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Sling TV vs PlayStation Vue vs DirecTV Now vs YouTube TV: Live TV streaming showdown

PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, DirecTV Now, and the recently announced YouTube TV have emerged as major competition to traditional cable, but which service is better? In order to help you find the best replacement for your cable subscription, we've put.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 20th, 2017

Ars tests out Amazon’s first pick-up grocery store in the world

Easy and painless, so long as you like Amazon's selection (and Prime-exclusive rules). Enlarge / Amazon's first public grocery store, now open in the Seattle neighborhood of Ballard. But you can't go inside. Pickup only. (credit: Sam Machkovech).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 45 min. ago

Pro PlayStation 4 utilized a SATA II bus

The original, non-Pro PlayStation 4 utilized a SATA II bus, capping speeds at 3Gb/s. This was more than adequate for keeping up with the console's stock hard drive, but those who elected to take advantage of Sony's user-upgradeable storage.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News11 hr. 45 min. ago

TechInsights Publishes Preliminary Analysis of 3D XPoint Memory

Now that the Intel Optane Memory M.2 SSDs are readily available on the open market, anyone with an electron microscope and the skills to use it can begin to probe the secrets of 3D XPoint memory that Intel and Micron have been keeping tightly under.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News12 hr. 45 min. ago

Facebook Bans Sale of Piracy-Enabling Set-Top Boxes

Lirodon quotes a report from Variety: Facebook has joined the fight against illegal video-streaming devices. The social behemoth recently added a new category to products it prohibits users to sell under its commerce policy: Products or items that "f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

And then there were 3. Now a trio, Close Talker do more with less on ‘Lens’

The newly reconfigured three-piece Close Talker created aurally exciting angular, atmospheric tones on Lens, which built upon the initial promise of their 2014 debut, Flux. The post And then there were 3. Now a trio, Close Talker do more with less on.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

TeslaBot is a new AI assistant from SmartCar for your Tesla Model S or X

Thanks to a new chatbot from SmartCar, you can now talk to your Tesla with TeslaBot. The virtual assistant is synced with your Tesla Model S or Tesla Model X by way of the car company’s open APIs The post TeslaBot is a new AI assistant from SmartCa.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

New Pokemon Go Cheaters’ Punishment is Worse Than a Ban

New Pokemon Go Cheaters’ Punishment is Worse Than a Ban is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. Pokémon Go cheaters now face a punishment worse than a ban. The new May Pokémon Go update lets cheaters keep playing the game, but removes.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Modder alters game’s story, replaces Joel with Tess in ‘The Last of Us’

YouTuber Freako posted videos proving that he can replace The Last of Us protagonist with the character models of other NPCs, particularly Tess. Now it's time for a revisionist playthrough. The post Modder alters game’s story, replaces Joel wit.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Music Streaming Service Tidal Loses Third CEO In Two Years

An anonymous reader shares an article: The music-streaming service Tidal is saying goodbye to yet another CEO. Jefffrey Toig, who became the company's CEO in December 2015, is leaving the company. This would make him the third CEO leaving Tidal after.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Don"t scream: The new "Friday the 13th" game is out today

After a slight delay, the first official Friday the 13th game since 1989 is available today on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. If you want to jump right into the action at Camp Crystal Lake, though, you might have to wait for Friday the 13th.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

At $28K, the most expensive gadget we’ve ever reviewed is now … a hard drive

Solid state drives are faster and larger than ever before, but even a terabyte of space can run out quickly. OWC has a fix for that – in fact, it’s complete overkill. The post At $28K, the most expensive gadget we’ve ever reviewed is now &#.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

80% of Millennials Say They Want To Buy a Home -- But Most Have Less Than $1,000

An anonymous reader writes: Millennials aren't buying homes in the same numbers as previous and older generations, but it's not because they don't want to. The vast majority of millennials do indeed aim to buy someday, or would even like to now if th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Google will work with Vietnam to remove ‘toxic’ content

In line with recent agreements to prune their internet content in certain countries, Google's parent company Alphabet will now work with Vietnam's government to remove "toxic" information from its sites. The announcement came today.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

EVGA’s sub-zero Kingpin Edition graphics card could set new GPU clock records

The GTX 1080 Ti is already the most overclockable high-end graphics card in the world, having previously broken the 3GHz barrier earlier this year. Now, a new Kingpin edition is in the works and it may be even more impressive. The post EVGA’s s.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Disney Chief Bob Iger Doesn"t Believe Movie Hack Threat Was Real

You may remember Disney's boss revealing that hackers had threatened to leak one of the studio's new films unless it paid a ransom. Bob Iger didn't name the film, but it was thought to be "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales." But now Ig.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Amazon is offering two free months of Music Unlimited to new subscribers

All the various music streaming services desperately try to differentiate themselves with personalization features and the occasional exclusive. If you ask me, however, they're all pretty much the same with similar catalogs. For those who disagree.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Earth Defense Force 5’s English Trailer Gives Us A Tour Of The EDF Base With New Features

Earth Defense Force 5 recently got a brand new trailer featuring lots of action and alien bugs, and now an English version of the same trailer is available. Read Earth Defense Force 5’s English Trailer Gives Us A Tour Of The EDF Base With New F.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Canadians: Nintendo Switch available to Amazon Prime members right now [Update: sold out]

The Nintendo Switch is available now on Amazon, exclusively to those who have a premium Prime subsription The ever-elusive console-handheld hybrid costs $399.99 and is available in both the Grey and Neon Blue and Neon Red Joy-Con versions. You can pu.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Monster Hunter XX Double Cross coming to the Nintendo Switch, no word on North American release yet

The Monster Hunter series has been around for more than a decade. The fantasy, role-playing game (RPG) started back in 2004 on the PlayStation 2 and now it is set to arrive on Nintendo’s newest console, the Switch. Monster Hunter Generations, t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017

Sergey Brin’s giant airship will be world’s largest, serve humanitarian role

 Google co-founder Sergey Brin is building a massive airship, we learned in April, and now The Guardian reports some additional details about the purpose and nature of the project. It’ll be used both as a private luxury air yacht for Brin.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 26th, 2017