Microsoft enables 'Wake on Voice' feature on its Surface Studio all-in-one

One of the features of Intel's sixth-generation Skylake CPUs is what Microsoft calls "Wake on Voice from Modern Standby." and that functionality is now available for the Surface Studio thanks to a new set of drivers.

If you're brave, you can flash older AMD Radeon cards to get next-gen performance

The RX 570/580 and RX 470/480 GPUs are similar enough that some intrepid hardware hackers decided to turn their older cards into reasonable facsimiles of their successors. For the most part, they succeeded

Gigabyte has a new Brix-branded bare-bones PC with a seventh-generation Intel CPU

Gigabyte introduced the GB-EKi3A-7100, a bare-bones PC packing a seventh-generation Intel Core processor and two USB 3.1 Gen2 ports. These ports are provided in Type-A and Type-C flavors offering transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps.

Corsair’s Hydro GFX GTX 1080 Ti runs 50 percent cooler than Founders Edition

Corsair and MSI have teamed up to offer consumers a new take on the powerful GTX 1080 Ti. The Hydro GFX version combines a closed water-cooling loop with aggressive factory overclocks.

How Apple’s recycling robot, Liam, is going to turn your old iPhone into a new Mac

Apple, the world's second-largest smartphone maker, pledged to step up its recycling efforts in its annual Environment Responsibility Report. It's planning to expand recycling and promote the use of renewable materials.

Google Home can now recognize different voices and personalize interaction 0:33

Google's smart speaker just got a lot better. Thanks to a neural network and other AI smarts, Google Home can now distinguish between peoples' voices and supports multiple accounts.

Apple’s new AR tech can insert and remove objects from a space in real-time

A recently renewed patent application has offered up information about Apple's plans for augmented reality, specifically a system that can remove real objects and insert digital objects into an environment.

How to clean your computer monitor without destroying it

There are a few certainties in life: Death, taxes, and dirty computer screens. We can't help with the first two, but we've got a few tips on how to clean your screen and keep it that way too.

Dell shows stunning new HDR10 display alongside a release date for its Surface Studio competitor

Dell introduced three upcoming UltraSharp displays during NAB 2017 convention, one of which supports HDR10 and sports UHD Alliance Premium Certification. Two of the new models have 27-inch screens, while the third has a 25-inch screen.

The Asus Tinker Board gives North American makers a new computer option

Asus has been offering its Tinker Board in the U.K. and throughout Europe since early 2017 to compete directly with other single-board computer options like the Raspberry Pi. Now, it is available in North America as well.
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Intel’s Core i7 is tempting, but you probably only need a Core i5

This guide is designed to help you decide whether you need the extra technological enhancements provided by the i7 core, or if the more affordable Core i5 will suit your needs.