Computing
Computing

Microsoft launches edX curriculum for IT professionals

Hosted on edX.og, the Harvard- and MIT-founded nonprofit learning site, the program aims to offer an “employer-endorsed, university-caliber curriculum for professionals at any stage of their career,” A release said.
Mobile

Weekly Rewind: Emmy madness, yet more 'Pokémon Go,' and a moon photobomb

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

Worried about your online privacy? Here are the best VPN services

Browsing the web can be less secure than most users would hope. If that concerns you, a virtual private network -- aka a VPN -- is a decent solution. Check out a few of our favorite services on the market, so you can encrypt data on any…
Cool Tech

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Brain zappers, sapphire razors, SuperMeat

Check out our roundup of the coolest crowdfunding projects and product announcements that hit the web this week. You can't buy this stuff yet, but it sure is fun to gawk!
Computing

Detangle that desk with these 6 mighty wireless mice

If you need a new wireless mouse for your desktop or laptop, you have a nearly unlimited selection to choose from. Here are six sure-fire options for all kinds of applications, from desktop divas to road warriors to ergonomic experts.
Business

Google just made it easier to find travel deals and book them on your phone

Google is making it easier to find deals to book travel and shop on your phone. Soon, mobile search for both travel and retail will be enhanced to make using a mobile device to shop and travel easier.
Computing

I tried Microsoft Edge for 2 weeks, and it was as bad as you think

Microsoft has touted its new Edge web browser, the default in Windows 10, as a modern take on the browsing experience. Yet few people seem willing to ditch Chrome or Firefox for it. We decided to make the leap, so you don’t have to.
Computing

No Internet? No Problem! How to use Chrome OS offline

Google's application suite is incredibly useful, sure, but did you know you can use a host of Google apps offline in Chrome OS? Here's how, so you can keep up your productivity even when an internet connection is nowhere to be found.
Mobile

The 8 Best Note-Taking and Productivity Apps Compared: OneNote, Dropbox, and More

Evernote is a capable service, but it's not for everyone. Check out some of our favorite note-taking apps and Evernote alternatives, whether you utilize iOS, Android, Windows, or another platform entirely.
Computing

Protecting your PDFs with a password is easier than you think, and you don't even have to pay 1:09

Do you need to secure a PDF from prying eyes? This guide provides you with step-by-step instructions on how to password protect it so that no one can mess with your precious docs.
Movies & TV

You won’t go to jail for sharing your Netflix password — just don’t sell it

Despite the collective freakout, a recent court ruling that declared password sharing illegal actually had nothing to do with streaming media. Netflix says you're free to share your password, as long as you're not selling it.
Mobile

New-ish Android Trojan prevents calls to banks’ customer service

Newer versions of the Android.Fakebank.B malware family prevent victims from making calls to their bank's customer service. Fortunately, the trojan was only discovered in two regions of the world.