January 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

With just three outlets and a $60 price tag, this one is a tough sell.Powered by WPeMatico

January 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Few things in technology are guaranteed to bring you actual joy, but Creative’s Super X-Fi just might qualify for that list.In short, the Super X-Fi distills decades of audio work into a tiny, portable dongle no bigger than a USB thumb drive that transforms smartphone, laptop, or PC audio with “holographic audio,” according the company.While that sounds like a lot of superfluous ad copy, we have to admit that after weeks of using the Super X-Fi, the company is on to something. We’d almost believe Creative’s claim that it has found the “holy grail” of audio, but we’re disinclined to…

January 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

You might not have heard of iOttie—which sells all sorts of accessories and products, ranging from car and bike mounts to wireless charging pads. I hadn’t until receiving a couple of its charging pads. But after putting the iOttie iON Wireless Stand through our tests, I’ve come away rather impressed.Let’s take a closer look.Note: This review is part of our roundup of wireless charging pads. Go there for details on competing products and our testing methods for both Android phones and iPhones. The iON Wireless Stand, just like the rest of the company’s wireless charging products, is covered in cloth-like fabric….

January 18, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

How long has it been since we’ve had a chance to jump into a cool fighter jet, get into an intense dogfight, and just blow up stuff up without having to memorize a thick flight manual? Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown brings the welcome return of a series – and a genre – that’s been long absent from gaming’s mainstream. The exciting, arcadey flying and dogfighting gameplay that kept Ace Combat going from 1995 to 2014 is still present and a lot of fun. You’ll blow up bombers, chase down ace enemy pilots, and dismantle enemy bases one missile at…

January 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Whenever see a billboard while driving down the highway or see a stylish animation on your favorite website, you have experienced graphic design firsthand. Behind each of these beautiful designs is a graphic designer trying to catch your attention through art. If you’re interested in captivating viewers with your stunning visuals, you’ll need experience in a handful of programs, and this $39 Certification School is a great place to start.To read this article in full, please click herePowered by WPeMatico

January 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Mortal Kombat 11 was officially revealed during the 2018 Game Awards with a gore-filled trailer, followed by a gameplay reveal January 17. The release date for Mortal Kombat 11 is April 23, 2019, so there’s plenty of time for NetherRealm Studios to tease more characters, more editions, and other Mortal Kombat 11 extras and surprises. There’s also plenty of time to get your Mortal Kombat 11 preorder in, for a lovely launch day of kombat and to ensure…

January 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

In large part thanks to its dreadful imbalances and instability, setting sail in Atlas is, in its own way, extremely tense. The high-stakes excitement of leaving the relative safety of my base to explore the watery unknown is definitely perilous: What if we’re sunk by a storm? What if there is no land to claim? What if the latest patch makes the marauding Ships of the Damned nigh-indestructible again? All of these thoughts fluttered through my mind every time my company and I sailed out in search of territory and resources. Of course, after a few times of spawning back…

January 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

Weeeeeelcooooome to Nintendo Voice Chat Episode 440! On this week’s show, Brian Altano, Peer Schneider, Zachary Ryan, and Max Scoville talk about the potential of Super Nintendo games being added to Nintendo’s NES Online app as well as their overall online service charge. Long story short, an alleged data mine on Switch points to the possibilities of SNES games coming to Nintendo’s wildly successful console/handheld hybrid. Continue reading…Powered by WPeMatico

January 17, 2019 CuttingEdgeTech

In a quarterly report released today, Netflix claimed that it competes for screen time with Fortnite more than it does HBO. In the report, Netflix discussed its penetration into overall screen time, which includes TVs and mobile devices that are used for television and movie viewing, video games, and more. Netflix said, “We earn consumer screen time, both mobile and television, away from a very broad set of competitors. We compete with (and lose to) Fortnite more than HBO.” While the comparison may seem odd, as Netflix is clearly more in line content-wise with HBO, this comment is all about…