Apple’s New MacBook: Is It Worth the Price Tag?

Apple’s New MacBook: Is It Worth the Price Tag?

All eyes were on the Apple Watch reveal at the company’s “Spring Forward” event earlier this month. However, Apple also presented its latest laptop, the new MacBook. It’s not an Air, and it’s not a Pro; it’s an entirely … [Read more...]

“Autopilot” Features Coming Soon to Tesla Model S

“Autopilot” Features Coming Soon to Tesla Model S

Seems that Elon Musk is getting in on the self-driving car game with his Tesla car line. A post on TechCrunch reports that the forthcoming update to the Tesla operating system—specifically Version 7.0—will bring a whole … [Read more...]

PlayStation Vue Pricing Isn’t Much Better than Cable

PlayStation Vue Pricing Isn’t Much Better than Cable

The push away from traditional cable TV packages is underway, with HBO Now set to launch on Apple TV in April, and more television options from other providers coming later this year. But one of the networks that would … [Read more...]

Facebook Unveils a Payments Feature in Messenger: Look Out, Square

Facebook Unveils a Payments Feature in Messenger: Look Out, Square

I've been a huge Square Cash fan since its launch, and I'm responsible for signing up several friends, plus my landlord. It's a great product -- there isn't a lot of friction in the sign-up process, and it's super easy … [Read more...]

Review: 24″ 1080p LED 144hz Refresh Rate Gaming Monitor from Monoprice

Review: 24″ 1080p LED 144hz Refresh Rate Gaming Monitor from Monoprice

When you think of Monoprice you probably think of inexpensive cables and other accessories, but did you know the company also sells inexpensive desktop monitors? Well, they do. And they recently sent me one of their new … [Read more...]

Nintendo Making Mobile Games, Teases Next “NX” Console

Nintendo Making Mobile Games, Teases Next “NX” Console

After famously refusing for years to bring its popular gaming portfolio to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, Nintendo announced on Tuesday its partnership with Japan’s DeNA—one of the nation's top mobile game … [Read more...]

Microsoft Announces Windows Hello and Passport

Microsoft Announces Windows Hello and Passport

On Tuesday, Microsoft announced its plans to release Windows 10 in 190 countries around the world in 111 languages this summer, though the exact date is still unclear. The company also announced Windows Hello, a new … [Read more...]

Report: NBC App Coming to Apple TV, Other Platforms; Will Require Cable

Report: NBC App Coming to Apple TV, Other Platforms; Will Require Cable

Word is, Apple is hard at work on an online TV service. But while recent reports have stated that NBC won't be a partner for that project, 9 to 5 Mac reports that an NBC app will still show up on the Apple TV and other … [Read more...]

Hulu, Amazon, Yahoo Fighting Over Seinfeld Catalog

Hulu, Amazon, Yahoo Fighting Over Seinfeld Catalog

Consider it the Holy Grail of video streaming: the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that streaming services like Hulu, Amazon, and Yahoo are looking to snap up the rights to offer their subscribers the entire … [Read more...]

Oculus Confirms Rift Won’t Be Released in 2015

Oculus Confirms Rift Won’t Be Released in 2015

As competitors spring up all around them, the folks at Oculus VR seem unconcerned about how crowded the virtual reality field is becoming. Case in point: at SXSW on Friday, reports Re/Code, Oculus VR founder Palmer … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: HBO Now is Real; Apple Unveils New MacBook

Weekend Wrap-Up: HBO Now is Real; Apple Unveils New MacBook

Let's not beat the dead horse that is the Apple Watch. Yes, we saw it last week. Yes, Apple spent a fair amount of stage time talking about it. But did Apple tell us anything we didn't already know? Not really.Apple … [Read more...]

Destiny Diary, Issue 6: Red Death

Destiny Diary, Issue 6: Red Death

For the first time in what feels like months, Xur is selling an exotic weapon I don't already own: Red Death.The weapon is a primary that, up until Destiny's 1.1.1 patch a few weeks ago, wasn't totally useless, … [Read more...]