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Can a Grumpy Cat make you LOL if it’s an APNG and not a GIF?

Animated GIFs aren't the only animated image standard on the Web. In fact, animated PNGs (APNGs), have been alive and well since 2004. One Kickstarter project is hoping to make it as much of a standard (or more) as animated GIFs.
Computing

Return of the setup wizard? Leaked version of Windows 8.1 features lots of helpful hints

Windows 8.1 has been available in preview for well over a month, but a leaked build reveals new features that aim to help new users navigate their way around Microsoft's latest operating system.
Computing

Feedly wants $5 to definitively replace your Google Reader – is it worth it?

Feedly Pro was recently announced, and it comes with a few exclusive features for those willing to pay a few dollars per month. However, the feature list is rather limited, so is now a good time to start paying for Feedly?
Computing

That was quick! Asus abandons the Windows RT market to Microsoft and Dell

Asus CEO Jerry Shen announced last week that the company is no longer going to make Windows RT devices. OEMs willing to produce RT products are dropping like flies. Besides Microsoft, there's only one company left that's brave enough to…
Computing

Microsoft’s new ‘By The Numbers’ site boasts big stats but skips the Surface

Microsoft unveiled its "By the Numbers" site to show off how great the company's doing in terms of sales. However, it conveniently forgot to include any numbers on Surface Pro or Surface RT.
Home Theater

Chromecast not cutting it? Here’s how to build a full-bore home theater PC

Are you looking to step up from a set-top box or gaming console for a more comprehensive solution for watching digital content? Check out our guide to getting started with a home theater PC.
Computing

10 3D-printable home goods that could put Target out of business

3D printers have given birth to a lot of crazy ideas lately, but they're also capable of fitting in right at home. Desktop 3D printers can save you a lot of time and money by printing out some of the most common household items you need.
Computing

Does the Chromecast have what it takes to convert HTPC diehards?

The Chromecast is a $35 HDMI dongle that can stream Web video to your TV. It's already been pitted against the Apple TV and Roku, but does the Chromecast's cheap and minimalistic features have what it takes to convert HTPC users to…
Computing

Samsung bringing Ativ Book 9 Plus, super-thin $700 Ativ Tab 3 to U.S. in the coming weeks

You can soon get your hands on the "thinnest Windows 8 tablet in the world." Samsung unveiled it's newest Ativ Tab 3 tablet and Ativ Book 9 Plus will be available to buy in the United States near the end of August.
Computing

Surface 2: Nvidia boss confirms Microsoft is prepping second iteration of its tablet

Microsoft will be hoping to have better luck with the second version of its Surface tablet, a device that the Nvidia boss this week confirmed the company is working on. The computer giant has struggled with sales of the first iteration of…
Computing

Quit bragging and put away the ruler: Gigantic tablets are absolutely worthless

Companies like Dell, HP, and Sony have a question for consumers: why buy a 10-inch tablet, when you could have one with a 20-inch display? Going big seems an obvious boon; but in truth, these gigantic devices are unsightly mutants that…
Computing

Lay off Chrome – Firefox has the same password security ‘flaw’

Google Chrome has come under fire for a so-called 'flaw' in its saved password security that allows anyone with physical access to your computer to see your credentials. Why? It's been that way for ages, and Firefox does the same thing.