The History of The Mac Startup Sound (RIP 1984-2016)

The startup sound has been an iconic part of the Macintosh since 1984. With Apple discontinuing the sound, Jim Reekes, the creator of the sardonic sound we know today—voiced his opinions. To pay homage, let’s time travel through Mac startup sound history. [Computer Clan] Advertisements

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Gaming Smartphone Comes With Cooling Fan

Asus is launching a smartphone designed for gaming, complete with a clip-on fan to prevent it overheating. The ROG phone (named after the ‘Republic of Gamers’ brand) has some frankly ludicrous specs including a 6-inch screen with a 90Hz refresh rate (and 1ms pixel response time), a 2.96GHz octa-core Snapdragon processor, a separate graphics processor […]

Today’s Hottest Deals: Save BIG on PNY Products (Memory Cards, SSDs, Etc), Camera Drone, JBL Bluetooth Speaker, and MORE!

For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning: –Save BIG on PNY Memory Products (Memory Cards, SSDs, Graphic Cards, Etc.) and More! –PNY CS900 120GB 2.5” Sata III Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) – $49.99 $31.99 –PNY CS1311 240GB 2.5” […]

DEAL: Save BIG on WD 4TB Black My Passport USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive (40% Off!)

Looking for a portable hard drive? Amazon currently has the WD 4TB Black My Passport USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive for just $94.99 plus free US shipping. That’s 41% off on the drive’s regular list price of $159.99. The My Passport portable hard drive is trusted to store the massive amounts of photos, videos […]

Samsung Escapes Mandatory Android Updates

A court has rejected a call for Samsung to be forced to update phones for at least four years after release. It ruled that such an obligation was impractical because it involved an unknowable future. The case was brought in the Netherlands by the Consumentenbond (Consumers Association), an organization roughly equivalent to Consumer Reports in […]

Nintendo Ditches Switch Dock For New Bundle

Nintendo is selling a Switch console without a dock in Japan. It’s explicitly marketing it to people who’d like two Switches in the same home. The “Nintendo Switch 2nd Unit Set” comes with the base console tablet, the two clip-on Joy-Con controllers and a pair of straps. The controllers come in a range of seven […]

Sony: PS4 On The Way Out

Sony says the PS4 is “finally entering the final phase of its console life cycle.” The company also hinted game sequels could dominate until the console’s successor arrives. The comments came from Sony Interactive Entertainment chief John Tsuyoshi Kodera who was speaking to investors. Exactly what he meant by the phrase is open to interpretation, […]

The ULTIMATE $30,000 Gaming PC Setup

This gaming PC features thee 4k monitors attached to an Imperator gaming chair, which is worth a small fortune all by itself. Add in a kick ass PC and three 4k monitors, and the total cost of the setup goes up to $30,000. [Unbox Therapy]