Computing
Computing

Is your Chromebook drowsy? Here's how to make it stay awake

While the Chrome OS sleep mode saves battery power, it's often more annoying than anything else, as it doesn't stay awake even when downloading files or streaming music. Here's how to keep your Chromebook from feeling drowsy.
Computing

Asus announces the winged GK2000 premium keyboard

Keyboards don't often literally come with wings, but don't underestimate aesthetic purchase incentives. Asus' new keyboard both looks stylish and seems functional, and there are plenty of customization options.
Computing

Four generations of Intel HD Graphics tested

Intel's HD Graphics has come a long way over the years, but is it enough to play modern games at 1080p? We tested four generations of the hardware to find out first-hand.
Cool Tech

Microsoft’s Cortana gets sexually harassed, but she fights back

Last week, we learned that you don't have to be showing any skin to be sexually harassed (if we didn't know that already), and now, we've learned that you don't have to be human to be the subject of offensive, suggestive commentary either.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Photobombing horses, exoskeletons, Key and Peele do the Super Bowl

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…
Computing

Ditch the desktop and hit the couch with our favorite stick PCs

Stick PCs are a new trend in computing. They offer a full desktop experience in an extremely small form factor, and can be plugged right into a television's HDMI port. Here are the best options on the market right now.
Computing

Transform your desktop into a concert hall with these computer speakers

Not sure which PC speakers work best with your computer? Here are our current favorites, whether you're working on a budget or looking to produce high-end audio.
Gaming

Stuck in The Witness? These tips will put you on the right track

If you've spent the last few weeks trapped on an abandoned island with little hope of escape, you're not alone. Here’s how you can survive The Witness and keep your sanity intact.
Computing

Conspiracy theorists think this ancient Greek statue depicts a laptop user

Conspiracy theorists think time travelers brought laptops back to the ancient Greeks -- presumably via TARDIS or a plutonium-powered DeLorean -- pointing to a marble statue to make their point. It was probably a just chest.
Computing

Sony sneaks back into the PC game with a pair of 2.5-inch SSDs

Sony may have ditched the computer building business, but that's not stopping the brand from producing a pair of new 2.5-inch SSDs. The pair of SATA drives look set to compete with Samsung's 850 Evo.
Computing

Another flaw discovered in a security software product — this time it’s Avast

Google Project Zero has posted another security product vulnerability, this time it's Avast where serious flaws were found in its SafeZone browser that left user data like cookies, passwords, and files in danger.
Computing

Valve offers 40 percent off the Steam Controller to celebrate XCOM 2 support

Valve took to Steam today to announce native Steam Controller support for XCOM 2, and to offer a discount to gamers who purchase the controller and game together, but are other gamepad users out in the cold?