October 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

It’s no secret that coding is one of today’s most employable skills; yet, many of us are still reluctant to pick it up due to its technical nature. Contrary to popular belief, however, you don’t need to be a computer science guru to kickstart a coding career. This Complete Learn to Code Masterclass Bundle contains beginner courses that can help you learn how to code for only $39, or 97% off.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

October 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

After spending nearly a week with the Pixel 3 XL, my three first impressions of Google’s newest handset haven’t changed: It’s the fastest Android phone I’ve ever used. The cameras are awesome. The notch is an eyesore.Thankfully, the first two qualities make up for the third. Mostly. If the Pixel 3 XL didn’t have such an ostentatious notch, it would still be an ugly phone, but after a couple days I wouldn’t have cared anymore. Six days later, the notch is still the first thing my eyes go to every time I unlock my phone. It would be one thing if there was…

October 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

We all know the pain of not having enough ports on our PC and the pleasure that a good docking station can bring, helping to connect all the peripherals while eliminating the need for dongles. Today, Amazon is selling several Sabrent docking stations for their lowest price everRemove non-product link, from a 5-port mini dock all the way up to a 10-port powerhouse.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

October 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

We’ve been reading about the specter of a Palm reboot for a while now, so Monday’s release of a new handset with the company’s iconic square logo on the back wasn’t really news. But it still has its surprises:It doesn’t have an actual name. It’s just the “new Palm phone.” It runs Android. It’s Verizon exclusive. You need to have another Verizon mobile phone to activate it. It costs $350. So the new Palm phone isn’t really a Palm phone at all. Heck, it’s not even really a phone. Sure, there’s a 4G LTE chip in it, but it’s no…

October 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A local external drive is a key component of any backup strategy, but it can be hard to find a good deal on a high-capacity drive that isn’t tethered to your desk. Today, however, Amazon’s selling the 1TB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD for $200Remove non-product link, the lowest price we’ve seen for this drive, which was sitting around $240 earlier this month.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

October 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

We got access to the PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 ($60 on Humble) at the same time as the rest of the world, so I’ve been playing catch-up all day. Don’t ask me why Activision didn’t make it available ahead of release. I expected it to be truly broken given the circumstances but…nope. Everything seems fine, at least on a technical level.Of course, reviewing Call of Duty is a lot easier this year given Black Ops 4 doesn’t have an actual singleplayer campaign, and the Blackout battle royale mode had a beta last month. I’ve spent some post-release time…

October 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The notch. By now it’s become a fairly commonplace feature on premium phones. Even some budget handsets are starting to get in on the act.But the Pixel 3 XL reignites the notch frenzy. Why? Because it’s so damn big. Google didn’t just add a normal screen cutout to the top of its latest flagship phone, it added the biggest one I’ve ever seen. I generally don’t mind phone notches, but there’s something about the Pixel 3 XL’s that bothers me. Is it the shape? The depth? Just an optical illusion? A little of all three?In the latest episode of Android…

October 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In this episode of the Full Nerd, Gordon Mah Ung, Brad Chacos, Alaina Yee, and Adam Patrick Murray dig deep into the Core i9-9900K, Intel’s first 8-core mainstream processor, and all the other new 9th-gen chips announced this week.We kick things off with an overview of the mainstream 9th-gen CPUs, Intel’s refresh of the Core X high-end desktop chips, and the beastly unlocked, 28-core Xeon W-3175X, just to get everybody on the same page. If you want the speeds and feeds in black and white, be sure to hit the link above.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico