Hey, good morning! We’re delivering our verdict on the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 in our full review, elaborate on MoviePass’ continued woes and tell you the best VR headsets for your back-to-school dollars.
Bigger and more useful than before.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 review: A better Note for most of us
Need a new big phone? Samsung continues its nearly spotless history of delivering excellent big-screen phones with the Note 9. It offers powerful performance, a long-lasting battery and a brilliant display. The cameras aren’t the best in class, but the Note 9 still takes great photos, and the new S Pen remote controls make the stylus useful for more than just doodles. This is hands-down one of the best phones of the year.
Because nerds love cats.
This cute Def Con badge beckons you to hack it
We’ve reported on hacker conference Def Con’s rich unofficial badge culture a few times, and Roberto Baldwin was determined to move past his infatuation with blinking lights and colorful PCBs this year. Then he saw the Maneki Neko badge. Game over.
‘Duck Season,’ anyone?
The VR headsets (and games) that we recommend to students
Back to school, and back to the future of entertainment? Early adopters: These are the VR headsets worth your time.
And it definitely can’t make you a precog…
No, the Intuition Pro can’t ‘enhance’ your intuition
Intuition isn’t something that’s simple to observe, but one company claims its device can measure it, and actually enhance it. Jamie Rigg tests out the Intuition Pro, which records galvanic skin response (GSR), the electrical conductivity of your skin, and attempts to present it as a measure of your intuition in action. It doesn’t really deliver on its promises, however.
But wait, there’s more…
- Striving to be seen: Black Girl Gamers on Twitch
- MoviePass owner posts huge loss as investors launch lawsuits
- NVIDIA’s Turing GPUs can process 8K video in real time
- T-Mobile tackles lousy customer service with ‘Team of Experts’
- The Alexa-Cortana crossover is now available to the public
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