Microsoft’s romance with open source software is on display at Build 2020

Patrick

An absolute ton of new announcements has been coming out of this week’s Microsoft Build 2020 virtual conference for Windows developers. While cool, most of them are a little thin for individual reports—so we’ll get you up to speed on them in this roundup, with links out to each topic if you’re interested in more.

Windows Terminal goes 1.0

An affordable flagship done right

Patrick

These are interesting times for smartphone buyers. While OnePlus pioneered the concept of an affordable flagship smartphone, Xiaomi, Realme and many others have sustained the momentum. Packing specifications that rival top-of-the-line hardware and nearly matching the experience, the line between a value flagship and a true premium device is blurry at best.

Enter the Galaxy S10 Lite. Samsung’s flagship property has so far skirted away from the $500 to $600 segment, but changing times call for radical new solutions.

The Galaxy S10 Lite errs close to the full featured Galaxy S10 experience with top-end internals, a software experience to

Samsung’s Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition dresses up its flagship for the army

Patrick

Samsung has announced yet another version of the Galaxy S20: the Galaxy S20 Tactical Edition, which promises a “mission-ready military smartphone.” It’s designed for a slightly different customer-base than the already-released S20, S20 Plus, S20 Ultra, or even the Verizon-only mmWave S20.

Despite the grand military branding and aspirations, the S20 Tactical Edition is effectively just a regular S20 phone with some extra software features and security options in a rugged Juggernaut case. From a hardware perspective, the Tactical Edition features identical specs, with a 6.2-inch OLED display, Snapdragon 865, 12GB of RAM, 128GB of

Logitech G432 review: Good for gamers on a budget

Patrick

Logitech peripherals are everywhere, and much of the company’s success may be attributed to its gaming headsets. The Logitech G432 stands on the shoulders of the G430, a popular headset among Twitch streamers. Let’s see how this holds up as a cheap gaming headset.

Who should buy the Logitech G432?

Logitech G432 gaming headset man wearing

The spartan gaming headset looks very similar to the older G430.

  • Gamers who just need something cheap to get the job done. People who don’t have time to fuss around with software and don’t care for premium construction quality will be perfectly pleased with the G432.
  • Parents who want something

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