Russian hackers may have attacked the National Republican Senatorial Committee

Krebs on Security reports "Russian hackers have for the past six months been siphoning credit card data from visitors to the Web storefront of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC)."

Oh, what a feeling! Microsoft Research demos tactile virtual reality controller

Microsoft Research has released footage of two prototype controllers for use with virtual reality headsets that allow users to touch and feel the surfaces of virtual objects in their surroundings.

If you forgive the resolution, Samsung’s quantum dot displays look impressive

Samsung's new C24FG70 and C27FG70 monitors are an attractive pair of displays, featuring quantum dots for better color palettes, and high refresh rates -- but low response times, all with gamers in mind.
Product Review

Lenovo Yoga Book Review

Still love pens? The Yoga Book lets you go digital without abandoning paper.

The U.S. might be planning a cyber strike against Russia

Following the United States' formal accusation that Russia conducted the hack on the DNC, new reports now claim that the Obama administration is considering what would be "an unprecedented cyber covert action against Russia."

Polyglot? SwiftKey now employs neural network tech to keep up with you

SwiftKey has rolled out a large upgrade to its app by launching a number of new features that allow the predictive keyboard to speak in French, German, Spanish, and of course, its native English.
Virtual Reality

Spec Comparison: Does the Rift’s Touch update make it a true Vive competitor?

The Oculus Rift and HTC Vive are the two big names in the virtual-reality arena. Both are expensive headsets, so most people can only afford one. Our spec comparison will help you decide which one is right for you.

Here’s how to convert your MP4 files to old-school MP3s

Sometimes you just want the audio without the video. Well, here's how to extract the audio and convert those precious MP4 files of yours to an MP3 using web-based software and dedicated programs for both Windows and MacOS.

Expand your desktop real estate (or just make it prettier) with the best monitors

Everyone wants a monitor, sure, but not just any monitor. You want a display with the highest resolution, the largest screen, and the most customization options to be had. Thankfully, we've got your back.

How to stream an AVI file to your TV, or burn it to a DVD

So you've got a movie in AVI format on your PC -- but you want to watch it on your TV? You can stream it, play it from a flash drive, or if you really need to, burn it to a DVD. No matter which method you prefer, we've got you covered.

AMD's second-generation Polaris cards could be in for a major upgrade

AMD's big focus with the Polaris generation of graphics cards was to bring high-end performance down to the middle range, with much better power efficiency. Now there are rumors that it may have a refresh that improves it even more, by big…

How to convert a Kindle ebook to PDF

Amazon's flagship ebook reader is one of the best on the market, but it doesn't make viewing proprietary files on other platforms any easier. Check out our quick guide on how to convert Kindle files to PDFs using either desktop or web-based…