Jabra’s over-ear Active Noise Canceling (ANC) headphones, the Elite 85h, are on sale from both Best Buy and Amazon. This knocks $100 off the original price and brings them down to an easy to recommend $150.
Nintendo’s latest Direct Mini: Partner Showcase revealed that the award-winning game Control, from Remedy Entertainment and 505 Games, will be available to play on the Nintendo Switch. There is a catch, however; you’ll need your Nintendo account to access cloud storage and “a persistent high-speed internet connection” in order to play Control Ultimate Edition—Cloud Version.
Two years ago, Insta360 debuted the One X 360 camera, and while well-received, it lacked certain features we now take for granted in action-style cameras—like a touchscreen. Now One X2 is here, and the sequel seeks to fill in those gaps. It adds a touchscreen, bigger battery, IPX8 water resistance, and AI editing tools. But it also adds $30 to the price, landing at $429.99.
After shooting over 800 broadband satellites into orbit, SpaceX is ready to begin its Starlink satellite internet program. Fans of SpaceX who signed up for Starlink email updates may receive an invitation to the Starlink “Better Than Nothing” public beta, which costs $499 to join and $99 a month to maintain.
Trackball users are the perennial also-rans of the PC input world, getting even less respect than those weirdos who like to use touchpads even on the desktop. But Logitech has always had a spot on its lineup for them: formerly occupied by the M570 trackball, now updated with the Ergo M575.
Music is motivating. It can mean the difference between pushing that last set, making it through that last interval, or pushing yourself just a little bit harder. A good set of headphones in the gym cannot only enhance your workout but also block out all the other annoying sounds that you don’t want to hear.
Once you’ve decided which model of the new iPhone 12 you’re going to purchase, you should grab a phone case for it. A case will not only protect your phone from scratches and accidental drops, but it also shows off a little of your personality and helps your phone keep up with all of your adventures.
As we stumble into the 9th generation of console gaming, it’s clear that backward compatibility is more important than ever before. Gamers want access to the 20-year back catalog of Xbox and PlayStation games, especially as services like Game Pass make older games more accessible. But there can only be one winner in the backward compatibility wars, and it’s easily the Xbox Series X.
In its latest Un-carrier move, T-Mobile is launching a new TVision internet TV service, starting at just $10 a month. Post-paid customers will be able to get their hands on it on November 1 and Sprint customers will have to wait till later in November. Wider availability begins sometime next year.
Amazon is rolling out a smart home dashboard to select Fire tablets. The new Device Dashboard is a one-stop-shop for all smart home controls, and you can access it from a new Smart Home button on your Fire tablet’s navigation bar.
Wyze made a name for itself with the very first Wyze Cam, a cheap little security cam that turned out to be a much bigger deal than anyone expected. The company has gone on to make a ton of affordable gadgets since then, from doorbells to headphones. Today, it’s announcing the third generation Cam, which is easily its most powerful camera to date.
Paleontologists recently uncovered a bone fragment from a species of bony-toothed sea birds, called pelagornithids, that might be the largest flying bird ever discovered. Where an albatross has a wingspan of about 10-12 feet, those of the pelagornithid reached up to 20. The bird also had a terrifying saw-toothed jaw.
Do you think there are enough subscription services with “plus” in the name? Well you’re wrong, at least according to mega-game publisher Ubisoft. The company has offered Uplay+ for a year, a library of PC games for $15 a month, more or less the same as EA’s Origin Access EA Access EA Play. Uplay+ is now Ubisoft+, and it’s expanding.
Not long after a debut on Verizon, LG’s fancy flipping Wing 5G smartphone will arrive on AT&T. It hits stores on November 6 for $1,000. But if you’re willing to trade-in an eligible smartphone and sign up for a 30-month stint with the company, you can save $700.
Are you an app developer in need of complicated AI models? Microsoft’s newest tool, called Lobe, lets you train custom AI without writing a lick of code. Lobe is free to use and spits out app-ready machine learning models, although it only generates image classification models at this time.
Developing video games is a challenging endeavor that involves years of coding and art lessons. But what if it could be easier? LEGO and Unity have partnered together to create LEGO Microgame, a free and simple program that lets you build small games with no coding experience at all.
Modular accessories systems: in the words of Mugatu, they’re so hot right now. Apple’s new MagSafe system on the iPhone 12 makes it magnetically compatible with cases and mounts, and fancy bag vendor Peak Design is working on a similar mounting platform with ceramic hardware. Now Mophie (a subsidiary of Zagg) is releasing its own modular mounting accessories.
Last April, we told you about a bevy of new TCL series 10 phones, including the TCL 10 5G. We didn’t know then if or when it would come to the U.S. or for what price. Now, we know the $399 phone is coming to Verizon, and it will arrive on October 29.
There’s nothing more motivating than music when working out, but runners and cyclists are in a unique position. Situational awareness is crucial for both, especially when exercising on roads shared with cars or paths with other cyclists and runners. If you have a runner or cyclist on your holiday list, give them a gift that will both motivate them and help them stay safe with a set of headphones that are perfect for either activity.
If you own, or are thinking about owning, an Apple product, you’ve probably wondered if the company’s add-on product protection service, AppleCare+, is worth the price. With how costly iPhones, Macs, and other Apple devices are, is it worth paying yet another chunk of change on top just for peace of mind?