March 28, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Google Home and Google Home Mini might be good at finding songs you want to hear, but they’re not the best at playing them. Compared to higher-priced speakers such as Google Home Max and Apple’s HomePod, Google’s diminutive devices sound exactly as you’d expect: small, tinny, and muddled.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 28, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Soaring demand by cryptocurrency enthusiasts have made it impossible to find graphics cards at reasonable prices, but a new contender is throwing its hat in the ring nonetheless. Motherboard maker ASRock already offers boards with room for up to 13 GPUs, and now it’s looking to fill all those slots with its new Phantom Gaming graphics cards.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 28, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A portable Bluetooth speaker can be a convenient way to tune into music wherever life takes you, and today’s deal can keep your jams rocking even by the pool. Right now, you can get a Dreamix portable Bluetooth speaker for $25.19 on Amazon, which is almost 40 percent off its average price.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 28, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A few weeks ago Cyan surprise-announced Firmament with a short teaser and next-to-no details otherwise. We knew it was built for VR, knew it hewed closer to Myst’s pseudo-steampunk trappings than Obduction did, and…that’s it.Lucky for me the Firmament demo was at GDC last week. Unlucky for me, there’s not much more to say yet. The demo apparently represents a few months’ work, and Cyan was mostly at GDC seeking funding to turn it into a full project. That means the previous teaser was less an “announcement” and more a “Let’s pique your interest, hopefully.” Keep your fingers crossed, in…

March 28, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Spring has sprung, and with it comes a big sale at the Microsoft Store on items as varied as laptops and desktops, PC games, and Windows Mixed Reality headsets. Here’s a round-up of four especially worthwhile deals, as well as a tip about those headsets.We adored Dell’s XPS 13 9360, giving it a 4.5/5 star rating in a glowing review. This is one of the best ultraportable laptops you can buy, full stop, and Microsoft’s selling it for $1,000. That’s about $120 cheaper than you’ll find from third-party sellers on Amazon right now, and about $200 cheaper than Newegg’s current sale…

March 28, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The best wireless keyboards do more than free you from a cable. They let you toss the crummy keyboard you got for free with your PC—does anyone like that one?—and they also give you options. The models we’ve reviewed range from full-size desktop slabs to portable models that skip easily from laptop to tablet to phone. Whatever you need to type with, there’s a keyboard for it. (If you’re looking for a gaming keyboard, we’ve got you covered! Click that link to see our full reviews and rankings.)Keyboard choice can be very subjective. That said, we’ve based our reviews on hours spent…