Tech news roundup: GDPR turns 1, and who makes the best apps? Karen Roby reports on this week's biggest tech news, which includes Huawei's Android license and GDPR’s one-year anniversary, as well as what Microsoft says about a potential version of the law in the US. More deals Best Star Wars toys and gadgets for your office Dell laptop deals: Save 10% on XPS 13 and Alienware 15 with this promo code Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, so you'll find many deals on things like grills and patio furniture. However, retailers like Amazon, Walmart, and Best Buy are also discounting top-brand electronics. Even vendors like Dell and Lenovo are rolling out hard-to-ignore deals on tech. It really is a fantastic time to get that laptop or big-screen TV you've been putting off buying in the hopes of finding a bargain. We'll be updating this page throughout the weekend with all of best current … [Read more...] about The best Memorial Day Weekend sales and tech deals of 2019
Featured Google suspends Android support for Huawei: What it means for your smartphone Don't forget about embedded devices in your Windows 7 migration plans Google Pixel 3A XL review: Google raises the bar for mid-tier phones Best gifts for graduates under $50 on Amazon Wyze is now taking preorders for its new, ultra-affordable smart lightbulb. Orders are open through the Wyze app, with deliveries expected in late June. At launch, Wyze Bulb will be sold in packs of four and will cost $30. After launch, Wyze will sell Bulbs individually for $8 each, in addition to the 4-pack.Each bulb is 800 lumens and integrates with the rest of Wyze's product offerings along with Amazon's Alexa, Google Assistant, and IFTTT. Other Bulb features include a vacation mode that will randomly turn lights on and off, scheduling, brightness and temperature adjustment, and integration with Wyze cameras. Wyze has made a name for itself by developing and selling home security products for under $30. … [Read more...] about Wyze begins preorders for its $8 smart lightbulb
How to set up your Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ This video walks you through everything you need to know to set up your Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. Arduino has announced four new Nano microcontroller-based boards that will be available for developers and makers in late July. The new lineup is compatible with the original Nano boards and include the Nano Every, Nano 33 IOT, Nano 33 BLE, and Nano BLE Sense. While often compared to the Raspberry Pi, the Arduino is built on a microcontroller that's connected to onboard RAM, making it ideal for narrowly-defined electronics projects, whereas the Pi is built on a microprocessor connected to RAM that runs on Linux, allowing it to be used as a computer. Sometimes they're combined so a Pi can handle computing tasks while the Arduino handles controlling tasks. The cheapest and simplest of the new lineup is the Nano Every, which costs $9.90 and is based on the ATMega4809 microcontroller. It runs at 20 Mhz and comes with 48KB of … [Read more...] about Arduino just unveiled four new powerful and cheap Nano boards
As devices have become thinner and lighter, the common conception is that they have also become more fragile. As a long-term users of Apple laptops, I've always considered them to be pretty fragile. And it's also a common question from owners and those thinking about buying one.Well, turns out they're not that fragile. Must read: iOS 12.3: How to keep your iPhone safe from hackers and snoopersThe other day my 15-inch MacBook Pro had altercation with gravity, or more accurately, gravity's gentle tug initiated prompted it to have an altercation with the ground, tugging it out of my hand and sending it on a rather flight path onto rocks and dirt. MacBook Pro vs. Hard rocks SEE FULL GALLERY 1 - 5 of 6 NEXT PREV Initially I thought it was a gonner. It was an ugly fall. The sort of fall that breaks electronic devices and sends them on a one-way trip to Silicon Heaven.So, imagine my surprise when I gingerly open the lid to find that it still works. Yes, the screen is … [Read more...] about How tough are Apple’s MacBook Pro laptops?
Google's superhuman DeepMind almost failed high-school math test Researchers at Google's DeepMind built two different kinds of state-of-the-art neural nets to see if they could be trained to answer high school math problems. The result was an E grade, and a failure to add single-digit numbers above 6. Read more: https://zd.net/2HX1LMP More deals Best Star Wars toys and gadgets for your office Dell laptop deals: Save 10% on XPS 13 and Alienware 15 with this promo code Weed tech: Vapes, pipes, apps, and more marijuana gadgets and accessories Now that your loved one or friend has accepted their diploma and is entering the workforce full time, consider getting them a gift to either celebrate their accomplishments or help them deal with the imminent task of adulting.Also: Grads Gift Guide 2019 CNET | Graduate gift guide for 2019 TechRepublicWe've rounded up an interesting mix of fun, useful, and wallet-friendly gift ideas they're sure to love. And the best … [Read more...] about Best gifts for graduates under $50 on Amazon