Xiaomi’s “third-generation” under-display camera looks nearly invisible

death to the camera notch! — The days are numbered for smartphone camera notches and cutouts. Ron Amadeo - Aug 28, 2020 4:21 pm UTC Xiaomi's under-display camera, which you can just make out in the top left. Seeing through the display used to mean thinning out the pixel count, but now Xiaomi just uses…

The best games on Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass is only getting bigger. With over 100 heavy-hitting games on the roster and promises of Project xCloud integration soon, it’s clear that Microsoft is banking on Game Pass with the upcoming release of the Xbox Series X. That’s a solid tactic, too, with Game Pass offering day-and-date releases of first-party games, as well…

The best Android apps (July 2020)

Our smartphones have become an essential part of our daily modern lives. What was once just a tool to place calls has become an essential Swiss Army knife of tech that goes hand in hand with our work lives, education, and countless daily tasks. With the wide-ranging capacity of apps these days, even the latest…

How to partition a hard drive

Partitioning your hard drive is a great way to organize your files, folders, and applications into multiple virtual drives. Although there are advantages to having multiple physical drives, the rise in multi-terabyte hard drives has changed the game. Partitioning a single drive is a viable method to give your system that multi-drive functionality with plenty of…

How to upload a video to YouTube

As one of the most popular video streaming platforms online, if you want to have your vlog, comedy sketch, or music video seen by someone, getting it on YouTube is a must. Those new to the streaming scene may be wondering how to upload a video to YouTube. We show you in six easy steps.…

Amazon Echo Show (2nd gen) review

Echo Show (2nd Generation) “With a bigger screen and stronger sound, the new Amazon Echo Show is better in every way.” Impressive sound quality Crystal clear display Larger screen than previous model Built-in smart home hub Expensive No Z-Wave integration This review was last updated by Digital Trends’ Home Editor John Velasco on 8/11/2020. We…

Amazon Echo Show 8 review: Third time’s the charm

“Not too big, but not too small, Amazon has an absolute gem with the Echo Show 8.” Size is perfect for any space Simple, on-device setup Strong audio performance Lacks YouTube integration This review was last updated by Digital Trends’ Home Editor John Velasco on 8/11/2020. If Goldilocks were to somehow stumble into Amazon’s headquarters,…

How to send a text message from your email account

There are times when you may find yourself needing to send a text message when your phone is out of reach — maybe it’s charging or maybe you left it at home. No matter the reason, sending texts from your email account is sometimes necessary. This guide will walk you through a few different methods…

Twitter expecting FTC fine of up to $250M for alleged privacy...

Twitter says it is expecting the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to hit it with a fine of between $150 million and $250 million over alleged privacy violations. In a 10-Q filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the San Francisco-based company said it received a draft complaint from the FTC on July 28 detailing alleged…

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen) with Clock review: The time is...

Amazon Echo Dot with Clock “If you're planning to build up your smart home, the Amazon Echo Dot with Clock is a smart choice that’ll get you up to speed.” LED clock is useful and versatile Physical buttons are easy to use Tons of Alexa Skills to add Diverse compatibility with smart homes Distortion at…

These are the AMD Ryzen 4000 laptops you can buy right...

There’s a lot of excitement around AMD’s Ryzen 4000 laptops. These new processors bring higher core counts and more power to light and portable laptops. Availability, though, is AMD’s primary challenge. AMD says up to 135 designs will be coming this year, ranging from gaming laptops to commercial machines. But the rollout has been slow.…

All the critters you’ll face in Grounded and how best to...

Beating up bugs is an integral part of the Grounded experience. Though many are docile and seem undeserving of your spear, the materials they drop can all be fashioned into helpful gear and equipment. The general rule with Obsidian’s new survival game is that the bigger the critter, the harder they are to beat. Makes sense…