Tech News from Around the Globe

'Pokémon Sword' and 'Shield' offer an excellent but familiar adventure

Engadget - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 8:00am
It would be unfair to suggest that the Pokémon games have stagnated. The last generation, which began with 2016's Sun and Moon, genuinely mixed things up, discarding the gyms and formulaic storytelling for an island-hopping adventure with an a...

7 best clothing subscription boxes for 2019: Men's, women's, plus size and more - CNET

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 7:48am
Stitchfix, Menlo, Golden Tote... here's how the best clothing boxes for men and women stack up.

Google will offer checking accounts next year, report says - CNET

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 7:39am
The tech giant is reportedly partnering with Citigroup and a credit union at Stanford University.

Apple's Phil Schiller on reinventing the new MacBook Pro keyboard - CNET

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 7:30am
Apple's marketing chief shares his thoughts on butterfly vs. scissor keyboards and whether the 16-inch MacBook Pro's Magic Keyboard will appear in other Macs.

Mac Pro will finally ship in December - CNET

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 7:30am
Apple's pro-grade Mac has been tweaked since its debut at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference back in June.

Apple now says the Mac Pro will arrive in December

Engadget - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 7:30am
After unveiling the new, 100-percent more cheese-grater-inspired Mac Pro back in June, the company promised it would ship this fall. Apple just narrowed that timeline a bit more: A spokesperson tells Engadget that the machine will arrive in December....

Apple replaces the 15-inch MacBook Pro with a redesigned 16-inch model

Engadget - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 7:30am
The rumors are true: Apple has made a 16-inch MacBook Pro. To answer some of your likeliest questions: Yes, it's fast; no, it's not as big or as heavy as you think; no, there's still no SD card reader and yes, there's a new keyboard (hooray!). An...

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro gets a bigger screen and a brand-new keyboard - CNET

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 7:30am
It replaces the 15-inch Pro and starts at the same $2,399 price.

2021 Kia Optima pics revealed in Korean-market K5 guise - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 7:19am
Kia's fifth-gen family sedan sleeks up to battle the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Nissan Altima and Hyundai Sonata.

Apple TV+ is now available on more Amazon Fire devices

Engadget - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 7:02am
If Apple is serious about claiming a piece of the streaming pie with Apple TV+, it's going to have to make sure its customers can access it without having to fork out for a bunch of new gear. That's why, overnight, Apple made the platform available o...

Drops language app vs. Duolingo: How to choose the best language learning app for you - CNET

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 7:00am
Here's how Drops' tactile and visual experience stacks up against the Duo, the cute green owl.

Black Friday sale: The Roborock S5 robot vacuum and mop drops to $370 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 6:47am
Originally $500, that's the biggest discount to date on one of the top-rated robo-vacs.

The Morning After: More 16-inch MacBook Pro rumors

Engadget - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 6:15am
Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We're bracing for a big update from Apple and digging into a 'maclunkey' first day for Disney+ streaming. Minecraft Earth is available for you to play, and Goldman Sachs is looking into how credit scores are bei...

Disney Plus: 5 things we learned from the new Pixar shows - CNET

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 6:04am
From Woody and Wall-E to Forky and a bunch of new characters, your Pixar faves are as heartwarming as ever on Disney's new streaming service.

Porsche, Buick do the dealership experience right say Sales Satisfaction Index results - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 6:00am
Buying a car might be different today than it was 15 years ago, but not as different as you'd think.

What is OLED and what can it do for your TV? - CNET

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 6:00am
OLED, or organic light-emitting diodes, can produce some of the best picture quality of any display technology. Curious what makes them different? You've come to the right place.

Lincoln brand set to take flight with new Aviator SUV - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 4:00am
The Lincoln brand is back in a big way thanks to excellent new products like the three-row Aviator utility vehicle.

The best facial recognition cameras of 2019 - CNET

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 4:00am
Want a security camera with facial recognition? Here are your best options.

McLaren Elva roadster is a worthy successor to the Senna - Roadshow

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 3:00am
An open-air two-seater, this is the lightest roadgoing car McLaren has ever built.

When is episode 2 of The Mandalorian released on Disney Plus? - CNET

CNet Tech News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 2:21am
You might think The Mandalorian is on a weekly schedule. Not exactly...