Sam Hanson

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Rumored PlayStation 5 specs leak online: Zen CPU, Navi-based GPU

Could the PlayStation 5 be here sooner than expected? That’s what several reports are stating, including one from SemiAccurate, which also claims to …

10 Surprising Things You Can Do With Your Nintendo Switch

Hey, congrats on getting a Nintendo Switch! It’s fun to see Nintendo back on its game. Hopefully, you’re already playing <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath</i> …

This $48 home security cam has the best feature from Nest’s $300 home camera

The Lynx Indoor 1080P Wifi Home Security Camera is a terrific home security camera for a few different reasons. The video quality is great, the …

Surface Phone: Forget The Galaxy X, Microsoft Seems To Be Making A Foldable Stunner

Microsoft seems to be determined to re-enter the smartphone industry like a boss.<p>Microsoft has pretty much killed it with hybrid and all-in-one …

Mobile

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners Will Get Big Discount on the Galaxy Note 8

Samsung customers who got burned by the Galaxy Note 7 debacle last year are eligible for a nice discount on the Galaxy Note 8.<p>The Korean conglomerate …

2DS XL News: Why Nintendo Switch Fans Should Hate The New Console- Games, Price & More

2DS XL was revealed by Nintendo late Thursday evening to the surprise of gamers everywhere. Nintendo Switch owners will likely view the console as …

I Took My Nintendo Switch To A Bar, And I Was Surprised By What Happened

A thought crossed my mind as the hour wound toward the happy on a sunny Friday afternoon. I had expressed a certain sentiment many times in articles here at Forbes about <i>Mario Kart 8 Deluxe</i> and the Nintendo Switch. It goes something like this: “You can do things with this that you could never do …

Retrogaming

Microsoft announces new VR headsets for Windows 10, starting at $299

Microsoft’s partners will ship a new line of virtual reality headsets to take advantage of Windows 10’s VR and holographic capabilities. At today’s event, Microsoft said that the headsets will start at $299 and will include inside-out tracking sensors, obviating the need for external cameras or …

Virtual Reality

Microsoft shows off a new $100 input method with the Surface Dial

Okay, this is cool. Microsoft kind of powered past the Surface Dial in all of the pomp and circumstance around the new Creators Update version of Windows 10 and the Surface Studio all in one, but the new wireless peripheral offers up some interesting new methods for interacting with the company …

Samsung's new Chromebook Pro comes with an S Pen

OK, it’s no longer called an S Pen, but the Samsung Chromebook Pro has a PEN. All all caps pen, so you know it’s a big deal, even if it does look exactly like an S Pen pulled from the cold dead fingers of the Galaxy Note 7 (too soon?). All jokes aside, this new Chromebook from Samsung actually …

Chromebook

Sharp made this ultra-hot phone display with actual curved corners

Sharp has a knack for making phone displays with tiny bezels, as seen in the US a couple of years ago with the Aquos Crystal, but the company has upped its game in a big way and I want this display on a phone immediately. This concept is called the Corner R and uses the company's Free-Form Display …

This Bluetooth Dongle Gives Screens The Smarts To Know You’re There

Are we ready for displays and video screens that react to our presence? The “nearables” start-up Estimote thinks so.<p>We’re surrounded by screens of every shape and size, from shopping malls to airports. But over a century after the first cathode ray tube fired up, our displays are as dumb as they’ve …

Samsung officially recalls Note 7 after US agency weighs in

The US safety agency says Samsung has received 92 reports of the batteries overheating in the US, including 26 reports of burns and 55 reports of property damage.<p>It's official. If you've still got a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, you've got to hand it over.<p>The US Consumer Product Safety Commission on …

Galaxy Note

Never Buy Another Set Of Headphones

It happened again as I was walking from the weight room to the water fountain. I heard a crackle, and suddenly the sound from my right earbud was …

Audiophile

Leak reveals Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in all of its glory

