Eclipse schmeclipse, amirite? If you're an astronomical Grinch you could check out the live stream of Google's official Android O unveiling, which is taking place at 2:40 PM ET, or roughly the time the eclipse will be visible from NYC.
Hey look Intel is revealing its new-generation chips, which have a 40 percent speed increase vs. the existing crop. That's impressive. If you just bought a notebook PC, congrats on it becoming old news.
Holy hell it looks like Volkswagen is actually going to make its super cool I.D. Buzz concept car, which is essentially a modern, all-electric version of the iconic Microbus. Count me in, VW. Even if I have to wait until 2022.
Top-tier VR hardware has to get cheaper if it wants to catch on, and HTC is helping by dropping the price of the Vive by $200. Oculus reduced its hardware price for the summer, and recently extended the deal. Both are probably also clearing out inventory in preparation for new devices, tbqh.