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Acer's Swift 7 is the world's thinnest laptop, making yours look huge
News ImageAcer's Swift 7 is the thinnest laptop in the world.
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:41:32 -0500
HTC's Vive Pro and wireless adapter make me want to love VR again
News ImageHTC and Valves Vive was the first virtual reality headset that really made me jump on the VR hype train. Not only could you escape into virtual worlds, but thanks to its motion tracking sensors, your movement in the real world was translated into the digital. Like Facebooks (FB) Oculus Rift, the Vives display resolution made individual pixels clearly visible in certain situations, killing any sense of true immersion.
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:10:35 -0500
Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant duke it out at CES 2018
News ImageCES 2018 had more than its fair share of wacky items and compelling gadgets, but one of the biggest trends to emerge, once again, from the popular tech expo was voice-enabled devices. And, of course, it was all about Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant.
Sat, 13 Jan 2018 08:36:47 -0500
The weirdest tech of CES 2018
News ImageHere are seven items at CES 2018, some of which address legitimate use cases and some of which may be closer to mad-scientist territory.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 16:04:13 -0500
Sennheiser co-CEO: Why we're betting on AR and VR with 3-D audio
News ImageAt CES 2018, Sennheiser announced two new products that focus on recording or playing back 3-D audio.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:02:44 -0500
Honda wants to prove robots can help you, not kill you
News ImageHonda wants to change your perception of robots. And it's hoping to do so with four new concept robots.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 13:23:31 -0500
Ford will begin testing self-driving cars in an unnamed city
News ImageAt CES 2018, Ford announced it is working with a city in which it will operate its self-driving cars. The automaker wouldn't identify the city but did say how autonomous vehicles can change the way people live.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:17:04 -0500
Intel wants this drone to fly you around
News ImageIntel is betting that Volocopter 2X will be one of the first passenger-carrying drones to operate in the U.S. A prototype of the pilotless two-seat helicopter-like drone was shown off at CES 2018 in Las Vegas.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:04:23 -0500
AMD CEO on chip security flaws: We're absolutely all over this
News ImageAMD CEO Lisa Su told Yahoo Finance that the Austin, Texas-based computer and graphics chip company is quickly working to resolve and address a recently-discovered security flaw that affects AMD computer chips.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 16:15:17 -0500
Nvidia went all out for PC gaming at CES 2018
News ImageNvidia (NVDA) might be making big news at CES 2018 thanks to its artificial intelligence and self-driving car technologies, but the company originally started out by building PC graphics cards. Its an impressive display of gaming power, and likely to drain players wallets in the year ahead. Nvidia has been working on cloud gaming technology, the ability to stream and play games at their highest settings from high-powered servers to anything from the best laptop to a 5-year-old hunk of junk, for some time now.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 13:09:39 -0500
What a security expert thought of a few new smart-home devices at CES 2018
News ImageIt's hard to figure out which of the connected household devices on display at CES 2018 is worth buying, but it's even more difficult to know if they are secure from hackers. A security expert visits exhibits and tries to help.
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 10:45:01 -0500
Mother Angry After School's Robocall Keeps Mispronouncing Daughter's Name As A Racial Slur
News ImageNicomi Stewart, a mother in Rochester, New York, is disgusted after an automated call sent to her phone from the citys school district mispronounced her daughters name as a racial slur.
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 18:48:46 -0400
Twitter tests longer character limit
News ImageYou may soon get to say a lot more on Twitter. The social media giant announced it is testing a longer character limit. The change will extend the current 140 characters to 280 for all languages except Japanese, Chinese and Korean. Users wont see this change right away, though. Only a small percentage will be testing it at first, and according to the company, it is just a test and there is no guarantee this change will be available to everyone. Via Business Insider:http://www.businessinsider. ...
Thu, 28 Sep 2017 13:43:10 -0400
Mac OS High Sierra makes the Mac a teeny, tiny bit better for free
News ImageMac OS High Sierra (macOS 10.13).As the new name suggests, its just a refinement of last years Mac OS Sierra. In fact,youcould sum up what's new in an article about as short asthis one.
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 06:31:47 -0400
Pogue's Basics: Access YouTube's free music and sound effects
News ImageWant to add some cool sound effects or music to your YouTube video (or any video)?
Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:54:40 -0400
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