LEGO Ideas pop-up book opens door to 10 more years of fan-made sets

LEGO Ideas pop-up book opens door to 10 more years of fan-made sets

The LEGO brick set you're about to behold looks like and acts like a pop-up book. This set drops in on two classic fairy tales in a way dissimilar to every single LEGO set in the history of LEGO. This set, for lack of a better word, is completely bonkers. It not only features some awesome new LEGO mechanics, but a set of new minifigures (and a microfigure too!) This set is a LEGO Ideas set, the first one to appear at the 10-year anniversary of the LEGO Ideas program.

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iPhone XR early video reviews arrive ahead of Friday preorders

iPhone XR early video reviews arrive ahead of Friday preorders

Apple has provided a select pool of YouTubers with the iPhone XR, ushering in the first round of video reviews. Pre-orders for the device will go live just after midnight on October 19, giving customers the opportunity to order the cheapest of Apple's three new iPhone models. The iPhone XR, unlike the XS and XS Max, features an LCD and single-lens camera.

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Pocophone F1 Review : International midrange shocker

Pocophone F1 Review : International midrange shocker

Xiaomi's associated company Pocophone made this Pocophone F1 (also known as Poco F1) to tackle emerging markets and companies like OnePlus. What they made was a smartphone with features that defy logic - at least when it comes to a device that costs this little. The Poco F1 is a smartphone that's very, very nice - especially when it comes to its price, in every region in which it's been released. This is a pretty gosh-darned nice phone.

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Alexa’s low-key Whisper Mode is going live today

Alexa’s low-key Whisper Mode is going live today

Back toward the end of September, Amazon held an event where it announced a boat load of new products. Some of these seem more useful than others - I still have a hard time wrapping my head around the Echo Wall Clock - but new products weren't the only topic of the day. Amazon also announced a handful of new features for Alexa, and one of the most interesting was undoubtedly Whisper Mode, which is rolling out today.

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Sonos may add Roku’s incoming voice assistant to its smart speakers

Sonos may add Roku’s incoming voice assistant to its smart speakers

Slowly but surely, Sonos has been attempting to turn its home speaker offerings into attractive buys for IoT enthusiasts. Earlier this year, we saw the launch of the Sonos ONE, a smart speaker capable of working with both Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant. Not too long ago, Sonos rolled IFTTT support for its smart speakers into beta too. Sonos isn't stopping there, and the next name on its IoT checklist could be a big one indeed: Roku.

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Apple October 30 event confirmed: iPad Pro likely the focus

Apple October 30 event confirmed: iPad Pro likely the focus

Apple's next big event is on October 30, with the company confirming today that it will show us its latest wares in Brooklyn, New York. The event is expected to feature new iPad Pro models, though all Apple is saying for now is the tagline for the day is "There's more in the making."

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Porsche Taycan price won’t let Tesla rest easy

Porsche Taycan price won’t let Tesla rest easy

Porsche's all-electric Taycan will be priced to take on the Tesla Model S, the automaker has confirmed, settling fears that sales would be hamstrung by sky-high costs. Instead, Porsche suggests, the Taycan will actually slot in somewhere beneath the Panamera, the automaker's existing sedan.

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NVIDIA SHIELD updated with these new Google Home abilities

NVIDIA SHIELD updated with these new Google Home abilities

This week the folks at NVIDIA revealed their longest-lasting device in the history of the world, NVIDIA SHIELD, will get a Google Home update. This isn't the first time users were able to command their NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV device to do things. It's just the most major expansion of commands available on the NVIDIA SHIELD that work not only with the NVIDIA SHIELD, but with other Google Home voice command-capable devices.

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Spotify packs in new features for Premium user draw

Spotify packs in new features for Premium user draw

The newest update to Spotify has a few more features added to the subscription tier for users that pay. Users of Spotify Premium will find a few features modified from past versions of the service, as well, and some features will come to some platforms before others. UPDATE: Initial updates to Spotify Premium will begin to roll out to Premium subscribers on both iOS and Android at the same time - welcome to 2018!

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Suddenly Linux runs in Android

Suddenly Linux runs in Android

An app released this week allows running Linux on any Android device without the need for root. This app is absolutely super simple to use and requires little to no technical knowledge to get off the ground running. The app goes by the name UserLand and it's entirely free to download and use - and it's also completely open source.

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PUBG PC players get free items after recent server problems

PUBG PC players get free items after recent server problems

If you're part of the PUBG faithful, then you're likely already aware of the server and matchmaking problems the game experienced yesterday. Server issues are nothing new in multiplayer games - and indeed, PUBG has had its share of problems since it first launched back in 2017 - but they're particularly annoying when they come after a maintenance period, as these did. PUBG Corp is extending an olive branch to its entire PC player base after these issues, announcing early this morning that everyone will get some freebies as an apology.

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Samsung Galaxy Book 2 gives Surface a Snapdragon 2-in-1 rival

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 gives Surface a Snapdragon 2-in-1 rival

Samsung has taken the wraps off the Galaxy Book 2, a new 2-in-1 running Windows 10 and powered by Qualcomm's Snapdragon 850. As with other Windows on Arm machines we've seen, the big selling points for the Galaxy Book 2 are battery life and always-on connectivity, courtesy of the Snapdragon chipset's LTE modem.

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