The Dell XPS 13 (2020 model) is one of our favorite laptops that you can buy today. So it only makes sense that upgrading the screen would make a great laptop even better, right? Eh, not so fast.
The XPS 13 OLED model is a beautiful laptop. It takes almost everything we love about the “regular” XPS 13 but throws in a gorgeous, high-res OLED panel. On paper, it might be perfect. In use, however, that big, beautiful screen comes at the cost of precious battery life. Hit the full review to find out why this is the best laptop you shouldn’t buy.
Amazon wants a scan of your palm so you can easily buy goods from its checkout-less retails stores. It’ll even pay you $10 for that scan! Yeah, no thanks.
Facebook showed off “reverse passthrough” for VR headsets, which renders the wearers’ eyes to show them through the headset. No, I’m not kidding. Yes, it’s terrifying. Can the uncanny valley apply to people?
Last year Dell released a nearly perfect laptop. The XPS 13 (2020) is sleek, super portable, great to type on, and has wonderful battery life. One of our complaints? No OLED option. I’ve been working on a $1,599 OLED Dell XPS 13 for a couple of months, and it is beautiful. At the cost of battery life. Read More »
HP just announced a new line of X-Series gaming monitors, all of which pack 165Hz refresh rates and FreeSync Premium technology for under $500. While all 7 of the monitors share a bunch of similarities, each model comes in a different size, resolution, or form factor to help it stand out from the crowd. Read More »
After facing several delays, Boeing’s Starliner is now officially set to launch on Wednesday at 12:57pm ET, weather permitting. The mission is a test that will take the capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) and back sans humans more than a year and a half after its first test flight. Read More »
In the near future, parents and spouses will start complaining that their loved ones spend too much time in VR. “I don’t even remember what Jimmy looks like,” they’ll say. To curb this problem, Facebook is developing “reverse passthrough” technology that displays your pretty little eyes on the outside of your VR headset. PROBLEM SOLVED. Read More »
If you’re a fan of Apple’s MagSafe wireless magnetic charging system but don’t use iPhone, we have good news. Today, Realme announced its new MagSafe alternative for an Android phone, and they’re calling it MagDart. Read More »
If you’re on your laptop all day, especially if you’re using it for intensive processes like photo editing or gaming, it’s easy for it to overheat. Help keep your laptop cool and running smoothly with this portable laptop cooling stand. Its mesh design facilitates airflow, and the quiet built-in fan has adjustable speeds ranging from 700-1400RPM. You can adjust the height to seven different options, and it’s equipped with two USB ports to keep your devices charged. The stand is compatible with most tablets and laptops up to 17 inches.
Since 2017, Microsoft has made several attempts to quietly kill off MS Paint. The company added it to its list of soon-to-die features, launched a relatively unknown replacement called Paint 3D, and sent out removal notices to Windows users until 2019. But it looks like MS Paint is in the clear. Not only will it appear in the official Windows 11 release, but it will feature a clean redesign. Read More »
Disney is always ready to go all-in on holiday fun, and it appears the company already has Halloween in its sights. A recent Tweet from the Disney+ Twitter account revealed a fascinating peek at an upcoming LEGO Star Wars Halloween special. Read More »
Google’s fantastic Smart Compose feature helps save you time by accurately predicting words and phrases in both Google Docs and Gmail. The feature just became even more useful, as it is now available in other Google Workspace services, like Slides, Sheets, and Drawings. Read More »
Apple first launched the Magic Keyboard with Touch ID as a companion piece for the M1 iMac. And after several months of waiting, you can finally buy the Touch ID-equipped keyboard for whatever Mac you’re using today … so long as that Mac runs on Apple Silicon! Read More »
According to Amazon, your palm print is worth about $10 in credit to its store. Once enrolled, you can use your palm to securely pay for goods at Amazon’s checkout-less retail stores. And if you sign up right now, Amazon will give you a $10 promotional credit. Does that sound like a good deal? Read More »
Business and Enterprise customers can now sign up for Windows 365, a Cloud PC service that lets you stream a Windows desktop to any device through a web browser. Windows 365 could help businesses save money and secure their internal networks, but with the current pricing tiers, it may be difficult for some companies to justify. Read More »
If you’re looking for a way to have the latest tech without busting your budget, opting for gear that’s refurbished is often your best bet. And lucky for you, Woot has a deal on refurbished AirPods and a couple of iPhone 12 models. Read More »
Shopping for a VPN provider can be tricky, so narrowing down your must-have features can help. One of the most important features for anyone concerned about browsing privacy is a VPN kill switch. Read More »
If you’ve shopped for a smartphone, you probably know the name “Qualcomm Snapdragon.” The vast majority of Android phones are powered by Qualcomm. But now Google has made its own processor and it’s called “Tensor.” Read More »
Streaming on services like Twitch is a popular way for gamers to share their hobby, but you need the right capture card to make the most of your streams. Don’t worry: We have the perfect recommendations for your setup. Read More »
For anyone who’s headed back to the office or campus, having a solid backpack to carry your laptop and other gear is crucial. Here’s what you should take into consideration when shopping for a commuter bag for all your daily must-haves. Read More »