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10 tips for new and prospective MacBook owners [Video]

As someone coming from a 15″ MacBook Pro with Retina display, adjusting to the smaller form-factor of the 12″ MacBook takes some getting used to. But as brought out in our post highlighting 10 favorite MacBook features, the effort is worth it.<p>I’ve been using the 2016 MacBook as my primary computer …

The iPhone is going to get an incredible screen next year

The iPhone has a pretty lackluster screen compared to the gorgeous displays on certain flagship Android smartphones, but that could change in 2017.<p>According to Nikkei Technology Online (via AppleInsider), Apple has been discussing OLED screen technology with Samsung and LG, both of which …

Here's Why the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Is Better Than the iPad Pro

While others are trying to duplicate Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 -- such as <b>Apple</b> (AAPL) , with the recently released iPad Pro, and <b>Alphabet</b> (GOOGL) …

​Mystery startup from ex-Mozilla CEO aims to go where tech titans won't

Brendan Eich is back in business.<p>A year and a half after resigning as Mozilla's chief executive following an uproar over his anti-gay-marriage stance, Eich is spinning up a new company called Brave Software. With nine employees and $2.5 million in early funding from angel investors, the San …

Ultra-portable keyboard turns your iPad mini into a tiny, adorable Macbook

Best List: iPad mini keyboard by Brydge<p>We all like to carry our gadgets around with us, but there are definitely times when you’ll want to be ultra portable and just take along, say, your iPad mini on vacation. Or, perhaps you want to get some writing done on the airplane:we all know the seat-back …

Scientists have created transparent solar panels that could replace windows

Solar cells integrated into new construction, particularly skyscrapers, are an enticing energy option. However, this effort can be hampered by the …

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The best laptops you can buy

The problem is that it's tough to know whether a laptop is really right for you until you've used it for a while.<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on the market and combed through reviews to at least give you some of the best options to choose from. Here are some of the top picks from …

Inkcase is an e-ink display for your iPhone

Inkcase is exactly what you just guessed it is: a phone case with an e-ink screen that provides a simpler, more economical view on your …

Dell prepping XPS 12 Windows 10 tablet with a 4K edge-to-edge display

Leaked internal Dell slides have revealed the upcoming XPS 12 2-in-1 tablet, expected to take on the Microsoft Surface Pro 4.<p>The main highlight of …

Windows 10

3D Touch In iPhone 6S Isn't Just A Gimmick. Here's How It Works

Apple’s latest iPhones feature a pressure-sensitive display that literally adds another dimension to interacting with a touchscreen.<p>Following tap, swipe and gestures like pinch, which involve two or more fingers – branded ‘Multi-Touch’ – the iPhone 6s can also respond to the forces applied when …

IPhone 6S

The NFL can’t stop calling Microsoft Surface an iPad

Microsoft is paying $400 million this season to make the Surface the official tablet of the NFL but the league’s announcers still can’t stop calling it an iPad.<p>The 2015 NFL season officially kicked off last night with the first game between the Steelers and the Patriots. After NBC returned from a …

You've been charging your smartphone wrong

But it's partially our fault because we've been charging them wrong this whole time.<p>Many of us have an ingrained notion that charging our smartphones in small bursts will cause long-term damage to their batteries, and that it's better to charge them when they're close to dead.<p>But we couldn't be …

Apple iPad Pro: Where's the 'Pro'?

Apple is lacking the same thing for the iPad Pro that Microsoft did for the Surface RT: a killer app.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Dell is also building its own Microsoft Surface clone

Dell already makes one of the best Windows laptops you can buy, and now it seems the company is working up its own rival for Microsoft's Surface tablet. Leaked slides show a new PC that Dell apparently plans to call the XPS 12. It's a tablet that magnetically latches onto a stand-alone keyboard, …

Microsoft created an open-source browser using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

Microsoft’s new browser, Edge, has a new rendering engine, EdgeHTML. Like Edge, the new rendering engine is only available in Windows 10, but it does more than just power the company’s new browser: It’s also readily available to developers. To show off what EdgeHTML can do, Microsoft has built a …

iOS 9 is here - Check out what's new! (Beta)

​Apple opens up a little more with new iOS beta testing

Apple has broadened a public beta program to iOS, letting people help stamp out bugs in upcoming versions of the mobile operating system before the software ships to everyone.<p>The company began a public beta program for its OS X personal computer operating system in 2014 before releasing the current …

HP's 'revolutionary' Windows 10 note-taking tablet briefly glimpsed in video

You can catch the magic moment starting at the <b>7 minute and 38-second</b> mark in the video.<p>The video, which comes from a member of the keynote audience, …

Windows 10

Google self-driving car involved in another crash

Google co-founder Sergey Brin reveals that one its self-driving cars was rear-ended in the past week, taking the total number of accidents to 12<p><b>Google</b> has increased the number of accidents its self-driving cars have been involved in, as its co-founder defended the hi-tech programme.<p>Sergey Brin told …

Why does Apple Still Use 1 GB of RAM?

Competition in the smartphone market is high; each day a new phone with better specs and pricing outshines the other. We are lured by faster …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft Wraps Its Windows 10 Pitch, Here’s What You Need To Know

Microsoft announced today that Windows 10 will be available on July 29. The date matches prior leaks and promises from the company regarding when the new operating system will touch down. The release schedule also puts Windows 10 into the market before the back-to-school PC sales cycle, and, of …

Google Photos’ Unlimited Free Storage Could Clobber Apple’s Expensive iCloud

How much does a terabyte of photo storage cost? On iCloud, $240 a year. Dropbox, $100. Microsoft OneDrive, $84.<p>Google, $0. It’s free on desktop, Android, <i>and iOS.</i><p>Today, Google announced its new Google Photos product, which offers unlimited free storage of photos and videos. The only limits are that …

Timepage is the world’s most beautiful and functional iPhone calendar app, and it’s out now

Just over two months ago, I wrote about how happy I am that Google is taking over my iPhone. The company had just released Google Calendar for iOS, …

Apps

Apple’s ‘Proactive’ to take on Google Now with deep iOS 9 search, Augmented Reality Maps, Siri API

After several years of quiet development, Apple is readying a major new iOS initiative codenamed “Proactive,” which will leverage Siri, Contacts, Calendar, Passbook, and third-party apps to create a viable competitor to Google Now for Android devices. Like Google Now, Proactive will automatically …

It’s official: Cortana is coming to iOS and Android

Microsoft knows that we live in a world where users expect to be able to use any of their devices to complete a task. That’s why it didn’t come as …

Windows 10

Apple iOS 9 Leak Confirms Biggest iPhone 6S Change

Curious what will be the biggest change between the upcoming iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus and the current iPhones? Now we know…<p>An exciting leak from the usually rock solid 9to5Mac has revealed six upcoming features in iOS 9, one of which will forever change how we use iPhones and iPads.<p><b>Force Touch</b> …