Track your favorite Game of Thrones character on this interactive map of Westeros

If you'd like to keep up with where everyone is on Game of Thrones, you need a near-encyclopedic knowledge of George RR Martin's World of Ice and Fire. Fortunately we live in a world where others can do it for us, and now they've put it in…

The creators of Siri are now on a mission to destroy it

Siri's creators intended the virtual assistant to be more open, integrating with a variety of third-party services. That's why they created Viv, a new digital assistant to be unveiled on Monday.

Intel hates passwords, even on World Password Day

On World Password Day, Intel is heaping abuse on passwords and campaigning for you to switch your current login method out for its True Key app, which it bills as a far more secure solution.
Virtual Reality

Bucket comes in handy for man attempting record 25 hours in virtual reality

If you've had a chance to use one of the growing number of virtual reality headsets on the market and felt nauseous after just a few minutes, best you don't try what this guy did and step inside a virtual world for 25 hours…

Game over: Windows 10 update crashes pro gamer’s broadcast session on Twitch

A streaming session of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Twitch was recently terminated thanks to Windows 10's penchant for installing updates without warning. The interruption is a good example of why Microsoft is making a change in the…

AMD has a new line of SSDs that strikes a balance between performance and price

AMD quietly launched a new line of solid state drives, the Radeon R3 series. These drives strike a balance between performance and price to make the process of replacing a clunky mechanical hard drive even easier. The series comes in four…

As Google I/O looms, the app has been updated for the 2016 developer conference

Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai announced that Google I/O will take place from May 18 to May 20, at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California, a change from the usual Moscone Center. The I/O app has been updated for the 2016…

Paint, largely unchanged since Windows 3.1, might see major changes soon

A Universal build of Microsoft Paint suggests big changes are coming to one of Microsoft's oldest applications. Here's what that might look like, and why Microsoft would mess with a classic app.

Leave your opponents in awe of your skillz with the best gaming mice

If you want to rise above the competition, you need the best tools you can get your hands on. We've scoured the internet for the best gaming mice in every category, whether you're left-handed or working with a tight budget.

A Russian hacker has 272 million stolen Gmail, Yahoo, and Hotmail passwords

A Russian hacker, dubbed 'the Collector,' has been trading around 272.3 million email account credentials in Russia's criminal underground. These "credential dumps" are an unfortunate reality, but it's unclear if these accounts have been…

Want a FreeSync monitor? AMD’s list has all you need to know except the price

AMD is now listing the refresh rates of all available FreeSync monitors on its website. The list also reveals panel types, resolutions, and more info to make the selection process easier. The only details AMD still leaves out are…
Android Army

PieMessage brings Apple’s iMessage to Android, but there’s a catch

iMessage is a great messaging app, but unfortunately, it's only available on Apple products, something that's unlikely to change in the near future. PieMessage, however, brings iMessage functionality to Android, with a few catches.