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The finer points of Mario Kart 8 on the Switch, explained...

The finer points of Mario Kart 8 on the Switch, explained by a pro
luigi has had enough of your @#!& — We grabbed Mario Kart 8 players with a... wide range of skills. Lee Hutchinson - Sep 2, 2020 3:19 pm UTC Video produced by Jordin Rocchi, edited by Boris Khaykin. Click here for transcript.A few months back, before COVID-19 upended life, we tried out a new video…

Acer Swift 3 with Ryzen 4700U—a budget laptop punching above its...

Acer Swift 3 with Ryzen 4700U—a budget laptop punching above its class
ryzen muscle — The Swift 3 isn't a status symbol—but it's a solid, budget-friendly workhorse. Jim Salter - Sep 2, 2020 12:47 pm UTC Enlarge / The Swift 3 is a Ryzen 7 4700u powered workhorse that offers more performance on a smaller budget than we've come to expect.Jim SalterToday, we're going to look at…

The accidental notary: Apple approves notorious malware to run on Macs

The accidental notary: Apple approves notorious malware to run on Macs
YOU SHLAY ME — New-fangled malware protection gives users a false sense of security, critics say. Dan Goodin - Sep 2, 2020 12:17 pm UTC Aurich Lawson / Getty ImagesWhen might an Apple malware protection pose more user risk than none at all? When it certifies a trojan as safe even though it sticks out…

What about Flip Z? At least, it fits a pocket, when...

What about Flip Z? At least, it fits a pocket, when folded. I’ve been…
The Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact: Powerful, small, affordable, and the last of its kind (source: NotebookCheck)Whatever happened to phones that fit in your pocket? The dearth of compact mobile devices has many enthusiasts dismayed, making sacrifices in terms of features, platforms, and hardware. Some of us even continue reaching years into the past for smartphones…

Realme X7 Pro and X7 launched: MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ for the...

Realme X7 Pro and X7 launched: MediaTek Dimensity 1000+ for the Pro model starting under US$400
Realme has now released two new devices to hold the fort in the sub-premium segment. The two devices, the Realme X7 and Realme X7 Pro both feature MediaTek 5G chipsets, with the Realme X7 Pro in particular sporting the much-lauded MediaTek Dimensity 1000+.Starting off, the Realme 7 Pro features a 6.4-inch FHD+ AMOLED with 180…

How to set up an Amazon Echo

How to set up an Amazon Echo
Congratulations on your very firstAmazon Echo smart speaker, and welcome to a new and exciting world of lightning-fast automation, music streaming, powerful home security, impressive search engine capabilities, and a means to connect with friends and family. With so many features and so much potential, it’s no wonder Amazon’s smart speaker is revered among smart…

How to change Alexa’s voice

How to change Alexa’s voice
We’re sure you’ve at least heard of Amazon Alexa, even if you’ve never owned a product powered by her. Amazon’s voice assistant is an impressive network tool, reliable smart home controller, and a Pandora’s box of entertainment skills that has changed the way we interact with the web, our homes, as well as our friends…

Apple asks retail staff to work remotely as pandemic rumbles on

Apple asks retail staff to work remotely as pandemic rumbles on
Apple is asking some of its retail staff to work from home as the coronavirus pandemic causes the ongoing closure of many of its stores. The tech giant closed all of its outlets outside of China in mid-March as the pandemic worsened. In early May it started to tentatively reopen some of its sites, but…

The best iPhone XR cases and covers

The best iPhone XR cases and covers
Even thinking about that telltale cracking sound of a smartphone screen after it slips from your grasp is enough to send shiver’s down anyone’s spine. iPhones are not known for their ruggedness — which you’ll know if you’ve dropped one — and the iPhone XR is no different from its predecessors in that regard. Dropping…

After two decades, the Ford Bronco returns with plenty of tech...

After two decades, the Ford Bronco returns with plenty of tech for the trail
The Ford Bronco was one of the original SUVs, but Ford discontinued it in 1996. Since then, SUVs have massively grown in popularity, so it was only a matter of time before Ford brought the Bronco back. Current SUV popularity also means Ford could have phoned this one in and still sold herds of new…

Hurry! AirPods Pro still on sale for $220 — but not...

Hurry! AirPods Pro still on sale for $220 — but not for much longer
Digital Trends may earn a commission when you buy through links on our site. Verizon is a creature of habit. The carrier-cum-retailer has discounted the AirPods Pro several times over the course of the last few months, but not for long — a week or two at a time. With this in mind, it’s safe…

Persona 4 Golden on Steam hits 500,000 players in less than...

Persona 4 Golden on Steam hits 500,000 players in less than a month
Persona 4 Golden, a former PlayStation Vita exclusive, has reached the milestone of 500,000 PC players less than a month since its release on Steam on June 13. Persona 4 Golden, originally released for the PlayStation Vita in 2012, is an enhanced version of Persona 4, which was launched for the PlayStation 2 in 2008.…