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How Grammy-winner Elliot Scheiner helps Acura make one of the best in-car sound systems

We sit down with eight-time Grammy-winning recording studio legend, Elliot Scheiner, to learn a how he works with Acura to make one of the best in-car sound systems. The latest version launched with the all-new 2019 Acura RDX.
Computing

Nvidia’s new GPUs look amazing, but that doesn’t mean you should buy one

Nvidia's GeForce 2080 is a powerful graphics card that supports ray tracing to deliver real-time cinematic renderings of shadows, light, and reflection in games, but unless you were already planning on upgrading, you'll probably want to…
Smart Home

These are the best food processors to suit all your cooking needs

Whether you're an amateur chef just getting started or you're an experienced cook trying to speed up the cooking process, there are many top-notch food processors on the market. We've rounded up the best.
Smart Home

Smart mirrors prove to be more beauty than brains

Smart mirrors are relatively new on the smart-home scene. We tested out the Viio Vezzo smart mirror, SimpleHuman Sensor Mirror Trio, and the HiMirror Plus+ to see which was the fairest of them all.
Product Review

'Battle for Azeroth' lets you play Warcraft without canceling evening plans

‘Battle for Azeroth’ promises to put you in the middle of a new war between the Alliance and Horde. The plot too quickly unravels into dull fetch quests, but the game’s variety keeps you itching to log in it even as the story…
Computing

A MacBook Air with Retina display and Mac Mini “Pro” could arrive this fall

Apple is reportedly working on upgrade to the Mac Mini and the MacBook Air, with a planned hardware refresh later this year. The Mac Mini could get some "pro" components, while a Retina display could end up on the MacBook Air.
Smart Home

This is exactly how much soda you need to drink for a SodaStream to be worth it

Thinking about buying a SodaStream, but aren't sure if it's worth the investment? Don't worry - we crunched the numbers for you and figured out exactly how much soda you need to drink before you break even.
Gaming

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ gets ‘Blackout’ beta on all platforms next month

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will hold a beta for its battle royale Blackout mode in September, and it will be available first to those who pre-ordered the game on PlayStation 4. The game releases October 12.
Music

The Eagles tell Michael Jackson to beat it as they claim single-album sales title

California rock 'n' roll icons The Eagles have finally surpassed the King of Pop for all-time single-album sales, with the Their Greatest Hits album recently surpassing 'Thriller' as the single best-selling album ever made.
Smart Home

Here’s why dropping appliances from a tower is not an Olympic sport

Western Australian YouTubers held a competition involving a 150-foot tower, gravity, a target, and household appliances. The event video joins other efforts with darts, tree stumps, jelly beans, and trampolines.
Gaming

Amazon is killing off Prime’s new-game, pre-order discount

Amazon is ending its 20-percent discount on pre-ordered games for its Prime members later this month, instead offering a small voucher for a select number of pre-ordered games. Previous orders won't be affected.
Gaming

‘Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice,’ next game from ‘Dark Souls’ dev, coming March 22 2019

Activision has announced that Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, an upcoming game from the developers of Dark Souls and Bloodborne, has finally earned a worldwide release date for next March.
Deals

Save $40 on a laptop backpack that has its own USB charging port

Is there anything more convenient than being able to charge your phone with your backpack? This laptop bag has a USB port that lets you do just that. With a $40 discount, you can get it for just $30 on Amazon right now
Emerging Tech

Scarily realistic ‘deep video portraits’ could take fake news to the next level

Researchers have developed a new A.I. system which is able to produce scarily realistic "deep fake" videos -- right down to details like a person's eyebrows or eyes as they speak.
Gaming

‘Battlefield V’ beta with new multiplayer experience kicks off September 6

Battlefield V's open beta comes to consoles and PC on September 6. If you pre-order the game, you'll get a two-day head start on September 4 to try out the story-driven multiplayer experience Grand Operations.
Computing

Nvidia GeForce RTX GPUs are coming to Alienware and Predator gaming desktops

Dell and Acer have both announced support for Nvidia's new GeForce RTX 2000 graphics cards in refreshed gaming desktops, including Predator Orion series systems and Alienware desktops.
Smart Home

Hilton doubles down on construction trends with a San Francisco hotel

Hilton is jumping onto the modular construction trend by using the strategy in a new Home2 Suites, a modular build hotel that will provide accommodations to travelers and guests in San Francisco.
Photography

Samyang’s first Nikon autofocus lens is an ultrawide 14mm f/2.8

Samyang's venture into autofocus lenses continues with its first option for Nikon DSLRs. The bright F/2.8 lens captures a wide 14mm view, and Samyang the focus is quiet, quick, and accurate.