Tag Archive: Don’t


Early latency tests don’t look great for Stadia

Project xCloud may have almost the same input lag as playing at home.

What you need to know “Project xCloud” is Microsoft’s upcoming game streaming service. At E3 2019, everyone could test it out by streaming a game 400 miles away. An analysis says xCloud only exhibited 67 ms of input lag which is almost the same as playing on an Xbox One. March’s Stadia analysis saw 166 ms of input lag.

At E3 2019, Microsoft is  [Read More…]

You don’t need PlayStation Plus to play Dauntless

Best answer: No, you do not need a PlayStation Plus subscription to play Dauntless on PS4. It is a free-to-play game with free cross-play and online play.

Monster Hunter-lite: Dauntless (Free at PlayStation) PS Plus exclusive: Dauntless Model P Weapon Pack (Free at PlayStation) Try it out: PlayStation Plus Membership (From $ 10 at Amazon) Does not having a PS Plus membership affect its cross-play support?

No. As long as you have a PlayStation Network account and  [Read More…]

Huawei in jeopardy — Android versions don’t matter

Marton Barcza of TechAltar joins the show once again to chat with Daniel Bader and Ara Wagoner about the various ways Huawei may be doomed — and the scenarios in which they could survive as a company. Marton elaborates on his amazing YouTube video in which he makes the case that Google has made Android versions irrelevant. All that and tons more!

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These great Oculus Quest accessories don’t cost more than $20

The Oculus Quest is here, and it’s brought an untethered VR system that includes Oculus Insight Tracking for a full room-scale experience and updated Oculus Touch controllers for intuitive input within the virtual world. The Quest isn’t exactly cheap to start out with, so you’re probably looking for some affordable accessories to go along with it. Here are some of the best we could find.

Keep Touch controllers on Energizer Rechargeable batteries

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I’m addicted to my phone and don’t know what to do about it

I need to do something. I just don’t know what that is.

There I was. In a shuttle bus on the way to the La Rabida Monastery in Huelva, Spain traveling through a gorgeous country I’ve never before stepped foot in. A countryside of rolling hills and small towns moving past me of which I may never see again. Instead of having my face pressed up against the window to take in the scene around me, it  [Read More…]

Don’t miss out on this Pay What You Want deal for these Python courses!

Python is one of the most popular programming languages out there thanks to a fast edit-test-debug cycle and wide versatility. Jumping into Python from a beginner’s standpoint isn’t exactly easy, as there are many routes you can take. The training required to become a Python expert is also generally quite expensive.

What if there was a bundle of great courses that included teaching for beginners as well as advanced users? What if, instead of paying more than $ 1000, you  [Read More…]

Best Buy’s 2-day flash sale packs in a ton of deals you don’t want to miss

If you’re not a My Best Buy member yet, today’s the day to change that.

For just two days only, Best Buy is holding a My Best Buy Member Sale with discounts across a wide range of technology from smart TVs to office equipment, the Apple MacBook, home security systems, smartphone accessories, and much more. As the sale’s name suggests, these deals are only valid for those who are logged into a My Best Buy account. If you don’t  [Read More…]

Don’t miss out on this fantastic deal on the OnePlus 6T in India

The OnePlus 6T will be selling at its lowest-ever price during Amazon India’s Fab Phones Fest.

Five months after its release, the OnePlus 6T continues to be one of the best affordable flagships around. The combination of top-notch hardware, clean software, and aggressive pricing has allowed OnePlus to become the leading premium smartphone vendor in the country, and if you’ve been holding out for a deal on the OnePlus 6T, you’re in luck.

Starting tonight, the OnePlus  [Read More…]

The S10’s fingerprint reader got fooled by a 3D printer but don’t panic

You can “fool” anything as long as you’re using it as intended while you try.

Someone tricked the Galaxy S10’s in-screen ultrasonic fingerprint sensor with a 3D-printed fingerprint. Only, not really.

A lock wants a key. It doesn’t care where that key comes from.

A person who is adept at the right software was able to take a photograph of his fingerprint on a wine glass and recreate it in three dimensions using a 3D printer, then  [Read More…]

Don’t attribute to malice what can be explained by stupidity [#acpodcast]

Daniel Bader, Andrew Martonik, and Alex Dobie begin the episode by looking at credit cards and gaming subscriptions through the lens of Apple Card and Apple Arcade. At face value, Apple Card seems to be ‘best of the worst’ and an interesting adjunct to mobile payments. And what could be learned from Apple Arcade when it comes to games and the Google Play Store?

They also look at instances where phone makers are ‘mistakenly’ sending user data to  [Read More…]