2022 Amazon Fire 7 tablet specs June

New Amazon Fire 7 tablet has USB-C, 16GB storage, costs only $60

Inflation is running rampant. But apparently not so when it comes to Amazon's pricing strategy for the latest version of its popular tablet. Amazon today revealed an updated Fire 7 tablet. Now available for pre-order and shipping end of June, the updated model retains a very important feature: the price. At...
Apple iPhone 14 - What to expect - pricing, notch, models

Report: New 2022 iPhone 14 to likely cost $300 more

In a world of ever increasing pricing this may not come entirely as a surprise. Bloomberg is reporting that the iPhone 14 launch may include a bit of sticker shock. As in $300 worth. Here's the lineup that Bloomberg's Mac guru Mark Gurman expects to see later this year: 6.1-inch iPhone 14 ...
Whitewater Wipeout - Playdate

Playdate is a lo-fi handheld gaming device with a quirky crank

Handheld gaming has been around for a long time. In the late 1980's and early 1990's -- during its original ascent -- companies like Nintendo (Zelda, Game Boy), Sega (Game Gear), Neo Geo (Pocket) led the charge with cartridge-based portables that brought allowed gamers to bring thrills on the...
New Tesla Supercharger off-peak schedule for California drivers

Tesla shifts off-peak supercharging schedule by two hours, now 9pm to 11am (California)

Most Tesla owners, and EV owners for that matter, know that the best time to charge their vehicle is during off-peak hours when energy rates are the most cost effective. Both at home and also, when you can, on the road using Superchargers during a trip. The difference in...
I/O: Live From Shoreline. Join Online May 11-12, 2022.

In Tech: Google I/O 2022 will be virtual with limited in-person audience

This year's edition of Google I/O is slated to take place on May 11, 2022. Like a lot of events in this quasi post-pandemic, semi-normal situation the event will be mostly virtual, but also with an in-person element (at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California). In very Google fashion, the...
How to use Universal Control on Mac and iPad

Trendspotting: How to use Apple Universal Control, work across up to three devices

With macOS 12.3 and iPadOS 15.4 Apple has fully unleashed Universal Control. The new features basically allows you to work across multiple Apple devices. Up to three in total. You could, for instance, have an iPad next to your MacBook, and using your trackpad move your pointer from the Mac...
Amazon Luna Cloud Gaming Service Now Available to Everyone in Mainland U.S. with Unique Offer for Amazon Prime Members

Trendspotting: Amazon Luna $9.99/month cloud gaming service takes on Google Stadia

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) will sell you just about anything these days. Groceries. Post-it Notes. Spin bikes. Rechargeable batteries. Metal shredder claws. Lifelike inflatable elephants. Nicolas Cage pillows. So it's really not much of a surprise that the megacap will now also pitch a cloud video game service. Others have dabbled in...
Panasonic Lumix GH6 Mirrorless Camera

New Panasonic Lumix GH6 is ready for the spotlight

In a world of full-frame sensors is Micro Four Thirds still relevant?
New Google Chrome Icon

Trendspotting: New Google Chrome logo all but kills off shadows, gradients

Like a little bit of dimensionality and gradient in your logos and icons? Well, don't look to Google Chrome to satiate your design affections of the past. There's a new look in town. And it's flat. Very flat. With its updated Chrome logo and icon Google has totally embraced a flat motif....