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Jargon: Wading through the alphabet soup of the computer hardware industry

On this episode, we dive into the world of computer acronyms with Sean Cleveland, director of technical marketing at Nvidia. Learn to parse the complicated capitals that serve as shorthand for understanding today’s computer technology.

Save on HP Spectre laptops, and more during the HP Red Tag Sale

With discounts of up to 55 percent off on desktop PCs, laptops, PC accessories, printers, monitors, and more, the 2018 HP Red Tag Sale is the perfect chance to score a deal on a gift for yourself or for someone you won't be seeing until after Christmas.The post Save on HP Spectre laptops, and more during the HP Red Tag Sale appeared first on Digital Trends.

CRTL-Labs’ EEG wristbands may spell the end for keyboards and mice

From the earliest days of punch cards, interacting with computers has always been a pain. Whether it's a keyboard and

Take a bite of the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ on Pi Day

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has taken advantage of Pi Day to release its latest single-board computer, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, with faster performance and wireless connectivity.The post Take a bite of the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ on Pi Day appeared first on Digital Trends.

HP lost key historical archives in California’s wildfires

There's no question that California's recent wildfires are ultimately a human tragedy, destroying homes and upturning lives. Please donate if

How to build a computer from scratch: A beginner’s guide

You could buy a PC off the shelf, or you could take matters into your own hands and pick out the parts and you want, roll up your sleeves, and put it together yourself. Here's how to build a computer, even if it's your first.The post How to build a computer from scratch: A beginner’s guide appeared first on Digital Trends.

Is Apple planning its own ARM-based modem chips for future Macbooks?

In a move that could shake up the computer hardware industry, Apple is reportedly looking into the development of ARM modem chips for use in future versions of their MacBook line of notebooks.The post Is Apple planning its own ARM-based modem chips for future Macbooks? appeared first on Digital Trends.

The Eve V came from nowhere to challenge the Surface Pro

The Eve V convertible has become something of a media darling lately, mostly because it claims to be the first

Does the type of device you use affect your problem-solving skills? Study says yes

Research indicates using a smartphone instead of a computer makes us more utilitarian and less emotional in our decision-making, according to a recently published study in the journal Computers in Human Behavior.The post Does the type of device you use affect your problem-solving skills? Study says yes appeared first on Digital Trends.

Does the type of device you use affect your problem-solving skills? Study says yes

Research indicates using a smartphone instead of a computer makes us more utilitarian and less emotional in our decision-making, according to a recently published study in the journal Computers in Human Behavior.The post Does the type of device you use affect your problem-solving skills? Study says yes appeared first on Digital Trends.

From coders to gamers, these 3 great Raspberry Pi 3 bundle deals have it covered

The Raspberry Pi 3 is a low-budget computing platform capable of doing just about anything. We've rounded up a few of the best Raspberry Pi 3 bundle deals to get you started on a variety of DIY projects.The post From coders to gamers, these 3 great Raspberry Pi 3 bundle deals have it covered appeared first on Digital Trends.

Thanks to esports, gaming PCs see increased sales in North America

According to Kevin Jones, vice president of the electronic chain Micro Center, overall sales of gaming PCs have increased 25 to 30 percent in 2016. Even at Micro Center, sales have grown 200 to 300 percent from one year ago.The post Thanks to esports, gaming PCs see increased sales in North America appeared first on Digital Trends.

Thanks to esports, gaming PCs see increased sales in North America

According to Kevin Jones, vice president of the electronic chain Micro Center, overall sales of gaming PCs have increased 25 to 30 percent in 2016. Even at Micro Center, sales have grown 200 to 300 percent from one year ago.The post Thanks to esports, gaming PCs see increased sales in North America appeared first on Digital Trends.

A beginner’s guide to building a PC from scratch

You could buy a PC off the shelf, or you could take matters into your own hands and pick out the parts and you want, roll up your sleeves, and put it together yourself. Here's how to do so, regardless of your experience level.The post A beginner’s guide to building a PC from scratch appeared first on Digital Trends.

