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Wyze Thermostat review: First-class feature set, bargain-basement price tag

But you’ll need to trust Wyze on its promise to deliver important add-ons like remote sensors in 2021.

The best prebuilt gaming PCs: Get Ryzen 5000, GeForce 3080, and Radeon RX 6800 right now

At the moment, stock for Nvidia’s RTX 30-series and AMD’s Radeon 6000 graphics cards disappears in seconds—when they’re even available for purchase. Same goes for AMD’s Ryzen 5000 processors. Most people who’ve tried to score one of these recently launched components have struck out, forcing them to wait out the next several months with a placeholder...

Sapphire Nitro+ Radeon RX 6800 XT review: Great hardware turbocharged by killer software

The Radeon RX 6800 XT is finally here, and it’s fantastic, duking it out with Nvidia’s ferocious GeForce RTX 3080 for $50 less—at least if you buy the reference model. AMD really stepped up its game with this reference design, outfitting the RX 6800 XT with a premium all-metal chassis and a trio of axial fans that keeps it both cool and quiet. That...

Microsoft is testing a Cortana 'File Skill' to find files faster in Windows 10

Cortana may not be the personal assistant she once was, but a new update as part of the Windows Insider Dev Channel means that her capabilities to find files have improved.The new “File Skill” in the Cortana app appears in the new Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 20270, part of the Dev Channel. (Dev Channel releases publish test code that may or may...

GPU sales rise across the board, from AMD and Intel to Nvidia

Driven by PC gaming, pandemic upgrading and potentially cryptocurrency miners, GPU units hit a healthy 13.4-percent increase in sales over the previous quarter, respected graphics analyst firm Jon Peddie Research said in a report released Tuesday.Jon Peddie Research, which has tracked graphics cards sales since 1987, said Nvidia’s Q3 2020 position rose...

Netflix drags streaming TV backward, cord-cutters should take note

Netflix ends Chromecast with Google TV integration in a step back for streaming.

5 ideas Samsung should steal from the iPhone 12

Samsung is by far the most successful Android device maker in the world, but it has struggled to move its flagship Galaxy S phones for the last few years. Sales were down modestly last year for the Galaxy S10, and by all accounts, the numbers for the Galaxy S20 cratered in 2020. Meanwhile, Apple has reported pre-orders for the iPhone 12 more than doubled...

Yeedi K650 review: This robot vacuum is tough on pet hair

A tangle-free silicone brush and extra large dustbin deliver a one-two punch.

iPhone 12 vs the best Android phones: It’s time to consider switching

It's time to pit the best Android phones of 2020 against the iPhone 12. But the fight is very one-sided this year.

Why Snapdragon 888 could be the end of Qualcomm’s U.S. dominance

Qualcomm has unveiled its newest flagship processor for the next group of premium Android phones and as always, the Snapdragon 888 brings a slew of enhancements over the 865 as well as a larger-than-expected leap in numbering all the way up to 888. Granted, Qualcomm hasn’t really stuck to a deliberate naming scheme for its chips, but the past few versions...

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