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Your 1440p monitor could secretly use a 4K display (but don’t get excited)

Your 1440p monitor could secretly use a 4K display (but don’t get excited)

When it comes to picking a monitor for your gaming rig, many people wind up choosing a 1440p one. That's true even with the increasing popularity of 4K displays, as 1440p monitors are typically less expensive and offer more features. On top of that, many higher-end graphics cards can handle 1440p without issue, while they might struggle with 4K. What if that 1440p monitor you bought actually uses a 4K display, though?

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Despite the rumors, the next Xbox may not make a huge mistake

Despite the rumors, the next Xbox may not make a huge mistake

Though the Xbox One X is essentially a brand new console, it's never too early to begin thinking about the next generation. These mid-generation consoles from Sony and Microsoft have left many wondering what the next generation of consoles will look like, and of course, there have been plenty of rumors to tell us what we might expect. Even though Microsoft is said to be putting a heavy focus on streaming moving forward, it seems that may not heavily influence the design of the next Xbox.

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Rumored Amazon robot is the Alexa evolution we’re not sure we want

Rumored Amazon robot is the Alexa evolution we’re not sure we want

Amazon has already worked its way into homes around the world with Alexa, but now the company might be thinking bigger. New rumors today claim that Amazon is looking to launch something technophiles have dreamed about for decades: a consumer robot for the home. Many companies have tried and failed to create domestic robots before, but if there's one company that might have the resources to pull it off, Amazon definitely tops the list.

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iPhone SE 2 release might be just around the corner

iPhone SE 2 release might be just around the corner

For a lot of people, the iPhone SE was a refreshing reprieve from the increasing screen size of mainline iPhones. At a time when it was becoming clear that larger iPhones were here to stay, Apple threw small phone lovers a bone by launching the 5-inch SE. Though Apple doesn't share iPhone sales numbers, it seems that the iPhone SE was a success, and today there might be some good news for folks who are hankering for a follow up.

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Apple News could become your next monthly subscription

Apple News could become your next monthly subscription

Apple Music is an initiative that seems to be working out pretty well, so naturally, word on the street is that Apple is now considering other subscription services. According to new reports, Apple News will be the next service to get the premium subscription treatment, with Apple looking to leverage one of its recent acquisitions. This service could be launched as an extension of Apple News, and it might be ready for prime time within the next year.

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iPhone’s future could include gesture controls and curved OLED

iPhone’s future could include gesture controls and curved OLED

You've probably noticed by now, but a lot of today's flagship phones have very similar feature lists and specification sheets. As a result, many manufacturers are looking for ways to make their phones stand out from the crowd. This isn't limited to just the realm of Android, either, as Apple is said to be considering two big features for future iPhones that could help differentiate them in an increasingly crowded market.

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LG G7 launch nears, with unexpected Galaxy S9 copycat feature

LG G7 launch nears, with unexpected Galaxy S9 copycat feature

The LG G7's reveal date has been the subject of a lot of speculation recently. Typically, we would have expected LG to have revealed its spring flagship by now - after all, both the G5 and the G6 were introduced at Mobile World Congress during their respective release years. Then came the reports that the G7 wouldn't arrive until sometime in the summer, with LG looking to put some space between it and Samsung's Galaxy S9.

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Moto G6 Play photos leak after regulatory visit

Moto G6 Play photos leak after regulatory visit

A lot of us expected Motorola to reveal the Moto G6 Play at MWC this year, but such an announcement never arrived. Motorola did tease the device during the show, but unfortunately, that's as far as it went. The absence of the phone at MWC doesn't mean that it isn't on the way, however, and today we're learning that we could be heading for an announcement.

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Fitbit’s Apple Watch rival leaks with strong hints of Pebble

Fitbit’s Apple Watch rival leaks with strong hints of Pebble

Though the market for smartwatches feels like it's on the decline these days, there are still a few companies that are doing well with wearables. Apple is one that immediately springs to mind, and now it appears that Fitbit is going to try to challenge the dominance of the Apple Watch. Rumor has it that the company has a new smartwatch in development, and the goal this time around is mass market appeal.

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Essential Phone sales report suggests it’s definitely misnamed

Essential Phone sales report suggests it’s definitely misnamed

Everyone knew that Andy Rubin's Essential was going to face challenges in trying to break into the smartphone market. After all, that meant going up against established giants like Apple and Samsung, which both have a significant share of the market that's going to be difficult to any newcomer to wrestle away. Today we're finding out just how much the Essential Phone struggled to gain an audience after it first started shipping in July 2017, and the results don't sound good.

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Google Yeti console and game streaming service tipped to rival PS Now

Google Yeti console and game streaming service tipped to rival PS Now

Well, this is interesting: it may be the case that Google wants to break into the games industry. Google, of course, already owns a massive gaming platform with Android, but it seems like the company might be looking to expand beyond that. If it does, it may be through a new service that's currently codenamed "Yeti."

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iPhone X production reportedly halved as sales disappoint

iPhone X production reportedly halved as sales disappoint

The release of the iPhone X in November represented a pretty big move for Apple. Not only was it the first iPhone to use an OLED display and ship without home button - something that's been featured on the face of every other iPhone to date - but it was also the most expensive iPhone Apple has ever released. It looks like that $999 price point didn't end up doing it any favors, as new reports are claiming the iPhone X has experienced slower than expected sales.

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