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Surface Studio gets its first firmware update, Surface Pro 4 its latest

Microsoft issued updates for two machines in the Surface line, with the Surface Studio getting its first ever firmware update and the Surface Studio getting its first significant update in a couple of months.
Computing

NZXT says ‘Puck everything’ with a cool gadget for cleaning up desktop cables

NZXT finally said "Puck it" to desktop cable management by creating a cool new magnetic device to handle all those cords, available in February. The company also introduced new purple colorways for its S340 PC case, H440 PC case…
Computing

Asus revealed the specs of its upcoming ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490 super-slim laptop

The Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe UX490 laptop has appeared on the company's website after making a brief appearance at CES 2017 earlier this month. The device will be served up with the Intel Core i5-7200U or the Core i7-7500U processor.
Computing

Critical remote execution vulnerability, firmware update coming to Samsung smartcam

The humble webcam can by its very nature open you up to privacy concerns and can be used to host botnets for distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks. Recently, Samsung's Smartcam has been identified as having a serious vulnerability.
Computing

Here's how you can score a free Radeon graphics card based on AMD's Vega design

Last week, AMD kicked off a contest that will dish out an unannounced Vega-based Radeon graphics card to two lucky winners. Participants have up to six chances to submit an entry through Twitter and Facebook.
Computing

iBuyPower Project Snowblind PC with transparent LCD available for pre-order

iBuyPower, which makes a complete line of gaming PCs spanning price points from low to high, has begun offering high-end components with new cases that incorporate a transparent LCD display in a side panel.
Mobile

Microsoft's ebook store is finally coming in April — here's what it looks like

Microsoft is finally building an ebook store for its users, and we now have a look at what that store will look like. Unfortunately, it won't be available to the public until April.
Web

Organize your side conversations with ease on Slack with the Threads feature

On Wednesday, the messaging service finally debuted a much-anticipated feature -- threaded messaging, or as Slack calls it, Threads. It's branded as "a new way to connect related messages."
Computing

Every device you own could soon run the same Windows 10 user interface

While much of Windows 10 is shared across devices, including the OneCore foundation and Universal Windows Apps, the Windows Shell that users interact with is different. That's going to change with the upcoming release of the Composable…
Computing

New phishing scam has high success rate against tech-savvy Gmail users

A new phishing scheme, targeting Gmail users, aims to use your contact list against you by pilfering your inbox in an effort to compromise the accounts of your friends, family, and co-workers.
Computing

If you want Windows Hello, then cancel your new Dell XPS 15 pre-order

There's been some confusion, as to whether Dell was jumping on the Windows Hello password-less login bandwagon with its updated Dell XPS 15 notebook, and that's now been clarified. A fingerprint scanner option is coming in February.
Computing

Android 7.0 update to hit Nvidia Shield Tablets in next few weeks

Along with its new Shield TV set top boxes and original Shield TVs, Nvidia is upcoming its Shield Tablet and Tablet K1s to also support Android 7.0 Nougat. While we don't have a hard release date, it's expected to be sometime in the next…