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Qualcomm's first CPU with integrated 5G is made for midrange phones

Yesterday, Qualcomm gave us a preview of the array of chips it's announcing at its Tech Summit event this week, including the new flagship Snapdragon 865 which is sure to feature in many of 2020's

The best portable (and affordable) USB MIDI controllers

Whether you're a musician always on the go or just tight on space, there are plenty of reasons to pick up a portable MIDI controller.I've been on the hunt for the perfect portable and affordable

Corsair’s K95 Platinum gaming keyboard is on sale for the lowest price yet

Last month, Corsair's K95 RGB Platinum gaming keyboard dropped to $130. Now, it's even cheaper. The mechanical keyboard is on sale for $110 on Amazon. That's nearly a 50-percent discount from the

Corsair’s K95 Platinum gaming keyboard is on sale for the lowest price yet

Last month, Corsair's K95 RGB Platinum gaming keyboard dropped to $130. Now, it's even cheaper. The mechanical keyboard is on sale for $110 on Amazon. That's nearly a 50-percent discount from the

The best kitchen and smart home gifts

After months of thinking, curating, photographing, more thinking, we've come up with a holiday gift guide that covers all the bases (and budgets), from laptops and mobile devices, to toys, to the

Hyperdub will release new music exclusively on a Sega Genesis cartridge

Many artists and labels are constantly exploring different methods through which to release their music beyond streaming and CDs. Some have sold USB drives featuring their tunes over the last decade

Hyperdub will release new music exclusively on a Sega Genesis cartridge

Many artists and labels are constantly exploring different methods through which to release their music beyond streaming and CDs. Some have sold USB drives featuring their tunes over the last decade

The Morning After: Sundar Pichai takes over as CEO of Google and Alphabet

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.This morning, there's a change in leadership at Google's parent company, and Qualcomm has given us an idea of what to expect in next year's phones. And the iFixit

Google Stadia's Assistant button starts working in 'early access'

When Google unveiled Stadia, its cloud-based streaming games platform, it showed off a button on the controller that linked directly to its Google Assistant AI helper. The idea is that players will be

Google Stadia's Assistant button starts working in 'early access'

When Google unveiled Stadia, its cloud-based streaming games platform, it showed off a button on the controller that linked directly to its Google Assistant AI helper. The idea is that players will be

Firefox gets picture-in-picture video playback on Windows

One of the hardest things to do while multitasking is watching a video. Even if you open a clip in a new window, you often have to keep moving it around your screen so it's not blocked by all the

Google announces the top Play Store downloads of 2019

Google just revealed the year's most downloaded apps, movies, TV shows and books on the company's Play Store, as well as users' and editors' favorite picks. But with Call of Duty and Marvel hogging

Qualcomm's larger in-screen fingerprint sensor could seriously improve security

Qualcomm took a different approach from the rest of the smartphone industry last year when it announced its 3D Sonic in-display fingerprint sensor. Instead of relying on an optical image of your

Sony brings AirPlay 2 and HomeKit to more high-end TVs

Earlier this year, Sony announced that some of its higher-end TVs would add support for Apple's AirPlay 2 and HomeKit protocols. Now, Sony is bringing that support to more TVs.

The best laptops and 2-in-1s this holiday season

After months of thinking, curating, photographing, more thinking, we've come up with a holiday gift guide that covers all the bases (and budgets), from laptops and mobile devices, to toys, to the

X-ray lasers can spot elusive electron motion

Scientists can track the movements of an atom's nucleus relatively easily, but electrons have proven elusive -- they move so fast that they tend to be reduced to blurs. Now, however, those movements

Ring gave police a detailed map of area doorbell installations

Police departments partnered with Amazon's Ring security service had access to maps that revealed where Ring video doorbells were located, CNET reports. While Amazon has said police do not have access

The Mercedes GLS is an exciting SUV (but you wouldn't know by looking at it)

The old adage "jack of all trades, master of none" is generally considered a warning against trying to be or do many things. But that didn't dissuade Mercedes-Benz from giving the 2020 GLS SUV as many

Sony’s stellar WF-1000XM3 wireless earbuds are under $200 at Amazon

Sony's WF-1000XM3 are still the best true wireless earbuds, even though they debuted a few months ago. The combination of great sound quality and powerful noise cancellation put these ahead of the

The Morning After: Apple breaks out its 'best' apps of 2019

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous.After a weekend of deal hunting, it's time to get back to news, and Apple is ready to take a victory lap by highlighting some of the best apps released on its