Acer Chromebook Spin 713: the Chromebook to buy

Several Chromebooks came out this year vying to become the best “premium” Chromebook of 2020. Two big factors set Acer’s Chromebook Spin 713 apart from the rest. The first is its 3:2 display. Samsung’s Galaxy Chromebook, Asus’ Chromebook Flip C436, and many of last year’s top contenders like the Pixelbook Go all used a 16:9 … Read more Acer Chromebook Spin 713: the Chromebook to buy

SMIC: Everything you need to know about China’s answer to TSMC

Source: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. It’s an interesting time in the semiconductor industry. Intel announced that it is pushing its 7nm plans to 2022 or 2023 (losing further ground to AMD), Qualcomm just posted massive profits for Q2 2020, and NVIDA may end up buying Arm, the company that designs the core instruction set … Read more SMIC: Everything you need to know about China’s answer to TSMC

Former Google exec Anthony Levandowski sentenced to 18 months for stealing self-driving car secrets

Controversial engineer Anthony Levandowski, who worked for the Google division that would become Waymo before founding trucking company Otto and selling it to Uber, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for trade secret theft during his various stints in the self-driving industry. His sentencing closes the book on a multi-year legal saga stemming … Read more Former Google exec Anthony Levandowski sentenced to 18 months for stealing self-driving car secrets

Marvel’s Avengers: Gameplay, release date, and everything you need to know

Source: Marvel The Marvel Cinematic Universe brought to life our favorite comic book heroes like never before. Due to its success, we’ve seen the team grace nearly every form of media recently. Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics, along with several other studios lending a hand, were tasked with creating a new video game to do … Read more Marvel’s Avengers: Gameplay, release date, and everything you need to know

How Google is bringing Windows apps to Chromebooks

Google revealed earlier this year that it’s planning to support Windows applications on Chromebooks thanks to a partnership with Parallels. It’s a collaboration that will see a full version of Windows boot inside Chrome OS, providing businesses the option to run existing desktop apps on Google’s range of lightweight Chromebook devices. In an exclusive interview … Read more How Google is bringing Windows apps to Chromebooks

Sony gives details on PS5 accessory compatibility, DualShock 4 can be used for backward compatible games

Sony has given out some new details on how PS4 accessories will work with the upcoming PS5. One of the biggest details is that you can use the DualShock 4 controller on the PS5 but only with backward compatible PS4 titles. The DualShock 4 cannot be used for new PS5 games, so you’ll have to … Read more Sony gives details on PS5 accessory compatibility, DualShock 4 can be used for backward compatible games

Dark Sky alternatives for Android weather watchers

If you’re a weather geek, you probably already know that Dark Sky, one of the most popular weather apps around, has been acquired by Apple and is probably being integrated into iOS 14. As a result, anyone who uses an Android device and has the Dark Sky app is going to lose access on August … Read more Dark Sky alternatives for Android weather watchers

Control your whole home with Lenovo’s 10.1-inch smart display now down to $99 at Walmart

Lenovo’s 10.1-inch smart display is down to $99 at Walmart. This display normally sells for around $150, which is what you’ll find it going for at retailers like B&H and Home Depot. It’s actually going for $180 at Best Buy and has sold as high as $200 in the poast. We have only seen it … Read more Control your whole home with Lenovo’s 10.1-inch smart display now down to $99 at Walmart