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What you need to know about the new electronics travel ban on select flights

New rules preventing plane passengers from taking large electronic devices into the cabin will go into effect this week for airlines flying to the U.S. from eight different countries.
Computing

Microsoft has resolved issues with users being unable to log into its services

If you're having issues logging into a Microsoft service right now, then there may not be anything wrong with your PC. Rather, it's looking like Microsoft itself is what's holding you back.
Computing

AMD uses a new Radeon driver to fix 'Mass Effect: Andromeda' texture flickering

Just six days after releasing an optimized driver, AMD launched another driver on Tuesday focused on the Mass Effect: Andromeda game. The driver also includes a new profile for multi-GPU systems running the game with DirectX 11.
Computing

Dell's new XPS 13 2-in-1 device now available with enterprise-grade features

Dell launched the XPS 13 2-in-1 during CES 2017 in January, and now the company is outfitting the device with enterprise-grade features. These include the use of Intel processors supporting vPro technology, and free tools for IT.
Computing

Federal court finds refusing to decrypt a hard drive is contempt of court

A US Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Pennsylvania has upheld a ruling that found that refusing to decrypt a hard drive for police, even if you’ve forgotten the password, is considered contempt of court.
Product Review

Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard Review

Microsoft’s Universal Foldable Keyboard is elegant and versatile.
Computing

Some companies are having problems with Wikileaks’ demands over CIA hack fixes

It appears Wikileaks attached some conditions to its cooperation with companies affected by its Vault 7 cache of CIA hacks and meeting those conditions might be problematic for some of the companies involved.
Computing

BenQ’s E-Series line has a new display for PC gamers and one for graphic designers

BenQ has introduced two new desktop monitors: One curved unit ideal for PC gamers and one flat unit aimed at digital graphic designers. The curved unit supports AMD FreeSync for gaming, while the flat panel supports the sRGB color space.
Computing

Close to the Metal Ep 35: We’re not over the moon about Mass Effect: Andromeda 32:12

EA's newest Mass Effect title should be a visual showpiece, but as you'll learn on this week's Close to the Metal, there's still a long way to go towards the sort of high graphical fidelity we're used to seeing.
Gaming

Someone made a Game Boy emulator for the Apple Watch

An Apple Watch developer has figured out how to port the Gambatte Game Boy emulator to the hardware, creating a unique control scheme that takes advantage of the wearable's touchscreen.
Computing

Cloud coverage: Adobe debuts its system of cloud software for marketing

Businesses and marketing professionals now have access to more tools and more data in one place with Adobe's new Experience Cloud. The new system integrates marketing analytics and tools across multiple platforms.
Gaming

Modders are re-creating ‘Red Dead Redemption’ inside ‘Grand Theft Auto V’

A team of modders are attempting to make the map from Red Dead Redemption usable in Grand Theft Auto V, alongside gameplay components like Dead Eye targeting and the western's array of minigames.