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Open Forum: What desktop speakers do you use?

One of the things I looked forward to the most after moving a few months back was being able to reconnect my 10-year-old Logitech G51 speaker system …

Gear & Gadgets

Galaxy Note 8 specs and price leak: 6.3" screen, dual 12MP cameras, 6GB of RAM

After the debacle that was the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung is looking to regain the trust of the Galaxy Note devotees. Since Samsung confirmed back in …

Samsung

Activision is finally releasing 'Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered' as a standalone game

Activision and Infinity Ward did Call of Duty fans a solid by releasing a remastered version of Modern Warfare, arguably one of the best games in the …

Google begins removing private medical records from search results

Google has typically had a hands-off approach when it comes to removing content from search results, but this week the company quietly decided add a …

Google

This guy created an augmented reality version of the original 'Super Mario Bros.'

Shigeru Miyamoto designed the 2D platformer Super Mario Bros. in the mid-80s as a sequel to the 1983 game Mario Bros. The game was an instant success …

Super Mario

Comcast accused of sabotage by independent Texas ISP

A small independent ISP in Texas has filed a lawsuit against Comcast claiming that the telecom giant intentionally severed its lines after refusing a …

Internet

Asus launches the VivoBook S510, an Ultrabook for those on a budget

Price and style often go hand in hand when shopping for a new laptop. In general, the more money you’re willing to plop down for a machine, the …

Laptops

Google will stop scanning Gmail messages to sell targeted ads

Google has revealed that it will stop scanning the inboxes of Gmail’s free users to personalize ads shown to them based on the contents of their …

Google

Samsung's new Exynos i T200 IoT chip enters mass production

Samsung recently announced that its first Exynos-branded Internet of Things (IoT) processor has entered mass production. The Exynos i T200 is a …

Internet of Things

WannaCry helps Australian drivers avoid traffic fines

The WannaCry ransomware that affected more than 300,000 computers in over 150 countries may be mostly behind us, but there are some locations where …

Security

Amazon patent application envisions building beehive-like towers to bring drone deliveries to cities

Amazon is among the several companies working to make drone deliveries a reality. While they’ve already conducted successful trials in remote areas, …

Drones

YouTube now has 1.5 billion monthly logged-in users, but wants more

It’s pretty obvious that YouTube is very popular, but the actual number of people that use the site is quite amazing. According to CEO Susan …

Susan Wojcicki

WikiLeaks reveals Brutal Kangaroo program used by the CIA to infect air-gapped computers

WikiLeaks has published more documents revealing the hacking tools used by the CIA. This latest dossier dump includes details on how the agency was …

Security

Master big data's essential tools with this 39+ hour training

We're living in an information renaissance, and demand is surging for experts capable of working with the mounds of data necessary to power today's …

Big Data

Facebook changes its mission statement

Facebook’s mission statement has traditionally been to make “the world more open and connected,” but that’s no longer the case. In an interview with …

Facebook

Foxconn narrows search for new display plant to seven US states

Foxconn, one of Apple’s major suppliers, is planning to invest at least $10 billion in the United States, including a $7 billion display …

Foxconn

Over 1000 Uber employees sign petition demanding Travis Kalanick's return

Following months of turmoil at the company, five major Uber investors pressured Travis Kalanick into stepping down as CEO earlier this week. He …

Uber

Intel Core i9-7900X, Core i7-7820X and i7-7800X Review

As you're likely aware, during this year's Computex expo Intel announced the new Core X CPU series, comprising of not just three or four processors, …

Intel Corporation

YouTube introduces new VR180 video format in hopes of boosting VR adoption

360-degree video was heralded as the next big thing in multimedia but the truth is, it hasn’t caught on quite as quickly as some had hoped. While …

Virtual Reality

Nintendo Switch shortage is 'not intentional' market manipulation

Nintendo’s portable Switch gaming console is selling like hotcakes, or it would be if there were enough to go around. Major retailers are having a …

Nintendo Switch

Overwatch updated with fewer duplicate loot boxes and custom highlights

Overwatch fans already know the deal. You finally open up a loot box and instead of some legendary item, you get yet another lame skin for Zenyatta. …

Overwatch

Tesla has held talks with record labels about creating its own streaming service

Electric automaker Tesla is reportedly interested in getting into the streaming music business. Sources within the industry tell Recode that the …

Autos

Microsoft's experimental 'Dictate' Office add-in improves hands-free typing, features real-time translation

Microsoft's experimental R&D group, Microsoft Garage, has released a new tool that aims to make you more efficient over typing on a keyboard. Dubbed …

Microsoft

NBC to air $100K 2v2 Rocket League tournament this summer

NBC Sports in collaboration with online competitive gaming platform FACEIT this summer will host a 2v2 Rocket League tournament featuring a prize …

Valve's upcoming VR controllers can track your fingers

Any fan of virtual reality can tell you that the technology is anything but perfect at the moment. Even the best VR controllers can be unintuitive to …

Caltech is developing an ultra-thin lens-less camera

Smartphone manufacturers continually try to make their devices thinner, even while creeping them progressively closer to tablet size. One obstacle to …

Cameras

The annual Steam Summer Sale is live!

Valve has opened the floodgates on the Steam Summer Sale, an annual event offering substantial savings across a cornucopia of genres. If you’re …

Gaming

LG showcases monstrous 77-inch flexible (and transparent) OLED screen

LG Display on Thursday showcased what it says is the world’s first and largest flexible and transparent OLED display. The monstrous 77-inch screen …

Consumer Tech

PCMark 10

PCMark 10 features a comprehensive set of tests that cover the wide variety of tasks performed in the modern workplace. With express, extended, and …

UI Design

Latest Windows 10 Insider Build adds GPU monitor to Task Manager, among several other new features

Microsoft has published a new Windows 10 Insider Build to the Fast Ring channel, bringing another round of new features and improvements to the …

Microsoft