Essential tools for PC building: 10 must-have items for your toolkit

Jan 7, 2023

You can build a PC with just a screwdriver or two on hand, but you’ll have an easier time of it if you have all the essentials on hand. That includes tools to get you out of sticky spots, which always occur when you assume they won’t. Keep these 10 items on hand for builds and they’ll keep your assembly woes to a minimum. We’ve divided the list into the absolute essentials (for the minimalists out there) as well as our recommended additions for a well-rounded kit. Bu ...read more

New MacBook Pro expected before end of 2022 with 5nm chips

Jan 7, 2023

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple's upcoming 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models are set to be mass produced in the fourth quarter of 2022 with M2 chips possibly made using a 5nm process, according to Ming-Chi Kuo. According to Kuo, TSMC has offered guidance that its 3nm process will contribute to its revenue in t ...read more

Redragon K596 review: A wireless gaming keyboard for penny-pinchers

Jan 7, 2023

At a glanceExpert’s Rating ProsLow priceIncluded wrist restLong battery lifeVolume wheelConsUgly keycapsCan only program G keysNo BluetoothOur VerdictThe K596 is a fantastic value for a fully wireless mechanical gaming keyboard, cramming in many of the features you’d expect from a much more expensive design. It lacks the refinement of more mainstream brands, but for the price tag it can’t be beaten. Price When Reviewed$75 Best Prices Today: Redragon K596 Vishnu ...read more

Sony reveals new customizable PS5 DualSense Edge controller

Jan 7, 2023

#GameTechie There’s no pricing available yet, but we imagine it’s going to be expensive. After a couple of months of rumors, Sony has finally revealed its new Pro controller for PlayStation consoles. The DualSense Edge Wireless is a new upcoming “high performance” gaming controller built to rival the Xbox Elite controller. The company officially revealed its upcoming controller in a blog post earlier today. Sony describes the controller as “ultra-customizable,” and it ha ...read more

The best SSDs: Reviews and buying advice

Jan 7, 2023

Switching to a solid-state drive is the best upgrade you can make for your PC. These wondrous devices speed up boot times, improve the responsiveness of your programs and games, and generally make your computer feel fast. But not all solid-state drives are the same. You can spend big to achieve read and write speeds that reach a whole other level, or you can find top-notch SSDs that offer solid performance without breaking the bank, especially if you peruse the ongoing Amazon Prime Day SSD dea ...read more

Original sealed in plastic iPhone commands $35K at auction

Jan 7, 2023

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. A recent Apple hardware sale didn't just generate big money for an original Apple I board. At the same auction, a new and sealed first-generation iPhone also sold for over $35,000. Also included in the auction was an unopened first-generation iPod, which sold for $25,000, according to ZDne ...read more

Apple seeds seventh developer beta of tvOS 16

Jan 7, 2023

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple has handed out its seventh developer beta of tvOS 16 to testers to try out on their Apple TVs. The latest builds can be downloaded by developers in the beta-testing scheme via the Apple Developer Center, or as an over-the-air update for hardware already using earlier beta builds. A ...read more

Apple celebrates America's National Parks with Apple Pay donations

Jan 7, 2023

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. Apple is celebrating America's parks once again, marking 106 years of the U.S. National Parks Service with donations to the National Park Foundation alongside the release of new resources to users. A repeat of an event that Apple marked in 2021, Apple is once again flexing its environment ...read more

Belkin releases new USB-C 6-in-1 multiport hub with adhesive mount

Jan 7, 2023

AppleInsider is supported by its audience and may earn commission as an Amazon Associate and affiliate partner on qualifying purchases. These affiliate partnerships do not influence our editorial content. The new Belkin USB-C 6-in-1 hub can be attached to the rear of an iMac for easy access to several useful ports, including Ethernet. Belkin's six-port hub is designed to be attached to a Mac or PC via an included adhesive strip, but it can also be used with a MacBook on the go. The adhesive ...read more

YouTube now has a dedicated podcasts page for US users

Jan 7, 2023

Entertainment Everybody wants a piece of the podcast pie. YouTube has started testing a new dedicated podcast service. However, it is only currently available to users in the US. The new YouTube podcast homepage recently went live, according to findings by the folks over at 9to5Google . This is coming months after the company was rumored to be working on a podcast service after hiring Kai Chuk as “Podcast Lead” to drive its podcast project. YouTube’s new podcast homepage ...read more