Gears & Gadgets

Google adds indoor positioning to Android’s Find My Device

Enlarge If you’ve ever lost your Android phone, it’s usually a help to use Google’s “Find My Device” service to see the phone’s last known position on a map. As Google Maps get better and better, it makes sense to keep Find My Device up to date with the latest in mapping technology. With the […]

Emerging Tech

DJI adds a bunch of extras to Mavic 2 for a new search-and-rescue drone

[embedded content] Hot on the heels of DJI’s Mavic 2 Pro and Mavic 2 Zoom comes the Mavic 2 Enterprise, which, as its name cleverly suggests, is geared more toward business than consumers. Specifically, DJI is targeting smaller businesses and emergency services with the compact Mavic 2 Enterprise, while bigger organizations in need of something […]

Gaming

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ adds Black Market system to dress up your soldier

[embedded content] In case you haven’t heard yet, we really enjoy Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve been playing a ton of competitive multiplayer and Blackout battle royale so far. If you’re looking to make your character stand out from the crowd a little more, the Black Market […]

Computer

Razer Blade 15 gives more bang for your buck, adds ‘mercury white’ edition

Previous Next When Razer introduced its lineup of Razer Blade gaming notebooks, they were seemingly built without compromise with a price tag to match. Before today, anyone looking to get their hands on a Razer Blade 15 would need to shell out at least $ 1,900. However, Razer introduced a new base model to the […]

Photography

Fujifilm Instax Square SQ20 Adds Video Recording

We liked, but didn’t love the first Fujifilm hybrid camera, the Instax Square SQ10. It cost a bit too much at launch (Fujifilm later dropped the price) and was very finicky about printing images from other cameras, something it was supposedly able to do. The Fujifilm SQ20, announced today, launches with the built-in price correction. […]

Gears & Gadgets

VMWare Fusion 11 adds support for Core i9 MacBook Pro and 18-core iMac Pro

Running a graphics-intensive Windows application on a Mac via Metal in VMWare Fusion 11. VMWare The new application menu in VMWare Fusion 11. VMWare Finder integration in VMWare Fusion 11. VMWare Customizing the Touch Bar in VMWare Fusion 11. VMWare A new version of virtualization software VMWare Fusion hit Macs this week. VMWare Fusion 11 adds […]

Gaming

‘God of War’ New Game+ adds a steeper challenge to the game in a free update

Sony Santa Monica announced the God of War New Game+ release date. Players will be able to embark on Kratos and Atreus’ journey once again later this month when the new post-game mode arrives on August 20. The mode will be available to owners of the game as a free update for the title. The […]

Gears & Gadgets

Vertical video sheds its black bars on YouTube, Android app adds dark mode

Here’s 4:3 video in the new look. And here’s how 4:3 video used to look with the black bars. Even 16:9 video is a bit bigger due to reduced white space. Here’s how it used to look. Here’s vertical video with the new look. And here’s vertical video with the old black bars. The YouTube […]

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

Asus Adds Comfort, Style to VivoBook S

The VivoBook S was formerly code for boring budget laptop. A refresh announced at Computex changes that by adding a slick hinge and color options. June 6, 2018 10:00AM EST June 6, 2018 PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. TAIPEI—Three brand-new additions […]

Gears & Gadgets

Xiaomi clones the iPhone X for $420, adds in-display fingerprint reader

The Xiaomi Mi 8. Notice how the bottom was cut off? There is a bezel down there. Xiaomi A close up of the notch. Xiaomi A closeup of the bottom. Xiaomi The back. Xiaomi This camera setup is very iPhone-like. Xiaomi Here’s the Explorer Edition, which has a transparent back and in-screen fingerprint reader. Is […]

Mobile

Parkmobile adds feature that makes it easier to find on-street parking

Parkmobile has announced a new service that should make searching for parking less of a chore. The app’s newest feature, which is available in 100 cities across the United States, will allow users to tell just how crowded a nearby street is, so they don’t have waste any time needlessly searching crowded areas. Parkmobile said […]

Top Stories

iPhone update adds privacy 'transparency'

Apple has updated its iOS, MacOS and tvOS operating systems to give people more information about how their personal data is collected and used. After updating, customers will see new information screens when they use Apple-made apps that collect personal data, such as App Store. The change comes ahead of new EU data protection rules, […]