We’re not ‘going dark’: Harvard study refutes FBI’s view on encryption

Don't Panic is a new study from Harvard's Berkman Center that claims there is no persuasuve evidence that the use of encryption will cause law enforcement investigations to "go dark."

Sorry Microsoft: The iPad Pro is selling better than the Surface Line

While tablet sales continue to plummet, Apple rises to the top with premium, performance-focused products, which has led Cupertino to an important victory over Microsoft's Surface line.

Drag your 32-bit system into 2016 with Android-based Remix OS

If you have an old system that's feeling a bit left out as of late, Remix OS now has a 32-bit version that brings the Android desktop experience to even the most jaded computers, as long as they have a USB port.

Material Design is coming to Chrome, here’s how to try it out

Google is bringing Material Design, its signature look for Android and mobile apps, to the desktop version of Chrome. Here's how you can get a preview.

Microsoft is making a digital Atlantis by putting data centers under the sea 2:38

Keeping our data close at hand without impacting the environment isn't easy. Microsoft's Project Natick has a novel and unusual solution to the problem -- put the data center under the sea.

G.Skill throws cash-strapped gamers a bone with affordable versions of its best keyboard

If you like the G.Skill KM780 mechanical keyboard, but thought it was too expensive, G.Skill's new iterations could be right for you. They drop a couple of features here and there, but retain its core characteristics are a lower price.

Cheaters running rampant in The Division's PC beta

Those playing the PC beta for The Division have been encountering players with unlimited ammo and health among other issues, and this has players calling the game's anti-cheat measures into question.
Game Review

XCOM 2 Review

Agonizing yet addictive, XCOM 2 revels in the ecstasy of its difficulty.

Stop procrastinating and back up your damn files already! We’ve got the guide 2:17

Disasters, natural or otherwise, are the reasons IT pros follow the 3-2-1 backup rule: Make three copies, on at least two different media ­-- like the drive on your machine and a USB drive -- with at least one copy stored…
Cool Tech

Google is testing drones for 5G Internet delivery

Google is going to great heights for Internet. In a new initiative known as Project Skybender, the Silicon Valley giant is looking into employing solar-powered drones to beam down 5G Internet.

Weekly Rewind: iPhone sales slow, Google beats Go, Bill Nye wants electric NASCAR

In the tech world, a lot happens in a week. So much news goes on, in fact, that it's almost impossible for mere mortals with real lives to keep track of everything. That’s why we’ve compiled a quick and dirty list of the top 10 tech…

The Asus VivoMini VC65 is a mini PC that’s not small on storage

Backpack-friendly desktop computers are becoming increasingly common but they're hard-pressed for high-performance hardware. After the initial presentation Asus has pulled the curtain on its latest line of mini PCs with a focus on…