That's one thing Jaybird addressed with the Vista. By default, Jabra's earbuds sound more balanced, but the Jaybird app has a bustling community creating EQ "presets" that you can apply to the earbuds to alter their sound profile. It makes a world of difference if you're into multiple genres of music. Plus, it can modify the level of bass in the music you're listening to in case it's too low or too strong. You would just have to remember to switch between your favorite presets whenever you listen to audio. … [Read more...] about Jabra Elite Active 75t vs. Jaybird Vista: Which should you buy?
100 plus healthy choice
It's easy to blame Verizon or Comcast or whoever when it happens. I know it's easy because I do it all the time! But often, it's not your provider's fault because the file sizes and streaming requirements of high-resolution videos are so high that a wireless or even traditional copper network just can't handle more than a few people doing it in the same area. … [Read more...] about This new codec will cut video file sizes in half so you can stream even more
Best smartwatches in 2020: Apple and Samsung battle for a spot on your wristBest Samsung phones in 2020: Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, Galaxy Note 10 Plus, Galaxy Z Flip, and moreBest Android phones in 2020: Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra, LG V60 ThinQ 5G, OnePlus 8 Pro, and more10 best smartphones not made in ChinaSamsung's second quarter profit will be up 23% despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Samsung's chip business likely drove results, but the second quarter may have been ok for consumer electronics too. … [Read more...] about Samsung sets Unpacked for Aug. 5 as new Galaxy Note expected
The report includes several stories about behavior at Ubisoft, including a particularly disturbing incident in which Béland put his hands around a female employee’s neck. Sources describe a culture in which employees fear being branded as troublemakers for speaking up about problems. “A white guy can get away with just about anything, but I’ve seen a lot of women’s careers get destroyed by speaking up,” one former male Ubisoft employee told Kotaku. “And when the company structure is almost all white guys, women who ‘cause a fuss’ will get pushed out.” … [Read more...] about Go read this Kotaku story about Ubisoft’s pervasive toxic culture
ByteDance, parent company of the short video app TikTok, has more than tripled its U.S. employees in the past 12 months, the company said in response to a Reuters inquiry. ByteDance said it now has over 1,000 employees across the country from Mountain View, California to New York, up from around 300 this time last year. Main increases came from engineers handling research and development, data security, creator teams and sales teams, ByteDance told Reuters. TikTok's Chinese ownership and wide popularity among American teens have brought scrutiny from U.S. regulators and lawmakers. Regulators questioned the safety of the personal data the app handles and if its Chinese ownership poses a national security risk, Reuters first reported last year. TikTok has been hiring more U.S. engineers to reduce its reliance on staff in China, and has set up a team in Mountain View, California to oversee data management, sources familiar with the matter have said. Most recently the China tech … [Read more...] about TikTok parent ByteDance has tripled its US employees in past year