March 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Dash cams may not seem like a necessary car accessory to people outside a few accident-prone countries, but for insurance reasons alone they can be a valuable addition to your safety measures while driving. The problem: Many models can be pricey. Not today’s deal.If you want to start recording your travels without shelling out $100 or more, Amazon is selling the Fliiners Mini LCD dash cam for $30.59. That’s nearly 40 percent off its usual $48.99 price. While we haven’t reviewed this particular product, its high 4.7 out of 5 star rating indicates that it’s a hit on Amazon. With…

March 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Listen up Echo fans! Today’s a good day to smarten up your outlets at a steal of a price. B&H Photo and Video is offering a two-pack of the Keewifi kisslink Wi-Fi smart plug mini for $20. This plug usually sells for $20 each.Simply insert these plugs into your existing outlet and follow the set-up instructions on your smartphone using Tuya’s Smart apps for Android and iOS. These plugs don’t require a hub, which makes it easy to set them up without added cost. At the moment, however, the Kisslink plug is only compatible with Alexa devices—not Google Assistant or…

March 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A hidden use for the Nintendo Switch HD Rumble system has been found in Kirby Star Allies. Warning: Spoilers follow for Kirby Star Allies As shown in this video from GameXplain, the secret stage that unlocks after beating the game contains a switch that plays the Green Greens theme… via the Switch controller. It appears that the game utilizes the haptic motors in the Joy-Con/Pro Controller to recreate the famous Kirby melody. It is unclear whether this has been utilized before on the Nintendo Switch, but it may be that future Nintendo games make use of the idea. Continue reading…Powered…

March 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

A heaping helping of PiImage by Brad Chacos/IDGThe Raspberry Pi’s very existence can be chalked up to creativity. Ebon Upton and the Raspberry Pi Foundation created the $35 mini-PC to inspire students to learn computer science and to enable tinkerers to dream up wild projects without breaking the bank.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

March 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Dota 2’s International is moving to Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, and tickets go on sale next week. There are two types of tickets, the Midweek ticket and and the Finals ticket, for $125 and $250 respectively. The event runs from August 20 to August 25. The Midweek ticket grants access for the first four days, August 20 to August 23, with the Finals ticket letting fans attend for the last two days. Tickets go on sale March 23. and you can grab them here. The International is an annual eSports tournament hosted by Valve that sees teams compete to…

March 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The Galaxy S9 and S9+ might look a lot like the models they replace, but they’re not exactly the same. Put them side by side and you’ll see just enough of a difference in size and shape that old S8 cases won’t fit. So that means you need a new one. Here are our favorites so far:Best Shell Cases for Galaxy S9 and S9+ Even if you’re just looking for a simple case that adds a little protection and grippability to your Galaxy S9, you’ll still want something with style. These case offer simple, sturdy protection for your S9 but…

March 16, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

The newest iteration of Lara Croft’s origin story, Tomb Raider, borrows heavily from the 2013 video game reboot but severely deviates from its story, characters, and, surprisingly, Lara. In the movie, Lara embarks on her first adventure in search of her missing father. She uncovers the secrets of Yamatai, Himiko, and learns more about her family. Below are seven of the biggest changes that were made when the new Tomb Raider made the transition from video game to movie. Warning! Complete spoilers for Tomb Raider (2013) and Tomb Raider (2018) follow. Lara largely grew up without her father in the…

March 15, 2018 CuttingEdgeTech

Warning: This article contains spoilers for recent episodes of Arrow! Not everyone needs superhuman powers to stay competitive in the DC Universe. For a select few, it’s enough simply to be very smart and very good at martial arts. And if there’s anyone who can give Batman a run for his money in that department, it’s Richard Dragon. With Dragon playing a pivotal role in Arrow: Season 6 lately (in the form of Kirk Acevedo’s Ricardo “The Dragon” Diaz), we figured now would be a good time to break down the character’s comic book history and how a benevolent teacher…