The Amazon Echo Look camera is a standalone device that leveraged machine learning and artificial intelligence to give users fashion advice, making it easier to get dressed in the morning. Amazon has announced via an email sent out to owners of the Echo Look that the camera and its app will no longer function after July 24, 2020. The good
Source: Hot Hardware – Your Amazon Echo Look Is Officially Dead But You Can Score A Sweet Freebie For Your Trouble
With only a few days to spare in the month of May, Microsoft began rolling out the May 2020 Update for Windows 10 earlier this week, though not everyone will receive it right away. Microsoft is following a throttled release schedule so it can catch and fix any problems that were missed during the testing phases. However, if you want to force
Source: Hot Hardware – Here’s How To Force The Windows 10 May 2020 Update To Install On Your PC
3DMark’s database is the place to be if you are in search of ‘leaked’ benchmarks for unreleased parts, as preliminary testing on future products often leads to scores being uploaded to the site. That is seemingly the case again with a familiar face—Intel’s upcoming DG1 discrete graphics card based on its Xe graphics architecture.
Source: Hot Hardware – Latest Intel Xe Discrete Desktop GPU Benchmark Leak Hints At Entry-Level Performance
Social distancing is the norm around the United States and the world right now. People have been told to maintain a 6-foot perimeter around themselves and anyone else to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. While many locations use signs or tape on the ground to show people how close they should get in checkout lines, sometimes people
Source: Hot Hardware – This Google AR Tool Uses Your Phone’s Camera To Visualize COVID-19 Social Distancing
AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper 3990X isn’t for everyone, but it is no doubt an impressive piece of silicon that doesn’t really have a rival in the High-End Desktop (HEDT) market. The processor comes with an MSRP of $3,990, which is well beyond the budget of most enthusiasts out there that are used to paying a few hundred bucks for a Ryzen 5 or Ryzen
Source: Hot Hardware – AMD’s Threadripper 3990X 64-Core 128-Thread Monster CPU Gets Huge 0 Discount
It seems Sony is not messing around with regards to backwards compatibility on its upcoming PlayStation 5 console, which is scheduled to arrive towards the end of the year (holiday 2020, so likely November or December). To ensure as few hiccups as possible, Sony has put the word out to developers that starting July 13, any new PlayStation
Source: Hot Hardware – Sony Tells PS4 Game Developers All New Titles Must Work On PlayStation 5
The next-generation console wars have already heated up, and neither the Xbox Series X nor the PlayStation 5 have even launched yet. Microsoft and Sony fans just can’t help but bicker online about console performance, exclusives, and which platform has the best games – and those feuds will extend into the next-generation.
To that end, Sony
Source: Hot Hardware – Sony Confirms June 4th PlayStation 5 Event With Focus On Stunning Next-Gen Games
Apple no doubt shook up the mid-range smartphone market when it launched the second-generation iPhone SE last month. The smartphone looks like the iPhone 8 on the outside, but packs the powerful, current-generation A13 Bionic SoC inside. For those that like a smaller phone and don’t mind the thick display bezels and Touch ID, the iPhone SE
Source: Hot Hardware – Apple Unleashes Refurbished iPhone XR At 9 To Assert Mid-Range Market Dominance
When Samsung first debuted its Galaxy Book S laptop last year, it arrived with a power efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx system-on-chip (SoC) rather than a x86 processor. That sort of thing is good for battery life, as we note in our review, but if you were hoping for a version with a x86 chip inside, good news—it now exists, and it still
Source: Hot Hardware – Galaxy Book S Laptop With 10th Gen Intel Lakefield Hybrid SoC Officially Launched By Samsung
Always-on, always-connected PCs like the Samsung Galaxy Book S — the kind of machines that are ready to go first thing in the morning and last all day and night, while never losing an internet connection thanks to cellular connectivity — are a potential game changer for some users. Manufacturers have tried to make this happen with tablets,…
Source: Hot Hardware – Samsung Galaxy Book S Review: Thin, Sleek, Big Battery Life
VR gaming is growing in popularity after being seemingly stagnant for a few years. Now, HP has debuted a new VR solution called the Reverb G2, and its hailed as a “no-compromise VR headset” that was developed in collaboration with Valve and Microsoft. The headset is designed to be used for multiple tasks, including design, training, and gaming.
