Computing
Computing

Teenager assembles amazing Apple museum in family basement

Starting with an old iMac intended for homework, over the last five years Alex Jason has built an amazing collection of Apple hardware and memorabilia -- and now he wants to open a museum.
Computing

Ported versions of utilities on Windows Store suggest Microsoft is testing Centennial

App versions of utilities like Paint and WordPad are showing up on the Windows Store, having been ported to the Universal Windows Platform using tools based on Project Centennial.
Computing

Intel outs three new processors with ‘Crystal Well’ integrated graphics, eDRAM

Three new processors have shown up on Intel's price sheet that feature "Crystal Well" integrated graphics, eDRAM cache, and support for DDR4 memory. These chips are meant for Intel partners, so expect to see solutions using these CPUs in…
Virtual Reality

Get real! How augmented reality toys could make VR feel like a gimmick

VR is exciting, but some of gaming's biggest franchises take place in mixed reality -- that's not going to change any time soon. Anki and Reach Robotics looking to bring old-school toys into the augmented reality future.
Movies & TV

Watch the best teams in the NBA battle in the playoffs, online

With the NBA Playoffs finally upon us, we know you don't want to miss a second of the drama. Here's how to stream all the NBA Playoffs action online.
Computing

Fixing a McLaren F1 is tricky enough, but you'll also need an early 90s laptop

The McLaren F1 may be one of the most valuable cars on the planet, but it turns out the only way to service the electronics is with a decades-old Compaq laptop.
Computing

Nvidia’s new Game Ready driver amps up Battleborn for PC, three open betas

Nvidia released a new Game Ready driver, version 365.10, that focuses on Battleborn and three open betas: Overwatch, Paragon, and Forza Motorsport 6: Apex. It can be downloaded manually from Nvidia, or though the GeForce Experience app.
Computing

Armada Collective DDoS threats were fake, but still scored thousands of dollars

Cloudflare claimes that the DDoS threats against sites over the last month -- allegedly by the shadowy hacker organization Armada Collective -- were just empty, but they still managed to net $100,000 from frightened sites.
Mobile

NSA whistleblower Snowden, CNN’s Zakaria face off over encryption

A debate on whether the government should have lawful access to encrypted communications and devices saw former NSA contractor Edward Snowden duking it out with CNN host Fareed Zakaria.
Computing

Omni’s smartcase fattens up your MacBook to double its battery life

Omni Technology has a Kickstarter project seeking backers for what it calls a "smart case" for the MacBook, which includes an additional battery promising up to a nine hour extension, and a few extra ports to make connectivity easier.
Gaming

Work is never done on the farm: Breakout sim Stardew Valley getting updates

Breakout indie farming sim Stardew Valley has a major new content update in the works, in addition to the promise of co-op multiplayer, and ports for Mac, Linux, and consoles.
Virtual Reality

Sorry, Oculus Rift pre-orderers: It's going on sale at Best Buy starting May 7

The Oculus Rift is arguable the most important virtual reality release to date, and you can get it for yourself from Best Buy starting on May 7 -- if you're one of the lucky few able to get in early enough, that is.