Computing
Computing

Is your PC feeling its age? These upgrades can give it new life

Most of the time an older computer can do everything you need. If you'd like to get than new PC smell without emptying your checking account, there are some cheap and easy upgrades that can improve performance and make it feel fresh again.
Home

The dark web may be the only thing to keep your smart home safe

Earlier this week, the Guardian Project, a nonprofit that is responsible for Tor's anonymity network, unveiled a new method for safeguarding the Internet of Things from prying eyes.
Gaming

How Xbox One, Xbox One S, Windows, and Scorpio will work together

Confused about the Xbox landscape? No worries! We've got all the details on how the Xbox One, Xbox One S, Scorpio, and Windows 10 play together.
Cool Tech

Mark Zuckerberg’s AI butler now manages his entire house, and makes him toast

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg claims in a new interview that his AI personal assistant now lets him control his entire home, and also makes him breakfast. Zuck states that he is readying the system for a demo "soon."
Computing

Gaming PCs are weaker than you think, but that’s okay!

Every PC gamer understands the urge to pump a system full of cards and cores until it heats your room with its outrageous power. But are people actually building those machines, or playing on budget hardware?
Photography

Working with RAW video files? Update to SlimRAW lowers file sizes without quality loss

SlimRAW's latest update adds a new lossless RAW video compression to reduce file sizes while keeping quality intact. The update also adds more lossy compression options, giving videographers more options for converting and compressing…
Photography

How to use Photoshop’s Face-Aware Liquify for work or play

In Adobe’s latest update to Photoshop, the photo-editing software that has dominated the industry for so long that its name is now interchangeable with editing in everyday speech, the firm introduced a featured called Face-Aware…
Product Review

Samsung CF591 27-inch monitor Review

Samsung’s CF591 is late to the 1080p monitor party, and it didn’t bring a gift.
Mobile

Microsoft updates OneDrive with automatic 'Pokémon detection'

A new feature bound for Microsoft's OneDrive cloud storage service identifies the species Pokémon from augmented reality game Pokémon Go. It's available on the OneDrive app for Android and iOS.
Cool Tech

Looking to track earthquakes on your own? Do it with the Raspberry Shake

Was that a tremor you just felt? You don't have to be a seismologist to answer that question, at least, not if you have the Raspberry Shake. Branded as a "professional grade personal seismograph"
Virtual Reality

HTC reportedly plans to serve up Vive-branded desktop PCs from HP

Rumors suggest that HTC has reached an agreement to rebrand VR-optimized PCs provided by HP with the "Vive" name. The company reportedly wants to provide a consumer price-friendly package, presumably with a bundled headset.
Virtual Reality

Nvidia plans to prove that new method improves image quality in virtual reality

Nvidia Research will reveal next week new methods of foveated rendering using eye-tracking tech that improve the overall image quality in virtual reality while retaining a high contrast. It's based on a high-speed eye tracker from SMI.