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Business

VMware is serving up free upgrades to its personal desktop virtualization tools

VMware has unleashed free updates to its Fusion and Workstation software tools. All four now support Windows 10 Anniversary Update and Windows Server 2016, while the two updated Fusion products support next month's MacOS Sierra.
Computing

LG is showing off a monster 38-inch ultra-wide monitor at IFA

LG is using IFA 2016 to launch a trio of big ultrawide monitors, including a 38-inch behemoth, the largest ultrawide monitor ever produced. Its siblings including a gaming monitor with FreeSync, and a thin-bezel media display.
Mobile

All the coolest stuff we’re expecting to see in Berlin

Germany's IFA in Berlin is one of the largest and oldest tech shows in the world. This year, we expect to see a ton of new devices from Samsung, Huawei, ZTE, Sony, Intel, Panasonic, and many more. Here's what's coming.
Gaming

Sony’s slimmed PS4 may have a wireless module supporting the 5GHz band

The latest PlayStation 4 "Slim" rumor is that it will have an updated wireless component supporting the 5GHz band, which should boost the wireless performance of remote play. Wired will always be the way to go, but the added 5GHz option…
Gaming

The Boss Update for 'Minecraft Pocket Edition' and Win 10 unleashes the Kraken

Minecraft: Pocket Edition and Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition are being invaded by massive bosses thanks to an upcoming update that may arrive in October. This update will also include ocean locations where many bosses will lurk, waiting to…
Cool Tech

EyeForce is an affordable, ultra-widescreen VR headset will expand your horizons 3:44

New Kickstarter project EyeForce wants to beat the established giants of virtual reality by doubling the field of vision offered by headsets from Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. Can it do it? Its creator sounds confident.
Computing

Political site Infowars was hacked 2 years ago, and we just found out about it

A database obtained from political site Infowars was leaked in 2014, meaning user info has been circulating in the digital underground all this time. The database includes a user's email address, username, and a "poorly hashed" password.
Computing

Unfortunately, Microsoft did not just tease a black Surface Book 2

Microsoft's official Surface Instagram account posted a teaser image of what appeared to be a black Surface Book 2, but according to Twitter sleuths, appearances can be deceiving.
Computing

Fantom ransomware hides behind phony Windows update to infect your computer

A security researcher at AVG has discovered a new ransomware dubbed Fantom. When downloaded, it looks like a normal Windows update but it's actually a malicious virus that encrypts your files and holds them for ransom.
Computing

Samsung's Galaxy TabPro S2 will be the second Windows 10 Samsung tablet

Samsung is working on a sequel to its TabPro S tablet: the Samsung TabPro S2. There aren't a lot of details right now, sadly, but the device is coming. Here's what we'd like to see Samsung add in the next version.
Computing

Iran rolls out first stage of internal, national internet

Although once a country with very open internet standards, Iran has continued to restrict access and content and has now launched the first stage of its new national internet scheme, which will eliminate most international internet sources.
Computing

AMD’s ultra-high-end Vega GPUs set for release in the first half of 2017

AMD's upcoming Vega graphics chip is going to be released in the first half of 2017, giving us our first real competitor -- in terms of performance -- with Nvidia's top-of-the-line 10 series graphics chips.