ($23 on Amazon) is compact and foldable, robust, and functional. Nando Like many other HDMI adapters for USB-C ports, the ... Read More »

Apple Pushes Studios to Offer 4K Content for Upcoming Apple TV at Lower Prices: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Apple is expected to unveil a new Apple TV model on September 12 Apple is talking to Hollywood studios for 4K titles at low prices: report At the event next month, Apple is also expected to launch iPhone 8 models Apple appears to have ambitious plans to attract people’s interest in its streaming device Apple TV, according to a new ... Read More »

Innovation Connector’s “Coding Connector” Gives Kids Computer Coding Experience And More

Ryan Hunter presents to students at the the Coding Connector’s “Day of Code Foundations 1 & 2” held on Saturday, August 26th. Photo by: Mike Rhodes Muncie, IN—The Innovation Connector has a unique opportunity for young people to learn “the language of the future” — computer coding. Techwise Academy and the Innovation Connector, along with a handful of other community ... Read More »

Why Millennials Are Choosing Podcasting Over Blogging To Build Their Personal Brands

Millennials are on the move far more than generations before them and their mobile devices are their lifelines. Also, according to a 2016 BNP Paribas Global Entrepreneur Report, millennials are starting more companies at an earlier age and targeting much higher profits than their baby boomer parents and grandparents. These three facts tell us some important things about a millennial’s lifestyle: They want to stay ... Read More »

HTC Vive VR Headset Gets a Price Cut, India Price Slashed to Rs. 76,990

HTC has given its virtual reality headset – the Vive – a Rs. 16,000 price cut in India, which brings the total cost down to Rs. 76,990. This follows on the heels of Monday’s $200 (about Rs. 12,800) price cut in the US, where the Vive now costs $599 (about Rs. 38,400). Even with the price cut, the HTC Vive in India still costs more ... Read More »

PureVPN review: It works well if you don’t mind virtual server locations

P2P allowed: Yes—select countries Business location: Hong Kong (officially) Number of servers: 750+ [ Further reading: How the new age of antivirus software will protect your PC ] Number of country locations: 142* Cost: $10.95 per month, or $78 for two years Here’s the thing about VPNs: They’re built on trust. Before you pay a company to secure your internet traffic you need to trust ... Read More »

Huawei Mate 10 Teaser Confirms Leica-Branded Dual Rear Cameras, October 16 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS The Mate 10 will feature Leica-branded dual rear cameras It will be unveiled on October 16 It is rumored to sport a bezel-less display After releasing a teaser video earlier this week of the upcoming Mate 10 smartphone, Huawei on Wednesday posted a new teaser photo of the next flagship that will join the company’s lineup of Leica-branded dual camera smartphones. The Mate ... Read More »

Best external drives of 2017

External drives are a vital piece of hardware for backing up your data or copying a project from your PC to take with you. Anyone who uses a desktop or laptop computer needs one. To help you sift through the stacks of external storage options, we’ve combed through our reviews of both external hard disks and SSDs to pick the ... Read More »

HP Sees Higher PC Sales, Growth in Printer and Copier Business

HIGHLIGHTS Revenue from HP’s personal systems unit rose 12 percent to $8.40 billion Revenue from its printer, copier business rose to $4.70 billion in Q3 Total revenue rose 10 percent to $13.1 billion HP, which houses the hardware business of former Hewlett-Packard, reported a slightly higher-than-expected quarterly profit as it sold more personal computers. Revenue from HP’s personal systems unit, ... Read More »