Computing
Computing

Google OnHub renamed to keep up with Google WiFi hardware release

Google introduced its OnHub initiative to bring easier management of high-end features. The search company introduced its own Google WiFi hardware in October, and now the firm has named the associated app to match,
Cool Tech

Like parents from the 1950s, AI still can’t understand comics. Here’s why

Researchers at the University of Maryland and University of Colorado have trained an AI to read and understand comic books. How well did it manage to predict what would happen next in an issue? Turn the page and find out...
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: The top Kickstarter projects, clairvoyant computers, and a potential AirPods launch

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech stories from…
Computing

The Radeon RX 490 is listed on an online retailer, and could be revealed soon

An unannounced Radeon RX 490 graphics card is now listed on an online retail site with a launch window of the second half of 2016. There's a good chance AMD will reveal the card during its New Horizon public event scheduled for December 13.
Home Theater

Panasonic says it’s broken the LCD black level barrier, ready to battle OLED

Looking to dethrone OLED as the king of contrast and brightness, Panasonic has unveiled a new type of LCD panel it says offers contrast 600 times that of standard LCDs for incredible brightness, and near-perfect black levels.
Computing

Tired of messy cords and peripherals? The best all-in-one PCs can help!

An all-in-one PC is the perfect way to reduce desktop clutter and simplify your computing experience. Each of these models perfectly balances performance, display quality, and value, which translates to an outstanding piece of hardware.
Computing

SSD prices rise as NAND flash supply fails to keep pace with demand

Recent component shortages indicate strong demand for PC components. Whether it's batteries, displays, or SSDs, notebook manufacturers have been struggling to get enough parts. And now the supply of NAND flash memory is shrinking.
Gaming

‘Zelda: Breath of the Wild’ trailer shows off ‘ruins’ at Game Awards 2016

Zelda's next adventure was announced as a Wii U exclusive back in 2013, but it's still a few months off from release. Fortunately as we get closer, Nintendo is being more open about it, and now we have a trailer from the Game…
Gaming

Prey franchise’s reboot trailer turns heads at Game Awards 2016

With enemies that become anything you see, it's only fair that the protagonist in Prey fights back. In the new trailer for the game we're introduced to the setting, the scene and the fact that you can turn into a coffee mug if you…
Virtual Reality

Roster of Oculus Touch-enabled games continues to grow -- here's the latest

The Oculus Touch Controller has nearly arrived, which should only bolster the Rift's level of immersion. Here's everything you need to know about the price, shipping date, and the games that will support the added peripheral.
Cool Tech

Cartography neural network generates realistic maps of imagined places

Artists in Italy have trained an artificial neural network to generate its own hyperdetailed satellite image maps based on nothing more than a quickly drawn doodle. Welcome to the Imaginary Cities project.
Virtual Reality

Time elects the HTC Vive to bring Pearl Harbor attack to virtual reality

HTC partnered with Time to bring Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor to life in virtual reality. Being able to experience a historical event from smack dab in the middle of the action lends both reality and weight to it.