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Adobe improves collaboration for video editing in Premiere Pro and After Effects

Adobe has updated Premiere Pro and After Effects with new features that build on the company's core focus on collaboration and workflow efficiency.
Computing

Homebrew patch reinstates Windows Update on systems hit by CPU block

An unofficial patch has made it possible for users to combine an older version of Windows with a newer processor and continue utilizing Windows Update, contrary to Microsoft's wishes.
Deals

Maximize typing accuracy, comfort with KrBn mechanical keyboard, now 72 percent off

If you spend a lot of time at the computer, then a mechanical keyboard is a must-have. A good model doesn't have to cost much, however: Amazon currently has the highly-rated KrBn mechanical keyboard on sale for just $65.
Computing

Lenovo has a new 2-in-1 Chromebook packing drop protection, 360-degree hinge

Lenovo has introduced a new Chromebook called the Flex 11. It sports a 360-degree hinge supporting four modes: laptop, tablet, tent, and watch. Other ingredients include protection against drops and accidental spills on the keyboard.
Computing

Apple made iMovie and a bunch of its other apps free for everyone

Apple has decided to stop charging for its suite of Mac and iOS apps, namely iMovie, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and GarageBand. The move is set to benefit owners of older Apple devices.
Computing

We turned day into night with Google Earth on Oculus Rift, and it was breathtaking 2:08

Google Earth got a massive revamp today, but the search giant also brought its Google Earth VR app to the Oculus store. The experience has been available for the HTC Vive since the end of 2016.
Computing

AMD Radeon Crimson ReLive Edition adds support for RX 580 and 570 GPUs

Radeon Crimson ReLive edition 17.4.3 offers support for AMD's recently released Radeon RX 580 and 570 line, and brings the software suite up to speed with Microsoft's recent release of the Windows 10 Creators Update.
Cool Tech

A look inside the budding battle between cyborg supply startups

Implantable technologies may drive the next billion dollar tech industry. A handful of startups want to get in on the ground floor, before tech giants take over. But they have a tough road ahead.
Mobile

Here are the best Messenger-compatible bots rolled out at Facebook's F8 2017

Facebook spent time chatting about Messenger bots at its F8 2017 developer conference. New bots from Spotify, Western Union, Mastercard, and Rue21 had some of the coolest features features we saw.
Social Media

Facebook gives users the power to produce their own AR filters and frames with Camera Effects Platform

Facebook's new Camera Effects Platform and Studio tools allow ordinary users to create custom effects to decorate their photos, videos, profile pictures, and Facebook Live events.
Computing

New LI-RAM uses light instead of electricity to move information faster

Mundane electronic technologies remain at the heart of even the fastest random-access memory (RAM), and researchers hope to change that with a new material that changes properties when exposed to light.
Computing

Latest Windows Insider build aims to squeeze the life out of background processes

The Creators Update is live, but work continues behind the scenes. Today's Windows Insider build introduces the usual assortment of bug fixes, and a brand-new feature that could increase your laptop's battery life.