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Microsoft Windows 10 free upgrade: seven more questions answered

Will I lose Office 2010 if I upgrade? Does it come in a DVD format, as well? Will I have to use an Outlook account? Find out here<p>If I upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10, will I lose Office 2010 – which I paid for and installed – and other programs? <b>Wolf</b><p>In most cases, Windows 10 will be installed …

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: a direct iPhone 6 competitor

Samsung’s first metal-framed phone is a massive leap in design quality and small enough to use comfortably with one hand<p>Samsung’s new Galaxy Alpha Android smartphone finally demonstrates that the South Korean company can do high-quality design and fantastic quality, posing the question: why wait …

Should Video Games Go On Your Resume?

That’s the question asked in a recent article over at WSJ, where they dive into the recent trend of many job applicants putting their experiences with video games on their resume, in an effort to show they have the leadership and teamwork skills necessary in order to hold a real life job.<p>The game …

Browsing speeds may slow as net hardware bug bites

<b>Browsing speeds could slow over the next week as old hardware is upgraded to handle the net's growth, says networking giant Cisco.</b><p>Some older kit has hit an upper memory limit in the number of routes it can use to despatch data around the world.<p>In the last few days the number of possible routes …

Internet of Things

Thousands Of People Oblivious To Fact That Anyone On The Internet Can Access Their Computers

There are technologists who specialize in “scanning the Internet.” They are like a search team making its way through a neighborhood, but instead of checking the knob of every door, they check Internet entrances to online devices to see which ones are open. These people have been screaming for some …

Plane crash bodies removed from war zone

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner finally reached Ukrainian government-held territory Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigation demanded by world …

Report: iPhone 6 will use new display tech for thinner design, could cause yield issues

According to a new report from China Times (translated by GforGames), Apple will make the next-gen iPhone even thinner by moving from two brightness enhancement films in the iPhone’s display to just one. The move will reportedly allow Apple to have an overall thinner design for the iPhone 6, but …

Microsoft to provide drag-and-drop machine learning on Azure

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / kubais<p>Microsoft is stepping up its cloud computing game with a new service called Azure Machine Learning …

Machine Learning

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Neat Effects, No Code Required

Bounce, swivel, spin. Today’s interface design is all about making things move. But the tools we use to create those interactions haven’t kept pace …

Top Tools That Improve Your Education

Discover the newest tools that have emerged in the internet and improve your educational process in a moment.

Education

Putin's Rules on Flipboard

By The New York Times | A guide to understanding President Vladimir V. Putin as he tries to restore Russia's former power and glory.<p>flipboard:magazine<p>…

Sweden (Yes, the Country) Wants Your New Game Ideas

Sweden is calling on gamers around the world to participate in a collaborative effort to create a new breed of computer games.<p>The new Democreativity website, which launched yesterday, is an online tool that pairs concepts of democracy and creativity with the goal of promoting diversity and new …

Ukrainian soldiers in Crimea reject Russian demands of allegiance

BAKHCHISARAY, Ukraine — The Russian soldiers outside an army base in this Crimean city had demands Monday for the Ukrainian soldiers inside: Pledge allegiance to the Russian military or put their weapons in storage, abandon their post and go home.<p>The Ukrainians refused.<p>"They must know that should …

Russia

Invisible Standoff Continues as Russia Bloodlessly Extends Control in Crimea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>While many of us in the U.S. spent last night watching a star-studded selfie break Twitter, Russia …

Russia

The Steel in Barack Obama’s Spine

In Ukraine, the president may face his toughest foreign policy test yet. Is he up to the task?<p>As Vladimir Putin’s troops seize control of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, President Obama is facing what some have called the biggest foreign policy challenge of his presidency. True or not, it’s clear his …

How The Western Press Is Getting It Terribly Wrong In Ukraine

When the pundits talk about Vladimir Putin’s offensive in Ukraine, they usually mean troops and tanks, but his greatest weapons are ,in fact, his propaganda machine and the gullible western media.<p>So far, he has been winning stunning victories without firing a shot. Make no mistake, Vladimir Putin …

The 4 Ways You'll Get Hacked

Amid all the news that hackers gave gotten their hands on millions of credit card numbers and contact information from at least five retailers – …

Identity Theft

Productivity Hacks That Successful People Use Every Day

If you feel like you’re consistently finding there’s more “work” than there is “day,” you’re not alone.<p>Too many of us get caught up in putting out fires, wasting time on tasks that don’t really matter, and using our time ineffectively and haphazardly. But when you start to think about yourself as a …

Titanfall anger is based on a misunderstanding of what the game is trying to do

It’s important to remember that most of the people complaining about the "small" size of <i>Titanfall</i>'s 6-on-6 player count have never played the game, and many are suffering from a lack of understanding of what <i>Titanfall</i> is and what it’s trying to do.<p>I can't speak to the game's launch or the overall …

Study: Playing games can bleed into real-life perception, behavior

Playing games can affect our behavior and visual perception in real life, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.<p>The study came from psychologist Mark D. Griffiths and doctoral researcher Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari, both of …

Ungdom bør få sove om morgenen

De fleste som har eller har hatt en tenåring i huset, opplever at den unge håpefulle får en sterk hang til å være våken om natten for å sove …

What is Android?

Android has evolved a lot over the years and has quickly become the dominant mobile platform across the globe. While most of us know exactly what Android is, and how to use it, there are still a number of folks that are new to Google’s mobile OS, finally ditching that old-school mobile phone or …

Samsung Galaxy

Report: China bans Battlefield 4 on grounds of national security endangerment

The Ministry of Culture of the People's Republic of China has reportedly banned Electronic Arts' <i>Battlefield 4</i> on the grounds that it contains content that endangers national security, according to news outlets like China.com, QQ and an article on PCgames.com.cn that has since been taken down.<p>The …

Battlefield 4 patches still MIA as problems continue

Electronic Arts is still rolling out patches for <i>Battlefield 4</i> across all platforms in the wake on going systemic problems, with some patches' drop times still unknown, according to various posts on Battlelog.<p>The Windows PC version of <i>Battlefield 4</i> is the only one to have received the update thus …

Gaming

How the PlayStation 4's 'Playroom' brought out the worst in gamers

Twitch bans streams of Sony's augmented reality game after sexual abuse and threats to children<p>The stars of Sony's <i>The Playroom</i> are meant to be its robots. Small, white, and cute, they jump and wiggle around at the feet of their owner. <i>The Playroom</i> — an alternate reality game that comes pre-loaded on …

GameMaker Studio Standard Edition free to download for limited time

GameMaker Studio Standard Edition — a game development tool that is usually priced at $49 — is free for a limited time.<p>To take advantage of the freebie, download the free version of GameMaker from the company's website, choose the Beta channel and pick the option to register the Standard Edition. …

Bizarre 'fix' discovered for faulty Xbox Ones as Microsoft hands out free games

Microsoft is offering faulty-Xbox owners a complimentary game. The software maker is replacing a "small number" of consoles, with most of the failures involving the inability to read discs. Some owners have complained of a loud grinding or knocking sound when discs are trying to be read by the …

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Eric Schmidt

Dating app Tinder is still exposing personal information

When the purpose of your app is to connect total strangers, maybe privacy is beside the point. Still, mobile dating app Tinder has a particular knack for revealing sensitive information.<p>Earlier this year, we reported that Tinder had exposed the physical location of its users for at least two weeks, …

Relationships