Patrick McCarthy

Patrick McCarthy

Patrick is an Editor for CT Lab at NAPCO Media.

GoPro (Again) Cuts Jobs Following First-Quarter Earnings

GoPro's pre-announced its first-quarter earnings and to sum it up, they are planning to cut 270 more jobs. If we are still keeping score, that adds up to 570 jobs, with 100 in January last year and another 200 in November. The steady hemorrhaging of positions can be blamed on a few different narratives. Many…

Sony's PlayStation VR Giving Hope to a Temperamental Market

Historically, the editors at Dealerscope have been kind of hard on VR. And truthfully, we've been burned by it. But we see the good as well, and we are staying optimistic. We have also followed the general narrative produced by consumers as well. When the 2012 Kickstarter kicked off the first announcement of the Oculus Rift, people…

AMD Ryzen is (Finally) a Genuine Competition to Intel

It has been a while since AMD has had any truly exciting news. Rewinding to 2011, Intel dropped their line of 2nd gen CPUs. AMD responded with the Bulldozer, focusing on multi-core performance. However, the Bulldozer hit a dead end with terrible single core performance, that was only further underscored by a lack of programs…

Pioneer: Cop Trouble

Kicking off their "Don't break up with your car, upgrade it!" campaign, Pioneer's series of vignettes showcase consumer focused message with a bit of humor.

UNBOXED: Reviewing Bio-key SideSwipe

I like to be very minimalistic. Everything I own falls into the category of multi-functional or highly efficient and is always aesthetically pleasing. This keeps gadgets I own to a minimum while creating an ecosystem of the frictionless workflow. Moving past my admittedly lofty language, welcoming Bio-key into my ecosystem has been one of the…

Hong Kong Electronics Fair Building on VR, Startups

The Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and International ICT Expo is gearing up for another showcase of the latest electronic products and cutting-edge ICT solution to global buyers, including a focus on startups, VR, and Connected Home. Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the growing show has earned the territories largest…

Walmart Free 2-Day Shipping Challenges Amazon Prime

Looking to return to their former glory, Walmart is taking hoping to rout Amazon Prime by offering 2-day shipping on online orders. With the only minor stipulation that it needs to be more than $35, there is no additional fee unlike the annual $99 for 2-day shipping from Prime. Amazon's premium service quickly loses value if…