Category: Technology News

Beat Saber Players Move Faster Than Thought Possible, Forcing Steam VR Update

Beat Saber is one of my favorite VR games, even if the PC version of the title has been somewhat ignored in favor of PSVR development. Beat Saber launched on PC in 2018...

1 in 6 US Adults Now Own a Smartwatch

Smartwatches were supposed to take off as smartphones did a decade ago, but it’s been more of a slow burn. Many of the companies that got into smartwatches early (like...

Pay TV Services Lost 2.5M Customers in 2018 as Cable Cutting Grows

The long-term cord-cutting trend bit the various paid TV service companies hard in 2018, with customer losses across the board. In Q4, ATT lost 658,000 paid TV...

Backblaze Cloud Backup Gets First-Ever Price Hike to $6 Per Month

Price increases for cloud services are common. There’s inflation, rising management costs, and so on. It’s understandable, but you might be locked in with these...

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Info Leaks From Multiple Retailers

We’ve been covering rumors of a new Turing-class GPU coming from Nvidia (minus Turing’s principle features) for the past few months, but the leak of packaging and...

Russia Will ‘Unplug’ From Internet to Test Cyberdefenses, Censorship

Russia is reportedly planning to run a national test on its own infrastructure as part of an effort to ‘unplug’ from the internet. That’s according to Russian news...

Musk Says Tickets to Mars Could Cost Just $500,000

No amount of money will buy you a ticket to Mars right now, but SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says the cost of relocating to another planet could be $500,000 in the...

Microsoft Teases HoloLens 2 Announcement Ahead of MWC

Microsoft’s HoloLens hasn’t been updated since introduction nearly three years ago. That’s an incredibly long time in the world of VR — though it pains us to...

Engineers Are Using AI to Predict How New, Unknown Materials Will Perform

Materials engineering is critical to the modern world in ways we almost never stop to think about. Understanding how solid structures behave at the nanoscale level is...

OnePlus Breaks Into Top 5 Premium Phone Makers in US Market

OnePlus popped up about five years ago, talking a big game about shaking up the phone industry. Those early attempts to get attention were pretty cringeworthy, but the...