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Be careful what you believe about screen time making you blind

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If you believe the headlines that have been circulating over the past few weeks, staring at screens is ruining our eyes. “Blue light from phones, tablets could accelerate blindness and hurt vision, study finds,” USA Today declared. Only, that particular study didn’t actually test the blue light that comes out of screens — and it […]

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Amazon is reportedly working on a Tivo competitor

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Bloomberg reports today that Amazon is reportedly working on a new device that’ll record live TV with the goal of letting users play content back on their phones later. The device, which is internally called “Frank,” would have physical storage and connect to Fire TV boxes. It’d rely on the same wireless technology that allows […]

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MSI’s PS42 Business Laptop Now Available: 14-Inch Quad-Core Ultrabook

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MSI has started to ship its ultrathin Prestige-series laptops that it introduced in early June. The new PS42 models feature a 14-inch display, a quad-core CPU, and a discrete GPU in select models. MSI positions the new notebooks primarily for business users who need maximum portability, which is why the laptops are thinner and lighter […]

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Netflix is testing video promos that play in between episodes

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Netflix’s latest test feature is a video promo that plays in between episodes of a series you’re watching. The test is only appearing for select users globally and it’s a full-screen video of content Netflix’s algorithms are recommending to a viewer, as spotted by TechCrunch. Users who have spotted the test feature have taken to […]

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Streaming TV services are now used by 5 percent of US households with Wi-Fi

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We’re seeing a lot more households that choose to stream their favorite shows instead of watching them on cable. According to newly released analytics from the media pros at Comscore, that number has spiked by 58 percent in the past year. The total number — 4.9 million — is a whole 5 percent of US […]

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This masterpiece is not the Waluigi movie script we want, but it’s the one we deserve

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Waluigi might not be in the upcoming Super Smash Brothers game, but he’s still in the hearts of gamers across the internet who like their anti-heroes tall, dark, and pointily mustachioed. One of these fans, who simply goes by “Asher,” has gone so far as to pen a dark, Lynchian reboot starring none other than […]

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Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 Ti leak reveals a very powerful graphics card

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Nvidia has been teasing its upcoming GeForce event for weeks now, and it looks like the company will unveil a new series of GeForce RTX 2080 graphics cards on Monday. While Nvidia typically launches Ti (Titanium) versions of its most powerful graphics cards after the base models are launched, VideoCardz.com reports that Nvidia will launch […]

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Sony made a pretty infographic to explain why Android updates can be so slow

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Sony knows you want Android Pie, and it’s working on it. It promises to get it to you by November, so long as you own an Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Premium, XZ2 Compact, Xperia XZ Premium, XZ1, or XZ1 Compact. To tide you over before the update actually reaches your phone and you see all your […]

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Ariana Grande’s new album has a hidden tribute to victims of the Manchester bombing

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Ariana Grande’s fourth studio album Sweetener is out today, and while it’s upbeat enough to sound like a bubbly celebration of the pop star’s domestic bliss with SNL fiancé Pete Davidson, there’s a subtler — and darker — undertone to it. In addition to a handful of references to the dissolution of her last relationship […]

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The flame red HTC U12 Plus is now available in the US and Canada

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HTC is bringing the U12 Plus in flame red to the US and Canada. It’s now available for preorder from the company’s website and ships next month. The other colors, blue and black, were already available for purchase, but it’s the flame red one that stands out. The flame red color changes depending on what […]

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