Did your last laptop break too soon? Here’s where you can find a reliable replacement

Wondering which laptop brands are the most reliable in the long run? Check out our roundup of some of the most dependable manufacturers on the market, so you can opt for a machine that won't break down within a year.The post Did your last laptop break too soon? Here’s where you can find a reliable replacement appeared first on Digital Trends.

Delta experiencing computer issues, flights canceled and delayed Sunday night

Delta flights across the U.S. were canceled and delayed on Sunday night as the carrier grappled with computer system issues. Delta said a number of flights were experiencing delays upon landing, particularly at its hub airports.The post Delta experiencing computer issues, flights canceled and delayed Sunday night appeared first on Digital Trends.

Acer penalized $115k for leaving credit card info unprotected

It wasn't nearly as bad as Yahoo leaking 500 million users' data, but Acer had its own hacking scare last

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QLango: Learn 30+ languages in a fun and easy way

Just about all of us have taken a foreign language as part of a school curriculum. While that’s a great way to learn a new language, it’s not for everyone.We all have our own ways of learning and not every has the same amount of time to do so. Moreover, we all have different speeds that we learn, too. Fortunately, there are fun and innovative ways to master a new language.Rather than taking the same old approach that most language apps do, Qlango goes about it an interesting way. It’s more or less games that are fast, fun, and simple.The all-in-one app lets you learn from nearly three dozen languages at a pace that works for you. Right now a lifetime subscription is available for half off, or just $44.99.QLango FeaturesTranslate texts from a language you know to a language you are learningWrite dictated textsSearch for the correct answer among 4 suggested onesUnscramble the correct answerCreate a sentence from given wordsLearn more languages at the same time by writing, reading, listening & revisingChoose from 5 different learning modes or customize any or all of themUse innovative & useful 3-stage hints to find the correct answerAcquire knowledge by translating to the language you are learning & not vice versaTrack statistics with Qlango elephant (don’t worry, it has memory like a real elephant)Brag about your results and share them on FacebookComplete your weekly plan on the first or on the last day of the week (or any day in between)With Qlango you can learn Albanian, Arabic, Dutch, Finnish, English, Spanish, and more languages through fast, simple, and fun games. You will be acquiring knowledge by translating to the language you are learning and not vice versa. It won’t waste any of your time and effort too! Each Qlango lesson (or game) lasts a maximum of five minutes and examples are most often used in conversations.AvailabilityLearn a new language the cheap and easy way with you lifetime subscription to QLango. Just $44.99 — 50% off for a limited time — it’s available in the AndroidGuys Deals Store today.Best SellersEarn Credits!For every $25 you spend in the AG Deals Store you get $1 credit added to your account. And, if you refer the deal via social media or an email that results in a purchase, you’ll earn $10 credit in your account.First Time Buying?If this is your first time buying, you are also eligible for 10% discount! Just be sure to subscribe for email updates.Free StuffNot looking to spend any money today? No worries. You can still visit the AndroidGuys section for freebies and pick something anyhow.

