Computing
Computing

New HP Chromebook boasts touchscreen for use with Android apps

Google is currently working hard to permit Chrome OS to be compatible with Android apps, and now HP has unveiled a system that is designed to take full advantage of that functionality.
Virtual Reality

HTC bets big on VR after sustaining heavy losses

HTC is struggling to battle back from heavy losses sustained over the past twelve months, but it seems that the company's plan going forward will put a major focus on VR.
Web

A bug in Chrome makes video stream piracy way too easy

Ripping legal streams of copyrighted content is nothing new, but rarely do you find browsers quite as happy for you to do it as Chrome seems to be. A new bug makes it a cinch to download just about any streamed video.
Computing

Store your Skype calls for later reference with these free and paid tools

Skype may be the premiere voice-over-IP service, but it doesn't include a built-in call recording feature. Check out our straightforward guide on how to record a Skype call, whether you're looking for a free or premium option.
Web

The IRS says goodbye e-filing PINs due to ‘questionable activity’

The IRS is doing what it can to ensure that taxpayer information isn't being compromised. The latest move has been to remove the Electronic Filing Personal Identity Numbers tool from both IRS.gov and the toll-free phone service.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: 3D-printed baby skulls, YouTube live, a wicked quick Swiss EV

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…
Computing

Protect your PC from the cyber-flu with these awesome free antivirus options 2:11

Malware, spyware, and adware is never fun to find on your PC. Check out our picks for the best free antivirus software, so you can rid your system of any dangerous software that might be lurking around.
Mobile

Here comes yet another patent infringement lawsuit against Apple over FaceTime

Straight Path Group filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging its patents were infringed by the Cupertino company's FaceTime. Straight Path Group does seek damages, though it did not specify how much it wants.
Web

Internet giants may be quietly automating the removal of extremist content

According to a new report from Reuters and its anonymous sources, YouTube, Facebook, and other internet giants have started automating the process of taking down extremist content.
Computing

AI world populated by a ‘sea of dudes,’ Gates says

There are far more male computer science grads than females. The disparity is even greater in artificial intelligence, where rules-based systems are built. The sole female member of Microsoft's cognition group calls it "A sea of dudes."
Computing

Frag at Starbucks (or anywhere you want) with these potent gaming laptops

Gaming desktops are powerful, but they tie you down to your desk. We've round up some sleek, powerful alternatives that can play your favorite titles at high detail without breaking a sweat.