Photography

Light, speed: Lighting kit for DJI Mavic 2 lets you fly and film in the dark

[embedded content] The DJI Mavic 2, in both Zoom and Pro varieties, is already our favorite drone, and one of the best products of 2018, and it’s about to get even better as third-party accessories hit the market. Lume Cube, maker of small battery-powered LED lights for mobile photography, has announced a new lighting kit […]

Gears & Gadgets

Samsung teases new Notebook 9 Pen with 15-hour battery life before CES 2019

The new Samsung Notebook 9 Pen will be released in 2019. Samsung It will come in 13- and 15-inch models. Both will have FHD displays. Samsung An included S Pen still sits in the notebook’s chassis, but now it’s gold, like the stylus that accompanies the Note 9 smartphone. Samsung Samsung got rid of the […]

Computer

The Best Cheap Gaming Laptops for 2019

How to Buy the Best Gaming Laptop for Around $ 1,000 How do you define what makes for a “real” gaming laptop? We don’t consider any laptop a true gaming machine unless it comes with a dedicated graphics chip (aka, a “GPU”), as opposed to the integrated graphics built into the PC’s main processor. For […]

Top Stories

Bereaved mother criticises Facebook over baby ads

The mother of a stillborn child has called on tech companies to rethink how they target ads after she was inundated with baby-related promotions. Gillian Brockell wrote to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Experian, saying if they were smart enough to deduce she had been pregnant, they should have realised her baby had died. Other internet […]

Emerging Tech

This unusual nature-inspired robot is equally at home on land or in the water

[embedded content] Biomimicry, the concept of modellng systems found in nature to solve complex problems, is popular among roboticists. But while the robots that result from it can gain the strengths of particular forms of animal locomotion or other abilities, they also adopt the species’ same limitations. For example, an aquatic fish-inspired swimming robot may […]

Gaming

Remember These? 7 Forgotten Christmas Games of Yore

Check out a new crop of obscure Christmas games from platforms as varied as CD-i, MS-DOS, Game Boy Color, and the Sega Dreamcast. December 11, 2018 7:56AM EST December 11, 2018 PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Every year around Christmas time, […]

Gears & Gadgets

New 17-inch LG Gram laptop weighs 2.9 pounds, has nearly 20-hour battery life

The new 17-inch LG Gram laptop. LG It weighs just 2.95 pounds and its battery should last nearly 20 hours on a single charge. LG The first 2-in-1 Gram is a 14-inch convertible. LG It comes with a Wacom stylus, and its battery should last 21 hours on a single charge. LG We’re just a […]

Computer

The Best Gaming Desktops for 2019

Get a Desktop for the Most Gaming Power Despite the allure and simplicity of gaming consoles and handheld devices, PC gaming is still alive and kicking. Indeed, it’s never been stronger. Enthusiasts know that nothing beats the quality of gameplay you can get with a desktop built for gaming. And today, it’s within almost every […]

Top Stories

Google’s Pichai Faces Privacy and Bias Questions in Congress

Supported by Google’s Pichai Faces Privacy and Bias Questions in Congress ImageSundar Pichai, an engineer who rose through Google’s ranks to become its leader three years ago, faced more than three hours of questions from the House Judiciary Committee.CreditCreditSarah Silbiger/The New York Times By Daisuke Wakabayashi and Cecilia Kang Dec. 11, 2018 WASHINGTON — Google’s […]

Gaming

AI is esports’ newest weapon

Professional athletes are no strangers to the power of artificial intelligence. Whether it’s the computer vision tools that help pitchers perfect their delivery or the machine learning platform that predicts when soccer players are at risk of injury, AI is empowering athletes to achieve previously unthinkable levels of performance. But what about professional video gamers? While […]

Gears & Gadgets

Samsung embarrassingly partners with “counterfeit” version of Supreme

Enlarge Samsung had a product launch in China earlier this week, where it seemingly announced a partnership in China with the skateboard fashion brand Supreme. Branding partnerships are usually pretty boring, but this one has some spice to it. Supreme’s CEO came up on stage at Samsung’s event, and he talked about a nebulous partnership […]

Computer

Leak reveals that Nvidia’s RTX 2060 gaming chipsets will be headed to laptops

Fans of Nvidia’s gaming chipsets will be excited to hear that a mobile version of the company’s RTX 2060 GPU will be heading to laptops, along with a Max-Q variant aimed at thin and light machines. Newly leaked pre-release benchmarks on the 2060 Mobility, run by 3DMark, appear to place the graphics chip’s performance slightly […]

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Google chief denies political bias claims

Google chief Sundar Pichai has faced accusations of political bias from US politicians. Mr Pichai was being quizzed by members of the House Judiciary Committee about the way his tech firm runs it business. Google was accused of having “programmed” bias against conservative views into its algorithms. Mr Pichai denied the accusation saying he had […]