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Apple’s ‘spaceship’ campus to feature a visitor’s center, observation deck, and more

Apple's under-construction "spaceship" campus is set to include a visitor's center featuring a store, cafe, and observation deck from where fans of the company will be able to gaze adoringly at the new donut-shaped headquarters.


Zuck says VR is Facebook’s next big thing as company reports healthy Q2 figures

Before Facebook gets into telepathy, Mark Zuckerberg says trends suggest virtual reality will soon become a major part of his social networking service. The CEO was speaking following the release of Q2 figures that beat expectations.

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Hackers can take over nuclear power plants thanks to Industrial Ethernet Switches

According to new research, Industrial Ethernet Switches, which are responsible for maintaining the internal networks of today's factories, refineries, ports, and other industrial organizations, are vulnerable to hackers and cyberattacks.


Want some Internet in your Windows 10 Start Menu? Here’s how to pin your favorite websites

Would you like to pin website bookmarks to the Start Menu or Task Bar in Windows 10, in order to use browser links like apps? It's not as easy as it should be, especially if you want to use Chrome or Firefox, but we'll tell you how.


Harebrained Schemes bringing Battletech to Kickstarter later this year

Hairbrained Schemes, the developer best known for Shadowrun Returns, has announced that it's once again bringing its next project to Kickstarter. BattleTech, a game of turn-based strategy, is based on the classic military fiction franchise of the same name.


Windows 10 may be free, but its version of Solitaire isn’t free of ads

Longtime PC staple Solitaire returns in Windows 10, but longtime fans might be surprised to see some more modern pricing practices applied to the classic office time-waster.


Halo on the PC? Here's how to do it, with Game Streaming in Windows 10

Want to play Xbox One games while someone else is hogging the TV? Now you can, if you have a Windows 10 PC. Here's how to set up and optimize Game Streaming.


If you’re not online already, you probably won’t ever be, study says

It seems like those that aren't online now may take some real encouragement to do so in the future, as despite continued pushes from governments and companies, a large portion of the United States is still, stubbornly, offline.


Want to do a fresh install of Windows 10? The .ISO file is ready for download

Microsoft has now made it possible to download the Windows 10 ISO file directly from its site. This will provide the operating system to users who can't yet download it through Windows Update, or want to do a fresh install.


AMD may be developing a R9 370X to take on GTX 950

AMD has an answer for the rumored release of the GTX 950 and though it's a rebrand, it has the surprising significance of jumping series. Expected to be part of the R7 line up, now the 370X is joining the big boys in the R9.


Microsoft turns it around, working on streaming PC games to the Xbox One

With today's launch of Windows 10, Xbox One owners can stream games to their PCs, but what about the other way around? Phil Spencer has revealed that Microsoft is working on streaming PC games to the Xbox One as well.


The Cougar 550M is the perfect mouse for some gamers, but will leave others wanting

With a no-nonsense feature set and top-notch performance, the Cougar 550M is a great choice among gaming mice - depending on what genres you play.

  • Pros: Lightweight , Great clicking action , Rugged, malleable cord…
  • Cons: Short on buttons , Design looks chintzy , Awkward DPI switch…

White House response to petition for Edward Snowden’s pardon — “No”

The White House has shot down a two year old petition that had called for the pardon of NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, with the administration maintaining its hard line stance on the issue.


How to use and customize Cortana in Windows 10

Cortana, Microsoft's digital voice assistant, is one of the biggest additions to Windows 10. Here's a handy guide on how to set up Cortana, train it to your voice, and customize it to your liking.


Minecraft players can now grab the Windows 10 Edition beta

Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition is releasing as a beta, with feedback tools and features designed to let the game evolve as the community sees fit. Features from the Pocket Edition will also be included.