Every brand has “true wireless” earbuds now: what are the important differences?

It seems like every other tech brand is developing its own “true” wireless earbuds. Since the success of Apple AirPods, companies have quickly jumped on board the bandwagon, offering their renditions of these tiny audio devices, housed in a small charging case. These include Microsoft Surface Earbuds, Samsung Galaxy Buds, Xiaomi Mi Airs and other […]


Nikon Z50 is the maker’s first DX-format mirrorless camera

Nikon has expanded its Z Series camera line with the new Z50, the company’s first DX-format mirrorless camera. The new model comes with a much lower price tag than the previously launched Nikon Z 6 and Z 7 models. The new Z50 mirrorless camera packs a number of notable features, including the Z mount for […]


Apple Arcade gets five new action, racing, and adventure games

Apple Arcade, the company’s mobile gaming subscription service, has been expanded with the addition of five new games. The titles are available to download starting today, giving subscribers access to new gameplay involving action, adventure, mystery, and more. The company is still offering its free one-month trial for customers, meaning Apple device owners can play […]


Two coffee compounds may prevent many obesity-related issues

Extracts sourced from coffee bean ‘waste’ show promise for preventing a variety of chronic conditions associated with obesity, including type-2 diabetes and ones involving inflammation. The findings were recently detailed in a study from the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. In addition to potentially offering new prevention options for chronic […]


2020 VW Atlas Cross Sport tailors two-row SUV for American tastes

The two-row midsize SUV space is getting another option, with the 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport making its official debut today. A five-seat version of the full-sized Atlas, it’s shorter and lower than its three-row brethren, but combines that more easily-parked scale with no reduction in wheelbase. The upshot there is that, despite being almost […]


Pixel 4 XL images leak in full

Images of the Google Pixel 4 and Google Pixel 4 XL were leaked today in front, back, and from the side. These devices will be released in both 5.7-inch and 6.3-inch display sizes and will sport the latest in Android 10 technology (Google’s latest version of the epitomes mobile operating system). This Pixel 4 family […]


Galaxy Note 10 Lite is a variant away from USA, for now

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 Lite was revealed in a leak today as a slightly lesser relative to the already on-sale Galaxy Note 10 and 10 Plus. The newest version of the Galaxy Note 10 will be sold in a tier lower than that of the Galaxy Note 10+ with its 6.8-inch display, and lower […]


Who’s Tracking Who? How to protect yourself from tracking devices

Credit: ID 87583811 © Drakonova | It may appear counterintuitive to publish an article on how to protect yourself against tracking devices that use GPS technology and that are designed to keep you, your loved ones and your possessions safe. But in reality, just how safe are they? Internet of Things (IoT) devices are […]


Microsoft Garage SketchPal app targets small Surfaces like the Surface Neo

The Surace Pro tablets and especially the Surface Studio are advertised as creatives’ tools and yet few apps actually take advantage of their true nature. Of course, there’s always the full-blown Photoshop but few if not none that were designed primarily for touch and pen the way Procreate on iOS is. That target is what […]


DxOMark adds audio performance to smartphone benchmark protocol

For a long time, DxOMark’s mobile benchmarks focused on the basics of smartphone cameras but, at long last, it started modifying its testing protocol last year to accommodate unmistakable trends in the market. First to come were tests for bokeh and zoom followed by selfies. Last month it added tests and scores for wide-angle cameras […]