Mobile

Qualcomm Solves a Key 5G Problem for Phones

Qualcomm may have just announced a key component in next year’s OnePlus 7: tiny antenna modules that fit new “millimeter wave” 5G frequencies into phones. I’m mentioning the OnePlus 7 because OnePlus CEO Pete Lau told me in Shanghai recently that his company is committed to being in the first round of 5G phones. The […]

Computer

The best laptop brands

With so many different types of laptops out there, one of the first steps in narrowing down your choices is selecting a few brands that you like. To do that though, it helps to know which are the best laptop brands. The brands that offer quality, reliability, and decent hardware under the hood without charging […]

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Elon Musk and Deepmind's pledge to never build killer AI makes a glaring omission, says Oxford academic

Melinda Sue Gordon/Paramount/”Terminator Genisys”This really isn’t what we should worry about. Tech leaders including Elon Musk and the cofounders of DeepMind signed a pledge last week to never develop “lethal autonomous weapons.” The letter argued that morally the decision to take a life should never be delegated to a machine, and automated AI weaponry could […]

Computer

The best free antivirus for Mac

Despite persistent rumors to the contrary, MacOS is just as susceptible to malware as Windows 10 — it’s just that Windows 10 is a more common platform, so more malware is coded with Windows users in mind. Apple’s operating system is far from invulnerable, and new Mac threats appear regularly, so it’s important to keep […]

Gaming

The best gaming mouse of 2018

Desktops and laptops are the beating hearts of a PC gamer’s hardware arsenal, but nothing happens without proper input. Although you can purchase any mouse sold on the market, our favorite gaming mice are built specifically for gaming. They typically have durable switches, optical sensors with high sensitivities, on-board memory for storing customized settings, and […]

Computer

Asus ROG Swift PG279Q review

Research Center: Asus ROG Swift PG279Q There’s a lot of things gaming monitors need to nail to be worth the money. The Republic of Gamers Swift PG279Q does nearly that with it’s 27-inch, 2,560 x 1,440 display, boasting a very low four millisecond gray-to-gray response time, but more importantly, G-Sync compatibility and a maximum refresh […]