Gaming 

Visuo 720p WiFi FPV Foldable RC Drone for $32 + free shipping – CNET

LightInTheBox offers the Visuo XS809W 720p WiFi FPV Remote-Controlled Quadcopter Drone in Black for $31.99 with free shipping. That’s the lowest price we could find by $11, although we saw it for $2 less last month. It features a foldable design, 2-megapixel camera with real-time FPV via WiFi, 3D flip and rolls, 6-axis gyroscope, rechargeable Li-Po battery with up to 10 minutes of flight-time per charge, and 2.4GHz remote. Three AA batteries are required for the remote, not included.

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How To 

Google Home or Chromecast might be crashing your Wi-Fi – CNET

If your Wi-Fi at home has been acting up lately, your Google Home ($129.00 at Walmart) speaker or Chromecast ($35.00 at Walmart) might be the culprit. On Jan. 13, Android Police reported several instances where a Google Home Max ($399.00 at Walmart) speaker was knocking TP-Link Archer C7 routers offline. Since then, other devices have been affected by the bug, including other Google Home speakers and Chromecast dongles, as well as additional TP-Link router models and routers from Asus, Linksys, Netgear and Synology. According to comments on Reddit, some Google Wifi ($114.00 at…

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Technology 

Belkin expands its roster of wireless chargers – CNET

Belkin’s upcoming Charging Stand allows you to prop up and charge your phone horizontally or vertically. Belkin If you’re on the hunt for a premium wireless charging solution for your wireless-charging enabled iPhone or Android smartphone, Belkin has several new products arriving later this year. While prices haven’t been announced, Belkin’s current Boost Up Charging Pad costs $60 (£55, AU$100), and we expect these charging pads to start around that price. Here are their key specs, according to Belkin.  Boost Up Bold Wireless Charging Pad Supports Apple, Samsung and other…

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Technology 

2018 Volvo XC60 T8 review – Roadshow

One of the best parts about being an automotive journalist is impressing your friends with a cool ride. I drove my best gal pals to the movies in the 2018 Volvo XC60 and as we were looking for street parking, I pushed the park assist button. When the Volvo found a suitable place to park, I stopped, placed the car in reverse and let it steer itself into the parallel spot. The conversation immediately stopped and Melissa exclaimed, “Wait… did the car just park itself?” Yes. Perfectly. The XC60 is…

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How To 

How to protect yourself from Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws – CNET

On Wednesday, researchers revealed serious flaws in modern processors that could affect practically every Intel computer released in the last two decades — and the AMD and Arm chips in your laptops, tablets and phones, too. Read more here. The good news: Intel, AMD and Arm believe they can fix — or at least mitigate — the so-called Meltdown and Spectre flaws with software patches. (AMD says some of the flaws don’t affect its processors at all.) But as usual, you’ll need to be diligent about applying those patches yourself! So…

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Sport 

Ashes 2017-18: Australia v England fourth Test, day one – live!

Gavin Robertson (the same Gavin Robertson?) on the email. “Having watched Warner get his century before lunch on the first day of the Sydney test at the start of this year, I’ve been wondering what I can look forward on the 4th January 2018.Is it asking too much to think that England bat first and are all out before I start on my ham and cheese sandwiches around this time of day?” Quite the year for Dave. Yep, the ton in two hours to begin. Then the awful series in…

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Technology 

Galaxy S8 vs iPhone 8 – Christmas price CRASH, find out the best money saving deals around

The Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Apple iPhone 8 have both had their prices slashed this Christmas, with great deals ahead of the Boxing Day sales. Samsung and Apple fans can get price cuts on the Galaxy S8 and iPhone 8 if they’re after the smartphones SIM-free or on a 24 month contract. One leading online retailer currently has both the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Apple iPhone 8 available at a great price SIM-free. The Samsung Galaxy S8 launched back in April and at launch was priced at £689, with…

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