May 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

You might think of YouTube as merely a place for snack-sized videos, but it doesn’t have to be that way.If you know where to look, and how to watch, YouTube can be a serious and substantial entertainment resource—that costs nothing. In this article you will learn how to find YouTube’s quality longform content, from concerts and stand-up specials to full-length movies and documentaries. You’ll also learn how, with the right tools, you can even string shorter YouTube videos—such as comedy skits, educational videos and late-night TV bits—into marathon viewing sessions. Plus, we offer tips on how to enjoy YouTube content…

May 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Foil hackers and weed out Internet and local network breaches with the 2018 Supercharged Cybersecurity Bundle. With this collection of eBooks and eCourses (10 volumes in all), you’ll learn how to shore up Windows and other platforms and coding languages with multiple types of penetration testing, including: Kail Linux, Windows, wireless penetration, Python Web, Metasploit, and more. You’ll also learn several other types of cybersecurity, all for (what normally sells for $635.90) $29.99, or 95% off retail.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

May 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

OnePlus has always designed its phones to be cheaper alternatives to the iPhone and other premium Android handsets, but its lower price has always brought compromises: the LCD display on the 3T, the 16:9 screen on the OnePlus 5, or the lack of optical image stabilization on the 5T. With the 6, OnePlus has all but eliminated anything that separates its handset from the Galaxy S9, the Google Pixel 2 XL, and even the iPhone X.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

May 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

When it comes to storage, more is always better, but massive amounts of storage generally costs a good chunk of change. Right now, though, Seagate’s 8TB USB 3.0 external hard drive is on sale for $140 on Newegg when you use the discount code EMCPUEU34, a $50 discount from its usual $190 price. The deal is good through May 21.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

May 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Nvidia killed its controversial GeForce Partner Program 15 days ago, but AMD-exclusive hardware keeps on coming. This week, MSI announced a new Mech 2 lineup of Radeon RX 500-series graphics cards based on “Polaris” GPUs. Radeon-only Asus Arez and ASRock Phantom Gaming brands have also been revealed this spring.Details are scarce, but the Mech 2 series appears to slot in between MSI’s affordable Armor GPUs and high-end Gaming-brand graphics cards. MSI says the cards feature a new cooler with the company’s Torx 2.0 fans and a completely custom PCB, bolstered by military class 4 components, a black metal backplate, and…

May 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Another contender might be ready to tee off on Apple’s $329 iPad, and no, we’re not talking about Chromebook tablets again. Microsoft plans to release a $400 Surface tablet, Bloomberg reports, possibly as early as this fall. The cheapest Surface Pro model available today costs twice as much, and every other configuration sells for $1,000 and up.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

May 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

You may have noticed that there have been lots of SSD deals to be had recently, but if you haven’t pulled the trigger on a purchase yet, we’ve got another great one for you. Today, B&H Photo Video has a 1TB SanDisk Ultra II SSD for $200 with the promo code INTERNALSSD.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

May 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The time after a new processor generation launches can be a great time to find gaming laptops for cheap. Case in point: Mere weeks after Intel’s 8th-gen mobile gaming CPUs were announced, EVGA’s SC15 with a 7th-gen chip is selling for just $1,000 on the company’s website—a massive deal compared to the luxurious notebook’s usual $1,900 retail price.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

May 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The best features of Redstone 5 are being revealed right nowImage by MicrosoftWith Microsoft’s somewhat underwhelming April 2018 Update and Build developer conference in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look ahead to something new: this fall’s Windows 10 feature update, codenamed Redstone 5.We already know that Microsoft has big plans for Redstone 5, from its new tabbed interface, Sets, to bringing its Timeline feature to more devices. But its recent Insider builds of Windows 10—which have migrated from the ultra-exclusive “Skip Ahead” track to the more mainstream “Fast” builds—offer even more. Let’s take a look at what you can…

May 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

While faster is always better when it comes to storage, all things are relative. Even a slower M.2 NVMe SSD, such as the entry-level Kingston A1000 NVMe reviewed here, offers a noticeable boost in performance over SATA SSDs. Quite noticeable.The problem for Kingston and other entry-level SSD vendors is that Samsung and WD are playing hardball with the pricing of what are essentially top-tier drives. The 970 EVO, WD Black NVMe, and Sandisk Extreme Pro all offer twice the performance of the A1000 for about the same price. For smaller vendors using third-party NAND, that’s really bad news.To read this…