Crowdfunded case will give your Windows PC that Mac Pro look

It’s on the inside where you’ll see the more noticeable changes. The case will support motherboards ranging from mini ATX through to extended ATX, and it can accept video cards up to 380mm (15 inches) long — you can stuff a GeForce RTX 2080 Ti inside if this will serve as a gaming rig. It…

Original ‘Fortnite’ map vanishes in a cataclysmic event

The leaks were on the mark — Fortnite‘s original map is no more, at least as far as anyone can tell. The battle royale title’s hyped-up The End event saw a missile launch into the sky and trigger a massive amount of rifts, culminating in a meteor strike that appeared to wipe out the map…

The best outdoor security camera

Why you should trust me I’ve written about consumer electronics for more than 15 years, and I’ve tested a variety of smart-home items—everything from remotes and security cameras to AV receivers and speakers. As a former editor for Electronic House and Big Picture Big Sound, I’ve written buyer’s guides for multiple consumer-electronics devices. I’ve also…

After Math: Who turned the lights out?

Blizzard found itself in the hot seat this week for banning professional Hearthstone player Ng Wai Chung (aka Blitzchung) for his statements supporting Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests. Blizzard can’t do that. Who do they think they are, the NBA? Nostalgia is a hell of a drug. Despite being surpassed by no less than three subsequent…

Here’s how Alexa learned to speak Spanish without your help

The first tool studies a handful of “golden utterances” (that is, reference commands suggested by the developers) to learn general syntax and semantics patterns. After that, it produces “rewrite expressions” that themselves create thousands of new yet similar sentences to work from. The system works quickly — you could move from 50 utterances to a…

Final Fantasy X | X2 Remaster is Down to $30 for the Nintendo Switch

Final Fantasy X|X2 HD Remaster (Switch) | $30 | Amazon Final Fantasy X|X2 HD Remaster on the Nintendo Switch is down to $30 today. This is one of the rare discounts we’ve seen on this particular title and an all-time low. You’ll get about 100 hours of RPG action with this bundle, and that’s pretty…

Samsung’s Galaxy Fold Premier Service debuts in the US

Premiere Service also includes a discount on the first replacement for the folding screen, lowering it to $149 whether you visit specified service locations or get an expedited mail-in. You might need it, too, given that tests have suggested the inner screen might not last as long as Samsung estimates. The extra support is, unofficially,…

Netflix ends support for some older Roku players on December 1st

This wasn’t surprising when Roku itself warned in 2015 that it would stop updating players made in May 2011 or earlier. These are vintage boxes that stopped receiving new material a long time ago. There’s a good chance you’ve moved on since, for that matter. Roku’s latest crop of players start at $30, and the…