Computing
Computing

Does faster RAM really make a difference in your frame rates?

Memory hasn't traditionally had much of an effect on gaming. As long as you had enough, that was fine, but it turns out that contemporary, higher-resolution titles actually can benefit from faster memory by a surprising amount.
Virtual Reality

Oculus DRM debacle continues as Revive resurrects itself, cracks Oculus store

You don't even need to have bought the games to get Oculus Home working on your Vive any more, thanks to the latest Revive update. That wasn't the intention, but the developers felt that Oculus' crackdown forced their hand.
Computing

Hacker allegedly stole $2 million worth of airline tickets through phishing scam

The U.S. has successfully extradited an African hacker from France who allegedly stole $2 million worth of plane tickets from airlines over a three-year period using an extensive phishing email campaign.
Computing

Tell Microsoft what you really think about Windows 10 with Feedback Hub

We've all got that one thing we wish worked better on our computer, and Windows 10 users can now report it with the Feedback Hub, now open to all. It was previously only offered to Windows Insider members.
Web

Microsoft takes a stance against terrorism on its consumer services

In a blog post published Friday, Microsoft unveiled a series of new policies designed to combat "terrorist content" across its consumer services. From Xbox Live to its Outlook email service, the company plans on purging extremist content.
Computing

Planned obsolescence has led to ridiculous product cycles, and it’s time to say enough is enough

Apple fans are already clamoring for an iPhone 7 release date -- but is modern hardware becoming more about the anticipation of new releases, instead of the pursuit of better devices?
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: A weight loss vest, manmade meteors, and a physical Amazon store

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

How to spoof your Mac address and go truly incognito on your network

Your MAC address defines the physical devices a wireless network. There's a few cool tricks you can pull by spoofing this address, and we'll give you the know-how!
Computing

Expand your PC’s storage the easy way with these external hard drives

Whether you want an external hard drive that is fast, portable, or comes with a ton of storage, one of these five hard drives is absolutely perfect for you. It's just a matter of working out what's most important to you.
Computing

Everything you wanted to know about VPNs, but didn’t want to ask

As internet surveillance becomes an increasingly contentious topic, many people are turning to virtual private networks for privacy. But what exactly are VPNs? We examine how they work, how to use them, and what limitations they have.
Product Review

LaCie Porsche Design hard drive Review

LaCie's Porsche Design external hard drive is elegant, and very expensive.
Computing

Create a unique 3D avatar for Spielberg’s Ready Player One movie and get a wad of cash

Warner Bros. is looking for talented individuals to create 3D avatars for the upcoming movie Ready Player One. Submissions must be made by 10 a.m. on June 23, and follow creation and submission guidelines. Winners will receive a…