AnyCubic Kobra Plus 3D printer review

Specs sheet Build volume: 300x300x350mmMemory: SD CardNozzle size: 0.4mmLayer height: 0.05-0.30mmBed: Carborundum glassSoftware: CURAMaterials: PLA, PETG, ASA, ABS, Flex Intro AnyCubic is well known for its solid, well-priced machines, with the Kobra series the latest release from the company. As with previous AnyCubic 3D printers, the build and design are solid, and the approach is … Read more

Apple and Meta once discussed “revenue sharing” methods, report claims

The big picture: The relationship between Apple and Meta has turned particularly sour over the last couple of years, chiefly due to anti-tracking policies on Apple devices. According to a new report, however, the two companies once tried to find a compromise. Nonetheless, differences between their revenue streams continue to create problems between the two. … Read more

Intel Arc 3 A380 vs. AMD Radeon RX 6400

Today we’re taking another look at Intel Arc 3 A380, but this time with a 51 game benchmark head to head against AMD’s $150 Radeon RX 6400. This will give us a better idea of how the Arc A380 performs across a wide range of titles and — spoiler alert — it wasn’t all smooth … Read more

Google Pixel Buds Pro review: good ANC, but there’s a big flaw

Google Pixel Buds Pro: two-minute review Google’s Pixel Buds Pro are at risk of flying under the radar, with the company’s other earbuds humbly merging into the supporting cast as flashy stars from Sony, Bose, Sennheiser and Cambridge Audio take the limelight in our best wireless earbuds and best noise-cancelling earbuds roundups. Is that about to change … Read more

How to Boot to BIOS in Windows 11

The Windows 11 POST (Power On Self-Test) process happens quickly for improved startup times, leaving little room to hit the designated setup key and access the BIOS menu. For that reason, booting to BIOS in Windows 11 is slightly different from previous versions such as Windows 7. If you are wondering how to go about … Read more

Desktop CPU sales see biggest decline in 30 years as AMD gains market share

The big picture: A new research report shows that desktop CPUs haven’t escaped broader economic trends like inflation and falling product demand. The tech industry’s Q2 numbers are down all over, and yet AMD is somehow coming off an excellent quarter, making gains on chief rival Intel. Mercury Research reports (via Tom’s Hardware) that last … Read more

Sanctioned Huawei keeps on losing money, just not as quickly

In context: It’s been over three years since the Donald Trump administration placed Chinese tech firm Huawei on an export blacklist, and the company continues to feel the impact as revenue fell again in the first half of 2022. The one bit of good news for Huawei is that the speed of its decline has … Read more

Two Trees TS2 laser engraver review

Specs Laser power: 10000mw Electrical rating: 24V 4A DC Motherboard: 32bit Engraving speed: 10000mm/min Engraving method: USB/App/Online/Screen operation Software support: Mac, Windows, Linux Laser wavelength 445±5nm Engraving size 450x450mm Weight: 6.5kg Engraving materials: Wood, Plastic, Paper, Leather, Bamboo, Stainless Steel, Chevron, Acrylic, Glass Machine size: 733x721x172mm Engraving mode: Image carving/Text carving/Scanning Carving/Contour carving File format: … Read more

At least one analyst believes Intel should shut down or sell off its GPU division

TL;DR: Intel currently finds itself between a rock and a hard place in the GPU market, and one well-known analyst believes it might be time for the chipmaker to cut its losses and move on. Jon Peddie of Jon Peddie Research laid out the scenario in a recent editorial highlighting Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger’s willingness … Read more

Resident Evil Humble Bundle includes 10 games for $30

What just happened? Humble Bundle has partnered with Capcom to celebrate all things Resident Evil. The aptly named Decades of Horror bundle features 10 classics from the seminal survival-horror franchise including an HD remaster of the game that started it all, the original Resident Evil. The bundle further includes remakes of Resident Evil 2 and … Read more