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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.
Computing

Better, faster, smaller: How Resistive RAM could change storage forever

NAND memory is a $60 billion industry, but it could quickly be taken over by a new storage technology called resistive RAM, which is claimed to be faster, smaller, and more reliable.
Computing

New Microsoft ad wants you to know why the Surface RT is better than the iPad

While the Surface RT tablet has recently been part of promotions and price cuts, Apple's iPad continues to sell in big numbers. But Microsoft appears determined, on Wednesday rolling out a new ad letting us know why it thinks its slate is…
Computing

Google Chromecast: Is it the cheapest way to show your PC screen on your TV?

Google's Chromecast is a cheap, $35 HDMI dongle that can stream content and mirror your Chrome browser, but among all the other mirroring options available on the market, is the Chromecast the cheapest solution?
Computing

Changing numbers: Computer scientist discovers alarming issue with Xerox scanners

If you've scanned anything in recent years using a Xerox machine, you might want to spend a couple of months checking through the more important documents, as it seems some machines have a habit of rewriting numbers.