January 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Choosing the right virtual private network (VPN) service is no simple task. A VPN should keep your internet usage private and secure, but not every service handles your data in the same way. Just look at the critiques of notable computer security experts and online pundits to understand the challenge.(Want to know more about VPNs and what they can and can’t do? Skip down to our “What is a VPN?” section below.)To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

January 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s tough aging out of old favorites, watching “canonical” games like Deus Ex, System Shock 2, Silent Hill 2, Legacy of Kain, Morrowind, Ocarina of Time, and more succumb to the ravages of time, returning to them 15 or 20 years later and struggling to recapture what made them special to you in the first place. And it’s even harder coming to games late—hearing for instance that Half-Life 2 is one of the all-time great shooters long past the point where it’s obvious why people say that.What if you could temporarily turn back time though? What if you could recapture what…

January 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s the holidays all over again with this stunning graphics card deal at Newegg. The 8GB ASRock Phantom Gaming D Radeon RX 580 costs just $165Remove non-product link after applying the promo code NEFPBC39 and receiving a $20 mail-in rebate on Newegg Flash. This card is also eligible for AMD’s current free game giveaway, which includes your choice of two games from Resident Evil 2, Devil May Cry 5, and Tom Clancy’s The Division 2.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

January 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Whether you’re traveling for the holidays or just kicking back at home, you’ll appreciate having a pair of headphones that are comfy to wear and tune out exterior sound. The TREBLAB Z2 Wireless Noise-Cancelling Headphones do just that, and while they’re normally $259.99, these headphones are available for just $79 today.Named an Amazon Choice Product, the TREBLAB Z2 Headphones feature neodymium-backed 40mm speakers for superior audio, T-Quiet™ active noise canceling technology, and an ergonomic design so they can be comfortably worn all day. Plus, they offer an impressive battery life of 35 hours and then take only a few hours…

January 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Cybercrime is evolving at a rapid pace, and we’re all at risk of having our data stolen. That’s why governments and corporations pay top dollar to people who can mitigate the risk. These ethical hackers train for years to take cyber crime head on. But now virtually anyone can learn the tricks of their trade—and in a relatively short amount of time—with The 2019 Ethical Hacker Master Class Bundle, discounted to just $39.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

January 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Acer’s Swift 7 (2018) is unquestionably one of the lightest, thinnest laptops around. But a genuinely frustrating keyboard and trackpad, plus poor performance—which the company appears to have solved in its 2019 edition—makes us advise passing this over for the upcoming model, instead.Physically, the Swift 7 is awe-inspiring. It’s astonishing that the 0.35-inch thin notebook needs to widen to accommodate the minuscule USB-C connectors that run along the sides of the chassis. Acer nicely provides a leather sleeve to slide the Swift 7 into, and it’s thin and durable enough to slip easily into a messenger bag or backpack.With a…

January 22, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

For years in North America there was only one question you’d ask yourself when it was time to buy antivirus software for your Windows PC: Do I want Norton or McAfee? There are far more choices these days (see our complete antivirus roundup for proof), but Norton and McAfee remain two of the top options under consideration today.To answer the question of how these two American heavyweights compare today, we evaluate the nuts and bolts of each one’s premium suite: McAfee Total Protection and Norton Security Premium.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico