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Microsoft is booting ineligible Windows 11 PCs out of the Windows Insider Program

When Microsoft originally announced Windows 11, it was quickly discovered that Microsoft had made some drastic changes to the system requirements. Most importantly, there are some strict requirements on which CPUs are supported by the new OS. When it came down to testing in the Windows Insider Program, however, the Redmond firm wasn't quite as...

Microsoft releases Windows 10 build 19044.1202 to the Release Preview channel

Today, Microsoft is releasing another cumulative update for Windows 10 users in the Release Preview channel of the Insider Program. The update is KB5005101, and you'll get it whether you're on Windows 10 version 21H1 or version 21H2. That means that the build number will end up being 19043.1202 or 19044.1202, respectively. It comes with just...

Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 vs Apple AirPods Pro: Which ANC TWS earbuds should you buy?

Samsung has built an ecosystem around its products similar to what Apple has done over the years. When you buy a Samsung phone, you can also buy the Galaxy Watch 4 along with it to track your workouts and the Galaxy Buds 2 for your audio needs. Similarly, when you buy an iPhone, you can...

Jabra’s new Elite 3 and Elite 7 wireless earbuds offer ANC and better voice calls

If you're looking to buy a pair of true wireless earbuds, there's no shortage of options on the market. Most TWS earbuds have few unique features, so purchase decisions often come down to one or more key features, the pricing, and the brand behind the product. Danish brand Jabra has one of the audio product...

Google Chrome tests new features that make it easier to shop, search, and share quotes

Google Chrome is split into multiple releases with varying stability levels, ranging from Stable to Beta to Dev and finally Canary, so users and developers and choose which version of the browser they're most comfortable running. The Chrome Beta channel, like other development channels, has flags and experiments that can be toggled so that you...

Is the Dell XPS 15 good for video editing? What do I need?

Video editing is a demanding workload for a PC, and thus, you need some powerful specs to do it. Finding the right laptop for the job can be hard, but if you're wondering whether the Dell XPS 15 is good for video editing, don't worry. The XPS 15 is one of the best Dell laptops...

How to run AutoCAD on a Chromebook in two easy ways

It's a common misconception that Chromebooks aren't capable of running powerful software found on PCs or Macs. If you're an engineering student, you might need to run some fairly intensive applications on your laptop. Chromebooks are a great solution for students because they're secure and cost-effective. If you're an engineering student using a Chromebook, you probably...

Galaxy S21 FE user manual confirms key features, lack of in-box charger

Nobody really knows when the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE will launch, though there's a lot of evidence to suggest that it's coming sometime soon. However, a recently leaked user manual has confirmed some key features along with the news that there won't be a charger included in the box. There's no sign of a headphone...

Samsung Galaxy Buds Live now on sale for only $60

Samsung has released many pairs of true wireless earbuds over the past few years, but the Galaxy Buds Live might be the most unique. The distinctive shape has earned them the name 'Galaxy Beans,' with no rubber inserts that need to be squished into your ear canal. They have continued to drop in price over...

Amazon is the next tech company to join the live audio clubhouse

There are dozens of music streaming services available worldwide, some of which cater to specific genres while others offer a broad catalog of songs. To compete with the likes of Spotify, YouTube, and Apple, it's not enough for a service to only offer music, though. The biggest players in the industry have branched off into...

Google’s next Pixel Stand could offer 23W wireless charging for the Pixel 6

Google's next Pixel Stand could offer 23W wireless charging speeds for the Google Pixel 6 series. We knew for quite a while that we would likely see some kind of high-speed wireless charging on the Pixel 6 series after we spotted evidence of a fan-enabled Pixel Stand in an early Android 12 preview. Now there's...

Is the HP Chromebook x2 11 good for school or college?

The new HP Chromebook x2 11 is one of the most impressive Chrome OS tablets to hit the consumer market in quite some time. Featuring the mobile-focused Snapdragon 7c, up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 128GB of storage, this is an impressive device. If you're in the market for a new Chromebook for...