Computer

MSI GE63 Raider RGB

Across the PC-gaming community, RGB lighting in hardware is pervasive to the point of being unavoidable. With per-key backlighting on its keyboard and two customizable LED accents on its lid, the MSI GE63 Raider RGB (starts at $ 1,599; $ 1,999 as tested) is a well-lit gaming laptop, to be sure. But it’s also a […]

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There's finally a way to summon Google Assistant on your iPhone using your voice

Google The latest version of Google Assistant for iOS lets you summon Google Assistant via Siri. You have to say “Hey Siri, OK Google” to open Google Assistant. Then say “OK Google” again to use your voice with Google Assistant. It’s an imperfect workaround, but it helps break down the barrier that Apple built around […]

Emerging Tech

Novameat’s 3D-printed ‘steak’ looks gross, but could it save the planet?

Does your mouth water at the prospect of a nice juicy steak? How about a nice juicy 3D-printed steak, made using a paste composed of vegetable-based materials like rice, peas, and seaweed? That’s what a new Spanish startup, Novameat, is working hard to bring to market. “I developed the first 3D-printed plant-based beefsteak while I […]

Mobile

Hearthstone: Rastakhan’s Rumble card reveal — Blast Wave

Blast Wave is a new Mage spell in Hearthstone‘s next expansion, Rastakhan’s Rumble, and Blizzard has given us the fun honor of revealing the card to you. Rastakhan’s Rumble is coming December 4 for the digital card game on PC and mobile. Most of the Mage’s new cards focus on the class’s Hero Power, but […]

Photography

DJI’s Ronin-S just got more capable with slew of new accessories

Previous Next DJI’s first DSLR and mirrorless gimbal that doesn’t need two hands just got more flexible. On Wednesday, November 21, DJI launched nine new accessories for the Ronin-S gimbal. The new hardware includes accessories from a focus motor for manual lenses to an external GPS for enhanced stabilization in fast-moving shoots. The Focus Motor […]

Gears & Gadgets

Study: It only takes a few seconds for bots to spread misinformation

Enlarge / Visualization of the spread through social media of an article falsely claiming 3 million illegal immigrants voted in the 2016 presidential election. Filippo Menczer Shortly after the 2016 election, newly elected President Donald Trump—peeved at losing the popular vote to Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton—falsely claimed he would have won the popular vote if […]

Computer

The Best Black Friday Laptop Deals Available Now

Retailers like Dell, Walmart, and Amazon have deals on Chrombooks and MacBooks, as well as PCs from Dell and HP, which you can snag now before the Black Friday rush. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. If you’re looking to snag a […]

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Facebook Reportedly Paid For Smear Campaign Against George Soros

In an effort to muffle criticism of how it handled Russian interference and disinformation, Facebook reportedly carried out a campaign to discredit dissenters that included targeted attacks on Jewish billionaire philanthropist George Soros.  A New York Times investigation, published Wednesday, delves into the social media giant’s handling of the controversy and chaos following the discovery of targeted […]

Emerging Tech

This all-in-one shaving system lets you use over 40 blades from different brands

Shaving today is more of a puzzle than it is a routine. Shaving cream, gel, aftershave, five-bladed razors, six-bladed razors, rotating heads, lubricating strips, no-nick blades … It’s a mess for any guy just trying to keep his face fuzz-free. To top that all off, every shaving company wants its own products in your hands. […]

Gaming

October 2018 NPD: Call of Duty still outsells Red Dead Redemption II

Gaming consumers in the United States spent $ 1.545 billion in October, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. That is up year-over-year, and it’s little surprise considering two of the biggest games of 2018 debuted during the month. “October 2018 tracked spending across video game hardware, software, accessories and game cards grew 73 percent when […]

Mobile

T-Mobile brings 5G to 600MHz spectrum, paving way for national rollout

Hardly a week has passed in recent months without another 5G “world’s first” story — or outright fake news — so it would be easy to dismiss T-Mobile’s latest announcement as more of the same, but it’s actually significant. Working with Nokia, T-Mobile has completed the world’s first 5G data transmission over “low-band” 600MHz radio […]

Photography

Best Black Friday camera deals

For serious photographers, Black Friday isn’t usually that exciting. A few discounts trickle in on low-end gear, but there’s rarely anything that gets enthusiasts and professionals champing at the bit. But this year is different, with impressive savings on both enthusiast and professional gear that can save you some real money. If you’ve been holding […]

Gears & Gadgets

Samsung reportedly planning five flagship phone models for early 2019

The Galaxy A9, with its four rear cameras. The S10 setup will probably be similar. Samsung The S10 is expected to use the third “hole punch” display pictured here, from Samsung’s developer conference. Android Police We’re rapidly approaching 2019, and that means it will soon be time for Samsung’s yearly Galaxy S flagship launch. The […]

Computer

Samsung Chromebook Plus V2 (LTE)

Premium laptops running Google’s Chrome operating system used to be rare, but 2018 has seen several intriguing options. One of those is a refreshed Samsung Chromebook Plus V2. It sports peppier internal components than its predecessor, a sturdy 2-in-1 convertible design, and an integrated active stylus. The LTE-equipped version I’m reviewing here goes for $ […]