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Asus goes around the bend with a new 34-inch curved monitor

The Asus Designo Curve MX34VQ was announced in 2016, and it's now making its way to the market. It sports an 1800R curvature with 178-degree viewing angles in both directions, combined with thin bezels for a classy look.
Computing

Upcoming AMD Ryzen 7 1800X CPU achieves new Cinebench world record

During AMD's recent Ryzen CPU reveal party, the company invited overclockers to push the limits of the new CPUs, hitting a new world record in Cinebench R15. The team used the upcoming Ryzen 7 1800X chip cooled with liquid nitrogen.
Cool Tech

Hackers circumvent 'air gap' security with a drone that 'reads' the lights on a computer

Security experts at Ben-Gurion University in Israel have demonstrated how hackers could extract data from your computer using a drone, USB stick, and the blinking lights on your machine.
Computing

Google devices mutiny en masse — has the robot uprising begun?

The devices in question, the OnHub router, Google Wifi, and Chromecast, all logged themselves out of their user accounts, and in some cases went so far as to reset themselves to factory settings.
Virtual Reality

Could injunction sought by ZeniMax bar Oculus from selling VR headsets?

Just weeks after being awarded $500 million in damages at the conclusion of its court case against Oculus VR, ZeniMax has filed an injunction that could put a stop to sales of the Oculus Rift headset.
Computing

Want to play your friend’s Steam games? Here’s how to use Steam Family Sharing

Are there games on Steam that you want to play but don't want to pay for? Do your friends own any of them? If so, you and your friend should share your libraries via Steam Family Sharing. Here's how.
Computing

LG announces every Gram notebook for 2017, starts selling them immediately

LG's new lineup of Gram notebooks with Intel's Seventh Generation processors are officially here, and already in stores. They carry the Gram's mantle of lightweight performance, and the heaviest is just 2.4 pounds.
Computing

Tired of choosing between Windows or Mac? The best Chromebooks offer a third way

We've compiled a list of our favorite Chromebooks, systems that combine great battery life, comfortable keyboards, and the performance it takes to run the lightweight Chrome OS.
Computing

AMD’s Ryzen 5 processors set to launch in second quarter of 2017

Leaked information suggests that AMD's Ryzen 5 series will be made available in the second quarter of 2017, and will be priced to compete with corresponding processors manufactured by Intel.
Computing

Possible features on Samsung Galaxy Book 2-in-1 include S Pen and more

Samsung's Galaxy line appears to beset to introduce a new 2-in-1 laptop that runs Windows 10. An app designed for use with the unannounced device was discovered on the Windows Store.
Computing

Is your Razer Blade’s fan too loud? Never fear, a fix is on the way

Owners of the non-Kaby Lake version of the 2016 Razer Blade gaming notebook have been complaining about excessive fan noise, even when the machines are idle. The good news is that Razer is aware of the problem, and is working on a fix.
Computing

HTC announces the winners of its first annual Viveport Developer Awards

The HTC Viveport Developer Awards, which honor -- and financially reward -- the best virtual reality apps in HTC's Viveport app store. That contest has now concluded, and HTC announced the winners on its Vive blog.