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Vizio SmartCast 4.0 has faster load times, better content discovery, and more

Vizio also announced its brand-new Voice Remote.

What you need to know Vizio SmartCast 4.0 has been announced. It shortens load times, has a new search experience, and better input switching. A new Voice Remote is launching this year — the first-ever from Vizio.

So far at CES 2020, Vizio has showcased a new OLED TV and a bunch of soundbars. However, that’s not all the company has up its sleeves. Just as important as those other  [Read More…]

Near-instant PlayStation 5 load times showcased in new video

Sony’s not fooling around with its assertions on how fast the PlayStation 5 will be.

What you need to know Video surfaces showcasing projected PS5 load times. The PlayStation 5 is set to have a custom SSD. Load times are nearly instantaneous.

PlayStation previously bragged that its next-generation console (commonly referred to as the PS5, though it has not been officially named) could almost eliminate load times entirely thanks to a custom solid-state drive (SSD). That was  [Read More…]

Load up on refurbished Philips Hue and LIFX bulbs for less today

Millions of great color options.

Today only, Woot is offering various Philips Hue and LIFX bulbs in refurbished condition at huge discounts. In addition to just the bulbs, there are some starter kits, dimmer switches, light strips, and more available, so you’ll want to check out this whole sale. Even though they are refurbished items, each one is tested to look and work like new, and comes with a 90-day warranty, though they may arrive in a generic  [Read More…]

How to load your own games on the Commodore 64 Mini

The C64 Mini is a lot of fun and they made it so easy to load your own games.

If you are a huge fan of retro gaming and more specifically you love Commodore 64 games, you might have gone out and got yourself a Commodore 64 Mini. If you did, it’s possible that you have gone through and played all the games that come with the system and now you are ready to dive into some  [Read More…]

How to load movies onto your Oculus Go

Loading videos on to your Oculus Go is a breeze. Here’s how to do it!

So you couldn’t deny that great price point and you went ahead and bought yourself an Oculus Go. You’ve spent a little time with it. You’ve played with a few apps and gotten ensconced in a few games. However, you are now ready to watch some of your own movies on this modern wonder.

Whether you are working with a Windows system  [Read More…]

Load up on new charging gear with these discounted Anker accessories

Keep it at 100%.

Kicking off this sale is the company’s 6700mAh portable power bank which is down to just $ 15.99 when you check out using the coupon code ANKERPC3 at Amazon. If you’re more of a power user, or just prefer having a ton more capacity in your pocket, the 20000mAh PowerCore Elite is down to $ 34.99 with promo code ANKELITE. Not only do you get extra capacity, but it also has a higher  [Read More…]

How to load Google Play on your Chromebook

Google Play is just a click away once you get the M53 update on your Chromebook.

If you’re using a Chromebook that has support for Android apps in the dev channel, you won’t magically get Google Play with the update. The good news is that it’s easy to install and get everything up and running.

For starters, you’ll need to have a Chromebook that’s on the M53 developer channel and has Android app support baked  [Read More…]

Google will now warn you before you load sites with deceptive ads or buttons

Google has announced that it is taking a step forward in protecting web users from deceptive embedded ads or buttons on websites with Safe Browsing. With the change, Google’s Safe Browsing will start looking out for embedded content that tries to do the following:

Pretend to act, or look and feel, like a trusted entity — like your own device or browser, or the website itself. Try to trick you into doing something you’d only do for  [Read More…]

Cyanogen looking to work with Chinese vendors to load its software on more smartphones

The company behind the popular Android ROM CyanogenMod is hoping to work with more China-based smartphone vendors to have the OS installed on devices and expand worldwide.

Google lightens their load – Buzz, Code Search and Jaiku laid to rest

Google Buzz

It had to happen at some point considering it was noted during Google Q3 earnings call on Thursday. Google Buzz, the short-lived social service that was never widely used and flawed from the start has been put to rest. Along with it, Code Search and Jaiku will soon be wiped from the interwebs. As noted on the Google Blog:

Code Search, which was designed to help people search for open source code  [Read More…]