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Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 review: the best router in the world for gamers

The Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 delivers killer performance and an unparalleled, gamer-focused, user interface and feature set.

If you want an immediate take-away from this review then this is it: the Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 is the best router in the world for gamers. If you are a serious gamer, in need of a performance router, and you’ve got the cash to ring it up, then you should simply go out and buy the XR500.


Games Watch: the 5 best new games coming out in June 2018

Even during the slowest months of the year, you’ll find the release list stocked with literally hundreds of games across consoles, PC, and mobile. It’s madness.

Given that, it can be easy to overlook some magnificent game releases amidst the stack, but worry not: we’re here to help. Our Games Watch column points out the five biggest and brightest games on the immediate horizon, and outlines why each seems like it’ll be well worth your time and money.


The performance of different Kaby Lake-G CPUs in the Dell XPS 15 is about the same

Products based on the three-chip Intel Kaby Lake-G processors are gradually “leaking” to the market. Presented at the January CES 2018 “2-in-1” show, the Dell XPS 15 with the 9575 index went on sale relatively recently, and in a limited amount – in part because of problems with the “maglev” keyboard. Therefore, detailed reviews of this device on the web until recently actually was not. The gap was filled by specialists of the English-language resource Notebookcheck, which managed to get two XPS 15 configurations for testing (9575). Based on the results of the study of their capabilities, foreign colleagues came to the conclusion that the younger processors of the Kaby Lake-G family – the Core i7-8705G and the Core i5-8305G – show almost the same performance being “packaged” into a 9 mm thick case (16 mm including a display) .

Mobile, Uncategorized,

Apple releases a red iPhone 8

Apple  is doing it again. The company just unveiled a new version of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. It has a bright red enclosure and a black front. A portion of Apple’s proceeds will fund HIV/AIDS grants from the Global Fund.

Other than that, it’s an iPhone 8. You’ll get the exact same features and components as in other iPhone 8 models. The iPhone 8 is also available in gold, silver and (“space”) gray. Alas, there’s still no rose gold option.

Technology, Uncategorized,

Now you can have a conversation with Alexa without screaming ‘Hey, Alexa’ for every request

Those with digital home assistants know this phenomenon all too well. You ask Siri, Google or Alexa to hook it up with the facts, they provide an answer, but then you have a follow-up question. In order to ask that follow-up question, you have to say “Hey, Siri,” “Hey, Google” or “Alexa” all over again. It’s a true annoyance in this first-world we live in.