As we prepare to start a new console era this fall, the latest TVs will have to match their capabilities. Vizio just announced specs and prices for its latest models, with HDMI 2.1 features like variable refresh rate on models available for as little as $400.
Of course, even at Vizio’s typically lower prices, opting for a 120Hz panel or OLED technology will still cost more than $1,200, but there should be a lot of options available for gamers very soon.
Samsung may have leaked the Note 20 Ultra on its own website
Meet the next Note.
Samsung’s next flagship device may have already appeared. Whether you believe it was inadvertent or intentional, the company’s websites in Russia, Ukraine and China flashed a picture of this device, which is apparently the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra.
NASA’s 'smell of space' is available as a perfume
Eau de Space smells smokey and bitter, and so can you.
Over a decade ago, NASA chemists developed a scent that mimics the “smell of space” to give astronauts a whiff of the cosmos before they left Earth’s atmosphere. Now, the company Eau de Space has gotten its hands on that scent, and you can order a bottle (or ten) through its Kickstarter.
In a video shared by Eau de Space, NASA astronaut Tony Antonelli says space smells “strong and unique,” unlike anything he has ever smelled on Earth. Others have described the smell as “seared steak, raspberries and rum,” smokey and bitter.
Google discontinues its affordable Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones
Now it’s while supplies last.
Mat mentioned only yesterday that a boom in affordable smartphones is happening. Google’s Pixel 3a series was at the vanguard, offering the Pixel 3’s best features — like a really good camera and excellent battery life — on a budget.
Sadly, Google is retiring the device. And while it’s been teased for way too long, we’re still waiting on the Pixel 4a to break cover.
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The CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Google and Facebook will testify in July
Tech’s biggest CEOs will face questions about their power and how they wield it.
Apple’s Tim Cook, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Google’s Sundar Pichai have all reportedly agreed to testify at a House antitrust hearing in late July. New York Times columnist Kara Swisher broke the news, as confirmed to her in an interview with House Judiciary Committee chairman David Cicilline.