David Butler

952 Flips | 7 Magazines | 4 Likes | 2 Following | 59 Followers | @Dj_Licorice | Sound engineer, Music Producer, International DJ, and all around Technology Geek (Nashville)

FBI: Reboot, reset your router immediately to prevent cyberattacks

Following reports that a type of malware has infected more than 700,000 routers used in homes and small businesses in more than 50 countries, the FBI …

Routers

We compared the Apple Watch to the new $200 Fitbit Versa — and it isn't even close

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i>

Sunday Deals: Save 59% On The Fully Loaded Tactical Military Style Backpack

We have an awesome deal on the Fully Loaded Tactical Military Style Backpack in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store today, you can save 59% off the regular …

Geek

The 20 best Amazon Alexa skills and tips

Many of us have welcomed our first smart assistant into the home, with Amazon's Echo smart home hub bringing the Alexa voice assistant into households across the country.<p>Alexa is the Amazon voice assistant. Launched in 2014, it provides a way to ask questions, play music, get news bulletins or …

Google quietly starts selling its AI-powered Clips camera (Update: out of stock)

<b>Update (01/28):</b> And just like that, Clips is already sold out at the Google Store. You can still join the waitlist at the link below if you want to be notified when Clips goes back on sale.<p>Join the waitlist<p><b>Original article (01/27):</b> It has been months since its unveiling, but the AI-powered Google …

High-design weed tech that looks like it's from space

Every year when I attend the annual CES technology trade show, held each January in Las Vegas, I expect to see plenty of the "unexpected." TVs that curl like snakes, potentially life-saving health tech, talking toilets, maybe a cool dog-robot.<p>But what I didn't anticipate was leaving Las Vegas most …

DJI Launches Mavic Air Foldable Camera Drone That Fits in Coat Pocket & Shoots 4K & 36MP Panoramas

DJI has launched the Mavic Air, a foldable, highly portable camera drone with a 3-axis gimbal for stability, 4K video shooting, and the ability to …

Gaming laptops are cheap and portable at CES 2018

The Dell XPS 15 two-in-one and HP's Spectre x360 15 are good signs for the future.<p>Buying a laptop has traditionally meant juggling price, graphics performance, weight and battery life. You want a powerful gaming laptop with good battery life? Sorry about that six-pound weight, bro. Looking for a …

Batteries

Laptop team-ups power new PCs at CES 2018

In the midst of CES 2018, the slate of new computers on display, including laptops, 2-in-1 hybrids, desktops and tablets, felt a little dry. There were few revolutionary new designs, and only a handful of brand-new products -- most were modest internal or external updates to existing lines from …

Nanoleaf wants to cover your walls in color-changing light

Nanoleaf began as a little LED lighting startup selling odd-looking light bulbs and smart bulbs, but those bulbs have since taken a backseat to the company's color-changing Aurora light panels. Connect them in any configuration you like and stick them to your wall, then enjoy the light show as they …

iPhone X, Galaxy Note 8, Pixel 2 XL: Which should you buy?

So you want a big-screen phone and the Pixel 2 XL, iPhone X and Galaxy Note 8 are catching your eye. Which one do you buy? Decisions, decisions.<p>The best policy is to wait until our reviews are in. Some of you are going to preorder regardless, so for you, we're going to break down the pros and cons …

Alexa Coming To TiVo, Maybe IFTTT Too

Voice control is all the rage these days… and TiVo is working on, not one, but two solutions. Beyond this exclusive pic of TiVo’s upcoming voice …

Windows 10 preview shows big changes are coming

The Insider Preview brings changes to the Start menu, Cortana and handwriting.<p>Microsoft promised big changes to Windows 10 with the Fall Creators Update, and it's backing that up in spades with a new Insider Preview. Available to brave testers on the "Fast Ring," the release brings redesigned …

Software

Intel is preparing to spoil everyone else’s fun

Intel, comfortably the largest manufacturer of desktop processors, is no stranger to throwing its weight around to protect its core business. It has …

