Amazon knocks $80 off Apple’s MacBook Pro M1

imageIf you’ve been itching to upgrade your MacBook but want something a bit more powerful than even the latest MacBook Air M1, you’re in luck. Amazon has a deal on the MacBook Pro M1 with 256GB of storage right now, knocking $ 80 off the original price an…

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Donald Trump pardons ex-Waymo, Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski

imageLast year Anthony Levandowski pleaded guilty to one count of stealing materials from Google, where he was an engineer for its self-driving car efforts before leaving to found a startup that he sold to Uber. The judge said during his sentencing that h…

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‘Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning’ heads to Switch on March 16th

imageKingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning is making its way to Nintendo Switch on March 16th, publisher THQ Nordic announced today. The 2020 remaster of 2012’s Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning first came out on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. It comes with all o…

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 870 is a souped-up version of last year’s flagship

imageThe Snapdragon 888 isn’t Qualcomm’s only high-end mobile chip for early 2021. The company has introduced a Snapdragon 870 system-on-chip that should deliver speedy performance in those phones where the 888 isn’t an option. Ultimately, it’s a slightly…

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Scientists may have found the background ripples of the universe

imageScientists may have identified the gravitational waves that make up some of the universe’s background, not just those coming from unusual events like black hole collisions. New Atlas reports that the NANOGrav research team has discovered a “strong si…

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Amazon’s Fire HD 8 tablets are $30 off right now

imageIf you’ve been considering whether to pick up an Amazon Fire tablet, now might be the time to take the leap. They’re currently on sale, and Amazon is offering particularly decent deals on Fire HD 8 tablets. The Fire HD 8 is currently $ 60 (down from $ …

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Smartwatches may detect the signs of COVID-19 before you know you’re sick

imageSmartwatches and fitness wearables may be able to play a valuable role in the early detection of COVID-19, according to recent studies. Researchers from Mount Sinai have found that the Apple Watch can detect small changes to a user’s heartbeat that m…

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Samsung heir Jay Y. Lee is going back to jail for bribery

imageSamsung heir Jay Y. Lee has been sentenced to two and a half years of prison over bribery charges, wrapping up a court battle that started four years ago, Bloomberg has reported. Lee was originally jailed for five years back in 2017, but walked free…

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‘Hitman 3′ owners won’t have to buy earlier games to play their maps

imageIO Interactive’s plans to let Hitman 3 players use earlier games’ locations might not have panned out as planned, but that doesn’t mean you’ll have to re-buy those first two titles. The developer has promised that PC gamers who own Hitman or Hitman 2…

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Razer’s BlackWidow Elite keyboard drops to an all-time low $70 at Best Buy

imageYou might not have to spend a small fortune if you crave a mechanical gaming keyboard. Best Buy is selling Razer’s BlackWidow Elite wired keyboard with Green switchesfor just $ 70, well under the regular $ 130. Amazon is selling it for the same price,…

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