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 »

Samsung Bixby Voice: How to set up and use the Galaxy S8 assistant

It’s been a long time coming, but Bixby has finally found its voice. Samsung has begun pushing out the final piece of its AI package, Bixby Voice, to all Galaxy S8 phones in more than 200 countries and territories. Before long, millions of people will be saying, “Hi Bixby” to summon the new assistant—though Bixby still only supports English and ... Read More »

HyperX Pulsefire FPS mouse review: Popular design meets popular sensor

It’s still a bit foreign to think of HyperX as more than a headset brand, but we took a look at its debut keyboard earlier this year (and liked it!) and now it’s time to go in-depth on its debut mouse—the HyperX Pulsefire FPS (available for $50 on Amazon). TABLE OF CONTENTS Design: Clone wars No-frills mousing Bottom line Design: Clone wars This time ... Read More »

Comio eyes sale of 1 million smartphones by March 2018

NEW DELHI: Original device maker Topwise Communication, which is the latest player from China to have entered the Indian market, aims to sell about one million units of its ‘Comio’ branded smartphones by March 2018. Comio, which will compete with the likes of Samsung, Xiaomiand Micromax in India, has unveiled three new devices priced between Rs 6,000-10,000. “We have launched three devices, which are ... Read More »

Essential Phone to Get Android Updates for Two Years, Andy Rubin Confirms

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone was launched back in June It comes with guaranteed Android OS updates for 2 years The company says it will release modular accessories regularly Essential Phone, which garnered headlines for its attractive bezel-less design, was unveiled in June earlier this year and today, the company’s founder and Android co-creator Andy Rubin has announced that the handset is now available for purchase ... Read More »

Lenovo K8 Note to Go on Sale for the First Time in India Today: Price, Variants, Launch Offers, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo K8 Note price in India starts at Rs. 12,999 There are two RAM and storage variants that have been launched The 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage is priced Rs. 13,999 Lenovo K8 Note (Review) is all set to go on sale for the first time in India on Friday via the company’s exclusive online partner Amazon India at 12pm IST. To ... Read More »

Amazon is selling an EVGA 450W PSU for $10

Whether you’ve got a PC building project on deck or need to replace an existing PSU, you can get an incredible deal on a power supply right now. Amazon is selling the EVGA 450 BT for $10 after mail-in rebate. That means you’ll pay $30 upfront, and then get $20 back in the form of a prepaid debit card. The rebate offer lasts ... Read More »

Elgato Stream Deck review: A streamer’s best friend

Pro-grade equipment at a bargain price. That’s the reputation Elgato earned as first YouTube videos and then Twitch streaming took over video games. Straddling a line between hobbyist and professional-grade—a line that’s hard to walk competently, I might add—Elgato’s capture cards have become a mainstay of streamers at all levels. The Stream Deck, Elgato’s latest piece of hardware, is something ... Read More »

How to use Miracast to mirror your device’s screen wirelessly on your TV—even 4K

After the Wi-Fi Alliance announced the finalization of the Miracast wirelessdisplay standard at CES 2013, a plethora of Miracast-enabled devices and receivers followed, and include newer devices like Microsoft’s Surface Pro (2017) and Amazon’s Fire TV stick. But while Miracast continues to be developed—as of July 2017, Miracast hardware will support HD and 4K streaming, for example—it’s also lost some support to competing technologies. Keep reading ... Read More »