Computer

Razer's First Monitor and Hypersense Haptic Experience Lets You See and Feel Your Games

Razer showed off two new potential pillars for its gaming ecosystem at CES, one coming later this year and one that’s a bit more…experimental. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Razer’s announcements ran the gamut at CES, from updates to their beloved […]

Gears & Gadgets

Let’s kick off 2019 by pondering the dismal future prospects for humanity

Enlarge / Astronomer Royal Lord Martin Rees speaks at Stephen Hawking’s memorial service at Westminster Abbey on June 15, 2018 in London, England. Ben Stansall/WPA Pool /Getty Images There’s rarely time to write about every cool science-y story that comes our way. So this year, we’re running a special Twelve Days of Christmas series of […]

Gaming

ViewSonic’s 1080p gaming monitor lets you experience the action in style

Previous Next What features make a gaming monitor? If the answers are a lighting-fast 144Hz display panel, aggressive styling, and RGB lights galore, then ViewSonic may have nailed it with the XG240R. Aimed at the PC gaming market, ViewSonic’s latest 24-inch display brings a 1080p display to the table with a 144Hz refresh rate and […]

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 […]

Photography

Instagram’s new Close Friends List lets you decide who should see your Story

Sharing to Instagram Stories no longer means blasting that short video or photo to every follower. On Friday, November 30, an Instagram update brought the option to create a “close friends” list for those stories that you don’t want widely shared. Instagram says the new feature is designed to help users share stories that are […]

Gaming

‘Pokémon: Let’s Go’: How to find Red, Blue, and Green

Pokémon: Let’s Go includes several major characters featured in the original Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow games, such as Professor Oak, Misty, Brock, and rival character Blue, but there are a few extra secrets for those willing to dig deeper. One of them is original protagonist Red, and you can fight him if you know […]

Gears & Gadgets

New wearable tech lets users listen to live music through their skin

Enlarge / Deaf and hearing concert goers enjoy a shared live experience in Las Vegas with new wearable technology from Music: Not Impossible (M:NI). Zappos Back in September, 200 music fans gathered at the Bunkhouse Saloon in downtown Las Vegas for a private live concert with a unique twist: several of the fans were deaf. […]

Emerging Tech

This all-in-one shaving system lets you use over 40 blades from different brands

Shaving today is more of a puzzle than it is a routine. Shaving cream, gel, aftershave, five-bladed razors, six-bladed razors, rotating heads, lubricating strips, no-nick blades … It’s a mess for any guy just trying to keep his face fuzz-free. To top that all off, every shaving company wants its own products in your hands. […]

Photography

Moment’s 58mm tele lens for phones lets you zoom in closer to the action

Previous Next Phone manufacturers may be adding more lenses to smartphones to boost camera versatility, but attaching external lenses to a phone is an alternative method of enhancing your photography game. Moment offers a variety of lenses — such as macro, super fisheye, wide angle, and anamorphic — for Apple, Samsung, and Google phones, and […]

Gaming

Unity’s CineCast Mode lets casters and game spectators change camera angles

Unity Technologies unveiled a new mode of viewing games and esports dubbed CineCast Mode, which allows casters, spectators, and gamers control the camera angle that they want to watch. The new smart camera system was revealed at the Unite LA event’s keynote talk today in Los Angeles. It is meant to change the way that […]

Computer

New Windows 10 19H1 preview lets users remove more pre-installed Microsoft apps

A fresh Windows 10 install usually traps consumers with some pre-loaded Microsoft apps and services, but that may have just changed. With the release of the latest Windows 10 19H1 preview build on October 17, Microsoft is letting some consumers remove more of the pre-installed inbox app bloatware from their PCs. Any pre-installed third-party games and […]

Emerging Tech

Ekster 3.0 lets you ask, ‘Alexa, where did I leave my wallet?’

[embedded content] Smart wallet brand Ekster has been building a name for itself for a few years now, but its latest pocket-sized money carrier promises to be its best yet — and certainly its smartest. Called (what else?) Ekster 3.0, the company’s newest creation builds on the slimline, security conscious, RFID-blocking technology of its predecessor, […]

Emerging Tech

This gadget lets you sleep on airplanes without snuggling a stranger

[embedded content] Ever drift off on a long flight, only to realize once you fell asleep, your head lolled to one side until it was resting on the shoulder of the stranger next to you? An odd Kickstarter gadget is vying to help travelers sleep comfortably on airplanes without snuggling with a stranger. The Napup Fly+ is […]