This may be another canceled Microsoft tablet we'll never get to hold

A leak has given us a glimpse of the Microsoft Mercury, a mysterious tablet that may have ended up being called a Lumia, if it hadn't been canceled. Will it ever see the light of day?

Microsoft's decision to lay off 60 Israeli contract workers hints at Hololens efforts

With an early 2016 release for the developer Hololens looming, Microsoft has cut some employees abroad to focus on new technology at home. The Hololens isn't far from an early 2016 release for developers, although it will carry a hefty…
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Grab the gear you’ve been waiting all year for with the best Cyber Monday deals

Get ready for the biggest online shopping day of the year with our handy guide to all the best Cyber Monday deals.

Fallout 4 blurred vision bug has no official fix, but workarounds exist

A recently discovered bug in Fallout 4 afflicts players with permanently blurred vision that persists across extended gameplay sessions and character resets. User-made workarounds offer possible solutions while we await a fix.

Weekly Rewind: Our Holiday gift guide, how to have sex in space, and iPhone 7 rumors

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, 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…

Salt-based batteries could make your next mobile device cheaper and greener 1:05

Sodium is a lot more plentiful than lithium, so sodium-ion batteries could mean cost savings for every gadget lover. And there's been a breakthrough.

Confused about Wi-Fi routers? Here's how to buy the right one for your home

Your home's wireless router can make the difference between an Internet connection that works like magic and one that does little but display a "buffering" screen. Here's what you must know to make the right choice.

Sony unlocks seventh PS4 core

According to data buried in a recent update for the FMOD audio tool released earlier this month, Sony has quietly released an SDK that will maintain Playstation 4's supremacy over Microsoft's Xbox One in graphics capabilities.
Cool Tech

You can draw pictures with your words thanks to WordsEye 1:01

If the best writing is the kind that engenders mental images, this new app may just turn you into the next Langston Hughes. WordsEye is a new app that allows you to "type a picture."

New MacBook Air range tipped for WWDC 2016

New reports are hinting that Apple might unveil its new range of MacBook Air laptops at next year's Worldwide Developers Conference, with a view to launching the device later in 2016.

Need a more powerful home PC? AVADirect lets you build your own

AVADirect is looking to expand beyond its original gaming focus to offer custom PC builds to mainstream users looking for a bit more power to their home or work desktop, with all of the usual configurable options.

New Raspberry Pi Zero micro computer is smaller, faster, and costs $5 2:44

The new Raspberry Pi Zero has launched for the holidays and instantly sold out. Costing just $5, it is more powerful and less expensive than the older Raspberry Pi. It is a full-blown programmable computer that can run Linux.