Samsung's Galaxy Book 2 Goes Hard at Mobile Productivity With Huge Battery Life Claims and LTE

I’m not going to say the PC is dying, that would be ridiculous. But over the last 10 years, there are certain segments of the computer market that have been declining, like tablets, netbooks, and depending on how you look at it, the traditional clamshell laptop. In the meantime, there’s been a new generation of more…

If You Don’t Like the Pixel 3 XL’s New Notch, Google Says You Can Hide It

Notch haters of the world certainly had one more thing to complain about yesterday, as Google confirmed the XL version of the new Pixel 3 would include a cutout at the top of the screen to accommodate the phone’s two front-facing cameras and sensors. But in a tweet yesterday, the Made by Google account noted that the …

Essential's Next Phone Will Be a Wildly Different, AI-Powered Companion: Report

Making smartphones is hard, and despite having one of the best pedigrees in the business, Andy Rubin’s company stumbled out of the gate when it launched the Essential PH-1 last year. At first, the Essential Phone’s camera wasn’t great and it’s software wasn’t quite as smooth as we’d like, but thanks to continued…

Pixel 3: Everything About Google's Great Android Phone Hope (Update: First Impressions)

Google’s third-gen Pixels might be the most leaked phones ever. From numerous Russian tech sites getting their hands on production-ready devices to stores in Hong Kong selling handsets a week ahead of the official announcement, there’s a lot info about the new Pixels floating around. But one thing all of the leaks…

Capping Off Endless Leaks, the Pixel 3 XL Is Already on Sale in Hong Kong Before Launch Event

Google has had a rough time ahead of its October hardware launch event—namely, spoilers about the upcoming Pixel 3 line keep leaking online via Russian tech bloggers, Imgur posts, and even the backseats of Lyft cabs. It’s gotten so bad some have cooked up wild theories Google is deliberately leaking inaccurate…

This Quirky Folding E-ink Typewriter Strips Away All of Your Fun, Productivity-Killing Distractions

The laptop computer is one of our greatest mobile productivity tools, and at the same time, a fantastic way to procrastinate with endless distractions at your fingertips. For those times when you’re racing a deadline, and can’t trust yourself with easy access to Facebook, King Jim’s new Pomera e-ink typewriter strips…

This Clever Laptop Power Plug Shows How Great a Tiny Innovation Can Be

The tiny, thin pair of prongs used on plugs in North America and in other parts of the world are nearly impossible to jam into a power outlet if you can’t see what you’re doing. Ten One Design’s new Stella plug improves on the design with something we’ve never seen before: a built-in flashlight that automatically…

If You Hate Your Eyes, You Can Now Watch Video Recorded On a Vinyl Record

There’s a case to be made that audio on an analog medium like a vinyl record can sound better, at least in some aspects, than a digital music file. Unfortunately, the same can’t be said about video. Alas, a company called Supersense now sells the hardware you need to enjoy an analog video experience again—but do you…