Spotify Premium Family Plan Now Requires Location Sharing

From PC World: Last year, Spotify asked users to share their GPS location or risk losing access to the Spotify Premium Family service. That was just a test, but now the music streaming service has made it a requirement for all Premium Family subscribers.

Apple Store returns as iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro preorders go live

From CNET: The Apple Store returned after its second downtime of the week Friday, as the company made iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max available to preorder. If you're ready to drop $699, $999 or $1,099 on the just-announced 2019 iPhones, it's the day you've been waiting for.

The iPhone 11, Pro and Pro Max start at $699, $999 and $1,099, respectively, and arrive in-store on Sept. 20.

HTC’s new Vive Cosmos VR headset arrives on October 3rd for $699

From The Verge: HTC is releasing its PC-powered Vive Cosmos VR headset next month. Originally unveiled earlier this year at CES, the Cosmos is HTC’s latest bid at a mainstream VR headset. Unlike the original HTC Vive, the Cosmos doesn’t require external sensors and uses fully tracked motion controllers. HTC has also upgraded the LCD panels, with a combined 2,880 x 1,700 resolution, a 110-degree field-of-view, and even a 90Hz refresh rate.

Fujifilm Announces the Entry-Level X-A7 Mirrorless Camera

From PC Mag: Fujifilm's mirrorless camera system has long been a darling of enthusiasts and pros alike, thanks to features and performance that are often class-leading among models with APS-C image sensors. But the company has yet to make a compelling entry-level option. It came close with last year's X-A5, but we were disappointed by its inconsistent autofocus perofrmance and useless 15fps 4K video.

T-Mobile gets aggressive, offers half off iPhone 11 even for current customers

From CNET: With the new iPhones set to on preorder Friday the usual "buy one, get one" deals are starting to pop up from carriers and retailers. These deals are nothing new, offering hefty discounts if you're willing to switch providers or add a new line to your wireless account. While this is good for people thinking of switching, it never helps those who have the lines they need and are just looking to upgrade their phone.

World’s 1st Black Equalizer 2.0 Tactical Monitor AORUS CV27Q Lauched

From Gigabyte Press Release: GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd launched a “true 1500R” curved monitor, the AORUS CV27Q Tactical Gaming Monitor. The CV27Q uses a 27-inch QHD (2560x1440 resolution, 16:9 ratio) 1500R curved VA panel equipped with Black Equalizer 2.0 technology, and the upgraded ANC 2.0 technology. The gamers will be amazed by its 1500R super immersive feel and the tactical features that it brings to the game.

Google Chrome now lets you send webpages to other devices

From The Verge: Google is starting to make its Chrome 77 browser update available to Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android this week. While there are many visual changes to Chrome this time, Google is introducing a new send webpage to devices feature. You can right-click on a link and a new context menu will appear that simply lets you send links to other devices where you use Chrome.

Apple Turns AppleCare+ Into a Monthly Subscription

From PC Mag: When buying an Apple phone, laptop, tablet, or smartwatch, adding AppleCare+ for a couple of years gives you peace of mind in case something goes wrong. But now you don't need to limit how long the coverage lasts as Apple decided to turn it into a subscription service.

iPhone 11, Pro and Max hands-on: Apple bets big on the camera for new phones

From CNET: Apple refreshed its line of iPhones for 2019 at an event on Tuesday, announcing the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. The phones start at $699, $999 and $1,099, respectively -- perhaps a surprising price in a world where we're used to paying $1,000 for an iPhone. These new iPhones pick up a fresh palette of colors, longer battery life and a A13 Bionic processor inside that promises faster performance. But more than any other feature, it's the camera hardware and software that take the headlining role.

VIPER GAMING launches VIPER VP4100 M.2 2280 PCIe Gen4 x 4 SSD delivers the fastest transfer rates

From Patriot Press Release: VIPER GAMING is releasing their new PCIe 4.0 SSD, the VIPER VP4100 M.2 2280 PCIe Gen4 x 4 SSD.


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