Sean Purcell

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Don’t expect Apple to launch a 5G iPhone anytime soon

We’ve been talking about the next stage in mobile communications for a while now, but 2018 is finally going to be the year when the first 5G networks …

Mobile

Artificial retinas made of this ultra-thin super material could help millions see again

<b>TRULY SUPER.</b> There’s a reason researchers call graphene a “super material.” Even though it’s just a single layer of carbon atoms thick, it’s super …

Game Release Dates Of 2019: Resident Evil 2, Devil May Cry 5, Shenmue 3, More

We may be only in the middle of 2018, but there's already an exciting roster of games releasing in 2019. Highly-anticipated games like Anthem, Days Gone, and Kingdom Hearts III make up only a small number of what's ahead. And that's not to mention the all the big games recently revealed at E3, like …

Resident Evil

Google Fit is getting redesigned with new health-tracking rings

You’ll collect ‘Heart Points’ instead of counting steps<p>Today, Google is rolling out a complete redesign of the Google Fit app for Android and the Fit section of the Wear OS app on iPhone. The new design focus is on closing rings, much like Apple (and everybody else). Google says that its rings are …

Wear OS

Apple could lose one of its highest-grossing iOS apps as Netflix looks to bypass iTunes billing

Netflix is currently one of the highest-grossing iOS apps, thanks to a significant number of users paying their subscription through iTunes billing.<p>But that could be set to change as the streaming video service seeks to bypass iTunes for future subscription payments …<p><i>TechCrunch</i> says that it has …

iOS Apps

Forget iPhone and Galaxy: This Is the All-Screen Phone You Want

The Samsung Galaxy S9 and Note 9 are not full-screen phones either. Their alleged “infinite displays” has a prominent forehead and chin. But, if the …

Mobile Technology

Nvidia’s new GPUs look amazing, but that doesn’t mean you should buy one

To the delight of the enthusiast gaming community, Nvidia finally announced its GeForce RTX 20-series GPUs at Gamescom. In many ways, these GPUs are …

Nvidia

Hands-on with 1Password and iOS 12’s Password AutoFill feature

I’ve long been waiting for Apple to incorporate its incredible iCloud Keychain features for third-parties on iOS. At last, with iOS 12 that prayer has finally been answered. I’ve been fortunate enough to get a first-look with 1Password’s implementation, and it works exactly as I’d hope.<p>More details …

Apps

Tom Clancy's The Division 2 Release Date And Pre-Order Guide For PS4, Xbox One

With 2016's The Division, Ubisoft created a loot-based shooter set in a post-apocalyptic version of New York City. Development continued well after launch, with frequent updates and new modes improving the game continuously. But The Division didn't turn out to be an ongoing platform that would …

iPhone 2018 release date and pre-order leaked

The new iPhone 2018 series – likely iPhone X Plus and others – had a few dates leaked this morning. According to sources in Germany, mobile service …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs. Galaxy Note 5: Should I upgrade?

The Galaxy Note 5 was the biggest and best Samsung had to offer in 2015, with its hardware design in particular being a massive upgrade from the Note …

Galaxy Note

Nvidia's Flagship RTX 2080 Ti Can't Hit 1080p 60FPS In New 'Tomb Raider'

The upcoming <i>Shadow of the Tomb Raider</i> is optimized for real-time ray tracing, and Nvidia has just the hardware to make it shine. Its newly unveiled RTX 2080 Ti packs all kinds of bleeding edge tech to bring new levels of realism to lighting in games. Nvidia’s Founders Edition is up for pre-order …

Tomb Raider

Pre-Orders for 2018 iPhones Could Kickoff Friday, September 14

- Aug 20, 2018<p>Information sourced from German wireless carriers indicate pre-orders for Apple’s 2018 iPhone lineup will kickoff on Friday, September …

Apple

1 Sign a New Apple Watch Is Coming

Apple appears intent on capitalizing on the massive momentum it is seeing in wearables.<p>It's long been rumored <b>Apple</b> (NASDAQ:AAPL) would launch a new …

21 games will support Nvidia's real-time ray tracing, here are demos of Tomb Raider and Control