Another day, another leak. Will there even be any surprises left for Samsung when it comes time to unveil the Galaxy Note 7?<p>We sure hope so because …

Motorola's Waterproof Wireless Earbuds Can Play Continuously For 12 Hours

When it comes to getting good quality audio while you are working out, headphone companies have been making some serious progress over the past few …

RetroN 5 Retro HD Sega-Nintendo Console You've Dreamed Of

RetroN 5 Retro HD Sega-Nintendo Console You’ve Dreamed Of<p>Jason Lazarus November 22, 2015 3882<p>Being a current-gen gamer comes at a hefty price – very, …

This recreation of 'Super Mario 64' in 'Minecraft' will blow your mind

Ever wonder what the main castle from Nintendo 64 gaming classic "Super Mario 64" would look like if it were lovingly re-created in the latest version of "Minecraft?"<p>Two fellows who play "Minecraft" teamed up to take on the challenge:<p>The results are <i>stunning</i>.

Samsung offering two new accessory bundles with a smartphone purchase and Samsung Pay activation

If you’re thinking about buying a new Samsung phone over the holidays, Samsung is offering two new pricey bundles to tempt you. Both bundles are …

The Keurig Kold: You could just buy a mini-fridge instead

As I took Keurig's Kold machine out of its box, the first thought that ran through my head was, "Man, Alton Brown would hate this." You see, the <i>Good Eats</i> and <i>Cutthroat Kitchen</i> host has a vendetta against single-use kitchen gadgets: that is, products designed to do one thing and one thing alone. And …

Every Tiny Apartment Should Come Standard With These Pop-out Windows

Industrial designer Aldana Ferrer Garcia also happens to be an architect, and she’s combined her skills in both fields to come up with some wonderful …

Google Goes Analog With Its New Note-Taking Tools

The My Edit Notepad helps marketers use the Think With Google online service, just by checking off boxes with a pencil on paper.<p>Think With Google is a service Google offers that gives marketers insight into how to best promote their companies. It offers a series of tools which use Google’s own data …

Toyota's concept car duo couldn't be more different

One car; fashioned from chrome alloy, exposed suspension and steampunk dreams. Another? See-thru turquoise-hued glass, white spiderweb frameworks, and a hydrogen-powered heart. Toyota's concept cars take very different creative routes with the humble automobile. The more rustic "Kikai" is an …

PlayStation sent PewDiePie a custom controller in a birthday cake

It’s good to be PewDiePie. Not only did Felix Kjellberg top Forbes’ list of the highest-paid YouTube stars, bringing in an estimated $12 million over …

Kangaroo is an amazing $99 Windows 10 portable PC

InFocus today debuted the Kangaroo, a $99 Windows 10 portable PC that “goes anywhere and works with any screen.” The term “mobile desktop” may seem like an oxymoron, but that really is the best description: Picture your typical desktop PC tower shrunk down to the size of a phablet sans screen; just …

Gear & Gadgets

Hendo reveals next-gen hoverboard in time for 'Back to the Future' celebrations

Thanks to the popularity of <i>Back to the Future</i>, October 21 became the day to assess how close the future has come to the fiction of the iconic …

Specifications of Samsung’s latest clamshell phone, the Galaxy Golden 3, leak on benchmark site

If you thought that clamshell phones were a relic of the past, you are in for a surprise because Samsung is busy working on what is believed to be …

Here's why a 23-year-old Google employee is living in a truck on the company's campus

The Economic Policy Institute estimates that single people should allocate $3,632 for monthly expenses, which amounts to over $40,000 a year.<p>Most of that money is thrown towards rent, a frustrating reality for many professionals who don't even spend much time out of the office and at home.<p>One such …

Nike confirms self-lacing sneakers from 'Back to the Future' are real

<b>Update: 10/21/15, 3:30 p.m. ET</b>: The Michael J. Fox Foundation has confirmed the self-lacing Nike Mag sneakers will be released in 2016.<p>Marty McFly's …