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ASUS can turn three screens into one seamless gaming display

The most interesting accessory ASUS brought to CES this year isn't high-tech at all. In fact, it doesn't even require power or software to operate. The ROG Bezel-free Kit is for gaming fans with multi-screen setups, and it promises to eliminate the gaps where those monitors meet, essentially …

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iPhone X users report overheating, excessive data consumption

Life with an iPhone X isn’t as rosy as it should be for some adopters. Many report that their handsets are plagued by frequent overheating and excessive data consumption. Some have even resorted to placing their handset in a freezer to cool it down.<p>iPhone X is the finest smartphone Apple has ever …

Life on Earth Began With a Strange Change in Chemistry, New Theory Proposes

Scientists believe that life on Earth first formed about 3.8 billion years ago with simple, single-celled organisms. But how did the complex …

Apple investors call for action over iPhone 'addiction' among children

Two of the largest investors in Apple are urging the iPhone maker to take action against smartphone addiction among children over growing concerns about the effects of technology and social media on the youth.<p>In an open letter to Apple on Monday, New York-based Jana Partners and the California …

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A Bunch of Fans Tried to Make Half-Life 3

...sort of.<p>In late August, former Valve scriptwriter Marc Laidlaw published Epistle 3, a strange letter detailing what appeared to be the conclusion …

AP finds hackers hijacked at least 195 Trump web addresses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four years ago, well before the furor over allegations Moscow meddled in the 2016 election that put Donald Trump in the White …

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Once again, Apple is going to change smartphones forever -- by making them more expensive

The tenth-anniversary iPhone 8 may be the most anticipated iPhone to date, but the price tag is likely to make most gasp.<p><i>Video: Look to unlock:</i> …

This $25 device will double the internet speed on your computer

If you use a modern home Wi-Fi solution like the Google Wifi or our favorite mesh system, the AmpliFi HD, you’re undoubtedly enjoying lightning fast …

Apple doesn’t need any gimmicks to help sell its $1,000 iPhone 8

Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8 will certainly be the most expensive iPhone we’ve seen yet. And with good reason, Apple’s next-gen iPhone will feature an …

Google reveals the top things people want to find out ‘How to’ do

Google has a new website compiled using search data and built by its News Lab, working together with Xaquin G.V., an interactive visual data journalist. The site uses data related to searches made by users about “How To” do things, which represents a massive amount of activity on Google, it turns …

Mobile Devices

Why You Must Update Your Smartphone Right Now

A serious vulnerability impacts a billion devices.<p>If you have not updated your Android phone in July, or your Apple iPhone in the past week, you must update it now; if you do not, you risk hackers breaking into your phone--potentially intercepting your communications, seeing your data, or worse.<p>Why?<p>…

Verizon admits to throttling video in apparent violation of net neutrality

Optimization or throttling?<p>Yesterday, we reported that Verizon Wireless appeared to be throttling Netflix traffic, — and today, the company seems to have come clean. In a statement provided to <i>Ars Technica</i> and <i>The Verge</i>, Verizon implicitly admitted to capping the traffic, blaming the issue on a …

Galaxy Note 7 coming back as Galaxy Note Fan Edition [Update: price revealed]

<b>Update 07/03/2017:</b> The Galaxy Note 7 FE will be priced at 699,000 KRW, roughly $600, when it goes on sale this Friday. The news arrives via The Korea Herald (and the image above via @samkimasia), which also noted that Samsung Bixby functionality has been added to the refurbished phones.<p>Bixby is …

The Galaxy Note 8 will cost nearly $1,000 when it launches in September, insider claims

Evan Blass, better known by his Twitter handle @evleaks, is one of the most reliable and longest-serving cellphone leakers in the business. So when …

In A First, NASA Launches World’s Lightest Satellite Designed By An Indian Teenager

History was made and the ascendency of India's space explorations was once again asserted when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration …

It’s all relative — why scientists understand time in a completely different way.

Imagine time running backwards. People would grow younger instead of older and, after a long life of gradual rejuvenation — unlearning everything …

Scientist says the sun is sneezing on Earth

The sun at the center of our Solar System is one of the big reasons why we’re here today, but it can also be a bit of a nuisance from time to time. …