Nvidia today announced a new generation of GeForce RTX graphics cards, and as widely expected, the GPU maker spent considerable time talking about …

Apple Plans Touch ID iPhone Comeback

The best source of iPhone leaks this year has been Apple itself, with the company repeatedly revealing new models and features. And now the company has done it again with regard to something that is truly exciting…<p>Thanks to the eagle-eyes of Patently Apple, we now know Apple is working on …

Apple

What Does $50k Sound Like? Tshaka Takes A Listen To The Sennheiser Orpheus

- What does $50,000 sound like? Well, much like the Matrix, no one can be told what $50,000 of aural experience sounds like. Recently I had the …

Apple Watch Series 4: Everything you need to know

It’s that time of year again — when Apple rumors begin to fill up every corner of the internet. While there’s already plenty of speculation about the …

Apple Watch

This graphene battery can recharge itself to provide unlimited clean energy

Graphene is a modern marvel. It is comprised of a single, two-dimensional layer of carbon, yet is 200 times stronger than steel and more conductive …

Clean Energy

I've used the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X — and the winner is clear

Apple now sells three premium iPhone models for the first time in the product's history.<p>So which should you buy? The iPhone 8? The 8 Plus? The X?<p>I've …

The One iPhone Trick Everyone Needs to Know

I can't tell you how many times this very simple iPhone trick has saved my butt.<p>Whether you're trying to send an urgent email, download an attachment …

iOS

Samsung CEO Confirms Folding Galaxy F Phone

While Samsung ‘accidents’ (1,2,3,4,5) did more to leak the Galaxy Note 9 than any industry-insider, now the company’s CEO has taken things to the next level by officially confirming the most radical Galaxy smartphone yet…<p>Samsung CEO DJ Koh has confirmed the company is not just developing a Galaxy …

Mobile

Apple Adding Pencil Support To 2 Of 3 New iPhones

Multiple Apple coding errors (1,2,3) in iOS 12 recently saw the biggest ever iPhone leak. But now we also have a firm grasp on an intriguing change coming to the company’s new iPhones, which could have significant repercussions…<p>China’s (ever reliable) Economic Daily News has the scoop, revealing …

Apple Pencil

New MacBook Air Leak Reveals Surprising Upgrade

Is Apple set to break the disappointment of the last few years and finally update the MacBook Air? The latest information from the supply chain and manufacturing partners suggests that a new macOS powered laptop is on its way.<p>Perhaps the key pointer to a new laptop is the reporting in Digitimes of …

MacBook Air

Battlefield 5’s latest trailer teases its battle royale mode

Plus tank combat showcased in a tailer full of everything<p><i>Battlefield 5</i>’s latest trailer, for Gamescom, arrived today. Players got a view of just about everything, from tanks climbing over the rubble of a bombed-out city, to the aerial combat already shown off at E3, to the varied locales in …

Gaming Industry

Emotiva Ships Afffordable High-Power Subs, Monoblock Amp

Emotiva Audio has announced the availability of two new high-power subwoofers and a compact Class D monoblock power amp priced just under $300.<p>The …

Audiophile

Apple’s next-gen iPhones might actually copy a Samsung phone for once

Apple will unveil three new iPhones next month, including an affordable iPhone X successor with an LCD screen as well as two premium models that will …

Mobile Technology

ZenBook Pro 15 review (2018): The touchscreen touchpad is no gimmick

But ASUS falls short with battery life.<p>With the ZenBook Pro, ASUS is finally starting to out-innovate Apple. Mostly, that's because of the ScreenPad, a display that's tucked beneath the ZenBook Pro's trackpad. It's a similar concept to the MacBook Pro's TouchBar, but it can actually be used as a …

MacBook Pro

Intel teases its own discrete GPU ahead of Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 2080 launch

Intel set up a new Twitter account for its graphics division and its introductory tweet teases a discrete GPU that's scheduled to arrive in 2020.<p>It's …

Computer Hardware

Moto P30 is the most ridiculous iPhone X clone yet

Shortly after the iPhone X launched with its notched screen, many Android phone makers started producing... well, similar phones. Devices like the …

Mobile Technology