Source: Hot Hardware – HP’s Sleek Reverb G2 VR Headset Debuts With Valve And Microsoft Tech Packed Inside
We’re about 99.9% certain that the Pixel 4a will soon be within our reach, but we can’t say the same for the Pixel 4a XL, which would have launched alongside the new mid-range smartphone. The Pixel 4a has leaked over and over again, but we’ve seen little of its larger sibling — that’s because the smartphone was reportedly canceled by the
Source: Hot Hardware – Pixel 4a XL Poses In New Renders With Dual Cameras, But Will Google Ever Release It?
Are you getting ready to build a new PC? If so, check out this latest deal on AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600. It is an excellent processor based on AMD’s latest generation Zen 2 CPU architecture, and it is on sale at Amazon for $167. That nearly matches the lowest price it has ever been (outside of buying it used), and is a heck of a bargain.
Source: Hot Hardware – AMD’s Ryzen 5 3600 Zen 2 CPU Is A Smoking Hot Tech Bargain Now At Just 7
One of the biggest changes to Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 that fans have been looking forward to is the addition of IFR or Instrument Flight Rules to the game. IFR flight allows pilots in the real world to fly their aircraft into clouds and weather systems where there’s no visibility outside the aircraft while maintaining complete control
Source: Hot Hardware – Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 Alpha 3 Brings Highly Anticipated IFR Support For Pilots
In case you missed it, the May 2020 Update for Windows 10 is here, and you can force an upgrade if you are not among the first to receive it automatically through Windows Update. Before you do that, however, be aware that there are several known issues with this release. This is to be expected with this sort of thing, and is part of the reason
Source: Hot Hardware – These Windows 10 May 2020 Update Known Issues Have Been Confirmed By Microsoft
A 5G “blocking” device called 5GBioShield is being sold in Europe for £339, which is about $418 here in the United States. The device claims to block 5G signals that some people fear contribute to the spread of COVID-19, among other things. The bizarre device claims to use a “holographic nano-layer catalyzer” to block the alleged dangers of
Source: Hot Hardware – Don’t Be Conned By This Fake 5G Signal Blocking USB Stick
Just when you thought it was safe to upgrade to a Wi-Fi 6 router and complementing wireless devices, here we are with a new wave of Wi-Fi 6E chips that will be launching in new products later this year. For those not in the know, Wi-Fi 6E is a new version of Wi-Fi that leverages 6GHz spectrum that was the Federal Communications Commission
Source: Hot Hardware – Qualcomm Debuts Its First Wi-Fi 6E Network Solutions Promising Faster Speeds, Lower Latency
Hey, have you heard—AMD is rumored to be releasing a new round of desktop accelerated processing units (APUs) pairing its Zen 2 CPU architecture with enhanced Vega graphics. Of course you have, because there have been a million leaks on the subject. Make that a million and one, because another set “Renoir” benchmarks have hit the web.
Source: Hot Hardware – Alleged AMD Ryzen 3 4200G And Ryzen 5 Pro 4400G Renoir APU Benchmarks Break Cover
A new trailer for Call of Duty: Warzone Season 4 has surfaced, and the trailer confirms that an iconic character from the franchise is returning. Captain Price is joining the game as an operator, and the launch date for the new season was confirmed as June 3. The teaser trailer can be seen in the tweet embedded below and offers a summary of
Source: Hot Hardware – Call of Duty: Warzone Season 4 Launch Date Revealed In This Thrilling Trailer
Dell’s XPS family of laptops is familiar territory for us here at HotHardware, as they have continually presented as premium products that offer some best mainstream laptop experiences in the market. The company recently unveiled a complete redesign of its XPS 15 and reintroduced the XPS 17, both of which now feature 16:10 displays maxing
Source: Hot Hardware – Dell XPS 17 (9700) Preview: Hands-On With A 4K InfinityEdge Beauty