February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

With the screen off, the Galaxy S10+ is virtually indistinguishable from the Galaxy S9+. It’s not until you turn it on that you notice just how different it is.You’ve no doubt read about the camera hole in the Infinity-O display, Samsung’s answer to the dreaded notch. Well, it’s just as awkward in person as it is in pictures. Samsung was able to put the rest of the sensors—accelerometer, barometer, proximity, etc.—under the screen, but the camera isn’t so easy to hide. Hence it remains as an asymmetrical eyesore in the upper right corner of the screen, like so many dead…

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

At long leak, the Samsung Galaxy S10 has arrived. And, well, it’s pretty much exactly what we thought it would be, with three sizes, a hole in the display for the front camera, and all sorts of new color options. Here’s a quick look at the specs before we start:S10e Dimensions: 142.2 x 69.9 x 7.9mm Display: 5.8-inch OLED, Full HD+ Processor: Snapdragon 855 RAM: 6GB/8GB Storage: 128GB/256GB Rear camera: 16MP Ultra-wide, f/2.2 + 12MP wide, f/1.5, OIS Front camera: 10MP, f/1.9, OIS Battery: 3,100mAh Starting price: $750 S10 Dimensions: 149.9 x 70.4 x 7.8mm Display: 6.1-inch, OLED, Wide Quad HD+ Processor: Snapdragon 855 RAM: 8GB/8GB Storage: 128GB/512GB Rear camera: 16MP Ultra-wide, f/2.2 +…

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Smart plugs add extra control to any device, smart or not, and today you can grab a pair at impulse prices. A two-pack of Anker’s Eufy smart plugs are on sale for $26 at Amazon today, a huge drop from a list price of $40.These plugs are designed to bring some basic brains to lamps and other “dumb” appliances. Their slim design doesn’t cover the other outlet at the wall—a problem with some bulky smart plugs—so you can plug in both at once with no problem at all. You won’t need a smart hub to connect them, either; the plugs…

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

You’re probably familiar with the terminology, but do you understand what data science is and how it fits in the big technological picture? Discover its secrets with the Machine Learning and Data Science Certification Training Bundle, marked down to just $35 for a limited time. Use code PREZDAY60 today and get it for just $14. Machine learning and data science are popular areas of expertise these days. It’s what allows us to program a computer to adjust its behavior based on the data it collects through experience. And, it’s going to form the basis of many future technologies, so now is…

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Amazon’s running another of its one-day deals today, and this one’s a doozy. The online retailer is throwing a massive networking and storage saleRemove non-product link with deals on routers, external and internal storage, ethernet switches, and more. This sale is big with nearly fifty items included. You won’t find many SSDs available today, but the sale is still worth a look, and ends just before midnight.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Space dinosaurs. Time travel. Cyborgs. Alien parasites. The decaying ruins of an imperial pleasure palace. Giant bugs. Even larger mushrooms. Mind-controlling jellyfish. Teleportation. And I saw all that in the span of my hour-long demo.Age of Wonders: Planetfall certainly has capitalized on its jump to a space age setting, with a universe that draws from every corner of science fiction, pulp and cerebral alike. It’s like a sci-fi trope blender. Here, a bit of Alien. There, Starship Troopers. Add some Foundation and The Left Hand of Darkness to taste.Planetfall makes an excellent first impression—which is good, because it’s still complicated…

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

The Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 15 is a 2-in-1 struggling with an important question: How big is too big when it comes to one of these hybrids? Sure, it’s great to have both your tablet and laptop needs served by a single machine, but only so long as both are actually useful. With a 15.6-inch screen, the IdeaPad Flex 5 15 is an average-sized laptop, but an absolutely massive tablet.Is it workable though? That’s what we investigated for our review.Design Lenovo’s lineup of 2-in-1 devices is truly sprawling, encompassing multiple sub-brands and a broad range of prices. The IdeaPad Flex 5 15 (just Flex…

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

While mobile phones used to come in all shapes and sizes, device makers have largely standardized around the flat glass slab. But we could be looking at another big shift in smartphone design with the impending release of foldable phones—the most anticipated being Samsung’s foldable phone (presumptively named Galaxy Fold, according to reliable leaker Evan Blass).Parts of the necessary technology have existed for years, but Samsung, Xiaomi, Motorola, and others are expected to finally bring foldable phones to market in 2019. So how will Android handle this shift? Well, that depends.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by…