Fedora 40: The 4 new features I’m most excited about

Jack Wallen/ZDNET Fedora has evolved into an outstanding operating system that can be used by just about any type of user. It’s simple, reliable, secure, and beautifully designed. Soon, the latest release (version 40) will be available. Although some of the new features will be more exciting to power users, there’s something for everyone. Let’s … Read more

I tested Dell’s $3,000 gaming laptop and it spoiled me with unconventional features

Kyle Kucharski/ZDNETZDNET’s key takeawaysThe Alienware m18 R2 is a top-tier gaming laptop available now for a starting price of $1,899.It has a commanding presence, is highly customizable, and is powerful enough to handle just about any game you want to play. This is a large, expensive laptop that requires plenty of juice, and when the fans … Read more

This big-screen Android phone has useful features absent from today’s flagships

Kerry Wan/ZDNETZDNET’s key takeawaysThe new Asus Zenfone 11 Ultra ditches the brand’s small phone identity in favor of display performance and power.That puts the $899 handset in a competitive market dominated by the likes of Apple, Samsung, and Google.Niche features like a 3.5mm headphone jack, 144Hz display, and more make the Zenfone 11 Ultra worth … Read more

3 useful AI features coming to future Android phones with this Qualcomm chipset

Qualcomm Your phone’s processor is the unsung hero of the device because it is largely responsible for powering every cool, advanced feature that you’ve come to know and love about your smartphone. Qualcomm’s latest chip will push your next Android capabilities even further, especially when it comes to AI.  On Sunday, Qualcomm unveiled its newest … Read more

Soundpeats Air4 Pro Review: Premium Features for Less

Confusion aside, nearly all the commands you need are at the ready, with more control options available in the Soundpeats app. Considering the previous two pairs of Soundpeats buds I tested had no app support at all, that’s a notable step forward for the brand. Economy Plus As expected, the Air4 Pro don’t offer everything … Read more

5 new iOS features you’re not getting because you’re outside the EU

By now, you’ve likely heard of the Digital Markets Act (DMA). These new EU regulations went into effect last week and forced Big Tech companies, known as “gatekeepers,” to open up their core platforms to third parties in order to keep the tech space competitive. Many companies, like Meta and Microsoft, are affected by these … Read more

10 Hidden Features In FF7 Rebirth That Will Improve Your Experience

Summary FF7 Rebirth’s tutorials aren’t always complete, but experimentation is part of the fun. Settings like optimization modes can help balance visuals and performance based on personal preference. Combo Targeting and skill shortcuts can help streamline combat and ensure smooth gameplay. Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth doesn’t explain all its systems perfectly. It leaves many things … Read more

This monster 240W charger has features I’ve never seen on other accessories

Baseus 240W, 5-port smart USB-C GaN desktop charger. Adrian Kingsley-Hughes/ZDNETZDNET’s key takeawaysBaseus 240W, 5-port smart USB-C GaN desktop charger, available from Amazon for the discounted price of $170.Powerful, offers USB-C, USB-A, and DC outputs, and can charge two laptops simultaneously.Big, heavy, and the four-foot power cord means this charger isn’t well suited to travel use. … Read more