Jason has written professionally about technology and games for about 20 years. He strives to figure out how complicated technology works and explain it in a way anyone can understand.
Ethereum Miners Are Selling Their Graphics Cards
Miners lose, gamers win.
Right Tool for the Job
GPU Makers Are Now Specifically Targeting Ethereum And Bitcoin Miners
A pair of ASUS cards with few or no display outputs and heavy-duty cooling may be just what the miners are after.
supply and demand
Apple’s Upcoming iPhone May Be Causing Component Shortages
As Apple gets ready to ramp up production of the next iPhone, competitors are buying up all the DRAM and NAND they can.
When It Comes to Audio Gear, Price and Quality Don’t Always Correlate
Before you pay big bucks for a hot brand, consider the science behind sound quality and price.
The GIF Format Is 30 Years Old and More Popular Than Ever
Technology standards often fade with age, but at 30 the GIF is more popular than ever.
Taller Is Better
Here's Why Smartphones Are Getting Taller and Slimmer
With Samsung, LG, and Apple (probably) going tall and narrow, the future of phone design is clear.
Why Dedicated Machine Learning Hardware Makes Sense for Your Next Smartphone
In order to take our phones into the future, we need a new type of co-processor dedicated to machine learning.
Do It Yourself
Why It's a Good Idea for Google to Make Its Own Phone Chip
The best reason to buy a future Pixel phone might be Google’s custom system-on-chip.
X Marks The Spot
With Xbox One X, Microsoft Is Killing Console 'Generations'
Xbox One X is the most powerful console ever. Just don’t call it “next-generation.”
Just 3 Months In, AMD’s Ryzen Is Already Shaking Up PC Gaming
We haven’t seen a real battle over performance and value in the CPU market in ages, but Ryzen is changing that.
WWDC On The Brain
Apple's WWDC, Distilled
It took over two hours for Apple to go through six big announcements. We can break it down for you in a fraction of the time.
Smart Speakers for Everyone
Apple Thinks You’ll Pay Double for Its Smart Home Speaker
Apple is positioning HomePod as a premium music device, with a price tag to match.