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Crunching The Numbers: Should You Buy An AMD R9 290X Or Nvidia GTX 780?

Last night I began the draft for a glowing review of AMD’s new Radeon R9 290x graphics card. This morning Nvidia completely changed the game — and subsequently my ultimate recommendation — with an aggressive price drop on their GTX 780 and GTX 770 cards.<p>So instead of a traditional “review,” I’m …

The 10 Best Buys in 2014 Motorcycles

The colder weather might signal the end of the riding season in many parts of the country, but that's no reason to stop hunting for your next bike. Many of the 2014 motorcycles have already hit dealer lotsand there are plenty of bargains no matter w

Motorcycles

Microsoft buying Nokia's phone business in a $7.2 billion bid for its mobile future

That's one way to become "a devices and services company"<p>One of the most enticing "what-ifs" of recent years has come true: Microsoft has purchased Nokia's devices and services unit, bringing the Lumia lineup under the Redmond roof. The move unites Windows Phone 8 with its biggest hardware …

Halo 4 Game of the Year Edition Outed

Spartan Ops, War Games and more included.<p><b>Update:</b> A Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed the Game of the Year Edition and provided the following …

How to delete your Web accounts with JustDelete.me

Some Web sites make it difficult to figure out how to delete your accounts. JustDelete.me can save you time by providing direct links to the cancellation pages of numerous Internet sites.<p>Web companies don't want you to close out your accounts with them, which is understandable. If you leave, their …

Internet

Leaked Galaxy Note 3 images show extremely thin bezel

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: ETrade Supply<p>Samsung just confirmed we’ll be seeing the Galaxy Note 3 in one week’s time, and while we already think …

Motorola Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx review

Before there was "Nexus," there was Droid. Verizon, Motorola, HTC, and others teamed up to turn the Lucasfilm-licensed term into a synonym for everything great about Android. It deserved the moniker, too: from the original, keyboarded Droid to the Droid X and Droid Incredible, the name <i>meant</i> …

BlackBerry May Spin Off Its Messaging Service Into A Separate Company

The spinoff could make BlackBerry more attractive to a potential buyer. BBM has bout 60 million users, and BlackBerry plans to expand by creating apps for Android phones and the iPhone.<p>In May, BlackBerry said BBM would launch on Android and iPhone this summer, but we haven't heard anything since. …

Mobile Technology

Windows 8.1 is officially finished, but everyone has to wait until October 18th

Microsoft is confirming today, after recent reports, that the company has completed Windows 8.1 and is releasing it to manufacturing (RTM). The finalization of the Windows 8 update means that hardware partners can now ready systems running Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1 for release on October 18th. …

iPhone 5S release dates, specs keep pouring in

It's up to Apple now to top or debunk the flood of iPhone 5S rumors, but many of the rumors seem credible.<p>We have iPhone 5S release dates, colors, and specs. Did I leave anything out?<p>Oh yeah, I forget to mention that they're all just rumors. But there's little left to the imagination these days …

Apple said to have tested 64-bit ‘A7’ chips for iPhone 5S, 31% speed increases reported

As Apple’s iPhone 5S event approaches, some new details about the new device’s internals are emerging. Clayton Morris has claimed on Twitter that the iPhone 5S’s A7 processor is “running at about 31% faster” than the iPhone 5’s A6 chip. The iPhone 5’s A6 chip is dual-core, and it seems like the …

Scan Reveals If Your Civet Poo Coffee Really Comes From Civet Poo

Because that's what you want, right?<p>When you pay $150 to $230 for a pound of exotic coffee, you want to know it's the real deal. Now, a team of chemists say they've developed a way to verify that beans labeled as "civet coffee" are authentic.<p>What is civet coffee and what makes it so expensive? …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: all the news and rumors

It might not be the iPhone 6, but Apple could have some surprises this year<p>Apple’s next iPhone is approaching fast. A new phone is all but certain to be revealed at Apple's September 10th event, and there have been hints that a big surprise may be in store: since as far back as January, rumblings …

Why Gold iPhones And Cheap iPhones Make Perfect Sense

What is white and glass and gold all over? Depending on who you believe, that would be the new iPhone. In addition to a gold variant, likely to be known as the iPhone 5S, Apple is also rumored to be coming out with some cheaper, plastic iPhones called the iPhone 5C that will come in a variety of …

How the Xbox One Is Designed To Be Left Switched on for 10 Years

There’s a reason Xbox One comes in that whopping great 1980s VCR style case, and it’s not because some one in authority at Microsoft went mad. It’s …

Zombie phones are eating up billions in telecom costs

Destroy the zombies that are sucking dry your company’s electronic devices or mobile phone budgets.<p>At a company with hundreds or thousands or more mobile phones for staffers, some 5-10% of them may be zombies, the phones that are not being used but still being paid for. That estimate comes from …

Mobile

Microsoft Files Patent For Multiplayer Gaming Headset That Could Rival The Oculus Rift

Microsoft has filed a patent application for a multiplayer gaming headset, which may include voice interaction, eye-tracking, facial recognition technology, and a number of accelerometers and gyroscopes to track the head movement of the wearer.<p>Presuming that the patent application isn’t a defensive …

Qualcomm's Anand Chandrasekher says eight-core processors are 'dumb'

In response to a question about whether Qualcomm will create an eight-core processor like MediaTek's upcoming model, Senior VP Anand Chandrasekher told a Taiwanese publication "we don't do dumb things." He added that "you can't take eight lawnmower engines, put them together and now claim you have …