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Amazon Sales Tax Collection Goes Nationwide April 1st, No Fooling

Let's face it, one of the reasons why online shopping is so popular is because some web retailers do not collect sales tax. Technically consumers are …

Taxes

Law Enforcement Warns iPhone Users Of Criminal And Dangerous ‘Siri 108’ Prank

Some pranks are funny, like covering a toilet bowl with plastic wrap or taping the handle of the water sprayer in a kitchen faucet. Others, not so …

Pranks

Elon Musk Posts Video Of ‘Release Candidate’ Tesla Model 3, Says First Cars Will Be Rear-Wheel Drive

Elon Musk is in an informative mode today, as he fired off a number of tweets relating to Tesla’s upcoming entry-level Model 3 EV. For those that …

FedEx Is Giving Customers $5 Discount On Office Tools To Reinstall Dreaded Adobe Flash Plugin

Say it with me, “<i>Let Flash Die”</i>. As we’ve reported on numerous times on <i>HotHardware</i>, Adobe Flash is a plugin that has proven itself to not only be a …

GameStop Claims Nintendo Switch Demand Will Outstrip Supply Through 2017, Zelda Sold With Every Unit

Do you remember when Nintendo of America Chief Operating Officer Reggie Fils-Aime said back in December that his company would boost NES Classic …

Toys R Us Restocking Elusive Nintendo Switch 9AM Saturday, Go Get Your Zelda On

If you have been hunting for a Nintendo Switch, you might as well go out looking for Bigfoot for the Loch Ness Monster while you're at. The hybrid …

Nintendo

Intel Forms Dedicated Artificial Intelligence Group Headed By Former Nervana CEO Naveen Rao

If you had any previous concerns about the importance of artificial intelligence (AI) for the future advancement of technology, look at how the major …

Artificial Intelligence

EVGA Flaunts Trio Of Custom Mighty GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Cards

Do you have a fever, and the only prescription is <i>more</i> GeForce GTX 1080 Ti? Well, sit back and take a seat, because EVGA has no less than three custom …

PC Gaming

Super Mario Run For iOS Updated With Yoshi, More Free Content And New Buildings

Despite some complaints about the payment model, Super Mario Run has been a huge hit on iOS where the mobile game made its debut last December. It …

Nintendo

Apple Files Patent For iPhone To MacBook Laptop Dock Design

For whatever reason, Apple continues to drag its feet in offering a MacBook with a touchscreen display. However, it hasn't abandoned touch …

Apple Calls Hacker Group’s Bluff, Claiming iCloud, ID System And Millions Of iPhones Have Not Been Breached

Apple is not going to play ball with a group of hackers that is threatening to remotely wipe hundreds of millions of iPhone devices if the Cupertino …

Security

Google Maps To Offer Optional Real-Time User Location Tracking Allowing You To Share Your ETA

Google is adding a new feature to its Maps service that parents are going to love and teenagers may loathe—it's the ability to share real-time …

Nintendo Steps Up To Fix Your Finicky Switch Joy-con Controllers

If you have a Nintendo Switch and have been afflicted with Joy-Con controller connectivity issues, help is on the way. We originally reported on the …

Pokemon GO Water Festival Event Makes It Easier To Catch Lapras And Gyrados

Are you yearning for a Gyrados? Are you dying to catch a Lapras? Water pokémon will abound over the next few days thanks to Pokémon GO’s worldwide …

Samsung Galaxy S8 Retail Box And S8 QHD Screen Resolution Slider Leaked

Just like we mentioned earlier this week, the Galaxy S8 leaks are going to pick up in speed as we approach the March 29th “Unpacked” event in New …

Samsung Galaxy

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Won’t Step Down, But Vows To Change Obnoxious Company Culture

Uber and its leadership does not exactly have the greatest reputation. Uber is being sued by Google for allegedly stealing its Waymo self-driving car …

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Brings Castlevania Series To Red Hot Nintendo Switch

When we first wrote about <i>Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night</i> about two years ago, the game had become an instant Kickstarter success. But even at <i>that</i> …

Nintendo

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition Pumps LN2 Overclock To Ridiculous 3GHz

Just a week ago, Vince “K|NGP|N” Lucido was turning heads with a massive overclock on an EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founder Edition. K|NGP|N was able …

PC Gaming

DoubleAgent Exploit Uses Microsoft Verifier Tool And Your Antivirus App To Hijack Your PC

Security researchers at Cybellum, a PC security firm in Tel Aviv, Israel, have discovered a rather nasty new zero-day attack that allows remote …

Microsoft

Nintendo Sought Cyanogen OS Android Fork For Switch Console, But Was Rudely Rebuked

Somewhere in a parallel universe, Nintendo's hybrid Switch console is running a custom version of Cyanogen OS, the now discontinued open-source …

Nintendo

Hackers Threaten To Remote Wipe 300M iPhones Unless Apple Pays 71 Bitcoin Ransom

Bitcoin seems to be the currency of choice when it comes to demanding ransoms, and that is because culprits demanding payment can hide behind a …

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Benchmark First Look, A Mobile Powerhouse Emerges

Based on its features, specs and power consumption claims, Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 835 SoC (or Mobile Platform, as Qualcomm is referring to it now) …

Mobile Technology

AMD Preps Ryzen EFI Update To Fix Dreaded FMA3 Code System Lock-Ups

Not long after AMD released the first Ryzen processors to market a few weeks ago, a strange bug involving FMA3 instructions was discovered. If you …

Khronos Group Clears Confusion, Confirms Vulkan Multi-GPU Support For Windows 7/8.1

Late last week, news came across the wire that Khronos Group’s Vulkan API would not be supporting multi-GPU configurations on legacy operating …

Amazon Alexa Learns How To Satisfy Instant Gratification Cravings With 2-Hour Prime Now Deliveries

Amazon is wasting no time in weaving its Alexa digital voice assistant into more of its services and apps. Last week, Alexa made its way to Amazon’s …

Mass Effect: Andromeda, What You're Missing And What To Look For In Bioware’s Thriller Universe

Following years of anticipation, BioWare's latest epic, <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i>, has just launched. As with all <i>Mass Effect</i> games, <i>Andromeda</i> is …

Google Announces Android O Developer Preview With Better Battery Life, PiP, Improved Notifications

It’s that time of year again; time for Google to get the ball rolling for the next generation of its Android operating system. Around this time last …

Google

Google Maps Can Remember Where You Parked And How Much Time Is Left On The Meter

Are you the kind of person that would lose their head if it wasn’t attached? Or perhaps you have trouble remembering where you parked, be it in the …

Google

Incoming Xbox One Tweaks Include Games Filtering, Custom Gamer Pics, New Arena Portal

Members of the Xbox Insider program have spoken out about certain features they would like to see Microsoft implement and lo and behold, the Redmond …

Xbox

Amazfit Pace GPS Smartwatch Review: Sleek, Attractive, And Great Battery Life

Although the brand isn't very well known here in the U.S., Huami is actually the second largest manufacturer of smart wearables in the world. As …

Wearable Tech