February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Smart plugs add extra control to any device, smart or not, and today you can grab a pair at impulse prices. A two-pack of Anker’s Eufy smart plugs are on sale for $26 at Amazon today, a huge drop from a list price of $40.These plugs are designed to bring some basic brains to lamps and other “dumb” appliances. Their slim design doesn’t cover the other outlet at the wall—a problem with some bulky smart plugs—so you can plug in both at once with no problem at all. You won’t need a smart hub to connect them, either; the plugs…

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

In an effort to keep accounts more secure, developers with the Account Holder role in a developer program will need to enable two-factor authentication to sign in to their Apple Developer account and Certificates, Identifiers & Profiles starting February 27, 2019. This extra layer of security for your Apple ID helps ensure that you’re the only person who can access your account.Learn more about this requirementPowered by WPeMatico

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

You’re probably familiar with the terminology, but do you understand what data science is and how it fits in the big technological picture? Discover its secrets with the Machine Learning and Data Science Certification Training Bundle, marked down to just $35 for a limited time. Use code PREZDAY60 today and get it for just $14. Machine learning and data science are popular areas of expertise these days. It’s what allows us to program a computer to adjust its behavior based on the data it collects through experience. And, it’s going to form the basis of many future technologies, so now is…

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Amazon’s running another of its one-day deals today, and this one’s a doozy. The online retailer is throwing a massive networking and storage saleRemove non-product link with deals on routers, external and internal storage, ethernet switches, and more. This sale is big with nearly fifty items included. You won’t find many SSDs available today, but the sale is still worth a look, and ends just before midnight.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Space dinosaurs. Time travel. Cyborgs. Alien parasites. The decaying ruins of an imperial pleasure palace. Giant bugs. Even larger mushrooms. Mind-controlling jellyfish. Teleportation. And I saw all that in the span of my hour-long demo.Age of Wonders: Planetfall certainly has capitalized on its jump to a space age setting, with a universe that draws from every corner of science fiction, pulp and cerebral alike. It’s like a sci-fi trope blender. Here, a bit of Alien. There, Starship Troopers. Add some Foundation and The Left Hand of Darkness to taste.Planetfall makes an excellent first impression—which is good, because it’s still complicated…

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Cross-platform parties in Rocket League were promised last month, and the new Friends Update V1.58 adds the feature. In January, Rocket League became the second PS4 cross-play title in the PlayStation Cross-Play Beta program and, as Competitive Season 10 kicks off, the game’s begun allowing more than just matchmaking between players on different consoles. Using an auto-generated RocketID, players can search for and add their friends to Parties and Clubs, as well as viewing a list of 25 recent players met online. You can check out the update’s highlights below, and the full patch notes on the official website. Continue reading…Powered…

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

The Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 15 is a 2-in-1 struggling with an important question: How big is too big when it comes to one of these hybrids? Sure, it’s great to have both your tablet and laptop needs served by a single machine, but only so long as both are actually useful. With a 15.6-inch screen, the IdeaPad Flex 5 15 is an average-sized laptop, but an absolutely massive tablet.Is it workable though? That’s what we investigated for our review.Design Lenovo’s lineup of 2-in-1 devices is truly sprawling, encompassing multiple sub-brands and a broad range of prices. The IdeaPad Flex 5 15 (just Flex…

February 20, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

While mobile phones used to come in all shapes and sizes, device makers have largely standardized around the flat glass slab. But we could be looking at another big shift in smartphone design with the impending release of foldable phones—the most anticipated being Samsung’s foldable phone (presumptively named Galaxy Fold, according to reliable leaker Evan Blass).Parts of the necessary technology have existed for years, but Samsung, Xiaomi, Motorola, and others are expected to finally bring foldable phones to market in 2019. So how will Android handle this shift? Well, that depends.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by…