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…

The next 'Final Fantasy XIV' expansion will arrive next summer as 'Stormblood'

During the Fan Festival event in Las Vegas, Square Enix revealed the next expansion for Final Fantasy XIV, called Stormblood, arriving in 2017. It will provide enough content to fill a stand-alone game, and feature new areas to…

U.S. government remains committed to its fight to gain access to overseas data

The U.S. government has asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to reconsider its July decision protecting information stored overseas from being seized without local legal proceedings.

Google introduces its newest label in time for the election — Fact Check

With the election just a few weeks away, the internet giant Google is doing what it can to ensure that the public is well and truthfully informed by way of its new "Fact Check" label.

Eizo’s new 27-inch ColorEdge monitors target hobbyists, prosumers, and real pros

Eizo introduced two new 27-inch ColorEdge monitors for professionals, hobbyists, and "prosumers." They support 99 percent Adobe RGB coverage for color accuracy, and include a three-port USB 3.0 hub.

Forget XQD, CFexpress is on the way with speeds of 8GB per second

As if the memory card market wasn’t confusing enough already, the CompactFlash Association (CFA) has officially announced its new initiative: CFexpress. In theory, the new format can reach a blazing transfer speed of up to 8GB per second.
Cool Tech

Algorithms helped design this smart update on the orthopedic cast

A team of engineers have reinvented the orthopedic cast for the 21st century, using some algorithms and smart materials. We still don't think we want to break our arm to test it, but we're weirdly tempted.
Product Review

Cybertron CLX Ra Review

Cybertron’s CLX Ra has the right parts in the wrong box.

Samsung lays an Intel-powered golden egg with the shiny Galaxy TabPro S 2-in-1

Samsung now offers a Galaxy TabPro S 2-in-1 device sporting a shiny gold exterior. Announced on Friday, it's powered by an Intel Core M processor and Super AMOLED tech. Other features include 8GB of memory and 256GB of internal storage.

How to care for your laptop’s battery

Who doesn't have a love - hate relationship with their laptop battery? It chains us to that little battery life gauge and the dreaded decay of performance. But with the right practices, you can move the relationship more firmly towards…