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How to speed up your Mac in 30 minutes

You opened that beautiful Apple box to find your gleaming new Mac within ages ago! It booted up, and immediately the Mac seemed so much faster than …

The king of cables is 40 years old today

Ethernet is 40 today: on 22 May 1973, Xerox PARC's Robert Metcalfe documented a new way to communicate, which he dubbed Ethernet.<p>The birthday is …

Wearable-technology pioneer Thad Starner on how Google Glass could augment our realities and memories

Countless wearers of Google Glass stalked the halls of this year's Google I/O developer conference, but only a lucky few were sporting the prescription model, which makes room for lenses in a more conventional glasses frame. Among those lucky early adopters with imperfect vision was Thad Starner, a …

The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages

David Karp’s Dilemma

As the Tumblr/Yahoo deal continues to be negotiated by press, and the world gears up for whatever is being announced Monday morning, Tumblr founder David Karp is probably having a very interesting weekend. It’s likely, in between multiple discussions with his board members and Marissa Mayer, that …

Yahoo board has approved a $1.1 Billion cash deal for Tumblr, WSJ reports - http://tcrn.ch/12Mf5VM

Ditch your PC for a Chromebook: can you live entirely in the cloud?

Google isn't giving up on its Chrome OS-powered vision of a life spent completely in the browser, but how easy is it to ditch your trusty laptop for …

Is computing speed set to make a quantum leap? Quantum mechanics research could hold the key to a new generation of super-fast computers http://gu.com/p/3fqeh Photograph: Rex Features

When people in eight European countries were asked about monetary union and EU membership, fewer were in favour of either than they were when asked a year ago. But it was a question on attitudes to one another that was arguably most revealing, exposing lingering stereotyping, some historical mistrust and a bit of modern-day resentment about economic power http://econ.st/10yQWik

Nvidia: Google is tearing ahead on gaming, Shield will reap the rewards

Nvidia's Shield has just been given an official pre-order date ahead of a June release, and we're really interested to see how the gaming market …

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Google Glass

• <b>Update:</b> Our Google Glass review has been updated to note that it ceased production in 2015. But Google's the novel head-worn computer experiment may …

The future of Bitcoin: 3 predictions from experts

Bitcoin is a cyber-currency of growing interest to speculators, the media and — most recently — the U.S. government. Many stories about Bitcoin, …

Hangouts Easter Eggs put dinos and ponies in your chat

If the 850 hand-drawn emoji included in Hangouts aren't enough for you, we've got some good news -- there's a small collection of Easter Eggs that add even more whimsy to your discussions. The commands are mostly initiated with an IRC-like "/" followed by certain words. For example "/ponies" sends …

Google Glass 'prescription edition' makes a cameo at Google I/O

Google I/O is always full of surprises, and we came across yet another elusive bit of hardware on the show floor today: Google Glass "prescription edition". No, it's not actually called that (we made up the name), but what you're looking at is definitely Glass that's been neatly integrated with a …

Tumblr may reject Yahoo’s $1.1B acquisition offer for being “too low” - http://tcrn.ch/11LA6UR

How much tablet memory is enough?

A reader wants to purchase a tablet, but isn't sure about memory capacity.<p>Please excuse me if this enquiry sounds stupid. I have a PC and a rather old laptop and I have decided to treat myself to either an iPad or Google Nexus 10. I anticipate using it for photos, Internet, emails and possibly …

Watch and record live TV on your Raspberry Pi

Many of those set-top boxes hidden under televisions are already running Linux. And despite their lack of CPU power, they're all more than capable of …