Intel’s Speed Shift cranks extra performance out of its 6th-generation Core

Intel claims that Speed Shift can improve performance state transitions thirty-fold, but does that claim hold up? Third-party tests have found it does, reducing touch latency by up to 72 percent.
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Robots can now get into college, surpassing human scores on standardized tests

As it turns out, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) system developed by Japan’s National Institute of Informatics is now smart enough to pass the country's college entrance exam, scoring 511 out of 950 possible points.

Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year isn’t a word – it’s an emoji

It's true, there's been a lot of fuss over emoji this past year, a factor that has persuaded Oxford Dictionaries to choose one as its "Word of the Year" for 2015.
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Asus Chromebit Review

No frills, no excuses: Asus' Chromebit is the $85 PC that doesn't disappoint.

Reports suggest pervasive infection found in police body cams

Research firm iPower Technologies concluded last week that one of the world's most pervasive computer worms has been discovered in police body cameras. The firm discovered the work as it attempted to infect several PCs on its network.

6 tips for mastering Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’s multiplayer

Popping into multiplayer with all of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’s new features can be a bit daunting. Here are a few tips to help you learn the ropes and maximize your new cyber soldier potential.

Fallout 4’s secret developer room features the arsenal of the gods

Hidden away in Fallout 4 is a secret room with every weapon and item inside. Thankfully, it's surprisingly easy to reach, at least for people playing on PC.

Actually, the FCC isn’t banning third-party router firmware

After feedback, the Federal Communications Commission clarified that they don't want router manufacturers to block alternative firmware on their devices.

Watch out! Game-breaking Fallout 4 bug found on all platforms

Less than a week after the launch of Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG Fallout 4, players have already discovered a major show-stopping bug that halts quest progress across all of its available platforms.

Samsung launches 750 series SSDs in small sizes in Japan

A new posting on Samsung's Japanese website has revealed the 750 Series hard drive. It uses older production technology to hit affordable price points the company's more advanced 950 Series drives can't achieve.

Intel’s tiny NUC updated with the latest 6th-generation Core processors

Intel is looking to proliferate its new Skylake CPUs in just about every piece of hardware it offers, including its NUC micro-PCs. It's now debuted four new designs, each sporting Skylake hardware, M.2 storage and DDR4 memory.