AMD's Vega architecture to pack power, performance in a tiny package

At the AMD Tech Summit in Beijing this weekend, AMD's vice president took the stage to discuss the next big architecture update coming to Radeon GPUs -- and the company's plans to take the fight to Nvidia.

Intel’s Optane Memory hopes to give your aging hard disk a kick in the pants

Intel's Optane Memory is finally here, complementing older HDDs with lightning-fast performance. But is it trying to solve a problem that SSDs are already the answer to?

Microsoft sued for $5 million in class action over Windows 10 upgrades

Microsoft is staring down another Windows 10 upgrade lawsuit and possibly $5 million in damages through a class action suit filed in Illinois that claims the upgrade caused damage to people’s computers and wiped their files.

U.K. lawmakers assail Whatsapp for unreadable encrypted messages

Encryption is under the British government's sights once again, this time because the person who targeted Westerminster, London, on March 22, used Whatsapp before commencing his attack.

Wikileaks’ ‘Vault 7’ proves Big Brother and criminal hackers use the same tricks

The Vault 7 papers shed light on the CIA, its techniques, and its relationship with other agencies and the world of cybercrime. The revelations are troubling, but also offer insight into the serious problems facing security and privacy…

Score up to 48 percent off these popular Lenovo laptops for a limited time

For a limited time Amazon is offering the Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga 11E Touchscreen Convertible Ultrabook for 48 percent off (only $300) and the Lenovo ThinkPad 13 Chromebook for 30 percent off (209).

How to install Microsoft Edge Extensions

The Anniversary Update for Windows 10 brought with it the ability to install extensions in Microsoft Edge -- and the Creators Update looks to keep them around. Here, we show you how to install extensions via the Windows Store.
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Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Self-cleaning gym bags and coffee table Pong

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't technically buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!

FedEx is paying people to use Adobe Flash for Office Print service

FedEx really wants you to use Adobe Flash if you're designing and printing signs, banners, posters, and more from the comfort of your web browser, so much so that it's actually paying people to install it.

CityConnect is creating a ‘Pokemon Go’-style augmented reality app for cyclists

By creating an augmented reality app for cyclists, CityConnect's aim is to enhance the cycling experience with elements of game playing. Players will be rewarded for following traffic laws and acting responsibly.

The pen is mightier than the finger: The best styli for all your needs

The stylus is currently undergoing a resurgence, namely due to the popularity of tablets. Here are some of our favorites models for doodlers and note-takers alike, from the Adonit Pixel to the Apple Pencil.

Google releases Chrome OS 57 to stable channel, adds features for tablet mode

Chrome OS hasn't been the most tablet-friendly operating system, but the latest stable version, Chrome OS 57, introduces a couple of features that will make the growing number of touchscreen devices more attractive.