Windows 10

Samsung QLED HDR monitors come in medium, large and massive

Amazon Echo just dropped to its lowest price of all time

Apple’s new HomePod would be a pretty terrific smart speaker… if it had Alexa. There’s precious little question that Alexa is currently the best in …

Smart Homes

Essential Phone will be a Sprint exclusive

A couple of weeks ago, Andy Rubin took the wraps off the Essential Phone. You can currently pre-order the high-end device from the company’s website, but it looks like you’ll also be able to get it from Sprint soon. In an interview with <i>USA TODAY</i>, Essential’s President, Niccolo de Masi, said that …

The huge-screened Essential Phone will be a Sprint exclusive

The Essential Phone, an upcoming Android smartphone conceived by Android creator Andy Rubin, will be available with only one major carrier in the …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Galaxy S8 review: ahead of the curve

The new S8 and S8 Plus aren't perfect, but they are damn close<p>People "aren’t excited by new phones anymore."<p>That’s the first thing Samsung’s product manager said to me before introducing the company’s new flagship Galaxy S8 last month. He’s not wrong: the modern concept of the smartphone has been …

Shure KSE1500 review: taking electrostatic headphones mobile

In the cavernous hallways of the audiophile rabbit hole, electrostatic headphones are the ultimate, deepest, and dankest level. By the time you’ve started seriously contemplating (and abbreviating) <i>electrostats</i> for your next purchase, your friends will have long since written you off as a hopeless …

LG UltraFine 5K review: 14.7 million pixels can’t be wrong

Apple finally refreshed its new MacBook Pros last fall, but while the laptops received their first new design in years, the long-suffering Apple Cinema Display didn’t even get a mention. Instead, buyers were pointed toward the new LG UltraFine 5K as the best monitor for their new USB-C laptops.<p>And …

This was the year of VR, until AR stole it

Something better is always on the horizon.<p>This was supposed to be the year of virtual reality, but barely had 2016 started when Microsoft threw a spanner in the works with the announcement of HoloLens. Rather than taking us to a virtual world, Microsoft's headset pulls virtual objects into our own. …

8 reasons Google's Pixel is better than the iPhone

You should note that everything here is subjective. The iPhone has great features that the Pixel doesn't have, and the Apple ecosystem is in a league of its own.<p>But <i>damn</i> the Pixel is good.<p>You should also note that I'm comparing the Pixel XL experience with my iPhone 6s and not the iPhone 7 series. …

<b>Warning!</b> AppsBurn.com has expired. If this is your domain name you must renew it immediately before it is deleted and permanently removed from your …

Wow! This Is The World's Smallest Android Phone - Its So Cute You Want to Adopt It!

Android is famous for having such a wide variety of devices from HTCs, to Samsungs, to LGs to the new Japanese and Chinese countries bringing their …

Error. Page cannot be displayed. Please contact your service provider for more details. (19)

Samsung claims its latest TV breakthrough outshines OLED, and it’s cheaper

OLED has been hailed by TV experts as the best display technology on the market thanks to its perfect black levels, stunning color, and wafer-thin …

Gear & Gadgets

The best portable bluetooth speaker

With its slim, waterproof and rugged design, the UE Roll 2 is the best choice for most listeners.<p><i>By Brent Butterworth</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>After testing 118 Bluetooth speakers over the last two …

Audiophile

Tesla Glass: the electric automaker’s latest top-secret program

While on one hand Tesla can appear to be a fairly open company, especially considering they open-sourced their patents and Elon Musk is quite a talkative CEO; on the other hand, Tesla is also keeping a lot of cards close to its chest and secrecy is an important part of several of the automaker’s …

Good Plan for Windows phones will be going universal soon for Windows 10 | On MSFT

Good Plan is an app for Windows phones that allows students to manage their educational timetable, save their grades and take control of the tasks …