Computing
Podcasts

Close to the Metal Ep. 36: Whose Optane Memory is it anyway?

Intel Optane Memory is right around the corner, but there are still a lot of unanswered questions surrounding its release. We'll break down what we know on this week's Close to the Metal.
Computing

Thermaltake’s View 28 is a gull-wing case with beautiful lighting

There are many considerations when selecting a case beyond its specs, like how it looks and how easy it is to get into. Thermaltake has taken all of those things into consideration in the design of its new View 28 mid-tower case.
Gaming

LiquidSky promises seamless PC game streaming with relaunched client

Gaming-focused cloud streaming service LiquidSky relaunched with support for hundreds of compatible PC games, promising high-quality, low-latency performance across Windows PCs, smartphones, and tablets.
Computing

Switch to Windows 10 dark mode in seconds with our guide

Despite once being reserved strictly for developers, dark mode is now available to all Windows users. Here's how to activate the feature and adjust the accent colors in Windows 10.
Photography

Forget turning photos into paintings, this software copies another photo’s style

Prisma turns photos into paintings -- but what if you could mimic the style of a photo using artificial intelligence? Adobe and Cornell just developed a program that will copy the lighting and color in one photo and apply it to another.
Computing

Lenovo boosts the VR capability of its ThinkStation P-Series with latest refresh

Lenovo has introduced a refreshed ThinkStation P310 workstation sporting a new name and updated components that support virtual reality. The new ingredients include seventh-gen Intel Core processors and the latest Quadro GPUs.
Computing

Apple releases MacOS Sierra 10.12.4 with Night Shift mode to help you sleep

Night modes essentially tone down the blue light emitted by our devices and theoretically help tackle sleep problems. Apple implemented the feature in iOS, and now it's officially rolled out to Macs via MacOS Sierra 10.12.4.
Computing

New Razer Blade Pro is a THX-certified, GTX 1080-packing gaming monster

The 2017 version of the Razer Blade Pro does nothing to mitigate the company's focus on gaming prowess while adding some features and functionality that should do nothing but increase the machine's drool-worthy status among gamers.
Photography

Why is the Pixel’s camera so good? Google explains it, and what’s next

When Google couldn't fit the right hardware in a small device, they turned to computational photography for the camera inside the Pixel and Glass -- and now, they're sharing how the tech took five years to develop.
Computing

Netgear now offers a family of networking products under the Orbi umbrella

Netgear expanded its Orbi brand by adding two new networking kits consisting of the the RBK30 and RBK40, and compatible satellite units. Netgear is thus reaching a wider market with cheaper options outside the existing RBK50 kit.
Computing

Cybersecurity can’t rely on artificial intelligence too much, report says

Artificial intelligence and machine learning offer cybersecurity some much-needed help but researchers are warning companies to not put too much faith in machines just yet as the kinks are still being ironed out.
Computing

Microsoft awarded patent that shows off innovative multiple display design

There's no doubt that Microsoft continues to look hard at potentially innovative concepts for its hardware line. One of the company's latest patents, for a 2-in-1 with dual touchscreens, is a testament to its forward-looking nature