Best PC games of all time: Our top picks you should play in 2023

PC gaming is one of the oldest forms of virtual entertainment and there are several classic games that have come out through the decades. From massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG) to fast-paced first-person shooters (FPS) there’s something for everyone to enjoy.  There are dozens if not hundreds of games we could highlight with several […]

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Samsung to use Snapdragon chips until in-house processors are ready for prime time

It has been rumored over the past year that Samsung will exclusively use a Snapdragon processor in the Galaxy S23 series. A few months ago, a Qualcomm executive confirmed that its processors would power more Galaxy smartphones in the future. Now, a report claims that Samsung will keep using Snapdragon chips until its improved Exynos […]

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This 75-inch Hisense 4K smart TV has dropped by $100 for the first time this year

You can save $100 on the Hisense 75U6H 75-inch 4K TV at Amazon thanks to this drop down to $698. It’s a wonderful discount that matches the lowest we’ve seen for this already well-priced television. The last time it dropped this low was during last year’s holiday sales, so it has been well over a month.  […]

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Daily Deal: Save big on The Frame TV in time for the Super Bowl

Football fans looking to buy a new TV before the Super Bowl can save a few hundred bucks on the Samsung The Frame lifestyle TV (2022) at Amazon, as long as they pick a 65-inch or larger variant. Thanks to this new Amazon deal, you can buy the 65-inch The Frame for $1,697 instead of […]

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Galaxy S23 Ultra cameras could be even better by launch time!

Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen numerous bits of early evidence showing that the Galaxy S23 Ultra has a bonkers camera system. Leaked sample photos have shown the camera’s prowess in different areas, including zoom processing, low-light photography, and overall details. The Galaxy S23 Ultra camera system is looking pretty good, but it might […]

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Is It Time to Call Time on the Doomsday Clock?

But at the same time, annual carbon emissions are still rising. While the future is looking better, right now things are still getting worse. This presents a conundrum for the scientists who set the Doomsday Clock. Do they go on future pledges, or the situation right now? “In my view, and in the view of […]

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Deals: AirPods Pro 2 Drop to $199.99 For the First Time in 2023 ($49 Off)

Verizon today has one of the first best prices of 2023 on Apple’s AirPods Pro 2, available for $199.99, down from $249.00. This price is just about $2 away from the best price we ever tracked on the accessory. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Verizon. When you click a link and make a […]

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Flashback: the Lightning connector was ahead of its time but is now obsolete

The iPod was revolutionary not because it could play MP3s, but because of how easy it made it to organize and load a whole music library into a pocketable device. There were MP3 players before it, including ones with more storage – as that infamous Slashdot comment mentions, the Creative Nomad could fit more songs. […]

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Apple’s Biggest Hardware Flops of All Time

These days Apple is associated with the iPod, iPhone, iPad, MacBook – game-changing products so wildly successful that they have changed the way we live. But even the most valuable company in the world has had its fair share of marketing missteps and hardware blunders. Apple wasn’t always as profitable as it is today, and […]

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Still running Windows 7? Time to upgrade your vulnerable machine

What you need to know Microsoft has ended support for updates to Windows 7, including the Extended Security Upgrade (ESU) program. Ending updates and patches mean users who choose to remain on Windows 7 will be at risk, and data stored on these machines could be exposed to undiscovered vulnerabilities. Recommendations from Microsoft include purchasing […]

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Galaxy Tab A8 gets Android 13 One UI 5.0 update right on time

Samsung continues releasing Android 13 for more Galaxy devices at a steady pace. The company has kept as close to its One UI 5.0 tentative roadmap as possible, and the latest device to be scratched off the list is the Galaxy Tab A8 (2022). The Android 13 update is now available for the Wi-Fi version […]

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Apple Didn’t Release Any New Macs This Quarter for First Time Since 2000

The fourth quarter of 2022 this week becomes the first with no new Mac models in 22 years as previously anticipated devices like the next-generation MacBook Pro and Mac Pro models have apparently been pushed out to 2023. Historically, Apple released at least one new Mac model every year in the fourth quarter that runs […]

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It’s Time to Break Bad Pandemic Learning Habits

I’ve been in academics for more than 20 years as a member of the physics faculty at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. Here, the department is small enough that all of us get to share in the course load, which is quite nice—it gives me an opportunity to teach a wide range of courses, […]

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Why the time is right for a Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 Ultra

A few years ago, Samsung expanded its flagship smartphone lineup to add an extra model, one that was branded as the “Ultra.” This was done for both the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note series. Even though the latter has now been absorbed into the Galaxy S series, Samsung chose to keep the Galaxy Note legacy […]

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The best Xbox games of all time: Our top picks you should play in 2022

What are the BEST Xbox games of all time? Well, there are frankly far too many to list, especially given the fact Xbox Series X|S consoles can play all Xbox One games and hundreds of Xbox 360 and original Xbox games too in backward compatibility. Alas, if you’re a new Xbox owner and you’re looking […]

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Deals: You Can Get a HomePod Mini for $79.99 in Time for Christmas at Best Buy

Best Buy has the HomePod mini in every color for $79.99, down from $99.00. We haven’t seen this sale since Black Friday, and it’ll only be around for one day, ending later tonight around midnight. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Best Buy. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may […]

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Short on time? Walk into your local store and gift someone a Samsung wearable!

Samsung makes a lot of products in different segments, many of which work together to create an ecosystem that’s hard to get out of once you’ve gotten into it. Samsung’s Galaxy Buds series of wireless earbuds and the company’s smartwatches are great examples of devices that work in tandem with Galaxy smartphones to improve your […]

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Elon Musk’s time as Twitter’s CEO may soon end after poll decides he should step down

Following Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter, the company has made drastic changes over the last several weeks. Nearly half of Twitter’s workforce was laid off as the company completely restructured its revenue model. Musk’s intentions included speeding up Twitter, unbanning people who may have been wrongly banned, and to severely reduce the number of spam […]

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Deals: Get Apple’s AirPods Pro 2 Delivered in Time for Christmas at $199.99 ($49 Off)

Verizon is providing a great deal on Apple’s AirPods Pro 2 in the lead-up to Christmas, priced at $199.99, down from $249.00. This deal price remains just about $2 away from the best price we ever tracked on the accessory. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Verizon. When you click a link and make […]

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Here’s How Robert Jordan Built ‘The Wheel of Time’

In his new book Origins of the Wheel of Time, historian Michael Livingston explores the real-world myths and legends that Robert Jordan used to construct his epic fantasy series The Wheel of Time. Those influences include characters and motifs from Europe, West Africa, the Middle East, and Japan, among others. “He’s not confined in any […]

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