On Thursday, Sony shocked the e-sports world by acquiring Evo , the biggest fighting game tournament in the world. Reactions were immediately mixed. While some celebrated the new partnership, others lamented that the once plucky tournament had been lost to corporate greed. The anxiety around the deal isn’t unfounded. Confused fans are now left wondering if games like Super Smash Bros. will still have a seat at the table or if Sony is going to strongarm its competitors out of the competitive fighting game arena. Evo claims that the tournament will remain platform-agnostic, but only time will tell how true that ends up being. Whatever the long-term repercussions are, the deal is ultimately a necessary step for an industry that still desperately needs to grow up. Harassment and e-sports The e-sports industry is gigantic. The biggest companies in the world routinely line up to sponsor events and teams. Millions of dollars are up for grabs at some of gaming’s most high-profile … [Read more...] about Sony’s Evo acquisition will be a good thing if it helps e-sports finally grow up
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Bose is one of the top brands in the world of home audio, making some of the best headphones and speakers that money can buy. Cheap Bose speakers and head-fi aren’t always easy to come by, however. Whether you’re after some great Bluetooth speaker deals from one of the best in the business or you need something a little bigger for your home stereo or theater system, we’ve got all the best Bose speaker deals here. Looking for more Bose ear candy? Check out these headphone deals as well. Today’s best Bose speaker deals Bose SoundLink Revolve Bluetooth Speaker — $179 , was $199 Bose TV Speaker Soundbar — $224 , was $249 Bose Home Speaker 500 Wireless Smart Speaker — $229 , was $299 Bose SoundLink Revolve+ Bluetooth Speaker with Charging Cradle — $278 , was $328 Bose Home Speaker 500 with SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker — $328 , was $398 Expires soon Bose Home Speaker 500 with Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker $328 $398 … [Read more...] about Best cheap Bose speaker deals for March 2021
A watch is as much a fashion accessory as it is a functional necessity for many of us. Early “digital” watches looked anything but cool. Now, however, a well-made smartwatch can be as aesthetically pleasing as a mechanical timepiece. Ready to take the plunge into high-tech, hands-free wearables? We’ve gathered the best deals on the latest and greatest smartwatches available for March 2021. Read on for the best Apple Watch deals . A good, well-chosen smartwatch or fitness tracker can make your life easier in a whole number of ways, from tracking your steps to monitoring your heart rate and commanding your smart home items — all from its convenient location on your wrist. All this functionality makes it easy to live hands-free without having to rummage around to pull out your smartphone constantly. Smartwatches are only getting more sophisticated, with greater power and longer battery life, often packed into a smaller and lighter exterior, and with incredibly sophisticated … [Read more...] about Best cheap smartwatch deals for March 2021
Video doorbells are becoming amazingly popular, as they let you keep tabs on who’s coming and going and when. Plus, if you ever find a need to access security footage following a break-in or package theft, video doorbells can help, thanks to that added layer of home security . Two of the most popular video doorbells on the market today are the new Ring Video Doorbell Wired and the Nest Hello. Both are hardwired doorbells, meaning you don’t need to fuss with changing batteries or recharging. So what’s the difference between them, and how do you choose the right one for your home? We’ll dive in, but you can also check out our Ring Video Doorbell Wired review or our full review of Nest Hello Video Doorbell to learn more. Considerations For the most part, table stakes in video doorbells mean you should expect color HD video, two-way talk and listen, motion detection, and alerts to your smartphone when someone is at the door, plus the option of an audible chime if you want. … [Read more...] about Ring Video Doorbell Wired vs. Nest Hello: Which is better?
Continuing a trend from the past few years, Drone prices are dropping. Affordable drones are now in reach of most people and no longer just a toy for people with loads of expendable income. Today, you can find good but cheap drones for less than $500 (or even lower), if you snap one up while it’s on sale. To help make this easier, we’ve rounded up the best cheap drone deals available right now. Today’s best drone deals SNAPTAIN A15H Foldable FPV WiFi Drone — $60 , was $80 Snaptain S5C WiFi FPV Drone — $70 , was $90 Snaptain SP600 WiFi FPV Drone — $70 , was $100 Snaptain SP650 Drone — $80 , was $100 Snaptain SP500 Drone — $130 , was $180 Holy Stone HS720E 4K Drone — $280 , was $340 DJI Mavic 2 Zoom — $1,349 , was $1,439 Expires soon Snaptain S5C WiFi FPV Drone $70 $90 The inexpensive and well-reviewed Snaptain S5C is a great entry point into an FPV drone for beginners. Buy at Walmart … [Read more...] about Best cheap drone deals for March 2021: DJI, Potensic, Holy Stone and more