GE’s Chief Innovation Officer Is Ready to Try Something New

BARCELONA—General Electric hasn’t had the best year. The veteran multinational corporation’s stock prices plummeted into a “falling knife” and recent financial hits have re-ignited talks of a breakup. Longtime CEO Jeffrey Immelt stepped down last year and was succeeded by John Flannery, who is tasked with righting the ship. Flannery has cut jobs and costs […]

Yakuza 6 PS4 Demo Is a 36GB Download

It’s been a very long time since I’ve run a game demo off a disc, instead they are more commonly offered in download form to give you a quick introduction before deciding to purchase. For Sega’s Yakuza 6: Song of Life, there is a demo, but it certainly won’t be quick to try as it […]

SanDisk’s New MicroSD Cards Are Too Fast for Your Phone

BARCELONA—SanDisk’s new MicroSD card will make next year’s phones feel like they have hundreds of gigs of internal storage. We’ve seen 400GB cards before, but this is the first one with the new A2 spec for adoptable storage. That’s faster than any mobile phone today can handle, according to Western Digital, SanDisk’s parent company. Western […]

Sprint Names First 6 Cities to Experience 5G

As with every new generation of wireless technology, 5G promises more of everything than the last generation offered. It will be faster, more responsive (lower latency), and will allow many more devices to connect at once. But in order to realize 5G, the major networks need to upgrade their hardware and roll out the service. […]

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs. Galaxy S8: Should You Upgrade?

With Samsung’s introduction of the Galaxy S9, the Galaxy S8 is no longer its flagship smartphone. The new model features Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon 845 CPU and a handful of other upgrades, but the Galaxy S8 is still a very strong smartphone. Let’s see whether it’s worth replacing your S8 with the S9. Name Samsung Galaxy […]

Anker’s New PowerWave Chargers Are Wireless and Fast

BARCELONA—If there’s one complaint about wireless charging, it’s speed. Often it can take an hour or (far) longer to charge wirelessly, compared with plugging in with a cable. With flagship phones from Apple and Samsung now loaded with wireless charging coils, it only makes sense for Anker to advantage of the growing market by offering […]