July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Dashlane, the popular password manager, just updated to Dashlane 6, bringing a whole raft of new and improved features, including a Dashlane VPN. With those new features, however, comes an impending and significant price hike. The next time your Dashlane Premium subscription comes up for renewal, the cost jumps from $40 per year to $60–a 50 percent increase. There’s also a new Premium Plus subscription for $10 per month with some extra credit monitoring features.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

At long last, the first Smart Display for Google Assistant has arrived. A joint effort between Google and Lenovo, it kicks off a new wave of screen-centric smart speakers that look good on a counter, sound good when playing music, and make the Echo Show less good by comparison.But the best part of the Lenovo Smart Display isn’t the industrial design or 10-inch Full HD display. It’s Google’s interface. Where the Assistant and Alexa interfaces on Android phones and the Echo Show are rudimentary visual representations of our queries, the Smart Display doesn’t just let you see what Google Assistant…

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

If there’s one thing nearly all Android phones have in common, it’s that they can always use more space. Today you can add some extra gigabytes to your phone for cheap with all-time lows on Samsung MicroSDs at Amazon. The 64GB MicroSDXC EVO Select memory card is $18Remove non-product link, down from a list price of $23, and the 128GB MicroSD EVO Select memory card is $35Remove non-product link, down from a list price of $42.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Prior to using the KEY2 I had never had a BlackBerry. In my experience BlackBerry users were primarily enterprise focused, using it because of its focus on privacy and security—in other words, boring stuff (sorry, Dad). So when PCWorld got a review unit in I decided to use it like any other Android phone for a month to see if having a physical keyboard was a viable option in a world dominated by on-screen keyboards. And to tell you the truth, I’m having a hard time going back! Adam Patrick Murray/IDG This keyboard has me hooked.To read this article in…

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The $12 Humble Monthly bundles are one of the best deals available in games, and this month’s selection highlights some fun titles you might not have played yet. Humble Monthly’s August package includes Conan Exiles, A Hat in Time—one of our favorite games last year—and the Escapists 2. Those are the headlining games in the bundle, available immediately, with many more unannounced games scheduled to unlock in seven days if you buy in.This is a great opportunity to try Conan Exiles. The game’s been pretty popular since it launched, but also somewhat divisive. If you look at the reviews on Steam…

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

No graphics card? No problem.Image by CupheadPC gaming is often synonymous with performance. Tech specs, frame rates, resolutions, settings menus—we dedicate thousands and thousands of words to these topics, spend hours obsessing over the details.But for every person running Crysis there’s another fending off an upgrade and squeezing the last ounces of power out of their older or low-end desktop PC, or someone valiantly trying to game on a hand-me-down non-gaming laptop. This list is for you folks. Below, you’ll find a list of games that any PC can play. Or at least any from the last decade. Probably.To read…

July 27, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nothing says security and trust like German quality. At least that’s the pitch for Germany-based G Data. The company’s tag line is “Trust in German Sicherheit (safety).” The idea being that modern Germany is known for “solid German quality” and its strict privacy laws, which G Data must adhere to, thereby shielding its customers from breach.Besides that, G Data has also been doing antivirus protection for a long time, and its current AV product relies on not one, but two detection engines. While it may not be a common name to North Americans, G Data has been on the AV…

July 26, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Intel has finally committed to when it can deliver 10nm silicon to consumer PCs: by the 2019 holidays, leaving its 14nm products to establish what executives called “system leadership” until then.Previously, Intel’s guidance had been that the company would deliver 10nm products in volume by 2019. On Thursday, during the company’s second-quarter conference call, Intel executives said that they would deliver 10nm during the second half, later clarifying that they would ship consumer PC systems in time for the holidays. Xeon chips manufactured on the 10nm process will soon follow, they said.Intel reported net income of $5.0 billion, up 78…