George Sardis

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How to Make Your Old PC Hardware Act Like a Brand New Super-Fast SSD

When your PC’s performance winds down to a slow crawl it’s tempting to toss your old hardware for a shiny new tablet or laptop, especially with the …

Julian Assange says he'll 'accept arrest' if U.N. panel rules against him

<b>London (CNN) —</b> WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may at last leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where he has been holed up for three and a half years.<p>But even though he may leave with the support of a United Nations working group, he is still likely to be arrested in Britain on sex crime …

Vatican newspaper slams Noah movie as 'lost opportunity' that ignores God

The official Vatican newspaper, L'Avennire, has labelled Darren Aronofsky's Noah a "missed opportunity" which ignores God, but stopped short of calling for a boycott of the controversial biblical epic.<p>Its reviewer criticised Aronofksy for veering too far from the account of Noah in the book of …

Android extending to wearables - meet Android Wear

Google just announced Android Wear, a program that brings the power of Android to smartwatches and other wearable devices. Google will be working with consumer electronics makers and other companies to bring a lightweight and fast version of Android to wearables everywhere, and it all starts with …

How to Create your Blog’s Flipboard Magazine

Flipboard is one of the best feeds app available. No other app in the category gathers content in such a beautiful UI and provides more than enough …

LG G Pro 2 preview — even bigger, even better

Everything you loved in the smaller LG G2, and then some, is in the G Pro 2<p>The game that is the oversized Android smartphone — don't say "phablet," …

The Best Computer Speakers of 2018

A good set of speakers can help turn your PC into the ultimate home entertainment rig. Here's what to look for in computer speakers, along with our …

The Best Tablets of 2018

Whether you're looking for an Android, Apple, or Windows slate, here's what to consider, along with reviews of our top-rated tablets.<p>Which Tablet Is …

Skype's web-based version is now available worldwide

You no longer have to live in one of a few fortunate countries to make a Skype call while checking your Outlook.com email: As of today, Skype for Outlook.com is available worldwide. All you need now is to download a browser plugin and link your Skype account. The global release comes alongside …

Review: Nokia Lumia 1520

The Lumia 1520 is actually the proud holder of several "firsts" for Windows Phone. It's, as we already mentioned, the first Windows Phone phablet. It …

Windows Phone

How to get better battery life on Android

Android gets a bad rap for short battery life, but that's only if you stick with its default settings. Make these simple adjustments to give your phone or tablet a battery boost.<p><b>Disable location reporting and history</b><br>GPS is a huge battery hog, as it harnesses data from the phone's GPS chip, cell …

Apps

Chromebooks compared: New and upcoming Chrome OS laptops

With a small but growing slice of the PC market, Chromebooks are finally a viable choice for anyone looking to buy a secondary or travel laptop. Unlike the similarly priced netbooks of old, these systems, running Google's Chrome OS instead of Windows, tend to focus on doing one thing and doing it …

Consumer Tech

Five surefire ways to maximize your laptop's battery life

You adore your laptop. It lets you get down to business wherever you happen to be—airport lounge, coffee shop, your home office. It’s the key to your competitive edge.<p>That is, until its battery croaks. Just as you’re putting the final details on your PowerPoint presentation. At the airport. Two …

Batteries

Microsoft rolls out major Xbox One update ahead of Titanfall launch

New features include better multiplayer options and Twitch live streaming support<p>Microsoft has begun rolling out the most significant system update to the Xbox One since the game console launched in November 2013.<p>First announced in February, the update adds new features and fixes issues related to …

Classic paintings of world cities meet Google Street View – in pictures

Following on from his amazing series last week, here are Halley Docherty’s latest collages for us – well known historical paintings of city scenes around the world, from Istanbul to Saint Petersburg and Tokyo to New York, superimposed on to Google Street View