Monthly Archives: June 2017

Wink Relay review: This smart switch is an oversized upgrade

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A smart thermostat? Smart light switches? Amateur hour. If you really want to up your smart-home game, it’s time to get serious, and the Wink Relay is one savvy way to do it. At its most basic, the Wink Relay is an in-wall, Wi-Fi-networked touchscreen controller for your Wink smart-home network. The 4.3-inch touchscreen that […]

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MacBook Pro 15in (2017) review

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It’s always an event when Apple launches a MacBook, both literally and figuratively. This year though MacBook Pro fans will have to settle for an internal spec improvement rather than radical design overhaul. As has been the case since Apple ditched the 17-inch MacBook Pro back in 2012, there are two sizes of MacBook Pro […]

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Stormzy and other celebrities tweet bullied school boy

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Image copyright PA Image caption Stormzy was one of the celebrities to respond to the appeal A host of celebrities, including British grime and hip hop artist Stormzy, have sent birthday greetings to a young boy who is being bullied. Chris Hope-Smith, from Leeds, posted on Twitter asking if people could send positive messages to […]

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AMD launches Ryzen Pro microprocessor in ambitious bid for enterprise desktop – and reveals first details of Ryzen 3

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AMD’s Ryzen Pro comes bundled with extra security features aimed at the enterprise AMD has launched the Ryzen Pro, a family of Ryzen microprocessors based on its Ryzen 3, Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 microprocessors, but with added security features aimed squarely at the enterprise market. The launch also revealed the first details of AMD’s […]

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How to Connect Your iPhone to Your HDTV

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We’ve thoroughly updated our guide to connecting your iPhone or iPad to your HDTV, because when you’re trying to show off photos, videos, and other visual content from your iPhone or iPad, there are too many times when the small screen just won’t do. Fortunately, there are several ways to connect those devices to the […]

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Crunch Report | Blue Apron IPO Has A Rocky Start

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 Today’s Stories  Blue Apron IPO off to a rough start Microsoft confirms Cloudyn acquisition, sources say price is between $50M and $70M Instagram implements an AI system to fight mean and harassing comments Uber crosses the 5 billion trip milestone amid ongoing issues A brief history of the iPhone Credits Written and Hosted by: Anthony […]

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Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Review

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Share. A storm well worth weathering. By Leif Johnson A woman in a striking kimono asks a band of Othardian peasants to prove their loyalty to the Garlean Empire and only one — citing a need to feed his family — heeds the call. It turns out to be a greater sacrifice than he imagined. […]

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Facebook's internet drone reaches new heights with first successful landing

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Facebook’s internet-beaming autonomous drone Aquila has completed a successful second full-scale test flight, the company announced today.  While the solar-powered aircraft, designed to fly non-stop for 60-90 days at high altitudes, flew once before, the first flight ended in a crash landing. This time, Aquila “landed perfectly.” This second flight took place on May 22 […]

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The Canceled Netflix Show Sense8 Is Coming Back For A Two-Hour Finale

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Earlier this month, Netflix canceled Sense8, the ambitious original show from the directors of The Matrix, after just two seasons. However, it’s going to live on–sort of. Netflix announced today that a two-hour finale for Sense8 is on the way. “There are sensates within these walls, too,” Netflix said. “A 2 hour finale special is […]

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What each model of the iPhone added to the game

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iPhone 4 (2010): Eye candy The iPhone 4 focused on looks — and how! It’s a shame our first encounter with it was the infamous lost-in-a-bar unit, because the 4 really was an incredible jump in both quality of design and technology. It would have been exciting to have it revealed with Jobs’s showmanship. At any […]

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