Tonor TC-777 USB microphone review

For review today we have the Tonor TC-777 USB microphone, a $40 piece of equipment catered toward first-time users and beginner podcasters/streamers. As a good starter device, it provides good sound quality, easy set-up and use, all for a relatively cheap price.What is included with the Tonor TC-777 Mic?Found inside the box is the microphone itself, power cord, folding tripod stand, shock mount, pop filter, product manual, and a service card. The service card provides a link to Tonor’s website ad contains a two year replacement warranty.It states they can help if there are technical issues, packaging issues, the wrong item in the box, operational issue, or you are overall unsatisfied with your purchase.Design & SetupRight out of the box you are presented with a sleek and fairly compact metal design, with a wrapped up 1.5 meter cord. Navy blue in color, this durable metal microphone comes ready to use as it is already placed in its stand.The stand for the mic comes with three folded legs screwed to the microphone’s holster that lock out when pulled into place. The screwable legs allow removal and flexibility to swap over to a microphone arm should you wish to use that instead of the included tripod stand. This spread out base could create space issues if put on a smaller desk, but should be fine in most setups.The stand features the ability to tilt the mic itself up and down according to where the user desires. The stand comes with a short and skinny arm with an attached circular pop filter. You also get a removable cover in the box that can easily be slid on and off the top of the mic. The mic can be taken completely out of its stand to be held freely by the user, however the cord isn’t exactly long enough to allow much mobility.As far as setup goes, all you have to do is plug in the USB cable and wait momentarily for the software to automatically install.PerformanceWhen it comes to the topic of performance, the quality of the Tonor was surprisingly good for its relatively cheap price. It features good range, so you don’t need to have the microphone right up close to your face for it to register.Very few technical issues arose in my usage of the microphone. However, on random occasions, the Tonor mic was found to produce a short-lived static noise, which only lasts a matter of seconds and is very quiet.Any extraneous noise is unwelcome when it comes to professional recording or broadcasting. Given the chance to edit your audio, or re-do your take, one can easily get around these little noises.Though there are no on-board buttons (such as input volume control or a mute button), this microphone is a pleasure to use in live streaming, recording, or even just casual play.ConclusionWith this USB mic being only $40, it makes a very good addition to anyone’s setup.Personally, I used this microphone more to record gameplay and for casual talk through online communication apps such as Discord. It worked great for both, certainly higher overall quality than that of a headset-attached mic.It is available online at Tonor Mic’s website as well as Amazon for $40. Taking in its relatively small size, good sound quality, ease of use, and low price, this microphone will certainly get the job done no matter what you need it to do.

Samsung Galaxy Note20: These are the best prices and promotions

Samsung’s next big thing, the Galaxy Note20, is officially available for pre-order. Finding one isn’t going to be much of a challenge as nearly all major wireless service providers will offer the phone. What’s more, it’s also being sold unlocked direct to consumers and through various retailers, too.Here’s a look at all of the various places you can look to find the Galaxy Note20.Samsung.comPurchasing through Samsung’s website will open the door to a variety of options and promotions.Galaxy Note20 Unlocked 128GB: $9.73/month for 36 months ($999.99 MSRP)Galaxy Note20 Ultra Unlocked 128GB: $18.07/month for 36 months ($1,299.99 MSRP)Galaxy Note20 Ultra Unlocked 512GB: $23.62/month for 36 months ($1,449.99 MSRP)Get up to $650 off with trade-inPre-Order InformationThrough 8/20 at 11:59 p.m. ETGet $100 credit* with Note20Get $150 credit* with Note20 UltraColor OptionsGalaxy Note20 Ultra: Mystic Bronze, Mystic Black, Mystic WhiteGalaxy Note20: Mystic Bronze, Mystic Gray, Mystic Green*must be redeemed on Samsung.com or Shop Samsung app. Terms and conditions apply. www.samsung.com/us/promotionsVerizonBuy any Galaxy Note20 smartphone and get a second Galaxy Note20 series phone or Galaxy S20 series phone as low as free with a premium Unlimited plan or half off with any other Verizon Unlimited plan.Upgrade to any Galaxy Note20 series smartphone and get $500 when trading in an eligible device on a premium Unlimited plan.AT&TNew and existing customers can get up to $1,000 off any smartphone in the Samsung Galaxy Note20 Series, making the Note20 FREE.T-MobileGet a Galaxy Note20 for FREE or up to $1,000 off a second smartphone of equal or lesser value when you pick up any of the new Samsung Galaxy Note20 superphones and add a new line.Get up to HALF OFF (up to $500) a Samsung Galaxy Note20 or Note20 Ultra when you trade in a qualifying device.US CellularSwitchers can get Galaxy Note20 for $9.99 per month on Unlimited with Payback planSwitchers can get Galaxy Note20 Ultra starting at $19.99 per month after $700 savings.Current upgrade-eligible customers can receive $300 in bill credits when purchasing either device.XFinity MobileAny customer that switches to Xfinity Mobile before 9/5 will receive $400 off the Samsung Galaxy Note20 and Galaxy Note20 Ultra, and other select Samsung 5G devices, when they buy a phone, activate a new line and transfer their number.Existing Xfinity Mobile customers will receive a $400 Visa prepaid card when they upgrade an existing line with the purchase of a Galaxy Note20 device or other select Samsung 5G devices.