Planning on grabbing the Elite Dangerous: Horizons beta? See if your rig can handle it

In order to help players prepare for the extra weight Elite Dangerous: Horizons is about to pack on, Frontier has issued a required specs list to help you ready your PC for the open road, or the cosmos rather.

Despite security revisions, the secrecy of your passwords may still be at risk with LastPass

Although LogMeIn has made some revisions to make LastPass less susceptible to the theft of your login credentials, it's still far from unhackable, according to salesforce security engineers.
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Google's newest update lets you Hangout with anyone

Google has lifted the requirement to have a Google account if you want to join a Google Hangout audio or video meeting. The update is said to be an attempt to catch up to Skype's latest feature.

Why TrueCrypt might not be so insecure after all

Abandoned by its developers in 2014 because of persistent security concerns, encryption software TrueCrypt actually isn't all that insecure, according to a new report by the Fraunhofer Institute.

Virtual reality for the masses: Samsung and Oculus’ Gear VR hits the market

If you've got a Samsung Galaxy smartphone and a need for some great virtual reality content, Samsung and Oculus' joint Gear VR consumer edition is now officially available for purchase for a mere $99.

Afro Samurai 2 publisher brands game 'a failure,' issues refunds

After a rocky launch in September, Afro Samurai 2: The Revenge of Kuma has disappeared from digital storefronts, and publisher Versus Evil is now issuing refunds to disappointed players.

Sony confirms PlayStation 2 emulation coming to PS4

Sony has confirmed that PlayStation 2 backwards compatibility is coming to the PlayStation 4 (actually, it already has), though it has offered no details yet on the extent of the compatibility and the form it will take.

G.Skill’s new Trident RAM hits absurd speeds

Having announced several gaming peripherals a couple of months ago, Taiwanese manufacturer, G.Skill returns to familiar ground with 16GB of DDR4 RAM capable of speeds up to a fearsome 4,133 MT/s.

No smartphone processors from Sony confirms CEO Kazuo Hirai

Hopes of having a Sony-made processor inside a future version of one of its Xperia smartphones have been dashed after the company's CEO, Kazuo Hirai, denied all related rumors in an interview.

Microsoft drops Windows 10 IoT support for Intel’s Galileo development boards

Microsoft is pulling support from Intel's Arduino-certified Galileo development boards because they do "not meet the minimum hardware requirements" for Windows 10 IoT (Internet of Things) Core.

HP’s new Elite X2 laptop is entirely silent

HP is looking to capitalise on Microsoft's success with the Surface Pro line, by releasing a two-in-one of its own, with a fanless, business-centric approach and powerful performance, and a price tag that isn't insurmountable.