Tag: Consumer Electronics

‘I am (likely) the world’s most stupid person’: Former Microsoft and Amazon executive sentenced to 2 years for filing over $5 million in fake PPP loans

A one-time executive at both Microsoft MSFT MSFT, +0.21% and Amazon AMZN, +1.01% has been sentenced to two years in prison for falsely filing for...

Zoom Video earnings: Expectations may be coming back to earth

As Zoom Video Communications Inc. faces its first earnings report comparing results to a full-blown pandemic quarter, investors are looking more to the future. Since hitting...

Apple’s hot antitrust autumn: Storm clouds are forming from multiple directions

A decision in a landmark antitrust legal case could come by the end of the month, but that is far from the only concern bearing...

Chinese state media call video games ‘spiritual opium.’ Kids today should play pinball (yes, pinball)

Anyone who has witnessed a semi-catatonic teen playing a video game might agree with a recent stock market-moving assessment from China that the electronic medium...

The best sales to shop this weekend: S’well, Theragun, Keurig and more

CNN —   Today, you’ll find a deal on S’well, Macy’s home goods and savings on a Theragun bundle. All that and more below. S’well...

Fake Covid Vaccination Cards Are on the Rise in the U.S., Europe

MILAN—As Covid-19 vaccine mandates proliferate in the U.S. and Europe, so are swindlers selling bogus vaccination certificates. The U.S. government has said federal workers must...

People are still playing a lot of videogames, but how much?

Videogame publishers anticipate the pandemic-fueled turbocharging of their industry is here to stay, but engagement is slowing and hurting their stocks. Going into earnings season,...

Best mesh Wi-Fi routers of 2021

CNN —   As the amount of devices under your roof continues to tick up — phones, tablets, cameras, TVs, computers, game consoles, e-readers and...

Best online sales right now

CNN —   Today, you’ll find a deal on rechargeable batteries and a charger, a discounted Instant Pot and savings on bedding, mattresses and bath...

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked August 2021: Pre-reserve to save

CNN —   It’s official: Samsung’s next Galaxy Unpacked event will be on Aug. 11. Historically, the tech giant has used its late summer event...

Take-Two stock drops after game delays, disappointing earnings outlook

Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. shares fell in the extended session Monday, after the videogame publisher topped earnings estimates for the quarter but provided a weaker-than-expected...

TCL 20 Pro 5G review

CNN —   TCL isn’t yet a mainstay in the phone market — the company debuted with two solid options last year and is back...

Best standing desks of 2021

CNN —   Whether you’re a professional, a student or somewhere in between, the “new normal” has meant trading in a proper desk for a...

13 best meal prep kitchen gadgets

CNN —   If you’re new to meal prep as a way of life, making sure you have the right meal prep containers is an...

Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Hub review

CNN —   The Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Control explains itself with the name. For $29.98, it sets out to be a catchall solution for...

Apple MagSafe Battery Pack review

CNN —   The common truth with phones is that as the design gets thinner, the battery life shrinks. The iPhone 12 family is no...

Best soundbars of 2021 | CNN

CNN —   As TVs slim down, picture quality keeps getting better while built-in audio continues to deteriorate. That’s why, as we note in our...

Activision Blizzard CEO admits ‘tone deaf’ response to allegations, ahead of employee walkout

Facing an employee revolt ahead of the videogame company’s quarterly earnings report, Activision Blizzard Inc. Chief Executive Bobby Kotick went into damage-control mode Tuesday. Responding...

PS5 restock: Tips for securing your console

CNN —   Still desperately refreshing your web browser in hopes of snagging a PlayStation 5? You’re not alone. Sony’s highly coveted next-gen console is...

The main attractions arrive: Apple, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Tesla headline the biggest week of earnings

The coming week will be the most important of this quarter’s earnings season — even if later weeks beat it on quantity, it will be...

Jabra Elite Active 75t vs. AirPods Pro

CNN —   I’ve reviewed countless wireless earbuds, but no matter how good they are, I always find myself running back to my AirPods Pro...

What will Apple say about the next iPhone at earnings time? Maybe more than usual

The pandemic may add a wrinkle to the guessing game that normally accompanies Apple Inc.’s June-quarter conference call. Typically the most important tidbit coming out...

Best best budget earbuds of 2021

CNN —   If you’re shopping for the best wireless earbuds on the market, you really don’t have to look any further than the Apple...

Best online sales right now

CNN —   Today, you’ll find a deal on our pick for best budget hair dryer, a discounted Roomba refurb and savings on Tushy bidets....

Netflix lays out mobile games plan that could set a collision course with Apple

Netflix Inc.’s its expansion into videogames offers a tantalizing upside for the streaming pioneer, but also sets up a potential confrontation with Apple Inc. “We...