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Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac debuts with the stand-alone Parallels Toolbox

Parallels Desktop 12 for Mac boasts expanded support for PC gaming, including games available via Microsoft’s Windows 10 Xbox app, and Blizzard’s blockbuster team-shooter 'Overwatch.'
Cool Tech

‘Interscatter communication’ could help your brain implant talk to your iPhone

Researchers at the University of Washington have created a way of letting next-gen wearables and implants communicate with the outside world using 10,000 times less power than regular Wi-Fi.
Computing

Tear down the regional walls: How to unlock hundreds of movies on Netflix

Tired of being blocked from viewing Netflix content solely because of where you live? With a few steps, you can easily bypass the regional restrictions on Netflix and gain access to hundreds of new movies in minutes.
Computing

Nvidia slashes GTX 1060 memory to compete with AMD's Radeon RX 480 4GB card

EVGA and MSI launched on Thursday new cards based on a cheaper, 3GB version of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card layout. Pricing likely starts at $200, targeting the similarly priced 4GB model of AMD's Radeon RX 480 graphics card.
Computing

AMD shows Summit Ridge processor outperforming Intel’s Core i7-6900K chip

During Intel's IDF 2016 convention, AMD spilled more beans about its Zen core architecture and Summit Ridge CPUs. The company pitted its Zen-based CPU against Intel's Core i7-6900K “Broadwell-E” chip.
Computing

Microsoft updates Windows 10 Sticky Notes app in response to user feedback

The latest update for the Sticky Notes app for Windows 10 fixes a couple of major bugs and makes a couple of pointed improvements to its UI, in response to user feedback submitted to Microsoft.
Computing

Anniversary Update feature makes high-density displays a little bit less glitchy

Move a window from a high pixel density display to a low one and things can get weird. Microsoft knows about this, and fix it in the Anniversary Update. Programs need to implement a change to take advantage, however.
Gaming

Facebook lays foundation for its own PC gaming platform by making publishing easier

Facebook has announced plans to make publishing games to the social media service easier for Unity developers. It's laying the groundwork for its long-term goal of a dedicated PC gaming platform.
Cool Tech

Want to track quakes on your own? Get a Raspberry Shake before campaign ends

Was that a tremor you just felt? You don't have to be a seismologist to answer that question,not if you have the Raspberry Shake, that is. It's branded as a "professional grade personal seismograph"
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Onion’s Omega2, a $5 rival to the Raspberry Pi, smashes crowdfunding goal

Onion's Omega2 has raised $440,000 after setting a crowdfunding goal of $15,000, making it a strong contender to the undisputed ruler of the single-board computer market, the Raspberry Pi.
Photography

Corel PaintShop Pro now includes depth-enabled ‘refocusing’ editing

In their latest release, Corel adds compatibility with Intel RealSense depth images, an editing history export option, design templates, workflow enhancements, and more in PaintShop Pro X9.
Computing

How to personalize the Vivaldi browser and make it your own

Customization is the heart and soul of Vivaldi, a new web browser poised to become the next big thing. Here's how to personalize it to your liking, whether you want to change the color scheme or use it to take copious notes while…