Notebook PC sales balloon, with 26-percent growth expected in Q4

Thanks to a combination of the pandemic and the normal holiday sales demand, laptop sales are expected to go through the roof. Thinkstock Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Think the PC is dead? Not right now. In fact, notebook PC sales are expected…

RSL CG5 loudspeaker review: High-end sound with a budget price tag

A smooth, non-fatiguing sound; premium build quality; and patented Compression Guide design are the RSL CG5’s recipe for endless nights of musical bliss. RSL Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors California-based RSL has been delivering monitor speakers that defy their size and price for…

Got a Sony TV? You might be able to get the Apple TV app

Sony announced today that customers can now access the Apple TV app on Sony smart TVs to enjoy Apple TV+, Apple TV channels, new and popular movies, and personalised and curated recommendations. Naturally, if you’re a Sony TV owner and Apple TV+ subscriber, you’d be quite excited by this announcement. Now for the fine print. The…

Instagram pushing hard into sales with InstaNight Shopping this Thursday 6pm

Posted by Jason Cartwright on December 2, 2020 Instagram is the place where you go to look at photos from your favourite celebrities, brands, locations or events right? With an audience of more than 1 billion active users per month, it seems Instagram is pushing hard into sales on the platform. Recently an update provided…

Step-by-step breakdown of how to paint a selfie girl with math

This is a video of mathematical artist Inigo Quilez breaking down how he made a procedurally generated graphic of a girl taking a selfie. Even if you don’t understand everything he’s saying (you won’t), the step-by-step explanation is weirdly soothing and engrossing. I think I understood about 3% of what he was saying. Mostly the…

Chef David Chang becomes first celebrity to win a million dollars for charity on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

On Sunday, David Chang became the first celebrity to win $1 million for charity on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. Although to be fair, his phone-a-friend should be getting all the credit here. I’m with Chang in that I didn’t even know Benjamin Harrison was a president. If I had been his phone-a-friend I…

Assassination of Iranian scientist won’t halt Iran’s nuclear program, experts say

WASHINGTON — The assassination of a senior Iranian nuclear scientist shocked Iran’s leadership but will not derail the country’s nuclear program, which has been steadily advancing despite President Donald Trump’s “maximum pressure” policy, experts say.When Joe Biden is sworn in as president on Jan. 20, he will have to contend with the reality that Iran…

Perdue, Ossoff race slated to be most expensive Senate race in ad spending

Ben Kamisar6h ago / 4:48 PM UTCWASHINGTON — There’s been an enormous amount of money pouring into Georgia ahead of the two pivotal Senate runoffs in the state, with one of the races already slated to shatter Senate advertising spending records. More than $293 million has already been spent and booked on TV and radio ads…