'Overwatch' is free to play this holiday weekend

It’s Friday afternoon and you’re staring down the barrel of a long three-day weekend. While many will be spending a portion of their time with family and friends around the grill, others see the extended weekend as an excellent opportunity…

How to Merge and Remove Duplicate Contacts in Android

It's not the worst thing that can happen to your phone, but if you have a ton of duplicate contacts it can be really inconvenient when you try to communicate with your friends and family, probably sending a message or trying to reach an old number. Let alone trying to dial in with the help of Google's voice assistant. The good news is that these can be easily managed and organized.

Here's your first look at 'Far Cry 5'

After nearly a week of teasing Ubisoft has published the official announcement trailer for Far Cry 5. As surmised from artwork shared earlier this week, the game’s plot involves a religious-based doomsday cult in a small town in what appears…

Bosch launches its miniature chainsaw

Have you ever held an enormous, powerful chainsaw in your hands and thought: “This is great, but I wish it was so small that I could fit it in my (admittedly spacious) pocket?" Probably not. But for those who do…

Unreal Engine is all about the eye candy, new version available for download

A new version of the Unreal Engine just got released (4.16) full of new features and improvements. As you may recall, UE is free for most to play with. The release notes are extensive, along with a cool video showcasing some of these: low-level clothing simulation, image-based (FFT) convolution for bloom, distance field lighting optimizations, games on Nintendo Switch, and physics simulation in VR mode.

Samsung Galaxy Book 12 reviews: Premium 2-in-1 with the price of an ultrabook

The Galaxy Book 12 is Samsung's latest effort to create a tablet that can work as a full-fledged laptop. Yes, that's Surface's territory. The Windows 10 tablet packs a 12" Super AMOLED display, Intel's latest processors, and a detachable keyboard cover with stylus (that are part of the price). It starts at $1,130 for the Wi-Fi-only version. Reviewers are giving it positive scores for the hardware quality, but competitors do just as well, or as CNET put it so elegantly "a great Windows tablet that just scratches the Surface."

"Nicer Reddit" Imzy is closing down

'Front page of the internet' Reddit has long had a reputation for playing host to unsavory troll types. Back in 2015, Dan McComas and his partner Jessica Moreno left the company to form a gentler, less toxic platform – Imzy.…

Android Performance Tips and Tweaks

Android phones have a habit of getting bogged down after 6 to 12 months of use (or do they?). A phone that was once a speed demon starts to feel a bit sluggish. But before you hand over some hard-earned cash for a new smartphone, there are some things that can be done to speed up your phone experience, and some things that do utterly nothing.

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