Everything You Need to Know About Game of Thrones' Age of Heroes

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Share. Time to visit the Age of Heroes. By Jesse Schedeen You’re about to hear a lot more about the Age of Heroes, a period predating the events of Game of Thrones by thousands of years. HBO has ordered a pilot for one of the four Game of Thrones prequels in development, with George R. […]

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Rebble wants to keep your Pebble smartwatch working

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With Fitbit scheduled to end official support for Pebble smartwatches at the end of June, an independent team of developers has put together a service called Rebble, with the aim of keeping user accounts, apps and devices active into the future. The platform isn’t completely new, but with the deadline looming, users are being encouraged […]

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Tech Deals: Vizio, 23andMe, iPad Mini, Amazon Devices

It may be a little too late to get two-day delivery on your Father’s Day gifts, but you still have until the end of today to snag some of the best prices on Amazon’s already affordable devices. Our top pick is the Echo Show, which is now $150 (was $230). We’ve listed all of Amazon’s […]

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Instant Film Cameras From Fujifilm and Lomography Prove It's Hip to Be Square

We look at two cameras that approach the iconic quadrilateral instant photo from new angles. Fujifilm Instax Square SQ10 Best for: Instagram natives Fujifilm’s first square-frame instant camera is an analog-digital hybrid. Capture up to 50 images with the digital sensor, apply Instagram-like effects and tweaks on the dial switch, then commit only the best […]

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Vizio M-Series (2018) review: An excellent picture you can afford, but competition is tough – CNET

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Vizio had a good run over the last couple of years as CNET’s favorite TV for the money, but this year its domination ends. The TCL 6 series is a better television than the 2018 Vizio M-Series. Of course there are still reasons to like the M-Series. Its image quality is almost as good as […]

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Not seeing red: Missing Apple’s color strategy

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When you have a small point to make—that Apple has trended toward slightly muter tones in its products and offloaded the more extreme color optioning to cases and bands to allow customers more options for accessorizing—the best way to make it is to loudly declare Apple has killed “fun.” That’s just basic punditry, people. “Apple […]

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Here comes BYOSD (bring your own smart display)

It’s easy to dismiss the smart-display market. A smart display is like an Amazon Echo- or Google Home-style virtual assistant appliance, but with a screen that can show visual results, rather than just spoken ones, and facilitate video calls. Right now, the only smart displays you can buy are Amazon’s creepy Echo Look, an appliance […]

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The iPhone 3GS is going back on sale in South Korea

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Remember the iPhone 3GS? The 2009 smartphone, the third in Apple’s iPhone line, is reportedly going back on sale via South Korean retailer SK Telink, after an untouched batch of handsets were discovered in a warehouse. According to ETNews, interested punters will be able to get their hands on the vintage phone for 44,000 won, […]

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UK report warns DeepMind Health could gain ‘excessive monopoly power’

DeepMind’s foray into digital health services continues to raise concerns. The latest worries are voiced by a panel of external reviewers appointed by the Google-owned AI company to report on its operations after its initial data-sharing arrangements with the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) ran into a major public controversy in 2016. The DeepMind Health Independent […]

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Remembering StarCraft’s Battle.net – the service that sparked an online gaming revolution

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Any gamer who came up in the ‘90s or earlier remembers StarCraft. Even you didn’t, there’s no way you haven’t heard of it. That’s because Blizzard Entertainment’s seminal sci-fi, real-time strategy game changed the landscape of online and competitive gaming forever. This year, StarCraft turned 20 years old, and to commemorate Blizzard released a remastered […]

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