Leak reveals new Intel Compute Module coming in 2019

A leak published earlier today revealed a bunch of new Intel NUCs are on the way, including the company’s first octa-core systems. The same source also included another Intel roadmap showing the future of Intel’s new plans for modular computing. According to the leaked slides, Intel will introduce five Compute Modules in 2019. These won’t […]

Switch Online NES emulator hacked to run unofficial ROMs

As promised, Nintendo’s Switch Online service finally went live yesterday. One feature that had Switch owners particularly excited was its library of classic NES titles. The selection of games is somewhat limited right now… but hackers have already solved that little problem. That’s right. It took less than 24 hours for Switch modders to figure […]

Google’s Loon Balloons Just Beamed Data Over 1000 Kilometers

Google launched Project Loon five years ago in its quest to deliver Internet access to underserved areas of the globe. Now a standalone subsidiary of Alphabet, Loon announced a major breakthrough this week. They managed to transmit data over 1000 kilometers (620 miles). That’s ten times farther than Loon’s previous best, although it’s worth noting […]

Future Firefox Builds May Purge Annoying In-Page Popups

Google and a host of other major players in the online advertising business have started working toward “better ads.” You won’t find Mozilla on the membership list of the Coalition for Better Ads, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t concerned with advertising annoyances. One particular problem they’re looking to tackle is in-page popups, like the […]

Amazon Brings Alexa Calling To Android and iOS Devices

Drop In effectively turned Amazon’s Echo Show into a slick (if not somewhat creepy) video intercom. Echo and Echo Dot owners could get in on the action, too… at least the voice and instant message part of the equation. Now, Amazon has expanded its calling and messaging reach to Android and iOS device owners. The […]

Motorola’s Next MotoMod Could Be This VR Headset

Few manufacturers have pushed the modular smartphone as far as Motorola. They’ve turned out a wide variety of add-ons for the Moto Z line, like a pico projector, gamepad, and a 360º camera. Heck, Lenovo is even working on a Mod that can record your vital signs. The next MotoMod could be the biggest one […]

Asrock and Gigabyte Have Board and Chip Combos for your Gemini Lake Builds

As Brad showed you when he was at CES recently, systems based on Intel’s Gemini Lake platform are coming soon. There are new NUCs on the way from Intel. Zotac’s working on a new ZBox.  For those who don’t feel like waiting for pre-assembled rigs to go on sale, ASRock and Gigabyte have some good […]