December 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

PrestoPhoto isn’t just a photo book service. It’s also an online marketplace for selling your creations—though there’s no obligation to put your work up for sale. It’s a great idea, but sadly PrestoPhoto just doesn’t deliver. The book creation editor is slow, dated-looking and lacks essential features, and the final book it produces doesn’t match the quality of competitors, despite relatively decent (if a bit dark) image reproduction.On the positive side, PrestoPhoto has the widest selection of photo book types and sizes among the services PCWorld reviewed. There are six different styles, ranging from “landscape” to “tall portrait,” and a…

December 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

In the wide world of online photo book services, Mixbook handily distinguishes itself as one of the best. One main reason is Mixbook’s smooth, easy-to-use web editor which makes it a pleasure to assemble your creation. The resulting photo book was also quite good. Colors popped, quality was consistent throughout, and the book looked and felt like a coffee table book you could buy in a museum gift shop.Mixbook offers three basic photo book types: landscape (starting at $15.99), square (starting at $19.99), and portrait (starting at $24.99). There are seven sizes to choose from, which go from as small…

December 13, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Founded in 1999, Shutterfly has been in the online photo printing business the longest among all its DIY photo book competitors. It’s very popular, with millions of customers ordering photo books, prints, cards, and other photo products every year.When it comes to photo books, Shutterfly offers a sometimes frustrating web editor for creating the book, but somewhat makes up for this with a nice selection of creative features. The photos came out looking good, but we received a book with some trim issues that sliced into text placed near the edge of a page.Shutterfly has three options for creating your…

December 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Some users are adventurous, and seek to be the first to use new Windows 10 features via Microsoft’s Windows Insider program. Others aren’t, and just want a stable system to use on day-to-day basis.If you’re one of the latter, don’t go clicking Windows Update’s “Check for updates” button willy-nilly, or you may unwittingly join the ranks of the Windows pioneers—even if you were simply hoping for a patch to fix a problem with your operating system.In a blog post this week, Microsoft revealed that those users who click the “Check for updates” button (Settings > Update & Security > Windows Update) are opted in…

December 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Microsoft is hiring a product manager to lead a new Microsoft 365 subscription service for consumers—and boy, that person will have their work cut out for them.The job posting, unearthed by ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley, pretty clearly specifies that Microsoft wants to orchestrate a consumer version of the Microsoft 365 subscription it has put in place for enterprises. The existing Microsoft 365 service for enterprises covers Windows 10, Office 365 and a bundle of enterprise services called EMS, mainly geared at device management.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

December 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Join The Full Nerd gang as they talk about the latest PC hardware topics. In today’s show we talk about Intel’s big CPU plans for 2019 and beyond, rumors of Nvidia RTX in laptops, and Corsair’s wild and fake RGB RAM. As always we will be answering your live questions so speak up in the chat. If YouTube is not your thing uou can also watch us on Twitch, Facebook, and Twitter!To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

December 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Wireless earbuds help you tune into your music on the move without the risk of getting tangled in cords, and today, one of our favorite pairs is on sale for the lowest price we’ve ever seen. The Bose SoundSport Free true wireless headphones, which we’ve named our favorite truly wireless workout earbuds, are on sale for $169 at Amazon today, down from a list price of $199 and an original price of $250.Bose’s earbuds are designed for adventure, with playtime of up to five hours on a single charge, plus 10 more with their charging case, as well as water…

December 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Today’s a great day to level-up your PC loadout with one of the most popular gaming mice out there. The widely beloved Razer DeathAdder Elite is on sale for $40 at Amazon today, which matches its all-time low. The mouse carries a $70 suggested price and usually sells for about $55 on the street.Unlike a lot of other gaming mice with complicated weighting and customization schemes, this is a no-nonsense luxury gaming mouse. It features a 16,000 DPI sensor, a 5G optical sensor, a tracking speed of 450 inches per second, an extremely comfortable design, seven programmable buttons, and Razer-made mechanical…

December 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The symbolism surrounding Intel’s Architecture Day briefing—an event to signal a new strategy and own up to past mistakes—couldn’t be richer. The chip giant chose to brief analysts and reporters in Robert Noyce’s house. Noyce, who co-invented the transistor and co-founded Intel in 1968, is said to have held Intel board meetings in the Los Altos home in the early days of the company.With the company emerging from the fog of a rocky year, it’s here where Intel officials decided to rip off the Band-Aid.“We have some humble pie to eat,” said Intel’s Chief Engineering Officer, Dr. Murthy Renduchintala when addressing…

December 12, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Long criticized for reusing old cores in its recent CPUs, Intel on Wednesday showed off a new 10nm Sunny Cove core that will bring faster single-threaded and multi-threaded performance along with major speed bumps from new instructions.Sunny Cove, which many believe will go into Intel’s upcoming Ice Lake-U CPUs early next year, will be “deeper, wider, and smarter,” said Ronak Singhal, director of Intel’s Architecture Cores Group. Intel Intel laid out its planned core map through the year 2022To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico