Photography

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VI ($ 1,199.99) is essentially the RX10, but smaller. It covers the same zoom range as Sony’s first 1-inch bridge camera, and while its lens isn’t as bright when zoomed in, it fits into your pocket. It doesn’t come cheap, however: At $ 1,200, it’s the most expensive pocket camera we’ve […]

Gears & Gadgets

Microsoft “Andromeda” this year, new HoloLens in 2019, and the next Xbox in 2020

The HoloLens headset. Microsoft Internal documents outlining Microsoft’s future hardware plans have leaked, giving a sneak peek at what the next couple of years of the company’s hardware are likely to look like, writes Brad Sams of Thurrott.com. First up, there’s a trio of Surface-branded devices with the code names Carmel, Libra, and Andromeda. Libra is […]

Computer

Giveaway: Win an HP Omen, the gaming PC powering the Fortnite Pro-AM tournament

This year’s E3 is finally upon us, and although the expo itself officially kicks off on Tuesday, June 12, companies like Microsoft and Bethesda are already teasing gamers with pre-event press conferences. We’ve just had a peek at an all-new Halo title and Gears of War 5, as well as a more in-depth look at the […]

Top Stories

Sony just revealed tons more details about the incredible-looking PlayStation games you'll be playing as soon as this year

1. “The Last of Us: Part II” 1. “The Last of Us: Part II” The folks behind the Indiana Jones-esque blockbuster third-person action “Uncharted” series are true veterans of video game creation. The studio, Naughty Dog, goes all the way back to the first PlayStation console, having created the beloved “Crash Bandicoot” series. Beyond those […]

Emerging Tech

A single police drone has seriously impacted crime in a Mexican city

Powie/Pixabay Drones are finding a place in so many industries lately that it’s little surprise police departments have also been testing the technology for crime-fighting operations. The city of Ensenada in Mexico, for example, has recently achieved positive results using just a single quadcopter, Wired reported this week. The flying machine has helped to cut […]

Gaming

Sony at E3: Death Stranding is every bit as bizarre as Kojima fans dreamed

Death Stranding sees the protagonist exploring some kind of wasteland with a backpack carrying a suspended baby. Nathan Mattise A new character was introduced in the gameplay demo. Nathan Mattise Strange shadows emerged from the ground and consumed the protagonist at the end of the demo. Nathan Mattise A budding romance seemed front and center […]

Photography

The Titan underwater drone promises to go deeper than its rivals

[embedded content] The majority of drones are designed for the sky, hence the phrase UAV (read: “unmanned aerial vehicle”) being used as a synonym. However, there are also a growing number of drones created for exploring underwater locations, too. The latest of these is an underwater drone named Titan, which recently splashed down on Kickstarter […]

Gears & Gadgets

Exclusive: Plume’s new “Superpod” hardware is here—and it’s fast

Plume made a splash into the burgeoning Wi-Fi mesh scene a couple of years ago by promising to do things differently. In a market where vendors vie with each other to put the biggest, nastiest-looking hardware with the biggest possible numbers on the box, Plume seemed to say, “That’s not how you actually fix Wi-Fi.” […]

Computer

Lenovo Legion Y730

The last time Lenovo did a full refresh of its gaming laptop line, it rechristened the models “Legion.” Now, Legion models are, well, legion, and the line is getting its 2018 round of updates, with several fresh laptops and desktops announced at E3 2018. The most interesting of the lot is the Legion Y730 (starts […]

Top Stories

Burglars got away with breaking into billionaire Jeff Bezos's Beverly Hills mansion after leading police on a car chase

Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesAmazon CEO Jeff Bezos Burglars tried to break into Jeff Bezos’ Beverly Hills mansion last week. They didn’t end up stealing anything from Bezos’ home, but it’s suspected that the same culprits broke into another nearby home that same night. After the police chased them for 25-minutes by car, the burglars escaped on […]

Emerging Tech

Even in the desert, an innovative device pulls fresh water out of thin air

[embedded content] On any given day, you’re surrounded by of water suspended in the air as imperceptible vapor. The idea of harvesting this water has deep roots in the sci-fi culture — when we first met Luke Skywalker on his desert home planet, Tatooine, he was toiling away on his uncle’s vapor farm — but […]

Gaming

Quantic Dream patches over one of Detroit’s most emotional moments

Enlarge / Hi there, Chloe. Quantic Dream For all the problems we had with Detroit: Become Human‘s storytelling (and they were myriad), the game does offer one surprisingly affecting choice at the end of the first playthrough. Apparently, that choice was a little too affecting for many players, leading developer Quantic Dream to “follow the […]

Photography

Having regrets? Snapchat adds a tool to delete messages

Snapchat’s appeal comes partially from the ephemeral, self-deleting messages and Stories — and now the social media network has a way to delete that message you regret sending yourself. On Monday, June 11, Snapchat launched a Clear Chats feature that will delete messages, even the ones that haven’t been read yet. The Snapchat update comes […]

Computer

‘Fallout 76’ is an online-only ‘soft-core’ survival game arriving this November

Bethesda finally revealed some juicy details about its latest Fallout installment, including its November 14 release date, during a press event on Sunday evening prior to the start of the E3 gaming convention. The Fallout 76 reveal was a bit more in-depth than what we saw during the Xbox show Sunday afternoon, where we learned the game’s […]

Top Stories

Tech Fix: Booking With Airbnb? Here’s Your Survival Guide

Tech Fix Booking With Airbnb? Here’s Your Survival Guide ImageA room rented through Airbnb in a San Francisco home. To get a handle on a listing’s pricing fluctuations, click on high-demand dates in its calendar and use those peaks to gauge what a modest price would be. Then look for dates with that pricing.CreditJason Henry […]