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Microsoft Teams gets a free version

Microsoft opened up the news floodgates this morning, in the kick off to its annual Inspire event in Vegas. One of the more compelling announcements of the bunch is the addition of a free version of Teams.<p>The Slack competitor has been kicking around in some form or other since late-2016, but the …

Apps

Microsoft’s collaborative Whiteboard app is now available

Microsoft's Whiteboard app, which lets users collaborate on an intelligent canvas through their Windows 10 devices, is now out of preview and available for download. As with a physical whiteboard, Whiteboard lets you draw, erase and attach sticky notes. But unlike a traditional whiteboard, you can …

Whiteboards

Aukey’s RGB Rechargeable Table Lamp is the perfect bedside light for $19 Prime shipped

AukeyDirect via Amazon offers its RGB Rechargeable Dimmable Table Lamp for <b>$18.95 Prime shipped</b> when code <b>AUKEYT10</b> is used at checkout. Regularly closer to $25, this is the lowest we’ve tracked in 2018 and is the best available. Whether you have a child who’s scared of the dark or just need a little …

Money Back Guarantee

These are the Android apps I can't live without

These days, it's easy to forget that smartphones didn't always have vast app stores and ecosystems; just over a decade ago, the apps that came on …

Apps

The Best Game Deals From Steam's 2018 'Summer' Sale [Updated]

Image: Square Ennix<p>It's that time of year again where Steam compels you to add to your pile of shame with a bunch of amazing game sales. You'll …

Gaming

Seven utilities to make your Windows PC more powerful

Microsoft is building some of these features right into Windows 10<p>Last week on Processor we covered a bunch of utilities for the Mac and, as promised, here’s the Windows 10 side of things. As with the last piece, I wanted to focus in on <i>utilities</i> instead of apps — little tools that improve how you …

Windows 10

18 Gmail settings that will change how you think about your inbox

Make your inbox more efficient and effective with these easily overlooked options.<p>When it comes to managing email, you need every advantage you can get.<p>Google recognizes this. The company has packed Gmail with dozens of advanced options that can save you time and add powerful possibilities into …

Google

After 30-plus years and 100-plus roles, Samuel L. Jackson ranks his own roles

No. 1 is not what you think it is<p>Samuel L. Jackson, who stars as “Frozone” in this week’s <i>The Incredibles 2</i>, knows a dope character when he sees one. …

32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

5 Sex Positions For Women Who Don’t Orgasm Easily

Suggested by a sex educator.<p>Sex! It’s a fun way to pass the time. It helps you work up a sweat. It allows you to bond with your partner and …

How to start composting at home

Organic waste doesn’t belong in a landfill. Use this kit to turn it into mulch your plants will devour.<p>Leftover salad and the pear you forgot about inthe back of the fridge don’t belong in a landfill. Instead, toss organic waste into a backyard compost pile to transform that refuse into …

12 Useful and Cool Gadgets You Can Make Yourself

Off-the-shelf gadgets are all well and good—easy to set up, reliable in operation, powerful and smart—but where’s the adventure? We’re living in a …

This Video of Kristen Bell Crying After Watching Game of Thrones Is Actually Hilarious

To say Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are <i>major</i> <b>Game of Thrones</b> fans would be putting it lightly. The couple is known for their undying love of the show — they even created a music video to go along with the series' theme song. So what caused Bell to call <b>Game of Thrones</b> a "bad show"? The Red Wedding, …

Admiral Ackbar Haat solo team composition

AA, CLS, hyoda, bb8, and Ezra can solo Haat. Question is: besides Ezra, can raid Han, asajj, FOE or another toon be inserted as the fifth member of …

The 41 best HBO original movies of all time, according to critics

For years, HBO cornered the market on quality original films for at-home consumption, routinely cranking out critically acclaimed documentaries and biopics or dramas with notable Hollywood names.<p>The cable network has had its fair share of misfires as well, including its most recent feature, a …

Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender’s $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.<p>Fire it up, open an MP3 or CD track, and Riffstation will break it down to show you the chords for the entire song. You can also slow …

On a Mission to Lose Belly Fat? These Transformations Will Shock and Inspire You

Some women carry extra weight in their stomachs, so when they lose weight, the difference is astounding! Scroll through these before and afters, and see how these 11 women transformed their bodies.<p>"Remember, your always one decision away from a totally different life 💡"<p>"She believed she could, so …

Fitness

The Nintendo eShop ‘Share the Joy’ sale starts today

<b>The ‘Share the Joy’ eShop sale discounts a range of Nintendo Switch games by up to 50%.</b>In addition to this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch …

6 Alexa Skills That Can Help You Find a Job

Amazon's Alexa can aid you in your job search with skills like Interview Prep.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Employment

10 More Objects Clearly Invented to Annoy Physics

A while ago we personified the nebulous concept of physics and wrote an article about 10 objects we feel were seemingly invented just to annoy it. …

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild evokes Morrowind's thrilling sense of discovery

There’s a story I tell, when people ask why I love <i>The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind</i>. It’s not very eventful. Basically, I found a shield. But it’s <i>how</i> I found that shield that came to define my love for <i>Morrowind</i>.I was walking through a barren wasteland, a place I’d visited probably a dozen times, but …

This big-ass battery keeps your beer cold while powering 10 other devices

Backup batteries? Got ’em. Mobile charging stations? Pfft. I have enough devices for charging other devices that picking one to take to events has become a process all its own. What I don’t have, or didn’t have at least, was a mobile charging station that could keep my beer cold for half a …

Gear & Gadgets

Seven apps and tools to organize your life

Restore order to your days.<p>Between work, activities, appointments, and ever-growing to-do lists, many of us constantly feel rushed and anxious. And all too often, the distractions of our smartphones only make this busy pace more hectic. But phones can also simplify your life—it all depends on how …

11 Games to Play on New Year's Day

New Year's Day is good for a few things: recovering from staying up too late the night before, eating your hoppin' john and greens, and hanging …

Three Free PC Games Available From Ubisoft Right Now

December is shaping up to be a month of free Ubisoft games. The publisher recently announced that it's giving away PC copies of Watch Dogs, and that it'll continue the giveaways for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and World in Conflict.<p>World in Conflict and Black Flag had both been available as …

5 Modern Local Multiplayer Video Games That Everyone Should Play At least Once

A true masterpiece, that brings perfect balance in difficulty, learning and exploration. Super Mario Odyssey pays homage to the whole saga, and the …

Siri and Alexa are under fire for their replies to sexual harassment

“I’d blush if I could” is not the response you’d expected to hear when you tell Siri she’s a slut—but it is.<p>In February, months before the #MeToo movement erupted, I ran an experiment in which I sexually harassed Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana, and Google’s Google Home to …

Sexual Harassment

As It Turns Out, ‘Return Of The Jedi’ Is The Saddest Movie Ever Made

“Check, please!”<p>This was the emphatic request of the poor fellow sitting to my right at a never-well-lit Upper East Side bar two Saturdays ago, five hours after I found out my father had died suddenly from a heart attack the night before. After a few hours of doing nothing at our apartment (other …

The 10 best (and 5 worst) TV shows of 2017

2017's Best and Worst TV