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Computing

Intel gives the deets on how the Universal Stylus Initiative will make digital ink better

The Universal Stylus Initiative is an emerging standard that hopes to make your stylus easier to use, and compatible with multiple devices. If it becomes popular, USI could let you buy whatever stylus you desire for use with your devices.
Computing

Speedy new Intel Atom processors might not not be used in consumer devices

Intel recently revealed the availability of its Joule dev kits that are packed with speedy new Atom "Broxton-M" processors. These chips may not be used in consumer devices despite the upgrades they provide over the previous generation.
Computing

Study finds we often ignore security warnings because we’re bad at multi-tasking

New research from Brigham Young University and Google has shown has software developers need to improve the timing of security update messages, as many go ignored when they appear alongside, or over, other content.
Computing

Watchdog not letting Microsoft off the hook on Windows 10 privacy, choice issues

The free upgrade offer for Windows 10 may be over but the Electronic Frontier Foundation has demanded Microsoft take action to fix the numerous privacy and consumer choice issues that have been raised about the operating system.
Computing

Intel wants Windows 10 tablets to be just as thin as the iPad Pro

Intel wants to see thinner tablets, and is offering a variety of tips to OEMs for getting the job done. Expect to see more soldered cards in the future, and for USB type-C to replace the traditional USB type-A form factor.
Mobile

Russian court dismisses Google's appeal in antitrust case

Russia's Federal Antimonopoly Service has levied a $6.8 million fine against Google for abusing its market position with its Android mobile operating system. The FAS claims that Google puts its own apps and services ahead of rival services.
Mobile

Google is recruiting Reddit users to improve speech recognition

Google is recruiting users of popular social network Reddit to improve the robustness of its speech recognition engine, according to sources. It's part of the company's ongoing effort to enhance support for accents.
Deals

This $120 Raspberry Pi 3 bundle is the starter kit you’ve been waiting for

The Raspberry Pi 3 is a credit card-sized, low-cost computer capable of taking on a multitude of tasks. This $120 bundle includes everything you need to turn your newly-acquired Raspberry board into a full-fledged computer.
Podcasts

Close to the Metal Ep. 8: Intel joins the VR revolution 31:22

Intel's Developer Forum in San Francisco is the company's most important yearly event. This year, virtual reality has proven the focus, thanks to the announcement of a revolutionary VR headset. Can it change VR? And what is…
Gaming

eSports athletes welcome Logitech’s G Pro gaming mouse to their arsenals

ESports athletes can now pre-order Logitech's new PC gaming mouse. The G Pro packs a PixArt PMW3366 optical sensor and onboard memory for taking customized settings on-the-go. The mouse will ship sometime this month in the U.S. and Europe.
Gaming

Telltale and Nightschool release Mr. Robot mobile game with a strong narrative

If you know someone who spends a lot of time on their phone and likes technological thrillers, then the new Mr Robot 1.5exfiltrati0n game may just be for them. It's narrative driven and has you communicating entirely through text…
Gaming

Frederick Barbarossa leads Germany in ‘Civilization VI’

Frederick Barbarossa, the famous 12th century warrior, statesman, and Holy Roman Emperor, returns after a long hiatus to lead Germany to glory in 'Civilization VI'.