Month: April 2019

Sony WH-1000XM3 review: The best noise-canceling headphone you can buy

The biggest design change is to the shape of the headband and padding on the ear cups. The headband is now more contoured to your head, and the headphone has shaved off 20 grams of weight. The padding on the...

/ April 18, 2019

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Review: A Great Wearable for Exercise Tracking

When it comes to new mobile products, Samsung doesn’t always get it right the first time. Its earliest phablets were comically big. Its first pair of wire-free earbuds were fine, if you could get past the inadequate battery life. Its...

/ April 18, 2019

Huawei Mate X hands on review

Early Verdict The Huawei Mate X isn't going to be the first foldable phone to launch, but it might be the first you seriously consider paying gobs of money for in 2019. Its solid-feeling hinge allows this handset to fold...

/ April 17, 2019

The Dirty Truth About Green Batteries

If we’re going to avoid the worst consequences of climate change, we’ll need an energy revolution. Specifically, we need to replace our dirty, fossil fuel-based grids and dirty, fossil fuel-powered vehicles with clean, carbon-free grids, and electric vehicles that charge...

/ April 17, 2019

AMD vs Intel: who makes the best processors

Although the battle between Coffee Lake Refresh and AMD Ryzen 2nd Generation is still raging on, the war between Ryzen 3rd Generation, Ice Lake and Sunny Cove is about to begin. It’s also time for us to dive into the...

/ April 17, 2019

Adversarial AI: Cybersecurity battles are coming

According to the RAND Corporation, a longtime mainstay of the military establishment, "cyber warfare involves the actions by a nation-state or international organization to attack and attempt to damage another nation's computers or information networks through, for example, computer viruses...

/ April 16, 2019

Adblock Plus filters can be abused to execute malicious code in browsing sessions

An exploit has been uncovered in the filter systems of Adblock, Adblock Plus, and uBlock which may permit attackers to remotely inject arbitrary code into web pages.

/ April 16, 2019

Nvidia vs AMD: who makes the best graphics cards?

If you ask a console gamer, they’ll go on at length about the perennial rivalry between the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro, and which you should choose to play Fortnite on. However, PC gamers have a similar feud: Nvidia...

/ April 16, 2019

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp Went Down Again

Facebook and its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp experienced widespread outages on Sunday for the second time in the past month (and the third time this year), with issues reported starting at around 6:30 a.m. ET and extending until around 9:00...

/ April 16, 2019

Game Of Thrones Creators Talk About Pressure Of Ending The Show — “Of Course We Worry”

HBO's fantasy show Game of Thrones is ending. The six-episode eighth and final season premieres this Sunday, and fans are excited to see who lives and dies and how the story wraps up. Showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss spoke...

/ April 15, 2019